• Republican minority in New Mexico House to pick new leader

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Representatives making up the Republican minority in the New Mexico House are scheduled to meet Sunday to pick a new leader in the wake of the Nov. 7 general election that saw the GOP caucus lose multiple seats.

  • Gibbs, Harvey key Irish over error-prone Tribe 73-64

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — T.J. Gibbs scored 18 points and D.J. Harvey added 15 to lead four Notre Dame players in double figures as the Irish beat error-prone William & Mary 73-64 on Saturday.

  • Johnson’s 23 helps Pitt hold off upstart N. Alabama, 71-66

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Facing a major-conference opponent for the first time in program history, North Alabama was up to the task, forcing a tight contest with Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon.

  • Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

    PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches at a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership as trade and other tensions between them simmer.

  • Amazon’s would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shawn Smith has heard the promises before. When new hotels sprang up near the public housing complex in Queens where he’s lived for 17 years, residents were told they would bring jobs and economic opportunity.

  • Championship driver Busch takes top pit stall from Hamlin

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch will have the coveted No. 1 pit stall as he races for the NASCAR Cup championship Sunday after Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin and pole winner passed on the spot.

  • Croatia’s Rakitic back at Barcelona with hamstring injury

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says midfielder Ivan Rakitic injured his right hamstring while playing for Croatia in the UEFA Nations League.

  • Wales grabs 10 tries, beats Tonga 74-24 for 8th straight win

    CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Wales scored three tries in the first 11 minutes before adding seven more in a rampant second-half display to thrash Tonga 74-24 in a rugby international in Cardiff and seal an eighth straight victory on Saturday.

  • New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Veteran Alabama law enforcement officer Mark Pettway grew up in a black neighborhood called “Dynamite Hill” because the Ku Klux Klan bombed so many houses there in the 1950s and ’60s.

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  • Snow strands Ohio basketball team on bus for 9 hours

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio university basketball team had plenty of time to think about a New York City tournament when snow stranded them on a city bridge for more than nine hours.