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Libya's rival military commander seeks support in Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The commander of forces fighting the U.N.-supported government in Libya visited Athens Friday in a bid to...

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Giuliani associate names Trump, Pence, more in Ukraine plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is claiming Trump was directly...

Business

Young activists bid to join climate case at top German court

BERLIN (AP) — Young climate activists in Germany announced Wednesday that they are seeking to join a lawsuit before the...

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Pelosi sets Wednesday votes to send impeachment to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House is set to vote Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to...

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Nashville songwriters spread outside country at Grammys

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville songwriters are showing up at the Grammys this year, but not just in the country music...

Crime

Appeals court rules against convict over gender pronouns

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A transgender convict has lost a federal appeal to have her name changed in court records — and to have the...

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Son also rises: Buddy Boeheim playing sweet for Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — With the shot clock about to expire in an overtime game on the road against the reigning national...

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US Olympic qualifying roster minus 5 from World Cup team

The United States’ roster for the upcoming CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament will look very similar to the one that won...

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Gators guard Andrew Nembhard has flu, could miss Auburn game

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida could be without point guard Andrew Nembhard against No. 4 Auburn on Saturday.Coach Mike White...

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Sheriff says several unaccounted for in Lake Tahoe avalanche

Crews were responding to an avalanche at a Northern California ski resort Friday and several people were unaccounted for, the...

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Canada provides money to families after plane shot down

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday his government will give Canadian $25,000 (US$19,122) to the families...

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Lawyers: ICE arrests trans migrant woman month after release

One month after winning her release from immigration detention, a transgender woman from El Salvador with several illnesses was...

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Plane slides off taxiway in icy weather as storm hits US

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A plane slid off an icy taxiway at Kansas City International Airport on Friday as a sprawling winter...

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JetBlue ups fee by $5 to $35 for checking a bag on a flight

NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue Airways is raising fees for checking bags again by $5 — to $35 for the first one and $40 for the second...

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Jimmy Whitt Jr. flourishing in second stint at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Annelle Whitt only had her son's best interest at heart when she looked new Arkansas basketball coach...

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US court dismisses suit by youths over climate change

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S....

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ICE leader blames 'sanctuary' policies for NYC killing

NEW YORK (AP) — The country's top immigration official blamed the “sanctuary policies” of New York City on Friday for the...

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WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

Best-Selling Books Week Ended January 11th.FICTION1. "Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam's Sons)2. “Dog Man:...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Virginia urges justices to uphold weapons ban at gun rally

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia urged the state Supreme Court on Friday to uphold a weapons ban at an upcoming gun rally in the...

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California sheriff says rescuers responding to avalanche at Lake Tahoe ski resort, several people unaccounted for

ALPINE MEADOWS, Calif. (AP) — California sheriff says rescuers responding to avalanche at Lake Tahoe ski resort, several people...

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Weekend schedule should sort out SEC's second-place logjam

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball competition this weekend.GAME OF THE WEEKENDNo. 10...

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3 people get prison for Manhattan explosion that killed 2

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were sentenced to prison Friday for a 2015 explosion in Manhattan's East Village that was caused...

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Grasso misses weight, bout with Gadelha canceled at UFC 246

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Strawweight contender Cláudia Gadelha's bout with Alexa Grasso on the pay-per-view portion of the UFC 246 card...

Health

Oklahoma's GOP lawmakers want more medical pot regulations

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Some GOP lawmakers are taking steps to ban billboards that advertise medical marijuana, further limit...

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Officials, activists say 2 Iraqi protesters killed

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two protesters were killed and over a dozen wounded in central Baghdad on Friday in renewed violence between...

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Over 100 piglets died in semi-trailer crash near Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 100 piglets died Thursday when a semi-trailer carrying about 1,700 of the animals overturned...

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US agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaint

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicle...

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Grandpa forgot something: $43,170 found in footstool

OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) — The footstool didn't feel right. That's what happens when someone stashes $43,170 inside and apparently...

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Owner of boat that sank, killing 17, settles final lawsuit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a tourist duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, has settled its final...

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Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute to the national champion Louisiana State University football team on...

Health

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials announced Friday that they will begin screening airline passengers arriving from central...

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Georgia's Smart hires Todd Monken as offensive coordinator

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Todd Monken, the former offensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is Kirby...

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Georgia sets execution for man convicted of killing 2 people

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend more than 20 years ago is set to executed later...

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US hits Iran general with sanctions over protest crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on a senior Iranian general for his role in a brutal...

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Newly released sex offender accused of sex assault on bus

VERNAL, Utah (AP) — A sex offender recently released from an Iowa prison has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting...

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Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein's rape trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial after an arduous...

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Hillary Clinton to 2020 Democratic voters: pick a winner

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has advice for Democratic voters faced with an unsettled field of presidential...

Health

Advocates' hopes high as Kansas heads for medical pot debate

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers expect to have their most serious debate so far on medical marijuana this year, fueling...

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Hurricanes defender Hamilton breaks bone in left leg

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes all-star defenseman Dougie Hamilton has a broken bone in his left leg.The team...

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Vandy alum donates $5 million to men's basketball program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Vanderbilt men’s basketball program has received a $5 million donation from Seattle-based alumnus...

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Banks, communications stocks lead small gains on Wall Street

Major U.S. stock indexes edged higher in afternoon trading Friday as solid earnings from banks helped extend momentum from the...

Crime

Ex-Guantanamo commander convicted of lying about man's death

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A former commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay was convicted Friday of interfering with...

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Bruins waive Backes, send him to minors

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have waived 14-year veteran David Backes.Backes has scored 245 goals with 309 assists in 944...

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Bettors leaning heavily toward home teams making Super Bowl

Pro Picks is surprised.Consider that the NFC title game is a matchup of the conferences's top two seeds. The spread favors host...

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Federal court dismisses lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed U.S. government climate policy jeopardizes their future

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal court dismisses lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed U.S. government climate policy jeopardizes...

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Dershowitz, Starr join Trump impeachment legal defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is adding experience in constitutional law and the politics of impeachment to his...

Business

California teachers exposed to jet fuel dump plan lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California teachers plan to file a lawsuit after a commercial airliner with engine trouble dumped...

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Warren-Sanders dust-up gets 'who cares?' from Iowa Democrats

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Ann Stromquist watched this week’s Democratic presidential debate like the research scientist she is....

