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 2022-02-14 06:22 

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Japan's central bank offers bond purchases to keep rates low...

TOKYO (AP) — The Bank of Japan made an offer for unlimited government bond purchases Monday, moving to curb a surge in long-term interest rates in the world's third-largest economy. Japan's central bank set the interest rate for purchasing 1...

 2022-02-14 06:22 

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Japan's central bank offers bond purchases to keep rates low...

TOKYO (AP) — The Bank of Japan made an offer for unlimited government bond purchases Monday, moving to curb a surge in long-term interest rates in the world's third-largest economy. Japan's central bank set the interest rate for purchasing 1...

 2022-02-14 06:22 

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 2022-02-14 06:04 

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Returned ballots, worry in Texas start 2022's first primary...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas begins early voting Monday in 2022's first primary following a rushed rollout of tougher restrictions and the return of hundreds of mail ballots, dealing Republicans a clumsy debut of voting rules they tightened across...

 2022-02-14 05:56 

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Eileen Gu advances on busy day of freestyle at Olympics...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Trying for three gold medals in one Olympics is a hectic business. So it was no surprise that Eileen Gu was a skier in a hurry Monday. China's burgeoning freestyle superstar munched on a fried leek dumpling while she aw...

 2022-02-14 05:55 

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AP PHOTOS: Thrills and agony as Rams win Super Bowl...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams won the Super Bowl in dramatic fashion on Sunday, beating the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 for their first NFL title since the 1999 season and their first representing Los Angeles since 1951. The Rams won wi...

 2022-02-14 05:55 

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Democrats eye key governors' races as backstop against GOP...

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers was in a familiar spot earlier this month when Republican legislators sent him a bill that would have banned anti-racist teachings in schools. For the 66th time since taking office in 2019, he pulled out his veto pen. The rejecti...

 2022-02-14 05:55 

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No Anderson, Marino for US in finals at Olympic big air...

BEIJING (AP) — Jamie Anderson and Julia Marino had their bubbles burst before qualifying began for women's snowboard big air. Behind the scenes, these pandemic Olympics haven't been what they hoped. "Just like a little bit tapped out,...

 2022-02-14 05:54 

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Land rights, environment top election agenda in India's Goa...

GOA, India (AP) — India's undisputed tourist hot spot, and the tiniest state in the world's largest democracy, is voting Monday to elect a new government with an eye toward restoring an economy ravaged by the pandemic and saving the environm...

 2022-02-14 05:54 

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Key US-Canada bridge reopens as Ottawa protest persists...

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — The busiest U.S.-Canada border crossing was open Monday after protesters demonstrating against COVID-19 measures blocked it for nearly a week, but a larger protest in the capital, Ottawa, persisted as city residents seethed o...

 2022-02-14 05:54 

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Olympics Live: Snowboarder says bubble life has taken a toll...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Olympic champion Jamie Anderson says life in Beijing's pandemic bubble has been difficult for her mental health, leaving her "a little bit tapped out" and "excited to go h...

 2022-02-14 05:53 

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Top-seeded US 'not satisfied' by early success at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — The young United States men's hockey team can't get no satisfaction from going undefeated in the preliminary round at the Olympics. Rolling into the quarterfinals as the only team to win all three of its group games in regulat...

 2022-02-14 05:53 

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Japan's central bank offers bond purchases to keep rates low...

TOKYO (AP) — The Bank of Japan made an offer for unlimited government bond purchases Monday, moving to curb a surge in long-term interest rates in the world's third-largest economy. Japan's central bank set the interest rate for purchasing 1...

 2022-02-14 04:54 

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Clippers' Norman Powell out indefinitely with foot injury...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Newly acquired Norman Powell is out indefinitely for the Los Angeles Clippers with a broken bone in his left foot. The team said Sunday that he fractured the medial sesamoid bone in his foot in Thursday's loss at Dallas and no...

 2022-02-14 04:54 

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History for Humphries, who wins Olympic monobob gold for US...

BEIJING (AP) — Kaillie Humphries crossed the finish line, jumped from her sled and threw an American flag in the air. "U-S-A! U-S-A!" she chanted. Four years ago, nobody would have seen that coming. The former Canadian bobsled heroine is an ...

 2022-02-14 04:53 

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Super Bowl: Eminem takes a knee, 50 Cent hangs upside down...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — 50 CENT SURPRISES, EMINEM TAKES A KNEE AT HALFTIME 50 Cent made a surprise upside-down entrance at the Super Bowl halftime show, and Eminem dramatically took a knee. The show brought about as much hip-hop as a stadium can ho...

 2022-02-14 04:53 

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Eat and run: Gu advances on busy day of Olympic freestyle...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Trying for three gold medals in one Olympics is a hectic business. So it was no surprise that Eileen Gu was a skier in a hurry Monday. China's burgeoning freestyle superstar munched on a fried leek dumpling while she aw...

