June
23
2017

State of emergency declared after teens die in apparent suicide pact

A state of emergency has been declared after three 12-year-old girls killed themselves – a year after 11 children attempted to take their lives in a nearby town. Jenera Roundsky texted a friend to say goodbye before her body was found by another child near an outdoor hockey rink in Wapekeka First Nation in Canada…

June
23
2017

Woman admits she demanded pre-labor dose of meth, heroin

CONCORD, N.H. – A New Hampshire woman in labor who demanded that a friend inject her with heroin and methamphetamine has pleaded guilty to reckless conduct and has been sentenced to a year in jail. Police in Concord arrested 29-year-old Felicia Farruggia, of Concord, about six months after her son was born in September. He…

June
23
2017

Australia to send spy planes to help Philippines fight militants

Australia agreed on Friday to send two surveillance planes to help the Philippines tackle Islamist rebels, as jets and artillery pounded militant positions in a southern town held for more than a month by Islamic State loyalists. The Philippines accepted the offer of two AP-3C Orion aircraft for reconnaissance to pinpoint locations of Maute group…

June
23
2017

NBA draft’s complete: First-round pick-by-pick analysis

Here’s a pick-by-pick analysis of all the first-round selections in Thursday’s NBA draft: 1. 76ers Markelle Fultz, G, Washington The Process finally has arrived in Philadelphia, and it comes in the form of a young Big Three, featuring the uber-talented Fultz and young big men Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. No more tanking, Sixers. 2….

June
23
2017

NBA draft’s complete: First-round pick-by-pick analysis

Here’s a pick-by-pick analysis of all the first-round selections in Thursday’s NBA draft: 1. 76ers Markelle Fultz, G, Washington The Process finally has arrived in Philadelphia, and it comes in the form of a young Big Three, featuring the uber-talented Fultz and young big men Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. No more tanking, Sixers. 2….

June
23
2017

These are the six best ways to cure a hangover

Hit the sauce a bit too hard? Feel as sick as a small hospital? If you’re struggling to cope with a hangover then look no further as we’ve asked the experts to reveal their top tips to make you feel human again. How can I cure a hangover? Rehydrate Booze can make you expel up…

June
23
2017

Right now Masahiro Tanaka is the Yankees’ ace in name only

There was a time when a stinker like the one the Yankees delivered Thursday night against the Angels could be downplayed because Masahiro Tanaka was getting the ball for the next game. That feeling no longer is part of the Yankees’ psyche because the former ace is in the middle of a pitcher’s nightmare that…

June
23
2017

Car bomb kills at least 11, wounds 20 in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan — A powerful car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday killed 11 people and wounded 20, officials said. The explosion near the police chief’s office in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, was powerful enough that it was heard across the city, shattering windows of…

June
23
2017

D’Angelo Russell’s maturity not a concern for Nets GM

Now that the Nets’ trade for D’Angelo Russell finally is official, they can weigh in on the addition of their young building block. And general manager Sean Marks insisted he’s more interested in tapping the former No. 2 pick’s talent than worrying about the 21-year-old’s purported immaturity. “When you’re able to get a talent like…

June
23
2017

D’Angelo Russell’s maturity not a concern for Nets GM

Now that the Nets’ trade for D’Angelo Russell finally is official, they can weigh in on the addition of their young building block. And general manager Sean Marks insisted he’s more interested in tapping the former No. 2 pick’s talent than worrying about the 21-year-old’s purported immaturity. “When you’re able to get a talent like…