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 2022-02-11 23:52 

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Analysis: Family ties never hurt for making NFL connections...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rams assistant coach Wes Phillips knows only too well just how difficult — and rare — reaching a Super Bowl can be. His grandfather, Bum, never got to the NFL's biggest game, losing two AFC championship games as co...

 2022-02-11 22:55 

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Emerging deal would split $83M for condo collapse losses...

A tentative deal announced Friday would pay $83 million to people who suffered economic losses such as condominium units and personal property in the collapse of a Florida building that killed 98 people. The emerging agreement, yet to be formally reduced ...

 2022-02-11 22:54 

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EXPLAINER: A look at what's behind at the protests in Canada...

TORONTO (AP) — For five days, a blockade of pickups, cars and a handful of commercial trucks has choked off traffic at the Ambassador Bridge, the busiest border crossing between Canada and the United States. There are blockades at two other crossing...

 2022-02-11 22:54 

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California bill would require vaccines for all employees...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would mandate that all businesses require their employees and independent contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccine under legislation announced Friday by Democratic state lawmakers that was immediately criticiz...

 2022-02-11 22:53 

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Daboll's Giants staff: 1st woman coach, 2 new coordinators...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Giants coach Brian Daboll filled out a majority of his staff Friday, hiring the first woman to hold a coaching position in the team's history along with a pair of coordinators new to New York. Among those announced t...

 2022-02-11 22:53 

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US ramps up Ukraine warning, says Russia may invade any day...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday escalated dire warnings of a possibly imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying it could happen at any moment, even as emergency diplomatic efforts continued. Adding to the sense of crisis, the...

 2022-02-11 22:52 

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Byron Allen says the NFL needs him to be an owner...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Byron Allen says the NFL needs him to join the ownership group. Allen is preparing a bid to purchase the Denver Broncos and become the NFL's first Black owner. He told The Associated Press on Thursday night that NFL Comm...

 2022-02-11 22:09 

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Analysis: With Mills, Nets could be just what Simmons needs...

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Simmons is going from one pressure cooker to another with his move from Philadelphia to New York City. He won't suddenly find a less demanding fan base, or a more understanding media. If Simmons was hoping to quietly resume h...

 2022-02-11 22:09 

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Coroner: Ex-ballplayer Jeremy Giambi took his own life...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The death of former major leaguer Jeremy Giambi was a suicide, the office of the Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner said Friday. Giambi, 47, died Wednesday at his parents' home in suburban Claremont. The cause of deat...

 2022-02-11 22:09 

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Sun Belt-bound Marshall plans to end C-USA affiliation early...

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall, which announced last fall that it would join the Sun Belt by July 2023, said Friday it intends to end its affiliation with Conference USA a year early. Marshall's athletic department said it will stop participa...

 2022-02-11 22:07 

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Judge to decide if officer was federal agent during shooting...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Whether an officer was operating under federal authority as a deputized U.S. marshal or in his role as a full-time Ohio sheriff's deputy is at the heart of a rare legal proceeding over where the officer should be tried for ...

 2022-02-11 22:06 

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Fight over Wheeler nomination broadens in Virginia...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A simmering fight over Virginia Democrats' rejection of one of GOP Gov. Glenn Youngkin's Cabinet picks escalated Friday after Republicans initially appeared ready to leave in limbo hundreds of gubernatorial appointees ma...

 2022-02-11 22:06 

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TCM's Jacqueline Stewart puts Black film history in focus...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart makes a rich contribution to TCM for Black History Month, leading discussions about "Selma" with its star, David Oyelowo, and highlighting the work of Oscar Micheaux and other pioneering fil...

 2022-02-11 22:06 

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TCM's Jacqueline Stewart puts Black film history in focus...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart makes a rich contribution to TCM for Black History Month, leading discussions about "Selma" with its star, David Oyelowo, and highlighting the work of Oscar Micheaux and other pioneering fil...

 2022-02-11 22:05 

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Tennessee parents, teachers push back against 'Maus' removal...

ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — Growing up in rural eastern Tennessee, James Cockrum hadn't given much thought to the possibility that one day he might find himself speaking about his Jewish heritage in front of a packed school board meeting. But four days...

 2022-02-11 22:05 

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Tennessee parents, teachers push back against 'Maus' removal...

ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — Growing up in rural eastern Tennessee, James Cockrum hadn't given much thought to the possibility that one day he might find himself speaking about his Jewish heritage in front of a packed school board meeting. But four days...

 2022-02-11 22:05 

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Suit: South Carolina GOP chose 'worst' map for Black voters...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Civil rights groups have added several congressional districts to a lawsuit over "racially gerrymandered" redistricting maps, accusing South Carolina Republican lawmakers in an amended lawsuit filed Thursday of unconsti...

