Prosecutors: Cohen’s claims of reform ‘self-serving’

NEW YORK (AP) — For weeks, Michael Cohen sought to portray himself as a man who’d found his “true north” after years of shady business dealings and pit-bull loyalty to President Donald Trump. Prosecutors offered a vastly different assessment Friday of the president’s former fixer, dismissing him as a duplicitous figure who badly misplayed his […]
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The Latest: Huawei awaits 'right conclusion' in CFO's arrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies (all times local):
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Figure skating: American Cain suffers nasty fall in Croatia

The back of Cain's head hit the ice before LeDuc fell on top of her. The 23-year-old initially appeared unconscious when LeDuc lifted her head off the ice but she got up and they completed their program. Cain said on Twitter that she had been released from hospital and would continue her recovery back home.
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Actress makes waves in acceptance speech

During an award acceptance speech, actress Viola Davis called on Hollywood to create more "authentic" roles for actresses of color.
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Italy’s ANSA news agency: 6 dead and more than 100 injured in a stampede at a night club in central Italy

ROME (AP) — Italy’s ANSA news agency: 6 dead and more than 100 injured in a stampede at a night club in central Italy.
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Grace Millane: New Zealand Police start murder inquiry

A 26-year-old man is being held in New Zealand in connection with the murder of Grace Millane.
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NZ murder inquiry into missing backpacker

A 26-year-old man is being held in New Zealand in connection with the murder of Grace Millane.
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Bucks deal for Hill in five-player trade as Dellavedova returns to Cavs

The Milwaukee Bucks traded guard Matthew Dellavedova, John Henson and two draft picks to the Cleveland Cavaliers for veteran guard George Hill. Cleveland announced the deal Friday as Dellavedova returned to Quicken Loans Arena, where the Australian helped the Cavs win the 2016 NBA Finals. The original trade included Cleveland forward Sam Dekker, but he has been rerouted to the Washington Wizards.
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Merkel’s Party Picks Successor in Her Image: Wry, Moderate and a Woman

The woman to succeed Angela Merkel in Germany is much like her. That is Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer’s greatest strength and her greatest weakness.
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Sharks not sure what to expect against Coyotes

The first half of the Arizona Coyotes' season hasn't much resembled the first half of the 2017-18 season. No wonder the San Jose Sharks aren't certain which Coyotes team they'll face when the Pacific Division teams meet for the first time this season Saturday at Gila River Arena. The Sharks are coming off a 3-2 road loss to the Dallas Stars on Friday.
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Italy nightclub stampede kills six and injures 100

More than 100 people are also injured in the incident near Ancona on the east coast.
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Butler, 76ers rally without Embiid, beat Pistons 117-111

The Philadelphia 76ers gave their standout center a night off, fell behind by 15 points on the road - and then came back to beat the Detroit Pistons anyway. Jimmy Butler scored 38 points, and the 76ers overcame Joel Embiid's absence Friday night, rallying from a sizable third-quarter deficit to beat the Pistons 117-111. Blake Griffin had 31 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, but the Pistons squandered their 15-point third-quarter lead, as well as a six-point advantage in the fourth.
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Russell turns up heat in OT as Nets surprise Raptors

D'Angelo Russell scored 29 points as the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors for the first time in more than three years with a 106-105 overtime win on Friday. Russell carried the host Nets on his back in overtime, scoring all but two of his team's points as they snapped an eight game losing skid. Brooklyn picked an opportune time to snap its 12-game slide against Toronto.
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Joel Embiid: 'I haven't been myself lately' in new role since Jimmy Butler trade

Philadelphia center Joel Embiid is frustrated with his play recently and hasn’t “been myself” since the Jimmy Butler trade. Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was held out of their game against the Detroit Pistons on Friday night so that he could rest. “I haven’t been myself lately,” Embiid told the Philadelphia Inquirer on Friday.
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Nets end 8-game skid by edging Raptors 106-105 in OT

D'Angelo Russell scored 29 points, including six in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-105            [Author: AP]
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Teen sentenced for helping girl hang herself

A Utah teenager who helped a girl hang herself last year was sentenced Friday to between five years and life in prison as part of a plea deal.
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Green's 24 points lifts Grizzlies past Pelicans, 107-103

JaMychal Green scored 24 points in a reserve role and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans 107-103            [Author: AP]
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Uber Is Said to File for an I.P.O. as It Races Lyft to a Public Debut

The offering, which is expected to be one of the biggest ever, puts the ride-hailing service neck and neck with its rival Lyft in a race to the public markets.
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Utah teen gets five years to life for helping friend hang herself

A Utah teenager who helped a girl hang herself last year was sentenced Friday to between five years and life in prison as part of a plea deal.
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NRA, Trump Campaign Illegally Coordinated Election Ads, Charges FEC Complaint

The same media buyers purchased ads to "advance a unified election strategy," according to the filing.
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Search for Briton Grace Millane now a murder inquiry, say New Zealand police

‘Grace is no longer alive,’ say police, who are questioning a 26-year-old manNew Zealand police have said they are treating the disappearance of British backpacker Grace Millane as a homicide inquiry, and are speaking to a 26-year-old man.“Grace is now longer alive, this is now a murder investigation,” said Detective Inspector Scott Beard of Auckland city police. Continue reading...
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Mountain lion known for crossing freeways found dead after Woolsey Fire in California

P-64, an approximately 4-year-old mountain lion who went by the name "Culvert Cat," was found dead after surviving the Woolsey Fire.
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Kawhi Leonard is a spectacle even when the Raptors lose

The Toronto Raptors stud went off on one of his tangents again, dumping on the stats sheet from all angles with 32 points, 3 boards, 4 assists, 4 steals, and 2 blocks in a one-point overtime loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday. The Nets busted their eight-game losing streak after catching Toronto on an off night for the most part, with only three players scoring in double digits and shooting just 39 percent on the night as a team. Kawhi Leonard went off again for the Raptors.
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Report: NFL questioned Kareem Hunt about June incident, not February incident

It became firmly established on Sunday that the NFL did not interview Hunt regarding a February incident at a Cleveland hotel before TMZ published video of Hunt shoving and kicking a woman there. Now, Kevin Draper and Ken Belson of the New York Times report that the NFL had questioned Hunt about a June incident, during which Hunt allegedly punched a man in the face at an Ohio resort. The NFL’s position has been that it waited to speak to Hunt about the February incident because it wanted to wait...
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Adebayo's career-high 22 points helps Heat beat Suns 115-98

Bam Adebayo scored a career-high 22 points, 20 in the first half, and the Miami Heat opened a six-game road trip by handing the Phoenix Suns their eighth straight loss, 115-98, on Friday night            [Author: AP]
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Seattle police sergeant disciplined, demoted for sitting outside workplace of man who cursed him

Former Seattle police Sgt. Frank Poblocki was demoted after he sat in a parking lot outside the business of a person whose car he had towed and waited for an apology.
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Seattle police sergeant demoted for retaliating against man angry about being towed

The demotion was ordered after former Seattle police Sgt. Frank Poblocki drove to the workplace of a man who had chewed Poblocki out for towing his car, pulled up a chair and sat for almost an hour. Poblocki referred to it as 'community policing.'
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Japan OKs divisive bill allowing more foreign workers

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers early Saturday approved government-proposed legislation allowing hundreds of thousands of foreign laborers to live and work in a country that has long resisted accepting outsiders.
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