For one night only, the hottest ticket on campus becomes at least a ticket on the Strip. Tonight’s MGM Grand Showcase, which benefits Coaches vs. Cancer, started at 6 in the Grand Garden Arena with No. 15 Oklahoma vs. No. 16 Washington. Then around 8:30 p.m. (most likely later than that), the Rebels (7-2) tip off their first-ever game on the Strip against No. 14 Utah (7-2).
The mother of all but one of eight children killed in the northern city of Cairns was charged with their murder Sunday following a bedside hearing, Australian police said. The 37-year-old mother, who remained under guard in hospital, was charged with eight counts of murder after the children’s bodies were found on Friday morning.
Kailua, Hawaii (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama was briefed on the fatal shootings of two New York police officers, a White House official said on Saturday. Obama was informed of the shootings while playing golf in Kailua, Hawaii, where he is vacationing for two weeks with his family. White House officials are continuing to monitor the situation, the official said. (Reporting By Julia Edwards)
By Jack Kim and Steve Holland SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were “groundless slander,” and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. An unnamed spokesman of North Korea’s foreign ministry said there would be serious consequences if Washington refused to agree to the probe and continued to accuse Pyongyang, according to the North Korean U.N. mission and its official KCNA news agency. …
Two New York City police officers were shot and killed ambush-style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn.
NV Energy has turned over more than 1,000 pages of documents to state regulators as part of an inquiry into whether smart meters it installed on over 1 million Nevada homes and businesses pose a fire risk.
CNN’s Alexandra Field has the latest on two NYPD officers ambushed and killed in Brooklyn, New York.
New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton speaks about the two police officers killed in their patrol car.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said the two officers who were killed in New York City
Two NYPD officers die when a man fires on a patrol car then escapes to the subway and turns the gun on himself.