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Iran leader praises force tasked with quashing protests

Nov. 26, 2022 07:33 AM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader praised paramilitary volunteers tasked with quashing dissent on Saturday in a televised address as dozens of eye doctors warned that a rising number of demonstrators have been blinded by security forces during anti-government protests. ...

Florida state report shows toxic algae levels

Nov. 26, 2022 03:12 AM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Scientists are saying a red tide bloom that’s lingered along the coast for a few weeks is now being fed by nutrients running off the landscape in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Red tide (Karenia brevis) is a naturally occurring organism in the Gulf of Mexico...

Hotel trains workers to help reduce veteran suicides

Nov. 26, 2022 03:11 AM EST

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Veterans are 1.5 times more likely than the general population to die by suicide, with 20 veterans on average taking their own lives each day. To help combat this crisis, Innisfree Hotels has started its own in-company initiative to train employees working...

Hauser helps No. 12 Michigan State hold off Oregon 74-70

Nov. 26, 2022 03:05 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Joey Hauser had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 12 Michigan State hold off a strong challenge from Oregon to win 74-70 in the consolation round of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament Friday night. Tyson Walker added 18 points and eight assists for...

Suspect arrested after allegedly hijacking San Francisco bus

Nov. 26, 2022 02:58 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police arrested a suspect who allegedly hijacked a Muni commuter bus, assaulted the driver and hit several other vehicles Friday night. Officer Robert Rueca of the San Francisco Police Department said the suspect, who was not identified, was...

Zach Edey scores 23, No. 24 Purdue tops No. 6 Gonzaga 84-66

Nov. 26, 2022 02:29 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zach Edey and his Purdue teammates were admittedly too excited early on for the chance to compared themselves to one of the top teams in the country. Once the 24th-ranked Boilermakers calmed down, they showed they are worthy of their own consideration as a...

Gordon scores 29, Nuggets beat short-handed Clippers 114-104

Nov. 26, 2022 01:13 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Gordon scored 29 points, Jamal Murray added 19 and the Denver Nuggets beat the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers 114-104 on Friday night. Nikola Jokic added 19 points, 13 rebounds and six assists for the Nuggets, who led by 21 at one point during the fourth...

Jaret Anderson-Dolan help Kings beat Sharks 5-2

Nov. 26, 2022 01:56 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jaret Anderson-Dolan had a goal and an assist for his first two points of the season and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Friday night. Phillip Dananult, Victor Arvidsson, Anze Kopitar and Rasmus Kupari also scored for the Kings, and...

No. 25 Iowa beats Clemson 74-71 in Emerald Coast semifinal

Nov. 26, 2022 01:44 AM EST

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Junior Patrick McCaffery scored 21 points and No. 25 Iowa held off Clemson 74-71 on Friday night to reach the Emerald Coast Classic championship game. Iowa (5-0) will face TCU — a 59-48 winner over California in the second semifinal — in the title game...

Harrell's 18 lead Texas State over Southern Utah 78-65

Nov. 26, 2022 01:34 AM EST

LAIE, Hawaii (AP) — Mason Harrell scored 18 points as Texas State beat Southern Utah 78-65 on Friday night at the North Shore Classic. Harrell shot 6 of 10 from the field and 6 for 6 from the line for the Bobcats (4-2). Brandon Davis scored 12 points while shooting 4 for 6,...