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 2020-01-25 05:17 

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AP source: Zimmerman, Nationals agree on $2M plus incentives...

Washington Nationals "face of the franchise" Ryan Zimmerman agreed to terms on a $2 million contract for 2020 that includes the possibility of earning $3 million more in incentives. The parameters of the deal were described to The Associated Press...

 2020-01-25 05:16 

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Leonard's 1st triple-double lifts Clippers over Heat 122-117...

MIAMI (AP) — Kawhi Leonard got his first career triple-double and scored 33 points, Landry Shamet added 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers shrugged off an early 15-point deficit before hanging on to beat the Miami Heat 122-117 Friday night. Leonard fin...

 2020-01-25 05:16 

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Shots from stands, women's 3-on-3 highlight NHL skills event...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Shooting pucks from the stands and some of the best women's hockey players in the world going back and forth in a 3-on-3 game stole the show at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. The two new events spiced up the skills competi...

 2020-01-25 05:16 

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 2020-01-25 05:15 

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Suns snap 11-game skid in San Antonio, topple Spurs 103-99...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Devin Booker had 35 points before fouling out and the Phoenix Suns held on to beat the Spurs 103-99 on Friday night, snapping an 11-game skid in San Antonio. Booker has scored at least 30 points eight times in January and in 17 ga...

 2020-01-25 05:15 

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GOP senators incensed by Schiff's 'head on a pike' remark...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans said lead impeachment prosecutor Adam Schiff insulted them during the trial by repeating an anonymously sourced report that the White House had threatened to punish Republicans who voted against President Donald ...

 2020-01-25 04:15 

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Twins express confidence in rotation that carries questions...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins set a major league record for home runs last season. They created a bigger buzz with their recent signing of star third baseman Josh Donaldson to a $92 million, four-year contract — the richest in club hi...

 2020-01-25 04:14 

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No. 2 Pliskova out in chaotic 3rd round at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova went the same way as seven-time champion Serena Williams and defending champion Naomi Osaka, exiting in a chaotic third round at the Australian Open. Pliskova, a semifinalist here last year...

 2020-01-25 04:14 

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Lowry, Siakam lead Raptors past Knicks for 6th straight win...

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 26 points, Pascal Siakam had 23 and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 118-112 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. A night after being voted to start the All-Star Game, Siakam had two big bas...

 2020-01-25 04:14 

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Jokic, Nuggets, control boards in 113-106 win over Pelicans...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 113-106 on Friday night. Zion Williamson scored 15 points in about 21 minutes for New Orleans. The Pelicans dropped to 0-2 since the N...

 2020-01-25 04:14 

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Gallinari scores 25, leads Thunder past Hawks 140-111...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 140-111 on Friday night for their fourth straight win. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points and Dennis Schroder added 21 for the Thunder...

 2020-01-25 04:14 

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Bolivia's interim leader ez confirms candidacy in election...

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian interim President Jeanine ez, who replaced former leader Evo Morales when he left the country, on Friday announced her candidacy in the country's May 3 presidential election. When she took office on Nov. 12, ez sa...

 2020-01-25 04:00 

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Hield scores 21, Kings beat Bulls 98-81 to snap 6-game skid...

CHICAGO (AP) — Buddy Hield scored 21 points, Harrison Barnes added 19 and the Sacramento Kings beat the Chicago Bulls 98-81 on Friday night to snap a six-game losing streak. De'Aaron Fox had 18 points, seven assists and six rebounds as the Kings...

 2020-01-25 04:00 

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Westbrook scores season-high 45, Rockets beat Wolves 131-124...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 45 points and had 10 assists, and the Houston Rockets overcame another tough night from James Harden to rally past the Minnesota Timberwolves 131-124 on Friday night. Westbrook helped key a s...

 2020-01-25 03:14 

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Jackson, Morant lift Grizzlies past Pistons 125-112...

DETROIT (AP) — Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 24 of his 29 points in the first half, and he sank a big 3-pointer in the fourth quarter to help the Memphis Grizzlies hold off the Detroit Pistons 125-112 on Friday night. Jackson was limited by foul trouble ...

 2020-01-25 03:13 

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Fiers declines to discuss whistle-blower role in cheat scam...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers didn't have any more to say regarding his role as a whistle-blower. Fiers declined Friday to answer questions about revealing the sign-stealing scam that has engulfed Major League Baseb...

 2020-01-25 03:13 

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Woods recovers from 4-putt on No. 1 to shoot 71 in....

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods' last putt of the day was so much better than his first three. Woods four-putted No. 1 on Torrey Pines South on Friday, an inauspicious start to his second round at the Farmers Insurance Open. Playing on a course tha...

