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The Latest: Florida up big on Virginia, Purdue leads Iowa St

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 10:39 p.m. The last two games of an exciting Saturday in the NCAA Tournament look like they might...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 19:42

Bria, AP newsman who flashed Nazi surrender, dies at 101

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press newsman who flashed word of the German surrender in Italy at World War II's end has died. George E. Bria was 101. Bria's...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 19:31

North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rockets. Leader Kim Jong Un attended the test at the Sohae launch site, according...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 19:17

The Latest: Florida closes half with run, lead UVA by 12

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 9:45 p.m. No. 4 seed Florida closed the first half with a 12-0 run and has a 31-17...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 18:48

The Latest: Butler beats Middle Tennessee 74-65

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 9:33 p.m. Kelan Martin scored 19 points, and Butler limited Middle Tennessee's athletic scorers with smothering defense in...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 18:34

Police: Man fatally shot wife in grocery store parking lot

AUBURN, Ga. (AP) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting outside a grocery store in a suburb northeast of Atlanta. WSB-TV ( http://2wsb.tv/2mEw1Nx ) reports Barrow County Sheriff Jud Smith...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 18:14

The Latest: Arizona's Rawle Alkins leaves with hand injury

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 8:59 p.m. Arizona starting guard Rawle Alkins has gone to the locker room with an apparent hand injury...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 18:07

Bromance between Gyllenhaal and Reynolds filming 'Life'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — There's a bromance brewing between actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds. The Hollywood stars say they hit it off so well during the filming of their...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 18:03

The Latest: Virginia's Wilkins dressed but unlikely to play

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 8:50 p.m. Virginia forward Isaiah Wilkins (strep throat) is in uniform, but not taking part in pre-game warmups...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 17:52

The Latest: Dad who grew beard for daughter wins contest

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on a the 2017 Vermont Beardies competition (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A father who grew a beard to honor his 11-year-old daughter's memory...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 17:44

Authorities: man pointed gun at cops before fatal shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A black man who was fatally shot by St. Paul police had pointed a gun at officers twice after he was ordered to drop it, authorities said...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 17:42

The Latest: NCAA acknowledges blown call in Wildcats loss

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 8:23 p.m. NCAA spokesman David Worlock released a statement Saturday saying that the officials missed a call with...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 17:26

2 schools named after eugenics advocates to get new names

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — School officials in Palo Alto have unanimously voted to rename two middle schools that bear the names of leaders in the eugenics movement. The Mercury...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 17:23

The Latest: Hot-shooting Butler takes halftime lead

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 8:05 p.m. Butler is beating another opponent in the NCAA Tournament with a barrage of 3-pointers. The fourth-seeded...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 17:10

Reaction to the death of rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry

Reaction to the death of rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry at age 90: ___ "Just let me hear some of that rock 'n' roll music any old way you...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 16:35

The Latest: Xavier getting complete team effort against FSU

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. No. 11 seed Xavier is getting a complete team effort against third-seeded Florida State. All eight...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 16:18

Slain NYC medic's son: 'I know she didn't die in vain'

NEW YORK (AP) — The eldest son of a fire department medic fatally run over by a stolen ambulance urged her colleagues and loved ones Saturday to be humbled rather...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 16:00

Report: Trump adviser's husband picked for Justice post

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has chosen the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Department. The Wall Street Journal reports...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 15:48

Trump budget clouds Public Broadcasting Act's 50th year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal act that created public broadcasting is marking its 50th year, but if President Donald Trump has his way it could be a hollow celebration...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 15:44

The Latest: Villanova makes quick exit in Buffalo

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. Villanova coach Jay Wright just headed for the arena exit where the team bus is parked...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 15:39

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County,...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 15:38

The Latest: Northwestern no match for Gonzaga in first half

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:20 p.m. Northwestern's dream season could be ending shortly. The Wildcats are being outmanned by Gonzaga through the...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 15:26

St. Charles County, Missouri, police say rock 'n' roll visionary Chuck Berry has died at age 90

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Charles County, Missouri, police say rock 'n' roll visionary Chuck Berry has died at age 90 .
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 15:24

Phoenix flight to Atlanta makes emergency landing in Texas

PHOENIX (AP) — Southwest Airlines says a pressurization issue forced a flight from Phoenix to Atlanta to make an emergency landing in Texas. The airline says its pilots and crew...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 15:09

The Latest: Coach Hamilton critical of his Florida St team

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:50 p.m. If you picked third-seeded Florida State to make it to the Sweet 16, you might not...
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 15:04

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