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September 29, 2020 5:06 p.m.

UN council urges speedy halt to Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called on Armenia and Azerbaijan Tuesday to immediately halt fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and urgently resume talks without preconditions.

September 29, 2020 5:06 p.m.

Titans have NFL's 1st COVID-19 outbreak; next game still on

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans won't be back inside their building until Saturday at the earliest because of eight positive tests for the coronavirus, the first outbreak to hit the NFL as it tries to play a full schedule amid the pandemic.

September 29, 2020 5:06 p.m.

Pearl Harbor shooting probe finds mental health care flaws

HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy said Tuesday its investigation into a shooting at Pearl Harbor last December was unable to determine what caused a submarine sailor to fire his service weapon at three civilian workers, killing two and wounding one, before he fatally shot himself.

September 29, 2020 5:06 p.m.

Mourinho gets better of Lampard as Spurs beat Chelsea in Cup

LONDON (AP) — Jose Mourinho had just completed his third and final Tottenham substitution when Eric Dier sprinted off the field past him.

September 29, 2020 5:06 p.m.

Edmonds police search for man who shot 3 people at market

EDMONDS, Wash. (AP) — A search is underway in Edmonds after three people were shot at a market on Highway 99.

September 29, 2020 5:06 p.m.

Gase focused on delivering Jets a win, not 'wasted energy'

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Gase is doing all he can to tune out all the negative talk and criticisms aimed directly at him.

September 29, 2020 5:06 p.m.

A capsule look at the Cardinals-Padres playoff series

A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the St. Louis Cardinals and San Diego Padres beginning Wednesday. All games in San Diego:

September 29, 2020 5:06 p.m.

Lamoriello juggles keeping Isles intact and signing Barzal

Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello is hoping he can keep his roster mostly intact while knowing he still must re-sign star forward Mathew Barzal, despite having limited room under the NHL’s flat salary cap.

September 29, 2020 5:06 p.m.

Former 'Hawks, Jets WR Jermaine Kearse announces retirement

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks and New York Jets wide receiver Jermaine Kearse has announced his retirement.

September 29, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Error leaves thousands in NYC with flawed absentee ballots

NEW YORK (AP) — Mail-in voting has gotten off to a rocky start in New York City, where election officials sent out nearly 100,000 absentee ballots with the wrong names and addresses printed on the return envelopes.

September 29, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Court upholds Wisconsin ballot extension, hands Dems a win

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin’s presidential election, handing Democrats a victory in their fight to deliver the key battleground state for Joe Biden in November.

September 29, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Trump chose Barrett days after Ginsburg's death, papers show

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered to name Judge Amy Coney Barrett his

September 29, 2020 5:03 p.m.

The Latest: UNC reports coronavirus-related student death

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The University of North Carolina system reported its first coronavirus-related student death on Tuesday since several campuses reopened with at least partial in-person learning last month.

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September 29, 2020 4:57 p.m.

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Bull moose makes himself at home at Woodland

Bull moose makes himself at home at Woodland

September 29, 2020 4:33 p.m.

Dodgers confident going into NL wild-card series vs Brewers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Best record in the majors. Best mark at home in the National League. Most home runs in the majors. Best bullpen ERA in the NL. The Los Angeles Dodgers have checked nearly every box on the way to their eighth straight postseason appearance.

September 29, 2020 4:33 p.m.

Video reviews overturn 42% rate; Boston most successful

NEW YORK (AP) — Video reviews overturned 42.4% of calls checked during Major League Baseball’s shortened regular season, down slightly from 44% in 2019.

September 29, 2020 4:33 p.m.

Oregon names new public health director amid virus pandemic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority on Tuesday announced Rachael Banks as its new public health director.

September 29, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Federal appellate judges uphold Wisconsin ballot extension

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin’s presidential election, handing Democrats a victory in their fight to deliver the key battleground state for Joe Biden in November.

September 29, 2020 4:27 p.m.

California eases more virus restrictions, opens playgrounds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has relaxed coronavirus restrictions in 40 of its 58 counties, including all but one in the San Francisco Bay Area where the illness first took hold in the state, even as signs emerge of a possible surge of new cases.

Seven COVID cases reported at House of the Lord
September 29, 2020 4:23 p.m.

Seven COVID cases reported at House of the Lord

Seven COVID cases reported at House of the Lord

Bulldogs slip past Chiefs
September 29, 2020 4:18 p.m.

Bulldogs slip past Chiefs

Big plays propel Whitefish on wet night in Ronan

The Ronan offense held its own most of the night, racking up 272 yards to the Bulldogs’ 345 and holding a 16-15 edge in first downs.

Polson boys, girls will compete for state team golf titles
September 29, 2020 4:17 p.m.

Polson boys, girls will compete for state team golf titles

Ronan sends five individuals to state tournament in Butte

High school golfers representing a dozen schools from the Northwest and Southwest competed Saturday at Polson Bay Golf Course for a spot in this week’s Class A state tournament in Butte.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Virginia House approves budget focused on police reforms

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates approved a budget Tuesday that includes funding for a host of criminal justice and police reforms amid national unrest over racial injustice and police brutality.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

UN: Libya rivals reach preliminary pact on prisoner exchange

CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations says talks between Libyan rivals in Egypt have concluded with preliminary agreements to exchange prisoners and open up air and land transit across the country's divided territory.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

COVID-19 cases, rate of spread trending up in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Health officials said Tuesday that the number of COVID-19 cases and the rate of transmission are on the rise in New Mexico, leaving the state trailing when it comes to two of its most important metrics.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Hiker found dead in North Cascades identified

DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Adam L. Johnson, 29, of Anacortes died Saturday while hiking Vesper Peak in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office announced Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Federal appeals court upholds six-day extension for counting ballots in battleground Wisconsin, handing Democrats a win.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal appeals court upholds six-day extension for counting ballots in battleground Wisconsin, handing Democrats a win.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

The Dallas Morning News editor resigns after 6-year tenure

DALLAS (AP) — Mike Wilson announced Tuesday that he will resign as editor of The Dallas Morning News after a six-year tenure.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

California prosecutor: Driver tried to kill Trump protesters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organizer of a Southern California rally against racism was charged with attempted murder Tuesday for driving her car into a crowd of counterprotesters.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

California's wine country residents facing fire fatigue

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Will Abrams and his family packed their pickup truck with laptops, clothes, sleeping bags and a tent and quickly left their rental home in California's wine country after seeing flames on a hill about a quarter-mile away Monday morning. It was their third hurried fire evacuation in as many years.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Rookie Smith hopes to build on successful Thorns debut

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Thorns rookie Sophia Smith laughs when she recalls the conversation with her dad back in high school about her blossoming soccer career.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Trump's court pick meets senators before confirmation fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

A capsule look at the Marlins-Cubs playoff series

A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the Miami Marlins and Chicago Cubs beginning Wednesday. All games in Chicago:

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Lionel Messi says it’s time for Barcelona to unite

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi wants to put his dispute with Barcelona behind him and called for the club and its fans to unite.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

9 charged after McCloskey confrontation won't be prosecuted

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nine people charged with misdemeanor trespassing after a racial injustice protest in a private St. Louis neighborhood in June will not be prosecuted, city officials said Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Giolito, White Sox beat A's 4-1 in wild-card round opener

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lucas Giolito dazzled in his postseason debut, stymieing the Oakland Athletics through six perfect innings and sending the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory in the opener of their best-of-three wild-card series Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Senate advances bill to fund government into December

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to fund the federal government cleared a key Senate procedural hurdle Tuesday as lawmakers sought to accomplish the bare minimum before they depart Washington to campaign — preventing a shutdown when the new fiscal year begins.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

MATCHDAY: Bayern Munich vs Dortmund in German Super Cup

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

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Appalachian State student dies following COVID complications

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system reported its first coronavirus-related student death on Tuesday since several campuses reopened with at least partial in-person learning last month.

September 29, 2020 4:06 p.m.

Court to release grand jury record in Breonna Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general acknowledged that he never recommended homicide charges against any of the police officers conducting the drug raid that led to

September 29, 2020 3:31 p.m.

Rondo, Howard back for another NBA Finals shot with Lakers

Last time the Los Angeles Lakers ruled the NBA, Rajon Rondo and Dwight Howard were trying to beat them.

September 29, 2020 3:31 p.m.

Giolito dazzles, Abreu slugs White Sox past A's in opener

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lucas Giolito released a brief yell of delight and marched quickly back to the dugout, his work day going just brilliantly for the Chicago White Sox.

September 29, 2020 3:31 p.m.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

Trump, Biden push into crucial first 2020 campaign face-off

September 29, 2020 3:31 p.m.

No matter who wins the finals, Kentucky will have champions

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Lakers primarily wear purple and gold. The main Heat colors are red and black.

September 29, 2020 3:31 p.m.

Homeless man accused of smearing blood on sorority house

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A homeless man has been charged for smearing satanic messages in blood on a sorority house and on a vehicle belonging to a student living there, police in North Carolina said Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 3:30 p.m.

Raiders players shown at charity event without masks

Several Las Vegas Raiders players attended a charity event held by teammate Darren Waller that might have violated league rules for the coronavirus pandemic.

September 29, 2020 3:30 p.m.

AP News Digest 6:20 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 29, 2020 3:30 p.m.

Astros win 4-1 in Game 1; Twins' record losing streak at 17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tarnished by scandal at the start of the year and below average during this pandemic-abbreviated season, the Houston Astros showed up for the playoffs with their usual confidence and poise.

September 29, 2020 3:30 p.m.

Brett Rypien named Broncos starting QB against New York Jets

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) —

September 29, 2020 3:30 p.m.

A capsule look at the Reds-Braves playoff series

A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves beginning Wednesday. All games in Atlanta:

September 29, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Woman denies attempted kidnapping of Joe Montana grandchild

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 39-year-old woman was charged Tuesday in what authorities say was an attempted kidnapping of the 9-month-old granddaughter of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana from his Southern California home.

September 29, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Prosecutor: Driver tried to kill California Trump protesters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organizer of a Southern California rally against racism was charged with attempted murder Tuesdayafter driving her car into a crowd of counterprotesters.

September 29, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Myanmar says militants hampering return of Rohingya refugees

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A top Myanmar official on Tuesday accused a militant group and its supporters of hampering the repatriation of over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in 2017 and are now in camps in Bangladesh.

September 29, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Trump administration defends census decisions in 2 courts

Trump administration attorneys were in courts on both coasts Tuesday, fighting over when the 2020 census would end and how the data would be used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets.

September 29, 2020 3:07 p.m.

Lice infestation linked to girl’s death; parents charged

IVEY, Ga. (AP) — A 12-year-old Georgia girl may have died as an indirect result of a severe lice infestation that may have gone on for years, investigators said.

September 29, 2020 3:07 p.m.

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September 29, 2020 3:07 p.m.

Liberty disputes reports about Falwell severance payment

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University said it paid its recently resigned president, Jerry Falwell Jr., the two years' base salary owed under his employment contract Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 3:07 p.m.

Pellegrini's Real Betis loses another one in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) — Manuel Pellegrini's good run with Real Betis has come to an end in the Spanish league.

September 29, 2020 3:07 p.m.

Dallas Stars' Rick Bowness still has 'passion' to coach

Dallas Stars goaltender Anton Khudobin felt empty. Jamie Benn, their longtime captain, was almost speechless.

September 29, 2020 3:07 p.m.

'Borat' sequel to be released by Amazon before election

NEW YORK (AP) — Borat is back. Sacha Baron Cohen has filmed a sequel to his 2006 film “Borat! Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” that Amazon plans to release before the election.

September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

North Dakota State to allow only family at football game

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University athletic department officials said Tuesday they are limiting attendance at the team's only fall game to family members of players, reversing an earlier decision to allow fans during the coronavirus pandemic.

September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Huskies confident they'll be ready when Pac-12 season begins

SEATTLE (AP) — Coach Jimmy Lake believes Washington will be ready when the Pac-12 season kicks off in early November, in part because most of the Huskies roster never left Seattle during the summer.

September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

The Latest: Missouri sees spike in virus hospitalizations

O’FALLON, Mo. — The number of people hospitalized for the coronavirus has nearly tripled in areas outside of Missouri’s two largest metropolitan areas since the state reopened for business in mid-June, according to state health department data Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

North Korea on virus threat: 'Under safe and stable control'

North Korea on Tuesday called on the world's governments to “display effective leadership” in the fight against COVID-19 and said its own measures against the pandemic, which it called “preemptive, timely and strong,” ensured it had the threat “under safe and stable control."

September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

California's wine country residents face fire fatigue

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Will Abrams and his family packed their pickup truck with laptops, clothes, sleeping bags and a tent and quickly left their rental home in California's wine country after seeing flames on a hill about a quarter-mile away Monday morning. It was their third hurried fire evacuation in as many years.

September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

The Latest: Kamala Harris previews Biden's focus for debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local):

September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Louisiana senators begin debate on emergency power oversight

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana senators Tuesday started advancing a proposal to give themselves some sway over Gov. John Bel Edwards' decision-making in the coronavirus pandemic, as criticism from Republicans mounts that the Democratic governor has failed to communicate with them.

September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

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September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Influencers behaving badly: Mexico kicks them out of ruins

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeological authorities in Mexico said Tuesday they kicked some cast members of a popular local “Jersey Shore”-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved "immaturely" and refused to wear masks or follow social distancing rules.

September 29, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Prosecutor: Huawei defense turning US extradition into trial

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian prosecutor says by requesting the inclusion of additional evidence the defense team for a Chinese executive wanted in the United States is coming close to turning an extradition hearing into a trial.

September 29, 2020 2:50 p.m.

Veterans Home working to contain COVID outbreak

The Montana Veterans Home in Columbia Falls is working to contain a COVID-19 outbreak that has infected a total 17 staff members and residents, with nine of those cases being considered “active,” as of Tuesday morning.

September 29, 2020 2:30 p.m.

Chisox ace Giolito loses bid for perfect game in 7th vs A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chicago White Sox ace Lucas Giolito allowed a clean single up the middle to start the seventh inning, ending his bid for a perfect game against the Oakland Athletics in their playoff opener.

September 29, 2020 2:30 p.m.

Stars' Bowness still has 'passion' to coach run to Cup Final

Dallas Stars goaltender Anton Khudobin felt empty. Jamie Benn, their longtime captain, was almost speechless.

September 29, 2020 2:30 p.m.

Bereft of scripted shows, opening week ratings down for TV

NEW YORK (AP) — The surest sign of how the coronavirus shutdown has devastated the television industry is the fourth-place finish of CBS in what was nominally the first week of a new fall season.

September 29, 2020 2:30 p.m.

Cubs, Marlins set to meet after bumpy paths to postseason

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager David Ross had to remind himself Monday night that Chicago was still two days away from opening the playoffs against the Miami Marlins.

September 29, 2020 2:30 p.m.

