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DHAKA, Bangladesh | Bangladesh votes as iron-lady PM seeks 3rd straight term

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Voting began Sunday in Bangladesh’s contentious parliamentary elections, seen as a referendum on what critics call Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina‘s increasingly authoritarian rule. Hasina’s main rival is former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, the leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, deemed ineligible by a court from running for office because she is … Continue reading DHAKA, Bangladesh | Bangladesh votes as iron-lady PM seeks 3rd straight term

BALTIMORE  | 6 injured due to jet bridge ‘equipment failure’ at airport

BALTIMORE  — Officials say six people have been injured after an “equipment failure” involving a jet bridge at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The airport tweeted Saturday night that six people had been taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries due to the incident at Gate E-10. A jet bridge is the hallway structure leading … Continue reading BALTIMORE  | 6 injured due to jet bridge ‘equipment failure’ at airport

WASHINGTON  | Wizards beat Hornets 130-126, lose Wall for season

WASHINGTON  — Trevor Ariza scored 24 points and was one of seven Washington players in double figures as the Wizards defeated the Charlotte Hornets 130-126 on Saturday amid news five-time All-Star guard John Wall will have season-ending surgery. Thomas Bryant added 21 points and 10 rebounds and Ariza had nine assists and seven rebounds for … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Wizards beat Hornets 130-126, lose Wall for season

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Florida sheriff makes changes after Parkland school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The sheriff of a Florida county where a gunman killed 17 students and staff at a high school has outlined steps his agency has taken in response to the Feb. 14 massacre. Broward Sheriff Scott Israel sent a letter Wednesday to the state commission investigating the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Florida sheriff makes changes after Parkland school shooting

NEW ORLEANS | Harden scores 41, Rockets beat Pelicans 108-104

NEW ORLEANS — James Harden scored 41 points, becoming the first NBA player since Oscar Robertson to record at least 35 points and five assists in seven consecutive games, to power the Houston Rockets to a 108-104 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. Harden had 26 points in the first half and … Continue reading NEW ORLEANS | Harden scores 41, Rockets beat Pelicans 108-104

The Latest: Alabama in control, leads Oklahoma 31-10

The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 9:50 p.m. The first half of the Orange Bowl was all Alabama. Tua Tagovailoa completed 15 of 17 passes for 224 yards and two touchdowns, Damien Harris ran for a pair of touchdowns and the Crimson Tide took … Continue reading The Latest: Alabama in control, leads Oklahoma 31-10

PYONGYANG, North Korea | World’s tallest empty hotel lit up with N. Korean propaganda

PYONGYANG, North Korea — The 105-story Ryugyong Hotel has long been a blot on the Pyongyang skyline. The world’s tallest unoccupied building has towered over North Korea’s capital since 1987, a grand but empty pyramid entirely dark except for the lone aircraft warning light at its top. Outsiders saw the unfinished building as the epitome … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | World’s tallest empty hotel lit up with N. Korean propaganda

The Latest: Oklahoma cuts into Alabama lead with field goal

The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 9:30 p.m. The runaway Orange Bowl isn’t exactly a runaway anymore. Austin Seibert’s 26-yard field goal with 7:30 left in the first half has drawn Oklahoma within 28-10 of Alabama in the Orange Bowl. That’s 10 straight points … Continue reading The Latest: Oklahoma cuts into Alabama lead with field goal