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Stocks close with modest losses amid US-China trade anxiety

Nov. 21, 2019 4:47 PM EST

Stocks closed modestly lower on Wall Street Thursday after a mostly listless day of trading handed the market its third straight drop. Losses in technology stocks, companies that rely on consumer spending and other sectors outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Energy sector stocks were the biggest winners,...

No. 17 Cincinnati can clinch AAC East by beating Temple

Nov. 21, 2019 4:28 PM EST

Temple (7-3, 4-2 AAC) at No. 17 Cincinnati (9-1, 6-0), Saturday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Cincinnati by 10 1/2. Series record: Temple leads 13-7. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Bearcats can clinch the AAC East and a spot in the conference’s title game. The Bearcats also would host the game if they beat Temple and...

10 Things to Know for Today

Nov. 21, 2019 8:38 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. KEY WITNESSES CAP INTENSE WEEK IN IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY David Holmes and Fiona Hill are expected to recount how they grew alarmed by how Trump and others in his orbit were conducting foreign policy in Ukraine....

Fear, turmoil in Lebanon as its financial crisis worsens

Nov. 21, 2019 1:10 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — On one of Beirut’s main commercial streets, store owners are cutting salaries by half or considering shutting down. Shops advertise sales, but still can’t draw in customers. The only place doing a thriving business: the store that sells safes, as Lebanese increasingly stash...

Asian shares skid on renewed US-China trade worries

Nov. 20, 2019 11:35 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Shares skidded Thursday in Asia after moderate declines on Wall Street as anxious mounted over the possibility the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal before next year. Hong Kong led the region with its benchmark Hang Seng index falling 1.5% to 26,461.41. The Shanghai Composite index...

Georgia beats Georgia Tech to maintain hold on state rivalry

Nov. 20, 2019 11:00 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Anthony Edwards was content to focus on other areas of his game when Rayshaun Hammonds was handling the bulk of Georgia’s scoring against Georgia Tech. When Hammonds left the game with four fouls midway through the second half, however, Edwards immediately picked up his scoring....

Banks, Lewis lift James Madison past Old Dominion 80-78

Nov. 20, 2019 10:04 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Darius Banks and Matt Lewis scored 21 points apiece as James Madison narrowly beat Old Dominion 80-78 on Wednesday night. James Madison (3-2) led 70-55 with about four minutes left. But the Monarchs (3-2) pulled to 79-78 on Malik Curry’s 3-pointer with four seconds to play. Zach...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Nov. 20, 2019 5:00 PM EST

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Wednesday as investors worry that the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal this year. Technology stocks took the heaviest losses. Communication services and industrial stocks also were big losers. Banks fell as bond yields declined. Energy stocks notched the biggest gain as...

World shares retreat on jitters over US bill on Hong Kong

Nov. 20, 2019 7:39 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Global shares declined Wednesday after the U.S. Senate passed a resolution supporting human rights in Hong Kong following months of increasingly violent protests. The resolution has added to worries over prospects for Beijing and Washington to resolve a tariff war that is hammering...

Taylor scores 22 to lead Wyoming past Detroit 76-49

Nov. 19, 2019 11:36 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — TJ Taylor scored a career-high 22 points on his birthday and Wyoming routed Detroit 76-49 on Tuesday night, breaking a three-game losing streak. A.J. Banks added 15 points for Wyoming (2-3). Hunter Maldonado added 13 points and seven assists. Jake Hendricks had 12 points and 10...