- Obama touts immigration plan at Vegas high school
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:02 PM
Dallamy Santos said knows what it's like when immigration status tears a family apart. The Las Vegas casino worker experienced it when her husband had to go back to Mexico and wait indefinitely until he was cleared to return to the U. S.
- Verdict pending, Malaysia's Anwar visits US
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:02 PM
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim told The Associated Press on Friday he's confident of acquittal in his sodomy trial, so long as the Southeast Asian nation's top court demonstrates independence.
- West Virginia outlasts Boston College 70-66
NBC News, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:02 PM
Devin Williams, Juwan Staten and Jevon Carter had 15 points apiece as West Virginia rallied in the second half to top Boston College 70-66 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday.
- Chiefs sign veteran WR Avant, put Jenkins on IR
NBC News, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:07 PM
The Chiefs signed veteran Jason Avant on Friday to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers, reuniting him with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia.
- Janzen leads Pebble Beach Invitational
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 07:58 PM
Lee Janzen shot a 4-under 68 on Friday at Pebble Beach for a two-stroke lead over Andrew Putnam after two rounds of the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational. Janzen, a two-time U. S. Open winner, had a bogey-free round.
- Obama to Ferguson: 'Keep protests peaceful'
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 07:05 PM
President Barack Obama says his message to Ferguson, Missouri, as it awaits a grand jury's decision in this summer's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man is to keep protests peaceful.
- Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 06:36 PM
Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the Internal Revenue Service's treatment of tea party groups, congressional aides said Friday.
- Cincinnati faces rebuilding UConn on the road
NBC News, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 06:25 PM
Cincinnati comes into Connecticut on Saturday night playing for a shot at the American Athletic Conference championship and facing a team in the midst of what its coach this week called a major overhaul.
- Bin Laden son-in-law's lawyer is heading to prison
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 06:14 PM
An attorney for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has been sentenced to 18 months in prison on tax charges.
- No. 17 UConn holds off Dayton 75-64 in Puerto Rico
Kansas City Star, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 05:48 PM
Ryan Boatright had 20 points, Rodney Purvis added 19 and No. 17 Connecticut rallied from five points down in the second half to defeat Dayton 75-64 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday. …
- Enzi to challenge Sessions for Senate budget chair
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 05:18 PM
Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi is seeking the chairmanship up the Senate Budget Committee, setting up a showdown next month with Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for the important post.
- Alco Stores to close following bankruptcy order
Waco Tribune-Herald, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 05:10 PM
Small-town discount retailer Alco Stores will close after a U. S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas approved an order by the company's creditors to shutter its stores.
- Apparent settlement reached in National Beef case
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 05:06 PM
An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing Friday.
- Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 05:02 PM
Stocks are pushing further into record territory as investors welcome a move by China to stimulate its economy by lowering interest rates. Hints from the head of Europe's central bank that it might step up its own stimulus efforts also put investors in a buying mood Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,063. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 91 points, also 0.5 percent, to 17,810.
- PSG edges Metz 3-2 to take French league lead
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 04:34 PM
Ezequiel Lavezzi fired Paris Saint-Germain to the top of the French league on Friday by scoring the winner in the 3-2 victory over promoted Metz. The Argentina forward slid home a rebound in the 83rd minute after Metz goalkeeper Johann Carrasso had denied Zlatan Ibrahimovic. PSG playmaker Javier Pastore opened the scoring by finishing off a counterattack with a chip in the ninth minute. The defending champion doubled its lead with an own goal from Metz defender Gaetan Bussmann, who turned a free kick from Lavezzi into his own net in the 16th. However, PSG blew that two-goal lead when Metz striker Modibo Maiga converted two penalties in the second half.
- Ciganda, Granada tied for lead at LPGA finale
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 04:26 PM
Michelle Wie played well enough Friday in the CME Globe Tour Championship to consider a million ways her great year can get even better. On another blustery day, Carlota Ciganda of Spain had a 5-under 67 to share the lead with Julieta Granada of Paraguay, who shot 70.
- Credit Suisse guilty plea on US taxes is official
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 04:10 PM
European bank Credit Suisse's guilty plea to helping wealthy Americans avoid paying taxes has been formalized by a federal judge. U. S. District Chief Judge Rebecca Beach Smith in Norfolk, Virginia on Friday entered orders requiring Credit Suisse AG to pay $2.6 billion in fines and restitution to the U. S.
- Dish restores Turner channels to lineup
Kansas City Star, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 03:54 PM
Turner Broadcasting channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are back on the Dish network after being dropped from the satellite TV provider's lineup during contract extension talks. …