Rios’ late goal lifts Charlotte over Vancouver 2-1

CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) – Daniel Rios scored on a tap in the 85th minute to send Charlotte FC to a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday. Vancouver (3-7-2) took a 1-0 lead just two minutes into the game when Tosaint Ricketts took advantage of a miscue by Christian Fuchs in the penalty area … Read more

6 injured when bull escapes from Northern California rodeo arena

RESCUE, Calif. (AP) — Several people were injured when a bull jumped a fence and escaped from an arena during a popular rodeo in Northern California, authorities said. The breakout happened on Friday during the final leg of the Redding Rodeo’s bull riding, the Redding Rodeo Association said on Facebook. The bull jumped a fence … Read more

No charge against cop who killed man at school in North Dakota

MOTT, ND (AP) – A sheriff’s deputy will not be charged with killing a man at a small North Dakota public school after the man refused an order to leave the building and fought with the deputy. The Hettinger County sheriff said prosecutors declined to charge the deputy after the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal … Read more

Iranian Revolutionary Guard member is shot dead in Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – A senior member of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps was killed on Sunday outside his home in Tehran by unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle, state television reported, providing few details about the attack. The two attackers shot Colonel Hassan Sayad Khodayari five times in his car in the heart of the … Read more

Iraqi court postpones smuggling case against Briton, German

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi court on Sunday postponed the trial of two European tourists charged with antiquities smuggling after their lawyers claimed more information was needed about the ancient shards found in their possession. German Volker Waldman’s defense team filed a motion with the court, saying there was insufficient information about the value of … Read more

Biden says monkey pox cases are something to be ‘concerned about’

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden said on Sunday that recent cases of monkeypox identified in Europe and the United States are “something to be concerned about.” In his first public comments about the disease, Biden added, “It’s a concern because it would have consequences if it spread.” The president was asked about … Read more

Albanian elected Australia’s leader in complex poll results

SYDNEY, Australia (AP) – Australians woke up Sunday to a new prime minister in Anthony Albanese, the center-left Labor Party leader whose ascension to the country’s top job by being raised in social housing by a single mother on a disability pension. to reflect the changed structure of the country today. The 59-year-old career politician, … Read more

Colorado snowstorm in late spring lays out power for 210,000

DENVER (AP) — A late spring snowstorm in Colorado dumped several inches into the Denver metro area on Saturday, knocking out electricity for about 210,000 customers, officials said. The wet snow weighed on tree branches and caused them to fall on power lines, the KUSA television station reported. Much more snow fell in the mountainous … Read more

Early Voting Stops Epicenter From Winning Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maybe extra rest isn’t so bad for a racehorse after all. In the Preakness Stakes held without the winner of the Kentucky Derby because the owner felt Rich Strike needed more time off after his 80-1 upset, Early Voting confirmed a bold decision to skip the Derby and aim for the second … Read more

Russia: It’s time to stop Turkey’s aid to Syrian rebels

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Russia’s deputy UN ambassador says he sees no reason to continue delivering humanitarian aid from Turkey to rebel-occupied northwestern Syria, accusing the West and the United Nations of insufficient efforts to deliver aid from Damascus and failure to fund “early recovery projects” to improve the lives of millions of Syrians. Dmitry … Read more