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  • Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps. But it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. The government this week is ...

  • Al-Qaida set to gain as Islamic State disintegrates

    17 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has lost nearly all the territory it once controlled in Syria and Iraq, including the Iraqi city of Mosul — the largest it ever held — and the Syrian city of Raqqa, once ...

  • Michael Jordan scores again, this time with his Jumpman logo

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is showing he still has the ability to score big — even though he hasn't played in nearly 15 years. The Hornets owner's latest slam dunk off the court might come by way of ...

  • Sabres-Golden Knights Sums

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) Buffalo 1 0 3 0—4 Vegas 1 2 1 1—5 First Period_1, Buffalo, O'Reilly 1 (Beaulieu, Kane), 6:24 (pp). 2, Vegas, Lindberg 3 (Karlsson, Smith), 14:15. Penalties_Perron, VGK, (interference), 5:50; Pouliot, BUF, (slashing), 7:11; Eakin, VGK, (holding), 10:20. Second Period_3, ...

  • Rockets rally to spoil defending champion Warriors return

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant's baseline jumper swished through the net just barely too late, and the Houston Rockets rallied in the fourth to beat Golden State 122-121 Tuesday on the night the Warriors received their championship rings. The ...

  • Canadiens-Sharks Sums

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) Montreal 1 1 0—2 San Jose 1 3 1—5 First Period_1, San Jose, Couture 2 (Braun, Hertl), 3:50. 2, Montreal, Drouin 2 (Lehkonen, Alzner), 4:06. Penalties_Plekanec, MTL, (slashing), 6:14. Second Period_3, San Jose, Pavelski 1 (Labanc, Burns), 0:53. 4, San ...

  • Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cancer patients increasingly are having their care guided by molecular tumor boards, a new version of the hospital panels that traditionally decided whether surgery, radiation or chemotherapy would be best. These experts study a patient's cancer ...

  • Diplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo talk N. Korea threat

    48 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Diplomats from the United States, South Korea and Japan are meeting in Seoul to discuss policy responses to North Korea's accelerating efforts to expand its nuclear weapons program. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan ...

  • No. 13 Notre Dame dreams alive and well at season's midpoint

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Six games, obviously, does not a season make. But halfway through Brian Kelly's latest judgment year after the 4-8 implosion from 2016, the Notre Dame coach has changed attitudes and fortunes with five impressive wins ...

  • Go for 2 or play for OT? How coaches make that call

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) Faced with the decision to kick an extra point to tie or go for two and the lead late in games last weekend, two college football coaches did not hesitate to basically put it all one play instead of trying ...

  • Car bomb kills 4 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistan

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a car bomb attack on a police truck has killed at least four policemen and two civilians in the southwestern city of Quetta. Abdur Razzaq Cheema, the police chief in Quetta, says 22 ...

  • Women in California Capitol speak out against harassment

    1 hour ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Women lawmakers, lobbyists and staffers in California's Capitol are encouraging each other to share stories of sexual harassment in the workplace in an effort to show its pervasiveness and to ensure more men stand up against ...

  • Couture scores twice in Sharks' 5-2 victory over Canadiens

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Logan Couture scored a pair of goals and the San Jose Sharks extended their dominance of the Montreal Canadiens with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night. Joe Pavelski, Tomas Hertl and Joe Thornton also scored for ...

  • Perron leads Vegas past the Sabres in overtime, 5-4

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — David Perron scored two goals, including the game-winner with 1:08 left in overtime, to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. The Sabres scored three third-period goals ...

  • A year after 1st title since 1908, Cubs trail Dodgers 3-0

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber had the fans roaring, thinking the Chicago Cubs just might be ready to tighten the NL Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Turns out, his first-inning was about all they had to cheer. Yu ...

  • Houston-area "Tourniquet Killer" set to die

    1 hour, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims is set for execution in Texas. Anthony Allen Shore confessed to the four slayings after a tiny ...

  • Australian casino denies lawmaker's criminal allegations

    1 hour, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lawmaker has accused a major Australian casino company of rigging slot machines and concealing potential money laundering at its largest casino with the state regulator covering up criminal behavior. Andrew Wilkie presented to Parliament on ...

  • Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched into the seventh inning, Chris Taylor homered again and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday night to open a commanding 3-0 lead in the NL Championship Series. Andre Ethier ...

  • US looking to Japan for help in boosting LNG exports to Asia

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — A top Department of Energy official says the U.S. is keen to work with Japan in expanding exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas in Asia. Japan's trade and industry minister announced Wednesday plans for a $10 billion ...

  • Both sides say protest talks productive, more talks to come

    1 hour, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — When owners talk directly with players, it often has to do with contracts. The dialogue Tuesday was of a much different nature, and from the way NFL team owners, Commissioner Roger Goodell and a bunch of ...

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