Daily Archives: May 6, 2018

Taliban attack Afghan police patrol in Kandahar, killing 5

An Afghan official says that at least five police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on their patrol in southern Kandahar province. Continue reading

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Trump on his CIA choice: ‘Too tough on terror’ for the Dems?

Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, offered to withdraw her nomination, two senior administration officials said Sunday, amid concerns that a debate over a harsh interrogation program would tarnish her… Continue reading

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Comedian sorry for ‘edgy joke’ hoping Warriors star ‘gets shot in the face’

A comedian is apologizing for a social media post in which he said he hopes Golden State forward Draymond Green “gets shot in the face” leaving the arena after Game 4 of a playoff series against the Pelicans. Continue reading

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Guatemala’s crusading prosecutor exits amid praise, threats

It’s been a long time since it was safe for Thelma Aldana to go out in public alone, and perhaps it never will be again. Continue reading

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East Timor hero calls for restraint after campaign violence

East Timorese independence hero Xanana Gusmao is calling on supporters not to be provoked after campaigning for elections this month was marred by violence. Continue reading

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Annual Muzzle ‘awards’ go to alleged protest squelchers

A Texas principal accused of expelling a student who stayed seated during the Pledge of Allegiance and a Utah high school accused of censoring its student newspaper have been bestowed Jefferson Muzzles, tongue-in-cheek awards from a free-speech group. Continue reading

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Florida deputy responding to reported dispute shot, critically wounded

A Florida sheriff’s deputy was in critical condition Sunday night after he was shot while responding to a reported “neighbor dispute,” authorities said. Continue reading

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Michelle Obama still questioning why women voted for Trump in 2016

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Saturday that she was “concerned about us as women and how we think” in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading

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Australia says asylum seekers target New Zealand backdoor

An Australian government minister says people smugglers were now marketing New Zealand as a back door into Australia, after Malaysian authorities intercepted a boat carrying Sri Lankan asylum seekers. Continue reading

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Los Angeles triple-murder suspect convicted in China a decade later, reports say

A Los Angeles triple-murder suspect was tried and convicted in his native China more than a decade after the shocking killings, according to multiple reports. Continue reading

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Hawaii’s volcanic eruption has destroyed at least 26 homes, officials say

Lava erupting from Hawaii’s powerful Kilauea volcano has now destroyed at least 26 homes, more than double the previous figure, officials announced Sunday as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet into the air. Continue reading

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Gunman shoots, injures Pakistan interior minister

A gunman opened fire on the country’s interior minister after a public meeting in his constituency Sunday, wounding him in the shoulder, officials said. Continue reading

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AP Explains: Why every vote is not equal in Malaysia polls

Malaysia’s opposition parties have never come close to winning a majority of seats in a national election, even in 2013 when their total vote exceeded the ruling coalition. Continue reading

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Hawaii volcanic eruption destroys home of single mother of 2

A single mother of two says she is devastated that her Big Island home was burned to the ground by a lava flow, but a GoFundMe page set up for her may help her rebuild. Continue reading

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2 women wounded in shooting outside Chicago hospital

Chicago police say two women were wounded in a drive-by shooting as they gathered with a group outside a hospital to await news about a man shot hours earlier in a separate incident. Continue reading

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New church breaks ground in Texas town after massacre

A new church has broken ground in the Texas town of Sutherland Springs six months after a gunman killed more than two dozen people during a Sunday service. Continue reading

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Hawaii’s volcanic eruption has destroyed at least 21 homes, officials say

Lava erupting from Hawaii’s powerful Kilauea volcano has now destroyed at least 21 homes, more than double the previous figure, officials announced Sunday as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet into the air. Continue reading

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Rights group: Egypt uses solitary confinement as ‘torture’

Egypt is holding political prisoners in “prolonged and indefinite solitary confinement” that amounts to “torture,” an international rights group said Monday. Continue reading

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UK airports to add explosive detection dogs to screen cargo

British officials say dogs trained to detect explosives are being deployed at airports to screen cargo for possible devices. Continue reading

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Exploding vape pen may have caused deadly Florida house fire, investigators say

A deadly fire in Historic Old Northeast St. Petersburg possibly was caused by an exploding vape pen, according to St. Pete Fire Rescue. Continue reading

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