NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter accounts for websites Deadspin and SB Nation were suspended by the social media platform Monday night after the NFL filed notices related to their use of copyrighted video highlights.
The NFL told The Associated Press that it requested Twitter "disable links to more than a dozen pirated NFL game videos and highlights that violate the NFL's copyright," adding that it did not request that any Twitter accounts be disabled.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City Fire Department official says two firefighters were killed and two were injured when a burning building collapsed.
Fire Department Battalion Chief James Garrett tells the Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1jtHduK ) crews were dispatched to a building on the northeast side of town around 7:30 p.m. Monday. He says firefighters found the building that includes apartments heavily damaged, and they evacuated people from inside....
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A tribal official says a wildfire in South Dakota on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has been partially contained.
Johnelle Leingang is the tribal chairman's executive secretary and a member of the tribe's emergency response team. She tells the Bismarck Tribune (http://bit.ly/1Gam0jS ) the fire that started near Wakpala, South Dakota, was "fairly well" contained by Monday afternoon.
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities say a man resisting eviction died after he barricaded himself in his apartment and fired shots at police.
Warren Strain, spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, says the standoff in Brookhaven began after 6 p.m. Monday and ended just before midnight. He said it began because the man was resisting eviction.
Authorities have not said if the man was shot by police or killed himself. He...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley is defending its handling of sexual harassment complaints against a prominent astronomer amid accusations that the professor was inadequately disciplined for inappropriate behavior with students.
The university has not shared details of the six-month investigation of Professor Geoffrey Marcy that concluded in June when he was found to have violated campus sex harassment policies.
MERRIT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man was electrocuted while working on a boat dock at the site of the HGTV Dream Home giveaway in central Florida.
Brevard County Fire Rescue reports that paramedics responded to the Merritt Island home, about 55 miles southeast of Orlando, Monday afternoon and pulled the unresponsive man out of Indian River Lagoon. The man was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.