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 2022-01-05 23:52 

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Warrant issued in Memphis slaying of rapper Young Dolph...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a Tennessee man in connection with the fatal shooting of rapper Young Dolph, who was gunned down in a daylight ambush at a popular cookie shop in November in his hometown of Memphis, author...

 2022-01-05 23:34 

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Authorities search for girl, charge her father with assault...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The father of a New Hampshire girl who police believe was last seen in 2019 at age 5, but who wasn't reported missing until the end of last year, has been arrested on several charges, including one accusing him of failing to...

 2022-01-05 23:33 

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Former New Mexico spaceport CFO alleges fraud, retaliation...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The former chief financial officer for the New Mexico Spaceport Authority filed a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that he was forced to resign after raising concerns about financial malfeasance that he said cost taxpayers mil...

 2022-01-05 23:33 

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Hannity, Fox face ethical issues over Trump text revelations...

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, Sean Hannity has skirted ethical boundaries with his role on a television network with "news" in its name. Yet it's never been as stark as now, with the committee investigating last year's Capitol insurrect...

 2022-01-05 23:32 

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Parsons, Mixon latest stars added to COVID-19 list...

Dallas star rookie linebacker Micah Parsons and Cincinnati running back Joe Mixon were the latest big-name players added to the COVID-19 reserve list Wednesday. Parsons will likely miss the season finale for the Cowboys on Saturday against Philadelphia wh...

 2022-01-05 23:32 

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Cuban women push to join business opening, cite obstacles...

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba was an early leader in recognizing women's rights and equality after Fidel Castro's revolution in 1959. Women were put in positions of power and responsibility, and the government legalized abortion and created day care ce...

 2022-01-05 23:32 

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Tough case or 'cowardice'? Drop of Cuomo case splits experts...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general said she believed Brittany Commisso. The sheriff who filed a criminal complaint accusing former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of groping Commisso in the governor's mansion called it a "very solid case....

 2022-01-05 23:31 

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Ryan Seacrest still king of New Year's Eve television...

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Seacrest is still the king of New Year's Eve television, no matter what Andy Cohen may think. Seacrest, inheritor of ABC's 50-year-old "New Year's Rockin' Eve" from Dick Clark, reached 19.6 million viewer...

 2022-01-05 22:58 

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Brazil to vaccinate kids, stops short of demanding scripts...

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Vaccination of Brazilian children between the ages of 5 and 11 will begin in January, without the demand for prescriptions from doctors the government had previously signaled, officials from the health ministry announced Wedn...

 2022-01-05 22:58 

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US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID boosters for younger teens...

Influential government advisers are strongly urging that teens as young as 12 get COVID-19 boosters as soon as they're eligible, a key move as the U.S. battles the omicron surge and schools struggle with how to restart classes amid the spike. All Amer...

 2022-01-05 22:55 

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James Sands loaned to Glasgow Rangers by New York City...

NEW YORK (AP) — American midfielder and defender James Sands was loaned Wednesday to Glasgow Rangers from Major League Soccer champion New York City through the end of the 2023-24 Scottish Premier League season. Rangers have an option to acquire San...

 2022-01-05 22:54 

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National scoring leader Keegan Murray making name at Iowa...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Keegan Murray has gone from overlooked recruit out of high school to nation's leading scorer and, maybe, the Hawkeyes' second consecutive national player of the year. The 6-foot-8 sophomore matched his caree...

 2022-01-05 22:54 

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Mid-major pop-up game pits San Francisco and Loyola Chicago...

This college basketball season feels like an extension of the last one, the coronavirus leaving pauses, cancellations and postponements in its wake. A beacon of basketball brilliance has risen from the ashes: two of the nation's best mid-majors squari...

 2022-01-05 22:54 

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Russia-led alliance sending peacekeepers to Kazakhstan...

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russia-led military alliance said Thursday that it will dispatch peacekeeping forces to Kazakhstan after the country's president asked for help in controlling protests that escalated into violence, including the seizure and setti...

 2022-01-05 22:54 

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Cousins returns from COVID-19 absence to Vikings for finale...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With Kirk Cousins cleared from COVID-19 protocols, the Minnesota Vikings plan to play their starting quarterback in the meaningless final game against Chicago along with the rest of their regulars who are healthy enough for action...

 2022-01-05 22:54 

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Youngkin taps Trump's ex-EPA head for Virginia cabinet role...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin has tapped a former coal lobbyist and Trump administration Environmental Protection Agency chief to join his cabinet in a role overseeing the state's environmental policy. Andrew...

 2022-01-05 22:54 

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49ers QB Garoppolo tests sore thumb that still 'hurts'...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo has resumed throwing for the San Francisco 49ers and took part in practice in a limited role Wednesday but that doesn't mean his sprained right thumb is close to fully recovered. Garoppolo tore a ligame...

