Milwaukee shortstop Orlando Arcia may have abruptly checked out in the third inning of the Brewers’ series finale against the Chicago Cubs, but he still managed to turn a double play.
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NASHVILLE—A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school's priest decided they could cause a reader to conjure evil spirits.
In an email obtained by The Tennessean , the Rev. Dan Reehil of Nashville's St. Edward Catholic School said he consulted exorcists in the U.S. and Rome who recommended removing the books.
HOUSTON—Police say a man pulled a gun at a Popeyes restaurant in Houston after being told they were out of chicken sandwiches.
Houston police Lt. Larry Crowson says officers were called to the restaurant last night after a group of people tried to order a chicken sandwich.
NASHVILLE — A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school’s priest decided they could cause a reader to conjure evil spirits.
In an email obtained by The Tennessean , the Rev. Dan Reehil of Nashville’s St. Edward Catholic School said he consulted exorcists in the U.S. and Rome who recommended removing the books.
NEW DELHI — The landing module of India’s unmanned moon mission separated from the orbiter on Monday ahead of its planned touchdown on the moon’s south polar region this weekend, the space agency said.
All the systems of the orbiter and the lander are “healthy,” the Indian Space Research Organization said in a statement.
BERLIN — German authorities say two World War II-era bombs found in two major cities have been successfully defused and disposed of.
The dpa news agency reported Tuesday that 15,200 people were evacuated overnight in the northern city of Hannover as a precaution before experts defused the bomb in the morning.
BERLIN — The European Space Agency says it has performed an evasive manoeuvr with one of its satellites after rival SpaceX said it wouldn’t move its own spacecraft out of the way, risking a potentially catastrophic collision.
ESA said Tuesday that it “reached out early to SpaceX and was informed that no manoeuvr was planned for the Starlink satellite before the close approach.”
CHICAGO — Jake Cave homered twice, C.J. Cron went deep and the surging Minnesota Twins set a major league record for home runs on the road in a 10-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES—Marvel Comics is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a massive issue that pays tribute to its history and introduces a new object with implications for the superhero universe going forward.
AUGUSTA, Ga.—A Georgia kayaker says he could only think of paddling faster after realizing he wasn't alone in a pond.
Bo Storey told WRDW-TV , “I just paddled and paddled . . .” to get away from a 10-foot, 360 pound (163.29 kilogram) alligator that got as close as 5 feet (1.52 metres) from the back of his kayak.