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North Carolina schools add e-cigs to 'no smoking' signs

Aug. 21, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina public schools have added a picture of an electronic cigarette to their "no smoking" signs. News outlets report all public schools in the state are required to have a sign posted stating they're a tobacco-free zone, but this year a symbol has been added to also ban...

DeShields scores 17 as Sky beat Dream 87-83

Aug. 20, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Diamond DeShields led five Chicago starters in double figures with 17 points, helping the Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 87-83 on Tuesday night. Courtney Vandersloot went 1 of 2 from the line with 17.9 seconds left to give Chicago an 85-83 lead. Tiffany Hayes had a contested layup roll off at...

Mystics break WNBA record with 18 3s, beat Fever 107-68

Aug. 18, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points and hit three of Washington's WNBA-record 18 3-pointers in the Mystics' 107-68 victory over the Indiana Fever on Sunday. The Mystics (20-7) scored the most points in a WNBA games this season. They have won six in a row, averaging 95.3 points during the...

Bro bling: Tiffany introduces men's jewelry collection

Aug. 15, 2019 7:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base. The line announced Thursday is part of the Tiffany's strategy to attract younger shoppers and pump up sales, which have been dampened by a...

10 Things to Know for Today

Aug. 15, 2019 6:34 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. LONG STANDOFF IN PHILLY ENDS A gunman who opened fire on police as they were serving a drug warrant in Philadelphia, wounding six officers and triggering an hourslong standoff, is in police custody. 2. US...

Hamby, Cambage combine for 41 points, 26 boards in win

Aug. 14, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dearica Hamby had 23 points and 16 rebounds, Liz Cambage added 18 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and the Las Vegas Aces held off the Atlanta Dream 94-90 on Tuesday night. Kelsey Plum sank a pull-up jumper from the free-throw line with 15.8 seconds left to give Las Vegas a 92-88 lead....

'Hobbs & Shaw' repeats at No. 1 against slew of newcomers

Aug. 11, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences helped the "Fast & Furious" spinoff "Hobbs & Shaw" take another lap at No. 1 even with an onslaught of four new major releases this weekend. From family films to R-rated adult fare, moviegoers had their pick as studios tried to capitalize on the waning days of summer....

Tear gas fired in Hong Kong with no end in sight to protests

Aug. 11, 2019 10:58 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Police fired tear gas Sunday inside a train station and in several other Hong Kong neighborhoods where protesters occupied roads in another weekend of anti-government demonstrations. Protesters hurled bricks at officers and ignored warnings to leave before tear gas was deployed in the Sham...

Wheeler, Dupree help Fever hand Dream 9th straight loss

Aug. 10, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Erica Wheeler had 19 points and seven assists, Candice Dupree added 16 points and nine rebounds and the Indiana Fever beat the Atlanta 87-82 on Saturday to hand the Dream their ninth consecutive loss. Teaira McCowan had 13 points, Natalie Achonwa 12 and Kelsey Mitchell 10 —...

A beaming 50 Cent, tough questions part of TV critics event

Aug. 9, 2019 9:48 AM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — After the TV industry unveils its new-season schedules and series to advertisers in New York each May, it takes the show on the road to a swank Southern California hotel ballroom to coax attention from television-centric news reporters and critics. The annual summer meeting of...