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 2022-01-06 03:32 

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Map helps Chinese man reunite with his family after decades...

BEIJING (AP) — Since he was a child, Li Jingwei did not know his real name. He did not know where he was born, or for certain how old he was — until he found his biological family last month with the help of a long-remembered map. Li was a vic...

 2022-01-06 03:31 

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A year after Jan. 6, Congress more deeply divided than ever...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Congress is about to show the world a very unsettled view from the U.S. Capitol: Rather than a national crisis that pulls the country together, the deadly riot on Jan. 6, 2021, only seems to have pushed lawmakers f...

 2022-01-06 03:31 

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Asian stocks follow Wall St lower after Fed rates signal...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Thursday after investors saw minutes from a Federal Reserve meeting as a sign the U.S. central bank might hike interest rates faster to cool inflation. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and S...

 2022-01-06 03:00 

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Taoyuan mayor has all hands on deck following airport cluster infections...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taoyuan mayor Cheng Wen-tsan () confirmed that health authorities are checking on all Taoyuan International Airport relevant personnel after three more local COVID-19 infections were reported on Wednesday evening. The Centr...

 2022-01-06 02:59 

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Reaction to Novak Djokovic's canceled visa in Australia...

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Reaction from social media and elsewhere to the Australian government denying No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic entry and the cancellation of his visa because he failed to meet the requirements for an exemption to COVID-19 vacci...

 2022-01-06 02:56 

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No. 10 Michigan State tops Nebraska 79-67 for 8th win in row...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Freshman Max Christie scored a season-high 21 points and Gabe Brown added 14 to help No. 10 Michigan State pull away and beat Nebraska 79-67 Wednesday night for its eighth win in a row. The Spartans (13-2, 4-0 Big Ten) led...

 2022-01-06 02:56 

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No. 12 Iowa State women snap Oklahoma's 9-game win streak...

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Emily Ryan scored a career-high 22 points with eight assists, Ashley Joens had 17 points and 13 rebounds for her eighth double-double this season and No. 12 Iowa State beat No. 23 Oklahoma 81-71 on Wednesday night to snap the So...

 2022-01-06 02:55 

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Gig driver mauled by K-9 after missing car rental payments...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A gig driver badly mauled by a police dog is suing a San Francisco area suburb, alleging use of excessive force and violation of civil rights when police stopped him in December 2020 after he had missed car rental payments. Dash...

 2022-01-06 02:55 

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Oubre, Hornets set franchise record for 3s, rout Pistons...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. hit a career-high nine of Charlotte's franchise-record 24 3-pointers and the Hornets routed the Detroit Pistons 140-111 on Wednesday night. Gordon Hayward and Miles Bridges each had 19 points to help the Ho...

 2022-01-06 02:55 

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No. 15 Alabama uses big 2nd-half run to beat Florida 83-70...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jahvon Quinerly and Juwan Gary scored 19 points apiece and No. 15 Alabama opened the second half with a 22-4 run en route to an 81-70 win over Florida on Wednesday night. The Crimson Tide (11-3, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) ...

 2022-01-06 02:55 

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Carlton's career-best 30 lift No. 12 Houston over S. Florida...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Josh Carlton had a career-high 30 points with 11 rebounds and No. 12 Houston beat South Florida 83-66 on Wednesday night. Carlton's previous best scoring performance was 21 points while with UConn on March 7, 2019, against Tem...

 2022-01-06 02:53 

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El Ellis' 18 points help Louisville survive Pitt 75-72...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — El Ellis scored 18 points off the bench, including seven consecutive for Louisville during a critical late stretch to put the Cardinals ahead for good before holding off Pittsburgh 75-72 on Wednesday night. A thrilling second ...

 2022-01-06 02:53 

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No. 18 Tennessee tops Ole Miss 66-60 in overtime...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Santiago Vescovi scored 17 points, including a critical 3-pointer and two big free throws in overtime, as No. 18 Tennessee pulled out a 66-60 victory over Mississippi on Wednesday night. Olivier Nkamhoua added 13 points for t...

 2022-01-06 02:52 

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Embiid, Harris lift 76ers by Magic for fifth straight win...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 31 points, Tobias Harris added 22 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Orlando Magic 116-106 on Wednesday night. The 76ers, who notched their NBA-best 14th road victory of the season, tied a season high with a ...

 2022-01-06 02:10 

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Migrant workers reveal true feelings toward possible citizenship...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As an aged society Taiwan is in dire need of domestic workers for long-term care services. In a bid to attract migrant workers in pursuing jobs that require manual labor and staying in Taiwan, the Ministry of Labor (MOL, ) ...

 2022-01-06 02:04 

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Boston's top prosecutor to be sworn in as US Attorney Monday...

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's top prosecutor is set to be sworn in as the top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts, making her the first Black woman to serve in the role. Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said in a letter to Gov. Charlie ...

