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Property title certificates caught in 6-year backlog

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has amassed a backlog of property title certificates that stretches back six years, state officials said. About 180,000 property title certificates are caught up in processing within the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser ...

Mariota, Titans look to fix early season issues

The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota has looked at the tape, and the Tennessee Titans quarterback is ready to move on. Up next is a quick turnaround with the Titans visiting Jacksonville on Thursday, and a chance for Mariota and Tennessee to fix some of what went wrong ...

Giants bench Manning, to start Jones at QB

The Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Eli Manning’s long and distinguished reign as the New York Giants’ starting quarterback is seemingly over. Let the Daniel Jones era begin. Coach Pat Shurmur announced Tuesday that the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft is replacing the ...

Pirates closer Vazquez arrested on child sex charges

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested Tuesday on multiple felony charges, including statutory sexual assault, soliciting a child and pornography, and was placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball. Vazquez was taken into ...

Trump: It looks like Iran hit Saudis, no military option yet

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Monday it “looks” like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the strike against a key U.S. Mideast ...

Who cares what government thinks?

In 1791, when Congressman James Madison was drafting the first 10 amendments to the Constitution — which would become known as the Bill of Rights — he insisted that the most prominent amendment among them restrain the government from interfering with the freedom of speech. After various ...

OBJ puts on show, Browns top Jets 23-3

The Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Odell Beckham Jr. felt right at home again — in the end zone and on the highlight reels. With an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, the Browns wide receiver helped lift Cleveland past ...

Schwarber hits three-run homer, Cubs earn fifth straight win

The Associated press CHICAGO — Playing without Anthony Rizzo, the Chicago Cubs turned to Kyle Schwarber. And Nicholas Castellanos. And Alec Mills. It seemed like everyone helped out. Schwarber hit a three-run homer and made a diving catch in left field, and the Cubs beat the Cincinnati ...

Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack

The Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Global energy prices spiked today after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record, an assault for which President Donald Trump warned that the U.S. was “locked and ...

Spiked vapes show dark side of CBD craze

The Associated Press Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It’ll relax you,” the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn’t relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma. That’s because the vapor he inhaled wasn’t CBD, a natural ...

Health Department to nix unregulated CBD products

HONOLULU (AP) — State health officials have announced plans to remove unregulated CBD products after Hawaii records its first suspected case of severe respiratory illness related to vaping, officials said. State Department of Health Director Bruce Anderson told lawmakers Thursday that they ...

No. 23 Huskies send Rainbow Warriors to first loss, 52-20

The Associated Press SEATTLE — After just three plays, Hunter Bryant was celebrating in the end zone. Five plays later, it was Sean McGrew’s turn. And after another seven snaps, it was Puka Nacua catching his first collegiate pass for a touchdown. It didn’t take long for No. 23 ...

Brees suffers hand injury, Saints drop rematch with Rams 27-9

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — When Drew Brees went to the sideline holding his injured throwing hand, this NFC championship game rematch — and maybe this season’s Super Bowl race — dramatically changed in an instant. Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams didn’t waste the ...

AB scores in Pats debut, a 43-0 rout of Dolphins

The Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — When Antonio Brown celebrated his first touchdown with the New England Patriots by vaulting into a first-row luxury box, he didn’t linger. The Patriots had a job to finish. Determined to play to the final gun after allowing a miracle comeback ...

Why Trump’s GOP approval rating is so high

Early on the morning of Aug. 23, Donald Trump tweeted: “94% Approval Rating in the Republican Party, a record. Thank you!” Where the president got this specific number remains a mystery. Recent polls by YouGov put his GOP approval roughly 10 points lower, and Gallup, which has tracked ...

Brown said to be eligible for Pats-Dolphins, but will he play?

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Antonio Brown is said to be eligible to play against Miami. Whether he actually does after just three practices with the Patriots is still not clear. “We’re determining that,” coach Bill Belichick said Friday. “I’m not gonna hand out a copy of the game plan. ...

Trump administration drops Obama-era water protection rule

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. Environmental groups ...

Buccaneers hold off Newton, Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When Cam Newton left the shotgun and began creeping toward the line of scrimmage, Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III knew exactly what was coming. The Bucs sniffed out a fourth-and-1 play from the 2-yard line with Hargreaves shoving Christian McCaffrey out of ...

Beckham says Williams ordered Browns players to hurt him

BEREA, Ohio — Odell Beckham Jr.’s going back to New York seeking revenge. Not on the Giants. The three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver added some spice to the Browns’ upcoming matchup with the Jets on Thursday by accusing former Cleveland defensive coordinator Gregg Williams of getting ...

More injuries as Yankees sweep doubleheader

DETROIT — The New York Yankees wrapped up their visit to Detroit with two victories and a couple new injuries. All-Star catcher Gary Sanchez became the Yankees’ latest health concern when he exited the second game of Thursday’s doubleheader with left groin tightness as New York beat ...