News archive from 6 October 2016, page 4

After testy VP debate, Trump rebuffs claim he 'loves' Putin

After testy VP debate, Trump rebuffs claim he 'loves' Putin

HENDERSON, Nev. — Donald Trump pushed back Wednesday on Hillary Clinton's accusation that he's cozying up to Russian President Vladimir Putin after the charge put Trump's running mate on the defensive during the vice presidential debate. Trump offered...

 
Police kill man armed with machete at University of Colorado

Police kill man armed with machete at University of Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. — Police shot and killed a machete-wielding man Wednesday who refused to drop the weapon after threatening someone at the University of Colorado in Boulder, authorities said. The unidentified man brandished the machete during an...

 

Gurgling lava splashes up Hawaii volcano walls in rare video

HONOLULU — As the high-definition camera pans across the surface of an active Hawaii volcano's viscous summit lava lake, a large bubble of volcanic gas grows and bursts, dramatically spewing molten rock into the air and sending a massive ripple of...

 
Chicago council approves Emanuel's plan for police probes

Chicago council approves Emanuel's plan for police probes

CHICAGO — The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to create a new agency to investigate police shootings and misconduct allegations even as critics — some on the council — say it's not strong enough to closely watch a...

 

Report cites barriers to more diverse police departments

WASHINGTON — A lack of trust in law enforcement and burdensome hiring criteria are among the barriers to creating more diverse police agencies, according to a federal report Wednesday. The report, from the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division...

 
Arm transplant recipient says he can now hold fiancee's hand

Arm transplant recipient says he can now hold fiancee's hand

BOSTON — A former Marine sergeant who underwent a double arm transplant said Wednesday that the best part about having arms again is that he can hold his fiancee's hand and pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a chef. Retired Sgt. John Peck , who...

 
Extracting data from recorders in train crash may take days

Extracting data from recorders in train crash may take days

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Federal investigators are working to extract data from an event recorder on board a New Jersey commuter train that crashed last week, killing a woman and injuring more than 100 others, but say it may be a few days before they release...

 

Buckley: John Farrell still may have something to prove

CLEVELAND — It was a freezing, snowy day when the Red Sox arrived in Cleveland to open the 2016 season. Yesterday, as the Red Sox worked out at Progressive Field in preparation for tonight’s Division Series opener against the hometown Indians, the...

 

Drellich: Hey, John Farrell, use Craig Kimbrel no matter the inning

CLEVELAND — Sometimes the 11th inning isn’t too different from the seventh inning. Whether John Farrell and Craig Kimbrel realize that is to be seen. No manager could have watched Tuesday night’s American League wild card game and come away thinking...

 
Red Sox Beat: Ties to Boston still pull hard on Terry Francona

Red Sox Beat: Ties to Boston still pull hard on Terry Francona

CLEVELAND — There’s no getting around it: Terry Francona remains a member of the Red Sox family. Despite a breakup five years ago that fell somewhere between “uncomfortable” and “nasty,” Francona will always be bound by blood, sweat, tears and...

 

Red Sox-Indians: Breaking down the matchups

It just so happens that the two most balanced teams in the league square off in this Division Series: Each boasts a high-powered offense, one of the league’s top pitching staffs and a top-five defense. So, when handicapping the differences between the...

 

Red Sox Notebook: Game 1 starter Rick Porcello needs to be a road warrior

CLEVELAND — The Red Sox lost just a single game when Rick Porcello was on the mound at Fenway Park this year, going 15-1, but they were just 10-7 when he started on the road. Tonight, Porcello takes the ball for the Red Sox in Game 1 of the American...

 

Red Sox-Indians predictions from Boston Herald

Our writers make their picks for how the Red Sox-Indians matchup in the AL Division Series will play out:   Ron Borges Red Sox in 5 The Sox starting pitching may be shaky but at least it’s in one piece. That’s more than the Indians can say and it will...

 
Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets 3-0; Cubs next

Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets 3-0; Cubs next

NEW YORK — Nobody takes to October like Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants. Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter for his latest postseason gem, outlasting Noah Syndergaard in a classic duel between aces, and injury substitute Conor Gillaspie...

 

Pressure on all Red Sox players to do their part

CLEVELAND — Before David Ortiz was an iconic figure in Boston, before he was a postseason hero who only got better when the moment grew larger, he was just a 27-year-old newcomer trying to win a starting job. That was back in 2003. And Ortiz’ first...

 

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