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 2022-01-27 07:58 

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WHO staff complaint, email allege racism and abuse in Asia...

Staffers have accused the top director of the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific of racist, unethical and abusive behavior that has undermined the U.N. health agency's efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic. The allegations were laid o...

 2022-01-27 07:53 

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Rams' Stafford fired up to realize his Super Bowl dreams...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew Stafford usually mutes his emotions in public, whether he's under center or behind a bank of microphones. He had a measure of California cool long before he moved to the West Coast last year to pursue his biggest footb...

 2022-01-27 07:32 

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Olympic champion Lundby laments ski jumping's weight issues...

Maren Lundby was the world's best female ski jumper for three years, starting in 2018 when she won Olympic gold in South Korea. At the Beijing Games, the Norwegian had a chance to become the first two-time Olympic champion in her sport. Instead, she d...

 2022-01-27 07:31 

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Jerusalem blanketed in white after rare snowfall...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem was blanketed in white on Thursday after a winter storm covered much of the region's higher altitudes with snow. The holy city's iconic golden Dome of the Rock was dusted in snow. Main highways to Jerusalem and its...

 2022-01-27 07:04 

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In freezing Afghanistan, aid workers rush to save millions...

PUL-E-ALAM, Afghanistan (AP) — A flickering flame of paper, rags and random twigs is the only heat Gulnaz has to keep her 18-month-old son warm, barely visible beneath his icy blanket as she begs on a bitterly cold highway on the road to Kabul. The ...

 2022-01-27 07:04 

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China demands US halt Olympics 'interference'...

BEIJING (AP) — China is demanding the U.S. end "interference4; in the Beijing Winter Olympics, which begin next month, in an apparent reference to a diplomatic boycott imposed by Washington and its allies. The Foreign Ministry said Minister W...

 2022-01-27 06:59 

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Virus-ravaged Iran finds brief respite with mass vaccination...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — As much of the world sees vaccination slowing and infections soaring with the spread of omicron, Iran has found a rare, if fleeting, respite from the anxiety and trauma of the pandemic. After successive virus waves pummeled the c...

 2022-01-27 06:55 

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Meet the man who won a trip to space and gave it to a friend...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — He told his family and a few friends. He dropped hints to a couple of colleagues. So hardly anyone knew that the airline pilot could have — should have — been on board when SpaceX launched its first tourists i...

 2022-01-27 06:54 

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As world marks Holocaust, some survivors in Israel struggle...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Several dozen octogenarians, bundled against the cold, chattered in Russian and Hebrew as they picked through heaps of carrots, onions and grapefruit in a Jerusalem courtyard. Nearly all of them Holocaust survivors, they were pickin...

 2022-01-27 06:54 

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The Latest: All-Australian men's doubles final in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local): 4:30 p.m. It's going to be an all-Australian men's double final on Saturday at Melbourne Park. Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis, dubbed the "...

 2022-01-27 06:54 

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Fallen officers sought bridges between NYPD, communities...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Rivera was no stranger to the tensions between New York City cops and some of the communities they police. Growing up in a Dominican neighborhood in Manhattan, he'd seen it up close, like when his brother got pulled from a ...

 2022-01-27 06:53 

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Booker leads Suns past Jazz 105-97 for 8th straight win...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Devin Booker had 43 points and a career-high 12 rebounds, Chris Paul scored 15 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns extended their winning streak to eight with a 105-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wedne...

 2022-01-27 06:53 

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Jakimovski, Roberts help Washington St. beat Utah 71-54...

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Andrej Jakimovski and Tyrell Roberts scored 15 points apiece and Washington State used a 22-3 run in the second half to beat Utah 71-54 on Wednesday night. Roberts, who went 0 for 6 from the field in his scoreless first half, s...

 2022-01-27 06:52 

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Makar, Avs rally past Bruins 4-3 for 17th straight home win...

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog tied the game with 36.5 seconds left in regulation and Cale Makar scored a power-play goal 3:01 into overtime as the Colorado Avalanche rallied past the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Wednesday night for their 17th straight hom...

 2022-01-27 06:05 

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Democrats eye Supreme Court pick to revive 2022 prospects...

Democrats stung by a series of election-year failures to deliver legislative wins for their most loyal voters may have been buoyed by the prospect that President Joe Biden will name the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Justice Stephen Brey...

 2022-01-27 06:04 

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Parents of children killed in Arizona flood to be sentenced...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona couple whose two children and niece drowned when the family drove into a flooded wash are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. Lacey Rawlings, 34, has pleaded guilty to seven counts of child abuse and will receive f...

 2022-01-27 06:04 

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Official: Doctors in Nevada execution plan want names secret...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two physicians enlisted to oversee what would be Nevada's first execution since 2006 don't ever want to be identified publicly, state officials told a federal judge on Wednesday. Prison officials want to use a never-before-t...

 2022-01-27 06:03 

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Senate panel OKs working poor tax credit Dems, Ducey want...

