PHOENIX | Moustakas has unfinished business in Milwaukee

PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Moustakas fell one win shy of reaching the World Series with the Milwaukee Brewers. “I think we had some unfinished business after last year,” Moustakas said Tuesday after finalizing a $10 million, one-year deal with the Brewers. “I loved playing here last year. It was a lot of fun. We fell … Continue reading PHOENIX | Moustakas has unfinished business in Milwaukee

WASHINGTON | The Latest: AP source: Bernie Sanders’ campaign raises $3.3M

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Bernie Sanders‘ announcement that he is running for president in 2020 (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Bernie Sanders is setting a new fundraising bar for 2020 Democrats. The Vermont senator raised $3.3 million on Tuesday from 120,000 individual donors in the first 10 hours after announcing his presidential … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: AP source: Bernie Sanders’ campaign raises $3.3M

CHICAGO | Police dismiss tip Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police investigated but dismissed a tip that on the night “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe, a department spokesman said Tuesday. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi … Continue reading CHICAGO | Police dismiss tip Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator

DENVER | Key witness says Colorado man fatally beat fiancee with bat

DENVER (AP) — A man beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat after failing to persuade a woman he was having an affair with to commit the killing, but later convinced her to help him cover up the crime by cleaning up the bloody crime scene before he burned the victim’s remains, investigators … Continue reading DENVER | Key witness says Colorado man fatally beat fiancee with bat

GLENDALE, Ariz | Manfred: Slow market may be ‘much ado about nothing’

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Hours after Manny Machado agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with San Diego, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the slow free-agent market is “a little much ado about nothing if in fact those players all sign at the end of the day.” Bryce Harper, Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel remain … Continue reading GLENDALE, Ariz | Manfred: Slow market may be ‘much ado about nothing’

CHICAGO | The Latest: 2 brothers meet with police in Smollett case

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A Chicago police spokesman says two brothers who were arrested and later released from custody in connection with the attack reported by “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett have met with police and prosecutors at the courthouse. Department spokesman Anthony … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: 2 brothers meet with police in Smollett case

CARACAS, Venezuela | AP Explains: Venezuela opposition’s fight to win over troops

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and Venezuela’s opposition are pushing the military to let in humanitarian aid in the belief that it could break a month-long standoff over power in the troubled South American nation. But top commanders are showing no signs of breaking their loyalty to Nicolas Maduro and disgruntled rank-and-file … Continue reading CARACAS, Venezuela | AP Explains: Venezuela opposition’s fight to win over troops

Lawmakers seek probe of ICE force-feeding of immigrants

Nearly 50 Democratic lawmakers called for a watchdog investigation of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday after the agency confirmed it had been force-feeding immigrant detainees on a hunger strike. Reporting by The Associated Press revealed late last month that nine Indian men who were refusing food at a Texas detention facility were being … Continue reading Lawmakers seek probe of ICE force-feeding of immigrants