NBA: New Orleans 105, Detroit 86

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Ryan Anderson poured in 31 points Monday and the New Orleans Hornets continued a recent hot streak with a 105-86 decision over Detroit.

COL BKB: Syracuse 77, St. John's 58

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Michael Carter-Williams and C.J. Fair each scored 17 points Sunday and No. 9 Syracuse made 10 three-pointers in its 77-58 win over St. John's.

COL BKB: Indiana 81, Ohio State 68

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Victor Oladipo connected on 8-of-10 shots en route to 26 points Sunday, helping carry top-ranked Indiana to an 81-68 win over No. 10 Ohio State.

COL BKB: Miami (Fla.) 87, N. Carolina 61

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Shane Larkin drained 5-of-8 three-point tries en route to 18 points Saturday and No. 11 Miami-Florida routed North Carolina 87-61.

COL BKB: Gonzaga 82, Pepperdine 56

SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Kevin Pangos and Kyle Dranginis combined to make seven 3-pointers Thursday and No. 6 Gonzaga overcame lukewarm shooting to defeat Pepperdine 82-56.

NBA: Miami 114, Houston 108

MIAMI, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 63 points Wednesday in carrying Miami to a 114-108 decision over Houston.

COL BKB: Okla. State 69, Baylor 67 (OT)

STILLWATER, Okla., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A block by Mike Cobbins and an ensuing layup by Markel Brown that beat the overtime buzzer Wednesday gave No. 24 Oklahoma State a 69-67 win over Baylor.

NBA: Houston 140, Golden State 109

HOUSTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Jeremy Lin pumped in 28 points Tuesday and the Houston Rockets tied an NBA record with 23 three-pointers in their 140-109 dismantling of Golden State.

NBA: New York 120, Sacramento 81

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- J.R. Smith put in seven 3-pointers en route to 25 points for the Knicks Saturday and New York used a 46-7 run to crush Sacramento 120-81.

COL BKB: Duke 79, Florida State 60

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Seth Curry and Quinn Cook combined for 39 points Saturday and No. 5 Duke had little trouble getting past Florida State 79-60.

COL BKB: Gonzaga 88, Loyola Marymount 43

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Gary Bell's 3-point shooting ignited Gonzaga to an overwhelming start Thursday and the No. 7 Bulldogs went on to crush Loyola Marymount 88-43.

COL BKB: Duke 75, Wake Forest 70

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Mason Plumlee scored the last of his career-best 32 points with 1:16 remaining Wednesday to help No. 5 Duke hold off Wake Forest 75-70.

NBA: New York 106, Atlanta 104

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony connected on a go-ahead 3-pointer with 12.5 seconds left and finished with 42 points Sunday in the New York Knicks' 106-104 win over Atlanta.

COL BKB: Missouri 71, South Carolina 65

COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Earnest Ross poured in 21 points and sank a crucial 3-pointer late in the game Tuesday, sparking No. 22 Missouri to a 71-65 comeback win over South Carolina.

NBA: Golden State 106, LA Clippers 99

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Stephen Curry went 4-of-4 from long range in the fourth quarter en route to 28 points Monday in Golden State's 106-99 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Orlando 97, Indiana 86

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Nikola Vucevic had 16 points and Jameer Nelson had four of Orlando's 12 3-pointers Wednesday in sending the Magic to a 97-86 win over Indiana.

NBA: Washington 120, Orlando 91

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Emeka Okafor's 19 points and 11 rebounds Monday staked Washington to its first three-game winning streak of the season with a 120-91 victory over Orlando.

NBA: Memphis 94, Golden State 87

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Marc Gasol began a key six-point run with 3:11 remaining Wednesday, sending Memphis to a 94-87 victory over Golden State.
North Korean rocket launch

North Korean rocket launch

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- North Korea's Kim Jong Un gave himself a nice present at year-end to mark the first anniversary of his succession to power in the secretive country with a satellite space launch using ballistic missile technology, disregarding world opinion and U.N. Security Council resolutions.
Sen. Mikulski to lead Appropriations

Sen. Mikulski to lead Appropriations

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., will become chairwoman of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, becoming the first woman to do so, aides said.

NBA: Portland 95, New Orleans 94

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Damian Lillard drained a go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds left in the game Sunday and the Portland Trail Blazers held off New Orleans 95-94.

Iran says no plans for long-range missiles

TEHRAN, April 21 (UPI) -- Iran's defense minister said Wednesday the country has no plans to produce long-range missiles capable of carrying warheads that could reach the United States.

British to deploy new L129A1 rifles

LONDON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The British Defense Ministry announced it has issued a new rifle to troops in Afghanistan with long-range target acquisition capabilities.
Iran tests new long-range missiles

Iran tests new long-range missiles

TEHRAN, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Iran has successfully tested long-range Shahab-3 and Sejil missiles, Iranian broadcaster Press TV reported Monday.

Iran test-fires missiles

TEHRAN, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Iran successfully test-fired short-range missiles Sunday with plans to test medium- and long-range missiles within the next 24 hours, Iranian officials said.
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