Saturday, February 6, 2016

Nation and World

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said Saturday.
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) - Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake...
CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) - Michigan authorities have charged a former "Survivor" contestant with possessing child pornography and running...
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory committee voted Saturday to sideline one of its members, a high-profile abuse...
NEW YORK (AP) - It may take weeks to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A shooting at a strip club early Saturday morning in Tampa, Florida, left one person dead, seven injured and police...
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing two high-rise residential...
NEW YORK (AP) - A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday,...
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people from a residential high-rise complex that...
MOSCOW - Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill I of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba for the first time next Friday as part of an effort to heal a schism that has divided Christianity between East and West for nearly 1,000 years.
A story Friday on new Philadelphia poet laureate Yolanda Wisher misstated the day on which Mayor Kenney would announce her appointment. The event took place Friday.
Can a neurosurgeon who evaluates pro football players for concussion be a fan of the game? Yes, he can, said M. Sean Grady, chair of neurosurgery at Penn Medicine. Grady is one of six Penn neurosurgeons who have worked on the sidelines during Eagles home games as independent experts paid by the NFL.
When: 8 p.m. Saturday TV: ABC Where: St. Anselm College, Manchester, N.H. Candidates: Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Gov. Christie, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich
CONCORD, N.H. - Gov. Christie picked up the endorsement Friday of Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, a popular Republican from just south of the state that will host the first presidential primary Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two small planes collided over the ocean just outside Los Angeles Harbor and plunged into the water Friday, prompting a massive search by dozens of boats and divers. As darkness fell there was no sign of survivors.
BOSTON (AP) - A winter storm packing heavy, wet snow gave New England its first real taste of winter Friday, toppling trees and knocking out power to more than 180,000 customers and threatening to cover some spots a foot deep.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A former commanding officer could be dismissed from the Navy over numerous misconduct allegations after a night of heavy drinking with his crew while he was in charge of the guided missile cruiser the USS Anzio.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An exclusive private school in Indianapolis is under scrutiny over how it handled the allegations that a coach who led the high school boys basketball team to back-to-back state titles sent sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old female student. Court documents say Park Tudor School officials notified the state child welfare agency the same day the coach quit, but also allowed him to temporarily keep a school computer.