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Taxpayer money approved for Oklahoma governor's ex-company

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state panel that includes appointees of Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has approved more taxpayer subsidies...

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Steve Martin and Martin Short to star in Hulu comedy series

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Steve Martin and Martin Short are taking their touring act to television with a new Hulu comedy.The...

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Imprisoned New Hampshire tax evader ashamed, wants divorce

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer for a woman awaiting re-sentencing with her husband for holding U.S. marshals at bay from their...

Business

Berry back to interview with Browns about GM opening

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Berry may still have his parking spot with the Browns.After spending three seasons in Cleveland's front...

Business

Volkswagen creating first innovation hub in North America

Volkswagen is partnering with the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create the company's first...

Health

Eleven US troops flown to medical centers after Iran strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven U.S. troops were flown out of Iraq for evaluation of concussion-like symptoms in the days following an...

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Minnesota sets nonconference football schedule for 6 seasons

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota comppleted its nonconference football schedules for the next six seasons Friday, securing home...

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Sebastian Berhalter, son of US coach, joins Columbus Crew

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Midfielder Sebastian Berhalter, a 19-year-old son of U.S. national team coach Gregg Berhalter, signed...

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Passenger takes over airport monitor for video game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger waiting for a flight at an Oregon airport needed a bit more screen space for his video game...

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Analysis: Baseball has become a prisoner of technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology unleashed baseball's Analytics Era, and now it's holding the sport prisoner.AJ Hinch, Alex Cora and...

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AP Exclusive: AT&T under pressure to defy Maduro's censors

MIAMI (AP) — Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV...

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Courthouse to be named after late US Rep. Elijah Cummings

BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore will formally name a courthouse after the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings in the first...

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Trial delayed for French priest accused of abusing 75 boys

LYON, France (AP) — A former French priest accused of sexually abusing around 75 Boy Scouts went on trial Monday, but the...

Sports

Former NBA player to plead not guilty to human trafficking

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A grand jury has brought charges in a sex trafficking case against former NBA player and one-time...

Sports

Loelling wins, Henry grabs 1st US skeleton medal of season

IGLS, Austria (AP) — Germany’s Jacqueline Loelling won a women’s World Cup skeleton race Friday, while Megan Henry of the U.S....

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Davidson looks to extend streak vs Fordham

Davidson (7-9, 1-3) vs. Fordham (6-10, 0-4)Rose Hill Gym, New York; Sunday, 12 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Davidson looks for its...

Business

BancFirst: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ BancFirst Corp. (BANF) on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $35.5 million.The bank, based in...

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Iran's top leader strikes defiant tone amid month of turmoil

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader lashed out at Western countries as he led Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time...

Crime

North Dakota woman charged with leaving 6 kids with dead man

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman has been charged with felony child neglect after she was accused of leaving six...

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Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday broke nearly 72 hours of silence over alleged surveillance and...

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MIT professor denies misleading school over Epstein funding

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor is denying accusations that he misled the school about two...

Business

Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloud

BALTIMORE (AP) — As former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, The Baltimore Sun...

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China's 2019 economic growth weakens amid trade war

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in 2019 as Beijing fought a tariff war with Washington,...

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Mexico: accident caused drowning deaths of 4 personnel

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's army said Friday the drowning death this week of four soldiers was caused by an accident involving...

Crime

New York man acquitted on all charges in 2013 fatal shooting

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been acquitted of all charges in relation to the 2013 fatal shooting of another man who...

Crime

Student shot during attack on school officer to face trial

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager who was shot and wounded when he stabbed a school resource officer has been ordered...

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Police: Medical issue led to Starbucks crash in Illinois

McHENRY, Ill. (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that slammed into an Illinois Starbucks had a “medical emergency” before the...

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Couple: Instinct kicked in when they spotted wanted car

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A couple said Friday that their fight-or-flight instinct kicked in when they spotted a car wanted in...

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'Days of God': A look at Iran's mounting crises

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says his nation is living through “days of God.”The Islamic Republic...

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Trial date set for officer charged with killing black man

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a white Nashville police officer charged with fatally shooting an armed...

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Leader of St. Louis black police union says racial bias real

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The president of a predominantly black St. Louis police union said Wednesday that the city prosecutor’s...

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Students reinstated amid hazing probe at Michigan school

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Three Detroit-area high school students who were suspended during an investigation of hazing by football...

Business

Grains mostly higher, livestock mixed.

\CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Mar. delivery...

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What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The 2020 Census kicks off Tuesday in remote Alaska. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham will...

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Police: Note alerted teacher to gun in student's backpack

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Department of Juvenile Justice took a 13-year-old boy into custody after another...

Business

Cuban president says concessions to US would lead nowhere

LAS TUNAS, Cuba (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel said he does not believe the Trump administration would drop sanctions...

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Baylor hires LSU's Aranda as head coach

Baylor hired LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as its new head coach Thursday, three days after the Tigers completed their...

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US men's soccer to play March 30 exhibition at Wales

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer team will play an exhibition against Wales at Cardiff on March 30.The game announced...

Crime

Man convicted of child sex abuse sentenced for child porn

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for sexually abusing a child caused an outcry has been...

Sports

Ionescu has 37 and No. 6 Oregon downs No. 3 Stanford 87-55

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu didn't notice the Oregon crowd's roar when she finally went to the bench with a career-high...

Sports

Lions coach Patricia finalists for Salute To Service award

NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia, Atlanta Falcons CEO Steve Cannon and former Chargers and Chiefs linebacker...

Business

Michael Bloomberg outlines plans for cleaner buildings, cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg would push for all new cars to be electric by...

Crime

Groom accused of sexual assault at reception gets probation

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage waitress at his wedding reception has been sentenced to...

Business

US industrial production fell 0.3% in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in December, as unseasonably warm weather reduced demand for heating...

Business

Alaska company takes pizza to new heights with air delivery

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska company has taken pizza to new heights by providing airplane deliveries around the...

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Pigeon wearing tiny sombrero discovered in Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pigeon wearing a tiny sombrero in Reno, Nevada, was discovered following sightings of its cowboy...

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Man charged with beating driver of school bus full of kids

LAURINBURG, N.C. (AP) — A bus driver in North Carolina was transporting kids to school when her ex-boyfriend boarded the...

