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December 13, 2018

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  • Apple announces plan to build $1 billion campus in Texas

    18 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Apple says it plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas. The company released a statement early Thursday saying its plans also include establishing locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, with ...

  • Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians detained in China

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Two Canadian citizens were detained in China recently after Canada seized a Chinese business executive wanted by the U.S. over allegations of deceptive banking practices and breaking sanctions on Iran. Below are profiles of the two men, ...

  • Second chance: FIU's Anthony Jones reflective after shooting

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — The scar snakes down the right side of Anthony Jones' neck, serving as a constant reminder of something the FIU running back doesn't exactly remember nor will he ever forget. Had the bullet gone an inch or ...

  • The Nation's Weather

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) The Nation's Weather for Thursday, December 13, 2018 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY A batch of snow will push from the central Appalachians to part of the Northeast coast today. Farther south, rain showers will occur over central and South Florida. Much ...

  • AP source: Free agent reliever Familia set to return to Mets

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent reliever Jeurys Familia is set to rejoin the New York Mets after being traded away last summer. Familia has agreed to a $30 ...

  • The Latest: German business urges swift Brexit resolution

    45 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Germany's main business lobby group says it's up to the British government "not to waste any more time" and to secure an orderly exit from the European Union. ...

  • The Latest: China confirms holding 2 Canadians

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the detentions in China of two Canadian men (all times local): 3:55 p.m. China has confirmed it has detained two Canadian men, saying they were being detained on suspicion of "endangering national security." Foreign ...

  • Amari Cooper's impact on Cowboys immeasurable

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) Nobody is questioning Jerry Jones anymore about trading a first-round pick for Amari Cooper. The Cowboys are 5-1 since the 24-year-old wide receiver was acquired from Oakland for a 2019 selection that will likely be in the 20s. They're one ...

  • Indonesia arrests 5 foreigners in Bali for drug smuggling

    1 hour, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said some of the five foreigners who have been arrested for alleged drug smuggling on the tourist island of Bali since the end of November face the death penalty if convicted. Police paraded the ...

  • Missing Canadians raise stakes in China-US-Canada dispute

    2 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — The apparent detentions of two Canadian men in China this week have raised the stakes in a three-way international dispute with the United States. The Canadian government confirmed reports late Wednesday that Michael Spavor, a China-based entrepreneur ...

  • Kase gets 1st NHL hat trick as Ducks rally past Stars 6-3

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ondrej Kase got his first NHL hat trick, Brandon Montour had four points in the third period, including the game-winning goal, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied to defeat the Dallas Stars 6-3 on Wednesday night. Anaheim ...

  • Kings hit 19 3-pointers in 141-130 win against Minnesota

    4 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nemanja Bjelica made four of Sacramento's 19 3-pointers and finished 25 points, helping the Kings beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 141-130 on Wednesday night. Sacramento shot 58.1 percent (50 for 86) from the field in its fifth ...

  • USFS rounds up 532 tribal horses near Nevada-Oregon line

    4 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) WINNEMUCCA, Nev. (AP) — Forest Service officials say they've completed the roundup of more than 500 tribally-owned horses on national forest land in Nevada near the Oregon line. The agency announced Wednesday it has returned the 532 mustangs to the ...

  • US seeks to counter growing Chinese influence in Africa

    4 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to see an increase in U.S. investment and trade in Africa as part of a new strategy aimed at countering China's growing influence on the continent National security adviser John Bolton is expected ...

  • Stars-Ducks Sums

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) Dallas 0 3 0—3 Anaheim 1 1 4—6 First Period_1, Anaheim, Kase 6 (Aberg), 6:38. Penalties_Dotchin, ANA, (tripping), 9:42. Second Period_2, Dallas, Heiskanen 6 (Lindell, Spezza), 6:01 (pp). 3, Dallas, Comeau 3 (Dickinson, Shore), 8:07. 4, Dallas, Radulov 10 (Fedun, ...

  • The Latest: 4 dead, 43 injured in Turkey train crash

    4 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the train crash in Ankara (all times local): 8:40 a.m. An official says at least four people have been killed and 43 injured when a high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed ...

  • Davis' 44 points, 18 rebounds, helps Pelicans top Thunder

    4 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis smiled slightly and joked about his relative youth when the topic of his heavy workload came up. His nearly 40 minutes on the court against Oklahoma City was hardly an anomaly this season, but ...

  • Trump's 10 Terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

    4 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — For some time now, President Donald Trump has been encouraging people to think of Mexico as a portal for international terrorists who "pour" into the U.S. Except, he says, for 10 who were recently caught by the ...

  • Mavs extend home streak, end skid vs. Hawks in 114-107 win

    4 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic can call himself even with Trae Young for now. The Dallas Mavericks can finally say their puzzling losing streak against the Atlanta Hawks is over. Harrison Barnes scored 25 points, Doncic added 24 and the ...

  • Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

    4 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group's deliberate destruction of agriculture in northern Iraq has hindered the return of hundreds of thousands of residents, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday. The New York-based rights group said IS fighters ...

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