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A short-term health deal by senators _ but Trump a question

1 hour 1 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies. The president, at first,

Maltese reporter killed by bomb crusaded against corruption

1 hour 9 min ago
ROME (AP) — Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese journalist killed by a bomb that blew up her car, was fearless and formidable, colleagues and admirers recall.She spared no vested interest, including the dominant political parties, from her investi

Crosby, Malkin lift Pens over struggling Rangers 5-4 in OT

1 hour 13 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored the tying goal with less than a minute remaining in regulation, Evgeni Malkin put in the winner 58 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the struggling New York Rangers 5-4 on Tuesday night.P

Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areas

1 hour 17 min ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish fighters pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk — a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into en

MercyMe wins artist of the year at Dove Awards

1 hour 18 min ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Contemporary Christian band MercyMe took home awards for artist of the year and pop/contemporary album of the year and the band's frontman, Bart Millard, was named songwriter of the year (artist) at this year's Dove Awards.<

The Latest: Trump questions presidents' calls to bereaved

1 hour 19 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's suggestion that his predecessors fell short in honoring the nation's fallen (all times local):10 p.m.President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful poli

Cut down by Yanks, Astros turn to Keuchel in ALCS Game 5

1 hour 21 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Houston Astros heated up their bullpen in a hurry, but it didn't make any difference. Not on this night, not in a ballpark that kept pulsating with every pitch.No matter who manager A.J. Hinch signaled for, the New York Yanke

Boeser, Burmistrov score to lift Canucks over Senators 3-0

1 hour 21 min ago
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brock Boeser and Alexander Burmistrov had a goal and an assist each in the Vancouver Canucks' 3-0 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.Thomas Vanek also scored for the Canucks (2-2-1), while Anders Nilsson made 32

Panthers-Flyers Sums

1 hour 21 min ago
Florida 0 0 1—1
Philadelphia 0 4 1—5
First Period_None. Penalties_Bjugstad, FLA, (tripping), 8:19; Ekblad, FLA, (hooking), 13:10; MacDon

Judge gives Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott reprieve, temporarily blocking 6-game suspension

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:45
NEW YORK (AP) — Judge gives Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott reprieve, temporarily blocking 6-game suspension.

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez raise $26M for Puerto Rico

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:45
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have raised $26 million for Puerto Rico disaster relief, with another $9 million raised by a benefit show.The two hosted "One Voice: Somos Live!" on Saturday with Marc Anthony.Lopez says t

AP-Scorecard

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:44
Here are the latest scores from today's sports events:
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Newspaper lands easy scoop: Corvette crashes into its office

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:35
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey newspaper has scored an easy scoop.A Corvette crashed into the newsroom of the Press of Atlantic City newspaper in Pleasantville. The newspaper reports the car's driver fell asleep

Case reveals legal rules of thumb tricky with iPhone sensors

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:34
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is the latest to weigh in on still-disputed legal questions about whether law enforcement can order suspects to put their fingers on fingerprint sensors to unlock a smartphone, concluding it's not necessarily a

Negotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:33
WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled over tough American demands, dashing hopes that a deal can be reached this year.A fourth round of negotiations between the U.S., Mexico and Canada ended in m

Lopez, Anthony, Rodriguez raise $35M for Puerto Rico relief

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:33
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez, her ex-husband Marc Anthony and her current boyfriend Alex Rodriguez have raised more than $35 million for Puerto Rico hurricane relief.A spokeswoman said in a statement Tuesday that the two singers and the retire

Californians head back home to altered lives, communities

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:28
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Some have lost loved ones. Many have survived near-death experiences. Others have lost their homes and a lifetime of possessions.A week after fleeing raging wildfires, tens of thousands of emotionally ravaged Californians

Shock, anger over Weinstein at NY women filmmakers event

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:26
NEW YORK (AP) — Anger, shock, unity and solidarity: Those were the prevailing emotions on Tuesday at a Manhattan event for women filmmakers, writers and actors, where the Harvey Weinstein scandal wasn't far from anyone's mind."I'm mad as hell!"

UN says South Sudan 'lukewarm' about regional peace effort

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:42
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — South Sudan's government has given only "a lukewarm response" to a regional effort to revive the 2015 peace agreement and end worsening violence in the world's newest nation, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Tuesday.Jean-Pi

Tottenham holds Madrid to 1-1 in Champions League

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:40
MADRID (AP) — Tottenham held Real Madrid to 1-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday, a result that kept both clubs at the top of Group H.Tottenham scored first with an own goal by Raphael Varane as the Madrid defender tried to clear a cross inten

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