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September 27, 2020 3:06 a.m.

Israelis mark Yom Kippur under 'painful' virus lockdown

JERUSALEM (AP) — The solemn Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which annually sees Israeli life grind to a halt, begins on Sunday in a nation already under a sweeping coronavirus lockdown.

September 27, 2020 2:06 a.m.

The Nation's Weather

The Nation's Weather for Sunday, September 27, 2020

September 27, 2020 2:06 a.m.

On final day, 2 NL spots and AL Central crown in play

Four teams, two National League playoff spots.

September 27, 2020 2:03 a.m.

Former Indian minister Jaswant Singh dies at age 82

NEW DELHI (AP) — Jaswant Singh, a veteran Indian politician who served as defense minister, finance minister and external affairs minister during his career, died Sunday. He was 82.

MASKED MARVELS
September 27, 2020 1:40 a.m.

MASKED MARVELS

Mostly anonymous, health care workers are this year's heroes

Tribute to KH professionals

September 27, 2020 1:30 a.m.

Facing IS, last embattled Sikhs, Hindus leave Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s dwindling community of Sikhs and Hindus is shrinking to its lowest levels. With growing threats from the local Islamic State affiliate, many are choosing to leave the country of their birth to escape the insecurity and a once-thriving community of as many as 250,000 members now counts fewer than 700.

Losing the little house on the prairie
September 27, 2020 1:30 a.m.

Losing the little house on the prairie

Rathdrum residents struggle with growth of their small town

Rathdrum residents struggle with the growth of their small town

September 27, 2020 1:27 a.m.

Armenia says it shot down 2 Azerbaijani copters in dispute

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan broke out Sunday around the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh and the Armenian Defense Ministry said two Azerbaijani helicopters were shot down.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Sports on TV still a little weird, but we'll take it
September 27, 2020 1:25 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Sports on TV still a little weird, but we'll take it

It's not quite the same on TV, but we'll take whatever live sports we can get

MOMENTS, MEMORIES and MADNESS with STEVE CAMERON: When those villains growing up become your friends later in life
September 27, 2020 1:22 a.m.

MOMENTS, MEMORIES and MADNESS with STEVE CAMERON: When those villains growing up become your friends later in life

A Giants fan growing up, Steve Cameron used to loathe Dodgers ace Don Drysdale. Then he met him later in life.

Mangia Pizza to open in Cd'A
September 27, 2020 1:20 a.m.

Mangia Pizza to open in Cd'A

Business Bits for Sept. 27

PREP ROUNDUP: Wolfe's hat trick leads St. Maries past Grangeville
September 27, 2020 1:15 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Wolfe's hat trick leads St. Maries past Grangeville

Davis, Medina win at Bonners Ferry Invitational

Ruggles: Homeschool history ideas for tired parents
September 27, 2020 1:10 a.m.

Ruggles: Homeschool history ideas for tired parents

Well, the 2020 school year is in session. Many parents are finding themselves in the position of

September 27, 2020 1:06 a.m.

Officer hurt, suspect detained after police station shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer was hurt in a shooting at a Los Angeles police station late Saturday, and a suspect is in custody, police said.

September 27, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Carbon monoxide kills 16 in coal mine in southwest China

BEIJING (AP) — Sixteen people died Sunday in a coal mine in southwestern China because of excessively high levels of carbon monoxide, authorities and state media said.

September 27, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Late night protest in Portland, Oregon, declared unlawful

PORTLAND (AP) — Law enforcement declared an unlawful assembly late Saturday, forcing protesters from downtown Portland, Oregon, and making several arrests, just hours after demonstrations earlier in the day ended without many reports of violence.

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

TRUMP: Patriotic loser suckers?

Both of my grandfathers served in the military during World War I.

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Hooray, Cd'A: 'Normal' wins the day

Going yellow constitutes a courageous act.

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

CONSPIRACY: Bob’s right on

It is quite apparent that Bob Hollingsworth has been keeping himself informed with what is the truth and is not taken in by certain media propaganda.

Margie (Pulliam) Sargent
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Margie (Pulliam) Sargent

With profound sadness we announce the passing of our loving mother,

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

RTW: What it is, and isn’t

The “Right To Work”(RTW) Law has nothing to do with the ability to work or not work.

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Letters to the editor

Readers always write

Today's Ghastly Groaner
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Today's Ghastly Groaner

Why don't people play poker in the jungle?

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

GROWTH: Vote no to infrastructure fees

Having lived in a few different states, I have seen the impact of growth, both positively and negatively.

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

TRAFFIC: Safety in jeopardy

How many Idaho motorists and passengers must be killed or injured before the use of plastic paneling, hung for traffic lane control, ends?

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

NIC: Qualifications matter

I am writing to urge your readers to support the candidacies of Joe Dunlap and Paul Strum to the North Idaho College Board of Trustees.

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

COVID: 1,000 deaths a day

Just today, the United States lost 1,000 lives to the COVID virus.

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

ISSUES: We see them differently

• If an influx of cash from Oregon and California is rendering property taxes too high, perhaps the problem is the property taxes themselves, rather than new residents seeking a better life.

Jeffrey Dale McArthur, 60
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Jeffrey Dale McArthur, 60

Jeffrey Dale McArthur, 60, a loving husband, father and

Jennifer Jo Kamps Kumjian, 45
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Jennifer Jo Kamps Kumjian, 45

Jennifer Jo Kamps Kumjian, of Spokane, Wash.,

NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE WEEK: Hayden price-cut-a-palooza
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE WEEK: Hayden price-cut-a-palooza

The changing of the seasons offer opportunities to refresh, restart and/or try new things. It might also be an opportunity to save a little money on the real estate market.

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September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

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Editorial Cartoon 092720

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September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

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Bonner. County History - Sept. 27, 2020
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner. County History - Sept. 27, 2020

Bonner. County History - Sept. 27, 2020

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

America can't head down the same path

America can't head down the same path

Analyzing needs and wants first step in kitchen design
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Analyzing needs and wants first step in kitchen design

MOSES LAKE — Kitchen designer Barb Skaug said successful home design can change the way a room is used. It can even change the way people live in that space.

Growing space: Othello teen uses free time to create garden boxes
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Growing space: Othello teen uses free time to create garden boxes

Picking up new hobbies this summer was probably not an uncommon thing with people spending more time indoors, and around the house, due to restrictions from COVID-19. Othello High School graduate Jaxon Rocha found himself having a lot more free time this spring after his senior baseball season was cancelled.

HISTORY CORNER: The pioneer nurses: Part II
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: The pioneer nurses: Part II

Clara Barton was born in 1821 in North Oxford, Mass., and had a miserable childhood.

MY GARDEN PATH: Time to 'close up shop?'
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

MY GARDEN PATH: Time to 'close up shop?'

Another summer has come to an end.

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

GREENSFERRY: The bad-idea bridge

As a family that has lived on the Spokane River since 1956, we are adamantly opposed to what seems to be a developer-driven bridge.

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Public hearing set for possible Mattawa annexation

The Mattawa City Council has scheduled a hearing for Oct. 1 to take public comment on a plan to annex property in the Wahluke Industrial Park into the Mattawa city limits

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Boat launch to close for repairs

Boat launch to close for repairs

Local radio station to hold online auction
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Local radio station to hold online auction

Contributions from community, local businesses up for grabs

Proceeds from the auction will help maintain radio station's local programming.

Reprise of rose care may save grief as well as unneeded effort
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Reprise of rose care may save grief as well as unneeded effort

Reprise of rose care may save grief as well as unneeded effort

From insect repellant to medicinal, yarrow's uses abound
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

From insect repellant to medicinal, yarrow's uses abound

From insect repellant to medicinal, yarrow's uses abound

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Orange Hawkweed is an insidious, voracious noxious weed

Orange Hawkweed is an insidious, voracious noxious weed

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

County officials circumventing committee's hard work

County officials circumventing committee's hard work

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

What do these states' governors really believe?

What do these states' governors really believe?

