AP News Guide: A look at fatal police shooting in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police fatally shot a 19-year-old man and 55-year-old woman over the weekend, again putting a spotlight on one of the nation’s largest police departments and raising questions about whether its officers are too quick to use deadly force. The...

Panthers still in control of home-field advantage in NFC

AP Photo/John Bazemore ATLANTA (AP) — The Carolina Panthers can still clinch home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs with a victory next week, so quarterback Cam Newton likes where they stand. Newton, though, was hardly pleased Sunday that his team couldn’t rally...

Panthers still in control of home-field advantage in NFC

AP Photo/John Bazemore ATLANTA (AP) — The Carolina Panthers can still clinch home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs with a victory next week, so quarterback Cam Newton likes where they stand. Newton, though, was hardly pleased Sunday that his team couldn’t rally...

Sabres’ Kane says he’s innocent amid sex crime investigation

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane said Monday he has done nothing wrong and is looking forward to clearing his name amid a sex offense investigation. Kane spoke for about 30 seconds in the Sabres locker room on Monday morning following the...

Stoke beats Everton 4-3 in Premier League thriller

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Marko Arnautovic converted an injury-time penalty to give Stoke a 4-3 victory in a thrilling match at Everton in the Premier League on Monday. Romelu Lukaku twice brought Everton level, canceling out strikes by Stoke winger Xherdan Shaqiri, to move...

Harris Vows New Streak After Allowing 1st TD Since ’13

DENVER (AP) — Chris Harris Jr. wants to see Antonio Brown in the playoffs — and you can bet the feeling is mutual. Meantime, Harris figures he’ll just have to start another streak when the Denver Broncos (10-4) host the Cincinnati Bengals (11-3) in a Monday night matchup...

Russian diplomat: Russia removes uranium from Iran

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has met a key requirement of a nuclear deal with six world powers by allowing Moscow to transfer most of its enriched uranium to Russia, a senior Russian diplomat told The Associated Press Monday. The diplomat demanded anonymity because he was not...

Sabres’ Kane says he’s innocent amid sex crime investigation

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane said Monday he has done nothing wrong and is looking forward to clearing his name amid a sex offense investigation. Kane spoke for about 30 seconds in the Sabres locker room on Monday morning following the...

Saudi Arabia posts $98B deficit amid low oil prices

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Monday that this year’s budget deficit amounted to $98 billion (367 billion riyals) as lower oil prices cut into the government’s main source of revenue, prompting the kingdom to scale back spending for the coming...