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Shooting wounds Milwaukee County deputy, suspect sought

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 16:19:31 -0500

Officials say a Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy was shot and wounded after a traffic stop by a suspect later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

Fed plans to raise rates as soon as March to cool inflation

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 16:10:35 -0500

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to begin raising its benchmark interest rate as soon as March, a key step in reversing its pandemic-era low-rate policies that have fueled hiring and growth but also escalated inflation

Federal appeals court blocks execution of Alabama inmate

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 16:05:01 -0500

A federal appeals court has blocked the state of Alabama from executing an inmate convicted of killing a driver who gave him a ride

Man, teen charged with murder in death of Chicago girl, 8

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 16:04:16 -0500

Chicago authorities say a teenage boy and man have been charged with murder in last weekend’s death of an 8-year-old girl, who was shot in the head by a gunman targeting someone else on the city’s Southwest Side

Senators say they were denied full access to federal prison

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 15:53:06 -0500

Two U.S. senators say they were denied access to parts of a federal prison in Connecticut while trying to examine conditions there

1 body found in Coast Guard search for 38 lost off Florida

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 15:49:17 -0500

A solitary survivor was found clinging to an overturned hull.

6 injured in explosion at Louisiana chemical plant

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 15:49:01 -0500

An explosion at a southwest Louisiana chemical plant has left at least six people with minor injuries

Chicago authorities charge teenage boy, man in weekend shooting death of 8-year-old girl

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 15:47:42 -0500

Chicago authorities charge teenage boy, man in weekend shooting death of 8-year-old girl

Editorial Roundup: United States

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 15:33:31 -0500

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 25 The Washington Post on President Joe Biden’s Federal Reserve nominees: President Biden’s latest nominees to the Federal Reserve — Sarah Bloom Raskin to be vice chair for supervision and economists Lisa Cook and Philip Jefferson to be Fed governors — are highly qualified experts who deserve to be confirmed swiftly. All three have strong ties to the central bank. Ms. Bloom Raskin, a lawyer, was a Fed governor from 2010 to 2014 and then became deputy treasury secretary. Ms. Cook is a director of the Chicago Fed and has been a regular contributor in recent years to the prestigious Jackson Hole gathering of central bankers and top economic thinkers. She is a professor at Michigan State University. Mr. Jefferson is a former research economist at the Fed who has also had a long career in academia. He is dean of faculty at Davidson College. Some conservatives have tried to paint these nominees as extremely liberal....

Paramedic says he wasn't told George Floyd wasn't breathing

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 15:32:04 -0500

A paramedic testifying at the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers says he wasn't told that George Floyd wasn't breathing when police upgraded the urgency of an ambulance call

England, Cuthbert strikes fire Chelsea back into second

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 21:00:00 GMT

Beth England and Erin Cuthbert scored to seal Chelsea a 2-0 victory over West Ham and move them back into second in the WSL table behind leaders Arsenal.

Powell, Pooran pummel England in Barbados LIVE!

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 13:54:00 GMT

Man Utd's Iqbal called up by Iraq to face Iran: 'It's an honour'

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 20:40:00 GMT

Manchester United's Zidane Iqbal and Wycombe's Ali Al-Hamadi have been called up to the Iraq squad for the World Cup qualifiers away in Iran and Lebanon.

Fury drops Whyte hint | deadline for talks extended

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 20:10:00 GMT

Tyson Fury has dropped a hint that he will fight Dillian Whyte next after they were granted a further 48 hours to freely negotiate afight before purse bids are made.

Scorecard: West Indies vs England, third T20I

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 19:55:00 GMT

Latest score from the third T20 international between West Indies and England at Barbados. The series is level at 1-1.

Lando smokes his tee shot in Dubai Pro-Am!

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 17:51:00 GMT

McLaren F1 driver Lando Norris smoked this tee shot onto the fairway at the Dubai Desert Classic Pro-Am.

Premier League players take on Dubai Pro-AM

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 18:21:00 GMT

Jordan Pickford, Harry Maguire, Andy Robertson and Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain have all been taking part in the Dubai Desert Classic Pro-Am.

Analysis: Could Ramsey still cut it in the PL?

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 18:00:00 GMT

Could Aaron Ramsey still cut it in the Premier League? And what would he bring to Burnley were he to move to Turf Moor? Sky Sports' Jack Wilkinson looks at the midfielder's time with Juventus and Wales for answers...

England Under-19s cruise into World Cup semi-finals

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 18:59:00 GMT

England have reached the semi-finals of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the first time since 2014 after Jacob Bethell's 88 from 42 balls and Rehan Ahmed's four-wicket haul underpinned a crushing win over South Africa.

Green on Arsenal vs Brighton: Recent results show anything can happen

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 18:30:00 GMT

After a few shock recent results in the Women's Super League, Brighton Women's Kayleigh Green says "anything can happen" as the Seagulls face Arsenal Women live on Sky Sports.

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