News archive from 29 October 2016

Annual Ibero-American summit losings its luster

CARTAGENA, Colombia –  Spain, Portugal and their former Latin American colonies have been holding annual meetings for a quarter century, few as piquant as the 2007 affair when then-King Juan Carlos lost his temper with Venezuela's president. "Why...

 

UN panel tells Argentina to release activist Milagro Sala

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina –  A United Nations panel says Argentina has arbitrarily detained activist Milagro Sala and is asking the government for her immediate release. Sala heads Argentina's Tupac Amaru social movement. She was arrested Jan. 16 and...

 

U.S. Marshals capture California fugitive after brief standoff at Fultondale hotel

A federal fugitive out of California was captured today after he was holed up in a Fultondale hotel. Ricky Lee Ware, a 33-year-old man with a lengthy criminal history and alleged gang affiliations in Sacramento, was taken into custody at the Holiday...

 

U.S. Marshals capture California fugitive after brief standoff at Fultondale hotel

A federal fugitive out of California was captured today after he was holed up in a Fultondale hotel. Ricky Lee Ware, a 33-year-old man with a lengthy criminal history and alleged gang affiliations in Sacramento, was taken into custody at the Holiday...

 
Arizona Coyotes' Dylan Strome wants to stay in NHL despite limited ice time

Arizona Coyotes' Dylan Strome wants to stay in NHL despite limited ice time

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSSarah McLellan's plus-minus against the Flyers | 0:32Coyotes insider Sarah McLellan looks at the plus and minus in the 5-4 win over the Flyers. Ad...

AZCentral, 19:05 in Sport
 
6:30 p.m. Friday: Week 10 high school football updates

6:30 p.m. Friday: Week 10 high school football updates

Join azcentral sports writers and Arizona high school football fans for a live chat during Friday night football. Each week, we'll start at 6:30 p.m., providing live updates from the games that we're at. We encourage readers to participate in a...

AZCentral, 19:05 in Sport
 

Anti-violence group says Brazil's killings drop slightly

SAO PAULO –  The number of homicides in Brazil dipped slightly last year, according to a report Friday from an anti-violence watchdog group. The Brazilian Forum on Public Security said in its 10th annual report that 58,383 people were slain in Brazil...

 

Canadian teen pleads guilty to mass shooting at high school

MEADOW LAKE, Saskatchewan –  A teenager has pleaded guilty to murdering two people and wounding seven others in a mass shooting at a high school in a remote aboriginal community in western Canada earlier this year. The 18-year-old, whose name was not...

 

Power outage occurs in Huntsville's medical district

Huntsville Utilities said Huntsville's medical district is experiencing a power outage. The affected areas include Clinton Avenue south to Governors Drive and Gallatin Street east to Adams Street. Officials said the cause of the outage is unknown but...

 

Stores in Mexico's Zihuatanejo resort close to protest crime

MEXICO CITY –  Dozens of stores in the Mexican beach town of Zihuatanejo have closed temporarily or hung banners in their doorways to protest crime and violence in the once-idyllic resort. The stores put out banners Friday reading "To protest...

 
Top court ruling attempts to quiet Venezuela birther debate

Top court ruling attempts to quiet Venezuela birther debate

CARACAS, Venezuela –  It's official: President Nicolas Maduro is Venezuelan. At least according to a ruling late Friday by the government-stacked Supreme Court that seeks to quiet attempts to disqualify Maduro from holding Venezuela's highest office...

 
Michael Floyd returns to Arizona Cardinals practice

Michael Floyd returns to Arizona Cardinals practice

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSCardinals Wednesday report: Beat-up Cardinals preparing for Panthers | 2:02Bob McManaman reports Wednesday from the Cardinals practice facility, where the...

AZCentral, 20:02 in Sport
 
More bonuses for VA employees despite ongoing problems at the agency

More bonuses for VA employees despite ongoing problems at the agency

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare VETERANS ON THEIR VA HEALTH-CARE EXPERIENCES'I was bleeding on the brain, didn't even know about it' | 1:37U.S. Army veteran Emanuel Herrera talks in 2014 and 2016 about his experiences in the Phoenix-area VA...

 
Weak Mexican peso affects families on both side of the border

Weak Mexican peso affects families on both side of the border

At the busy Tap Royal International bus station in Phoenix fluctuations in the peso-dollar exchange rate directly affect passengers traveling back and forth between Arizona and Mexico. “We earn dollars and the peso has lost value so we bring a little...

 

'Let's get it out': Clinton calls on FBI to release info on email investigation

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on the FBI to release "all the information that it has" about the ongoing probe into her use of a private email server after the bureau's director confirmed it was investigating...

Fox News, 20:25 in Politics
 

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