 2020-01-25 03:13 

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Celtics erase big 1st-half deficit, rally past Magic 109-98...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 37 points and Gordon Hayward added 22 to help the Boston Celtics rally from a 16-point first-half deficit and defeat the Orlando Magic 109-98 on Friday night. Daniel Theis added 16 points as the Celtics won t...

 2020-01-25 03:13 

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Purdue continues home dominance of Wisconsin in 70-51 rout...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Isaiah Thompson scored 14 points and Purdue responded to coach Matt Painter challenging his players' toughness with one of the season's best efforts in a 70-51 home rout of Wisconsin on Friday night. The Boilermak...

 2020-01-25 03:00 

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The Latest: Pavlyuchenkova into 4th round at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has ended a six-match losing streak against second-seeded Katarina Pliskova with a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3) win. The Rod Laver Arena match to...

 2020-01-25 02:11 

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Energy firm withdraws permit application for Oregon pipeline...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Canadian energy company has withdrawn its application for a state permit for a controversial natural gas pipeline and export terminal in Oregon, and a project spokesman said Friday it is instead awaiting possible federal approva...

 2020-01-25 02:10 

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NFL at 100: Afterthought as it is, Pro Bowl has rich....

With James Lofton's rookie season off to a strong start in 1978, another member of the Green Bay Packers casually tossed some praise his way in the locker room one day in early December. Keep up the production, his pal said, and he might find himself ...

 2020-01-25 02:10 

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Exploring playful Paiwan settlements hidden in southern mountains...

Throughout Taiwan there are more than 746 indigenous tribes, each with unique culture. In Pingdong's Sandimen Township is the Anpo Tribe settlement, which is ideal for those pursuing brand new forms of entertainment....

 2020-01-25 02:10 

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Players Championship raises purse to $15 million...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The PGA Tour is raising the prize money at The Players Championship to $15 million, making it the largest purse in golf unless any of the majors decide to up the ante this year. The winner of March 12-15 event at TPC Sawgrass in Pon...

 2020-01-25 02:10 

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Arizona bill would ban transgender girls, women from teams...

PHOENIX (AP) — Transgender girls and women would be barred from participating in sports on the team that aligns with their gender identity under a proposed Arizona law. The proposal announced by GOP Rep. Nancy Barto on Friday is co-sponsored by 22 o...

 2020-01-25 01:39 

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Chinese New Year | Entering the Year of the Rat amid....

The coronavirus outbreak is plunging China into chaos, just as the Chinese were set to celebrate their biggest and most important festival of the year, the Lunar New Year. Travel bans have been imposed on different cities, even though hundreds of millions...

 2020-01-25 01:39 

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Scientists still 'don't know the source' of Wuhan coronavirus...

DW: On Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said it was "too early" to declare the coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency. Do you agree with this assessment? Raina MacIntyre: I think there are not enough cases to prove that substa...

 2020-01-25 01:07 

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Bulls expect Markkanen to miss 4-6 weeks with hip injury...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls expect forward Lauri Markkanen to miss four to six weeks because of an injured right hip. The 7-footer from Finland had an MRI on Thursday after experiencing soreness in the hip for about a week. "It hasn't r...

 2020-01-25 01:07 

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Spoelstra says Butler's All-Star starting snub is 'a joke'...

MIAMI (AP) — Erik Spoelstra has a suggestion for All-Star voting: Ditch the positions. A day after the NBA revealed the starters for the Feb. 16 All-Star Game — two guards and three forwards from each conference — the Miami Heat coach sa...

 2020-01-25 01:07 

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Palmer with 62 takes 2-shot lead at Torrey Pines...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Palmer had a round as magnificent as the weather at Torrey Pines, making 11 birdies for a 10-under 62 on the North Course to build a two-shot lead over Brandt Snedeker in the Farmers Insurance Open. For so many others, it wasn&...

 2020-01-25 01:07 

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AP Source: Warriors close to trading Cauley-Stein to Dallas...

DALLAS (AP) — The Golden State Warriors were working Friday to finalize a trade to send center Willie Cauley-Stein to the Dallas Mavericks for a second-round draft pick this summer. A person with direct knowledge of the trade discussions confirmed t...

 2020-01-25 01:07 

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Trial highlights: Dems cry cover-up, Trump hails activists...

WASHINGTON (AP) — From the floor of the Senate, Democratic impeachment prosecutors said Friday that Trump tried to cover up his actions with Ukraine, another reason to remove him from office. A few blocks away, Trump told anti-abortion activists on ...

 2020-01-25 01:00 

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Fiat Chrysler denies union bribery allegations in GM lawsuit...

