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The Latest: Kurdish fighter: Syrian force won’t leave border

October 18, 2019 Editor 0

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – The latest on Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 11:50 a.m. A member of the Syrian Kurdish force says its fighters will not pull back from border towns, asserting that an agreement with Turkey to vacate those areas “will not work.” The fighter spoke […]

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Sabathia, Yanks come apart as Astros push them to brink

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

NEW YORK (AP) – CC Sabathia threw a cutter to George Springer and grimaced, then covered his face with his glove as he walked to the dugout after what was likely the final pitch of his career. Three-time Gold Glove winner DJ LeMahieu and Gleyber Torres each made a pair […]

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Wales at full strength for France in Rugby World Cup QF

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

OITA, Japan (AP) – Wales coach Warren Gatland was able to select his strongest team for the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal match against France, with three of his most important backs recovering from injury to make the starting lineup. Flyhalf Dan Biggar, who sustained a concussion in an accidental collision […]

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White House: Ukraine aid held up in part over election probe

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House acknowledged that President Donald Trump’s decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, a shifting new explanation about events at the heart of the impeachment inquiry. […]

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The Latest: Biggar back for Wales after a concussion

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

TOKYO (AP) – The Latest on Friday at the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Dan Biggar has successfully followed return-to-play protocols following a head injury and has been included in Wales’ team to play France in the quarterfinals on Sunday. The flyhalf sustained a concussion […]

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Ovidio Guzman, ‘El Chapo’ son, captured after Mexico gunfight

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

MEXICO CITY — An intense gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles blocking roads raged in the capital of Mexico’s Sinaloa state Thursday after security forces located one of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s sons who is wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges. Mexican security secretary Alfonso Durazo said […]

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Pirarucu, piranha-frustrating fish, intrigues Air Force

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

The Air Force is taking a hard look at fish. Specifically, a native of the Amazon region known as a pirarucu that inhabits rivers in countries such as Brazil and Peru that are infested with piranha with their razor-sharp teeth. The pirarucu, also known as the Arapaima gigas, seems to […]

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Hinch blows whistle, calls signal suspicions ‘a joke’

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

NEW YORK (AP) – Astros manager AJ Hinch is blowing his own whistle on sign stealing and pitch tipping: He’s had enough of allegations about Houston hitters going out of bounds to decipher what’s coming at the plate. Hinch weighed in again Thursday on an issue that won’t seem to […]

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Residents to vote on new state law on vaccine exemptions

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine residents will decide the fate of a new state law that eliminates religious and philosophical exemption for childhood vaccines in the state. Secretary of State Matt Dunlap announced Thursday that voters will take to the ballot box on the issue in March 2020. The announcement […]

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Deal between US, Turkey spawns more questions than answers

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump hailed it as a great day for civilization, but the agreement hammered out Thursday in Ankara between U.S. and Turkish leaders spawned more questions than answers. The deal calls for a five-day pause in fighting between Turkish and Kurdish fighters and puts at least […]

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UN: September deadliest for civilians in Yemen but new hope

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – September was the deadliest month for civilians in war-torn Yemen this year but violence has lessened very recently and there are signs of hope, U.N. officials said Thursday. U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths cautioned in a briefing to the Security Council, however, that the hopeful signs “are […]

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Vladimir Putin directs exercise of Russia nuclear forces

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday oversaw sweeping war games intended to test the readiness of the nation’s strategic forces for a nuclear conflict. The drills featured practice launches of several intercontinental ballistic missiles as well as warships and strategic bombers firing cruise missiles at test targets – […]

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Stanton still out, Hicks moved up to 3rd in Yanks’ order

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

NEW YORK (AP) – Giancarlo Stanton remained out of the New York Yankees lineup for the third straight game and Aaron Hicks was moved up to third in the batting order for Game 4 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Thursday night. Limited by injuries to […]

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Indians C Pérez has ankle surgery, expected ready for camp

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

CLEVELAND (AP) – Indians catcher Roberto Pérez had surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle. The team said Pérez underwent the arthroscopic procedure Thursday in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The 30-year-old Pérez is expected to be fully recovered by spring training in February. Pérez had a career-best season for […]

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Bumpy road for Nationals manager leads to ‘beautiful place’

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

WASHINGTON (AP) – Nationals manager Dave Martinez is an optimistic sort, a live-in-the-moment guy who loves his mantras and his mottos, whether it’s telling players to “go 1-0 today” or to “stay in the fight.” Rough as things were when Washington was 19-31 and people were wondering whether Martinez was […]

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Wednesday Sports in Brief

October 17, 2019 Editor 0

MLB NEW YORK (AP) – Game 4 of the AL Championship Series was postponed because of rain. The Houston Astros and New York Yankees will play Game 4 on Thursday night, with Game 5 on Friday at Yankee Stadium and Game 6 in Houston on Saturday, if necessary. Houston beat […]