Rants & Raves

...earned money, but the Democrats have done nothing except be CAREER politicians? THE PROBLEM WITH the Democrats is that despite Russia invading Ukraine, ISIS taking over the Middle East and illegal aliens streaming across our borders, they still think the biggest...

Caroline Wozniacki makes Pan Pacific Open final

...break points he faced. KOREA OPEN: In Seoul, South Korea, second-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to beat Russia's Maria Kirilenko 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 and reach the final.Pliskova hit 10 aces to oust Kirilenko, who needed a...

FIFA-Russia relations hit snag

...between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain.Two major issues have...a pushback Tuesday from Vitaly Mutko, Russia's sports minister and an elected member...Alexey Sorokin.FIFA's diplomacy with Russia seems restrained compared with its typically...

With MOX program's many drawbacks, its support remains puzzling

...FORWARD for WGP was decided in negotiations with Russia in 2000 when the United States and Russia signed a pact committing each country to convert...400 million in support of the Russian plan.Russia claimed to be unconvinced that vitrification...

Ukraine, Russia spar over fate of Crimean clubs

...months after the annexation of Crimea, Russia and Ukraine are now squabbling over soccer...region.Defying authorities in Ukraine, Russia is incorporating three Crimean teams into...governing body UEFA to respond, saying Russia has no right to run the sport on what...

FIFA has no plans to move 2018 World Cup from Russia

...calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve...the hosting rights reviewed because of Russia's alleged involvement in shooting down...Ukraine last week.Political pressure on Russia increased Friday when the European Union...

Formula One race in Russia still a go after plane is shot down

MOSCOW - Organizers insist Russia's first Formula One Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite...for all."Sochi's Olympic Park circuit is located in southern Russia, around 335 miles from the crash site. FORMULA ONE: In Hocken...

For Europe's vast unemployed, hopes remain dim

...They have to come up with a way to push up wages."Add to those challenges the anxiety and political uncertainty caused by Russia's military aggression in Ukraine.In short, Kirkegaard said, the ECB's rate cut and bond-buying plans are "necessary...

Rants and Raves

...Deke. I GUESS THAT THE "flexibility" President Obama promised the Russian president when he slipped on the open mike before his 2012 reelection was "to do nothing" and allow Russia to invade Ukraine or whatever else it decides to do.

Bryan brothers are in the U.S. Open doubles final

...With Flavia, I feel really comfortable being out there," Hingis said. "I think that's the key to success."In Saturday's final, Hingis and Pennetta will face Russia's Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, who are seeded fourth.