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Brilliant Bryan Habana scored a second half hat-trick to equal Jonah Lomu's record of 15 World Cup tries on Wednesday as South Africa hammered the United States 64-0 to book their quarter final place. Habana is closing on the all time Test try record of 69 held by Japan's Daisuke Ohata. The Springboks, only 14-0 up at the break, scored 10 tries -- seven in the second half in the most lopsided match of the World Cup so far against a US side showing 12 changes from their previous Pool B clash.
NEW YORK (AP) — An early rally in stock prices lost steam by Wednesday afternoon following as crude oil prices gave up much of their gains. Yum Brands plunged after cutting its profit forecast for the year, citing weakness in China.