Long scores quickest Premier League goal at 7.69 seconds
WATFORD, England (AP) — It was the Long and short of the Premier League.
Shane Long scored the fastest-ever goal in the competition Tuesday, netting after 7.69 seconds for Southampton...
WATFORD, England (AP) — Shane Long scored the quickest-ever Premier League goal as Southampton edged another point closer to safety with a 1-1 draw at Watford on Tuesday.
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ERWIN, N.Y. (AP) — A state trooper responding to a call about a suicidal and possibly armed man barricaded in his home near the Pennsylvania border early Monday was fatally shot along with the man, a school principal, officials said.
Trooper Nicholas Clark was among responders to a 3:30 a.m. 911 call from the estranged wife of Steven Kiley, state police First Deputy Superintendent Chris Fiore said at a news conference attended by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in northeast Pennsylvania (all times local):
The National Weather Service says two tornadoes that touched down in Pennsylvania on Wednesday night were classified as EF2, meaning they had estimated top wind speeds of 111-135 mph.
Two teams of investigators went to Bradford County and to Wilkes-Barre on Thursday to determine whether damage from storms was caused by tornadoes.
Both teams reported damage consistent with EF2 tornadoes.
OK, so now we have at least six maps out there that redefine the boundaries of the state’s congressional districts. We have the original written by House and Senate Republican leaders, Gov. Tom Wolf’s, House and Senate Democratic leaders’, one written by Democratic Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and one by a group of Republican intervenors trying to keep the existing map in place. The state Supreme Court plans to sort it all out by Monday. Let’s sort out how five of the maps might affect announced...
Eriksen scores after 11 seconds for 3rd fastest EPL goal
LONDON (AP) — Christian Eriksen has scored after 10.5 seconds for Tottenham against Manchester United for the Premier League's third fastest goal.
The fastest goal in the Premier League was netted after 9.9 seconds by Tottenham's Ledley King against Bradford in 2000.
Alan Shearer scored the next fastest goal after 10.4 seconds for Newcastle against Manchester City.
Man who escaped from federal prison in 1997 arrested
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — An inmate who disappeared 20 years ago from a federal prison in Pennsylvania is set to be returned to the state for arraignment on an escape charge.
English soccer goalie sent off for urinating during match
BRADFORD, England (AP) — A goalkeeper was sent off for urinating during an English football match on Saturday.
Salford keeper Max Crocombe apologized after he was issued a red card for relieving himself at the home of Bradford Park Avenue in the National League North, the sixth tier of English football.
In London, Vikings to start Keenum at QB vs Browns
LONDON (AP) — Case Keenum will make his sixth start in eight games at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings when they play Cleveland in London.
Coach Mike Zimmer confirmed on Friday the decision that he'd been coy about all week regarding Keenum, who has played well in relief of Sam Bradford.
Zimmer called the muddled quarterback situation "a good problem to have" and said he anticipates "getting them all in there at some point in time."
Vikings QB Case Keenum expected to start despite coach Mike Zimmer’s ‘we’ll see’ line
LONDON The Vikings brought four quarterbacks with them across the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday night, when they took a Virgin Atlantic charter from the Twin Cities to London in advance of Sundays game against the Cleveland Browns. It seems reasonable to bet, though, that the two quarterbacks the Vikings dress for the game will be the same two they used last week.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London high-rise fire (all times local):
European researchers say that the Grenfell Tower disaster is now the deadliest fire in mainland Britain since they started keeping close records at the start of the 20th century.
London police say that 79 people are now believed to have died in last week's high-rise apartment building fire.
BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police officer has been fired over charges that he shoplifted about $10 worth of meat from a local Wal-Mart.
Citations filed against 45-year-old Shayne Miller allege the Bradford patrolman stole packages of meat worth between $4.50 and $5 on April 21 and April 26. Online court records don't list an attorney for Miller who has been mailed the citations, but not yet scheduled a hearing on either.
Pete Zapadka and the skinny kid from Bradford seemed destined to become buddies in the '70s. They were about the same age, had similar journalistic aspirations and had adjoining dorm rooms at Point Park College.Almost every evening, the two dined with a group in the school cafeteria, chewing the fat while chewing what served as food at the institution now called Point Park University. Afterward, Jim Rhone usually returned to his room on the 17th floor of Lawrence Hall and broke away for a while.
Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid have "private" nicknames for one another.
The 'Pillowtalk' singer and his model girlfriend usually address one another by the first letter of their names, but they also use other terms, which the former One Direction star isn't so keen to share with the world.
He said: "I call her Gee, she calls me Zee. There's some other nicknames too, but I'll keep those private."
Pennsylvania’s Zippo lighter factory lays off 38 workers
BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's iconic Zippo lighter factory has laid off 38 workers, blaming a slowdown in the company's North American business and a glut of inventory in China.
Mark Paup, Zippo Manufacturing Co.'s president and CEO, says the company used to ship its product to China through a Hong Kong importer. Zippo, based in Bradford, about 130 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, now has 533 workers.
Driver sentenced in hit-and-run that killed man near home
SMETHPORT, Pa. (AP) — A truck driver who prosecutors say hit and killed a Pennsylvania man and fled the scene is headed to prison.
The Bradford Era reports (http://bit.ly/2msImog ) that 40-year-old Paul Morrisroe, of Marshburg, was sentenced Wednesday in McKean County Court to 7 ½ to 15 years behind bars, with credit for time served, in the June 2, 2015 crash that killed 20-year-old Dakota Heinaman in front of the driveway of his home.
Pennsylvania counties hit by flooding to get federal aid
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Federal disaster relief is heading to four Pennsylvania counties hit by October's flash flooding.
Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday the federal government has granted his request for aid to Bradford, Centre, Lycoming and Sullivan counties.
The disaster declaration covers more than $33 million in damages, and the federal money will reimburse state agencies and county and municipal governments up to 75 percent of their eligible costs.
Quick takeaways from Week 9 early action: Minnesota Vikings’ ‘D’ and special teams deserve blame for another crushing loss
Here are Arthur Arkush's five quick takeaways from the Week Nine noon slate:
Eagles trade quarterback Sam Bradford to Vikings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sam Bradford was given the trade out of Philadelphia he wanted months ago, just eight days before the season opener.
The Minnesota Vikings found their emergency replacement for Teddy Bridgewater, paying a steep price while signaling anew they're in it to win it this year.
Bradford was sent to the Vikings on Saturday for a pair of draft picks, including a first-rounder in 2017.
Pakistan police say Bradford woman was raped before murder
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A British woman of Pakistani origin was raped before she was allegedly strangled to death by her ex-husband in a village in the country's eastern Punjab province, a police spokeswoman said.
Samia Shahid, a 28-year-old woman from Bradford, was found dead in July of what were assumed to be natural causes and buried in a local cemetery.
Pakistani police declare Bradford woman’s death a murder
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police have declared the death last month of a U.K. woman of Pakistani origin to be murder, a Pakistani investigator said Thursday, in what appears to be the latest in so-called "honor killings" of women in Pakistan.
The case of 28-year-old Samia Shahid comes less than two weeks after taboo-defying social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch was strangled by her brother for posting photographs of herself on line that were deemed shameful in conservative Pakistan.
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