Ferencváros end 25-year wait to reach Champions League

GENEVA (AP) — Ferencváros ended a 25-year wait to return to the Champions League group stage on Tuesday, giving Hungary a rare place on European club soccer’s biggest stage.

September 29, 2020 2:27 p.m.

The Latest: Mali notable in its absence from UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):

September 29, 2020 2:06 p.m.

Bauer leads Reds rotation against Braves' powerful lineup

ATLANTA (AP) — Trevor Bauer threw his first pitch — high and tight — well before the start of the Cincinnati Reds' wild-card series against the Atlanta Braves.

September 29, 2020 2:06 p.m.

Defender Rúben Dias joins Man City on six-year contract

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City completed the signing of center back Rúben Dias as its third addition of the summer transfer window on Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 2:06 p.m.

The Latest: Virus knocks out South Alabama-Troy game

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

September 29, 2020 2:06 p.m.

Woman charged in attempted kidnap of Joe Montana grandchild

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 39-year-old woman was charged Tuesday in what authorities say was an attempted kidnapping of the 9-month-old granddaughter of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana from his Southern California home.

September 29, 2020 2:06 p.m.

Chargers place Harris on IR, sidelining another starter

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers placed Chris Harris Jr. on injured reserve Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 2:06 p.m.

LeBron and the Heat, together again at the NBA Finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James wants to beat the Miami Heat. The Miami Heat want to beat LeBron James.

September 29, 2020 2:06 p.m.

Spurs beat Chelsea on penalties to reach League Cup quarters

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham staged a second-half comeback before eliminating Chelsea on penalties to reach the quarterfinals of the League Cup on Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Changing absentee rules leave South Carolina voters confused

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A flurry of federal court rulings this month over whether South Carolinians need witnesses to sign their mail-in ballots this November has left many confused and frustrated as voting registration deadlines approach, with absentee voting beginning in less than a week.

September 29, 2020 2:03 p.m.

The Latest: New Zealand representative gives live UN speech

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT):

September 29, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Disney to lay off around 28,000 workers at its parks in California and Florida due to pandemic.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney to lay off around 28,000 workers at its parks in California and Florida due to pandemic.

September 29, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Trump facing devastating debt load? Experts say not so fast

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump reportedly must pay back more than $300 million in loans over the next four years, raising the possibility his lenders could face an unprecedented situation should he win a second term and not be able to raise the money: foreclosing on the leader of the free world.

September 29, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Texas officials: No earlier concerns after microbe found

LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) — Texas officials said Tuesday that water samples taken earlier this year from a Houston-area community did not raise concerns before the detection of a deadly, microscopic parasite, which doctors believe killed a 6-year-old boy.

September 29, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Stocks end lower ahead of first debate between Trump, Biden

Stocks ended with moderate losses Tuesday as investors waited for the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

September 29, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Disney to lay off 28,000 at its parks in California, Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Squeezed by limits on attendance at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the pandemic, The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it planned to lay off 28,000 workers in its parks division in California and Florida.

September 29, 2020 2:03 p.m.

How the Dow and other stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks ended with moderate losses Tuesday as investors waited for the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

September 29, 2020 2:03 p.m.

California sues US regulator in bid to deter 'ghost guns'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Backed by the fathers of two slain children, California's attorney general sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to crack down on “ghost guns” that can be built from parts and make it difficult to track or regulate owners.

September 29, 2020 1:33 p.m.

MLB Calendar

Sept. 30 — NL wild card series start.

September 29, 2020 1:33 p.m.

Orthodox Jewish areas in NYC may see city-issued mask fines

NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by a spike in coronavirus infections in a few Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods, New York City officials will start issuing fines in those areas to people who refuse to wear masks, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 1:33 p.m.

Former ComEd vice president pleads guilty in bribery scheme

CHICAGO (AP) — A former ComEd vice president pleaded guilty Tuesday to his role in what prosecutors say was a long-running bribery conspiracy in which the energy utility sought legislative support from one of Illinois’ most powerful Democrats, House Speaker Michael Madigan.

September 29, 2020 1:33 p.m.

Hezbollah leaders tell French president to change approach

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the militant Hezbollah group said Tuesday they still welcome the French initiative to help Lebanon out of its crisis, but said Paris has to change its approach in dealing with local factions and not blame everyone for the failure of forming a new Cabinet.

September 29, 2020 1:33 p.m.

Video shows attack on LA officer inside police station

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A graphic security video of an attack on a

September 29, 2020 1:33 p.m.

Giant pumpkins smash Utah state record at weigh-off in Lehi

LEHI, Utah (AP) — The Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers group has recorded eight pumpkins from the state this year that weighed more than 1,000 pounds (455 kilograms), setting a state record.

September 29, 2020 1:33 p.m.

Review: A smart portrait of a living legend in ‘The Glorias'

Gloria Steinem is always in conversation with herself in “

September 29, 2020 1:33 p.m.

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara contracts COVID-19

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for the coronavirus.

September 29, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Banks, technology companies lead stock indexes broadly lower

Banks and technology companies led stocks broadly lower on Wall Street Tuesday, reversing some of the gains the market made in a rally a day earlier. The S&P 500 gave up 0.5%. The losses came ahead of the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Investors remain cautious as COVID-19 infections have started rising again as states attempt to reopen schools and factories. The Trump-Biden debate comes as coronavirus deaths worldwide crossed 1 million. Millions of Americans remain out of work. Crude oil fell 3.2%, taking the oil and gas sector down with it.

September 29, 2020 1:27 p.m.

The Latest: Myanmar says militants hampering Rohingya return

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):

September 29, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Evers, Wisconsin health officials say state in 'crisis'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers urged people throughout Wisconsin on Tuesday to “get on the same team” by taking steps to slow the spread of COVID-19, with cases statewide at their highest numbers since the pandemic started.

September 29, 2020 1:27 p.m.

The Latest: NYC to fine people without masks in some areas

NEW YORK — Alarmed by a spike in coronavirus infections in a few Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods, New York City officials will start issuing fines in those areas to people who refuse to wear masks, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Wall Street trader gets 5 years in prison in Ponzi scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Wall Street trader was sentenced Monday to over five years in prison after admitting to defrauding investors of $19 million in a Ponzi scheme.

September 29, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Biden releases 2019 taxes as pre-debate contrast with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden paid nearly $288,000 in federal income taxes last year, according to returns he released just hours before his Tuesday night debate with President Donald Trump.

September 29, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Belarus pulls popular news site's credentials amid protests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarusian authorities said Tuesday that an independent media outlet that has extensively covered over seven weeks of protests against the country's authoritarian president will have its media credentials suspended for three months.

September 29, 2020 1:27 p.m.

3 dead, 1 hurt in Salem hostage incident, police shooting

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Three people are dead and one was seriously injured in a hostage incident in a Salem, Oregon, home, in which a deputy fired gunshots, police said.

September 29, 2020 1:06 p.m.

Israelis jam Jerusalem streets over bill to curb protests

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Israeli motorists protested in Jerusalem on Tuesday against a proposed measure to curtail public demonstrations during the current nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

September 29, 2020 1:06 p.m.

Chiefs unanimous No. 1 in the AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Mahomes showed once again that the defending Super Bowl champs are the class of the NFL.

September 29, 2020 1:06 p.m.

Orthodox Jewish areas in NYC may get virus-related fines

NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by a spike in coronavirus infections in a few Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods, New York City officials will start issuing fines in those areas to people who refuse to wear masks, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 1:06 p.m.

The Latest: Connecticut getting 1 million rapid virus tests

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says the state expects to receive about 1 million new rapid coronavirus tests from the federal government to help keep schools open.

September 29, 2020 1:06 p.m.

Lawsuit: Kansas woman posed no danger when deputy killed her

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy after refusing to pull over was unarmed and posed no danger to him or the public, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 1:06 p.m.

Titans have NFL's first COVID-19 outbreak: 8 positive tests

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4.

September 29, 2020 1:06 p.m.

Summers' time? Packers LB aims to capitalize on opportunity

The stats suggest Green Bay Packers linebacker Ty Summers did just fine Sunday, especially for his first time playing defense in an NFL regular-season game.

September 29, 2020 1:06 p.m.

Swinney says No. 1 Tigers healthy, virus free after off week

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney acknowledges how edgy he gets waiting for COVID-19 test results to come back for the top-ranked Tigers.

September 29, 2020 1:06 p.m.

Falcons' secondary hit again as CB Dennard placed on IR

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have placed cornerback Darqueze Dennard on the reserve/injured list with a hamstring injury.

September 29, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Crowds out, masks in: Debating in the age of the coronavirus

CLEVELAND (AP) — Crowds and pageantry are out. COVID-19 tests and masks are in.

September 29, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Justice Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private ceremony

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, laid to rest beside her husband and near some of her former colleagues on the court.

September 29, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Bill sent to Whitmer would lengthen bonds for dam repairs

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature on Tuesday finalized a bill that would lengthen the financing period of lake projects in the wake of flooding that damaged dams and drained lakes in the Midland area.

September 29, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Trump, Biden push into crucial first 2020 campaign face-off

CLEVELAND (AP) — With just 35 days until the election, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are barreling into their crucial first debate Tuesday night, the most pivotal moment so far in a race that has remained stubbornly unchanged in the face of historic tumult.

September 29, 2020 1:03 p.m.

UK pushes on with EU-reviled law as Brexit talks go to wire

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and British negotiators hunkered down Tuesday to seek last-minute compromises on everything from fisheries to competition in hopes of creating a post-Brexit trade deal. But the atmosphere was soured by U.K. lawmakers voting to let their government wriggle out of commitments it has already made to the bloc.

September 29, 2020 12:31 p.m.

Feds fault operator, regulators in limo crash that killed 20

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State regulators repeatedly failed to properly oversee a poorly maintained stretch limousine with corroded brakes that hurtled down a hill at more than 100 mph (160 kph) and crashed in a ravine, killing 20 people, federal investigators said Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 12:30 p.m.

Premier League yet to agree bailout for lower league clubs

LONDON (AP) — Premier League clubs are yet to agree to a financial bailout for England's lower-division clubs, who are struggling to cope with games being played without fans.

September 29, 2020 12:30 p.m.

Barry Jenkins to direct 'Lion King' follow-up

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. will make a follow-up to the 2019 live-action “The Lion King,” with Barry Jenkins, the director of the Oscar-winning “Moonlight” and the James Baldwin adaptation “If Beale Street Could Talk,” set to direct.

September 29, 2020 12:30 p.m.

Review: Bon Jovi livin' on lots of prayers in '2020'

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September 29, 2020 12:30 p.m.

Gabrielle Union, NBC settle dispute over racism allegations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gabrielle Union and NBC said Tuesday that they have settled their differences in their dispute over her firing as a judge on “America's Got Talent,” which she said was retaliation for her complaints that the show tolerated racism on the set.

September 29, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Biden releases 2019 tax returns before 1st debate with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden paid nearly $288,000 in federal income taxes last year, according to returns he released just hours before his Tuesday night debate with President Donald Trump.

September 29, 2020 12:27 p.m.

House Intelligence panel to subpoena DHS over whistleblower

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Tuesday he will subpoena the Department of Homeland Security after a department whistleblower wasn’t allowed access to documents and clearance he needs to testify.

September 29, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Stocks are lower as investors wait for presidential debate

Stocks recovered some of their earlier losses in afternoon trading Tuesday, as investors waited for the debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

September 29, 2020 12:27 p.m.

GOP senators praise Trump pick ahead of confirmation fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators praised President Donald Trump's

September 29, 2020 12:27 p.m.

House approves bill to combat doping in horse racing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a bill Tuesday to create national medication and safety standards for the horse racing industry as lawmakers move to clamp down on use of performance-enhancing drugs that can lead to horse injuries and deaths.

September 29, 2020 12:27 p.m.

House lawyer says Trump's census order breaks with history

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s directive to exclude people in the U.S. illegally from being counted when the number of congressional seats in each state is determined is an unlawful order and following it would break with almost 250 years of history, an attorney for the U.S. House of Representatives told judges Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Mueller pushes back on criticism from lawyer on Russia team

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller pushed back Tuesday against criticism from one of the top prosecutors on the Russia investigation team that the team was not as aggressive as it should have been in probing connections between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia.

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

Azerbaijan and Armenia brush off suggestion of peace talks

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia brushed off the suggestion of peace talks Tuesday, accusing each other of obstructing negotiations over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, with dozens killed and injured in three days of heavy fighting.

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

Space station air leak forces middle-of-night crew wakeup

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A small air leak at the International Space Station finally has been traced to the Russian side, following a middle-of-the-night search by astronauts.

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

Notre Dame president apologizes for no mask at White House

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame's president has issued an apology for not wearing a mask at a White House event after pictures surfaced online of him shaking hands and sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with people without one.

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

Rapper NBA YoungBoy among 16 arrested in Louisiana's capital

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Rap artist NBA YoungBoy is among 16 people arrested Monday on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana's capital city.

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

The Latest: Purdue suspends 13 athletes for dorm party

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

Hastings College pauses in-person lectures, sports

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Hastings College is pausing some in-person classes and all of its athletics this week after six members of the college tested positive for the coronavirus and another 54 were self-isolating or in quarantine.

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopen

After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears fueled by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities.

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

Lakers-Heat NBA Finals Preview Capsule

Preview capsule for the Lakers-Heat NBA Finals that start Wednesday:

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

Lightning lift Stanley Cup in capping NHL's marathon season

Defenseman Ryan McDonagh was preparing to answer one last question regarding the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Stanley Cup championship when teammates Nikita Kucherov and Alex Killorn crashed the room, putting an abrupt and celebratory end to the news conference.

September 29, 2020 12:06 p.m.

Appalachian League leads off in minor league contraction

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball started the process of eliminating minor league affiliates Tuesday, with the Appalachian League converted to a college summer circuit for rising freshmen and sophomores.

September 29, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Regulators crack down on aggressive, dubious debt collectors

NEW YORK (AP) — Those mysterious debt collectors who call insisting you’ll be in legal peril if you don’t pay them big bucks are in hot water themselves, accused in a nationwide crackdown of harassing and threatening consumers, often about debts that don’t actually exist.

September 29, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Microsoft resolves major Monday outage after five hours

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft took five hours to resolve a major outage of its workplace applications on Monday, but has not clarified what caused the outage.

September 29, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Closing date of GM-Nikola partnership may be delayed

DETROIT (AP) — Shares in electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola fell more than 7% Tuesday after General Motors cast doubt on whether a $2 billion partnership would close as scheduled.

September 29, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Lawyers spar over Georgia voting machine glitch, planned fix

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia election officials say they're implementing a software change to fix a glitch in the state's new voting machines. But election integrity activists say the state is downplaying the problem and putting the security of the upcoming election at risk.

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Becky Poe of Eugene Oregon passed away suddenly September 19th, 2020 in So. Lake Tahoe, Ca.

September 29, 2020 11:33 a.m.

