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2 years 8 months ago

Head of Libyan Olympic Committee kidnapped

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Gunmen in the Libyan capital have abducted the head of the country's Olympic committee. Salah al-Alam says assailants snatched his brother, Libyan Olympic Committee chief Ahmed Nabil al-Taher al-Alam on Sunday near the organization's offices in central Tripoli. He says there has been no contact with...

3 years 4 months ago

Mystery of severed bison head solved

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Police in Boulder, Colo., have solved the mystery of how a severed bison head ended up on a decorative rock in someone's front yard. It belongs to somebody who lives in the home but forgot to tell his roommates about it. The roommates called police...

4 years 6 months ago

Family sues after son hit by fly ball

The New Mexico Supreme Court is allowing a family to sue because their son was hit in the head by a ball during batting practice before an Albuquerque Isotopes game. The court on Friday outlined a new legal standard in New Mexico for determining the liability of owners and operators...

4 years 10 months ago

Doctor: Bret Michaels will make a full recovery

Bret Michaels' is expected to make a full recovery, according to his doctor. The 47-year-old former Poison frontman's will to live is "undeniable," said Dr. Joseph Zabramski, chief of cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, who has been leading...

5 years 4 weeks ago

Arguments begin in cryonics case

Colorado Springs Probate Judge Barbara Hughes is hearing the strange case of Mary Robbins, who died from cancer a couple of weeks ago. She had wanted her body placed at Alcor in Arizona, a non-profit organization that stores human remains in very cold temperatures in hopes science will someday make...

5 years 2 months ago

Obama's nominee to lead TSA withdraws

President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Transportation Security Administration withdrew his name Wednesday, a blow to an administration trying to explain how a man could attempt to blow up a commercial airliner on Christmas Day. Erroll Southers said he was pulling out because his nomination had become a...

5 years 4 months ago

USOC hires search firm, names group to pick CEO

The U.S. Olympic Committee has selected a search firm to identify candidates to replace acting CEO Stephanie Streeter. The USOC hired executive search firm Spencer Stuart on Thursday, hoping the firm will team with the USOC's search committee to hire Streeter's replacement by the end of the year. Earlier this...

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