News archive from 28 September 2013

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An aquarium? Every time I go to Concord Mills its already a zoo. The mayoral debate had all the drama of a filibuster. If the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dislikes the tea party's irrational behavior, maybe they should stop giving them campaign money....

 
Experts fear Dominican ruling could cause crisis

Experts fear Dominican ruling could cause crisis

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Experts warned Friday that a Dominican court decision to strip citizenship from children of Haitian migrants could cause a human rights crisis, potentially leaving tens of thousands of people stateless, facing mass...

 

Officials: Iran source of Navy computer intrusion

WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials say an unclassified Navy computer network was breached about two weeks ago by hackers believed to be linked to Iran. Officials say it appears the hackers may been working as proxies for the Iranian government. Cyberattacks...

 

Bengals' Hall listed as doubtful

Cincinnati Bengals starting cornerback Leon Hall is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game in Cleveland. A hamstring injury prevented Hall from practicing all week. He totaled 16 tackles and one interception in the first three games of the season....

 

Falcons RB Jackson out for Sunday

The Atlanta Falcons will be without the services of running back Steven Jackson once again for Sunday's matchup with the New England Patriots. Jackson suffered a hamstring injury that knocked him out of a Sept. 15 game against St. Louis. The former...

 

Beinfest, Fleming out of Marlins' front office

The Miami Marlins announced that president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest, as well as special assistant to the president of baseball operations Jim Fleming have been ousted from the club's front office. "The Marlins organization has...

 

Column: We have a winner for coach of the year

The competition for coach of the year is over. Finally, someone has put sports in its proper place. In the midst of prima donna athletes, win-at-all-cost coaches and out-of-control fans, we can take comfort in knowing there's at least one guy out...

 

Cardinals rule out Allen Craig for first round

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals have ruled out Allen Craig for at least for the first round of the postseason. Craig has been sidelined with a mid-foot sprain since early this month. Friday's announcement was not a huge surprise given Craig has...

 

Want to own a piece of the Empire State Building?

NEW YORK Starting next week, you could own a piece of the Empire State Building. Or, if iconic New York skyscrapers aren't your thing, you could bite into Potbelly, a sandwich chain with more than 280 shops. Next week, these and two more companies...

 
Experts fear Dominican ruling could cause crisis

Experts fear Dominican ruling could cause crisis

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic Experts warned Friday that a Dominican court decision to strip citizenship from children of Haitian migrants could cause a human rights crisis, potentially leaving tens of thousands of people stateless, facing mass...

 

Wake Forest faces the improbable against No. 3 Clemson

WINSTON-SALEM Wake Forest knows it's in a predicament and how it got there. The Deacons also know a way out, as precarious as that way may be. By beating third-ranked Clemson on the road Saturday at Death Valley, Wake Forest would be right back in the...

 

No fisticuffs, but Senate divide over health care, budget getting personal

WASHINGTON -- With Congress deadlocked over fiscal policy and a government shutdown looming, personal disputes have clouded the usually collegial Senate, straining relationships between lawmakers who otherwise work well together. Compared with the...

 

UNC big game for ECU, but not exactly a rival

Ohio State-Michigan, Auburn-Alabama, East Carolina and … ? ECU has a strong history in football and a passionate fan base, but what the Pirates don't have is a true rival, at least not one by any conventional definition. The Pirates have...

 
Curry brothers carry rivalry into Warriors camp

Curry brothers carry rivalry into Warriors camp

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Seth Curry was walking around the Golden State Warriors practice court during media day activities Friday when a stranger struck up a conversation. A few minutes later, the rookie realized he had been mistaken for somebody else...

 

3 more human heads found in western Mexico town

MORELIA, Mexico -- Police have found three human heads in the same small town in western Mexico where another three heads were found a day earlier. Michoacan state prosecutors' spokesman Alejandro Arellano says the heads found Friday were left at a...

 

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