Squalid Libya migrant camps in spotlight at EU-Africa summit
National / Politics

Squalid Libya migrant camps in spotlight at EU-Africa summit

  ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — European Union and African leaders pledged Wednesday to do more to help thousands of migrants stranded in squalid detention centers in Libya, the main jumping-off point for desperate people setting out in unseaworthy boats in search of better lives in Europe. While youth and development are the main themes … Continue reading

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Michigan sports doctor pleads guilty to assaulting gymnasts
Sports / U.S. News

Michigan sports doctor pleads guilty to assaulting gymnasts

  CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A disgraced Michigan sports doctor who admits he sexually assaulted female gymnasts and possessed child pornography pleaded guilty Wednesday in a third criminal case, acknowledging that he molested girls who sought treatment for injuries. Larry Nassar, who worked at Michigan State University and at USA Gymnastics, said he molested girls … Continue reading

Trump retweets videos purporting to show violence by Muslims
Local / Politics / U.S. News

Trump retweets videos purporting to show violence by Muslims

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump retweeted a string of inflammatory videos Wednesday that purported to show violence being committed by Muslims, drawing quick condemnation from civil rights groups who said the president was fanning anti-Muslim sentiment just as he did during his presidential campaign. Trump retweeted videos from Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of … Continue reading

Carrie Underwood, Paisley celebrating a decade as CMA hosts
Arts/Entertainment / Celebrities

Carrie Underwood, Paisley celebrating a decade as CMA hosts

  Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are celebrating their 10-year anniversary — as hosts of the Country Music Association Awards. The duo has hosted the show consecutively since 2008, and they return Wednesday for the 2017 CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. While Underwood and Paisley plan to tell jokes, watch performances … Continue reading