In Nigeria, basketball dreams are growing

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Abiodun Francis Ayetimiyi was meant to follow his father and pursue medicine in Nigeria. He found a different path one…

Review: ‘Runner’ is uncompelling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A story like that at the heart of “Runner Runner,” about a young American gambler who gets sucked way above his head into…

Arm cut off of Reagan statue in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Police are searching for whoever severed an arm from a statue of former president Ronald Reagan that was erected last …

Marc Jacobs says farewell to Louis Vuitton

PARIS (AP) — What was likely Marc Jacob’s last ready-to-wear collection for Louis Vuitton looked like a show in mourning Wednesday — black, …

Lithuanian court frees real IRA suspect

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — An Irish man convicted of trying to purchase weapons and explosives for the Real IRA was released in Lithuania on …

War crimes court seeks arrest of Kenyan

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for a man suspected of witnesses tampering in the war crimes …

Synthetic drug case goes to the jury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal case against three defendants from northeastern Minnesota accused of selling synthetic drugs has gone to a ju…

Jury resume deliberations in Trevino case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A jury in Ramsey County has resumed deliberations in the case of a St. Paul man accused of killing his wife in a jealous …