• Police: Pakistan guard shoots, kills himself at US Consulate

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani private guard shot and killed himself Tuesday in front of the U.S. Consulate in the eastern city of Lahore, police said. The guard shot himself with his own gun during business hours at the consulate, senior police officer Safdar Raza Kazmi said....

  • Google pledges $162M for European digital journalism fund

    Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    BERLIN (AP) — Google says it will give European publishers 150 million euros ($162.33 million) to help them adapt to the challenge of selling news online. The Internet giant has had a rocky relationship with the European publishing industry, which accuses Google of profiting from its...

  • Afghan official: At least 52 dead in landslide in northeast

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A massive landslide in a remote province in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 52 people on Tuesday, a provincial official said. The stricken area in Badakhshan province is cut off from the rest of the country, covered in snow and is only accessible...

  • Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

    Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BALTIMORE — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody. The governor declared a state of...

  • Monday's prep roundup: Tori Goodman, Arielle Keating shoot 81 to pace Spartan Invitational

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Highlights from Monday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. GIRLS' GOLF Spartan Invitational At Colorado Springs Country Club: Falcon's Tori Goodman and Rampart's Arielle Keating both shot 9-over-par 81s at the Spartan Invitational on Monday. Goodman was...

  • Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000; villages plead for aid

    Associated Press
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    KATHMANDU, Nepal — As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for food, shelter and medicine. Help poured in after Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake, with countries...

  • 10 movie originals to watch the summer of 2015

    \By Jake Coyle, Associated Press -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    The summer movie season isn't just sequels and reboots. OK, well, it mostly is. But there are originals trying to squeak through, too. Here are 10 to look for this summer: 1. "Inside Out" (June 19) - By June, it will have been two years since the last Pixar release ("Monsters...

  • Death toll in Nepal earthquake rises to more than 4,000

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide for their families' needs. In much of...

  • Watch: Obama and anger translator Luther in epic 2015 White House Correspondents' Association speech

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    WASHINGTON — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national "Nerd Prom." The White House Correspondents' Association dinner has become a celebrity magnet, this year drawing...

  • Former skaters return to coach at High Altitude Hockey league

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    High Altitude Hockey has been giving high school-aged skaters a summer league to play in since 1998. Some of those former participants are returning to make sure the next crop of players share similar experiences. "I just think it's cool to give back and I had good coaches," said...

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