CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican David Jolly is the winner of a hard-fought congressional election in Florida to replace the late Rep. Bill Young. With nearly 100 percent of the vote counted, The Associated Press says Jolly bested Democrat Alex Sink in a contest that attracted national attention and millions of dollars. The special…
The Associated Press reports that the head of the Malaysian Air Force says his agency uncovered radar evidence that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly reversed course before vanishing on Saturday. The evidence suggests the airlinerShow More Summary
Following safety concerns regarding NASCAR’s new qualifying format, NASCAR is introducing some changes in preparation for this weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway. According to the Associated Press, NASCAR is banning teams fromShow More Summary
The Associated Press has a story about how the US intelligence community is ramping up efforts to stop the next Ed Snowden by basically monitoring nearly everything that government employees and contractors with security clearance do: Stung by internal security lapses, U.S. Show More Summary
Associated Press | Los Angeles Times Stories about author-journalist Joe McGinniss are re-emerging in the wake of news that he died Monday in a Worcester, Mass., hospital from complications of prostate cancer. He once moved next door to Sarah Palin … Read more
Nowhere in her 15-paragraph March 11 obituary of Melba Hernandez did Associated Press writer Andrea Rodriguez find space to cite a critic of the late Cuban Communist revolutionary. In her story -- headlined "'Heroine of the Cuban Revolution' was lifelong Castro loyalist"... -
According to the Associated Press, one of the two men traveling with stolen passports on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was a nineteen-year-old Iranian man looking to migrate to Germany, and had no known terrorist ties.
Branko Bogdanov, 58, and his wife, Lela, 52, have been charged with shoplifting $7 million in goods over a ten-year period. According to a report from the Associated Press, the couple, emigrated from the former Yugoslavia, and are now living near Chicago – illegally, according to prosecutor Renato Marriotti. Show More Summary
Minnesota State Rep. Pat Garofalo officially apologized on Monday for a controversial tweet about NBA players that was labeled racist, straightforwardly accepting his part in the inaccurate stereotyping, the Associated Press reports...
The Rail and Maritime Union leader Bob Crow has reportedly died this morning, reports the Press Association. Sky's Sophie Ridge has reported: "The circumstances of his death remain unclear", while Adam Boulton said, "He was not a member of the Labour Party and never had been... Show More Summary
RMT leader Bob Crow has died aged 52, the Press Association is reporting. Only yesterday the union boss was giving broadcast interviews, including this one on BBC Radio 4?s PM… Continue reading The post RMT leader Bob Crow dies appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Swedish Embassy has confirmed that a Swedish journalist has been killed in Kabul, and Afghan police say two suspects have been arrested. Embassy counselor Christian Nilsson tells The Associated Press that Nils Horner, the Asia correspondent for Swedish Radio, was killed on Tuesday. Nilsson says Horner was in his 50s. Sayed…
Author Joe McGinninss, political chronicler, novelist, and sometime muckraker has died, the Associated Press reports. He was 71 and had prostate cancer.
Idaho officials believe not enough businesses are looking at their state when deciding to expand or relocate. Unfortunately, the proposed solution (PDF) – a new jobs tax credit – is unlikely to be the fix. From the Associated Press: According...Show More Summary
Oh MOOCs, how I mock thee. It has been a while. But now I am associated with this Invasion of the MOOCs: The Promises and Perils of Massive Open Online Courses has just been published by Parlor Press (and is available for free as a downloadable PDF). Show More Summary
Connecticut remained No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for another week. The BALLOT BREAKDOWN: UConn Still No. 1 - -
NBC premieres its new series Believe on Monday, March 10 at 10pm. At the Television Critics Association press event this winter, the cast, including Jake McLaughlin, Jamie Chung, Delroy Lindo, Johnny Sequoyah, Kyle MacLachlan, as well as executive producers J.J. Abrams, Alfonso Cuaron and Jonas Pate were on hand to talk about the new show.
Associated Press/Vadim Ghirda As of this moment, Russia appears to be in complete control of Crimea. Of course, for many Americans, this may seem very far away and not very relevant to their lives. But whether you realize it or not,Show More Summary
On-loan Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has thrown a curveball into discussions over his future by reminding Brendan Rodgers he has two years left on his contract at Anfield. According to the Press Association via The Guardian, Rodgers...Show More Summary
The City of Decatur and the Decatur Business Association sends along this press release… Spring is just around the corner and that means you need to put Saturday, April 12th on your calendar. Hop on over to the front lawn of Decatur First Baptist Church for the Decatur Business Association’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. The bunny […]