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 4, 2020

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 4, 2020

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 5, 2020

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 5, 2020

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 6, 2020

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 6, 2020

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 7, 2020

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 7, 2020

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County Calendar - Sept. 27, 2020

Bonner County Calendar - Sept. 27, 2020

COVID Info Box 092720
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

COVID Info Box 092720

COVID Info Box 092720

Crews continue progress on wildfires
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

Crews continue progress on wildfires

Crews continue progress on wildfires

N. Idaho ranch hosts program for vets, mustangs
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

N. Idaho ranch hosts program for vets, mustangs

N. Idaho ranch hosts program for vets, mustangs

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

COVID-19 Graphic for Sunday, Sept. 27

COVID graphic for Sept. 27

September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

MACKAY: Ambition is a must

U.S. President Calvin Coolidge was very skillful at turning away any questions he didn't like.

SHS boys soccer draws with Lewiston
September 27, 2020 1 a.m.

SHS boys soccer draws with Lewiston

The Sandpoint boys soccer stormed out the gates Saturday against Lewiston, scoring two goals in the first 17 minutes. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs were unable to find the back of the net the rest of the way and the Bengals took advantage of their few chances to force a 2-2 draw.

Lewiston slips past the Bulldogs 3-2
September 27, 2020 12:40 a.m.

Lewiston slips past the Bulldogs 3-2

SANDPOINT — Sandpoint and Lewiston went back and forth Saturday at Pine Street Field, but in the end the Bengals prevailed 3-2.

September 27, 2020 12:36 a.m.

Lebanese army: Shooting in north Lebanon kills 2 soldiers

BEIRUT (AP) — Gunmen in a car opened fire on an army post in northern Lebanon Sunday, triggering a shootout in which two soldiers and one gunman were killed, the Lebanese military said.

September 27, 2020 12:36 a.m.

13 killed in van fire on highway in southern Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Thirteen people were killed after a passenger van overturned and caught fire on a highway heading to Pakistan's port city of Karachi overnight, police said Sunday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Mets eliminated from playoffs, then swept by Nats in DH

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Mets were eliminated from playoff contention in a mistake-filled loss to the Nationals in the opener of a doubleheader on Saturday, and not much changed in the nightcap as an error extended a big inning for Washington, which won 5-3 to sweep the twinbill.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Q&A: Underwood on holiday album and her little drummer boy

NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Award for cutest collaboration of the year goes to Carrie Underwood and her 5-year-old son Isaiah.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Another baby orca born to endangered southern residents

SEATTLE (AP) — The Center for Whale Research has confirmed that another baby orca has been born to a pod of endangered southern resident orcas that frequent Puget Sound.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Reporter arrested after deputies' shooting won't be charged

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A radio reporter taken into custody while covering a demonstration the night two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were shot will not be criminally charged, the county's district attorney's office said Thursday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Pakistan says Indian fire kill 1 soldier in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military said Sunday that Indian troops opened fire across the border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing one soldier.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Prada-Simons dialogue launches in virtual Milan preview

Milan designers skirted the line between the virtual and the physical Thursday, taking lessons learned in lockdown to create new collections that are relevant in a reshaped world.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Ings scores again, earns Southampton first win of EPL

BURNLEY, England (AP) — Danny Ings earned Southampton its first points of the season by scoring the only goal in a win over former club Burnley in the English Premier League on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Portrait by Renaissance master expected to soar past $80M

NEW YORK (AP) — An enigmatic painting from Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli will go on auction next year and art watchers will be seeing if it fetches more than its eye-watering $80 million estimate, despite the pandemic.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Elementary teacher indicted on child pornography charges

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An elementary school teacher has been accused of being "in possession of and duplicating child pornography,” according to the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Man gets prison for graffiti during community service

FREDERICKSBURG, VA. (AP) — A Virginia man accused of spray-painting property with graffiti while he was supposed to be performing community service for a vandalism conviction has been sentenced to three years in jail.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

US Forecast

US Forecast for Sunday, September 27, 2020

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Music fan seriously hurt by stage diver wins $2M settlement

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who suffered serious spinal injuries when a stage diver landed on his head during a concert in New Jersey has reached a $2 million settlement with the show's organizer.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 10PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 10PM" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Police confirm shooting at Los Angeles police station

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A shooting occurred at a Los Angeles police station and involved an officer late Saturday, police said.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Betts leaves Dodgers game after being hit by pitch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers star Mookie Betts left Saturday night's game after being hit by a pitch.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Belarus tells UN sanctions would be 'harmful for everyone'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Belarus' foreign minister warned Western nations Saturday against imposing sanctions over the country's disputed presidential election and crackdown on protesters, saying their expressions of concern are “nothing but attempts to bring chaos and anarchy to our country.”

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Rays beat Philadelphia 4-3, hurt Phillies' playoff hopes

ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. (AP) — Mike Zunino, Brandon Lowe and Willy Adames each hit a run-scoring single with two outs in the fifth inning as the AL East champion Tampa Bay Rays beat Philadelphia 4-3 Saturday night, damaging the Phillies' postseason hopes.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Uptick: New York logs more than 1,000 daily COVID-19 cases

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 1,000 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in a single day, marking the first time since June 5 the state has seen a daily number that high.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Man accused of killing pregnant ex-girlfriend charged

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma man accused of killing a pregnant woman and discarding her body on a wooded cliff has been charged with first-degree murder.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Los Angeles Lakers advance to NBA Finals, beating Denver Nuggets 117-107 in Game 5

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers advance to NBA Finals, beating Denver Nuggets 117-107 in Game 5.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

LEADING OFF: NL race down to final day — and maybe Monday

A look at what's happening around the majors today:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Twins beat Reds 7-3, clinch home field in 1st round

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There was no excited reaction Saturday night after the Minnesota Twins guaranteed they’ll be at home when the postseason begins Tuesday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Annual Lennon tribute, in 40th year, goes online

NEW YORK (AP) — Like many other events, an annual John Lennon tribute concert that takes place in his adopted city of New York on his Oct. 9 birthday has been forced online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

HARDCOVER FICTION

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Oregon governor sends state police to Portland for protests

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

Trump taps 'eminently qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Mirrored depot will open Dutch museum's storage to public

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — All the paintings, sculptures and other works that grace museums and galleries around the world are the visible tip of a huge art iceberg. Most of the institutions only have space to exhibit a fraction of their collections, meaning the majority of the art is locked away out of the public eye.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Inter leaves it late before beating Fiorentina 4-3

MILAN (AP) — Two goals in the final three minutes saw Inter Milan come from behind to beat Fiorentina 4-3 in Serie A on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

2 charged with theft from Warm Springs Confederated Tribes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two men have been charged with fraud against the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Saturday, September 26, 2020

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Today in History

Today in History

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Mexico to pursue soldiers, federal police in abduction probe

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has issued 25 arrest warrants for those who carried out and knew about the abduction of 43 students in southern Mexico in 2014, including for the first time members of the military and federal police, the Attorney General’s Office announced Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Giants need win, help to reach playoffs after loss to Padres

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his 17th home run and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 6-2 on Saturday night, leaving the Giants in need of help to make the playoffs.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

With spy series 'Tehran,' Israelis reach out to an enemy

NEW YORK (AP) — Things are not as they seem in the new Apple TV+ series “Tehran” — as it should be in a spy thriller.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Tigers use big first inning to edge Royals 4-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Niko Goodrum and Austin Romine keyed a three-run first inning, and the Detroit Tigers edged the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Demi Lovato, Max Ehrich call off engagement after 2 months

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer-actors Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich have called off their engagement after two months.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Astros' Pettis diagnosed with multiple myeloma, leaves club

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston Astros third base coach Gary Pettis has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma and will miss the rest of the 2020 season.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

J.P. Crawford delivers all day as Mariners sweep DH with A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics sure would like to be swinging better in late September with the playoffs fast approaching.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

N Korea accuses S Korea of intrusion to find official's body

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea accused South Korea of sending ships across the disputed sea boundary to find the body of a man recently killed by North Korean troops, warning Sunday the alleged intrusion could escalate tensions.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

New York City FC beats FC Cincinnati 4-0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Alexandru Mitrita scored his first two goals of the season and New York City FC beat FC Cincinnati 4-0 on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Judge dismisses suit against Fox over Trump affair story

