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  • Brothers in Texas get life in prison for 3 Mexico killings

    6 minutes ago

    (AP) EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Two brothers have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the 2008 killings of three relatives in Mexico. Samuel and Emmanuel Velasco Gurrola were sentenced Thursday in El Paso, Texas. Samuel Velasco ...

  • The Latest: Officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death

    14 minutes ago

    (AP) MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — The Latest on murder trial of a law enforcement officer charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy (all times local): 9 p.m. Jurors have convicted a Louisiana law enforcement officer of manslaughter in a ...

  • Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue outside arena

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lakers honored Shaquille O'Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days outside Staples Center on Friday. With his youngest son pulling ...

  • Tavares helps Islanders get past Pens in shootout

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — John Tavares and Anthony Beauvillier scored in the shootout to lead the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday night. Beauvillier opened the shootout with a goal, and Tavares snapped a wrist shot past ...

  • AP-Tournament-Scorecard

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    (AP) Here are the latest scores from today's men's college basketball tournaments: NCAA Sweet 16 SOUTH at FedExForum Final North Carolina 92 Butler 80 In 1st Kentucky 14 UCLA 11 EAST at Madison Square Garden Final South Carolina 70 Baylor 50 ...

  • Islanders-Penguins Sums

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    (AP) N.Y. Islanders 0 3 0 0—4 Pittsburgh 0 2 1 0—3 N.Y. Islanders won shootout 2-1. First Period_None. Penalties_Kulemin, NYI, (slashing), 10:01. Second Period_1, Pittsburgh, Gaunce 1 (Cullen, Kessel), 1:54. 2, N.Y. Islanders, Nelson 17 (Ho-sang, Quine), 4:48. 3, N.Y. ...

  • Danica questions NASCAR discipline after no fine for Dillon

    19 minutes ago

    (AP) FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — When NASCAR decided not to fine Austin Dillon for running Cole Custer into a wall last week in Phoenix, other drivers were left wondering how the sport decides who gets fined and who gets away with ...

  • Jokic has 31 points, 17 rebounds, Nuggets top Pacers 125-117

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 31 points, 17 rebounds and a big 3-pointer to turn back a late Indiana rally, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Pacers 125-117 on Friday night. Wilson Chandler scored 12 of his 24 points ...

  • Outlook good as formerly conjoined twins leave NY hospital

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — Formerly conjoined twins from the Dominican Republic have left a New York hospital two months after surgery to separate them. Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho were released Friday from Maria Fareri Children's Hospital in Valhalla, north of ...

  • Royal Returns: KC's Duffy, Perez back in Cactus League

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    (AP) Danny Duffy stepped off the big stage and back into spring training. Following a stint with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic, Duffy allowed three runs over six innings for the Kansas City Royals in a 4-3 loss to ...

  • South Carolina beats Baylor 70-50 to advance to Elite Eight

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina cruised past third-seeded Baylor 70-50 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals, the Bears' worst NCAA Tournament loss. The Gamecocks (25-10) were in control from the ...

  • James, Cavs bounce back with 112-105 victory over Hornets

    38 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James had 32 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from their worst defensive outing of the season with a 112-105 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. Kyrie ...

  • Berry scores 26 points and Carolina defeats Butler 92-80

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Joel Berry II scored 26 points and Justin Jackson added 24 as top-seeded North Carolina moved to the Elite Eight with a 92-80 victory over Butler in the NCAA South Region on Friday night. Luke Maye ...

  • Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says. The report by ...

  • Payton's triple-double helps Magic rout Pistons 115-87

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Elfrid Payton had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in his fourth triple-double of the season, Terrence Ross scored 18 points and the Orlando Magic routed the slumping Detroit Pistons 115-87 on Friday night. It ...

  • Wizards jump out early, cruise to 129-108 victory over Nets

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall scored 22 points despite dealing with migraine headache symptoms earlier in the day, Bradley Beal added 19 points and the Washington Wizards cruised past the Brooklyn Nets 129-108 on Friday night. Brandon Jennings had 18 ...

  • No. 1 seed Notre Dame routs Ohio State 99-76 in Sweet 16

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale had a career-high 32 points, Lindsay Allen added 16 and Notre Dame easily beat Ohio State 99-76 on Friday night in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Playing five days after losing star ...

  • McCowan's 26 helps Miss St top Washington 75-64

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Teaira McCowan scored 20 of her career-high 26 points in the fourth quarter, and Mississippi State defeated Washington 75-64 on Friday night to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time. McCowan, a 6-foot-7 sophomore ...

  • Las Vegas senator wants even-earlier recreational pot launch

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Las Vegas Democrat is seeking to start recreational marijuana sales in Nevada at least a few weeks earlier than currently planned. Sen. Tick Segerblom wants to green-light pot sales by mid-June. State regulators are ...

  • Chronic, affluent Kansas shoplifter gets prison time

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An affluent suburban Kansas City woman with a history of shoplifting was sentenced Friday to a year and seven months in prison for her thefts of tens of thousands dollars of items, often peddled out of ...

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