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Denver man in anti-Semitic group arrested in South Florida

May. 14, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A member of an anti-Semitic group was arrested in Miami after he refused to follow police commands during a traffic stop, authorities said. The group calls itself the Goyim Defense League and regularly engages in stunts to harass Jewish people, the Miami...

NHL postseason: Who's hot as the playoffs arrive?

May. 14, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Goalie Juuse Saros is the biggest reason the Nashville Predators went from a potential NHL draft lottery team to their seventh straight playoff appearance. How long they stick around will depend on how well Saros keeps playing in net. ...

Hill strikes out 9, Rays beat COVID-19 impacted Yankees 9-1

May. 13, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rich Hill joined Cy Young and Nolan Ryan as the only pitchers to strike out nine against the Yankees at age 41 or older, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat coronavirus-impacted New York 9-0 Thursday night to avoid getting swept in a three-game series. ...

Florida State beats Virginia in shootout in College Cup

May. 13, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Cristina Roque denied two Virginia penalty kicks and top-seeded Florida State advanced to the College Cup championship game in a penalty shootout after a scoreless draw Thursday. Teammates rushed Roque, a true freshman, after Gabby Carle buried her...

The Latest: Philippine president eases lockdown in capital

May. 13, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has eased a coronavirus lockdown in the bustling capital and adjacent provinces to fight economic recession and hunger but still barred public gatherings this month, when many Roman Catholic summer religious festivals are held. ...

Heat stay No. 5 in the East, roll past 76ers 106-94

May. 13, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler likes Miami's chances against anybody in a seven-game playoff series. The Heat showed why Thursday night. And they showed a little fight, too. Butler scored 21 points, Bam Adebayo had 18 points and 12...

The captain: Haslem makes season debut, scores, gets ejected

May. 13, 2021 22:44 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem finally played, and made an immediate impact for the Miami Heat. He scored twice, making both his shots. He took a charge. And then he got ejected. Haslem can finally say that he...

Yankees' Torres positive for COVID despite being vaccinated

May. 13, 2021 20:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated and having previously contracted the coronavirus during the offseason. Torres is among eight so-called breakthrough positives among the...

Times Square shooting suspect says he wasn't even there

May. 13, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The man suspected of shooting and wounding three people in New York's Times Square, including a 4-year-old girl, said in a television interview that he did not know anything about it and had been in New Jersey at the time. Farrakhan Muhammad spoke to...

Pipeline hack fuels gas crunch; US suspects Russian origins

May. 13, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

CLEMMONS, N.C. (AP) — Motorists found gas pumps shrouded in plastic bags at tapped-out service stations across more than a dozen U.S. states Thursday while the operator of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline reported making “substantial progress” in resolving the computer...