News archive from 22 January 2014

With Geneva Syria talks set to begin, roles for participating nations unclear

WASHINGTON -- Delegates from around the world have arrived in Switzerland for the beginning of a conference designed to bring an end to the violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives in Syria. Yet what exactly their role will be at the talks...

 

Israel: Military kill Gaza militant behind attacks

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli military says its aircraft have killed a key militant in Gaza who was behind recent attacks on Israel. Gaza ambulance services said two militants were killed in the airstrike. The military said it targeted a "terrorist...

 

League talking to 49ers about sideline hit

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh says there's been communication between the NFL and the team after Seattle's Jeremy Lane ran into an unidentified person on the 49ers sideline during the NFC championship game. Harbaugh said...

 

Olympic speedskater asks family to stay home

JANESVILLE, Wis. -- Olympic speedskater Tucker Fredricks is heading to the Winter Games in Russia next month. But he's asked his family to stay home in Wisconsin because of security concerns. The athlete from Janesville will be competing in his third...

 

49ers promote Paraag Marathe to team president

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers have promoted longtime executive Paraag Marathe to team president replacing Gideon Yu, who will remain with the organization as a co-owner. Marathe has spent more than 13 years with the 49ers in various...

 

La. Tech names Diaz defensive coordinator

RUSTON, La. -- Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz says he's hired Manny Diaz as his defensive coordinator. Diaz comes to Tech after serving in the same position for two-plus seasons at Texas, where he was fired two games into last season....

 

With Geneva Syria talks set to begin, roles for participating nations unclear

WASHINGTON Delegates from around the world have arrived in Switzerland for the beginning of a conference designed to bring an end to the violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives in Syria. Yet what exactly their role will be at the talks...

 

Israel: Military kill Gaza militant behind attacks

JERUSALEM The Israeli military says its aircraft have killed a key militant in Gaza who was behind recent attacks on Israel. Gaza ambulance services said two militants were killed in the airstrike. The military said it targeted a "terrorist...

 

Broadway's Janis Joplin musical to step down

NEW YORK -- The musical of legendary blues and soul singer Janis Joplin is leaving Broadway but promises to hang around the city. Producers said Wednesday that "A Night With Janis Joplin" with a powerful performance by Mary Bridget Davies in...

 

Ohio man questioned over Google Glass in theater

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Federal authorities say they questioned an Ohio man they suspected of recording a movie in a theater with his Google Glass computer-in-eyeglass device. The government says no action was taken after the man confirmed the Google Glass...

 

Union Co. facing $26M deficit in upcoming budget

MONROE Union County commissioners need to balance a 2014-15 general fund budget that has an estimated deficit of $26 million, county officials said Tuesday night. Driving the deficit in the $262 million general fund budget are previously identified...

 
Ovechkin to miss game against Ottawa

Ovechkin to miss game against Ottawa

WASHINGTON -- Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin, who is the NHL's leading goal scorer, will miss Tuesday's game against the Ottawa Senators with a lower-body injury. Ovechkin, who has 35 goals on the season, scored and played to the end of...

 

Cold snap draining fuel supplies, prices spiking

NEW YORK -- A second fierce blast of winter weather is sapping fuel supplies in many regions and sending prices for propane and natural gas to record highs. Higher natural gas prices are also leading to sharply higher wholesale electricity prices as...

 

Marijuana advocates push back initiative plans

HELENA, Mont. -- Marijuana legalization advocates are dropping their efforts to put a voter initiative on the ballot this year amending the Montana Constitution to allow recreational use of the drug, an organizer said Tuesday. Instead, the advocates...

 

SD lawmakers want activities group to be more open

PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota lawmakers say the association that governs high school sports and other activities should be more open. Members of the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee say the South Dakota High School Activities Association...

 

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