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Celebrities are deep into liquor, wine with their own brands

Nov. 22, 2019 9:51 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — From Kate Hudson’s new vodka to Dylan Sprouse’s Brooklyn-made mead, celebrities with their own brands of spirits and wines can make drink-loving fans happy at the holidays. You can find other pillars of culture with bottles, including TV shows and the high-brow auction house...

Winfrey, Coates among speakers at tribute to Toni Morrison

Nov. 22, 2019 8:32 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In offering tribute to Toni Morrison, speakers from Oprah Winfrey to Fran Lebowitz on Thursday each shared a very different, but equally special portrait of the late Nobel laureate, who died in August at 88. Angela Davis remembered a dear friend who as a Random House editor helped launch...

Lawsuit: Church pressured victims into unfair settlements

Nov. 22, 2019 5:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two impoverished Mississippi men who say they were sexually assaulted by Franciscan missionaries filed a federal lawsuit Thursday claiming that Catholic officials pressured them into signing settlements that paid them little money and required them to remain silent about the alleged abuse....

Adams’ 20 lead UConn over Buffalo 79-68 in Charleston

Nov. 22, 2019 12:09 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Brendan Adams wasn’t afraid of the moment, not when he had to come in and take over for UConn’s injured point guard Alterique Gilbert and not when Buffalo was slicing deep into the Huskies lead at the Charleston Classic. Adams had a career-high 20 points and played...

Krzyzewski wins 217th game with Duke ranked No. 1 in romp

Nov. 22, 2019 12:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski is about to become No. 1 at winning at No. 1. He has to share that milestone for at least one more game with the Wizard of Westwood. Krzyzewski coached a No. 1-ranked Duke team to victory for the 217th time, matching John Wooden for that career record in the Blue Devils'...

Federal prosecutors weighing new charges against Trump donor

Nov. 21, 2019 11:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have informed a major donor to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee that they intend to charge him with obstruction of justice and failing to register as a foreign agent. The donor, Imaad Zuberi, is already charged in a separate case in Los...

Islanders beat Penguins 4-3 in OT, point streak at 16

Nov. 21, 2019 11:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson came through in overtime again for the New York Islanders. Nelson scored his second goal of the game at 4:16 of the extra period, lifting the Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night to extend their point streak to a franchise-record 16 games....

Marchand, Pastrnak lead Bruins past Sabres 3-2

Nov. 21, 2019 11:05 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak again showed they are one of the NHL’s most dangerous duos. Marchand scored his 14th and 15th goals of the season, Pastrnak got his league-leading 20th and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Thursday night. Marchand and Pastrnak became the...

Champagnie leads Pitt over Arkansas-Pine Bluff 66-41

Nov. 21, 2019 10:26 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — At one point, it looked like Justin Champagnie might not have a freshman season with Pittsburgh. Champagnie, a 6-foot-6 wing from Brooklyn, New York, suffered a knee injury in the lead-up to the season that was feared to be season ending. But after a second opinion, he was allowed to...

Ewing wins big again at MSG, Hoyas knock off No. 22 Texas

Nov. 21, 2019 9:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Ewing walked onto the Madison Square Garden court waving his arms and exhorting the crowd to cheer louder. Some chanted for the Hoyas. But as the final seconds ticked off the clock, those booming chants turned to ones for the coach: “Patrick Ewing! Patrick Ewing! Patrick...