Texas Tech’s Ramirez Carted off at No. 16 NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Texas Tech linebacker Bryce Ramirez was carted off in the first quarter Saturday night at No. 16 North Carolina State with an apparent serious leg injury. Ramirez was injured when teammates tackled Wolfpack running back Jordan Houston, with the pile rolling over Ramirez’s left leg that was planted in the turf. … Read more

Storm Battering Western Alaska Causes Widespread Flooding

By MARK THIESSEN and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A powerful storm traveling north through the Bering Strait on Saturday caused widespread flooding in several western Alaska coastal communities, knocking out power and sending residents fleeing for higher ground. The force of the water moved some homes off their foundations, and one … Read more

Soccer-Paul Pogba’s Brother Under Investigation in Extortion Case, Source Says

PARIS (Reuters) – Mathias Pogba, the brother of France international Paul Pogba, was placed under formal investigation and ordered to be detained in connection with an extortion case targeting the Juventus midfielder, a judicial source said on Saturday. He is being investigated on suspicion of gang-based extortion and participation in a criminal association, the source … Read more

California Enacts Law to Help LGBTQ Military Veterans

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new law in California will help military service members who were discharged under “don’t ask, don’t tell” policies because of their sexual or gender identities to reestablish their eligibility for Veterans Affairs benefits, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Saturday. “For decades, our bravest heroes, men and women who wore the uniforms … Read more

Ukraine Searches for Its Dead at Russian Occupation Burial Site

IZIUM, Ukraine (Reuters) – Dressed in white protective suits and wearing rubber gloves, Ukrainian emergency workers on Saturday dug up more bodies from a wooded burial site in territory recently recaptured from Russian forces, while townspeople looked for dead relatives. Ukraine says hundreds are buried at the site discovered this week, including at least 17 … Read more