NBA: Warriors comeback stuns Mavericks to take 2-0 series lead

Agence France Presse 05/21/2022

  Stephen Curry scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors staged a stunning fightback to defeat the Dallas Mavericks 126-117 on Friday and seize control of their NBA Western Conference finals series. A pulsating clash in…

NBA: Tatum scorches Heat as Celtics square series

Agence France Presse 05/20/2022

MIAMI – Jayson Tatum scored 27 points as the Boston Celtics roared back to level the NBA Eastern Conference finals series with a 127-102 thrashing of the Miami Heat in game two on Thursday. Bolstered by the return of…

NBA: Butler propels Heat past Sixers into Eastern Conference finals

Agence France Presse 05/13/2022

LOS ANGELES – The Miami Heat punched their ticket to the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals on Thursday as Jimmy Butler scored 32 points to key a 99-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. The victory in Philadelphia gave the Heat a…

Grandchild or $650,000: Indian couple sues son

Agence France Presse 05/12/2022

DEHRADUN, India — An Indian couple are taking their son to court demanding that he and his wife produce either a grandchild within a year or cough up almost $650,000. Sanjeev and Sadhana Prasad say that they…

Spectacular glass-bottomed bridge opens in Vietnam

Agence France Presse 05/07/2022

Don’t look down! Vietnam launched a new attraction for tourists with a head for heights on Friday, with the opening of a glass-bottomed bridge suspended 150 meters (490 feet) above a lush jungle. The Bach Long pedestrian…

Boris Becker faces possible jail term after guilty verdicts

Agence France Presse 04/29/2022

Former tennis star Boris Becker will learn on Friday whether he faces a lengthy jail term after he was found guilty by a British court of charges relating to his 2017 bankruptcy. The six-time Grand Slam champion,…

NBA: Chris Paul shines as Phoenix Suns clinch series vs New Orleans Pelicans

Agence France Presse 04/29/2022

LOS ANGELES – Chris Paul produced a perfect display of shooting to lead the Phoenix Suns to a series-clinching victory over New Orleans and advanced in the NBA playoffs on Thursday. The 12-time All-Star Paul made 14-of-14 shots from the field…

NBA: Stephen Curry pours in 30 as Warriors knock out Nuggets

Agence France Presse 04/28/2022

Stephen Curry scored 30 points in his first start of the series and the Golden State Warriors clinched their first-round matchup with a 102-98 victory over the Denver Nuggets in Game 5 on Wednesday night in San…

Be kind to your mother-in-law, urges Pope Francis

Agence France Presse 04/28/2022

VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Catholics to honor the elderly and take care of family bonds, also taking the opportunity to return to the thorny subject of mothers-in-law. In 2015, Francis sparked laughter on a visit…

NBA: Giannis dominant as Bucks gore Bulls, take series

Agence France Presse 04/28/2022

LOS ANGELES – Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points as the Milwaukee Bucks brushed aside the Chicago Bulls to complete a 4-1 series victory in the NBA playoffs on Wednesday. Antetokounmpo was in dominant form, shooting 11-of-15 from the field and…

Saudi, Disney at odds over ‘LGBTQ references’ in Marvel film

Agence France Presse 04/27/2022

Saudi Arabia has asked Disney to cut “LGBTQ references” from its latest Marvel superhero movie before it can be screened in the kingdom, an official told Agence France-Presse on Monday, April 25. Disney has so far declined…

World’s oldest person dies in Japan at 119

Agence France Presse 04/26/2022

TOKYO—A Japanese woman certified the world’s oldest person has died at the age of 119, local officials said Monday. Kane Tanaka was born January 2, 1903, in the southwestern Fukuoka region of Japan, the same year the…

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