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'In the Heights' to open Tribeca Film Festival in June

Apr. 16, 2021 10:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The big-screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's “In the Heights” will kick off the Tribeca Film Festival on June 9, two days before the film opens in theaters and begins streaming. Set in New York's Washington Heights, Jon M. Chu's “In the...

Garcia's 2-run homer in 10th lifts Rangers over Rays 6-4

Apr. 16, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Adolis Garcia's first major league homer, a two-run shot in the 10th inning, gave the Texas Rangers a 6-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night. Garcia drove a 1-2 pitch from Cody Reed (0-1) the other way into the right-field...

Panarin, Shesterkin lead Rangers to 4-0 win over Devils

Apr. 15, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Artemi Panarin had two goals and an assist, Igor Shesterkin got his second straight shutout, and the New York Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 4-0 Thursday night. Jacob Trouba and Ryan Lindgren also scored to help New York win for the sixth time in...

LEADING OFF: NL West showdown in SD, Cubs skipper suspended

Apr. 15, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: ___ SO-CAL SHOWDOWN San Diego rookie Ryan Weathers makes his first big league start when Mookie Betts and the champion Dodgers visit Petco Park in the first matchup this...

Nets' Aldridge retires at 35 due to irregular heartbeat

Apr. 15, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge retired from the NBA on Thursday after saying he experienced an irregular heartbeat during his final game with the Brooklyn Nets. Aldridge, 35, posted a statement on social media saying the heart concerns he had during and after...

Ghislaine Maxwell, citing new charges, seeks trial delay

Apr. 15, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyer asked Thursday that her July trial be delayed until next year, saying sex trafficking charges recently added to an alleged conspiracy to recruit teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse requires much more trial preparation. ...

US seeks seizure of Mexican homes linked to drug lord

Apr. 15, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

A U.S. judge on Thursday authorized the seizure of real estate in Mexico that prosecutors said was purchased by a notorious fugitive drug lord wanted for the killing of a federal agent. The forfeiture order against Rafael Caro Quintero was entered in federal court in...

Judge: R. Kelly to be moved to NYC for sex-trafficking trial

Apr. 15, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge gave the green light Thursday to move jailed R&B singer R. Kelly to New York City to go on trial this summer after several delays. Kelly has been held in Chicago, where he’s facing a potential second trial in the fall in a separate...

Rainmakers: Mets washed out for 3rd time in 5 days

Apr. 15, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets really have improved — in how they handle rainouts. New York's finale of the four-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies was postponed because of rain Thursday. Ace Jacob deGrom never warmed up for the Mets' third washout in five days,...

DAs tossing more drug cases tied to indicted NYPD detective

Apr. 15, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors will seek to overturn scores of additional drug convictions that relied on the work of an indicted former NYPD detective who has been accused of framing innocent people in some cases. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance...