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 2019-12-09 09:29 

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[ Jackson, TN ]

N. Korea believed to test new rocket engine to provoke US...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A day after North Korea said it had performed a "very important test" at its long-range rocket launch site, there is wide speculation that it involved a new engine for either a space launch vehicle or a long-range m...

 2019-12-09 08:41 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Torrential rains in Uganda, 26 killed, says Red Cross...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Uganda Red Cross says at least 26 people have been killed in floods unleashed by heavy rains in different parts of the east African country. Irene Nakasiita, a spokeswoman for the Uganda Red Cross, said Monday that 17 floo...

 2019-12-09 08:40 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Big investors up call for governments to take climate action...

MADRID (AP) —More than 600 institutional investorsmanaging a whopping $37 trillion in client assets called Monday for governments to step up their efforts against climate change. The investors, including banks, pension funds and insurance companies,...

 2019-12-09 08:34 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

German exports rise in October, defying expectations...

BERLIN (AP) — German exports posted a second consecutive month-on-month increase in October, defying economists' expectations of a slight decline. The Federal Statistical Office said Monday that exports rose 1.2% compared with the previous month...

 2019-12-09 08:21 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Britain faces most history-shaping election since WWII...

LONDON (AP) —Britain is facing the most testing and significantperiod in its modern history since World War II. The polarized electorate now has a critical choice to make — but it seems unlikely the result, whatever it may be, will heal deep a...

 2019-12-09 08:10 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Schauffele making a name for himself with his golf...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Steve Stricker cared only about securing a spot in the first U.S. Open in his home state of Wisconsin. Still, there was something about the PGA Tour rookie in his group during a 36-hole qualifier that intrigued him. It wa...

 2019-12-09 08:10 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Paralyzed Humboldt crash survivor takes first steps...

The day Ryan Straschnitzki underwent surgery that would turn his body into something like a remote-controlled robot, the paralyzed hockey player had one deep worry: The 6-foot-1, 190-pound defenseman who once didn't miss a shift even after dislocating...

 2019-12-09 08:04 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

NFL ICYMI: Jimmy G’s defining performance; calls hurt Pats...

Jimmy G. seems to be heating up just as Tom Terrific appears to be slowing down Bouncing back from a close loss a week earlier, the San Francisco 49ers went out and took over the No. 1 playoff seeding in the NFC by coming back on the road to edge Drew Bre...

 2019-12-09 08:04 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Analysis: 4 enough for now to keep CFP expansion talk quiet...

College football always needs an argument when it comes to the postseason. This year, it was whether LSU or Ohio State should be the top seed in the four-team playoff. Four was enough this season to accommodate the teams worthy of a crack at the national ...

 2019-12-09 07:41 

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[ Jackson, TN ]

Firefighters douse Indian blaze day after it killed 43...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian fire officials said they were able to douse a smoldering fire in a New Delhi building Monday, a day after a blaze there killed 43 people. Fire officials said they received a distress call about the smoke coming from the build...

 2019-12-09 07:41 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Lufthansa selling European catering business to gategroup...

BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa is selling the European business of its catering and services subsidiary LSG Group to Switzerland-based gategroup for an undisclosed amount, the German airline said Monday. The deal covers LSG's European catering operatio...

 2019-12-09 07:41 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

On Football: Sharks are circling around Patriots...

It might be freezing in New England. That won't stop the sharks from circling around Foxborough. Criticism of the Patriots is more fair right now than usual. They have lost two in a row, not looking like a championship team in either defeat. For sure,...

 2019-12-09 07:00 

Times Free Press

Banana, duct tape add up to $150,000 at Art Basel Miami...

3D-printed cocktails, a traffic jam sculpture made of hundreds of tons of sand and more celebrity sightings than a Kardashian Christmas party were all part of over-the-top festivities during the week of Art Basel Miami....

 2019-12-09 06:40 

FOX Chattanooga

Study reveals millions unaware of heart attack symptoms, Erlanger says this is dangerous...

"Then the problem with that is -- they don't show up to the hospital, they don't show up to the doctor's office and they likely die from it," said Harish Manyam, who is the Chief of Cardiology at Erlanger Hospital. A medical emergency ...

 2019-12-09 06:11 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

North Korea opens mountain spa, ski resort in tourism push...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened a new mountain spa and ski resort that's intended for people to enjoy "high civilization under socialism" in another example of the country using tourism exemptions in sanc...

 2019-12-09 06:06 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Palestinians in Bethlehem look beyond religious tourism...

