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  • Iditarod competitor whose dogs quit says they got spooked

    Iditarod competitor whose dogs quit says they got spooked

    Friday, March 22 2019 1:11 AM EDT2019-03-22 05:11:40 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). This Wednesday, March 20, 2019, photo shows Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit posing with two of his dogs in Anchorage, Alaska. The Frenchman Petit was in the lead of this year's race but his dog team quit running after he yelled ...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). This Wednesday, March 20, 2019, photo shows Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit posing with two of his dogs in Anchorage, Alaska. The Frenchman Petit was in the lead of this year's race but his dog team quit running after he yelled ...
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). This Wednesday, March 20, 2019, photo shows Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit posing with two of his dogs in Anchorage, Alaska. The Frenchman Petit was in the lead of this year's race but his dog team quit running after he yelled ...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). This Wednesday, March 20, 2019, photo shows Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit posing with two of his dogs in Anchorage, Alaska. The Frenchman Petit was in the lead of this year's race but his dog team quit running after he yelled ...
    The Iditarod musher who was hours ahead in the Alaska race when his dogs refused to keep running is dismissing critics who say he ran them too hard.
    The Iditarod musher who was hours ahead in the Alaska race when his dogs refused to keep running is dismissing critics who say he ran them too hard.
  • Review of penalty calls on table when NFL owners meet

    Review of penalty calls on table when NFL owners meet

    Friday, March 22 2019 11:21 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:21:13 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:47 GMT
    Reviewing penalty calls among proposals NFL owners will hear to expand use of replay.
    Reviewing penalty calls among proposals NFL owners will hear to expand use of replay.
  • Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

    Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

    Friday, March 22 2019 11:41 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:41:17 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:46 GMT
    Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino.
    Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino.
  • BusinessMore>>

  • Crews work to clear Texas tank while avoiding another leak

    Crews work to clear Texas tank while avoiding another leak

    Friday, March 22 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:01:23 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:52 GMT
    (Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...(Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...
    (Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...(Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...
    The company that operates a petrochemical tank farm near Houston where a days-long fire damaged several tanks says it's working to remove flammable product without allowing dangerous fumes to again escape into the...
    The company that operates a petrochemical tank farm near Houston where a days-long fire damaged several tanks says it's working to remove flammable product without allowing dangerous fumes to again escape into the air.
  • US targets Chinese firms for alleged NKorea sanctions dodge

    US targets Chinese firms for alleged NKorea sanctions dodge

    Thursday, March 21 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-03-21 22:51:30 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Protesters wearing masks of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stand near the map of Korean Peninsula during a rally demanding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and peace treaty near the U...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Protesters wearing masks of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stand near the map of Korean Peninsula during a rally demanding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and peace treaty near the U...
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Protesters wearing masks of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stand near the map of Korean Peninsula during a rally demanding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and peace treaty near the U...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Protesters wearing masks of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stand near the map of Korean Peninsula during a rally demanding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and peace treaty near the U...
    The Treasury Department is targeting two Chinese shipping companies that it says have helped North Korea evade sanctions.
    The Treasury Department is targeting two Chinese shipping companies that it says have helped North Korea evade sanctions.
  • GOP Sen. Enzi proposes modest deficit curbs in new budget

    GOP Sen. Enzi proposes modest deficit curbs in new budget

    Friday, March 22 2019 2:01 PM EDT2019-03-22 18:01:17 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:29 GMT
    A senior Senate Republican has unveiled a five-year budget that would modestly curb budget deficits that would soon breach $1 trillion while rejecting President Trump's gimmick of using war funding to sustain big...
    A senior Senate Republican has unveiled a five-year budget that would modestly curb budget deficits that would soon breach $1 trillion while rejecting President Trump's gimmick of using war funding to sustain big increases for the Pentagon.
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • Watchdog: FEMA wrongly released personal data of victims