Correction: Native American Lawmaker-Team Name story

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In a story September 22, 2020, about legislation to remove Native-themed mascots and team names at public schools in Washington state, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Democratic state Rep. Debra Lekanoff was the first Native American woman elected to the state House of Representatives. Former Democratic state Rep. Lois Stratton of the Spokane Tribe served in the House from 1980-1984.

September 29, 2020 11:33 a.m.

South Carolina LB Greene out 4-to-6 weeks with fractured hip

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina starting linebacker Sherrod Greene will miss at least the next four-to-six weeks with a fractured hip.

September 29, 2020 11:33 a.m.

Israeli PM to UN: Hezbollah storing missiles in Beirut

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of maintaining a "secret arms depot" in a residential neighborhood of Beirut, warning it could cause another tragic explosion in the Lebanese capital.

September 29, 2020 11:33 a.m.

Texas prosecutors drop Alex Jones' drunken driving charge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors in Texas have rejected a drunken driving charge against conspiracy theorist and radio host Alex Jones, who was

September 29, 2020 11:33 a.m.

NTSB faults driver, regulators in limo crash that killed 20

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal investigators examining the 2018 crash of a stretch limousine that killed 20 people said Tuesday that state regulators repeatedly failed to properly oversee a poorly maintained vehicle with corroded brakes that hurtled down a road at more than 100 mph and slammed into an embankment.

September 29, 2020 11:33 a.m.

Tax protester in 2007 armed standoff to remain in prison

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man will face more time in prison, a judge decided Tuesday in a case resulting from a monthslong armed standoff with U.S. marshals in 2007 over a tax evasion conviction that led to the discovery of explosives and booby traps on his property.

September 29, 2020 11:33 a.m.

Amazon sees broad audience for its palm recognition tech

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has introduced new palm recognition technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees a broader potential audience in stadiums, offices and other gated or secured locations.

September 29, 2020 11:27 a.m.

Medicaid covering more Alaskans than in past due to pandemic

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has caused a national increase in the number of people enrolling in the federal Medicaid health payment program and officials have said Alaska residents are joining at unprecedented levels.

September 29, 2020 11:27 a.m.

MGM Resorts outlines conference health screening option

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts International is teaming with a firm that provided COVID-19 screenings for the National Hockey League playoffs and a health care provider to high-volume events in an optional conference attendee safety plan at its U.S. hotels and casinos, the company announced Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 11:27 a.m.

Greece moves asylum-seekers to ease crowding at island camps

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities moved nearly 1,000 refugees from eastern Aegean islands to the mainland Tuesday as part of efforts to improve conditions in overcrowded island refugee camps.

September 29, 2020 11:27 a.m.

Another GOP challenge tries to block absentee ballot order

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's Democratic secretary of state was sued Tuesday by her two Republican predecessors after failing to challenge a major court decision that orders the state to count absentee ballots days after the Nov. 3 election.

September 29, 2020 11:27 a.m.

The Latest: Biden releases 2019 tax returns ahead of debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local):

September 29, 2020 11:06 a.m.

The Latest: llinois Gov. Pritzker will quarantine 2 weeks

CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker will quarantine for two weeks after a member of his administration tested positive for the coronavirus.

September 29, 2020 11:06 a.m.

Lawyer for Flynn says she updated Trump on status of case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn told a judge Tuesday that she recently updated President Donald Trump on the case and asked him not to issue a pardon for her client.

September 29, 2020 11:06 a.m.

Murphy signs $32.7B budget taxing millionaires, businesses

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed a $32.7 billion budget for New Jersey that raises taxes on the wealthy and businesses and authorizes $4.5 billion in new debt he says is necessary to keep state finances solvent.

September 29, 2020 11:06 a.m.

The Latest: La Salle cuts 7 sports, cites conference, virus

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

September 29, 2020 11:06 a.m.

Barry Jenkins to direct 'Lion King' sequel

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. will make a sequel to the 2019 live-action “The Lion King,” with Barry Jenkins, the director of the Oscar-winning “Moonlight” and the James Baldwin adaptation “If Beale Street Could Talk,” set to direct.

September 29, 2020 11:06 a.m.

AP News Digest 2 p.m.

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September 29, 2020 11:06 a.m.

Former Titan Haynesworth charged with domestic assault

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth was arrested Monday after he was accused of threatening and yelling at his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend.

September 29, 2020 10:30 a.m.

Twins shelve Donaldson for wild card series with calf injury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson will miss the best-of-three AL first-round series against Houston because of a nagging injury to his right calf, and the team included rookie Alex Kirilloff on the roster that was set on Tuesday prior to Game 1.

September 29, 2020 10:30 a.m.

Minnesota congresswoman sues to decide race in November

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig is seeking a court order requiring that the November election in her congressional race be held as scheduled instead of being delayed until February under a Minnesota law that was triggered when a third-party candidate died.

September 29, 2020 10:30 a.m.

The Latest: Israel says Hezbollah has 'arms depot' in Beirut

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):

September 29, 2020 10:30 a.m.

Hybrid Paris Fashion Week, both physical and digital, begins

PARIS (AP) — Christian Dior on Tuesday was the first major fashion house to stage a traditional ready-to-wear runway show in Paris since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March.

September 29, 2020 10:30 a.m.

Stephen A. Douglas statue removed from Illinois Capitol lawn

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A statue of Stephen A. Douglas, a 19th century senator from Illinois who owned slaves and was a longtime nemesis of Abraham Lincoln, has been moved from the state Capitol's lawn into storage, more than a month after a state board ordered its removal.

September 29, 2020 10:30 a.m.

Ravens shift into bounce-back mode after humbling loss

BALTIMORE (AP) — It's been a year since the Baltimore Ravens had to shift into bounce-back mode after absorbing a lopsided regular-season defeat at home.

September 29, 2020 10:30 a.m.

Madrid counting on midfielders and defenders to keep scoring

MADRID (AP) — With its forwards still yet to produce as expected, Real Madrid will be counting on its midfielders and defenders to keep coming through in attack.

September 29, 2020 10:30 a.m.

Swinney: Not in favor of social justice messages on uniforms

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney does not support messages of social justice or other issues on player uniforms.

September 29, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Tennessee won't say which businesses got virus relief

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has given more than $170 million in federal relief funds to businesses struggling to survive during the coronavirus pandemic, but top state officials aren't saying exactly who is getting the money.

September 29, 2020 10:27 a.m.

The Latest: NFL's Tennessee Titans 1st COVID-19 outbreak

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans have suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five other personnel tested positive for the coronavirus. The Titans played the Vikings in Minnesota last weekend. The Vikings also are suspending in-person activities. The league says both teams are working with infectious disease experts to trace contacts and perform more tests. A person familiar with the situation says all eight test results are confirmed positives, making this the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4. The Titans are scheduled to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. However, the Titans are unable to practice until Saturday at the earliest. - By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Prof Football Writer.

September 29, 2020 10:27 a.m.

JPMorgan to pay $920M for manipulating bond, metals markets

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase admitted Tuesday to manipulating the markets for precious metals and U.S. Treasuries, agreeing to pay $920 million in fines and penalties for the illegal behavior.

September 29, 2020 10:27 a.m.

As cases rise, Germany plans new virus restrictions, fines

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel and the governors of Germany’s 16 states agreed Tuesday on plans meant to keep the country’s coronavirus infection figures from accelerating to levels being seen in other European countries, while keeping schools and businesses open if possible.

September 29, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Wisconsin justices weigh removal of 130K from voter rolls

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court weighed Tuesday whether to go along with conservatives who argue that 130,000 voters should be removed from the rolls in the hotly contested presidential battleground state, while the Democratic attorney general defended not purging them.

September 29, 2020 10:27 a.m.

The Latest: Trump in debate prep before faceoff with Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local):

September 29, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Unfriendly skies: Airline workers brace for mass layoffs

DETROIT (AP) — The worries are growing for United Airlines flight attendant Jordy Comeaux.

September 29, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Rally brings gun rights advocates to Pennsylvania Capitol

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A smaller than usual crowd of a few hundred people rallied for gun rights on the steps of Pennsylvania's Capitol on Tuesday, an annual event that also was attended by a few dozen state lawmakers.

September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

Review: Live album shows why Lambert is perfect for Queen

Queen and Adam Lambert, “Live Around the World” (Hollywood)

September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

Sri Lanka government decides to ban cattle slaughter

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government announced Tuesday that it will ban cattle slaughter, saying it would help the dairy industry and thereby save money used to purchase imported milk powder.

September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

The Latest: Arkansas school superintendent dies from virus

ATKINS, Ark. — An Arkansas school district says its top leader has died from the coronavirus.

September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

Rays include McClanahan, Choi, Diaz on wild card roster

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie left-hander Shane McClanahan was a surprise addition to the 28-man roster the Tampa Bay Rays announced for the AL first-round series against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

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September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

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September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

Yankees playoff roster: Andújar off; Ford, Montgomery on

CLEVELAND (AP) — Miguel Andújar was left off the New York Yankees' roster Tuesday for their first-round playoff series against Cleveland.

September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

Tellez on Blue Jays' roster against Rays and Roark left off

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — First baseman Rowdy Tellez is on the Toronto Blue Jays' roster for their first round playoff series against Tampa Bay after recovering from a strained right knee that had sidelined him since Sept. 8.

September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

The Latest: WVU to allow up to 15,000 fans at football games

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

September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

Afghan peace negotiator urges new era in ties with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The chief of Afghanistan’s peace negotiating team said Tuesday on a visit to Pakistan that the time has come for the two neighboring countries to shun the suspicion, “stale rhetoric” and tired conspiracy theories that have dogged past relations.

September 29, 2020 10:06 a.m.

Crown prince becomes oil-rich Kuwait's new ruling emir

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait's Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah became the oil-rich nation's new ruling emir Tuesday night, reaching the highest post in the country after decades in its security services.

Boundary favorite Battle Grounds, finalist in barista challenge
September 29, 2020 9:40 a.m.

Boundary favorite Battle Grounds, finalist in barista challenge

Veteran owned coffee stand Battle Grounds is a finalist for the Lotus Energy Barista Challenge. You can help support Sarah and Battle Grounds with a vote.

September 29, 2020 9:30 a.m.

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to add include Jefferson, Higgins

Unlike the first three weeks of the regular season, the rush to the Week 4 waiver wire isn’t as intense.

September 29, 2020 9:30 a.m.

Yuli Gurriel takes pay cut to $7M to stay with Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — First baseman Yuli Gurriel and the Houston Astros have agreed to a one-year contract with an option for 2022 that guarantees $7 million, a cut of nearly 20% from his 2020 deal.

September 29, 2020 9:30 a.m.

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Kuwait's Cabinet says oil-rich nation's crown prince, Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, has been sworn in as ruling emir

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait's Cabinet says oil-rich nation's crown prince, Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, has been sworn in as ruling emir.

September 29, 2020 9:30 a.m.

Judge says new royal book can be used in Meghan privacy case

LONDON (AP) — The publisher of Britain’s Mail on Sunday newspaper can use the contents of a recent behind-the scenes book about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in its legal defense for an invasion of privacy lawsuit brought by the duchess, a judge ruled Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 9:27 a.m.

Ex-Sanders staffers promote Biden to Latinos in Iowa, Nevada

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Former staffers from Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign want to

September 29, 2020 9:27 a.m.

French arrest 29 in cryptocurrency scheme to finance jihadis

PARIS (AP) — French police arrested 29 people around the country on Tuesday in a vast operation to break a complex scheme financing Islamist extremists in Syria through the use of cryptocurrencies.

September 29, 2020 9:27 a.m.

The top 10 movies on the Apple TV app

Apple TV app - Movies US charts:

September 29, 2020 9:27 a.m.

Orthodox church petitions UN over Istanbul's Hagia Sophia

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Greek Orthodox Church of the United States said Tuesday it is petitioning United Nations experts to coerce Turkey into protecting Orthodox Christianity's cultural heritage following the Turkish government's conversion of Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia from a museum into a mosque.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

Chiefs' Mahomes continues to show progress on biggest stages

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw a fake jump pass before unloading a real one downfield. He tossed an under-handed shovel throw to his fullback for a touchdown. He found his speedy wide receiver streaking toward the end zone for another score, and he hit his big left tackle for yet another one.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

Uganda to help build roads inside Congo, citing trade goals

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's government said Tuesday it would help finance projects to surface over 200 kilometers (124 miles) of road inside neighboring Congo as part of plans to boost trade between the countries.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

Titans shut down facility until Saturday after 8 positive virus tests, putting Sunday's game vs. Steelers in jeopardy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans shut down facility until Saturday after 8 positive virus tests, putting Sunday's game vs. Steelers in jeopardy.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

NTSB: Regulators failed at jobs in limo crash that killed 20

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal investigators examining the 2018 crash of a stretch limousine that killed 20 people said Tuesday that state regulators repeatedly failed to oversee a poorly maintained vehicle with corroded brakes.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

Titans have NFL's first COVID-19 outbreak, with 8 positives

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

Women's issues at UN: Still 'too low down on the agenda'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Addressing the U.N. General Assembly last week, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina noted a milestone: the 25th anniversary of the Beijing women's conference that produced a global roadmap for gender equality and a ringing rallying cry that became part of the event's official declaration: "Women's rights are human rights.”

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

Billboard Awards: Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Malone to perform

NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Luke Combs and leading nominee Post Malone will perform at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

Death of Kuwait ruler Sheikh Sabah draws outpouring of grief

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The death of Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the leader of Kuwait who earned a reputation as a seasoned diplomat and a rare ruler who could cross the region’s political and sectarian divides, touched off an outpouring of grief from the Arab world Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

Europa League game moved from Armenia amid rising conflict

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Armenia will no longer host a Europa League soccer game on Thursday amid the country’s escalating conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

US 'outraged' by rocket attack that killed women, children

BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. State Department said Tuesday it was outraged by a rocket attack a day earlier that killed Iraqi civilians and called on the government to take action amid an impending diplomatic crisis between Baghdad and Washington.

September 29, 2020 9:06 a.m.

AP launches Looking For America, a road trip across the U.S.

More than 200,000 coronavirus deaths. Economic meltdown. Ongoing protests over racial bias.

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September 29, 2020 9 a.m.

Body found on shore of Whitefish Lake

The body of a Columbia Falls man was found last week on the shore of Whitefish Lake.

Autopsy shows man found on shore of Whitefish Lake died of hypothermia
September 29, 2020 9 a.m.

Autopsy shows man found on shore of Whitefish Lake died of hypothermia

The body of a Columbia Falls man was recovered last week from the shore of Whitefish Lake, the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 8:30 a.m.

Suspect claims prophet caricatures prompted Paris stabbings

PARIS (AP) — The chief suspect in a double stabbing in Paris told investigators he acted out of anger over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad recently republished by the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, France's counterterrorism prosecutor said Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 8:30 a.m.

Amazon sees broader audience for its palm recognition tech

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has introduced new palm recognition technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees a broader potential audience in stadiums, offices and elsewhere.

