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 By Scott Goode    Sports    October 25, 2017

Banger Victorious at MSSU Fall Invitational

MONKEY ISLAND, Okla. – Harding senior Mason Banger battled windy conditions and held on to win the MSSU Men's Fall Invitational by shooting 3-over 75 Tuesday. He entered the third round with a four-stroke lead after shooting 69 and 70 in the first...

 
 By Scott Goode    Sports    October 25, 2017

Harding Women's Golf Wins HSU Fall Invitational

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Harding women's golf won its second straight tournament Tuesday with a two-stroke victory over Texas-Tyler in the HSU Fall Invitational, hosted by Henderson State at the Hot Springs Country Club. Tuesday's third round was played...

 
 By Scott Goode    Sports    October 25, 2017

Harding Men's Soccer Falls 2-1 in Double Overtime at Ouachita Baptist

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Ouachita Baptist ended Harding's hopes of an undefeated Great American Conference men's soccer season with a 2-1 victory over the Bisons in double overtime Tuesday. Harding scored the initial goal in the 84th minute on a Julio...

 

HSU Women's Golf Team Finishes Third at HSU Fall Invite

The Henderson State women's golf team completed its fall schedule with the Reddies finishing third at the HSU Fall Women's Golf Invitational at the Hot Springs Country Club. The 44 player field had to contend with 20 mph winds with gusts of nearly 30...

 

GOP senators blister Trump, reveal party at war with itself

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pair of senators from President Donald Trump's own Republican Party blistered him with criticism Tuesday in a dramatic day of denunciation that laid bare a GOP at war with itself. Jeff Flake of Arizona declared he would not be "...

 

Trump allows refugee admissions to resume with new screening

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday allowed the resumption of refugee admissions as a complete ban he instituted four months ago expired, but the administration is adding "enhanced" screening procedures and a 90-day review for natio...

 

Commander of 1st flight of space shuttle Challenger dies

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Weitz, a retired NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger and also piloted the Skylab in the early 1970s, has died. He was 85. Weitz died at his retirement home in Flagstaff, Arizona, on...

 

FBI: Newtown shooter had pedophilic interest in kids

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — There was evidence the Newtown school shooter had an interest in children that could be categorized as pedophilia, but there was no proof he ever acted on it, according to FBI documents released Tuesday. The records were...

 

Latest front in Weinstein scandal: Statehouses say 'me too'

CHICAGO (AP) — The response to sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has spread to statehouses nationwide, with hundreds of lawmakers, lobbyists and consultants coming forward to say the problem is pervasive in...

 

As panel questions Trump associates, GOP launches new probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday revived familiar themes from the 2016 election, launching new probes looking back at the Obama administration and Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails as close associates of President Donald Trump faced t...

 

Federal court clears way for immigrant teen to get abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared the way for a 17-year-old immigrant held in custody in Texas to obtain an abortion. The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled 6-3 in favor of the teen. The...

 

GOP lawmakers propose new conditions on health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top Republicans announced a bill Tuesday restoring federal subsidies to insurers while including tough conditions sought by the White House. Senate Democrats have enough votes to kill it, but the measure underscores the...

 

Body found is missing Texas toddler; father says she choked

DALLAS (AP) — The father of a missing toddler whose body was found in a culvert under a road in suburban Dallas now says the girl choked to death on milk in the family's garage after earlier claiming she wandered off in the middle of the night...

 

Iditarod sled dog race is engulfed in dog-doping scandal

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cycling. Baseball. Track. Horse racing. Now dogsledding has become the latest professional sport to be engulfed in a doping scandal, this one involving the huskies that dash across the frozen landscape in Alaska's...

 

US declaration of "ethnic cleansing" in Myanmar on way

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved toward a condemnation of "ethnic cleansing" against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, as officials were preparing a recommendation for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to unequivocally use the term for...

 

Potential showdown in eastern Syria over IS-held territory

BEIRUT (AP) — As U.S.-allied fighters hurtle down the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, a showdown could ensue between the U.S. and Russia, whose allies are racing to take over the same strategic oil-rich territory from the Islamic State group....

 

Einstein's theory of happiness sells for $1.3M at auction

JERUSALEM (AP) — While Albert Einstein's theory of happiness may be relative, it fetched $1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction on Tuesday. The Nobel-winning scientist's musings, on a handwritten note, may not be as famous as his groundbreaking...

 

Louvre asks public to fund prayer book's return to France

PARIS (AP) — The Louvre museum in Paris is calling on the public to help bring back one of the French Renaissance's greatest decorative works of art. The Book of Hours prayer book — a manuscript bound in gold and encrusted with emerald, ruby and...

 

Saudi Arabia plans to build futuristic city for innovators

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince on Tuesday announced plans to build a futuristic city run entirely on alternative sources of energy and said the ultraconservative kingdom must return to "moderate Islam." The $500...

 

House GOP chairmen announce probe of Obama's Justice Dept

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday they're opening an investigation into actions the Obama administration Justice Department took during last year's presidential election. The chairmen said in a...

 

US general: Many questions remain about Niger attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. special forces unit ambushed by Islamic militants in Niger didn't call for help until an hour into their first contact with the enemy, the top U.S. general says, conceding many questions linger about the assault that...

 

Anne Frank diary to counter anti-Semitism in Italian soccer

ROME (AP) — Anne Frank's diary will be read aloud at all soccer matches in Italy this week, the Italian soccer federation announced Tuesday after shocking displays of anti-Semitism by fans of the Rome club Lazio. Lazio supporters on Sunday...

 

GAO: Climate change already costing US billions in losses

WASHINGTON (AP) — A non-partisan federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and droughts become more frequent in t...

 

Teen kayaker says shark attack was like everything in 'Jaws'

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — A massive great white shark was thrashing in the water on top of an upended kayak. But an Australian dad couldn't see his daughter. In a matter of seconds, 15-year-old Sarah Williams surfaced and was rescued by her...

 

Ghosts of Vietnam stirring as Trump preps for Asia trip

NEW YORK (AP) — For more than 50 years, every American president has been forced to grapple, in one way or another, with the quagmire of the Vietnam War. Now it's Donald Trump's turn. The ghosts of Vietnam are stirring anew, just as Trump prepares...

 

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