• Security officials: Militant attacks in Sinai kill 10 Egyptian soldiers

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Security officials: Militant attacks in Sinai kill 10 Egyptian soldiers.

  • Police: At least 2 people killed, 4 wounded in attack on Kenyan university

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Police: At least 2 people killed, 4 wounded in attack on Kenyan university.

  • Lighten up: 10 denim trends for spring

    By Sharon Mosley
    Creators News Syndicate |
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Denim lightens up for spring. Here are ten tips for trendy denim.

  • Oklahoma scene:

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 2 hr ago

    Pair of Sooners selected with first two picks of National Pro Fastpitch draft Oklahoma softball seniors Lauren Chamberlain and Shelby Pendley became the first teammates in the history of the National Pro Fastpitch draft to be taken with the first two picks. The USSSA Pride selected Chamberlain with the No. 1 overall pick, making her the first player in OU history to be taken first in the draft. Previously, DJ Mathis was the highest Sooner chosen when the Akron Racers took her second overall in 2009. The Pride wasn't done yet, though, with OU as it chose Pendley with the second pick.

  • California governor orders mandatory water restrictions

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ECHO LAKE, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered officials Wednesday to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as surveyors found the lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping. Standing in dry, brown grass at a site that normally would be snow-covered this time of year, Brown announced he had signed an executive order requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to implement measures in cities and towns to cut the state's overall water usage by 25 percent compared with 2013 levels. The order will affect residents, businesses, other users and to some degree farmers.

  • Too much iced tea cited in kidney problems

    By MIKE STOBBE
    AP Medical Writer |
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK — Doctors traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day. They ruled out several potential causes before stumbling on a reason for the 56-year-old man's kidney problems. He said he drank about 16 8-ounce cups of iced tea every day. Black tea has a chemical known to cause kidney stones or even kidney failure in excessive amounts. “It was the only reasonable explanation,” said Dr. Umbar Ghaffar of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. She and two other doctors describe the case in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for April 2

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Oklahoma news briefs for April 2, 2015

  • NBA scoreboard

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  • NBA notebook

    | Updated: 3 hr ago

    Heat lose Napier for remainder of regular season The Miami Heat have ruled rookie guard Shabazz Napier out for the remainder of the regular season after he underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia Wednesday. Napier is the third Heat player to see his season end early, along with center Chris Bosh and forward Josh McRoberts. Bosh will not play until next season because of blood clots on a lung, and McRoberts is still rehabilitating after knee surgery. Napier played in 51 games this season for the Heat, making 10 starts. The former Connecticut star who led his team to last year's NCAA championship averaged 5.1 points, 2.5

  • World briefs, April 2

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    World briefs, April 2

  • NATION BRIEFS, April 2

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NATION BRIEFS, April 2

  • Thunder is headed for a quick end to this cursed season, playoffs or not

    By Berry Tramel | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Hope for post-season advancement was lost Wednesday night, when the Mavs effectively doomed the Thunder to no better than eighth place in the Western Conference.

  • Oklahoma football: Baker Mayfield making quite an impression

    By Ryan Aber | Updated: 3 hr ago

    The energetic quarterback is often in the weightroom at 6 a.m. each day.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Dallas shreds Thunder defense, wins shootout 135-131

    By Darnell Mayberry | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    The loss, only the second in the Thunder’s past 15 home games, dropped OKC to 42-33, assuring that this injury-plagued season will not end with 50 wins, which would be the first time the Thunder hasn’t hit that mark since the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season.

  • Oklahoma business briefs for April 2

    | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Oklahoma business briefs for April 2, 2015

  • Major block of Park Avenue to close Monday for four months

    By Steve Lackmeyer
    Business Writer |
    Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    The closed area, Park Avenue between Robinson Avenue and Broadway, is one of downtown’s busiest pedestrian corridors.

  • Renovations continue at Fred Jones building in Oklahoma City

    | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Renovations are continuing in Oklahoma City at the 97-year-old Fred Jones Assembly Plant, 900 W Main, which is being redeveloped as a 134-room 21c Museum Hotel.

  • Oil and gas, livestock prices for April 2

    | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $46.50 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $34.50 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted March 18: COMPLETION Custer: Arnold Oil Properties LLC; Coit No. 1-22 Well; C SW/4 NE/4 SE/4 of 22-15N-17W; 21 barrels oil per day 277,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 10,830. Garfield: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Dennis 2407 No.

  • Dish's Sling TV gets HBO service for $15 a month

    By TALI ARBEL, AP Business Writer | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    NEW YORK — HBO lovers have one more way to watch “Game of Thrones.” If you subscribe to Dish's $20-a-month Internet TV service, Sling TV, you can order HBO for an extra $15 each month. That's the same price as the new HBO Now Internet service you can get, for now, through Apple and cable company Cablevision. Sling TV is Dish Network Corp.'s attempt to attract the estimated 10 million households who pay only for Internet and not for cable. The satellite TV provider and Time Warner Inc. said Tuesday that the HBO service over Sling TV will include the live HBO channel and on-demand TV shows and

  • Oklahoma basketball: Buddy Hield undecided about NBA draft, Frank Booker to transfer

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Booker’s decision was based on playing time and the desire to play closer to his Augusta, Ga., home.




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