Health

Officials: Iraq's top cleric discharged from hospital

KARBALA, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's most powerful cleric was discharged Friday from a hospital following a risky surgery for a...

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Sheriff: Man shot postal worker in rural Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A postal worker in rural Mississippi was shot while delivering mail and the suspect was then shot by...

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Florida woman saved from burning car just before it explodes

STUART, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man stopped at the scene of a burning wreck and teamed up with a sheriff's officer to save the...

Business

Global stocks inspired by US rally, hopes for Chinese growth

Global stocks rose Friday, seemingly buoyed by high spirits on Wall Street, as new data suggested China's economic slowdown may...

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Russia's foreign minister slams 'aggressive' US policies

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign policy chief on Friday blamed what he described as “aggressive” U.S. policies for growing global...

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Utah Valley looks to extend streak vs UTRGV

Texas Rio Grande Valley (6-11, 2-2) vs. Utah Valley (7-12, 1-3)UCCU Events Center, Orem, Utah; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Hardy, UNLV host NM

New Mexico (15-4, 4-2) vs. UNLV (10-9, 5-1)Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be...

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No. 7 San Diego St. looks to extend streak vs Nevada

Nevada (11-7, 4-2) vs. No. 7 San Diego State (18-0, 7-0)Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, San Diego; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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UC Davis, CSUN meet in conference play

UC Davis (7-11, 1-1) vs. Cal State Northridge (7-12, 2-1)Matadome, Northridge, California; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Cal...

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Adams, Troy host Ga. State

Georgia State (13-6, 6-2) vs. Troy (7-12, 3-5)Trojan Arena, Troy, Alabama; Saturday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two junior guards...

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Marshall Jr., Tennessee St. host EKU

Eastern Kentucky (6-12, 3-2) vs. Tennessee State (12-6, 4-1)Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Ga. Southern, S. Alabama meet in conference play

Georgia Southern (12-7, 6-2) vs. South Alabama (11-8, 4-4)Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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San Diego looks for road win vs Portland

San Diego (7-13, 0-5) vs. Portland (9-10, 1-3)Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: San...

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SIUE looks to end streak vs JSU

Jacksonville State (7-11, 2-3) vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (4-14, 1-4)Sam M. Vadalabene Center, Edwardsville, Illinois;...

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Virginia looks to extend streak vs Ga. Tech

Virginia (11-5, 3-3) vs. Georgia Tech (8-9, 3-4)McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Virginia looks for...

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No. 1 Gonzaga looks to extend streak vs BYU

Brigham Young (14-5, 3-1) vs. No. 1 Gonzaga (19-1, 5-0)McCarthey Athletic Center, Spokane, Washington; Saturday, 10 p.m....

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Clay, Tenn. Tech visit E. Illinois

Tennessee Tech (4-14, 1-4) vs. Eastern Illinois (8-9, 1-4)Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois; Saturday, 4:15 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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No. 8 Oregon looks for road win vs Washington

No. 8 Oregon (14-4, 3-2) vs. Washington (12-6, 2-3)Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Saturday, 3:45 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: No. 8...

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Key, Indiana St. visit Valpo

Indiana State (10-6, 3-2) vs. Valparaiso (9-9, 2-3)Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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La.-Monroe looks to end streak vs UTA

Texas-Arlington (7-12, 3-5) vs. Louisiana-Monroe (6-11, 2-6)Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana; Saturday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Texas State, La.-Lafeyette meet in conference play

Texas State (11-8, 4-4) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (7-12, 2-6)Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Norfolk State looks to extend streak vs UMES

Maryland Eastern Shore (2-16, 1-2) vs. Norfolk State (7-11, 3-0)Echols Hall, Norfolk, Virginia; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Belmont looks to extend streak vs Morehead St.

Morehead State (9-9, 3-2) vs. Belmont (13-5, 4-1)Curb Event Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Sac State, Southern Utah meet in conference play

Sacramento State (10-5, 3-3) vs. Southern Utah (10-6, 3-2)Centrum Arena, Cedar City, Utah; Saturday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Big...

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USC looks for home win vs Stanford

Stanford (15-2, 4-0) vs. Southern California (14-3, 3-1)Galen Center, Los Angeles; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Southern...

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UAPB looks for home win vs Southern

Southern (4-13, 1-3) vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (3-12, 2-1)H.O. Clemmons Arena, Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Pridgett, Montana host Idaho

Idaho (5-11, 1-4) vs. Montana (9-8, 5-1)Dahlberg Arena, Missoula, Montana; Saturday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two senior guards...

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Ranked teams meet as No. 3 Duke hosts No. 11 Louisville

No. 11 Louisville (14-3, 5-1) vs. No. 3 Duke (15-2, 5-1)Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina; Saturday, 6 p.m....

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Woods, Portland St. host Idaho State

Idaho State (6-9, 3-3) vs. Portland State (8-10, 2-4)The Viking Pavilion, Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10:05 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Charlotte looks to extend streak vs WKU

Charlotte (10-5, 4-0) vs. Western Kentucky (11-6, 4-1)E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Saturday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Arizona looks to knock off No. 20 Colorado

No. 20 Colorado (14-3, 4-1) vs. Arizona (12-5, 2-2)McKale Memorial Center, Tucson, Arizona; Saturday, 2:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Catto, FGCU visit North Alabama

Florida Gulf Coast (6-14, 3-2) vs. North Alabama (7-11, 2-3)Flowers Hall, Florence, Alabama; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Tinkle, Oregon State visit Washington St.

Oregon State (12-5, 2-3) vs. Washington State (11-7, 2-3)Wallis Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Pullman, Washington;...

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Wyoming looks to end streak vs Fresno State

Fresno State (5-12, 1-5) vs. Wyoming (5-14, 0-7)Arena-Auditorium, Laramie, Wyoming; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Fresno...

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Utah State, Boise State meet in conference play

Utah State (14-5, 3-3) vs. Boise State (11-8, 3-4)Taco Bell Arena, Boise, Idaho; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: MWC foes...

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Temple, SMU meet in conference play

Temple (10-6, 2-3) vs. SMU (12-4, 2-2)Moody Coliseum, Dallas; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: AAC foes meet as Temple battles...

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UC Irvine looks to extend streak vs UC Riverside

UC Riverside (12-7, 2-1) vs. UC Irvine (10-8, 2-0)Bren Events Center, Irvine, California; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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CS Fullerton looks to end streak vs Long Beach St.

