Friday, April 29th, 2016
  • About 20 demonstrators arrested outside of Trump rally in California

    By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Some 20 demonstrators were arrested on Thursday outside a Donald Trump campaign rally in southern California, where the Republican presidential front-runner vowed to his supporters to get tough on illegal immigration if elected. Demonstrators smashed the window of a police squad car, marched in protest and blocked traffic as police in riot gear tried to disperse the […]

  • North Korea sentences Korean American to 10 years hard labor

    By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years of hard labor for subversion, North Korean media reported, in the latest conviction of a foreigner for crimes against the isolated state. Kim Dong Chul, 62, was arrested in North Korea in October and had admitted to committing "unpardonable espionage" including stealing military […]

  • Graffiti at Utah's Arches National Park may be irreparable

    (Reuters) - Graffiti etched into one of the popular red rock arches in Utah's Arches National Park may be too deep to be repaired, the park's superintendent said on Thursday. The site of the graffiti is near a hiking trail to one of the park's main attractions, Delicate Arch, a 64-feet high sandstone structure that has been known to draw hundreds of visitors at a time. Defacing a national park […]

  • Death raises questions: Did Prince die of an overdose?

    CHICAGO (AP) — Prince's final days and unexpected death at age 57 raise questions among experts familiar with prescription painkiller overdoses. It's possible the innovative musician's demise represents one of the most public tragedies in an overdose crisis now gripping America. […]

  • Laremy Tunsil slides in draft after bong video posted on Twitter

    The Ole Miss offensive tackle had a fall for the ages in Chicago. […]

  • 'Bomb' hooked to man in animal suit really flotation device

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A young man in an animal costume and surgical mask who walked into a Baltimore TV station Thursday claiming to have a bomb was shot and wounded by police, who determined that his alleged explosive consisted of aluminum-wrapped chocolate bars duct-taped to a flotation device. […]

  • Vanuatu tsunami threat over after big quake: scientists

    A major earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early Friday, briefly prompting a tsunami warning that was cancelled after locals reported no significant damage. The United States Geological Survey said the 7.0-magnitude quake -- originally reported as 7.3 -- struck at a relatively shallow depth of 35 kilometres (21 miles) some 209 kilometres from the capital Port Vila. The National Tsunami […]

  • South Korea: Suspected midrange North Korean missiles fail

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea attempted unsuccessfully to launch two suspected powerful intermediate-range missiles on Thursday, South Korean defense officials said, bringing the number of apparent failures in recent weeks to three. […]

  • Man shot, Baltimore station WBFF-TV evacuated after bomb scare

    A television station in Baltimore has been evacuated after employees say a man threatened to blow up the station. […]

  • Air strikes on Aleppo hospital kill doctors and children

    By Lisa Barrington and Stephanie Nebehay BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - Air strikes destroyed a hospital and killed dozens of people in rebel-held areas of Aleppo, including children and doctors, in an attack that a U.S. official said appeared to be solely the work of the Syrian government. The city of Aleppo is at the center of a military escalation that has undermined peace talks in Geneva aimed at […]