Hockey world mourns Humboldt Broncos after tragic bus crash

Hockey world mourns Humboldt Broncos after tragic bus crash

The eyes of Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock blinked back tears Saturday as he tried to express his sorrow for the victims of the Canadian junior hockey team who were killed or injured in a crash Friday night. Canadian police said early Saturday that 15 people were killed and 14 people were injured after […]

Johnny Manziel tosses touchdown in first Spring League game

Johnny Manziel tosses touchdown in first Spring League game

By Demetrio Teniente, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle Updated 9:03 pm, Saturday, April 7, 2018 window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: ‘thumbnails-c’, container: ‘taboola-interstitial-gallery-thumbnails-5’, placement: ‘Interstitial Gallery Thumbnails 5’, target_type: ‘mix’ }); _taboola.push({flush: true}); window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: ‘thumbnails-c’, container: ‘taboola-interstitial-gallery-thumbnails-10’, placement: ‘Interstitial Gallery Thumbnails 10’, target_type: ‘mix’ }); _taboola.push({flush: true}); […]

It's a matter of taSTe with Ford's spruced-up Fiesta

It's a matter of taSTe with Ford's spruced-up Fiesta

‘Tasty option on the supermini menu’: Ford Fiesta It’s a matter of taSTe with Ford’s spruced-up Fiesta Independent.ie When I order fish and chips (sorry the topic of food never seems to be far away from me these days) or a steak (and chips) or a plain sandwich, I don’t want a whole load of […]

Dog Attacks On Postmen Happen A Lot In Cleveland

Dog Attacks On Postmen Happen A Lot In Cleveland

CLEVELAND, OH — Cleveland is one of the nation’s leaders for dog attacks on U.S. Postal Service workers. While less dog attacks happened last year overall both in Cleveland and in the nation, the number of attacks remain staggeringly high, according to a new report from the agency. The USPS, which released its findings on […]

How the crisis in the Gulf could spread to East Africa

How the crisis in the Gulf could spread to East Africa

Image copyright Mary Harper A crisis in the Gulf has had an unexpected consequence – a rush to build ports all down the Somali coast. But, as Mary Harper writes, some fear it could tear the Horn of Africa apart. Somaliland’s port town of Berbera is sleepy and somewhat scruffy. Paintings of fish, crabs and […]

Syrians in Douma 'suffocating' amid accusations of toxic gas use

Syrians in Douma 'suffocating' amid accusations of toxic gas use

At least 11 people were left struggling to breathe on Saturday after air strikes on Syria’s rebel town of Douma, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said, as rescuers alleged that toxic gases were used. Syrian state media quickly denied that troops had deployed chemical weapons on Douma, the last opposition-held town in […]

Safeguarding Iran Nuclear Deal: A Blueprint for Europe

Safeguarding Iran Nuclear Deal: A Blueprint for Europe

As the future of the Iran nuclear deal looks increasingly uncertain, European diplomats are hard pressed to find solutions that balance US President Donald Trump’s demands to “fix” the accord with Iranian expectations.In the face of renewed US sanctions, the question now is how far can and should Europe go to preserve the agreement?The latest […]

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 8-14

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 8-14

Here are some stars celebrating a birthday this week: April 8: Comedian Shecky Greene is 92. Original Mouseketeer Darlene Gillespie is 77. Singer Peggy Lennon of the Lennon Sisters is 77. Songwriter Leon Huff of Gamble and Huff is 76. Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes (and of Asia) is 71. Bassist Mel Schacher of Grand […]