PHOENIX (AP) — A Democratic proposal to create a new tax credit for working low-income Arizonans that Republican Gov. Doug Ducey adopted as part of his budget proposal was approved by an Arizona Senate committee Wednesday. The proposal from Sen. Sea...

 2022-01-27 05:55 

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From Tiananmen to Hong Kong, China's crackdowns defy critics...

BEIJING (AP) — From the deadly crushing of Beijing's 1989 pro-democracy protests to the suppression of Hong Kong's opposition four decades later, China's Communist Party has demonstrated a determination and ability to stay in power that ...

 2022-01-27 05:55 

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Japan's Mitsubishi, energy body join Gates' nuclear project...

TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency have signed an agreement to participate in a next-generation nuclear energy project with TerraPower, a company started by Bill Gates. The memorandum of understanding signed ...

 2022-01-27 05:54 

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Brockington scores 26 as No. 23 Iowa St outlasts OSU in OT...

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Izaiah Brockington scored 26 points to help No. 23 Iowa State beat Oklahoma State 84-81 in overtime Wednesday night. Tyrese Hunter had 18 points and Caleb Grill added 15 for the Cyclones (15-5, 3-5 Big 12), who snapped a two...

 2022-01-27 05:54 

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Jokic, Rivers team up to help Nuggets top Nets, 124-118...

NEW YORK (AP) — Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone sensed his team would play down to a Brooklyn Nets team that was missing three of their best players, including All-Star guard James Harden. The Nuggets needed Austin Rivers, who scored 22 of his 2...

 2022-01-27 05:53 

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Murray scores 21, No. 19 LSU rallies past Texas A&M 70-64...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brandon Murray capped a 21-point performance with a pair of clutch free throws in the final minute, and No. 19 LSU outscored Texas A&M 13-2 in the last 3:34 to beat the Aggies 70-64 on Wednesday night and snap a three-game sk...

 2022-01-27 05:52 

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Doncic's triple-double helps Dallas down Portland 132-112...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Luka Doncic had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists for his sixth triple-double this season, and the Dallas Mavericks led wire-to-wire in a 132-112 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. It was Doncic'...

 2022-01-27 05:35 

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Oklahoma prepares to execute man for 2001 hotel slayings...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma prepared to execute a man on Thursday for the brutal slayings of two hotel workers during a robbery in 2001. Donald Anthony Grant, 46, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McA...

 2022-01-27 05:34 

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Firefighter: Floyd 'needed help and wasn't getting it'...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — First it was a paramedic, testifying that the officers who restrained George Floyd didn't call in critical information as his ambulance rushed to the scene where Floyd would soon be pronounced dead. Then it was an off-duty...

 2022-01-27 05:34 

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Breyer: a pragmatic approach searching for a middle ground...

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has the air of an absent-minded professor, once joking in court that his wife put directions in his pocket to keep him from getting lost. He concocts outlandish hypothetical questions to try to get answers to difficult...

 2022-01-27 05:33 

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Remains of massacred ancestors returned to Wiyot Tribe...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most vulnerable members of the Wiyot Tribe were asleep the morning of Feb. 26, 1860, when a band of white men slipped into their Northern California villages under darkness and slaughtered them. Many of the children, women and...

 2022-01-27 05:33 

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Will virus be 'over'? Most Americans think not: AP-NORC poll...

ATLANTA (AP) — Early in the pandemic, Ryan Wilson was careful to take precautions — wearing a mask, not really socializing, doing more of his shopping online. The 38-year-old father and seafood butcher from Casselberry, Florida, says he relaxe...

 2022-01-27 05:32 

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N. Korea, after harsh 2-year lockdown, slowly reopens border...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After spending two years in a strict lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korea may finally be opening up — slowly. The reason could reflect a growing sense of recognition by the leadership that the nation...

 2022-01-27 05:32 

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Honduras' next president to be sworn in amid uncertainty...

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Xiomara Castro is scheduled to be sworn in Thursday as Honduras' first female president, facing high expectations to turn around the deeply troubled country amid uncertainty about whether an unfolding legislative cri...

 2022-01-27 04:55 

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Laszewski sparks Notre Dame in 73-65 victory over NC State...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Nate Laszewski scored 18 points, including eight straight to give Notre Dame the lead for good in the second half, and the Fighting Irish defeated North Carolina State 73-65 on Wednesday night. Laszewski made four 3-pointers ...

 2022-01-27 04:55 

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VCU snaps No. 25 Davidson's 15-game win streak, 70-68...

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Vince Williams scored 16 points, Mikeal Brown-Jones had a huge block with 2 seconds left and VCU held off a furious rally from No. 25 Davidson to win 70-68 on Wednesday night, snapping the Wildcats' 15-game winning streak. ...

 2022-01-27 04:54 

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The Latest: Mixed doubles finalists set at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The mixed doubles finalists are set at Melbourne Park with the Australian wild-card entry of Jaimee Fourlis and Jason Kubler set to play in Friday...

