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 2021-10-28 03:54 

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Australia rules out committing to methane reduction target...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Thursday ruled out promising to cut methane emissions by 30% by the end of the decade in a stance that will add to criticism that the country is a laggard in addressing climate change. Minister for Industry, E...

 2021-10-28 03:54 

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Gilgeous-Alexander, Thunder rally from 26 down to top Lakers...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 27 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 26 points down to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 123-115 on Wednesday night for their first win of the season. Darius Bazley added 20 points and r...

 2021-10-28 03:53 

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The Latest: Siri sparks Astros; Houston evens series at 1-1...

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Rookie Jos Siri sparked a team whose biggest stars took a while to shine, sending the Houston Astros over the Atl...

 2021-10-28 03:53 

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Asian shares pull back, chilled by decline on Wall Street...

Asian shares fell Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street as banks and health care companies pulled the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average back from their latest record highs. Shares fell in all major regional markets and oil prices also decline...

 2021-10-28 03:53 

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Urquidy strikes at Braves, helps Astros tied Series 1-1...

HOUSTON (AP) — Jos Urquidy started Eddie Rosario with strikes. Five of them in a row. Looking calm and poised a night after overamped rotation-mate Framber Valdez was chased early, Urquidy's control gave the Astros' bats a chance to break ou...

 2021-10-28 03:53 

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World Siri: Rookie propels Astros past Braves to tie Series...

HOUSTON (AP) — Jos Siri launched himself headfirst into home plate, popped up with arms flexed and screamed with all his might. Welcome to the World Series, rook. The career minor leaguer sparked a team whose biggest stars took a while to shine, sen...

 2021-10-28 03:16 

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| Taiwanese human rights activist reveal journey to advocating for new immigrants' rights...

CP Taiwan Association for Human Rights, Whenever there is a human rights issue in Taiwan, whether it is in regards to women rights, transitional justice, transnational marriage immigration, the welfare of the mentally challenged, or the protection of the ...

 2021-10-28 02:55 

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Nashville secures playoff spot with 6-3 win over Cincinnati...

CINCINNATI (AP) — C.J. Sapong and Randall Leal each scored two goals and Nashville beat Cincinnati 6-3 on Wednesday night to clinch a playoff spot. Nashville (12-4-16) scored four straight goals in the second half to hand Cincinnati (4-20-8) its 10t...

 2021-10-28 02:55 

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Philadelphia Union rally to tie Toronto FC 2-2...

TORONTO (AP) — Substitute Sergio Santos scored on a header in the 77th minute to give the Philadelphia Union a 2-2 tie with Toronto FC on Wednesday night. Santos took Kai Wagner's cross and beat goalkeeper Quentin Westberg for his sixth goal of ...

 2021-10-28 02:54 

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VanVleet scores 26, Raptors beat Pacers for 1st home win...

TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet had a season-high 26 points and a career-high 10 rebounds, OG Anunoby scored a season-high 25 points, and the Toronto Raptors won at home for the first time in 20 months, beating the Indiana Pacers 118-100 on Wednesday n...

 2021-10-28 02:54 

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Bobrovsky makes 29 saves as Panthers stay undefeated...

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers became the 14th team in NHL history to start 7-0-0 by beating the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Wednesday night — with coach Joel Quenneville on the bench a day after he was named in a report about the Chicago ...

 2021-10-28 02:54 

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Adebayo has 24, Heat pull away to beat Nets 106-93...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bam Adebayo had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Miami Heat to a 106-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Jimmy Butler added 17 points for Miami (3-1). P.J. Tucker finished with 15, and Tyler Herro and Dewayne...

 2021-10-28 02:54 

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Samsung reports robust profit thanks to chip demand...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics on Thursday reported its highest quarterly profit in three years as it continues to see robust global demand for its computer memory chips. The South Korean technology giant also said its revenue of 74 t...

 2021-10-28 02:54 

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The Latest: Astros chase Fried, extend lead to 6-2...

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The Houston Astros finally chased lefty starter Max Fried and extended their lead to 6-2 after six innings in thei...

 2021-10-28 02:53 

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Montrezl Harrell helps Wizards beat Celtics, 116-107...

BOSTON (AP) — Montrezl Harrell scored 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and had 11 rebounds in the Washington Wizards' 116-107 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Spencer Dinwiddie added 22 points, and Bradley Beal had 17 for the Wi...

 2021-10-28 02:53 

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Young's 31 points lift Hawks past Pelicans, 102-99...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trae Young scored 31 points and the Atlanta Hawks capitalized on 21 offensive rebounds to hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 102-99 on Wednesday night. The teams were tied at 98 when the Pelicans' Brandon Ingram, who had 20 poi...

