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Fed Cup semi: Australia, Belarus tied 2-2 ahead of doubles

Apr. 21, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The Fed Cup semifinal between Australia and Belarus is going to a doubles decider. Victoria Azarenka beat Australia's Sam Stosur in the second reverse singles Sunday 6-1, 6-1 in 59 minutes to even the match at 2-2 on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena. In the second set, Azarenka...

Fed Cup semifinal: Australia, Belarus level after 1st day

Apr. 20, 2019 8:14 AM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Australian Ashleigh Barty beat doubles partner Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-6 (2), 6-3 to level their Fed Cup semifinal at 1-1 on Saturday. Barty's win on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena ended Azarenka's 13-match winning streak in the Fed Cup. "I knew the first set would be...

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

Apr. 19, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have grown accustomed to playoff disappointment in recent years. However, after putting together possibly their best defensive effort of the season, their latest victory has them on the brink of getting out of the first round for the first time since 2004. Auston...

Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club melee case

Apr. 19, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has rejected a plea deal in a case stemming from a New York strip club melee last fall. WNBC says the rapper did not speak to journalists before or after her three-minute court appearance on Friday. But fans got as close as they could to catch a glimpse of her. She is due back in...

Probation for man who sent powder to Trump sons, others

Apr. 19, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who sent threatening letters with white powder to President Donald Trump's sons, Antonio Sabato Jr., Sen. Debbie Stabenow and a law professor was sentenced Friday in federal court to five years of probation. The judge declined to send Daniel Frisiello to prison, as...

Prosecutor won't comment until review of Smollett case done

Apr. 19, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cook County state's attorney says she won't comment further on the Jussie Smollett case in Chicago until a county inspector general finishes his review of prosecutors' decision to drop charges against the "Empire" actor. Kim Foxx said in a written statement Friday that she doesn't want...

Falcons give second chance to Hageman following 2017 release

Apr. 19, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons signed Ra'Shede Hageman to a one-year deal on Friday, giving a second chance to the defensive tackle the team released in 2017 after he was charged with domestic violence. Hageman, 28, was a second-round pick from Minnesota in 2014. He started a combined 16...

Ohio rapper Q-Money arrested in fatal shooting in Georgia

Apr. 19, 2019 2:04 PM EDT

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — An Ohio rapper has been arrested in a fatal shooting in Georgia. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that 23-year-old Qamar Akee Williams, of Avon, Ohio, was charged with felony murder after surrendering Wednesday. Williams, who goes by the stage name Q-Money, had...

Man charged with murder in case of missing Montana woman

Apr. 18, 2019 10:54 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police have arrested a man on a charge of deliberate homicide stemming from the disappearance of a woman in southern Montana. The Billings Gazette reports 53-year-old Gregory Green, of Henderson, Nevada, was arrested Wednesday, about seven months after 49-year-old Laura Johnson went...

Fed Cup semifinal: Azarenka to play Ash Barty in singles

Apr. 18, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Samantha Stosur will open against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus when singles play begins in a Fed Cup semifinal Saturday on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena. Ninth-ranked Ashleigh Barty of Australia will play often doubles partner Victoria Azarenka in the second singles match. The...