Monday, October 23, 2017

All posts by "Associated Press"

In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Democrat Doug Jones speaks at a campaign rally for the race to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat, in Birmingham, Ala.

BY BILL BARROW Alabama Democrat Doug Jones is betting that his underdog bid for the U.S. Senate gets a boost, at home and nationally, from his role in convicting two ...
In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, debris scatters a destroyed community in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico.

BY ANDREW TAYLOR WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday gave a preliminary OK to a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would provide Puerto Rico with a much-needed infusion ...
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, speaks to reporters about the Niger operation during a briefing at the Pentagon, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American people and the fallen soldiers’ families deserve answers about a deadly ambush in the African nation of Niger, the top U.S. general said Monday, without ...
Energy Secretary Rick Perry listens to a statement by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., during a hearing about the electrical grid, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.

BY MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight former federal energy regulators — including five former commission chairs — oppose a Trump administration plan to bolster nuclear and coal-fired power plants, ...
President Donald Trump and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien arrive for a joint statement in the Rose Garden at the White House, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 in Washington.

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE NEW YORK (AP) — For all of President Donald Trump’s overheated talk about North Korea’s Kim Jung Un and the country’s nuclear program, Trump will likely not ...
This Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 frame grab from video, shows Syrian soldiers patrolling in the street of Qaryatayn, a town in central Syria which was recaptured from Islamic State group militants on Saturday.

BY SARAH EL DEEB BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State militants came into the Syrian town with a hit list. By the time they left three weeks later, more than ...
This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks continue to slide early Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

BY MARLEY JAY NEW YORK (AP) — Industrial and technology companies and retailers all stumbled Monday as U.S. stocks began the week with losses. General Electric suffered its worst one-day ...
This Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, photo shows Cleveland Browns tackle Joe Thomas leaving the field after getting hurt in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, in Cleveland.

BY TOM WITHERS BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Numb from losing, the Cleveland Browns suffered perhaps their biggest loss yet — Joe Thomas won’t play again this season. The perennial Pro ...
San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde (28) hugs Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott after the Cowboys beat the 49ers in an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will play at least one more game before another ruling from a federal judge on his six-game suspension over domestic ...
Miami NCAA college basketball head coach Jim Larranaga pauses during a question at a news conference, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Coral Gables, Fla. Miami has been linked to the federal investigation into corruption of college basketball that has rocked the sport.

BY TIM REYNOLDS CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Jim Larranaga believes he is the “Coach-3” named in court documents that detail the federal investigation of corruption in college ...
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