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Concerned EU weighs response to Turkey-Libya border deal

Dec. 9, 2019 12:11 PM EST

Brussels (AP) — The European Union's top diplomat said Monday that some EU countries are concerned over Turkey's controversial maritime border agreement with Libya but that the bloc will continue studying the deal before deciding whether to take action. The maritime deal, endorsed by the Turkish...

Smith scores 25 to lift Vermont past Towson 55-38

Dec. 7, 2019 9:56 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Stef Smith had a season-high 25 points as Vermont topped Towson 55-38 on Saturday night. Anthony Lamb had 15 points and nine rebounds for Vermont (7-4). Ben Shungu added seven rebounds. The Tigers' 38 points on 24.5 percent shooting represented the worst marks by a Vermont opponent...

Williams carries Cincinnati over Vermont 82-73

Dec. 3, 2019 9:40 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Keith Williams scored a career-high 23 points and Tre Scott had a double-double as Cincinnati topped Vermont 82-73 on Tuesday night. Scott had 13 points and 12 rebounds and Jaevin Cumberland added 21 points for the Bearcats. Chris Vogt added 11 points and three blocks for Cincinnati...

Prosecutors say Russia let MH17 suspect leave the country

Dec. 2, 2019 10:01 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia deliberately allowed a suspect in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to leave the country, Dutch prosecutors said Monday, calling it a breach of a European extradition treaty. Prosecutors announced that Volodymyr Tsemakh is considered a suspect in the...

Atkinson scores 23 to lift Yale over Vermont 65-52

Dec. 1, 2019 6:10 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Paul Atkinson tossed in 23 points as Yale topped Vermont 65-52 on Sunday. Atkinson hit 9 of 11 shots and added seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-3). Jordan Bruner had 17 points and nine rebounds as Yale won for the third straight time and improved to 3-0 at home. Anthony Lamb had...

Vermont tops Gallaudet University 93-44

Nov. 27, 2019 9:31 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Daniel Giddens and Ryan Davis scored 17 points apiece as Vermont romped past Division III Gallaudet University 93-44 on Wednesday night. Stef Smith added 14 points for the Catamounts, while Duncan Demuth and Eric Beckett each had 10. Davis also had 10 rebounds. Noah Valencia had 11...

Chemical weapons watchdog adds Novichok to banned list

Nov. 27, 2019 11:13 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Member states of the global chemical weapons watchdog agreed Wednesday to update their list of banned substances for the first time by adding the nerve agent used in the attempted assassination last year of a former Russian double agent. The decision to add Novichok nerve...

Scott scores 25 to lift Rider over Vermont 72-67

Nov. 25, 2019 1:37 AM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Frederick Scott tied his career high with 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Rider edged past Vermont 72-67 in the championship game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off on Sunday night. Stevie Jordan had 18 points and nine rebounds for Rider (4-2). Tyere Marshall added 10 points and...

Smith leads Vermont over Central Connecticut 81-49

Nov. 23, 2019 10:07 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Stef Smith had 24 points as Vermont easily beat Central Connecticut 81-49 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off on Saturday night. Smith hit 9 of 12 shots and had six rebounds. Anthony Lamb added 15 points and Ryan Davis had 12 for Vermont (5-1). Jamir Reed had 11 points and six rebounds for...

Diakite, No. 7 Virginia hold off Vermont, 61-55

Nov. 19, 2019 10:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mamadi Diakite and No. 7 Virginia found themselves in a nail-biter, and with Anthony Lamb putting on an offensive show in the second half, Diakite took it upon himself to try to slow down the Vermont star. Diakite also scored 19 points of his own and the Cavaliers overcame...