Inmate mistakenly released from Los Angeles jail recaptured

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month has been captured in Nevada.
Activists to demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — Activists planned a candlelight vigil Monday night outside the home of Baylor University's president to protest what they regard as the university's weak policing of sexual misconduct, particularly by student athletes.
Clippard, Diamondbacks agree to 2-year contract

PHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard has agreed to a two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
U.S. urges China to increase sanctions pressure on North Korea

By David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China agrees any new U.N. resolution on North Korea will include additional sanctions and go beyond previous steps, but Washington is urging Beijing to put even more pressure on Pyongyang after its recent nuclear test and rocket launch, a senior U.S. official said on Monday. China is in "unique position" as North Korea's neighbor and ally to compel it to abandon its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs, the official told Reuters, as U.N. diplomats sought to craft a new sanctions resolution.
USOC 'will not prevent athletes from competing' over Zika

A municipal agent sprays the Sambadrome on January 26, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilThe United States Olympic Committee on Monday refuted an "inaccurate" report that it had advised American athletes to reconsider competing in the Rio Games because of Zika virus fears. "The reports that the USOC has advised U.S. athletes to reconsider competing in Rio due to the Zika virus are 100 percent inaccurate," USOC spokesperson Patrick Sandusky said in a statement. Sandusky said the USOC had held internal discussions with American sports leaders about the potential risks that the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had identified with travel to Zika-infested areas.





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