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Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51


Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) -- Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington's career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA,...full story
updated 2015-03-02 10:01 AM
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Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) -- Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington's career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA,....Fullstory

2015-03-02 10:01 AM

NASCAR Sprint Cup-Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Results
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Sunday At Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Ga. Lap length: 1.54 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (37) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 325 laps, 126.7 rating, 47 points. 2. (2) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet,....Fullstory

2015-03-02 09:01 AM

President Obama remembers Minnie Minoso as 'Mr. White Sox'

Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama calls late White Sox great Minnie Minoso "one of the most dominant and dynamic players of the 1950s." Minoso has....Fullstory

2015-03-02 06:01 AM

Chelsea wins League Cup, City's Premier League hopes shrink Chelsea wins League Cup, City's Premier League hopes shrink

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Chelsea won the League Cup by beating Tottenham 2-0 and had its Premier League title chances boosted by Manchester City's loss at....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present
By NEDRA PICKLER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- For President Barack Obama, it will be a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present. The nation's first black....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

BC-SKI--WCup-Women's Combined Results

Associated Press

BC-SKI--WCup-Women's Combined Results Women's World Cup Combined Results BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) -- Results Sunday from the Women's Combined at Bansko 1. Anna Fenninger, Austria, 1 minute, 12.73 seconds. 2.....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

Dutch Standings

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Dutch Standings ....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

15 artworks stolen from Chinese Museum in France

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

French cultural officials said that 15 art works were stolen from a Chinese museum south of Paris, including a replica crown of the King of....Fullstory

2015-03-02 12:14 PM

Report: 4 resort employees killed in Jamaica car crash

Associated Press

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Jamaican police say four men have died in a two-vehicle crash in a northern section of the Caribbean country. The Jamaica Constabulary....Fullstory

2015-03-02 06:01 AM

Newspaper: Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her

Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) -- A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

ANALYSIS: So far, Republican majority fails good governance
By STEVEN R. HURST
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Legislative chaos and dysfunction still grip the U.S. Congress even though Republicans promised effective governance after taking control of both houses of....Fullstory

2015-03-02 09:22 AM

IOC takes new steps to mourn the dead during Olympics IOC takes new steps to mourn the dead during Olympics
By STEPHEN WILSON
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The IOC is taking new steps to mourn the dead during the Olympics -- but stopping short of holding a....Fullstory

2015-03-02 06:01 AM

US officials called 'terrorists' mock Venezuela travel ban US officials called 'terrorists' mock Venezuela travel ban

Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Conservative U.S. politicians banned from traveling to Venezuela by socialist President Nicolas Maduro are taking the restriction as a badge of....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 AM

English Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--English Results English Football Results LONDON (AP) -- Results from English football: English Premier League ....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

Spanish Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Spanish Results Spanish Football Results MADRID (AP) -- Results from Spanish football: Spain Liga Primera ....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

English Summaries

Associated Press

BC-SOC--English Summaries Summaries Sunday from English football (home teams listed first): English Premier League ....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

Dolce&Gabbana pay sentimental tribute to mothers in Milan Dolce&Gabbana pay sentimental tribute to mothers in Milan
By COLLEEN BARRY
Associated Press

MILAN (AP) -- Model Bianca Balta won applause of approval as she walked down the Dolce&Gabbana runway in an advanced stage of pregnancy. It was....Fullstory

2015-03-02 06:01 AM

Canadian gets 7 years in jail in Nepal for child sex abuse

Associated Press

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- A court official in Nepal says a Canadian tourist with several previous child sex convictions has been sentenced to seven years....Fullstory

2015-03-02 12:01 PM

Brrr! February brought record cold, snow to US Northeast Brrr! February brought record cold, snow to US Northeast

Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- February 2015 was one for the record books in the U.S. Northeast -- the coldest month ever for four cities in....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

Elegant Vazquez replaces folksy Mujica as Uruguay president Elegant Vazquez replaces folksy Mujica as Uruguay president
By LEONARDO HABERKORN
Associated Press

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- One leftist leader replaced another in Ecuador on Sunday, a change seemingly marked more by style than differences in policy as....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:01 AM

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