The end of an era for the Sisters of Charity of New YorkMay 9, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Through more than 200 years, the Sisters of Charity of New York nursed Civil War casualties, joined civil rights and anti-war demonstrations, cared for orphans, and taught countless children.
King’s coronation draws apathy, criticism in former coloniesMay 5, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — When King Charles III is crowned on Saturday, soldiers carrying flags from the Bahamas, South Africa, Tuvalu and beyond will march alongside British troops in a spectacular military procession in honor of the monarch.
Takeaways from AP report on overfishing’s threat to conchApril 6, 2023 GMT
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — No longer a theoretical threat, overfishing across the globe has wiped out species from areas where they once thrived. And one result is that it’s taken off the table beloved culturally important dishes.
Dog vs shark standoff thrills tourists on Bahamas boat tourFebruary 17, 2023 GMT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The sight of a massive hammerhead shark was a rare treat for 32 travelers on a tour boat in the Bahamas this week. But then, something stranger still: A dog dove from a nearby dock to confront the monstrous sea creature.
Sam Bankman-Fried summoned to NYC by judge over bail rulesFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was ordered to return to a New York courtroom this week after the federal judge assigned to his fraud case said he's communicating with others in ways the government can’t monitor.
Tanker breaks down in Suez Canal, but traffic not disruptedFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — A tanker transporting liquefied natural gas broke down in the Suez Canal on Wednesday but traffic in the global waterway was unaffected, a canal spokesperson said.
The Bahamas-flagged Grace Emilia suffered a malfunction of its rudder and tugboats pulled it to the side of the canal to allow other vessels to pass, said George Safwat, a spokesperson for Egypt's Suez Canal Authority.
396 Haitian migrants detained on 50-foot boat near BahamasJanuary 23, 2023 GMT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has detained a boat carrying 396 Haitian migrants near the Bahamas in one of the biggest human smuggling incidents in the region, Bahamian officials said.
‘The money is gone’: Bahamas tries to turn page after FTXJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Dressed in a canary blue suit on a warm December night, sweat dripping from his brow, Bishop Lawrence Rolle belts out the lyrics to his latest hit song for the hundreds of children and adults gathered to celebrate Christmas.
Xander Schauffele withdraws from Kapalua with back injuryJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — A nagging back injury in the Bahamas has turned into something more mysterious for Xander Schauffele, who withdrew from the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Friday and plans to get an MRI to see what's wrong.
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to fraudJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty in Manhattan federal court Tuesday to charges that he cheated investors and looted customer deposits on his cryptocurrency trading platform as a judge set a tentative trial date for October.
No-nonsense judge takes over FTX-Bankman-Fried criminal caseDecember 27, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan federal judge known for swift decisions and a no-nonsense demeanor during three decades of overseeing numerous high-profile cases was assigned Tuesday to Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency case.
Judge kept FTX execs’ plea deals secret to get founder to USDecember 23, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge kept secret that two of Sam Bankman-Fried’s closest associates had turned against him so the cryptocurrency entrepreneur wouldn’t get spooked and fight extradition from the Bahamas, according to court transcripts made public Friday.
Associates of FTX founder plead guilty to criminal chargesDecember 22, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of Sam Bankman-Fried's top associates secretly pleaded guilty to criminal charges in the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX and are cooperating with investigators, a federal prosecutor announced Wednesday as the digital coin entrepreneur was being flown in FBI custody to the U.S.
Families seek answers on kin missing since fleeing CubaDecember 22, 2022 GMT
HAVANA (AP) — A half dozen women went to the Bahamian Embassy on Wednesday hoping to deliver a list of more than 100 Cubans who haven't been heard from since leaving the island this year.
Some are believed to have been lost when rickety boats sank, but families think many of the missing are being detained by Bahamian authorities.
FTX founder agrees to extradition to US, attorney saysDecember 19, 2022 GMT
Sam Bankman-Fried may be ready to come to the U.S. to face criminal charges related to the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX following a chaotic court appearance in the Bahamas.
A lawyer for Bankman-Fried was quoted as saying Monday the disgraced FTX founder has agreed to be extradited to the United States.
