Fledgling pro league trying to gain foothold with Mexico’s NFL fans – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment MEXICO CITY — Marco Garcia grew up in Mexico’s capital city idolizing former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly. As a child, he watched the NFL on Sundays. There was no other option — the country’s professional American football league of that era folded when he was 6 […]

North Korea nuclear threat, Trump family travel costs, and taxes – CBS News

Nuclear threat North Korea says it is “on the brink of war” with the U.S., and in an interview with CBS News, one of the nation’s senior officials warns Pyongyang is determined to go ahead with an expected nuclear test. As a U.S. Naval battle group sails toward the Korean Peninsula, Kim Jong Un’s regime […]

An Atlanta travel diary: Just how bad was a week without I-85? – MyAJC (blog)

An Atlanta travel diary: Just how bad was a week without I-85? – MyAJC (blog)

This week was the first week that Atlanta roads were fully loaded with commuters since the bridge collapse and subsequent closure to part of I-85. Around the metro area, commuters plotted and planned. They downloaded apps, consulted neighbors on the best routes, took a chance on Marta and in some cases just stayed home, all in […]

This Simple Travel Mantra Might Help Your Next Flight – Inc.com

This Simple Travel Mantra Might Help Your Next Flight – Inc.com

So this week we made a big deal of a man who was pulled off an airplane by his boots. Lucky him. The rest of the passengers get pushed ON kicking and screaming. People hate being squished, bothered and bewildered. Me, I’ve come to accept it. Why? Well, I found my mantra. It permits me […]

US troops to help Somalia fight al-Shabab

US troops to help Somalia fight al-Shabab

Image copyright AFP Image caption The 1993 downing of two helicopters shocked the US The US says it is sending dozens of troops to Somalia to train forces fighting Islamist group al-Shabab. This is the first time regular US troops have been deployed in Somalia since 1994, although some counter-terrorism advisers are already there. President […]

Tanzania police killed in highway ambush

Tanzania police killed in highway ambush

At least eight police officers have been killed by unknown gunmen in a late-night roadside ambush in Tanzania, according to the president’s office. The police were attacked while driving from patrols back to Bungu village, 110km (70 miles) south of the main city Dar es Salaam, local media report. Police say they pursued the bandits […]

Syria war: Evacuations begin in besieged towns

Syria war: Evacuations begin in besieged towns

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Dozens of buses are being used in the evacuation The Syrian government and rebel groups have begun an operation to move people out of four besieged towns, activists say. People from the north-western towns of Foah and Kefraya are being taken to government-held areas near Aleppo. Evacuees from rebel-held Madaya, […]

China fears North Korea-US conflict ‘at any moment’

China fears North Korea-US conflict ‘at any moment’

Image copyright AFP Image caption “All relevant parties should be highly vigilant,” the Chinese foreign minister says China has warned that “conflict could break out at any moment” as tension over North Korea increases. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said if war occurred there could be no winner. Mr Wang’s comments come as the US voices […]