Lowry scores 24 points as Raptors beat Spurs 86-83

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) drives on San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray (5) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Toronto. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored nine of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, DeMar DeRozan added 21 and the Toronto Raptors beat San Antonio 86-83 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak against the Spurs.

No. 9 Michigan State bounces back and routs Indiana 85-57

Michigan State's Nick Ward (44) pulls down a rebound between Indiana's Zach McRoberts, left, and Juwan Morgan during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 22 points and Nick Ward had 18 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 9 Michigan State bounce back with an 85-57 win over Indiana on Friday night.

Evan Longoria considers speeding up games a tricky issue

San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria smiles during an introductory press conference Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria just can’t envision it: a reliever riding in from the bullpen on a cart to speed up games.

Autopsy: Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system

In this Dec. 9, 2013, file photo, two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay answers questions after announcing his retirement after 16 seasons in the major leagues with Toronto and Philadelphia, at the MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. An autopsy report says Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year.

Carli Lloyd posts goodbye to the Dash after 3-team trade

In this July 12, 2015, file photo, Houston Dash midfielder Carli Lloyd (10), a member of the world champion United States women's soccer team, waves to a cheering stadium as she returns to Houston before the Houston Dash and Chicago Red Stars game at BBVA Compass Stadium, in Houston. Carli Lloyd penned a letter of thanks to the Houston Dash in the wake of a three-team trade in the National Women’s Soccer League that sent her to Sky Blue FC. Sky Blue acquired Lloyd in a draft-day trade on Thursday that also sent Christen Press to the Dash and Australian Sam Kerr to the Chicago Red Stars.( Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Carli Lloyd wrote a letter of thanks to the Houston Dash in the wake of a three-team trade in the National Women’s Soccer League that sent her to Sky Blue FC.

Dortmund held again after dropping Aubameyang for 2nd game

Dortmund's Lukasz Piszczek, right, shouts and gestures during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and Borussia Dortmund in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund was held to another Bundesliga draw on Friday as the club dropped star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for the second match in a row.

Andrew Landry tops crowded CareerBuilder leaderboard

Andrew Landry watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament on the Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — CareerBuilder Challenge leader Andrew Landry was quick to point out the windy forecast.

Pieters leads in Abu Dhabi as Johnson, McIlroy lurk


ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Thomas Pieters holed a bunker shot for a closing birdie and shot a second-round 65 to take a one-stroke lead at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Friday as top-ranked Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy moved into contention.

Smith watches Kyrgios beat Tsonga, the Aussie kid’s dream

U.S. actor Will Smith, front, reacts after watching the third round match between France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Australia's Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With Will Smith in the crowd and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga across the net, Nick Kyrgios was in his element as the main attraction for a night at the Australian Open.

Madison Keys advances to 4th round at Australian Open

United States' Madison Keys makes a backhand return to Romania's Ana Bogdan during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open after starting Saturday’s program on Margaret Court Arena with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Ana Bogdan.

Governor took 15 minutes to announce missile alert was false

Hawaii Gov. David Ige answers questions during a hearing in Honolulu, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Lawmakers want to learn the circumstances of an emergency alert mistakenly sent over the weekend that warned island residents and visitors of a ballistic missile attack.(AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii National Guard’s top commander said Friday he told Gov. David Ige that a missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after it went out statewide. But the governor didn’t tell the public until 15 minutes later.

Baltimore police leader fired after record year in homicides

Mayor Catherine Pugh listens as new Baltimore police commissioner Darryl DeSousa makes remarks at City Hall during a news conference, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 in Baltimore. Following a record year in homicides, Pugh fired Kevin Davis' the city's police commissioner, saying a change in leadership was needed to reduce crime more quickly. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Deputy Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, who has steadily risen through the ranks during a 30-year career with Baltimore’s police department, will take the helm of the force in a city struggling with a feverish pace of killings.

Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo discusses the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting during a news conference at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Lombardo released a preliminary report on the investigation of the shooting that became the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities said Friday.

New Mexico considers switch to redistricting commission

Senate majority leader Peter Wirth addresses the Senate chambers on the first day of the New Mexico Legislature at the New Mexico Capitol in Santa Fe, N.M., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Juan Labreche)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new effort is underway to hand over New Mexico’s post-2020 redistricting process to an independent commission in a push to make Statehouse races more competitive.

New Mexico lawmakers move to form Hispanic Caucus

In this March, 10, 2015, file photo, state Sen. Jacob R. Candelaria speaks during the Senate Public Affairs Committee at the state Capital in Santa Fe, N.M. State lawmakers in New Mexico have formed a bipartisan Legislative Hispanic Caucus amid declining Latino leadership numbers in the state House and Senate. Candelaria submitted a letter Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, to the New Mexico Senate seeking recognition of the caucus in a state with the highest percentage of Hispanic residents in the nation. (Luke E. Montavon/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP, File)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State senators in New Mexico are moving to create a bipartisan Legislative Hispanic Caucus amid declining Latino leadership numbers.

Weather service: Hazardous conditions expected from storm


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Forecasters say a storm this weekend may cause difficult to severe driving conditions in northern and western New Mexico and severe to damaging winds in other parts of the state.

Street accident attributed to 18-year-old’s inattentiveness

An RPD officer stands outside his vehicle, blocking traffic.

A crash report from the Roswell Police Department details the two-vehicle accident on Second Street from Thursday was caused by a young driver failing to stop at a red light.

Parties reach agreement in New Mexico rate case


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest electric utility and other parties are throwing their support behind a rate increase proposal adopted by state regulators.

Albuquerque district settles suit with former employee


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Public Schools will pay $800,000 to its former chief financial officer to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that claimed the former superintendent placed him on paid leave for questioning district audits.

Pope to indigenous: Amazon is ‘heart of the church’

Indigenous representatives listen to Pope Francis in Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Standing with thousands of indigenous Peruvians, Francis declared the Amazon the "heart of the church" and called for a three-fold defense of its life, land and cultures. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) — From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demanded Friday that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God’s “holy ground,” and called on governments to recognize the indigenous peoples living there as the primary forces in determining its future.


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