The Latest: Arrieta's no-hit bid ends in 6th, Cubs lead 5-1
The Latest on the World Series (all times Eastern): ___ 9:55 p.m. The Cleveland Indians have finally broken through for a hit against Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta in Game 2. Jason Kipnis, who grew up a huge ...
76ers anthem singer says 'We Matter' shirt got her the bootPHILADELPHIA (AP) ? Philadelphia 76ers national anthem singer Sevyn Streeter says she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey.
Kipnis 6th-inning double ends Arrieta no-hit bid
CLEVELAND (AP) ? Jason Kipnis doubled with one out in the sixth inning, the first hit for the Cleveland Indians against Chicago Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night.
Humanity decimating planetary wildlife
On current trends, stocks of global wildlife could plunge two-thirds by 2020, an annual decline of two percent, conservation group WWF and the Zoological Society of London warned in their joint biennial Living Planet report. "This should be a wake-up call to marshal efforts to promote the recovery of these populations," said Ken Norris, director of science at the Zoological Society of London.
Strong twin quakes rock central Italy
Two strong earthquakes rocked central Italy on Wednesday, toppling buildings and injuring dozens of people according to initial reports, two months after a devastating tremor killed nearly 300 in the same region. The first 5.5 magnitude quake sent people running out of their houses, likely saving lives when the second, more destructive, 6.1 magnitude one struck two hours later. Several dozen people were treated for light injuries or shock, civil protection chief Fabrizio Curcio told a late night press conference, but no serious injuries had been reported.
The Latest: Navy sends ship to see if Chinese sailor on boatHONOLULU (AP) ? The Latest on the search for a missing Chinese mariner (all times local):
US Coast Guard in Hawaii searching for Chinese mariner
The Latest: Trump again criticizes Mosul battle plan
Curves rule the Lagos catwalk
Karl Lagerfeld once sniffed that "no one wants to see curvy women" on the runway, but a wave of Nigerian designers are proving him wrong. The opening night of Lagos and Fashion Design Week on Wednesday featured five designers showcasing plus-size collections in a defiant celebration of all things curvy. "Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but if he was in Africa, he probably wouldn't make that statement," designer Aisha Abubakar Achonu told AFP backstage.
Trump: I'll run America like my business. Clinton: Let's not
His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesday. Taking a break from battleground states, he made the case at ...