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FILE - This undated booking file photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows 42-year-old Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri, who was arrested earlier this year in Arizona as part of an extradition request made by the Iraqi government. Ahmed, a native of Iraq who became a U.S. citizen in 2015, is charged with murder in the 2006 shooting deaths of two police officers in Fallujah. A judge on Sept. 21, 2020, ordered Ahmed to be jailed until his extradition hearing has concluded. Ahmed has denied involvement in the killings. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Judge: Man charged in 2006 Iraq slayings to remain jailed

Sep. 28, 2020 3:28 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Arizona has ruled that an Iraqi immigrant arrested on charges of participating in the 2006 killings of two police officers in Iraq will remain jailed until his extradition case concludes. U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Morrissey concluded Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri is at risk of...

Residents of the Oakmont Gardens senior home evacuate on a bus as the Shady Fire approaches in Santa Rosa Calif., Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

More fires in California wine country prompt evacuations

Sep. 28, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California's wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, prompting evacuation orders involving more than 50,000 people. Residents of the Oakmont Gardens assisted living home in Santa Rosa boarded brightly lit city buses...

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Luke Weaver, left, scratches his head as he leaves the mound after being relieved after the Houston Astros scored two runs, during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Not much went right in disappointing season for Diamondbacks

Sep. 28, 2020 2:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Madison Bumgarner was one of many reasons the Arizona Diamondbacks fell well short of expectations this season. His assessment of his own personal struggles on the mound a few weeks ago summed up the team's summer quite well. “2020 sucks,” Bumgarner said. "I'm pretty much on...

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf, left, catches a pass from quarterback Russell Wilson near the end zone, but the ball was knocked loose by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Mistake-prone secondary tops list of issues for 1-2 Cowboys

Sep. 28, 2020 1:32 PM EDT

The Dallas secondary committed the team's first four penalties, blew several assignments for the second consecutive week and gave up Russell Wilson's fifth touchdown pass for the go-ahead score in the final two minutes in Seattle. The injury-challenged unit is the biggest of several questions for the 1-2 Cowboys,...

Bawi UK, 22, is photographed in his apartment in Providence, R.I., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. UK was a small child when his parents fled Myanmar, leaving him and his siblings to be cared for by their maternal grandmother. UK said the family suffered discrimination as Christians in a predominantly Buddhist nation. The military government was also trying to forcibly conscript his father.

New US citizen refugees excited for first presidential vote

Sep. 28, 2020 5:00 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — They came fleeing war and persecution in countries like Myanmar, Eritrea and Iraq, handpicked by the United States for resettlement under longstanding humanitarian traditions. Now, tens of thousands of refugees welcomed into the U.S. during the Obama administration are American citizens,...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) walks off the field after throwing an interception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

User error: Murray's INTs hurt in Cardinals' first loss

Sep. 27, 2020 10:01 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's magic legs returned on Sunday with another highlight-reel touchdown run. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, his inconsistent arm made an appearance, too. Murray made a lot of big plays for the Cardinals for a third straight week, finishing with 270 yards passing, two...

Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater (5) celebrates after kicking the game winning field goal with teammate Tyrell Crosby (65) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. The Lions won 26-23. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Lions snap 11-game losing streak, beat Cardinals 26-23

Sep. 27, 2020 8:42 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was the kind of moment that had stymied the Detroit Lions so many times during their 11-game losing streak: A potential game-winning play, a gut-punch penalty that reversed it and the realization that nothing was going to come easy. But Matthew Stafford has seen a lot during his...

Arizona Diamondbacks' Madison Bumgarner delivers a pitch against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

Bumgarner gets 1st win in final start for D-backs, 11-3

Sep. 27, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched five scoreless innings to win his first game for Arizona in his ninth and final start this season, and the Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Sunday to close disappointing years for both teams. Bumgarner (1-4), a former World Series MVP for San...

The Latest: Hamstring injury sidelines Bucs WR Godwin

Sep. 27, 2020 7:09 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): __ 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay receiver Chris Godwin has been ruled out with a hamstring injury he suffered late in the third quarter against Denver. Godwin was running downfield when he pulled up. He was attended to by the training staff before walking toward the locker...

Colorado Rockies' Elias Diaz (35) points upward after hitting a two run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Rockies roll past Diamondbacks 10-3 despite four errors

Sep. 27, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Elias Diaz and Ryan McMahon each hit two-run homers, German Márquez threw seven impressive innings and the Colorado Rockies overcame some sloppy fielding to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Saturday night. The Rockies bounced back with a win, one day after they were swept in a...