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 2021-10-14 03:52 

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Mercury even WNBA Finals with 91-86 overtime win over Sky...

PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner dunked while scoring 29 points, Diana Taurasi had eight of her 20 points in overtime and the Phoenix Mercury evened the WNBA Finals with a 91-86 win over the Chicago Sky on Wednesday night in Game 2. Griner kept the Me...

 2021-10-14 03:32 

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Trump campaign, others: Dominion worker suit is groundless...

DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for President Donald Trump's re-election campaign, its onetime attorney Rudy Giuliani and conservative media figures asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a defamation lawsuit by a former employee of Dominion Voting Systems ...

 2021-10-14 03:31 

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Remnants of former Hurricane Pamela head for Texas, Oklahoma...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical depression Pamela dissipated in northern Mexico on Wednesday night after slamming into the country's Pacific coast as a hurricane, though forecasters warned that its rainy remnants still posed a flooding threat for pa...

 2021-10-14 03:31 

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New Zealand businessman sent to jail for child abuse images...

SYDNEY (AP) — One of New Zealand's best-known businessmen Ron Brierley was sentenced in a Sydney court on Thursday to 14 months in prison for possessing thousands of child sex abuse images. The 84-year-old former corporate raider had pleaded gui...

 2021-10-14 02:54 

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The Latest: South Korea has 100th day of 1,000-plus cases...

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus infections for the 100th consecutive day as a delta-driven outbreak continues to spread in the greater capital area. Health officials say 1,580 of the 1,940 new cases repo...

 2021-10-14 02:53 

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Ray Fosse, barreled by Rose at '70 All-Star Game, dies at 74...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ray Fosse, the strong-armed catcher whose career was upended when he was bowled over by Pete Rose at the 1970 All-Star Game, has died. He was 74. Carol Fosse, his wife of 51 years, said in a statement online that Fosse died We...

 2021-10-14 02:52 

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Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Rangers 5-1 in opener...

WASHINGTON (AP) — While the fisticuffs never materialized, the Washington Capitals made a season-opening 5-1 victory against the division-rival New York Rangers memorable Wednesday night for Alex Ovechkin's 731st and 732nd goals and Hendrix Lapi...

 2021-10-14 02:52 

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A capsule look at the Red Sox-Astros playoff series...

A capsule look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Houston, 8:07 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Saturday, at Houston, TBD (Fox or FS1); Game 3, Monda...

 2021-10-14 02:31 

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In Japanese court, 5 ask N. Korea to pay for their suffering...

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday is hearing from five people who say there were promised "paradise on Earth" in North Korea but suffered human rights violations instead and now want the country and its leader Kim Jong Un to compensa...

 2021-10-14 02:03 

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Boston's 2 remaining mayoral hopefuls face off in debate...

BOSTON (AP) — Boston City Councilors Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu drew sharp distinctions between their campaigns as they faced off Wednesday in the first head-to-head televised debate of the final stretch of Boston's mayoral contest. ...

 2021-10-14 01:53 

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Dimitrov downs top-seeded Medvedev in 3 sets at Indian Wells...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov outlasted top-seeded Daniil Medvedev 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 Wednesday in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open, extending the parade of upsets that has knocked out several top players. Medvedev's loss left t...

 2021-10-14 01:52 

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Chargers facing offensive line issues with Ravens up next...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — It has not been a good start to the week for the Los Angeles Chargers offensive line. The Chargers found out on Monday that right guard Oday Aboushi would miss the rest of the season after tearing the ACL in his left knee d...

 2021-10-14 01:52 

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Weah, Dest spark US to 2-1 win over Costa Rica in qualifier...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tim Weah scored on a shot that deflected off the goalkeeper in the 66th minute after Sergio Dest started the comeback from a first-minute deficit, and the United States rallied past Costa Rica 2-1 on Wednesday night to ease pre...

 2021-10-14 01:32 

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Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia...

BANGKOK (AP) — After sending a record number of military aircraft to harass Taiwan over China's National Day holiday, Beijing has toned down the saber rattling but tensions remain high, with the rhetoric and reasoning behind the exercises unchan...

 2021-10-14 01:31 

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Airman convicted of kidnapping, killing Mennonite teacher...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Sasha Krause loved words. She loved learning and translating them into different languages. She loved reading them in nursery rhymes and assembling them into poetry. She wrote about her purpose in life, her unwavering faith, ...

 2021-10-14 01:31 

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The Latest: No exemptions so far for San Fran. city workers...

SAN FRANCISCO — About 800 San Francisco city workers have asked for medical or religions exemptions to avoid a looming deadline for them to get vaccinated against the coronavirus or lose their jobs. So far, the city has not approved a single request...

