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 2022-01-03 21:32 

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Document Prince Andrew claims prevents lawsuit is released...

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who says she was sexually trafficked to Britain's Prince Andrew by Jeffrey Epstein accepted $500,000 in 2009 to settle her lawsuit against the American millionaire and anyone else "who could have been included as a po...

 2022-01-03 21:32 

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Judge denies Rep. Fortenberry's motions to dismiss charges...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday rejected U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry's attempts to dismiss charges accusing the Nebraska Republican of making false statements to FBI agents who were investigating an illegal foreign donation to his ca...

 2022-01-03 21:32 

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Live updates: Kansas hits record 7-day average for new cases...

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas has reported a record seven-day average for new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases. State health department data released Monday showed that Kansas reported an average of 3,134 new COVID-19 cases a day for the seven days end...

 2022-01-03 21:32 

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More record highs for S&P 500, Dow on first day of 2022...

Wall Street got 2022 off to a solid start with more record highs for the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The S&P 500 rose 0.6%, a day after closing out 2021 with big gains for the third year in a row. The Dow rose 0.7% and the Nasdaq rose 1....

 2022-01-03 21:32 

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Investigation of journalists by Customs unit is under review...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal review has been launched into the actions of a special Customs and Border Protection unit that used sensitive government databases intended to track terrorists to investigate as many as 20 U.S.-based journalists, includ...

 2022-01-03 21:31 

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US close to ending buried nuke waste cleanup at Idaho site...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A lengthy project to dig up and remove radioactive and hazardous waste buried for decades in unlined pits at a nuclear facility that sits atop a giant aquifer in eastern Idaho is nearly finished, U.S. officials said. The U.S. Dep...

 2022-01-03 20:58 

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Omicron upends return to US schools and workplaces...

Some school systems around the U.S. extended their holiday break Monday or switched back to online instruction because of the explosion in COVID-19 cases, while others pressed ahead with in-person classes amid a seemingly growing sense that Americans will...

 2022-01-03 20:54 

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Titans can clinch AFC's No. 1 seed with Henry's return near...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The resilient Tennessee Titans now are two-time AFC South champs and just one victory away from making the AFC playoffs come through Nashville. So much for a season during which they've been without the league's two-t...

 2022-01-03 20:54 

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Elizabeth Holmes jury split on three of eleven fraud charges...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The jury weighing fraud charges against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes on Monday said it is deadlocked on three of the 11 felony counts against her. Holmes is accused of duping investors and patients about a blood-testi...

 2022-01-03 20:54 

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Houston's offense sputters after early lead in loss to 49ers...

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans led by a touchdown early Sunday before being outscored 23-0 the rest of the way as their offense sputtered in a loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Rookie Davis Mills threw for 163 yards with a touchdown and an interce...

 2022-01-03 20:54 

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Biden: More competition in meat industry can ease food costs...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden met virtually with independent farmers and ranchers on Monday to discuss initiatives to reduce food prices by increasing competition within the meat industry, part of a broader effort to show his administration ...

 2022-01-03 20:54 

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Surging Bengals await Browns while looking to playoffs...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow danced and puffed on a cigar as the Cincinnati Bengals staged a locker room celebration worthy of a worst-to-first AFC North champion. "I said it in the preseason, we were talking about the playoffs," the second-...

 2022-01-03 20:53 

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The end of the tunnel for Giants: '21 season finally ending...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants' season can't get over fast enough. A campaign that started with the hope second-year coach Joe Judge and his team would build off a six-win first season and get back to the playoffs for the f...

 2022-01-03 20:53 

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Man United labors to worrying first loss under Rangnick...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ralf Rangnick is beginning to understand just how big a job he has taken on at Manchester United. His players are already becoming dispirited, too. Rangnick fell to his first loss as United manager after Joao Moutinho'...

 2022-01-03 20:52 

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Not even a 7-game winning streak was enough to save Dolphins...

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins did something extremely rare this season. It won't make the franchise's list of proudest accomplishments. Over the past 25 years, there had been 79 different instances of teams putting together w...

 2022-01-03 20:31 

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Live updates: Arizona sees most new COVID-19 cases in a year...

PHOENIX — Arizona health officials on Monday reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a year. The 14,192 new cases were the most ever tallied in a day except for Jan. 3, 2020, when more than 17,000 cases were counted. The state Health Se...

 2022-01-03 20:04 

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New Hampshire secretary of state since 1976 to retire soon...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bill Gardner, the nation's longest-serving secretary of state who built a reputation for fiercely defending New Hampshire's position at the front of the presidential primary calendar, said Monday he will be leaving offic...

