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Stewart scores 13 to lift Manhattan over Canisius 70-65

Feb. 17, 2019 5:34 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Samir Stewart had 13 points as Manhattan edged past Canisius 70-65 on Sunday. Warren Williams had 12 points for Manhattan (9-17, 7-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Tykei Greene added 11 points. Tyler Reynolds had 10 points for the visiting team. Jibreel Faulkner scored a...

Malkin, Letang each score twice, Penguins beat Rangers 6-5

Feb. 17, 2019 4:48 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins survived a four-minute penalty kill and went on the hunt against the New York Rangers. Kris Letang scored his second of the game and Evgeni Malkin scored twice in a span of six minutes, helping the Penguins beat the Rangers 6-5 on Sunday. Defensemen Marcus...

NYC's Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with vibrant parade

Feb. 17, 2019 4:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Drums, dragons and dancers paraded through New York's Chinatown on Sunday to usher in the Year of the Pig in the metropolis with the biggest population of Chinese descent of any city outside Asia. Confetti and spectators a half-dozen or more deep at points lined the route of the Lunar New...

Mom pleads guilty in Bronx fire that killed her 2 toddlers

Feb. 17, 2019 3:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A mother whose two toddlers died in a fire while home alone has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and says her daughters' deaths are "a feeling I can't forget." Haya Konte made her first public remarks about the events to The New York Times for a story Sunday. Court records...

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

Feb. 17, 2019 3:17 PM EST

AYER, Mass. (AP) — Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl in 2017. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website shows the 54-year-old New York Democrat is currently in the custody of its...

Cano says he feels 25, not 36, as he reports to Mets

Feb. 17, 2019 1:18 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets infielder Robinson Cano had a youthful perspective after reporting to spring training with the New York Mets. "I feel like I'm 25," the 36-year-old All-Star second baseman said Sunday, a day ahead of the team's first full-squad workout. Cano took a physical and...

4-car collision injures 11 on Long Island; driver arrested

Feb. 17, 2019 1:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a chain-reaction wreck on a Long Island highway has injured 11 people, including a motorist charged with drunken driving. The four-car crash happened around 2 a.m. Sunday on the Southern State Parkway in West Hempstead. State police say a Queens man was driving his car west when...

Shows go on after NY manhole fires forced theater evacuation

Feb. 17, 2019 12:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway shows including "Jersey Boys" and "Avenue Q" were resuming Sunday after manhole fires spurred the evacuation of a theater complex while performances were under way Saturday night. Three windows in the New World Stages complex cracked near the manhole blast and were being replaced...

Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity

Feb. 17, 2019 9:54 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers and top fashion brands like Gucci and Prada keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity. The big question is: Why does it keep happening? Experts say many of these fashion companies live in a sort of bubble and lack the diversity in their staff that could vet...

Barzal, Lee score in 3rd period, Islanders beat Oilers 5-2

Feb. 16, 2019 11:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anders Lee energized the New York Islanders with a fight late in the second period, and then came through with a key goal late in the third after Edmonton pulled within one, helping his team get another win. Mathew Barzal and Lee scored in the Islanders' three-goal third period, and they...