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ACLU sues FBI for records related to black extremists report

Mar. 21, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued the FBI on Thursday for records related to a divisive 2017 report that said black extremists were on the rise following the shooting deaths of several African-Americans. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for Northern California names the...

Bonnies rout Rhode Island to reach A-10 championship game

Mar. 16, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Lofton scored 23 points to lead St. Bonaventure to a 68-51 rout of Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals Saturday. Fourth-seeded St. Bonaventure reached the championship game for the first time since 2012, when the Bonnies beat Xavier 67-56. St. Bonaventure faces...

Rhode Island romps past LaSalle 76-57 behind Langevine

Mar. 14, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cyril Langevine scored 17 of his game-high 25 points in the first half to lead eighth-seeded Rhode Island to a 76-57 win over ninth-seeded LaSalle in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Thursday. Langevine, who was 9 of 10 from the field and 7 of 10 from the foul line, also...

South Africa's president endorses Zimbabwe leader

Mar. 12, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — South Africa's president endorsed Zimbabwe's government Tuesday, ignoring reports of human right abuses by the military to crush persistent dissent in the neighboring country. On a visit to Zimbabwe, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa voiced his strong support of President...

Russell lifts Rhode Island over UMass 94-75

Mar. 9, 2019 7:11 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored 27 points as Rhode Island topped UMass 94-75 on Saturday. Cyril Langevine added 21 points for the Rams. Langevine also had 10 rebounds for the Rams. Jeff Dowtin had 17 points for Rhode Island (16-14, 9-9 Atlantic 10 Conference), which earned its fourth straight...

Russell leads Rhode Island past Saint Joseph's 86-85 in OT

Mar. 5, 2019 11:05 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fatts Russell scored a career-high 41 points, including Rhode Island's final 19 points, and the Rams beat Saint Joseph's 86-85 in overtime on Tuesday night. It's the first time a Rhode Island player has scored 41 points since Ernie Calverley on February 5, 1943. Russell, a sophomore...

Langevine lifts Rhode Island over Dayton 72-70 in OT

Mar. 1, 2019 11:09 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Cyril Langevine had a career-high 26 points as Rhode Island narrowly beat Dayton 72-70 in overtime on Friday night. Fatts Russell added 23 points for the Rams. Langevine hit 12 of 14 shots. He added eight rebounds and three blocks. Russell also had six rebounds for the Rams. Jeff Dowtin...

Dowtin leads Rhode Island over George Washington 80-53

Feb. 26, 2019 9:56 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Jeff Dowtin registered 16 points as Rhode Island romped past George Washington 80-53 on Tuesday night. Dowtin hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. Fatts Russell had 14 points for Rhode Island (13-14, 6-9 Atlantic 10 Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Cyril Langevine added 13...

US investor's firm appeals to Putin over jailing

Feb. 25, 2019 7:12 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — The firm managed by jailed U.S. investor Michael Calvey appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to take "personal control" of a fraud case against him and his colleagues. Calvey and five colleagues were arrested this month on allegations of embezzlement involving a Russian bank...

Gudmundsson's triple-double sparks Davidson to win

Feb. 23, 2019 12:24 AM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Jon Axel Gudmundsson scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead Davidson over Rhode Island 75-66 on Friday night. The triple-double was the first for Davidson since John Falconi had 17 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists in a 1973 game. Gudmundson's three field goals...