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LAS VEGAS | The Latest: New Reds skip Bell talking to Bailey about role

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on Major League Baseball’s winter meetings (all times local): 12:15 p.m. New Reds manager David Bell says he’s talked to pitcher Homer Bailey about his role in the future. Bell says it was a good conversation and nothing has been finalized. Bailey went 1-14 with a 6.09 ERA last season, … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: New Reds skip Bell talking to Bailey about role

PHILADELPHIA | Trump set for his first Army-Navy football game as president

PHILADELPHIA — President Donald Trump mixed politics and sports Saturday, announcing the departure of his chief of staff before settling in for Army-Navy football game. The commander in chief flew to Philadelphia for the 119th meeting in the storied rivalry between the service academies, and was to officiate the coin toss at Lincoln Financial Field, … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Trump set for his first Army-Navy football game as president

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. | Cardi B parties at Miami’s Art Basel after announcing split

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.  — Less than 24 hours after announcing her split from her husband, Cardi B was spotted partying at a nightclub to kick off Miami‘s Art Basel. The rapper sported long, rainbow streaked hair and a skin-tight black dress at 24/7 ultra-club E11EVEN MIAMI on Wednesday night. When the DJ played her hits, … Continue reading MIAMI BEACH, Fla. | Cardi B parties at Miami’s Art Basel after announcing split

WASHINGTON | US sanctions firms in Iran, Russia for shipping oil to Syria

WASHINGTON — The U.S. says it has placed a network of Russian and Iranian companies on an international blacklist for shipping oil to Syria in violation of U.S. sanctions. Officials say the network helps fuel the Syrian war effort of President Bashar al-Assad while providing revenue for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the militant … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US sanctions firms in Iran, Russia for shipping oil to Syria

BALTIMORE | Bishops will delay votes on steps to combat sex abuse crisis

BALTIMORE — In an abrupt change of plans, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened the group’s national meeting Monday by announcing it will delay for at least several months any action on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis that is rocking the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Bishops will delay votes on steps to combat sex abuse crisis

WASHINGTON | US reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is announcing the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal. The sanctions cover Iran’s shipping, financial and energy sectors. They’re the second batch of penalties reimposed since President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal in May. The sanctions that’ll come into … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

NEW YORK | Major US stock indexes struggle higher after a wobbly day

NEW YORK — US stock indexes are on track for modest gains Monday as increases for industrial and high-dividend companies make up for declines in the technology sector. Defense contractors L3 and Harris are sharply higher after announcing a deal to combine. Bank of America is sinking after reporting weak loan growth in the third … Continue reading NEW YORK | Major US stock indexes struggle higher after a wobbly day

MILAN | Reports: Versace on verge of sale to Michael Kors

MILAN — An Italian newspaper reports that the Versace group is on the verge of announcing its sale to an American company for 2 billion euros ($2.4 billion). Corriere della Sera reported Monday, without citing sources, that the announcement could come as early as Tuesday. Bloomberg and Reuters news agencies later reported the buyer would … Continue reading MILAN | Reports: Versace on verge of sale to Michael Kors