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Jewish leaders, backers defiant a week after hostage siege

On the eve of her 100th birthday Saturday, Ruth Salton told her daughter she was going one way or another to Friday night Shabbat services at Congregation Beth Israel, just days after a gunman voicing antisemitic conspiracy theories held…

NYC police officer killed, 2nd critical in Harlem shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A shooting in a Harlem apartment that killed a New York City police officer and left another critically wounded is a call to action to get illegal guns off the streets, Gov. Kathy Hochul said…

Russia toughens its posture amid Ukraine tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — With tens of thousands of Russian troops positioned near Ukraine, the Kremlin has kept the U.S. and its allies guessing about its next moves in the worst security crisis to emerge between Moscow and the West…

DeAngelo leads Hurricanes to 6-3 win over Rangers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tony DeAngelo didn’t miss a chance to show his former team what he's been up to this season. DeAngelo had a goal and two assists as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 6-3…

Rare blast of snow, ice takes aim at Southeast US coast

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Freezing rain, sleet and snow blew into coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia on Friday in a winter storm that forecasters say could snarl a region that's unaccustomed to winter precipitation. Authorities along…

Wilmington Police respond to Friday night shooting

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police responded to a shooting Friday night inside the Prince Mini-Mart. It happened just after 7:30 p.m. in the 300o block of Prince Place Drive. When police arrived, they were told one person had been…

Earnhardt brings Junior Nation into NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted NASCAR’s most popular driver a record 15 times. He didn’t forget “Junior Nation” on his way into the Hall of Fame. “When I stumbled, you guys were right there ready…

Wilmington Police respond to Friday night shooting

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police responded to a shooting Friday night inside the Prince Mini-Mart. It happened just after 7:30 p.m. in the 300o block of Prince Place Drive. When police arrived, they were told one person had been…

WPD: One person shot following altercation

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The Wilmington Police Department said officers witnessed a shooting in progress. It happened around 10:10 a.m. Tuesday, January 18 as officers were on patrol in the 800 block of McRae Street. Matthew Higgins, 35, was shot…

McPherson FG as time expires lifts Bengals past Titans 19-16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals just keep ending postseason droughts, and their latest victory has them in their first AFC championship game in 33 years. Rookie Evan McPherson kicked a 52-yard field goal as time expired, lifting…

German navy chief resigns following Ukraine comments

BERLIN (AP) — The head of the German navy resigned late Saturday after coming under fire at home and abroad for comments he made on Ukraine and Russia. Speaking at an event in India on Friday, vice admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach…

Coast along Virginia and the Carolinas gets snow, ice

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A layer of ice and a blanket of snow covered coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia on Saturday after a winter weather system brought colder temperatures and precipitation not often seen in the…

Where Ukraine's sunflowers once sprouted, fears now grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a warm spring day in Ukraine 26 years ago, three men smiled for cameras as they planted symbolic sunflower seedlings in freshly tilled earth where Soviet nuclear missiles had once stood ready. That placid scene…

Jewish leaders, backers defiant a week after hostage siege

On the eve of her 100th birthday Saturday, Ruth Salton told her daughter she was going one way or another to Friday night Shabbat services at Congregation Beth Israel, just days after a gunman voicing antisemitic conspiracy theories held…

NYC police officer killed, 2nd critical in Harlem shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A shooting in a Harlem apartment that killed a New York City police officer and left another critically wounded is a call to action to get illegal guns off the streets, Gov. Kathy Hochul said…

Russia toughens its posture amid Ukraine tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — With tens of thousands of Russian troops positioned near Ukraine, the Kremlin has kept the U.S. and its allies guessing about its next moves in the worst security crisis to emerge between Moscow and the West…

DeAngelo leads Hurricanes to 6-3 win over Rangers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tony DeAngelo didn’t miss a chance to show his former team what he's been up to this season. DeAngelo had a goal and two assists as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 6-3…

Rare blast of snow, ice takes aim at Southeast US coast

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Freezing rain, sleet and snow blew into coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia on Friday in a winter storm that forecasters say could snarl a region that's unaccustomed to winter precipitation. Authorities along…

Earnhardt brings Junior Nation into NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted NASCAR’s most popular driver a record 15 times. He didn’t forget “Junior Nation” on his way into the Hall of Fame. “When I stumbled, you guys were right there ready…

N.Y. Giants name Joe Schoen of Buffalo Bills as their new GM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have hired Buffalo Bills assistant general manager Joe Schoen as their new general manager. Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch made the announcement Friday, a little more than a week…

New step to curb tech giants' power advanced by Senate panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has taken a new step toward reining in the market dominance of Big Tech. Bipartisan legislation advanced by a Senate panel would bar the dominant online platforms from favoring their own goods and services over…

Number of early NFL draft entrants hits nine-year low at 73

The NFL announced Friday that 73 underclassmen have been granted special eligibility for the draft, the fewest in the last nine years. All-American linebacker Nakobe Dean was one of four players from national champion Georgia on the list, along…

NBA at 75: Wilkins soared in 1980s, often felt unappreciated

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, the “Human Highlight Film," played his college basketball at Georgia and is best known from his NBA days as the biggest star that the Atlanta Hawks ever had. As part of an…

Democrats eye new strategy after failure of voting bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were picking up the pieces Thursday following the collapse of their top-priority voting rights legislation, with some shifting their focus to a narrower bipartisan effort to repair laws Donald Trump exploited in his bid to…

Johnson rallies No. 4 NC State past No. 3 Louisville 68-59

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Diamond Johnson didn’t lose confidence, so it wasn’t a lost cause for No. 4 North Carolina State. “I just kept shooting it,” Johnson said, drawing a postgame laugh from coach Wes Moore. Johnson scored 11…

As 2024 nears, Pence to speak at SC pregnancy center dinner

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As he positions himself for a possible White House bid, former Vice President Mike Pence is returning to the early-voting state of South Carolina, slated to give the keynote address at a fundraising banquet for…

Top US, Russian diplomats meet with Ukraine future on brink

GENEVA (AP) — The top diplomats of Russia and the United States are holding crucial talks on Friday as a weeks-long standoff over Ukraine teeters on the cusp of a pivotal and potentially violent phase, with rising concerns that…

North Korea slams US, hints at resuming nuclear, ICBM tests

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Accusing the United States of hostility and threats, North Korea on Thursday said it will consider restarting “all temporally-suspended activities” it had paused during its diplomacy with the Trump administration, in an apparent threat…

North Korea slams US, hints at resuming nuclear, ICBM tests

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Accusing the United States of hostility and threats, North Korea on Thursday said it will consider restarting “all temporally-suspended activities” it had paused during its diplomacy with the Trump administration, in an apparent threat…

Report: Mandatory Olympic app has serious security flaws

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A smartphone app that athletes and others attending next month’s Winter Games in Beijing must install has glaring security problems that could expose sensitive data to interception, according to a report published Tuesday. Citizen Lab,…

GOP governors slam COVID limits while setting policy agendas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As the omicron variant rages and fills up hospital beds around the country, Republican governors are highlighting their opposition to restrictions that have marked the COVID-19 pandemic even as they seek to move past…

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