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This Monday, March 30, 2020, booking photo provided by the Hernando County Jail shows Rodney Howard-Browne, pastor of The River Church. Florida officials arrested the pastor of the megachurch after detectives say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home order in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus. According to jail records, Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne turned himself in to authorities Monday, March 30, 2020, in Hernando County, Fla. (Hernando County Jail via AP)

Pastor arrested for violating rules amid virus outbreak

Mar. 30, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials have arrested the pastor of a megachurch after detectives say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home order in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus. According to jail records, Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne turned himself in...

Boko Haram kills 92 soldiers in Chad in country's worst toll

Mar. 25, 2020 6:11 AM EDT

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Boko Haram extremists have killed at least 92 Chadian soldiers in the deadliest attack on the nation’s forces, Chad’s president said. The attack took place overnight Sunday into Monday in the village of Boma in the Lac province near the border with Nigeria and Niger. ...

UN condemns increasing threat from terrorism in Africa

Mar. 11, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned the increasing threat to peace and security in Africa from terrorism Wednesday and urged all countries “to consider mobilizing more predictable resources and expertise” to strengthen African efforts to counter terrorism and...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Brian Dumoulin, left, skates to the bench as Carolina Hurricanes' Jake Gardiner (51) is greeted by teammates after giving his team the lead with a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Hurricanes hammer listless Penguins 6-2

Mar. 9, 2020 2:24 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Morgan Geekie didn't have time to think. On Saturday he was in the minors. By Sunday afternoon the newest Carolina Hurricanes forward found himself thrust in the middle of the playoff race. The 21-year-old rookie hardly looked overwhelmed by the moment. Neither did his team. Geekie...

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge speaks at a news conferece after a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Yanks star Judge has broken rib, return to lineup uncertain

Mar. 6, 2020 7:28 PM EST

Now the New York Yankees know what's wrong with Aaron Judge. As to when he'll be OK to play, no telling. Judge has a broken rib and it's uncertain whether he will need surgery, leaving doubt when he can return to the lineup. Manager Aaron Boone said he thought the star right fielder hurt himself making a diving...

Lori Vallow appears in court in Lihue, Hawaii on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. A judge ruled that bail will remain at $5 million for Vallow, also known as Lori Daybell, who was arrested in Hawaii over the disappearance of her two Idaho children. Vallow requested a hearing so the judge would consider a reduced bail. After the judge denied the request, her defense attorney, Craig De Costa, left, said she is waiving an extradition hearing, which had been scheduled for March 2. Kauai Prosecutor Justin Kollar said he will work with Idaho authorities on logistics for her departure. (Dennis FujimotoThe Garden Island via AP, Pool)

Mom of 2 missing kids to be sent to Idaho to face charges

Mar. 4, 2020 4:02 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A woman was expected to be sent from Hawaii to Idaho on Wednesday to face charges in the disappearance of her young son and teenage daughter. Lori Vallow was arrested last month in Hawaii on Idaho felony charges of child abandonment in a bizarre case that has attracted worldwide attention...

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws during spring training baseball camp Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Sale to start season where he ended 2019: on injured list

Feb. 28, 2020 2:12 AM EST

Boston ace Chris Sale will start this season in the same place he ended 2019: on the injured list. The left-hander will be placed on the IL after reporting to spring training with pneumonia. "With the sickness, it cost him two weeks’ time and that two weeks is what we’d like to give him to make sure...

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kwang-Hyun Kim throws during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Stanton latest injured Yanks star, likely to miss opener

Feb. 27, 2020 4:02 AM EST

New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will likely miss opening day because of a strained right calf, another significant injury for a team that was beset by health problems last season. Manager Aaron Boone said Stanton was hurt near the end of defensive drills on Tuesday. An MRI found a Grade 1 strain. "It...

Altuve booed, nicked by pitch in spring debut for Astros

Feb. 25, 2020 3:06 AM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — José Altuve insisted he tuned out the hecklers. He couldn't avoid a pitch that grazed him. “He was hit in the foot. That ain’t nothing, you know what I mean?” Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker said Monday after an 11-1 win over Detroit at half-empty Joker...

An image provided by the Kauai Police Department shows Lori Vallow. Vallow--also known as Lori Daybell, and the mother of two Idaho children missing since September--was arrested Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Hawaii, Kauai police said. Seven-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan haven't been seen since late September, and police in Rexburg, Idaho, have said they “strongly believe that Joshua and Tylee's lives are in danger.” (Kauai Police Department via AP)

Case of missing children tied to doomsday beliefs, 3 deaths

Feb. 21, 2020 10:24 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Family members used to describe Lori Vallow as an attentive mother who had her kids’ best interests at heart. But that was before she reportedly declared herself a god sent to prepare the world for an imminent apocalypse. Before three untimely deaths of people surrounding her. Before...