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February 21, 2019

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  • A look at why brothers in alleged hoax appear off the hook

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who played central roles in what Chicago police say was a staged racist and homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett are, compared to the "Empire" actor, so far walking away legally unscathed. Police outlined their case ...

  • Boyd: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

    17 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Boyd Gaming Corp. (BYD) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $22.9 million. The Las Vegas-based company said it had profit of 20 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 32 cents per share. The ...

  • IRS employee charged in leak of Trump attorney records

    19 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. prosecutors have charged an IRS employee with leaking banking records of President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen that flagged suspicious activity, the U.S. attorney's office in San Francisco said Thursday. John C. Fry, ...

  • Sports on TV

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) (All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Saturday, Feb. 23 AAF FOOTBALL 8 p.m. NFL — Memphis at Orlando AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR XFINITY Series: qualifying, Atlanta, Ga. 10:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR Gander Outdoors ...

  • AP-Scorecard

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) Here are the latest scores from today's sports events: ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle at Oakland 3:05 p.m., canceled ——— NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION In 1st Phoenix 4 Cleveland 2 In 1st Philadelphia 4 Miami 2 Portland at Brooklyn 7:30 p.m. Boston ...

  • 5th-seeded Sousa out of Rio Open, Cuevas advances

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fifth-seeded Joao Sousa was eliminated from the Rio Open on Thursday, adding to the list of favorites knocked out of the clay-court tournament in the early stages. Norwegian Casper Ruud topped Portugal's Sousa 6-3, 3-6, ...

  • UN: Central African Republic peace deal may be turning point

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The peace agreement signed earlier this month by the Central African Republic's government and 14 rebel groups "could be a turning point" in the history of the conflict-torn country despite persistent dangers, the U.N. envoy for ...

  • NJ lawmakers advance bill to pressure Trump to release taxes

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump could miss out on being on the 2020 ballot in New Jersey if he doesn't disclose his tax returns under a bill now advancing. The Democratic-led state Senate passed legislation Thursday inspired by ...

  • Feds: El Chapo's sons indicted on drug conspiracy charges

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Two sons of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges. The Justice Department says Joaquin Guzman Lopez and Ovidio Guzman Lopez were charged in a case unsealed in Washington last week. ...

  • Thursday's College Basketball

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) EAST Loyola (Md.) 79, Navy 70 SOUTH No scores reported from the SOUTH. MIDWEST No scores reported from the MIDWEST. SOUTHWEST No scores reported from the SOUTHWEST. FAR WEST No scores reported from the FAR WEST.

  • Andres Romero shoots 66 to lead Puerto Rico Open

    1 hour, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Andres Romero shot a 6-under 66 in windy conditions Thursday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open. Romero birdied three of his last five holes in a bogey-free round ...

  • Justice Department says sons of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges

    1 hour, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department says sons of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges.

  • Gov. Hogan: No Trump primary challenge without major shift

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he's not launching a primary challenge against President Donald Trump unless the president's political standing within his own party weakens dramatically. Hogan has emerged as the new best hope of a small ...

  • UN chief discusses Yemen, Venezuela with Pompeo

    1 hour, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo focusing on the redeployment of forces from Yemen's key port and the situation in Venezuela. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Yemen and ...

  • Democratic group to spend $100M targeting 2020 battlegrounds

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A major Democratic group on Thursday announced plans to spend at least $100 million in battleground states during the 2020 election in hopes of denying President Donald Trump a second term. Surveys conducted by Priorities USA suggest ...

  • Zion's freak injury ripples in basketball, business worlds

    2 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Soon after Zion Williamson's shoe ripped apart, Nike's stock price took a hit. The freak injury during one of the college basketball season's marquee games immediately sparked debates about everything from the shoe manufacturer to insurance ...

  • The Latest: Boeheim warned other cars after fatal accident

    2 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal accident involving Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim (BAY-heim) tried to warn other cars with his cell phone light after ...

  • Document: Man accused of attacking officer asked to be shot

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — An Islamic State follower asked a Phoenix-area sheriff's sergeant during a violent encounter six weeks ago to shoot him after he threw rocks at the officer and walked toward him with a knife in hand, according to ...

  • AP Source: NBA, union forward talks on ending 'one-and-done'

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the matter says that the NBA recently sent a proposal to the National Basketball Players Association about lowering the minimum age to enter the NBA Draft from 19 to 18, as the ...

  • Cohen talking to Senate panel Tuesday, kicking off busy week

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee will interview President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer behind closed doors on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the matter. Michael Cohen's Senate interview will kick off a week of congressional appearances ...

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