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February 11, 2016

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  • Hornets-Pacers, Box

    5 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE (117) Kidd-Gilchrist 3-4 2-2 8, Williams 3-7 0-0 8, Zeller 4-7 3-3 11, Walker 10-21 5-7 25, Batum 4-12 0-0 11, Kaminsky 4-11 0-0 10, Lin 5-9 2-2 14, Hawes 1-4 3-4 6, Lamb 7-8 0-0 16, Daniels 1-1 ...

  • Alabama holds off slumping No. 15 Texas A&M, 63-62

    5 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama held off a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies' third straight loss. The Crimson Tide (14-9, 5-6 Southeastern Conference) beat ...

  • 2 people killed in Tulare County small plane crash

    6 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) SPRINGVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say two people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed near Springville in Tulare County. The Fresno Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1Q8sMVP ) authorities say witnesses saw the aircraft on fire. But it's not clear whether the ...

  • USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika

    6 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all potential Olympians, acknowledging the growing concern over the virus ...

  • EPA extends deadline to March 29 at Nevada Superfund site

    6 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to give Nevada another 60 days to decide if it wants to oppose the agency's plan to declare a toxic, abandoned mine in Yerington a priority Superfund site. The EPA ...

  • Seoul: N. Korean leader Kim had his military chief executed

    6 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his military chief executed for corruption. If true, the execution of Ri Yong Gil would be the latest in a series of killings, purges and ...

  • Low snow causes havoc again with Iditarod

    6 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Another low snow year in Alaska is playing havoc with the world's most famous sled dog race, at least for the start. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race always begins with a ceremonial, fan-friendly start through ...

  • Lawsuit of man who questioned police shootings dismissed

    6 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former investigator for Chicago's Independent Police Review Authority, which investigates police shootings. Lorenzo Davis alleged he lost his job because he determined several police shootings were unjustified. ...

  • Australian deputy prime minister announces retirement

    6 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's deputy prime minister has announced he plans to retire, with the prime minister likely to announce a cabinet reshuffle before elections due this year. Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss, who is minister for regional development ...

  • Ozzie Guillen to manage in native Venezuela next winter

    6 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Ozzie Guillen, who led the Chicago White Sox to the 2005 World Series title, has been hired to manage the La Guaira Sharks of the Venezuelan Winter League next offseason. The 52-year-old, who was born in ...

  • Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con'

    6 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley. ...

  • Lauren Jackson to wait until March to decide on Rio Games

    6 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Former WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson will wait until March to make a final decision on whether to play in her fifth Olympics for Australia. The 34-year-old former Seattle Storm forward has been struggling with a right ...

  • Kukushkin upsets 5th-seeded Denis Kudla in Memphis Open.

    6 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin upset fifth-seeded Denis Kudla 6-1, 7-5 on Wednesday in the second round of the Memphis Open. Kukushkin, ranked 93rd in the world, got off to a quick start in the opening set against ...

  • Friend of Texas man shot by police wants public's attention

    7 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — The friend of an unarmed man fatally shot by a San Antonio officer says he will try to keep a spotlight on the case that police are still investigating. Alvin Perry held a rally this week for ...

  • Love gets an earlier start on knowing Ryder Cup team

    7 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Ryder Cup team traditionally starts to take shape at the Memorial when the top players are invited to one of the cottages at Muirfield Village to be fitted for uniforms. Davis Love III ...

  • Kobe reflects on LeBron before final matchup in Cleveland

    7 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Kobe Bryant remembers giving a pair of his sneakers to LeBron James as a gift and offering the teenager some advice. The years in between have passed in a blur. On his final visit to Cleveland to ...

  • Female tiger killed by mating partner at Sacramento Zoo

    7 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Zoo officials say a Sumatran female tiger was killed by her mating partner after the two felines were put in the same enclosure for breeding. The zoo says in a statement the male tiger became ...

  • Familiar Stars Hollow faces back for 'Gilmore Girls' reboot

    7 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some familiar Stars Hollow faces will be on hand for the "Gilmore Girls" reboot. Netflix says that the four-episode series will include Milo Ventimiglia (Vhen-TEE-mill-ya) as Jess Mariano and Matt Czuchry (ZOO-kree) as Logan Huntzberger. Also ...

  • Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in Ferguson

    7 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, the U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Here ...

  • Consulate: Dad to 2 boys, among 6 bodies, flying to Chicago

    8 hours ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Mexico's consulate in Chicago says the father of two children found dead with their mother and three adults in their home last week is headed from Mexico to Chicago for the funerals. Police say they'll speak to ...

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