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Teary-eyed Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honors

Jun. 25, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in Santa Monica....

Yanks homer in record-tying 27th straight game, beat Toronto

Jun. 25, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees' home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched the mark set by Alex Rodriguez and the 2002 Texas Rangers. CC...

Canadian, Russian, American back on Earth from space station

Jun. 25, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Three astronauts safely returned to Earth on Tuesday after spending more than six months aboard the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule with astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan at 8:47 a.m. (0247GMT), less than a minute ahead of...

Yanks HR in 27th straight to match record, beat Jays 10-8

Jun. 25, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees' most recent power feat qualifies as "obscure" to manager Aaron Boone. Just not unexpected. Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched New York's home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit...

Yanks homer in record-tying 27th straight game, beat Toronto

Jun. 24, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees' home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched the mark set by Alex Rodriguez and the 2002 Texas Rangers. CC...

The Latest: Rudy Gobert of Utah wins Defensive Player

Jun. 24, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz has won Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season at the NBA Awards. The 26-year-old center from France beat out Giannis Antetokounmpo of...

3 astronauts head to Earth from International Space Station

Jun. 24, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States has undocked from the International Space Station and is headed back to Earth. The Soyuz separated without incident from the orbiting laboratory at 2325 GMT (7:25 p.m. EDT) Monday. It is to land in the steppes of...

Blurred lines: Trump's UN choice and her coal magnate spouse

Jun. 24, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The email went out from senior Environmental Protection Agency officials to Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, responding to questions she had about a funding matter. But the acknowledgment email the EPA got back a few hours later wasn't from the ambassador. It was from her...

Blue Jackets at center of attention as NHL free agency looms

Jun. 24, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Where many express concern, Jarmo Kekäläinen says he sees only opportunity regarding the uncertain state of the Columbus roster a week before NHL free agency. To Kekäläinen, the fear of possibly losing stars such as Matt Duchene, Artemi Panarin and...

Lawyers for Huawei CFO ask Canadian justice minister to help

Jun. 24, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Lawyers for a top Huawei executive called on Canada's justice minister Monday to intervene and stop a U.S. extradition request. The group of four lawyers for Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou asked Justice Minister David Lametti for help and issued a statement saying that the case had...