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Records pile up for S&P 500, Nasdaq in milestone run

Nov. 21, 2019 4:02 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wall Street is enjoying its third record-setting run of this year, with the major stock indexes delivering a string of all-time highs in recent weeks. The S&P 500 has set new highs 23 times this year through Monday, up from 19 last year. The benchmark index, which closed above 3,100...

Islanders are rolling: 14-0-1 stretch harkens to 1982 glory

Nov. 20, 2019 4:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders insist they don’t think about how well they are playing. They are too busy preparing for their next opponent. However, win after win after win has added up to a point streak the franchise hasn’t seen since its Stanley Cup dynasty days, Since opening the...

Asian shares retreat on poor Japan trade data, China news

Nov. 19, 2019 10:34 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Wednesday after Japan reported its worst monthly decline in exports in three years, putting pressure on the economy as growth slows following a sales tax hike. Adding to regional jitters, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution overnight to support human rights in...

Roland carries Northeastern past Holy Cross 101-44

Nov. 19, 2019 10:14 PM EST

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — National scoring leader Jordan Roland poured 28 points in 27 minutes of play and Northeastern set a program record for largest margin of victory in a 101-44 dismantling of Holy Cross on Tuesday night. Roland made 11 of 13 shots, including 6 of 7 on 3-pointers, for the Huskies (3-2)....

Asian shares mixed amid caution on US-China trade talks

Nov. 18, 2019 10:30 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are mixed as investors remain cautious over prospects for an agreement in trade talks between the United States and China. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged 0.1% lower to 23,384.14. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.4% to 6,745.60. South Korea’s Kospi...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Nov. 18, 2019 4:33 PM EST

The U.S. stock market inched higher Monday, the latest nudge in its record-setting, six-week run, as markets wait for the next development in trade talks between the United States and China. All three major U.S. stock indexes edged above the all-time highs they set on Friday, though the seemingly placid moves...

McDonald scores record 44, Arizona women top No. 22 Texas

Nov. 17, 2019 4:04 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Aari McDonald set a school record with 44 points and Arizona rolled over No. 22 Texas 83-58 on Sunday. McDonald surpassed the single-game scoring record of 39 she had shared with Davellyn Whyte (2010), shooting 14 of 18 with two 3-pointers and making all 14 of her free throws. McDonald...

Saudi Aramco seeks record-setting IPO with value up to $1.7T

Nov. 17, 2019 1:12 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil giant Aramco announced Sunday it will sell a 1.5% stake in the company as it looks to raise as much as $25.6 billion from the sale, potentially becoming the most-valuable initial public offering in history. The newly released figures...

Record attendance at women’s soccer game in Brazil

Nov. 17, 2019 10:30 AM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian women’s soccer set an attendance record on Saturday with more than 28,000 fans at the Arena Corinthians stadium to watch the second leg of the Sao Paulo state championship final. Corinthians beat local rival Sao Paulo 3-0 in front of 28,862 fans, Corinthians tweeted. Match...

Perry sets record, leads Brown past Columbia 48-24

Nov. 16, 2019 5:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — EJ Perry threw for three touchdowns, ran for another and set the Brown single-season record for total offense in a 48-24 win over Columbia on Saturday, the Bears’ first Ivy League win. Allen Smith had 113 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries, one going 70 yards for a score on...