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At UN, unrepentant Trump set to rattle foes, friends alike

Sep. 23, 2018 9:20 PM EDT

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is poised to redouble his commitment to "America First" on the most global of stages this week. In the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, Trump will stress his dedication to the primacy of U.S. interests while competing with Western allies for an advantage on...

Amid furor, Trump pushes pause on deciding Rosenstein's fate

Sep. 23, 2018 4:24 PM EDT

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — As Air Force One streaked across the desert sky and Las Vegas faded in the distance, President Donald Trump began seeking opinions. The TVs on the plane, tuned as always to Fox News, carried headlines about an explosive new story: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had...

Many states' governor's races become proxy battle over Trump

Sep. 23, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — It's a resume that reads like an ideal springboard to higher office: investigated sexual assaults of Olympic gymnasts, charged government officials responsible for a tainted water crisis, bucked the governor on tax hikes. With that background and his party controlling all statewide...

7 riders rescued from stuck Ferris wheel at New Jersey fair

Sep. 23, 2018 12:46 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say seven riders were rescued from a stuck Ferris wheel at a New Jersey county fair. Gloucester Township police say they were called to assist the fire department after the malfunction was reported Saturday at the Camden County Fair. Police say the occupied seats were at...

Lovett with 6 TDS, Princeton beats Monmouth 51-9

Sep. 22, 2018 7:56 PM EDT

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — John Lovett threw for five touchdowns and ran for another and Princeton beat Monmouth 51-9 on Saturday afternoon. Lovett was 21 of 27 for 332 yards passing for the Tigers (2-0). He also had 71 rushing yards. Charlie Volker led the ground attack with 87 yards and a score on 12...

New York Red Bulls score late, beat Toronto FC 2-0

Sep. 22, 2018 7:46 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Alejandro Romero Gamarra scored in the 70th minute and the New York Red Bulls all but knocked defending MLS champions Toronto FC out of playoff contention with a 2-0 victory Saturday night. The Red Bulls (18-7-5) tied a franchise record for most wins and are a league-best 12-2-1 at...

Jackson throws 3 TDs, Buffalo still unbeaten, beats Rutgers

Sep. 22, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has become the latest team to find out just how good Buffalo and quarterback Tyree Jackson are. Jackson threw for 263 yards and three touchdowns and the Bulls used their big-play offense to remain unbeaten and roll over the reeling Scarlet Knights 42-13 Saturday. The win was...

Dog deaths after grooming documented, but link uncertain

Sep. 22, 2018 12:47 PM EDT

Over the past decade 47 dogs have died across the U.S. during grooming, or within days of showing signs of ill health after grooming, at the nation's leading pet retailer, a New Jersey news organization reports, though what the numbers mean is uncertain. NJ.com said that its count is based on reports by PetSmart...

Webb will be targeted replacing Eli Apple at cornerback

Sep. 21, 2018 5:28 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants cornerback B.W. Webb is going to be targeted by the Houston Texans this weekend. It's a given. Starting cornerback Eli Apple is going to miss the game with a hamstring injury and Webb seemingly is going to replace him in the starting lineup. That gives Texans...

Sheriff recorded making racial remarks resigns

Sep. 21, 2018 5:08 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The sheriff of New Jersey's most populous county resigned Friday amid mounting pressure from his own party after a recording surfaced in which he made derogatory remarks about blacks and about the state's first Sikh attorney general. A spokesman for Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino...