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Tinkle scores 16, leads Oregon State past Wyoming 83-63

Nov. 17, 2019 12:12 AM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Tres Tinkle scored 16 points to help Oregon State cruise to an 83-63 victory over Wyoming on Saturday night. Tinkle was 5-of-11 shooting, made all six of his free throws and grabbed nine rebounds. He surpassed Roberto Nelson (1,745) for fifth on the career scoring list. Kylor Kelley...

Lebanese police to boost security near banks amid unrest

Nov. 16, 2019 1:39 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security forces will boost measures near the country’s banks that have been closed for more than a week over fears by employees for their safety amid nationwide unrest, police said Saturday. Police said in a statement that there will be more patrols near banks and two...

Colvin, Smith lead Cal Poly over Simpson, 89-45

Nov. 16, 2019 12:31 AM EST

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Colvin had 15 points and seven rebounds, Keith Smith registered 11 points and six assists, and Cal Poly easily defeated NAIA-member Simpson University (CA) 89-45 on Friday night. Colby Rogers added 14 points. Jamal Smith had 13 points and seven rebounds for the Mustangs....

Cheese scores 20 to carry Akron past NC Central 57-47

Nov. 15, 2019 10:29 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tyler Cheese had 20 points as Akron beat North Carolina Central 57-47 on Friday night. Cheese made 10 of 11 foul shots for the Zips (2-1). He added eight rebounds. Xeyrius Williams had 19 points, nine rebounds and three blocks for Akron. Loren Cristian Jackson scored 10. Channel Banks,...

Buckingham carries Cal St Bakersfield past NAIA Life Pacific

Nov. 15, 2019 6:00 PM EST

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — De'Monte Buckingham had 19 points and eight rebounds, and Taze Moore added 18 points as Cal State Bakersfield routed NAIA member Life Pacific 91-51 on Friday. Buckingham led the way in the first half with 13 points and six rebounds. Moore added 14 points as the Roadrunners led...

Stock prices surge on bullish talk on China-US trade deal

Nov. 15, 2019 12:27 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced in Asia on Friday after White House officials said China and the U.S. were getting close to an agreement to cool tensions over trade. Markets have swung from euphoria to alarm as officials in Beijing and Washington offered conflicting opinions about the state of the...

Global markets lower amid uncertainty about US-China trade

Nov. 14, 2019 7:58 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets slipped Thursday amid doubts about a U.S.-Chinese trade deal and after the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman said it is likely to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged. London and Frankfurt were trading lower after Tokyo and Hong Kong closed down for the day. Wall...

Asian markets mixed after Wall Street high

Nov. 13, 2019 11:20 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday amid doubts about the status of a U.S.-Chinese trade deal after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s chairman said it is likely to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged. Investors were wary after The Wall Street Journal reported Chinese negotiators...

Gabbert tosses 3 TDs, Bester runs for 2 in Miami (Ohio) win

Nov. 13, 2019 11:04 PM EST

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Brett Gabbert passed for three touchdowns, Jaylon Bester ran for two scores and Miami (Ohio) used big plays to roll over Bowling Green 44-3 on Wednesday night. Bester sprinted 59 yards for a touchdown and had a 1-yard plunge for another score while Gabbert connected with Andrew Homer...

AP Explains: Lebanon’s protests could head into dark turn

Nov. 13, 2019 4:13 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — For nearly a month, the popular protests engulfing Lebanon have been startlingly peaceful. But the shooting death of a 38-year-old father by a soldier, the first such fatality in the unrest, points to the dangerous, dark turn the country could be heading into. The protests exploded into the...