Israel said Thursday it was halting peace talks with the Palestinians, following a unity deal struck between the Palestinian leadership and the Islamist Hamas rulers of the Gaza Strip. "The cabinet has unanimously decided that the Israeli government will not negotiate with a Palestinian government backed by Hamas, a terror organisation that calls for the destruction of Israel," a statement from the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu read.
The team from Redding will compete against schools from around the country at the competition in Washington, D.C.
The Kool April Nites barbeque is one of the biggest fundraisers for the Foothill High School band.
One Shasta County child abuse prevention group said they wish people close to the suspect would have come forward.
One suspect is in custody and another remains at large after agents raided a Shasta County marijuana garden.
Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, who has been on the DL since being struck in the head by a line drive on March 19, faced live hitters for the first time since the incident on Wednesday.
Johnny Manziel is on the short list of players that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are heavily considering with their first-round pick in the NFL draft, a league source told ESPN.com's Vaughn McClure.
Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar on the baseball during the second inning of Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, but said he did it not to cheat, rather to ensure he did not hit anyone with an errant pitch.
Former NBA star Tracy McGrady has made the opening day roster of the Sugar Land Skeeters as a pitcher.