Cal State Fullerton (5-13, 0-3) vs. Long Beach State (6-13, 1-2)The Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California; Saturday, 7:30 p.m....

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N. Colorado looks to extend streak vs N. Arizona

Northern Arizona (8-7, 2-4) vs. Northern Colorado (11-5, 4-1)Bank of Colorado Arena, Greeley, Colorado; Saturday, 4 p.m....

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Prairie View, Grambling St. meet in conference play

Prairie View (6-10, 2-1) vs. Grambling State (9-8, 3-1)Assembly Center, Grambling, Louisiana; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Montana State looks for home win vs EWU

Eastern Washington (10-6, 3-2) vs. Montana State (9-8, 3-3)Max Worthington Arena, Bozeman, Montana; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Southern Miss looks to end streak vs Rice

Rice (9-9, 1-4) vs. Southern Miss (4-14, 0-5)Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Saturday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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UCF looks to extend streak vs USF

South Florida (8-9, 1-3) vs. Central Florida (10-7, 1-4)CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m....

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NMSU looks to extend streak vs Seattle

New Mexico State (13-6, 4-0) vs. Seattle (10-9, 3-1)Redhawk Center, Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: New Mexico State...

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Nebraska seeks revenge on Indiana

Indiana (13-4, 3-3) vs. Nebraska (7-10, 2-4)Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Nebraska...

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Little Rock, App State meet in conference play

Arkansas-Little Rock (12-7, 6-2) vs. Appalachian State (10-9, 4-4)Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina; Saturday,...

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Texas Southern, Jackson St. meet in conference play

Texas Southern (5-11, 2-1) vs. Jackson State (5-12, 2-2)Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Murray State looks to extend streak vs Southeast Mo.

Murray State (12-5, 5-0) vs. Southeast Missouri (4-14, 0-5)Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Saturday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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McLaughlin, UCSB visit Hawaii

UC Santa Barbara (12-5, 1-1) vs. Hawaii (11-6, 2-1)Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu; Saturday, 1 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two guards...

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Utah looks for road win vs ASU

Utah (10-6, 1-3) vs. Arizona State (10-7, 1-4)Wells-Fargo Arena, Tempe, Arizona; Saturday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Utah looks...

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Jacksonville looks to extend streak vs Stetson

Stetson (8-11, 2-2) vs. Jacksonville (8-11, 1-3)Swisher Gym, Jacksonville, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Hampton, UNC-Asheville meet in conference play

Hampton (7-10, 2-2) vs. UNC-Asheville (7-8, 1-3)Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Big...

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SHSU looks to extend streak vs HBU

Sam Houston State (12-6, 5-2) vs. Houston Baptist (1-13, 1-4)Sharp Gymnasium, Houston; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Sam...

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N. Texas looks to extend streak vs La. Tech

North Texas (10-8, 4-1) vs. Louisiana Tech (13-4, 4-1)Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana; Saturday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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LSU looks to extend streak vs Ole Miss

LSU (12-4, 4-0) vs. Mississippi (9-7, 0-3)The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: LSU...

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Bucknell looks for home win vs Lehigh

Lehigh (5-12, 2-3) vs. Bucknell (7-11, 3-2)Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Bucknell...

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Wright State looks to extend streak vs Youngstown St.

Youngstown State (11-8, 4-2) vs. Wright State (16-4, 6-1)Ervin J. Nutter Center, Dayton, Ohio; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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ETSU looks to extend streak vs WCU

East Tennessee State (16-3, 5-1) vs. Western Carolina (12-4, 4-1)Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina; Saturday, 7 p.m....

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Middle Tenn. looks for road win vs FIU

Middle Tennessee (4-14, 0-5) vs. Florida International (12-6, 3-2)Ocean Bank Convocation Center, Miami; Saturday, 7 p.m....

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Delaware looks for home win vs Elon

Elon (5-14, 1-5) vs. Delaware (12-7, 2-4)Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena, Newark, Delaware; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Georgia, Miss. St. meet in conference play

Georgia (11-5, 1-2) vs. Mississippi State (10-6, 1-3)Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Mississippi; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Green, ODU visit Marshall

Old Dominion (6-11, 2-2) vs. Marshall (8-10, 2-3)Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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NKU looks to extend streak vs Cleveland St.

Cleveland State (7-12, 3-3) vs. Northern Kentucky (13-6, 5-2)BB&T Arena, Highland Heights, Kentucky; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Northern Iowa looks to extend streak vs Bradley

Northern Iowa (15-2, 4-1) vs. Bradley (13-5, 4-1)Carver Arena, Peoria, Illinois; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Northern Iowa...

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Buie, Hofstra visit Charleston

Hofstra (14-5, 5-1) vs. College of Charleston (11-8, 5-2)TD Arena, Charleston, South Carolina; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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William & Mary looks to extend streak vs Drexel

William & Mary (14-5, 6-0) vs. Drexel (11-8, 4-2)John A Daskalakis Center, Philadelphia; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Northeastern looks to extend streak vs UNCW

Northeastern (10-8, 4-2) vs. UNC Wilmington (5-15, 0-7)Raiford G. Trask Coliseum, Wilmington, North Carolina; Saturday, 7 p.m....

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UNO looks to extend streak vs McNeese St.

McNeese State (8-9, 3-3) vs. New Orleans (6-11, 2-5)Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: New Orleans...

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Oakland looks for road win vs Milwaukee

Oakland (7-12, 2-4) vs. Milwaukee (8-10, 3-3)UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Milwaukee; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Oakland...

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UAB looks to extend streak vs FAU

UAB (11-7, 2-3) vs. Florida Atlantic (12-6, 4-1)FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: UAB looks for...

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Albany looks for road win vs Stony Brook

Albany (10-8, 3-0) vs. Stony Brook (12-7, 3-1)Island Federal Credit Union Arena, Stony Brook, New York; Saturday, 7 p.m....

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Wright, High Point host CSU

Charleston Southern (8-9, 2-3) vs. High Point (4-13, 1-3)Millis Center, High Point, North Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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UNCG looks for home win vs Chattanooga

Chattanooga (12-6, 3-2) vs. UNC Greensboro (14-5, 4-2)Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina; Saturday, 7 p.m....

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Salnave, Monmouth visit Manhattan

Monmouth (9-7, 3-2) vs. Manhattan (8-6, 4-1)Draddy Gymnasium, Riverdale, New York; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two guards...

