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Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia not to annex Crimea The US has warned Russia that any moves to annex Crimea would close the door to diplomacy. US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that Crimea is part of Ukraine and Moscow should avoid military escalation. Meanwhile Rand Paul still on top, and other takeaways from CPAC 2014 Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference, March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images. Shares. Tweets; Stumble. Email; More +. 1. Chris Christie has a problem. And it has Doug McDermott scores 45, surpasses 3000 as Creighton tops Providence OMAHA (AP) — Doug McDermott scored a career-high 45 points and became the eighth player in Division I history to go over 3,000 for a career, and No. 13 Creighton rolled to an 88-73 victory against Providence on Saturday night. McDermott passed the Doug McDermott scores 45, surpasses 3000 as Creighton tops Providence OMAHA (AP) — Doug McDermott scored a career-high 45 points and became the eighth player in Division I history to go over 3,000 for a career, and No. 13 Creighton rolled to an 88-73 victory against Providence on Saturday night. McDermott passed the Report: Rashard Mendenhall retiring after six NFL season Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall hinted last month that he was wrestling with a decision to walk away from the NFL. Now it seems that his mind is made up. Teams interested in potentially signing the impending free agent have been told Lupul's OT goal lifts Leafs over Flyers TORONTO (AP) — Joffrey Lupul scored 2:21 into overtime for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who squandered a third-period lead but bounced back to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Saturday night. Jake Gardiner and Nazem Kadri both had a goal in the No sign of Malaysia Airline wreckage; questions over stolen passports Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (CNN) -- There were few answers Sunday about the fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a day after contact was lost with the commercial jetliner en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. An aerial search resumed at first light, with aircraft Team Penske sweeps Sprint Cup front row for second straight week A week after Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski grabbed both front-row starting spots in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series knockout qualifying at Phoenix International Raceway, the Penske Ford teammates repeated the feat — in reverse order — Friday at Las At CPAC, Sarah Palin puts her own spin on 'Green Eggs and Ham' Sarah Palin has smartly forsaken a career in politics for a career in political entertainment. Unburdened by the rules that keep serious politicians tethered to serious messages, her task was to toss red meat to a ravenously appreciative conservative crowd Daylight saving time 2014: Set clocks one hour ahead on March 9 WASHINGTON — Spring is closer than you think, and here's a sure sign: Daylight saving time arrives this weekend. Most Americans will set their clocks 60 minutes forward before heading to bed Saturday night. Daylight saving time officially starts Sunday at 2 Tony Wroten Jr. scores 30 points but Philadelphia loses its 16th in a row Tony Wroten Jr. scores 30 points but Philadelphia loses its 16th in a row. Utah won 104-92 at Philadelphia, which got a career-high 30 points from ex-Washington Huskies player Tony Wroten Jr. The Associated Press. Related. Most Popular Comments. Dozens Arrested at Massachusetts 'Blarney Blowout' An early St. Patrick's Day celebration around the University of Massachusetts' flagship campus known as "Blarney Blowout" spun out of control Saturday as police officers in riot gear arrested more than 40 people while dispersing massive crowds, including New Orleans Police Looking For LA Man Accused Of Trying To Steal Pricey ... NEW ORLEANS (CBS/AP) — New Orleans police say they're looking for a Los Angeles man accused of trying to steal a big chunk of cinder block wall bearing a painting by the world-renowned graffiti artist Banksy. An emailed news release says police have a Gators rout Wildcats, finish unbeaten in SEC A.J. Deeton goes to his knees to propose to Amanda Rochford, right, who is captain of the University of Florida's Dazzlers prior to an NCAA college basketball game between Kentucky and Florida Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phil Smith Scores in SO, Bruins Beat Lightning 4-3 Reilly Smith scored the lone shootout goal in the seventh round to lead the Boston Bruins past the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Saturday night. Smith put an in-close shot between the pads of Ben Bishop. Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask caught a break on Tampa Obama losing close adviser to end 9 years of service - Tribune WASHINGTON — A top White House official who has been with President Obama since he became a senator nine years ago is resigning. Alyssa Mastromonaco, the president's deputy chief of staff for operations, is often described as the most influential UN asks men to fight for women's rights UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations has launched a campaign to persuade men to stand up for the rights of their mothers, sisters and daughters. "Throughout the world, discrimination against women and girls is rampant, and in some cases getting worse. UN asks men to fight for women's rights UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations has launched a campaign to persuade men to stand up for the rights of their mothers, sisters and daughters. "Throughout the world, discrimination against women and girls is rampant, and in some cases getting worse. Maple Leafs top Flyers in overtime The Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri celebrates scoring a goal as the Flyers' Vincent Lecavalier skates past during the first period. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press/AP). Travel Deals. $1059 -- 5-Nt. Trip to Turks & Caicos from Philly, $400 Off. Advertisement. As wind dies, Tiger Woods fires 66 to get within three at Doral DORAL, Fla. — The new Doral looked a lot more like the old Doral on Saturday. That's because Tiger Woods was lighting it up again. The conditions softened considerably. The wind died down. Woods took advantage better than anyone. The man who won Samuel Eto'o, Demba Ba help Chelsea rout Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 in EPL Samuel Eto'o opened the scoring for Chelsea in the second half before Eden Hazard converted from the spot. Then Demba Ba stepped off the bench to score twice to take Chelsea seven points clear at the top of the Premier League. Agence France-Presse 750 detainees on hunger strike to seek end to deportations Immigrant-rights activists rallied outside the Northwest Detention Center Saturday, while at least 750 detainees protested their treatment and called for an end to deportations with a hunger strike. The Associated Press Family of Caitlyn Virts Relieved of Safe Rescue Baltimore County police have acknowledged that both the FBI and citizens were pivotal in locating Timothy Virts and his daughter Caitlyn. Caitlyn's family was relieved to hear of her safety late Friday evening but they are still grieving over the murder of her Libyan leader threatens to bomb North Korean oil tanker Tripoli, Libya (CNN) -- Libya's prime minister threatened Saturday night to bomb a North Korean-flagged ship that had entered a rebel-held oil port, calling the ship's arrival there a "violation of international law." Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said if the ship does IT'S SRI LANKA! DHAKA: Lahiru Thirimanne returned to torment Pakistan again as in-form Sri Lanka lifted the Asia Cup title after their comprehensive five-wicket victory in the final yesterday. Thirimanne, who hit a century in the tournament opener against Pakistan, replicated Shockers Are in Rarefied Air, but History Offers Lesson: Don't Breathe Easy Cleanthony Early and the Shockers are definitely carrying a bull's-eye. Credit Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This Page. Continue reading the main story. West Brom 0 Manchester United 3: Pepe Mel fumes over referee Jon Moss's ... Manager Pepe Mel hit out at referee Jon Moss for failing to send Robin van Persie off in West Brom's 3-0 defeat to Manchester United. Just three minutes after Van Persie was booked for a tackle from behind on Morgan Amalfitano, the Manchester United LA man wanted in attempted Banksy theft Christopher Sensabaugh, 30, of Los Angeles is wanted by New Orleans police on charges of attempted theft and criminal damage to property. (KABC Photo). Tags: entertainment. Comment Now; Email · Print · Report a typo. ShareThis via email, AIM, social Federer, Murray advance at Indian Wells INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer and Andy Murray won their opening matches and top-seeded Li Na beat Chinese countrywoman Zheng Jie 6-1, 7-5 on Saturday in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open. Federer, the four-time champion Assange to SXSW: We're all being watched Austin, Texas (CNN) -- From his sanctuary in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, with roughly a dozen police officers outside, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Saturday that everyone in the world will be just as effectively monitored soon -- at least Skydiver, pilot treated after midair accident MULBERRY, Fla. — A plane became entangled in the strings of a skydiver's parachute, sending both crashing into the ground near Tampa, Fla., with both the pilot and jumper hospitalized with minor injuries. Polk County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carrie Men's college basketball: Cal beats Colorado 66-65 in overtime BERKELEY -- Cal's basketball team stopped the bleeding just in time to beat Colorado 66-65 in overtime in its regular-season finale Saturday in front of 9,422 fans at Haas Pavilion, earning a No. 4 seed and first-round bye in next week's Pac-12 tournament. Lanka dethrone Pakistan as Asian champs Do you believe that the army will do a better job of providing aid to those affected by the drought in Thar? Yes. No. Don't know. Do you believe that the army will do a better job of providing aid to those