Young Wolves look to finally break through this season.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) ? There is a gaping hole in the northeast corner of Target Center, the result of a renovation that has started on the Minnesota Timberwolves' aging arena to update it as much as possible without completely tearing it down and starting from scratch.
Church bells peal in town retaken by Iraqi troops from Islamic State
By Stephen Kalin BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - The din of bullets, mortars and bombs in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella was replaced momentarily on Friday by a sound not heard there for more than two years: the peal of church bells. A cautious calm returned to this historic Christian area following its recapture from Islamic State a day earlier as Iraqi forces push west towards Mosul, the jihadists' last major stronghold in the country. Bartella, once home to thousands of Assyrian Christians, emptied in August 2014 when Islamic State seized control as part of a lightning blitz across large swathes of Iraq and neighboring Syria.
Duncan-less Spurs eager for another run at NBA postseason
Ex-NSA worker accused of stealing secrets to stay in custodyBALTIMORE (AP) ? A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information will remain in custody as prosecutors continue building a criminal case against him, a federal judge ruled Friday.
AT&T agrees in principle to buy Time Warner for $85 billion: sources
AT&T Inc has reached an agreement in principle to buy Time Warner Inc for about $85 billion, sources said on Friday, paving the way for a blockbuster deal that would give the telecom company control of cable TV channels HBO and CNN, film studio Warner Bros and other coveted media assets. AT&T, which sells wireless phone and broadband services, has already made moves to turn itself into a media powerhouse, buying satellite TV provider DirecTV last year for $48.5 billion. AT&T will pay $110 per Time Warner share, or about $85 billion overall, sources told Reuters.
No regrets, Trump vows; Clinton pursues his supporters
CLEVELAND (AP) ? Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election's most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. Trump vowed to go all-out in the final three weeks so he'll have no regrets ? even if he loses.
Donald Glover cast as Lando Calrissian in Han Solo filmLOS ANGELES (AP) ? Donald Glover is joining the "Star Wars" universe.
Daughter of man in The Piano Guys missing in OregonPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? The 21-year-old daughter of one of men in the Utah-based music group The Piano Guys has been reported missing and may have gotten injured or lost on a hike in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon, authorities say.
U.S. agencies probing 'all potential causes' of attack on internet provider DynWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is looking into "all potential causes" of an attack on internet infrastructure provider Dyn that caused widespread disruptions, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Friday.
PayPal says some customers unable to make payments due to cyber attack on Dyn
(Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday that it has experienced some service disruptions due to the cyber attack on Dyn that caused Internet outages for its customers. "This has prevented some of our customers from being able to pay with PayPal in certain regions," said company spokeswoman Amanda Miller. "PayPal was not attacked directly, nor were any of our core services to business impacted in the disruption." (Reporting by Jim Finkle; Editing by David Gregorio)