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 2022-01-20 06:05 

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Jury selection to start in federal trial over Floyd's death...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Thursday in the federal trial for three former Minneapolis police officers who are charged with violating George Floyd's constitutional rights while fellow Officer Derek Chauvin used his kn...

 2022-01-20 06:04 

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EXPLAINER: What are US military options to help Ukraine?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is not planning to answer a further Russian invasion of Ukraine by sending combat troops. But he could pursue a range of less dramatic yet still risky military options, including supporting a post-invasion Ukrai...

 2022-01-20 06:03 

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Voting changes and more in Democrats' broad elections bill...

The sweeping elections bill being considered by the Senate is about far more than voting. The Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act would create national automatic voter registration, allow all voters to cast ballots by mail and weaken voter ID laws. It woul...

 2022-01-20 05:54 

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Israel hopes UN will unanimously condemn Holocaust denial...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israel is hoping the U.N. General Assembly will unanimously adopt a resolution rejecting and condemning any denial of the Holocaust and urging all nations and social media companies "to take active measures to combat antise...

 2022-01-20 05:53 

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No. 12 Kentucky withstands test from Aggies in 64-58 win...

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari would certainly prefer his team shoot better than the 36.2% the Wildcats shot Wednesday night against Texas A&M. But the fact that 12th-ranked Kentucky won despite tying a season low with th...

 2022-01-20 05:53 

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Biden approval hits new low at one year mark: AP-NORC poll...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden ends his first year in the White House with a clear majority of Americans for the first time disapproving of his handling of the presidency in the face of an unrelenting pandemic and roaring inflation, according...

 2022-01-20 05:53 

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Virginia continues to own Pitt downing Panthers 66-61...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Reece Beekman had 19 points, Jayden Gardner scored 14 and Virginia continued its bedevilment of Pitt beating the Panthers 66-61 on Wednesday night. In securing its eighth straight win over the Panthers, Virginia (11-7, 5-3 Atlantic...

 2022-01-20 05:52 

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The Latest: Stosur's 20th Australian Open ends in 2nd round...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open tennis tournament (all times local): 4 p.m. Sam Stosur has finished her 20th and last Australian Open in the singles main draw. The 2011 U.S. Open champion lost her second-rou...

 2022-01-20 04:59 

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Novavax becomes Australia's 5th approved COVID-19 vaccine...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday became the fifth coronavirus vaccine approved for use in Australia. The country has ordered 51 million doses of the U.S.-manufactured vaccine, supplied under the brand Nuvaxovid, ...

 2022-01-20 04:56 

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Giannis leads Bucks past short-handed Grizzlies, 126-114...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 15 rebounds, and Khris Middleton scored 27 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 126-114 victory over the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Memphis, which had won 12 of 13, was wit...

 2022-01-20 04:55 

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The Latest: Shaky Sabalenka into Australian Open 3rd round...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open tennis tournament (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka shrugged off a shaky serve and 19 double-faults to beat Wang Xinyu 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 and advance to th...

 2022-01-20 04:55 

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Doncic leads streaking Mavericks to 102-98 win over Raptors...

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored a season-high 41 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 to play, and tied a season best with 14 rebounds as the surging Dallas Mavericks held off the Toronto Raptors 102-98 on Wednesday night. Kristaps Porzin...

 2022-01-20 04:54 

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Nunge helps No. 20 Xavier rally past DePaul 68-67...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jack Nunge scored 15 of his 23 points in the second half, and No. 20 Xavier rallied for a 68-67 victory over DePaul on Wednesday night. Colby Jones had 13 points for the Musketeers (14-3, 4-2 Big East), who trailed by as many as 12. P...

 2022-01-20 04:54 

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No. 2 Auburn routs Georgia 83-60 with 6 in double figures...

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Walker Kessler had 15 points and six blocked shots to lead a half-dozen scorers in double figures for No. 2 Auburn in an 83-60 rout of Georgia on Wednesday night. The Tigers (17-1, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) built a 25-point le...

 2022-01-20 04:53 

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Harper gives Rutgers 48-46 win over Iowa...

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. scored 15 points including two free throws with two seconds remaining to lift Rutgers to a 48-46 win over Iowa on Wednesday night. Harper was fouled by Keegan Murray as he tried to find a way through the Hawkey...

 2022-01-20 04:53 

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Murray has triple-double as Spurs roll past Thunder, 118-96...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dejounte Murray had 23 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs made 15 3-pointers as they rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-96 on Wednesday night. It was Murray's eighth triple-double of the seaso...

 2022-01-20 04:52 

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Rockets rally past Jazz 116-111...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to send the Houston Rockets to a 116-111 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. Jae'sean Tate chipped in with 18 points and Eric Gordon scored 16. Kevin ...

