Brazilian judge seizes $2.8 million in Silva's pension funds

AP Photo/Andre Penner SAO PAULO (AP) — A judge in Brazil on Thursday ordered the seizure of more than $2.8 million in pension funds from former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in connection with his corruption conviction. The funds were in one of Silva’s...

Ex-Miss Kentucky USA Accused Of Smuggling Drugs Into Prison

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former beauty pageant winner from Kentucky has been accused of smuggling marijuana into an Ohio prison for an inmate. Media outlets report a grand jury in Allen County, Ohio, indicted 28-year-old Kia Hampton of Louisville earlier this month. The...

US Buildings, NFL Stadium Check Panels Amid Fears Of Fire

In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the “stunning visual effect” its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor that “soars 33 stories into the air.”...

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Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze was at Jackson Country Club on Wednesday night, giving his yearly rah-rah speech about the Rebels’ overcoming adversity and getting ready for the season. Less than 24 hours later, he resigned. Ole Miss...

CIA director: Moscow loves to 'stick it to America'

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Russia is interested in staying in Syria, partly because they “love to stick it to America.” Asked if Russia is America’s friend or adversary, Pompeo replied: “It’s...
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Builder of illegal LA mansion gets fines, community service

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes LOS ANGELES (AP) — The father of fashion models Bella and Gigi Hadid has been fined and given community service for illegally building a gigantic mansion in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/2ufqHY5 ) that real estate...

Syracuse Tabs 2 Former Bowling Green Stars As Assistants

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Dino Babers has tabbed two of his former stars at Bowling Green as Orange assistants. Trent Greene will serve as a defensive graduate assistant, while Matt Johnson will work as the team’s offensive quality control assistant. A team...

Coroner Confirms 13-year-old Girl Pulled From River Drowned

TROY, Ohio (AP) — A coroner’s office has confirmed that a 13-year-old girl who died after being pulled from a river at a park in western Ohio drowned. The Miami County Coroner’s Office says the preliminary autopsy of Lillian May confirmed that she drowned. It found no...

Ex-Rep. Regula, Ohio Congressman Elected To 18 Terms, Dies

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio congressman Ralph Regula, who was elected to 18 terms in the U.S. House and was a key player in creating the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, died Wednesday, his son said. He was 92. Regula represented Canton and northeastern Ohio for 36 years before...