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Yanks' Gregorius plays at spring camp day after dehydration

May. 22, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius went 1 for 3 with a walk as the designated hitter in an extended spring training game Wednesday after taking one day off due to dehydration. Gregorius, coming back from Tommy John surgery last October, was given an IV after playing in his first...

NY puts Democrats a step closer to getting Trump tax returns

May. 22, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings. The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly both...

Feds: Man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters

May. 22, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities say a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower in New York. Twenty-year-old Jonathan Xie (SHEE) is charged with attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist...

Conviction tossed for man held 33 years for New York murder

May. 22, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A man who spent more than half his life in prison for a 1975 New York murder has had his conviction overturned. The judge's ruling Wednesday says that Keith Bush's conviction was tainted because prosecutors didn't disclose that police had interviewed another possible suspect in the...

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act

May. 22, 2019 11:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Driver was home alone doing the dishes when his agent called with the news that he'd just received a Tony Award nomination. But since his wife was out of town, there was no one to share the news. So he just finished the dishes. Driver got the nod for his work in a new revival of...

Anita Hill, Bob Woodward honored at annual PEN American gala

May. 22, 2019 10:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The featured speakers at the annual benefit gala for PEN America shared stories about truth and the determination to learn it. Hundreds gathered Tuesday night at the American Museum of Natural History as the literary and human rights organization presented awards to Anita Hill and Bob...

Would-be 'hit-plot' victim: Feds had me pretend to be dead

May. 22, 2019 8:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The estranged husband of a New York City police officer accused of trying to have him killed says he found out about the alleged plot from federal authorities who told him to fake his own death. Isaiah Carvalho Jr. spoke in an interview aired Wednesday on ABC's Good Morning America . As...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies

May. 22, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: CURTAIN UP! LIGHT THE LIGHTS! Max Scherzer, the 2016 and '17 NL Cy Young Award winner, starts for Washington and Jacob deGrom, the 2018 NL Cy Young winner, starts for the New York Mets in a rematch of opening-day starters. The Mets won the opener 2-0 as deGrom...

Oral arguments to occur in Trump fight over bank subpoenas

May. 22, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is poised to hear oral arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump's effort to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks. The hearing occurs after congressional Democrats sought the information from Deutsche Bank and Capital One. Trump, his family...

Buffalo Bills have player wearing OJ Simpson's former No. 32

May. 22, 2019 1:17 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson's former No. 32. Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo's spring practices this week. Simpson, whose name remains on the Bills Wall of Fame, served nine years for armed robbery and...