September 29, 2020 8:30 a.m.

UEFA rejects Belgium FA's proposal to allow fans back

BRUSSELS (AP) — UEFA has rejected a proposal from Belgium to allow fans back into the King Baudouin stadium as early as next month for a friendly match against Ivory Coast, the Belgian soccer federation said on Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 8:30 a.m.

FIFA challenged at court by Porto in Football Leaks case

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA is being challenged by Portuguese champion Porto in a case of third-party ownership of a player’s economic rights revealed in the “Football Leaks” series.

September 29, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Consumer confidence posts solid gain to 101.8 in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence rebounded more quickly in September than most economists had expected though they remain far from levels that were the norm before the pandemic struck.

September 29, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Stocks move lower as investors wait for presidential debate

Stocks drifted lower in afternoon trading Tuesday, as the market cooled off from the rally the day before and as investors waited for the debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

September 29, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Greek authorities easing congestion at island migrant camps

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities were moving nearly 1,000 refugees from eastern Aegean islands to the mainland Tuesday as part of efforts to improve conditions in overcrowded island refugee camps.

September 29, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Indiana casino executive charged in illegal campaign scheme

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One top executive of an Indiana casino company that is building a new $400 million casino in Gary has been indicted and another has left his position following a lengthy federal investigation into

September 29, 2020 8:06 a.m.

Nurse to Tuskegee Airmen dies in Georgia at 100

ATLANTA (AP) — Irma “Pete” Cameron Dryden, a Black woman who served as a nurse to Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, has died. She was 100.

September 29, 2020 8:06 a.m.

Agent: Video contradicts Georgia trooper charged with murder

SYLVANIA, Ga. (AP) — Dash camera video contradicts a former Georgia state trooper's statement that he fatally shot a motorist fearing the man was trying to run him over, an investigator testified in court.

September 29, 2020 8:06 a.m.

The Latest: Titans, Vikings suspend in-person activities

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

September 29, 2020 8:06 a.m.

Kuwait ruler, longtime diplomat Sheikh Sabah, dies at age 91

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the ruler of Kuwait who drew on his decades as the oil-rich nation’s top diplomat to push for closer ties to Iraq after the 1990 Gulf War and solutions to other regional crises, died Tuesday. He was 91.

September 29, 2020 8:06 a.m.

Pair of endorsements adds more fuel to Georgia Senate race

ATLANTA (AP) — A pair of new high-profile endorsements are adding fuel to an already contentious special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia.

September 29, 2020 8:06 a.m.

The Latest: UAE defends decision to normalize Israel ties

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):

September 29, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Survey: In Hollywood, few believe harassers will be punished

Disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein may well spend the rest of his life in prison. But that doesn’t mean workers in Hollywood have faith that other harassers and abusers will be similarly punished.

September 29, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Iowa again a battleground, sign of Trump's Midwest obstacles

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scott Brennan stood powerless in the Iowa Democratic Party's war room in the wee hours of Feb. 4 as efforts to report 2020's first presidential caucuses results failed spectacularly. But the Des Moines lawyer had been worried for years.

September 29, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Pennsylvania counties push for changes to mail ballot law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's counties pressed lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf to allow them to process mail-in ballots before Election Day in the battleground state as they consider the prospect of waiting until polls open to dig into what could be 3 million or more envelopes.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

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September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

Tensions mount as Armenia and Azerbaijan continue fighting

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenian and Azerbaijani forces accused each other of attacks on their territory Tuesday, as fighting over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh continued for a third straight day following the resumption of violence in the decades-old conflict.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

Election 2020-Debate, ADVISORY

The first presidential debate takes place on Tuesday at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. Additional presidential debates are planned for Oct. 15 and Oct. 22. The vice presidential debate is scheduled for Oct. 7.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

Britain has imposed sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and six others over crackdown

LONDON (AP) — Britain has imposed sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and six others over crackdown.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

Court pick Barrett visits Senate ahead of confirmation fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for the

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

Black Appalachians find hope in national reckoning on race

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dayjha Hogg has known racism her entire life, but until recently she thought she and her family had to face it on their own.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

Annual gun rights rally on tap on Pennsylvania Capitol steps

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Preparations outside the Pennsylvania Capitol building are underway for an annual gun rights rally that has drawn hundreds and hundreds of supporters in recent years.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

UK, Canada impose sanctions on Belarus president, officials

LONDON (AP) — Britain and Canada imposed sanctions Tuesday on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and other senior government officials following the disputed presidential election and a crackdown on protesters in Belarus.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

Coca-Cola, Molson Coors teaming up on hard seltzer

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — With the help of Molson Coors, Coca-Cola will start selling the “hard stuff” — hard seltzer, that is.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

US stocks drift between gains and losses in early trading

Stocks are off to a mixed start Tuesday, as the market cooled off from the rally the day before and as investors waited for the debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

US consumer confidence bounces back strong from August low, hitting better-than-expected gain to 101.8 in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer confidence bounces back strong from August low, hitting better-than-expected gain to 101.8 in September.

September 29, 2020 7:30 a.m.

Poll: Virginians about evenly divided on Confederate statues

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — In a state where Confederate monuments have stood for more than a century and have recently become a flashpoint in the national debate over racial injustice, Virginians remain about evenly divided on whether the statues should stay or go, according to a new poll.

September 29, 2020 7:06 a.m.

This Date in Baseball

Sept. 30

September 29, 2020 7:06 a.m.

State television: Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah has died at 91

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the ruler of Kuwait who drew on his decades as the oil-rich nation’s top diplomat to push for closer ties to Iraq after the 1990 Gulf War and solutions to other regional crises, died Tuesday. He was 91.

September 29, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Vatican defends China bishop negotiations on eve of US visit

ROME (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday answered critics and justified its pursuit of an extended agreement with China on bishop nominations, acknowledging difficulties but insisting the effort had achieved limited, positive results.

September 29, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Portland protesters clash with police, officers arrest 24

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters and Portland police clashed again in Oregon’s largest city late Monday, with demonstrators hurling rocks, punching a police sergeant in the face and spraying a chemical irritant at officers, police said in a statement. Twenty four people were arrested.

September 29, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Botswana extends emergency measures to combat virus

GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — Botswana has extended its state of emergency for a further six months to combat the spread of COVID-19.

September 29, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Rapper Lil Yachty arrested for driving 150 mph in Ferrari

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia State Patrol arrested

September 29, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Book Review: 'Ties That Tether' pits love against family

Jane Igharo’s “Ties that Tether” (Penguin Random House)

September 29, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Cambodian man arrested with almost 300 centuries-old jars

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A man on Cambodia’s southern coast was arrested for possessing almost 300 centuries-old earthenware jars that he is believed to have salvaged from a shipwreck, an official said Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 7:06 a.m.

The Latest: Moscow to keep school kids home 2 weeks in Oct

MOSCOW — Moscow authorities are extending school holidays by a week amid a surge of new coronavirus cases.

September 29, 2020 7:03 a.m.

Some in NYC get absentee ballots with wrong return address

NEW YORK (AP) — Mail-in voting has gotten off to a rocky start in New York City, where election officials sent out a large number of absentee ballots with the wrong names and addresses on the return envelopes.

September 29, 2020 7:03 a.m.

How can I volunteer for a COVID-19 vaccine study?

How can I volunteer for a COVID-19 vaccine study?

September 29, 2020 7:03 a.m.

LVMH files countersuit against Tiffany over $16.2 B deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE has filed a countersuit against Tiffany over their ruined merger deal, noting conditions necessary to close the $16.2 billion acquisition of the jewelry chain have not been met.

September 29, 2020 7:03 a.m.

EU defends commissioner who criticized Hungarian government

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union officials and Germany came to the defense of an EU commissioner Tuesday after Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called for her resignation because she publicly criticized his government's policies.

September 29, 2020 7:03 a.m.

Stocks drift mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street

Stocks are off to a weak start on Wall Street Tuesday as the market cooled off following a rally the day before. Banks and industrial companies had some of the biggest losses shortly after the opening bell Tuesday, while several big technology and communications companies were higher. The S&P 500 was down less than 0.1% after drifting between small gains and losses in the early going. Some homebuilders rose following a report that U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in July. European markets were broadly lower and Asian markets finished mixed. Treasury yields fell. Energy prices were also lower.

September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Ski resort to require pass for uphill travel

The resort announced the new policy Monday, stating that the change is an effort to “ensure public safety.”

September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Libby golfers face weather, wildfire-related challenges

With practices shortened or canceled and a tournament in Polson called off due to smoky conditions, the Libby golf team had a difficult past week, said head coach Dann Rohrer.

September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Another great baseball season in the logs

On behalf of all Libby Loggers baseball fans, we want to thank the Loggers for another great season.

Homecoming
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Homecoming

Homecoming

Loggers pound Polson Pirates in homecoming win
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Loggers pound Polson Pirates in homecoming win

The Libby Loggers gave the Polson Pirates no quarter Sept. 25, bouncing back from their first loss of the year with a 42-6 homecoming victory.

Callahan Fire 72 percent contained
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Callahan Fire 72 percent contained

As containment of the Callahan Fire continues, a Type III incident management team has taken over suppression efforts.

EPA, DEQ settle on funding deal for Superfund site
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

EPA, DEQ settle on funding deal for Superfund site

Long-awaited federal dollars will soon be available to state and local officials for the continued maintenance of the Libby Superfund site.

Lady Broncs outpace Lady Loggers
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Lady Broncs outpace Lady Loggers

The Frenchtown Lady Broncs bucked the Lady Loggers over four games on Sept. 26.

Coronavirus cases jump
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Coronavirus cases jump

Cases of the novel coronavirus jumped in Lincoln County over the weekend.

Oliver Olin
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Oliver Olin

Shey Wolfe and Jaden Olin welcomed a baby boy Sept. 8, 2020, at 9:51 p.m.

Tease photo
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Sebastian Robert Reed Runkle

David Runkle and Aliveyonna Reed welcomed a baby boy Sept. 7, 2020, at 8:34 a.m.

Yvonda “Vonda” Sioux Brehmer Wilkes, 52
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Yvonda “Vonda” Sioux Brehmer Wilkes, 52

Yvonda “Vonda” Sioux Brehmer Wilkes, 52.

September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Major fee hike proposed for Fisher River Fire Service Area

The Fisher River Fire Service Area Board of Trustees is planning a significant hike in its annual fees. If approved, some residents could see their rates double.

September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Mill levies raised for Lincoln County School District

After the Lincoln County School District received a funding bump from federal coronavirus aid dollars, county commissioners reapproved its mill levies on Sept. 23.

September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Remote learning remains a challenge in Libby

A month after Lincoln County schools reopened for the fall semester, educators continue having trouble juggling remote learning and in-person teaching.

September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Winebark pleads not guilty to assault charge

A Troy man faces aggravated assault charges after a June 12 fight left a minor hospitalized with a broken jaw.

Fast food trip ends with arrest, felony charges
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Fast food trip ends with arrest, felony charges

A trip to a fast food drive thru in Libby ended with a Kalispell man facing driving under the influence charges in Lincoln County District Court.

St. Onge accused of driving over ex-girlfriend's feet
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

St. Onge accused of driving over ex-girlfriend's feet

A Kalispell man faces multiple charges after authorities say he drove over the feet of his ex-girlfriend in the Happy’s Inn area last month.

Silver Valley trick-or-treating a go, for now
September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Silver Valley trick-or-treating a go, for now

CDC announces Halloween guidelines

September 29, 2020 7 a.m.

Myths and untruths employed to prop up selenium scare

Shawna Kelsey’s letter to the editor (“Gunderson appears to happily carry dirty water for Teck’s mining operations,” Sept. 25) was quite entertaining. Once again a Yaak Valley Forest Council member twists information and facts to justify the agenda of a radical group bent on rewilding northwest Montana.

September 29, 2020 6:30 a.m.

Reggaeton redemption: Balvin, Bunny top Latin Grammy nods

NEW YORK (AP) — At last year’s Latin Grammy Awards, popular reggaeton and Latin trap musicians such as J Balvin, Bad Bunny and Ozuna

September 29, 2020 6:30 a.m.

91-year-old found dead in vehicle that crashed into river

FLORENCE, Ore. (AP) — A 91-year-old Florence resident was found dead after his car went off the road into the Siuslaw River on Sunday.

September 29, 2020 6:30 a.m.

AP PHOTOS: Fueled by dry winds, fire rages in wine country

ST. HELENA, California (AP) — Giant blazes taking down buildings, residents fleeing their homes, exhausted firefighters working around the clock: These are some of the scenes from the wildfire that exploded in the Northern California wine country.

September 29, 2020 6:30 a.m.

New Japanese PM Suga urges Putin to resolve island dispute

TOKYO (AP) — Newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that he wants to settle their territorial dispute and sign a peace treaty formally ending their World War II hostilities.

September 29, 2020 6:30 a.m.

AP Entertainment Digest for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020

If you have questions, please email Anthony McCartney at amccartney@ap.org. For up-to-the-minute coverage, visit

September 29, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Voter purge case going before Wisconsin Supreme Court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in a case that could result in the purging of about 130,000 people from voter rolls in the hotly contested battleground state.

September 29, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Iowa US Sen. Ernst says court view 'consistent' in debate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst said Monday night she had been “very consistent” in her views on Supreme Court justices despite supporting a vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee while working with other Republicans to block a nomination by President Barack Obama.

September 29, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Dutch competition watchdog fines 4 tobacco companies

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch consumer watchdog has fined four major tobacco companies a total of more than 82 million euros ($96 million) for distorting competition by indirectly exchanging pricing information for cigarettes and tobacco.

September 29, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Pakistan army says Indian fire kills soldier, boy in Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Indian troops opened fire across the border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing a soldier and a 15-year-old boy and wounding four others, Pakistan’s military and other officials said Tuesday, amid tensions between the two South Asian nuclear rivals.

September 29, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Protesters clash with police, hurling rocks; 24 arrested

PORLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters and Portland police clashed again in Oregon’s largest city late Monday, with demonstrators hurling rocks, punching a police sergeant in the face and spraying a chemical irritant at officers, police said in a statement. Twenty four people were arrested.

September 29, 2020 6:06 a.m.

West Ham's work-from-home coach still calling the shots

Working from home during the coronavirus pandemic has become a global phenomenon — and a necessity for one Premier League soccer manager.

September 29, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Kentucky attorney general agrees to comply with judge's order to release grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky attorney general agrees to comply with judge's order to release grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor case.

September 29, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Man sentenced to prison for selling drugs that killed man

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A 24-year-old Friday Harbor man was sentenced Monday to four years and three months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of controlled substance homicide.

September 29, 2020 6:06 a.m.

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices rise 3.9% in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in July as the housing market continued to show strength in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.

September 29, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Virus Outbreak, ADVISORY

After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is infecting a rising number of American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities. An American Academy of Pediatrics report released Tuesday shows children of all ages now make up 10% of all U.S cases, up from 2% in April. And a new government report says cases in school-age children began rising in September.