 2022-02-14 04:53 

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Olympic Live: French pair breaks record, wins ice dance gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France broke their own ice dance world record to win the Olympic gold medal that narrowly eluded them four years ago in Pyeongchang. The last ...

 2022-02-14 04:52 

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Column: Donald not about to let go of Super Bowl trophy...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald was in the Cincinnati backfield one last time, his arms closing in around Joe Burrow with everything on the line. On a Rams team loaded with stars, this was his moment in his town and Donald wasn't about to ...

 2022-02-14 04:32 

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Olympics Live: Eileen Gu qualifies for slopestyle finals...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Eileen Gu has made it through to slopestyle finals in freestyle skiing. She overcame a number of bobbles in her first qualifying run to nail down a solid second trip down the mountain and...

 2022-02-14 04:32 

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Key US-Canada bridge reopens after police clear protesters...

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — The busiest U.S.-Canada border crossing reopened late Sunday after protests against COVID-19 restrictions closed it for almost a week, the owner announced. The bridge's owner, Detroit International Bridge Co., said in a s...

 2022-02-14 04:31 

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Asian stocks fall, oil prices rise on Ukraine invasion fears...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices rose amid concern about a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine. Tokyo's benchmark index fell by an unusually wide daily margin of 2.6%. Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul also retreated. O...

 2022-02-14 04:04 

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Model legends walk Sergio Hudson's NY Fashion Week runway...

NEW YORK (AP) — With model legends Beverly Johnson, Veronica Webb and Gisele Zelauy on his runway, Sergio Hudson took New York Fashion Week on a vibrant, outlandish safari Sunday inspired in part by the blues, yellows and oranges favored by the Ndeb...

 2022-02-14 03:54 

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Rams overcome injuries, dig deep in rally to win Super Bowl...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Even the star-studded Los Angeles Rams have a limit to the number of injuries they can withstand, and they were all but out of playmakers in the second half of the Super Bowl. They still had Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp, and t...

 2022-02-14 03:54 

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Super Bowl: 50 Cent hangs upside down, Eminem takes a knee...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — 50 CENT SURPRISES, EMINEM TAKES A KNEE AT HALFTIME 50 Cent made a surprise upside-down entrance at the Super Bowl halftime show, and Eminem dramatically took a knee. The show brought about as much hip-hop as a stadium can ho...

 2022-02-14 03:54 

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Kupp caps triple crown season with Super Bowl MVP...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Cooper Kupp was helpless when the Los Angeles Rams went to the Super Bowl three years ago, only able to watch after tearing a knee ligament earlier in the season. Kupp nearly did it all on the final drive of the Rams' re...

 2022-02-14 03:53 

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Bengals' 2 big plays in 22 seconds not enough against Rams...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals got their two biggest plays before everybody got back into their seats after the Super Bowl 56 halftime show. Blink. Joe Burrow found Tee Higgins for a 75-yard touchdown on the Bengals' first play ...

 2022-02-14 03:53 

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Olympics Live: Daoust back in hockey lineup for Canada...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Canadian forward Melodie Daoust has returned to the lineup for the women's hockey semifinal game against Switzerland at the Beijing Olympics. Daoust missed four games after being side...

 2022-02-14 03:53 

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Doping decision imminent for Russian skater at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — After a marathon doping hearing that ended early Monday morning, 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva awaits to hear whether she can compete for the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport di...

 2022-02-14 03:52 

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3 penalties on 3 straight plays in final minutes cost Cincy...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A sea of yellow flags flew onto the field in the final two minutes with the Super Bowl at stake. After the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals were flagged only twice in the first 58 minutes, penalties on three consecuti...

 2022-02-14 03:32 

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Carmen Herrera, Cuban-born abstract artist, dies at 106...

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuban-born artist Carmen Herrera, whose radiant color and geometric paintings were overlooked for decades before the art world took notice, has died. She was 106. Artist Antonio Bechara told The New York Times that Herrera had died a...

 2022-02-14 03:32 

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Super Bowl Live: Kupp named Super Bowl MVP after winning TD...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl: Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp has been named the Super Bowl's Most Valuable Player. Kupp had eight receptions for 92 yards and two touchdowns. He had a 1-yard reception from Mat...

 2022-02-14 03:32 

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Ivan Reitman, producer, 'Ghostbusters' director, dies at 75...

Ivan Reitman, the influential filmmaker and producer behind beloved comedies from "Animal House" to "Ghostbusters," has died. He was 75. Reitman died peacefully in his sleep Saturday night at his home in Montecito, Calif., his family told ...

