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Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts that had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first that could change the way organs are donated.
October 24, 2014 - 06:27 GMT
MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand - Hashim Amla smashed his fourth one-day century of the year as South Africa put its World Cup credentials on display Friday, beating New Zealand by 72 runs in the second one-day cricket international to take a winning 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
October 24, 2014 - 06:07 GMT
SINGORE - Caroline Wozniacki moved closer to a place in the semifinals at the WTA Finals by beating Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday.
October 23, 2014 - 08:04 GMT
VALENCIA, Spain - Tommy Robredo advanced to the second round of the Valencia Open by beating fifth-seeded John Isner 7-6 3, 6-3 Tuesday.
October 21, 2014 - 12:10 GMT
SINGORE - Serena Williams won her opening match at the WTA Finals on Monday, beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4 in the Red Group for her 16th consecutive victory at the season-ending tournament.
October 20, 2014 - 13:26 GMT
TORONTO - British-bred Hillstar won the $1 million Pattison Canadian International, beating Big Blue Kitten by three-quarters of a length Sunday at Woodbine.
October 19, 2014 - 23:24 GMT
LONDON - An incident-filled weekend in England was capped Sunday by one of the most dramatic finishes to a Premier League game, with Liverpool beating Queens Park Rangers 3-2 thanks to an own goal in the fifth minute of injury time.
October 19, 2014 - 17:48 GMT
NEW YORK Reuters - A 20-year-old New York City man was in police custody on Sunday in connection with the fatal beating of his girlfriend's toddler daughter at a city homeless shelter, police said.
October 19, 2014 - 15:44 GMT
MOSCOW - Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia has won the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, beating Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4, 5-7, 6-1 in Sunday's final.
October 19, 2014 - 11:58 GMT
LUXEMBOURG - Annika Beck of Germany won her first career title Saturday after beating fourth-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-1 in the Luxembourg Open final.
October 18, 2014 - 19:10 GMT
SAN MARCOS, Calif. - Former miler and Olympian Steve Scott has prostate cancer - 20 years after beating testicular cancer.
October 18, 2014 - 18:40 GMT
MOSCOW - U.S Open champion Marin Cilic reached the semifinals of the Kremlin Cup on Friday by beating Tommy Robredo 6-3, 6-3.
October 17, 2014 - 20:26 GMT
Madrid AFP - A video of Spanish police beating an African migrant with a truncheon and carrying him apparently unconscious back across the border to Morocco caused outrage in Spain on Friday.
October 17, 2014 - 19:44 GMT
Hong Kong police used pepper spray on Thursday to stop pro-democracy protesters from blocking a major road near the office of the city's embattled leader amid public anger over the police beating of a protester a day earlier.
October 16, 2014 - 03:35 GMT
Hong Kong AFP - The United States has called for a swift, transparent and complete investigation into the beating of a handcuffed Hong Kong democracy protester by plainclothes police, as fresh street clashes broke out early Thursday.
October 16, 2014 - 01:08 GMT
Hong Kong AFP - Hong Kong's justice chief insisted Wednesday that any prosecution of plainclothes officers who were filmed beating a handcuffed protester would be handled impartially, as fresh clashes broke out on the city's streets.
October 15, 2014 - 19:20 GMT
A 10-year-old boy charged with fatally beating a 90-year-old woman remained in adult prison Wednesday after his lawyer withdrew a request for bail, saying his family isn't ready to have him released into their custody.
October 15, 2014 - 18:32 GMT
VIENNA - Ivo Karlovic of Croatia reached his sixth quarterfinal of the season after beating two-time former champion Jurgen Melzer 6-4, 7-6 1 at the Erste Bank Open on Wednesday.
October 15, 2014 - 17:15 GMT
Beijing AFP - The BBC's website was blocked in China Wednesday, one day after a video of Hong Kong police beating and kicking a pro-democracy protester began circulating online.