 2022-01-20 04:31 

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Army Corps to spend $732M on Mississippi River lock upgrade...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps said it will spend $732 million to expand a lock and dam system to help barges more efficiently transport millions of tons of corn, soybeans and other goods along the Mississippi River. The lock expansion was par...

 2022-01-20 04:05 

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NFL's wild-card round TV ratings increase 21% over last year...

TV ratings for the NFL's wild-card round increased 21% over last year despite most of the games not being in doubt going into the fourth quarter. The six games averaged 30.5 million viewers, making it the second-highest average for the postseason'...

 2022-01-20 04:04 

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Voting bill collapses, Democrats unable to change filibuster...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital to protecting democracy collapsed Wednesday when two senators refused to join their own party in changing Senate rules to overcome a Republican filibuster afte...

 2022-01-20 04:04 

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Voting bill collapses, Democrats unable to change filibuster...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital to protecting democracy collapsed Wednesday when two senators refused to join their own party in changing Senate rules to overcome a Republican filibuster afte...

 2022-01-20 03:57 

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Short-handed Heat pull away late, top Trail Blazers 104-92...

MIAMI (AP) — Caleb Martin scored 26 points, Bam Adebayo added 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the short-handed Miami Heat defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 104-92 on Wednesday night. Max Strus scored 15 points for Miami, including a 3-pointer with ...

 2022-01-20 03:57 

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Lewis buries late 3 to send Marquette past Villanova 57-54...

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Justin Lewis buried a 3 from the top of the arc with 11.5 seconds left to send Marquette to a 57-54 win over No. 11 Villanova on Wednesday night and snap the Wildcats' 29-game on-campus winning streak. Marquette (13-7, 5-3 ...

 2022-01-20 03:56 

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Egbo, Smith lead No. 15 Baylor women past Cowgirls 67-49...

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo scored 19 points, NaLyssa Smith had a double-double and No. 15 Baylor defeated Oklahoma State 67-49 on Wednesday night. Egbo had 10 points in the first quarter when the Bears took an 18-12 lead and had 17 points by half...

 2022-01-20 03:56 

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Goodbye, Garbie: No. 3 Muguruza bows out at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The surprises started early at the Australian Open on Thursday. No. 3 seed Garbie Muguruza became the highest-seeded player to exit at Melbourne Park, just minutes after No. 6 Anett Kontaveit lost. Muguruza never managed ...

 2022-01-20 03:55 

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Young's scoring surge sends Hawks past Timberwolves, 134-122...

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 23 of his 37 points in the third quarter, sparking Atlanta's comeback, and the Hawks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 134-122 on Wednesday night. Led by Young, who had 14 assists, the Hawks opened the second half ...

 2022-01-20 03:55 

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Curry returns to help Louisville top Boston College 67-54...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Sidney Curry returned from injury to score 13 points, Noah Locke and Jae'Lyn Withers each added 10 points and Louisville beat Boston College 67-54 on Wednesday night to end a three-game losing streak. The Atlantic Coast Co...

 2022-01-20 03:54 

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Walker rallies Oklahoma State past TCU 57-56...

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Rondel Walker buried a 3-pointer with 31 seconds left and added two free throws with 4 seconds remaining as Oklahoma State scored the final seven points of the game to stun TCU 57-56 on Wednesday night. Oklahoma State (10-7,...

 2022-01-20 03:33 

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Police: Man arrested in slaying of LA woman, 24, at store...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities arrested a 31-year-old man Wednesday in connection with the slaying of a woman while she worked at a Los Angeles furniture store last week. Shawn Laval Smith was taken into custody shortly before noon Wednesday in Pasa...

 2022-01-20 03:32 

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First aid flights leave for Tonga after big volcano eruption...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The first flights carrying fresh water and other aid to Tonga were finally able to leave Thursday after the Pacific nation's main airport runway was cleared of ash left by a huge volcanic eruption. A C-130 Hercules...

 2022-01-20 03:32 

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FBI confirm search near Texas home of US Rep. Henry Cuellar...

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — FBI agents searched near the Texas home of U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar on Wednesday as they conducted what an agency spokeswoman called "court-authorized law enforcement activity." The motive and scope of the search was not ...

 2022-01-20 03:31 

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Asian stocks rise after China rate cuts, Japan export gain...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday after China cut interest rates to shore up flagging economic growth and Japan reported a double-digit rise in exports. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced. On Wall Street, the ...

 2022-01-20 03:20 

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Changhua request labor broker agencies provide migrant workers' credentials...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Changhua County announced on Jan. 18 that labor broker agencies will be asked to submit documents of migrant domestic workers on their expertise and credentials. The new policy was implemented in the hopes of improving rela...

