The Latest: Canadiens acquire F Dwight King from LA

The Latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times Eastern): 12:35 p.m. The Montreal Canadiens have made another move, acquiring forward Dwight King in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings. In exchange, Montreal sent Los Angeles a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2018 draft. The...

The Latest: Vikings keep door open to bringing back Peterson

AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the NFL’s annual scouting combine in Indianapolis (all times local): 11:45 a.m. One day after cutting All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is keeping the...

Warriors: Durant out indefinitely with left knee injury

AP Photo/Nick Wass OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely after he sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and bruised a bone in his leg during Tuesday night’s loss at Washington. Now, the NBA’s...
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New Exxon CEO says company will boost production

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon’s new CEO says the company will increase production and has a mix of projects to handle any level of oil and gas prices. Darren Woods also said Tuesday at a meeting with investors that Exxon Mobil Corp. is committed to...

Rhode Island lawmakers congratulate Oscar-winner Viola Davis

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers have passed a resolution congratulating Viola Davis for winning an Oscar. The state House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to approve the resolution honoring Davis, who grew up in poverty in Central Falls. Davis on Sunday...

Former ABC News employees urge strong stand against Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 230 former ABC News correspondents, executives and producers have signed a letter urging the network’s current top executive to take a firm stand against any Trump administration effort to curtail press access. The letter, which circulated on...

Oscar winner Affleck speaks about sexual harassment claims

NEW YORK (AP) — In an interview following his Oscar win on Sunday, Casey Affleck addressed earlier sexual harassment claims against him and said “everyone deserves to be treated with respect in the workplace and everywhere else.” The “Manchester by the...

Austria: Man tries to enter courthouse with bag of roaches

VIENNA (AP) — Security guards at an Austrian court might need to put up a sign at the screening gate to let the public know about another item prohibited on the premises — cockroaches. State broadcaster ORF said Wednesday that security personnel in the western city of...

Coroner Seeks Help To Store Bodies Amid More Overdose Deaths

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An increasing number of overdose deaths in Ohio has led the Dayton-area coroner to seek a funeral home’s help to store bodies. Montgomery County Coroner Kent Harshbarger tells the Dayton Daily News ( ) it happened once late last year. If the office...

Chicago's lack of snow in 2017 sets 146-year record

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago hasn’t logged any snow on the ground in January or February for the first time in the 146 years that the National Weather Service has been keeping track. Traces have fallen, but not enough to record. The weather service takes measurements at 6...