October 15, 2014 - 11:52 GMT
HONG KONG - Hong Kong security chief says 6 police seen on video beating protester have been reassigned.
October 15, 2014 - 03:38 GMT
Fernando Verdasco is through to the second round of the Stockholm Open after beating Marinko Matosevic of Australia 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Tuesday.
October 14, 2014 - 20:48 GMT
VIENNA - Ivo Karlovic of Croatia saved three match points in the second set before beating Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-7 1, 7-6 9, 7-6 2 on Tuesday at the Erste Bank Open.
October 14, 2014 - 17:13 GMT
MOSCOW - Fifth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova started her Kremlin Cup campaign with a win on Tuesday, beating 16-year-old Croatian Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-4.
October 14, 2014 - 17:02 GMT
True, it was the worst attended game in Florida Panthers- history, beating a Halloween 2007 game against the Carolina Hurricanes, which drew just 10,063.
October 14, 2014 - 14:10 GMT
MILAN - The United States won its first women's volleyball world championship title Sunday, beating China 3-1 in the final.
October 12, 2014 - 21:37 GMT
MILWAUKEE -- Pau Gasol scored 20 points, Jimmy Butler added 18 and the Chicago Bulls picked up their first win in three preseason games, beating the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 91-85 on Saturday night.
October 12, 2014 - 07:06 GMT
BALTIMORE - Alcides Escobar doubled in the winning run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home run-binge and the Kansas City Royals remained perfect in the playoffs, beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.
October 12, 2014 - 00:55 GMT
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay took the 20th and last berth in the 2015 Rugby World Cup by beating Russia 36-27 in the last qualifier on Saturday.
October 11, 2014 - 20:15 GMT
SHANGHAI -- Roger Federer avenged a tough loss to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final by beating the top-ranked Serb 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday.
October 11, 2014 - 14:37 GMT
Beijing AFP - A Chinese court has sentenced to death two members of a fringe religious group for beating a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant, reportedly after she rebuffed their attempts to recruit her.
October 11, 2014 - 07:39 GMT
BEIJING - A Chinese court on Saturday sentenced two people to death and another to life imprisonment for beating a woman to death in a McDonald's outlet after they unsuccessfully tried to recruit her into their cult.
October 11, 2014 - 03:58 GMT
MEXICO CITY - Since taking office nearly two years ago, President Enrique Pena Nieto has sought to project an image of Mexico on the move, beating back chronic drug violence and pressing ahead with historic constitutional and economic reforms, even offering to contribute soldiers to UN peacekeeping missions in other parts of the globe.
October 10, 2014 - 17:49 GMT
OSAKA, Japan - Defending champion Samantha Stosur advanced to the semifinals of the Japan Women's Open by beating Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 6-4, 6-1 Friday.
October 10, 2014 - 13:20 GMT
NA, California - Jarrod Lyle takes another step back in his amazing return from twice beating leukemia, and this one might be the biggest one yet.
October 09, 2014 - 00:03 GMT
SHANGHAI -- Roger Federer saved five match points and rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the third-set tiebreaker before finally beating Leonardo Mayer 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 7 in a thrilling second-round match at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.
October 08, 2014 - 23:44 GMT
OSAKA, Japan - Second-seeded Madison Keys of the United States advanced to the second round of the Japan Women's Open by beating Sachia Vickery 6-3, 6-3 Monday.
October 06, 2014 - 13:23 GMT
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James scored 12 points before resting in the second half and the Cleveland Cavaliers gave new coach David Blatt an exhibition win over his former team, beating Maccabi Tel Aviv 107-80 on Sunday night.
October 06, 2014 - 00:57 GMT
London AFP - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho advised his players not to get carried away after they established a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League by beating Arsenal 2-0.
October 06, 2014 - 00:47 GMT
43-year-old man in critical condition
October 05, 2014 - 21:29 GMT
STOCKHOLM - Malmo FF clinched its second consecutive Swedish league title on Sunday by beating AIK away 3-2.