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan judge has tossed out a defamation lawsuit against Fox News brought by the former Playboy model who took a $150,000 payoff to squelch her story of an affair with a pre-presidency Donald Trump.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Idaho Cash' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Idaho Cash" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Lawsuit: City, state failed to protect Seattle protesters

SEATTLE (AP) — A new lawsuit says the city of Seattle and Washington state failed to protect protesters from drivers who could hurt or kill them while also allowing protesters to be injured by the police response.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Rockies roll past Diamondbacks 10-3 despite four errors

PHOENIX (AP) — Elias Diaz and Ryan McMahon each hit two-run homers, German Márquez threw seven impressive innings and the Colorado Rockies overcame some sloppy fielding to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Counter-protesters sue alleged Proud Boys affiliates

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three self-described counter-protesters and one photojournalist have filed a federal suit against three men they say are associated with the far-right group Proud Boys, alleging assault and battery stemming from encounters in Portland last month.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Some Breonna Taylor protesters out past curfew, fires set

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A diverse crowd of hundreds marched in Louisville's streets chanting “Black Lives Matter" on Saturday night, the fourth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

LeMahieu, Voit near milestones for Yankees in win over Miami

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu moved into position to become the first player to earn undisputed batting titles in both leagues, Luke Voit hit his major league-leading 22nd homer and the New York Yankees rediscovered their power in an 11-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Game' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Daily Game" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

OR Lottery

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ These Oregon lotteries were drawn Saturday:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

2 Spokane cops shoot, kill man they were trying to arrest

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police say two Spokane officers shot a man to death Thursday afternoon while trying to arrest him.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Five-run seventh inning powers Rangers past Astros 6-1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jeff Mathis hit a tie-breaking, three-run home run in the seventh inning and Leody Taveras followed with a solo blast in a five-run inning as the Texas Rangers beat the playoff-bound Houston Astros 6-1 on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

California will house transgender inmates by gender identity

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Saturday requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity — but only if the state does not have “management or security concerns.”

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

'Grateful': Gigi Hadid welcomes baby girl with Zayn Malik

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Model Gigi Hadid and her musician boyfriend Zayn Malik took to social media to celebrate the arrival of an infant girl, with dad saying he's “grateful" and “thankful.”

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

The U.S. reckoning on race, seen through other nations' eyes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It's not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America's critics have taken note too, using recent months' demonstrations and graphic images of police violence to denounce the country at the United Nations' gathering of world leaders this year.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

MATCHDAY: Koeman makes Barcelona debut with unhappy Messi

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Sunday:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

The Latest: Some Bucs fans to attend Oct. 4 Chargers game

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 1PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 1PM" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Outfielder Hunter Pence announces retirement after 14 years

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four-time All-Star outfielder Hunter Pence announced his retirement Saturday following 14 major league seasons.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Gambler? McCarthy sees 'aggressive' 1st impression in Dallas

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Mike McCarthy watched as a kid when the customers in the bar his dad owned would lose money on the two poker machines.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Officials report Oregon's largest daily COVID-19 case count

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority reported 457 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, the state's largest daily total since the the start of the pandemic.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Choir practice in Spain infects 30 of 41 members with virus

MADRID (AP) — At least 30 of 41 members of a gospel choir in northeastern Spain have contracted coronavirus following a rehearsal indoors with little air circulation, local authorities and the chorus say.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Houston Dash beat Orlando Pride 3-1 in the NWSL

HOUSTON (AP) — Sophie Schmidt scored on a penalty kick in the 55th minute and the Houston Dash went on to beat the Orlando Pride 3-1 on Saturday night in the National Women's Soccer League.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Woman to lead Rochester police after Daniel Prude's death

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren tapped a Black woman to become the new interim city police chief, saying Saturday she will bring a “fresh approach to policing” amid the tumultuous aftermath to Daniel Prude’s death.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

J-pop stars ARASHI release English surprise before hiatus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japanese pop sensation ARASHI has a big surprise for fans as they near their planned hiatus at year's end: a collaboration with Bruno Mars on their first all-English single.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West Coast

A major college football season that was in peril six week ago as conferences succumbed to concerns about COVID-19 is reconstituting.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Figueroa scores in 89th, Houston Dynamo tie Nashville SC 1-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maynor Figueroa scored on header in the 89th minute to help the Houston Dynamo to a 1-1 draw with Nashville SC on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who brought investigative moxie to the British press, newsmaking dash to the American book business through best-sellers like “Primary Colors” and synergetic buzz to all as author-publisher Tina Brown’s husband, has died. He was 92.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

AP News Digest 6 p.m.

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Houck, Vazquez grand slam lead Red Sox to 8-2 rout of Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie right-hander Tanner Houck struck out 10 in another dominant performance, Christian Vazquez capped a big inning with a grand slam, and the Boston Red Sox routed the Atlanta Braves 8-2 Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

British Academy Film Awards change rules to boost diversity

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s film academy is shaking up its membership and its awards voting rules in a review prompted by the glaring lack of diversity in the nominations.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Keno' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Keno" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Police identify man killed in double shooting at Salem park

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Salem police have identified 18-year-old Andrew Rosas as the person shot to death Tuesday night in a park.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

South Africa lifts spirits with Jerusalema dance amid virus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans of all walks of life are dancing to “Jerusalema,” a rousing anthem to lift their spirits amid the battle against COVID-19.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Syria minister calls Turkey main terrorism sponsor in region

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister accused Turkey on Saturday of being “one of the main sponsors of terror” in his country and the region, and said it is guilty of “a war crime and a crime against humanity" for cutting water to more than a dozen towns that resisted Turkish occupation.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

After a year of drama, the Lakers reach NBA Finals anyway

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Here’s a list of just some of the things the Los Angeles Lakers have gone through in the last 12 months:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

VAR decisive in Real Madrid’s 3-2 win at 10-man Real Betis

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid had good reason to approve of the video assistant referee on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

After 13 seasons, Rangers trade Staal to Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings acquired defenseman Marc Staal and a second-round draft pick from the New York Rangers for future considerations Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Informant in top Venezuela case accused of lying to feds

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A key informant against one of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s closest aides has been accused of lying to his law enforcement handlers in a case involving millions of dollars transported on private jets in violation of U.S. sanctions, The Associated Press has learned.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

49ers promote Grasu from practice squad, place Coleman on IR

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers promoted offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu from the practice squad to the active roster Saturday and placed running back Tevin Coleman on injured reserve.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Moncada homers as White Sox win 9-5; Cubs clinch NL Central

CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox picked up a victory they sorely needed and the Cubs clinched a division championship. Consider it a win-win for Chicago.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Deadly microbe water warning lifted for all but 1 Texas city

LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) — Texas officials on Saturday lifted a warning for all but one Houston-area community to stop using tap water because it might be tainted with a deadly brain-eating microbe.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

S. Korea returns Korean War remains of 117 Chinese soldiers

BEIJING (AP) — The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers who died in the 1950-53 Korean War were returned to China on Sunday in an annual repatriation delayed this year by the coronavirus outbreak.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Too little, too late: Angels, Trout miss playoffs again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Trout is out again. Out of the postseason, that is.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto America' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Lotto America" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Chargers suffer key loss on defense after Ingram goes on IR

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will be without two of their starting defensive linemen for at least the next three games after placing defensive end Melvin Ingram and defensive tackle Justin Jones on injured reserve Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Police: 1 shot and killed, 7 wounded at Iowa biker gathering

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Gunfire erupted early Saturday at a gathering of motorcycle clubs in Iowa, killing one person and wounding seven others, authorities said.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Top Bollywood star Deepika Padukone questioned in drug probe

NEW DELHI (AP) — A top Bollywood star, Deepika Padukone, was questioned Saturday by India’s narcotics agency that is probing the movie industry’s links with drug peddlers and cartels, officials said.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Judge removes Trump public lands boss for serving unlawfully

