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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 05:48 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

ABC's "This Week" — Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Donald Trump; Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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NBC's "Meet the Press" — Trump, Clinton; Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

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CBS' "Face the Nation" — Sanders, Clinton; DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association.

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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 04:05 AM

NKOREA-ROCKET LAUNCH

North Korea says it launches satellite

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a special announcement read on state-run North Korean TV, the announcer says the country has put a satellite into orbit on a successful rocket launch. The announcer says North Korea will launch more satellites.

The North's special announcement says the launch was ordered by leader Kim Jong Un.


San Francisco police chase ends with crash thought to kill 3

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 03:27 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A police chase in San Francisco on Saturday night ended with a fiery crash that is believed to have killed three people, KPIX-TV reported.

The crash took place about 10 p.m. Saturday at Brannan and Ninth streets.

The incident started with a police chase at 5th and Bryant streets, California Highway Patrol spokesman Vu Williams told KPIX (http://cbsloc.al/1QkQRJi). A CHP officer started to follow a car and the car immediately started racing through red lights.


Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 03:11 AM

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio faced withering criticism of his readiness to be president and his policy depth in the last Republican debate before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other candidates launched an aggressive campaign to slow the Florida senator's rise.

Rubio's responded with an uneven performance that could hurt his bid to emerge as a more mainstream alternative to Donald Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.


Directors Guild gives top award to Mexican director Inarritu

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 02:40 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu has won the top feature film directing award from the Directors Guild of America for his work on "The Revenant."

Inarritu won the same award last year for this direction of "Birdman," a film about the struggles of a Hollywood actor.

Inarritu competed against Tom McCarthy ("Spotlight"), Adam McKay ("The Big Short"), George Miller ("Mad Max: Fury Road") and Ridley Scott ("The Martian").


Professor who wore headscarf to leave Christian college

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 12:51 AM

CHICAGO (AP) — A Christian college near Chicago and a political science professor who wore a headscarf to show solidarity with Muslims have agreed to part ways.

Wheaton College says in a statement on its website Saturday that the college and Dr. Larycia (lah-REE'-shuh) Hawkins "have reached a confidential agreement under which they will part ways."


Bernie Sanders makes 'SNL' appearance with Larry David

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 12:23 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" with Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him.

But "SNL" resisted the temptation to have the Vermont U.S. senator appear next to David as he was playing him. Sanders portrayed a passenger on an endangered ship who argued with David about who should be allowed on a lifeboat.


Favre, Stabler, Harrison, Greene, Pace, Dungy voted to Hall

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 09:03 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brett Favre, Ken Stabler, Marvin Harrison, Kevin Greene, Orlando Pace and Tony Dungy have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The class of 2016 also includes contributor Ed DeBartolo Jr. and senior selection Dick Stanfel.

The announcement was made Saturday, a day before the Denver Broncos face the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl.

Five nominees were eliminated in the final vote: players Terrell Davis, Joe Jacoby, John Lynch and Kurt Warner, and coach Don Coryell.


Police: 9-year-old girl fatally shot by 3-year-old brother

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 06:37 PM

IRONDALE, Ala. (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old Alabama boy has accidentally shot and killed his 9-year-old sister.

Irondale police Chief Ken Atkinson tells AL.com (http://bit.ly/1nPRJ1B) that the shooting took place Saturday afternoon at their grandparents' house in a Birmingham suburb.

He says the boy found a loaded pistol on a bedroom nightstand and shot his sister in the head with it.


Missouri lawmaker says colleague's move was political

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 06:21 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker says he's pleased that a colleague dropped a restraining order against him, but says the man was trying to hurt his reputation.

Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis confirmed Friday he dropped the restraining order against Rep. Michael Butler. Curtis and Butler are St. Louis-area Democrats.

Curtis says Butler swung at him Jan. 19 outside a union reception over a dispute on a right-to-work bill.


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