IRVING, Texas A Muslim teenager detained by police after a teacher at his North Texas high school decided that a homemade clock he proudly brought to class looked like a bomb will not face criminal charges, a police chief said Wednesday.
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Facebook may finally be getting a button that lets you quickly express something beyond a “like.”
Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that people have been asking for a “dislike” button on the social media site for years.
TORONTO—Mayor John Tory says Toronto will be a great venue for the Olympics one day.
Just not in 2024.
Tory said today that Canada’s largest city is going to stay out of the race for the 2024 Olympics because he felt it wasn’t the best use of the city’s time and energy right now.
“Nobody was rushing forward with their chequebooks,” he noted.
MINNEAPOLIS—Tyler Duffey wasn’t around for the Minnesota Twins’ struggles of the previous four years.
And he wasn’t expecting to be around for their resurgence this season.
It’s unclear how much longer the 24-year-old will be pitching so he’s going to enjoy the ride while it lasts.
NEW YORK—Out with a serious back injury for much of the season, David Wright is enjoying every minute of the N.Y. Mets’ dominating stretch run.
Even better, the team captain is contributing to its success.
Wright had a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Yoenis Cespedes homered again, as the Mets edged the Miami Marlins 4-3 last night for their eighth-straight win.
NEW YORK The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable sports franchise in the world at a worth of $4 billion, according to Forbes magazine.
America’s Team heads the list of NFL teams for the ninth consecutive year and is first overall among all sports teams for the first time since 2007. The Cowboys made a record NFL revenue of $620 million last season.
ARLINGTON, Tex.—Tony Romo found Jason Witten for the winning touchdown after a series of Dallas mistakes put the N.Y. Giants in position to beat the Cowboys in an opener for the first time.
Now the Dallas quarterback has to figure out how to make the comeback turn into more victories without All-Pro receiver Dez Bryant, who will miss four-six weeks with a broken right foot.
NEW YORK—After winning a point in the U.S. Open final, and bent on proving a point, Novak Djokovic leaped and roared and threw an uppercut, then glared at some of the thousands of spectators pulling for Roger Federer.
Following another point in that game, Djokovic nodded as he smiled toward the stands.
NEW YORK—The first-place Toronto Blue Jays put space between themselves and the N.Y. Yankees on Saturday, sweeping a doubleheader that featured 20 innings, 31 combined runs, and a 33-minute rain delay.
ATLANTA—Daniel Murphy found the best way to make up for a poor day in the field.
“I was very fortunate the team even gave me an opportunity in that last at-bat because I wasn’t playing very well,” he said.