Posts Tagged North America

Grand Rapids to reimagine Grand River floodwalls

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Grand Rapids is reimagining its flood protection system along the Grand River after years of resistance to calls by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to boost floodwalls.

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N. Korean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

In this Sept. 22, 2013 file photo, North Koreans ride on an amusement park ride while watching a 3D movie at the Rungna People's Pleasure Park in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea hates the Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema - of its own particular styling. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling.

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Jones’ return helps Falcons eliminate Saints, 30-14

New Orleans Saints cornerback Patrick Robinson (21) leaps to defend a reception by Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Julio Jones needed only two offensive snaps to dispel any notion that he’d be merely a decoy for the Atlanta Falcons, too hampered by his injured hip to be truly effective.

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Seahawks, Packers, Cowboys, Steelers in playoffs

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) throws under pressure from Arizona Cardinals defensive end Frostee Rucker (98) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Now that they’ve qualified for the postseason, there’s no relaxing for the Packers, Lions, and Steelers.

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Seattle could be back in Arizona for Super Bowl

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) runs in for a touchdown as teammate Doug Baldwin (89) signals touchdown as Arizona Cardinals defensive end Tommy Kelly (95) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The way they are playing, the Seattle Seahawks could well be back in Arizona in a month or so.

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