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Wall Street closes worst week since 2020 with slight gain

Jun. 17, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street closed out its most punishing week since the 2020 coronavirus crash with a meandering day of trading Friday that left it a bit higher. The S&P 500 rose 8.07 points, or 0.2%, to 3,674.84 after waffling between modest losses and gains for most of the...

Abreu hits pair of 2-run homers, White Sox beat Tigers 9-5

Jun. 13, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jose Abreu hit a pair of two-run homers and Luis Robert singled home the go-ahead run in the fifth inning to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 9-5 on Monday night. Abreu sent a soaring shot over the left-center fence in the first to give the White...

Asian shares mixed after rate jitters tumble on Wall Street

Jun. 10, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Friday, with only Shanghai rising, after stocks tumbled on Wall Street on expectations central banks will double down on battling inflation with interest rate hikes. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index lost 1.3% to 27,881.78 while the Kospi...

Scioscia, Rollins to manage at All-Star Futures Game

Jun. 08, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Dodgers catcher Mike Scioscia will manage the National League team of prospects and retired shortstop Jimmy Rollins will lead the American League group at the All-Star Futures Game in Los Angeles on July 17. Scioscia, 63, played for the Dodgers from 1980-92...

Backed from frontlines, Ukraine tries to seal World Cup spot

Jun. 04, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Far from battlefields and Russian invaders, the Ukrainian footballers exempted from military service are trying to complete the mission to lead their country to the World Cup. When they prepare to face Wales on Sunday in a playoff final, they will have a...

Stocks sink as Wall Street eyes downside of solid jobs data

Jun. 03, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell broadly Friday and pulled major indexes into the red for the week as Wall Street focused on the downside of the still-strong U.S. jobs market. A report showed employers hired more workers last month than economists expected. While that’s a good...

Plum scores 20, Young adds 19 as Aces beat Mercury 86-74

May. 18, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 20 points and Jackie Young added 19 as all five Las Vegas starters scored in double figures and the Aces beat the Phoenix Mercury 86-74 on Tuesday night. A'ja Wilson had 16 points and nine rebounds, Chelsea Gray added 14 points and nine assists...

Powell: Fed to keep hiking rates until it controls inflation

May. 17, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday underscored the Federal Reserve's determination to keep raising interest rates until there is clear evidence inflation is steadily falling — a high-stakes effort that carries the risk of causing an eventual recession. The Fed's...

White House moves to loosen remittance, flight rules on Cuba

May. 16, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Monday that it will expand flights to Cuba, take steps to loosen restrictions on U.S. travelers to the island, and lift Trump-era restrictions on remittances that immigrants can send to people on the island. The State Department...

Jermell Charlo stops Castaño, claims 4th belt at 154 pounds

May. 15, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jermell Charlo had to exercise incredible patience during his quest to become the first undisputed super welterweight champion. After a split draw in his first bout with Brian Castaño last year was followed by a three-month postponement of their rematch...