October 05, 2014 - 18:05 GMT
LONDON - Chelsea extended its lead at the top of the Premier League to five points over Manchester City after beating Arsenal 2-0 Sunday in a feisty London derby.
October 05, 2014 - 16:18 GMT
LONDON - Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table on Sunday to 5 points over Manchester City, after beating Arsenal 2-0 in a feisty London derby.
October 05, 2014 - 15:39 GMT
HULL, England - "Mohammed Diame's third goal in four matches and Nikica Jelavic's fourth of the season handed Hull its first win since the opening day of the Premier League season, beating a lackluster Crystal Palace 2-0 Saturday.
October 04, 2014 - 16:44 GMT
SUZUKA, Japan - Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday for the Japanese Grand Prix, beating teammate Lewis Hamilton and putting himself in good position to regain the Formula One championship lead.
October 04, 2014 - 06:34 GMT
BEIJING - Romania's Simona Halep survived a topsy-turvy match against Andrea Petkovic featuring 17 breaks of serve, beating the German 7-6 4, 5-7, 7-6 1 to advance to the China Open quarterfinals on Thursday.
October 02, 2014 - 08:09 GMT
BEIJING - Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak at the China Open to 21 straight matches, beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 7-5 under the roof on center court on a cold, rainy Wednesday.
October 01, 2014 - 14:08 GMT
MADRID - Spain's El Pais newspaper says five soldiers who served in Iraq face trial on charges of torture for brutally beating two Iraqi prisoners.
October 01, 2014 - 11:43 GMT
A New York judge is recommending six correction officers at the city's largest jail be fired for the hog-tying and brutal beating of an inmate who was handcuffed in a segregated mental health unit, according to a ruling released on Monday.
September 29, 2014 - 22:34 GMT
SOUTHAMPTON, England - Southampton stayed second in the English Premier League after beating visiting Queens Park Rangers 2-1 on Saturday.
September 27, 2014 - 16:37 GMT
GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Ian Poulter arrived at the Ryder Cup as the beating heart of the European team and the man the Americans wanted to take down.
September 27, 2014 - 15:49 GMT
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Mark Brown shot a 59 at the Tauranga Open in New Zealand on Friday, beating par by 11 strokes and joining a small group of players to have carded a round under 60 in a professional tournament.
September 26, 2014 - 05:21 GMT
MANITOWOC, Wis. - A Wisconsin woman was charged Thursday with child abuse for allegedly beating and scalding her 5-year-old son who has Down syndrome.
September 26, 2014 - 02:36 GMT
Cody Gibson will make his third Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC appearance at this weekend's Sat., Sept.
September 25, 2014 - 22:25 GMT
Three suburban Philadelphia defendants being charged in the beating of a gay couple during a late-night encounter on a city street have turned themselves in.
September 25, 2014 - 02:55 GMT
PHILADELPHIA - Two of the three suburban Philadelphia defendants being charged in the beating of a gay couple during a late-night encounter on a city street have turned themselves in to police.
September 24, 2014 - 13:33 GMT
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Rajeev Ram of the United States moved into the second round of the Malaysian Open by beating Australian qualifier Omar Jasika 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 Tuesday.
September 23, 2014 - 13:41 GMT
METZ, France - Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium remains on course for his second career title after beating Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 4, 6-3 to reach the Moselle Open final on Saturday.
September 20, 2014 - 14:33 GMT
TOKYO - Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reached the Pan Pacific Open semifinals by beating eighth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-3, 6-3 Friday.
September 19, 2014 - 10:52 GMT
What's beating the defending Super Bowl champion worth? A lot in terms of projecting success for the rest of the season.
September 19, 2014 - 06:31 GMT
GUANGZHOU, China - Chinese wild-card entry Yafan Wang advanced to the semifinals of the Guangzhou Open by beating Kai-Lin Zhang 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 Thursday.