affected by the drought in Thar? Yes. (78%). No. (18%). Stauskas helps Michigan defeat Indiana Ann Arbor, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Nik Stauskas put the finishing touches on a terrific regular season, depositing 21 points in 12th-ranked Michigan's 84-80 triumph over Indiana from Crisler Center. Stauskas reached double figures for the eighth Reeva's family's fury as Oscar won't say sorry THE family of tragic model Reeva Steenkamp last night accused her murder suspect boyfriend Oscar Pistorius of not “having the guts” to say sorry. Reeva's mum June, 67, was said to be “traumatised” when Pistorius refused to make eye contact as he walked Thiel: Sounders' late thrill helps chill grim 2013 A 94th-minute goal Saturday by newcomer Chad Barrett gave a clue — for a game anyway — that the 2014 Sounders are moving away from the 2013 disaster. The Emerald City Supporters' massive tifo, showing the four versions of the team logo through 40 Mayweather: I fight who I want to fight WBC welterweight champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather today hosted a press conference to formally announce his upcoming pay-per-view matchup against Marcos “El Chino” Maidana taking place on May 3, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. BNP Paribas Open: Roger Federer vs. Former World No. 1 Roger Federer is going to face Paul-Henri Mathieu in the 2014 BNP Paribas Open second round on Friday on 7th March, which will kick off at 03:05 GMT, being played here on outdoor hard courts at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Packers retain Shields with four-year deal The Green Bay Packers re-signed cornerback Sam Shields to a four-year contract on Saturday. According to ESPN, the $39 million deal includes a signing bonus of $12.5 million and pays out $30 million in the first three years: $15 million in the first season, Robinson leads No. 12 Michigan over Indiana 84-80 ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Glenn Robinson scored 20 points, including a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 1:10 to play, and Jordan Morgan had a double-double in his final home game to help No. 12 Michigan finish off its Big Ten championship season with an Obama to preserve California federal lands KEY LARGO, Fla. — A White House official says President Barack Obama will expand the California Coastal National Monument to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands. The area represents about 1,665 acres of federal land on California's Oregon Adds to Streak, Shocking No. 3 Arizona Jason Calliste made the go-ahead jumper and free throw with 4 minutes 22 seconds left and finished with 18 points as host Oregon defeated No. 3 Arizona, 64-57, on Saturday for its seventh straight victory. Johnathan Loyd added 16 points for the Ducks I'd rather be in City's shoes, says Mourinho LONDON: Jose Mourinho insisted he would prefer to be in Manchester City's position in the Premier League title race despite his Chelsea side moving seven points clear. Chelsea's 4-0 victory over Tottenham took Mourinho's team to 66 points, while Liverpool Newcomer Hemsky Has 3 Assists in Senators 5-3 Win Ales Hemsky had three assists in his second game with Ottawa, and the struggling Senators held off the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Saturday. It was Hemsky's first points for the Senators since he was acquired on Wednesday from the Edmonton Oilers. He was No more bubble for Baylor; tough draw for UT in Big 12 tourney? Baylor's Isaiah Austin (21) dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas State Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Manhattan, Kan. CHUCK CARLTON. CHUCK CARLTON The Dallas Morning News. Staff Writer. Exclusive: New evidence links the murders of Stephen Lawrence and a private ... Explosive new evidence linking the two darkest chapters in Scotland Yard's modern history can be revealed today by The Independent on Sunday, heaping fresh pressure on the position of the current Met Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. Obama to preserve California federal lands KEY LARGO, Fla.—A White House official says President Barack Obama will expand the California Coastal National Monument to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands. The area represents about 1,665 acres of federal land on California's Libyan Militia Selling Oil, Defying the Government CAIRO — A militia group that has blockaded Libya's main oil ports for more than six months began on Saturday to sell the oil for its own accounts as the weak transitional government appeared powerless to stop it. The first unauthorized export of the oil — the Libyan Militia Selling Oil, Defying the Government CAIRO — A militia group that has blockaded Libya's main oil ports for more than six months began on Saturday to sell the oil for its own accounts as the weak transitional government appeared powerless to stop it. The first unauthorized export of the oil — the Federer, Murray advance at Indian Wells INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Roger Federer and Andy Murray won their opening matches and top-seeded Li Na beat Chinese countrywoman Zheng Jie 6-1, 7-5 on Saturday