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Teen Chinese golfer getting used to attention

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — One year after his stunning debut at the Masters, Chinese 15-year-old golfer Guan Tianlang is growing accustomed to being in the spotlight.Guan looked composed and confident as he shot a 1-under 71 in the first round of the China Open on Thursday in front of a gallery that grew to more than 100 spectators midway through the front nine.The teenager's star has risen quickly in China… Continue reading

Dyson enjoys happy return to China, shares lead with Quiros

(Reuters) - Englishman Simon Dyson, who was handed a suspended two-month ban for cheating in December, fired a five-under-par 67 to grab a share of the first round lead at the European Tour's China Open on Thursday. The Englishman fired six birdies and a lone bogey in his round in Shenzhen to end the day tied with big-hitting Spaniard Alvaro Quiros at the top of a congested leaderboard. "The first… Continue reading

Golf-Dyson enjoys happy return to China, shares lead with Quiros

April 24 (Reuters) - Englishman Simon Dyson, who was handed a suspended two-month ban for cheating in December, fired a five-under-par 67 to grab a share of the first round lead at the European Tour's China Open on Thursday. The Englishman fired six birdies and a lone bogey in his round in Shenzhen to end the day tied with big-hitting Spaniard Alvaro Quiros at the top of a congested leaderboard.… Continue reading

40 Vets Died Waiting for Care at Phoenix VA

Long waiting times have resulted in the deaths of at least 40 veterans at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, CNN reported. Many of them died while listed on a secret waiting list whose purpose was to conceal how long patients actually had to wait before being seen by a physician, according to the cable news network. Upwards to 1,600 veterans were forced to wait months for their medical… Continue reading

Krugman Target of Indignation as Swedes Reject Japan Comment

Swedes may be wishing they never gave the Nobel Prize to Paul Krugman. Policy makers are uniting against Krugman after the Nobel Laureate likened price developments in Scandinavia’s biggest economy to Japan’s battle with deflation. “I’m surprised that he’s drawing parallels to Japan,” Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley said yesterday in Halmstad in southern Sweden. “The differences between Sweden and Japan are significantly bigger than the similarities.” At least three… Continue reading

Poll: Gardner Leads Udall in Colo. Senate Race

237803 5  Poll: Gardner Leads Udall in Colo. Senate RaceThe Colorado Senate race between Rep. Cory Gardner and incumbent Democrat Mark Udall is a virtual dead heat, according to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce poll. Politico first reported the results of the survey.  The poll shows Gardner, a Republican, leading Udall within the poll’s margin of error, 44 percent to 42 percent. The libertarian candidate Gaylon Kent receives 7 percent support. Just 38 percent of likely voters have… Continue reading

Hanyu determined to build on success of Sochi

transparent 1093278 Hanyu determined to build on success of Sochi TOKYO (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu has barely had time to dwell on the Olympic and world titles he won in the first quarter of 2014, yet he's already thinking about how to improve for next season.Hanyu became the first Japanese man to claim Olympic gold in figure skating when he won at Sochi in February, making him one of the most recognizable celebrity athletes in the country. Already, defending his… Continue reading

Confusion Said to Delay Return of Captive U.S. Soldier

237796 5  Confusion Said to Delay Return of Captive U.S. SoldierCaptors holding the United States’ only prisoner of war have indicated that they are ready to make a deal for his release -- but disorder and a complicated bureaucracy are hindering efforts to bring him home from Afghanistan.  According to the Associated Press, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s Taliban captors “are unclear which U.S. government officials have the authority to make a deal. … Critics of the release effort blame… Continue reading

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