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 2022-01-19 22:53 

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Browns' Mayfield has surgery, starts road to 'true self'...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield has shifted into comeback mode. The Browns quarterback had successful surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury that affected his play, led to a disappointing season and raised doubts a...

 2022-01-19 22:52 

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Tottenham stages latest-ever comeback to win an EPL game...

Tottenham staged the latest-ever comeback to win a Premier League game on Wednesday. Manchester United's second-half turnaround was quite the surprise, too. On a dramatic night in England's top flight, Tottenham was losing to Leicester after 94 mi...

 2022-01-19 22:52 

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Nuggets acquire Bryn Forbes from Spurs in 3-team trade...

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets acquired veteran wing player Bryn Forbes from San Antonio on Wednesday as part of a three-team deal that also included Boston. The Nuggets sent injured players Bol Bol and P.J. Dozier to Boston, and the Celtics dealt...

 2022-01-19 22:33 

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Airman gets life in prison for death of Mennonite woman...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Air Force airman has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of a Mennonite woman whom he kidnapped from northwestern New Mexico, fatally shot and left in the freezing cold outside Flagstaff, Arizona. Mark Gooch, 22,...

 2022-01-19 22:33 

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Biden says Putin will pay 'dear price' if invades Ukraine...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — President Joe Biden said he believes Vladimir Putin doesn't want full blown war in Ukraine and would pay a "dear price" if he moves forward with a military incursion. Biden, speaking at a news conference to mark his ...

 2022-01-19 22:32 

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Baby orangutan being bottle-fed, which intrigues others...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The endangered Sumatran orangutan infant at New Orleans' zoo is being bottle-fed because his mother wasn't producing enough milk. The still unnamed baby was being tube-fed as well, but the tube was removed Jan. 13, Audubon...

 2022-01-19 22:31 

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U. of Michigan settlement latest in school sex abuse payouts...

A financial payout for more than 1,000 people — mostly men — who say they were sexually assaulted by former University of Michigan sports doctor Robert Anderson is the latest multimillion-dollar settlement involving schools faced with sexual m...

 2022-01-19 22:31 

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Why is it better to wear an N95 than a cloth mask right now?...

NEW YORK (AP) — Why is it better to wear an N95 than a cloth mask right now? Health experts suggest stepping up protection against the highly contagious omicron variant with stronger masks such as N95s or KN95s. It's especially important now wit...

 2022-01-19 22:05 

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Justices seem sympathetic to Cruz in campaign finance case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Supreme Court's conservative majority on Wednesday seemed sympathetic to Sen. Ted Cruz in a challenge the Texas Republican brought to a provision of campaign finance law limiting the repayment of federal candidat...

 2022-01-19 22:05 

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Singer Fred Parris of the Five Satins dead at age 85...

NEW YORK (AP) — Fred Parris, the lead singer of the 1950s harmony group the Five Satins and composer of the classic doo-wop ballad "In the Still of the Night," has died at age 85. Parris died Jan. 13 after a brief illness, according to his m...

 2022-01-19 22:05 

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California may limit conservatorships, promote alternatives...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Disability rights activists and advocates for Britney Spears backed a California proposal Wednesday to provide more protections for those under court-ordered conservatorships, while promoting less-restrictive alternatives. ...

 2022-01-19 22:04 

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Biden says nation weary from COVID, but US in a better place...

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. He said h...

 2022-01-19 21:59 

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New Mexico asks Guard to sub for sick teachers amid omicron...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is the first state in the nation to ask National Guard troops to serve as substitute teachers as preschools and K-12 public schools struggle to keep classrooms open amid surging COVID-19 infections. Democratic Gov. M...

 2022-01-19 21:54 

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What comes next in New York's investigation of Donald Trump...

NEW YORK (AP) — After investigating former President Donald Trump for several years, New York Attorney General Letitia James used a court filing Tuesday to outline much of the evidence her investigators have gathered so far. The legal memo claimed t...

 2022-01-19 21:53 

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In news conference, Biden calls on Fed to fight inflation...

WASHINGTON (AP) — At a Wednesday news conference marking his first year in office, President Joe Biden called on the Federal Reserve to do more to fight inflation by pulling back on its monetary boosting of the U.S. economy. Inflation at nearly a 40...

 2022-01-19 21:52 

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Orlando to host US final home World Cup qualifier in March...

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play its final home World Cup qualifier at Orlando, Florida, on March 27 against Panama. The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Wednesday that the match will be at Exploria Stadium, where the Americans beat Panama...

 2022-01-19 21:33 

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EXPLAINER: The federal charges against 3 cops in Floyd death...

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

 2022-01-19 21:33 

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Fourth Calif. federal prison worker charged with sex abuse...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fourth worker at a federal women's prison in California has been charged with sexually abusing an inmate. His arrest comes months after the prison's warden was arrested on similar charges. James Theodore Highhouse, a corr...

 2022-01-19 21:32 

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Otto Warmbier's parents get $240K seized from North Korea...

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of Otto Warmbier, a U.S. student who died after being taken hostage by North Korea and released by the country in a coma in 2017, should receive $240,300 seized from a North Korean bank account, a federal judge ruled last...

 2022-01-19 21:32 

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NHL reschedules games, season set to end on time April 29...