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Liberty looks to extend streak vs Lipscomb

Lipscomb (7-11, 2-3) vs. Liberty (18-1, 4-0)Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Liberty looks...

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Tennessee looks for road win vs Vandy

Tennessee (10-6, 2-2) vs. Vanderbilt (8-8, 0-3)Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Tennessee...

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SFA looks to extend streak vs Incarnate Word

Incarnate Word (4-12, 1-4) vs. Stephen F. Austin (14-3, 5-1)William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, Texas; Saturday, 5:30...

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SLU looks for road win vs ACU

Southeastern Louisiana (5-12, 2-4) vs. Abilene Christian (9-7, 4-1)Moody Coliseum, Abilene, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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CSUB looks to extend streak vs Chicago State

Cal State Bakersfield (8-10, 2-1) vs. Chicago State (4-16, 0-5)Jones Convocation Center, Chicago; Saturday, 1:05 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Alabama St. looks to extend streak vs Alabama A&M

Alabama State (2-15, 1-3) vs. Alabama A&M (5-10, 2-2)Bill Harris Arena, Birmingham, Alabama; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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St. Francis looks for home win vs Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart (10-7, 3-1) vs. St. Francis (Pa.) (11-5, 4-1)DeGol Arena, Loretto, Pennsylvania; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Grand Canyon, Kansas City meet in conference play

Grand Canyon (6-11, 1-2) vs. Kansas City (9-10, 2-3)Swinney Recreation Center, Kansas City, Missouri; Saturday, 8 p.m....

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McCloud, Green Bay host Detroit

Detroit (4-15, 2-4) vs. Green Bay (8-11, 3-3)Resch Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin; Saturday, 1 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two guards...

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Kus, Arkansas St. visit CCU

Arkansas State (12-7, 4-4) vs. Coastal Carolina (11-8, 4-4)HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Trump campaign tries robust outreach to expand his appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Selfies on a “Women for Trump” bus tour through Iowa. Volunteer training at a “Black Voices for Trump”...

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Organizers appeal ban on arms at upcoming Virginia gun rally

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A gun-rights group has filed an emergency appeal of a judge's ruling upholding the Virginia governor's ban...

Health

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. POLITICAL STAKES HIGH...

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Crews round up over 1,700 piglets after semi overturns

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in Iowa had to round up more than 1,700 young pigs who were in a semi-trailer that...

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Joe Biden boosts Super Tuesday case with Sewell endorsement

Joe Biden has secured a weighty Deep South endorsement for his presidential campaign, with Alabama’s lone Democratic House...

Health

Andrew Yang's wife details alleged sexual assault by doctor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says she was sexually assaulted by an obstetrician...

Business

Search suspended days after deadly collision off Texas coast

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Days after a fishing boat's collision with a chemical tanker just off the Texas coast left one person...

Health

Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests for Saipan travelers

HONG KONG (AP) — The airline Hong Kong Express has apologized for having required some female passengers bound for the U.S....

Business

Storms cut power in Washington state mountain towns for days

SKYKOMISH, Wash. (AP) — Rural mountain communities outside Seattle that have been without power for days and cut off from the...

Crime

Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws

Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing “Music to Be Murdered By” on Friday — along with a video that...

Sports

Bouchard's bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was in the shadows of the main show courts at Melbourne Park, days before the first Grand Slam...

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Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades.Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt...

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Thursday Sports in Brief

MLBNEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before managing even a single game, the latest fallout...

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Langer, Jimenez share lead; Els struggles in senior debut

KA'UPULEHI-KONA, Hawaii. (AP) — Bernhard Langer and Miguel Angel Jimenez shot 8-under 64 on Thursday to share the first-round...

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Allen lifts Tennessee Tech over SIU-Edwardsville 72-69

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Darius Allen scored 15 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots and Tennessee Tech came...

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Stansberry scores 15, Hawaii beats Cal Poly 65-61

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry scored 15 points, Zigmars Raimo had a double-double, and Hawaii held on to beat Cal Poly 65-61...

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ACC leaders Louisville, Duke to clash on Saturday at Cameron

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKENDNo. 13 Louisville at No. 3 Duke on...

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Carolina takes home win streak into matchup with Anaheim

Anaheim Ducks (18-24-5, seventh in the Pacific Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (27-18-2, fourth in the Metropolitan...

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Dallas heads to Minnesota for division showdown

Dallas Stars (27-16-4, third in the Central Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (21-20-6, seventh in the Central Division)St. Paul,...

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Blackhawks visit the Maple Leafs after Smith's 2-goal game

Chicago Blackhawks (22-20-6, fifth in the Central Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (25-16-7, third in the Atlantic...

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New York faces Eastern Conference-leader Washington

Washington Capitals (32-11-5, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New York Islanders (28-14-4, third in the Metropolitan...

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New Jersey visits Columbus for division matchup

New Jersey Devils (17-23-7, eighth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (24-16-8, fifth in the Metropolitan...

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Nashville faces Buffalo on 3-game home skid

Buffalo Sabres (22-19-7, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Nashville Predators (21-18-7, sixth in the Central...

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Los Angeles takes on Philadelphia on 3-game skid

Los Angeles Kings (18-26-5, eighth in the Pacific Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (25-17-6, sixth in the Metropolitan...

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Vancouver takes home win streak into matchup with San Jose

San Jose Sharks (21-24-4, sixth in the Pacific Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (26-18-4, third in the Pacific...

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Pittsburgh heads to Detroit for conference showdown

Pittsburgh Penguins (29-13-5, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (12-32-3, eighth in the Atlantic...

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Winnipeg hosts Tampa Bay after Connor's 2-goal game

Tampa Bay Lightning (28-15-4, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Winnipeg Jets (25-18-4, fourth in the Central...

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St. Louis takes on MacKinnon and the Avalanche

St. Louis Blues (30-10-8, first in the Central Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (26-15-6, second in the Central...

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Arizona visits McDavid and the Oilers

Arizona Coyotes (26-19-5, second in the Pacific Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (25-18-5, fifth in the Pacific Division)Edmonton,...

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Top-ranked Milwaukee and Brooklyn face off

Milwaukee Bucks (37-6, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (18-22, eighth in the Eastern Conference)Brooklyn;...

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Ingram leads New Orleans against Los Angeles after 49-point game

Los Angeles Clippers (29-13, third in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (16-26, 12th in the Western...

