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Fire burns for Stewart as he chases another NASCAR title

Nov. 15, 2019 4:39 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Tony Stewart was convalescing from a nasty wreck, and he was depressed because, as he cracked, "if you live with your mom and stepdad for a month, you'll be depressed," when he took a phone call he was sure was a prank. His buddies had taken turns messing with Stewart, saying they...

Oregon hosts Arizona looking for 7th straight Pac-12 win

Nov. 15, 2019 3:07 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — It’s pretty simple: if the Oregon Ducks want even a chance to get into the College Football Playoff field, they have to keep winning. Ranked No. 6 in both the CFP rankings and the AP Top 25, the Ducks host Arizona on Saturday night. Beat the Wildcats and Oregon will clinch the...

Chileans blinded by police firing pellet guns in protests

Nov. 14, 2019 8:44 PM EST

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chileans are accustomed to seeing violent clashes between police and demonstrators but a new trend is leaving them shaken: the blinding of protesters by shotgun pellets fired by state’s security agents. Chile’s main medical body says at least 230 people have lost sight...

Falcons-Panthers Preview Capsule

Nov. 14, 2019 1:15 PM EST

ATLANTA (2-7) at CAROLINA (5-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX OPENING LINE — Panthers by 7. RECORD VS. SPREAD — Falcons 3-6; Panthers 5-4 SERIES RECORD — Falcons lead 30-18 LAST MEETING — Falcons beat Panthers 24-10 on Dec. 23, 2018 LAST WEEK — Falcons beat Saints 26-9; Panthers lost...

Officials seek faster trial for US teens in Rome cop slaying

Nov. 14, 2019 12:46 PM EST

ROME (AP) — The lawyer of one of the two young Americans jailed in Rome over the slaying of a Carabinieri police officer says prosecutors have requested a speedier trial for the two teenagers. Finnegan Lee Elder’s lawyer, Renato Borzone, said on Thursday that Rome prosecutors have requested an...

College student seeks to have racist slur charge erased

Nov. 13, 2019 4:09 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut student accused of saying a racist slur outside a campus apartment complex applied Wednesday for a probation program that could result in the charge being erased. Jarred Karal, of Plainville, applied for accelerated rehabilitation in Rockville Superior...

Meier's shootout goal gives Sharks 2-1 win over Predators

Nov. 10, 2019 2:48 AM EST

SAN JOSE,Calif. (AP) — Timo Meier saw an opening, and the San Jose Sharks' forward took advantage. Meier scored in the seventh round of the shootout and the Sharks beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Saturday night. "I was just reading off the goalie and I saw that far side was open," Meier said. "I just...

Freed ex-president tells crowd Brazil's left can win in 2022

Nov. 9, 2019 6:46 PM EST

SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (AP) — Freed from his cell, former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva told thousands of jubilant supporters Saturday that the left can take back Brazil's presidency in the 2022 election. Dressed in a black blazer and T-shirt, da Silva spoke from a stage outside the union...

Ex-leader's release buoys Brazil's left, angers the right

Nov. 9, 2019 12:04 AM EST

CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's release from jail has fired up Brazil's weakened leftist opposition, though it's likely to anger conservatives who considered his incarceration proof the country was finally serious about ending corruption. Hundreds of red-shirted...

Da Silva's release brings new energy to Brazil's opposition

Nov. 8, 2019 8:06 PM EST

CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva walked out of prison on Friday, injecting new energy into a weakened opposition. His exit drew cheers from supporters who had gathered to celebrate the release of the man who rose from poverty to lead the country through an...