Pope opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarch

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Pope Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country’s political and ecclesial elites, riding in on the success of his historic meeting in Cuba with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. During a three-hour...

Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War

MUNICH (AP) — Russia’s prime minister accused the West on Saturday of rekindling the Cold War, telling a meeting of top defense officials, diplomats and national leaders that sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea and new moves by the NATO alliance...

Rihanna hits the runway _ this time, as designer

AP Photo/Diane Bondareff NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna is certainly used to stopping the show, whether as a performer or as a fashion figure whose daring choices can make headlines. But at New York Fashion Week on Friday, she let her models make the splashy entrances. After all,...

No. 19 DAYTON 68, RHODE ISLAND 66

Miller 3-8 1-2 8, Pierre 5-11 6-6 17, K. Davis 1-4 0-0 2, Cooke 4-10 0-0 8, Smith 5-7 3-3 13, D. Davis 4-5 1-2 11, McElvene 2-3 1-2 5, Crosby 2-2 0-0 4, Williams 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-50 12-15 68. Martin 5-13 5-7 15, Akele 0-0 0-0 0, Garrett 6-13 0-3 13, McGlynn 7-13 0-0 19,...

Tommy Hunter Agrees To 1-year Contract With Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Pitcher Tommy Hunter and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract. A 29-year-old right-hander, Hunter was 4-2 with a 4.18 ERA in 58 relief appearances for Baltimore and the Chicago Cubs, who acquired him on July 31 for outfielder Junior Lake....

Carmelo Anthony Voted To Player Union’s Executive Committee

TORONTO (AP) — New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony has been elected to the NBA Players Association’s executive committee as a vice president. Anthony was voted in by players Friday during a meeting at All-Star weekend. The veteran joins close friends Chris Paul, the...

Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War

MUNICH (AP) — Russia’s prime minister is accusing the West of rekindling the Cold War, saying sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea and new moves by the NATO alliance “only aggravate” tensions. Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that Russian...

Voting rights groups sue federal election official

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A coalition of voting rights groups on Friday sued a federal elections official who decided that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a national form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship. The 224-page...

Texas A&M president decries reports of racial harassment

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of black and Latino high school students touring the campus. About 60 students from a southwest...

Bill Clinton Says In Ohio Wife Is “best Change-maker”

CINCINNATI (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton said Friday that his wife is the “best change-maker” to move Americans forward together beyond labeling and blaming. After agreeing with cheering supporters in Cincinnati that she won the Democratic debate Thursday night...
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