Prosecution witnesses say they feared for Floyd's life

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:23:10 -0500

Prosecutors at the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights are trying to show that even bystanders knew the Black man needed help as former Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck

As Fed meets, investor angst over rate hikes spooks markets

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:09:17 -0500

Wild volatility in the stock market this week has put heightened scrutiny on the Federal Reserve’s meeting Wednesday and whether the Fed will clarify just how fast it plans to tighten credit and potentially slow the economy

Today in History

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:00:31 -0500

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2022. There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, 2020, the U.S. consulate in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic, said it would evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight. Five cases of the new coronavirus were now confirmed in the United States, including new cases in California and Arizona; all involved people who had traveled to Wuhan. On this date: In 1861, Louisiana passed an Ordinance of Secession, becoming the sixth state to break free from the United States. In 1911, the Richard Strauss opera “Der Rosenkavalier” (The Cavalier of the Rose) premiered in Dresden, Germany. In 1915, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Rocky Mountain National Park Act, which created America’s 10th national park. In 1962, the United States launched Ranger 3 to land scientific instruments on the moon. (The probe ended up missing...

Capsized boat found near Florida; 39 people missing

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 22:25:39 -0500

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for 39 people missing for several days after a boat believed to be used for human smuggling capsized off Florida’s coast en route from the Bahamas

UN: More than 50 million people affected by urban conflicts

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 21:37:32 -0500

The United Nations chief says more than 50 million people are currently affected by conflict in urban areas from Afghanistan to Libya, Syria, Yemen and beyond where they face a much higher risk of being killed or injured

Ex-AME Zion Church leaders charged with $14M fraud

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 22:53:10 -0500

A former bishop and lay leader of an historically African American church have been charged with defrauding California congregations by mortgaging their properties in order to obtain $14 million in loans

Man accused of stabbing K-9 arrested after dad's body found

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 21:19:03 -0500

Authorities say a Houston man accused of stabbing a police dog and wanted for questioning in the death of his father, whose body was found hidden in his home’s garage, has been arrested after evading capture for several hours

2nd NYPD officer dies, days after Harlem shooting

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 21:07:17 -0500

A New York City police officer gravely wounded in a Harlem shooting that took his partner’s life has also died of his injuries

Ex-Northwestern prof gets 53 years for killing boyfriend

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 22:54:18 -0500

A judge has sentenced a former Northwestern University professor to 53 years in prison Tuesday for the 2017 stabbing death of his boyfriend

Witness at officers' trial says he believed Floyd would die

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 19:04:51 -0500

A bystander who says he feared George Floyd would die under the knee of Derek Chauvin wept Tuesday at the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating Floyd's civil rights

Pakistan Super League: All you need to know

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 11:00:00 GMT

The Pakistan Super League returns for its seventh season this week, with Multan Sultans looking to successfully defend their title.

Hewett & Reid win ninth consecutive Grand Slam title at Australian Open

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:38:00 GMT

Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid made tennis history by winning a ninth consecutive Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.

Kyrgios has maturity of a 10-year-old, says doubles opponent

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:06:00 GMT

Nick Kyrgios has the maturity of a 10-year-old, according to doubles opponent Michael Venus following their Australian Open quarter-final.

Rangers condemn racist abuse of Ofoborh

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:07:00 GMT

Rangers have condemned the "disgraceful" racist abuse sent to Nnamdi Ofoborh as he streamed himself playing games online.

Chelsea vs Spurs in WSL rearranged for March 23, live on Sky

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:05:00 GMT

Chelsea vs Tottenham in the Women's Super League has been rearranged for Wednesday, March 23, live on Sky Sports.

Farrell ruled out of Six Nations with injury

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 09:52:00 GMT

England captain Owen Farrell has been ruled out of the entire Six Nations because of an ankle problem.

Knight 'pumped' for 'special' Women's Ashes Test

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 09:04:00 GMT

Heather Knight feels it is "always special to pull on the whites" with England "pumped" ahead of the only Test match of the women's Ashes series against Australia.

NFL playoff stats: Mahomes edges Allen in QB classic

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 09:30:00 GMT

Sky Sports Cricket statistician - and big Buffalo Bills fan - Benedict Bermange dives into the NFL playoffs and picks out the best stats from each week...

Best of Erling Haaland | Record breaker

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 15:52:00 GMT

Erling Haaland's 56 goals in 57 Bundesliga appearances is a new record, here’s the best of the Norwegian force of nature!

LeBron stars for Lakers; Clippers seal 35-point comeback

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 07:25:00 GMT

Rounding up the nine games from Tuesday in Week 15, with LeBron James leading the Los Angles Lakers to victory, the Clippers clinching a stunning comeback, and Joel Embiid on form again.

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