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Elko County jury convicts man in home invasion murder trial

Oct. 24, 2020 3:55 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Elko County jurors convicted a 26-year-old man of murder and other charges stemming from what prosecutors said was a home invasion that left one man dead. Jurors on Friday convicted Alan Honeyestewa of murder, attempted robbery with use of a firearm and home invasion with possession of a...

Elko County jury deliberating in home invasion murder trial

Oct. 23, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko County jury has begun deliberations at a murder trial stemming from what prosecutors say was a home invasion that left one man dead and already has sent another to prison for life. Nearly 40 witnesses testified during Alan Honeyestewa’s 11-day trial before the case went to...

LSU quarterback Myles Brennan (15) passes as he is pressured by Vanderbilt defensive lineman Alex Williams (8) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

No. 17 LSU takes burgeoning pass attack to struggling Mizzou

Oct. 8, 2020 9:06 PM EDT

Myles Brennan needed just two games to begin posting historically significant passing numbers at LSU, leaving little doubt about his ability to succeed Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow. New Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz needed just two games to decide he better try a new quarterback. And the Tigers will be without...

Intuit board chief donates $25M to West Virginia University

Oct. 6, 2020 5:43 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia native and his wife have donated $25 million to West Virginia University to support programs in outdoor recreation, university President Gordon Gee said. Gee announced the gift Monday from Brad Smith, the executive chairman of Intuit’s board of directors, and...

Microsoft President Brad Smith, left, speaks with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during a ceremony held in the Acropolis Museum, in the background is the ancient Parthenon temple, central Athens, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Microsoft has announced plans to build three data centers in greater Athens, providing a badly needed investment of up to $1 billion to the Greek economy which has been hammered by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Microsoft plans $1 billion data center venture in Greece

Oct. 5, 2020 7:50 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Microsoft has announced plans to build three data center sites in greater Athens, providing a badly needed investment of up to $1 billion to the Greek economy which has been hammered by the pandemic. The news was announced Monday by the U.S. tech giant and Greek Prime Minister...

Today in History

Sep. 29, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 29, the 273rd day of 2020. There are 93 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 29, 2005, John G. Roberts Jr. was sworn in as the nation’s 17th chief justice after winning Senate confirmation. On this date: In 1789, the U.S. War...

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2015, file photo sportscaster Bryant Gumbel speaks on stage at HBO 2015 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Gumbel turns 72 on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020.  (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Sep. 21, 2020 9:42 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3 Sept. 27: Today’s Birthdays: Actor Kathleen Nolan is 87. Actor Claude Jarman Jr. (“The Yearling”) is 86. Singer-guitarist Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive is 77. Singer-actor Meat Loaf is 73. Actor Liz Torres (“Gilmore...

Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath shouts during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against FC Dallas on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)

Loons coach Adrian Heath confronting challenging season

Sep. 17, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

Adrian Heath says this is easily the most challenging season of his career. The coronavirus shutdown, the MLS is Back tournament in a bubble, and now a spate of injuries are testing Minnesota's coach like never before. “I think it’s the most difficult year I’ve ever had in football. And when...

Sounders bring back defender Brad Smith for MLS stretch run

Sep. 17, 2020 2:44 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders are bringing back Australian defender Brad Smith after signing the left back to a new contract Thursday. Smith spent the 2018 and 2019 seasons with Seattle on loan from English club Bournemouth and had eight assists in 35 appearances for the Sounders while helping to...