Girls avoid injury in nation’s last tackle powder puff game

May 28th, 2016

In this May 25, 2016 photo, Jupiter High senior Caitlin Walsh participates in a drill during a practice at the school in Jupiter, Fla. The nation's last tackle powderpuff football game, which will be played at the Florida school Friday night. (AP Photo/Terry Spencer)JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The girls of Jupiter High School proved their point Friday night, at least for now — that they can play tackle football as safely as boys and have as much fun.


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Trump backs out of Sanders debate

May 28th, 2016

Donald Trump has rescinded his offer to have a televised debate with Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders.

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Spain: Cave art trove found 1,000 feet underground

May 27th, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Spanish archaeologists say they have discovered an exceptional set of Paleolithic-era cave drawings that could rank among the best in a country that already boasts some of the world’s most important cave art.

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Turkish fury at US commando photos

May 27th, 2016

Turkey calls the US “two-faced” over images appearing to show US commandos in northern Syria wearing Kurdish militia insignia

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Rapper facing charges in T.I. concert shooting

May 27th, 2016

Authorities stand outside Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square in New York after a shooting Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Police say several were injured in a deadly shooting inside the concert venue, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform. (AP Photo/Dana Schimmel)NEW YORK (AP) — A rapper who police say was seen on surveillance footage firing a gun inside a crowded New York City concert venue is facing attempted murder and weapons charges.


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Trump wins enough backers for nomination

May 27th, 2016

The US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the party’s presidential nomination.

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‘Shield’ actor Michael Jace won’t take stand in murder trial

May 26th, 2016

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2012 file photo, actor Michael Jace appears in Los Angeles. Jace's 10-year-old son testified, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, that he heard his father tell his mother that she should run to heaven before shooting her twice. The actor best known for playing a police officer on the FX series "The Shield" is charged with shooting his wife to death in their Los Angeles home on May 19, 2014 and faces 50 years to life in prison if convicted. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on television says he will not testify in his own defense in a murder case filed after he fatally shot his wife two years ago.


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Trump ‘wins enough for nomination’

May 26th, 2016

Donald Trump wins enough delegates to secure the Republican presidential nomination at the July convention, according to a count by the Associated Press.

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UK business investment falls ahead of EU referendum

May 26th, 2016

Workers are seen in office windows in the financial district of Canary Wharf in LondonBusiness investment in Britain fell in annual terms for the first time in three years in the first quarter amid uncertainty around a vote on the country's European Union membership. The Office for National Statistics confirmed the economy slowed in the January-March period, rising by a quarterly 0.4 percent as expected in a Reuters poll, and the data showed consumers continued to drive the economy. Business investment fell by 0.4 percent year-on-year in the first quarter after rising 3.0 percent in the fourth quarter of last year.


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US states oppose transgender edict

May 26th, 2016

Eleven US states file a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s recent efforts to expand the rights of transgender students.

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