September 29, 2020 6:06 a.m.

AG agrees to release grand jury tapes in Breonna Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general has acknowledged that he never asked the grand jury to consider homicide charges against police in the killing of

September 29, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Aid group warns that 700,000 children in Syria risk hunger

BEIRUT (AP) — An additional 700,000 children in Syria face hunger because of the country's badly damaged economy and the impact of coronavirus restrictions, an international aid group warned Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 6:03 a.m.

James Patterson awards $500 grants to thousands of teachers

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of schoolteachers will receive $500 grants from author James Patterson to help students build reading skills, especially as schools struggle to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic.

September 29, 2020 5:33 a.m.

2 wells for drinking water near Naval base contaminated

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Two wells bordering Naval Base Kitsap’s southern edge have been found to have potentially harmful levels of contamination caused by a firefighting foam used on the base.

September 29, 2020 5:33 a.m.

Global stocks mostly edge down ahead of US debate

Global stocks mostly dipped on Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and his challenger in the November election, Joe Biden.

September 29, 2020 5:33 a.m.

Bayern's Leroy Sané out with new knee injury

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich forward Leroy Sané will miss around two weeks because of a new injury to the same knee he injured at Manchester City last season, coach Hansi Flick said on Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 5:27 a.m.

The Latest: Britain to offer new job training amid virus

LONDON -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised new adult education and training programs to help workers recover amid the coronavirus pandemic.

September 29, 2020 5:27 a.m.

Best time to plant a tree? Probably now

Planting a tree is one of the best things you can do to help the planet, and these days it's gotten easier. There's a better understanding now of what trees need, including when they should generally be planted (the fall).

September 29, 2020 5:06 a.m.

US man could get prison for review of Thailand hotel

BANGKOK (AP) — Labor activists, journalists and whistleblowers in Thailand have been targets in recent years of criminal defamation lawsuits for exposing alleged corporate wrongdoing, but now a disgruntled hotel guest has joined their ranks and could face prison time for his online comments disparaging a hotel.

September 29, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Pompeo voices support for talks between Greece, Turkey

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed support Tuesday for talks between Greece and Turkey, NATO allies whose relations have deteriorated sharply to the point where both had warships facing off in the Mediterranean.

September 29, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Tuesday, September 29, 2020

September 29, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Amazon sees its palm recognition tech in stadiums, offices

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has introduced new palm recognition technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees broader uses in places like stadiums and offices.

September 29, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Tensions mount as Armenia, Azerbaijan continue fighting

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenian and Azerbaijani forces accused each other of attacks on their territory Tuesday, as fighting over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh continued for a third straight day following the reigniting of a decades-old conflict.

September 29, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Tuesday, September 29, 2020

September 29, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Poland, Hungary hit back on democratic standards in the EU

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Threatened with the potential loss of European Union funds over their records on democracy, the governments of Poland and Hungary say they plan to establish a new institute to assess how well all EU member nations adhere to the rule of law.

September 29, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Millennial Money: Try touchless payment to avoid dirty money

If you’re looking for a self-improvement task in this pandemic era, try teaching yourself to use contactless payments with your phone or “tap-to-pay” credit and debit cards.

September 29, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Amazon envisions new palm reading tech in stadiums, offices

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has introduced new palm reading technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees broader uses in places like stadiums and offices.

September 29, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Ex-IMF chief acquitted in Spanish bank stock listing case

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s National Court has acquitted 34 people who were tried over the stock market listing of financial firm Bankia, including former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato.

September 29, 2020 4:30 a.m.

AP News Digest 7 a.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 29, 2020 4:30 a.m.

Child poverty likely to increase in EU amid virus pandemic

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s external auditor said Tuesday that child poverty has reached an “unacceptable" level across the world's largest economy, a situation likely to worsen during the coronavirus pandemic.

September 29, 2020 4:27 a.m.

France to ban use of wild animals in circuses, marine parks

PARIS (AP) — France's environment minister has announced a gradual ban on using wild animals in traveling circuses, on keeping dolphins and killer whales in captivity in marine parks and on raising mink on fur farms.

Photos:Trail of Bales winners
September 29, 2020 3:56 a.m.

Photos:Trail of Bales winners

The annual Ronan Area Chamber of Commerce event drew 44 entries.

September 29, 2020 3:30 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

September 29, 2020 3:06 a.m.

China objects to Ladakh status, Indian border activities

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday called India’s designation of the region along their disputed border as a federal territory an illegal move, and voiced new objections to infrastructure construction that seems to strengthen India’s position in the area.

September 29, 2020 3:03 a.m.

German minister says debt won't reach financial crisis level

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's debt load won't reach the level it did in the financial crisis a decade ago as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the finance minister said Tuesday, and it will still look better than that of Germany's peers in the Group of Seven did before the virus outbreak.

September 29, 2020 3:03 a.m.

No party planned for Berlin's new, much-delayed airport

BERLIN (AP) — The opening of Berlin's new airport on Oct. 31 will happen without fanfare, operators say, a nod to the long delays and massive cost overrun since construction started in 2006.

September 29, 2020 2:30 a.m.

Global stocks mixed after Wall St rally ahead of US debate

Global stocks were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street rallied as investors looked ahead to a debate between President Donald Trump and his challenger in the November election, Joe Biden.

September 29, 2020 2:06 a.m.

The Nation's Weather

The Nation's Weather for Wednesday, September 30, 2020

September 29, 2020 2:06 a.m.

Rights group: Cyprus pushed back migrants, ignored claims

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot authorities pushed back 200 migrants and refugees arriving from Lebanon aboard boats earlier this month, ignoring their claims for asylum while in some instances using violence and coercive tactics, a human rights watchdog said on Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 1:30 a.m.

Macron meets Belarus opposition leader, pushes for mediation

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pushed for European mediation in the Belarus political crisis after a meeting with the country’s opposition leader Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 1:30 a.m.

United Arab Emirates to launch spacecraft to moon in 2024

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates plans to send an unmanned spacecraft to the moon in 2024, a top Emirati official said Tuesday, the latest gamble in the stars by the oil-rich nation that could see it become only the fourth nation on Earth to accomplish that goal.

September 29, 2020 1:27 a.m.

The Latest: Brussels bans prostitution to curb coronavirus

BRUSSELS — Brussels authorities have decided to ban prostitution until further notice in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus in Belgium’s capital city.

Weather Graphic
September 29, 2020 1:20 a.m.

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Post Falls continues in 'orange'
September 29, 2020 1:09 a.m.

Post Falls continues in 'orange'

School board members hold off on changing COVID category

Post Falls School board members hold off on changing COVID category for now

Airport nearly out of hangar space
September 29, 2020 1:08 a.m.

Airport nearly out of hangar space

County grapples with one more aspect of growth

Coeur d'Alene/Pappy Boyington Field needs room to grow

Weekend rains calm Bernard Fire
September 29, 2020 1:07 a.m.

Weekend rains calm Bernard Fire

The fire, started on Labor Day and carried by high winds, is now mostly contained.

September 29, 2020 1:06 a.m.

AP News Digest 3:55 a.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 29, 2020 1:06 a.m.

Pompeo visits naval base on Crete on day 2 of regional tour

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited a U.S. naval base at Souda Bay on the southern Greek island of Crete Tuesday, ahead of a meeting with Greece's prime minister on the second day of his trip to the country.

September 29, 2020 1:06 a.m.

Dutch students work hard to keep virus out of shared houses

LEIDEN, Netherlands (AP) — This is not the student life Iris Raats had hoped for when she was accepted at Leiden University to study law.

Could be a record breaker
September 29, 2020 1:06 a.m.

Could be a record breaker

County on pace for massive voter turnout

Kootenai County registered voters catching up to Ada and Canyon

COVID Watch
September 29, 2020 1:05 a.m.

COVID Watch

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September 29, 2020 1:03 a.m.

AP Interview: US ambassador defends tough approach to China

BEIJING (AP) — The departing U.S. ambassador on Tuesday defended a tough approach to China that has riled relations between the world's two largest economies, saying the Trump administration has made progress on trade and that he hopes that will extend to other areas.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

NIC men's, women's golf teams win invitational

NIC golf wins Suncadia Invitational

For the love of the game
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

For the love of the game

Local gaming shops pivot during pandemic

Local gaming shops pivot during pandemic

Man pleads guilty to battery
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Man pleads guilty to battery

A Spirit Lake man is back in jail after reportedly violating the conditions of his release.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

RECORDS

Judgments and sentencings

Hawk Ridge acquisition of Quest changes 3D landscape in North Idaho
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Hawk Ridge acquisition of Quest changes 3D landscape in North Idaho

The merger will make Hawk Ridge the largest HP and Markforged 3D printing solutions in the world.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Thank Yemen for that java

Thank gawd for coffee

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

My 5 cents; Thoughts from a Russian immigrant

I was asked to write this letter, and truthfully, I

SEPT 41 NORTH: Give us your best shot, North Idaho
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

SEPT 41 NORTH: Give us your best shot, North Idaho

Here’s our roundup of this month’s Best Shot photos submitted by you, our readers.

0929 Notices
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

0929 Notices

BURNER, Edward George "E.G.," 36, of Post Falls, died

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

COLUMN: Colleges need cash, so football's back

Sports column for Tuesday, Sept. 29

Oh, those beautiful beans
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Oh, those beautiful beans

Moxie Java maestro brews up a storm in Cd'A

Two Sandpoint natives expand Idaho coffee brand up north

Today's Ghastly Groaner
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Today's Ghastly Groaner

Lance is pretty uncommon name these days

Once games start, GU should be really good
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Once games start, GU should be really good

Zags Tracker for Tuesday, Sept. 29

Your experiment was a success, John
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Your experiment was a success, John

John Stone triumphs in the end

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Lake City girls score late, top Charter

Prep Roundup for Sept. 29

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Cd'A creates dashboard to monitor COVID in schools

Three new cases reported since Sunday in Cd'A Schools, dashboard to streamline monitoring process

Tourism conference focus is on path to recovery
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Tourism conference focus is on path to recovery

Idaho Tourism conference to focus on the path to recovery

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Sheriff's Blotter

Notable calls for the day!

SEPT 41 NORTH: Proceed with caution
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

SEPT 41 NORTH: Proceed with caution

Residents say Hwy. 53, Atlas intersection accident prone

RATHDRUM — Michelle and Scott McDonald were watching TV at home on Sept. 10 when they heard the screech of tires and a loud bang.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

SEPT 41 NORTH: Rathdrum Animal Clinic: Pet obesity

More than half of adult dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

For seniors, flu shots more important than ever

MOSES LAKE — Senior citizens always are encouraged to get a flu shot, and for the winter of 2020 it’s more important than ever, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Births for Sept. 23, 2020

New arrivals at Othello Community Hospital

Constitutional scholar cites danger from within
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Constitutional scholar cites danger from within

Adler: Citizens must hold leaders to Founders' standards

Leading constitutional expert warns during Constitution Day lecture of threat to Americans if lies continue unchecked.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 8, 2020

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 8, 2020

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 7, 2020 Leftover

Bonner County News of Record - Sept. 7, 2020 Leftover

Juanita Merle Robbins
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Juanita Merle Robbins

Juanita Merle Robbins of Wenatchee, Washington, died at the age of 101 on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County Calendar - Sept. 29, 2020

Bonner County Calendar - Sept. 29, 2020

Local loyalty, customer awareness robust
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Local loyalty, customer awareness robust

By and large, 2020 hasn’t been a banner year for small business.

Post Falls Chamber: New leader focuses on connections
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Post Falls Chamber: New leader focuses on connections

It’s with great pleasure that I write my first president’s message for the Business Journal of North Idaho.

2020-21 upland forecast: What hunting looks like across the state
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

2020-21 upland forecast: What hunting looks like across the state

Signs point to solid season

Hayden Chamber: Autumn a great time to do business
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Hayden Chamber: Autumn a great time to do business

Fun Fall days ahead

0929 Marmaduke SNP
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

0929 Marmaduke SNP

0929 Marmaduke SNP

0929 Edit Cartoon SNP
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

0929 Edit Cartoon SNP

0929 Edit Cartoon SNP

Bonner County History - Sept. 29, 2020
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County History - Sept. 29, 2020

Bonner County History - Sept. 29, 2020

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Letters Combined 092920

Letters Combined 092920

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Theft of anti-smelter, Democratic candidate signs illegal

Theft of anti-smelter, Democratic candidate signs illegal

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Mask wearing isn't a luxury, it's health issue

Mask wearing isn't a luxury, it's health issue

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Vote Steve Johnson for county commissioner

Vote Steve Johnson for county commissioner

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

We need to bring America back to sanity

We need to bring America back to sanity

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

F&G asks deer hunters to provide harvested animals for chronic wasting disease testing

F&G asks deer hunters to provide harvested animals for chronic wasting disease testing

Wall Street claws back some of its September losses
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Wall Street claws back some of its September losses

Wall Street claws back some of its September losses

'Kootenai Rants' rips the ridiculous
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

'Kootenai Rants' rips the ridiculous

Founder targets hypocrisy in community

Cd'A Councilmember Dan Gookin's new YouTube channel takes no prisoners.

Pickleball Drive
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Pickleball Drive

The Inland Northwest Pickleball Club organized a

Hamilton House fate no arbitrary call
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Hamilton House fate no arbitrary call

There are two sides to every story. Such is the case with the Hamilton House.

Last gasp for Hamilton House
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Last gasp for Hamilton House

Commissioners open bidding on potential music conservatory building

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Idaho is entering 3rd coronavirus wave, health experts say

Idaho is entering 3rd coronavirus wave, health experts say

Health experts: Idaho is entering 3rd coronavirus wave
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Health experts: Idaho is entering 3rd coronavirus wave

Health experts: Idaho is entering 3rd coronavirus wave

Leo L. Addison, 75
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Leo L. Addison, 75

Leo L. Addison, 75

Mary Elizabeth 'Betsy' Diedrich Walker
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Mary Elizabeth 'Betsy' Diedrich Walker

Mary Elizabeth 'Betsy' Diedrich Walker

Kathleen Y. Twineham, 78
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Kathleen Y. Twineham, 78

Kathleen Y. Twineham, 78

Senior Spotlight: Kate Bokowy was born to be a swimmer
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Senior Spotlight: Kate Bokowy was born to be a swimmer

Some people wake up early each morning and catch the worm, others not so much. Kate Bokowy is the former. Being a swimmer has forced the senior captain to become a morning person. But she doesn’t mind it because that means she gets to see her teammates.

COVID Info Box 092920
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

COVID Info Box 092920

COVID Info Box 092920

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Ramsey Road house on roundabout corner likely to hit auction block

Hayden property on corner of Ramsey and Honeysuckle focus of tonight's public hearing.

