News archive from 12 November 2015

GOP candidate raises specter of speech suit

GOP candidate raises specter of speech suit

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Republican candidate for governor in 2016 and two other people have told a conservative Sussex blogger to delete posts they say libel them, never write about them again and pay them $60,000 — or face a civil suit. The candidate,...

 
Kawhi Leonard learning to beat double teams from Charles Barkley

Kawhi Leonard learning to beat double teams from Charles Barkley

In an effort to help Kawhi Leonard become better as teams focus their defensive efforts against him, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich gave his star forward a CD with clips of Hall of Famer Charles Barkley handling and beating double teams. “At...

Usa Today, 19:19 in Sport
 
Companies continue chipping away at health insurance benefits

Companies continue chipping away at health insurance benefits

Companies’ health care costs in 2015 rose at the lowest rate in at least 20 years, a report out Thursday shows, but workers' share of costs continue to skyrocket. The average health care rate increase for mid-sized and large companies was 3.2% this...

 
Alaska's pricy pipeline negotiator says he's been sent home to Carolina

Alaska's pricy pipeline negotiator says he's been sent home to Carolina

The state’s high-priced negotiator on its $55 billion gas pipeline project says he’s been sent home to South Carolina for some “time off” at Gov. Bill Walker’s request, without a return ticket to Alaska. Attorney Rigdon Boykin, who’s paid $120,000...

 
Adult coloring craze takes a page from the kids

Adult coloring craze takes a page from the kids

When Cherry Hill resident Tara Benson was a little girl, her grandmother would buy fancy coloring books for her and her sister. Benson continued to buy the books into her teen years, following a creative nature that would lead her to become an art and...

 
Deputies watch over casket of slain officer's daughter

Deputies watch over casket of slain officer's daughter

JACKSON, Miss. — When Hattiesburg police officer Benjamin Deen was killed in the line of duty six months ago, other members of the thin blue line pledged to watch over his family. Deen's daughter Melah, 13, died Friday night from complications of a...

 
What should we make of 'By the Sea'?

What should we make of 'By the Sea'?

It's all so beautiful. By the Sea's first frames focus on two of the most photogenic movie stars on the planet (married in real life, to boot), careening along a seaside road in Malta. The world, not to mention the box office, should be their oyster....

 
Alaska's pricey pipeline negotiator says he's been sent home to Carolina

Alaska's pricey pipeline negotiator says he's been sent home to Carolina

The state’s high-priced negotiator on its $55 billion gas pipeline project says he’s been sent home to South Carolina for some “time off” at Gov. Bill Walker’s request, without a return ticket to Alaska. Attorney Rigdon Boykin, who’s paid $120,000...

 
Army: Women performed comparably to men in Ranger School

Army: Women performed comparably to men in Ranger School

Just days before completing his tenure, Army Secretary John McHugh defended the service’s decision to open its Ranger School to women and outlined data that showed female candidates performed just as well — and in some cases better than — their male...

 
The new king of beer

The new king of beer

The world's king of beer believes in dreaming big. With the $107 billion potential combination of his Anheuser Busch InBev and London-headquartered top rival SAB Miller, Carlos Brito is on the verge of running a brewing empire that would sell more...

 
Escaped emu forces lockdown at Del. elementary schools

Escaped emu forces lockdown at Del. elementary schools

WILMINGTON, Del. — A wayward emu, on the run for the past 66 days, prompted a “soft” lockdown at two Delaware elementary schools earlier this week and has wandered into traffic, outrunning state police, wildlife officials and an exotic animal expert....

 

Thursday's forecast: Wild winds north-central U.S.

The national weather forecast for Thursday, November 12 calls for rain and showers in the Northern Lakes and some snow in parts of North Dakota and Minnesota. Ferocious winds in the north-central U.S. will be the nation's main weather story on...

 
Missouri professor resigns, staff member suspended amidst campus tension

Missouri professor resigns, staff member suspended amidst campus tension

University of Missouri administrators announced Wednesday that they had put a staff member on leave as they investigate her actions during protests on campus following the ouster of the statewide university system's president earlier this week. The...

 
Bell: Dolphins owner Stephen Ross takes on racism but not Dan Snyder

Bell: Dolphins owner Stephen Ross takes on racism but not Dan Snyder

NEW YORK — Stephen Ross is no stranger to big ideas. The multi-billionaire built a real estate empire after essentially starting from scratch in the early 1970s. Deep down, the Miami Dolphins owner is currently clinging to hope that his team can rally...

Usa Today, 21:31 in Sport
 
QB Rank, Week 9: Derek Carr is the real deal

QB Rank, Week 9: Derek Carr is the real deal

The Raiders’ decade-long search is over. Oakland has a franchise quarterback and his name is Derek Carr. If you haven’t been paying attention to the 4-4 Raiders, you’ve missed out on one of the more exciting offenses in the league. And it starts with...

Usa Today, 21:31 in Sport
 

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