Dwyane Wade's cousin fatally shot pushing baby in stroller
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:29:01 -0400
CHICAGO (AP) — NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was shot and killed in Chicago while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she intended to register her children. Wade took to Twitter to lament what he called another "act of senseless gun violence."
Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in Reuters/Ipsos poll
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:26:57 -0400
By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads her Republican rival Donald Trump by 5 percentage points among likely voters, down from a peak this month of 12 points, according to the Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll released on Friday. The Aug. 22-25 opinion poll found that 41 percent of likely voters supported Clinton ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election, while 36 percent supported Trump. Some 23 percent would not pick either candidate and answered "refused," "other" or "wouldn't vote." Clinton, a former secretary of state, has led real estate developer Trump in the poll since Democrats and Republicans ended their national conventions and formally nominated their presidential candidates in July.
The Latest: Congregation praises investigators working case
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:22:28 -0400
The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local): 2:15 a.m. A spokeswoman for the Kentucky-based congregation where one of two murdered Mississippi nuns will be buried has expressed ...
Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawaii 51-31 Down Under
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:21:24 -0400
SYDNEY (AP) — Davis Webb threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score in a sensational debut for California, leading the Bears to a 51-31 win over Hawaii on Saturday in college football's season opener at Sydney's Olympic stadium.
Horse named for Mets' Syndergaard wins Funny Cide Stakes
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:20:05 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Turns out, Syndergaard is awfully fast on the racetrack, too.
Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:15:04 -0400
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead.
Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:07:10 -0400
A man has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the deaths of two nuns who were slain in Mississippi, police said. Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of Kosciusko, was charged ...
Bangladesh security forces kill 'mastermind' of Dhaka cafe attack
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:00:08 -0400
Bangladesh security forces killed four militants on Saturday, including the alleged mastermind of an attack on a cafe in Dhaka last month in which 22 people, mostly foreigners, were killed, the head of Dhaka's counter-terrorism police unit told Reuters. Bangladesh-born Canadian citizen Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, the alleged mastermind of the attack on the cafe, was among those killed. Islamic State had claimed responsibility for the cafe attack and, while the government has dismissed the claim, security experts say the scale and sophistication of the assault suggested links to trans-national networks.
Aftershocks rattle Italy as national mourning begins
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:57:29 -0400
Residents of Italian towns devastated by an earthquake were rattled by a series of aftershocks overnight, the strongest measuring 4.2, as Italy began a day of national mourning. The national mourning includes ...
The Latest: Man, 46, charged in deaths of 2 Mississippi nuns
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:39:34 -0400
DURANT, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local):