Newspaper: Man given clemency in murder case faces new probeSat, 25 Jun 2016 02:59:33 -0400BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) â The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that a Montana man who was granted clemency by the governor after he spent three decades behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit is now under investigation on allegations that he asked a female to perform sex acts.
China cuts contact with Taiwan liaison body over TsaiSat, 25 Jun 2016 02:58:09 -0400BEIJING (AP) â Beijing said Saturday it had cut off contact between the main China-Taiwan liaison bodies because of President Tsai Ing-wen's refusal to endorse the concept of a single Chinese nation, marking a ratcheting-up of pressure on the new Taiwanese leader.
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:56:27 -0400YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) â Pope Francis demanded Saturday that the world never forget the victims of the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians at the country's imposing genocide memorial, hours after drawing a standing ovation from his hosts when he declared the slaughter a planned "genocide" aimed at annihilating an entire people.
New Hampshire woman drops defamation suit against Bill CosbySat, 25 Jun 2016 02:44:36 -0400SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) â A 72-year-old New Hampshire woman who says Bill Cosby raped her in 1965 has withdrawn her civil defamation lawsuit against the comedian after a federal judge had allowed the case to move forward.
Democrats approved platform draft with Sanders' imprintSat, 25 Jun 2016 02:29:47 -0400ST. LOUIS (AP) â Democrats approved a draft of the party platform early Saturday that includes steps to break up large Wall Street banks, advocates for a $15 an hour wage and urges the abolition of the death penalty, reflecting the influence of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign.
Trans-Atlantic Trend? Trump sees UK vote as validationSat, 25 Jun 2016 02:29:21 -0400WASHINGTON (AP) â Britain's stunning vote to bolt from the European Union sent political tremors across the Atlantic, fueling Donald Trump's confidence that frustrated U.S. voters will back similarly sweeping change and rattling Democrats who are banking on Americans ultimately choosing a more conventional leader in Hillary Clinton.
LEADING OFF: Reyes return to New York? Garza boosts BrewersSat, 25 Jun 2016 02:27:06 -0400A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
Experts: weak launch in Britain for DraftKingsSat, 25 Jun 2016 02:25:03 -0400BOSTON (AP) â A bid to grow daily fantasy sports overseas doesn't appear to be gaining much traction as the industry fights for survival on its home front.
Bernie Worrell, masterful P-Funk keyboardist, dead at 72Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:08:15 -0400NEW YORK (AP) â Bernie Worrell, the ingenious "Wizard of Woo" whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died.
Crowds, tight security expected for Cincinnati pride paradeSat, 25 Jun 2016 02:04:30 -0400CINCINNATI (AP) â Organizers expect big crowds and authorities plan tight security for Cincinnati's parade and festival events celebrating Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.