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Manoah helps Blue Jays top Rays 4-2, maintain wild-card spot

Sep. 21, 2021 22:45 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Alek Manoah rebounded from early control issues to last six innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Tuesday night to improve to a major league-best 16-4 in September. ...

Yankees power past Rangers 7-1 to keep pace in playoff race

Sep. 21, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton lined a laser beam of a home run, Aaron Judge added a three-run shot and the New York Yankees powered past the Texas Rangers 7-1 on Tuesday night to keep pace in the crowded AL wild-card chase. Joey Gallo also went deep — against his...

GLIMPSES: Britain's Johnson rides rails to meet Amtrak Joe

Sep. 21, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oh, the conversations that happen when powerful people meet. Could the “very special relationship” between the U.S. and the United Kingdom become even more secure now that President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Boris Johnson have bonded over their...

Brazil health minister tests positive for the coronavirus

Sep. 21, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's health minister tested positive for the coronavirus in New York after President Jair Bolsonaro spoke at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. Brazil's government said in a statement that Marcelo Quiroga was in good health and would remain in...

LEADING OFF: Rays see what's in the cards with Blue Jays

Sep. 21, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ FINDERS KEEPERS Kevin Kiermaier is playing for keeps -- and the Toronto Blue Jays may not be too keen on what he’s keeping. The veteran Rays...

Longtime upstate NY member of Congress, Boehlert, dead at 84

Sep. 21, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Former Republican U.S. Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, who represented upstate New York for 24 years, died at age 84, according to a statement from former staff members. The Utica-area resident died late Monday at a local hospice after a brief illness,...

Rikers Island should close, say 4 House Democrats from NY

Sep. 21, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Four members of Congress from New York demanded the release of inmates and closure of New York City's troubled Rikers Island jail complex after another inmate was reported dead at the facility. Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jerry Nadler,...

The Latest: Argentina, Colombia warn of debt crisis

Sep. 21, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly: ___ The presidents of Argentina and Colombia warned the U.N. General Assembly that increasingly strapped emerging markets could default on their foreign debts, and called on multilateral lenders to push for...

Teen pleads guilty in killing of college student in NYC park

Sep. 21, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of two teens charged as adults in the fatal stabbing of a college student in a New York City park pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and robbery charges. Luchiano Lewis was accused of holding Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors in a headlock and...

Second accuser joins lawsuit against billionaire Leon Black

Sep. 21, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A second woman has accused billionaire Leon Black of rape in claims lawyers are seeking to add to a defamation lawsuit filed against him in the spring. The woman, identified only as Jane Doe, added her claims late Monday to a June lawsuit in New York...