Redskins QB Alex Smith released from hospital, back home

Washington quarterback Alex Smith has been released from the hospital following multiple surgeries to his broken right leg. His wife, Elizabeth Smith, posted an update on Instagram on Sunday morning and said she was grateful to have her husband home. She wrote, “HOME…This last month has been a difficult ride. Our family is beyond happy … Continue reading Redskins QB Alex Smith released from hospital, back home

LIVERPOOL, England | Shaqiri double earns Liverpool 3-1 win over Man United

LIVERPOOL, England — Substitute Xherdan Shaqiri scored two goals from deflected shots to help Liverpool beat fierce rival Manchester United 3-1 and lift his team back atop the Premier League on Sunday. Days after keeping Liverpool in the Champions League with a stunning late save against Napoli, Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker made a dreadful mistake … Continue reading LIVERPOOL, England | Shaqiri double earns Liverpool 3-1 win over Man United

The Latest: Vikings off to good start with Stefanski

The Latest on NFL’s Week 15 (all times local): Interim Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski has sure quickly settled in to his new role as the play caller. The Vikings have scored touchdowns on each of their first three possessions against Miami. Kirk Cousins threw a 13-yard TD pass to Stefon Diggs. Dalvin Cook … Continue reading The Latest: Vikings off to good start with Stefanski

RALEIGH, N.C. | After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP candidate

RALEIGH, N.C.  — Legislation quickly passed by North Carolina’s lawmakers this week would prepare a path for Republicans to dump their nominee in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations. “I think (legislators are) worried that Mark Harris might be damaged goods and they want to have the opportunity to have a … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. | After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP candidate

WASHINGTON | Trump says he’ll review murder case against ex-Army commando

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will be “reviewing” the case of a former U.S. Army commando being charged with murder, raising questions about the possibility he could jeopardize the ongoing military legal proceedings. Trump tweeted that “at the request of many” he will examine allegations that Mathew Golsteyn hunted down and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he’ll review murder case against ex-Army commando

WASHINGTON | White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

WASHINGTON— The White House on Sunday pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it. “We will do whatever is necessary to build the border wall to stop this … Continue reading WASHINGTON | White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

BRUSSELS | Police, anti-migration protesters clash at EU headquarters

BRUSSELS — Police fired tear gas and water cannons on demonstrators who had congregated around the European Union‘s headquarters in Brussels after marching against a new United Nations migration pact. About 5,000 people gathered on Sunday for the march that local authorities initially banned for fear of violence. Belgium’s high court overturned the ban, citing … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Police, anti-migration protesters clash at EU headquarters

MOSCOW | Kremlin candidate wins in repeated vote in Russia’s Far East

MOSCOW — Russians living in the far eastern region of Primorsky Krai elected a Kremlin-backed candidate for governor on Sunday after a previous election was thrown out due to voting fraud. Local election officials said the acting governor of the region, Oleg Kozhemyako, won 61.4 percent of the votes after 95 percent of the ballots … Continue reading MOSCOW | Kremlin candidate wins in repeated vote in Russia’s Far East