10 Things to Know for Today

U.S. 10/01/18, 08:16

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. WHAT IS REPLACING NAFTAA revamped trade pact called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, gives American farmers greater access to the Canadian dairy market and offers Canada tariff protection in the auto industry.2. ...

Asian shares mixed amid lingering trade tension worries

Business 10/01/18, 03:43

Asian stocks were mixed Monday and Wall Street futures rose after the U.S. and Canada said they had reached a compromise on revising their trade pactKEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 24,245.76. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost nearly 0.6 percent to 6,172.30. South Korea's Kospi gave up ...

Update: France tops China at Women’s World Cup

Basketball 09/30/18, 12:23

The Latest on the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Championship day (all times local):5:10 p.m.France used a big third quarter to top China 81-67 on Sunday in the fifth-place game of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.The French led 37-36 at the half before outscoring the Chinese team by 10 ...

Update: US reaches gold medal game again at World Cup

Basketball 09/29/18, 11:13

The Latest on the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup semifinals (all times local):8 p.m.Diana Taurasi scored 26 points, including hitting five 3-pointers, to help the U.S. beat Belgium 93-77 in the semifinals of the Women's Basketball World Cup.Breanna Stewart added 20 points while Brittney Griner had 16 for the Americans, ...

Hockey player Meghan Duggan marries former Canadian rival

Hockey 09/27/18, 19:33

Love is in the air, and on the ice.American forward Meghan Duggan and former Canadian women's hockey team forward Gillian Apps married last weekend in Pownal, Maine. Duggan called this on Instagram the "most incredible day of my entire life."The U.S. Olympic Committee tweeted a picture of the couple, saying ...

2 wolves moved from mainland to Isle Royale National Park

Science 09/27/18, 15:26

Officials have relocated two gray wolves from the mainland to Isle Royale National Park, kicking off a multiyear effort to restore the predator species on the Lake Superior island chain.The National Park Service says a 4-year-old female and a 5-year-old male were flown to the park Wednesday from the Grand ...

Judge restores energy lease on Montana land sacred to tribes

Science 09/25/18, 15:50

A judge reinstated an oil and gas lease on land in northwestern Montana considered sacred to some tribes in the U.S. and Canada — a ruling that could test the depths of the Trump administration's support for the energy industry.President Barack Obama's Interior Department improperly canceled the nearly 10-square-mile (26-square-kilometer) ...

Andrea Constand’s impact statement: Bill Cosby ‘robbed me’

Basketball 09/25/18, 12:14

Victim impact statement by Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee whom Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting in 2004, as submitted in writing to the court at Cosby's sentencing Tuesday in Norristown, Pennsylvania:To truly understand the impact that sexual assault has had on my life, you ...

Update: Miyazawa keys Japan’s 77-75 OT win over Belgium

Basketball 09/23/18, 08:40

The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup Day 2 (all times local):3:45 p.m.Yuki Miyazawa scored 21 points, including two 3-pointers in overtime, and had a big block on Belgium's final possession to help Japan win 77-75 on Sunday.Miyazawa hit consecutive three-pointers and Himawari Akaho added a free throw to ...

Mormons to stay outdoors after split with Boy Scouts

U.S. 09/21/18, 15:37

The Mormon church's new youth program, which will roll out in 2020 when it cuts all ties with Boy Scouts of America, will still include outdoor and adventure activities even as the initiative becomes more gospel-focused, the faith confirmed Friday.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided a few ...

It’s high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

Business 09/20/18, 15:13

Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street.Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges.Billions of dollars have poured into the stocks in the last few months, and there's a lot of excitement and a ton ...

Feds approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

U.S. 09/18/18, 09:31

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies.

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