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Northern California wildfire threatens 500 buildings

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 02:18:03 -0400

A wildfire in Northern California has forced evacuations as it threatens about 500 homes and other buildings

New York's 1st legal marijuana crop sprouts under the sun

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 02:16:47 -0400

New York’s recreational marijuana market is beginning to sprout, literally.

Clinics scramble to divert patients as states ban abortion

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 02:30:37 -0400

The Supreme Court's ruling has set off a travel scramble in parts of the U.S.

Today in History: June 29, first trans-Pacific flight

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:00:23 -0400

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 29, the 180th day of 2022. There are 185 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 29, 1613, London’s original Globe Theatre, where many of Shakespeare’s plays were performed, was destroyed by a fire sparked by a cannon shot during a performance of “Henry VIII.” On this date: In 1520, Montezuma II, the ninth and last emperor of the Aztecs, died in Tenochtitlan (tay-nohch-TEET’-lahn) under unclear circumstances (some say he was killed by his own subjects; others, by the Spanish). In 1767, Britain approved the Townshend Revenue Act, which imposed import duties on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper and tea shipped to the American colonies. (Colonists bitterly protested, prompting Parliament to repeal the duties — except for tea.) In 1776, the Virginia state constitution was adopted, and Patrick Henry was made governor. In 1927, the first trans-Pacific airplane flight was completed as U.S. Army Air Corps Lt. Lester...

51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 23:10:30 -0400

Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America are seeking word of their loved ones as authorities begin identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat

Ukraine's president: Russia has become 'a terrorist' state

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 22:22:45 -0400

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is accusing Russia of becoming “a terrorist” state carrying out “daily terrorist acts” and is urged Russia’s expulsion from the United Nations

New indictments returned in Texas against convicted murderer

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 21:15:58 -0400

New capital murder indictments have been returned against a convicted murderer from the Dallas area whom authorities now allege is responsible for 22 deaths

In flurry of court activity, rulings on abortion bans mixed

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 21:07:42 -0400

A federal court has allowed Tennessee to ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 20:12:00 -0400

Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls

2 workers presumed dead after trench collapse in Texas

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 20:52:35 -0400

Officials say two workers are presumed dead after a trench they were digging for a sewer line collapsed in Texas and buried them

'We love the gym in Limerick': Casey's road back from injury hell

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 07:00:00 BST

The last few years have been the greatest in Limerick's hurling history, as John Kiely's team bid for a third consecutive All-Ireland title this summer.

O'Brien looking to keep Champagne popping at Worcester

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 07:00:00 BST

Fergal O'Brien looks to continue his hot streak on Wednesday afternoon as he sends four runners to Worcester, with every race live on Sky Sports Racing.

Serena's Wimbledon dreams ended in late-night epic I 'Who knows where I'll pop up'

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 00:51:00 BST

Serena Williams was unable to summon the old magic as her Wimbledon return ended in a first-round defeat to little-known Frenchwoman Harmony Tan on Centre Court.

Wednesday at Wimbledon: Raducanu and Murray lead British charge

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 22:00:00 BST

Emma Raducanu and Andy Murray are both back in action on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Wednesday, leading the British charge with their respective second-round matches at the All England Club.

Nadal overcomes wobble to advance in four at Wimbledon

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 19:42:00 BST

Rafael Nadal made it safely through to round two after a four-set battle with Argentine debutant Francisco Cerundolo at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

French interior minister apologises to Liverpool fans for CL chaos

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 18:00:00 BST

French interior minister Gérald Darmanin has offered an apology to Liverpool fans for the distressing scenes at the Champions League final in Paris.

Open Qualifying: Armitage, Bairstow book places at St Andrews

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 21:31:00 BST

Marcus Armitage and Sam Bairstow enjoyed fine performances on Tuesday to book their places in The 150th Open at St Andrews.

Kyrgios admits spitting in direction of abusive fan | Slams 'old' line judge

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 17:28:00 BST

Nick Kyrgios admitted to spitting in the direction of an abusive fan as he gave an explosive post-match press conference on Tuesday.

Dorries: Women's sports must be reserved for those born female

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 19:28:00 BST

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries says UK sport must follow swimming's lead and ensure that only athletes born female are able to enter female competitions.

Sciver, Davidson-Richards hit hundreds as England fight back

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 18:28:00 BST

Nat Sciver and debutant Alice Davidson-Richards hit maiden hundreds as England recovered from a batting collapse to carve out a first-innings lead over South Africa on day two of the one-off Test at Taunton.

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