Albert Pujols gets his 2,992nd hit with two-run home run in Angels’ 4-3 win over Giants

The ball rifled off the bat of Albert Pujols at 104 mph and shot toward the gap in right-center field in the sixth inning Saturday night, easily clearing the wall for the 618th home run and 2,992nd hit of the Angels slugger’s career. Gone was a streak of 41 innings…

Sanchez inspires Man Utd comeback win over Spurs in Cup semi

Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez passes his shirt to a fan during the Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur match of FA Cup Semi-Final in Wembley Stadium, London, Britain, April 21, 2018. Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine LONDON: Manchester…

Door to US-China trade talks seems to open after IMF meeting

US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping shake hands after making joint statements at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files WASHINGTON: The gathering of world finance…

Buzz over Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a sight to see

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was everywhere Saturday night, the image of his face on the navy blue shirts worn by fans gathered at the gates of the StubHub Center two hours before the Galaxy’s scheduled kickoff Saturday night. One, two, three There was no point in counting. It looked as if every…

Gaza doctors: Israeli fire at border protests causing wounds not seen since 2014 war

Some 1,700 wounded within month ■ Doctors say wounds ‘devastating,’ most will result in disabilities ■ WHO: Lack of medical equipment endangering wounded

Zlatan Ibrahimovic doesn’t score, so the Galaxy falls to Atlanta United 2-0

When the Galaxy added Zlatan Ibrahimovic to their roster last month, coach Sigi Schmid’s task was to find a way to integrate the Swedish superstar into the offense. Instead, Ibrahimovic has become the offense, scoring the team’s last three goals and leading the team in both scoring and shots on…

Suspect in fatal attack of Ventura restaurant patron was reported to police hours earlier, authorities say

A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Ventura restaurant to death as his 5-year-old daughter sat on his lap was reported hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday. Jamal Jackson, 49, is facing a first-degree murder…

Bakersfield brothers found in Burbank car were shot to death, coroner says

Two brothers who were found dead in an abandoned car in Burbank earlier this week were shot and killed, coroner’s officials determined Saturday. Jan Carlos Amiama, 21, and his 23-year-old brother Lucas Josh Amiama died of multiple gunshot wounds to the head, according to the Los Angeles County…

Compton shooting leaves woman dead, child in critical condition

An argument turned deadly in Compton early Saturday after a man shot and killed his girlfriend and wounded the couple’s young daughter, investigators said. Juan Rodriguez, 29, of Compton, was arrested on suspicion of murder and assault with a deadly weapon after gunfire broke out in the 12400 block…

Pakistan’s Amir Khan beats Lo Greco in 39 seconds on British return

LIVERPOOL: Amir Khan’s first bout in a British ring for five years saw him knock out Canada’s Phil Lo Greco in a mere 39 seconds on Saturday.The 31-year-old British boxer had not fought anywhere for two years since being beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’…

‘Mini-Me’ actor of ‘Austin Powers’ Verne Troyer dies at 49

US actor Verne Troyer arrives for the screening of the movie “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” presented out of competition at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 22, 2009. AFP/Valery Hache/Files LOS ANGELES: Verne Troyer,…

Hyun-Jin Ryu pitches seven scoreless innings in 4-0 Dodgers victory over Nationals

There might come a time this season when Hyun-Jin Ryu will be welcome to pitch the eighth inning. Or, frankly, there might not. Ryu has not lasted beyond seven innings in four years, in a game so long ago that Andre Ethier was the Dodgers’ center fielder and Cuban prospect…

Athletics pitcher Sean Manaea pitches no-hitter against streaking Red Sox

A’s lefty Sean Manaea pitched the first no-hitter against Boston in 25 years, with an overturned call preserving the gem Saturday night in Oakland’s 3-0 win over the sizzling Red Sox. Manaea struck out 10, walked two and threw 108 pitches to finish off Oakland’s first no-no since Dallas Braden…

Inmate found dead in San Diego County jail

An inmate was found dead in San Diego County’s Central Jail on Saturday, officials said. There was no initial evidence of foul play or suicide, said Sheriff’s Lt. Michael Blevins. Homicide detectives were investigating. The inmate’s name, age and the charges on which he was being held were not…

Ducks enter the offseason looking to adjust to NHL’s evolving game

The Ducks enter a long offseason with question marks aplenty after a lethargic showing in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Coach Randy Carlyle’s crew was swept by the San Jose Sharks, and the Ducks didn’t put up much of a fight. It’s clear they must adjust to…

MK set to ask High Court to quash ban on his Jewish Voice for Peace-funded lecture tour

MK Yousef Jabareen slated to petition against Ethics Committee decision keeping him from U.S. talks paid for by organization that supports BDS movement

Reports: Yanks calling up top prospect Torres

The Yankees are calling up infielder Gleyber Torres, one of baseball’s most highly touted young prospects, according to multiple reports.

They’ve been allies for decades, but China and North Korea are no stranger to ups and downs in their relationship, particularly under Kim Jong Un’s rule.

Could it be? The Capitals are finally getting the right kind of luck in the playoffs.

As Washington has come back to take a series lead against the Blue Jackets, the puck is starting to bounce the Caps’ way.

Road to N. Korea’s denuclearization is littered with failure

Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch.

Romney finishes 2nd in Utah GOP nomination, will face primary

Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party’s nomination on Saturday, meaning he must compete in a June primary election as he seeks to replace retiring US Sen. Orrin Hatch.

Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary

Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party’s nomination on Saturday as he seeks to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch.

Nicaragua’s Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on

Nicaragua’s president has agreed to talks with business leaders over controversial social security reforms that sparked four days of protests and clashes

‘Avatar’ director Cameron says he still hopes to film four sequels

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) – “Avatar” director James Cameron said he still aims to make four sequels to the 2009 science-fiction blockbuster and is moving ahead with production while regulators review the proposed sale of 21st Century Fox’s film studio to Walt Disney Co.

RICHMOND, Va. | The Latest: Kyle Busch pulls away to win at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Latest on NASCAR Cup Series race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Kyle Busch pulled away on a restart in a two-lap overtime sprint The post RICHMOND, Va. | The Latest: Kyle Busch pulls away to win at Richmond…

Netanyahu struggles to get European nations to follow Trump and relocate embassies to Jerusalem

Domestic pressures preventing countries from bucking EU and UNSC policy and helping Israeli PM fulfill his goal of a ‘wave’ of embassy moves