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Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say

Oct. 14, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of Californians spent part of the week in the dark in an unprecedented effort by the state's large electrical utilities to prevent another devastating wildfire. It was the fifth time Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has preemptively cut the power but by far the largest to date...

10 Things to Know for Today

Oct. 14, 2019 6:04 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. U.S. TROOPS TO WITHDRAW FROM CHAOTIC NORTHERN SYRIA U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says President Donald Trump has directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin pulling out "as safely and quickly as...

Stastny gets 2 power-play goals, Vegas beats Kings 5-2

Oct. 14, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights thought their power play had been playing well, despite a 3-for-17 start this season. A perfect 3-for-3 game with the man-advantage against the Los Angeles Kings proved the Knights right. Paul Stastny scored twice on the power play, Max Pacioretty added a...

Hertl has goal and assist as Sharks top Flames 3-1

Oct. 14, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

SAN JOSE,Calif. (AP) — Less than a week after rejoining his former team, Patrick Marleau is already making a big impact. Tomas Hertl had a goal and an assist to help the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames 3-1 on Sunday night. Timo Meier and Kevin Labanc also scored as San Jose won their second...

Jarry makes 27 saves, Penguins rout Jets 7-2

Oct. 14, 2019 1:51 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Zach Aston-Reese, Sam Lafferty and Jake Guentzel each had two goals to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night. Dominik Simon also scored and Aston-Reese also had an assist for the Penguins. Tristan Jarry stopped 27 shots. Mathieu Perreault...

Steelers' Conner scores 2 TDs, Hodges wins first start

Oct. 14, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Pittsburgh's Devlin Hodges walked into the stadium properly attired for his first NFL start. He was wearing a T-shirt with a duck on it that read "I'm The Boss," befitting his nickname and quiet confidence. The rookie quarterback directed the Steelers offense like a boss and not a...

The Latest: Cincinnati, Miami now NFL's only winless teams

Oct. 14, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): ___ 7:25 p.m. The NFL is down to just a pair of winless teams with the New York Jets and Washington Redskins finally getting their first victories of the season. Washington won the battle of winless teams by edging Miami 17-16 with the Redskins smothering a 2-point...

Chargers ineffective run game a problem in loss to Steelers

Oct. 14, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers couldn't hide their glaring shortcoming on Sunday, and the problem became even worse against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Chargers rushed for just 32 yards. In the entire game. Pittsburgh stuffed the run en route to a 24-17 victory over the Chargers. The...

Rams' once-elite offense smashed on McVay's 'humbling day'

Oct. 13, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams dazzled the NFL with inventive, exciting offensive football during their first two seasons under coach Sean McVay. Six games after it got embarrassed in the Super Bowl, McVay's high-flying offense has definitely crashed back down to earth. The San Francisco 49ers...

Law gives child sex assault victims more time to file suits

Oct. 13, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining several states in expanding the statute of limitations for victims over warnings from school districts that the new rules could bankrupt them. The law signed Sunday by Gov....