    Watchdog: FEMA wrongly released personal data of victims

    Friday, March 22 2019 2:51 PM EDT2019-03-22 18:51:25 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:28 GMT
    A government watchdog has found the Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the California...
    A government watchdog has found the Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the California wildfires in 2017.
  • Science Says: Tiny 'water bears' can teach us about survival

    Science Says: Tiny 'water bears' can teach us about survival

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:21 PM EDT2019-03-20 17:21:33 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:15 GMT
    (William Miller via AP). This undated electron microscope image provided by William Miller of Baker University in March 2019 shows a tardigrade of the class Heterotardigrada, also known as a "water bear." The small animals, about the size of a period, ...(William Miller via AP). This undated electron microscope image provided by William Miller of Baker University in March 2019 shows a tardigrade of the class Heterotardigrada, also known as a "water bear." The small animals, about the size of a period, ...
    (William Miller via AP). This undated electron microscope image provided by William Miller of Baker University in March 2019 shows a tardigrade of the class Heterotardigrada, also known as a "water bear." The small animals, about the size of a period, ...(William Miller via AP). This undated electron microscope image provided by William Miller of Baker University in March 2019 shows a tardigrade of the class Heterotardigrada, also known as a "water bear." The small animals, about the size of a period, ...
    The U.S. military hopes that humans can learn toughness from tiny 'water bears' that survive 300-degree heat, Antarctic cold and even the vacuum of space.
    The U.S. military hopes that humans can learn toughness from tiny 'water bears' that survive 300-degree heat, Antarctic cold and even the vacuum of space.
  • Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

    Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

    Thursday, March 21 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-03-21 18:11:16 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:08 GMT
    (OHSU via AP). This undated photo provided by the Oregon Health and Science University in March 2019 shows a baby monkey named Grady, born from an experimental technology that aims to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fe...(OHSU via AP). This undated photo provided by the Oregon Health and Science University in March 2019 shows a baby monkey named Grady, born from an experimental technology that aims to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fe...
    (OHSU via AP). This undated photo provided by the Oregon Health and Science University in March 2019 shows a baby monkey named Grady, born from an experimental technology that aims to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fe...(OHSU via AP). This undated photo provided by the Oregon Health and Science University in March 2019 shows a baby monkey named Grady, born from an experimental technology that aims to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fe...
    Birth of a monkey highlights experimental technology to preserve fertility when boys undergo cancer treatment.
    Birth of a monkey highlights experimental technology to preserve fertility when boys undergo cancer treatment.
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

    Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

    Friday, March 22 2019 11:41 AM EDT2019-03-22 15:41:17 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:46 GMT
    Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino.
    Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino.
  • Italy, China deepen ties under wary gaze of US, EU

    Italy, China deepen ties under wary gaze of US, EU

    Friday, March 22 2019 3:41 AM EDT2019-03-22 07:41:43 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:01:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive at Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci airport in Fiumicino, Italy, Thursday, March 21, 2019. Jinping is in Italy to sign a memorandum of understanding to make Italy the fir...(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive at Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci airport in Fiumicino, Italy, Thursday, March 21, 2019. Jinping is in Italy to sign a memorandum of understanding to make Italy the fir...
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive at Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci airport in Fiumicino, Italy, Thursday, March 21, 2019. Jinping is in Italy to sign a memorandum of understanding to make Italy the fir...(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive at Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci airport in Fiumicino, Italy, Thursday, March 21, 2019. Jinping is in Italy to sign a memorandum of understanding to make Italy the fir...
    Chinese President Xi Jinping is launching a two-day official visit aimed at deepening economic and cultural ties with Italy through an ambitious infrastructure building program that has raised suspicions among...
    Chinese President Xi Jinping is launching a two-day official visit aimed at deepening economic and cultural ties with Italy through an ambitious infrastructure building program that has raised suspicions among Italy's U.S. and European allies.
  • 'Full House' to big house in college scheme? Experts differ

