Soccer player Anton Walkes, 25, dies in Florida boat crash
MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say professional soccer player Anton Walkes has died from injuries he sustained in a boat crash off the coast of Miami. The 25-year-old was found unconscious and taken to a hospital after the crash between two boats Wednesday near the Miami Marine Stadium basin. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Walkes was operating one of the boats that crashed. It was unclear whether anyone else was injured. The state agency’s investigation is ongoing. Walkes was a member of the MLS club Charlotte FC. He started his career at Tottenham. Charlotte FC owner David Tepper said all at the club were “devastated by the tragic passing of Anton Walkes.”
‘Help’: Colombia rescues sailor adrift in Caribbean 24 days
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Colombian navy has rescued a man from Dominica who says he survived 24 days adrift on a sailboat in the Caribbean by eating ketchup, garlic powder and seasoning cubes. Authorities say Elvis Francois had scrawled the word “help” in English on the hull of the boat. The sailboat in which Francois was traveling was spotted from the air 120 nautical miles northwest of La Guajira peninsula. The navy said Wednesday that he was taken to the port city of Cartagena by a passing container ship.
UK police investigate disappearance of couple with newborn
LONDON (AP) — The father of a British woman who has been missing…