BHP Billiton CEO Questions Australian Dollar's Strength-Report
BHP Billiton's (BHP, BHP.AU) Chief Executive Marius Kloppers questioned the strength of the Australian dollar despite recent declines in commodities prices in an article in the Australian Financial Review, highlighting a challenge for businesses operating here.
Wife critical after husband of 45 years shoots her in hospital ICU, police say
Man enters intensive care unit of Akron General Medical Center and shoots wife while standing at her bedside, police say.
Mets use big inning to down Padres
Jordany Valdespin's two-run double highlighted a four-run second, while rookie Jeremy Hefner won his first game since May 29 as the New York Mets downed the San Diego Padres, 6-2, in the middle test of a three-game set.
Clinton warns Kenya against election violence on African tour
Clinton warns leaders and citizens in Kenya not to repeat the deadly violence that plunged the country into chaos after disputed presidential elections five years ago.
Ortiz not in a rush to return
David Ortiz continues to work his way back from a right Achilles injury that has forced him to miss the last two weeks
Kershaw, Kemp help Dodgers top Cubs
Clayton Kershaw tossed seven strong innings and Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run to lift the Los Angels Dodgers over the Chicago Cubs, 3-1, in the second of three games at Dodger Stadium.Kershaw (9-6) allowed one run on three hits and two walks while striking out seven in the Dodgers' second
Casimero defeats Guevara to retain belt
John Riel Casimero earned a split-decision victory over Pedro Guevara to retain his IBF junior flyweight belt Saturday.Casimero (17-2) earned a 116-111, 114-113, 113-114 decision in 12 rounds over Guevara (18-1-1) in his first title defense.
Aceves upset at umpiring call
After giving up the go-ahead three-run homer to Joe Mauer in top of the ninth in a gut-wrenching 6-4 loss to the Twins at Fenway Park, Red Sox closer Alfredo Aceves unleashed some frustration toward home plate umpire David Rackley for not calling a third strike that would've ended the game
Posey's power boosts Giants over Rockies again
Buster Posey homered for the second straight game on Saturday and the Giants took advantage of the Mile High City air with an 11-6 win over the Rockies.
Youkilis homers twice, Pierzynski also connects for White Sox in 6-5, 10-inning loss to Angels
Despite another huge game from Kevin Youkilis, the Chicago White Sox failed to pull this one out.