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January 7, 2019 10:04 PM Mets add former captain David Wright to front office

The New York Mets announced Monday that former captain and seven-time All-Star David Wright will take a job in the team's front office. Wright will be special advisor to Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Brodie Van Wagenen. "I again want to thank the Wilpon and Katz families for everything they have done for myself and my family 104

January 7, 2019 7:53 PM Ed McCaffrey to serve as commissioner of Pacific Pro Football

SAN DIEGO -- Don Yee, the agent for Tom Brady and other NFL stars, and three-time Super Bowl champion Ed McCaffrey will head Pacific Pro Football, a league that will provide an alternative path to the NFL that has never existed. Pacific Pro Football announced Monday that it is scheduled to begin play in July 2020 with four teams in Southern California 91

January 7, 2019 5:42 PM Cyntoia Brown granted clemency years after getting life sentence for killing man as teen

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency Monday to Cyntoia Brown, an alleged sex traffic victim who was sentenced to life in prison when she was 16 after killing a man and whose case was championed by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and LeBron James. Haslam commuted her life sentence and Brown will be released to parole supervision 127

January 7, 2019 5:00 PM Apple branches out with iTunes, AirPlay 2 for third-party TVs

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, the Apple logo is shown at a store in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) LAS VEGAS—Apple has for years carefully maintained a walled garden for its streaming video features and services. Watching content on iTunes requires some form of Apple device, whether it's an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. And if you want to stream 146

January 7, 2019 10:24 AM Malaysian king abruptly abdicated throne after reported marriage to Russian beauty queen

Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V abdicated in an unexpected and rare move, just after two years on the throne. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun, File) The Malaysian king unexpectedly abdicated Sunday after just two years on the throne -- with some reports pegging his early exit as being related to his marriage to a Russian beauty queen last year. The palace said in a statement 141

January 6, 2019 7:41 PM Buffalo QB Jackson declares for NFL draft

Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson announced Sunday that he is bypassing his senior season to enter the NFL draft. “Since I was 5 years old, it has always been a lifelong dream of mine to play in the NFL,” Jackson wrote. “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity, and I plan on embracing the challenge.” Jackson passed for 3,131 yards and 28 touchdowns 128

January 6, 2019 7:10 PM Key Cuban figure in Bay of Pigs victory dies at 95

HAVANA (Reuters) - Jose Ramon Fernandez Alvarez, who commanded Cuban forces under the leadership of Fidel Castro at the Bay of Pigs, repelling an exile invasion supported by the United States, died on Sunday at 95. Fernandez passed away in the early hours of the morning, Cuban state-run media reported, but as is customary in Cuba no information was given 129

January 6, 2019 12:53 PM Malaysia's king abdicates in unexpected and rare move

FILE - In this July 17, 2018, file photo, Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V salutes during the national anthem at the opening of the 14th parliament session at the Parliament house in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Muhammad V has abdicated in an unexpected and rare move, just after two years on the throne. The palace said in a statement on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, that Sultan 128

January 6, 2019 12:32 PM 3 dead after heavy rain turns Greek creek into torrent

ATHENS, Greece – Greece's fire service says the bodies of two men missing since a downpour on Thursday have been found separately in a creek southeast of Athens. The two men, 67 and 64 years old, along with the older man's wife, had set out from Keratea, a town about 45 kilometers (28 miles) southeast of Athens, in the pouring rain. The 64-year-old had volunteered 123

January 6, 2019 12:00 PM Dunkin' is 'not surprised' about McDonald's rumored plans for Donut Sticks

Dunkin’ doesn’t seem all that jelly about McDonald’s rumored plans to debut a doughnut-based snack. In response to Business Insider’s report on McDonald’s planning to introduce Donut Sticks this February, Dunkin’ ─ which began offering the similar Donut Fries last year ─ told Boston.com the company is “not surprised.” “We’re not surprised to see competitors 154