 2021-10-14 01:04 

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GOP's Youngkin stays away from 'Take Back Virginia' rally...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — GOP gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin stayed away from a rally Wednesday featuring Republicans who have spread falsehoods about election fraud, although political allies were due to attend and former President Donald Trump, a...

 2021-10-14 01:03 

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USC ex-dean, LA politician charged with bribery scheme...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powerful Los Angeles politician Mark Ridley-Thomas and a former dean at the University of Southern California were charged Wednesday with a bribery scheme in which Ridley-Thomas promised to steer millions of dollars in contracts t...

 2021-10-14 00:54 

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Judge: Purdue Pharma can resume groundwork on its settlement...

A federal judge on Wednesday allowed Purdue Pharma to resume its work carrying out the recent $10 billion settlement plan that allowed the Oxycontin maker to emerge from bankruptcy. The decision from U.S. District Court Judge Colleen McMahon denied a requ...

 2021-10-14 00:54 

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Civil rights activist, historian Timuel Black dies at 102...

CHICAGO (AP) — Civil rights activist, retired Chicago professor and historian Timuel Black has died at the age of 102. Black died Wednesday, his widow told the Chicago Sun-Times and WLS-TV. Details of his death were not immediately available. He ...

 2021-10-14 00:53 

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Pelicans pick up options on recent 1st-rounders, add Petty...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans exercised options on four former first-round draft choices, including star forward Zion Williamson, and added undrafted rookie guard John Petty Jr. to their roster. The Pelicans picked up fourth-year optio...

 2021-10-14 00:53 

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Keylor Navas hurt right adductor muscle in qualifier vs US...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas injured his right adductor muscle during Wednesday night's World Cup qualifier against the United States and was replaced by Leonel Moreira at the start of the second half. The 34-year-oil...

 2021-10-14 00:53 

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Red Sox ride home run laundry cart to ALCS against Astros...

BOSTON (AP) — It was the middle of the pandemic, the Boston Red Sox stunk, and with major league ballparks empty in 2020, they couldn't even count on the crowd to get them going. During one especially humdrum road game at the Rays' Tropicana...

 2021-10-14 00:52 

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Interim head coach Rich Bisaccia ready to guide Raiders...

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Derek Carr walked onto the practice field Wednesday waiting to hear one voice. "I was waiting for him to click in the headset and start talking to me. Make a joke, make me laugh, get me going, fire me up." But there...

 2021-10-14 00:52 

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Rookie Rochell thrust into prominent role in Rams' secondary...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just one week ago, Robert Rochell was a rookie cornerback hoping to contribute on special teams while he waited for the opportunity to make plays for the Los Angeles Rams' defense. When the Rams (4-1) visit the New York Giants...

 2021-10-14 00:31 

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Lucky Dog! Pooch trapped in crevice 5 days rescued, unharmed...

KERHONKSON, N.Y. (AP) — A dog trapped for five days deep inside a narrow, rocky crevice at a state park north of New York City was rescued unharmed — though it was hungry and thirsty, parks officials said Wednesday. While the 12-year-old dog, ...

 2021-10-14 00:20 

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Stop 'twalking' on Metro Taipei!...

CP We set standards for how we conduct ourselves when moving to a new country, especially the way we talk, move or interact with locals. Of course, most commuters are perfectly polite, but it doesn't hurt to remind foreign straphangers what's gene...

 2021-10-14 00:04 

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West Virginia lawmakers OK redistrict maps amid criticism...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's House of Delegates passed its redistricting map Wednesday amid sharp criticism from Democrats that the new single-member district system for all 100 delegates was weighted heavily in favor of supermajorit...

 2021-10-14 00:03 

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Boozman raises $1.1M during quarter for reelection bid...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman's campaign said Wednesday it has raised more than $1.1 million over the past three months for his reelection bid. The campaign for the two-term senator from Arkansas said it has more tha...

 2021-10-13 23:53 

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Old, new faces finding production at linebacker for Patriots...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When the Patriots have played well on defense in recent years, it usually has meant they've gotten good play at linebacker. That has been the case again this season with linebacker Matt Judon, one of their key offseason ...

 2021-10-13 23:53 

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Pac-12 aiming to build on 2021 NCAA Tournament run...

The Pac-12 had been an afterthought in the NCAA Tournament in recent years, the number of teams getting in dwindling, the deep runs into the bracket rare. The conference took a big turn last season with three teams reaching the Elite Eight and UCLA playin...

 2021-10-13 23:53 

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Fields understands rivalries going into game against Packers...

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Playing a bitter rival is nothing new for Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields. Facing the Green Bay Packers with first place on the line Sunday at Soldier Field in one of the NFL's oldest rivalries has some similarit...

 2021-10-13 23:53 

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Fast start by Packers' Adams has opponents feeling dj vu...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams says he occasionally is in the process of making a catch when he flashes back to a similar play he made months or years earlier. Packers opponents must be feeling a similar sense o...

