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Updated at 2:04 AM

MIAMI (AP) " A woman performing the national anthem before an NBA preseason game in Miami on Friday night did so while kneeling at midcourt, and opening her jacket to show a shirt with the phrase "Black Lives Matter." The singer was identified by the Heat as Denasia Lawrence. It was unclear if she remained in the arena after the performance, and messages left for her were not immediately returned. Heat players and coaches stood side-by-side for the anthem, all with their arms...

Updated at 2:01 AM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) " Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay says he will help explore ways to mentor youth in Lexington after the shooting death of his 15-year-old daughter over the weekend. Gay said in a statement released Friday that he's determined...

Updated at 1:15 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " An international team has determined that the Syrian government carried out a third chemical attack in the conflict-wracked nation, according to a report released late Friday. In August, the team from the United...

Updated at 12:30 AM

HELENA, Mont. (AP) " A judge's decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who raped his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage from afar and calls closer to home to toughen the state's law, which allows such lenience in certain...

Updated at 12:23 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) " New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals. The measure signed into law by Democratic Gov. Andrew...

Updated at 12:22 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama said he's sad that one of his and the first lady's favorite traditions, musical night at the White House, ended Friday. Obama and his wife, Michelle, have reserved certain evenings over the past...

Updated at 12:20 AM

ESEKA, Cameroon (AP) " An overloaded train derailed along the route that links Cameroon's two major cities on Friday, killing at least 53 people and injuring more than 300, the government said. The injured could not be evacuated until rail...

Updated at 1:54 AM

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) " Republican Gov. Chris Christie approved of a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge, his former deputy chief of staff testified Friday in her criminal trial, but federal prosecutors say it was actually a cover story for...

Updated at 1:43 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside...

Updated at 1:39 AM

BEIJING (AP) " More than 50,000 people in southern China have been evacuated in the path of Typhoon Haima, which killed at least 13 people in the Philippines before moving northward. No deaths have been reported Saturday from the typhoon in...

Updated at 12:15 AM

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) " Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early...

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