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Golden State plays Orlando, looks to end home skid

Orlando Magic (20-22, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (9-34, 15th in the Western Conference)San...

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Phoenix visits Boston after Ayton's 26-21 game

Phoenix Suns (17-24, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (27-13, third in the Eastern Conference)Boston;...

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Mitchell leads Utah against Sacramento after 46-point game

Sacramento Kings (15-26, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (28-13, fourth in the Western Conference)Salt Lake City;...

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Los Angeles faces Houston, seeks 4th straight road win

Los Angeles Lakers (33-8, first in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (26-14, fifth in the Western Conference)Houston;...

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Rutgers set for physical test when Minnesota's Oturu visits

What to watch in Big Ten basketball this weekend:GAME OF THE WEEKENDMinnesota at Rutgers, Sunday.The Scarlet Knights (13-4,...

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Nuggets send Warriors to 10th straight loss, 134-131 in OT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Playing the second half of a back-to-back and without three injured starters, the Denver Nuggets needed a...

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Leonard scores 32 as Clippers beat Magic 122-95

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adept at operating at whatever gear his team needs, Kawhi Leonard has been in selfish mode of late, and the...

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Virtanen, Markstrom lead Canucks over Coyotes 3-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jake Virtanen borrowed a move from his Western Hockey League days — and it helped lift the...

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Washington rebounds with 64-56 victory over Oregon State

SEATTLE (AP) — For all the attention focused on Isaiah Stewart and Jaden McDaniels, the other two freshman for Washington...

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Southern California routs Cal for wins in 8 of its last 9

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California's hot shooting from the second half of last Saturday's game at UCLA, carried over to...

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Ingram helps Pelicans stop Jazz's 10-game win streak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored a career-high 49 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans stopped the Utah Jazz's 10-game...

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Ayayi leads No. 1 Gonzaga over Santa Clara 104-54

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Coach Mark Few took a moment to reflect on Gonzaga's record-tying 32nd consecutive regular-season West...

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Antetokounmpo, Bucks hold off Celtics, 128-123

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer dug into his team after Thursday night's win.Giannis Antetokounmpo had...

Sports

Ingram scores 49, Pelicans end Jazz's 10-game winning streak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans wildly celebrated Brandon Ingram's off-balance jumper in the final seconds of...

Sports

Stars D Johns likely to return after 1 1/2-year absence

DALLAS (AP) — Star defenseman Stephen Johns appears on track to return to Dallas' lineup for the first time in 22 months on...

Sports

Grubauer makes 27 saves, Avalanche blank Sharks 4-0

DENVER (AP) — Valeri Nichushkin's only shot of the game gave Colorado the lead in the first minute. Philipp Grubauer made it...

Business

Ex-US rep's fate rests with judge in insider trading case

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge must decide the fate of former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins after his lawyers and prosecutors...

Sports

Ovechkin scores 3 times in Capitals' 5-2 win over Devils

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin took a stick to the face and put three pucks in the net for a hat trick to lead the Washington...

Sports

Elleby nets 25, Washington State shocks No. 8 Oregon 72-61

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — CJ Elleby scored 25 points and Washington State beat a Top-10 team for just the third time, surprising...

Sports

Means carries Seattle over Texas Rio Grande Valley 91-74

SEATTLE (AP) — Morgan Means had a season-high 22 points as Seattle topped Texas Rio Grande Valley 91-74 on Thursday night.Means...

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Pepper lifts UC Davis past Long Beach St. 85-82

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Pepper scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed a key defensive rebound with three seconds...

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Aiken Jr., Perry lift Eastern Washington over Idaho 78-75

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Kim Aiken Jr. totaled 18 points, eight rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks, and Jack Perry...

Sports

Dahlin breaks tie, Ullmark helps Sabres beat Stars 4-1

DALLAS (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin’s tiebreaking goal in the second period held up for Buffalo on Thursday night.Sabres goalie Linus...

Business

Truck slams into Illinois Starbucks; 4 sent to hospitals

McHENRY, Ill. (AP) — A pickup truck slammed into an Illinois Starbucks on Thursday, injuring several people and causing massive...

Sports

Diane leads Cal State Northridge over UC Riverside 80-68

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Lamine Diane had 36 points as Cal State Northridge beat UC Riverside 80-68 on Thursday night.Terrell...

Sports

Danberry, Carter help No. 10 Mississippi State past LSU

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's win over LSU provided a perfect picture of what coach Vic Schaefer is dealing with...

News

Steyer, buoyed by polling, makes campaign swing in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Driving on any freeway in Las Vegas, you’re likely to see Tom Steyer’s face. Turn on the radio, you might hear...

Sports

Elleby scores 25, Washington State surprises No. 8 Oregon

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — After scoring a season-low in points in his last game, CJ Elleby was the go-to guy for Washington State...

Sports

No. 20 Colorado overcomes slow start, beats Arizona St 68-61

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado's shooting was mediocre and its rebounding was inconsistent. All the while, the veteran Buffaloes...

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Warren-Sanders clash was inevitable as voting gets closer

WASHINGTON (AP) — As long as they are rivals, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders couldn't stay friends forever.The White House...

Sports

Jenkins, Tripp lead Pacific to a 65-55 win over Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Daniss Jenkins and Jahlil Tripp scored 16 and 15 points, respectively and Pacific handed Portland its...

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Brown, Queen combine for 34 points in New Mexico State's win

OREM, Utah (AP) — Terrell Brown and Trevelin Queen scored 17 points each to lead New Mexico State to a 70-56 win over Utah...

Business

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the...

Crime

Police say tear gas smoked out suspects in pot burglary

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a SWAT team was forced to smoke out suspects in an Albuquerque marijuana dispensary...

Crime

Trump's trial begins at the start of an election year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday —...

Sports

Late runs carries Northern Colorado past Sac State 71-52

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Trent Harris had 14 points off the bench to carry Northern Colorado to a 71-52 win over Sacramento State...

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Ionescu leads No. 6 Oregon to 87-55 win over No. 3 Stanford

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had a career-high 37 points to become Oregon's all-time leading scorer, and the...

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Shelton helps Northern Arizona hold off Southern Utah 75-72

Cameron Shelton scored 19 points including a pair of free throws with four seconds left as Northern Arizona held off Southern...

