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Taylor Swift releases colorful new song, video called 'ME!'

Apr. 26, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift released a colorful, upbeat single Friday morning, ending the weeks-long search the pop star set off when she teased fans with clues about a new project. Swift released "ME!" — featuring Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco — on streaming services and also dropped...

NY funeral for Marine and firefighter killed in Afghanistan

Apr. 26, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Marine killed in a bombing in Afghanistan will be honored by mourners from across the country at his funeral in New York City where he was also a decorated firefighter . The casket of Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman is to leave a Bronx funeral home atop a fire engine...

3 QBs and lots of defenders highlight 1st round of draft

Apr. 26, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the top, two more QBs along the way — and a whole lot of guys who like nothing better than putting passers on the ground. That was the look for the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night. Arizona defied NFL custom and at least...

Today in History

Apr. 26, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, April 26, the 116th day of 2019. There are 249 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 26, 1865, John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was surrounded by federal troops near Port Royal, Virginia, and killed. On this date: In 1564,...

Giants get 3 in first round, QB Jones, DT Lawrence, DB Baker

Apr. 25, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants found an heir apparent to Eli Manning, a run-stopping successor to Snacks Harrison and a cornerback with an unexpected third pick in the first round. The Giants stunned many at the NFL draft by taking quarterback Daniel Jones of Duke with the sixth pick...

Bills draft Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver with 9th pick

Apr. 25, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Sean McDermott didn't need to be reminded about the impression defensive tackle Ed Oliver made during his pro day workout at the University of Houston. The Buffalo Bills coach got such an up-close look at Oliver last month, he almost got run over by the 6-foot-1, 287-pound player....

Jets draft Alabama DT Quinnen Williams with No. 3 pick

Apr. 25, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets got a big building block for their new-look defense with their first pick in the NFL draft. Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams was selected No. 3 overall Thursday night, giving coach Adam Gase and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams a playmaking pass...

Clint Frazier becomes 15th Yankee to go on injured list

Apr. 25, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clint Frazier became the Yankees' 15th player to go on the injured list, sidelined because of a sprained left ankle, and New York acquired Cameron Maybin from the Cleveland Indians for $25,000 to gain outfield depth. Frazier, a 24-year-old outfielder, is hitting .324 with six homers...

DA: Man ran prostitution ring out of parents' basement

Apr. 25, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island man ran a prostitution ring out of his elderly parents' sprawling suburban home, enticing women with drugs and locking them in a basement where he forced them to use a bucket instead of a bathroom, prosecutors said Thursday. Raymond Rodio III, 47, used social media to recruit...

The Latest: Steelers trade up, select Devin Bush at 10

Apr. 25, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT): 9:27 p.m. The first trade of the 2019 NFL draft lifted Pittsburgh from 20th to 10th, swapping with Denver. The Steelers, with all-time great Joe Greene making the announcement, then selected Michigan linebacker Devin Bush — a...