BOSTON | Kyrie scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT

BOSTON — Kyrie Irving had a season-high 43 points, scoring 17 in the last 8:06 of the fourth quarter to force overtime and then making or recording an assist on every basket in the extra period Friday night to lead the Boston Celtics to a 123-116 victory over the Toronto Raptors. Irving had 11 assists, … Continue reading BOSTON | Kyrie scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT

LAWRENCE, Kan  | Vick again leads No. 2 Kansas in 89-76 win over La-Lafayette

LAWRENCE, Kan.  — Lagerald Vick hit seven 3-pointers and had a career-high 33 points, Dedric Lawson and Udoka Azubuike came alive late and second-ranked Kansas beat pesky Louisiana-Lafayette 89-76 on Friday night. Vick also had nine rebounds for the Jayhawks (3-0) while topping his 32-point outburst earlier in the week against Vermont. Lawson added 19 … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan  | Vick again leads No. 2 Kansas in 89-76 win over La-Lafayette

PHILADELPHIA | Butler, Embiid lead Sixers past Jazz 113-107

PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points in his home debut, Joel Embiid had 23 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz 113-107 on Friday night. Butler, the four-time All-Star acquired Monday from Minnesota in a five-player trade, got a loud ovation during introductions and quickly made an impression as the Sixers built a … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Butler, Embiid lead Sixers past Jazz 113-107

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | China, US trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — China’s leader Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches to a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership. Pence said there would be no letup in President Donald Trump’s policy of combating China’s mercantilist trade policy and intellectual property theft … Continue reading PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | China, US trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

CHICO, Calif  | The Latest: Authorities find 8 bodies, deaths rise to 71

CHICO, Calif.  — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 7:31 p.m. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says they found 8 more bodies Friday from a deadly Northern California wildfire that is only half contained. The death toll from the deadliest wildfire in the country in at least a century is 71. 7:25 p.m. … Continue reading CHICO, Calif  | The Latest: Authorities find 8 bodies, deaths rise to 71

CHICO, Calif | Fire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump’s California visit

CHICO, Calif. — With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of unaccounted for people more than 1,000, authorities in Northern California on Friday searched for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by President Donald Trump. The president on Saturday is expected to … Continue reading CHICO, Calif | Fire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump’s California visit

CHICO, Calif  | The Latest: Authorities: More than 1,000 unaccounted for

CHICO, Calif.  — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Northern California authorities say more than 1,000 people are now on a missing persons list but stressed that it doesn’t mean they are all actually missing. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Friday that a list that he released Thursday of 631 … Continue reading CHICO, Calif  | The Latest: Authorities: More than 1,000 unaccounted for

SEC News: SEC Announces Settlement in Fraud Case Against Former Investment Adviser, Cornelius Peterson

Securities and Exchange Commission v. James S. Polese, et al., Civil Action No. 18-cv-10186 (D. Mass., filed January 31, 2018) WASHINGTON – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced today the entry of a final judgment against Cornelius Peterson, a former investment adviser at a large financial institution who was charged with misappropriating client funds. … Continue reading SEC News: SEC Announces Settlement in Fraud Case Against Former Investment Adviser, Cornelius Peterson