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Palmieri, Devils beat Coyotes 2-1 to end 7-game skid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:31 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Facing the second game of a back-to-back set on the road against a top team in the Western Conference and without their scoring leader, the struggling New Jersey Devils were poised for an eighth straight loss. So it was easy to understand the Devils' exuberant celebration of what...

Man charged in Trump golf club damage seeks pretrial program

Dec. 13, 2019 4:24 PM EST

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The man accused of causing more than $20,000 in damage to President Donald Trump's New Jersey golf course has applied for a program to get his charges dismissed. Richard McEwan, an employee at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, was charged with criminal mischief in September...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Dec. 13, 2019 3:47 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: A video circulating online shows a person firing an AR-15 rifle, and...

10 ex-NFL players charged with defrauding healthcare program

Dec. 12, 2019 9:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten former NFL players were charged in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit program by submitting false claims for medical equipment, including devices used on horses, the Justice Department said Thursday. The players were charged in two separate...

Ex-NBA player Glen Davis pleads in California assault case

Dec. 12, 2019 4:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NBA player Ronald Glen Davis avoided jail time after pleading no contest to a charge that he attacked a man outside a Los Angeles-area nightclub last year, prosecutors said Thursday. Davis, 33, was accused of throwing the victim into a wall during an altercation in West Hollywood...

Former NFL player charged in 2013 slaying in Louisiana

Dec. 12, 2019 9:43 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A one-time NFL player was charged with murder in what authorities described as a drug-related killing in Louisiana in 2013. Devin Holland, 31, was arrested Wednesday in the shooting death of Timothy Pena during an apparent drug deal six years ago, Baton Rogue police said. The...

Harden scores 55, Rockets withstand scare from Cavaliers

Dec. 12, 2019 1:03 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — James Harden dropped another one of those demoralizing step-back 3-pointers that have made him famous, causing Cavaliers rookie Kevin Porter Jr. to look at Cleveland's bench for help. Nothing could be done. “He made a lot of shots you can't do anything about,” Porter said. A...

2 ex-Nebraska football players face sex assault allegations

Dec. 11, 2019 6:50 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two former University of Nebraska football players accused in connection with the sexual assault of a 19-year-old fellow student were set to be released from jail Wednesday after a judge allowed them to post bond, and attorneys for both men said they intend to fight the allegations....

Kim Kardashian West sues doctor over 'Vampire Facial'

Dec. 11, 2019 6:28 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian West is suing an Alabama doctor over claims he wrongly used her image to promote a medical procedure called a “Vampire Facial." West filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles against Dr. Charles Runels of coastal Fairhope, Alabama....

A$AP Rocky to perform in Stockholm months after conviction

Dec. 11, 2019 5:04 PM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A$AP Rocky is back in Sweden. The American rapper performed Wednesday evening, four months after he was convicted of assault for a violent street brawl. The curtain raised at Stockholm's Ericsson Globe arena to the sight of a stage-wide metal cage enclosing male dancers. They attempted to...