University of Missouri Sued Over Basketball Player’s Case

Columbia, MO (AP) Two women are suing the University of Missouri, saying the school mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct by a former basketball player. The plaintiffs say the university did not fully follow its Title IX rules when it investigated allegations against Terrence Phillips. After several female students alleged physical and sexual misconduct by Phillips,…

Democrats Call US Killing of Iranian General ‘Reckless’

Washington, D.C. (AP) Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says President Donald Trump has “tossed a stick of dynamite into a tinderbox” with the targeted killing of Iran’s top general in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport. The former vice president is joining other Democratic White House hopefuls in criticizing Trump’s order, saying it could leave…

Raging Wildfires Trap 4,000 at Australian Town’s Waterfront

Mallacoota, Australia (AP) Wildfires burning across Australia’s two most-populous states have trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions, destroyed many properties and caused at least two fatalities. About 4,000 people fled to the waterfront of a southeastern town as winds pushed an emergency-level wildfire towards their homes. The town of Mallacoota was shrouded…