FIFA Council member Constant Omari arrested for corruption

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — FIFA Council member Constant Omari has been arrested on suspicion of corruption and was being held Wednesday in a public prosecutor's office in his home country of Congo for alleged involvement in embezzling money.

  • Written by By SALEH MWANAMILONGO , Associated Press

'I climb for all women': Single mom plans 9th Everest summit


WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at Whole Foods, Lhakpa Sherpa just doesn't have time for training to climb Mount Everest. Even so, she has done it a record eight times — and hopes to outdo herself yet again.

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  • Written by By PAT EATON-ROBB , AP Sports Writer

For some, MLB's Puerto Rico trip is a homecoming

GURABO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Cleveland star Francisco Lindor held a baseball in his hand, ready to pitch, and asked the young boy standing at home plate if he knew how to swing a bat.

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  • Written by By TIM REYNOLDS , AP Sports Writer