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  • American Mardy Fish withdraws from US Open

    August 21, 2013 9:47 AM

    NEW YORK - The U.S. Tennis Association says that former top-10 player Mardy Fish has pulled out of the U.S. Open for personal reasons. The tournament draw is Thursday, and play begins next week. Fish has been trying to make a comeback on tour, having missed months at... more »
  • Serena withdraws from match after surgery

    December 19, 2012 10:41 AM

    BANGKOK - Serena Williams has had surgery on her big toes, and has withdrawn from an exhibition match against top-ranked Victoria Azarenka in Thailand this month. A medical certificate from Florida podiatrist Jeffrey Rockefeller says Williams "was treated for a chronic foot disorder which involved minor procedures on both of... more »
  • Mo. GOP leaders call for Akin to quit Senate race

    August 21, 2012 1:19 PM

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Five patriarchs of the Missouri Republican Party have called on U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin to withdraw from the race after comments he made about rape. The joint statement was issued Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and four former senators from Missouri - John Ashcroft,... more »
  • Derby and Preakness winner out of the Belmont, may not race again

    June 8, 2012 11:03 AM

    NEW YORK - Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another is out of tomorrow's Belmont Stakes because of an injury. And his trainer says he probably won't race again. The colt was heavily favored to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978. According to the brother of... more »
  • Obama: Taliban, al-Qaida diminished in Afghanistan

    December 16, 2010 11:30 AM

    WASHINGTON - Declaring significant progress in disrupting al-Qaida and combating the Taliban, President Barack Obama said Thursday the United States will start withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan in July as promised. He still warned of sobering days, saying the war will remain a "very difficult endeavor." Heralding a review of... more »
  • Hornets withdraw offer to Luther Head

    July 14, 2010 1:55 PM

    After agreeing to a two-year deal just four days ago, the New Orleans Hornets have withdrawn their offer to free agent guard Luther Head. The decision was made after "physical issues" came up during an exam by the team's medical staff. There's been no report so far about what... more »

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  • Timothy Vessel forced into recall election

    October 1, 2014

    GONZALES - Councilman Timothy Vessel will be forced to defend his job after 2,188 voters signed a petition demanding he leave office. Vessel is... more »
  • PSC OKs refunds for some Entergy customers
    PSC OKs refunds for some Entergy customers

    October 1, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved a one-time refund for customers of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana. The commission... more »