Allen's TD helps No. 1 Alabama overpower No. 6 Aggies, 33-14
Iraq forces in fierce Kirkuk clashes with IS
Security forces battled for a second day Saturday with Islamic State group gunmen who infiltrated Kirkuk in a brazen raid that rattled Iraq as it ramped up an offensive to retake Mosul. A toxic cloud released by a fire IS militants started at a sulphur plant south of Mosul earlier this week killed at least two civilians and forced some US service members to wear masks. A day after the shock attack on the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk, jihadist snipers and suspected suicide bombers were still at large, prompting Baghdad to send reinforcements.
No. 12 West Virginia tops TCU, keeps improving defense
AT&T is reportedly in talks to buy Time Warner for $80B
Grab some popcorn ? AT&T wants to take you to the movies. At least that's the word on Wall Street after several reports citing unnamed sources said the giant phone company is in advanced talks to buy Time ...
Pop stars and fast cars: Taylor Swift plays Formula OneAUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? With their red, white and blue tutus and Taylor Swift t-shirts, Rachel Emling and Mikala Crews were everything Formula One wanted at the U.S. Grand Prix: young fans who would travel across the country for a mix of pop stars and fast cars.
Dozens of demonstrators arrested at North Dakota pipeline
(Reuters) - More than 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday after clashing with police near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, which said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators. The 83 protesters were arrested near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline on numerous charges ranging from assault on a peace officer to rioting and criminal trespass, the Morton County Sheriff's department said in a statement. Law enforcement was alerted early Saturday morning to an SUV on private property near the pipeline construction site and found that four men had attached themselves to the vehicle, according to the sheriff's department.
Cubs could get Schwarber back if they reach World Series
Ex-Guantanamo detainee ends hunger strike, to leave Uruguay: activists
A former Guantanamo inmate resettled in Uruguay who went on hunger strike to demand relocation to another country has dropped his protest after receiving an offer, activists said Saturday. Syrian Jihad Diyab, who began his hunger strike more than two months ago, ended his protest and will travel to a new country, the group Vigilia por Diyab (Diyab Watch) announced, without specifying which country. "After 68 days on hunger strike, Jihan Diyab's quest for his right to family reunification has reached a middle stage... with his health now a very serious issue, he received an offer to travel," the group said in a statement, adding that the 45-year-old is now on limited feeding.
Venezuela braces for turbulence after recall is stalled
Colombia airline resumes Caracas flights after scareColombia's flagship airline briefly grounded all flights to Caracas after a Venezuela air force plane flew close to a passenger jet, but the company said Saturday it was resuming service following clarifications ...