Officials: North Korea fires suspected ballistic missiles

TOKYO — North Korea has fired suspected ballistic missiles, the Japanese Defense Ministry said Saturday. Further details are still being analyzed, ministry officials said. Japan’s NHK national television said multiple missiles fired from the North are believed to have landed in the Sea of ​​Japan and outside of Japan’s exclusive economic zone. North Korea’s escalating … Read more

Michael Carbo Jr. sentenced to life for the 1986 Iron Range killing of Nancy Daugherty

DULUTH, Minn. — A man convicted of raping and killing a woman 36 years ago on Minnesota’s Iron Range was sentenced Friday to life in prison. Michael Allan Carbo Jr., 54, of Chisholm, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder while committing criminal sexual conduct in the 1986 slaying of 38-year-old Nancy Daugherty, also … Read more

Rhys Hoskins homers, Phillies end skid in win over Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rhys Hoskins hit his 30th home run, Bailey Falter pitched six scoreless innings and the Philadelphia Phillies boosted their lead in the National League wild-card race with a 5-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday in the opener of a planned day-night doubleheader. The second game was rained out and will … Read more

Coup in Burkina Faso ousts previous coup leader

By Sam Mednick and Arsene Kabore | Associated Press OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — More than a dozen soldiers seized control of Burkina Faso’s state television late Friday, declaring that the country’s coup leader-turned-president, Lt. col. Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba, had been overthrown after only nine months in power. A statement read by a junta spokesman … Read more