in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open. Federer, the four-time champion seeded Long-time Obama aide to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) -- A top White House official who has been with President Barack Obama since he first became a senator nine years ago is resigning. Alyssa Mastromonaco is Obama's deputy chief of staff for operations and often described as the most Long's 3 forces OT, Cyclones beat Oklahoma State I asked Cyclones fans this I asked Cyclones fans this question on Twitter ... This was the biggest 3 since when? Everyone said ... The last one he hit at Oklahoma State. We'll hear from the Cyclone seniors plus have the rest of the day's. Naz Long forced 14700 tickets sold for Mayweather-Maidana fight today, says Schaefer Earlier today the tickets for the May 3rd fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana fight went on sale, and already 14,700 of the 16,000 tickets have been sold, according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer. With Mayweather's Kansas loses to West Virginia 92-86 Andrew Ferguson — AP Michael Garcia celebrates being named the West Virginia Mountaineer for the 2014-2015 season during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia won 92-86. Ervin Santana: what the heck is going on? Free agent starting pitcher Ervin Santana still does not have a team. For much of the off-season he remained steadfast in his demands for a four year, $50 million deal similar to that given to Ubaldo Jimenez by the Baltimore Orioles. It was thought that if he IndiGo plane catches fire, flyers safe KATHMANDU: An IndiGo Airlines aircraft coming from New Delhi caught fire while taxing on the runway after landing on Saturday. All passengers are safe. The right rear wheel of the Airbus 320 aircraft caught fire and all the 176 passengers and six crew Lebanon protesters march over domestic violence bill Thousands of people have marched through Beirut to demand politicians in Lebanon pass a law against domestic violence. The rally, which coincided with International Women's Day, was led by relatives of victims. Lebanon is viewed as the one of the most OAS Secretary General Insulza Says Venezuela Meeting is not "Interference" nor ... WASHINGTON, D.C. -- This meeting of the Permanent Council is taking place an unusually long time after it was called for by a member state making legitimate use of its right of convocation. This delay has prompted unnecessary tension among us, and I say Thousands of bees attack woman A 71-year-old woman is believed to have suffered about 1,000 stings in Southern California after being attacked by a swarm of killer bees that covered her entire body. Also in this Section. Police vehicle used in Iraq attack · Oscar Pistorius trial 'a bizarre safari' NASCAR rules changes will be tested at Las Vegas race LAS VEGAS – NASCAR is about to start finding out whether its offseason changes will pay off on tracks like Las Vegas Motor Speedway. NASCAR worked tirelessly behind the scenes last year to improve its on-track product, particularly at 1.5-mile speedways A thousand bees sting 71-year-old California woman PALM DESERT, Calif. — A 71-year-old woman is believed to have suffered about 1,000 stings in Southern California after being attacked by a swarm of killer bees that covered her entire body. Cal Fire Battalion Chief Mark Williams says the woman was A thousand bees sting 71-year-old California woman PALM DESERT, Calif. — A 71-year-old woman is believed to have suffered about 1,000 stings in Southern California after being attacked by a swarm of killer bees that covered her entire body. Cal Fire Battalion Chief Mark Williams says the woman was Dozens arrested, 4 police officers injured at Massachusetts college's 'Blarney ... AMHERST, Massachusetts — Police in riot gear arrested 35 people participating in the pre-St. Patrick's Day "Blarney Blowout" at the University of Massachusetts' flagship campus in Amherst. Four police officers were hurt as they worked to disperse hundreds 300: Five historical errors in the new film 300- the cartoonish film retelling of the Spartans' defence of Thermopylae against a Persian horde - now has a sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire. How much of it plays fast and loose with the history, asks Paul Cartledge, professor of Greek culture at Cambridge Fluke of nature! Shahid Afridi... when it comes to self-belief, the former Pakistan captain resembles the great Khans who ruled international squash for decades. Share ! tweet. There are a few things in international cricket that can warm the hearts of Pakistan fans like the sight Recap: San Francisco vs. Seattle Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Saunders homered and had three RBI as the Seattle Mariners routed the San Francisco Giants, 18-3, in spring training on Saturday. Dustin Ackley went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs, while Saunders and Ty Kelly Nate Schierholtz's homer powers Cubs past Reds 9-0 Chicago Cubs' Nate Schierholtz trots home after his two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Alfredo Simon in the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Goodyear, Ariz. Chicago Cubs' Emilio Foster's mammoth second half not enough for K-State MANHATTAN — Kansas State was freefalling in the second half of senior day against Baylor before its star freshman decided enough was enough. Marcus Foster put the Wildcats on his back, but his attempt came too late. Baylor escaped Bramlage Coliseum Sheriff names snowmobiler killed in Utah avalanche SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Utah have released the name of the snowmobiler who died after he was buried by an avalanche. Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds tells the Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/1dDkVAI ) that 39-year-old Ryan West Virginia downs No. 8 Kansas Morgantown, WV Sports.com —. Juwan Staten had 24 points, nine assists and five rebounds as West Virginia held off eighth-ranked Kansas for a 92-86 win at WVU Coliseum on Saturday. The Mountaineers (17-14, 9-9 Big 12) led by as many as 25 in the No. 23 Sooners earn Big 12 2nd seed, 97-67 at TCU 2014-03-08T16:52:22Z No. 23 Sooners earn Big 12 2nd seed, 97-67 at TCUThe Associated Press The Associated Press. 1 hour ago • By STEPHEN HAWKINS. (0) Comments. FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Buddy Hield scored 24 points and 23rd-ranked Jaguars Sign Red Bryant Red Bryant, a player that was listed as a potential fit for New England, has signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. And once again, the New England Patriots miss out on Red Bryant. According to nfl.com, the former Seahwaks defensive lineman has inked a four Blues go to 4-0 with Miller Five weeks later, Miller has a new team and a new direction. He also showed his last performance in Colorado was an aberration. Miller had 12 of his 26 saves in the third and the St. Louis Blues held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche, 2-1, on Saturday in a Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. recalls Lipitor generic drug from US market Mumbai, India (4E) – Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. has announced another recall of generic versions of the anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor in the U.S. market because of a possible mix-up in the dosage labeling. Ranbaxy, the India-based generic-drug maker State News in Brief SALT LAKE CITY – Sheriff's officials in Utah say a snowmobiler has died after he was buried in an avalanche. Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds tells the Salt Lake Tribune that the man was snowmobiling near Whitney Reservoir in the Uintah-Cache NASCAR's changes get 1.5-mile test in Las Vegas Brad Keselowski drives during qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Friday, March 7, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Rules of Conduct. 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented Sheriff names snowmobiler killed in Utah avalanche SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Sheriff's officials in Utah have released the name of the snowmobiler who died after he was buried by an avalanche. Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds tells the Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/1dDkVAI ) that 39-year-old Ryan Pope Francis: revitalising the Catholic church After years of crisis, the Catholic church may have found itself a new saviour. But can Pope Francis really make a difference? Julian Coman reports from Rome. Share · Tweet this. Email. Julian Coman · The Observer, Saturday 8 March 2014. Jump to 'Old man' Eto'o mocks Mourinho London — Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o made fun of manager Jose Mourinho's doubts about his age with an 'old man' celebration during his side's 4-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Mourinho sparked controversy last month when footage of him On gay rights, CPAC reveals brewing tension within Republican Party OXON HILL, Md. — For an event remembered by its big statements — rabble-rousing speeches and students clad in American-flag shorts — this year's Conservative Political Action Conference was nearly silent on same-sex marriage and other such issues. SHOWBIZ: It's not all Greek to Sullivan The movie, which opened last Thursday, is directed by Noam Murro. It tells of Greek general Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton) who attempts to unite Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war against the massive invading Persian Pilot, sky diver suffer minor injuries in potentially deadly crash A pilot and a sky diver suffered minor injuries after a collision in Polk County on Saturday morning. (Courtesy of Tim Telford /March 8, 2014). «2. » 1/10. By Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentinel. 6:33 p.m. EST, March 8, 2014. Both a pilot and a sky diver were K-State comes up short on final play against Baylor MANHATTAN — For a brief moment at the end of Saturday afternoon's game at Bramlage Coliseum, both Kansas State's Bruce Weber and Baylor's Scott Drew flashed back to a year ago. The date was March 2, 2013, and the score between the Wildcats and Recently acquired Hemsky helping Senators already, posts 4 assists in 5-3 win ... WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Ales Hemsky had four assists in his second game with Ottawa, and the struggling Senators held off the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Saturday. It was Hemsky's first points for the Senators since he was acquired on Wednesday from the Sheriff names snowmobiler killed in Utah avalanche SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Utah have released the name of the snowmobiler who died after he was buried by an avalanche. Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds tells the Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/1dDkVAI ) that 39-year-old Ryan Blue Jays, Orioles battle for Ervin Santana: reports Will he or won't he? Blue Jays fans anxiously awaited an answer Saturday afternoon as reports emerged that the club had reached a tentative agreement with free-agent starting pitcher Ervin Santana on a one-year deal. But as the day wore on and the Recap: Senators 5, Jets 3 Senators 5, Jets 3: Mike Hoffman recorded his first NHL goal and assist, Ales Hemsky set up four tallies and Craig Anderson matched a season high with 46 saves as Ottawa salvaged a split of its four-game road trip.Milan Michalek collected a power-play goal De Blasio nominates Meera Joshi to lead taxi commission New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Saturday that he would nominate the Taxi and Limousine Commission's onetime top lawyer to be its new chairwoman. Meera Joshi last worked for the commission as deputy commissioner for legal affairs and general Gooden signed to second 10-day contract MILWAUKEE (AP) — Forward Drew Gooden was signed to a second 10-day contract by the Washington Wizards. Gooden was originally signed by the Wizards on Feb. 26, has averaged 4 points and 3.3 rebounds in three games. The 11-year veteran was SXSW: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Says 'Cosmos' Shows a Hunger for Science If there was ever a time for a show about space to succeed, it's now, according to Neil DeGrasse Tyson. our editor recommends. President Obama to Introduce 'Cosmos' · Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey: TV Review · Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Seth MacFarlane Smyly pitches 3 scoreless in Tigers' loss to Mets LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Drew Smyly pitched three scoreless innings and struck out three in the Detroit Tigers' 3-2 loss to the New York Mets on Saturday. Smyly, who is returning to the Tigers rotation after going 6-0 last season while pitching in 63 games out Mayweather says he can't overlook Maidana LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather says he picked Marcos Maidana over Amir Khan for his next fight because Maidana has fought better lately. Mayweather said Saturday at a news conference in Las Vegas: "Look at his last four fights and look at Khan's UCLA Bruins Point Guard Tabbed as 2014 Wooden Finalist - BCSNN Kyle_Anderson.jpg The Bruins Kyle Anderson, a sophomore at UCLA, has the distinction of being among the top 15 chosen as the finalists for the 2014 John R. Wooden Award. The Wooden Award is presented after each college basketball season to the Arsenal 4-1 Everton: Ian Doyle's report from the Emirates Stadium Similar to 12 months earlier, the Catalan held court after Everton's FA Cup quarter-final with a smile on his face. But whereas last year it was in celebration at his Wigan Athletic side having shocked Goodison, yesterday it merely masked the anguish of the Rand Paul Wins CPAC Presidential Straw Poll Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's presidential preference poll. The overwhelming win is purely symbolic, but reflects the Republican senator's popularity among conservatives who typically hold outsized Family Gets Sick From LSD-Tainted Meat From Florida Wal-Mart: Police TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman who was 9 months pregnant and her family became ill after eating meat tainted with LSD. Tampa police say doctors induced labor and the woman had a healthy baby boy. The entire family was eventually AT&T Unveils Low-priced Mobile Share Value Plan - Quick Facts AT&T (T: Quote) announced the introduction of a new low-priced 2GB Mobile Share Value plan starting at $65 a month, for customers with one and two lines. The company said the plan is $15 off the current 2GB plan for one smartphone with no annual AT&T Unveils Low-priced Mobile Share Value Plan - Quick Facts AT&T (T: Quote) announced the introduction of a new low-priced 2GB Mobile Share Value plan starting at $65 a month, for customers with one and two lines. The company said the plan is $15 off the current 2GB plan for one smartphone with no annual Red Sox owner John Henry rips Marlins on Twitter Two days after the Marlins reportedly were "outraged" by the lack of major leaguers in the Red Sox' lineup for a spring training game in Jupiter, Fla., the Sox principal owner took to Twitter and issued a 53-character rejoinder. "They should apologize for their Lebanese protest domestic abuse on Women's Day BEIRUT – Thousands of Lebanese marked the International Women's Day on Saturday with a protest in the capital Beirut against domestic abuse, citing recent cases of women killed by family members. "After many murders against women people have