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Cardinal McCarrick, ex-archbishop, hit with abuse claim

Jun. 20, 2018 3:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The retired Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, D.C., whose sexual misconduct with adults led to previously undisclosed legal settlements, has been removed from public ministry and faces further punishment over a "credible" allegation that he sexually abused a teenager while a priest...

Prosecutor: Greed corrupted ex-state Senate leader and son

Jun. 20, 2018 2:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor said greed led a former New York state Senate leader to pressure companies that relied on state legislation to funnel over $300,000 to his adult son. But lawyers for ex-Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) and his son Adam said during opening statements Wednesday in Manhattan...

NBA in London: Wizards vs Knicks in January

Jun. 20, 2018 2:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The NBA will return to London next year with a regular-season game between the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks. Tickets for the Jan. 17 game at the O2 Arena go on sale in the fall. It will be the NBA's ninth regular-season game in London, all sellouts. The Knicks have played there...

Business owners find communication helps with young staffers

Jun. 20, 2018 2:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rory Carlton is getting used to hearing younger staffers ask, "Why are we doing this?" It's a question Carlton would never have asked his boss when he started working nearly 40 years ago. When he was given an assignment, he just completed it. But Carlton, like other business owners in their...

All eyes on Sweden's Rasmus Dahlin as NHL draft arrives

Jun. 20, 2018 2:03 PM EDT

Rasmus Dahlin is drawing comparisons to a pair of the best defenseman in the game today and to one of the best of all time. No pressure. The smooth-skating, play-making Swedish defenseman is expected to become just the third defenseman to be picked No. 1 in the NHL draft . "He is so far ahead of anyone else...

Man who set up wife's killing must serve life sentence

Jun. 20, 2018 1:22 PM EDT

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — An appellate court has upheld the conviction of a man accused of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they walked with one of their young sons. In a ruling issued Monday, the New Jersey panel also upheld the life sentence imposed on Kashif Parvaiz. He was convicted of...

Deutsche Bank fined $205 million for currency manipulation

Jun. 20, 2018 12:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York regulators are slapping a $205 million fine on Deutsche Bank, following allegations that traders at Deutsche manipulated the foreign exchange market for years. Deutsche Bank is the latest Wall Street firm to face penalties for manipulating the $5.3 trillion currency market. Banks...

Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

Jun. 20, 2018 11:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder. To start, the company said Wednesday the Kate Spade New York Foundation is giving $250,000 to the Crisis Text Line , a...

Fixing a massive NYC plumbing leak, 55 stories underground

Jun. 20, 2018 9:45 AM EDT

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York City is in the midst of a plumbing repair job of monumental proportions. Hard-hat workers are toiling deep underground, 55 stories beneath the Hudson River, to eliminate gushing leaks in an aging tunnel that carries half the city's water supply over 85 miles from Catskill...

Rockies power up, snap home skid by beating Mets 10-8

Jun. 20, 2018 2:47 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A show of power helped take the edge off the Colorado Rockies' recent pitching problems. Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story and Ian Desmond homered in succession during a six-run third inning, German Marquez pitched effectively for six innings and Colorado snapped an eight-game home losing streak by...