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Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil candidate

Oct. 20, 2018 8:30 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Thousands of people took to the streets in Brazil Saturday to protest the candidacy of presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro, shouting "Not him!" which has become the rallying cry against the far-right former army captain. In Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia and 24 other cities,...

Morehead State holds off Valparaiso rally, wins 31-24

Oct. 20, 2018 8:12 PM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lawson Page passed for a season-high 352 yards and a pair of touchdowns, rushed for two more and Morehead State held off Valparaiso in the fourth quarter to earn a 31-24 win on Saturday. The Eagles (3-4, 2-2 Pioneer League) posted 21 points in the second quarter and led 28-7 early in...

Morehead State holds off Valparaiso rally, wins 31-24

Oct. 20, 2018 6:49 PM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lawson Page passed for a season-high 352 yards and a pair of touchdowns, rushed for two more and Morehead State held off Valparaiso in the fourth quarter to earn a 31-24 win on Saturday. The Eagles (3-4, 2-2 Pioneer League) posted 21 points in the second quarter and led 28-7 early in...

Duke rallies Sacred Heart, Pioneers hold on to beat CCSU

Oct. 20, 2018 5:29 PM EDT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Kevin Duke threw for 374 yards and three touchdowns as Sacred Heart rallied in the last half and then survived a late Central Connecticut State field goal attempt for a 28-25 victory on Saturday afternoon. Trailing 17-7 at the break, Sacred Heart (4-3, 2-0 Northeast Conference)...

Simpson College students protest program, faculty cuts

Oct. 20, 2018 2:39 PM EDT

INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Simpson College students have staged a protest at the south-central Iowa school over faculty and program cuts announced last week. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that Simpson College President Jay Simmons announced last week that the college will cut 13 full-time...

Marchers clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote

Oct. 20, 2018 1:40 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU. Organizers say another public vote is needed because new...

The Latest: 'Over half a million' march for new Brexit vote

Oct. 20, 2018 11:02 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on anti-Brexit protest Saturday in London (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Organizers of a major protest in London calling for a new Brexit referendum are estimating that 670,000 people have turned up for the event. Activists want a fresh referendum in which Britons can have a say on...

Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators rally in Taiwan

Oct. 20, 2018 6:37 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators gathered in Taiwan's capital on Saturday to express their disapproval with China's stance toward their island. China cut off contact with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's government shortly after her inauguration in 2016 and has been...

Sen. Sanders expected in Arizona for rallies to get out vote

Oct. 20, 2018 12:28 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to join Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia for two rallies aimed at encouraging college students to vote. Sanders will join Garcia for a 10 a.m. Tuesday appearance at the University of Arizona in Tucson, then at 5 p.m. at Arizona State University...

The Latest: Trump blaming Democrats for immigration problem

Oct. 19, 2018 10:59 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's three-day campaign trip out West (all times local): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump has pounded Democrats at a rally in Mesa Arizona, saying they are to blame for America's immigration problems. He says the new platform of the Democratic Party is...