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Washington St's Jake Dickert agrees to extension through '27

Jan. 25, 2023 16:53 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State coach Jake Dickert has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him tied to the Cougars through the 2027 season. The school announced Dickert’s extension Wednesday but did not release the financial terms. Dickert’s previous deal was...

NTSB details deadly accident involving airport ground worker

Jan. 23, 2023 16:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A co-worker who saw an Alabama airport employee nearly knocked over by exhaust from a jet tried to warn her to stay back, but moments later the employee walked in front of one of the engines and was pulled in, killing her on Dec. 31, federal investigators said Monday. ...

Eagles hope home field helps them vs 49ers in NFC title game

Jan. 23, 2023 16:06 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni rocked a Meek Mill “Dream Chasers” chain in the midst of a raucous locker room celebration. Jalen Hurts sported a silver chain that read “ Breed of One.” The Eagles have a knack for dangling their mottos on sparkling jewelry. There’s one...

Feds deny emergency call to slow ships, ease whale strikes

Jan. 23, 2023 14:39 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. government has denied a request from a group of environmental organizations to immediately apply proposed ship-speed restrictions in an effort to save a vanishing species of whale. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is considering...

Freeman scores 30, Milwaukee downs Youngstown State 88-75

Jan. 21, 2023 21:57 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — BJ Freeman's 30 points led Milwaukee over Youngstown State 88-75 on Saturday night. Freeman had six rebounds and 11 assists for the Panthers (14-6, 8-2 Horizon League). Kentrell Pullian scored 17 points and added six rebounds. Ahmad Rand recorded 12 points and was...

Polar bear emerged unseen from snowstorm to kill mom, son

Jan. 20, 2023 16:42 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Summer Myomick bundled her baby against the freezing winds whipping off the Bering Sea and stepped outside into a blur of blowing snow. It was a short walk from the school where she had visited relatives to the health clinic about 150 yards (137 meters) away, but the...

Rare attack in Alaska renews interest in polar bear patrols

Jan. 20, 2023 15:52 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — For isolated communities at the top of the world, keeping the planet’s largest land predators -- polar bears -- out of town is key to coexistence. That can mean patrolling for the animals by snowmobile or four-wheeler, shooing them away with spotlights or...

Pederson, Reid face off again as Jags visit KC for playoffs

Jan. 19, 2023 18:04 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Doug Pederson got to know Andy Reid as a backup quarterback in Green Bay, then as his starter in Philadelphia, before coaching under him with the Eagles and helping him build the Kansas City Chiefs into the juggernaut they are today. “How many years is...

Pakistani listed by UN as terrorist denies links to al-Qaida

Jan. 19, 2023 12:38 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani man named by the United Nations as a global terrorist in connection to the Mumbai attacks released a video Thursday, denying any al-Qaida or Islamic State group links. He did not, however, make any mention of the 2008 terrorist attacks in India that killed 166 people....

Mother, 1-year-old son killed in Alaska polar bear attack

Jan. 18, 2023 22:38 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A polar bear chased several residents around a tiny, isolated Alaska Native whaling village, killing a mother and her 1-year-old son in an extremely rare attack before another community member shot and killed the bear, authorities said. The fatal mauling,...