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is moving to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit filed by rival General Motors, denying allegations that it bribed union officials to impose higher labor costs on GM. In papers filed Friday with the federal court in Detroit, ...

 2020-01-25 00:06 

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GOP shows little desire for witnesses ahead of critical vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in the Senate appear unmoved by the Democratic push for witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial despite persistent appeals from Rep. Adam Schiff and the other House prosecutors. Over three days of ar...

 2020-01-25 00:06 

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Trump campaign complains to debate commission about fairness...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign raised concerns to the nonpartisan presidential debate commission about fairness and the selection of moderators for the 2020 general election cycle, the campaign and the Commission on Presiden...

 2020-01-25 00:06 

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Ri Xing Type Foundry: Fresh Impressions of a Fading Legacy...

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — Located on a quiet alley off a bustling street near Taipei Main Station lies a storefront that looks largely untouched since the 1960s, Ri Xing Type Foundry (). The owner, Zhang Jieguan ( ), cheerfully appears at the d...

 2020-01-25 00:05 

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Packers GM faces challenge on getting team to take next step...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — After building a team that went from six wins to 13 in the regular season, Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst faces a key offseason. A significant personnel overhaul lifted the Packers to the NFC championship ga...

 2020-01-25 00:05 

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Chock and Bates edge Hubbell/Donohue in rhythm dance...

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Madison Chock and Evan Bates sure like Greensboro. They won their only U.S. Figure Skating Championship at the Coliseum in 2015, and they used a lively performance Friday to win the rhythm dance. We are different people than ...

 2020-01-25 00:00 

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First Alaska retail pot shops get OK to allow on-site use...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The first marijuana shops in Alaska where customers can partake on-site have gotten approval, putting them on the leading edge nationally. Visions for the spaces range from a living room feel to a brewery-style tasting room wit...

 2020-01-25 00:00 

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The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — You may not think you're in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target. Probably not, but you — and just about anyone else, potentially including senior U.S. government figures — cou...

 2020-01-24 23:35 

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Report: Recording links Trump to Ukraine ambassador ouster...

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump can be heard in a taped 2018 conversation saying he wants to get rid of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, whose removal a year later emerged as an issue in Trump's impeachment. The president was talking with ...

 2020-01-24 23:35 

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'Shut it down,' protesters chant about Mississippi prison...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Protesters outside the Mississippi Capitol on Friday condemned conditions in state prisons where inmates have died violently in the past month. People with relatives in the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman said at a r...

 2020-01-24 23:35 

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Trump touts logo for new Space Force, with nod to Star....

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's new U.S. Space Force is not Star Trek's Starfleet Command, but their logos bear a striking similarity. President Donald Trump unveiled the Space Force logo Friday, writing on Twitter that he had consulted wit...

 2020-01-24 23:35 

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Doubts loom over nominating process for Grammy Awards...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Questions have loomed for years around the nominations process for the Grammy Awards, but the doubts reached a new level this week after the Recording Academy's just-ousted CEO claimed the show is rigged and full of conflicts ...

 2020-01-24 23:04 

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3-on-3 overtime in NHL has evolved over past 5 seasons...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Victor Hedman fondly recalls the NHL's first 3-on-3 overtime because it was madness. "It was probably a minute and a half of just breakaways," the Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman said. "Jason Garrison scored the goal ...

 2020-01-24 23:03 

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With foundation in Mahomes, Chiefs built team for Super Bowl...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The team that would eventually take the Kansas City Chiefs back to the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years was under construction long before general manager Brett Veach and coach Andy Reid finally laid the cornerstone....

 2020-01-24 23:03 

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Trades play big role in building of Super Bowl-bound 49ers...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Most executives preach the importance of building through the draft. Splashy free agent signings each March generate lots of headlines. When it came to building the San Francisco 49ers into a Super Bowl team, coach Kyle Sh...

 2020-01-24 23:03 

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Mavs sensation Doncic shares rare air with James as All-Star...

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic is set to be the youngest All-Star starter since LeBron James, yet another link between the Dallas sensation and the player he grew up admiring, even when he was already playing pro ball as a 16-year-old in Spain. Now the 2...

 2020-01-24 23:03 

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Column: NFL shamelessly commandeers Kaepernick's cause...

The images are haunting. Dramatic music, punctuated by the beeping sound of an open car door. The silhouette of former NFL star Anquan Boldin, wearing sunglasses and sitting at the wheel of his vehicle. "Yeah, I'll never forget that night," Bo...

 2020-01-24 23:03 

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Appreciate Eli for how he met major challenges...

The debate whether Eli Manning is a Hall of Fame quarterback already has begun and will last for the next half-decade. So why not look back at his achievements without wondering if he is bound for the Canton shrine as his brother Peyton will be next year?...

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