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Trump economic adviser plays down fears of looming recession

Aug. 18, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's top economic adviser is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week's sharp drop in the financial markets and predicting the economy will perform well in the second half of 2019. Larry Kudlow said in Sunday television interviews that...

Gustavo Bou lifts Revs to 1-1 draw with Red Bulls

Aug. 17, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Gustavo Bou scored in the 65th minute and the New England Revolution held on for a 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night. Bou got on the end of Carles Gil's well-placed through ball and slipped it under the goalkeeper into the right side to level it for the Revolution...

Sluggers from Iowa, Florida win home run derby at LLWS

Aug. 17, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A softball slugger from Iowa and a baseball player from Florida won the inaugural Little League Home Run Derby on Saturday at the Little League World Series. Everest Ouellette of Palm Harbor, Florida, topped in the baseball competition after he hit his 15th home run — the...

Jets place LB Williamson on IR, sign LB McClellan

Aug. 17, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed linebacker Avery Williamson on season-ending injured reserve and signed former Ravens and Patriots linebacker Albert McClellan. Williamson tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in the second quarter of the team's 22-10 preseason win at...

Horologist upsets 1-5 favorite Jaywalk in Monmouth Oaks

Aug. 17, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Horologist upset Jaywalk, last year's juvenile filly champion, in the $162,500 Monmouth Oaks on Saturday. As expected, 1-5 favorite Jaywalk set the pace until Horologist made a strong run along the rail on the final turn. She slipped by to win by three quarters of a length in the...

Giants may not have to worry about Eli getting hurt anymore

Aug. 17, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — For the first time in about a decade, the New York Giants seemingly don't have to worry about Eli Manning getting hurt. In just two preseason games, first-round draft pick and heir apparent Daniel Jones has shown he can play in the NFL. Take a look at the statistics. Jones is...

Manning and Jones throw TDs to lead Giants over Bears

Aug. 17, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning pulled out a page from the Daniel Jones' playbook. He was perfect in a game in which the heir apparent faced adversity for the first time. The 38-year-old, two-time Super Bowl MVP threw a touchdown pass in a flawless series and the New York Giants had their way with...

Trump meets with national security team on Afghanistan

Aug. 16, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other members of the national security team briefed President Donald Trump on Friday on the state of peace negotiations in Afghanistan, with Pompeo saying afterward that "led by the president, we are working diligently on the path forward."...

Little League players will swing for the fences in HR derby

Aug. 16, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Little League is about to stage its own version of Major League Baseball's home run derby. The Little League Home Run Derby championship will take place at Bowman Field, site of the Little League Classic — the MLB game played during the tournament — on Saturday...

Trump ties US success to 2nd term: 'You have to vote for me'

Aug. 16, 2019 7:18 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection. "Whether you love...