Barcelona needed extra-time to reach the Copa del Rey final on Wednesday, with a 3-2 aggregate win over Sevilla coming just two days after a police raid on the club and the arrest of their former president.
The White House has warned of a possible military response to a rocket attack that hit an air base in western Iraq where American and coalition troops are housed.A US contractor died after at least 10 rockets slammed into the facility early on Wednesday.
Brazil registered a record of Covid-19 deaths for the second straight day Wednesday, with 1,910 lives lost to the pandemic.
The European Union is promising legal action after Britain unilaterally extended a grace period for checks on food imports to Northern Ireland, a move Brussels says violates terms of the UK divorce deal.Since it left the EU last year, Britain's relations with the bloc have soured, both sides accusing the other of acting in bad faith over part of their trade agreement that covers goods movements to Northern Ireland.
Franck Kessie scored a 97th-minute penalty to rescue a 1-1 draw for AC Milan at home to Udinese on Wednesday, giving Serie A leaders Inter Milan the chance to pull six points clear at the top.
New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was having surgery to receive a pacemaker on Wednesday and will take medical leave, the Major League Baseball team said.
Venezuela's opposition on Wednesday accused the government of President Nicolas Maduro of illegally selling the country's international gold reserves to access liquidity and elude international sanctions.
The French government is hoping the country can return to normal "maybe already in mid-April," though the next few weeks could prove challenging."There is a horizon with vaccines.
Yussuf Poulsen and Hwang Hee-chan netted second-half goals as RB Leipzig beat Wolfsburg 2-0 in the German Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, while second-tier Holstein Kiel also reached the last four.
Canadian forward Jonathan David's late double helped Lille edge out Marseille 2-0 on Wednesday to remain two points clear of Paris Saint-Germain at the top of Ligue 1.
Tunisia's Ons Jabeur, cheered on by the small Qatar Open crowd like a home star, deployed masterful racquet work, landing crucial shots out of rival and second seed Karolina Pliskova's reach but was inconsistent, succumbing 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 on Wednesday in their second round clash in Doha.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said it "doesn't make sense" for his players to travel for international duty later this month if they have to quarantine on their return and miss games as a result.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he won't resign in the wake of sexual misconduct accusations but has offered a fresh apology and vowed to "fully co-operate" with a review by the state's attorney-general."I am not going to resign," Cuomo told a news conference on Wednesday after he offered an emotional apology for what he said was behavior that made "people feel uncomfortable".
Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Wednesday for a series of sexual assaults against five women in southern California.
A transgender South Korean soldier who was forcibly discharged from the army after she underwent gender confirmation surgery has been found dead, Yonhap reported Wednesday.
Chelsea defeated Atletico Madrid 2-0 in the Women's Champions League last 16 first leg on Wednesday despite being a player short for 75 minutes while also seeing their Spanish visitors miss two penalties.
How about this for bargain-hunting? A small bowl bought for $35 in a yard sale in the US turned out to be a rare 15th century Chinese artifact possibly worth $500,000.
Brazil's biggest state, Sao Paulo, declared new "code red" restrictions over Covid-19 Wednesday, ordering non-essential businesses closed for two weeks as an explosion of cases swept the country.
ExxonMobil outlined a plan for a "lower-carbon" future based on significant carbon capture and storage (CCS), but also continued fossil fuel use, in a plan that drew faint praise from activist investors Wednesday.
England's Tyrrell Hatton defends his title this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, where victory launched a roller-coaster year that included two wins in the past five months.
The Czech Republic launched mass coronavirus testing at business premises on Wednesday, in a bid to stem the world's highest infection rate.
A group representing indigenous people living in the Amazon in Brazil and Colombia filed suit in France Wednesday against supermarket chain Casino for allegedly selling beef associated with land-grabbing and deforestation.
Netflix on Wednesday added a "Fast Laughs" feature to its iPhone app, serving up comic clips in rapid fire, in a move taking on the popular video app TikTok.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would not resign over a sexual harassment scandal as he asked Americans to await the outcome of an independent investigation into his conduct.
Meng Wanzhou's lawyers on Wednesday accused former US president Donald Trump of making the Huawei executive a "pawn" in a China-US trade conflict.