All Blacks aim for three-peat; Japan’s big ambitions at RWC
It was timed for impact, days before the start of the first Rugby World Cup staged in Asia.
A promotional campaign for a movie about Japan's greatest rugby moment — and biggest upset ever at...
Top-ranked Irish have eyes on the prize at Rugby World Cup
After his top-ranked All Blacks lost to the Irish last November in Dublin, coach Steve Hansen hailed Ireland as the best team in the world.
Departing Gatland out for perfect end to 12-year Wales reign
Warren Gatland has achieved almost everything during his tenure as Wales coach over the last 12 years.
Four Six Nations titles, including three Grand Slams. A national-record winning streak...
England’s chariot running smoothly again before World Cup
It raced along at record-breaking speeds in 2016 and '17, required some repairs after spluttering in 2018, but appears to be running smoothly again in 2019.
Johnson suspends UK Parliament after latest Brexit defeat
LONDON (AP) — The simmering showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Britain's Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government's plans for...
Trump promises report on his finances before election
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday promised to release a detailed financial report of his personal holdings to the public before the presidential election next year, though he was...
Irish border riddle still confounds the Brexit experts
BRUSSELS (AP) — In announcing Monday that he hopes to break the Brexit deadlock by next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking to solve in a matter of weeks a puzzle that has troubled...
Ireland to start Rugby World Cup in Japan ranked No 1
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland will go into the Rugby World Cup as the No. 1-ranked test side after beating Wales 19-10 at Lansdowne Road on Saturday.
Sexton back for Ireland, Patchell starting for Wales
DUBLIN (AP) — Flyhalf Jonathan Sexton has recovered from a dislocated left thumb to make his first appearance in Ireland's Rugby World Cup warmups, against Wales on Saturday in...
Trump says he had no role in Pence staying at his resort
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he had nothing to do with Vice President Mike Pence staying at his resort in Ireland or with Attorney General William Barr booking a...
Worried European leaders confront Pence on Brexit, climate
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is receiving a tongue-lashing from European allies as he plays understudy to the president on the world stage.
Pence defends stay at Trump property in Ireland
DUBLIN (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday defended his decision to stay at one of President Donald Trump's properties while in Ireland in the face of criticism by Democrats and good...
Ireland restores some mojo after edging Wales in RWC warmup
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ireland restored some pride by beating Wales 22-17 in a scrappy Rugby World Cup warmup between second-string sides on Saturday.
1 drug company announces details of $5M opioid settlement
CLEVELAND (AP) — The drug company Allergan says its $5 million payments divided between two Ohio counties will remove it from a trial scheduled for October on the toll of opioids...
Japan aiming high as host of 2019 Rugby World Cup
TOKYO (AP) — Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has set an ambitious goal of reaching the quarterfinals when the Rugby World Cup begins in Japan next month.
The Latest: UK-EU talks on Brexit to be stepped up
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):
Britain will be stepping up its technical meetings with European Union negotiators as the nation tries to secure a deal...
Councilmember pushes to disarm local police
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A city councilor in Burlington, Vermont, says the city should consider disarming its police force.
WCAX-TV reports that Perri Freeman says she's researching law...
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England thrashes Ireland 57-15 at Twickenham in RWC warmup
LONDON (AP) — England issued a powerful statement ahead of the Rugby World Cup when it overwhelmed Ireland by a record 57-15 margin at Twickenham on Saturday.
France threatens economic retaliation over Amazon fires
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — In a sharp escalation of tensions over fires ravaging the Amazon, France on Friday accused Brazil's president of having lied to French leader Emmanuel Macron and threatened...
Ireland trying out backup 10s vs England for RWC role
LONDON (AP) — Ross Byrne and Jack Carty have been urged to make cases as the backup flyhalf for Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad in the warmup game against England on Saturday at...
The Latest: Farm chief warns UK that EU will not be divided
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plan to leave the European Union (all times local):
The European Union's agriculture chief says if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suit
Two pharmaceutical companies have reached settlements totaling $15 million to avoid being defendants in the first federal trial on the drug industry's accountability for a nationwide opioid...
