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The Latest: Trump meets troops involved in al-Baghdadi raid

Oct. 29, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 9:30 p.m. President Donald Trump quietly met with U.S. Special Forces troops involved in last year’s raid to kill Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Trump flew into Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Thursday for what...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers, left, is tackled by LSU cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. All-America wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, Vincent and defensive end Neil Farrell Jr. have announced they won’t be playing this season. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Lawrence out, No. 1 Clemson looks for 10th straight over BC

Oct. 29, 2020 9:18 PM EDT

Boston College (4-2, 3-2 ACC) at No. 1 Clemson (6-0, 5-0), Saturday at noon (ABC). Line: Clemson by 31. Series record: Clemson leads 18-9-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Playing without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence after he tested positive for COVID-19, Clemson is seeking its third straight 7-0 start and fifth in...

FILE— In this April 15, 2015, file photo, former Boston University hockey player Travis Roy poses in his apartment in downtown Boston. Roy, who was paralyzed 11 seconds into his first game and went on to be a motivational speaker and advocate for the disabled, has died. He was 45. The BU athletic department confirmed his death in a statement posted on Facebook. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Travis Roy, BU player paralyzed in first game, dies at 45

Oct. 29, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Travis Roy, the Boston University hockey player who was paralyzed 11 seconds into his first college shift and went on to become an advocate for spinal cord injury survivors both in and outside the sports world, has died. He was 45. His death was confirmed by the BU athletic department and the...

Florida man arrested in crash that killed NFL player's dad

Oct. 29, 2020 8:26 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been charged in a traffic crash that killed a longtime police captain who was the father of New England Patriots running back James White. Authorities said Thursday that 32-year-old Daniel Tucker Chamblin of Hollywood surrendered and was being held in the...

Jacob Blake Jr. listens to a speech during a Get Out The Vote (GOTV) rally in Chicago, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. The families of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Alvin Cole and Jacob Blake encouraged residents to vote. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Families of police shooting victims rally voters in Chicago

Oct. 29, 2020 8:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Family members of three people who were victims of police actions gathered Thursday in a Chicago park for a get out the vote rally. The relatives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Jacob Blake gathered with others in Grant Park to promote voting and to use their relatives’ fates to...

Richerson elected PGA president, Tim Rosaforte honored

Oct. 29, 2020 7:55 PM EDT

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Jim Richerson was elected the 42nd president of the PGA of America on Thursday at a virtual annual meeting that included Tim Rosaforte becoming the first journalist to be awarded honorary membership. Richerson, the senior vice president of operations for Arizona-based Troon...

Paris Jackson poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 27, 2020, to promote her debut solo album

Paris Jackson mines her heartache for solo debut album

Oct. 29, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It started in her bedroom with just a guitar, but Paris Jackson has turned coping with the heartache after a recent breakup into her debut solo album. Jackson, 22, has been a devoted music fan all her life and dabbled in making her own, but has been hesitant to call herself a...

FILE - Judge Judy Sheindlin arrives at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif., on May 5, 2019. Sheindlin, whose long-running syndicated courtroom show “Judge Judy” will end production in 2021,  will be dispensing justice on an exclusive show in the U.S. for IMDb TV. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Judge Judy to move her gavel to streaming service IMDb TV

Oct. 29, 2020 5:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Everyone's going to streaming, including Judge Judy. The broadcast television staple's next act will be with IMDb TV, Amazon's free digital service. Judith Sheindlin, whose long-running syndicated courtroom show “Judge Judy” will end production in 2021, will be dispensing...

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Scarlett Johansson, left, and Colin Jost arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost marry in private ceremony

Oct. 29, 2020 4:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost have tied the knot a year after engagement. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. The post said the couple’s wedding followed the COVID-19 safety...

FILE - This May 12, 2020 file photo shows Carnegie Hall in New York. Carnegie Hall has extended its closure due to the novel coranavirus pandemic through April 5, 2021. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Carnegie Hall to remain closed through April 5

Oct. 29, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall has extended its closure due to the coronavirus pandemic through April 5. The decision announced Thursday leaves only the possibility of performances at the very tail end of the hall’s 2020-21 season. Carnegie has been closed since March 12 and last June has canceled...