At least 23 dead in clashes at Venezuelan prison

At least 23 dead in clashes at Venezuelan prison

At least 25 inmates have died after clashes broke out at a jail inside a Venezuelan police station, according to a rights group. At least 20 police officers were wounded, Una Ventana a la Libertad said. The jail, in Acarigua, is designed to hold 250 people but currently has around 540 inmates, the Venezuelan Prison…
NBA Moves Start of 2019 Free-Agency Period to 6 P.m. ET on June 30

NBA Moves Start of 2019 Free-Agency Period to 6 P.m. ET on June 30

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images The NBA has officially announced free agency will begin six hours earlier this summer.  K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune provided the official release stating the 2019 free-agency period will begin at 6 p.m. ET on June 30: K.C. Johnson @KCJHoopOur espresso machine says thank you. https://t.co/zbZmsYzfrP The change has been anticipated after being reported by…
Race to be new prime minister begins

Race to be new prime minister begins

Image caption Jeremy Hunt, Boris Johnson, Rory Stewart and Esther McVey have already said they will run for the leadership The race to become the next Conservative Party leader has begun, following Theresa May's announcement that she will step down next month. The contest will not only result in a new party leader, but also…
The Kabul Bureau’s Accidental Gardener

The Kabul Bureau’s Accidental Gardener

By then, as Zamir tells it, he had come to love gardening: “Because it was my father’s profession, it is a way to keep going with what he did, and it makes me feel closer to him.” Our miserable mud patch proved a blessing, a tabula rasa upon which Zamir could create whatever he wanted.…
Fantasy X-factors, sleepers for 2019 Stanley Cup Final

Fantasy X-factors, sleepers for 2019 Stanley Cup Final

NHL.com has identified a potential X-factor and sleeper from the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final for playoff pools and FanDuel DFS contests. For more fantasy hockey coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy. X-FACTORS Charlie McAvoy, D, BOS -- The Boston Bruins defenseman has seven points (one goal, six assists) in 16 Stanley…
$2 Million in 27 Games: James Holzhauer’s in a ‘Jeopardy!’ League by Himself

$2 Million in 27 Games: James Holzhauer’s in a ‘Jeopardy!’ League by Himself

James Holzhauer, the “Jeopardy!” contestant currently on a 27-game victory streak, passed $2 million in winnings in the episode that aired on Friday. Holzhauer is still about $455,000 behind Ken Jennings, who won $2.5 million* during his record streak of 74 victories in 2004. But if Holzhauer, a 34-year-old professional gambler in Las Vegas, continues…