 2022-01-20 02:56 

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Embiid ties career high with 50 points, 76ers beat Magic...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid tied his career high with 50 points in just 27 minutes, leading a dominant third quarter that carried the Philadelphia 76ers to a 123-110 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. Embiid also had 12 rebounds ...

 2022-01-20 02:55 

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Nets hold off Wizards' rally, beat Washington 119-118...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 22 of his 30 points in the first half, and the Brooklyn Nets held off the Washington Wizards 119-118 on Wednesday night when Kyle Kuzma and Spencer Dinwiddie missed 3-pointers in the final seconds. Washington tr...

 2022-01-20 02:54 

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Vikings interview Cowboys coordinators for head coach job...

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings completed head coach interviews Wednesday with the two top assistants for the Dallas Cowboys: offensive coordinator Kellen Moore and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn. Moore just finished his fourth season wit...

 2022-01-20 02:54 

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Late free throws help Virginia Tech hold off NC State 62-59...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justyn Mutts scored 13 points, Keve Aluma had a double-double and Sean Pedulla made two free throws with 12 seconds remaining to help Virginia Tech hold off North Carolina State 62-59 on Wednesday night. NC State trailed 35-21 a...

 2022-01-20 02:54 

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Biden predicts Russia will invade Ukraine, warns Putin...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he thinks Russia will invade Ukraine and warned President Vladimir Putin that his country would pay a "dear price" in lives lost and a possible cutoff from the global banking system if it ...

 2022-01-20 02:53 

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Lakers' Frank Vogel shrugs off worries about job insecurity...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lakers coach Frank Vogel shrugged off widespread reports of his job insecurity Wednesday night, saying it's all part of being in charge of a 17-time NBA champion franchise. "In this business and with this team, if you'...

 2022-01-20 02:53 

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Coyotes claw past Devils 4-1 behind Vejmelka, Crouse...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lawson Crouse scored a goal and added an assist, and Karel Vejmelka made 35 saves to help lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night. Dysin Mayo, Travis Boyd and Johan Larsson also scored ...

 2022-01-20 02:52 

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Alabama survives late rally, beats No. 13 LSU 70-67...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Keon Ellis made two free throws with 5 seconds left, and Alabama survived a late comeback bid by No. 13 LSU to win 70-67 on Wednesday night and snap a three-game skid. LSU trailed by eight points with 1:08 remaining. Tari Eas...

 2022-01-20 02:32 

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2 Marines dead, 17 hurt in truck rollover near Camp Lejeune...

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Two U.S. Marines were killed and 17 others were injured when the truck they were riding in overturned Wednesday and ejected them near their base in North Carolina, authorities said. N.C. State Highway Patrol Lt. Devin Rich ...

 2022-01-20 02:31 

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Cause of death released after mother, son fall at Petco Park...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police have determined the causes of death of a 40-year-old woman and her 2-year-old son who plunged from the third level of San Diego's Petco Park, just as thousands of baseball fans were heading inside for a Padres g...

 2022-01-20 02:12 

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Football games send viewers to TV on cold weekend...

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL wild card games and the NCAA football championship gathered millions of people in front of their television sets on a cold winter weekend. An average of 30.5 million people watched the NFL's wild card games on television ...

 2022-01-20 02:12 

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Georgia QB Bennett announces he will return for 1 more year...

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett is returning for another season after leading the Bulldogs to their first national championship in 41 years. Bennett, who carried a flip phone and avoided social media during the 2021 season, ma...

 2022-01-20 02:12 

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The Latest: Evans moves on in Australia; opponent withdraws...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Dan Evans has moved into the third round at Melbourne Park because Arthur Rinderknech pulled out with an injured wrist before t...

 2022-01-20 02:12 

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Biden says nation weary from COVID but rising with him in....

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden acknowledged Wednesday that the pandemic has left Americans exhausted and demoralized but insisted at a news conference marking his first year in office that he has "outperformed4; expectations in dealing...

 2022-01-20 02:12 

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Bucs WR Mike Evans focused on team, not individual success...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mike Evans has no interest in debating where he ranks among the NFL's best pass catchers. The only receiver in league history to begin a career with eight consecutive 1,000-yard seasons is comfortable with who he is, as well a...

 2022-01-20 02:07 

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Pentagon releases first video of botched Kabul airstrike...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has declassified and publicly released video footage of a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed 10 civilians in the final hours of a chaotic American withdrawal that ended a 20-year war in Afghanistan. The New York Ti...

 2022-01-20 02:07 

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SC governor in State of State: More money and bold actions...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster said Wednesday that a booming economy and billions of dollars of extra revenue and federal COVID-19 relief money gives the state a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take bold steps to transform South Carolina. Th...

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