 2022-01-06 02:04 

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Beshear discusses aid plan for tornado-stricken communities...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear revealed plans Wednesday night to deliver an assistance package for Kentucky communities devastated by recent tornadoes, vowing to "rebuild every structure and every life" in a speech that stressed the...

 2022-01-06 02:03 

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California man says run-in with police left him paralyzed...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 65-year-old Northern California man was paralyzed after being slammed to the ground during a traffic stop where police officers used "pain compliance" techniques and expressed disbelief when he repeatedly cried ou...

 2022-01-06 01:58 

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US urges COVID boosters starting at age 12 to fight omicron...

The U.S. is urging that everyone 12 and older get a COVID-19 booster as soon as they're eligible, to help fight back the hugely contagious omicron mutant that's ripping through the country. Boosters already were encouraged for all Americans 16 and...

 2022-01-06 01:55 

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Hovland couldn't wait to get to Hawaii but his clubs could...

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Viktor Hovland spent a few weeks at home in Norway and figured he would get to the warmth of Hawaii early to start knocking some rust off his game before starting the new year. That went according to plan. He arrived on Maui a...

 2022-01-06 01:55 

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Fromm likely getting a second start at QB with Giants...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jake Fromm is getting a second chance to show the New York Giants he can be an NFL quarterback. The second-year product from Georgia has to hope his start against Washington (6-10) goes a lot better than the one he had a...

 2022-01-06 01:55 

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California to extend indoor mask mandate until mid-February...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's indoor mask mandate was extended into mid-February to help prevent the astonishing spike in coronavirus cases from overwhelming hospitals but the state's health director said Wednesday additional restrictions ...

 2022-01-06 01:55 

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Akers set for Rams return in regular-season finale vs 49ers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Running back Cam Akers is expected to make his season debut for the Los Angeles Rams in their regular-season finale on Sunday, adding another elite offensive talent to a top NFL offense. And the Rams (12-4) will need all the help ...

 2022-01-06 01:53 

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Saints defense hopes for a better rush vs. Falcons QB Ryan...

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints' defense has led the team's playoff push. The Saints (8-8) have won three of their past four as the defense dominated the Jets, shut out Tom Brady and the Buccaneers and held Carolina scoreless for...

 2022-01-06 01:52 

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Kentucky receiver Wan'Dale Robinson to enter NFL draft...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky junior wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson is entering the NFL draft after capping a record-breaking season with an MVP performance in the No. 25 Wildcats' Citrus Bowl victory. Robinson, who transferred after two s...

 2022-01-06 01:32 

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Lawmaker apologizes after apparent try to 'pants' referee...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top Tennessee House Republican lawmaker has apologized for losing his temper and being ejected from watching a high school basketball game after a confrontation with a referee. The dustup included what appeared to be either...

 2022-01-06 01:32 

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Philadelphia fire kills at least 12, including 8 children...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fire tore through a duplex home early Wednesday in Philadelphia, killing 12 people, including eight children, fire officials said. At least two people were sent to hospitals, and officials warned the toll could grow as firefighte...

 2022-01-06 01:31 

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NKorea says hypersonic missile tested to modernize weaponry...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday it has successfully launched a hypersonic missile as part of efforts to modernize its strategic weapons systems, days after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to bolster his military forces despite pandemic-...

 2022-01-06 01:31 

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No deal, no school: Chicago cancels classes for a 2nd day...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school leaders canceled classes Thursday for a second consecutive day after failing to reach agreement with the teachers union over COVID-19 safety protocols in the nation's third-largest school district. The Chicago Teach...

 2022-01-06 01:04 

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Biden, Harris to address voting rights Tuesday in Atlanta...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will renew his push for federal legislation to protect voting rights next week in Georgia, where a new law limits how and when people can cast ballots, the White House announced Wednesday. Biden will be joined i...

 2022-01-06 01:04 

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California man paralyzed after police use 'pain compliance'...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 65-year-old Northern California man was paralyzed after being slammed to the ground during a traffic stop where police officers used "pain compliance" techniques and expressed disbelief when he repeatedly cried ou...

 2022-01-06 00:55 

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Wagner wants to play in Seahawks finale despite knee injury...

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Bobby Wagner was on the field for one defensive play last week for Seattle before slipping awkwardly, doing the splits and suffering a sprained knee while trying to defend a screen pass. Despite the injury, Wagner said Wednesday...

 2022-01-06 00:55 

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Roethlisberger ready for regular-season finale vs. Ravens...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger acknowledged his emotions were still high in the hours following a 12-point win against Cleveland on Monday night. The Steelers quarterback insisted Wednesday morning he's solely focused on Sunday's regul...

 2022-01-06 00:55 

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Mavs set to retire Nowitzki's 41 against Curry, Warriors...