 2022-01-05 22:52 

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Duke's Banchero works to assert himself with "less finesse"...

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Everyone knew Paolo Banchero had the size and skills to be a top NBA prospect before he ever played at No. 2 Duke. The big freshman has been working to be even better at using that combination to overmatch opponents. Banchero has...

 2022-01-05 22:32 

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After pardon from governor, McCloskeys want their guns back...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The city of St. Louis has not destroyed guns seized months ago from the couple who made headlines by waving the weapons at racial injustice protesters, and the couple is trying to get them back. Robert Dierker of the City Counselor&...

 2022-01-05 22:32 

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Suspect in slaying of Illinois police officer denied bond...

BRADLEY, Ill. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday denied bail to the second of two people charged with killing one police officer and wounding another at a northern Illinois hotel last week. Darius Sullivan, 25, and Xandria Harris, 26, are charged with firs...

 2022-01-05 22:32 

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Texas day care gets reprieve after drilling plan is rejected...

Parents who send their children to a day care center in Arlington, Texas, will be able to breathe easier after the city refused to let a major energy company drill more gas wells a few hundred feet from the center's playground. The Arlington City Coun...

 2022-01-05 22:31 

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Italy requires coronavirus vaccines for people 50 and older...

ROME (AP) — The Italian government approved a measure Wednesday requiring people older than 50 to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. as the country struggles with nearly daily new records of fresh infections fueled by the omicron variant. Earlie...

 2022-01-05 22:31 

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Novak Djokovic denied entry to Australia, has visa canceled...

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was denied entry into Australia and had his visa canceled after arriving in Melbourne late Wednesday to defend his title at the season-opening tennis major. The Australian Border Force issued a statement ear...

 2022-01-05 22:31 

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Oilers MVP McDavid on NHL COVID list; Benn, Stars returning...

Edmonton captain and reigning league MVP Connor McDavid went on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list Wednesday, while the Dallas Stars and their captain Jamie Benn prepared to return to the ice after missing six games over 2 1/2 weeks because of virus iss...

 2022-01-05 22:05 

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Georgia Pre-K teachers to get two more $1,000 bonuses...

ATLANTA (AP) — State-funded prekindergarten and child care teachers in Georgia will get two more rounds of $1,000 bonuses paid from federal coronavirus aid. The Department of Early Care and Learning announced the plan Tuesday, with one bonus planned...

 2022-01-05 22:04 

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Man whose arrest led to 'separate but equal' is pardoned...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's governor on Wednesday posthumously pardoned Homer Plessy, the Black man whose arrest for refusing to leave a whites-only railroad car in 1892 led to the Supreme Court ruling that cemented "separate but equal...

 2022-01-05 22:04 

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Maxwell to seek new trial after reports of juror's sex abuse...

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell, convicted last week of conspiring to recruit and groom teenage girls to be abused by Jeffrey Epstein, intends to request a new trial after revelations by one of the jurors in her case that he was a victim of sexual...

 2022-01-05 22:04 

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Anticipation that Fed will raise rates sends stocks lower...

Stocks slumped and bond yields rose Wednesday as Wall Street interpreted the minutes from the Federal Reserve's recent meeting of policymakers as a sign the central bank is poised to move faster to raise interest rates this year as it battles inflatio...

 2022-01-05 22:04 

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Illinois child welfare worker fatally stabbed during visit...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois child welfare worker was stabbed to death during a home visit in a town south of Springfield, authorities said. Diedre Silas, 36, an investigator for the state Department of Children and Family Services, was cond...

 2022-01-05 21:54 

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NBA Prospect Watch: Wisconsin's Davis breaking out...

Wisconsin's Johnny Davis spent his freshman year coming off the bench and playing a supporting role for a senior-laden team. Davis now is the Badgers' featured performer and is making the most of his opportunity while catching the attention of NBA...

 2022-01-05 21:54 

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NFL looks at contingency sites for Super Bowl amid COVID-19...

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL, not surprisingly in the midst of a rise in COVID-19 cases, has looked into other potential sites for next month's Super Bowl. That's not unusual because the league does so every year. But with Los Angeles the site fo...

 2022-01-05 21:54 

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Fed officials see earlier rate hikes as US hiring recovers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market is nearly healthy enough that the central bank's low-interest rate policies are no longer needed, Federal Reserve officials concluded last month. Fed officials also expressed concerns in minutes from its Dec...

 2022-01-05 21:54 

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Browns' No. 2 QB Keenum admires Mayfield's 'gutsiest' season...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Case Keenum didn't doubt Baker Mayfield's toughness for a single second. He may have underestimated his tenacity. "There were some weeks just to get him to the field was a small miracle," said Keenum, Cleveland's...

