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  • 6 dismembered bodies found in southern Mexico

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico have found the severed heads of six men in a plastic bag on the roof of a sport utility vehicle, and six headless bodies inside. The security spokesman for the southern state ...

  • I-80 lane closures continue in Reno for storm repairs

    19 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The flooding and snowstorms that battered northern Nevada last week have taken a toll on U.S. Interstate 80 in the Reno area. The Nevada Department of Transportation says I-80 travelers should expect delays this week on ...

  • Ex-Penn State leader must trim lawsuit against FBI director

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge has ordered Penn State's former president to pare down his defamation lawsuit against former FBI director Louis Freeh. Graham Spanier (SPAN'-yer) is suing Freeh over the 2012 report he issued on Penn State's handling ...

  • Steelers downplay Tomlin's description of Patriots

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown wanted to let the world in on the party when he live streamed the giddy celebration in the Pittsburgh Steelers' locker room after an 18-16 playoff win over Kansas City. The All-Pro wide receiver also ...

  • Egypt says gunmen kill 8 policemen at desert checkpoint

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian Interior Ministry says gunmen have attacked a police checkpoint in the country's desert west, killing eight policemen. In a statement late Monday, the ministry says three other officers were wounded in the attack, which it ...

  • No. 7 Creighton rallies for 72-67 win over No. 22 Xavier

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Cole Huff got a pivotal rebound and made a pair of free throws with 16.7 seconds left, and No. 7 Creighton wasted an 11-point lead before rallying for a 72-67 win over Xavier on Monday that gave ...

  • Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 caught

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media reports say police have caught the alleged gunman who killed 39 people during an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations. The private Dogan news agency and other media say the suspect ...

  • Actress: 'Macho' persecution followed 'El Chapo' meeting

    46 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Mexican actress Kate del Castillo says she's lost acting contracts because of her involvement in actor Sean Penn's interview with drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. In an interview Monday with The Associated Press, del Castillo also ...

  • Turkish media reports say Istanbul nightclub attacker caught in police operation

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media reports say Istanbul nightclub attacker caught in police operation.

  • Wizards get hot from 3-point territory to beat Trail Blazers

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 25 points and John Wall had 24 as the Washington Wizards took a page from the Portland Trail Blazers' playbook by hitting 13 3-pointers in a comfortable 120-101 victory on Monday afternoon. The Wizards, ...

  • A look at next steps after damning report on Chicago police

    1 hour ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — The release of a damning Department of Justice report, which found civil rights abuses permeate Chicago's 12,000-officer police force, was in many ways just the start of a process that could take a decade or more. Chicago's ...

  • 9 prominent early astronauts carrying on US space history

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Early U.S. space history is fading with the deaths of Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, John Glenn, the last of the Mercury 7 astronauts, and Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk ...

  • Eichel scores twice in Sabres' 4-1 win over Stars

    1 hour, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel scored two goals and the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Monday. Tyler Ennis scored 19 seconds into the first period. Ennis returned after missing 30 games with a groin injury that ...

  • AP source: Phillies, Michael Saunders agree to 1-year deal

    1 hour, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that outfielder Michael Saunders and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed on a $9 million, one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity on Monday because the ...

  • Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, has died at age 82. NASA announced that Cernan died Monday surrounded by his family. NASA spokesman Bob Jacobs confirmed the death but had no immediately details. Cernan ...

  • Stars-Sabres Sums

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) Dallas 1 0 0—1 Buffalo 2 1 1—4 First Period_1, Buffalo, Ennis 2, 0:19. 2, Buffalo, Mccabe 1, 12:34 (pp). 3, Dallas, Faksa 6 (Hudler), 15:14. Penalties_Ritchie, DAL, (high sticking), 7:12; Faksa, DAL, (hooking), 11:17. Second Period_4, Buffalo, Eichel 9 ...

  • Falcons: Julio Jones will be ready to go in NFC championship

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn says All-Pro receiver Julio Jones will play in the NFC championship game despite a lingering foot injury that limited him during a divisional-round victory over Seattle. Jones has dealt with ...

  • NASA: Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, has died at age 82

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — NASA: Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, has died at age 82.

  • Islanders-Bruins Sums

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) N.Y. Islanders 0 3 1—4 Boston 0 0 0—0 First Period_None. Penalties_None. Second Period_1, N.Y. Islanders, Kulemin 6 (Chimera, Cizikas), 13:18. 2, N.Y. Islanders, Bailey 6 (Lee, Pelech), 15:00. 3, N.Y. Islanders, Kulemin 7 (Cizikas), 18:38. Penalties_Pastrnak, BOS, (high sticking), ...

  • Venezuela debuts new banknotes amid soaring inflation

    1 hour, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans are standing in long ATM lines to take out new, larger-denominated bills that President Nicolas Maduro hopes will help stabilize the crisis-wracked economy. Maduro last month said he was scrapping circulation of the most-used 100-bolivar ...

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