News archive from 27 November 2014

Undeclared cash lands pilot in jail in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico A pilot who runs an executive jet company that has transported the president of Guyana was arrested after U.S. agents found more than $600,000 in undeclared cash inside his aircraft during a stop in Puerto Rico, authorities said...

 

Dan River coal ash spill damage could top $300 million

An academic study completed last week projects the monetary damage caused by the coal ash spill in the Dan River in February could exceed $300 million. The estimate comes as Duke Energy, and potentially its customers, face absorbing billions of...

 
NFL fines Lions' Dominic Raiola for punch against Patriots

NFL fines Lions' Dominic Raiola for punch against Patriots

The NFL decided not to discipline Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola for his cut block on the final play of Sunday's 34-9 loss to the New England Patriots. But another late cheap shot cost him. GIF : Raiola punches Patriots player The league has...

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Observer high school girls' honors: : Lake Norman Charter coach Gomez, Lake Norman player Gish

Observer high school girls' honors: : Lake Norman Charter coach Gomez, Lake Norman player Gish

The Lake Norman Charter girls' tennis team was perfect this season, as the Knights went 17-0 on their march to the school's first NCHSAA 2A state, dual tennis championship. The Knights' first-year coach, Jennifer Gomez, who previously guided the...

 

Colombians protest ban on ride-share company Uber

BOGOTA, Colombia Furious taxi drivers and loyal users of Uber are butting heads over Colombia's new ban on the ride-sharing company. Amid threats of a strike by yellow taxis who consider cars affiliated with Uber to be "pirates," the...

 
Campaign setbacks have Landrieu scrambling for support

Campaign setbacks have Landrieu scrambling for support

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mary Landrieu has turned to churches, community leaders and her Democratic colleagues in the Senate in a last-ditch rush to rally her base and raise money as she fights for her political life ahead of a Dec. 6 runoff election in...

 
Obama pardons turkeys, jokes about 'executive action'

Obama pardons turkeys, jokes about 'executive action'

Video Keywords Thanksgiving Turkey President Barack Obama on Wednesday pardoned a turkey named Cheese in an annual Thanksgiving tradition at the White House. The President even petted the turkey. His daughters however, declined the invitation. Video...

 
Fact check: Spinning immigration data

Fact check: Spinning immigration data

Both sides in the immigration debate are simply misstating the facts. President Obama exaggerated when talking about declines in illegal border crossings, and Republican Rick Santorum made a misleading claim about the foreign-born population in the...

 

Venezuela charges Maduro foe in alleged plot

CARACAS, Venezuela A leader of Venezuela's opposition is being charged in what the government alleges was a plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Wednesday ordered former congresswoman Maria Corina Machado to...

 
2014 ballot measures certified: Countdown to marijuana legalization begins

2014 ballot measures certified: Countdown to marijuana legalization begins

Three ballot measures adopted by Alaska voters  this month were certified Wednesday afternoon by Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, the Alaska Division of Elections announced in a short press release. “The election is a wrap,” elections director Gail Fenumiai...

 
Appeals court reverses ruling closing Arias sentencing

Appeals court reverses ruling closing Arias sentencing

PHOENIX — The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday to open sentencing proceedings for Jodi Arias, found guilty in May 2013 of shooting, stabbing and slitting the throat of her ex-boyfriend. The finding overrules a decision from Judge Sherry...

 
Cumberbatch savors cool career, 'beautiful' fanbase

Cumberbatch savors cool career, 'beautiful' fanbase

NEW YORK — Benedict Cumberbatch takes a slug of his pinot noir and pronounces that a glass of wine to wrap up a long day is "quite right." He's in Manhattan for 72 hours, give or take, working nonstop to promote The Imitation Game, his drama...

 
4 hurt in second shooting at same Pa. barbershop

4 hurt in second shooting at same Pa. barbershop

In the second targeted shooting at the same southeastern Pennsylvania barbershop in less than 24 hours, four people were injured Wednesday when a gunman opened fire. One victim was in critical condition and three others suffered minor injuries,...

 
Police release full video of shooting of Ohio boy, 12

Police release full video of shooting of Ohio boy, 12

Cleveland police released a surveillance video that shows a 12-year-old boy, Tamir Rice, being fatally shot by an officer seconds after he arrived on the scene. CLEVELAND — In releasing the 911 calls and the full surveillance video of the...

 
Garth Brooks cites Ferguson for 'Tonight' cancellation

Garth Brooks cites Ferguson for 'Tonight' cancellation

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's Tonight Show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for the...

 

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