Nonprofit rallies community for firewood donations
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Nonprofit rallies community for firewood donations

Volunteers work to keep vulnerable residents warm

Those who wish to volunteer can email firewoodrescue2020@gmail.com.

Weekend rains calm Bernard Fire
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Weekend rains calm Bernard Fire

The fire, started on Labor Day and carried by high winds, is now mostly contained.

Best Shot - Sept. 29, 2020
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Best Shot - Sept. 29, 2020

Best Shot - Sept. 29, 2020

Kid Weather - Sept. 29, 2020
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Kid Weather - Sept. 29, 2020

Kid Weather - Sept. 29, 2020

Weather Map 092920
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Weather Map 092920

Weather Map 092920

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

FOL monthly book sales resume

FOL monthly book sales resume

Nonprofit rallies community for firewood donations
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Nonprofit rallies community for firewood donations

Volunteers work to keep vulnerable residents warm

Those who wish to volunteer can email firewoodrescue2020@gmail.com.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Chip Shots Sept. 29, 2020

Last week's results from local golf leagues.

People For People to make changes to Tri-Cities route
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

People For People to make changes to Tri-Cities route

On Oct. 12, People For People will be adding a stop in Moses Lake for those wishing to take the bus to the Tri-Cities.

School year has been a breeze for some, a whirlwind for others
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

School year has been a breeze for some, a whirlwind for others

The new school year, complete with pandemic restrictions, has been a mixed bag for families, with households having very different experiences, depending on their student’s needs and skill sets.

Fire District a finalist for State Farm grant
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Fire District a finalist for State Farm grant

Grant County Fire District No. 7 needs your vote. In fact, it wants all 10 of them. Every day until Friday.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Coronavirus cases reported in Grant, Adams counties

Fifty new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Grant County since Friday, including new cases in Moses Lake, Ephrata, Royal City, Warden, and the Mattawa and Quincy areas, according to the Grant County Health District.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

City seeks applications for tourism projects funding

Hotel/motel tax funds are available to help boost tourism in Moses Lake.

September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Quincy sets cleanup day

The city of Quincy will hold Fall Clean-Up Day on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the city yard next to the Quincy Public Services Building.

Classic Chiefs game to show at Lions Field on Friday night
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Classic Chiefs game to show at Lions Field on Friday night

Chiefs fans will have a chance to get together at Lions Field this Friday night for a bit of a throwback event. Moses Lake High School is hosting a Friday Night Football Flashback, a “drive-in” setup where fans can come and line up in their cars to watch a classic game featuring their Moses Lake Chiefs.

Newly formed organization works to keep animals out of shelters
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Newly formed organization works to keep animals out of shelters

Saturday's adoption event is just one way the group, which earned non-profit status in March, is working to keep animals in homes and out of shelters.

3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee
September 29, 2020 1 a.m.

3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

September 29, 2020 12:30 a.m.

Hall of Famer Larkin's postseason bat labels promote healing

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Larkin is gladly giving Major League Baseball a helping hand in these playoffs.

September 29, 2020 12:27 a.m.

The Latest: Israel's virus lockdown likely to be extended

JERUSALEM — Israel's health minister says the country’s nationwide lockdown is likely to be extended.

September 29, 2020 12:27 a.m.

Japan's NTT to spend $38B to buy out, take DoCoMo private

MITO, Japan (AP) — Japanese telecoms giant Nippon Telegraph & Telephone, or NTT, announced Tuesday it will spend 4.3 trillion yen ($38 billion) to buy out and take private its mobile unit NTT DoCoMo in one of the largest ever deals of its kind.

September 29, 2020 12:27 a.m.

Duterte questions letting Facebook stay after accounts shut

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte questioned why he should allow Facebook to continue operating in the Philippines after the social media giant removed accounts he said supported his government’s interests, including fighting insurgents.

September 29, 2020 12:27 a.m.

US, Australia, India ministers to meet in Japan next week

TOKYO (AP) — Top diplomats from the U.S., Australia and India plan to gather in Tokyo next week to discuss their common regional concerns, such as China's increasingly assertive actions, in the first face-to-face ministerial meetings Japan will host since the coronavirus pandemic began.

September 29, 2020 12:15 a.m.

Volleyball Roundup: Pirates topple Loggers in key sweep

Vikings remain undefeated with wins over Plains, Philipsburg.

Football Roundup: Pirates hit a wall at Libby
September 29, 2020 12:15 a.m.

Football Roundup: Pirates hit a wall at Libby

Charlo suffers first loss, while Bulldogs get big road win.

September 29, 2020 12:15 a.m.

Cross Country Roundup: Pirates sweep run

Several area teams along with many others throughout Northwest Montana are slated to compete in the Mission Shadow Duels at the Silver Fox Golf Course in Pablo on Saturday.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Embed-America Disrupted-Trump Defectors-Approval, ADVISORY

ELECTION 2020-AMERICA DISRUPTED-TRUMP DEFECTORS-TRUMP APPROVAL — Chart. This AP-NORC poll chart illustrates the share of Democrats and Republicans in their respective parties who say they approve of President Donald Trump. This chart is current as of Sept. 25, 2020 and will not update. Source: AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 4-10

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 4-10:

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Amnesty Int'l halts India operations, citing gov't reprisals

NEW DELHI (AP) — Human rights watchdog Amnesty International said Tuesday that it is halting its operation in India, citing reprisals by the government and the freezing of its bank accounts by Indian authorities.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Johnstone, 2-time WS champ and popular prankster, dies at 74

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay Johnstone, who won World Series championships as a versatile outfielder with the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers while being baseball’s merry prankster, has died. He was 74.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Music Review: Fleet Foxes release bright, nuanced album

Fleet Foxes, “Shore” (ANTI-)

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Former US Ambassador to Ukraine to be honored by PEN America

NEW YORK (AP) — Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine who was forced out of her job last year by the Trump administration, is being honored by PEN America.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Today in History

Today in History

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

New California law prompted by crash that killed Kobe Bryant

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday approved legislation prompted by the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight other peopls that makes it a crime for first responders to take unauthorized photos of deceased people at the scene of an accident or crime.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

A capsule look at the Astros-Twins playoff series

A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the Houston Astros and Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis beginning Tuesday:

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Misdemeanor kidnap charge for mother of Ravens guard's child

BALTIMORE (AP) — The mother of Baltimore Ravens offensive guard D.J. Fluker's child faces a misdemeanor kidnapping charge after being accused of refusing to give their child back to Fluker after a supervised visit.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Angels to begin another early offseason with GM search

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Several weeks after stumbling out to another miserable start in another dismal season, the Los Angeles Angels finally clicked.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

AP Sportlight

Sept. 29

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Purging water system of brain-eating microbe to take 60 days

LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area official said it will take 60 days to ensure a city drinking water system is purged of a deadly, microscopic parasite that doctors believed killed a boy and that led to warnings for others not to drink tap water.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Hoosiers lose key defensive starter Ball as practice begins

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcelino Ball provided a physical presence in Indiana ' secondary from the moment he first stepped on the field in 2016.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State-All

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Packers' offense sizzling, defense remains work in progress

The Green Bay Packers have capitalized on the strengths of their potent offense and the circumstances of this unusual season to get an early jump on the rest of the NFC.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Yanks to start C Higashioka, sit Sánchez in wild-card opener

CLEVELAND (AP) — Slumping slugger Gary Sánchez will be benched in favor of Kyle Higashioka in the New York Yankees lineup for their wild-card opener Tuesday night.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

With 3rd straight win, Liverpool making ominous start to EPL

Three wins from three games, two big rivals dispatched, and an expensive new signing already on the scoresheet.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

LEADING OFF: Playoffs begin, Bieber vs Cole in prime matchup

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

STAT WATCH: Baylor's versatile Ebner makes Big 12 history

Trestan Ebner turned in a once-in-a-quarter-century performance.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 4PM' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lakers, Heat start their preparations for NBA Finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Bam Adebayo woke up on Monday with the realization that only two teams still have a chance to win this season’s NBA championship.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Win for Life' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 7PM' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lots of unfamiliar territory in 2020 baseball playoffs

CHICAGO (AP) — Mookie Betts, meet Devin Williams and his devastating changeup. Aaron Judge, take a closer look at a much improved Shane Bieber. Fernando Tatis Jr., say hello to Jack Flaherty.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

49ers have satisfying finish to East Coast trip

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As disheartening as the start of their two-game trip East was for the San Francisco 49ers was, the finish was just a satisfying.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Despite 0-3 start, Giants a game out in woeful NFC East

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Based on recent history, it would be easy to look at the New York Giants' winless start and write them off.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Joe Montana, wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their 9-month-old grandchild over the weekend, law enforcement officials confirmed on Sunday.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

The Latest: Notre Dame COVID-19 outbreak affects 39 players

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Zimmer seeks more from veterans on winless Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After losing the first two games of the season for the first time in his seven years as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, Mike Zimmer acknowledged last week some surprise by the growing pains taking place on the side of the ball that's long been his expertise.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Saturday's best

STARS

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Brockers: Rams motivated when comeback fell short in Buffalo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams all realized they did enough to lose in Buffalo long before a highly debatable pass interference call went against them in the last minute.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

'No moral victories here': Tie disgusts Burrow, Bengals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals didn’t lose Sunday, but the 23-23 tie with the Philadelphia Eagles was just as difficult to take.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Slumping Saints express urgency to clean up their act

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans left tackle Terron Armstead describes the Saints as a good team that is playing like a bad one.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Mahomes outplays Jackson to lead Chiefs past Ravens 34-20

BALTIMORE (AP) — It wasn't just that Patrick Mahomes threw for a ton of yards and four touchdowns. Most impressive was how he did it.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lions moving on after ending 11-game, 11-month losing streak

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Even though Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia had to wait 11 months to experience the thrill of victory, he insisted relief didn't describe his feelings.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, her company honored by MacDowell

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay will be honored next month by MacDowell, which is presenting its inaugural Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award to her media company and arts collective ARRAY.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 10PM' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Review: Nick Hornby creates a couple worth cheering for

“Just Like You,” by Nick Hornby (Riverhead Books)

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Georgia State: Errors in test results led to postponement

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia State says the positive COVID-19 tests that caused Saturday’s football game at Charlotte to be postponed were the result of errors in reading the test results.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Young pitchers arrive for Detroit, but growing pains follow

DETROIT (AP) — Shortly after his final start of the season, Casey Mize sounded ready to get right back to work.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Pocket Aces: Bieber, Cole square off as Yankees play Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber's first playoff appearance for Cleveland will come against the team that personifies postseason baseball excellence.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

ID Lottery

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

OR Lottery

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Surprisingly strong defense may put Colts on playoff course

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts invested heavily in beefing up their defense during the offseason.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Idaho is entering 3rd coronavirus wave, health experts say

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho now has more than 40,500 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, and some health experts are warning that the state is entering its third wave of new infections.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Tampa Bay's Victor Hedman wins Conn Smythe as playoff MVP

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — When the Tampa Bay Lightning were still in Toronto, they enjoyed some fresh air outside at the football stadium inside the bubble.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Mullen gets what he asked for, sort of, after breaking mark

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Steve Spurrier gave Florida coach Dan Mullen a small gift Monday, two days after the third-ranked Gators broke one of the Head Ball Coach’s offensive records.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

The only debate moderator to return, Fox's Wallace preps

NEW YORK (AP) — Four years ago when he first moderated a general election presidential debate, Chris Wallace was firm and funny in trying to get Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to stop talking simultaneously.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky For Life' game

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the "Lucky For Life" game were:

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Doc Rivers out as Clippers' coach, after seven seasons

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Doc Rivers would easily be considered the best coach in Los Angeles Clippers history. Most wins. Most playoff appearances. Top winning percentage.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Game' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Blackhawks acquire Pirri in trade with Golden Knights

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks acquired Brandon Pirri in a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday, reuniting the forward with his first NHL team.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

MATCHDAY: Tottenham to field weakened team vs Chelsea in cup

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

'Beginning' triumphs at San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain

SAN SEBASTIÁN, Spain (AP) — Georgian writer-director Dea Kulumbegashvili’s first feature film “Beginning” triumphed at Spain’s San Sebastian International Film Festival, scooping up four of its top prizes including best film and best director.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Police: Man dies after cliff fall at Oregon coast

TILLAMOOK, Ore. (AP) — A 43-year-old man died after plunging off a cliff into the surf Sunday at the Oregon coast, Oregon State Police said.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Tampa Bay beats Dallas to win Stanley Cup; NHL the 1st major North American sports league to crown champion in pandemic

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tampa Bay beats Dallas to win Stanley Cup; NHL the 1st major North American sports league to crown champion in pandemic.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Arrests in Portland protest follow fairly calm rally

PORTLAND (AP) — Several people in Portland, Oregon, were arrested in anti-police brutality protests that continued into early Sunday, hours after demonstrations ended with few reports of violence.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Crews searching for teen hiker near Mount St. Helens

MOUNT ST. HELENS, Wash. (AP) — Search and rescue crews are searching for a 16-year-old hiker near Mount St. Helen’s Spirit Lake trail.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Doc Rivers says on social media he is no longer the coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, thanks fans for their support

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Rivers says on social media he is no longer the coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, thanks fans for their support.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

New this week: Mariah Carey, Gloria Steinem & 'South Park'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Oregon couple wed at dialysis center so dad can attend

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — A couple in masks and protective gowns exchanged wedding vows outside a western Michigan dialysis center so the bride's father could attend.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Tampa Bay's Stamkos in rare company as injured Cup captain

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Steven Stamkos greeted Game 4 overtime hero Kevin Shattenkirk with a hug in the tunnel after the game. After the Tampa Bay Lightning missed out on their first chance to win the Stanley Cup in double overtime a night later, Stamkos walked into the locker room to re-energize teammates.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Veteran Dallas Stars come up short of Stanley Cup title

All those wily, old veterans couldn't get the Dallas Stars another Stanley Cup championship.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Mexico ups COVID-19 'estimate' to 89,612 deaths

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico upped its “estimated” COVID-19 deaths to 89,612 on Monday, and boosted estimates of its total number of cases to 870,699, almost 137,000 more than it previously recognized.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

West Virginia to allow fans at reduced capacity next month

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will allow the general public to attend football games at a reduced capacity next month, the school announced Monday.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

A capsule look at the Yankees-Indians playoff series

A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians in Cleveland beginning Tuesday night:

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Texas sheriff indicted after probe into Black man's death

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff has been indicted on charges of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death in custody of a Black man, Javier Ambler, that was filmed by the police reality TV series “Live PD," prosecutors said Monday.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

NEW DELHI (AP) — The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Nearly a year after sudden exit, Shepard Smith returns to TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks shy of a year after abruptly quitting Fox News Channel with a declaration that “truth will always matter,” Shepard Smith returns to television this week at his unexpected new home.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Sex ed mandate sparks bitter Washington state ballot fight

