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Puerto Rico extends power contract amid outages, objections

Nov. 30, 2022 14:41 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A heavily criticized private company that operates the transmission and distribution of power in Puerto Rico secured a last-minute extension on its contract Wednesday despite widespread objections. Luma Energy obtained the extension following a 4-1 vote...

Bob Marley immersive experience to land in US next year

Nov. 30, 2022 10:38 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A massive immersive experience celebrating Bob Marley is heading for its U.S. premiere early next year, complete with photographs, lots of music and even a pair of the reggae giant's footwear. The multi-room exhibit “Bob Marley: One Love Experience” will open in...

Tiger Woods doesn't 'have much left in this leg' to compete

Nov. 30, 2022 02:57 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods painted an uncertain picture about how much golf he can play, saying Tuesday that “I don't have much left in this leg.” He also doesn't have much hope the PGA Tour and the Saudi-funded rival league can get along unless Greg Norman is out as...

Slugging Abreu joins Astros team looking to repeat as champs

Nov. 29, 2022 14:42 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — José Abreu has spent his entire nine-year MLB career with the Chicago White Sox, but Astros owner Jim Crane isn’t worried about how the newly signed first baseman will fit in with his teammates in Houston. “José pulled out his phone last night and had the phone...

Puerto Rico ex-cop sentenced in historic firearms robbery

Nov. 29, 2022 11:52 AM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A former Puerto Rican police officer found guilty of masterminding the U.S. territory’s biggest firearms robbery in history has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Tuesday. José Padilla-Galarza was convicted in May...

Column: Major champions and the significant shots they hit

Nov. 29, 2022 11:49 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — All it takes is one shot to settle the nerves, to create momentum or restore confidence, or in the case of Justin Thomas, to stop the bleeding. Thomas has won the PGA Championship twice, and both times he looked back to a moment before the final round that...

Strong field minus Woods in Bahamas, Australia a mixed event

Nov. 29, 2022 10:30 AM EST

PGA TOUR HERO WORLD CHALLENGE Site: Nassau, Bahamas. Course: Albany Golf Club. Yardage: 7,414. Par: 72. Prize money: $3.5 million. Winner's share: $1 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Tiger Woods withdraws from his tournament with foot injury

Nov. 28, 2022 17:21 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods was out before he was officially back, withdrawing Monday from his Hero World Challenge with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. The Hero World Challenge was to be the start of a December in golf ruled by Woods, who also has a made-for-television...

Today in History: November 28, deadly Cocoanut Grove fire

Nov. 28, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2022. There are 33 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 28, 1942, fire engulfed the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, killing 492 people in the deadliest nightclub...

Thomas' 16 lead UNC Wilmington over North Texas 55-51

Nov. 27, 2022 23:17 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jamarii Thomas’ 16 points helped UNC Wilmington defeat North Texas 55-51 on Sunday night to win the Baha Mar Hoops Nassau title. Thomas was 5-of-11 shooting, including 2 for 4 from distance, and went 4 for 6 from the line for the Seahawks (5-3). Amari Kelly...