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawfully, blocking him from continuing in the position in the latest pushback against the administration's practice of filling key positions without U.S. Senate approval.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Biggio and Grichuk homer as Blue Jays beat Orioles 5-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Cavan Biggio broke up a no-hit bid with a solo home run in the sixth inning, Randal Grichuk added a three-run shot and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Nats GM Rizzo won't reveal length of Martinez's new contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez spoke Saturday about managing the Washington Nationals for “many, many years” and over the “long term” and “quite some time,” thanks to his contract extension.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Grand' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Weekly Grand" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 7PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 7PM" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 4PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 4PM" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Saturday, September 26, 2020

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Evel Knievel's son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duke Caboom.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Virus disrupting Rio's Carnival for first time in a century

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A cloud of uncertainty that has hung over Rio de Janeiro throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been lifted, but gloom remains — the annual Carnival parade of flamboyant samba schools won’t be held in February.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Fires set during Seattle Breonna Taylor protests

SEATTLE (AP) — Protesters set fires outside a police precinct in Seattle Thursday night, then launched fireworks before police moved in to clear the area.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Rapids, FC Cincinnati report positive COVID-19 tests

Colorado's MLS game against Sporting Kansas City has been postponed after a Rapids player and three staff members tested positive for the coronavirus.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

ID Lottery

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ These Idaho lotteries were drawn Saturday:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Hit 5' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Hit 5" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Amy Coney Barrett, Supreme Court nominee, is Scalia's heir

CHICAGO (AP) — Although Amy Coney Barrett is the president’s choice to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she is more aptly described as heir to another departed Supreme Court justice: conservative hero Antonin Scalia.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Car injures 2 protesters during California demonstration

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Two people were struck by a car and injured Saturday during a Southern California demonstration involving members of Black Lives Matter and counter-protesters.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Former exam administrator pleads guilty in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former college entrance exam administrator pleaded guilty Friday to taking bribes to help wealthy parents rig their kids' test scores as part of a college admissions bribery scheme.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Mitrita's 2 goals help New York City beat FC Cincinnati 4-0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Alexandru Mitrita scored his first two goals of the season and New York City FC beat Cincinnati 4-0 on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Power outage causes 25-minute delay at Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Freeway Series game at Dodger Stadium resumed after a 25-minute delay caused by the ballpark's power going out on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Nobel laureate refuses local honor over Poland's LGBT 'rift'

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning writer Olga Tokarczuk has declined an honorary citizenship from the region of Poland where she lives because she would have had to share the honor with a Roman Catholic bishop who has made hostile comments about the LGBT community.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Saturday:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Review: Lydia Loveless deals with tough times on ‘Daughter’

Lydia Loveless, “Daughter” (Honey, You’re Gonna Be Late Records)

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

LeMahieu batting title, Voit HR crown near as Yanks win

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu is on the verge of a first in more than a century of Major League Baseball: the first player to win undisputed batting titles in both the American and National Leagues.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State-All

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Saturday:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Man U, Chelsea leave it late on another wild day in the EPL

The clock was approaching 100 minutes and the final whistle had long been blown when Bruno Fernandes stroked home yet another penalty to secure a wild win for Manchester United.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Brewers boost playoff chances with 3-0 win over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brandon Woodruff allowed two hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers boosted their playoff prospects in a big way by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Indians' playoff positioning hurt by 8-0 loss to Pirates

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians will have one eye on the field and one eye on the scoreboard on the final day of the regular season.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Oregon elections boss, a Republican, champions vote-by-mail

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's Republican secretary of state hailed the state's pioneering vote-by-mail as an example for the rest of the nation on Friday, though another election official warned of likely delays in announcing election results because of the coronavirus.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Lotto" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

Trump taps 'eminently qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Perry, Pavelski and Stars force Stanley Cup Game 6 vs Tampa

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — More than a decade since Corey Perry won the Stanley Cup as a young player and years after Joe Pavelski fell two wins short, the greybeards aren't ready to leave the bubble and give up on another opportunity for a championship just yet.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Sculpture of John Paul II with rock, red water makes waves

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new statue that depicts the late pope St. John Paul II throwing a boulder into red water has provoked debate in his native Poland and revived memories of a 1999 Italian sculpture that showed him crushed under a meteorite, to which the new work was intended as a counter-statement.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

White Sox P Cordero suspended 3 games for hitting Contreras

CHICAGO (AP) — Major League Baseball suspended Chicago White Sox reliever Jimmy Cordero for three games Saturday and fined him an undisclosed amount for hitting the Cubs' Willson Contreras with a pitch.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

US-Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday

1. “Rage” by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster)

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Virus delays Rio's Carnival for first time in a century

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying Thursday night that the global spectacle cannot go ahead in February because of Brazil’s continued vulnerability to the pandemic.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Holly Hunter suits up as US prosecutor in 'The Comey Rule'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holly Hunter has been entrusted with playing an array of real-world women, from tennis great Billie Jean King to a cheerleading mom gone astray to her latest role, a federal prosecutor caught in the maw of politics.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

The Latest: Melbourne eases lockdown, reopens schools, work

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has further eased lockdown restrictions imposed after a surge in coronavirus cases, allowing most children to return to school from next month and sending more than 125,000 people back to work.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Megabucks" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Leaders to UN: If virus doesn't kill us, climate change will

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a year of cataclysm, some world leaders at this week’s annual United Nations meeting are taking the long view, warning: If COVID-19 doesn't kill us, climate change will.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Pageant powerhouse Venezuela to hold virtual beauty contest

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — For the first time in decades of Miss Venezuela competitions, the pageant powerhouse's so-called “most beautiful night” will not be live as organizers try to put on a compelling contest virtually amid a pandemic lockdown.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

WA Lottery

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ These Washington lotteries were drawn Saturday:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Match 4' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Match 4" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Turner Sports expands rights deal with MLB through 2028

Turner Sports will continue broadcasting Major League Baseball after agreeing to an extension of rights through the 2028 season.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

James, Lakers beat Nuggets in Game 5 to reach NBA Finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James wore out the path to the NBA Finals in the Eastern Conference, making annual trips out of Miami and Cleveland.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Lightning miss out in OT for once and head to Game 6

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning missed a chance for another overtime-clinching series victory, the kind they have enjoyed this entire postseason.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Giants release veteran right-hander Jeff Samardzija

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants released veteran right-hander Jeff Samardzija on Saturday, a day after he returned from a lengthy shoulder injury and rehab.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Boise woman gets up to 30 years for crash that killed child

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Boise woman has been sentenced to up to 30 years in prison for driving under the influence in a crash that killed a 3-year-old girl and left three others injured.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Lines' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Lucky Lines" game were:

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Betts exits after HBP, Dodgers edge Angels following outage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts exited early after getting hit by a pitch, giving the Dodgers a brief scare with the playoffs approaching, and Los Angeles beat the Angels 7-6 on Saturday night following a power outage in the ballpark.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Woman found dead in apartment after man turns himself in

SEATTLE (AP) — A 28-year-old woman was found dead in a Seattle apartment after a man walked into the King County Jail Wednesday and said he wanted to turn himself in for homicide, according the probable cause statement outlining the police case against the man.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Billie Lourd introduces newborn son in surprise announcement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Billie Lourd has announced the birth of her son.

September 27, 2020 12:09 a.m.

