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Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78

Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78

FREDERICK, Md. — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78.

Singapore actor Aloysius Pang injured in military exercise

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Singapore's defence ministry says actor Aloysius Pang has been seriously injured during a military training exercise in New Zealand.

China's economic growth sinks to 3-decade low in 2018

BEIJING — China's economic growth fell to a three-decade low in 2018 as business activity lagged amid a tariff war with Washington. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 per cent over a year earlier, down from 2017's 6.
Blown call, Zuerlein's 57-yard FG send Rams to Super Bowl

Blown call, Zuerlein's 57-yard FG send Rams to Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS — A big comeback. A blown call. And, finally, a booming kick that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl.

School where fans displayed Trump flag pulls out of MLK game

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota high school where fans displayed a President Donald Trump re-election flag has pulled out of a basketball invitational hosted by a Minneapolis school on Martin Luther King Jr.
Deputies shoot man after he kills 4, including baby daughter

Deputies shoot man after he kills 4, including baby daughter

PORTLAND, Ore. — A rural Oregon man killed four members of his family at the home they shared and was shot by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities said.
Hard terrain slows rescue of Spanish boy trapped in borehole

Hard terrain slows rescue of Spanish boy trapped in borehole

MADRID — Rescuers in southern Spain said Sunday that the frantic effort to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a narrow, deep borehole seven days ago has again been slowed by difficult terrain.
13 people dead in California bar shooting, including police officer

13 people dead in California bar shooting, including police officer

A gunman shot and killed 13 people, including a police officer, inside a crowded Southern California country dance bar Wednesday, and witnesses described a chaotic scene as panicked patrons smashed windows to get out.
Feds seeking approval to pursue death penalty against Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect

Feds seeking approval to pursue death penalty against Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect

U.S. Attorney Scott Brady says he has begun the process to get Attorney General Jeff Sessions' approval as required by law to pursue a capital case against Bowers.
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh, his accuser to testify at Senate hearing

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh, his accuser to testify at Senate hearing

Kavanaugh himself has repeatedly denied all the allegations, saying he’d never even heard of the latest accuser and calling her accusations “ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone.”
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