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Lt. governor's resignation sparks doubt in Alaska politics

Oct. 17, 2018 7:12 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Some supporters of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker struggled Wednesday to understand the abrupt resignation of Walker's lieutenant governor and what that means for his re-election hopes. Byron Mallott resigned Tuesday after what Walker, an independent, described as an "inappropriate overture...

First, Olympic gold for sisters, now time to start families

Oct. 17, 2018 3:09 AM EDT

Everything about 2018 is going almost exactly to plan for Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson. The twin sisters scratched off the first item on their to-do list by helping the United States end a 20-year gold medal drought at the Olympics. Monique scored the tying goal late in regulation and...

Children of Islamic State group live under a stigma in Iraq

Oct. 15, 2018 6:52 AM EDT

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — A family of six lost children lives quietly in a small apartment among strangers in this northern Iraqi city. The "man of the house," an 18-year-old, heads out each morning looking for day labor jobs to pay the rent. His 12-year-old sister acts as the mother, cooking meals, cleaning and...

Joint funeral set for sisters killed in New York limo crash

Oct. 12, 2018 10:32 PM EDT

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York community stricken with grief after a limousine crash that killed 20 people is saying goodbye Saturday to four sisters and four family members who were on the ill-fated birthday celebration trip. The combined service is being held a week after the stretch limo...

Making MVP push, Brewers' Yelich is back with Marine brother

Sep. 29, 2018 11:30 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — What timing for Christian Yelich. His eye is so good at the plate that the Milwaukee Brewers star is leading the National League in hitting. Now his younger brother Cameron has been discharged from the Marines, just in time to catch Christian and the Brewers make a final push for the NL...

Review: Phoenix and Reilly excel as 'The Sisters Brothers'

Sep. 26, 2018 1:31 PM EDT

Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly might not be obvious picks to play brothers, but French director Jacques Audiard made an inspired choice by casting them as such in "The Sisters Brothers ." By the end, it's obvious that these two seasoned vets of both absurdist comedy and drama are in fact the only two actors...

Arizona congressman blasts siblings who endorsed opponent

Sep. 22, 2018 7:19 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate. The television ad from Democrat David Brill combines video interviews with Gosar-family siblings who ask voters...

The Latest: Arizona GOP congressman says siblings hate Trump

Sep. 22, 2018 6:28 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a political ad against an Arizona congressman featuring his siblings (all times local): 420 p.m. A Republican congressman in Arizona is firing back at six of his siblings who have urged voters in a TV ad to oust him from office in November. Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar on...

Florence sweeps away motel and family's hard work, savings

Sep. 22, 2018 8:31 AM EDT

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (AP) — When the floodwaters from Florence receded, half the Starlite Motel was gone. A ragged lip of concrete edged parking spaces with no corresponding rooms, just a void of standing water and debris. The surge swept away personal belongings of the owner's family — even his...

Gurriels are 1st brothers with multiple homers on same day

Sep. 21, 2018 11:19 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and his older brother, Yuli, have become the first brothers in major league history to have multihomer games on the same day. Toronto's Lourdes Gurriel homered in the first and fourth innings Friday night in the Blue Jays' 11-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. He also became...