 2022-01-03 20:03 

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Hezbollah leader launches verbal attack against Saudi king...

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group verbally attacked the king of Saudi Arabia on Monday, saying Riyadh helped spread extremist Islamic ideology worldwide and is taking the thousands of Lebanese who work in the oil-ric...

 2022-01-03 19:54 

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Holmes jury says it's deadlocked on 3 of 11 criminal charges...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The jury weighing fraud charges against former entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes is unable to reach a unanimous verdict on three of the 11 criminal counts she faces, according to a note from the panel read aloud in court. After c...

 2022-01-03 19:54 

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NASA's new space telescope 'hunky-dory' after problems fixed...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's huge, new space telescope is doing well more than a week after liftoff, following a pair of problems overcome by ground controllers, officials said Monday. The tennis court-size sunshield on the James Webb Spac...

 2022-01-03 19:53 

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With another losing record, Falcons can start looking ahead...

ATLANTA (AP) — Even with one game remaining in the regular season, the Atlanta Falcons can start thinking about the offseason. The Falcons are assured of missing the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. They've also confirmed their fourth s...

 2022-01-03 19:53 

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Bears' Nagy focused on ending year with win, not his future...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears appear to be in for some big changes once the season ends, and no one needed to remind coach Matt Nagy what that means for him. A 29-3 romp over the New York Giants on Sunday might have been his final home game at So...

 2022-01-03 19:52 

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Senators-Kraken becomes 92nd NHL game postponed this season...

The NHL on Monday postponed the Seattle Kraken's home game scheduled for Thursday against Ottawa because of COVID-19 problems with the Senators. It's the 92nd NHL game to be postponed for coronavirus-related reasons this season. Several of those a...

 2022-01-03 19:32 

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AP PHOTOS: Storm wraps nation's capital in snowy blanket...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A winter snowstorm blanketed the nation's capital Monday, closing government offices, snarling travel and grounding the president's helicopter. Up to 10 inches (25 centimeters) was forecast for the District of Columbia and ...

 2022-01-03 19:32 

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EXPLAINER: What's next after resignation of Sudan's PM?...

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok's resignation has plunged the country's already fragile democratic transition into further turmoil. Hamdok told the country in a national address Sunday that he was stepping down after he f...

 2022-01-03 19:31 

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Holmes jury deadlocked on 3 of 11 criminal charges...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The jury weighing fraud charges against former entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes is unable to reach a unanimous verdict on three of the 11 criminal counts she faces, according to a note from the panel read aloud in court. After c...

 2022-01-03 19:31 

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New Hampshire secretary of state to leave office...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bill Gardner, the nation's longest-serving secretary of state who built a reputation for fiercely defending New Hampshire's position at the front of the presidential primary calendar, said Monday he will be leaving offic...

 2022-01-03 18:59 

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Live updates: US Congress' doctor urges 'maximal telework'...

WASHINGTON — Congress' top doctor urged lawmakers on Monday to move to a "maximal telework posture," citing surging numbers of COVID-19 cases at the Capitol that he said are mostly breakthrough infections of people already vaccinated. Th...

 2022-01-03 18:54 

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Cowboys face sit-or-play decisions at Eagles before playoffs...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have to figure out whether to play quarterback Dak Prescott and the other stars and starters with only playoff seeding at stake in the finale of the first 17-game regular season at Philadelphia. The offense...

 2022-01-03 18:53 

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Clown party? Frustrated Jags fans trying to elicit GM change...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — If a 40-point drubbing at New England didn't get Jacksonville owner Shad Khan's full attention, then what's being planned for the team's season finale just might. Frustrated fans are revolting against the Ja...

 2022-01-03 18:53 

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South Carolina stays No. 1 in women's AP Top 25 despite loss...

South Carolina remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll on Monday despite experiencing its first loss of the season last week. The Gamecocks fell to Missouri 70-69 in overtime Thursday on a last-second shot. Sout...

 2022-01-03 18:53 

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No fans: US Olympic speedskating trials set for empty arena...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The U.S. Olympic speedskating trials will be held without fans or media because of the surge in COVID-19 cases. US Speedskating made the announcement Monday, just two days before the start of the trials at the Pettit National Ice Ce...

 2022-01-03 18:52 

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Chiefs fall from No. 1 seed with last-second loss to Bengals...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs probably felt as if they were looking in a mirror on Sunday in Cincinnati. There was a young, hotshot quarterback carving up their defense for 446 yards and four touchdowns. An equally young, dynamic wi...

 2022-01-03 18:32 

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Settlement between Epstein, Prince Andrew accuser now public...