 2021-10-28 02:53 

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Maple Leafs snap losing streak in 3-2 OT win over Blackhawks...

CHICAGO (AP) — William Nylander scored in overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Wednesday. The Leafs snapped a four-game losing streak with the victory, and extended the Blackhawks' record to 0-6-1. John Tav...

 2021-10-28 02:31 

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New Zealand eases quarantine but won't welcome tourists yet...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand officials said Thursday they will gradually loosen their border quarantine requirements, which have been among the toughest in the world throughout the pandemic. But while the changes will make it easier fo...

 2021-10-28 01:53 

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The Latest: Urquidy dominating Braves as Astros lead 5-1...

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Save for Travis d'Arnaud's solo homer in the second inning, Jos Urquidy is dominating the Braves. Houston&...

 2021-10-28 01:53 

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Bridges, Hayward led Hornets past Magic 120-111...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 31 points, Gordon Hayward added 24 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 120-111 on Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games. Bridges, who scored 30 or more points for the third time in ...

 2021-10-28 01:53 

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Red Wings erase two-goal deficit, beat Capitals in overtime...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robby Fabbri tied it early in the third period, captain Dylan Larkin scored in overtime and the Detroit Red Wings came back to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 Wednesday night. Larkin beat Vitek Vanecek 1:37 into OT. Adam Erne star...

 2021-10-28 01:52 

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Zelarayn has goal and 2 assists, Crew beat Orlando City 3-1...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lucas Zelarayn had a goal and two assists and Columbus beat Orlando City 3-1 on Wednesday night to keep the defending champion Crew's slim playoff hopes alive. Columbus (11-13-8) has 41 points, three behind seventh-place D....

 2021-10-28 01:31 

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Thai police: Woman cut rope holding painters 26 floors high...

BANGKOK (AP) — A resident of a high-rise condominium in Thailand cut the support rope for two painters, apparently angry she wasn't told they would be doing work, and left them hanging above the 26th floor until a couple rescued them, police sai...

 2021-10-28 01:31 

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Coming out: Cavallo's key message before Australian season...

Josh Cavallo recorded the statement that he'd been too concerned to talk about publicly for a very long time. "There's something personal that I need to share with everyone: I'm a footballer, and I am gay," Cavallo said in a video publ...

 2021-10-28 01:03 

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Net zero goals aren't the solution, says India before COP26...

NEW DELHI (AP) — The solution to climate change is not setting net zero carbon emissions targets as dozens of nations have done, India's federal environment minister said. Instead, rich countries need to acknowledge their "historic responsib...

 2021-10-28 00:54 

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Biden urges bill over 'finish line' as Dems eye new surtax...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With his signature domestic initiative at stake, President Joe Biden is urging Democrats to wrap up talks and bring the social services and climate change bill "over the finish line" before he departs Thursday for global su...

 2021-10-28 00:53 

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Seahawks showing signs of potential defensive turnaround...

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — There is little optimism surrounding the Seattle Seahawks right now between their three-game losing streak to sitting in last place in the NFC West. But the Seahawks may have turned a corner defensively. "I think some of the...

 2021-10-28 00:53 

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The Latest: Altuve gives Astros first lead of World Series...

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Jos Altuve has helped give the Houston Astros their first lead of the World Series. Bouncing back from the first t...

 2021-10-28 00:53 

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World Series notebook: Hey Siri! Rookie center fielder in G2...

HOUSTON (AP) — The only change in Houston's lineup for Game 2 was energetic rookie Jos Siri in center field instead of Chas McCormick. Siri's first World Series start came less than two months after making his big league debut Sept. 3 follow...

 2021-10-28 00:52 

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Rams LB Jones shocked by Young trade, but eager to step up...

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Ernest Jones' first emotion was not excitement when he learned he had just been given a major role on the Los Angeles Rams' defense. "My reaction was just shocked," the rookie linebacker said. The Rams...

 2021-10-28 00:31 

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Favre repays $600K in Mississippi welfare case, auditor says...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Retired NFL player Brett Favre has repaid $600,000 in state welfare money he accepted for speeches where he didn't appear, but the state attorney general could sue Favre if he doesn't pay interest owed on the amount, th...

 2021-10-28 00:04 

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Indicted senator steps aside as education chairman...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee senator who was recently indicted on charges that he violated federal campaign finance laws announced Wednesday that he will step aside as chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Earlier this month, a federal ...

 2021-10-28 00:04 

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EXPLAINER: Why Congress is looking closely at Jan. 6 rally...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has focused some of its early work on the planning of the rally at which President Donald Trump told his supporters to "fight like hell." The rally, held that mo...