Tiger Woods limping in a tournament he wouldn’t dare missDecember 17, 2022 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods and his 13-year-old son shared something else in common Friday in the PNC Championship. Both were limping.
Column: We could do without 3rd-place game, all these bowlsDecember 17, 2022 GMT
As the World Cup holds a game to decide third place — who cares? — and a tidal wave of unnecessary bowl games gets cranked up — really, who cares? — we're reminded that sports, as great as it can be, has a few things we could definitely do without.
Foreign college athletes chase endorsement money outside USDecember 14, 2022 GMT
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Marta Suarez stepped in front of the white backdrop, rotated the basketball to put the logo forward and propped it against her hip. She looked into the camera and smiled, her head tilting slightly to the right.
FTX founder charged in scheme to defraud crypto investorsDecember 14, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government charged Samuel Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, with a host of financial crimes on Tuesday, alleging he intentionally deceived customers and investors to enrich himself and others, while playing a central role in the company's multibillion-dollar collapse.
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in the BahamasDecember 13, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The former CEO of failed cryptocurrency firm FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried, has been arrested in the Bahamas at the request of the U.S.
Lawmakers to hold FTX hearing despite former CEO arrestDecember 13, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The House Financial Services Committee plans to hold a hearing into the collapse of crypto exchange FTX on Tuesday, but its star witness will be missing.
Sam Bankman-Fried was scheduled to testify in front of the House Financial Services Committee, along with the company's current CEO, John Ray III.
Top 50 at end of year looms and Oosthuizen needs a big weekDecember 6, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Augusta National has not said if it intends to keep the same criteria for its field, which includes the top 50 in the world at the end of the year. Sometimes no news is good news, especially for a small group of LIV Golf players.
Column: Adam Scott makes sense without making enemiesDecember 6, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The player everyone assumed was a lock to join LIV Golf is still a PGA Tour member and might be the only one capable of making sense without making enemies.
Adam Scott speaks without an agenda, and in these acrimonious times, that can make it difficult to discern exactly where he stands.
QBE Shootout to be mixed-team event for PGA and LPGA toursDecember 5, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Nelly Korda and Lexi Thompson are representing the LPGA Tour this week in the QBE Shootout. Next year, they will have plenty of company.
The QBE Shootout will become a mixed-team event starting in 2023, returning such a format to the schedule for the first time since the JC Penney Classic in 1999.
Hovland hangs on to become repeat winner of World ChallengeDecember 4, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Viktor Hovland led by four shots at the turn. No one got closer to him than two shots during the final nine holes at the Hero World Challenge.
Hovland wins again in Bahamas, Meronk wins in AustraliaDecember 4, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Viktor Hovland won the Hero World Challenge with more excitement than he needed Sunday, clinching it with a 20-foot bogey putt on the final hole for a 3-under 69 to join tournament host Tiger Woods as the only back-to-back winners.
UAB faces Miami (Ohio) in Bahamas Bowl matchup of 6-6 teamsDecember 4, 2022 GMT
Miami, Ohio (6-6, Mid-American) vs UAB (6-6, Conference USA), Dec. 16, 11:30 a.m. ET
Hovland has 64 in the sun and mud of Bahamas for 3-shot leadDecember 3, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The warm sun in the Bahamas brought out plenty of mud on the rain-soaked fairways and created some wild shots for just about everyone but Viktor Hovland. He made 10 birdies Saturday to build a three-shot lead in the Hero World Challenge.
Scheffler makes a late bid to return to No. 1 in the worldDecember 2, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The degree Masters champion Scottie Scheffler earned from the McCombs School of Business at Texas did not equip him with the skills to figure out the new formula for the Official World Golf Ranking.
Tiger replacement Sepp Straka shares lead in the BahamasDecember 1, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Sepp Straka was home in Alabama preparing for a big week of golf matches at his club, a friend's wedding and the SEC Championship game. And then Tiger Woods couldn't play in the Bahamas because of a foot injury, and Straka had a change in plans.
No. 13 Tennessee shuts down McNeese 76-40December 1, 2022 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Santiago Vescovi scored 16 points to lead No. 13 Tennessee to a 76-40 victory over McNeese on Wednesday night.
The Volunteers (6-1) won their fifth straight game and their first since winning the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas.