Rennes moves top of French league, Marseille scrapes a draw

PARIS (AP) — Unbeaten Rennes moved to the top of the French league in style with two spectacular goals in downing rival Saint-Étienne 3-0 on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 21 Pitt holds off No. 24 Louisville 23-20

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Jones II wants No. 21 Pittsburgh's defense to be the best in the country. Not just in points allowed. Not just in yards allowed. Not just in sacks or turnovers. All of it.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Armstrong, Davis help Virginia rally past winless Duke 38-20

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — It took Virginia four scheduled opponents to actually get to start their season, and four quarters to hit their stride in a 38-20 victory against Dukes on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bennett helps No. 4 Georgia rally past Arkansas 37-10

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stetson Bennett transferred away from Georgia after a freshman year spent far down the depth chart. Back then, in early 2018, he didn’t think he’d ever get a chance to lead his home-state Bulldogs to a win.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

King throws 2 TD passes, No. 12 Miami routs Florida State

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami avoided a lightning delay, amped up the offense and overwhelmed its in-state rival.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Top 25 Takeaways: LSU gets Air Raided; No. 3 OU upset

The Pirate plundered the defending national champions. Oklahoma got its annual faceplant as a big favorite out of the way early. Texas made a crazy comeback to keep the Big 12 from going up in flames.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

BC rallies from 14-points down, beats Texas State 24-21

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley told his team all week to expect the game against Texas State to come down to the wire.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 5 Florida beats Ole Miss 51-35 in Kiffin's debut

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Pitts gives Florida an almost unfair advantage.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Costello's 623 yards lead Miss. St. past No. 6 LSU, 44-34

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New Mississippi State coach Mike Leach put his “Air Raid” offense in the hands of a transfer quarterback who showed up over the summer and the results were like nothing defending national champion LSU or the Southeastern Conference has ever seen.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Wilson throws for 392 yards, No. 18 BYU routs Troy 48-7

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson threw for a career-high 392 yards and two touchdowns, leading No. 18 BYU to a 48-7 victory over Troy on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Brown women's sports settlement gets preliminary approval

A federal judge on Friday gave preliminary approval to a settlement between Brown University and student-athletes who had challenged the Ivy League school's decision to drop several women's varsity sports.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 16 Tennessee wins seventh straight 31-27 over Gamecocks

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano expected a difficult time at South Carolina. He also expected the 16th-ranked Vols to come out on top, no matter how hard things got.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Notre Dame-Wake Forest postponed; Mountain West eyes fall

As the Atlantic Coast Conference worked Tuesday to reschedule another league game postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak within one of its teams, the Mountain West was zeroing in on a possible late October start to its football season.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hubbard, No. 15 Oklahoma State, escape with another victory

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — For Chuba Hubbard and Oklahoma State, it wasn’t pretty, but in the end, when it really mattered, he and his team made the plays they needed to.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

SMU wins home opener, runs over Stephen F Austin 50-7

DALLAS (AP) — Shane Buechele threw two touchdown passes, Ulysses Bentley IV ran for two more scores and SMU beat Stephen F. Austin 50-7 on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Saturday's best

STARS

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Week 4 Preview: FSU-Miami has King in spotlight; SEC begins

The stakes have not recently been what they used to be for the Florida State-Miami rivalry, but the Seminoles and Hurricanes usually put on a good show.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Patterson steps up, leads No. 20 Hokies past NC State 45-24

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Quincy Patterson II came off the bench to throw two touchdown passes and run for another score, leading No. 20 Virginia Tech to a 45-24 victory over NC State on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ebner dominates in Aranda debut as Baylor tops Kansas 47-14

WACO, Texas (AP) — Trestan Ebner left little doubt he was more than ready for Baylor’s opener after two games were called off because of COVID-19 concerns.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Georgia State-Charlotte football game postponed

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Willis' 370 yards of offense helps Liberty beat FIU 36-34

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Malik Willis threw two touchdown passes and accounted for 370 yards of offense to lead Liberty to a 36-34 victory over Florida International on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

McKinney tosses 4 TD passes, EKU beats Citadel 37-14

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) —

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Kansas State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A Kansas State squad that lost its opener to Arkansas State two weeks ago, had its roster depleted by COVID-19, and entered Saturday's game against No. 3 Oklahoma as a four-touchdown underdog overcame it all to pull off one of the biggest stunners of the season.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Syracuse breaks out of rut, defeats Georgia Tech 37-20

SYRACUSE, NY (AP) — Tommy DeVito threw for two scores, Sean Tucker ran for two others, and Syracuse broke out of its offensive doldrums to defeat Georgia Tech 37-20 Saturday for its first win of the season.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Carroll, Tulane run for 7 TDs, beat Southern Miss 66-24

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cameron Carroll scored a career-high three of Tulane's seven rushing touchdowns and added a 16-yard TD reception, and the Green Wave beat Southern Miss 66-24 on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Newberry is first SC school to add varsity women’s triathlon

NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — Newberry College has announced that they will be adding women's triathlon as a new sport starting next fall, becoming the first school in South Carolina to sponsor the sport, officials said.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Falcons place A.J. Terrell on COVID reserve list

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Mid-American Conference will have a 6-game football season, meaning all 10 major conferences will play this fall

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Mid-American Conference will have a 6-game football season, meaning all 10 major conferences will play this fall.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 8 Texas rallies to beat Texas Tech 63-56 in overtime

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas was trailing Texas Tech by 15 points with just more than 3 minutes to play when Sam Ehlinger walked over to his coach and delivered a message.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Georgia Tech-Syracuse delayed for virus tests

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hankins runs for 3 TDs in UTEP's 31-6 over Warhawks

MONROE, La. (AP) — Deion Hankins rushed for three touchdowns and UTEP held Louisiana-Monroe to 7 yards rushing in a 31-6 victory on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 8 Texas rallies, beats Texas Tech 63-56 in overtime

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Sam Ehlinger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Joshua Moore in overtime, sending No. 8 Texas to a wild 63-56 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday that saw the Longhorns rally with two touchdowns in the final 3 minutes of regulation.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US colleges struggle to salvage semester amid outbreaks

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Colleges across the country are struggling to salvage the fall semester amid skyrocketing coronavirus cases, entire dorm complexes and frat houses under quarantine, and flaring tensions with local community leaders over the spread of the disease.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hall 154 yards rushing, 3 TDs as Iowa State beats TCU 37-34

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Breece Hall ran for 154 yards and three touchdowns, JaQuan Bailey had 3 1/2 sacks to become Iowa State’s career leader and the Cyclones opened Big 12 play with a 37-34 win at TCU on Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

LSU star cornerback Derek Stingley out vs Mississippi State

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU All-American cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., who entered this season as one of the top stars in college football, has been ruled out of the No. 6 Tigers' opener Saturday against Mississippi State because of an illness.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Anthony has 6 TDs, La Tech beats Houston Baptist 66-38

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Luke Anthony threw five touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Louisiana Tech to a 66-38 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Thursday's Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hudson, Central Arkansas rally, beat Missouri St. 27-20

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Tyler Hudson had a 7-yard touchdown reception and scored on a 57-yard punt return as Central Arkansas scored the last 21 points to beat Missouri State 27-20 on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Gabriel, No. 13 UCF beat East Carolina 51-28 in AAC opener

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — For the second straight week, Dillon Gabriel and No. 13 Central Florida had no problem running their fast-tempo offense and rolling to big offensive totals.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Harrington scores for 4 TDs, depleted Appalachian State wins

BOONE, N.C. (AP) —

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

COVID-19 forces Texas A&M to keep fans out of Midnight Yell

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M’s five Yell Leaders ran into an almost empty Kyle Field as Friday night crept into Saturday morning for their Midnight Yell.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MAC returns with 6-game football season starting Nov. 4

The Mid-American Conference, the first major college football league to postpone its season because of the pandemic, became the final one to jump back in, making it 10 out of 10 conferences that will play in the fall.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

La-Lafayette edges Georgia Southern on 53-yard field goal

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Louisiana-Lafayette transfer kicker Nate Snyder had missed three of his four collegiate field goal attempts in the Ragin’ Cajuns’ first two games, but head coach Billy Napier didn’t lose confidence.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Nix, No. 8 Auburn pull away from No. 23 Kentucky, 29-13

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The first half ended with both teams feeling as if they were robbed of touchdowns.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

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September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Friday Sports in Brief

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September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 2 Crimson Tide rolls on offense to 38-19 win over Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Nick Saban has never lost a season opener while coaching Alabama.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

McCormick rushes for 2 TDs, UTSA holds off Middle Tennessee

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Backup Josh Adkins threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, Sincere McCormick rushed for 82 yards and two scores, and UTSA held off Middle Tennessee 37-35 on Friday night in a Conference USA opener for both teams.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Spiller leads No. 10 Texas A&M over Vanderbilt 17-12

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher admitted that he'd be mad all week after the way his 10th-ranked team played against Vanderbilt on Saturday night.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 14 Cincinnati holds off No. 22 Army, 24-10

