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Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 28, 2022 14:28 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 23 The Washington Post on regaining trust in the ethics of the U.S. Supreme Court Once again, the Supreme Court is finding its ethics under scrutiny. Last week, Justice Clarence Thomas...

AP source: Mavs close to deal with 4-time All-Star Walker

Nov. 28, 2022 13:42 PM EST

The Dallas Mavericks are close to a deal with four-time All-Star guard Kemba Walker, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Monday. Walker's career has been on hold because of knee injuries, but the 32-year-old could give superstar Luka Doncic some...

Mother charged with murder in stabbings of her 2 boys in NYC

Nov. 28, 2022 08:25 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A mother has been charged with murder in the stabbings of two small children in a Bronx apartment, police said Monday. Dimone Fleming, 22, is accused of killing 11-month-old Octavius Fleming-Canada and 3-year-old Dashawn Fleming, who were found with multiple stab...

Police: 2 young children stabbed to death in Bronx apartment

Nov. 27, 2022 22:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two small children died of stab wounds after their mother was taken into custody for observation Saturday night in New York City, police said. A 3-year-old boy and an 11-month-old boy were found in a Bronx apartment with multiple stab wounds to the neck and torso...

Morant has triple-double, Grizzlies hold on to edge Knicks

Nov. 27, 2022 22:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After Ja Morant’s triple-double at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, his father asked for his jersey. One problem: The Grizzlies star planned to give it to Knicks veteran Derrick Rose. “Honestly it was crazy, (because) it was the first time...

Borscht Belt comedian Freddie Roman dies at age 85

Nov. 27, 2022 18:40 PM EST

Comedian Freddie Roman, the former dean of The Friars Club and a staple of the Catskills comedy scene, has died. He was 85. Roman died Saturday afternoon at Bethesda Hospital in Boynton Beach, Florida, his booking agent and friend Alison Chaplin said Sunday. His daughter told the...

Durant, Seth Curry help Nets pull away, beat Blazers 111-94

Nov. 27, 2022 18:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Seth Curry added a season-high 29 off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 111-94 on Sunday. Curry was 7 for 10 on 3-pointers and had his highest point total with the Nets and the most by a Brooklyn reserve...

Oilers score 4 times in third period to defeat Rangers

Nov. 26, 2022 16:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Leon Draisaitl scored on the power play with just over two minutes to play and the Edmonton Oilers rallied for four third-period goals to shock the New York Rangers 4-3 Saturday. Jack Campbell made 20 saves, while defenseman Evan Bouchard scored twice and Dylan...

NYPD officers, bystander save man who fell on subway tracks

Nov. 26, 2022 16:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers and a bystander raced to save a man who fell on the tracks at a Manhattan subway station, plucking him out of the way of an oncoming train in a daring rescue captured by an officer’s body camera. The incident happened around 4...

Jerami Grant scores 44, Blazers beat Knicks 132-129 in OT

Nov. 26, 2022 00:01 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerami Grant scored a career-high 44 points, Anfernee Simons had 38 and the Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the New York Knicks 132-129 in overtime on Friday night. Simons' 3-pointer gave Portland an eight-point lead in the extra period and the Blazers held on when...