 2022-02-14 03:31 

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Kupp's late TD lifts Rams over Bengals 23-20 in Super Bowl...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — In a venue built for champions, the Los Angeles Rams carried off the crown jewel: a Super Bowl trophy. It took a precise 79-yard drive capped by Cooper Kupp's 1-yard touchdown reception with 1:25 remaining for a 23-20 vi...

 2022-02-14 02:55 

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Rams receiver Beckham injures left knee in 2nd quarter...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s first Super Bowl appearance was a short one. The Los Angeles Rams wide receiver suffered an injury to his left knee during the second quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals. It is the same knee Beckha...

 2022-02-14 02:54 

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Halftime Review: Dre, Snoop and friends deliver epic show...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Dre & Co. took the weight of the hip-hop culture on the Super Bowl stage, shouldered the pressure from skeptics and delivered a strong halftime show to prove that edgy rap can work at the world's biggest sporting eve...

 2022-02-14 02:54 

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Russian skater Valieva awaits doping judgment at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — After a marathon doping hearing that ended early Monday morning, 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva awaits to hear whether she can compete for the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport he...

 2022-02-14 02:54 

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Olympics Live: American Marino out of big air competition...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Slopestyle silver medalist Julia Marino of the United States has dropped out of the Olympic snowboard big air contest after a fall in practice. The 24-year-old Marino was set to jump 23rd...

 2022-02-14 02:53 

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Super Bowl Live: Rams offense stagnant in 4th...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl: The Los Angeles Rams offense has been stuck in neutral since late in the third quarter. The Rams got within 20-16 of the Cincinnati Bengals on Matt Gay's 41-yard field goal but have gone thr...

 2022-02-14 02:53 

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Marino drops out of Olympic big air contest, Anderson falls...

BEIJING (AP) — Slopestyle silver medalist Julia Marino of the United States has dropped out of the Olympic snowboard big air contest after a fall in practice while teammate Jamie Anderson fell during her first two runs and won't qualify for the ...

 2022-02-14 02:52 

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Super Bowl ads: Chevy does "Sopranos," Bud's Clydesdale...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl ads this year were heavy on nostalgia and star power. With ad space going for as much as $7 million for 30 seconds, it's crucial for Super Bowl advertisers to both get noticed and be entertaining. This year, Budwei...

 2022-02-14 02:04 

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Super Bowl: 50 Cent hangs upside down, Guyton slows it down...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — 50 CENT SURPRISES WITH 'IN DA CLUB' AT HALFTIME There was about as much hip-hop as a stadium can hold at Super Bowl halftime, with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar spitting a fiery medley...

 2022-02-14 02:03 

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Super Bowl Live: Stafford joins exclusive club during 3rd...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl: Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford has become the sixth player to throw for 6,000 yards in a single season. He joins Drew Brees, who had 6,404 yards in 2011, Peyton Manning with 6,387 in 2013, El...

 2022-02-14 01:58 

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Police clear way to key US-Canada bridge, but still closed...

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Police moved in to clear and arrest the remaining protesters near the busiest U.S.-Canadian border crossing Sunday, ending a demonstration against COVID-19 restrictions that has hurt the economy of both nations even as they h...

 2022-02-14 01:54 

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Guyton slows it down, 'The Rock' turns it up at Super Bowl...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — AN AVERAGE ANTHEM, IN LENGTH ONLY "Quickie Mickey" slowed it down for the Super Bowl. Mickey Guyton, who told The Associated Press this week that she'd earned the nickname for singing "The Star Spangled Banne...

 2022-02-14 01:53 

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Super Bowl Live: Bengals score quickly to take 20-13 lead...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl: Super Bowl 56 has turned in favor of the Cincinnati Bengals with two big plays all in the span of the first 22 seconds of the third quarter. The Bengals scored a touchdown on their first offensi...

 2022-02-14 01:53 

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Rams receiver Beckham suffers knee injury in 2nd quarter...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is questionable to return to the Super Bowl after he suffered an injury to his left knee during the second quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals. It is the same knee Beckham ...

 2022-02-14 01:52 

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AP PHOTOS: Erin Jackson, snow highlight day 9 of Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Whether it's on the ice, in the air or on the slopes at the Winter Olympics, Associated Press photographers are there to capture every moment, from the thrilling to the heartbreaking to the whimsical. Check out the best of the act...

 2022-02-14 01:32 

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Film alluding to violence made by Denver shooter released...

DENVER (AP) — A man who fatally shot five people before being killed by police alluded to violence in a film for sale on a website that previously sold fictional e-books he's believed to have written, with victims and scenes similar to the attac...

 2022-02-14 01:31 

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Super Bowl Live: McVay says Rams have to make adjustments...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl: Rams coach Sean McVay isn't ready to talk about playing the second half of Super Bowl 56 without wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. McVay was asked during his halftime interview about playing w...

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