Murray, Hield, lead World past US, 150-141

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 36 points and Buddy Hield, a New Orleans Pelicans rookie, added 28 to the delight of the locals as the World squad beat the U.S. 150-141 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge. The game featuring top...

Abundant fish draw 1 million penguins to Argentine peninsula

AP Photo/Maxi Jonas PUNTA TOMBO, Argentina (AP) — More than a million penguins have traveled to Argentina’s Punta Tombo peninsula during this year’s breeding season, drawn by an unusual abundance of small fish. Local officials say that’s a record number in...

Loyalty and lies central in Durst star witness testimony

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst’s close friend reluctantly admitted Friday that he had misled and lied to prosecutors for months before coming clean and saying that the real estate heir had confessed to killing their close friend. A dogged...

Sheriff in metro Phoenix changes jail rule for immigrants

PHOENIX (AP) — The new sheriff in metropolitan Phoenix is ending a policy that keeps immigrants locked up in his jails past their release date to give federal authorities extra time to launch deportation proceedings. Sheriff Paul Penzone announced the new rules at a Friday...

Kent State Ends Akron’s 30-game Home Winning Streak

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Deon Edwin scored 21 points to help Kent State snap Akron’s 30-game home winning streak with a 70-67 win on Friday night. The Zips’ home winning streak had been the second longest in the nation behind No. 7 Oregon (41). The Golden Flashes (15-12,...

Findlay’s high temperature breaks record

Findlay’s high temperature Friday set a record for the date, and another record may fall Saturday. The high reading Friday was 62 degrees at the Findlay Water Pollution Control Center, which keeps the city’s weather records. That beat the record for Feb. 17 of 61 degrees, set in...

Blue Jackets Beat Weary Penguins In Overtime 2-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Dubinsky scored just over a minute into overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Friday night. Dubinsky lifted a shot over Matt Murray as he skated into the slot to win it for the Blue Jackets after a fast, taut game...

Tensions over Trump deepen fractures among American Jews

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais NEW YORK (AP) — The early weeks of the Trump administration have widened divides between liberal and conservative Jews, setting off quarrels over anti-Semitism, Israel and the Holocaust. Well before the 2016 election, discussion over Israel...

Report: Islamic State group's 'business model' near collapse

AP Photo/Bram Janssen The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group’s “business model” is on the path to failure. The analysis released Saturday by the International...

Warren Frost, Dr. Will Hayward on 'Twin Peaks,' dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The son of veteran actor Warren Frost, who played Dr. Will Hayward on TV’s “Twin Peaks,” says his father has died. According to his son, “Twin Peaks” co-creator Mark Frost, the 91-year-old Warren Frost died Friday at his home...