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Mexico’s Azteca hopes to shine after last year’s NFL debacle

Nov. 17, 2019 5:39 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City’s Azteca Stadium is looking to put its best face forward Monday night when it hosts a regular-season matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers, after last season’s NFL game had to be moved to the L.A. Coliseum in a major black eye for...

Family: Boy on life support after San Diego murder-suicide

Nov. 17, 2019 5:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Family members say a 9-year-old San Diego boy who survived an apparent murder-suicide that left his parents and three brothers dead is on life support. Police say the child’s father is suspected of shooting his sons and their mother before turning the gun on himself Saturday....

The Latest: Vikes overcome 20-0 deficit, beat Broncos 27-23

Nov. 17, 2019 4:47 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 4:20 p.m. The Minnesota Vikings overcame a 20-0 first-half deficit and their defense hung on in a 27-23 lead over the Denver Broncos. The Vikings improved to 8-3 by scoring touchdowns on each of their four second-half possessions and capped by Kirk Cousins’...

Southern California again sees fire danger amid dry winds

Nov. 17, 2019 4:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire danger is high as dry, warm winds again blow through Southern California. Red flag warnings for critical fire weather conditions are in place Sunday from Ventura County south to San Diego County. The National Weather Service says gusts could hit 50 mph (80 kph) in some mountain...

Report: Prosecutor used daughter as bait to catch molester

Nov. 17, 2019 4:41 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California prosecutor used his 13-year-old daughter to lure a man back to the spot where she said he had molested her, so the man’s incriminating actions could be recorded on video, according to a newspaper report Sunday. The suspect has been arrested but the Santa...

Company given extension to demolish California power station

Nov. 17, 2019 4:35 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Power company NRG Energy Inc. has been granted an extension to demolish a defunct California power station. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the Carlsbad City Council approved an extension of up to nine months to complete the demolition of the Encina Power Station. Under an...

Chargers still struggling to build fan base in Los Angeles

Nov. 17, 2019 4:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers are the designated home team for Monday night’s game in Mexico City against the Kansas City Chiefs, perhaps a fitting circumstance for a team that never quite feels at home. With local excitement about the NFL coming back to Mexico after two years, the...

HP rejects takeover offer from Xerox

Nov. 17, 2019 2:58 PM EST

HP Inc. says its board has rejected a roughly $33.5 billion takeover offer from Xerox. The Palo Alto, California-based company said Sunday that the cash and stock deal undervalues its business and its board cited concerns about “outsized” debt levels should the companies combine. HP, which makes...

Vigil planned for victims of California school shooting

Nov. 17, 2019 2:18 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A candlelight vigil is planned Sunday evening to remember two students shot and killed by a classmate at his Southern California high school as investigators try to determine what prompted the deadly attack that left three other teens wounded. Saugus High School will remain...

Illegal pot farms on public land create environmental hazard

Nov. 17, 2019 1:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two months after two men were arrested at an illicit marijuana farm on public land deep in the Northern California wilderness, authorities are assessing the environmental impact and cleanup costs at the site where trees were clear-cut, waterways were diverted, and the ground was littered...