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Former health care executive charged with securities fraud

Dec. 10, 2018 2:23 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A British national has been charged in a plot to defraud investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with a health care company. The U.S. attorney's office says Pavandeep Bakhshi was arrested at New York's JFK Airport over the weekend. He's scheduled to appear in...

9 years after being flushed, woman's wedding ring reappears

Dec. 10, 2018 10:09 AM EST

SOMERS POINT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has her wedding ring back, nine years after she accidentally flushed it down her toilet. Paula Stanton was sure the diamond-encrusted gold ring was lost forever after she noticed it wasn't on her finger while she was cleaning her bathroom nearly a decade ago....

Sprong, Getzlaf lead Ducks past Devils 6-5 in shootout

Dec. 10, 2018 12:35 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Three Anaheim goals in regulation deflected in off opposing players. When the game went to a shootout and New Jersey's Taylor Hall had a chance to tie it, his shot ricocheted off the crossbar. That left an opening for Ryan Getzlaf, who followed Daniel Sprong's earlier goal in the...

Mann scores 20 as No. 11 Florida State beats UConn 79-71

Dec. 8, 2018 10:41 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Once Terance Mann sorted out his torn jersey, he powered Florida State to another victory. Mann scored 20 points, reserve David Nichols had 16 and the 11th-ranked Seminoles beat Connecticut 79-71 on Saturday night in the second game of the Never Forget Tribute Classic. Mann departed...

Kovalev-Alvarez rematch set for Feb. 2 in Frisco, Texas

Dec. 8, 2018 7:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sergey Kovalev will try to win back his light heavyweight title from Eleider Alvarez when they meet on Feb. 2 in Frisco, Texas. The rematch will be held at Ford Center at The Star, home of the Dallas Cowboys' practice facility. The announcement was made at a press conference Saturday at...

Sen. Cory Booker visits New Hampshire in preview for 2020

Dec. 8, 2018 5:41 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Cory Booker, returning to the first-in-the-nation primary state Saturday for a two-day trip that could turn out to be a tuneup for the New Jersey Democrat's potential presidential campaign, said the visit leaves him "a lot more confident in making decisions going forward."...

The Latest: Booker speaks at Democrat victory celebration

Dec. 8, 2018 5:40 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Cory Booker's visit to New Hampshire (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Sen. Cory Booker didn't discuss any 2020 ambitions in his speech at the New Hampshire Democratic Party's post-midterm victory celebration. Booker is headlining the event Saturday in Manchester,...

Frias leads LIU Brooklyn in 74-58 defeat of Saint Peter's

Dec. 8, 2018 3:45 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Raul Frias scored a career-high 21 points, shooting 7 for 9 from behind the 3-point arc, Raiquan Clark added 16 points with a career-high 15 rebounds plus two steals and two blocks and LIU Brooklyn broke away after halftime to defeat Saint Peter's 74-58 on Saturday. The Blackbirds...

Injured Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. ruled out vs. Redskins

Dec. 8, 2018 1:39 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Redskins with a quadriceps injury. He did not travel to Washington with the team. Beckham appeared on the team's injury report Friday with a bruised quadricep and practiced on a...

Correction: Cheaper EpiPen Rival story

Dec. 7, 2018 5:32 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In a story Dec. 6 about a new alternative to EpiPen, The Associated Press reported erroneously that emergency allergy injector Auvi-Q was among products that had shortages because of an EpiPen shortage. Auvi-Q did not have shortages. A corrected version of the story is below: Generic...