September 18, 2014 - 13:19 GMT
SEOUL, South Korea - Maria Kirilenko took another step in her comeback from injury by beating third-seeded Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic 6-7 4, 6-4, 6-0 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Korea Open.
September 18, 2014 - 11:20 GMT
HANOI, Vietnam - A Vietnamese court has sentenced four policemen to up to 17 years in prison for beating a suspect to death, in an unusually harsh punishment for police brutality.
September 18, 2014 - 11:10 GMT
Reuters - Three U.S senators on Wednesday called for the resignation of a federal judge accused of beating his wife in an Atlanta hotel room last month.
September 18, 2014 - 00:46 GMT
LONDON - Spanish champion Atletico Madrid replaced Chelsea at the top of theGlobal Football 10 on Tuesday after beating Real Madrid over the weekend at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
September 16, 2014 - 13:55 GMT
SEOUL, South Korea - Fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating Olivia Rogowska of Australia 6-1, 6-2 Monday.
September 15, 2014 - 09:34 GMT
Turner Sports commentator and former NBA star Charles Barkley on Sunday defended Adrian Peterson, the NFL star accused of going too far in a disciplinary beating he gave his 4-year-old son.
September 15, 2014 - 01:58 GMT
MANCHESTER, England - Manchester United ended its winless start to the Premier League season in emphatic fashion on Sunday, beating Queens Park Rangers 4-0 to show just what a summer spending spree of 150 million pounds $250 million can deliver.
September 14, 2014 - 17:29 GMT
Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather ran his unbeaten streak to 47 straight fights by beating Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana by a unanimous decision in their bad-tempered rematch.
September 14, 2014 - 13:41 GMT
GENEVA - Roger Federer has taken Switzerland to its first Davis Cup final in 22 years, beating Fabio Fognini of Italy in the opening reverse singles Sunday for a winning 3-1 lead in their semifinal.
September 14, 2014 - 12:35 GMT
ATHENS Reuters - Greece is beating its fiscal targets and will not need a third bailout from its international creditors, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras told Sunday's Realnews newspaper, confident that the country's debt will soon be deemed viable.
September 13, 2014 - 19:01 GMT
STOKE, England - Leicester earned its first win in the English Premier League in 10 years by beating Stoke 1-0 on Saturday.
September 13, 2014 - 16:44 GMT
WEST BROMWICH, England - Everton recovered from an unexpectedly poor start to the season with its first Premier League win on Saturday, beating West Bromwich Albion 2-0.
September 13, 2014 - 16:28 GMT
CAIRO - U.S Secretary of State John Kerry says Egypt is an important partner in the emerging coalition aimed at beating back the extremist Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
September 13, 2014 - 14:53 GMT
PERTH, Australia - Lleyton Hewitt and Chris Guccione put Australia back in the top-tier Davis Cup World Group for 2015 after beating Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin and Farrukh Dustov 6-3, 7-6 5, 6-2 in doubles on Saturday to complete a 3-0 victory.
September 13, 2014 - 06:27 GMT
MADRID - Milos Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the Basketball World Cup by beating France 90-85 on Friday night.
September 12, 2014 - 22:23 GMT
ATHENS, Greece - Greece has made its second successful return to the bond markets as the government revealed Friday that it was beating a key bailout budget target - and by a big margin.
September 12, 2014 - 16:04 GMT
GENEVA - Roger Federer gave Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Italy in the Davis Cup semifinals by beating Simone Bolelli 7-6 5, 6-4, 6-4 Friday.
September 12, 2014 - 14:01 GMT
HONG KONG - Alison van Uytvanck of Belgium advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open by beating second-seeded Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 Thursday.
September 11, 2014 - 14:22 GMT
BANGALORE, India - Serbia's non-playing captain Bogdan Obradovic is confident of beating India in their Davis Cup World Group playoff which starts Friday, saying his team is one of the best in the world even in the absence of Novak Djokovic.
