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Head of Samsung's booming semiconductor business to resign

The chairman of Samsung Electronics Co.'s board of directors, who has been the public face of the company since its de facto chief was jailed on corruption charges, said Friday he will resign next year to make way for a new leader. “As we are confronted with unprecedented crisis inside out, I believe...
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Egypt's summertime escape: White sand beaches and designer cocktails, but no room for the public
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:00:00 +0200
Kiki’s Beach Bar offers cool breezes and $14 designer cocktails. But good luck getting in — unless you’re famous, or, better yet, know someone who works the door. But exclusivity, of course, is a draw for Cairo’s junior beau monde, which on Thursday...
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Red Sanders' impact on UCLA football has lasted well past his death, 60 years ago Tuesday
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:00:00 +0200
The darkest day in UCLA football history started with a coaches’ luncheon on campus. While Ohio State’s Woody Hayes, Oklahoma’s Bud Wilkinson and other top college coaches assembled in Chicago for a yearly all-star game, Henry Russell “Red”...
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NFL preseason: Dak Prescott solid, Andy Dalton sluggish as Bengals top Cowboys 21-13
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:25:00 +0200
Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys had another efficient preseason showing. Andy Dalton bogged down a bit with his Cincinnati Bengals. Prescott led a pair of scoring drives in three possessions, capped by a scrambling 6-yard scoring pass to Terrance...
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Chargers defense has solid outing in 24-14 victory over Seahawks
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:20:00 +0200
Bend but don’t break. It’s the phrase that was most frequently used to describe the Chargers’ stingy defense in 2017. Teams could move the ball — the defense was square in the middle of the league in yardage allowed — but points? Those were...
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Chargers cornerback Michael Davis takes a step back in second preseason game
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:10:00 +0200
Second-year cornerback Michael Davis, who played only 36 snaps as a rookie last season, has earned rave reviews for his improved play in training camp this summer. “Like night and day,” Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said last week of the 6-foot-2, 195-pound...
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Tyson Fury sets up Deontay Wilder fight after winning second comeback bout
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:20:00 +0200
Tyson Fury says he has signed the contract. Deontay Wilder said the fight is “official.” All it needs now is a time and a place. Fury, the former world heavyweight champion, cleared the way for a fight with Wilder, the current WBC titleholder, by...
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Kurt Busch steals spotlight from younger brother at Bristol
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:15:00 +0200
Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to snap a 58-race winless streak and grab an overdue short track victory. Busch won for the first time this season — first since the 2017 season-opening...
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A lot has changed since the Raiders left L.A., but the city still bleeds silver and black
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:30:00 +0200
Stan Carranza stood on the edge of one of the parking lots down Martin Luther King Boulevard searching for passersby in Rams gear. Carranza wore a custom-made Raiders jersey with the No. 20 and the name “C Dogg” across the back. He wore sunglasses...
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Canoe voyage from Hawaii to California aims to raise environmental awareness, connect with island culture
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:20:00 +0200
A double-hulled voyaging canoe crafted using an ancient design set sail from Hawaii on Saturday to raise awareness about an all-too-modern problem. As it travels from Honolulu to San Francisco, the Hikianalia, a contemporary take on a traditional Polynesian...
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Accelerate makes himself favorite for Breeders’ Cup Classic with record win in Pacific Classic at Del Mar
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:20:00 +0200
Accelerate made himself the favorite for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday with a dominating 12½-length win, a record for the Pacific Classic. It was his third Grade 1 win this year, all coming in Southern California. In fact, 19 of his 20 starts...
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Rams quarterback Sean Mannion improves in second preseason start
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 04:50:00 +0200
Improved efficiency was among Sean Mannion’s goals going into Saturday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. The Rams’ backup quarterback played poorly in the preseason opener against the Baltimore Ravens and was eager to demonstrate that he can not...
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Sean McVay and Jon Gruden hold their cards close to their chests as Rams defeat Raiders 19-15
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 04:05:00 +0200
Defensive lineman Michael Brockers wants to play. So does safety John Johnson. They are among Rams starters who watched from the sidelines during the first two preseason games, including Saturday’s 19-15 victory over the Oakland Raiders at the Coliseum....
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Golf: Brandt Snedeker leads Wyndham with play held up due to weather
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:50:00 +0200
Brandt Snedeker held a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Wyndham Championship when the third round was suspended because of severe weather. Snedeker was 16 under for the tournament with 11 holes left in the round at the final event of the PGA Tour's regular...
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No timetable for Josh Fields' return to Dodgers bullpen
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:40:00 +0200
Dodgers reliever Josh Fields pitched in a minor-league game Friday for the fourth time this month. After three outings in the rookie-level Arizona Summer League, he shifted his rehabilitation to triple-A Oklahoma City and threw a scoreless inning against...
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MLB: Red Sox ace Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:30:00 +0200
Chris Sale understands it's a perfect time for the Boston Red Sox to be cautious with his troublesome shoulder. He's just frustrated that he's back on the disabled list. Boston returned the ace lefty to the 10-day disabled list Saturday after just one...
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