 2022-01-27 04:54 

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Freshman Lewis scores 33, No. 22 Marquette beats Seton Hall...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Justin Lewis scored a career-high 33 points to go along with nine rebounds and six assists, and No. 22 Marquette beat Seton Hall 73-63 on Wednesday night. Lewis, a redshirt freshman coming off Big East Player of the Week honors, ...

 2022-01-27 04:54 

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Strome has hat trick as Blackhawks outlast Red Wings 8-5...

DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Strome scored three goals and the Chicago Blackhawks had their highest-scoring game of the season in an 8-5 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Alex DeBrincat added two third-period goals for the Blackhawks, who l...

 2022-01-27 04:53 

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Morant, Grizzlies spoil Murray's record, top Spurs 118-110...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Ja Morant matched a season high with 41 points and the Memphis Grizzlies spoiled Dejounte Murray's 14th career triple-double — tying a Spurs franchise record — by beating San Antonio 118-110 on Wednesday night. Mur...

 2022-01-27 04:52 

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Johnson, Indiana cruise to 74-57 win over Penn State...

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Xavier Johnson had 19 points, Race Thompson added 18 and Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 13 of his 15 in the first half to help Indiana cruise to a 74-57 win over Penn State on Wednesday night. Johnson shot 7 of 12 from the fiel...

 2022-01-27 04:05 

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California Senate aims to limit 'junk science' in courtrooms...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Wednesday moved to deter the use of what a legislator called "junk science" in the courtroom and give those convicted with questionable expert testimony a way out of prison. Senators approved...

 2022-01-27 04:05 

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Michigan AG seeks to probe Eli Lilly for high insulin prices...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general said Wednesday she sought court approval to investigate Eli Lilly and Co., accusing the drugmaker of charging excessive prices for insulin medications used to treat diabetes. Dana Nessel's fi...

 2022-01-27 03:58 

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Ducharme, No. 10 UConn top Morrow, DePaul 80-78...

CHICAGO (AP) — Caroline Ducharme drove inside for a tiebreaking layup with 1.5 seconds left, and No. 10 UConn topped Aneesah Morrow and DePaul 80-78 on Wednesday night in a wild matchup between the top teams in the Big East. Ducharme finished with 1...

 2022-01-27 03:57 

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Flames fire record 62 shots on goal, rout Blue Jackets 6-0...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk scored twice and the Calgary Flames fired a team-record 62 shots on goal in trouncing the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-0 Wednesday night. Jacob Markstrom made 23 saves for his 13th career shutout, sending the Blue Ja...

 2022-01-27 03:56 

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Bogdanovic, Okongwu lead surging Hawks past Kings, 121-104...

ATLANTA (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 18 points in his return from a knee injury, Onyeka Okongwu also had 18 off the bench and the Atlanta Hawks recovered from a slow start to beat the struggling Sacramento Kings 121-104 on Wednesday night. The Ha...

 2022-01-27 03:56 

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The Latest: Top-seeded Czech doubles pair advance to final...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The top-seeded Czech team of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova have advanced to the women's doubles final at Melbourne Park with a 6-2...

 2022-01-27 03:55 

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Reimer, Sharks beat Capitals 4-1 to snap 2-game skid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — James Reimer has seen plenty of Alex Ovechkin throughout his career and been on the unfortunate end of one of his many goals like so many netminders around the NHL. On Wednesday night, Reimer was feeling lucky, and it showed. Reime...

 2022-01-27 03:55 

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Robinson scores 25 to lead Heat to 110-96 win over Knicks...

MIAMI (AP) — Duncan Robinson scored 25 points while shooting 7 of 11 from 3-point range, leading four Miami players with 20 or more points in the Heat's 110-96 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Jimmy Butler added 22 points, Ty...

 2022-01-27 03:54 

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Love scores 25, Cavs make 19 3s and stun champion Bucks...

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are legit, and the defending NBA champions now know it, too. Kevin Love scored 25 points, Cedi Osman added 23 and the Cavs pulled off their most impressive win in what's become a turnaround season, 115-99...

 2022-01-27 03:54 

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Smith, No. 11 Baylor women edge Texas Tech 88-80...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — NaLyssa Smith scored 23 points, Sarah Andrews added 19 and No. 11 Baylor outscored Texas Tech 9-1 in the last 2 1/2 minutes for an 88-80 win on Wednesday night. The Red Raiders, who have lost 23 straight in the series and trail...

 2022-01-27 03:54 

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Matthews lifts Maple Leafs over Ducks 4-3 in shootout...

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored the shootout winner and the Toronto Maple Leafs got three power-play goals Wednesday night in a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. Mitch Marner, William Nylander and John Tavares all scored with the man advanta...

 2022-01-27 03:53 

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Groves brothers lead Oklahoma past West Virginia 72-62...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Tanner Groves scored 21 points, brother Jacob Groves added 12 and Oklahoma rolled to a 72-62 victory over West Virginia on Wednesday night. Oklahoma (13-7, 3-5 Big 12) ended a four-game skid while West Virginia (13-6, 2-5) s...

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