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Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in car crash in Venezuela

1 of 9 FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels third baseman Luis Valbuena throws out Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on a sacrifice bunt during the fifth inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Major League Baseball players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo have been killed in [...]

2018-12-07T16:38:19+00:00December 7th, 2018|

Trump says he’ll nominate Barr for attorney general

1 of 3 This undated photo provided by Time Warner shows William Barr. Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, has emerged as a top contender for that job in President Donald Trump's Cabinet, two people familiar with the president's selection process said Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Time Warner via AP) [...]

2018-12-07T16:08:49+00:00December 7th, 2018|

At least 12 dead in 2 bank heists in northeast Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say that at least 12 people have been killed in two attempted bank robberies. Military police in the northeastern state of Ceara say the attempted heists began around 2:30 a.m. Friday in the downtown area of the city of Milagres. The robbers at one bank had taken several [...]

2018-12-07T16:02:56+00:00December 7th, 2018|

Las Vegas Lights FC goes its own way in Sin City

FILE - In this June 5, 2012, file photo, then-Cal FC head coach Eric Wynalda smiles before a U.S. Open Cup fourth-round soccer match against the Seattle Sounders, in Tukwila, Wash. Wynalda and Las Vegas Lights FC are running a job search unlike any other on the Strip at the moment. Not that you would [...]

2018-12-06T22:12:37+00:00December 6th, 2018|

China demands Canada release executive of tech giant Huawei

1 of 7 Pedestrians walk past a Huawei retail shop in Beijing Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. China on Thursday demanded Canada release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in a case that adds to technology tensions with Washington and threatens to complicate trade talks. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday [...]

2018-12-06T21:59:59+00:00December 6th, 2018|

France fears more riots; Museums, Eiffel Tower to close

1 of 9 FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 file photo, participants perform yoga in front of the Eiffel Tower as part of the sport event "La Parisienne", in Paris. The Eiffel Tower announces it will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 8 due to the protests called in the French capital by the [...]

2018-12-06T21:51:06+00:00December 6th, 2018|

Pompeo meets with South Korea’s top diplomat after Bush’s funeral

By Elizabeth Shim U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) meets with South Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha (L) in Washington on Thursday. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA-EFE Dec. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha in Washington on Thursday to discuss bilateral efforts on [...]

2018-12-06T21:43:27+00:00December 6th, 2018|

For-profit college abruptly closes campuses across the country

-- Dozens of college campuses suddenly closed without notice this week after parent company Education Corporation of America lost its accreditation and funding. The closings affect 75 campuses across the country, including Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Ecotech Institute, Golf Academy of America and Virginia College. The ECA announced that "operations would be discontinued in [...]

2018-12-06T21:34:55+00:00December 6th, 2018|

U.S. seeks Huawei CFO’s extradition in violation of

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, has been arrested in Canada at the request of U.S. authorities for potential sanction violations against Iran. Photo by Maxim Shipenkov/EPA Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies is facing extradition from Canada to the United States on suspicion she violated U.S. [...]

2018-12-06T15:07:36+00:00December 6th, 2018|

Redskins discussed Colin Kaepernick, expected to……

  Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins discussed signing free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but are now expected to ink Josh Johnson. Redskins coach Jay Gruden told reporters on Tuesday that the team would "probably go in a different direction" than the former San Francisco 49ers gunslinger. Washington is now down to third-string quarterback [...]

2018-12-06T14:53:13+00:00December 6th, 2018|