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Scuffles as protesters in Beirut block lawmakers’ path

Nov. 19, 2019 3:22 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Scuffles broke out in central Beirut on Tuesday as thousands of anti-government protesters tried to prevent lawmakers from reaching Parliament, outraged that a session was planned even though the country is still without a Cabinet. When one legislator headed toward the building and could not...

Lebanese banks to reopen as withdrawal limits made official

Nov. 18, 2019 1:43 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s bank staff union announced Monday it’s ending a week-long strike after increased security and new regulations that officially limited withdrawal and dollar transfers. The union said banks will reopen Tuesday. Banks have been at the center of anti-government protests,...

Coast Guard: Tugboat collides with old North Carolina bridge

Nov. 18, 2019 7:24 AM EST

NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it’s investigating the collision of a tugboat with an old bridge on the Outer Banks. The Coast Guard said in a news release Sunday that that tugboat Miss Bonnie collided with the Old Bonner Bridge. The replacement for the aging Bonner Bridge opened earlier...

‘Ford v Ferrari’ speeds to No. 1; ‘Charlie’s Angels’ fizzles

Nov. 17, 2019 9:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “Ford v Ferrari” left its competition in the rearview mirror, racing to an estimated $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for big-budget originality. James Mangold’s racing drama rode into the weekend with strong reviews and Oscar...

No. 17 Miami women pull away late from IUPUI 74-65

Nov. 17, 2019 3:14 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Endia Banks scored 23 points, Beatrice Mompremier had 20 points and 11 rebounds and No. 17 Miami used a late 12-0 run to fend off IUPUI 74-65 on Sunday. Mykea Gray saved the Hurricanes, scoring all 16 of her points in the fourth quarter. A disastrous third quarter saw the Hurricanes (3-0) lose...

Flooded road remains closed on Hatteras Island

Nov. 17, 2019 11:43 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina transportation officials have closed a flooded road on Hatteras Island after a storm brought heavy rain and high winds to parts of the Outer Banks and coast. The state Department of Transportation said in a news release Sunday that workers have been removing wind-blown...

Tinkle scores 16, leads Oregon State past Wyoming 83-63

Nov. 17, 2019 12:12 AM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Tres Tinkle scored 16 points to help Oregon State cruise to an 83-63 victory over Wyoming on Saturday night. Tinkle was 5-of-11 shooting, made all six of his free throws and grabbed nine rebounds. He surpassed Roberto Nelson (1,745) for fifth on the career scoring list. Kylor Kelley...

Lebanese police to boost security near banks amid unrest

Nov. 16, 2019 1:39 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security forces will boost measures near the country’s banks that have been closed for more than a week over fears by employees for their safety amid nationwide unrest, police said Saturday. Police said in a statement that there will be more patrols near banks and two...

Colvin, Smith lead Cal Poly over Simpson, 89-45

Nov. 16, 2019 12:31 AM EST

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Colvin had 15 points and seven rebounds, Keith Smith registered 11 points and six assists, and Cal Poly easily defeated NAIA-member Simpson University (CA) 89-45 on Friday night. Colby Rogers added 14 points. Jamal Smith had 13 points and seven rebounds for the Mustangs....

Cheese scores 20 to carry Akron past NC Central 57-47

Nov. 15, 2019 10:29 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tyler Cheese had 20 points as Akron beat North Carolina Central 57-47 on Friday night. Cheese made 10 of 11 foul shots for the Zips (2-1). He added eight rebounds. Xeyrius Williams had 19 points, nine rebounds and three blocks for Akron. Loren Cristian Jackson scored 10. Channel Banks,...