News archive from 23 October 2016

More than 100 mostly barefoot inmates escape Haiti lockup, officials say

ARCAHAIE, Haiti –  More than 100 mostly barefoot inmates overpowered guards on Saturday and escaped from a lockup in central Haiti, officials said. Judge Henry Claude Louis-Jean said the prison break occurred in Arcahaie, a coastal town about 30 miles...

Suspected Islamic militants gun down Egyptian army officer

Suspected Islamic militants gun down Egyptian army officer

Suspected Islamic militants on Saturday gunned down a senior Egyptian army officer near his home in an eastern Cairo suburb, according to two security officials. EGYPT'S FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMIC MILITANCY MAKES ENEMIES The officials identified the victim...


9 displaced, firefighter injured in Huntsville apartment fire

A large Saturday afternoon apartment fire in Huntsville displaced nine people and injured a firefighter. Eight units of the apartment complex located on Laurelwood Lane were damaged by fire, smoke and water, WHNT reported. Six of the units were...

Boivin: The mystery surrounding Arizona's Allonzo Trier

Boivin: The mystery surrounding Arizona's Allonzo Trier

What started out as a swirling mess of rumors the past few weeks turned into a full-fledged news story at Pac-12 basketball media day. Arizona sophomore guard Allonzo Trier was a no-show at the Friday event even though he had been listed on the...

AZCentral, 20:54 in Sport

Reeling ISIS tricks boys as young as 8 into manning front lines

KIRKUK, Iraq –  As ISIS loses its grip in its stronghold of Mosul, the black-clad jihadist army is plumbing the depths of brutality, taking civilians off the streets of Iraq’s second-largest city and forcing them onto the front lines. ISIS BURNS...

Hockey embraced by all in the Strome family

Hockey embraced by all in the Strome family

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSCoyotes drop third straight with loss to Islanders | 1:09Arizona Coyotes coach Dave Tippett, center Martin Hanzal, goalie Louis Domingue and defenseman...

AZCentral, 21:25 in Sport
Hospital owner eyes cutting-edge therapies

Hospital owner eyes cutting-edge therapies

Boston-based medical giant Partners HealthCare is doling out $1 million in grants to get cutting-edge therapies from food allergy cures to scarless biopsies on the market within five to seven years, and at least three new local biotech companies are...


AT&T clinches $84 billion acquisition of Time Warner

AT&T has clinched an $84 billion agreement to acquire Time Warner in a stock and cash deal that values the media giant at $107.50 per share, capping a whirlwind few days of negotiations that promise to turn AT&T into one of the film and TV...

252 apartments planned for JP near Forest Hills T station

252 apartments planned for JP near Forest Hills T station

Plans for a mixed-use development with 252 apartments and retail and restaurant space in Jamaica Plain’s Forest Hills section are now under city review. Waltham’s Criterion Development Partners is proposing The Residences at Forest Hills at 3694...

Kia packs luxury for less

Kia packs luxury for less

2017 Kia Cadenza SXL MSRP: about $44,000 MPG: 20 city, 28 highway Kia’s newly redesigned Cadenza is stepping up its premium features game in the high-end full-size sedan market. The result is a sleek and handsome car that matches others in its class...

Family needs met in Needham home

Family needs met in Needham home

There’s no escaping it — if you live in Boston, this Colonial-style house in Needham feels like suburbia. But that’s not a bad thing. The home is new — it was gutted and rebuilt in 2012 — and it’s in a great spot. Situated on quiet Paul Revere Road,...


Cyberattack stuns East Coast web

A cyberattack on a New Hampshire internet infrastructure company crippled the web up and down the East Coast after hackers unleashed a barrage of online traffic, using infected web-connected devices like webcams to take down service. Twitter, Amazon,...


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Ladder Blocks seen endangered The Ladder Blocks in Downtown Boston has been named one of Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources in a list compiled by Preservation Massachusetts, the state’s historic preservation advocacy organization. The...


Trump vows to sue all female accusers as 11th woman steps forward

Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior, as an adult film star claimed publicly that the Republican presidential nominee offered her $10,000 for sex 10 years ago. CLINTON,...

Fox News, 21:36 in Politics

‘All of these liars will be sued when the election is over,’ Trump says of accusers

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Donald Trump launched another late attempt to fix his sagging campaign Saturday, delivering a speech billed as a closing argument in a hotel ballroom near the battlefield that turned the direction of the Civil War. Yet, even as the...


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