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Hawaii officials say missile alert was a mistake

A morning alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic Saturday was a mistake, state emergency officials said. The emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones shortly after 8 a.m, said in all capital letters, "Ballistic missile...
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Stanley Cup playoffs: Lightning beat Devils to advance to second round
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:20:00 +0200
Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning are moving on in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Kucherov scored his 27th career postseason goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 26 shots as the top seed in the Eastern Conference beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on...
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NBA playoffs: 76ers outlast Heat to take 3-1 series lead
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:15:00 +0200
Ben Simmons had the first playoff triple-double by a rookie in nearly 40 years, JJ Redick scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to move within a victory of the second round. The 76ers lead the Eastern...
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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to miss Game 4 against Warriors
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:05:00 +0200
Gregg Popovich won't coach the San Antonio Spurs in their possible series finale against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death of his wife. Spurs assistant Ettore Messina coached San Antonio in Game 3 and will again Sunday afternoon. Erin...
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Why India's rape crisis is getting worse under Narendra Modi
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:35:00 +0200
An 8-year-old Muslim girl was locked in a Hindu shrine, drugged, gang-raped for several days and bludgeoned to death with a stone. As if the January killing in northern India weren’t horrifying enough, lawyers and right-wing Hindus this month marched...
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LAFC rallies from two-goal deficit for 5-3 victory over Impact
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:05:00 +0200
LAFC completed its six-game road trip to open the MLS season by erasing a two-goal deficit at halftime to defeat the Montreal Impact 5-3 at Stade Saputo on Saturday. The Impact led 3-1 at halftime thanks for a hat trick by Ignacio Piatti. LAFC missed...
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Chargers explore all their options when scouting for a quarterback of the future
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:55:00 +0200
It’s the most important decision a NFL team will make. Who will be our quarterback, and how are we going to find him? If you have one, you’re on the hunt for the next one. If you need one, you’re in a free-fall until you find one. “With the quarterback...
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Colin Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching' by police when accepting Amnesty International award
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:20:00 +0200
Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. Onetime San Francisco 49ers...
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U.S. is tied 1-1 with France in Fed Cup semifinals
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 21:30:00 +0200
Kristina Mladenovic rallied to beat CoCo Vandeweghe 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 and draw France level with defending champion United States in their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday in Aix-en-Provence. The 20th-ranked Mladenovic dropped serve five times but broke No....
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Barbara Bush remembered at funeral for her grit, grace and humor
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:15:00 +0200
Barbara Pierce Bush was laid to rest Saturday by the political clan she built, including the husband and son she helped reach the presidency, remembered for the strength of character and wit that made her one of the most popular first ladies in U.S. history....
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Three up, three down: Bartolo Colon is back, Bryan Price paid the price for Reds' failures
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:45:00 +0200
THREE UP Bart Man: The roly-poly Bartolo Colon might be baseball’s most joyful sight, guiding 88-mph fastballs to the corners of the strike zone and frustrating opposing batters. Colon’s career appeared done last year, when no one pitched more innings...
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Investigators enter Syria's Duma, 11 days after suspected chemical weapons attack killed dozens
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:40:00 +0200
Almost two weeks after a suspected chemical weapons attack killed almost 40 people in Syria, a team of experts arrived Saturday at one of the sites of the alleged attack in the city of Duma. “Early on April 21, a special OPCW [Organization for the Prohibition...
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Colin Kaepernick receives award from Amnesty International for peaceful protests against racial inequality
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:45:00 +0200
Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality. The former San Francisco 49ers star was handed...
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Rafael Nadal dominates Grigor Dimitrov to advance to Monte Carlo Masters final
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:25:00 +0200
Rafael Nadal remained on course for a record 31st Masters title after beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 in the Monte Carlo semifinals on Saturday. Nadal shares the Masters record with Novak Djokovic, whose 30 wins include two here. The top-ranked Nadal...
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NBA fines Heat's Justise Winslow $15,000 for stepping on Joel Embiid's mask
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:55:00 +0200
Miami's Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid's facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series. Winslow intentionally stepped on Embiid's mask after it had fallen onto the court with...
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U.S. takes 1-0 lead over France in Fed Cup semifinals
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:40:00 +0200
Sloane Stephens fought hard to beat Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (3), 7-5 to give defending champion United States a 1-0 lead against France in the Fed Cup semifinals on Saturday in Aix-en-Provence. The U.S. Open champion saved five set points serving at 5-4...
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