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  • The Latest: McCutchen, Phillies reach a $50M, 3-year deal

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 1:22 p.m. All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $50 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told ...

  • Gaza officials: 4-year-old boy dies from Israeli fire

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Health Ministry says a 4-year-old Palestinian boy has died days after he was injured by Israeli gunfire during a border protest. Ahmed Abu Abed becomes the youngest of some 175 Palestinians killed by ...

  • Parents of college student sue classmate, others over death

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a 19-year-old college freshman who died of head injuries in a fall suffered after a day of drinking are seeking to hold his roommate and other students liable. Lafayette College lacrosse recruit McCrae ...

  • French prosecutor's office says terror investigation opened in Strasbourg shooting

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — French prosecutor's office says terror investigation opened in Strasbourg shooting.

  • France shooting: 2 dead, several wounded in Strasbourg

    18 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — A shooting in the French city of Strasbourg killed two people and wounded up to eight others, officials said, sparking a major security operation around a world-famous Christmas market on Tuesday. Authorities said the shooter remains at ...

  • Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob accused of assault in LA

    22 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former friend in Los Angeles. The 41-year-old former pro player is scheduled to appear in court ...

  • Behind closed doors, Pelosi disparages Trump's 'manhood'

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's border wall demand is really about his "manhood." That's what she told Democratic lawmakers after returning from a combative meeting at the Oval Office, where she squabbled with ...

  • Schauffele happy to have 2 rookie seasons behind him

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) Xander Schauffele was No. 352 in the world and No. 135 in the FedEx Cup when he tied for fifth in the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills, the start of a strong second half that led to two victories ...

  • The Latest: Strasbourg shooting: 2 dead, up to 8 wounded

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — The Latest on shooting in Strasbourg (all times local): 10 p.m. France's interior minister says that two people have been killed and up to eight wounded in a shooting near Strasbourg's Christmas market. Christophe Castaner told reporters ...

  • Farm bill exempts pure maple, honey from added sugars label

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    (AP) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A new federal farm bill ensures that maple syrup and honey producers won't have to label their pure products as containing added sugars as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had once proposed. The FDA had ...

  • The Latest: Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek photos

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on former patients demanding to know what happened to photos taken by a doctor accused of molestation (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Former patients who say they were molested by a physician at Rockefeller ...

  • Los Angeles deputy charged in unarmed man's death

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was charged Tuesday with voluntary manslaughter in what a prosecutor said was an "unjustified and unreasonable" fatal shooting of an unarmed man in 2016. The Los Angeles Times reported that ...

  • The Latest: 3 members of family found dead in Kentucky

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    (AP) HYDEN, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of three people in Kentucky (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Police say a husband and wife and their adult son have been found dead in an eastern Kentucky community. Authorities also ...

  • France's interior minister says 2 dead in Strasbourg shooting, up to 8 wounded with several in critical condition

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister says 2 dead in Strasbourg shooting, up to 8 wounded with several in critical condition.

  • Lawsuit filed over fatal Army helicopter crash in Maryland

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The wife of an Army specialist killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in Maryland last year and two other soldiers who were critically injured sued Sikorsky Aircraft on Monday, alleging the tail rotor system was ...

  • Official: California must mull home ban in fire-prone areas

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state's top firefighter says. Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken Pimlott will ...

  • China and US discuss plans for trade talks

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating that negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. Vice Premier ...

  • Some old favorites - very old - reappear on television

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Some of last week's most popular television programs are much older than most of the people watching them. The Nielsen company said that ABC's showing of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" was the most-watched of a handful ...

  • ACLU condemns Nevada school policy for background checks

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Civil rights leaders are condemning a new school district policy requiring background checks for parents visiting their children's Reno-area schools, warning the discriminatory practice could have a chilling effect on immigrant families. The Washoe County School ...

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees a border wall where none exists

    1 hour, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — As if spotting a mirage in the southwestern desert, President Donald Trump and his aides are seeing a wall standing along the Mexico border where none exists. For months Trump has claimed that wall construction is underway ...

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