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  • Temple holds Tulane to 8 first-half points, wins 55-37

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quenton DeCosey scored 17 and Temple held Tulane to a historically low eight first-half points on the way to a 55-37 victory on Saturday. Temple (15-7, 6-3 American) opened the game with…

  • No. 17 West Virginia beats Texas Tech 77-58

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Devin Williams scored 18 points and No. 17 West Virginia forced 26 turnovers in a 77-58 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. Daxter Miles Jr. added 12 points, Juwan Staten had…

  • Duquette puts Toronto in past, focuses on improving Orioles

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Dan Duquette’s job description includes making trades that will help improve the Baltimore Orioles. This offseason, Duquette was in the middle of a potential blockbuster deal. Duquette, the Orioles president of baseball…

  • Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian who hurled firebomb

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says troops have shot a pair of Palestinians who were throwing firebombs at Israeli vehicles in the West Bank. Palestinian officials say one of them, 18-year-old Ahmad Najar, was…

  • Ski Jump World Cup Results

    Saturday At Willengen, Germany Large Hill Team 1. Slovenia (Jurij Tepes, Nejc Dezman, Jernej Damjan, Peter Prevc), 957.9 points. 2. Germany (Markus Eisenbichler, Marinus Kraus, Richard Freitag, Severin Freund), 931.7. 3. Norway (Tom Hilde, Anders…

  • Fire at Bangladesh plastics factory kills at least 13

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A fire swept through a plastic packaging factory on Saturday night in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, killing at least 13 people, a fire department official said. Fire department official Mohammed Farhaduzzaman said…

  • Man detained over suitcase found stuffed with human remains

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man was detained Friday night in connection with a suitcase that had been found on a downtown San Francisco street stuffed with dismembered human remains, as police looked into the…

  • British actress Geraldine McEwan dies at age 82

    LONDON (AP) — The family of longtime actress Geraldine McEwan says she has died following treatment for a stroke. She was 82. McEwan was known for many roles including playing the famous Agatha Christie detective…

  • Yemenis say US drone strike kills 4 al-Qaida operatives

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni tribal and security officials say a U.S. drone strike has hit a car in Yemen’s Shabwa province, killing four suspected al-Qaida operatives. A similar strike targeted the group last Monday,…

  • Top 25 Fared

    Saturday 1. Kentucky (20-0) vs. Alabama. Next: vs. Georgia, Tuesday. 2. Virginia (19-0) vs. No. 4 Duke. Next: at No. 13 North Carolina, Monday. 3. Gonzaga (21-1) vs. Memphis. Next: at Santa Clara, Thursday. 4.…

  • No. 5 Wisconsin’s Kaminsky scores 24 in 74-63 win vs Iowa

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Frank Kaminsky had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 5 Wisconsin to a 74-63 win over Iowa on Saturday. Nigel Hayes scored 14 points and Sam Dekker and…

  • Officials say bombings kill 14 people around Iraq’s capital

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of bombings in and around the Iraqi capital killed 14 people Saturday and a senior Kurdish commander died in clashes with Islamic State militants in northern Iraq. A bomb exploded…

  • Roper leads Clemson to 64-49 win over Boston College

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — A personal 11-point run by junior guard Jordan Roper set the tone for Clemson early in a 64-49 win over Boston College Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum. It was Clemson’s third straight…

  • Charlie Hebdo fans to wait for new issue as survivors rest

    PARIS (AP) — There will be no Charlie Hebdo at newsstands this week. The satirical French weekly decimated by a Jan. 7 newsroom massacre by two Muslim radical brothers printed about 7 million copies of…

  • Nordic Combined World Cup Results

    Saturday At Val di Fiemme, Italy Team 2×7.5k Sprint (Jump-sprint placings in parentheses) 1. Norway I (Jan Schmid and Joergen Graabak), 34:04.3 (3-3). 2. Germany (Manuel Faisst and Fabian Riessle), 0.9 seconds behind (7-2). 3.…