CANBERRA, Australia | Australia’s largest bank to pay $531 million compliance fine

CANBERRA, Australia — The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the nation’s largest bank, said on Monday it has agreed to pay a 700 million Australian dollar ($531 million) fine for failing to comply with measures to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing. The bank negotiated the fine with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Center, the … Continue reading CANBERRA, Australia | Australia’s largest bank to pay $531 million compliance fine

Tower at Flight 93 memorial to open by 9/11 anniversary

The final phase of the Flight 93 National Memorial is underway and on track to open on the 17th anniversary of plane’s crash into a Pennsylvania field during 9/11. United Airlines Flight 93 was en route from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco on Sept. 11, 2001, when hijackers seized control and redirected the plane … Continue reading Tower at Flight 93 memorial to open by 9/11 anniversary

WASHINGTON | US expects fallout from Snowden leaks for years to come

WASHINGTON — Whistleblower or traitor, leaker or public hero? National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago, but intelligence chiefs complain that revelations from the trove of classified documents he disclosed are still trickling out. That includes recent reporting on a mass surveillance program run by … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US expects fallout from Snowden leaks for years to come

OAKLAND, Calif. | Cavs’ J.R. Smith struggles in Game 2 after Game 1 blunder

OAKLAND, Calif. — J.R. Smith turned from villain to Warriors’ fan favorite thanks to his memorable blunder. Unfortunately for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Smith was a nonfactor Sunday night after his late-game mistake in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. After he inexplicably dribbled out the clock at the end of regulation in a tied game, … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Cavs’ J.R. Smith struggles in Game 2 after Game 1 blunder

GUATEMALA CITY | The Latest: Lava from Guatemala volcano kills at least 7

GUATEMALA CITY — The latest on the eruption of a volcano southwest of Guatemala’s capital (all times local): 8:50 p.m. One of Central America’s most active volcanos has erupted in fiery explosions of ash and molten rock, killing at least seven people and injuring 20 while a towering cloud of smoke blankets nearby villages in … Continue reading GUATEMALA CITY | The Latest: Lava from Guatemala volcano kills at least 7

OAKLAND, Calif. | Curry dazzles from deep, Warriors take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

OAKLAND, Calif. —Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals-record nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 122-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night for 2-0 lead. Kevin Durant found his steady stroke to score 26 points to go with nine rebounds and seven assists while also handling a … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Curry dazzles from deep, Warriors take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

CLEMSON, S.C. | Oh Conner! Vandy shortstop ties NCAA mark with 10 RBIs

CLEMSON, S.C. — Vanderbilt shortstop Connor Kaiser had three homers and an NCAA Tournament record-tying 10 RBIs in a game while the Commodores matched another single-game mark with nine homers in a 19-6 dismantling of Clemson to reach the super regionals on Sunday. It’s the second straight year the Commodores (34-25) ousted the Tigers on … Continue reading CLEMSON, S.C. | Oh Conner! Vandy shortstop ties NCAA mark with 10 RBIs

OAKLAND, Calif. | The Latest: Curry sets finals record, Warriors win 122-103

7:40 p.m. Stephen Curry made an NBA Finals-record nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points to lead Golden State to a 122-103 victory over Cleveland and a 2-0 lead. Curry hit five 3s in the fourth quarter as the Warriors turned it into a romp after the Cavaliers were within seven points early in the period. … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | The Latest: Curry sets finals record, Warriors win 122-103