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 2022-01-20 21:53 

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NYC's mayor invests first paycheck in cryptocurrency...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's new mayor, Eric Adams, plans to convert his first paycheck this week into two cryptocurrencies, which he has been hyping as a potential economic engine for the city. The Democrat's office announced Thursday th...

 2022-01-20 21:33 

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Biden issues new warning to Russia over invading Ukraine...

BERLIN (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday that any Russian troop movements across Ukraine's border would constitute an invasion, saying that Moscow would "pay a heavy price" for such an action. His stark warning to Russian Pre...

 2022-01-20 21:32 

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Court bolsters defendant's right to cross-examine witnesses...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday buttressed a criminal defendant's right to cross-examine prosecution witnesses, ruling in favor of a New York man who was convicted of killing a 2-year-old boy on Easter Sunday in 2006. By an 8-1 v...

 2022-01-20 21:32 

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Judge: Georgia county can move ahead on land for spaceport...

WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) — A judge has denied a request to stop a county from buying land for a planned spaceport near the Georgia coast, dealing the latest blow to opponents of the project. In an order Thursday, Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett deni...

 2022-01-20 21:32 

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Stock losses mount as investors eye earnings, inflation...

Stocks ended sharply lower on Wall Street Thursday, and the benchmark S&P 500 closed at a three-month low as corporate earnings and inflation continued to hold investors' attention. The S&P 500 lost 1.1% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.9%....

 2022-01-20 21:31 

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Wisconsin man convicted of killing, dismembering his parents...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A jury on Thursday convicted a Wisconsin man accused of killing and dismembering his parents last summer. Jurors deliberated for just over two hours before finding 23-year-old Chandler Halderson guilty on all counts related to t...

 2022-01-20 20:53 

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Bulls G Ball to have knee surgery, sidelined 6-8 weeks...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls guard Lonzo Ball will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and is expected to be out six to eight weeks, the team announced Thursday. Ball has missed three games since a 42-point loss to Golden State last week. Coa...

 2022-01-20 20:33 

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Serbia scraps planned Rio Tinto lithium mine after protests...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Trying to defuse large protests by environmentalists, Serbia's populist government said Thursday that it was canceling all licenses for mining giant Rio Tinto to open a lithium mine in the Balkan country. "We have ful...

 2022-01-20 20:32 

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Fed study on digital currency leans toward role for banks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve on Thursday released a highly anticipated report on central bank digital currencies that suggested it is leaning toward having banks and other financial firms, rather than the Fed itself, manage digital accounts...

 2022-01-20 20:32 

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Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Gay arrested on misdemeanor...

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Willie Gay was charged with misdemeanor criminal damage to property after he broke a vacuum and other items during an argument, putting his status for Sunday's divisional round playoff gam...

 2022-01-20 20:31 

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Maduro, Putin talk after diplomat hints at military activity...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicols Maduro on Thursday said he spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin about cooperation between the two countries. The call came a week after Russia's chief negotiator in talks with...

 2022-01-20 20:31 

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EXPLAINER: How will U. of Michigan assault settlement work?...

DETROIT (AP) — A $490 million deal to settle claims of sexual assault against a University of Michigan doctor will be handled in a similar way to the $500 million agreement worked out in 2018 by Michigan State University and the victims of Larry Nas...

 2022-01-20 20:18 

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Chiefs coordinator Bieniemy once again hot coach commodity...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Doug Pederson lasted five seasons in Philadelphia and Matt Nagy just four in Chicago before they ultimately were fired. That hasn't diminished the interest teams have in Andy Reid's offensive coordinators. Passed over...

 2022-01-20 20:06 

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The Carolinas and Virginia brace for blast of ice, snow...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Carolinas and Virginia are bracing for more winter weather, with some schools canceling classes as state officials urged residents to prepare for the storm and stay off potentially icy roads. Forecasters predict the storm wil...

 2022-01-20 20:05 

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California offers college students $10K for public service...

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that 45 colleges and universities in California, including some of the most prestigious campuses in the state, will be part of a new public service program that will subsidize tuition for students who do community servi...

 2022-01-20 20:05 

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Cuban protesters await sentencing, facing long prison terms...

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban courts have wrapped up the hearing phase of six mass trials for people accused of involvement in the largest and most unruly protests on the island in decades, leaving more than 100 defendants awaiting potentially heavy sentences...

 2022-01-20 20:04 

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Finance reports: Youngkin raised big bucks post election...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Corporate interests with business before the state government cut hefty checks to Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin's campaign committee after his victory in November through the end of December, according to finance r...

