News archive from 16 March 2017

Apollo G Holland Woods re-evaluating Portland State after coach fired

Glendale Apollo senior guard Holland Woods will take a step back after Portland State coach Tyler Geving was fired Wednesday. Woods, 6-foot, who signed with Portland State in November, said he was told by Portland State that he would be allowed to get...

AZCentral, 20:09 in Sport
 

US Mulls Sending 1,000 More Troops into Syria

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the White House reportedly are considering initial proposals from U.S. Central Command that would send 1,000 more troops into Syria to accelerate the fight against the Islamic State. The proposals, first reported...

Fox News, 20:10 in Politics
 

Banner lays off handful of doctors in shake-up

Phoenix-based Banner Health has laid off a handful of doctors as part of the health system's restructuring. The physician cuts occurred during the last two to three weeks, and are part of a larger restructuring announced last month that...

 

Centerfolds Cabaret in Phoenix loses liquor license after firefighter's death

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Daisy Mountain firefighter dies after Phoenix nightclub assault. A west Phoenix strip club has agreed to revocation of its liquor license following a violent altercation that resulted in the death of a Daisy Mountain...

 
Texas House tentatively okays ban on texting while driving

Texas House tentatively okays ban on texting while driving

AUSTIN -- The Texas House, after a long and vocal debate that included references ranging from Superman to common sense, on Wednesday tentatively approved a statewide ban on texting while driving. The 113-32 vote marked the fourth time that state Rep....

Chron, 21:07 in Politics
 

Shadow Mountain boys basketball, Seton Catholic girls heading to NYC for national hoops tourneys

Phoenix Shadow Mountain's 27-0 boys basketball team will be heading to New York for the first time to play in the Dick's Sporting Goods High School Basketball Nationals on March 30 to April 1. Meanwhile, Chandler Seton Catholic will return to New York...

AZCentral, 21:17 in Sport
 

Trump lashes out at latest travel ban ruling: 'It makes us look weak!'

President Trump slammed a Hawaii federal judge who halted his revised travel ban from going into effect Wednesday, saying the ruling was "unprecedented judicial overreach." "This ruling makes us look weak," Trump thundered at a...

Fox News, 21:21 in Politics
 

Alabama Senate committee OKs police force for Briarwood Presbyterian Church

An Alabama church is a step closer to having its own police force. The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would authorize Briarwood Presbyterian Church to employ its own police force. The bill now moves to the Alabama...

 

Alabama Senate committee OKs police force for Briarwood Presbyterian Church

An Alabama church is a step closer to having its own police force. The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would authorize Briarwood Presbyterian Church to employ its own police force. The bill now moves to the Alabama...

 
Dutch PM Rutte claims win over 'wrong kind of populism'

Dutch PM Rutte claims win over 'wrong kind of populism'

THE HAGUE, Netherlands –  Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday claimed a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, who failed the year's first litmus test for populism in Europe. Provisional results with...

 

Ivana Trump to write memoir about raising her three kids with 'the Donald'

NEW YORK — Ivana Trump, first wife of President Trump, is writing a memoir that will focus on the couple's three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. In Raising Trump, Ivana will reflect on her life and recount the lessons she taught her children as...

 

Bordow: Before Tiger, there was Nancy Lopez

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Arizona will be well-represented at the LPGA Bank of Hope Founders Cup at Wildfire Golf Club in Phoenix. Video: azcentral sports Nancy Lopez was talking to some friends on Wednesday, reminiscing, when somebody mentioned...

AZCentral, 21:40 in Sport
 

Arizona, Gonzaga on collision course to break each other's hearts

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Dan Bickley and Jay Dieffenbach discuss the parity in the NCAA Tournament and Dan picks two Pac-12 teams reaching the Final Four in Glendale. Also: the latest Cardinals moves. Video: azcentral sports SALT LAKE CITY —...

AZCentral, 21:40 in Sport
 
Doctors say unproven stem cell treatment blinded 3 women

Doctors say unproven stem cell treatment blinded 3 women

NEW YORK (AP) — Three women were left nearly or totally blind by a vision treatment at a stem cell clinic, in what doctors call a dramatic illustration of how risky such clinics can be. The clinic's method hasn't been proven effective or tested for...

Chron, 21:52 in Health
 

Trump says he will submit evidence of wiretapping to House committee 'very soon'

President Trump discussed his tweeted accusation that President Obama ordered "wires" at Trump Tower tapped during last year's presidential campaign in an exclusive interview with Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday. Trump...

Fox News, 22:11 in Politics
 

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