 2022-02-11 22:04 

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EXPLAINER: Where could revelations about Trump records lead?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Revelations that Donald Trump took government records with him to Mar-a-Lago are creating a political headache for the former president — and a potential legal one, too. House lawmakers have opened an investigation and the Na...

 2022-02-11 22:04 

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In reversal, FDA puts brakes on COVID shots for kids under 5...

WASHINGTON (AP) — COVID-19 vaccinations for children under 5 hit another monthslong delay Friday as U.S. regulators abruptly put the brakes on their efforts to speed review of the shots that Pfizer is testing for youngsters. The Food and Drug Admini...

 2022-02-11 22:03 

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Utah senator blocks internment camp designation, draws ire...

DENVER (AP) — On the eve of the 80th anniversary of the forced internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans at the onset of World War II, Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah is getting backlash for holding up the creation of a national historic site a...

 2022-02-11 20:59 

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Q&A: America's Doctor on omicron, masks and mental health...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says he can imagine a future where Americans don't have to contend with mask requirements. But pulling back safeguards too quickly, Murthy warns, risks more avoidable suffering, especially for ...

 2022-02-11 20:54 

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US judge strikes down Biden climate damage cost estimate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration's attempt to put greater emphasis on the potential damage from greenhouse gas emissions when creating rules for polluting industries. U.S. District Judge James Cain of ...

 2022-02-11 20:54 

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After investigation, Auburn sticks with coach Bryan Harsin...

Auburn coach Bryan Harsin will return for a second season after defections by assistants and players alike helped prompt a school investigation into unspecified concerns. Auburn President Jay Gogue announced the decision Friday, a week after telling trust...

 2022-02-11 20:54 

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Deaf musicians part of Super Bowl halftime show for 1st time...

The Super Bowl will include a spectacular halftime show, as usual, with some of the biggest names in hip-hop entertaining the masses while championship-contending teams take a break. And for the first time, two of the performers are deaf. Dr. Dre added de...

 2022-02-11 20:53 

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Stocks veer lower as Ukraine worries shake Wall Street...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks and Treasury yields are falling sharply Friday, as worries about an imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine pile onto Wall Street's already heavy list of concerns about inflation and interest rates. The S&P 500 was 1.9% lower...

 2022-02-11 20:53 

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US ramps up Ukraine warning, says Russia may invade in days...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday escalated its dire warnings about a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying it could take place within days, even as diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis continued. The White House said i...

 2022-02-11 20:53 

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Big 12 This Week: No. 20 Texas at No. 10 Baylor tops slate...

A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 20 Texas at No. 10 Baylor, Saturday. The winner stays in the thick of the Big 12 race with Kansas. The Longhorns (18-6, 7-4 Big 12) are hot, having won five of six after ...

 2022-02-11 20:52 

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Clemson's Collins suspended 1 game for foul vs Duke's Moore...

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson guard David Collins has been suspended one game by the Atlantic Coast Conference for a foul on Duke's Wendell Moore Jr. that Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski said was a "dangerous" play. Collins, the 6-foot-...

 2022-02-11 20:08 

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Expectations rise as McLaren takes charge of IndyCar team...

McLaren Racing on Friday unveiled the Formula One cars it will use this season in a splashy presentation at its Woking headquarters southwest of London. The annual pageant had a twist: McLaren this year included its IndyCar, Extreme E and Esports teams in...

 2022-02-11 20:08 

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Struggling ACC teams know path to NCAA tourney bids: Wins...

The Atlantic Coast Conference has long heralded itself as the premier basketball conference in the country. This year, that hasn't been the case. Besides No. 7 Duke, only one other ACC team has been ranked in the Top 25 this season. North Carolina was...

 2022-02-11 20:04 

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Canadian authorities turn up the pressure on protesters...

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian authorities Friday turned up the legal and public pressure on protesters to lift their blockades in Ottawa and at the U.S. border, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warning: "This unlawful activity has to end and it will...

 2022-02-11 20:03 

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Ex-Air Force sergeant pleads guilty to killing federal guard...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former U.S. Air Force staff sergeant and alleged member of the "boogaloo" extremist movement pleaded guilty Friday in the fatal shooting of a federal security officer in the San Francisco Bay Area amid large 2020 prote...

 2022-02-11 19:59 

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Worker pleads guilty to abusing inmates at US women's prison...

A former employee at a federal women's prison in California pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he sexually abused at least two inmates, the first conviction in a wave of arrests at a lockup known to prisoners and workers as "the rape club." Ro...

 2022-02-11 19:55 

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AP source: Auburn to retain football coach Bryan Harsin...

