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Driver rescued from car quickly sinking into icy pond

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:14
WINCHENDON, Mass. (AP) — A driver whose car plunged into an icy Massachusetts pond has been rescued from the frigid water.The Winchendon Fire Department says a man was plowing a parking lot in the town on Sunday morning when he saw the car leave

Commentator behind 'It's OK To Be White' speech due in court

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:12
ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A conservative commentator who grabbed a woman after she took a copy of his University of Connecticut speech titled "It's OK To Be White" is set to make his first court appearance.Lucian Wintrich was arrested after grabbi

Shelby bucks Alabama GOP leaders in voting against Moore

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:11
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In his sternest rebuke yet, Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said repeatedly Sunday his state can "do better" than electing fellow Republican Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate, making clear that a write-in candidate was far preferable to

Steve Stricker, Sean O'Hair team to win QBE Shootout

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:10
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Steve Stricker provided the pep talk and Sean O'Hair delivered the shot to secure victory Sunday in the QBE Shootout.Stricker and O'Hair closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory over Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry, e

Packers rally to stun winless Browns 27-21 in overtime

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:04
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Green Bay Packers came back to set the stage for Aaron Rodgers' comeback.Brett Hundley threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams in overtime as the Packers rallied from a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter for

Bitcoin futures set to begin trading at Chicago exchange

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:02
CHICAGO (AP) — A security based on bitcoin, the digital currency that has exploded in popularly and volatility this year, was to begin trading on a major U.S. exchange for the first time on Sunday.The Chicago Board Options Exchange, one of the n

Stanford beats Indiana in double OT for 3rd straight title

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:01
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Sam Werner ripped off his shirt, raced the length of the field and was smothered by a swarm of Stanford teammates.Even for a budding dynasty, that championship feeling isn't getting old.Werner scored in the second over

McCoy scores to seal Bills' 13-7 OT win over Colts

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:57
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy scored on a 21-yard run with 1:33 left in overtime to secure the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in a wintry, white-out setting best suited for snow shoes and sled dogs.Mush!McCoy

Maine GOP senator says Roy Moore was never fit for US Senate

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:09
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Republican U.S. senator said on Sunday that Alabama politician Roy Moore was unfit to serve in the Senate even before sexual-misconduct allegations against him came to light.Sen. Susan Collins made the comments on

Evacuation underway from grounded Calais ferry; no injuries

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:09
PARIS (AP) — Authorities were evacuating a ferry carrying 313 people that ran aground Sunday at the French port city of Calais, interrupting boat traffic across the English Channel.A towing operation — aided by a rising tide — managed to unstic

Leaders Manchester City beat United on Premier League derby day

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:07
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City beat Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday to stretch their Premier League lead to 11 points while Liverpool and Everton drew 1-1 in a snowswept Merseyside derby at Anfield. City's victory marked

Tiny snowmen appear in Florida as Sunshine State gets snow

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:06
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The "Welcome to Florida" sign in the northwest part of the state was covered in light snow as winter weather dipped into the Sunshine State.It was part of a winter storm that hit the Deep South over the weekend and le

AP-Scorecard

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:05
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The Latest: 'Very abnormal' December snowfall in the South

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:02
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on winter weather impacting a wide swath of the Deep South (all times local):1:20 p.m.No snowfall records were broken, but the National Weather Service says the heavy snowstorm that hit Georgia late last week was

Peace laureate urges world to 'see the light' and ban nukes

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:01
MOSCOW (AP) — A survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima compared her struggle to survive in 1945 to the objectives of the group awarded this year's Nobel's Peace Prize during a formal presentation Sunday.Setsuko Thurlow, who was 13 years old

The Latest: AP counts 5 NFL players protesting during anthem

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 18:59
The Latest on Week 14 of the NFL season: (all times local):___1:50 p.m.The Associated Press counted five NFL players protesting during the national anthem of the league's early games Sunday.Oakland running back Marshawn Lync

Venezuela sees low turnout in mayoral elections

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 18:54
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Mayoral elections began at a sluggish pace in Venezuela on Sunday, as voters appeared to abstain from choosing between candidates backed by President Nicolas Maduro and a fractured opposition still bruised by a poor showing in

Police link 4th freeway shooting to same suspects in Detroit

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 18:54
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State Police officials say they now believe four shootings on Detroit's freeway system are linked to the same suspect or suspects.The agency's Metro Detroit post says a woman recently reported that her car was hit by gunf

Police: Man shot in home invasion was homeowner's relative

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 16:09
ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) — Police say an intruder shot and killed by an elderly homeowner during a home invasion attempt in Pennsylvania turned out to be a relative of the man.Ellwood City police said 49-year-old Dennis Mercadante, of Mercer, and

Heisman 2018: Herbert, Taylor, Fitzgerald could make a run

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 16:08
The 2018 Heisman Trophy race could be wide open.There will be no returning winner, with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield becoming the first senior to win the award since 2006. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, the 2016 winner and a finali

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