Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues

Published: 2019-06-15 20:56:55 UTC

[Associated Press] ST. LOUIS (AP) — After a half-century of disappointment, even Mother Nature didn't dare spoil the celebration of St. Louis' first-ever Stanley Cup championship.A morning downpour fizzled to...

Democrats favor more access to capital for black businesses

Published: 2019-06-15 20:44:55 UTC

[Associated Press] CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Four Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum Saturday in South Carolina, a state...

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Published: 2019-06-15 20:38:01 UTC

[Associated Press] NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, sending it skidding on the runway before coming to a halt.United Airlines said...

Target hit by nationwide payment outage

Published: 2019-06-15 20:28:15 UTC

[Reuters] Target Corp on Saturday said it was working on a problem that prevented customers in the United States from paying for their purchases.

Off-duty LA cop discharged gun during deadly Costco shooting

Published: 2019-06-15 20:26:17 UTC

[Associated Press] CORONA, Calif. (AP) — An off-duty Los Angeles police officer among three people injured during a shooting inside a Costco Wholesale, killing one person, discharged his firearm inside the store,...

OJ Simpson on Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do.'

Published: 2019-06-15 20:00:22 UTC

[Associated Press] LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."Simpson confirmed the new account...

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro

Published: 2019-06-15 19:59:34 UTC

[Associated Press] BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents,...

Several civilians, dozens of fighters killed in Syria's Idlib

Published: 2019-06-15 19:48:00 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] The Syrian government, backed by Russia, began bombarding the last rebel-held territory of Idlib in April.

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters

Published: 2019-06-15 19:39:05 UTC

[Reuters] Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state.

Could Donor #2065 Be My Father?

Published: 2019-06-15 19:38:23 UTC

[The New York Times] He was an Eagle Scout who had passed calculus and spoke some Mandarin. I was determined to meet him.

Flights resume at Newark after United plane skids off runway, no injuries

Published: 2019-06-15 19:16:36 UTC

[Reuters] Flights were briefly halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said.

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi

Published: 2019-06-15 18:54:58 UTC

[The New York Times] Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s government.

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her

Published: 2019-06-15 18:52:47 UTC

[Associated Press] CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He's outside the dorm. He's at the student center. He's at Starbucks.But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it...

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai

Published: 2019-06-15 18:51:50 UTC

[Reuters] Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday.

United Airlines Flight Skids Off Runway at Newark Airport

Published: 2019-06-15 18:48:00 UTC

[Bloomberg] A United Airlines flight skidded off the runway at Newark Airport and will be towed off the airfield after passengers leave the aircraft, the Federal Aviation ...

Russia's Putin gives China's Xi ice cream on his 66th birthday

Published: 2019-06-15 18:38:22 UTC

[Reuters] Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi ice cream as a present, Chinese state media reported.

Worshippers in safety hats attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire

Published: 2019-06-15 18:35:40 UTC

[Reuters] A small congregation in white hard hats attended mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday, the first service since fire devastated the Gothic landmark two months ago.

Whataburger Majority Stake Sold to Byron Trott’s BDT Capital

Published: 2019-06-15 18:31:00 UTC

[Bloomberg] Byron Trott's BDT Capital Partners LLC bought a majority ownership of Texas staple Whataburger to help the fast-food chain expand, the company said.

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations

Published: 2019-06-15 18:21:21 UTC

[Reuters] Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official Students News Agency ISNA reported.

Notre Dame celebrates 1st Mass since devastating April fire

Published: 2019-06-15 18:17:32 UTC

[Associated Press] PARIS (AP) — The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass since the...

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