• Davis propels UCSB past UC Davis 69-58
    by The Associated Press on January 18, 2019 at 5:29 am

    DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Ar’Mond Davis sank five 3-pointers, scoring 23 points and grabbing eight rebounds, to power UC Santa Barbara to a 69-58 victory over UC Davis on Thursday night for its sixth straight win. Davis struggled a bit inside the 3-point arc, missing 7 of his 10 shots, but he made 5 of […]

  • Iran state TV says its US-born newscaster to appear in court
    by The Associated Press on January 18, 2019 at 5:27 am

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run English-language channel is reporting that its American anchorwoman detained in the U.S. will appear in court in Washington. Press TV said Marzieh Hashemi’s court appearance is Friday. It did not elaborate. The newscaster’s son has said his mother was arrested Sunday in St. Louis by the FBI on a […]

  • Trump, Pelosi feud heats up again
    by MATTHEW LEE, CATHERINE LUCEY, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller on January 18, 2019 at 5:22 am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad. The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal game of constitutional brinkmanship, with both flexing their political powers from opposite ends of Pennsylvania Avenue as […]

  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean
    by The Associated Press on January 18, 2019 at 5:13 am

    This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. The leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress said he was prepared to assume the role of interim president in a deepening confrontation with socialist President Nicolas Madura, who […]

  • Woman suffers life-threatening injuries after possible DUI hit-and-run in Seattle, police say
    by Asia Fields on January 18, 2019 at 5:12 am

    The victim was sent to Harborview Medical Center, and the driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to police. […]

  • Deadly car bombing in Colombia underscores lingering threats
    by JOSHUA GOODMAN on January 18, 2019 at 5:12 am

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities were scrambling to identify who was behind a brazen car bombing at a police academy in Bogota that has rattled residents and raised tough questions about lingering security threats in the wake of a peace deal with the nation’s largest rebel group. The Thursday morning bombing, which left 10 […]

  • Oregon cranks up defense to beat Arizona 59-54
    by JOHN MARSHALL on January 18, 2019 at 5:09 am

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon could feel the tide shifting. Arizona had found an offensive rhythm, the fans inside McKale Center rising and roaring with each made shot. Unlike a week earlier, when they blew a seemingly-insurmountable lead against UCLA, the Ducks turned back the charge and earned a win in one of college basketball’s […]

  • San Diego grounds Portland with a 76-55 win behind Martinez
    by The Associated Press on January 18, 2019 at 5:08 am

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and San Diego overwhelmed Portland from the start and beat the Pilots 76-55 on Thursday night. San Diego (13-6, 2-2 West Coast Conference) never trailed in building a 17-3 lead that was largely never threatened. Portland used a 7-0 run in the […]

  • Allman scores 21; Cal St. Fullerton beats UC Riverside 69-61
    by The Associated Press on January 18, 2019 at 5:07 am

    FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Allman Jr. scored 21 points to lead Cal State Fullerton to a 69-61 victory over UC Riverside on Thursday night for its first Big West Conference win. Allman was 7 of 11 from the field and made four 3-pointers. Khalil Ahmad added 14 points for CSU Fullerton (5-12, 1-2), which […]

  • Minlend scores 14, key free throw in USF’s win over Pacific
    by The Associated Press on January 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

    STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Charles Minlend scored 14 points and made the first of two free throws with 3 seconds remaining and San Francisco defeated Pacific 53-52 on Thursday night. Minlend’s free throw gave the Dons their first lead of the final four minutes, a period in which Pacific did not make a basket, going […]