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Spanish police arrest 4 suspected members of a jihadi cell - The Intelligencer
MADRID (AP) — Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the Interior Ministry said. Interior Minister ...
City’s Sales Tax Revenue Increases - The Intelligencer
WHEELING - City Manager Robert Herron admitted he was only guessing when he predicted almost two years ago that a 0.5 percent sales tax would bring in $2.4 million a year in revenue for Wheeling. It may have taken a while to get there, but that guess ...
Belichick on deflated balls: 'We try to do everything right' - The Intelligencer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Saying his team "followed every rule to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the ...
AP Interview: Selig says MLB could expand internationally - The Intelligencer
NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation and ...
Boy, 13, arrested in fatal stabbing near Los Angeles school - The Intelligencer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old high school student outside an East Los Angeles middle school. Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials say the teenager was taken into ...
Dixon, 'star car' take early lead in Rolex 24 at Daytona - The Intelligencer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Scott Dixon took control in the opening hours of the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Saturday while actor/race car driver Patrick Dempsey received an early penalty that put his Porsche team in a deep hole. Dixon, in the No. 02 "star car ...
Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election - The Intelligencer
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Syriza, the radical left-wing party that has vowed to rewrite the terms of the country's international bailout and end harsh austerity measures, held the lead in the last polls released ahead of Sunday's national election.
Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond - The Intelligencer
CHICAGO (AP) — To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game. His teammates loved him, and his list of admirers ranged from Barack Obama to Pearl Jam to athletes ...
Alexander, No. 11 Kansas dump No. 17 Texas 75-62 - The Intelligencer
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kansas found a solution for Texas' size and muscle: pinpoint passing and nearly flawless handling of the basketball. Ruthlessly efficient on offense and willing to match Texas' physical effort under the basket, the No. 11 Jayhawks ...
World Cup of Hockey tournament set for 2016 - The Intelligencer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The World Cup of Hockey is making a long-awaited return in 2016. And the NHL intends to host it every four years. "We decided that bringing back the World Cup was vitally important," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Saturday ...
Madison Chock, Evan Bates win first US title in ice dance - The Intelligencer
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Madison Chock and Evan Bates had dinner this week with Charlie White, one of the people who changed the perception of U.S. ice dancing. White and Meryl Davis became the first Americans to win Olympic gold in the sport last year.
Alabama offensive coordinator Kiffin returning for 2nd year - The Intelligencer
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Lane Kiffin says he is coming back to Alabama for a second season as offensive coordinator. Kiffin reportedly had been a candidate to become offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers, but he and coach Nick Saban issued ...
Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead - The Intelligencer
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister says he's "speechless" after an online video purported to show one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed and is promising to save the other. Shinzo Abe said on NHK TV early ...
Drone to be used for Ohio college's agriculture program - The Intelligencer
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center plans to begin flying a small drone over designated farm fields this year in collaboration with a western Ohio college. The Federal Aviation Administration recently authorized the ...
Cops: Escaped murder suspect, 17, kidnapped elderly woman - The Intelligencer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody while headed to treatment at a western Ohio hospital kidnapped a 70-year-old woman and forced her to give him a ride before he was caught, authorities said Saturday.