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Prince Harry raises Invictus Games flag over Sydney Harbor

Oct. 19, 2018 3:42 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Prince Harry scaled the Sydney Harbor Bridge on Friday to raise a flag marking the arrival of the Invictus Games, his brainchild and the focus of his current royal tour of Australia and the South Pacific. The sporting event, founded by Harry in 2014, starts on Saturday. It gives sick and...

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

Oct. 19, 2018 2:35 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — What a birthday present for rookie manager Alex Cora. He's taking the Boston Red Sox back to the World Series. David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series. Next stop...

Model Karlie Kloss marries Jared Kushner's brother

Oct. 18, 2018 11:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supermodel Karlie Kloss has married businessman Joshua Kushner. Kloss posted a photo of her in a wedding dress and Kushner in a tuxedo — both of them beaming — on Instagram and Twitter Thursday night. People magazine reports the couple married at a small ceremony in upstate...

Kings center Anze Kopitar sidelined by illness

Oct. 18, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles center Anze Kopitar sat out the Kings' game Thursday night against the New York Islanders because of illness. Kopitar has two goals in the Kings' first six games and is tied for the team lead with Ilya Kovalchuk and Alex Iafallo. Forward Tanner Pearson was active with Kopitar...

Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among 'Murphy Brown' guests

Oct. 18, 2018 9:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS' "Murphy Brown" revival. Midler was on the original sitcom as Caprice, one of many difficult, short-tenured secretaries to Candice Bergen's Murphy. CBS said Thursday the singer-actress is back as Caprice on the...

Radio ad in Arkansas suggests 'lynching' if Democrats win

Oct. 18, 2018 8:06 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Republican congressman in central Arkansas and his challenger on Thursday condemned a political action committee's radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch black Americans if they win the midterm election next month. GOP Rep. French Hill criticized the ad from Black...

Judges consider state court's power over Trump in lawsuit

Oct. 18, 2018 7:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Appeals court judges weighing President Donald Trump's bid to shut down a former "Apprentice" contestant's defamation suit against him are asking a hypothetical question: Could a New York court order the president to jail if he were to buck an order in the case? The question came up...

Latest: Water park 'respects' verdict in waterslide death

Oct. 18, 2018 6:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two maintenance workers charged with misleading investigators after a 10-year-old boy was killed on a waterslide at a Kansas water park (all times local): 5:20 p.m. An attorney for one of two maintenance workers acquitted in the waterslide death of a...

2 workers acquitted in Kansas boy's waterslide death

Oct. 18, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas water park workers were acquitted Thursday of impeding an investigation into the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy who was decapitated while on a ride that had been billed as the world's tallest waterslide. David Hughes and John Zalsman were found not guilty of obstruction...

Atlantic City's new Call of Duty: Dominate esports tourneys

Oct. 18, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's new Call Of Duty is this: To become the East Coast center of competitive video game tournaments, also known as esports. The activity is rapidly growing in popularity across the country and around the world, and the New Jersey gambling resort wants to become a...