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FILE - In this Sunday, July 7, 2019 file photo, United States' Megan Rapinoe poses with her individual awards at the end of the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France. The U.S. men's national team urged the U.S. Soccer Federation to sharply increase pay of the American women and accused the governing body of making low-ball offers in negotiations with the men. The union for the women's team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the USSF that is scheduled for trial starting May 5. The women agreed to a collective bargaining agreement in April 2017 that extends through 2021. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)

World Cup champion women pushed: Could they beat German men?

Feb. 21, 2020 10:04 PM EST

Carli Lloyd was pushed over and over on differences between women and men. "Do you think the women's national team could beat the German men's team?" U.S. Soccer Federation lawyer Noah Finkel asked during a Dec. 20 deposition. "I'm not sure," the two-time FIFA Player of the Year replied. Finkel inquired about a...

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian officials and journalists disembark a Syrian commercial plane after it landed at Aleppo Airport, Syria, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. The Syrian commercial flight on Wednesday from Damascus, marked the resumption of internal flights between Syria's two largest cities for the first time since 2012. (SANA via AP)

Symbolic Aleppo flight comes as civilians suffer in Syria

Feb. 19, 2020 1:54 PM EST

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — A Syrian passenger jet landed in Aleppo on Wednesday from Damascus as domestic flights resumed between Syria's two largest cities for the first time since 2012, while the government continued bombarding several rebel-held towns and villages nearby. The flight carrying Syrian officials...

Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg (3) celebrates a goal against the Ottawa Senators with defenseman Esa Lindell (23), left wing Jamie Benn (14) and center Jason Dickinson (18) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

Road less traveled: Some NHL teams moving AHL squads closer

Feb. 19, 2020 10:10 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jason Dickinson encountered quite a few bumps in the road on his route to the NHL. Good thing for his trusty truck. Dickinson was up and down between the Dallas Stars and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Texas Stars, a total of 17 times during the 2017-18 season. Sometimes, the...

FILE - This Sept. 9, 2019, file photo shows reading material on a Southwest Airlines plane at the Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla. The Southwest Companion Pass, a benefit of the Southwest Rapid Rewards program allows pass holders to bring one companion on flights for at least a full calendar year free of airline charges (not including taxes and fees). (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)

Millennial Money: Make your brand loyalty pay off

Feb. 18, 2020 11:16 AM EST

Blogger Dani Austin of Dallas, Texas, logged into her Southwest Airlines account a few days before the end of 2019. Shortly after, she and her husband, Jordan Joseph Ramirez, flew to Las Vegas (and back home) in less than 72 hours. The spontaneous trip was part of a last-ditch attempt to try to earn the...

UN official says airstrikes kill over 30 civilians in Yemen

Feb. 16, 2020 12:10 AM EST

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Strikes killed more than 30 civilians in a mountainous northern Yemeni province Saturday, the U.N. humanitarian chief for the country said, calling the attack “shocking.” The Yemeni rebels, known as Houthis, accused the Saudi-led coalition of launching retaliatory...

Cleveland Indians pitcher Kyle Dowdy, front, fields a grounder as pitchers Carlos Carrasco, left, Shane Bieber, middle, and Logan Allen, right, look on during spring training baseball workouts for pitchers and catchers Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

AP Exclusive: MLB raises salaries for minor leaguers in 2021

Feb. 14, 2020 5:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is raising the minimum salary for minor league players in 2021, according to a memo sent Friday from the commissioner’s office to all 30 teams and obtained by The Associated Press. Two years after successfully lobbying Congress to exempt minor leaguers from...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign event in Durham, N.C., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Bernie Sanders pranked by Russians posing as Greta Thunberg

Feb. 14, 2020 3:38 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian pranksters claim they called U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pretending to be climate activist Greta Thunberg and offered Thunberg's support to his campaign. Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov, who have fooled many high-profile victims around the world,...

New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) misses a scoring chance during the second period of an NHL hockey game against Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)

Sellers have plenty of inventory ahead of NHL trade deadline

Feb. 12, 2020 2:35 AM EST

Chris Kreider watched teammates Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes handle all the speculation before getting traded a year ago and saw others do the same in previous seasons. With the New York Rangers still in the process of transitioning to contender status, it is Kreider’s turn, and he’s dealing with...

Defense attorney Donna Rotunno arrives for the Harvey Weinstein rape trial, in New York, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Week 3 of Weinstein trial: Fake names and raw emotions

Feb. 8, 2020 2:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In the third week of testimony at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial, the prosecution rested, the defendant dozed off and there was the most intense testimony yet, with jurors being sent home early one day after a key accuser started sobbing uncontrollably. After several witnesses...

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins makes a save during second-period NHL hockey game action against the Montreal Canadiens in Montreal, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Improbable turnaround has Blue Jackets climbing in Metro

Feb. 5, 2020 1:58 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets were tanking fast two months ago. They were 11-14-4, had lost four in a row and timely goals were as scarce as winter sunshine in Columbus. Hopes for a fourth straight playoff appearance were slipping away. Coach John Tortorella was exasperated, and the...