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — For decades, the people of Bethlehem have watched tour buses drive up to the Church of the Nativity, disgorge their passengers for a few hours at the traditional birthplace of Jesus, and then return to Israel. But in rece...

 2019-12-09 06:01 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

State AGs look to head off T-Mobile-Sprint deal in court...

NEW YORK (AP) — A high-drama telecom deal is heading to court. T-Mobile, in its attempt to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion, has already notched approvals from key federal regulators. Now it must convince a federal judge that the 14 state attorneys gene...

 2019-12-09 06:00 

Times Free Press

Ronstadt, 'Sesame Street' to receive Kennedy Center Honors...

Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire awaited their turn in the spotlight Sunday night as part of the latest group of recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievements in the arts....

 2019-12-09 05:02 

FOX Chattanooga

BREAKING: Chattanooga police investigating double homicide on Wilson Street...

The Chattanooga Police Department (CPD) says they are investigating a double homicide at Bayberry Apartments on the 2300 block of Wilson Street. Officials say they responded to shots fired at 9:05 p. m. CPD says they located three victims; two people died...

 2019-12-09 05:00 

Times Free Press

Family Fun Day at the Hunter Museum of American Art...

The Hunter Museum of American Art held their Family Fun Day on December 8, 2019. Activities included hands-on art making including weaving and drawing and also a visit with Santa....

 2019-12-09 05:00 

Times Free Press

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws...

The Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump's claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. Bu...

 2019-12-09 04:59 

Times Free Press

Wiedmer: Vols going from Georgia State debacle to Gator Bowl trip not a bad bounce-back performance...

You don't need to see the world through Big Orange-tinted glasses to believe the Vols may just be getting started under Jeremy Pruitt and his staff....

 2019-12-09 04:00 

Times Free Press

Andrew Yang having fun, but Democrat's message is serious...

Of all the many Democrats running for president, Andrew Yang is having the most fun....

 2019-12-09 03:56 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Ballet on Wheels “The Nutcracker” show draws dozens to Bartlett...

BARTLETT, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- Saturday students leaped and pirouetted their way on stage with Ballet on Wheels. Ballet on Wheels is Memphis' only non-profit, pre-professional and community based classical ballet school and youth dance company. S...

 2019-12-09 03:50 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

A Wintry Mix is possible Tuesday...

The work week starts off with mild temps and scattered showers. Late night Monday could see a changeover to a wintry mix early morning Tuesday. As temp fall, the wintry mix will develop. Temps will top out in the mid 60's on Monday and dropping into t...

 2019-12-09 03:12 

The Tennessean

Voices of the SEC: Ranking the SEC football bowl games from 1-9...

The Citrus Bowl could be fun, but only if Alabama allows it to be....

 2019-12-09 03:11 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Japan economy markets 4th straight quarter of growth...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's economy grew at an annual rate of 1.8% in July-September, according to revised government data, better than the modest annual pace of 0.2% it gave as an earlier estimate. The world's third largest economy has marked the ...

 2019-12-09 03:08 

WZTV

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Mid-State man builds toy boxes to honor daughter, grandson...

After his daughter and grandson unexpectedly died, a Centerville man is honoring their memory by building and donating toy boxes to families in need for the 4th Christmas in a row. "I do it for the fun of it," Brad Lewis says over the sound of saw...

 2019-12-09 03:02 

Times Free Press

Alabama's Nick Saban: 'We have made everything about the playoffs in college football'...

As Alabama was making appearances in each of the first five College Football Playoff extravaganzas, players across the country started electing not to play in postseason games that didn't have a national championship at stake....

 2019-12-09 03:00 

The Commercial Appeal

After decades as Germantown's Santa, Rodney Strop gets ready to hang up his hat and boots...
 2019-12-09 03:00 

Times Free Press

Half-North Korean, half-Chinese kids struggle in South Korea...

Song Hong Ryon looks like any other young woman in South Korea. But three years after her arrival from China, the half-North Korean, half-Chinese 19-year-old has made only two South Korean-born friends and says she's often been hurt by little things, ...

 2019-12-09 02:56 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

BBO–Hall of Fame-Simmons...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ted Simmons can thank WAR, on-base percentage and other modern measures of baseball players for helping him reach the Hall of Fame 31 years after he retired. The eight-time All-Star catcher was elected to the Hall by a veterans comm...

 2019-12-09 02:41 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Volcano on small, offshore New Zealand island erupts...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A volcano on a small, uninhabited New Zealand island erupted Monday afternoon, and authorities asked people nearby to avoid the area. The volcano is on White Island, northeast of the North Island town of Tauranga. It i...

