News archive from 30 October 2015

LinkedIn shares surge 12% after earnings

LinkedIn shares surge 12% after earnings

​SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn is behaving like an extremely productive worker who always seems to get the job done while still yearning to be more like flashier peers. The professional networking service delivered another outstanding performance in...

 
Convicted arsonist arrested on new fire

Convicted arsonist arrested on new fire

CINCINNATI — The woman accused of setting her Corryville apartment on fire, possibly with pages from a Bible, was previously convicted of arson in 2012 in a strikingly similar case. Candace Johnson, 32, was arrested last week and faces two counts of...

 
Street performers sue Ocean City over new sign-up system

Street performers sue Ocean City over new sign-up system

OCEAN CITY, Md. -- Boardwalk performers have filed a $1 million lawsuit against Ocean City officials who enacted regulations governing how the musicians, artists and others entertain the crowds there. Six people, including Tony Christ, the man who was...

 
Fla. executes man convicted of fatally stabbing 4

Fla. executes man convicted of fatally stabbing 4

STARKE, Fla. — Florida held its first execution Thursday since the Supreme Court allowed the use of a sedative as part of a three-drug cocktail used for lethal injection. Jerry Correll, 59, of Orlando was put to death for the fatal stabbing of his...

 
Have a cold one for Indiana's beer can collectors

Have a cold one for Indiana's beer can collectors

FullscreenPre- and post-WWII Indianapolis Brewing Company cans from the collection of Gene Judd. Judd and his fellow collectors are on the hunt for more cans produced by the now defunct Indianapolis Brewing Company. Michelle Pemberton / The...

 
Japan, eager to say goodbye to 5,000 Marines, checks up on the island where they'll relocate

Japan, eager to say goodbye to 5,000 Marines, checks up on the island where they'll relocate

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga meets with Guam Congressional Delegate Madeleine Bordallo at the Hotel Nikko Guam on Oct. 29. TAMUNING, Guam — Japan’s chief cabinet secretary arrived Thursday for a two-day visit to follow up on progress...

 
Clippers' Austin Rivers fined $25K for throwing seat cushion into crowd

Clippers' Austin Rivers fined $25K for throwing seat cushion into crowd

Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers was fined $25,000 by the NBA for throwing a seat cushion into the stands at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Wednesday night, the league announced on Thursday. Rivers, the 23-year-old reserve and son of...

Usa Today, 20:55 in Sport
 
Fitter, prepared Redmann backstopping Alaska Aces well

Fitter, prepared Redmann backstopping Alaska Aces well

By the time the Alaska Aces plucked Troy Redmann from the ECHL waiver wire, and relative obscurity, last January, he was a 27-year-old who had once abandoned ice hockey, never made a living at the sport’s pro level and seemed nearly a novelty – his...

 
Specter of Abraham Lincoln lingers in famous photo

Specter of Abraham Lincoln lingers in famous photo

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne hosts a portion of the Lincoln Financial Foundation collection, including many photos of the Lincoln family. But it's also home to a few macabre keepsakes, including an original print...

 
Poll: Ky. voters split on removing clerk Kim Davis

Poll: Ky. voters split on removing clerk Kim Davis

LOUISVILLE — Kentucky voters are split on whether lawmakers should remove Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis from office, but a majority say the procedure for marriage licenses should be reworked to either accommodate religious clerks or take them out of...

 
Modern paramedic system pioneer dies at 98

Modern paramedic system pioneer dies at 98

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a cardiologist in Los Angeles during the 1960s, Dr. Walter S. Graf became alarmed by the number of heart attack sufferers who died while en route to hospitals. Inspired by an Irish physician who sent hospital doctors and nurses...

 
As jobs pass them by, minority MLB managers on wrong side of 'buddy system'

As jobs pass them by, minority MLB managers on wrong side of 'buddy system'

NEW YORK -  The last time Major League Baseball had this kind of problem, Al Campanis stepped in front of the cameras and uttered racially insensitive remarks on Jackie Robinson’s anniversary, starting a national firestorm. Now, 28 years later, we’re...

Usa Today, 21:27 in Sport
 
Armour: Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas make history look easy at Worlds

Armour: Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas make history look easy at Worlds

GLASGOW, Scotland — It’s not enough for the U.S. women to set the gold standard in gymnastics. At the rate they’re piling up the bling, their collection is going to rival that of a royal family by the end of next summer's Rio Olympics. Simone Biles...

Usa Today, 21:51 in Sport
 
Officials confirm a shark bit 10-year-old boy in Hawaii

Officials confirm a shark bit 10-year-old boy in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — A shark bit a 10-year-old boy off a scenic Oahu beach, officials confirmed Thursday as the state prepared for another round of giant waves from a low-pressure weather system in the Pacific. The boy, who was bit Wednesday at Makaha...

 
Ortley Beach, N.J., residents mark Sandy anniversary

Ortley Beach, N.J., residents mark Sandy anniversary

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — "How many of you aren't home yet?" Paul Jeffrey asked the crowd of more than 100 people gathered on the Ortley Beach boardwalk Thursday night. About a third of them raised their hands. "It's pretty emotional,"...

 
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