April 30, 2016

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Bad weather hobbles Indonesia jet recovery; 7 bodies found

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Bad weather hindered efforts to recover victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 on Wednesday, and sent wreckage drifting far from the crash site, as grieving relatives prayed for strength to endure their losses. “Help us, God, to move forward, even though we are surrounded by darkness,” the Rev. Philip Mantofa, whose Read More…

Short-handed Cavaliers give Hawks a fight, but fall short

ATLANTA — No LeBron James. No Al Horford. Late decisions by Cleveland and Atlanta to hold out the two stars could have led to a letdown, but Paul Millsap made sure the Hawks were tough down the stretch. Millsap scored 26 points and took over for Atlanta in the fourth quarter to help hold off Read More…

Ravens security director charged with sex offense

BALTIMORE (AP) — The security director of the Baltimore Ravens was charged Tuesday night with a sex offense and is due in court in February, according to court records. Online court records for Baltimore City District Court on Tuesday night showed Darren Sanders was charged with fourth-degree sexual offense, related to an incident that occurred Dec. 14. Read More…

Report: Police gun deaths up, still below average

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent this year and included 15 ambush deaths. But gun-related police deaths still remain far below historic highs and lower than the average annual figures in the past decade, according to a report released Tuesday. The annual report by the Read More…

Jim Harbaugh vows ‘excellence’ at Michigan

Ending weeks of speculation, Michigan hired Jim Harbaugh as its coach Tuesday in hopes that its former star quarterback will lead the Wolverines back to national prominence. Husky voiced and grinning, Harbaugh called the move the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. “Top to bottom, Michigan is about excellence, is about greatness, and you have my pledge that I will Read More…

10 Things to Know, Tuesday, Dec. 30

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Officials: Bodies from lost AirAsia flight found in Java Sea  Indonesian authorities spot six bodies from the flight that went missing off the coast of Borneo island, and recover three of them. 2. Why there’s a pilot Read More…

Mo’ne Davis wins AP Female Athlete of the Year honors

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August. That’s when 13-year-old Mo’ne Davis became an instant celebrity as she took the mound in the Little League World Series and mowed down batter after batter, giving “throw like a girl” a whole new meaning. Read More…

Obama golf game bumps Army couple’s wedding spot

HONOLULU (AP) — A couple getting married near President Barack Obama’s vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned. Natalie Heimel and Edward Mallue Jr. — both U.S. Army captains stationed in Hawaii — were scheduled to tie the knot Sunday at Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course, a military course Read More…

How ‘The Interview’s’ VOD grosses could change the game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony appears to have a win-win with “The Interview.” Not only did the studio score a moral victory by releasing the film in the face of hacker threats, the movie made at least $15 million from more than 2 million digital rentals and purchases in its first four days. On Friday, it Read More…

Cities model New Year’s events after Times Square

PHOENIX (AP) — Televised images of New York City’s glittery ball drop have become inextricably linked with New Year’s Eve. But Times Square isn’t the only place to ring in the new year with an object dropping at midnight. Las Cruces, New Mexico, is spicing up New Year’s Eve with its first ever chile drop. In Miami, a 35-foot neon orange Read More…