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Timberwolves top Memphis after moment of silence for Nichols

Jan. 27, 2023 22:27 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter as Minnesota extended its lead, D’Angelo Russell added 19 points and the Timberwolves topped the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 111-100 on Friday night. The Grizzlies took the court minutes after...

Video evidence suggests Alex Murdaugh muddled timeline

Jan. 27, 2023 21:14 PM EST

Alex Murdaugh's comments to police about his whereabouts around the time his wife and son were fatally shot may not have been accurate, according to video evidence presented by prosecutors Friday at the South Carolina attorney’s murder trial. In cross examining one of the...

AP-Week in Pictures: Global / Jan. 21-27, 2023

Jan. 27, 2023 21:07 PM EST

Jan. 21-27, 2023 From an abortion rights demonstrator and an anti-abortion demonstrator facing off in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, to people of Chinese descent in Asia celebrating the lunar New Year of the Rabbit, to a boy standing amid dead fish on the shore of the...

Woman in groping case with former lawmaker speaks out

Jan. 27, 2023 20:52 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who told police she was groped by a former state lawmaker and Trump fundraiser said she is outraged by him calling the incident “laughable” and said he did an about-face on his apology after she asked to dismiss the criminal charge against him. ...

Curry, Embiid fined $25,000 by NBA for actions on court

Jan. 27, 2023 20:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined Stephen Curry and Joel Embiid $25,000 apiece Friday for actions on the court. Curry was penalized for throwing his mouthpiece into the crowd late in Golden State's 122-120 home victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. The All-Star guard...

Pelosi attack video shows struggle and savage hammer swing

Jan. 27, 2023 19:41 PM EST

Video released Friday shows the husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struggling with his assailant for control of a hammer moments before he was struck in the head during a brutal attack in the couple's San Francisco home last year. Police body-camera footage shows David...

Montana man gets 10 years for faking COVID, missing court

Jan. 27, 2023 18:44 PM EST

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who is serving a 23-year prison sentence for defrauding two elderly Butte residents had another 10 years added to his term this week for lying when he said he missed a court hearing because he had COVID-19. The Butte man was sentenced in March 2022...

Judge: Colorado supermarket shooting suspect unfit for trial

Jan. 27, 2023 18:34 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket nearly two years ago remains mentally incompetent to stand trial, a judge said Friday. Court proceedings against Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 23, have been paused for more than a year after Judge Ingrid...

Man gets prison for attacking Capitol officer who later died

Jan. 27, 2023 17:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Jersey man who joined a mob's attack on the U.S. Capitol was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison for using pepper spray to assault police officers, one of whom died a day after the siege. Julian Khater didn't mention the death of Capitol Police...

Federal appeals court hears case of hidden murals

Jan. 27, 2023 18:16 PM EST

Associated Press (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York is considering whether a law school in Vermont modified a pair of large murals when it concealed them behind a wall of panels against the artist's wishes after they were considered by some in the school community to be racially...