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December 11, 2016 12:22 AM Church roof collapses on worshippers in Nigeria, scores killed

LAGOS, Nigeria --The roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria on Saturday, killing at least 60 people, witnesses and an official said. The Reigners Bible Church International in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom state, was still under construction and workers had been rushing to finish it in time for Saturday’s ceremony to ordain 40

December 11, 2016 12:22 AM I’m yet to be briefed on the number of casualties, says Police PRO

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command yesterday said it could not ascertain the number of people that lost their lives following the collapsed church building at Reigners Bible Church in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. Unconfirmed report said the death tolls had risen to 50 but the police said only the medical doctors that attended to some of the patients 60

December 11, 2016 12:09 AM 60 in Nigeria die as new roof of church collapses

60 die as new roof of church collapses LAGOS — The roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshipers in southern Nigeria on Saturday, killing at least 60 people. The Reigners Bible Church International in Uyo was still under construction, and workers had been rushing to finish it in time for Saturday’s ceremony to ordain founder Akan Weeks as a bishop 45

December 10, 2016 11:28 PM Nigeria Uyo: Scores dead in church collapse

A church roof has collapsed in Uyo, south-east Nigeria, killing at least 60 people attending a bishop's ordination. Some reports put the number much higher, with many people are believed to be still trapped under the debris. Hundreds of people were inside the Reigners Bible Church including Akwa Ibom state governor Udom Emmanuel, who survived the disaster 31

December 10, 2016 6:51 PM ‘Well, I killed them, I guess’: Jury watches Dylann Roof’s confession to church massacre

Dylann Roof was calm — laughing at times — when he confessed to federal agents the massacre of nine black parishioners inside a South Carolina church. He was nonchalant when he explained why he chose to gun down the six women and three men inside the historic black church in Charleston. He knew there would be a group of black people inside, he told the FBI agents 46

December 10, 2016 6:45 PM NFL injury report Week 14: Fantasy update Jordan Reed, Julio Jones, more

--Questionable: WR John Brown (illness), LB Markus Golden (hamstring), --Doubtful: LB Kiko Alonso (hand, hamstring), LB Jelani Jenkins (knee, hand), DE Mario Williams (ankle) --Questionable: S Isa Abdul-Quddus (neck), T Branden Albert (wrist), RB Kenyan Drake (knee), CB Xavien Howard (knee), DT Earl Mitchell (back), QB Matt Moore (right shoulder), WR DeVante 56

December 10, 2016 5:48 PM Charleston church shooter laughs, confesses to murders

In the video, Roof described sitting in the Wednesday night study group at Mother Emanuel, silent for about 15 minutes, and told agents he wavered on the decision to shoot parishioners. “I just finally decided I had to do it,” he told agents at one point, and at another, “It was going back and forth in my mind, it was like a jerk, a jerk reaction 50

December 10, 2016 1:24 PM Syria, Russia pound rebel-held Aleppo but advances halt

ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT Syrian's military and Russian warplanes bombarded rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Saturday as Damascus's allies said victory was near, but insurgents fought back and army advances halted after rapid gains during the week. The United States said it was meeting a Russian team in Geneva to find a way to save lives, but an agreement 43

December 10, 2016 12:37 PM Dylann Roof's confession, journal details racist motivation for church killings

Prosecutors are using the Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof's own words to portray him as a cruel angry racist at his death penalty trial. Roof's two-hour confession to killing nine people at a church Bible study, recorded the day after the shooting, was introduced as evidence Friday, along with a handwritten journal found in his car. "How could 59

December 10, 2016 7:48 AM Charleston church shooter laughed during slaying confession to FBI

Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers, but they might shoot back. So, he told the FBI, he picked a historic black church in Charleston he had learned about online. In a videotaped confession shown Friday during his death penalty trial, Roof laughed several times 50