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Giuliani facing grand jury in Georgia 2020 election probe

Aug. 17, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rudy Giuliani faced a special grand jury Wednesday under a judge's order to appear before the panel investigating attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia. News cameras swarmed Giuliani as he stepped out of...

Braves sign rookie OF Harris to $72 million, 8-year contract

Aug. 17, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie outfielder Michael Harris II, whose early-season promotion has bolstered the Atlanta Braves' hopes for another championship run, has signed a $72 million, eight-year contract to remain with his hometown team. The Braves announced the deal on Tuesday night. ...

Morton, Olson lead Braves to another easy win over Mets, 5-0

Aug. 16, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves never seem to get flustered. Less than two weeks ago, the World Series champions endured a miserable series against the team they've been chasing in the NL East pretty much all summer. They haven't lost since. Charlie...

Mets pitcher Walker (back) exits after 2 innings vs Braves

Aug. 16, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For the second night in a row, the New York Mets' starting pitcher has worked only two innings because of an injury. Taijuan Walker left Tuesday's contest against Atlanta with back spasms after covering first base for the final out of the second. Th...

Braves call up RHP Tarnok, INF Goins before game vs Mets

Aug. 16, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves juggled their roster before Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets, calling up pitching prospect Freddy Tarnok and selecting infielder Ryan Goins to the major league roster, Tarnok gives the Braves a fresh arm with the team in the midst of...

Mets' Carrasco likely out up to a month with oblique strain

Aug. 16, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Carlos Carrasco is expected to miss up to a month after straining his left oblique, the team announced Tuesday in another setback for its rotation. The 35-year-old Carrasco, 13-5 with a 3.92 ERA in a resurgent season for the NL East leaders, was...

Georgia governor touts Bulldogs 4-peat for Atlanta in 2025

Aug. 16, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor has high hopes for his alma mater. With Atlanta set to become the first two-time host of college football's national championship game in 2025, Brian Kemp sees no reason the Georgia Bulldogs can't be going for their fourth straight title that year...

Trump legal adviser ordered to testify in Ga. election probe

Aug. 16, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge in Colorado on Tuesday ordered a legal adviser for former President Donald Trump's campaign to travel to Georgia to testify before a special grand jury that's looking into whether Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia. ...

Atlanta schools to give more students access to telehealth

Aug. 16, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Responding to the pandemic's toll on student health, Atlanta's public schools are launching a new program to give most of their schoolchildren remote access to doctors and therapists. The telehealth services should be available to all students — from kindergarten...

Contreras, Rosario, Acuña lead Braves' blowout win over Mets

Aug. 16, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — William Contreras and Eddie Rosario hit back-to-back homers off Carlos Carrasco in the second inning, Ronald Acuña Jr. doubled three times and drove in three runs, and the Atlanta Braves routed the New York Mets 13-1 Monday night for their seventh straight win. The...