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Forecasters confirm small tornado hit Pennsylvania town

Dec. 1, 2020 12:52 PM EST

MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The National Weather Service on Tuesday determined a small tornado hit a Pennsylvania town as a line of severe storms packing high winds and heavy rain moved across the Northeast. The EF-0 twister was packing 70 mph (113 kph) winds as it cut a 100-yard (90-meter) path through...

FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Bill Cosby, center, leaves the the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman. The actor has spent more than two years in prison since he was convicted of sexual assault in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Now the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is set to hear his appeal of the conviction on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. The arguments will focus on the trial judge's decision to let five other accusers testify for the prosecution.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Cosby's sex assault conviction goes before high-level court

Dec. 1, 2020 12:16 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court questioned Tuesday whether Bill Cosby's alleged history of intoxicating and sexually assaulting young women amounted to a signature crime pattern, given studies that show as many as half of all sexual assaults involve drugs or alcohol. Cosby, 83, hopes to...

Suspect snatches $24K from Pennsylvania casino

Dec. 1, 2020 9:40 AM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man who asked to use a phone made off with approximately $24,000 from a Pennsylvania casino early Tuesday, police said. The heist unfolded around 12:15 a.m. in the area where customers bet on horse races at Harrah's Casino in Chester. According to police, the suspect asked an employee...

Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf reacts after a first down catch during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Metcalf, Wilson lead Seahawks over Eagles 23-17

Dec. 1, 2020 4:08 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DK Metcalf got extra motivation he didn't even need. Metcalf caught 10 passes for 177 yards, Russell Wilson threw for 230 yards and a touchdown and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Philadelphia Eagles 23-17 on Monday night. Before the game, Metcalf said Eagles defensive coordinator Jim...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) is sacked by Seattle Seahawks' Benson Mayowa (95) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Wentz, offense struggle again in another Eagles loss

Dec. 1, 2020 1:06 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Even facing the league’s worst defense couldn’t help the Philadelphia Eagles figure out their offensive woes. Carson Wentz had another rough game and his teammates didn’t provide much support in a 23-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night. The offensive...

People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus ride mopeds in Hanoi, Vietnam on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Vietnamese health official said on Thursday the COVID-19 outbreak would peak in the coming ten days as the country reported another death and a score of new infections. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)

The Latest: Vietnam has 1st local transmission in 89 days

Nov. 30, 2020 11:52 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnamese authorities are conducting intensive contact tracing after the country’s first confirmed local transmission of the coronavirus in 89 days. State media said Tuesday that a 32-year-old man in Ho Chi Minh City tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday after visiting a flight...

Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera stands by his team during the playing of the national anthem before the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Washington has 2-game streak but Steelers up next (probably)

Nov. 30, 2020 7:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time under new coach Ron Rivera, Washington is the proud owner of a two-game winning streak. So what if those victories came against a pair of opponents (Dallas and Cincinnati) who are without their preferred starting QBs and are a combined 5-16-1? And so what if the...

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) grabs his helmet after throwing an incomplete pass into the end zone in the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Reality overwhelms hope for Cowboys, last in woeful NFC East

Nov. 30, 2020 7:33 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — In a season of so much uncertainty, the Dallas Cowboys can count on one thing: being alone in last place in the NFL's worst division going into Week 13. While the Cowboys will say there's still hope because no team in the NFC East will have more than one win than they do, the...

Seahawks, Eagles both missing their starting right tackles

Nov. 30, 2020 7:11 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and Philadelphia Eagles are both missing their starting right tackles on Monday night. Seattle’s Brandon Shell is inactive because of an ankle injury. Cedric Ogbuehi will take his spot and makes his first start since 2017 with Cincinnati....

Trainers check New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) after an injury during the second half of NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Giants in playoff hunt, riding longest win streak since '16

Nov. 30, 2020 6:11 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If the New York Giants are to get back to the playoffs for the first time since 2016, they have to start beating teams with winning records. The Giants (4-7) got back in the hunt for the title in the weak NFC East by beating Cincinnati 19-17 for their third straight win. While...