DALLAS (AP) — The concourse of Dirk Nowitzki's old home arena displayed memorabilia from the franchise icon's career as the Dallas Mavericks prepared for a ceremony to retire his No. 41 after a game against Stephen Curry and Golden State. Th...

 2022-01-06 00:54 

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Ravens veterans face uncertain futures after season finale...

For Baltimore defensive back Jimmy Smith, the possibility of retirement is now more than just talk. "Anybody who knows me knows that I've been retiring since my rookie year. I always say it. It's just how I talk," he said Wednesday. "B...

 2022-01-06 00:53 

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Bucks' Budenholzer in health and safety protocols...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Budenholzer has entered the NBA's health and safety protocols and Giannis Antetokounpo is sidelined with an illness unrelated to COVID-19, leaving the Milwaukee Bucks without their coach and star player Wednesday night agai...

 2022-01-06 00:52 

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Broncos' Drew Lock focuses on Chiefs, not on his future...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Long snapper Jacob Bobenmoyer cut a lonely figure at the Denver Broncos practice on Wednesday with both kicker Brandon McManus and punter Sam Martin on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The Broncos (7-9) expect both of their special...

 2022-01-06 00:32 

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Remains found, yet most people escaped Colorado fire...

DENVER (AP) — A late-season wildfire pushed by hurricane-force winds tore through two densely populated Denver suburbs and seemed destined to leave a trail of deaths. Yet, only two people were unaccounted for out of some 35,000 forced from their hom...

 2022-01-06 00:31 

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Scientists explore Thwaites, Antarctica's 'doomsday' glacier...

A team of scientists are sailing to "the place in the world that's the hardest to get to" so they can better figure out how much and how fast seas will rise because of global warming eating away at Antarctica's ice. Thirty-two scientists o...

 2022-01-06 00:31 

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Ransom freed some missionary hostages in Haiti, workers say...

An unidentified person paid a ransom that freed three missionaries kidnapped by a gang in Haiti under an agreement that was supposed to have led to the release of all 15 remaining captives early last month, workers for their Ohio-based organization have c...

 2022-01-06 00:05 

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Mississippi House poised to vote on congressional remapping...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Mississippi House is expected to vote Thursday on a plan to redraw the state's four congressional districts. The proposal was unveiled last month. It expands the territory of the state's only m...

 2022-01-06 00:04 

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Election officials rebut Arizona ballot review claims...

PHOENIX (AP) — Election officials in Arizona's most populous county on Wednesday presented a point-by-point rebuttal of claims made in a partisan review of the 2020 election that former President Donald Trump and many of his supporters have used...

 2022-01-06 00:03 

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Probe: Seattle cops improperly faked right-wing radio talk...

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police exchanged detailed fake radio transmissions about a nonexistent group of menacing right-wing extremists at a crucial moment during 2020 racial justice protests, an investigation by the city's police watchdog group s...

 2022-01-05 23:59 

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The AP Interview: Pelosi says 'democracy won' on Jan. 6...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a singular message for Americans and the world on the eve of the anniversary of the horrific attack on the Capitol: "Democracy won." In an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, ste...

 2022-01-05 23:59 

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N Korea says hypersonic missile tested to modernize weaponry...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday it has successfully launched a hypersonic missile as part of efforts to modernize its strategic weapons systems, days after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to bolster his military forces despite pandemic-...

 2022-01-05 23:55 

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Pelicans star Zion Williamson rehabbing away from the team...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to allow star forward Zion Williamson to continue his rehabilitation from a broken foot away from team headquarters. Pelicans Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations David Griffin sai...

 2022-01-05 23:55 

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Bears' Nagy says he hasn't been told finale is it for....

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy insisted Wednesday he has not been informed by his bosses that the season finale at Minnesota will be his last game leading the team. "I'm very honest and open with you all," Nagy said Wednesd...

 2022-01-05 23:55 

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Mosley takes MVP turn for Jets as playmaker, team leader...

NEW YORK (AP) — C.J. Mosley spent two seasons surrounded by disappointment, doubt and a relentless desire to prove himself again. The New York Jets linebacker did all he could to make his story one of redemption. Tackle after tackle, Mosley re-estab...

 2022-01-05 23:54 

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US prisons director resigning after crises-filled tenure...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of the federal Bureau of Prisons is resigning amid increasing scrutiny over his leadership in the wake of Associated Press reporting that uncovered widespread problems at the agency, including a recent story detailing ...

 2022-01-05 23:54 

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Adams could break Nelson's Packers mark for yards receiving...

Davante Adams was a rookie with the Green Bay Packers in 2014 when Jordy Nelson set the franchise's single-season record for yards receiving. Seven years later, Adams appears on the verge of shattering his former teammate's record. Adams heads int...

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