Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident
Protests remain peaceful outside Charlotte Panthers NFL game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) ? Nightly protests have shaken the city of Charlotte since the shooting death of a black man by police last week, but Sunday's NFL game between the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings managed to open without interruption.
Syrian poet Adonis says poetry 'can save Arab world'
Noted Syrian poet Adonis, whose name surfaces regularly as a top contender for the Nobel literature prize, says religious fanaticism is "destroying the heart of the Arab world", but sees salvation in poetry. "I'd never seen a car, electricity or a telephone till I was 13.
Bosnian Serbs vote in referendum banned by top court
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) ? Bosnian Serbs on Sunday voted in a referendum banned by the country's constitutional court, risking Western sanctions against their autonomous region and criminal charges against their leaders.
Vikings stop Newton, snap Panthers' home win streak 22-10
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) ? Sam Bradford threw a touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph, Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a score and the Minnesota Vikings snapped the Carolina Panthers' 14-game home winning streak 22-10 on Sunday.
Europe beats Sweden 3-2 in OT, advances to World Cup finals
Protest goes peacefully outside Panthers game
U.S. slams Russian 'barbarism' in Syria, Moscow says peace almost impossibleBy Michelle Nichols and Yara Bayoumy UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States on Sunday called Russia's action in Syria "barbarism," not counter-terrorism, while Moscow's U.N. envoy said ending the war "is almost an impossible task now" as Syrian government forces, backed by Moscow, bombed the city of Aleppo. The United Nations Security Council met on Sunday at the request of the United States, Britain and France to discuss the escalation of fighting in Aleppo following the announcement on Thursday of an offensive by the Syrian army to retake the city.
Notre Dame fires defensive coordinator after 1-3 start
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) ? Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder on Sunday, hours after an embarrassing 38-35 home loss to Duke dropped the Fighting Irish ? who started the season ranked No. 10 ? to 1-3.
Baseball world mourns boating death of Miami Marlins star Fernandez
By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez, one of the most dominant pitchers in Major League Baseball and a hero to Miami's Cuban community, was killed in a boating crash early on Sunday in Florida, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Fernandez, who as a teenager survived harrowing conditions at sea as he fled Cuba to start a new life in the United States, was one of three men killed when a 32-foot boat collided with a rocky jetty off Miami Beach, the Coast Guard said.