College football: Army holds off Navy 14-13

By MIKE CRANSTON Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Bennett Moehring narrowly missed a 48-yard field goal in the swirling snow on the final play and Army held off Navy 14-13 Saturday to win its first Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy since 1996. Army (9-3) earned its second straight win...

Army: Allegations against QB ’unfounded’

By MIKE CRANSTON Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Military Academy says sexual assault allegations against Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw were proved to be unfounded and the case is closed. The academy released a statement Saturday, a day after the Daily Beast published...

NBA: James has 58th career triple-double; Cavs rally past 76ers

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James made certain the Cavaliers’ losing ways lasted only one day. James had his 58th career triple-double and Cleveland rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-98 on Saturday night. James had 30...

In California, firefighting at Christmas

By ELLIOT SPAGAT and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A week of destructive fires in Southern California is ending but danger still looms. Well into what’s considered the wet season, there’s been nary a drop of rain. That’s good for sun-seeking tourists, but...

Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow pushed northward on Saturday, leaving motorists to brave potentially icy roads and utility crews trying...

Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his...

Recordings of Pilot president’s epithets could disrupt trial

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Secret recordings of one of the defendants uttering racial epithets are threatening to disrupt the federal fraud trial of former executives and sales staffers at the truck stop chain controlled by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and...

15 U.N. peacekeepers killed, 50 hurt in Congo attack

By SALEH MWANAMILONGO and EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press KINSHASA, Congo — In the deadliest single attack on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in nearly 25 years, rebels in eastern Congo killed 15 peacekeepers and wounded over 50 others in an assault on their base that was...

France to mourn rock star Hallyday with exceptional pomp

PARIS (AP) — France is bidding farewell to its biggest rock star, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an exceptional funeral procession down the Champs-Elysees, a presidential speech and a parade of motorcyclists — all under intense security. Few figures in French history have earned...

Anti-Trump protests continue in Middle East

By KARIN LAUB and ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press JERUSALEM — Large crowds of worshippers across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches Friday, some stomping on posters of Donald Trump or burning American flags in the largest outpouring of anger yet at the U.S. president’s...