Auburn is retaining coach Bryan Harsin after an investigation of his program, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. Harsin's debut season ended with five straight losses followed by heavy turnover among players ...

 2022-02-11 19:55 

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NASA's new space telescope sees 1st starlight, takes selfie...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new space telescope has captured its first starlight and even taken a selfie of its giant, gold mirror. All 18 segments of the primary mirror on the James Webb Space Telescope seem to be working properly 1 1/2 ...

 2022-02-11 19:55 

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'We've seen enough:' Nets end Big 3 idea with Harden deal...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets no longer needed to wait for Kevin Durant to get healthy, or for Kyrie Irving to get vaccinated, or for James Harden to make a decision about free agency. It already seemed clear Brooklyn's Big Three was never g...

 2022-02-11 19:54 

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Giants coordinators for Daboll: Martindale, Kafka, McGaughey...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Brian Daboll has hired the leaders of his New York Giants staff, selecting a young offensive coordinator and an NFL veteran for the defense while retaining the coach who has run special teams since 2018. Daboll announced...

 2022-02-11 19:54 

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Delay ahead for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Friday put the brakes on their push to speed Pfizer's COVID-19 to children under 5, creating major uncertainty about how soon the shots could become available. The Food and Drug Administration had urged Pfize...

 2022-02-11 19:54 

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Virginia man faces prison after disrupting flight in April...

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A 29-year-old man who struck a flight attendant and tried to open the cockpit door during a flight to Florida has pleaded guilty to interfering with a flight crew and could face time in prison. Prosecutors said Thursday that p...

 2022-02-11 19:54 

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Deadline trades don't change familiar dilemma for Wizards...

The Washington Wizards approached the trade deadline in a familiar position — on the fringe of playoff contention in the Eastern Conference — and whether they make the postseason or not, they'll have to do it without star Bradley Beal. Gen...

 2022-02-11 19:33 

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A look at issues surrounding Trump and presidential records...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Revelations that Donald Trump took government records with him to Mar-a-Lago are a political headache for the former president — and a potential legal one. House investigators have opened an investigation and the National Arc...

 2022-02-11 19:32 

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9 officers hurt in 'ambush,' shootout at Phoenix home...

PHOENIX (AP) — A man ambushed a police officer who responded to a call at a Phoenix home early Friday, shooting him several times, then rained more gunfire on other officers who tried to rescue a baby that had been placed outside. In all, five offic...

 2022-02-11 19:32 

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Police raid in Rio de Janeiro leaves 8 dead...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A police operation in a poor community in Rio de Janeiro on Friday left eight people dead, according to the state's military police. The raid in the Vila Cruzeiro favela was coordinated between Brazil's highway police a...

 2022-02-11 19:32 

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Stocks, yields veer lower as swings shake Wall Street again...

Stocks and Treasury yields are falling sharply on Wall Street Friday, as rising worries about an imminent Russian invastion of Ukraine add to the market's already high pile of concerns about inflation and interest rates. The S&P 500 was 1.6% lower in ...

 2022-02-11 19:31 

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White House says Russia could invade Ukraine within the week...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday that a Russian invasion of Ukraine could come within the week, possibly within the next two days, even before the end of the Winter Olympics, and urged Americans to leave the country now. U.S. national s...

 2022-02-11 19:08 

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Study: COVID booster effectiveness wanes, remains strong...

NEW YORK (AP) — An early look at the performance of COVID-19 booster shots during the recent omicron wave in the U.S. showed a decline in effectiveness against severe cases, though the shots still offered strong protection. The report, published by ...

 2022-02-11 19:08 

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Volcanic lightning streaks sky over fiery Mount Etna...

ROME (AP) — A particularly powerful eruption of Mount Etna has created a volcanic storm that sent bolts of lightning dramatically across the sky over eastern Sicily. A volcano expert with Italy's National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology...

 2022-02-11 19:07 

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Pro Picks: All-in Rams or who'd-have-believed-it Bengals?...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The previous time the Rams were in the Super Bowl, they benefited from one of the more egregious officiating errors in NFL history. Then they were flatter than the Mercedes-Benz Stadium turf in a loss to Tom Brady and New England....

 2022-02-11 19:05 

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Italy to nix magistrates' jumping from justice to politics...

ROME (AP) — Premier Mario Draghi's government on Friday approved a key reform to Italy's much-criticized justice system, making it impossible for magistrates to jump directly from judicial careers to politics and back again. Reforms for the ...

 2022-02-11 19:04 

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Jury hears closing arguments in Palin vs. NY Times trial...

NEW YORK (AP) — A widely circulated New York Times editorial falsely linking former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to a mass shooting was a libelous display of arrogance and unchecked power, Palin's lawyer said in closing arguments Friday at a defamati...

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