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James scored 24 points as Rider tops Niagara 71-61

Mar. 01, 2024 22:18 PM EST

LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Mervin James had 24 points in Rider's 71-61 win over Niagara on Friday night. James had five rebounds for the Broncs (13-16, 10-8 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). JT Langston Jr. shot 7 of 10 from the field to add 16 points. Tariq Ingraham had nine points...

Curry leads Warriors past Raptors for 8th straight road win. Barnes exits with injury for Toronto

Mar. 01, 2024 22:14 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 25 points, Jonathan Kuminga had 24 and the Golden State Warriors overcame a short night of rest and extended their road winning streak to eight games by beating the Toronto Raptors 120-105 on Friday night. Toronto All-Star Scottie Barnes injured...

Iris Apfel, a fashion icon, textile expert and interior designer known for her eccentric style, dies at 102

Mar. 01, 2024 20:52 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Iris Apfel, a fashion icon, textile expert and interior designer known for her eccentric style, dies at 102.

Man charged with attacking police in Times Square, vilified in Trump ad, was misidentified, DA says

Mar. 01, 2024 19:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Venezuelan man who became the subject of national attention for allegedly kicking a police officer in Times Square, then flipping off news cameras on his way out of court, was cleared of wrongdoing on Friday after prosecutors concluded he played no role in the attack. ...

Stock market today: Another winning week for Wall Street ends with more records

Mar. 01, 2024 17:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street closed its latest winning week with more gains Friday, pushing U.S. stocks to new heights. The S&P 500 rose 40.81 points, or 0.8%, to 5,137.08 a day after setting an all-time high. It’s been on a tremendous run and has climbed in 16 of the last 18...

New York attorney general says a county must rescind its ban on female transgender athletes

Mar. 01, 2024 16:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday demanded that a county on Long Island scuttle its new prohibition against transgender women and girls competing in female sports. Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman issued an executive order on Feb. 22 banning...

Firetruck plows through furniture shop on Long Island, injuring 4

Mar. 01, 2024 16:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A firetruck plowed through the facade of a furniture store on New York's Long Island on Friday, injuring four people and destroying much of the building's exterior. A store employee and three firefighters inside the truck were hospitalized with injuries that were...

One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling

Mar. 01, 2024 16:38 PM EST

A New York bank is under severe pressure Friday close to one year after absorbing a large chunk of another bank 30 miles (50 kilometers) away that had failed. Shares of New York Community Bancorp plunged after longtime CEO Thomas Cangemi, who has spent much of this year reassuring...

Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024

Mar. 01, 2024 16:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Friday: Dell Technologies Inc., up $29.93 to $124.59. The computer and technology services provider released strong fourth-quarter financial forecasts. New York Community...

New York man who killed a woman after a wrong turn in his driveway gets 25 years to life

Mar. 01, 2024 16:24 PM EST

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — A man who fatally shot a 20-year-old woman after the SUV she was riding in mistakenly drove into his rural driveway in upstate New York was sentenced Friday to more than 25 years to life in prison. Kevin Monahan, 66, was convicted of second-degree murder in...