Archive for the ‘World’ Category

How does Dolphins signing Jay Cutler impact AFC East?

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Kyle Draper, Phil Perry, and Don Banks break down the Dolphins signing Jay Cutler, how he will step in with Miami, and if it has any impact on the AFC

Trump Divorce: Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Splits From Democrat Husband in Support of Trump

Friday, July 28th, 2017

A former Miami Dolphins cheerleader has split from her husband in what is being described as the “Trump divorce.” The woman issued a press release stating that the couple were forced to end their marriage due to their political differences. In the statement, 37-year-old Lynn Aronberg, who once cheered for the Florida football team, was described as a “staunch Republican and supporter of President Donald Trump,” the Palm Beach Post reported. Her husband, Florida state attorney for Palm Beach County Dave Aronberg, is a Democrat.

Georgia man identified after fatal crash near Carbon Hill

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

HAMILTON, Ala (WIAT): A single vehicle crash near Carbon Hill claimed the life of a Georgia man on Saturday, per Johnathan Appling, Senior Trooper with Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Eulas Horne, 60, of Columbus, GA was killed when his 1999 Freightliner left the road on I-22 near MM 46 around 2 A.M. Horne’s car struck a bridge causing the vehicle to catch fire. Horne was pronounced dead on scene. No further information is available as this is an active ALEA investigation.

NFL: Packers all-time rushing leader charged with child abuse

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green, the NFL team's all-time rushing leader, was charged with felony child abuse Monday after his 15-year-old daughter told police he punched her in the face. Green was also charged with disorderly conduct stemming from a Sunday incident in Ledgeview, Wisconsin, near Green Bay, and was jailed. According to a criminal complaint obtained by TMZ Sports, Green's daughter told police she had argued with her father all day before he threw her to the ground and struck her in a dispute involving her cleaning the dishes.

Prosecutors appeal Hernandez’s voided murder conviction

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Massachusetts prosecutors on Friday appealed a court ruling that erased former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction in the 2013 killing of a semi-professional football player. Hernandez's conviction in the fatal shooting of Odin Lloyd was voided after the former New England Patriots player killed himself in prison. Under a long-held Massachusetts legal principle, courts typically erase the convictions of defendants who die before their direct appeals can be heard.

Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency says it failed to intercept a ballistic missile during a test off Hawaii.    The agency said in a statement Wednesday the failure came during a test conducted with Japan's Defense Ministry.    The U.S. and Japan are jointly developing the interceptor to shoot down medium-range ballistic missiles. The allies have been investing in technology to counter North Korean missile threats.    The agency says a medium-range target missile was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai late Wednesday.    The USS John Paul Jones detected and tracked the missile. The ship launched the interceptor, but it failed to shoot down the target.    This

Asian American band win top court case over offensive trademark

Monday, June 19th, 2017

The US Supreme Court on Monday allowed an Asian American band to trademark its name The Slants, which had been rejected because it was deemed a racial slur. The ruling is expected to benefit other organizations whose monikers have caused controversy, notably the Washington Redskins football team which has long faced protests by Native American activists who see the name as racist. Tam likened the use of the word to African Americans using the highly charged racist term "nigger" in their music.

Denver Broncos player from Manchester reacts to attack outside concert

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

DENVER — Born and raised in Manchester, England, Menelik Watson said he was shocked by Monday night’s terror attack. The 28-year-old tackle for the Denver Broncos posted a public message on Twitter after the bombing outside an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Watson called the people involved in the attack “absolute scumbags” in an interview with TMZ Sports. “Scumbags want to impose their will on people, you know, through terror and it doesn’t work. It never works,” Watson said. “And the city of Manchester will only get stronger from this.” “Whatever they’re trying to get across, there’s ways of doing it. I have no sympathy for them. None whatsoever,” Watson said. “To go out and attack

‘Bump and run’ carjackers target woman in West Town

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The girlfriend of a Chicago Bears wide receiver was the victim of a brazen carjacking in a busy neighborhood using a tactic police are seeing more and more.

Judge vacates Hernandez murder conviction

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

A US judge on Tuesday overturned the 2015 murder conviction of former American football star Aaron Hernandez, three weeks after he committed suicide in prison. Hernandez, 27 -- a former tight end for the New England Patriots -- hanged himself with a bed sheet in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center on April 19. The father of one had been serving a life sentence handed down in 2015 for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd.