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Manafort set to be arraigned on mortgage fraud charges

Jun. 27, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's imprisoned former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is set to be arraigned in New York City Thursday on state mortgage fraud charges seen as a ploy to keep him locked up if he is pardoned for federal crimes uncovered during the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016...

Bird's-eye view: Red-tailed hawk perches at Yankee Stadium

Jun. 27, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This rookie came swooping into Yankee Stadium out of nowhere. Another slugger? A defensive whiz? Naw, this newcomer is known for a great wing. Two of them, actually. A red-tailed hawk has become a sensation in the Bronx, showing up in the last week or so and picking out perches all over the...

Keuchel gets 1st win with Braves in 5-3 victory over Cubs

Jun. 27, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel earned his first win for the Atlanta Braves and Nick Markakis hit a three-run homer Wednesday night in a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Brian McCann also connected for the Braves, who won a matchup of NL division leaders for the second straight night. Keuchel (1-1) allowed...

Bruce's double vs old team lifts Phils over Mets 5-4 in 10

Jun. 26, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay Bruce delivered another big hit in a familiar spot. The veteran slugger ripped an RBI double in the bottom of the 10th inning against his former team, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the reeling New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night. "I want to be the guy up at the plate...

The Latest: Democrats talk gun violence in personal terms

Jun. 26, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential debates (all times local): 10:20 p.m. The Democratic presidential candidates are talking in very personal terms about gun violence and how to curb it. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey said at Wednesday's debate that he lives in a neighborhood where...

Europe, you're up! Yankees top Blue Jays 8-7, head to London

Jun. 26, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey, the pubs and the double-decker buses, there's plenty to see in London. To Aaron Judge, there's an even more enticing sight: The 385-foot fence in center field at the soccer stadium where his New York Yankees will play this weekend. "I don't mind that...

Yankees star Stanton back on injured list with knee strain

Jun. 26, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton went back on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a strained right knee, barely a week after returning from a series of setbacks that kept him out of action for almost three months. New York manager Aaron Boone said it's likely Stanton will be sidelined...

4 siblings get prison time in tax cheat conspiracy

Jun. 26, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Four siblings each received sentences of less than a year in prison Wednesday, down from the nearly four years a judge said they would have faced if they had not cooperated against a lawyer who helped them evade taxes on more than $12 million inherited from their father. U.S. District Judge...

White Sox rally after blowing lead in 8th, beat Boston 8-7

Jun. 26, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston starter Chris Sale won't mind getting just about as far away from Fenway Park as he can. The Red Sox left-hander had yet another rough start at home against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, and by the time he returns it will be an entire year since he last won a regular-season game...

American who helped Islamic State gets 4-year prison term

Jun. 26, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. judge cast aside prosecutors' demand for a decades-long prison sentence for an American woman who admitted supporting the Islamic State, instead giving her four years behind bars Wednesday on defense assurances she wants to mend her ways. With credit for time served, Sinmyah Amera...