Hundreds chant 'Coward!' amid Paul Ryan's Rhode Island visit

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Around 200 people chanted “Coward!” and booed as Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan attended an event in the heavily Democratic state. A strong police presence kept the crowd across the street from a...

Keene May Be College Basketball’s Highest Scorer In 20 Years

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Keene attracts a crowd on the court and in the stands. Central Michigan’s scoring machine, one of college basketball’s most prolific scorers in 20 years, slashes to the basket at will, leaving one defender and drawing one or two who usually...

Pence used a private email account to conduct state business

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana’s governor, according to public records obtained by the Indianapolis Star. The newspaper reported Thursday that emails provided...

Happy B-Day, Hank! Lundqvist ties Fuhr for 10th on wins list

AP Photo/Elise Amendola BOSTON (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves on his 35th birthday and the New York Rangers got third-period goals from Pavel Buchnevich and Oscar Lindberg to beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Thursday night. New York, which has beaten Boston five...

AP source: Jets releasing WR Brandon Marshall

NEW YORK (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the team’s decision says the New York Jets are releasing wide receiver Brandon Marshall, clearing $7.5 million on the salary cap. Marshall is the latest big-name player to be cut by the Jets, who have also parted ways...

Indonesians shocked by Trump, but still admire US values

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesians are by turns shocked and bemused by Donald Trump’s volatile presidency, but many in the world’s most populous Muslim nation say his personality and actions – including his controversial travel...
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5 things to know about the Chinese economy as congress meets

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan BEIJING (AP) — Instead of dramatic new reforms, Chinese leaders are likely to emphasize reining in surging debt and financial risks to keep growth steady at this year’s meeting of the ceremonial national legislature. The ruling Communist Party is...
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Venice Beach neighbors protest Snapchat owner

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes LOS ANGELES (AP) — Snapchat’s owner is making new friends on Wall Street but its Los Angeles neighbors aren’t putting any filters on their anger. About two dozen protesters gathered Thursday near the Venice Beach headquarters of Snap...

Jury acquits former Utah attorney general of bribery charges

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah attorney general was acquitted Thursday of bribery and evidence tampering charges in one of the highest-profile scandals in state history. As the jury announced its verdict for John Swallow in a Salt Lake City courtroom, Swallow’s...

Vrana, Holtby help Caps edge Devils 1-0; home streak at 14

AP Photo/Nick Wass WASHINGTON (AP) — The NHL-leading Washington Capitals won their franchise-record 14th consecutive home game, beating the New Jersey Devils 1-0 thanks to rookie forward Jakub Vrana’s power-play goal with about 12 minutes left in the third period...