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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's selective facts on Ukraine, job myths

Dec. 16, 2019 12:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats. In the process, he offered a highly selective account of the testimony of a damning witness and misrepresented the facts of a phone call with Ukraine's president at the heart of the...

Turbulence shakes Democrats going into final debate of 2019

Dec. 16, 2019 12:06 AM EST

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Seven Democratic presidential candidates will stand on stage this week in Los Angeles, a pool of survivors who have withstood almost a year on the campaign trail, sustained attacks from rivals in both parties, and five rounds of high-pressure debates. And while the field has been...

Nikola Jokic scores 25 points, Nuggets beat Knicks 111-105

Dec. 15, 2019 11:57 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Little went right for the Denver Nuggets in a rough third quarter. They made up for it with a big finish. Nikola Jokic scored 11 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, including a late go-ahead 3-pointer, to help the Nuggets hold off the New York Knicks 111-105 on Sunday night. "That third...

Bogdanovich scores 25 points, Kings rout Warriors 100-79

Dec. 15, 2019 11:13 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovich scored 25 points, Buddy Hield added 19 and the Sacramento Kings routed the Golden State Warriors 100-79 on Sunday night. The Kings won for the fourth time in five games and shook off a disappointing home loss Friday to the lowly New York Knicks. They shot a...

Dinwiddie scores 24 points, Nets end Sixers' 5-game streak

Dec. 15, 2019 10:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie has been on the receiving end of some friendly banter from his Brooklyn teammates, especially Kyrie Irving, over not using his athleticism to rise above the rim. He took the opportunity on Sunday night against the 76ers and former teammate Tobias Harris, scoring 24 points...

Plans move forward to electrify New York City's bus fleet

Dec. 15, 2019 4:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest public bus system rolled out its first all-electric articulated bus Sunday under a plan to convert New York City's transit agency to a zero-emissions fleet by 2040. The new vehicle was deployed on one of Manhattan's busiest crosstown routes, the 14th Street busway. By...

Inmate's suicide shows need for reforms, advocates say

Dec. 15, 2019 3:27 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The final two months of Cachin Anderson’s life in New York’s prison system were filled with warnings he was a man in crisis. He climbed on a sink and dove headfirst at the floor, saying he “wanted to end it and go home.” He urinated on guards. He hurled a...

Mighty Bernie at bat? Sanders makes pitch for minor leagues

Dec. 15, 2019 1:44 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Take Bernie out to the ball game? Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate, is aggressively opposing a Major League Baseball plan to cut 42 minor league teams across the country after 2020. Among the targeted are the Vermont Lake Monsters, the...

Sharks beat Canucks 4-2 to snap 6-game skid

Dec. 15, 2019 1:39 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Interim coach Bob Boughner talked about having an open competition at goaltender for the San Jose Sharks after taking over earlier this week. Aaron Dell more than made his case to get another start. Dell made 33 saves, including several tough stops while protecting a lead in the...

Siakam scores 30 points, Raptors beat Nets to snap home skid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:35 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — One huge quarter from 3-point range helped the Toronto Raptors halt a rare home losing streak. Pascal Siakam scored 30 points, Marc Gasol set season highs with 17 points and 15 rebounds and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-102 on Saturday night to snap a three-game slump on their home...