Max Homa part of an elite field and he’s getting used to itNovember 30, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Max Homa arrived long before his plane touched down in the Bahamas to face an elite field of 20 players, all of them the core of the PGA Tour and European tour after defections to Saudi-funded LIV Golf.
Tiger Woods doesn’t ‘have much left in this leg’ to competeNovember 30, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods painted an uncertain picture about how much golf he can play, saying Tuesday that “I don't have much left in this leg.”
He also doesn't have much hope the PGA Tour and the Saudi-funded rival league can get along unless Greg Norman is out as LIV Golf's leader.
McIlroy missing South Africa for sweep of 5 oldest OpensNovember 29, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Rory McIlroy had a one-shot lead on the 17th hole of the final round when he left a shot in the bunker and made bogey, went into a playoff and lost on the third extra hole to Graeme Storm.
Column: Major champions and the significant shots they hitNovember 29, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — All it takes is one shot to settle the nerves, to create momentum or restore confidence, or in the case of Justin Thomas, to stop the bleeding.
Thomas has won the PGA Championship twice, and both times he looked back to a moment before the final round that was crucial to winning.
Strong field minus Woods in Bahamas, Australia a mixed eventNovember 29, 2022 GMT
Tiger Woods withdraws from his tournament with foot injuryNovember 28, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods was out before he was officially back, withdrawing Monday from his Hero World Challenge with plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
The Hero World Challenge was to be the start of a December in golf ruled by Woods, who also has a made-for-television match next weekend, followed by the PNC Championship with his 13-year-old son on Dec.
Thomas’ 16 lead UNC Wilmington over North Texas 55-51November 28, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jamarii Thomas’ 16 points helped UNC Wilmington defeat North Texas 55-51 on Sunday night to win the Baha Mar Hoops Nassau title.
Thomas was 5-of-11 shooting, including 2 for 4 from distance, and went 4 for 6 from the line for the Seahawks (5-3).
Tsohonis’ 23 lead Long Beach State past Vermont 78-58November 28, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Marcus Tsohonis' 23 points helped Long Beach State defeat Vermont 78-58 to claim a third-place finish at the Nassau Championship tournament on Sunday night.
Tsohonis was 9 of 19 shooting, including 3 for 7 from distance, and went 2 for 5 from the line for the Beach (4-3).
Vaihola’s 15 help San Jose State defeat Ball State 67-65November 27, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Robert Vaihola and Omari Moore scored 15 points apiece and San Jose State slipped past Ball State 67-65 at the Nassau Championship on Sunday.
Vaihola scored the game-winning basket on a layup with 2 seconds left.
Missouri State wins 76-64 against OaklandNovember 27, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Bryan Trimble Jr. scored 14 points as Missouri State beat Oakland 76-64 on Sunday.
Trimble was 5 of 13 shooting (4 for 12 from distance) for the Bears (3-3). Kendle Moore scored 13 points while shooting 5 for 10, including 3 for 6 from beyond the arc, and added five rebounds.
Huntsberry leads North Texas over Long Beach State 68-47November 27, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Kai Huntsberry had 22 points, Abou Ousmane scored 20 and North Texas rolled to a 68-47 victory over Long Beach State at the Nassau Championship on Saturday night.
Huntsberry also added five assists for the Mean Green (5-1).
UNC Wilmington earns 68-66 win against VermontNovember 27, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Shykeim Phillips scored 22 points as UNC Wilmington held off Vermont in the final seconds for a 68-66 on Saturday night.
Phillips shot 7 of 14 from the field and 8 for 8 from the line for the Seahawks (4-3).
Ebo, Citron lead No. 7 Irish women past Arizona State 85-65November 26, 2022 GMT
BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Lauren Ebo scored 20 points, Sonia Citron added 15 and No. 7 Notre Dame took control late in the third quarter and raced to an 85-65 win over Arizona State in the Goombay Classic on Saturday.
3 have double-doubles, No. 12 LSU women top UAB 99-64November 26, 2022 GMT
BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Angel Reese had her seventh double-double, two teammates also had double-doubles and No. 12 LSU cruised to its seventh-straight easy win, beating UAB 99-64 in the Goombay Splash on Saturday.
Tolbert’s 25 help San Jose State defeat Oakland 80-67November 26, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Sage Tolbert had 25 points in San Jose State's 80-67 victory over Oakland on Saturday.
Tolbert also added seven rebounds for the Spartans (5-2). Trey Anderson shot 6 for 9 (3 for 6 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free throw line to add 19 points.
Ball State defeats Missouri State 67-64November 26, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Payton Sparks scored 24 points as Ball State beat Missouri State 67-64 on Saturday.
Sparks added 12 rebounds for the Cardinals (4-2). Jarron Coleman added 10 points while shooting 4 for 18, including 2 for 7 from beyond the arc, and he also had eight rebounds.
NC State beats Butler for 5th place at Battle 4 AtlantisNovember 26, 2022 GMT
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Jarkel Joiner scored 15 points to help North Carolina State beat Butler 76-61 in Friday night's fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
DJ Burns added 14 points for the Wolfpack (6-1), who shot 44.6% while converting 14 turnovers by Butler into 21 points.
Murray scores 17, Long Beach State knocks off Oakland 78-70November 26, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Joel Murray had 17 points in Long Beach State’s 78-70 victory over Oakland on Friday night at the Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship.
Murray also added five rebounds and six assists for the Beach (3-2).
No. 22 Tennessee beats No. 3 Kansas 64-50 for Atlantis titleNovember 26, 2022 GMT
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Tennessee's players proved to be determined defenders and relentless rebounders, along with having the kind of toughness to ensure the reigning national champions would have little chance to get comfortable.
Terry scores 35, makes 7 3s in North Texas’ 69-54 winNovember 26, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tylor Perry scored a career-high 35 points, making all seven of his 3-point attempts, and North Texas beat San Jose State 69-54 on Friday in the first round of the Baha Mar Nassau Championship.
BYU erases 23-point deficit, beats Dayton in overtime 79-75November 25, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Gideon George scored 21 points and combined with Jaxson Robinson and Rudi Williams for BYU's 15 overtime points as the Cougars came back from a 23-point deficit to beat Dayton 79-75 in overtime Friday.
White’s 16 lead UNC Wilmington over Missouri State 68-54November 25, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) (AP) — Trazarien White's 16 points helped UNC Wilmington defeat Missouri State 68-54 on Friday.
White also contributed 11 rebounds and four steals for the Seahawks (3-3). Jamarii Thomas scored 13 points while going 4 of 11 from the floor, including 0 for 3 from distance, and 5 for 6 from the line.
Hepburn, Wisconsin edge USC 64-59 to finish 3rd in BahamasNovember 25, 2022 GMT
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Chucky Hepburn capped a 17-point game with a steal and layup with 10.5 seconds to play to secure Wisconsin's 64-59 win over USC in the Battle for Atlantis third-place game on Friday.
Deloney scores 20, Vermont defeats Ball State 78-73November 25, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Aaron Deloney's 20 points helped Vermont defeat Ball State 78-73 on Friday.
Deloney also had seven rebounds for the Catamounts (2-5). Kameron Gibson scored 19 points while going 6 of 9 from the floor, including 3 for 6 from distance, and 4 for 5 from the line.
Pettiford’s last-second layup saves No. 3 Kansas in BahamasNovember 25, 2022 GMT
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Bobby Pettiford Jr. made a twisting reverse layup off a loose rebound with 0.2 seconds left in overtime to give No. 3 Kansas a 69-68 victory over Wisconsin in a Battle 4 Atlantis semifinal on Thursday.
Taylor scores 20, Butler knocks off BYU at Battle 4 AtlantisNovember 25, 2022 GMT
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jayden Taylor scored 20 points, Eric Hunter Jr. added 19 points and Butler defeated BYU 75-70 in Thursday’s consolation bracket at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Butler led for over 34 minutes, but never had a double-digit advantage.
Joiner, NC State run past Dayton in Battle 4 AtlantisNovember 25, 2022 GMT
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Jarkel Joiner scored 20 of his 27 points after halftime and North Carolina State used a big second-half run to take control and beat Dayton 76-64 in Thursday's consolation bracket at the Battle 4 Atlantis.