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No. 15 Gonzaga women whip Santa Clara, earn best start ever

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jill Townsend scored 13 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds for her second career...

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Parise, Suter score as Wild beat Lightning 3-2 to snap skid

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Suter and the Minnesota Wild knew the importance of starting their seven-game homestand with a...

News

Guatemala officials disperse migrants, but some keep trying

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala (AP) — United States officials are crediting tough measures taken over the past year and cooperation from...

Sports

Top-ranked South Carolina dominates Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — South Carolina earned its No. 1 ranking with a style coach Dawn Staley described as “fast and fluid.”The...

Sports

Austin Peay wins 5th straight, beats SE Missouri 84-59

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Terry Taylor had 24 points as Austin Peay routed Southeast Missouri 84-59 on Thursday night.Carlos...

Sports

Lee scores 21 to carry BYU over San Diego 93-70

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Kolby Lee had a career-high 21 points as BYU stretched its home win streak to eight games, romping past San...

Sports

Johnson's double-double powers Tennessee State's victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Shakem Johnson had 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Tennessee State's 64-48 win over Morehead State on...

Sports

Muszynski guides Belmont past Eastern Kentucky 87-56

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Muszynski posted 16 points, eight rebounds and four assists and Belmont cruised past Eastern...

Sports

Ross scores 20 as Pepperdine beats Loyola Marymount, 75-67

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) —Skylar Chavez had 15 points and seven rebounds for Pepperdine (9-9, 2-2 West Coast Conference). Kameron...

Sports

Golden Knights beat Senators in DeBoer's debut with Vegas

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone made his return to Ottawa memorable - for himself and his new coach.Stone scored a goal and...

Sports

Harding 8 of his 28 in OT, Weber St. beats Idaho St. 76-68

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored eight of his 28 points in overtime, Cody John finished with 21 points, and Weber...

Sports

Rakell's goal, assist lead Ducks over Predators 4-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have just two wins in 2020, both against the Nashville Predators.Rickard Rakell had a...

Sports

Bergeron scores 20th, Bruins beat Penguins 4-1

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins turned an ominous start into a decisive victory against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins.Crosby scored...

Sports

Kreider scores late to lift Rangers over Islanders 3-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers like they way they've been playing lately. Beating the rival New...

Sports

Justin Roberts leads Georgia State past South Alabama, 72-63

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Justin Roberts had 20 points as Georgia State beat South Alabama 72-63 on Thursday night.Kane Williams had...

Crime

Denver officials won't hand over information sought by ICE

WASHINGTON (AP) — Denver officials on Thursday said they would not hand over information requested by U.S. Customs and...

Sports

Louisiana Tech rolls past Rice 72-56

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Mubarak Muhammed recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech to a 72-56 win over Rice on...

Crime

14 with church ties named in Alaska misconduct review

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A review commissioned by the Archdiocese of Anchorage found credible evidence of sexual misconduct by 14...

Sports

Ayton shines as Suns pound Knicks 121-98

NEW YORK (AP) — Deandre Ayton and the Phoenix Suns are picking up some momentum halfway through the season.Ayton had 26 points...

Sports

Arizona rides dominating first half to 93-77 win over Utah

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona guard Max Hazzard showed flashes of his shooting prowess early in the season while adjusting to a...

Sports

Boyle scores winner, Panthers hold off Kings 4-3

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Montembeault came off the bench to help the Florida Panthers hang on for a win.Brian Boyle scored the...

Sports

Wallace helps Eastern Illinois edge Jacksonville St 70-69

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josiah Wallace scored 20 points and Eastern Illinois held off Jacksonville State 70-69 on Thursday...

Sports

Brown, Robinson lead Murray State past UT Martin 84-62

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Tevin Brown had 20 points and Demond Robinson had 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks as Murray...

Sports

Edler-Davis' 3 3s in OT lift CSU Bakersfield past UMKC 74-64

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Justin Edler-Davis knocked down three 3-pointers in overtime and scored 13 points in the extra period...

Sports

Burns scores 22, Oral Roberts defeats Western Illinois 87-70

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Deondre Burns scored 22 points on his birthday and Oral Roberts used a late run to turn back Western...

Sports

Robbins leads Drake over Illinois St. 84-74

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Liam Robbins had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead five Drake players scoring in double figures and the...

Sports

Astros avoid arbitration with Springer amid scandal

HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer, the World Series MVP of the tainted 2017 Houston Astros, and the team settled on a $21 million,...

Sports

Foligno scores late to push Blue Jackets past Hurricanes 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored after missing a dozen games with an injury, Nick Foligno got his first goal in 23...

Sports

Roland leads Northeastern over Coll. Of Charleston 79-76

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Roland had nine of his 33 points in the final three minutes and Northeastern edged College of...

Sports

Davis propels Detroit Mercy to 90-84 win over Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — Antoine Davis hit six 3-pointers and scored 29 points and Detroit Mercy jumped out to a big first-half...

Sports

McCloud, Davis lead Green Bay past Oakland 73-69

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud had 17 points, seven assists and six rebounds and Amari Davis scored 22 points as Green...

Sports

Pearson lifts Texas St. past Louisiana-Monroe 64-63

MOROE, La. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 23 points, including a game-winning free throw, and Texas State came from behind to beat...

Sports

Kovalchuk, Price lead Canadiens past Flyers 4-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A few quick strikes and a rock-solid performance between the pipes by Carey Price is exactly what the...

Sports

Jeffries, Achiuwa lead No. 22 Memphis past Cincinnati 60-49

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In a game where rallies were answered by rallies and droughts crept in, No. 22 Memphis was able to close...

Sports

Jackson-Young scores 18, UTA defeats La Lafayette 81-65

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — TiAndre Jackson-Young hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points off the bench and Jabari Narcis had a...

Sports

Bears hire Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy made several changes to his staff Thursday, hiring Bill Lazor as...

News

Muslim millennial's site dispels stereotypes for millions

NEW YORK (AP) — Today she travels the world, attends a red-carpet movie premiere and sits on panels with astronauts, former...

Sports

Lever carries Grand Canyon past Chicago St. 76-64

CHICAGO (AP) — Allessandro Lever scored 25 points and grabbed six rebounds and Grand Canyon beat Chicago State 78-64 on...

Sports

Ovechkin hat trick helps Capitals beat Devils

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Alex Ovechkin took an errant stick to the face that made him bleed, his Washington Capitals teammates...

