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Swiss NBA player Thabo Sefolosha was acquitted Friday of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct during a confrontation with police outside a Manhattan night club in which his leg was broken. The New York jury handed down the not-guilty verdict after deliberating for less than an hour, acquitting the Atlanta Hawks forward on all counts. "I am happy ... that my name has been cleared," a visibly relieved Sefolosha told reporters as he exited the court house.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The pressure is on Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2012, to run for House speaker in the chaotic aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden decision to abandon his campaign for the post.