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Women's March draws thousands as Trump term enters second year

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 1 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters turned out across the nation for the second Women's March on Saturday, marking the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration with rallies aimed at channeling female activism into political gains in elections this year.

British singer Ed Sheeran gets engaged to school friend Cherry Seaborn

Top Entertainment News - 1 hour 38 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran said on Saturday he is engaged to long-time friend Cherry Seaborn, whom he first met at school at the age of 11.

Norway's Tande hangs on to take ski flying world title

Top Sports News - 1 hour 41 min ago
OBERSTDORF, Germany (Reuters) - Norway's Daniel Andre Tande held on to his overnight lead to take gold in the flying hill individual competition at the biannual Ski Flying World Championships on Friday, with the tournament shortened due to excessive wind.

Athletics: Smashing the world record the easy part for Coleman

Top Sports News - 2 hours 14 min ago
(Reuters) - Setting the 60 metres world record of 6.37 seconds turned out to be just part of the challenge for American Christian Coleman.

Rallying: Sainz clinches farewell Dakar victory for Peugeot

Top Sports News - 2 hours 53 min ago
(Reuters) - Spaniard Carlos Sainz won the Dakar Rally for departing Peugeot in Argentina on Saturday.

Figure skating: Record-breaking Papadakis, Cizeron take fourth European gold

Top Sports News - 3 hours 16 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron set world records as they won their fourth consecutive European ice dance title on Saturday with an inspired performance that laid down a marker for a podium place at next month's Olympics.

Record-breaking Papadakis, Cizeron take fourth European gold

Top Sports News - 3 hours 48 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron set world records as they won their fourth consecutive European ice dance title on Saturday with an inspired performance that laid down a marker for a podium place at next month's Olympics.

Meet the press: how Federer finds an edge where rivals see problems

Top Sports News - 3 hours 56 min ago
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova once used a pithy obscenity to describe them, Nick Kyrgios says he hates them, but every professional tennis player, when requested, has to do them.

Record-chasing Vonn cruises to Cortina downhill victory

Top Sports News - 4 hours 7 min ago
(Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn cruised to her 79th career World Cup victory in the Cortina downhill on Saturday, finishing ahead of Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather and fellow American Jackie Wiles.

Nadal holds court before prospects battle in Melbourne

Top Sports News - 4 hours 48 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Top seed Rafael Nadal will expect to continue his smooth progress into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday before Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov meet in a battle royal of potential as yet unfulfilled.

Power to the Polls: Women's March 2.0 aims to harness Trump opposition

Top U.S. News - 5 hours 2 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of protesters were expected to take to the streets of New York, Los Angeles and Washington on Saturday for the second Women's March, a multi-city mass rally hailed as the start of a new era of female political activism.

North Korea to send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang

Top Sports News - 5 hours 9 min ago
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games in the neighbouring South next month and compete in three sports and five disciplines, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Saturday.

Government shuts down as Trump feuds with Democrats

Political News - 5 hours 17 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The world's most powerful government shut down on Saturday after President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress failed to reach a deal on funding for federal agencies, highlighting America's deep political divisions.

Government shuts down as Trump feuds with Democrats

Top U.S. News - 5 hours 17 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The world's most powerful government shut down on Saturday after President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress failed to reach a deal on funding for federal agencies, highlighting America's deep political divisions.

Golf: Thai duo lead by two strokes in weather-hit Singapore

Top Sports News - 5 hours 40 min ago
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Thai Chapchai Nirat was joined by compatriot Danthai Boonma at the top of the Singapore Open leaderboard as the duo took a two-stroke lead after the third day of the weather-disrupted event on Saturday.

Djokovic shrugs off injury scare to reach fourth round

Top Sports News - 5 hours 51 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic allayed fears over a muscle strain in his lower back after overpowering Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2 6-3 6-3 to reach the Australian Open fourth round of on Saturday.

Tennis: Indian duo Paes and Raja stun former champions

Top Sports News - 6 hours 3 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Indian doubles great Leander Paes has had 119 playing partners in his 27-year career and it appears his latest union could be a profitable one after he and compatriot Purav Raja knocked out former champions Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares on Saturday.

North Korea says to send delegation to prepare for Olympics on Sunday: South Korea ministry

Top Sports News - 6 hours 16 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will send a delegation to South Korea on Sunday to prepare for a trip by an art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics, pushing the visit back a day after earlier cancelling it, South Korea's Unification Ministry has said.

Alpine Skiing: Germany's Dressen snatches surprise Kitzbuehel win

Top Sports News - 6 hours 23 min ago
KITZBUEHEL, Austria (Reuters) - Germany's Thomas Dressen tamed the dangerous Streif course to snatch a surprise victory in the men's downhill on Saturday and beat specialist Beat Feuz and Aksel Lund Svindal.

Federer eases past Gasquet into fourth round

Top Sports News - 6 hours 37 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer eased into the second week of the Australian Open with a 6-2 7-5 6-4 win over Richard Gasquet on Saturday evening that kept the Swiss on course for a 20th grand slam title.

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