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US religious group says Haitian gang releases 3 hostages

Dec. 06, 2021 13:48 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A religious group based in Ohio announced Monday that a violent gang in Haiti has released three more hostages, while another 12 remain abducted. The statement from Christian Aid Ministries said the people were released on Sunday in Haiti and are...

All in the name: UK school to end 311-year slave trader link

Dec. 06, 2021 13:40 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — First his statue met a watery end during last year's Black Lives Matter protests. Now another school in southwest England that bears the name of slave trader Edward Colston is changing its name. The governors of Colston’s School, which was set up in 1710 in Bristol,...

Dominican Republic expels, mistreats Haitians, activists say

Dec. 06, 2021 10:25 AM EST

DAJABON, Dominican Republic (AP) — Bien-Aimé St. Clair frowned as the stream of older Haitian migrants pushed past him. Accused of living in the Dominican Republic illegally, they knew they had no choice but to go back across the border to Haiti. But St. Clair, 18, hesitated. He...

Pope: New meeting with Russian Orthodox patriarch possible

Dec. 06, 2021 10:19 AM EST

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Monday there were plans for a possible second meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, after their historic 2016 encounter in Cuba became a landmark in mending relations severed by the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity. ...

Ohio religious group says gang in Haiti releases three more hostages, 12 more remain captive

Dec. 06, 2021 09:27 AM EST
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Ohio religious group says gang in Haiti releases three more hostages, 12 more remain captive.

Hovland rallies to win from 6 back and deny Morikawa No. 1

Dec. 05, 2021 17:45 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The 24-year-old rising star put a nice ribbon on a three-win year in golf by posing with Tiger Woods at the trophy presentation Sunday in the Hero World Challenge. It just wasn't the winner anyone imagined. Not even Viktor...

Middle Tennessee and Toledo to match up in the Bahamas Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 16:37 PM EST

Middle Tennessee (6-6, Conference USA), vs. Toledo (7-5, Mid-American Conference), Dec. 17, noon ET LOCATION: Nassau, Bahamas TOP PLAYERS MTSU: QB Chase Cunningham completed 62.5% of his attempts for 16 touchdowns with just three...

Dominican Republic expels, mistreats Haitians, activists say

Dec. 05, 2021 15:49 PM EST

DAJABON, Dominican Republic (AP) — Bien-Aimé St. Clair frowned as the stream of older Haitian migrants pushed past him. Accused of living in the Dominican Republic illegally, they knew they had no choice but to go back across the border to Haiti. But St. Clair, 18,...

Spieth, Stenson each docked 2 shots for playing wrong tee

Dec. 05, 2021 15:40 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jordan Spieth first almost went out of turn. Then he had his ball teed up a fraction ahead of the marker before Henrik Stenson pointed it out. Turns out that was the least of their problems on the ninth hole Sunday at the Hero World Challenge. ...

Morikawa pulls away in Bahamas, takes big step toward No. 1

Dec. 04, 2021 18:02 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods joined the broadcast booth for his Hero World Challenge, and what he saw from Collin Morikawa must have looked familiar. Morikawa carved up Albany Golf Club to build a five-shot lead Saturday over Brooks Koepka, and too many pursuers...