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati wanted to add a game to its non-conference schedule after some games were lost due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. When the Bearcats decided to put Army on the slate, Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell knew it would be a challenge.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Facebook critics start rival, independent 'oversight board'

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A group of prominent Facebook critics, including one of the social network's early investors and a journalist facing jail time in the Philippines, are launching their version of an “oversight board” to rival the company's own.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lawyer: Client in Giuliani case hasn't paid legal fees

NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer representing a man accused of conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions has asked a judge to let him quit the case, in part because his client hasn't paid his legal bills.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

East Texas county commissioner accused of vote-harvesting

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — An East Texas county commissioner and three other people have been indicted on charges that they fraudulently solicited mail-in votes from able-bodied voters by claiming they were disabled, often without the voters’ knowledge or consent.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Police seek suspect who drove car into protesters at UNM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque's police chief says he's making a priority out of finding the suspect who reportedly drove a vehicle into a crowd of racial injustice protesters near the campus of the University of New Mexico.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

French virus testing labs under strain amid resurgent demand

ARGENTEUIL, France (AP) — France’s COVID-19 resurgence is palpable in the buzzing biology lab of this public hospital in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Justice Department seeks immediate ban on WeChat in US

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is seeking an immediate ban on downloads of WeChat in Apple and Google app stores, saying the Chinese-owned messaging service is a threat to the security of the United States.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Czechs to acquire Israeli air defense system in $400M deal

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic wants to buy a new air defense system for its military from the Israeli government, the defense ministry said on Friday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

California braces for power shutoffs and warm, windy weekend

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Firefighters and officials at California's largest utility company braced for hot, dry and windy weather in northern and central areas of the state this weekend that may fan the flames of several major wildfires or ignite new ones.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How it happened: From law professor to high court in 4 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law professor in Indiana. Within weeks, she is likely to be the newest associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus surges in France, Marseille fights against closures

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Angry restaurant and bar owners demonstrated in Marseille on Friday to challenge a French government order to close all public venues as of Saturday to battle resurgent virus infections.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Maine lobster business salvaged its summer despite pandemic

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's lobster fishermen braced for a difficult summer this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but then the unexpected happened. They kept catching lobsters, and people kept buying them.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Official: Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo

PARIS (AP) — The chief suspect in a double stabbing in Paris told investigators he carried out the attack in anger over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad recently republished by satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, a judicial official said Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Cory Booker in strong position against GOP challenger Mehta

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — There's a U.S. Senate race in New Jersey this year, but it might be hard to tell if you're watching for campaign ads on TV or looking for national media coverage.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Her words: Amy Coney Barrett on faith, precedent, abortion

Some notable quotes from Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law professor and current judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. President Donald Trump on Saturday announced he was nominating Barrett to fill the seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Montana judge extends deadline for returning mailed ballots

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has extended the state's deadline for returning 2020 general election ballots by mail, saying that uneven U.S. Postal Service delivery times could result in ballots being delayed, unfairly requiring some people to vote earlier than others or requiring voters to risk exposure to COVID-19 to return their ballots in person.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

A look at Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s notable opinions, votes

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, has been on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals since 2017.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

EU leader Michel lashes out at Britain over post-Brexit plan

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leader Charles Michel used the virtual pulpit of the U.N. General Assembly on Friday to lash out at Britain for its threats to renege on parts of the withdrawal treaty it signed with the EU and warned that the 27-nation bloc won't back down in the final weeks of acrimonious talks on a free trade deal.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

3 accused of creating man cave under Grand Central Terminal

NEW YORK (AP) — Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized “man cave” with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch, officials said Thursday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Thousands march in Washington to pray and show Trump support

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people packed the National Mall in downtown Washington on Saturday to pray and show their support for President Donald Trump.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP sources: Senate to hold confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett starting Oct. 12

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Senate to hold confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett starting Oct. 12.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

From quick shortcuts to slow cookers, how we're eating now

In normal times, food trends often started in restaurants, with top chefs. Maybe they got written up in food magazines or blogs. After some time, you could find the trending ingredients on grocery store shelves.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Shell seeks Alaska lease extension, but no plans to return

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Oil company Shell is seeking an extension of leases it holds in Alaska as a way to make the leases more attractive to a potential buyer and does not itself plan a return to operations in the state, spokesperson Curtis Smith said Friday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Social media and COVID shaming: Fighting a toxic combination

In the spring, Rick Rose drew the wrath of strangers after he practically shouted on Facebook that he wasn’t buying a face mask. Two months later, he contracted COVID-19 — and, he posted, he was struggling to breathe. Days later, on July 4, he was dead.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Portland, Oregon, largely peaceful after right-wing rally

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a right-wing rally and counter-protests in Portland, Oregon, have largely dispersed without serious violence Saturday, though they are investigating an assault after one person who was documenting the event was pushed to the ground and kicked in the face.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Indian farmers protest, fear exploitation by private players

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of Indian farmers took to the streets on Friday to protest new laws that the government says will boost growth in the agricultural sector through private investments.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bio highlights of Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's high court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here’s a bio box on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump's $200 prescription cards won't hit mailboxes just yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you’re on Medicare, don’t run to the mailbox looking for a $200 prescription drug card courtesy of President Donald Trump.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US senators demand action after AP exposes palm oil abuses

Lawmakers said Friday that the U.S. government needs to ban the import of products made with child or forced labor after an Associated Press investigation found widespread exploitation in the palm oil industry, from debt bondage to outright slavery.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

President Trump calls Amy Coney Barrett a 'woman of unparalleled achievement' as he nominates her to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump calls Amy Coney Barrett a 'woman of unparalleled achievement' as he nominates her to Supreme Court.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asian shares gain, cheered by US rally on hopes for stimulus

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares advanced Friday, cheered by a modest rally on Wall Street and rising hopes for fresh stimulus for the U.S. economy.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign has grown increasingly focused on making inroads in Pennsylvania to offset potential vulnerabilities in other battlegrounds.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Company to pay $60M for deceptive marketing with pelvic mesh

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A company that failed to adequately inform women of dangerous side effects related to permanent pelvic mesh devices will be required to pay $60 million, according to a settlement announced this week by state attorney generals across the U.S.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's wrongs on court, virus; Biden errs

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a momentous week, President Donald Trump painted a fantastical portrait of a

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Swiss-EU relations back on ballot over freedom of movement

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss will vote this weekend on a renewed proposal to limit the number of European Union nationals allowed to live and work in their country, a measure championed by a populist party that wants preferential access for Swiss citizens to jobs, social protection and benefits.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP and partners get grant to boost coverage of nonprofits

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press announced Thursday the start of a joint venture with The Chronicle of Philanthropy and The Conversation that will expand their coverage of philanthropies and charities and the impact these groups have on society.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

He's not running, but Morales looms large in Bolivia vote

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Even in exile, Evo Morales looms over Bolivia’s election next month.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Belarus president sworn in at unannounced inaugural ceremony

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus was sworn in Wednesday to his sixth term in office at an inaugural ceremony that was not announced in advance amid weeks of huge protests of the authoritarian leader's reelection, which the opposition says was rigged.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Walker Lake group to take water suit back to federal court

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Lawyers representing Mineral County and the Walker Lake Working Group announced this week they intend to take a water rights case with broad implications back to federal appeals court to ask whether Nevada can adjust already allocated water rights to sustain rivers and lakes long-term.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Another special session: Louisiana lawmakers return Monday

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) —

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

It's 'now or never' for ex-Trump aides weighing speaking out

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Neumann wrestled with the decision for weeks. She worried about the backlash, the impact it would have on her career, potential threats to her family.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

London police, protesters clash at COVID-19 demonstration

LONDON (AP) — London police clashed with demonstrators on Saturday as they broke up a protest in Trafalgar Square against COVID-19 restrictions amid rising tensions over limits on everyday life as the government tries to stem a sharp rise in infections.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods ticks up just 0.4%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods increased just 0.4% in August following a much larger gain in the previous month.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

North Macedonia: Roma protest against police brutality

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Hundreds of Roma protested against police brutality in North Macedonia's second-largest city Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Thousands of Israelis protest in Jerusalem, despite lockdown

