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Joe Durant shoots 63 to take Chubb Classic lead


NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Joe Durant birdied five of the last eight holes for a 9-under 63 to match Steve Stricker’s Saturday finish and take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic.

Querrey advances to New York Open final

Sam Querrey serves to Adrian Mannarino, of France, during their semifinals match at the New York Open tennis tournament in Uniondale, N.Y., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Querrey defeated Mannarino in the match. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Querrey had everything figured out Saturday except his math.

Federer sets up Rotterdam final against Dimitrov


ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — A day after ensuring his return to the top of the tennis rankings, Roger Federer sealed a place in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tournament by beating Andreas Seppi 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Saturday.

Tyler Reddick needs 5 overtimes to win at Daytona

Tyler Reddick (9) crosses the finish line ahead of Elliott Sadler (1) to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Reddick needed five overtimes, a brief red flag and the closest finish in NASCAR history to take Dale Earnhardt Jr. to victory lane.

Wallace tops Daytona 500 speed chart in final practice

Darrell Wallace Jr., left, shoots a selfie with fans during practice for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first black driver to start the Daytona 500 since 1969 continues to blaze a trail at Speedweeks.

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

Cathy Kuhns, right, hugs Ana Paula Lopez, left, as they stands on a street corner holding up anti gun signs in Parkland, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. As families begin burying their dead, authorities are questioning whether they could have prevented the attack at the high school where a gunman, Nikolas Cruz, took several lives. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met.

Vatican investigator meets with Chile abuse victim in NYC

Juan Carlos Cruz poses for a picture before a meeting with Archbishop Charles Scicluna near a Roman Catholic church in New York, on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The meeting between Scicluna and Cruz will take place the same day Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

NEW YORK (AP) — A key victim in the Chilean sex abuse scandal said he felt his story was finally heard after an hours-long meeting with a Vatican sex-crimes investigator on Saturday, the same day Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission amid criticism of how he is handling the scandal.

Mourners: Slain Chicago officer was ‘one of the good guys’

Two officers salute Chicago police Commander Paul Bauer before his funeral mass at Nativity of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church Saturday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Chicago. Bauer died Tuesday when he was shot six times while pursuing a suspect he was attempting to detain downtown Chicago. Officials have charged 44-year-old Shomari Legghette with the 53-year-old commander's killing. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)

CHICAGO (AP) — Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and “one of the good guys” who was uninterested in self-promotion, even as he moved up the department’s ranks.

State agency plans to increase plugging abandoned wells


CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico agency that regulates oil and natural gas development has a plan to start plugging more of the hundreds of abandoned wells located across the state.

Sixth suspect arrested in killing of gas station attendant


ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a sixth person has been arrested in connection with the robbery killing of an attendant at an Edgewood gas station along Interstate 40.

US Senate confirms appointment of state’s next US attorney


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s appointment of John Anderson as U.S. attorney for New Mexico.

Man sought in Las Cruces homicide; victim injured in fight


LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces police are seeking a 23-year-old man in the homicide of another man who reportedly was injured in a fight.

Water managers along Rio Grande prep for irrigation season


ELEPHANT BUTTE, N.M. (AP) — Federal water managers say they’re preparing for the upcoming irrigation season in southern New Mexico.

7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

A woman is helped outside, along Reforma Avenue after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital, and setting off quake alert systems. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico escaped major destruction from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that jolted southern and central parts of the country, authorities said Saturday, though 13 people were killed in the crash of a helicopter sent to assess the damage.

Hanyu wins history-making gold, Ledecka stuns in super-G

Gold medalist in the women's super-G Ester Ledecka, of Czech Republic, poses for photos during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu made Olympic figure skating history with a strong — and expected — performance in the men’s free skate.

Disney says ‘Black Panther’ is raking it in

This image released by Disney shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." The Walt Disney Co. estimated Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, the Marvel Comics superhero movie earned $75.8 million domestically for its opening Friday, the eighth biggest day in industry history. (Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Panther” is so far raking it in over the holiday weekend.

Cinematography awards could predict eventual Oscar winner

In this Feb. 8, 2016 file photo, Roger Deakins poses for a portrait at the 88th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Deakins is one of five cinematographers up for the top prize at the 32nd ASC Awards on Saturday and is also in contention for the cinematography Oscar next month. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Society of Cinematographers’ annual awards show could predict the eventual Oscar winner in the category.

Even as markets shook, many investors held steady

This June 16, 2016, file photo shows a sign outside of a Fidelity Investments office in the Century City section of Los Angeles. At Fidelity’s retail brokerage customers continued to put in more buy orders than sells after the S&P 500 began falling from its peak set on Jan. 26, 2018. “Millennials and Gen Xers are definitely taking advantage of these prices and taking advantage of the sell-off,” said Scott Ignall, senior vice president and head of online brokerage technology at Fidelity. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — This month’s sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors’ mettle in years. And many ended up doing exactly what the experts were recommending: hold steady.

Once near death, Tropicana now No. 2 casino in Atlantic City

This Jan. 31, 2018 photo shows part of the casino floor at the Tropicana in Atlantic City N.J. Having lost its casino license a decade ago after former owners made drastic cuts that left it filthy, understaffed and losing customers, the Tropicana under the ownership of billionaire investor Carl Icahn has become the No. 2 casino in Atlantic City in terms of overall gambling revenue, trailing only the Borgata. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ten years ago, Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino was on the verge of death, having been stripped of its casino license after its then-owners laid off vast swaths of the workforce, leading to filthy rooms, insect infestations, hourlong waits for slot machine payouts and food and drink orders that often never arrived.

Again, Lady Coyotes survive on last-second shot

Roswell High School junior Cheyenne Martinez dribbles the ball on a fast break that would end in the game winning shot against Lovington, Friday at the Coyote Den. (David Rocha Photo)

It wasn’t the prettiest win of all, and the New Mexico Activities Association doesn’t give style points when they rank teams. Good thing, because what the Lady Coyotes did on Friday was win on a last-second shot by junior Cheyenne Martinez. Martinez scored 10 points of the night with no time left on the clock as Roswell defeated Lovington, 51-49, Friday night at the Coyote Den.


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