 2021-10-28 00:04 

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Whitmer orders alternatives to products with toxic chemicals...

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered state officials Wednesday to buy fewer products containing toxic compounds used widely despite being associated with serious illnesses. The Democratic governor instructed the Departm...

 2021-10-28 00:03 

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California high court won't hear Brad Pitt divorce appeal...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to consider Brad Pitt's appeal of a court ruling that disqualified the judge in his custody battle with Angelina Jolie. The court denied a review of a June appeals court deci...

 2021-10-27 23:58 

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California virus cases stop falling, governor urges caution...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled up his sleeve Wednesday and received a coronavirus vaccine booster shot, a move he encouraged others to take as the state heads into the time of year that in 2020 ushered in the deadliest...

 2021-10-27 23:54 

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Bills flush memories of Titans loss, look ahead to Dolphins...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Stefon Diggs joked he began the Bills' bye week needing a few glasses of wine to flush the frustrations following what the receiver called a "gut punch" of a loss to the Tennessee Titans. If that was the case, D...

 2021-10-27 23:53 

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Lakers' LeBron James out vs. Thunder with sore right ankle...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James will miss the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night because of a sore right ankle. James was injured Sunday night in a victory over Memphis and missed the Lakers' 125-...

 2021-10-27 23:53 

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Friedman, Dodgers facing decisions on FAs, Bauer this winter...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Friedman is headed into an offseason filled with crucial decisions involving the Los Angeles Dodgers' big-name free agents, a rebuild of the starting rotation and Trevor Bauer's future with the team. As always, Frie...

 2021-10-27 23:53 

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World Series opener viewers up 17.5% over last year's low...

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta's 6-2 victory over Houston in Game 1 of the World Series drew an average of 10,811,000 viewers on Fox, up 17.5% from the record low of 9,195,000 for the Los Angeles Dodgers' opening 8-3 win over Tampa Bay last year. Th...

 2021-10-27 23:53 

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Garoppolo returns to Chicago 4 years after 1st 49ers start...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When San Francisco traveled to Chicago four years ago, it was a memorable homecoming for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who made his starting debut for the 49ers that day. Now, as the Niners head back to the Windy City near ...

 2021-10-27 23:32 

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McCloskey against abortions for young rape or incest victims...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Mark McCloskey, who is running for the U.S. Senate, said he does not support allowing abortions for young girls who become pregnant through rape or incest. McCloskey, a St. Louis personal injury lawyer who...

 2021-10-27 23:32 

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UN envoy blames to Syria for failure of constitution talks...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Syria said Wednesday the Syrian government's refusal to negotiate on revisions to the country's constitution is a key reason for the failure of talks last week that left the road map to peace ...

 2021-10-27 23:31 

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France threatens to block British fishing boats from ports...

PARIS (AP) — France announced Wednesday that it will bar British fishing boats from some French ports starting next week if no deal is reached with the U.K. in a dispute over fishing licenses — and suggested it may restrict energy supplies to ...

 2021-10-27 23:31 

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Starbucks raising US workers' pay as union effort looms...

Starbucks said Wednesday it is raising its U.S. employees' pay and making other changes to improve working conditions in its stores. The Seattle-based coffee giant said all of its U.S. workers will earn at least $15 — and up to $23 — per h...

 2021-10-27 22:59 

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Bill would remove 'conscience' as basis for refusing vaccine...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois law has for more than four decades protected those who oppose providing or receiving medical treatment because of their religious beliefs. Now Democrats want an exception to allow repercussions for those who refuse ...

 2021-10-27 22:58 

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New Orleans drops mask mandate as coronavirus numbers fall...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans is largely ending a mandate requiring residents and visitors wear masks indoors as infections of the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus continue to fall, the city's mayor announced Wednesday. Mayor ...

 2021-10-27 22:58 

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Cheap antidepressant shows promise treating early COVID-19...

A cheap antidepressant reduced the need for hospitalization among high-risk adults with COVID-19 in a study hunting for existing drugs that could be repurposed to treat coronavirus. Researchers tested the pill used for depression and obsessive-compulsive ...

 2021-10-27 22:54 

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Flouting White House, Florida penalizes school districts...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The state of Florida has withheld funding from two school districts over their coronavirus mask mandates, flouting threats from White House officials who warned that such penalties would violate federal law. School officials...

 2021-10-27 22:54 

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Federal jury: Immigrant detainees are owed minimum wage...

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal jury has determined that The GEO Group must pay minimum wage — rather than $1 a day — to immigration detainees who perform tasks like cooking and cleaning at its for-profit detention center in Washington state. T...

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