SEATTLE (AP) — Democrats in the Washington state Legislature thought they had passed a routine sex education requirement for public schools earlier this year. But a coalition of Republicans and religious conservatives launched a swift, historic backlash that's led to a bitter partisan fight and an effort to overturn the measure on the November ballot.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Monday Sports in Brief

NHL

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

US official: 2020 census to end Oct. 5 despite court order

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross says the

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

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

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Montreal Impact sends veteran goalkeeper Bush to Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Whitecaps moved to solve their goalkeeper woes, acquiring veteran netminder Evan Bush from the Montreal Impact.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Big Ten back in poll, not on field

There was no way this was going to turn out anything but odd, and it's not going to get easier going forward.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Human skeletal remains found northeast of Seattle

MILL CREEK, Wash. (AP) — Human skeletal remains were discovered Saturday in unincorporated Snohomish County northeast of Seattle near Mill Creek, authorities said.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Police: Multiple people dead in Salem 'hostage situation'

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A possible “hostage situation” led to a fatal shooting after police responded to a home in the west Oregon city of Salem, The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Maroon becomes back-to-back Cup winner with Blues, Lightning

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Patrick Maroon didn't get the chance this time to lower the Stanley Cup so that his son, Anthony, could kiss it before lifting it again over his shoulders.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

The Latest: Vanderbilt runs reverse; gives fans OK for games

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Trump and Biden get evites as Al Smith Dinner goes virtual

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to be in virtual attendance Thursday as New York City’s annual Al Smith Dinner moves mostly online because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Twins tout home-field edge against Astros, even without fans

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins were determined to defend their division title and start this unusual postseason at home, even if the audience at Target Field this week will be confined to family members and cardboard cutouts.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

AP PHOTOS: Remnants of East Germany, 30 years after its end

EISENACH, Germany (AP) — Thirty years after Germany was reunited, many once-decrepit city centers in the formerly communist east have been painstakingly restored and new factories have sprung up.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

AP Top 25: Big Ten and Pac-12 return to most unusual poll

No. 6 Ohio State, No. 10 Penn State and No. 14 Oregon returned to The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, weeks before they start playing, creating a Top 25 as unusual as this season.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Johnson helping No. 21 Tennessee answer pass rush question

Senior linebacker Deandre Johnson is helping answer the questions about who would replace Darrell Taylor for No. 21 Tennessee.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Punishing Pitt: No. 24 Panthers relying on dominant defense

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi bit his tongue all week whenever someone would mention the challenge Louisville's fast pace would present when the Cardinals visited Heinz Field.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Don't be sorry: History says Pederson right to go for tie

Doug Pederson is having second thoughts about playing for the tie, but he might end up thankful he didn’t risk falling to 0-3 by going for it on fourth-and-long or trying the long field goal.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Eagles coach Doug Pederson regrets playing for the tie

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On second thought, Doug Pederson would not have played for a tie.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Orgeron: LSU star defender Stingley expected back vs Vandy

LSU All-America cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. could return to practice as soon as Tuesday and possibly play Saturday at Vanderbilt, coach Ed Orgeron said.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Milan fashion gives small opening to Black Lives Matter

MILAN (AP) — When asked why there aren’t more people of color in the Italian fashion industry, officials have cited a lack of candidates in homogeneous Italy. Five African-born designers in Italy want to put that view to rest with their inclusion on the official Milan Fashion Week calendar Sunday.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Man dies in fire at Vancouver motel being used as virus site

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A 32-year-old man was killed in a fire Saturday at a former motel in east Vancouver, Washington, that is being used as a quarantine and isolation site for people exposed to COVID-19, as well as a temporary homeless shelter.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

WA Lottery

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Wildfires in southern Idaho affect hunting opportunities

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Wildlife officials in Idaho have closed some forest areas statewide, affecting hunters and other recreationists during record-breaking fires

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

A capsule look at the Blue Jays-Rays playoff series

A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Florida, beginning Tuesday.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Fire damages downtown Portland church

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fire at a church in downtown Portland, Oregon, damaged the building and drew a heavy response from city firefighters but caused no injuries.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Black federal agent alleges smear campaign after lawsuit

SEATTLE (AP) — A supervisor for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Seattle says in a lawsuit she was the target of a smear campaign after she sued over racial harassment by a co-worker with a Nazi tattoo.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Oklahoma's upset loss to Kansas St. opens up Big 12 race

It took one week for the Big 12 to bring just a little more strangeness to the year 2020.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

POLL ALERT: No. 6 Ohio St, No. 10 Penn St jump back into Top 25; LSU, Oklahoma fall; Clemson, Alabama, Florida top poll.

NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: No. 6 Ohio St, No. 10 Penn St jump back into Top 25; LSU, Oklahoma fall; Clemson, Alabama, Florida top poll.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Malta seeks shark tooth fossil presented to Prince George

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta says it will seek to retrieve a shark tooth that was presented to Britain’s Prince George by veteran broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough, who found the fossil during a holiday on the Mediterranean island in the 1960s.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Kyle to Kyle gives No. 3 Florida potent passing combination

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After the fourth and final Kyle Trask to Kyle Pitts touchdown at Ole Miss, “K2K” was trending on Twitter.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

US Marshals shoot and wound a man in Spokane neighborhood

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A man has been taken to the hospital after U.S. marshals shot him in Spokane, according to a U.S. Marshals Service official.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Ravens again find misery at hands of Mahomes and Chiefs

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three years, three games, three defeats.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Jets' ugly 0-3 start has Gase, Darnold searching for answers

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are banged up and begging for answers to turn around a season that is already spiraling after just three games.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Dissident Ai Weiwei protests possible extradition of Assange

LONDON (AP) — The dissident Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei staged a silent protest outside London's Old Bailey court on Monday against the possible extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, where he is wanted on an array of espionage charges.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

5 injured in Idaho sugar beet factory explosion

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Five people sustained minor injuries in an explosion at an Idaho sugar beet processing facility.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Chiefs DE Alex Okafor inactive for KC against Ravens

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chiefs injured defensive end Alex Okafor has been placed on the inactive list for Monday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Veterinarians refuse CDC request to deport bulldog puppies

CHICAGO (AP) — Veterinarians caring for 15 bulldog puppies rescued from a warehouse at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Monday refused to send the dogs back to the Middle East country from which they came.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

No. 2 Alabama's electric WR Waddle taking on bigger role

Jaylen Waddle has been one of the nation's most dangerous return men, and a big-play receiver since first stepping on the football field for Alabama.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Keno' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 1PM' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Pats forcing turnovers a positive sign with Chiefs up next

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots thrived last season when their defense was finding ways to take the ball away from opponents.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

South Korea says slain man tried to defect to North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday that a government official slain by North Korean sailors wanted to defect, concluding that the man, who had gambling debts, swam against unfavorable currents with the help of a life jacket and a floatation device and conveyed his intention of resettling in North Korea.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Bubble hockey champions: Tampa Bay Lightning win Stanley Cup

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The joyful yells from the bench could be heard in the empty arena in the final seconds and the roar from players when Commissioner Gary Bettman called for Steven Stamkos to accept the Stanley Cup echoed even louder.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

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

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

NEW DELHI (AP) — Joginder Chaudhary was his parents’ greatest pride, raised with the little they earned farming a half-acre plot in central India to become the first doctor from their village.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Steve Harvey talks show revival on Facebook Watch, NBC split

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Having his daytime talk show canceled by NBC last year hasn't stopped Steve Harvey.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Hit 5' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Celtics head into offseason focused on future, not ending

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum emerged as a bona fide star, Jaylen Brown showed he can be a consistent presence in the lineup and Kemba Walker helped the Celtics put the failed Kyrie Irving experiment behind them.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

AL West champion Athletics finally get their playoff series

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien and the Oakland Athletics earned themselves a full playoff series at last as division champions.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Bumpy season ends in big disappointment for frustrated Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Like so many things in everyday life this year, little went according to plan for the New York Mets.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

US Forecast

US Forecast for Wednesday, September 30, 2020

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Even amid 3-0 start, Seahawks must correct defensive issues

SEATTLE (AP) — Bobby Wagner sounded deflated. And angry.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

For Marlins, playoff berth could be start of a new era

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins' first playoff appearance since 2003 is not supposed to last long.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Offseason additions don't solve Raiders' defensive issues

A couple of strong offensive performances to start the season for Las Vegas overshadowed some of the same defensive mistakes that have doomed the Raiders in recent years.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

NC State safety being released from hospital after scare

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State says safety Khalid Martin is being discharged from a Virginia hospital with no “radiographic abnormalities” after being examined for a possible spinal cord injury.

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Young Blue Jays say they aren't intimidated by top seed Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When the Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays opened the pandemic-delayed season a little over two months ago, there was little to indicate the AL East rivals might meet again to begin the playoffs.

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Lines' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Another week of Bulldogs playing: Who's at quarterback?

ATLANTA (AP) — Get ready for another week of the Georgia Bulldogs playing: Who's at quarterback?

September 29, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Match 4' game

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

September 29, 2020 12:06 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 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Northern California sheriff says three people have died in a fast-moving wildfire west of Redding

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California sheriff says three people have died in a fast-moving wildfire west of Redding.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Swedish fuel company stops planned expansion of oil refinery

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden’s largest fuel company said Monday that it has decided to stop a planned oil refinery expansion that would have made it the country’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases and was increasingly becoming a hot potato issue for Prime Minister Stefan Lofven's minority government.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

House Democrats unveil new $2.2T proposal for virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats unveiled a scaled-back $2.2 trillion aid measure Monday in an attempt to boost long-stalled talks on COVID-19 relief, though there was no sign of progress in continuing negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Conservative law firm seeks to end Wisconsin mask order

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A conservative law firm asked a judge on Monday to immediately put an end to Wisconsin's mask mandate, arguing that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers doesn't have the authority to issue such an order that comes as COVID-19 cases surge statewide.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Cleveland-Cliffs buys ArcelorMittal's US business for $1.4b

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland-Cliffs is making its second billion-dollar acquisition in less than a year with the purchase of steel maker ArcelorMittal's U.S. business for about $1.4 billion in cash and stock.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

1st District debate turns on missed votes; working mothers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's most competitive U.S. House race also became its nastiest Monday night as U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham accused his Republican challenger of missing dozens of votes in the South Carolina House last week.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Democrats try to stick to health care in Supreme Court fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are confronting the limits of their power as they fight against the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett with a strategy aimed at avoiding costly mistakes that could hurt the party's candidates in November.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Collins, Gideon clash over Supreme Court, pandemic in debate

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Sara Gideon clashed Monday over the Supreme Court and the response to the pandemic during their second debate in the closely watched Senate race.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Georgia justices: Some suits against government officials OK

ATLANTA (AP) — Even as Georgia lawmakers are inviting voters to weaken the state's protection against being sued, the state Supreme Court is saying that protection is not as absolute as some make it out to be.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Viewers' Guide: Trump, Biden meet in Ohio for 1st debate

President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will meet in their first debate Tuesday in a presidential election year marked by extraordinary turmoil.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: Philippines placing southern city in lockdown

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One southern Philippine province and its war-battered capital will be placed under a mild lockdown starting Thursday and the rest of the country will be under more relaxed restrictions to boost the battered economy of the country counting the most coronavirus infections in Southeast Asia.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Valentino closes Milan Fashion Week with lush live show

MILAN (AP) — It’s been a season of disruption at Milan Fashion Week.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lawyer: Driver who hit counterprotesters sought police help

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organizer of a Southern California rally against racism who drove into a crowd of counterprotesters had asked police for help from a hostile crowd but was ignored, her lawyer said Monday.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

EPA ridicules California's proposed ban of new gas cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on Monday ridiculed California Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to ban the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035, saying the proposal raises “significant questions of legality.”

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus, strife prompt 'resiliency' funds in Black communities

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The modest cash grant Iguehi James received from the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce helped the clothing designer defray costs, including surge prices on elastic and fabric that jumped dramatically due to the pandemic.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: COVID-19 outbreak on ship off Australia's coast

PERTH, Australia — Authorities are concerned by a COVID-19 outbreak aboard a cargo ship off Australia's northwest coast that has infected most of the crew.

September 29, 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 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Dems to Facebook: Get serious about misinformation, hate

Two influential Democrats on Capitol Hill have urged Facebook to take stronger action against misinformation, voter suppression and incitements to violence ahead of the 2020 election.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Georgia voters choose short-term successor to John Lewis

ATLANTA (AP) — Seven candidates are facing off in Tuesday's special election to become the short-term successor to the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis in Georgia.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US proposes protections for rare thistle in New Mexico

SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to list a rare plant that was once found in the the American Southwest and Mexico as a threatened species.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How major stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday as the market clawed back some of its sharp losses from September.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ohio tells GM to repay tax break after it shut down plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — General Motors must repay roughly half of a $60 million tax incentive package because of its broken promise to keep open its assembly plant near Youngstown, a state agency said Monday.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St rally ahead of US debate

Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street recovered some of this month's losses as investors looked ahead to a debate between President Donald Trump and his challenger in the November election, former Vice President Joe Biden.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Reports: Phone giant NTT plans to take over, delist Docomo

MITO, Japan (AP) — Shares in Japanese telecoms giant Nippon Telegraph & Telephone, or NTT, fell Tuesday on news it is preparing for a takeover of its mobile phone carrier NTT DoCoMo.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Dying winds give crews hope in Northern California fires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Easing winds gave California firefighters a break Tuesday as they battled a destructive wildfire that was driven by strong winds through wine country north of San Francisco and another rural blaze that killed three people.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Montana Secretary of State appealing later ballot deadline

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s secretary of state has filed notice that he plans to appeal a court ruling that extended the deadline for county elections offices to accept 2020 general election ballots returned by mail.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Health care, high court battle dominate Montana Senate race

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock sought to keep the focus on health care and the pandemic in the race for a Montana U.S. Senate seat, while Republican incumbent Steve Daines put the spotlight on the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy during a heated Monday night debate.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Macron 'ashamed' of Lebanon's political leaders amid crisis

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron assailed Hezbollah and the entire Lebanese political class Sunday, and warned of a new civil war if they can’t set aside personal and religious interests to unlock international aid and save Lebanon from economic collapse.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Standoff over Madrid's response to virus pandemic continues

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s health minister pleaded Monday for the third time in four days for tougher coronavirus restrictions in the capital, after a meeting with Madrid regional officials without agreeing on how to tackle a worrying wave of COVID-19 infections.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Torres Small, Herrell meet in 1st debate in close House race

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Xochitl Torres Small and Republican challenger Yvette Herrell have finally gone head-to-head in a televised debate in southern New Mexico’s closely watched U.S. House race after failing to debate during their 2018 contest.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Pompeo pledges US support to ease Greece-Turkey dispute

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that Washington will use its diplomatic and military influence in the region to try to ease a volatile dispute between NATO allies Greece and Turkey over energy rights in the eastern Mediterranean.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Cyberattack hobbles major hospital chain's US facilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — A computer outage at a major hospital chain thrust healthcare facilities across the U.S. into chaos Monday, with treatment impeded as doctors and nurses already burdened by the coronavirus pandemic were forced to rely on paper backup systems.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: UN chief says pandemic toll is 'mind-numbing'

UNITED NATIONS — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says the loss of 1 million people to the coronavirus is an “agonizing milestone" that has been made worse by the “savageness of this disease."

