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At a glance: Execs bailing on Saudi 'Davos in the Desert'

Oct. 22, 2018 8:56 AM EDT

Top business executives, U.S. and European officials and others have distanced themselves from Saudi Arabia over the disappearance and killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with many canceling their attendance at this week's investment conference that the kingdom had hoped to use to boost its global...

Bruno FG in OT gives E Illinois 24-21 win over UT Martin

Oct. 20, 2018 7:27 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Nick Bruno kicked a 38-yard field goal to give Eastern Illinois a 24-21 overtime win over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday. The Panthers (2-6, 2-3 Ohio Valley Conference) got the win two plays after Johnathan Brantley recovered his own fumble for a six-yard loss. On the play before he...

The Latest: UN expert: Government abductions are new worry

Oct. 18, 2018 9:21 PM EDT

The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 9:15 p.m. A U.N. expert says the world is witnessing "a new and very worrisome practice" of governments...

Evacuation lifted after California gas pipeline scare

Oct. 18, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Emergency crews extinguished a fire burning dangerously close to a Chevron underground natural gas pipeline Thursday and lifted an evacuation order that had forced some 4,000 residents from their homes the night before. Contra Costa County Deputy Fire Chief Lewis Broschard told...

Western government officials cancel trip to Saudi event

Oct. 18, 2018 12:10 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Senior government officials from the United States, France, Britain and the Netherlands joined a growing list of people cancelling out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid questions over the kingdom's involvement in the disappearance of a dissident writer. "I will not be...

All current US champions to compete at Skate America

Oct. 17, 2018 12:08 PM EDT

For the season following an Olympics, when the world's best figure skaters tend to take a break, Skate America certainly is packed with top U.S. competitors. The six-event Grand Prix series begins in Everett, Washington, on Friday with all six American champions in action: world gold medalist Nathan Chen, U.S....

Deep in heart of Texas is heart of Formula 1 in US

Oct. 17, 2018 3:02 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Circuit of the Americas was cut out of the rocky soil just outside of the state capital of Texas. Getting there requires a drive from Austin's glowing and growing urban core past trailer parks, a landfill, flea markets and miles of rolling hills dotted with goats and horses. But...

Cooper leads Jacksonville State past Eastern Illinois 49-22

Oct. 13, 2018 8:13 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Zerrick Cooper passed for 240 yards and three touchdowns and ran for a score to propel Jacksonville State to a 49-22 victory over Eastern Illinois in Ohio Valley Conference play on Saturday. The Gamecocks (5-1, 4-0), ranked seventh in the FCS coaches' poll, scored the first two...

Beyonce, Jay Z appear at City of Hope cancer charity event

Oct. 12, 2018 7:44 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce paid homage to a high-profile music executive being honored at a charity event to raise money for cancer research. The singer's vocals soared as she performed three ballads including her 2009 smash hit "Halo" and "Ava Maria" after saluting the character of...

No. 14 Florida expects to face stiff test at Vanderbilt

Oct. 12, 2018 10:11 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The 14th-ranked Florida Gators know they face a serious test Saturday against the Commodores at Vanderbilt. The Gators took note of how Vanderbilt came up just short in a road loss at then-No. 8 Notre Dame last month and pushed No. 2 Georgia before losing 41-13 between the hedges....