Nation & World Briefs

U.S. judge approves Ferguson agreement ST. LOUIS – A federal judge approved an agreement Tuesday between Ferguson and the U.S. Justice Department that calls for sweeping changes in the Missouri...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sports Extra

MLB Minor league home run derby set for carrier’s deck SAN DIEGO – The Class A Lake Elsinore Storm will host a home run hitting contest on the flight deck of the USS Midway aircraft carrier on San...

DATE: April 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Nation Briefs

Cruz promises to cut back on ‘war on coal’ CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Republican candidate Ted Cruz is promising to roll back what he calls President Barack Obama’s “war on coal” if he’s elected president....

DATE: April 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Armed group kills 140 near South Sudan ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – An Ethiopian official says that armed groups killed more than 140 civilians Friday near Ethiopia’s border with South Sudan. The...

DATE: April 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Obamas pay $81,000 in income taxes WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama paid more than $81,000 in taxes last year on adjusted gross income of more than $436,000. Their effective federal income tax...

DATE: April 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

North Korea missile explodes during test SEOUL, South Korea – A North Korea missile launch meant to celebrate the birthday of the country’s founder ended in failure, U.S. defense officials said...

DATE: April 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

ELECTION BRIEFS

Sanders calls for end to wealth inequality VATICAN CITY – Bernie Sanders issued a global call to action at the Vatican Friday to address “immoral and unsustainable” wealth inequality and poverty,...

DATE: April 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sports Extra

MLB After apology, Philadelphia honors Jackie Robinson PHILADELPHIA – On Jackie Robinson Day, Philadelphia is acknowledged its racist treatment of the baseball pioneer when he played in the city...

DATE: April 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Sports Extra

Auto Racing Rosberg practice time the fastest at Chinese GP SHANGHAI – Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton set the early pace at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday with the fastest times...

DATE: April 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Sports Extra

Cycling Italian Paolini banned 18 months in cocaine case AIGLE, Switzerland – Italian cyclist Luca Paolini has been banned for 18 months after testing positive for cocaine at the Tour de France...

DATE: April 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Nation & World Briefs

U.S.: Russian planes buzzed Navy ship WASHINGTON – Russian attack planes buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea multiple times Monday and Tuesday, coming as close as an estimated 30 feet...

DATE: April 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation & World Briefs

Governor fires head of psychiatric hospital OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday fired the head of a beleaguered state psychiatric hospital after an accused murderer escaped last...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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