News archive from 1 May 2017

'Hardly a success': Top Dem Schumer rips Trump over first 100 days

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. slammed President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office Sunday, saying Trump had "broken promises to the working people of America." "I’d say the president’s first 100 days have hardly been...

Fox News, 19:05 in Politics
 

Are Cardinals rookies ready to contribute right away?

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSCardinals introduce Haason Reddick | 0:58The 13th pick in the first round, Haason Reddick spoke to the press for the first time in Arizona. SkipxEmbed...

AZCentral, 19:28 in Sport
 

Joe Biden tells New Hampshire Dems, 'Guys, I'm not running'

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday that he would not seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, attempting to quell speculation raised by an early post-election visit to New Hampshire.  Biden was in the first-in-the-nation primary...

Fox News, 20:59 in Politics
 

Daniel Descalso hits two-run homer to walk off Diamondbacks in 13th

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLBFernando Rodney talks about his latest blown save | 1:29Diamondbacks closer Fernando Rodney talks about his outing vs. the Rockies, and says he'll have no trouble...

Usa Today, 21:04 in Sport
 

Fairfield fire chief killed in horrific I-59 crash; firefighters on scene saluted the longtime public servant

Fairfield Fire Chief Kevin Sutton was killed in a Sunday afternoon crash with an 18-wheeler in Birmingham that injured his wife, and critically injured his daughter. "It is a loss of a great man and a great leader that will be felt for years to...

 

Fairfield fire chief killed in horrific I-59 crash; firefighters on scene saluted the longtime public servant

Fairfield Fire Chief Kevin Sutton was killed in a Sunday afternoon crash with an 18-wheeler in Birmingham that injured his wife, and critically injured his daughter. "It is a loss of a great man and a great leader that will be felt for years to...

 

7 suspected gunmen killed in clash with Mexican army

MEXICO CITY –  Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua say an army patrol was attacked by gunfire, setting off a shootout that killed seven armed men in their 20s. The state prosecutor's office says the shootout occurred Saturday...

 

Aussie's arrest in Colombia aims light on foreign drug mules

BOGOTA, Colombia –  The family of an Australian woman arrested in Colombia for trying to board a flight with almost 6 kilograms of cocaine is mounting a campaign to defend her against what they consider trumped-up charges. Cassandra Sainsbury was...

 

French forces kill 20 jihadists on Mali-Burkina Faso border

BAMAKO, Mali –  French forces fighting extremism in Africa's Sahel region say they have killed at least 20 jihadists in a forest on the border between Mali and Burkina Faso. A statement Sunday from Operation Barkhane says soldiers also discovered...

 

Bag with 2 embryos in jars found outside Greek cemetery

THESSALONIKI, Greece –  Greek police say a black bag left outside a village cemetery in northern Greece contained two jars, each with an embryo in formaldehyde. The shepherd who found the bag Saturday while tending to his flock in the village of...

 

Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests

CARACAS, Venezuela –  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is hiking salaries and handing out free homes as he tries to counter a strengthening protest movement calling for his removal. Maduro said on his Sunday TV show that the minimum wage will rise...

 

Israel stops to honor fallen soldiers and terror victims

JERUSALEM –  Israel is honoring its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism on its annual Memorial Day. Sirens wailed across the country at 8 p.m. Sunday prompting Israelis to stop in their tracks and stand silently with heads bowed for a minute to...

 

Injured mountain biker rescued from Piestewa Peak, transported to hospital

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Before hitting the Arizona's trails, consider these six tips for safety. An injured mountain biker on Piestewa Peak in Phoenix was transported to the hospital on Sunday afternoon, officials said. Crews assisted a hiker...

 

Elderly pedestrian struck, killed in Tempe

An elderly pedestrian has died after he was struck by a car while crossing the street Saturday night, authorities said. The Tempe Police Department said a man was hit by a car while while in the roadway near McClintock Drive and Broadway Road just...

 

10th annual Arab American Festival attracts crowds

  Hundreds of people gathered Saturday in Steele Indian School Park to celebrate at the Arab American Festival, the largest annual event of its kind in the state. Local and out-of-state vendors lined the sidewalk as people entered. Music played in the...

 

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