 2019-12-09 02:36 

Times Free Press

Georgia moving on to Sugar Bowl without offensive line coach Sam Pittman...

Georgia hopes for a better showing at this season's Sugar Bowl, but the Bulldogs will head to New Orleans later this month without one of the key components of the Kirby Smart era....

 2019-12-09 02:34 

Times Free Press

Tennessee Lady Vols take first loss in first real test of the season...

The Tennessee women's basketball team's first seven opponents this season had a combined record of 16-40....

 2019-12-09 02:03 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Zellweger, Pitt and … “Cats”? Here come the Golden Globes...

NEW YORK (AP) — Renee Zellweger, Brad Pitt and Eddie Murphy are locks. But whether "Cats" has it in the bag, too, we won't know until the 77th annual Golden Globes are announced Monday morning. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association wil...

 2019-12-09 02:03 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Warren was paid at least $1.9M for past legal work...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren was paid nearly $2 million for legal work stretching back three decades, her campaign disclosed Sunday night, amid calls from a top Democratic presidential rival that the Massachusetts senator should be more forthc...

 2019-12-09 02:00 

Times Free Press

Coyote sightings increase with cooler fall temps. Here are some tips on how to deal with them...

It's that time of year when coyotes are on the move, and that could mean more sightings and encounters across the South and in the Chattanooga region....

 2019-12-09 02:00 

Times Free Press

Chattanoogans call for social programs, transportation as 2021 budget takes shape...

Since Andy Berke was first elected mayor of Chattanooga in 2013, the city has worked to build a performance-based budget, hinging on five key priorities: high-performing government, growing economy, stronger neighborhoods, safer streets, and smarter stude...

 2019-12-09 02:00 

Times Free Press

International media ministry It Is Written opens headquarters in Collegedale...

Multimillion-dollar evangelism media ministry It Is Written opened its new headquarters in Collegedale last month....

 2019-12-09 02:00 

Times Free Press

New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal...

Amazon has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan that will house more than 1,500 employees, less than a year after pulling out of a deal for a larger headquarters in the borough of Queens after politicians and activists objected to nearly $3 ...

 2019-12-09 01:46 

Times Free Press

Great start doesn't last as UTC women's basketball team falls at UT-Martin...

The Mocs led 12-0 and 17-2 before the Skyhawks took off on a 24-0 run....

 2019-12-09 01:44 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Local families enjoy 12th Annual Memphis Israel Festival...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- Mid-South Families gathered to celebrate all things Israel on Sunday. The 12th Annual Memphis Israel Festival was hosted at the Shelby Farms Agricenter on Walnut Grove Road. Dozens of Israel themed vendors were there for...

 2019-12-09 01:43 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

12 of 26 first-year coaches are taking their teams to bowls...

Twelve of the 26 first-year coaches in the Football Bowl Subdivision are taking their teams to bowls. Ohio State's Ryan Day is among six first-year coaches at bowl-bound Power Five schools. His unbeaten Buckeyes are the No. 2 seed in the College Footb...

 2019-12-09 01:33 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Union exec Marvin Miller, Simmons elected to Hall of Fame...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams of their own choosing, was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday along wit...

 2019-12-09 01:17 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Child killed in Westhaven shooting...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) Memphis Police are investigating after a child was shot and killed in Westhaven Sunday. The shooting happened just after 5:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Delta Road. The child was transported to Le Bonheur Children's Hos...

 2019-12-09 01:15 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Japan empress turns 56, still recovering her mental health...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Empress Masako, still recovering from stress-induced mental health issues, said Monday she was happy to have completed her duties as part of Emperor Naruhito's enthronement rituals and pledged to keep up the work and help h...

 2019-12-09 01:15 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

KC survives mistakes, take AFC West with 23-13 win over Pats...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Kansas City clinched the AFC West when Bashaud Breeland knocked away Tom Brady's fourth-down pass attempt to Julian Edelman in the end zone Sunday. The Chiefs survived a series of mistakes and questionable calls by the o...

 2019-12-09 01:09 

Times Free Press

Motivated Mocs make quick work of Tennessee Wesleyan in men's basketball rout at McKenzie Arena...

The UTC men's basketball team shot out to a 12-0 lead Sunday afternoon and never looked back....

 2019-12-09 01:02 

localmemphis.com

[ Jackson, TN ]

Baseball star Ortiz makes first appearance since being shot...

SANTO DOMINGO (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz made his first public appearance in the Dominican Republic on Sunday nearly six months after he was shot in what authorities called a case of mistaken identity. The Dominican-born superstar was...

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