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NFL roundup: Packers lose quarterback

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Harrison Smith led Minnesota’s defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that drastically altered the course of the NFC...

Dodgers take 2-0 lead over Cubs in NLCS

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series. Turner drove in every run for...

Keselowski wins at Talladega

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Brad Keselowski was in trouble when he arrived at Talladega Superspeedway ranked 10th in the playoff standings. He knew he’d need a big finish to keep his championship chances intact. He delivered. Keselowski earned an...

Bomb blast kills 276 in Somalia

By ABDI GULED Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia — The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country’s information minister said, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The...

French president to revoke Weinstein’s Legion of Honor

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON — British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein, all made by the same woman. In another blow to the Hollywood titan after he was ejected from the Academy of Motion Picture...

Philippines: Last leaders of siege killed

By JIM GOMEZ Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The two final surviving leaders of a deadly siege in the southern Philippines, including a top Asian terror suspect, were killed Monday in one of the final battles by thousands of troops to retake the last area in Marawi...

Ophelia to hit Ireland, Scotland

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Irish authorities ordered all schools in the country to close Monday and warned cyclists and motorists to stay off roads as a storm with hurricane-force winds bore down on Ireland and the United Kingdom. Once a hurricane, Ophelia was...

Calif. firefighters say they’ve ‘turned a corner’

By SUDHIN THANAWALA and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press SANTA ROSA, Calif. — With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they have apparently “turned a corner” against the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past...

Disaster cleanup efforts not always reimbursed

By DAVID A. LIEB and RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press As U.S. communities ravaged by this year’s series of intense hurricanes and wildfires clear debris and begin to rebuild, many are counting on the federal government to help cover their costs. They could be in for a frustrating...

Senator urges president to back health subsidy effort

By HOPE YEN Associated Press WASHINGTON — A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers. Sen. Susan Collins called the...