Category Archives: business

Late ex-Mayor Cianci returns to beloved Providence City Hall

By AMY ANTHONY, Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Buddy Cianci, the former mayor of Providence who presided over the city’s revitalization during two stints in office cut short by criminal charges and prison, returned to City Hall on Saturday, lying in repose outside the office he occupied for more than 21 years Continue reading

Panthers too good, versatile for Broncos No. 1 defense

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and their top defense haven’t seen anything quite like Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers, the No. 1 scoring offense in the league. Continue reading

Denver brings dominant defense into Super Bowl 50

By ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Peyton Manning wanted to make one thing perfectly clear when he arrived in the Golden Gate City for the golden anniversary of the Super Bowl: “Our defense is what got us here.” Von Miller, Chris Harris Jr., Derek Wolfe, all sideline spectators last time, leading the way. Continue reading

Jewish group condemns far-right WWII remembrance in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Simon Wiesenthal Center has condemned a far-right commemoration in Hungary of a World War II battle in which speakers lauded a wartime pro-Nazi Hungarian leader. A report on the website said a Waffen-SS veteran who was scheduled to speak at Saturday’s memorial in the city of Szekesfehervar did not attend for health reasons Continue reading

Nurse scores 20 as UConn routs East Carolina 92-46

By PAT EATON-ROBB, AP Sports Writer STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Kia Nurse scored a season-high 20 points as top-ranked UConn routed East Carolina 92-46 on Saturday in the Huskies’ final tuneup before a showdown with No Continue reading

Somali officials: Suicide bomber may have blown hole in jet

By ABDI GULED, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said Saturday. “Experts who were investigating the cause of the blast in the plane concluded that a bomb was the cause,” said Ali Jama Jangali, Somalia’s transport minister at a press conference in Mogadishu. Continue reading

AU and Somali troops retake Somali town from militants

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali military official says allied African Union and Somali troops have retaken the town Marka one day after Islamic extremist fighters took control of the center following the withdrawal of African Union forces. Continue reading

Louisville’s Pitino: Fine schools, coaches for violations

By GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. Continue reading

Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma

By MICHAEL TARM and JASON KEYSER, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidently killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager’s estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized. The unusual lawsuit was filed Friday amid city leaders’ efforts to win back the public’s trust after several cases of alleged police misconduct. Robert Rialmo’s lawsuit provides the officer’s first public account of how he says the Dec Continue reading

No. 19 Louisville rolls past Boston College 79-47

By GARY B. Continue reading