Posts Tagged ‘friday’

Australia’s #EggBoy may face charges, but he’s won global adulation for egging a senator

On Friday, he was just another Australian high school student. By the end of the weekend, 17-year-old Will Connolly was the international sensation #EggBoy, the prankster who launched a thousand (give or take) memes

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The youngest known victim in New Zealand mosque massacre: 3 years old

He spent just three years on this Earth; but in some ways, a friend said, he seemed like an old soul. Before he became the youngest known victim of Christchurch’s mass shooting, 3-year-old Mucad Ibrahim had possessed intelligence beyond his years, and an affinity for his elders. On Friday, when..

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Colorado joins list of states endorsing presidential election popular-vote bill

Colorado has joined a list of states that plan to allocate their electoral votes to whichever candidate wins the nationwide popular vote. Democratic Gov

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Tots, teens, breadwinners and seniors among the victims of Christchurch massacre

The attack on two New Zealand mosques took the lives of 50 worshipers Friday and left dozens more wounded when a white supremacist opened fire and livestreamed the shootings. Here are the stories of some of those killed and wounded.

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Australian senator blames mosque attacks on immigration — and gets an egg in the head

An Australian senator had a raw egg cracked over his head and faces censure from his fellow lawmakers after sparking outrage by blaming Muslim immigration for the New Zealand mosque shootings . Sen.

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Do people really need to be protected from the New Zealand shooter’s footage?

Late Thursday night, after hours of vacillating, the media finally agreed on how to handle the video shot by the chief suspect in the New Zealand mosque shootings. The consensus was more or less organic: It would be reckless to show it.

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Big West men’s basketball tournament semifinals: UC Irvine extends winning streak to 15 games

He already has a degree from Stanford, making his performance Friday his most impressive postgraduate work yet. Robert Cartwright scored 16 of his team-high 17 points in the second half, repeatedly slashing through Long Beach State’s defense to lift UC Irvine to a 75-67 victory in the Big West..

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Firefighters knock down blaze at Carson oil refinery

A fire erupted Friday night at an oil refinery in Carson but was knocked down after about three hours. Television footage showed a section of the Phillips 66 refinery in the 1500 block of East Sepulveda Boulevard engulfed in large flames and plumes of black smoke spewing into the sky

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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reach semis showdown: Enjoy it while you can

The tennis match that drives ticket sales, TV ratings and the increasing heartbeats of sports fans is set for Saturday, in a huge stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a concrete mirage. Yes, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Friday at the BNP…

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Corey Perry scores late, Ducks beat the Avalanche 5-3

Corey Perry scored twice, including the goal-ahead goal with 56.9 seconds remaining, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 on Friday night.

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