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Baltimore Flamingos play rugby and connect with community

Oct. 24, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — After moving to Baltimore City in 2016, Darrell Coffey felt there were not enough spaces for the LGBTQ community. So, he launched the Baltimore Flamingos rugby club that summer. The initiative began with him and his friend, Xero Coto, tossing balls...

Hope, trepidation as US Eagles face All Blacks in Washington

Oct. 22, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

The US Eagles will host three-time world champion New Zealand on Saturday in a one-off rugby test at Washington's FedEx Field, accompanied by familiar feelings of hope and trepidation. New Zealand’s All Blacks, described as “legendary” by Republican lawmaker Alex...

Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success

Oct. 18, 2021 09:19 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Daily new COVID-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in the densely populated capital now routinely below...

Puerto Rico to lift pandemic curfew, ban on alcohol sales

Oct. 12, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Tuesday that he would be lifting a curfew and a ban on alcohol sales as the U.S. territory reports a drop in the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths. Current restrictions prohibit certain...

Louisiana sports betting begins; 1st bets at tribal casino

Oct. 07, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — Legalized sports betting has started in Louisiana with the first wagering parlor opened at a tribal casino, as the state readies for its largest gambling expansion in decades. The Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville partnered with Betfred Sports...

Titans try to make it 4 straight against reeling Jaguars

Oct. 07, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

TENNESSEE (2-2) at JACKSONVILLE (0-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Titans by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Titans 2-2, Jaguars 1-3. SERIES RECORD: Titans lead 32-21. ...

Company gets OK to build new southwest Vegas hotel-casino

Oct. 06, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A casino company with six properties currently open in and around Las Vegas got the go-ahead Wednesday from county lawmakers to build a new hotel-casino in a neighborhood southwest of the Strip. Clark County Commission approval means construction could...

Japan to lift all coronavirus emergency steps nationwide

Sep. 28, 2021 08:06 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government announced Tuesday that the coronavirus state of emergency will end this week to help rejuvenate the economy as infections slow. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said the emergency will end Thursday and virus restrictions will be eased...

Tonys Latest: ‘Moulin Rouge!’ wins best new musical crown

Sep. 26, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): ___ 10:45 p.m. “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, has danced away with the best new musical Tony Award. ...

Maskless San Francisco mayor bucks health order at nightclub

Sep. 17, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco was spotted dancing and singing along to live music without a mask at an indoor nightclub, despite a strict order by her public health department that requires wearing masks at indoor establishments unless someone is actively eating or...