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American charged with COVID relief fraud arrested in Croatia

Apr. 14, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police have arrested a Florida man wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges for allegedly receiving more than $7.2 million in coronavirus relief funds after concocting hundreds of nonexistent employees on loan applications. Croatian media...

Defending champ Columbus, Philadelphia again tops in East

Apr. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA UNITED 2020 Record: 6-13-4, 12th in the East Coach: Gabriel Heinze New Faces: MF Franco Ibarra, MF Santiago Sosa, D Alan Franco Moved On: MF Jeff Larentowicz, MF Jon Gallagher, MF Eric Remedi ...

MLS 2021: Newcomers to MLS lack star power of previous years

Apr. 13, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

Whether it was the ongoing financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the delay to the start of the season due to negotiations over the collective bargaining agreement or challenges in bringing players in from overseas, the newcomers joining Major League Soccer for the 2021 season lack...

DeRozan, Murray lead Spurs past slumping Magic 120-97

Apr. 12, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 19 points in just three quarters of work, Dejounte Murray added 17 and the San Antonio Spurs routed the slumping Orlando Magic 120-97 on Monday night. San Antonio was playing a night after winning in Dallas on a last-second shot...

Eastern Michigan hires Stan Heath as new basketball coach

Apr. 12, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan has hired Stan Heath as its new men's basketball coach. The 56-year-old Heath, an EMU alum, returns to the Mid-American Conference. He was previously the coach at Kent State, leading that program to the Elite Eight in 2002. He...

Middleton, Portis lead Bucks past slumping Magic 124-87

Apr. 11, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 21 points, Bobby Portis added 16 points, including four 3-pointers, and 10 rebounds off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Orlando Magic 124-87 on Sunday night to end a three-game losing streak. Milwaukee was again...

Montana faith groups, advocates show LGBTQ support

Apr. 11, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Shortly after the deadly 2016 mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Courtney VonLindern, who is gay and non-binary, was walking through downtown Missoula in a state of dejection when they spotted a pride flag displayed in the window of the United...

Family struggles as $60M judgment after crash remains unpaid

Apr. 11, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Joan Antonuccio begged God not to take her daughter as she rushed to Naples Community Hospital from her home in Golden Gate Estates. Antonuccio found herself screaming that she would do whatever it took for her daughter, Angela Crowe, to survive the...

Holiday, Sabonis lead Pacers past Magic, 111-106

Apr. 09, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Indiana Pacers shooting guard Aaron Holiday might want to get used to being a top scoring option off the bench after the way he consistently shot in the last few games. Holiday scored 20 points and Domantas Sabonis added 16 points, 15 rebounds and...

Gaetz associate working toward plea deal with prosecutors

Apr. 08, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz's is working toward a plea deal with federal prosecutors investigating a sex trafficking operation, potentially escalating the legal and political jeopardy facing the Florida congressman. The revelation that a...