News archive from 8 January 2015

Carolina Panthers' young DBs have Seahawks' attention

Carolina Panthers' young DBs have Seahawks' attention

RENTON, Wash. It's been half a season since the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers last played. But the Seahawks are quite familiar with the makeover the Carolina secondary underwent. Young guys Josh Norman, Bene Benwikere and Tre Boston have...

 
California measles outbreak linked to Disneyland

California measles outbreak linked to Disneyland

California health officials have linked a measles outbreak to Disneyland visitors. Nine people with confirmed cases of measles were at Disneyland or the adjacent Disney California Adventure Park in Orange County between Dec. 15 and Dec. 20, according...

 

3 dead in huge pileup during whiteout in Penn.

CLARION, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people are dead and 30 injured in a highway pileup that occurred in whiteout conditions in western Pennsylvania. Clarion County Emergency Services director Vern Smith says two people died at the scene on...

 
House rejects bid to ease bank regulations

House rejects bid to ease bank regulations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Tuesday rejected legislation altering a key provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank overhaul of financial services regulations that would give U.S. banks another two years — to 2019 — to ensure that their holdings of certain...

 
French fry shortage at McDonald's in Venezuela

French fry shortage at McDonald's in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — McDonald's is finding itself under attack in Venezuela both for not selling french fries — and for selling them. Hours after The Associated Press reported Tuesday that McDonald's had run out of fries at Venezuelan franchises,...

 
NFL legends star in Super Bowl spot

NFL legends star in Super Bowl spot

There must be an unwritten rule that every Super Bowl has to have at least one ad loaded with a roster of retired NFL heroes. Like ads with dogs, babies or movie stars, it's a Super Bowl advertising formula that repeats year after year. This year will...

 

Carolinas Fishing Forecast: Lake Norman, Georgetown, S.C., are winter hot spots

Lake Norman and the North Inlet near Georgetown, S.C., appear to offer the best fishing prospects over the next few days. Stripers, hybrids, largemouth bass, spotted bass and plentiful white perch have been caught during the past week at Norman. North...

 
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton looks to change perception, beat Seattle

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton looks to change perception, beat Seattle

Cam Newton didn't have any time to enjoy his first playoff win before the Carolina Panthers quarterback started reading and hearing about the next thing he's never done: Beat Seattle. Three times in the past three seasons Newton and the Panthers have...

 

Cuban dissident says he believes 2 on US list are freed

HAVANA Two young Cuban political prisoners were freed Wednesday, and a leading human rights advocate said he believed their liberation was part of a U.S.-Cuban deal to release 53 dissidents. The head of Cuba's Human Rights and Reconciliation...

 
Carolina Panthers WR Philly Brown on his availability vs. Seahawks: ‘Who knows?'

Carolina Panthers WR Philly Brown on his availability vs. Seahawks: ‘Who knows?'

Depending on how quickly Philly Brown can come back from his shoulder injury, the Carolina Panthers could have a need for speed again at wide receiver. Brown, the undrafted rookie from Ohio State, has been a pleasant surprise for the Panthers since...

 

Wayne and Wanda: My boyfriend's becoming a shut-in

Hi, I came across you guys when I was Googling my own relationship issues with my boyfriend and I thought I’d give it a shot. We have been dating for almost two years now and he obviously has met my parents but he sure doesn’t like coming over to...

 
#NAACPbombing goes viral as frustration grows

#NAACPbombing goes viral as frustration grows

The hashtag #NAACPbombing has gone viral, reflecting frustration among one of Twitter's most vocal communities about what they say is a glaring disparity in how news outlets cover violence against blacks. By Tuesday night, #NAACPbombing was the No. 1...

 

College basketball game capsules for Thursday, Jan. 8

Radford (9-6, 0-2) at Gardner-Webb (9-6, 1-1) 7 p.m., Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs (ESPNU) The Runnin' Bulldogs will play their first nationally televised Big South game this season when they host the Highlanders. … Gardner-Webb had...

 
Bears CB Tim Jennings arrested on DUI near Atlanta

Bears CB Tim Jennings arrested on DUI near Atlanta

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Suburban Atlanta police say Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings has been arrested on charges including DUI, reckless driving and speeding. Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Jake Smith said in a statement that 31-year-old Timothy Deshawn...

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Amazon retaliates against Vermont sales tax law

Amazon retaliates against Vermont sales tax law

Amazon.com Inc. has barred Vermont residents and companies from earning money by referring customers to the Amazon website — a response, the company says, to a Vermont tax law. Vermonters participating in the Amazon Associates program were notified by...

 

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