WARSAW, Poland | Poland moves closer to creating museum on Warsaw ghetto

WARSAW, Poland — A museum dedicated to the Jews who suffered in the Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi Germany’s occupation of Poland came closer to reality Friday when a key to the buildings it is expected to inhabit changed hands. Plans call for the Warsaw Ghetto Museum to be housed in a former children’s hospital that … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland moves closer to creating museum on Warsaw ghetto

NEW YORK | Dunham shutting down online feminist newsletter

NEW YORK  — Lena Dunham is shutting down her online feminist newsletter. The author and creator of “Girls” announced Friday that the publication she co-founded three years ago, Lenny , had reached its “final chapter.” In a message to readers, Dunham wrote that there was “no one reason” for the decision and said she was … Continue reading NEW YORK | Dunham shutting down online feminist newsletter

NAIROBI, Kenya | Keino says charges against him dropped, has been released

NAIROBI, Kenya — Running great Kip Keino said Friday that charges against him in a Kenyan Olympic corruption case have been dropped and he has been released. The honorary IOC member tells The Associated Press that he still needs to appear in court on Tuesday — with speculation that he may now be a witness … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Keino says charges against him dropped, has been released

SINGAPORE | Osaka drawn with 2 other Grand Slam champions at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE— U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka was drawn in the same group as Angelique Kerber, Sloane Stephens and Kiki Bertens for her debut appearance at the WTA Finals in Singapore. Karolina Pliskova, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova and Elina Svitolina are in the other group for the end-of-season tournament starting on Sunday. Top-ranked Simona … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Osaka drawn with 2 other Grand Slam champions at WTA Finals

Louisiana News: NEW ORLEANS, Mandeville Couple Sentenced for Violations of Federal Gun Control Act

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that CHRISTOPHER MAZUR, age 34, and REBECCA COMSTOCK, age 37, were sentenced yesterday after pleading guilty to violations of the Federal Gun Control Act. According to court documents, MAZUR unlawfully possessed 10 firearms and 2,825 rounds of ammunition. COMSTOCK made false statements to a federally … Continue reading Louisiana News: NEW ORLEANS, Mandeville Couple Sentenced for Violations of Federal Gun Control Act

Louisiana News: Minnesota Man, ERIC EDWARD ARMSTRONG Pleads Guilty of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ERIC EDWARD ARMSTRONG, age 31, of Anoka, Minnesota, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Court Judge Barry W. Ashe to one count of failure to register as a sex offender under the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). ARMSTRONG faces a maximum … Continue reading Louisiana News: Minnesota Man, ERIC EDWARD ARMSTRONG Pleads Guilty of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

NYON, Switzerland | UEFA fines Man United, warns Mourinho for bad timekeeping

NYON, Switzerland— UEFA has fined Manchester United 15,000 euros ($17,250) and warned coach Jose Mourinho after the team was late to arrive for a Champions League home game and then late for the delayed kickoff. Mourinho blamed police in Manchester for the team’s arrival at Old Trafford only 45 minutes before a scheduled kickoff against … Continue reading NYON, Switzerland | UEFA fines Man United, warns Mourinho for bad timekeeping

LOUISIANA News: Reserve Man, TRAVIS CARTER Sentenced to 26 Months in Prison for Cocaine Conspiracy

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that TRAVIS CARTER, age 39, of Reserve, was sentenced yesterday for charges relating to narcotics trafficking. CARTER pleaded guilty on January 4, 2018, to conspiring with others to distribute at least 28 grams of cocaine base (“crack”). CARTER also pled guilty to retaliating against a … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Reserve Man, TRAVIS CARTER Sentenced to 26 Months in Prison for Cocaine Conspiracy