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  • Wilson's 5 TDs lead Seattle past Pittsburgh 39-30

    6 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson threw a career-high five touchdown passes, including two TDs to Doug Baldwin in the final 8:12, and the Seattle Seahawks held on for a wild 39-30 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger on ...

  • Locally known San Francisco officer arrested in hit-and-run

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco police officer whose good looks attracted a following on social media has been arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run. A police statement issued on Sunday says Officer Christopher Kohrs is suspected of plowing into ...

  • Greek PM Tsipras takes on Turkey's Davutoglu on Twitter

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A highly unusual online exchange took place on Twitter between the prime ministers of Greece and Turkey before the former deleted his tweets - but only from the English version of his account. The official English-speaking ...

  • Britain's greats: 16 hours of global sporting glory for UK

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — In a German soccer stadium, Tyson Fury dethroned Wladimir Klitschko, paraded his four heavyweight title belts and serenaded his wife from ringside. In a Belgian exhibition center 150 miles (240 kilometers) away later Sunday, Andy Murray sank ...

  • Adi and Melano score, Timbers tie FC Dallas 2-2 to advance

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Fanendo Adi and Lucas Melano scored and the Portland Timbers advanced to the MLS Cup for the first time, tying FC Dallas 2-2 on Sunday in the second leg of the Western Conference finals. Portland won ...

  • Change in Thanksgiving weekend spending stumps retailers

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. shoppers no longer blow the bulk of their holiday budgets on the day after Thanksgiving known as Black Friday. It's a major shift that has made it difficult for stores to track and learn from ...

  • Japan industrial output, retail spending lag expectations

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — Japanese industrial output rose 1.4 percent in October from the month before, below forecasts and a decrease from the year before. Government data released Monday also showed retail spending fell in October from a year earlier. The ...

  • Dayton upsets No. 22 Louisville at Gulf Coast Showcase 79-66

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Amber Deane scored a career-high 29 points and Dayton topped No. 22 Louisville 79-66 in the third-place game at the Gulf Coast Showcase on Sunday. Deane was 8 of 12 from the floor and perfect on ...

  • Malaysian pleads guilty to indecent assault in New Zealand

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Malaysian military officer who was extradited to New Zealand after earlier leaving the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity has pleaded guilty to indecent assault. Muhammad Rizalman Ismail faces a maximum of seven ...

  • No. 11 Arizona outlasts Boise State for 3rd in Wooden Legacy

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Allonzo Trier and Kadeem Allen scored 13 points each and No. 11 Arizona beat Boise State 68-59 in the third-place game of the DirecTV Wooden Legacy on Sunday. Ryan Anderson added 11 points and seven rebounds, ...

  • Latest from the NFL: Jimmy Graham carted off field

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) The latest from NFL games around the league on the 12th Sunday of the season (all times EST): 7:07 p.m. Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham was carted off the field after injuring his right leg early in the fourth ...

  • Palmer's 8-yard TD run leads first-place Cards past 49ers

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Carson Palmer ran for a go-ahead 8-yard touchdown with 2:28 left and tumbled after spiking the ball in a telling story of his day, and the Arizona Cardinals squeaked by the San Francisco 49ers 19-13 ...

  • Chicago announces expansion of police body-camera program

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago says it's expanding a program to provide police officers with body cameras. The announcement Sunday from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office follows the release last week of a squad-car video showing an officer fatally shooting teenager Laquan ...

  • US aid worker made little effort to hide work in Cuba

    1 hour, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The American aid worker imprisoned for five years in Cuba says he had no trouble bringing sophisticated communications gear into the country. Alan Gross said in an interview broadcast Sunday on CBS' "60 Minutes" that he made ...

  • Kobe Bryant says he will retire at end of 2015-16 season

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers says he has decided to retire after this season. The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players' Tribune on Sunday. The decision was not totally ...

  • Attorney: White House fence jump was act of protest

    1 hour, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The lawyer for a college student who jumped over the White House fence while draped in an American flag says his client was committing an act of civil disobedience and didn't intend to harm anyone. Attorney Stephan ...

  • Adele's '25' sells record-breaking 3.38 million copies

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adele's new album "25" has sold 3.38 million copies in its first week, smashing single week sales records, according to Nielsen Music. As reported by Billboard, "25" is the first album to sell more than 3 ...

  • In Paris for climate talks, Obama honors attack victims

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to those killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris two weeks ago. After midnight on a cool and clear Paris night, the American president's motorcade went straight from Orly Airport to ...

  • No. 23 Xavier beats Dayton 90-61 for AdvoCare title

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Edmond Sumner had 14 points to help No. 23 Xavier beat Dayton 90-61 on Sunday night in the AdvoCare Invitational title game. Trevon Bluiett and Myles Davis had 12 points apiece, and J.P. Macura, ...

  • Obama pays late-night visit to Bataclan, site of French terror attack

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Obama pays late-night visit to Bataclan, site of French terror attack.

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