 2022-01-05 21:33 

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Mexican governor denies drug links after photo with capos...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The governor of Mexico's Morelos state has denied any links to drug traffickers after a 3-year-old photo surfaced showing him posing with three men identified as local drug gang leaders. Former Mexican national soccer team sta...

 2022-01-05 21:33 

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Biden, Obama, Pelosi to speak at Harry Reid's funeral...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama and congressional leaders will speak at Harry Reid's funeral in Las Vegas on Saturday, a spokesperson for the late Senate Majority Leader said Wednesday. "We are honored to ...

 2022-01-05 21:33 

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Unionized Starbucks workers walk out, citing health concerns...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Employees of a Starbucks store in upstate New York who voted to unionize last month walked off the job Wednesday, saying they lacked the staff and resources to work safely amid surging COVID-19 cases. Six employees who had been ...

 2022-01-05 21:32 

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Lawmaker apologizes after ejection at HS basketball game...

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...

 2022-01-05 21:32 

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Garland vows accountability for anyone responsible for 1/6...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday vowed to hold accountable anyone who was responsible for last year's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, whether they were physically there or not. In a speech to Justice Department e...

 2022-01-05 21:32 

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Novak Djokovic held at Australian border over visa...

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic had to spend the night at the Melbourne airport as officials refused to let him enter the country for the Australian Open after an apparent visa mix-up, leading Serbia's president to blast the "haras...

 2022-01-05 21:31 

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COVID-19 cases cut cruise short, cancel other sailings...

MIAMI (AP) — Hundreds of passengers who embarked on an 11-day cruise from Miami were returned to port Wednesday after less than two days at sea because several dozen crew members got infected with COVID-19. The pandemic also prompted a last-minute c...

 2022-01-05 20:54 

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COVID: Liverpool-Arsenal semifinal off, Messi now negative...

A coronavirus outbreak among Liverpool's players and staff led to the team's match against Arsenal in the English League Cup semifinals being postponed Wednesday, adding to the backlog in English soccer caused by the fast-spreading omicron variant...

 2022-01-05 20:54 

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Boeing lands airplane order from US budget carrier Allegiant...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Air said Wednesday that it will buy 50 Boeing 737 Max jets and take options for 50 more, giving Chicago-based Boeing a major foothold in the discount airline's all-Airbus fleet. Financial terms were not released. The 7...

 2022-01-05 20:54 

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Rematch blues: Bama tries to buck history in CFP title game...

A mere 37 days after they last played, Alabama faces Georgia again with a national championship on the line. History shows how tough it is to win again in the rematch. Nick Saban knows that first-hand — from the losing side. During the 2011 season, ...

 2022-01-05 20:54 

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Chiefs pivot again after game vs Broncos flexed to Saturday...

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid is a meticulous creature of habit, choosing to hold meetings and practices at the same time and in the same order every week during the long NFL season. If it was up to him, the Chiefs would play their games at the same ...

 2022-01-05 20:54 

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US women to face Iceland, New Zealand and Czech Republic...

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play Iceland, New Zealand and the Czech Republic in the SheBelieves Cup tournament next month. The seventh annual event will be played Feb. 17-23 at venues in Carson, California, and Frisco, Texas. The defending...

 2022-01-05 20:53 

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Staley: Top-ranked Gamecocks will be missing players vs LSU...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley acknowledged Wednesday that her top-ranked team will be missing some players when the Gamecock face No. 13 LSU, though that was about she said about the situation. "We've got a few peopl...

 2022-01-05 20:33 

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Protests escalate in Kazakhstan; president's home set ablaze...

MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters in Kazakhstan's largest city stormed the presidential residence and the mayor's office Wednesday and set both on fire, according to news reports, as demonstrations sparked by a rise in fuel prices escalated sharply i...

 2022-01-05 20:33 

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Oilers star McDavid placed on NHL's COVID-19 protocol list...

Edmonton captain Connor McDavid, forward Derek Ryan and defenseman Tyson Barrie were placed on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list before the Oilers' game at Toronto. McDavid and Ryan were held out of practice Tuesday after returning positive tests. ...

 2022-01-05 20:32 

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Fed officials now seeing US job market near full recovery...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market is nearly at levels healthy enough that the central bank's low-interest rate policies are no longer needed, Federal Reserve officials concluded last month, according to minutes of the meeting released Wednes...

 2022-01-05 20:32 

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Grammys postpone ceremony, citing omicron variant risks...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The upcoming Grammy Awards were postponed Wednesday due to what organizers called "too many risks" due to the omicron variant. No new date has been announced. The ceremony had been scheduled for Jan. 31st in Los Angeles wi...

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