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Australian park owner fined $2.5M over 4 river ride deaths

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — An Australian theme park owner was fined 3.6 million Australian dollars ($2.5 million) on Monday for safety breaches that led to the deaths of four people on a river rapids ride in 2016.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ernst says court view 'consistent' in debate with Greenfield

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst said Monday night she had been “very consistent” in her views on Supreme Court justices despite supporting a vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee while working with other Republicans to block a nomination by President Barack Obama.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Times' tax story is talker, but perceptions mostly hold

NEW YORK (AP) — Orlando Sentinel Editor-in-Chief Julie Anderson was curious how readers in polarized central Florida would react to her newspaper leading Monday's edition with a report that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income tax in 2016 and 2017 — and no income tax at all in 10 of the previous 15 years.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US judge dismisses New Mexico privacy claims against Google

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A U.S. district judge has dismissed New Mexico’s privacy claims against Google over privacy concerns, but New Mexico's top prosecutor vowed Monday to continue the legal fight to protect child privacy rights.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

California to use market power in bid to lower drug costs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will attempt to use its massive market power to increase the availability and lower the cost of prescription drugs under a bill Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Monday.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Child support collectors intercept federal recovery checks

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has increased annual child support collections by $18 million as it intercepts federal economic impact payments to separated or divorced parents whose children do not live with them.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose 35 cents to $40.60 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose 51 cents to $42.43 a barrel.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Renown, Tesla, Panasonic top county list of virus job sites

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Tesla battery factory where Tesla and Panasonic employees work east of Reno, and Renown Regional Medical Center are the job sites where the most coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Washoe County since June, health officials said Monday.

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Alexie, Pilkey books among most 'challenged' of past decade

NEW YORK (AP) — Toni Morrison is on the list. So are John Green and Harper Lee. And John Steinbeck and Margaret Atwood. All wrote books that were among the 100 most subjected to censorship efforts over the past decade, as compiled by the American Library Association.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Voter purge case before Wisconsin Supreme Court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in a case that could result in the purging of about 130,000 people from voter rolls in the hotly contested battleground state.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virginia GOP says confusion remains on absentee ballot rule

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Republican Party of Virginia says state elections officials have created confusion among voters ahead of the November election by failing to make it clear that a witness signature requirement for absentee voters has been waived.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Healthy US economy failed to narrow racial gaps in 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The solid growth that the United States enjoyed before the viral pandemic paralyzed the economy this spring failed to reduce racial disparities in Americans' income and wealth from 2016 through 2019, the Federal Reserve said Monday.

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Q&A: Will the Trump administration be able to ban TikTok?

A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

5 questions heading into Trump and Biden's first debate

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, will meet on the debate stage for the first time Tuesday night in Cleveland. Millions of voters will get their first opportunity to compare the candidates' policies and personalities side by side on national television for 90 minutes just five weeks before Election Day and as early voting is already unfolding in some states.

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Amazon to kick off holiday shopping with October Prime Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is aiming to kickstart the holiday shopping season early this year.

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Court halts order over straight-ticket voting in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday blocked a ruling that Texas must offer straight-ticket voting for November’s election.

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US lawmakers propose tighter rules for new airplanes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers who criticized regulators over the way they approved the Boeing 737 Max will propose changing the way that the Federal Aviation Administration certifies new plane designs and uses private-sector employees to perform safety analysis.

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Asia shares up ahead of China holiday, presidential debate

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher in muted trading Monday, ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate and a national holiday in China later in the week.

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Judge upholds GOP law making absentee voting harder in Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge is refusing to block a new Republican-backed Iowa law that makes it harder for county officials to process absentee ballot applications and more likely that incomplete requests won't be fulfilled.

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Feds to ship millions of tests in bid to reopen K-12 schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday that the federal government will begin distributing millions of rapid coronavirus tests to states this week and urged governors to use them to reopen schools for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

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Germany launches new search for nuclear waste storage site

BERLIN (AP) — Germany has launched a new search for a site to store its most radioactive nuclear waste, eliminating a disputed site at a former salt mine that was earmarked decades ago and has long been a focus of protests.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

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

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping

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Asia Today: Australian hot spot, South Korea hit new lows

Australia’s coronavirus hot spot, Victoria state, on Monday recorded its lowest number of new infections in more than three months as the nation’s second-largest city, Melbourne, further eased its lockdown restrictions.

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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 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NYC elementary schools reopen in big back-to-school test

NEW YORK (AP) — Elementary school students went back to classrooms across New York City on Tuesday in a high-stakes test for the nation's biggest public school system even as the mayor warned that a recent rise in coronavirus cases was “cause for real concern.”

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US judge orders stop to Postal Service cuts, echoing others

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia joined others Monday in ordering a halt to recent Postal Service cuts that critics say are causing mail delays and threatening the integrity of the presidential election.

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SEC: Fiat Chrysler to pay $9.5M for misleading investors

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler will pay $9.5 million to settle charges from U.S. securities regulators that it misled investors about emissions control problems.

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Pakistan's top court accepts appeal by Daniel Pearl's family

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday accepted an appeal by the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl seeking to keep a British-born Pakistani man on death row over the beheading of the Wall Street Journal reporter.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White House, according to a report in

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Analysis: In debate, a last chance for Trump to define Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a presidential candidate in 2016, Donald Trump seized control of the White House race and never let go. He masterfully defined and denigrated his opponents with cutting nicknames and a say-anything debate style, and repeatedly drew his rivals into the controversies he created.

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Judge rejects GOP challenge to universal voting by mail

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has rejected a challenge by the state Republican Party to the constitutionality of a new law allowing universal voting by mail in this year’s elections.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Kansas has another COVID-19 spike; counties worry about aid

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Monday reported another seven-day record for new coronavirus cases, with 16% of the tests for the virus during that period coming back positive.

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Diageo, Cleveland-Cliffs rise; Aquestive, Inovio fall

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

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Seattle-area Amazon employee charged with insider trading

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit Monday against an Amazon finance manager accused of leaking confidential company information to family members, allowing them to make nearly $1.4 million by trading based on insider tips.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Michigan AG to probe group seeking to repeal governor powers

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general opened an investigation Monday into allegations that a ballot group may have committed crimes while gathering signatures to repeal a law that gives Gov. Gretchen Whitmer broad powers to manage the coronavirus crisis without legislative approval.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Harris to voters: Don't give up as Trump rushes court pick

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kamala Harris urged voters on Monday not to be discouraged by Republican efforts to fill a Supreme Court seat before the election, charging it's the GOP's goal to make people feel like their votes don't matter.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Police: Vegas-area elections office cleared by gel in mail

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police said Monday a substance found on a letter that prompted a four-hour evacuation at the busy Las Vegas-area elections operations center turned out to be deodorant gel.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Woman expected in court over driving into California rally

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who drove into counter-protesters after organizing a Southern California rally against racism had asked police for help from a hostile crowd but was ignored, her lawyer said Monday.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Liz Weston: Sustainable investing could get a lot harder

Interest in sustainable investing is soaring, as more people become convinced that making a positive impact can be profitable as well as good for the planet and society. Unfortunately, the Labor Department doesn’t think these investments belong in your 401(k).

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

California law prioritizes people over corporate home-buyers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tenants, affordable housing groups and local governments will get first crack at buying foreclosed homes under a measure approved Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

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Food trucks provide rare bright spot in hard-hit West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The coronavirus crisis has hit West Bank restaurants hard. But one part of the dining sector is bucking the trend: food trucks.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

WHO, partners roll out faster COVID tests for poorer nations

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization announced Monday that it and leading partners have agreed to a plan to roll out 120 million rapid-diagnostic tests for the coronavirus to help lower- and middle-income countries make up ground in a testing gap with richer countries — even if it’s not fully funded yet.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Governor seeks review of police protest response in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Criticism of the law enforcement response to a protest in Portland late Saturday into early Sunday prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to ask authorities to review “any alleged incidents” involving their officers.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Q&A: Copeland looks to her youth in new kids book 'Bunheads'

NEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland has long told the story of the childhood ballet teacher who recognized her talent and took the young dancer, then 13, from the cramped motel room she was living in to stay in her own house for three years, so she could continue her training.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Police: Friend convinced Trump ex-campaign boss to surrender

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A standoff between South Florida police and President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale ended after an officer who was friends with Parscale convinced him to surrender, officials said.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ethics experts see national security concern in Trump's debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Revelations that President Donald Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow that ethics experts say raises national security concerns he could be manipulated to sway U.S. policy by organizations or individuals he’s indebted to.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

United Airlines pilots approve deal that delays furloughs

Pilots at United Airlines voted to approve an agreement that will avoid about 2,850 furloughs that were set to take effect later this week and another 1,000 early next year.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Coronavirus remakes South Koreans' Thanksgiving traditions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The coronavirus forced 84-year-old Chung Seong-ran to do something new to celebrate South Korea's Thanksgiving holiday instead of being visited by her daughter.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Michigan says racial disparities of virus have diminished

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan reported Monday that Black residents are no longer being disproportionately infected and killed by the coronavirus, after they accounted for a staggering 40% of deaths through much of the pandemic.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Church says Cardinal Pell returning to Vatican in crisis

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis’ former finance minister, will soon return to the Vatican during an extraordinary economic scandal for the first time since he was cleared of child abuse allegations in Australia five months ago, a church agency said Monday.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

EU-UK spat over Brexit deal clouds key trade talks this week

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain entered a crucial week of post-Brexit talks with the European Union on Monday by rejecting the EU’s demand that it drop plans to breach the legally binding agreement it signed on its departure from the bloc. The EU told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to brace for a legal fight.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Family of man fatally shot by Mesa police seeking witnesses

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The family of a man who was fatally shot by Mesa police officers last week said Monday that they’re hoping witnesses will come forward and tell investigators what they saw.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Uber gets back London license after winning court challenge

LONDON (AP) — Uber can keep operating in London after the ride-hailing company won a court appeal on Monday against the refusal by transit regulators to renew its license.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California's wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, destroying homes and prompting orders for nearly 70,000 people to evacuated. Meanwhile, three people died in a separate fire further north in the state.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump's tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters and provide a new opening for his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, on the eve of the first presidential debate.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Opposition team criticizes Enbridge plans for oil tunnel

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge's plans for drilling an oil pipeline tunnel beneath a channel linking two of the Great Lakes do not meet industry standards and pose significant hazards to workers and the environment, experts who reviewed project documents on behalf of opposition groups said Monday.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump, Biden prepare to debate at a time of mounting crises

CLEVELAND (AP) — In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race that has remained stubbornly unchanged in the face of historic tumult.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Barrett tied to faith group ex-members say subjugates women

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court has close ties to a charismatic Christian religious group that holds men are divinely ordained as the "head” of the family and faith. Former members of the group, called People of Praise, say it teaches that wives must submit to the will of their husbands.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

They wanted disruption in 2016. Now they're Trump defectors

Shawna Jensen’s moment of reckoning came in March, as she sat in her suburban Fort Worth, Texas, living room next to her fireplace. Her laptop was open to a Zoom happy hour with five girlfriends.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Mexico virus data may not be available for years

Mexico City — Mexico’s top coronavirus official said Sunday that definitive data on the country’s death toll from COVID-19 won’t be available for “a couple of years.”

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Explains: Why Armenia and Azerbaijan are fighting again

The mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh, where

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsehoods on Ohio economy, health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of

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Nissan employee testifies against American on trial in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A Nissan employee testified Tuesday that he worked with another former Nissan executive, American Greg Kelly to find ways to pay the automaker's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn without fully disclosing his compensation.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Website: Trump leads all Facebook ad spending in New Mexico

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump has spent more money on Facebook advertising targeting New Mexico users since July than any other candidate, campaign, or business, according to a New York University Tandon School of Engineering project that monitor’s Facebook spending.

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Louisiana COVID-19 special session opens with power debate

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Only three months removed from their last gathering, Louisiana legislators returned Monday for a special session focused on the

September 29, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Japan's NTT Corp to spend $38 billion to buy out, take private its mobile unit NTT DoCoMo as it restructures for 5G era

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's NTT Corp to spend $38 billion to buy out, take private its mobile unit NTT DoCoMo as it restructures for 5G era.

September 29, 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 29, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Nov. 3 election: Key dates and registration information

Early voting begins Friday.

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FVCC gets grants to expand workforce projects

Flathead Valley Community College will expand its workforce development offerings thanks to a $387,500 grant received from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund.

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The Montana League of Women Voters will hold a virtual Montana Supreme Court candidate forum at noon, Thursday, Oct. 1.

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Corinne Marie ‘Carie’ Ross, 66

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As COVID surges, tribal leaders say repealing Affordable Care Act would hurt reservations

As COVID-19 continues to disproportionately affect Montana’s Indigenous population, and as tribal governments continue to enact strict measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus, tribal leaders and health care advocates say a repeal of the Affordable Care Act would devastate health care in Indian Country.

HD 6: Candidates share health-care background, but differ on political policies
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HD 6: Candidates share health-care background, but differ on political policies

The Griz-Cat rivalry isn’t the only thing that divides Montana House of Representatives District 6 candidates Jerramy Dear-Ruel and Amy Regier.

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LAW ROUNDUP: Parking issue prompts alley spat

Kalispell Police Department received a parking complaint from a woman who allegedly approached an obnoxious young man after he pulled his truck into an alley.

Whitefish couple receive prestigious UM Service Award
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Whitefish couple receive prestigious UM Service Award

The University of Montana Foundation has awarded Summerfield and Julie Baldridge of Whitefish the Neil S. Bucklew Presidential Service Award.

Clarence Douglas 'Cowboy' Robinson, 76
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Clarence Douglas 'Cowboy' Robinson, 76

Clarence Douglas “Cowboy” Robinson, 76, formerly of Kalispell, passed away Sept. 24, 2020, surrounded by his family.

Foundation acquires historic Mountain Brook School campus
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Foundation acquires historic Mountain Brook School campus

From the time Mountain Brook School on Foothill Road in Kalispell was built on donated land using volunteer labor, the property has been a centerpiece and point of pride for the small community it serves.

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Man cleared in Trumble Creek fatal shooting

A Flathead Valley initially charged with deliberate homicide after a shooting at a Trumble Creek residence earlier this month has been released.

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Driver's ed fees going up for Flathead, Glacier students

A $40 driver’s ed fee increase will go into effect in September 2021 for Flathead and Glacier high school students, bringing the total cost to $310.

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A Riverstone runs through it
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A Riverstone runs through it

Development survives Great Recession, pandemic, and now is nearly built out

Riverstone marks 21 years