News archive from 1 May 2016, page 3

Bickley: Cardinals taking risks on road to Super Bowl

Bickley: Cardinals taking risks on road to Super Bowl

CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEO PLAYLISTMichael Bidwill comments on Nkemdiche | 00:27Cardinals President Michael Bidwill comments on 1st-round pick Robert Nkemdiche. Kent Somers and Paola Boivin discuss Robert Nkemdiche | 03:36Kent Somers and Paola Boivin...

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33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airlift

33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airlift

JOHANNESBURG — The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa where they will be released into a bush sanctuary for...

 
Officials: Collapsed Kenyan building had no occupancy permit

Officials: Collapsed Kenyan building had no occupancy permit

NAIROBI, Kenya — A building that collapsed amid heavy rains in Nairobi, killing at least 12 people and injuring at least 134, did not have an occupancy permit, officials said Saturday as they ordered its owner to turn himself in. Details about the...

 
South Africa: Opposition leader warns president to step down

South Africa: Opposition leader warns president to step down

JOHANNESBURG — Fiery South African opposition politician Julius Malema told 40,000 cheering supporters that President Jacob Zuma should step down before the army turns on him because of the corruption allegations against him. "I am whispering to...

 

Fighting rages in Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria

BEIRUT — The Syrian government launched new airstrikes Saturday on insurgent-held neighborhoods in Aleppo while rebels shelled government-held parts of the northern city, as a truce in other parts of the country appeared to be holding on its first...

 
Iraqi protesters pour into Green Zone, storm parliament

Iraqi protesters pour into Green Zone, storm parliament

BAGHDAD — Anti-government protesters tore down walls and poured into the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political crisis that has simmered for months. Supporters of...

 
Sweden celebrates king's 70th with ABBA's 'Dancing Queen'

Sweden celebrates king's 70th with ABBA's 'Dancing Queen'

STOCKHOLM — Royals from around the world flew in, loyal Swedes lined the streets of Stockholm and the sounds of ABBA's "Dancing Queen" rang out from an army band on Saturday as Sweden celebrated King Carl XVI Gustaf's 70th birthday. After a...

 
Iran's moderates get most parliament seats after runoff

Iran's moderates get most parliament seats after runoff

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian moderates and reformists who support last year's landmark nuclear deal have won the largest number of seats in parliament following runoff elections, marking a shift away from hard-liners and boosting moderate President Hassan...

 
The Latest: Iraq PM says situation in Baghdad under control

The Latest: Iraq PM says situation in Baghdad under control

BAGHDAD — The Latest on anti-government protests in Iraq (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Iraq's prime minister says the situation is under control after thousands of anti-government protesters poured into Baghdad's Green Zone and stormed parliament....

 
USM's Kalan Reed earns Mr. Irrelevant title

USM's Kalan Reed earns Mr. Irrelevant title

The wait was longer than either hoped for, but Southern Miss’ Mike Thomas and Kalan Reed were both selected in the NFL Draft Saturday. Thomas, a former Golden Eagle receiver, was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the sixth round with the 206th...

Usa Today, 20:53 in Sport
 

Hindu tailor hacked to death in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Three attackers hacked a Hindu man to death in front of his tailoring business in central Bangladesh Saturday, police said. Nikhil Chandra Joardar, 50, was repeatedly attacked by the men with sharp weapons and left for dead,...

 

24 civilians die in Baghdad bombing claimed by Islamic State

BAGHDAD ––At least 24 civilians were killed Saturday in a car bombing claimed by Islamic State militia in the Iraqi capital. The blast hit near a marketplace in the Nahrawn neighborhood of southeastern Baghdad. Police said 33 people, including three...

 

Gibraltar pushes for airport to be under EU aviation laws

GIBRALTAR — Gibraltar's authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain's southwestern tip to be included in the European Union's laws governing European aviation. Joseph Garcia, Gibraltar's...

 
Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory...

 
Protests in Germany overshadow anti-Islam party's convention

Protests in Germany overshadow anti-Islam party's convention

BERLIN — A national convention by a populist German party was overshadowed Saturday by clashes between leftists and police, who temporarily detained more than 400 demonstrators in the southern city of Stuttgart. Protesters shouted "Refugees can...

 

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