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Twins place Archer on 15-day IL with left hip tightness

Jul. 05, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins placed veteran right-hander Chris Archer on the 15-day injured list Tuesday because of left hip tightness. Archer had been scheduled to start against the Chicago White Sox. Minnesota recalled right-hander Josh Winder from Triple-A St. Paul to...

Judge won’t block law banning most Mississippi abortions

Jul. 05, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As attorneys argued about abortion laws across the South on Tuesday, a Mississippi judge rejected a request by the state’s only abortion clinic to temporarily block a law that would ban most abortions. Without other developments in the Mississippi lawsuit,...

Florida caretaker charged after pushing client out of car

Jul. 05, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Florida woman is accused by a North Carolina sheriff's office of stabbing the man she provides care for with a felt-tipped marker and pushed him out of a moving car. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said in a news release on Monday that Arlene Mary...

CDC: Florida ice cream possible source of listeria outbreak

Jul. 05, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The estate of an Illinois woman who died earlier this year from a listeria infection filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against a Florida ice cream company that health officials have connected to a multistate outbreak. The lawsuit filed in the Middle District of Florida...

Florida 15-week abortion ban reinstated after legal appeal

Jul. 05, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's new 15-week abortion ban was blocked and then quickly reinstated Tuesday after an appeal from the state attorney general in a lawsuit challenging the restriction. Judge John C. Cooper issued the order temporarily halting the law after reproductive...

Campana helps Inter Miami tie Dallas 1-1 with equalizer

Jul. 05, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Leonardo Campana scored the equalizer for Inter Miami in a 1-1 draw with Dallas on Monday night. Campana’s game-tying goal came in the 89th minute for Miami (6-7-4). Alan Velasco scored for Dallas (7-5-6) in the 27th minute. ...

Fountas' hat trick helps DC United beat Orlando City 5-3

Jul. 04, 2022 21:41 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Taxiarchis Fountas scored three goals to help D.C. United beat Orlando City 5-3 on Monday night. Fountas began his hat trick for United with two goals in three minutes early in the first half, and scored his third in the 51st. United (5-9-2) also...

Flamethrower used to torch Pan-African flag flying on pole

Jul. 04, 2022 12:19 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A person using a flamethrower set fire Saturday to a Pan-African flag flying on a pole outside the headquarters of the Uhuru Movement, a Black international socialist group based in Florida. Security video released by the group shows the driver of a...

Kings run away in 4th, top Heat 81-64 at California Classic

Jul. 04, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Keon Ellis scored 17 points, Neemias Queta added 14 and Sacramento topped Miami 81-64 on Day 2 of the California Classic on Sunday. The game featured 10 ties and 16 lead changes, before Sacramento put the win away by outscoring Miami 28-8 in the fourth quarter....

Restaurant owner to fly into space on Blue Origin rocket

Jul. 04, 2022 03:16 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Stroll down the stairwell from the second-story Moon Room at Pineapples in Eau Gallie, and you’ll encounter an MTV-themed mural of an astronaut holding a flag on the lunar surface amid a cosmic backdrop. Look closely: The astronaut’s spacesuit bears the...