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night to demand his resignation, pressing ahead with weeks of protests against the embattled Israeli leader despite a strict new lockdown order.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Reagan's age, Mitt's binders: Presidential debate highlights

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are set to meet on Tuesday for their first debate, a highly anticipated event in a highly unusual election year.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Landlords suing to push back against eviction ban

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — As millions of Americans struggle to pay their rent during the coronavirus pandemic, landlords are going to courts, claiming that the national eviction moratorium unfairly strains their finances and violates their property rights.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

TikTok says it didn't take part in Australia security probes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — TikTok executives told a Senate committee on Friday that they lobbied Australian lawmakers but did not engage with investigators before the government concluded that the video-sharing app did not pose a security threat.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US probes Mercedes vans for possible unwanted acceleration

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating speed sensor problems with Mercedes-Benz Sprinter full-size vans that could cause unwanted acceleration.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Early vote shows signs of Black voters' shift to mail voting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Shirley Dixon-Mosley had never sent a ballot through the mail. She always treasured casting her ballot in person. But for November's election, she voted early and by mail because she didn't want to take any chances.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Voters' poorly marked ovals could lead to contested ballots

ATLANTA (AP) — Two decades ago, Florida's hanging chads became an unlikely symbol of a disputed presidential election. This year, the issue could be poorly marked ovals or boxes.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

EU Commission appeals after losing Apple $15B tax case

LONDON (AP) — The European Commission said Friday it is appealing a court decision that Apple doesn't have to repay 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes to Ireland.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

China aims to make 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses a year

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese health official said Friday that the country's annual production capacity for coronavirus vaccines will top 1 billion doses next year, following an aggressive government support program for construction of new factories.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem

NEW YORK (AP) — At a University of Maryland lab, people infected with the new coronavirus take turns sitting in a chair and putting their faces into the big end of a large cone. They recite the alphabet and sing or just sit quietly for a half hour. Sometimes they cough.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Israel to hold US-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will hold rare talks with Lebanon next month in an effort to resolve a longstanding maritime border dispute, an Israeli official said Saturday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning a 'row office' is a chance for GOP to pressure Wolf

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is raising money to help fellow Democrats in their quest to retake Pennsylvania's state House or Senate majorities, but there are other races that may have a bigger impact on his fortunes in his last two years in office.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: Melbourne eases lockdown, schools, work resume

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has further eased lockdown restrictions imposed after a surge in coronavirus cases, allowing most children to return to school from next month and sending more than 125,000 people back to work.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery fell 6 cents to $40.25 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for November delivery fell 2 cents to $41.92 a barrel.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Portand, Oregon, police detain people at downtown rally

PORTLAND (AP) — Portland police Saturday night detained anti-police brutality protesters who had gathered downtown.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

In leaders' UN videos, the backgrounds tell stories, too

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

For Arab newlyweds, the party goes on until police bust in

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The party was going strong: traditional music blared, families cheered, throngs of revelers danced. Then, police burst in. Officers kicked out guests, slapped hefty fines — even locked up the tuxedoed groom and singers.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Armani, Ferragamo premiere short films at Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — To show or not to show: Each Milan fashion house had to make a difficult decision how to reach the fashion public this season under the safety constraints imposed by the coronavirus.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Poland's ruling party signs new coalition deal with partners

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The three parties in Poland's conservative coalition government signed a new coalition agreement on Saturday, putting aside

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump campaign sues to block mail-in ballot rule changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign committee and the Republican National Committee sued Saturday to block North Carolina election officials from enforcing rule changes that could boost the number of ballots counted in the presidential battleground state.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Scores arrested in protest against Belarus' president

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of women calling for the authoritarian president to step down protested in Belarus’ capital on Saturday, continuing the large demonstrations that have rocked the country since early August.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to fill Supreme Court seat vacated by death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to fill Supreme Court seat vacated by death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

GOP invests $10M in boosting Trump with Barrett confirmation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee is putting Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation fight front and center with voters just weeks before Election Day.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Malaysia's embattled PM wins crucial state polls

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's 7-month-old ruling alliance triumphed Saturday in its first electoral test in eastern Sabah state, a major victory for embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin amid challenges to his leadership.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: India's daily new virus cases on declining trend

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported another 86,052 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a declining trend with recoveries exceeding new cases this week.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Florida voters already casting ballots in presidential race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Voting has already begun in Florida, whose 29 electoral college votes will be critical in the presidential election.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Vatican cardinal pushes back after pope fires him in scandal

ROME (AP) — A powerful Vatican cardinal who was sacked by Pope Francis in an astonishing twist to the Vatican's latest financial scandal pushed back Friday against allegations he embezzled Holy See money and denied he did anything wrong.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: India's daily cases continue downward trend

NEW DELHI — India has registered 88,600 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours in a declining trend with recoveries exceeding daily infections.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

If Barrett joins, Supreme Court would have six Catholics

Roman Catholics account for a bit more than 20% of the U.S. population, yet they are on track to hold six of the Supreme Court’s nine seats now that President Donald Trump

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Tiny Rubik's Cube goes on sale in Japan for anniversary

TOKYO (AP) — A tiny but playable Rubik’s Cube, so little it fits on your fingertip, has gone on sale in Japan for 198,000 yen, or about $1,900, for delivery starting in December.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hundreds of anti-coal campaigners protest at German mine

LUETZERATH, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of anti-coal activists staged protesters in and around a mine in western Germany on Saturday, demonstrating against the continued extraction and use of fossil fuels in Europe's biggest economy.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Assange 'binge-watched' suicide of ex-Bosnian Croat general

LONDON (AP) — Julian Assange relayed how he “binge-watched” the suicide of the former Bosnian Croat general in a U.N. courtroom three years ago, a doctor who visited the WikiLeaks founder on several occasions while he was in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London told an extradition hearing Thursday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Desk shortage forces people to get creative about workspaces

NEW YORK (AP) — First it was

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump caps judiciary remake with choice of Barrett for court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Appeals court hears fight over Trump tax returns — again

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court tested the waters on a potential compromise, but didn't immediately rule Friday after arguments in President Donald Trump’s long-running fight to prevent a top New York prosecutor from getting his tax returns — a battle that seems destined to return to the Supreme Court.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Stocks post solid gains as technology shares lead rally

Stocks shook off another bout of volatile trading and finished solidly higher Friday, led by gains in technology and health care companies. Despite the rally, the S&P 500 still posted its fourth straight weekly loss, extending Wall Street's September swoon.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Explains: What's next for Trump's Supreme Court pick?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has chosen Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sending the nomination to the Senate with hopes of a quick confirmation fewer than 40 days before the presidential election.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Cal State Long Beach campus announces quarantine

LONG BEACH, Calif. — All California State University, Long Beach, students who live on campus have been placed in quarantine after five students tested positive for COVID-19 and all in-person instruction will be halted for two weeks. University President Jane Close Conoley said in a statement that the school became aware late Friday of students who did not heed guidance related to COVID-19 precautions and congregated socially off campus earlier this month. Five of those students have now tested positive for the illness, including four who live on campus and one who lives off campus. The university is working with public health officials and will assist with contact tracing in the community.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Milan Fashion: Marni avenges lockdown with global video

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week continued in disjointed, discombobulated style for the third day on Friday, veering from the physical to the digital, with an uneasy eye fixed on the economic damage wrought by coronavirus.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Probe into 'discarded' ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The news release from a U.S. attorney in Pennsylvania was provocative: Nine mailed-in military ballots had been “discarded” by the local election office in a swing county of one of the most important presidential battleground states.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lawmakers who toured Georgia detention site raise concerns

Several members of Congress called for a detention facility in Georgia to be shut down pending investigation after women detainees told them of being forced into unnecessary gynecological procedures with dirty equipment that left serious infections amid conditions so unsanitary that some begged to be deported.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

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Germany pays tribute to victims of 1980 Oktoberfest bombing

BERLIN (AP) — Senior officials and survivors paid tribute Saturday to the victims of a deadly neo-Nazi attack on Munich’s Oktoberfest 40 years ago, as Germany’s president warned that far-right extremism remains a persistent problem in the country.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

California expands financial protections after US rollback

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Friday created what supporters call its own nation-leading, state-level version of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after critics said the Trump administration significantly weakened national protections.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How Trump, Biden are preparing for first presidential debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of the first debate-stage matchup between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, each campaign is promising a stark contrast in policy, personality and preparation.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bavarian leader backs California-style deadline for gas cars

BERLIN (AP) — The governor of Bavaria, the state that's home to German automakers BMW and Audi, has backed a deadline for phasing out gasoline-powered vehicles akin to the 2035 date proposed by California.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Google parent agrees to $310M misconduct lawsuit settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Google's parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of executives' sexual misconduct.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Japan's new prime minister vows to host Olympics next year

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s new prime minister said Saturday that he’s determined to host the Tokyo Olympic Games next summer as “proof that humanity has defeated the pandemic.”

