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Stanton joins Judge as Yankees' Towers of Power

1 hour 14 min ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton eased his 6-foot-6 frame into a pinstriped No. 27 jersey, ready to join 6-foot-7 Aaron Judge as the Towers of Power on the resurgent New York Yankees."They're winners," Stanton said after his trade

Who's on deck for baseball's next big deal? Red Sox, Cubs?

1 hour 18 min ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No matter how much their fans imagined Giancarlo Stanton bashing balls over the Green Monster, the Boston Red Sox never came close to getting the NL MVP.But does anyone really expect the Red Sox or the Cubs and othe

Federal appeals court considers kids' climate change lawsuit

1 hour 21 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court is weighing in on an unusual lawsuit by a group of young people who say the Trump administration is violating their constitutional rights by failing to address climate change.A three-judge panel of th

Australian lawmaker quits over Chinese political links

1 hour 22 min ago
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An influential Australian opposition lawmaker under fire over his close links to wealthy Chinese political donors has announced he is quitting the Senate for the good of his party as the government moves against foreign inter

The Latest: 3rd judge blocks military transgender ban

1 hour 24 min ago
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on courts blocking the president's efforts to keep transgender people from enlisting in the military (all times local):5:20 p.m.A third federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people

BAIC Motor looks to phase out conventional fuel cars by 2025: China Daily

1 hour 25 min ago
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese carmaker BAIC Motor Corp <1958.HK> aims to stop selling own-branded conventional fuel-powered cars by 2025, the official China Daily said on Tuesday, amid a major push by Beijing to shift automakers toward electric an


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Mom of Utah man jailed in Venezuela airs tape on his health

1 hour 28 min ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mother of Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for nearly 1½ years is circulating a new audio recording of her son talking about how he's suffering without medical care.Laurie Holt said Monday that she's sharing the recordi

Prosecutor: Man indicted in Salvation Army worker's slaying

1 hour 31 min ago
CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor says a Cleveland man accused of fatally shooting a Salvation Army worker has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder and authorities are investigating to see whether the slaying and subsequent crimes were raci

Connecticut zoo announces birth of rare tiger cubs

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:24
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut zoo is welcoming the addition of two tiger cubs.Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport said Monday that its 10-year-old Amur tiger, Changbai, gave birth Nov. 25 to four tiger cubs, but only two survived. The surviving

Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson commits to transfer to Michigan

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:20
Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson says he will transfer to Michigan, where coach Jim Harbaugh has gone through three starting QBs this season. Patterson made his commitment in a tweet on Monday after visiting the Ann Arbor,

The Latest: Trump: US must fix 'lax immigration system'

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:19
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in a New York City subway passageway (all times local):5:10 p.m.President Donald Trump says a bomb blast in Manhattan highlights the need for an immigration overhaul.Trump said Monday tha

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:19
PARIS (AP) — Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term.The "

The Latest: Veterans Affairs mum on veterans' court filing

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:18
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on veterans seeking a class action lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs over radiation exposure they say they experienced after a 1966 accident involving hydrogen bombs in Spain (all times local):5

HBO, 'Big Little Lies' lead Globes in TV nods

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:18
NEW YORK (AP) — The actors from HBO's limited series "Big Little Lies" will have quite an internal competition at the Golden Globes next month.Powerhouse actresses Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon are both nominated for best actress for a lim

Police: Woman accused of shooting husband, dismembering body

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:15
BARBERTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio woman shot her husband multiple times earlier this year and dismembered his body.Forty-nine-year-old Marcia Eubank has been charged with murder in the death of 54-year-old Howard Eubank. Records don

How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:13
Stocks ended modestly higher Monday, nudging the Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average to record highs.Technology stocks accounted for most of the gains. Health care stocks also rose, making up for losses in banks and

Kentucky lawmaker accused of sexual assault

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:13
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Republican Kentucky lawmaker known for his inflammatory social media posts comparing President Barack Obama and his wife to monkeys has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who attended his church. Both Republican and Democ

Atlanta will soon know official vote tally in mayoral runoff

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:24
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta is a bit closer to having an official record of how close its mayoral election runoff was.Fulton County election officials on Monday certified the county's portion of the votes from the Dec. 5 runoff. Officials in DeKalb C

O'Brien says Savage wouldn't have returned if he saw video

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:23
HOUSTON (AP) — Texans coach Bill O'Brien says he wouldn't have let Tom Savage re-enter Sunday's game after an alarming hit that gave him a concussion and left the quarterback's hands shaking if he had seen the video of the hit.Savage was injured