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Spanish police officers patrol outside the H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel in Tenerife, Canary Island, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. Spanish officials say a tourist hotel on the Canary Islands has been placed in quarantine after an Italian doctor staying there tested positive for the new coronavirus. (AP Photo)

Europe: Officials try to stem virus panic, keep borders open

Feb. 25, 2020 3:48 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — At first glance, the response to the new virus outbreak in Europe appears to be all over the place. A thousand tourists kept at their hotel on a Spanish island after a vacationing Italian couple tested positive. Buses halted in France to screen passengers at risk of falling ill. Major...

French Junior Minister for European Affairs Amelie de Montchalin, right, speaks with Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok during a meeting of EU General Affairs ministers at the European Council building in Brussels, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. European Union ministers are putting the final touches on the mandate that will be the guide for EU negotiator Michel Barnier as he sits own with UK officials to thrash out a free trade deal over the next ten months. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

EU approves tough negotiating mandate for UK trade talks

Feb. 25, 2020 12:54 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday gave its chief negotiator a robust mandate for free trade talks with ex-member Britain, setting up a likely clash over the U.K.’s demand to export to the continent on its own terms without the need to necessarily respect the bloc's rules and regulations....

UMBC battles past Vermont 66-64 as Catamounts miss 3 at end

Feb. 22, 2020 9:53 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — K.J. Jackson scored UMBC's last eight points, including a pair of 3-pointers and the Retrievers tripped up Vermont 66-64 Saturday night, snapping the Catamounts' 12-game win streak. Jackson finished with 18 points, making four of five 3-pointers, R.J. Eytle-Rock added eight points...

Boston College's Jairus Hamilton (1) celebrates a dunk during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina State in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Thornton, Boston College hold off N.C. State for 71-68 win

Feb. 16, 2020 9:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Steffon Mitchell put his body on the line to help Boston College fend off a second-half surge against North Carolina State. Mitchell made a couple of key steals late, Derryck Thornton scored 22 points, and the Eagles beat the Wolfpack 71-68 on Sunday night. “I feel like I’m...

Lamb scores 19 to lead Vermont past Binghamton 76-48

Feb. 15, 2020 6:47 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb posted 19 points and eight rebounds as Vermont extended its winning streak to 11 games, easily defeating Binghamton 76-48 on Saturday. Stef Smith had 18 points for Vermont (21-6, 11-1 America East Conference). Ryan Davis added 13 points. Bailey Patella had 10 rebounds....

Duncan, Davis lift Vermont over Hartford 69-68

Feb. 8, 2020 9:51 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Everett Duncan had 18 points and Ryan Davis scored the winning layup with 2.2 seconds left as Vermont extended its winning streak to nine games, narrowly beating Hartford 69-68 on Saturday night. Davis added 16 points for the Catamounts, while Stef Smith chipped in 15. Davis...

Lamb scores 19 points as Vermont rolls past Maine 77-52

Feb. 5, 2020 9:48 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb posted 19 points as Vermont stretched its winning streak to eight games, defeating Maine 77-52 on Wednesday night. Stef Smith had 14 points for Vermont (18-6, 8-1 America East Conference). Ryan Davis added 13 points and eight rebounds. Everett Duncan had 12 points....

Lamb scores 33 to lead Vermont over Albany 86-75

Feb. 1, 2020 9:45 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Anthony Lamb poured in a season-high 33 points and Vermont pulled away from Albany in the second half for an 86-75 victory on Saturday. Lamb made 10 of 17 shots from the floor, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range, and all 10 of his free throws for the Catamounts (17-6, 7-1 America East...

Lamb scores 20 to carry Vermont past New Hampshire 56-43

Jan. 29, 2020 9:36 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 20 points as Vermont got past New Hampshire 56-43 on Wednesday night. Stef Smith had 11 points for Vermont (16-6, 6-1 America East Conference), which won its sixth consecutive game. Ben Shungu added 6 points and 10 rebounds. New Hampshire scored 16 points in the first...

Lamb scores 20 as Vermont routs UMass Lowell 92-62

Jan. 25, 2020 10:31 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 20 points as Vermont rolled past UMass Lowell 92-62 on Saturday night. Ryan Davis had 16 points and seven rebounds for Vermont (15-6, 5-1 America East Conference), which won its fifth straight. Stef Smith added 11 points and Bailey Patella scored 10. The Catamounts...