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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The United Nations has negotiated the release this year of 876 children detained at a Nigerian army barracks holding suspected collaborators of the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group, the U.N. Children's Fund announced Friday.
Chicago guard Dwyane Wade apologized Friday for making a throat-slashing gesture after hitting a game-clinching basket at the end of the Bulls' NBA season-opening win over the Boston Celtics. Wade made the gesture with his right hand after sinking the three-pointer with 26.3 seconds remaining in Thursday's game. "I wanna apologize to my young fans on my gesture at the end of last nights game," Wade wrote on Twitter.