 2022-01-20 20:03 

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'Sanford and Son' at 50, 'double-edged' Black sitcom pioneer...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Demond Wilson heard that Redd Foxx was going to star in a TV sitcom, the actor brushed it off as a joke. Foxx was a killer stand-up comic, with a trademark raunchiness that Wilson figured to be a nonstarter for the timid broa...

 2022-01-20 19:54 

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Rays say split-season plan with Montreal rejected by MLB...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays' proposed plan to split the season between Florida and Montreal has been rejected by Major League Baseball. Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg announced the news on Thursday. "Today's new...

 2022-01-20 19:54 

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McDonald's expanding test of McPlant burger in US stores...

McDonald's is expanding sales of its meatless McPlant burger to hundreds of locations. The company said the McPlant __ which it co-developed with plant-based protein company Beyond Meat __ will be sold at 600 stores in the San Francisco and Dallas are...

 2022-01-20 19:54 

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Komarov, Filppula, Vatanen named to Finland's Olympic team...

HELSINKI (AP) — Former NHL players Leo Komarov, Sami Vatanen, Valtteri Filppula, Markus Granlund and Mikko Lehtonen were among those named Thursday to Finland's men's hockey roster for the Beijing Olympics. Komarov is the most recent to play...

 2022-01-20 19:53 

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Fed study on digital currency leans to role for banks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve on Thursday released a highly anticipated report on central bank digital currencies that suggested it is leaning toward having banks and other financial firms, rather than the Fed itself, manage digital accounts...

 2022-01-20 19:53 

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Beijing Olympics will showcase hockey's next generation...

The disappointment of the NHL not participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics quickly turned to excitement for a handful of U.S. players at the world junior championship. Matty Beniers, Jake Sanderson and Brock Faber were together in Red Deer, Alberta, when...

 2022-01-20 19:32 

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UN approves resolution condemning denial of Nazi Holocaust...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly approved an Israeli-sponsored resolution Thursday condemning any denial of the Holocaust and urging all nations and social media companies "to take active measures to combat antisemitism and Holoca...

 2022-01-20 19:32 

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Fund urged for sex abuse victims at youth detention center...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella told lawmakers Thursday that spending $100 million to settle sexual abuse claims at the state's youth detention center is the right thing to do. The House Finance Committee held a...

 2022-01-20 19:31 

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Former Dutch talent show producer apologizes amid scandal...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The former producer of Dutch talent show "The Voice of Holland" apologized Thursday after allegations of sexually inappropriate conduct linked to the ratings blockbuster were aired. Police and prosecutors called...

 2022-01-20 19:04 

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EXPLAINER: What's a special grand jury and how does it work?...

ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor who's investigating possible attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia on Thursday called for a special grand jury to help move the case along. Fulton Co...

 2022-01-20 18:59 

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After 2-year hiatus caused by COVID-19, Jazz Fest returns...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After a two-year hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returns this spring with headliners The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lionel Richie, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Nelly and Will...

 2022-01-20 18:59 

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Austrian parliament approves vaccine mandate for adults...

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's parliament voted Thursday to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for adults from Feb. 1, the first of its kind in Europe. Lawmakers voted 137 to 33 in favor of the mandate, which will apply to all residents of Austria ag...

 2022-01-20 18:55 

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Washington justices uphold $18M fine in GMO-labeling case...

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has narrowly upheld an $18 million fine levied against an association of large food brands that funneled dark money into a state political campaign. The 5-4 decision Thursday found that the penalty against...

 2022-01-20 18:54 

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Long-term mortgage rates continue rise; 30-year breaks 3.5%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates continued to rise this week. The rate on the benchmark 30-year loan breached 3.5%. Home loan rates have been running in recent weeks at levels not seen since early 2020, when the coronavirus pa...

 2022-01-20 18:53 

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Stocks rally on Wall Street as investors review earnings...

Stocks rallied in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday, trimming some of the week's steep losses as investors gauge the latest corporate earnings and monitor rising inflation's impact on the economy. The S&P 500 rose 1.2% as of 12:19 p.m. Eas...

 2022-01-20 18:53 

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In private halfpipe, Aussie boarder schemes for Beijing gold...

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — On a private halfpipe in Switzerland, Scotty James schemed for the future. The location became his own secret lab, t he Australian snowboarder joked, where he was free to experiment with new tricks and combinations, and keep ever...

 2022-01-20 18:53 

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COVID outbreak at Nebraska postpones game at No. 19 Ohio St...