Sports

Perry scores 18 points as Stetson holds off North Alabama

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Rob Perry had 18 points and six rebounds as Stetson narrowly beat North Alabama 54-49 on Thursday...

Sports

No. 4 UConn breaks loose late in 1st half, beats UCF 59-52

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For a second straight game, No. 4 Connecticut had to rely on defense and the leadership of senior guard...

Sports

Loyola of Chicago rolls past Southern Illinois 64-48

CHICAGO (AP) — Marquise Kennedy had 17 points off the bench to lead Loyola of Chicago to a 64-48 win over Southern Illinois on...

Sports

Sharpe nets 33, leads N. Kentucky past Youngstown St. 88-63

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Sharpe drained a career-high nine 3-pointers and matched his career high with 33 points and...

Sports

Moore staying with Cowboys, set to call plays for McCarthy

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Kellen Moore is staying as offensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys, and new coach Mike McCarthy says...

Sports

Hollingworth rallies Western Kentucky past Old Dominion

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth matched his season high with 23 points, making a basket and three free throws...

Sports

Panthers' McCaffrey pulls out of Pro Bowl; Kamara in

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey has pulled out of the Pro Bowl after a memorable...

Sports

Charles scores 23, No. 20 Maryland women defeat Nebraska

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kaila Charles scored 23 points and No. 20 Maryland controlled the first and last quarters to defeat...

Sports

Hamlet's double-double leads North Texas past Southern Miss

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Javion Hamlet had 13 points and 10 assists as North Texas easily defeated Southern Miss 72-52 on...

Sports

Knight leads William & Mary past Delaware 77-68

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Nathan Knight had his fifth consecutive double-double with 25 points and 14 rebounds as William & Mary...

Sports

Crawley scores 24 points; Georgia Southern beats Troy 82-66

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Isaiah Crawley had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Georgia Southern beat Troy 82-66 on Thursday night.Quan...

Sports

Wright St. maintains Horizon lead, tops Cleveland St. 75-62

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Grant Basile tallied 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Wright State to a 75-62 win over Cleveland State on...

Sports

Sams sparks North Florida to 75-68 win over Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Garrett Sams had a season-high 24 points as North Florida defeated Jacksonville 75-68 on Thursday...

Sports

Taylor helps rally FAU past Middle Tennessee 97-94 in OT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Cornelius Taylor scored 26 points, including the the go-ahead layup with a minute to go in overtime,...

Sports

Lottie leads Little Rock past Coastal Carolina 71-55

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jaizec Lottie had 17 points to lead five Arkansas-Little Rock players in double figures as the Trojans beat...

Sports

Czinano, Doyle help No. 22 Iowa women rally, beat Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Monika Czinano scored 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting and No. 22 Iowa hit five of its 10 3-pointers in the...

Crime

Trump's trial begins, senators vowing 'impartial justice'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday —...

Sports

No. 25 South Dakota women beat North Dakota State 80-36

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Ciara Duffy scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 25 South Dakota beat...

Sports

Trio sparks Drexel to 63-41 romp over Elon

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Camren Wynter tossed in 27 points and James Butler and Zach Walton posted double-doubles as Drexel rolled...

Sports

Kante's late layup gets Hofstra past UNC Wilmington 63-61

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Isaac Kante scored 12 points including a layup with five seconds left to lift Hofstra past UNC...

News

'Better Call Saul' gets renewed for 6th and final season

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — “Better Call Saul” has been renewed for a sixth and final season consisting of 13 episodes that will...

Sports

Florida Gulf Coast beats Kennesaw State 73-51

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gulf Coast held Kennesaw State to 51 points on 20.9% shooting and had 10 blocks en route to a...

Sports

Conor McGregor finds structure in life rolling into UFC 246

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor used to train whenever he felt like it, and he stayed up late every night. He would sleep deep...

News

Mexican soldiers kill 11 attackers near Texas border

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican soldiers killed 11 attackers near the Mexico-Texas border Thursday, Tamaulipas state...

Sports

Delph sparks Appalachian St. past Arkansas St. in OT, 83-80

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Adrian Delph scored six of his 15 points in overtime as Appalachian State rallied to earn an 83-80 win over...

Sports

Bamba, Young help Charlotte edge Marshall 77-75

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Amidou Bamba and Jahmir Young totaled 16 points and six rebounds apiece and Charlotte held off...

Sports

Hightower lifts Presbyterian past Longwood 74-67

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Cory Hightower posted 16 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Presbyterian defeated Longwood 74-67...

Sports

Burton leads Northwestern women past No. 15 Hoosiers in OT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Veronica Burton scored 15 points, including the three-point play that forced overtime and the two free...

Sports

Lovett, Jacob lead hot-shooting FIU past UAB 93-68

MIAMI (AP) — Eric Lovett had a season-high 23 points and Trejon Jacob scored 21 points as Florida International extended its...

Sports

Jones scores 23 to lift Radford past SC-Upstate 63-59

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 23 points and made six assists, Devine Eke blocked three shots for his 100th...

Crime

Police: 2 gunmen injure 5 customers at Chicago barbershop

CHICAGO (AP) — Two gunmen fired through the window of a Chicago barbershop Thursday evening, injuring three juveniles and two...

Sports

No. 9 NC State rolls past No. 13 Florida State 68-51

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elissa Cunane demonstrated the way she can dominate in the low post, and when the shot wasn't there, she...

Sports

Manhattan hands Quinnipiac its 1st MAAC loss, wins 69-57

NEW YORK (AP) — Samir Stewart scored 20 points and Manhattan moved into a first-place by knocking off the last remaining...

Crime

Woman pleads guilty to poisoning husband with eye drops

YORK, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman pleaded guilty to fatally poisoning her husband by putting eye drops into his water...

Sports

Mickelson struggles with driver in 2020 debut at La Quinta

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson drove so far left on the par-4 ninth that he was in the rough behind a tree all the way...

Crime

Idaho House expels member convicted of fraud by Texas jury

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho House of Representatives on Thursday expelled one of its members a day after he was convicted of...

Sports

High Point beats UNC Asheville 68-66 for first Big South win

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Denny Slay II scored 17 points off the bench, Caden Sanchez grabbed 14 rebounds and High Point held off...

Business

Judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday indefinitely blocked a new California labor law from applying to more...