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Magician says political consultant hired him to create AI robocall ahead of New Hampshire primary

Feb. 23, 2024 16:43 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Orleans magician said Friday that a Democratic consultant who worked for Dean Phillips’ presidential campaign hired him to create the audio for what authorities have said may be the first known attempt to use artificial intelligence to interfere with a U.S. election....

Caldwell leads SE Louisiana against New Orleans

Feb. 23, 2024 04:03 AM EST

New Orleans Privateers (8-19, 3-11 Southland) at SE Louisiana Lions (13-14, 8-6 Southland) Hammond, Louisiana; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: SE Louisiana hosts the New Orleans Privateers after Nick Caldwell scored 30 points in SE Louisiana's 77-72 overtime loss...

Zion Williamson has 27 points, 9 assists as Pelicans pound Rockets 127-105

Feb. 23, 2024 00:23 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson had 27 points and nine assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the struggling Houston Rockets 127-105 on Thursday night for their eighth victory in nine games. “We know what the stakes are,” said Williamson, who — if he remains...

Entergy: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 22, 2024 07:15 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Entergy Corp. (ETR) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $988.3 million. The New Orleans-based company said it had profit of $4.64 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 52 cents per share. The...

11 years later, still no end to federal intervention in sight for New Orleans police

Feb. 21, 2024 18:41 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Police Department's progress in complying with an 11-year-old reform agreement has “accelerated dramatically,” a federal judge said Wednesday, but she gave no indication when she would feel comfortable relaxing court oversight of the department. ...

Brown, Ireland propel Nicholls to 89-77 victory over New Orleans

Feb. 19, 2024 22:41 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Robert Brown III had 24 points, Byron Ireland scored 21 and Nicholls cruised to an 89-77 victory over New Orleans on Monday night. Brown shot 5 for 10 (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 10 of 10 from the free-throw line for the Colonels (14-12, 9-4 Southland...

Nicholls State visits New Orleans after Wilson-Rouse's 20-point outing

Feb. 19, 2024 03:44 AM EST

Nicholls State Colonels (13-12, 8-4 Southland) at New Orleans Privateers (8-18, 3-10 Southland) New Orleans; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Colonels -1; over/under is 149.5 BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans hosts the Nicholls State Colonels after...

Wilson-Rouse leads New Orleans against Nicholls State after 20-point game

Feb. 18, 2024 03:48 AM EST

Nicholls State Colonels (13-12, 8-4 Southland) at New Orleans Privateers (8-18, 3-10 Southland) New Orleans; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans plays the Nicholls State Colonels after Khaleb Wilson-Rouse scored 20 points in New Orleans' 94-72 loss to the...

Hamilton puts up 17, Lamar takes down New Orleans 94-72

Feb. 17, 2024 20:14 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Adam Hamilton had 17 points in Lamar's 94-72 win over New Orleans on Saturday night. Hamilton had six rebounds for the Cardinals (14-11, 8-4 Southland Conference). Terry Anderson added 16 points while shooting 6 of 8 from the field and 3 for 5 from the line, and...

WWII Monuments Men weren't all men. The female members finally move into the spotlight

Feb. 17, 2024 17:42 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — After World War II, the U.S. Army’s art experts set out to find and return millions of works stolen by the Nazis. Known as the Monuments Men, they included Mary Regan Quessenberry, who from her base in Berlin traveled to examine stolen works, tracked looting cases and investigated...