News archive from 6 August 2015

New charges for Wilmington Trust executives

New charges for Wilmington Trust executives

WILMINGTON, Del. — In a stunning fall from grace, former Wilmington Trust President Robert V.A. Harra Jr., 66, and former Chief Financial Officer David R. Gibson, 58, have been indicted for making false statements to federal agencies and the investing...

 
Rubio stumbles but expects resurgence

Rubio stumbles but expects resurgence

Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has suffered in the shadow of Donald Trump and been left far behind by the fundraising prowess of Jeb Bush's supporters. Yet political experts and backers alike say his campaign could rise again - and soon. Rubio led GOP...

 
Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh: 'I have a lot more work to do'

Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh: 'I have a lot more work to do'

USA TODAY Sports' Lindsay H. Jones reports from Dolphins training camp as Ryan Tannehill gets ready for the 2015 season. DAVIE, Fla. – It took only one play to notice Ndamukong Suh. The Miami Dolphins star defensive tackle blew past aspiring starting...

Usa Today, 19:15 in Sport
 
Federal court says Texas voter ID violates Voting Rights Act

Federal court says Texas voter ID violates Voting Rights Act

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the state's voter ID law "remains in effect" despite a federal appeals court ruling that it violates the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The New Orleans-based 5th Circuit Court of...

 
Vandals hit lion killer's Fla. getaway

Vandals hit lion killer's Fla. getaway

Vandals spray-painted "lion killer!" on the Florida island vacation home of the trophy-hunting Minnesota dentist who shot dead Cecil, the iconic king of the beasts in Zimbabwe, police said Wednesday. The protesters also left marinated pigs...

 
Daily Show set to be donated to Newseum after Stewart leaves

Daily Show set to be donated to Newseum after Stewart leaves

The current set of “The Daily Show" will be donated to the Newseum in Washington, D.C. after its popular host, Jon Stewart, airs his last show on Aug. 6. “We are thrilled to accept the donation of these artifacts to the Newseum collection,” said...

 
Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling files for divorce

Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling files for divorce

Donald Sterling filed for divorce Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, almost a year after a contentious legal fight with his wife, Shelly, led to the sale of the Clippers. Court papers cited "irreconcilable differences" between the...

 
Orlando City starting lineup vs. Toronto FC

Orlando City starting lineup vs. Toronto FC

TORONTO -- With Kaká, Rafael Ramos and Carlos Rivas all out due to injury, Orlando City coach Adrian Heath had to scratch together his most experienced lineup against Toronto. Heath employed a 4-3-3 in the 5-2 win against the Columbus Crew last...

 
George Zimmerman's attorney still involved with racially charged cases

George Zimmerman's attorney still involved with racially charged cases

Last week, defense attorney Mark O'Mara -- best known as the man who kept George Zimmerman out of prison -- once again walked in front of television cameras to talk about a racially charged shooting and to stand up for the rights of a client. An Ohio...

 
Brennan: Ray Rice deserves a second chance in NFL

Brennan: Ray Rice deserves a second chance in NFL

It’s time for Ray Rice to be given a chance to return to the National Football League. This is not a popular opinion. Eleven months after the awful video surfaced showing him punching his soon-to-be wife, Rice remains a pariah. Most Americans view him...

Usa Today, 20:13 in Sport
 
Live updates: Orlando City trails Toronto 1-0 early in first half

Live updates: Orlando City trails Toronto 1-0 early in first half

Orlando City trails Toronto FC 1-0 early in the first half. Aurélien Collin slid on the ground vying for the ball and Sebastian Giovinco took a tumble, triggering a penalty kick. In the 12th minute, Giovinco slipped the ball past Tally Hall for the...

 
West Valley's Hebard says she'll play college basketball at Oregon

West Valley's Hebard says she'll play college basketball at Oregon

The most dominant girls basketball player in Alaska plans to take her game to Oregon. Ruthy Hebard, a 6-foot-3 post who is beginning her senior year at West Valley High School in Fairbanks, announced Tuesday that she has orally committed to play...

 
UAA volleyball racks 2 exhibition wins in Czech Republic

UAA volleyball racks 2 exhibition wins in Czech Republic

The UAA women’s volleyball team used smashing performances from senior Julia Mackey to rack a pair of victories in the Czech Republic to open its European exhibition tour. The Seawolves prevailed in two matches in Prague on Monday and Tuesday. UAA...

 
Live updates: Orlando City, Toronto tied 1-1 early in first half

Live updates: Orlando City, Toronto tied 1-1 early in first half

Orlando City and Toronto FC 1-1 early in the first half. Aurélien Collin slid on the ground vying for the ball and Sebastian Giovinco took a tumble, triggering a penalty kick. In the 12th minute, Giovinco slipped the ball past Tally Hall for the early...

 
BMW to build wheelchairs for 2016 U.S. Paralympics team

BMW to build wheelchairs for 2016 U.S. Paralympics team

U.S. Paralympians will soon be racing in BMWs. BMW is scheduled to announce Wednesday that it is designing and developing a new wheelchair for U.S. athletes to use at next summer's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The wheelchair, which is in the...

Usa Today, 20:38 in Sport
 

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