Joan Rivers' daughter said Sunday that she and others are "keeping our fingers crossed," as the 81-year-old comedic legend remained hospitalized in Manhattan. The Mount Sinai Hospital said it had no updates to release on the 81-year-old's health on Sunday. Three days earlier, she stopped breathing while having minor throat surgery at a clinic in the city, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation.
A car plowed through a sandwich shop early Sunday morning, critically injuring the driver and causing major damage to the building. A driver ran a red light and crashed into Subway in the 1700 block of Euclid Avenue around 1:10 a.m., according to officials. Police and paramedics found a red Honda Civic completely inside the restaurant. The wall was blown out, and shattered glass covered the sidewalk.
Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and other female actresses were the target of a hacking campaign on Apple's iCloud storage service to expose nude photos of them, NBC News reported. "This is a flagrant violation of privacy," a spokesperson for Lawrence said Sunday. "The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence." The photos were posted to an online bulletin board.
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A 16-year-old girl suspected of trying to join Islamist rebels in Syria has been arrested in Nice, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Sunday, Reuters reported. Cazeneuve said in a statement that border police at the Nice airport arrested the girl Saturday before her departure "for jihad." A man about age 20 was later arrested on suspicion of being her recruiter. The girl's family was not aware of her intentions, Cazeneuve said.
A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law, The Associated Press reported. The law can still go into effect on Monday but officials cannot punish doctors or clinics for breaking it while a challenge is heard. A Center for Reproductive Rights lawsuit claims the new law would force the state's five abortion clinics to close.
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At least two people have been killed and 30 others wounded in Chicago amid a long Labor Day weekend.
Tony Stewart's return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart hit the wall for the second time after his right front tire blew out on lap 172, ending his night.
Dallas police are trying to figure out what caused an one-car crash that killed six people in Southeast Oak Cliff late Sunday night. The driver side rear tire of the vehicle hit the center median, police said. The driver lost control and the vehicle hit a tree in the median.
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The San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence overnight, San Jose police confirmed.
Pakistan's national PTV channel and its English-language PTV World service were taken off the air Monday after protesters stormed its headquarters in central Islamabad, Reuters reported. “PTV staff performing their journalistic duties are being beaten up,” a news anchor said just before the screen went blank. Earlier, protesters marched on government buildings in the capital Islamabad after weeks of demonstrations demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation turned violent over the weekend.
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Two people are hospitalized in New York City with injuries from a lightning strike as heavy thunderstorms swept the tri-state, authorities said Sunday. The men were struck at Orchard Beach in the Bronx and were being treated at a nearby hospital, according to the FDNY. Torrential rain, thunder and lightning in the city interrupted Labor Day weekend celebrations, halted play at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Queens and forced the early end to the Electric Zoo musical festival.
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot that prompted objections from an anti-discrimination group last year. Coachella Valley High School's mascot, which appears as a sneering man with a scraggly beard, hooked nose and a headscarf, has been retired, the Desert Sun
A Louisiana television host was shot to death last week by a family member in what authorities called a murder-suicide attempt, NBC News reported. Scott Rogers, 52, who hosted he "Around Town" show on WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge, was found dead in his bed on Wednesday. His son-in-law was found nearby with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said, and is now on life support. Police are trying to unravel the tangled story that led to Rogers' death.
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Dallas police are investigating the murder of a 5-year-old girl whose body was found in a vacant apartment Sunday afternoon. Police say they took numerous people to Dallas Police Headquarters for questioning, but as of late Sunday night police have not reported any arrests in the case.
A woman attacked a friend who was driving her home from Atlantic City and then assaulted three police officers involved in her arrest, authorities said. The Press of Atlantic City
said 24-year-old Shannon Walsh, of Sayreville, also allegedly assaulted her friend's 3-year-old son during the incident, which occurred Friday morning. But it was not clear what sparked the incident.