News archive from 14 October 2016

2 males injured during shooting in Ensley

Authorities said two males have been shot in the Ensley area. Birmingham Police received a call about the shooting in the 700 block of 20th Street around 5:35 p.m. on Thursday. Officers are still investigating the cause of the incident. Lt. Sean...

 

2 males injured during shooting in Ensley

Authorities said two males have been shot in the Ensley area. Birmingham Police received a call about the shooting in the 700 block of 20th Street around 5:35 p.m. on Thursday. Officers are still investigating the cause of the incident. Lt. Sean...

 

Syrian activists say at least 17 killed in bomb blast

BEIRUT –  Syrian activists say at least 17 people, most of them fighters, have been killed in a car bomb blast at a rebel checkpoint near the Turkish border. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said it could confirm 14 militants...

 
Billionaire Soros makes $500K ad buy for Democratic DA candidiate Ogg

Billionaire Soros makes $500K ad buy for Democratic DA candidiate Ogg

Billionaire George Soros again has stepped into the Harris County district attorney's race with a half-million-dollar advertising buy on behalf of Democratic candidate Kim Ogg. Last February, the liberal business-philanthropist—and Republican...

Chron, 19:01 in Politics
 

Alabama jailers discover cocaine hidden in man's body cavity after marijuana arrest

When Limestone County Jail staff searched a Rogersville man who was being booked on marijuana charges, they found cocaine was hidden inside his body cavity, authorities said. Raymond Dunnell Watkins, 32, was arrested outside the jail after a sheriff's...

 

NYT says no libel, no retraction, no apology for Trump story

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times on Thursday rejected Donald Trump's claim the newspaper had libeled the Republican presidential nominee, saying its story about two women who said he sexually assaulted them was "newsworthy information about a...

Chron, 19:17 in Politics
 

Brazil's Silva to stand 3rd trial in corruption probe

RIO DE JANEIRO –  Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will face corruption charges in connection with an alleged scheme involving the construction giant Odebrecht. A court Brasilia said in a statement Thursday that Silva was formally...

 

Alabama prisoner sentenced in stabbing death of other inmate

An inmate at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility was sentenced Thursday to life without parole for the 2014 stabbing death of another prisoner. Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff Judge David Hobdy sentenced Evans Lewis Butler, 41, to spend...

 

Alabama prisoner sentenced in stabbing death of other inmate

An inmate at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility was sentenced Thursday to life without parole for the 2014 stabbing death of another prisoner. Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff Judge David Hobdy sentenced Evans Lewis Butler, 41, to spend...

 

Palestinians push for UN membership and against settlements

UNITED NATIONS –  The Palestinians say they are sounding out members of the U.N. Security Council on a new resolution demanding a halt to Israeli settlement building and about prospects for becoming a full member of the United Nations. Palestinian...

 
Florida IDs new Miami neighborhood as Zika zone

Florida IDs new Miami neighborhood as Zika zone

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Health officials announced Thursday a new Zika zone in Miami — a setback less than a month after declaring the nearby Wynwood neighborhood cleared of the virus following aggressive mosquito spraying. Five people have been...

Chron, 19:35 in Health
 

Assad says Aleppo to serve as springboard for liberation

MOSCOW –  Syrian President Bashar Assad says victory in Aleppo would provide his army a springboard from which to liberate other areas of the country from "terrorists." In an interview with the Russian media outlet Komsomolskaya Pravda...

 
Bickley: Cardinals' QB Carson Palmer must regain golden touch

Bickley: Cardinals' QB Carson Palmer must regain golden touch

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSSomers and McManaman talk Palmer, Cards vs. Jets | 3:17Kent Somers and Bob McManaman talk about the return of Carson Palmer and the upcoming Monday night...

AZCentral, 19:51 in Sport
 
Q&A: After new Trump accusations, a look at 'Why now?'

Q&A: After new Trump accusations, a look at 'Why now?'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New allegations have surfaced of sexual assault against Donald Trump — but they are not recent incidents, dating back in one case as much as three decades. That's left some of Trump's supporters and others asking the question: Why...

Chron, 19:57 in Politics
 
Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server

Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton said under oath in a court filing Thursday that she can't recall key details about her use of a private email server or she refused to answer questions about it posed by a conservative legal group. Clinton lawyer...

Chron, 19:57 in Politics
 

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