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 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?...

 2020-01-24 23:01 

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Keuchel apologizes for 2017 Astros' sign-stealing scandal...

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel has become the first member of the 2017 Houston Astros to offer a public apology for the team's sign-stealing scheme during their run to the World Series championship. Speaking Friday at the fan convention for the C...

 2020-01-24 23:01 

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Donaldson's option price could escalate by $4 million...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Donaldson's 2024 option with the Minnesota Twins can escalate an additional $4 million based on awards he earns during the first four seasons of the deal. Donaldson and the Twins finalized a $92 million, four-year contrac...

 2020-01-24 23:01 

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Antetokounmpo scores 30 points, Bucks beat Hornets in Paris...

PARIS (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 12 rebounds and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-103 on Friday night in the first NBA regular-season game in France. Milwaukee improved to 40-6 with its eighth straig...

 2020-01-24 23:00 

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Team Penske eyes first Rolex 24 win since return 3 years ago...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — At the Team Penske annual preseason breakfast, Roger Penske took the unusual step to single out one specific aspect of his massive organization. "He doesn't normally point out an event, maybe the Indy 500 or the Da...

 2020-01-24 23:00 

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For businesses, China's virus fans fear and uncertainty...

China's worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty for businesses from North America to Asia that depend on trade in the affected region. Experts say it's too soon to know how disruptive the crisis will prove. But it's alrea...

 2020-01-24 22:31 

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Brazil indigenous groups accuse Bolsonaro of racist comment...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Indigenous leaders in Brazil have criticized President Jair Bolsonaro for making what they describe as racist remarks. Bolsonaro said on social media Thursday that Brazil's indigenous people were becoming human beings "...

 2020-01-24 22:31 

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week...

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: The virus...

 2020-01-24 22:31 

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Campaign crunch time forces progressives to eye private jets...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have spent the past year courting the Democratic Party's base with appeals to the working class and sweeping promises to curb climate change. But as they balance their responsibilities ...

 2020-01-24 22:31 

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AP source: Vikings' Paton withdraws from Browns GM job hunt...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton withdrew his candidacy Friday for Cleveland's general manager vacancy, according to a person with knowledge of the decision. The person spoke to the Associated Press on conditio...

 2020-01-24 21:29 

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Review: Haden Triplets sustain tradition of sibling harmony...

The Haden Triplets, "The Family Songbook" (Trimeter Records) On their new album, "The Family Songbook," The Haden Triplets sustain the longstanding musical tradition of siblings singing in harmony while also expanding their family's mu...

 2020-01-24 21:29 

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New Mets manager Luis Rojas thanks famous father, brother...

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Rojas began his tenure as manager of the New York Mets by thanking his famous father, Felipe Alou. Rojas was introduced by the Mets on Friday as the replacement for Carlos Beltrn, whose tenure was cut short last week after just ...

 2020-01-24 21:29 

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STEM school security guard not charged for gun at school...

A security guard who accidentally injured two students while trying to stop a mass shooting at a school in a Denver suburb will not be criminally charged, but must complete community service, a special prosecutor said Friday. "Although it was illegal ...

 2020-01-24 21:29 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false assurance about troops in Iraq...

WASHINGTON (AP) — At first, President Donald Trump stated inaccurately that no U.S. troops were injured in the Iranian missile attack against them in Iraq. Then he prematurely minimized those injuries as doctors tried to determine how severe they we...

 2020-01-24 21:28 

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In Paris, Michael Jordan takes questions on many NBA topics...

Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls probably played a role in changing basketball in Europe, when they played in Paris and won a tournament 23 years ago. On Friday, back in Paris, Jordan lauded Europeans for now changing the game in the U.S. Jordan, the ...

 2020-01-24 21:28 

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Individuals can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma...

State and local governments have been leading the legal fight against the opioid industry, seeking payouts to help them deal with the fallout from the nation's addiction crisis. Average Americans are about to get their shot. On Friday, the federal jud...

 2020-01-24 20:26 

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No. 17 Maryland hopes to parlay first road win into...

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Perfect at home and flawed on the road, No. 17 Maryland hopes it's found the solution to a weakness that has afflicted several Big Ten contenders. The Terrapins (15-4, 5-3) trailed last-place Northwestern by 14 at halfti...

 2020-01-24 20:26 

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Bible vs indigenous beliefs at issue in Bolivia...

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Hoisting a large leather Bible above her head, Bolivia's new interim president delivered an emphatic message hours after Evo Morales fled under pressure, the end of a nearly 14-year presidency that celebrated the country&#...

 2020-01-24 20:26 

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Oregon's Herbert, Utah State's Love head Senior Bowl QBs...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Hurts and Shea Patterson started for two Power 5 programs, Justin Herbert passed for 10,000-plus yards for another and Jordan Love became a highly rated prospect without playing for one. The Senior Bowl quarterbacks followe...

 2020-01-24 20:26 

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2 lawyers on Trump defense team shared Epstein as a client...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the lawyers on President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team have shared another client: Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr both helped the late hedge fund manager and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein win a lenient sentence f...

 2020-01-24 20:26 

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Iran's female Olympic medalist seeks new life in Germany...

LNEN, Germany (AP) — Iran's only female Olympic medalist said Friday she wants to compete for Germany after defecting from her native country. Kimia Alizadeh is trying to rebuild her life and career after she announced this month she had left Ir...

 2020-01-24 20:26 

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How the 49ers and the Chiefs match up in the Super....

It has been a while since a Super Bowl has appeared to be such a toss-up. This one between the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers and the AFC champ Kansas City Chiefs is a difficult game to judge. The 49ers (15-3) have gone from the No. 2 pick in the draft ...

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