The Latest: 2nd company settles with counties in opioid suit
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on litigation over opioids (all times local):
A second drugmaker has agreed to settle lawsuits brought by two Ohio counties over the opioid...
Ogletree, Augenstein headline US Walker Cup team
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Amateur champion Andy Ogletree and runner-up John Augenstein headline the United States' final seven additions to its Walker Cup team.
Ireland’s Shannon Airport suspends operations for plane fire
LONDON (AP) — Shannon Airport in western Ireland shut down briefly Thursday after a Boeing 767-300 carrying U.S. military personnel caught fire while taxiing before takeoff.
Clarification: Facebook-Privacy story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about Facebook paying contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service, The Associated Press reported that Irish data protection...
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Airline ends trans-Atlantic routes due to 737 Max grounding
NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Air says it's ending trans-Atlantic service between Ireland and three U.S. and Canadian airports because the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft makes the routes "no...
Malaysia shaman, foreign police join hunt for London teen
SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian shaman joined police from Ireland, France and the U.K. on Monday in the search for a 15 -year-old London girl who mysteriously vanished from a nature resort...
Carbery injury scare as Ireland beats Italy 29-10
DUBLIN (AP) — Fly-half Joey Carbery had an ankle injury scare as Ireland eased past Italy 29-10 in its first World Cup warmup match in Dublin on Saturday.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino took time out of his vacation to drop by the Rose Bowl for a celebration of the newest women's World Cup champions.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Amazon has announced two new renewable energy projects, including a solar farm in a Virginia county and a new wind farm planned in Cork, Ireland
LONDON (AP) — New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday finished his rocky debut tour of the U.K. in Northern Ireland, where he faces a doubly difficult challenge of restoring the...
Johnson Controls: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot
CORK, Ireland (AP) _ Johnson Controls International PLC (JCI) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $4.19 billion.
The Cork, Ireland-based company said it had profit of $4.79...
LONDON (AP) — Chris Woakes and Stuart Broad took all 10 wickets to give England a 143-run victory over Ireland at Lord's on Friday in the first test match between the teams.
LONDON (AP) — Nightwatchman Jack Leach stayed around for much of the second day with a career-best 92 as England fought back against Ireland at Lord's in their one-off test before collapsing...
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The 2026 Ryder Cup will be played in Ireland, taking golf's greatest team event to the home country of British Open champion Shane Lowry.
LONDON (AP) — Ten days after celebrating a dramatic World Cup final win, England was humbled at the home of cricket in a test match against lowly-ranked Ireland.
PORTRUSH, Ireland (AP) — No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug.
It's on there with more than a century's worth of...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Brendan Lowry thought his son might one day play in front of thousands of screaming fans at Croke Park in Dublin, where he and his two brothers helped lead his...
The Latest: Lowry builds 4-shot lead in British Open
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):
Shane Lowry has a tournament-best 63 and a four-shot lead going into the last round of the...
Instagram expands hiding ‘likes’ to make you happier
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many "likes" people's posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when...
The Latest: McIlroy makes a late charge with 65
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):
Rory McIlroy made a charge that delighted the hometown fans, but it may not have been...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — An emotional opening shot by Darren Clarke. A shocking one by Rory McIlroy.
Tiger Woods had his worst score to start a British Open. Brooks Koepka quickly...
Holmes makes a return visit to Royal Portrush
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The strangest weather J.B. Holmes ever experienced was at Royal Portrush.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The buzz among the locals at Royal Portrush has been all about Northern Irish natives Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke and Graeme McDowell this week, so Shane Lowry...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on first round of The British Open (all times local):
Tiger Woods says he was "sore" during his round of 78 at the British Open...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Royal & Ancient chief Martin Slumbers is fond of saying that a big-time sport needs a big-time crowd. That won't be an issue for the British Open's return to...