NEW YORK (AP) — A previously sealed $500,000 lawsuit settlement in 2009 between Jeffrey Epstein and an American woman that Prince Andrew claims protects him from an ongoing lawsuit was made public Monday. The deal between Epstein and Virginia Robert...

 2022-01-03 18:32 

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Haiti PM flees under gunfire as Haiti rings in new year...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti welcomed the new year with violence as Prime Minister Ariel Henry fled the northern city of Gonaves following a shootout between his security forces and an armed group that had warned the leader not to set foot in ...

 2022-01-03 18:31 

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Investigators narrow search for origin of Colorado wildfire...

LOUISVILLE, Colo. (AP) — Investigators looking for the cause of the Colorado wildfire that destroyed nearly 1,000 homes have narrowed their search to a sparsely populated neighborhood near Boulder where a passer-by captured video of a burning shed o...

 2022-01-03 18:04 

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Beshear reports raising $1.3 million in campaign cash...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear set a blistering fundraising pace since launching his 2023 reelection bid, raising $1.3 million in the final three months of last year, his campaign said Monday. The Democratic governor's campaign...

 2022-01-03 18:04 

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Walz expects COVID-19 case spike as Minnesota schools reopen...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Coronavirus cases due to the fast-spreading omicron variant will most likely race through Minnesota's public schools in the next few weeks now that students are back in class, Gov. Tim Walz said Monday, echoing the concerns of...

 2022-01-03 18:03 

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New this Week: 'This Is Us,' RuPaul album, 'The Tender Bar'...

Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Ben Affleck has another winning turn in "The Tender Bar," the Geo...

 2022-01-03 18:00 

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Glass Animals ride the slow-burning 'Heat Waves' to Grammys...

NEW YORK (AP) — Hospitals aren't usually incubators of great music, but in the case of English indie-pop band Glass Animals, one member's medical emergency led to a breakout album and a Grammy nomination. Drummer Joe Seaward was struck by a ...

 2022-01-03 17:54 

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Congress' doctor wants 'maximal telework' amid virus surge...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' top doctor urged lawmakers on Monday to move to a "maximal telework posture," citing surging numbers of COVID-19 cases at the Capitol that he said are mostly breakthrough infections of people already vaccinate...

 2022-01-03 17:54 

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CES gadget show stages a wary return amid COVID-19...

Is anyone going to CES this year? A long-simmering question in the tech world will finally get its answer as the influential gadget show returns to the Las Vegas Strip after a hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. "We know it will be a smaller show ...

 2022-01-03 17:53 

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Baylor, Duke remain 1-2 in AP Top 25 poll with few changes...

Baylor kept its firm hold on No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll, with few changes at the top and no new teams entering the rankings Monday. The reigning national champion Bears earned all 61 first-place votes for the th...

 2022-01-03 17:52 

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LAFC hires USMNT vet Steve Cherundolo as new head coach...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former U.S. national team member Steve Cherundolo has been named Los Angeles FC's new head coach. LAFC confirmed Cherundolo's hiring Monday as the replacement for Bob Bradley, the first coach in the expansion franchise'...

 2022-01-03 17:32 

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Live updates: Ontario closes schools, indoor dining and gyms...

TORONTO — All schools in Canada's most populous province will be shut down and move to online learning because of a record number of coronavirus infections fueled by the ultra-contagious omicron variant, Ontario's premier announced Monday. P...

 2022-01-03 17:32 

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Trump, Ivanka, Don Jr subpoenaed by NY attorney general...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general has issued subpoenas to former President Donald Trump and his two eldest children in connection with an ongoing civil investigation into the family's business practices, according to a court filing...

 2022-01-03 17:31 

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After a big 2021, Wall Street starts new year edging higher...

Stocks rose in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday in a solid start to the new year after closing out 2021 with big gains for the third year in a row. The S&P 500 rose 0.1% as of 12:02 p.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 49 points, or ...

 2022-01-03 16:31 

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Fire reignites at South Africa's Parliament in Cape Town...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The fire that has already completely destroyed South Africa's main Parliament chamber flared up again Monday about 36 hours after it started in the 130-year-old complex of historic buildings, authorities said. Fire...

 2022-01-03 16:15 

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Recipe: For tastier pasta, toast the noodles...

A great way to add flavor to a pasta dish is to toast the noodles in oil, which brings out nutty notes that add complexity to the final result. And a great example of this lesson is sopa seca, which translates to "dry soup" from the Spanish. This ...

 2022-01-03 16:05 

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Trump endorses GOP's Schmidt in race for Kansas governor...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Monday gave presumed Republican nominee Derek Schmidt his "Complete and Total Endorsement" in the Kansas governor's race. The endorsement came in a statement from Trump through his Sav...

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