    'Full House' to big house in college scheme? Experts differ

    Thursday, March 21 2019 1:21 AM EDT2019-03-21 05:21:33 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 2:51 PM EDT2019-03-22 18:51:59 GMT
    (AP Photo). This combination photo shows actress Lori Loughlin at the Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 27, 2018, left, and actress Felicity Huffman at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los ...(AP Photo). This combination photo shows actress Lori Loughlin at the Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 27, 2018, left, and actress Felicity Huffman at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los ...
    (AP Photo). This combination photo shows actress Lori Loughlin at the Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 27, 2018, left, and actress Felicity Huffman at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los ...(AP Photo). This combination photo shows actress Lori Loughlin at the Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 27, 2018, left, and actress Felicity Huffman at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los ...
    Will 'Aunt Becky' and other parents charged with college scam see prison time? Experts differ on the probability.
    Will 'Aunt Becky' and other parents charged with college scam see prison time? Experts differ on the probability.
  • StrangeMore>>

  • Police: Unicorn-costumed robbery suspect has been unmasked

    Police: Unicorn-costumed robbery suspect has been unmasked

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 2:21 PM EDT2019-03-19 18:21:16 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 12:53 PM EDT2019-03-22 16:53:37 GMT
    (Baltimore County police via AP). This photo provided by Baltimore County police shows surveillance video of an armed robbery with a  suspect dressed in the unicorn costume.  Baltimore County police have captured Jacob William Rogge, suspected of robbi...(Baltimore County police via AP). This photo provided by Baltimore County police shows surveillance video of an armed robbery with a suspect dressed in the unicorn costume. Baltimore County police have captured Jacob William Rogge, suspected of robbi...
    (Baltimore County police via AP). This photo provided by Baltimore County police shows surveillance video of an armed robbery with a  suspect dressed in the unicorn costume.  Baltimore County police have captured Jacob William Rogge, suspected of robbi...(Baltimore County police via AP). This photo provided by Baltimore County police shows surveillance video of an armed robbery with a suspect dressed in the unicorn costume. Baltimore County police have captured Jacob William Rogge, suspected of robbi...
    The robbery suspect wore a unicorn costume, and police in Maryland say he has been unmasked.
    The robbery suspect wore a unicorn costume, and police in Maryland say he has been unmasked.
  • Dozens of rattlesnakes removed from under Texas home

    Dozens of rattlesnakes removed from under Texas home

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 8:01 AM EDT2019-03-20 12:01:14 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 12:53 PM EDT2019-03-22 16:53:36 GMT
    A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes underneath his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his property.
    A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes underneath his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his property.
  • Man uses nude mannequins to send message to 'nosey' neighbor

    Man uses nude mannequins to send message to 'nosey' neighbor

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-03-20 20:41:26 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 12:53 PM EDT2019-03-22 16:53:35 GMT
    (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP). In this photo taken Monday, March 18, 2019, a woman stops to photograph a display of mannequins in Santa Rosa, Calif. Homeowner Jason Winduce set up the display, after a neighbor in the area complained to the ci...(Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP). In this photo taken Monday, March 18, 2019, a woman stops to photograph a display of mannequins in Santa Rosa, Calif. Homeowner Jason Winduce set up the display, after a neighbor in the area complained to the ci...
    (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP). In this photo taken Monday, March 18, 2019, a woman stops to photograph a display of mannequins in Santa Rosa, Calif. Homeowner Jason Winduce set up the display, after a neighbor in the area complained to the ci...(Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP). In this photo taken Monday, March 18, 2019, a woman stops to photograph a display of mannequins in Santa Rosa, Calif. Homeowner Jason Winduce set up the display, after a neighbor in the area complained to the ci...
    Jason Windus gave his California neighbor something to look at during a dispute over the height of a backyard fence _ naked mannequins having a garden party.
    Jason Windus gave his California neighbor something to look at during a dispute over the height of a backyard fence _ naked mannequins having a garden party.