• Booker, Colorado outduel USC 98-94 in triple overtime

    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Askia Booker scored a career-high 43 points to lead Colorado to a 98-94 win against Southern California in triple overtime on Thursday. Booker, a Los Angeles product, scored eight points in the third overtime, including a jumper to put the Buffaloes (11-9, 4-4 Pac...

  • Smart Spending: Why investors are applauding Amazon earnings

    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc.'s fourth-quarter earnings roundly beat analyst expectations, sending the Seattle e-commerce giant's stock soaring 14 percent in aftermarket trading. Here's a closer look at what investors applauded and hope continues. SMART SPENDING Operating expenses...

  • Builder projects 18-month delay for nuclear plant in Georgia

    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    ATLANTA (AP) — Southern Co. said the firms building its new nuclear power plant in Georgia estimate the project will be delayed 18 months, potentially costing the power company $720 million in new charges, company officials said Thursday. The latest delay at Plant Vogtle is another...

  • Randolph's double-double leads Grizzlies over Nuggets, 99-69

    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are winning by bigger margins lately because they have returned to locking down on defense. "I just think we've got our rhythm back, and we're going back to our true identity, which is on the defensive end," guard Courtney Lee said after...

  • 3 Hawks, Durant and Westbrook are NBA All-Star reserves

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook made the West team despite early season injuries for the Oklahoma...

  • Asia stocks mostly higher after Japan data shows improvement

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday after economic data suggested Japan is pulling out of recession while Chinese shares fell ahead of a manufacturing report. KEEPING SCORE: The benchmark Nikkei 225 in Tokyo added 0.6 percent to 17,717.32 and South Korea's...

  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. OBAMA CALLS FOR SPENDING SURGE His pitch in this year's budget comes with the added oomph of an improving economy and big recent declines in federal deficits. 2. SENATE OKS...

  • North Dakota edges Denver in overtime 61-54

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Lawrence Alexander scored 21 points and Paul Miller sank the go-ahead 3-pointer to lead North Dakota State to a 61-54 comeback win over Denver in overtime on Thursday night. Trailing by 10 at the break, North Dakota State (14-7, 6-2 Summit League) forced overtime...

  • Katy Perry says halftime performance will make you 'Roar'

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — Katy Perry says her Super Bowl halftime performance will make you "Roar" — with animals. The singer told reporters at a press conference Thursday that her performance Sunday will include "a lion and sharks." "It's going to be wild out there," Perry teased. Perry, 30,...

  • Northern Colorado rallies to beat Idaho State 79-76

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Cameron Michael scored 24 points, including a career-high 6 of 8 3-pointers, Jordan Wilson scored 17 with six assists, and Northern Colorado rallied to beat Idaho State 79-76 on Thursday. Tevin Svihovec added 13 and Dominique Lee scored 12 with nine rebounds for...

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