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Molestation claim against Michael Jackson's estate dismissed - The Intelligencer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A choreographer who accused Michael Jackson of years of molestation cannot pursue his allegations against the singer's estate because he waited too long to file the legal action, a judge ruled. Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff ...
Howard could face suspension if Rockets force Game 6 - The Intelligencer
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Howard could miss Houston's next playoff game after picking up his seventh technical foul of the playoffs. Howard and Golden State's Andrew Bogut were called for a double technical in the second quarter of Game 5 of the ...
Harper, Scherzer power Nationals past Cubs - The Intelligencer
CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals' two biggest stars were full of praise for each other Wednesday night. After what they did against the Chicago Cubs, it was merited. Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run, Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 13 to ...
W.Va. officials to celebrate Corridor H highway opening - The Intelligencer
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials are celebrating the opening of the newest section of highway that runs from Bismarck to the Tucker County Line. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Transportation Secretary Paul Mattox will appear at a ceremony on ...
Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finals - The Intelligencer
CHICAGO (AP) — It is really hard to wear out Duncan Keith. He just keeps going and going and going. Keith had three assists and saved a goal in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Wednesday night to force a Game 7 ...
No sex assault charges for women in massage parlor sting - The Intelligencer
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's top prosecutor is dismissing cases against 16 women arrested in a massage parlor prostitution sting after the sex assault charges they faced drew criticism. The women were arrested this month during an operation involving ...
University of Charleston signs agreement with National Guard - The Intelligencer
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The University of Charleston in West Virginia has entered into an agreement with The Lavern E. Weber Professional Education Center at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, Arkansas. A memorandum of understanding was signed between ...
12 schemes outlined by prosecutors in soccer indictment - The Intelligencer
Traffic Brazil purchased rights for the three tournaments in a deal worth $6.6 million. Nicolas Leoz of Paraguay, then president of the South American governing body CONMEBOL and later a FIFA executive committee member, refused to sign the contract until ...
FIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heard - The Intelligencer
LONDON (AP) — FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials. Companies like Coca-Cola, Visa and Adidas have ...
Park Downs Morgantown - The Intelligencer
WHEELING - For the second straight season, the Wheeling Park baseball team is headed down to the Charleston to compete in the West Virginia state tournament. The Patriots got off to a slow start, but with the help of Michael Grove's 14 strikeouts in six ...
Rethinking Plan To Defeat Islamic State - The Intelligencer
U.S. officials should rethink how military assets are being used in the fight against Islamic State terrorists, President Barack Obama said Monday. A first step in being more effective that way will be giving Iraq more powerful anti-tank weapons, the White ...
Impact on GDP, Electric Critical - The Intelligencer
Critics of President Barack Obama's climate change initiatives have tended to focus on the devastation they already are wreaking to the beleaguered coal industry. That may well play right into the president's hands, politically.
Bishops Headed To The ‘Big Dance’ - The Intelligencer
MOUNDSVILLE - For the past four seasons, whether it be football, basketball or baseball, Bishop Donahue's seniors have been on the brink of making it to the "Big Dance" before barely missing another opportunity.
NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again - The Intelligencer
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week. The Santa Clara Police Department said the former San Francisco 49ers defensive end was arrested Wednesday for violating a restraining order by being at ...
Stream Rules Criticized - The Intelligencer
WASHINGTON (AP) - New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands - and the drinking water of 117 million Americans - are being criticized by Republicans and farm groups as going too far.