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  • Clippers edge Pacers for 102-100 win

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin had 31 points and 16 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan added 23 rebounds and 15 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers 102-100 on Wednesday night. Chris Paul had 20 points and nine ...

  • BC-BKC--Portland-UNLV Box

    1 hour, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND (7-3) Gerun 4-9 3-3 11, van der Mars 4-11 2-3 10, Barker 7-9 0-0 14, Pressley 2-5 0-0 5, Wintering 9-17 4-5 24, Tyson 1-5 0-0 3, Todd 2-5 0-0 4, Sharp 0-5 2-2 2. Totals 29-66 11-13 73. ...

  • AP-BKC--Portland-UNLV Box

    1 hour, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND (7-3) Gerun 4-9 3-3 11, van der Mars 4-11 2-3 10, Barker 7-9 0-0 14, Pressley 2-5 0-0 5, Wintering 9-17 4-5 24, Tyson 1-5 0-0 3, Todd 2-5 0-0 4, Sharp 0-5 2-2 2. Totals 29-66 11-13 73. ...

  • Pacers-Clippers, Box

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANA (100) S.Hill 2-8 4-4 10, West 8-15 1-2 17, Hibbert 3-10 1-2 7, Watson 3-9 6-7 12, Stuckey 6-12 0-2 12, Miles 6-14 3-5 17, Allen 6-11 0-0 12, Sloan 1-3 1-1 3, Scola 5-7 0-0 10, Rudez 0-1 ...

  • Doolin lifts UNLV over Portland 75-73 in OT

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cody Doolin's driving layup with less than a second remaining in overtime Wednesday night gave UNLV a 75-73 win over Portland. Doolin, who finished with 15 points on 6 of 8 shooting, had a similar play ...

  • Charlie Brown and a city's ugly Christmas tree

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) READING, Pa. (AP) — The official Christmas tree in the Pennsylvania city of Reading (REH'-ding) has brought plenty of grief. Good grief. When the 50-foot Norway spruce went up last month, it drew immediate comparisons to the scraggly sapling in ...

  • Afghan official says suicide bomber kills policeman

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber detonated his vehicle as it was being followed by police on the outskirts of the capital Kabul, killing a police officer and wounding three others. Hashmat Stanekzai, spokesman for ...

  • No. 16 Huskies rout Grambling State 86-38

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Shawn Kemp Jr. scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half, Andrew Andrews added 16 points and No. 16 Washington raced past Grambling State 86-38 on Wednesday night. Washington (9-0) extended its best start since ...

  • Stars blank Canucks 2-0 behind Lehtonen's 27 saves

    1 hour, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kari Lehtonen made 27 saves for his second shutout this season and the 29th of his career as the Dallas Stars defeated Vancouver 2-0 on Wednesday night to extend the Canucks' losing streak to five ...

  • AP Top WorldCup News At 1 a.m. EST

    1 hour, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) Two-speed labor system in Qatar for 2022 World Cup Qatar: Small country the big new player in sport Qatar's World Cup: Not what you might expect Qatar: Where is it? What is it? FIFA official: WCup boycott would be 'nonsense' ...

  • Two-speed labor system in Qatar for 2022 World Cup

    1 hour, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Men crammed together, dozens to a room, on bunk beds so close they can reach over and shake hands. Qatar, on paper at least, has rules that forbid such uncomfortable conditions for its massive workforce of ...

  • Remembering tsunami: Too many bodies to bury

    1 hour, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast. Scores of Associated Press journalists covered ...

  • State-by-state breakdown of child abuse deaths

    2 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) The Associated Press asked all 50 states, the District of Columbia and military services to provide information on children who died of abuse or neglect over a six-year span, even as authorities were investigating them or their families or providing ...

  • Stars-Canucks Sums

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) Dallas 0 1 1—2 Vancouver 0 0 0—0 First Period_None. Penalties_McKenzie, Dal, served by Sceviour, minor-major (boarding, fighting), 10:10; Richardson, Van, major (fighting), 10:10; Demers, Dal (roughing), 14:30; Dorsett, Van, served by Vrbata (goaltender interference, roughing), 14:30; Daley, Dal (roughing), ...

  • AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as officials fail to protect

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies ...

  • Bucks-Trail Blazers, Box

    1 hour, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (97) Dudley 1-5 1-2 3, Antetokounmpo 4-7 2-2 10, Sanders 4-4 1-3 9, Knight 10-19 2-2 24, Mayo 4-12 4-6 12, Pachulia 1-3 3-4 5, Middleton 5-12 3-3 17, O'Bryant 1-1 0-0 2, Marshall 2-6 0-0 5, Bayless 5-8 ...

  • Aldridge, Trail Blazers rally to beat Bucks 104-97

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-97 Wednesday night with both teams reeling from injuries to key players. ...

  • AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies ...

  • Marathon bombing suspect due in court Thursday

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is due in federal court for the first time in nearly 1 1/2 years as a judge holds a final hearing before his trial next month. Tsarnaev hasn't been ...

  • Things to know about Montana exchange student killing

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Markus Kaarma, a 30-year-old Montana man, was convicted of deliberate homicide for shooting Diren Dede, a 17-year-old German exchange student caught trespassing in his garage. Kaarma's attorneys unsuccessfully argued his actions were justified by a state ...

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