SAN FRANCISCO | Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Winter weather enveloping California‘s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it. Several routes to the ski mecca … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

The Latest: Gillibrand vows to advocate for LGBTQ community

The Latest on Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail(all times local): 8:45 p.m. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has told a crowd at a New Hampshire cafe that she will advocate for the rights of the LGBTQ community and work on climate change issues. The New York Democrat says it’s “an outrage” for President Donald Trump … Continue reading The Latest: Gillibrand vows to advocate for LGBTQ community

WASHINGTON | Court filing: Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort, the one-time chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges, prosecutors said Friday. Court documents filed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office reveal that Manafort faces possibly the lengthiest prison term in the Russia investigation. The 69-year-old Manafort … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Court filing: Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison

LOS ANGELES | Thomas, Scott share lead at rain-delayed Riviera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Thomas put together enough birdies in a cold rain at Riviera to reach 10-under par and share the lead with Adam Scott when the second round of the Genesis Open was halted by darkness. Thomas, who opened with a 66 earlier Friday morning, went eight consecutive holes without a par … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Thomas, Scott share lead at rain-delayed Riviera

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Basketball Hall of Fame announces finalists for 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Paul Westphal says it’s an honor these days to have anyone remember that he played basketball. The Hall of Fame obviously remembers. Westphal is one of 13 people who were announced Friday as finalists for enshrinement later this year by the Basketball Hall of Fame. He’s one of four first-time finalists, … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Basketball Hall of Fame announces finalists for 2019

AURORA, Ill | The Latest: Police block Aurora shooting suspect’s apartment

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a business in Aurora, Illinois (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Police have taped off a suburban Chicago apartment unit where the suspect in the fatal shootings of six people in an industrial warehouse was believed to have lived. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman identified … Continue reading AURORA, Ill | The Latest: Police block Aurora shooting suspect’s apartment

WASHINGTON | Trump declaration faces uncertain fate in coming court fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border Friday and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court. That might have been the only thing Trump said Friday that produced near-universal agreement. The American Civil Liberties Union announced … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump declaration faces uncertain fate in coming court fight