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The Latest: Gonzaga stays hot early in second half

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 7:35 p.m. Halftime did little to slow down Gonzaga’s shooting success. Nigel Williams-Goss and Jordan Mathews each hit 3-pointers early in the second half to help the top-seeded Bulldogs build a

The Latest: Gunman in shooting on Vegas Strip surrenders

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 4 p.m. The gunman in a fatal shooting on the Las Vegas Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully

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Improvement of freshman Fox leads Kentucky to Elite 8

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari can point to the reason why freshman guard De’Aaron Fox has blossomed into the Wildcats’ offensive leader at the most crucial time of the season. “What he’s learned to do is play

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The Latest: Jayhawks fans flocking to Kansas City

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 7:13 p.m. The get-in-the-door price for tickets to see top-seeded Kansas play third-seeded Oregon for a spot in the Final Four was about $250 about 90 minutes before tipoff. Folks trying

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LeBron James playing against Wizards despite eye injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is playing against Washington despite an eye injury. James sustained a scratched right cornea on Friday night in a win at Charlotte and the Cavs listed him as questionable Saturday before announcing he will face

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The Latest: Williams-Goss struggling, but Gonzaga leading

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:40 p.m. EDT It’s been a rough weekend so far for Gonzaga star guard Nigel Williams-Goss. The West Coast Conference player of the year has made just 2 of 7 shots

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Gunman surrenders after fatal shooting on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say the gunman in a fatal shooting on the Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours. The standoff began about

The Latest: Official: 1 dead in shooting along Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip. University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita

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The Latest: Arizona’s absence leads to some empty seats

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:10 p.m. With fan favorite Arizona eliminated in the Sweet 16, there are plenty of empty seats at tip off for the West Regional final between top-seeded Gonzaga and No. 11

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Clippers clinch playoff berth with 108-95 victory over Jazz

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamal Crawford scored 28 points off the bench, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 108-95 on Saturday to clinch a playoff berth for the sixth straight year. The Clippers trail the Jazz by

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Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm advance to semifinals of Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm advanced to the semifinals of the Dell Technologies Match Play, staying on track for a potential showdown between the No. 1 player and Spain’s rising star. Johnson lost a 3-up lead

1 dead on Vegas Strip shooting, gunman barricaded on bus

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman barricaded himself inside a bus Saturday along the Las Vegas Strip after a shooting that left one person dead, officials said. The attack prompted a partial closure of the busy boulevard. The standoff began

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Federer wins opening match at Key Biscayne against US teen

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer won his opening match Saturday at the Miami Open, returning to the tournament after a two-year absence and beating 19-year-old American qualifier Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (2), 6-3. Federer took the lead with a

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Familiar foes South Carolina, Florida meet in East final

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no need for introductions in the East Regional final. Scouting reports aren’t really necessary. Fourth-seeded Florida and seventh-seeded South Carolina, two Southeastern Conference foes, will meet Sunday at Madison Square Garden with the winner advancing

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US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the U.S. military, American officials said Saturday. U.S. officials did not confirm

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Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The Republican health plan designed to replace the Obama-era health law known as the

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Verdict turns page in Penn State child molestation scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State is trying to turn the corner on the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but the former FBI director who authored a scathing report on it more than four years ago says more changes are

Vegas Strip shut down with gunman on bus

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a gunman has barricaded himself inside a bus along the Las Vegas Strip, prompting a partial closure of the busy boulevard. The standoff began after a shooting was reported Saturday on Las Vegas Boulevard

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The Latest: Stars begin arriving at Reynolds-Fisher memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a public memorial honoring late actress Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the mother-daughter duo who died one day apart in December. (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Hundreds of fans and friends of Debbie

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Mickelson, Johnson make Match Play quarterfinals in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson eased into the quarterfinals of the Dell Technologies Match Play with a fourth straight round in which neither trailed. Mickelson halved his opening hole with an 18-foot par putt, took the

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Elite Eight-bound: Kentucky tops UCLA 86-75 behind Fox’s 39

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox credits some sticky Kentucky defense for the Wildcats’ latest berth in a regional final. Coach John Calipari begs to differ. He points at Fox, the freshman guard who outplayed UCLA phenom Lonzo Ball with

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UConn advances to regional final with 86-71 win over UCLA

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier had 27 points and 14 rebounds to help UConn beat UCLA 86-71 on Saturday, putting the Huskies in the Bridgeport Regional final. The victory was the 110th straight for the No. 1 Huskies, who

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Indiana hires Archie Miller as new coach

Fred Glass wanted to hire a proven winner for Indiana’s next coach. The athletic director didn’t have to wait long — or travel far to find what he was looking for. On Saturday, less than 24 hours after UCLA coach

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Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on EU membership

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president said Saturday the country might pursue a Brexit-like referendum on whether to pursue European Union membership and also lashed out at a critical protest in Switzerland. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan brought up the proposal at

Armed heist at Cartier shop in Monaco, 1 suspect captured

PARIS (AP) — Police in Monaco say robbers have carried out an armed heist at a luxurious Cartier jewelry shop in Monte Carlo and one of the suspects has been captured. The Monegasque police authority said three individuals carrying at

Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatch

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports ( ) that the 50-year-old Tensed woman was driving

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The Latest: EU chief Juncker uses 1957 pen to sign EU treaty

ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 7:10 p.m. European Union chief Jean-Claude Juncker says he signed a Rome summit unity declaration with one of the pens used to ink the 1957 founding treaties.

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‘SNL’ star doesn’t back away from Boston racism comment

BOSTON (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” star Michael Che (CHAY) is not backing away from comments he made about Boston, when he called it the “most racist city” he has ever visited. The Boston Globe ( reports that the co-anchor