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Bramah leads Robert Morris past LIU-Brooklyn 71-66

Jan. 25, 2020 7:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — AJ Bramah had 18 points and 11 rebounds off the bench to lead Robert Morris to a 71-66 win over Long Island-Brooklyn on Saturday. Dante Treacy had 12 points for Robert Morris (10-11, 6-2 Northeast Conference). Charles Bain added 10 points. Josh Williams had six rebounds. Raiquan Clark had...

Celen leads St. Francis (NY) past St. Francis (Pa.) 86-79

Jan. 25, 2020 7:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Deniz Celen had 22 points as St. Francis (NY) defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 86-79 on Saturday. Chauncey Hawkins added 21 points for the Terriers. Celen hit 9 of 10 foul shots. He added seven rebounds and three blocks. Unique McLean had 15 points and seven rebounds for St. Francis (NY) (10-10,...

Ex-Mexican police official faces drug-trafficking charges

Jan. 24, 2020 6:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Mexican intelligence unit commander who was a main point of contact for intelligence sharing between U.S. agencies and Mexican federal police pleaded not guilty to drug trafficking charges in federal court in New York on Friday. Authorities say Ivan Reyes Arzate received thousands...

In this Jan. 22, 2020, photo, Holocaust survivor Bronia Brandman talks at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York, about losing her parents and all but one sibling after being taken by German soldiers to the Auschwitz concentration camp. After 50 years of remaining silent about her suffering, Brandman now shares her story through the Museum of Jewish Heritage. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)

For Auschwitz survivor, telling her story is reason to live

Jan. 24, 2020 4:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bronia Brandman pulls up a sleeve on her leather jacket and shows the blue tattoo inked on her forearm that is a mute testimony to her pain under the Nazis at Auschwitz. For 50 years, she said, she couldn’t speak about it; for 25 years, she couldn’t laugh; and to this day,...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James talks to teammates during a timeout in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

LeBron has triple-double, Lakers pull away to beat Nets

Jan. 23, 2020 11:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James is on his way to Philadelphia, set to pass Kobe Bryant on the NBA's career scoring list in the former Lakers star's hometown. It'll be another milestone achievement, but scoring has never been the most important thing to James. He prefers winning, and it looks like he'll do...

LIU Brooklyn edges St. Francis (Pa.) 86-81

Jan. 23, 2020 9:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 28 points and 13 rebounds as Long Island-Brooklyn narrowly defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 86-81 on Thursday night. Jermaine Jackson Jr. added 24 points for the Sharks (10-10, 5-2 Northeast Conference), while Ty Flowers chipped in 21. Jackson Jr. also had seven assists, while...

St. Francis (NY) beats Robert Morris 78-57

Jan. 23, 2020 9:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chauncey Hawkins and Deniz Celen scored 15 points apiece as St. Francis (NY) easily defeated Robert Morris 78-57 on Thursday night. Unique McLean added 13 points, Rob Higgins scored 12 and Stevan Krtinic had 11 for the Terriers. McLean also had 10 rebounds. AJ Bramah had 19 points and...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) goes up for two points as New York Knicks forward Taj Gibson (67) is restrained by a Lakers defender, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

James closes on Kobe, Davis has 28 as Lakers beat Knicks

Jan. 22, 2020 11:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James spent the first half showing why he will soon pass Kobe Bryant for third place on the NBA's career scoring list. Then this season's assists leader put his own offense aside to help Anthony Davis find his. James scored 19 of his 21 points before halftime to quickly cut into...

Cesar De Castro, center, attorney for Genaro Garcia Luna, Mexico's former top security official, is surrounded by reporters as he leaves Federal court in Brooklyn, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Indicted former Mexico security chief not interested in plea

Jan. 21, 2020 2:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico’s former top security official is “very much looking forward” to fighting charges he took tens of millions of dollars in drug-money bribes to protect Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s notorious Sinaloa cartel, a defense attorney said Tuesday. ...

Jose Margulies, center, leaves federal court following his sentencing, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough New York. A federal judge in Brooklyn sentenced Brazilian broadcast executive Margulies to two years' probation on Tuesday for acting as an intermediary in a scheme to exchange bribes for the media rights to South American soccer tournaments. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Brazilian broadcast executive gets probation in FIFA scandal

Jan. 21, 2020 2:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in Brooklyn sentenced a Brazilian broadcast executive to two years of probation Tuesday for acting as an intermediary in a scheme to exchange bribes for the media rights to South American soccer tournaments. Jose Margulies participated in a “massive worldwide...