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Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet

49 min 32 sec ago

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.

Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates

1 hour 1 min ago

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao got the big knockdowns he so desperately craved, battering Chris Algieri around the ring at will Sunday on his way to a decision win in one of the most lopsided welterweight title fights imaginable.

Hundley leads No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 USC 38-20

1 hour 19 min ago
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Brett Hundley's first pass was intercepted by Southern California linebacker Anthony Sarao, who returned it up the UCLA sideline for a shocking touchdown. Red-clad fans rocked the predominantly blue Rose Bowl, hoping this rivalry was undergoing a seismic shift.

No. 4 Duke tops Stanford to win Coaches vs Cancer

1 hour 24 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Dawkins walked over to Mike Krzyzewski and gave his former coach and mentor a hug after No. 4 Duke beat his Stanford team in the title game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

Pacquiao dominates Algieri on unofficial scorecard

1 hour 35 min ago

MACAU (AP) — Unofficial scorecard by AP Boxing Writer Tim Dahlberg

Vargas retains WBA super lightweight crown in Macau

1 hour 44 min ago

American Jessie Vargas outpointed his Mexican rival Antonio DeMarco Sunday to retain his World Boxing Association super lightweight title in a pulsating fight in Macau. The champion from Las Vegas, with legendary fighter Roy Jones Jr making his debut as a trainer in his corner, got the better of his valiant opponent in a fight which exploded into life from the fifth round onwards. Both men were heavily marked at the end of a toe-to-toe 12-round battle, in which the unbeaten Vargas (26-0) consistently landed the better shots to take a unanimous decision 116-112 on all three judges' scorecards. DeMarco (31-3-2) had many moments when he seemed to be getting on top, particularly in the ninth when he wobbled Vargas with a fierce straight left which sent him reeling back into DeMarco's own corner.

No. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21

1 hour 53 min ago

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri found a way to win on the road once again.

2009 massacre haunts Philippines as trial slows

1 hour 54 min ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Five years after gunmen flagged down a convoy of cars and massacred all 58 occupants, including scores of journalists, in a southern Philippine province, the body count continues to rise.

Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow

2 hours 2 sec ago

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. But she was still out first-thing Saturday with her shovel — along with hundreds of other volunteers.

New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

2 hours 2 min ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test flight.

Out of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby

2 hours 6 min ago

Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.

Strong quake in west China kills 4; 54 hurt

2 hours 6 min ago

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least four people and injured 54 others, including schoolchildren in a stampede, officials said Sunday.

Raptors match top record as Cavaliers lose again

2 hours 11 min ago

Cleveland (AFP) - Lou Williams scored 36 points to spark Toronto over Cleveland 110-93 Saturday as the Raptors matched the NBA's best record while stretching the Cavaliers' losing streak to four games.

Harden scores 32 as Rockets beat Mavericks 95-92

2 hours 25 min ago

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden has starred on offense since joining the Houston Rockets. After some intense criticism in the offseason, he's now stepped things up on defense, too.

Zou wins before home crowd on Pacquiao undercard

2 hours 26 min ago

MACAU (AP) — Zou Shiming treated the home crowd to an entertaining win Sunday, knocking down Kwanpichit Onesongchaigym three times on his way to a foul-plagued unanimous decision on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri title fight.

Williams, Raptors beat struggling Cavs, 110-93

2 hours 43 min ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has a blunt assessment for where the Cavaliers stand after 12 games.

Today in History

2 hours 43 min ago
Today is Sunday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2014. There are 38 days left in the year.

37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan quake

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 23:35

TOKYO (AP) — Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Knicks win 91-83, drop 76ers to 0-13

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 23:32

NEW YORK (AP) — Even with a winless team coming to Madison Square Garden, there was no chance of the New York Knicks being overconfident.

Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 23:03

Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media. The huge social network has become a key source of news for many users, as part of a dramatic shift in how people get information in the digital age. Zuckerberg said that while a newspaper provides the same information to every reader, Facebook can tailor its feed to the interests of the individual, delivering a mix of world news, community events and updates about friends or family. "It's a different approach to newspapering," said Ken Paulson, a former editor of USA Today who is now dean of communications at Middle Tennessee State University.