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The Latest: Spy agency says no threats ahead of massacre

Mar. 18, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque shootings in New Zealand (all times local): 11:45 a.m. New Zealand's international spy agency has confirmed it had not received any relevant information or intelligence ahead of last week's deadly mass shooting on two mosques. The Government...

UFC moves pay-per-views exclusively to ESPN-plus

Mar. 18, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — UFC is set to make ESPN-plus the exclusive distributor of its pay-per-view events. UFC and ESPN had already launched a billion-dollar partnership earlier this year, and the streaming service will now be the only way to watch the MMA promotion's biggest cards of the month. UFC 236 on...

Serbia president vows to defend law and order amid protests

Mar. 17, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's president pledged Sunday to defend the country's law and order a day after opposition supporters stormed the national TV station, protesting what they called his autocratic rule and biased grip on the country's media. The opposition clashes with police on Saturday and...

The Latest: Death toll in mosque attacks rises to 50

Mar. 16, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Sunday New Zealand police say they have found another body at one of the mosques that was attacked, raising the death toll in the shootings to 50. New Zealand Police Commissioner...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 16, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, a Democratic candidate for president; Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va. ___...

Rare Chinese manuscript found in closet

Mar. 16, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) — The fragile, yellowed, woodblock manuscript is in relatively good condition, remarkable considering its age and the location where it was found: in a dark, dank storage closet in the Beaver Falls Historical Museum in the bowels of the Carnegie Free Library on Seventh Avenue. It's...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 15, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — To be announced. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, a Democratic candidate for president; Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va. ___ CNN's...

Local TV journalist killed in eastern Afghanistan

Mar. 15, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say a local TV journalist was shot and killed in eastern Afghanistan, less than a week after a journalist in the southern Helmand province was wounded by a sticky bomb attached to his car. Abdul Rahman, a police officer in the eastern Khost province, says Sultan Mahmoud...

5 games in, here's what we know about Alliance football

Mar. 15, 2019 3:41 AM EDT

So what do we know about the Alliance of American Football five weeks into its 10-week regular season? First off, there's apparently an appetite for spring professional football. Although the quality of play, particularly on offense, doesn't approach the NFL — nobody said it would, of course — this...

O'Rourke begins 2020 bid with big crowds, centrist message

Mar. 14, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke jumped into the 2020 presidential race Thursday, shaking up the already packed field and pledging to win over voters from across the political spectrum as he tries to translate his sudden celebrity into a formidable White House bid. The former Texas...