Stark Jr. Knocked Out By Escalante Brooklyn’s Gary Stark Jr., once considered a junior featherweight contender, suffered a third-round TKO at the hands of Antonio Escalante at the UIC Pavillion in Chicago last Friday night.
Winners Crowned in Golden Gloves Finals The two night championship round, held at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden, pitted boxers from across the tri-state area against each other for one of amateur boxing's most storied prizes.
A Somali lawmaker was killed in the capital Mogadishu on Friday when a bomb planted under his car exploded at the entrance to the heavily fortified compound of the presidential palace, a senior police official said. A senior police officer manning a roadblock at the entrance to the hilltop palace compound said Warsame Faysal had just returned to his vehicle after prayers. "As he drove past the prime minister's residence, the car bomb exploded," legislator Tahlil Abdi told Reuters by telephone from the morgue where Faysal's body was taken.
Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) - Violence in the capital of the Central African Republic has left 92 dead and 155 wounded in one Bangui hospital, Doctors Without Borders said Friday, in a new toll.