MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia will allow foreign powers to use force if necessary against pirates who are holding a ship loaded with tanks for $20 million ransom, raising the stakes for bandits who are facing off against the United States and soon Moscow on the high seas.
Yesterday we looked at takeout doubles over an opposing pre-empt at the three-level. But what about your double over a four-level opening in a suit? What does that mean?
SEOUL, South Korea - Washington's top nuclear negotiator drove to the capital of communist North Korea on Wednesday with a possibly face-saving proposal to persuade the Stalinist regime to honor a nuclear disarmament deal.
DES MOINES, Iowa - An appeals court Wednesday ordered a Chicago police officer freed from prison in an Iowa assault case that has top brass back home defending one of their own.
NEW YORK - For a long time, Mayor Michael Bloomberg seemed to despise the very notion of changing a voter-approved law restricting elected officeholders to two terms in office.
CAIRO, Egypt - The end of a 10-day ordeal for the tour group came far out in the desolate Sahara, when kidnappers lined up some of the captives and cocked their weapons. ''At that moment, we thought we were dead,'' said one Egyptian guide.
CHICAGO - Convicted political fixer Antoin ''Tony'' Rezko has been quietly visiting Chicago's federal courthouse, setting off speculation that he may be spilling secrets to prosecutors in return for a lenient sentence.
DAKAR, Senegal - A new command takes over all U.S. military operations in Africa on Wednesday, a program that many Africans fear has a hidden agenda skewed by the war on terror and a self-interested scramble for resources.
Celtic musician Scott Williams will perform with his unique, hammered dulcimer Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theater. The event is sponsored by the Center for Irish Studies at Georgia Southern University.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
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MISSOULA, Mont. - A judge ruled in favor of a woman who sought parental rights to a boy and girl adopted by her former same-sex partner, a decision described as a first for Montana.
Before the sun had risen on Tuesday, Georgia Southern freshman Seth Shuman was already awake and looking forward to another day under center as a ...
AUSTIN, Texas - Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Tennessee's Rick Barnes has coached in the Big East, the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big 12. He's made the NCAA ...
CLAXTON - Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have ...
Tuesday's morning Bulloch County Commissioners meeting saw something a little unusual: a standing room only crowd.
Georgia Southern Football ramped up spring practice two weeks ago before players paused for spring break. The banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek were alive again ...
SEB's rampage through their region slate continued Tuesday afternoon, and this doubleheader was the ugliest contest yet for the Yellow Jackets.
ATHENS, Ga. - Kirby Smart wants Georgia's 18 returning starters on offense and defense to feel the heat of competition this spring.
MEXICO CITY - The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the ...
ALPHARETTA - The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but Michael Fitzgerald wants to talk about Democrats.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - After nearly a dozen years without an execution, Arkansas is racing to put eight men to death next month over a 10-day ...
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The Georgia Southern men's golf team woke up Sunday morning with a 7-stroke lead as it prepared for the final round of action at ...
WASHINGTON - The FBI is investigating whether Donald Trump's associates coordinated with Russian officials in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election, Director James ...