Bengals join Panthers in wearing “One Carolina” stickers

The Cincinnati Bengals are joining in support of relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Florence, which has devastated the Carolinas. The Bengals, like the Panthers, will wear stickers that read “One Carolina” on the back of their helmets for Sunday’s game in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Bengals said on Twitter “we send our well … Continue reading Bengals join Panthers in wearing “One Carolina” stickers

WASHINGTON | Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on last details

WASHINGTON  — Plans to hold a high-stakes hearing next week with testimony from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, teetered with uncertainty Sunday as a Senate panel scrambled to resolve potentially make-or-break details, such as potential witnesses who could corroborate her decades-old sexual assault claim. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican on the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on last details

NEW YORK | ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ ticks to No. 1 in theaters

NEW YORK — The gothic family fantasy “A House With a Clock in Its Walls” exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office. Audiences showed considerably less interest in Michael Moore’s Donald Trump-themed documentary, “Fahrenheit 11/9,” than his George W. Bush-themed one. According to studio estimates … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ ticks to No. 1 in theaters

KAUNAS, Lithuania | The Latest: Pope visits ex-KGB headquarters in Lithuania

KAUNAS, Lithuania  — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to the three Baltic nations of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Pope Francis has warned Lithuanians not to forget the suffering of past generations and stay alert to future threats as he visited a museum dedicated to the atrocities committed during a … Continue reading KAUNAS, Lithuania | The Latest: Pope visits ex-KGB headquarters in Lithuania

MALE, Maldives | Maldives voters flock to polls despite political turmoil

MALE, Maldives  — A raid on the opposition’s main campaign office and the specter of U.S. sanctions on government officials did not deter thousands of people from voting Sunday in the Maldives’ presidential election, widely seen as a referendum on the island nation’s young democracy. As officials began tabulating votes after the polls closed at … Continue reading MALE, Maldives | Maldives voters flock to polls despite political turmoil

LONDON | Man arrested at Buckingham Palace with stun gun

LONDON — London police say a man has been arrested at the visitors’ entrance to Buckingham Palace carrying a firearm. Police said Sunday a 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of carrying a stun gun. He is being questioned at a London police station. The man hasn’t been identified or charged. The suspect was detained by … Continue reading LONDON | Man arrested at Buckingham Palace with stun gun

BEIRUT | 2 militant groups reject demilitarized zone in Syria’s Idlib

BEIRUT— Two insurgent groups rejected a deal reached this month between Russia and Turkey to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria’s Idlib region with one saying Sunday that the agreement aims to “bury the revolution.” The rejection by some jihadi groups of the Russia-Turkey deal highlights the problems that the agreement may face in the … Continue reading BEIRUT | 2 militant groups reject demilitarized zone in Syria’s Idlib