The Nebraska men's basketball game at No. 19 Ohio State on Saturday has been postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak in the Cornhuskers' program. Nebraska said in a statement Thursday it would not have the Big Ten minimum of seven scholarship pla...

 2022-01-20 18:52 

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Irving fined $25,000 by NBA for cursing at fan in Cleveland...

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for cursing at a fan in Cleveland. Irving's comments to the fan during the second quarter of Brooklyn's 114-107 loss on Monday were captured on video. ...

 2022-01-20 18:52 

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USC fraternity parties must now have security guard presence...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most fraternities at the University of Southern California will be allowed to start having parties again in March if security guards are posted at stairs or hallways in fraternity houses that lead to bedrooms, the Los Angeles Time...

 2022-01-20 18:17 

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Testing times for Australian Open amid COVID-19 pandemic...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The safety protocols for COVID-19 have been a touchy subject at the Australian Open, particularly after nine-time champion Novak Djokovic was deported for failing to meet the country's strict vaccination requirements....

 2022-01-20 18:05 

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U.S. sanctions Ukrainian officials accused of helping Russia...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department levied new sanctions Thursday against four Ukrainian officials, including two current members of parliament who administration officials say are part of a Russian influence effort to set the pretext for...

 2022-01-20 18:05 

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Georgia DA asks for special grand jury in election probe...

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating possible attempts to interfere in the 2020 general election by former President Donald Trump and others has asked for a special grand jury to aid the investigation. Fulton County District Attorney ...

 2022-01-20 18:04 

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Analysis: Biden finds inflation overshadows strong economy...

President Joe Biden is paying a steep price for high inflation — a problem that festered during his first year in office instead of fading away as he suggested it would. His $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, enacted in March, drove what will...

 2022-01-20 18:04 

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Jan. 6 committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection is asking Ivanka Trump, daughter of former President Donald Trump, to voluntarily cooperate with its probe. The committee sent a letter Thursday requesting a meeting w...

 2022-01-20 18:04 

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Review: 'Delta Man' spotlights Allison-Spehar partnership...

"Delta Man," Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar (Independent) The new album by longtime songwriting collaborators Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar includes an exuberant self-assessment on "Bubba Billy Boom Boom & Me," a tune as entertaining as i...

 2022-01-20 18:04 

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Tina Turner, husband snap up vast $76M estate on Lake Zurich...

GENEVA (AP) — Rock 'n' roll icon Tina Turner and her husband have reportedly bought a 70-million-Swiss-franc ($76 million) estate with 10 buildings, pond, stream, swimming pool and boat dock on Lake Zurich. The 82-year-old star's husband...

 2022-01-20 18:03 

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Louis Vuitton stages Virgil Abloh swansong in Paris...

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton pulled out the stops Thursday to present the final collection of Virgil Abloh, the house's first African-American designer who died in November after a two-year battle with cancer. The stage of a bedroom, staircase, tr...

 2022-01-20 17:54 

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US says nuclear talks with Iran at 'decisive moment'...

BERLIN (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday that talks with Iran over its nuclear program are at a "decisive moment," and warned that Washington and its allies may change tactics if a deal isn't reached in the comi...

 2022-01-20 17:53 

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USC frats must post guards at parties after abuse claims...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most fraternities at the University of Southern California will be allowed to start having parties again in March if security guards are posted at stairs or hallways in fraternity houses that lead to bedrooms, the Los Angeles Time...

 2022-01-20 17:53 

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Olympic star Shiffrin: Loss of father 'still pretty painful'...

Mikaela Shiffrin glances over her right shoulder at the photo of her late father, Jeff, hanging on a wall in her Edwards, Colorado, home. She smiles. Then she bows her head, sighs and begins speaking, occasionally pausing between words, perhaps because it...

 2022-01-20 17:35 

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UN approves resolution condemning Holocaust denial...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly approved an Israeli-sponsored resolution Thursday condemning any denial of the Holocaust and urging all nations and social media companies "to take active measures to combat antisemitism and Holoca...

 2022-01-20 17:35 

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Amazon heads to the mall with prototype clothing store...

NEW YORK (AP) — First, Amazon competed with malls. Now, it's moving inside one. The online retailing giant said Thursday that it plans to open a clothing store in a Southern California mall later this year. It's the latest foray into brick-a...

 2022-01-20 17:35 

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EXPLAINER: Federal charges against 3 cops in Floyd killing...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former officers who were with Derek Chauvin during the arrest that led to George Floyd's killing face federal trial this week on charges they violated the Black man's civil rights. Jury selection began Thursday in th...

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