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Iraqi court throws out conviction of American whose case is pending at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - An American held in Iraq by the U.S. military has had his conviction and death sentence overturned by an Iraqi court, the man's American lawyer said Friday.

March 16, 2008 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Clinton turns her attention to turnout in the last days before Tuesday’s important primaries

SAN ANTONIO - With her closing arguments made, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton turned her attention to the mechanics of delivering voters to the polls in a round of primaries Tuesday that could hold the key to the future of her presidential ambitions.

March 16, 2008 | By MIKE GLOVER Associated Press Writer | National


In twisting Democratic race, once-unstoppable Clinton struggles to overcome Obamania

WASHINGTON - A year ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-Inevitable, was joshing about whether she could appoint her husband secretary of state when she became president, and Barack Obama was urging a throng to be realistic about his own chances. ''Let's face it,'' he said. ''The novelty's going to wear off.''

March 16, 2008 | By NANCY BENAC Associated Press Writer | Washington


McCain tries to distance himself from pastor cited for anti-Catholic remarks

PHOENIX - John McCain is refusing to renounce the endorsement of a prominent Texas televangelist who Democrats say peddles anti-Catholic and other intolerant speech.

March 16, 2008 | By LIBBY QUAID Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Japan experiments with robots as part of daily life

TOKYO - At a university lab in a Tokyo suburb, engineering students are wiring a rubbery robot face to simulate six basic expressions: anger, fear, sadness, happiness, surprise and disgust.

March 16, 2008 | By HIROKO TABUCHI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


No. 2 commander of Colombia’s guerrillas killed in combat, government says

BOGOTA, Colombia - Security forces killed the No. 2 commander of Colombia's main guerrilla group in combat Saturday, dealing what the government called the biggest blow to the leftist force since its formation.

March 16, 2008 | By TOBY MUSE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Numerous agencies tried to assist N.Y. woman who is now accused of killing her 3 children

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - A social services agency, the police department and the courts had been involved. And so had schools, day-care providers and nonprofit agencies.

March 16, 2008 | By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press Writer | National


Two people killed, two injured in two plane collision at central Florida airport, authorities say

TITUSVILLE, Fla. - A small airplane that may have had trouble landing struck another aircraft that was taxiing at an airfield and both burst into flames Saturday, killing two people, authorities said.

March 16, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Northrop Grumman, EADS beat out Boeing for Air Force refueling tanker contract worth $35B

WASHINGTON - The Air Force on Friday awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. and a European partner a $35 billion contract to build airborne refueling planes, delivering a major blow to Boeing Co.

March 16, 2008 | By JOELLE TESSLER AP Business Writer | National


New York City’s famed Plaza Hotel reopens after 3-year, $400 million renovation

NEW YORK - Hundreds of New Yorkers and tourists alike flocked to The Plaza Hotel on Saturday for the landmark's reopening after a three-year, $400 million renovation.

March 16, 2008 | By BETH J. HARPAZ AP Travel Editor | National


Lady Eagles knock off Appalachian St.

Boone, N.C. - Georgia Southern used its 59 percent second-half shooting to outscore Appalachian State 44-28 and secure a 79-63 Southern Conference victory, Saturday afternoon at Holmes Center in Boone, N.C.

March 16, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


GSU grabs game two from Towson

A.J. Wirnsberger provided some early run support with a first inning grand slam and Aaron Eubanks pitched into the sixth inning as Georgia Southern took game two of the series against Towson 14-8, Saturday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium.

March 16, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Prince Harry returns to UK, relieved father and brother, after 10-week Afghan deployment

LONDON - Prince Harry returned home to his relieved father and older brother Saturday after a 10-week Afghan tour of duty that security officials fear could now make him a top target for extremists.

March 16, 2008 | By DAVID STRINGER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ahmadinejad’s trip to Iraq highlights Iran’s rising influence in the neighboring country

BAGHDAD - President Bush's last trip to Iraq was kept secret until he arrived at a U.S. military base. Eight hours later he left, after Iraq's leaders traveled to meet him there.

March 16, 2008 | By ANNA JOHNSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Transportation Department investigators find lax oversight of aircraft parts suppliers

WASHINGTON - Regulators and aircraft manufacturers are not keeping adequate tabs on the quality of plane parts made domestically and abroad, potentially raising risks for fliers, government investigators said in a report released Friday.

March 15, 2008 | By DAN CATERINICCHIA AP Business Writer | National


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Lady Jackets out for redemption

By HORACE HOLLOMAN

April 29, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Baffert to field two favorites in Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Bob Baffert clapped his hands to his mouth when early 5-2 favorite American Pharoah avoided the dreaded No. 1 post for the Kentucky Derby. The anxiety wasn't over yet.

April 29, 2015 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports




BA wins in extra innings

Afforded the opportunity to play at J.I. Clements Stadium, the Gators of Bulloch Academy seemed to want to stay on the field all night. Bulloch battled arch rival Pinewood to a 6-6 stalemate through the regulation seven innings before mounting a huge rally to claim a 12-11 victory Tuesday night.

April 28, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Portal riding high after region championship

Slowly but surely, the Portal Panthers' girls track team are beginning to etch their name in the school record books. Last year, the track team crowned its first state champion in Unique Mosley. This year the girls accomplished hoisting the school's first region title in girls track.

April 28, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Baltimore on edge

ATLANTA (AP) - Dan Uggla drove in five runs, three on a homer in the ninth inning, to help the Washington Nationals rally from the franchise's biggest deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 13-12 on Tuesday night and snap a seven-game losing streak.

April 28, 2015 | By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Near Nepal quake epicenter, desperate villagers await help

PASLANG, Nepal - There is almost nothing left of this village but enormous piles of broken red bricks and heaps of mud and dust.

April 28, 2015 | By KATY DAIGLE Associated Press | Associated Press


After historic arguments, court to rule on same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON - Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian couples.

April 28, 2015 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press | Local


Baltimore on edge

BALTIMORE - Baltimore was a city on edge Tuesday as hundreds of National Guardsmen patrolled the streets against unrest for the first time since 1968, hoping to prevent another outbreak of rioting.

April 28, 2015 | By AMANDA LEE MYERS and DAVID DISHNEAU Associated Press | Local


Try the great taste of Uncle Shug's at three locations

When you think delicious fried chicken at a great value, Uncle Shug's Chicken Barn comes to mind.

April 28, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Should National Guard have been called sooner in Baltimore?

BALTIMORE - National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.

April 28, 2015 | By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press | Associated Press


April 28 - Mrs. Marjorie Daniel Collins Anderson, age 92, died Friday evening, April 24, 2015, at th

Mrs. Marjorie Daniel Collins Anderson

April 27, 2015 | | Obituaries


Nets tie up series

NEW YORK - Deron Williams rebounded from two dismal games with 35 points, and the Brooklyn Nets pulled out a 120-115 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night, tying the series at two games apiece.

April 27, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Southeast Bulloch's Mikell caps perfect season

Southeast Bulloch's Stephen Mikell epitomizes the phrase "student athlete." The 18-year-old No. 1 singles player for the Yellow Jackets capped off his senior season by going undefeated on the tennis court while still maintaining a 3.96 GPA in the classroom.

April 27, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


My Take: Undefeated, unwatchable

Despite my personal preference for baseball and football, one of my first sports-related memories stems from the boxing ring.

April 27, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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