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‘Our country is full’: Trump says migrants are straining system

CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) — Declaring “our country is full,” President Donald Trump on Friday insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at the Mexican border. Trump, making a renewed push for ...

Elliott earns short track pole with run at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott positioned himself to give Hendrick Motorsports a shot at its first victory of the season with a pole-winning run at Bristol Motor Speedway. Elliott earned his first pole on a short track with a fast lap at 131.7132 mph Friday around the bullring to earn ...

Si Woo Kim leads by four after second round at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — First-round leader Si Woo Kim used a late-round hole-in-one Friday to build a four-shot lead at the halfway point of the Valero Texas Open. Kim, the 2017 Players Championship winner, led by one heading into the second round before shooting a 6-under 66. Kim aced TPC San ...

Hoskins has four RBIs in Phillies win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins had three hits and drove in four runs, including Bryce Harper from first base on a single, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Friday night despite Jorge Polanco hitting for the cycle. Nick Pivetta (1-0) gave up four runs — three ...

Bucs shut out Reds again

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Musgrove allowed three hits in seven efficient innings to outduel Sonny Gray and the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Cincinnati Reds their third straight shutout, 2-0 on Friday night. Musgrove (1-0) struck out eight and walked one in his first start as Pittsburgh sent ...

Irish rally, top UConn; to face Baylor

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and led Notre Dame’s rally from a nine-point deficit in the fourth quarter as the defending champion Irish beat UConn 81-76 Friday night to return to the title game. The Irish will face Baylor for the crown Sunday night, trying to ...

Held hostage by nonstop ‘talkers’

Dear Annie: How do you politely handle “the talkers”? There seem to be a lot of them out there — you know, friends, people you meet at gatherings, etc., who talk nonstop and hardly allow you the time to say anything. Conversation should be a two-way street, not a monologue, but they ...

Turmeric supplements safe for arthritis

Dear Dr. Roach: I recently read about turmeric for osteoarthritis. I’m on a limited income. Please tell me more about it, like how much it costs and where I can get it. — W.C. Answer: Turmeric, a spice that has been used for millennia, is the source of curcumin, which has been shown to ...

Still holding on to your 2019 New Year’s resolutions?

Dear Readers: Earlier in the year we asked about New Year’s resolutions, whether you make them and what resolutions you usually make. Here is what we got back. — Heloise “A few years ago, I resolved to see my mother at least once a week. I stuck to it and spent the most wonderful days ...

Horoscope

ARIES (March 21-April 19). If you do 12 things right and one thing wrong, what do you think you’re going to dwell on? That’s not negativity; it’s human nature. Just try and temper it with a soft and gracious attitude toward yourself. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). When the energy dips, ...