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US to fly home Americans stuck on quarantined ship in Japan

US to fly home Americans stuck on quarantined ship in Japan

TOKYO — The U.S. says Americans aboard a quarantined cruise ship will be flown back home on a chartered flight Sunday, but that they will face another two-week quarantine.
Ex-Michigan State hoops star Appling facing heroin charges

Ex-Michigan State hoops star Appling facing heroin charges

WARREN, Mich. — Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling was charged with drug crimes after authorities say they found heroin in his vehicle that he planned to sell.

Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey stick shortage

Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice.

'Perfume cloud' helps German police sniff out drunk driver

BERLIN — He just didn't smell right. German police say they nabbed a drunk driver who tried to flee a traffic stop after finding him hiding behind a hedge “in a cloud of perfume.

3 shot at eatery owned by Kandi Burruss of 'Real Housewives'

EAST POINT, Ga. — Three people were shot and wounded on Valentine's Day at a restaurant just outside Atlanta that's owned by singer and "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Kandi Burruss.
McCabe, an ex-FBI official targeted by Trump, not charged

McCabe, an ex-FBI official targeted by Trump, not charged

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors have declined to charge former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, closing an investigation into whether the longtime target of President Donald Trump's ire lied to federal officials about his involvement in a news med
Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

NEW YORK — Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits involving President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike.
Cruise stranded by virus fears ends with roses in Cambodia

Cruise stranded by virus fears ends with roses in Cambodia

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia — After being stranded at sea for two weeks because five ports refused to allow their cruise ship to dock, the passengers of the MS Westerdam were anything but sure their ordeal was finally over.
Ticketing plan for Kobe Bryant public memorial released

Ticketing plan for Kobe Bryant public memorial released

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that fans seeking to attend the Feb. 24 memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, at Staples Center must register to purchase tickets and there will be no outside overflow areas.
Reworked charges in Chicago cite another R. Kelly accuser

Reworked charges in Chicago cite another R. Kelly accuser

CHICAGO — An updated federal indictment against R. Kelly unsealed Friday in Chicago includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser, adding to the jailed singer's mounting legal challenges across three states.