News archive from 25 May 2014, page 19

Official: 2 Israelis killed at Brussels museum

JERUSALEM An Israeli official says two Israelis were killed in the shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels. Paul Hirschson, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, said Sunday that the victims were a couple in their 50s from the Tel Aviv area. He...

 
Pope lands in Bethlehem, nod to Palestinian state

Pope lands in Bethlehem, nod to Palestinian state

BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- Pope Francis has landed in the West Bank town of Bethlehem in a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state as he prepared for a busy second day of his Mideast pilgrimage. Previous popes have always come to the...

 

Recap: LA Angels vs. Kansas City

Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jarrod Dyson scored the game-winning run on a throwing error by Mike Morin in the 13th inning and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 7-4, in the middle test of a three-game set on...

 

Pope lands in Bethlehem, nod to Palestinian state

BETHLEHEM, West Bank Pope Francis landed Sunday in the West Bank town of Bethlehem in a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state as he began a busy second day of his Mideast pilgrimage. Previous popes always came to the West Bank...

 
Royals score 3 runs in 13th to beat Angels 7-4

Royals score 3 runs in 13th to beat Angels 7-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- On a night when Mike Trout and Erick Aybar hit home runs and rookie Matt Shoemaker left the game with a lead, the Los Angeles Angels lost on a simple bunt play. Pinch-runner Jarrod Dyson scored the go-ahead run for Kansas City in...

 

Sports Buzz: Miami Dolphins' second-year cornerbacks Taylor, Davis ready to make mark

Beyond offensive line, no Dolphins position has more uncertainty than cornerback, excluding Brent Grimes. Cortland Finnegan hasn't had a good year since 2011, and Jamar Taylor and Will Davis played just 110 defensive snaps as rookies last season and...

 
Twins lose 2-1 to Giants

Twins lose 2-1 to Giants

SAN FRANCISCO -- Samuel Deduno proved again he deserves a permanent spot in Minnesota's rotation — even on a night he ended up with a loss. Deduno made one big mistake that led to a home run by Pablo Sandoval and was hurt by a miscue in the...

 

Dogs trained to sniff out invasive giant snails

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida has two new recruits in its fight to eradicate invasive snails. Two black Labrador retrievers named Raider and Bear are graduates of a program designed to sniff out giant African land snails. Scientists say the invasive...

 

Miami conference focuses on black immigrants

MIAMI -- More than 150 community leaders are meeting in Miami for a conference aimed at raising the profile of black immigrants to the United States. The three-day "Rising Together: Black Immigration Network Kinship Assembling" is being held...

 

3 Florida State students win NOAA scholarships

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Three Florida State students have won scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support opportunities in related sciences, such as meteorology, biology and atmospheric science. Pamela Bentacourt,...

 

Vietnam War hero receives belated recognition

CRESTVIEW, Fla. -- One Vietnam veteran is receiving long-delayed recognition for his heroism in a 1968 battle. Pat Watkins, 75, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in a special ceremony this week organized by the Army's Florida Panhandle-based...

 

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Boston

St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Cole Figueroa scored the winning run in the 15th inning to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 6-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox in the second of a three-game set. With Andrew Miller (1-4) on the mound, James Loney led...

 

Recap: San Diego vs. Chicago Cubs

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Travis Wood pitched into the eighth inning to help the Chicago Cubs in a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres in the third of a four-game set. Wood (5-4) gave up two runs on three hits with a pair of walks and...

 

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Florida edges Kentucky 6-5 to make SEC title game HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Josh Tobias's single with two outs in the eighth drove in the go-ahead run and Florida beat Kentucky 6-5 Saturday to move into the Southeastern Conference tournament...

 

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Florida edges Kentucky 6-5 to make SEC title game HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Josh Tobias's single with two outs in the eighth drove in the go-ahead run and Florida beat Kentucky 6-5 Saturday to move into the Southeastern Conference tournament...

 

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