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Barrett makes 7 3s, Knicks beat Spurs to snap 3-game skid

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — R.J. Barrett made a career-high seven 3-pointers and scored 32 points, and the New York Knicks snapped a three-game skid, beating the San Antonio Spurs 121-109 on Tuesday night. ...

Navy contests Hawaii's orders to suspend, drain fuel tanks

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy is contesting orders from Hawaii to suspend use of fuel tanks and drain them at a complex above an aquifer that supplies nearly 20% of Honolulu’s drinking water until cer...

Pearl Harbor survivors gather on 80th anniversary of attack

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — A few dozen survivors of Pearl Harbor and other veterans gathered Tuesday at the site of the bombing 80 years ago to remember those killed in the attack by Japan that launc...

Asia airlines hope Omicron setback will be short-lived

A nascent recovery in Asia-Pacific international travel demand has been set back by the Omicron variant as governments tighten rules, but airline bosses say they hope any backward moves will be short-...

Curry, Wiggins lead Warriors to 126-95 victory over Magic

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry keeps letting it fly from any spot on the floor, and he's suddenly within striking distance of overtaking Ray Allen as the NBA's all-time leader in made 3-pointers. ...

Embiid scores 43, 76ers hold off pesky Hornets 127-124 in OT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joel Embiid had a season-high 43 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers held off the short-handed Charlotte Hornets 127-124 in overtime on Monday nigh...

South African man riding e-scooter fatally struck by car in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An elderly South African man on Monday morning (Dec. 6) was fatally struck by a car while riding an electric scooter in eastern Taiwan. A 70-year-old South African nati...

Pope says he removed Paris archbishop because of gossip

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Monday he accepted the resignation of the archbishop of Paris because the monsignor could no longer govern effectively thanks to the “gossip” about his ...

Teacher dies in paragliding accident in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An elementary school teacher died in a paragliding accident in central Taiwan over the weekend. On Saturday (Dec. 4), a 49-year-old man surnamed Wang (王) joined four ot...

Slovak delegation lands in Taiwan on jet displaying national emblem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The fact that a plane carrying a 43-member delegation from Slovakia displayed the nation's name and national emblem is being interpreted by a scholar as a political me...

Moscow claims US spy plane nearly caused mid-air 'catastrophe'

Moscow has accused the United States of putting civilian lives at risk after a reported mid-air near-miss on Friday, involving two civilian aircraft and a NATO reconnaissance plane. Russia's fore...

CNN fires Chris Cuomo for helping brother deal with scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN fired anchor Chris Cuomo on Saturday less than a week after new information emerged about how he assisted his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as the politician faced se...

Joyner scores 20, Mississippi beats No. 18 Memphis 67-63

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — When Mississippi coach Kermit Davis scanned the final stat sheet, he chose the obvious explanation after the Rebels defeated No. 18 Memphis 67-63 on Saturday. “...

Man City goes top of EPL after Chelsea loses at West Ham

LONDON (AP) — Defending champion Manchester City is on top of the English Premier League for the first time this season. And if Pep Guardiola's team keeps playing like this, it coul...

Montana inmate confesses to 1968 slaying, dismemberment

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana prison inmate serving a 100-year sentence for killing his wife in 1983 has confessed to strangling, sexually assaulting and dismembering a 19-year-old Helena woman 15 ye...