Man U manager Mourinho says atmosphere quiet at Old Trafford

MANCHESTER, England/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Jose Mourinho has criticized the atmosphere at “quiet” Old Trafford on Alexis Sanchez’s home debut. The Chile forward, who joined last month from Arsenal, netted the second goal in a 2-0 victory over Huddersfield in the English Premier League on Saturday. Mourinho says “the atmosphere is a bit quiet and there … Continue reading Man U manager Mourinho says atmosphere quiet at Old Trafford

Trump claims memo ‘totally vindicates’ him in Russia probe

WASHINGTON/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo that alleges the FBI abused its surveillance powers during the investigation into his campaign’s possible Russia ties. But the memo also includes revelations that might complicate efforts by Trump and his allies to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry. The … Continue reading Trump claims memo ‘totally vindicates’ him in Russia probe

Southampton moves out of drop zone, deepens West Brom woes

WEST BROMWICH, England/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Southampton moved out of the relegation zone and left West Bromwich Albion in deeper trouble in last place in the English Premier League by winning 3-2 at the Hawthorns on Saturday. Goals from Mario Lemina and Jack Stephens turned the game around for Southampton in the final five minutes of … Continue reading Southampton moves out of drop zone, deepens West Brom woes

Trump seized on what memo could mean even before reading it

WASHINGTON/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Even before he’d read the memo, President Donald Trump seized on what it could mean. The president first learned of the House Intelligence Committee document last month from some Republican allies in Congress and he watched it take hold in the conservative media, including on some of his favorite Fox News programs, … Continue reading Trump seized on what memo could mean even before reading it

Syrian rebels down purported Russian warplane; pilot dead

BEIRUT/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A Russian pilot who ejected from his fighter jet after it was shot down in northwestern Syria on Saturday was killed by militants after he landed alive on the ground and resisted capture by an al-Qaida-linked group, Syrian monitors and a Syrian militant said. Moscow did not confirm the downing of its … Continue reading Syrian rebels down purported Russian warplane; pilot dead

Texas youth prison guards allegedly choked teen unconscious

AUSTIN, Texas/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A Texas youth prison guard asked a teenage inmate if he was “ready to go to sleep” as he and another guard choked him until he lost consciousness, according to prosecutors. Authorities on Thursday arrested four guards at state-run juvenile lockups on charges of official oppression, including one who works at … Continue reading Texas youth prison guards allegedly choked teen unconscious

This week in odd news: Dog found after 10 years; 1-2-3 mom

APOLLO, Pa/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A family has been reunited with its dog 10 years after the dog went missing. Debra Suierveld and her family assumed their dog Abby had died after she ran away in 2008 from their home in Apollo, but decade-old sadness turned to joy on Saturday when Suierveld received word someone had … Continue reading This week in odd news: Dog found after 10 years; 1-2-3 mom

The Latest: 3 Turkish soldiers killed in Afrin operation

BEIRUT/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The Turkish military says two of its soldiers have been killed in Syria and a third was killed on the Turkish side of the border in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militiamen. The military says Saturday’s deaths were related to … Continue reading The Latest: 3 Turkish soldiers killed in Afrin operation