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Stocks mixed as uncertainty reigns in US-China trade talks

Nov. 11, 2019 11:40 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as investors awaited cues on trade talks between China and the U.S. The next hints on progress in the negotiations between Beijing and Washington could come later in the day, when Trump is scheduled to give a speech on trade and economic policy at the...

Georgia Tech rolls past Elon on rough shooting night

Nov. 11, 2019 11:35 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech was mostly ice cold early, but Michael Devoe was hot all night on the way to tying his career high with 22 points to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 64-41 win over Elon on a night where both teams had a tough time finding the basket. The Yellow Jackets (2-0) were particularly...

Lebanon's Central Bank tries to calm nerves amid crisis

Nov. 11, 2019 8:21 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The governor of Lebanon's Central Bank sought to calm nerves on Monday amid a worsening economic and financial crisis, pledging to work on safeguarding the stability of the national currency and protecting bank deposits. Riad Salameh told reporters at a packed press conference that the bank...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Where should Alabama be ranked now?

Nov. 11, 2019 3:06 AM EST

Over the next four weeks there will be much debate about whether Alabama is one of the four best teams in college football. AP Top 25 voters weighed Sunday, a day after the Crimson Tide lost a 46-41 thriller to LSU, and the consensus was yes. Alabama was No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll...

Diakite has 19 points and 13 rebounds for No. 11 Virginia

Nov. 10, 2019 10:55 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mamadi Diakite got lots of cheers before his first home game of the season as videos played with highlights of Virginia's run to its first national championship a year ago. He gave the crowd plenty more to cheer with 19 points and 13 rebounds in the No. 11 Cavaliers' 65-34...

Mompremier's double-double leads No. 18 Miami women

Nov. 10, 2019 5:24 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Beatrice Mompremier had a double-double, Kelsey Marshall scored 18 points and No. 18 Miami opened its season with an 83-68 victory over Jackson State on Sunday. Mompremier, who averaged a double-double last season with 16.7 points and 12.2 rebounds per game, had 16 points and 11...

Texas State wins back-and-forth battle with S. Alabama 30-28

Nov. 9, 2019 9:26 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Joshua Rowland kicked a 31-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter lifting Texas State to a 30-28 victory over South Alabama Saturday in a game that saw the lead swapped eight times. South Alabama had a chance for the win, lining up for a 28-yard field goal that missed wide left...

Lebanese banks urge calm amid financial crisis, protests

Nov. 9, 2019 1:21 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese bankers and government officials tried to calm a worried public Saturday amid the country's major financial crisis, telling them that all deposits are guaranteed and "there is no need for panic." The country's financial troubles have worsened since nationwide protests —...

Culver, Haley score 16, West Virginia beats Akron 94-84

Nov. 8, 2019 11:54 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins understands it's going to take time for a roster filled with young and new players to perform anywhere close to his standards. When it comes to offense, at least this group knows how to score. But the mistakes were evident across the board. West...

Stocks push past latest trade-war confusion to more records

Nov. 8, 2019 4:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped another week of healthy gains on Friday, but it ended on more of a befuddled note than a bang as confusion about the U.S.-China trade war hung over the market. Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses through the day amid conflicting signals about the progress...