The Latest: Booker talks policy, plays Pac-Man at barcade

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times EST): 11:15 p.m. Amid music from video games and the ringing of pinball machines and the sound of cans of domestic and craft beers cracking open, Booker talked policy with local Democrats at a “barcade” in Manchester, New Hampshire. “I have done events in basements, I … Continue reading The Latest: Booker talks policy, plays Pac-Man at barcade

CANBERRA, Australia | Australia blames state actor for hacking political parties

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says a “sophisticated state actor” is behind a cyberattack on Parliament’s computing network that affected the networks of major political parties. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday didn’t identify the state behind what he described as a “malicious intrusion” on Feb. 8. A joint statement from House of … Continue reading CANBERRA, Australia | Australia blames state actor for hacking political parties

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, wins All-Star game 178-164

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10:55 p.m. Kevin Durant had 31 points and seven rebounds, LeBron James added 19 points and Team LeBron overcame a big game from Giannis Antetokounmpo to defeat Team Giannis 178-164 on Sunday night in the All-Star game. Team LeBron trailed by 18 points … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, wins All-Star game 178-164

CHICAGO | Aurora shooting victims included plant manager, intern

CHICAGO (AP) — The victims of an employee who started shooting after hearing he was being fired at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers that included a plant manager whose wife says he texted her “I love you, I’ve been shot at work,” and an intern in his first day on the job. A … Continue reading CHICAGO | Aurora shooting victims included plant manager, intern

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, takes lead in All-Star game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10:30 p.m. Dwyane Wade’s alley-oop dunk off a pass from former Heat teammate LeBron James has helped Team LeBron rally to take a 132-131 lead over Team Giannis after the third quarter in the NBA All-Star Game. Wade, playing in his final All-Star … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, takes lead in All-Star game

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. South Korea‘s Kospi jumped 0.7 percent to 2,212.38 and the Shanghai Composite index rose 1.6 percent to 2,724.23. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was 1.7 percent higher … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

AP source: Moustakas, Brewers nearing deal for $10M

Mike Moustakas and the Brewers are nearing a deal that would keep the third baseman in Milwaukee for a guarantee of $10 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke Sunday on condition of anonymity because the agreement will be subject to a successful physical. The sides were negotiating … Continue reading AP source: Moustakas, Brewers nearing deal for $10M

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Third quarter of All-Star game gets underway

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10 p.m. The third quarter of the All-Star game has begun after a halftime show by rapper J. Cole. Cole who wore a Hornets jacket and jeans, started his show atop a glass platform, opening with “Middle Child.” He launched into “A lot” … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Third quarter of All-Star game gets underway