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  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Robert Carson (Oklahoma City-PCL) and OF Theo Alexander (Ogden-Pioneer) and free agent RHPs Kramer Champlin and Kyle Simon 50 games each…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    ‘It’s a wicked storm': Blizzard shows no mercy on Boston area, dumps more than 2 feet of snow BOSTON (AP) — Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston…

  • China’s yuan joins top 5 most-used global currencies

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s yuan has become of the five most widely used currencies in global payments, an international financial transactions agency announced Wednesday. The yuan passed the Canadian and Australian dollars in popularity in…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Robert Carson (Oklahoma City-PCL) and OF Theo Alexander (Ogden-Pioneer) and free agent RHPs Kramer Champlin and Kyle Simon 50 games each…

  • Asian stocks tumble after weak US corporate earnings

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street tumbled on concern about weak corporate earnings as investors watched this week’s meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai…

  • The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

    9:45 P.M. EST Residents of New Hampshire, where Nashua got 33 inches of snow and Hudson got 32, are venturing outside to assess the damage. Bob Preston is a real estate agent in Seabrook, a…

  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EST

    ‘It’s a wicked storm': Blizzard shows no mercy on Boston area, dumping 2 feet of snow BOSTON (AP) — Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding…

  • White House drops plan to scale back college savings plans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. President Barack Obama made…

  • Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche issue recalls for fuel leaks

    DETROIT (AP) — Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche are recalling more than 93,500 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix fuel leak problems. The recalls cover the Audi A6 and Volkswagen Touareg hybrid from the 2012 model…

  • Firefighters rescue cows that took icy dip in Colorado pond

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters in Colorado have rescued two cows that plunged through the ice on a pond. Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine says someone driving by the pond south of Colorado Springs spotted…

  • NYC economy lost $200M from fizzled storm, transit shutdown

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lost an estimated $200 million in economic activity in the fizzled snowstorm and decision to shut down the transit system — a loss that wasn’t crippling overall but…

  • Yahoo CEO heeds shareholders’ call to spin off Alibaba stake

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company’s $39 billion stake in China’s Alibaba Group Holding in a move that wards off a potential shareholder rebellion. The highly anticipated decision…

  • Airlines begin digging out from storm in northeastern US

    Lingering snow and subfreezing temperatures mean that travel delays in the Northeast will extend through Wednesday, even if the storm wasn’t as bad as expected. Airlines have already cancelled more than 500 flights for Wednesday,…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Robert Carson (Oklahoma City-PCL) and OF Theo Alexander (Ogden-Pioneer) and free agent RHPs Kramer Champlin and Kyle Simon 50 games each…

  • WWE hits 1 million subscribers since network launch

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The WWE Network has hit the 1 million mark in subscribers, 11 months after its launch. The latest subscriber information was released Tuesday and the numbers represent a 37-percent increase in…