Russia has extended the residence permit of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, state media reported Saturday. TASS, a news agency owned by the Russian government, reported that Mr. Snowden's residence permit was automatically extended until June 15 because of "anti-coronavirus measures."
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli police shot dead an unarmed autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday after saying they suspected he was carrying a weapon. The shooting drew broad condemnations and revived complaints alleging excessive force by Israeli security forces. On social media, some compared the shooting to
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is removing his name from the NBA draft and returning to school - just not in Gainesville. A team spokesman said Saturday that Nembhard plans to transfer and will have two years of college eligibility remaining. Stadium first reported Nembhard's intentions.
VIENNA (AP) - The Austrian Health Ministry has approved safety conditions for Austria to host two Formula One Grand Prix races in July. The first 10 races of the season have either been postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but F1 could finally return with back-to-back races at
Roosevelt Taylor, a star safety on the Chicago Bears' 1963 NFL championship team, has died. He was 82. The team said he died Friday but did not provide details. An All-Pro in 1963 when the Bears won the title, Taylor played his first nine NFL seasons with Chicago, 1961-69, appearing
PARIS (AP) - The French soccer leagues were canceled too early under government pressure, a former sports minister claimed Saturday. The top two soccer leagues in men's soccer and the top league in women's soccer ended early, as did the Top 14 rugby league, after Prime Minister Édouard Philippe said
President Donald Trump has announced what he said are “significant actions” regarding U.S. relations with Hong Kong. But the measures are still just a warning, at least for now. He said he would direct his administration to begin eliminating the policies that give the semi-autonomous Chinese territory a distinct trade and legal relationship with the United States. But he didn’t say when. He also mentioned there would be a “few exceptions” but he didn’t take any questions at his announcement...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Kansas election officials are receiving mail ballot applications at a historic rate, already exceeding just five months into the year the total number from the last general election in 2016. Figures from Secretary of State Scott Schwab’s office show that Kansas had processed 57,687 applications as of
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - The Maui County Liquor Control Department has issued a written notice of warning to Maui Brewing Company after an investigation revealed the company violated state law by advertising free hand sanitizer with the sale of liquor. The department released a statement about the notice following its
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - From his office chair in the back-right corner, Jimmy Kimble leaned back and peered through the window into the spacious Republic Services welding complex in South Memphis. The tool-covered warehouse has been his kingdom for most of his life - 55 years to be exact. Friday
President Trump and his allies blamed liberal mayors on Saturday for failing to quell demonstrations and riots in several cities sparked by a case of alleged police brutality. "How come all of these places that defend so poorly are run by Liberal Democrats?" the president tweeted Saturday. "Get tough and
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - In his hour of need, Richard Spalding turned to the other great love of his life: music. He sat at his grand piano and began to play “Vienna, City of My Dreams,” by composer Rudolf Sieczyński. It was his way of thanking the two nurses