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Westbrook triple-double keys OKC in 3OT thriller vs 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists, and Oklahoma City and the Philadelphia 76ers went basket-for-basket in a three-overtime thriller before the Thunder pulled out a 119-117 victory on Friday night. Andre Roberson scored

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Mount Union beats Mary Hardin-Baylor 12-0 for D-III title

SALEM, Va. (AP) — D’Angelo Fulford hit Justin Hill for a 42-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter and Mount Union won its 13th Division III football national championship with a 12-0 victory over defending champion Mary Hardin-Baylor on

Ja Song Na

N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula —

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Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Java island; 2 dead

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter. The magnitude 6.5 quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and was felt across

Roy Moore

Moore tells supporters ‘battle is not over’ in Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the “battle is not over” in Alabama’s Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede. Moore sent a fundraising email

Matt Moore dealt from Giants to Rangers for minor leaguers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Left-hander Matt Moore was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Texas Rangers for minor league right-handers Israel Cruz and Sam Wolff. Texas also received $750,000 in international signing bonus pool allotment from the Giants

Highlights of GOP compromise bill to overhaul tax code

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in Congress have blended separate tax bills passed by the House and Senate into compromise legislation that seeks to achieve a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax code. GOP leaders are looking toward passage of the

Jeff Sessions

The Latest: Trump slams investigators at ‘disgraceful’ FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to the FBI (all times local): 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump has unleashed a blistering attack on the FBI’s leadership. He is denouncing the bureau for its handling of the

Morgan Spurlock

Spurlock’s ‘Super Size Me’ sequel pulled from Sundance fest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Morgan Spurlock’s latest documentary will not premiere at the Sundance Film Festival as planned. The remaining partners in his production company said Friday that they removed “Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!” from the Sundance slate

Newspaper: More women accuse US judge of sexual conduct

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Washington Post says nine more women allege they were subject to inappropriate sexual conduct or comments by a prominent U.S. appeals court judge. In a story published Friday, the newspaper says the latest allegations against

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Earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Java island, 2 dead

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter. The quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and was felt across the island,

DA not filing charges over alleged assault at KU men’s dorm

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sexual assault charges won’t be filed over a report that a 16-year-old girl was raped in December 2016 in the dorm that houses the Kansas men’s basketball team, the local prosecutor announced Friday. Douglas County District

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Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump’s early gains

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump’s push to tighten the

German government says it backs ‘open and free internet’

BERLIN (AP) — The German government says it backs an “open and free internet” following the U.S. decision to repeal net neutrality rules. A spokeswoman for the Economy Ministry said Friday that Germany had “taken note” of the U.S. move

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NASA drops replica Orion spacecraft to test parachutes

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — NASA on Friday successfully dropped a replica Orion spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft to a southwestern Arizona desert site to test the craft’s ability to cope with a partial parachute failure. The test used

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Amazon making nice, prepares sales of Apple TV, Chromecast

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Amazon is angling for a truce in its two-year battle with Apple and Google over streaming gadgets: It says it is preparing to put Apple TV and Chromecast back on sale. A spokeswoman for Amazon

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Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you feel bad

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — It’s not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Using social media can be bad for your health. The social media giant whose platform

Anthony Levandowski

Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber’s alleged misconduct

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has unsealed an inflammatory letter in which a former Uber security specialist accused the ride-hailing service of corporate espionage. The letter alleges Uber dispatched a team of spies to steal its rivals’ trade

AP source: Giants agree to trade Matt Moore to Rangers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says the San Francisco Giants have agreed to trade left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects. The swap is pending a physical, the person said Friday,

Lawsuit: 2 immigrant teens in US custody can’t get abortions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says the Trump administration is blocking two pregnant immigrant teens being held in federal custody from obtaining abortions. It’s a repeat of the situation that led to a high-profile court fight earlier

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Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana

MENLO PARK, California (AP) — The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunites superheroes and sci-fi characters long separated by an energy barrier of

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Stephen Piscotty thankful to play with A’s near ailing mom

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For now, Gretchen Piscotty can still comfortably attend her son’s big league baseball games seven months after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and it is suddenly going to be far easier for her to do

Panthers owner under investigation for workplace misconduct

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are investigating workplace misconduct allegations against founder and owner Jerry Richardson. The team said Friday former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles is overseeing the investigation by a Los Angeles-based law firm.

Kevin Brady

Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line

WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announcements of support that all but guarantee approval next week in time to give President Donald

William McRaven, Bill McRaven

Military hero McRaven leaving post as Texas chancellor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven, the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command who directed the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, announced Friday that he’ll leave the school in May. McRaven, 62, divulged