LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time police found Alicia Alexander's naked body under a mattress in an alley in 1988, six other young, black women had died similar deaths in the neighborhood known as South Central Los Angeles.
Cody Eakin scored just under three minutes into overtime as the Dallas Stars evened their second round Western Conference series at two games each with a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday. The Stars, who were blown out in game three of the best-of-seven series, responded with a spirited performance in game four in front of a crowd of 19,700 at St. Louis' Scottrade Center arena. "We were embarrassed," Dallas coach Lindy Ruff said.
By Kenny Katombe LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi on Thursday denied an accusation by the government that he hired foreign mercenaries, and said he had nothing to fear from an investigation into his conduct or from reports that he might be arrested. Tensions are high ahead of the election in part because Kabila has not declared his intentions. Justice Minister Alexis Thambwe Mwamba said authorities had proof Katumbi was involved in recruiting mercenaries including several retired American soldiers.