• Goodell: LA projects viable for bringing back team

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell says the two stadium projects in the Los Angeles area look promising enough to lead to the return of the NFL to the nation's second-largest city. The NFL commissioner told the Associated Press Sports Editors group Friday that he thinks the projects in...

  • Kerry backs Saudi strikes in Yemen as long as Houthis fight

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    IQALUIT, Canada (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is backing Saudi Arabian airstrikes against Houthi rebels as long as the rebels persist in attacking Yemeni government forces. Kerry is crediting the Saudis with making an important shift from a full-scale air campaign to hitting...

  • Appeals court: Family of teen shot in Mexico by US Border Patrol agent can't sue in US courts

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Appeals court: Family of teen shot in Mexico by US Border Patrol agent can't sue in US courts.

  • Adam Sandler movie sparks debate over American Indian images

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A group of American Indian actors walking off the set of an Adam Sandler movie has sparked a debate over why Native American stereotypes in media have endured. It also shows that more Native Americans are voicing their opinions. This week, eight actors quit the...

  • UN envoy on Syria warns that May talks are not negotiations

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new series of talks on the Syrian war that begin next month in Geneva should not be seen as negotiations toward a peace deal, the U.N. special envoy on Syria warned the Security Council on Friday, while an Iranian diplomat indicated that his country would take...

  • Ohio officials closer to finding source of deadly botulism

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say they are closer to finding the source of botulism that killed one person and sickened many more after a church picnic in central Ohio last weekend. Ohio Department of Health spokeswoman Michelle Loparo said Friday that six food samples retrieved...

  • Big Sky to play basketball tournaments in Reno

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Big Sky Conference and the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority have reached a three-year deal to play the men's and women's basketball tournaments at Reno Events Center. The agreement was announced Friday. The deal will start next season. All 12...

  • Colorado lawmakers advance ban on red-light, speed cameras

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — A push to ban speeding and red-light cameras in Colorado advanced out of a key House committee Friday, but supporters worry time is running out for the bill as the session nears its end. "Time is a concern," said Rep. Stephen Humphrey, R-Severance, the lawmaker carrying...

  • Italy court OKs arrest of suspected smuggler captain, crew

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — A judge in Sicily on Friday confirmed the arrest warrants against the suspected captain and crew member of the smuggling boat that capsized in the Mediterranean's worst ever migrant disaster. Mohammad Ali Malek, 27, from Tunisia and suspected crew mate Mahmud...

  • Night train kills 14 migrants 'sleeping' on Macedonia tracks

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    VELES, Macedonia (AP) — A group of migrants trying to reach European opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route — trekking along train tracks through the Balkans — was hit by an overnight train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia, killing 14. The deaths of the...

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