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NEW YORK | Peppers, Miller, Davis among 32 NFL Man of Year finalists

NEW YORK— Julius Peppers, Von Miller and Vernon Davis are among the 32 nominees announced Thursday for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year award. Unlike in the past, when three finalists were selected before a recipient was chosen, one player from every NFL team is a finalist. All will be recognized and participate … Continue reading NEW YORK | Peppers, Miller, Davis among 32 NFL Man of Year finalists

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Pats’ Brady sits out practice Friday, questionable vs. Jets

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.— New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not participate in the team’s last practice before Sunday’s game against the New York Jets and was listed as questionable to play. The 41-year-old three-time NFL MVP hurt his knee when he slipped after receiving a pass in last week’s game against Tennessee. He was listed … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Pats’ Brady sits out practice Friday, questionable vs. Jets

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Federal judge says Florida voters can fix ballot signature

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— A federal judge early Thursday ordered that voters in Florida be given until this weekend to fix their ballots if they haven’t been counted due to mismatched signatures. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Mark Walker came just hours before a 3 p.m. deadline counties have to finish recounts that could determine the … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Federal judge says Florida voters can fix ballot signature

PARIS | The Latest: US, NATO consulting on Russia nuclear pact

PARIS — The Latest on President Donald Trump in France (all times local): 2:20 p.m. French officials say the Trump administration has agreed to consult with NATO partners on its plan to pull out of a arms control treaty with Russia. Aides to French President Emmanuel Macron said the decision was made during a meeting … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: US, NATO consulting on Russia nuclear pact

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: US urges UN to press Saudi Arabia on slaying

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Five months after quitting the U.N.’s top human rights body, the United States has resurfaced at a Human Rights Council venue — calling for a “thorough, conclusive and transparent” investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: US urges UN to press Saudi Arabia on slaying

NEW YORK | Diana Ross, John Legend set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

NEW YORK  — Diana Ross, John Legend, Bad Bunny, Kane Brown and Ella Mai will be among the stars celebrating at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Macy’s said Thursday that Martina McBride, Pentatonix, Rita Ora, Sugarland and Anika Noni Rose also will participate in the 92nd annual parade on Nov. 22. The … Continue reading NEW YORK | Diana Ross, John Legend set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

JERUSALEM | Following Netanyahu visit, Israeli minister to head to Oman

JERUSALEM  — The office of a senior Israeli Cabinet minister says he will travel to Oman next week, days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Gulf state. Arye Shalicar, an adviser to Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz, said Sunday that Katz will participate in an international transportation conference. He says Katz, who’s also Israel’s minister … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Following Netanyahu visit, Israeli minister to head to Oman

WARSAW, Poland | Polish schools cancel LGBT tolerance day under govt pressure

WARSAW, Poland— Several schools in Poland have canceled activities promoting tolerance for gays and lesbians following government pressure and threats in some places. More than 200 schools had planned to take part in “Rainbow Friday,” an anti-discrimination event that a civic rights group, the Campaign Against Homophobia, had promoted in hopes of building greater acceptance … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Polish schools cancel LGBT tolerance day under govt pressure