Wilson leads No. 4 South Carolina past No. 15 Maryland 94-86
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Wilson leads No. 4 South Carolina past No. 15 Maryland 94-86

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Personal glory doesn’t really excite A’ja Wilson all that much. The South Carolina senior is all about winning, especially after experiencing the thrill of claiming the NCAA championship last season. Thus, after scoring a career-high 32 points in a 94-86 victory over No. 15 Maryland on Monday night, Wilson declared: … Continue reading

Nurkic and McCollum have 17 and Blazers beat Nuggets 99-82
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Nurkic and McCollum have 17 and Blazers beat Nuggets 99-82

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic appeared to draw some motivation in facing his old team. “He was aggressive,” said former Denver Nuggets teammate Nikola Jokic, “looking to score.” Nurkic had 17 points and Portland beat the Nuggets 99-82 on Monday night to snap a two-game losing streak. Portland built an 86-66 … Continue reading

Schwarzenegger calls on climate activists to change methods
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Schwarzenegger calls on climate activists to change methods

BONN, Germany (AP) — Movie star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wants environmental activists to give more attention to immediate health hazards like air and water pollution. Schwarzenegger spoke Sunday at a global climate meeting in Bonn, Germany, where diplomats from around the world are discussing implementing the Paris climate accord. He said: “It’s … Continue reading

Talks begin to rewrite rules protecting students from fraud
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Talks begin to rewrite rules protecting students from fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Department officials opened formal negotiations on Monday to rewrite federal rules meant to protect students from fraud by colleges and universities. The talks with university representative and student advocates are taking place as the department faces criticism for delaying consideration of tens of thousands of loan forgiveness claims from students who … Continue reading

The Latest: Trump’s son releases messages Twitter messages
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The Latest: Trump’s son releases messages Twitter messages

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Atlantic’s report on Donald Trump Jr. and his contacts with WikiLeaks (all times local): ___ 8i:50 p.m. President Donald Trump’s oldest son has released a series of direct messages he received from the Twitter account behind the WikiLeaks website, including his responses to the communications. Donald Trump Jr.’s … Continue reading

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin voices support for Vladimir Putin
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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin voices support for Vladimir Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has voiced his support for Vladimir Putin ahead of the Russian presidential election. Ovechkin posted a message in Russian on his Instagram account Thursday announcing he’s starting “a social movement called Putin Team.” Ovechkin says he has never hidden his feelings about Putin and has “always supported … Continue reading

Casino renames Besh steakhouse after harassment allegations
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Casino renames Besh steakhouse after harassment allegations

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The steakhouse at Harrah’s New Orleans Casino is now called BH Steak — instead of Besh Steak. The change, reported by New Orleans media, comes a week after the casino broke ties with celebrity chef John Besh. The action followed an investigative story by NOLA.comThe Times-Picayune about allegations of sexual harassment … Continue reading