September 11, 2014 - 13:24 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. - An 83-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to beating her 89-year-old husband to death in their home.
September 10, 2014 - 19:28 GMT
A court jailed the head of a Cairo orphanage for three years after a video emerged on the Internet showing him beating children.
September 10, 2014 - 18:59 GMT
JERUSALEM - Israel's Justice Ministry says police have charged an officer who was filmed beating a Palestinian-American teenager during a violent protest in July.
September 10, 2014 - 17:10 GMT
A former Northern California police officer pleaded no contest Monday to assault and vandalism for beating a woman with a baseball bat while off duty, officials said.
September 10, 2014 - 16:13 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in Baghdad that President Barack Obama's speech Wednesday night about his strategy for battling the Islamic State will lay out a clear battle plan.
September 10, 2014 - 14:50 GMT
HONG KONG - Top-seeded Sabine Lisicki of Germany advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open by beating Grace Min of the United States 6-1, 6-1 Tuesday.
September 10, 2014 - 13:08 GMT
HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam has accused Chinese authorities of beating several of its fishermen and demanded severe punishment for those involved.
September 10, 2014 - 10:22 GMT
The former Red Sox, Phillies and Diamondbacks pitcher said in June his cancer was in remission
September 09, 2014 - 23:23 GMT
A former Northern California police officer pleaded no contest Monday to assault and vandalism for beating a woman with a baseball bat while off duty, officials said.
September 09, 2014 - 02:15 GMT
LONDON - Spain looked back to its old self in opening its European Championship qualifying campaign by running over Macedonia, while England took control of its group by beating biggest rival Switzerland on the road.
September 08, 2014 - 23:01 GMT
Last week, the Ducks were No. 3 and had five first place votes. After beating the Spartans, Oregon got 16 first-place votes.
September 08, 2014 - 15:18 GMT
HONG KONG - Unseeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands advanced to the second round of the Hong Kong Open by beating eighth-seeded Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-2, 7-6 5 Monday.
September 08, 2014 - 11:21 GMT
Kei Nishikori's trail-blazing wins for Japanese tennis in the U.S The 24-year-old became the first male player from Asia to advance to any grand slam final after beating Novak Djokovic before a disbelieving crowd at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday.
September 08, 2014 - 08:42 GMT
NEW YORK - Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday.
September 07, 2014 - 22:31 GMT
Serena Williams overwhelmed 17th-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia 6-1, 6-3 in the semifinals Friday to extend her U.S If Williams can make that 21 in a row by beating Caroline Wozniacki in Sunday's final, the 32-year-old American will become the first woman since Chris Evert in the 1970s to win three consecutive titles at the tournament.
September 05, 2014 - 22:29 GMT
NEW YORK - Top-seeded Sania Mirza of India and Bruno Soares of Brazil won the U.S Open mixed doubles title Friday, beating American Abigail Spears and Mexico's Santiago Gonzalez 6-1, 2-6, 11-9 tiebreak.
September 05, 2014 - 18:24 GMT
SPORO, Japan - Uruguay spoiled Javier Aguirre's debut as Japan coach, beating the Asian champions 2-0 Friday in a friendly.
September 05, 2014 - 13:10 GMT
An Ohio man has been charged with aggravated murder in the beating deaths of four men found in separate houses in a small central Ohio town this week, authorities said on Thursday.
September 04, 2014 - 15:55 GMT
Reuters - The Saudi religious police issued a rare apology on Tuesday for the beating by its personnel of a British man residing in the kingdom in a supermarket in the capital Riyadh.
September 03, 2014 - 19:38 GMT
KINGSTON, Jamaica - An expert pathologist says a Jamaican man died of multiple blows from a beating while in jail.
September 03, 2014 - 16:56 GMT
NEW YORK - Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan survived a scare in the quarterfinals of the U.S Open, beating seventh-seeded David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Tuesday.
September 03, 2014 - 00:31 GMT