News archive from 30 January 2015

Hunting coyotes OK in wolf territory, wildlife panel says

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission approved temporary rules Thursday that allow daytime hunting of coyotes in five counties where red wolves roam. The statewide open season on coyotes prompted a lawsuit last year because wolves, which...

 

Islamic State hostage deadline passes as confusion reigns over swap terms

IRBIL, Iraq The most recent deadline for Jordan to release an Islamist prisoner before the Islamic State executed a captured Jordanian pilot passed at sundown Thursday with no indication that an agreement was near on a deal to swap the two people....

 
4 things to know about Israel's conflict with Hezbollah

4 things to know about Israel's conflict with Hezbollah

Israel remained on high alert Thursday along the Lebanese border, a day after a Hezbollah attack killed two Israeli soldiers and raised concerns of a new escalation of violence in the region. Israel launched a counterattack Wednesday into Lebanon in...

 

Simultaneous attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 25

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Militants struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula with simultaneous attacks involving a car bomb and mortar rounds on Thursday, killing at least 25 people, including civilians, officials...

 
Gunman who stormed Dutch broadcaster claimed to be hacker

Gunman who stormed Dutch broadcaster claimed to be hacker

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A gunman who stormed into the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS demanding airtime Thursday night claimed to be from a "hackers' collective," according to a reporter who spoke to the man. NOS was...

 

DeCock: Sulaimon dismissal leaves short-handed Duke in tough spot

There was a moment in Duke's loss Wednesday night at Notre Dame when Jahlil Okafor landed awkwardly on his right leg and came up limping. As trainer Jose Fonseca poked and prodded the star freshman's knee, on the bench there was an inescapable sense...

 

Long-awaited trial to open in Etan Patz missing-child case

NEW YORK (AP) — The teenage stock clerk was just a name in a file for decades, one of many people police encountered while searching for a 6-year-old boy named Etan Patz. Thirty-five years later, Pedro Hernandez is going on trial in a case that...

 
Suspect in videotaped arrest charged with carjacking

Suspect in videotaped arrest charged with carjacking

DETROIT — Charges have been filed against a man whose arrest was captured on a video that has been viewed more than 1.3 million times online. Andrew Jackson Jr., 51, who absconded from parole in 2014, is accused of carjacking and robbing a grandmother...

 
1,495 lbs. of marijuana found in toilet service truck

1,495 lbs. of marijuana found in toilet service truck

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - Almost 1,500 pounds of marijuana was confiscated Wednesday from a toilet vacuum service truck, according to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office. According to police, a Fayette County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit pulled the...

 

Seattle's zone-read offense a thinly disguised Beast

PHOENIX It turns out Seattle's zone-read offense doesn't involve much reading at all. In a copycat league, the Seahawks borrowed concepts from other NFL and college teams, but have put their own stamp on the misdirection, timing-based offense....

 
Arizona ceases enforcement against Uber, Lyft

Arizona ceases enforcement against Uber, Lyft

Arizona regulators cease enforcement against ride-share companies, cite Gov. Ducey's agenda PHOENIX — Arizona officials suspended all state investigations and administrative hearings on ride-booking companies Wednesday, saying they want to encourage...

 

Judge: Duke must hand over more email in medical fraud case

DURHAM A Durham County Superior Court judge decided Thursday that Duke University will have to hand over hundreds of additional documents to plaintiffs in the 4-year-old medical research fraud case centered around the now-discredited work of Dr. Anil...

 
NFL lays out how Super Bowl footballs will be inspected, guarded

NFL lays out how Super Bowl footballs will be inspected, guarded

PHOENIX — During Super Bowl XLIX, the NFL will have to keep track of nearly five times more footballs than for a typical game — and that will include whether they are properly inflated. The league said there will be "added security," too....

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The father missing from Marshawn Lynch's life

The father missing from Marshawn Lynch's life

USA TODAY Sports analyst Lorenzo Reyes takes a look at Marshawn Lynch's latest response to the media. OAKLAND -- Marshawn Lynch is playing himself in a movie about his life, titled "Family First the Marshawn Lynch Story,'' and a list of roles to...

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Mecklenburg County boys basketball standings 01.29.14

Southwestern 4A School Overall Conf.Butler18-28-0Rocky River8-126-2Porter Ridge9-104-3Myers Park10-94-3Independence7-133-5East Mecklenburg2-172-6Garinger1-180-8 SoMeck 8 School Overall Conf.Ardrey Kell18-19-0Olympic16-37-2Charlotte...

 

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