Tokyo advances to international title game of Little League World Series

...bottom of the eighth for a 5-4 victory over Barquisimeto, Venezuela, on Wednesday."A tough game," manager Junji Hidaka said...faces the International bracket winner ? either Tokyo, Venezuela or Mexico ? for the World Series title a day later.Thousands...

California eliminates Kentucky at Little League World Series

...runs with a homer and a single, and Mexico eliminated Taipei, Taiwan with an 11-1 victory.Mexico will face Japan or Venezuela, which are both unbeaten and play today.Webb City, Missouri rolled to an 18-6 victory over Canada in a consolation game...

Why do so many people embrace socialism?

...dividing itself into the free-market Czech Republic and Slovakia; Hungary and Bulgaria still are struggling; and Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia appear hopeless. Embarrassingly, recent economic achievements of the more capitalistic, freedom-favoring...

The Seattle Mariners are the latest team to leave Venezuela

AGUIRRE, Venezuela - Moving day is just around the corner...major league teams that have abandoned Venezuela in the past decade as a result of economic...head of the Mariners' operations in Venezuela. "But the decision was made and we...

South Carolina pitcher tosses no-hitter in Little League World Series

...Dominican Republic 1; and Barquisimento, Venezuela 5, Sydney 2.Also, Taipei, Taiwan...will play the Japan-Taiwan winner.VENEZUELA 5, AUSTRALIA 2Yeiner Fernandez hit a...plate.Jake Burns homered for Sydney.Venezuela will play Uganda on Sunday.UGANDA 4...

Pennsylvania team bounces back for victory over South Carolina squad at Little League World Series

...a second consecutive game despite allowing a Dante Schmid three-run, sixth-inning home run.In international games, Tokyo beat Mexicali, Baja California, 3-1; and Barquisimeto, Venezuela, topped Kampala, Uganda, 7-0.

Australian advances in Little League World Series

...Bradley had two of Canada's five hits.Taiwan advanced to play Monday against the loser of Sunday's game between Uganda and Venezuela. Canada will play a consolation game Tuesday against the loser of Saturday night's game between Webb City, Missouri...

1st US tar sands mine set to open for business in Utah

...eventual use as fuel or an industrial ingredient.Oil production from tar sands has been going on for years in Canada and Venezuela. The Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline that has been blocked by the Obama administration is supposed to carry tar...

Consumers enjoying lower energy costs amid rout in prices of fossil fuels

...S., China, Japan and those in the European Union, are getting a boost. Exporters, such as Russia, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela are facing lower income and budget shortfalls.CRUDE OILPrice: Average for the year through July is $53 a barrel, down...

Prince says FIFA cannot be credible until Blatter leaves

...judgment I take full responsibility for and I accept my behavior was not up to what's expected of me." PREMIER LEAGUE: Venezuela striker Salomon Rondon has left Zenit St. Petersburg to join West Bromwich Albion for what the Premier League side says is...