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

China opens auto show under anti-disease controls

BEIJING (AP) — Ford, Nissan and BMW unveiled electric models with more range for China on Saturday as the Beijing auto show opened under anti-virus controls that included holding news conferences by international video link.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Concerns over coronavirus upticks in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a period of decline.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump taps 'eminently qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Queen Elizabeth II to trim costs as COVID-19 hits income

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and her family are facing a 35 million pound ($45 million) hit from the coronavirus pandemic, partly due to a shortage of tourists, the monarch’s money-manager said Friday.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Graham: Court vote could be week before election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court (all times local):

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Drugmaker Novavax begins late-stage vaccine trial in UK

LONDON (AP) — U.S.-based Novavax has begun a late stage trial of its potential COVID-19 vaccine in the United Kingdom because the high-level of the coronavirus circulating in the country is likely to produce quick results, the pharmaceutical company said.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: Victoria health chief quits in quarantine probe

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The health minister in Australia's Victoria state has resigned in the fallout from an inquiry into why security guards were used instead of police or the military at quarantine hotels. Lapses in security at the hotels were given as the major reason for a second wave of COVID-19 cases.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Novavax, Endo rise; Cavco, Occidental Petroleum fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday:

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Q&A: How to handle technology issues with online school

NEW YORK (AP) — Across the U.S., the pandemic has forced students to attend virtual school to prevent spread of the coronavirus. But the more we rely on technology, the bigger the consequences when gadgets or internet service let us down.

September 27, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hacked software provider acknowledges ransomware attack

DALLAS (AP) — A major U.S. provider of software services to state and local governments acknowledged Friday that it was hit by a ransomware attack two days after telling clients an unknown intruder had compromised its phone and information technology systems.

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0927 BIZ: Newsmakers

GLACIER CLOTHING CO. of Columbia Falls, and REcreate Designs of Polson will be part of the Montana Department of Commerce’s "Montana Aware" initiative to promote safe travel during the fall season.

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0927 Biz: bankruptcies

U.S. Bankruptcy Court records

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0927 BIZ: watercooler

The Whitefish Chamber of Commerce, along with human resources consultant Rhonda Wakefield from Job Service Kalispell, will host a free, one-hour Zoom seminar at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 29, to help local businesses tackle new strategies for hiring, onboarding and creating job descriptions.

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Water rate vote was pro-business

I would like to publicly respond to my progressive critics who oppose my election bid in Senate District 2 because of my pro-business votes while on the Kalispell City Council.

California blackouts a warning for the Northwest
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California blackouts a warning for the Northwest

Last month, California experienced its first Stage 3 electrical emergency since the Western Energy Crisis devastated the region 20 years ago.

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U.S.-Canada border closure affecting relationships

Imagine you are separated from the person you love since March 16 because you don’t fall into an exemption category and therefore travel to see one another is not deemed essential.

Environmental ramifications of legalized marijuana
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Environmental ramifications of legalized marijuana

Here in Montana we are granted the right to vote on ballot initiatives once they clear a number of hurdles, including having the related petition garner enough qualifying signatures.

0927 Flathead County Commission: Supporting small business, environment important to Larson
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0927 Flathead County Commission: Supporting small business, environment important to Larson

As a small business owner, Flathead County Commission candidate Kristen Larson understands the difficulties facing her business and other businesses in the Flathead Valley.

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0927 SUNDAY BRIEFS MT LIFE

Due to COVID-19 restrictions in the state of Washington, the Washington State Beekeeping Association’s annual conference will be virtual this year. The conference will take place Saturday, Oct. 3, and Sunday, Oct. 4.

0927 Flathead County Commission: Abell wants county to grow responsibly, protect resources
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0927 Flathead County Commission: Abell wants county to grow responsibly, protect resources

Brad Abell wants to help protect Flathead Valley for future generations.

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Local health department desperate for more staff

Officials with the Flathead City-County Health Department told the Flathead County commissioners on Thursday the department is staffed “far below” other similarly-sized counties, which is impeding on employees’ abilities to tackle contact tracing and other tasks associated with the valley’s burgeoning COVID-19 caseload.

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Time for voters to tune into local, state races

The Daily Inter Lake kicks off its general election coverage today with profiles on two newcomers to local politics who are vying for the Flathead County Commission District 1 seat held by outgoing Commissioner Phil Mitchell.

Bridgers celebrate 50th anniversary
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Bridgers celebrate 50th anniversary

Jim and Wilene Bridger are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

New space gives Stack Financial Management room to grow
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New space gives Stack Financial Management room to grow

Jim and Lisa Stack started working from home decades before it became a trend.

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Virtual tours planned for National Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing companies around Montana will offer virtual and in-person tours of their operations throughout October as part of a national effort that kicks off with National Manufacturing Day on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Dino diggers: Local fossil hunters showcase new discoveries
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Dino diggers: Local fossil hunters showcase new discoveries

Montana’s mountains and hillsides hold secrets.

COVID-19 complicates wildfire response
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COVID-19 complicates wildfire response

As they continue to battle the Callahan fire, officials are managing hundreds of firefighters and dozens of pieces of machinery drawn from multiple states.

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Local meat processors get grants to offset COVID impact

A recently announced second round of funding from the Montana Meat Processing Infrastructure Grant program will contribute $4.2 million to 40 meat processing businesses across the state, in addition to the $7.5 million awarded in August.

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Busy household is about to get quiet again

The last two months have been a blur because my younger daughter and soon-to-be 5-year-old granddaughter — plus their two large Akitas — have been staying with us while my son-in-law hauled all their belongings to Houston, started a post-doc position at Baylor College of Medicine, found them a place to live and survived two tropical storms that forced him to seek higher ground for their Subaru.

Blackfeet, partners complete conservation project near Glacier
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Blackfeet, partners complete conservation project near Glacier

The Blackfeet Nation and Vital Ground Foundation recently completed a collaborative land conservation project that will protect 74 acres of rich wildlife habitat along Kennedy Creek just east of Glacier National Park.

0927 Death notices
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0927 Death notices

Death notices

Daniel Allen McCarthy, 49
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Daniel Allen McCarthy, 49

Daniel Allen McCarthy, age 49, of Kalispell, passed away on Aug. 12, 2020. Dan was born in Santa Rosa, California in 1971. He attended school in California and Montana. He worked construction, as an asphalt laborer, an oil hauler, a cook, a truck owner and operator and as a heavy equipment operator, which he loved. Dan and his wife Wendy have been together 17 years.

Donald Martinus, 81
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Donald Martinus, 81

Donald Martinus, 81, passed away at his home in Columbia Falls on Sept. 23, 2020.

Arley ‘Jean’ Rohrbach-England, 83
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Arley ‘Jean’ Rohrbach-England, 83

Arley ‘Jean’ Rohrbach-England, 83, passed away on Sept. 23 2020, while under the loving care of Echo View Assisted Living.

Gordon W. Helland, 90
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Gordon W. Helland, 90

Gordon W. Helland died Sept. 22, 2020.

Alton 'Ott' Johnson, 92
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Alton 'Ott' Johnson, 92

Alton “Ott” Johnson passed away on Sept. 7, 2020, of COVID-19 while rehabbing from surgery for a broken hip.

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