 2021-10-13 23:53 

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Jackson's passing has rejuvenated Ravens' offense...

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Colts owner Jim Irsay was so impressed with Lamar Jackson that he took to Twitter the next day — and said the Baltimore quarterback's performance against Indianapolis might have been the best in NFL history. And Ir...

 2021-10-13 23:52 

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Revolving door at CB spins again as Seahawks waive Flowers...

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The revolving door at the most unsettled position for the Seattle Seahawks has now spit out their starting cornerback from Week 1. Tre Flowers was released Wednesday as the Seahawks struggle to find the right combination in the ...

 2021-10-13 23:32 

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Pamela weakens after hitting Mexico, heads toward Texas...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Pamela weakened to a tropical depression Wednesday after slamming into Mexico's coast as a hurricane, though forecasters warned that its rainy remnants could cause flooding in parts of Texas and Oklahoma in the ...

 2021-10-13 23:32 

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Mental capacity at issue as Alabama man faces execution date...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal judges heard arguments Wednesday about whether an Alabama inmate had the mental capacity to understand the paperwork setting up his planned execution next week, with a defense lawyer arguing the man's cognitive de...

 2021-10-13 23:31 

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Lawyer who aided Trump subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has issued a subpoena to a former Justice Department lawyer who positioned himself as an ally of Donald Trump and aided the Republican president's efforts to...

 2021-10-13 23:31 

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The Latest: Montana at new high for COVID hospitalizations...

HELENA, Montana — Montana has set a new high for the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 — 510. The number reported Wednesday surpassed the previous high of 506 hospitalizations recorded Nov. 20, 2020, before any coronavirus vaccines w...

 2021-10-13 23:31 

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From cars to gasoline, surging prices match a 13-year high...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another jump in consumer prices in September sent inflation up 5.4% from where it was a year ago, matching the largest increase since 2008 as tangled global supply lines continue to create havoc. U.S. consumer prices rose 0.4% in S...

 2021-10-13 22:58 

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Senate hopeful Herschel Walker cancels event over swastika...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker has called off a fundraiser in Texas because an organizer was displaying a swastika made of syringes in her social media profile to protest mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. The W...

 2021-10-13 22:54 

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Progressives warn against 'false choice' in Biden bill trims...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Progressive leaders in Congress are warning colleagues against a "false choice" over what to keep or cut as Democrats scale back President Joe Biden's now-$2 trillion package of social services and climate change strate...

 2021-10-13 22:54 

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Overwhelmed by illegal pot, Oregon county declares emergency...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A county in southern Oregon says it is so overwhelmed by an increase in the number and size of illegal marijuana farms that it declared a state of emergency Wednesday, appealing to the governor and the Legislature's leaders fo...

 2021-10-13 22:53 

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London calling: Jags try to end skid 4,000 miles from home...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer is undefeated overseas. Meyer was Notre Dame's receivers coach in 1996 when the Fighting Irish played Navy in Dublin, Ireland. Notre Dame won 54-27. Twenty-five years later, Meyer will try to get to 2-0 when...

 2021-10-13 22:53 

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants in NLDS winner-take-all Game 5...

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ A COAST TOASTY Sooner than many baseball fans wanted, maybe, but the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers will meet in a winner-take-all Game 5 of the NL Division Series at Orac...

 2021-10-13 22:53 

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UN investigator: North Korea kids and elderly risk starving...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Koreans living under strict pandemic restrictions are facing a growing food crisis and the most vulnerable children and elderly people in the isolated Asian nation are at risk of starvation, a U.N. investigator said in a ...

 2021-10-13 22:53 

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Top ACC contenders counting on veteran talent in league race...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Nell Fortner has reason for confidence after bringing back nearly the entire roster from the program's first NCAA Sweet 16 team in nearly a decade. She's not alone in the Atlantic Coast Conference, e...

 2021-10-13 22:53 

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Half empty: Vikings offense dissects post-halftime problems...

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The bye week is usually when coaches around the NFL dive deep into strategic evaluation and reassessment they can put to good use over the remainder of the season. Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer gave his offensive staff an early hom...

 2021-10-13 22:53 

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No. 19 BYU's long-scheduled trip to Baylor a peek at Big 12...

BYU coach Kalani Sitake knows his players are looking forward to the change of scenery, the chance to try some different foods and a game in a different region of the country. What nobody knew when this trip was scheduled more than five years ago, or even...

 2021-10-13 22:52 

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Wisconsin RB Allen plays with power that belies his youth...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin running back Braelon Allen doesn't look like a typical 17-year-old. He doesn't play like one, either. Allen graduated from high school early to begin his college football career this fall. He's still gettin...

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