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WASHINGTON | Warren tackles race following criticism of DNA test release

WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign amid criticism of her approach to race and identity. The Massachusetts Democrat visited Morgan State University in Baltimore, marking her third trip this year to a historically black college or university. It … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Warren tackles race following criticism of DNA test release

IRVING, Texas | Goodell: NFL won’t pay for video in domestic investigations

IRVING, Texas — Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday the NFL won’t pay for video evidence in cases involving domestic violence, and he defended the league’s handling of those investigations. Speaking after owners held their annual winter meeting, Goodell said the NFL’s approach to dealing with domestic violence is “extraordinary” and that the league has some … Continue reading IRVING, Texas | Goodell: NFL won’t pay for video in domestic investigations

WASHINGTON | Trump comments upend US approach to Huawei, trade talks

WASHINGTON— The United States and China have taken pains this week to emphasize that their trade talks are entirely separate from the U.S. case against a top Chinese technology executive. But with a few words, President Donald Trump obliterated the distinction. Trump said Tuesday he’d wade into the case against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump comments upend US approach to Huawei, trade talks

WASHINGTON | AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump’s tariffs

WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Doug Jones says President Donald Trump‘s talk of tariffs is sparking questions and anxiety back home in Alabama, including from soybean farmers who are “scared to death.” Jones said Wednesday in an Associated Press interview that even in deep-red Alabama people are starting to question whether Trump’s “nationalistic approach” on tariffs … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump’s tariffs

PHILADELPHIA | Flyers eye new approach in GM, unlike ‘unyielding’ Hextall

PHILADELPHIA— The Philadelphia Flyers fired general manager Ron Hextall because — to swipe a page from their glory days — he was Broad Street Bullheaded. Hextall preached patience. The Flyers want to win now. That clash of ideology turned toxic in Philadelphia’s front office, and it cost Hextall his job in his fifth season as … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Flyers eye new approach in GM, unlike ‘unyielding’ Hextall

BRUSSELS | UK PM May opens summit talks with Brexit deal in balance

BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May opened a Brexit summit Wednesday seeking to convince fellow European Union leaders her plans for a friendly divorce were not dead despite the bloc’s calls for her to come up with a new approach. The prime minister’s high-stakes diplomatic mission started with a handshake and a kiss on … Continue reading BRUSSELS | UK PM May opens summit talks with Brexit deal in balance

Women’s soccer: Wait and see approach to FIFA strategy

FIFA’s new global strategy to grow the women’s game is prompting both praise and skepticism. Soccer’s governing body has been addressing the women’s side of the sport in the past several years, partly in response to calls for more equity. The result is a five-pronged proposal announced this week that focuses on the grassroots level … Continue reading Women’s soccer: Wait and see approach to FIFA strategy

ANAHEIM, Calif. | Khris Davis’ 48th homer powers Oakland past Angels, 5-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics‘ minds are already partly on the wild card playoff game looming in the Bronx. They’re still finishing up the regular season in Orange County with an attention to all the little details that could make a difference in the postseason. Khris Davis hit his major league-leading 48th homer and … Continue reading ANAHEIM, Calif. | Khris Davis’ 48th homer powers Oakland past Angels, 5-2