NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Voting rights advocate Stacy Abrams on Sunday urged Black churchgoers to turn out for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in next month's Virginia governor's election, saying that what happens in the most watched race this year will “tell the world who are" in future contests with even higher stakes. Abrams has become a leading national voice in the party since narrowly losing the 2018 race for governor in Georgia. With her appearances at three churches in Norfolk, Abrams is joining oth
Police in Arkansas said Sunday that three people were dead after an incident in which an officer fired his weapon while defending himself from a knife attack. Police provided little information on what happened, including how the people died and what led up to the Fort Smith police officer firing his gun. The officer was injured and was in surgery Sunday morning, Aric Mitchell, a spokesman for the Fort Smith Police Department, said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry has a simple test for how sore he is after plowing through and over NFL defenders. Being able to pick up his daughter Valentina each morning. “That is my main thing,” Henry said. “You are sore all over, especially in our position because you take so many hits, but it is just about the recovery process and getting your body back under you to come out here and do it again.” Workload questions just keep coming for the 2020 AP NFL O
A father in Pakistan is suspected of killing his two daughters and their four children by setting their house ablaze because one of the women married against his wishes, police said. Manzoor Hussain is being hunted by police after allegedly setting fire to the home that sisters Fauzia Bibi and Khurshid Mai shared in a village in the Muzaffargargh district of central Pakistan, police official Abdul Majeed told Reuters by phone. Bibi had married Mehboob Ahmad about 18 months ago against her father's will in a so-called love marriage, according to the official, as opposed to an arranged marriage.
The BFI London Film Festival 2021 has named Panah Panahi’s Hit The Road as its best film of the competition. Panahi’s debut film covers the drama in the chaotic claustrophobia of a car, as an energetic child (Rayan Sarlak) clambers over his surly father (Hassan Madjooni), whose broken leg – and mood – take up considerable […]
Mexico's national election authority said Sunday that 2.85 million signatures are necessary to move forward with a recall referendum on President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's mandate. The National Electoral Institute (INE) said 3% of the 94,845,915 registered voters in 32 states would need to show support between Nov. 1 and Dec. 15, mainly through its mobile app, in order for the recall referendum to move forward. Lopez Obrador, who took office in 2018, has long said he would hold a recall referendum halfway through his term to decide if he continues in office.
Comedian Robert Webb called his time on Strictly Come Dancing “brutal and weird” ahead of quitting the competition due to health concerns. Webb, 49, withdrew from the BBC One dancing competition on Wednesday after seeking an urgent consultation with the specialist overseeing his recovery from heart surgery.
Cop26 corporate sponsors condemn climate summit as ‘mismanaged’ Exclusive: NatWest, Microsoft, GSK and Unilever among firms to raise complaint over poor planning and breakdown in relations The Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow, Scotland, one of the host venues for the Cop26 climate summit in November. Photograph: Ewan Bootman/NurPhoto/REX/Shutterstock