The NHL on Wednesday revealed new dates for 98 games postponed for coronavirus-related reasons, keeping the end of the regular season on schedule for April 29. The changes include moving 23 other games around and 95 games filling the Feb. 7-22 gap that pr...

 2022-01-19 21:32 

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Stocks extend 2022 losses as investors brace for rate hikes...

Stocks continued to fall on Wall Street Wednesday as investors review the latest corporate earnings and prepare for higher interest rates. The S&P 500 fell 1%, the Nasdaq fell 1.2% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1%. The major indexes all set ne...

 2022-01-19 21:31 

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Legislator dies using medical suicide law he helped pass...

A former Vermont legislator and House majority leader has died with the help of a law he himself helped pass that allows the terminally ill to end their own lives, his wife said. Willem Jewett died Jan. 12 at his home in Ripton at age 58, said his wife, E...

 2022-01-19 20:55 

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US, Russia show no sign of relenting ahead of Ukraine talks...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — With critical talks approaching, the United States and Russia on Wednesday showed no sign either will relent from entrenched positions on Ukraine that have raised fears of a Russian invasion and a new war in Europe. Speaking in ...

 2022-01-19 20:54 

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Celeb-heavy Los Angeles suburb gets tough on water wasters...

In a wealthy enclave nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains that is a haven for celebrities, residents now face more aggressive consequences for wasting water — including the threat of having their water flows slowed to a trickle if they repeatedly f...

 2022-01-19 20:54 

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Airlines cancel some flights after reduced 5G rollout in US...

DALLAS (AP) — Some flights to and from the U.S. were canceled on Wednesday even after AT&T and Verizon scaled back the rollout of high-speed wireless service that could interfere with aircraft technology that measures altitude. Carriers that rely he...

 2022-01-19 20:53 

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Stocks edge lower on Wall Street; investors review earnings...

Stocks edged lower in afternoon trading on Wall Street as investors review the latest corporate earnings and prepare for higher interest rates. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% as of 2:36 p.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 183 points, or 0.5%, to 35...

 2022-01-19 20:53 

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Stocks edge lower on Wall Street; investors review earnings...

Stocks edged lower in afternoon trading on Wall Street as investors review the latest corporate earnings and prepare for higher interest rates. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% as of 2:36 p.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 183 points, or 0.5%, to 35...

 2022-01-19 20:53 

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Foot feels fine as Henry preps for Titans' playoff return...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry says it was "shocking" having to deal with the first injury of his career during the season. The 2020 AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year is just happy to be back practicing with the Tennessee Titans. Ju...

 2022-01-19 20:52 

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Chances were missed to stop U. of Michigan doctor Anderson...

DETROIT (AP) — Suspicions that a University of Michigan sports doctor was committing sexual assault went back decades, long before a $490 million settlement this week with victims, but no one stepped forward to ensure that Robert Anderson would be k...

 2022-01-19 20:11 

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Earnhardt Jr. matches his father as NASCAR Hall of Famer...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized early he would never be a seven-time NASCAR champion like his dad. It was unrealistic to believe he would match the late Dale Earnhardt on the track. The Intimidator was tough as nails, didn't...

 2022-01-19 20:11 

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UCLA's Johnny Juzang raises NBA draft stock with NCAA run...

UCLA guard Johnny Juzang took a big star turn at the NCAA Tournament last spring, shooting the Bruins into the Final Four with a string of incredible performances. The run heaped the hype onto the high-scoring guard heading into his junior season, not tha...

 2022-01-19 20:06 

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SC Democrat moves final US House map debate to Senate floor...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Democratic state senator who drew new U.S. House districts in South Carolina that would likely generate at least one more chance to send a Democrat to Washington said Wednesday he will wait to debate the his map before the fu...

 2022-01-19 20:05 

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Noem slams focus of Republican-led impeachment probe into AG...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Wednesday slammed how fellow Republicans are handling an impeachment probe of the state's attorney general for his role in a fatal car crash, alleging members of a House investigative committe...

 2022-01-19 20:05 

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Push to stop House map carving Nashville has legal obstacles...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Democrats and voting rights organizations have blasted Tennessee Republicans for what they say is a brazen effort to dilute the state's Black vote by carving up booming Nashville into three likely GOP-controlled congressi...

 2022-01-19 20:04 

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Republican lawmakers target Arizona school boards group...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona School Boards Association, which successfully sued the Arizona Legislature to invalidate key parts of the state budget last year, is now being targeted by Republican lawmakers who have long opposed its efforts to lobby for...

 2022-01-19 20:04 

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Review: Mellencamp album reflects on life and wasted time...

"Strictly a One-Eyed Jack," John Mellencamp (Republic Records) John Mellencamp's latest studio album, "Strictly a One-Eyed Jack," is a work of deep reflection. Over the course of 12 new tunes, Mellencamp sings in a raspy sing-song voic...

 2022-01-19 20:04 

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HBO leads GLAAD Media Awards for LGBTQ representation...

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO and HBO Max have become the top contenders at the GLAAD Media Awards with a combined 19 nominations, landing the bulk of its nods for its TV shows like "Hacks," "The Other Two" and "The Sex Lives of College Gi...

 2022-01-19 20:03 

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Yvette Mimieux, '60s starlet of 'Time Machine,' dies at 80...

NEW YORK (AP) — Yvette Mimieux, the blond and blue-eyed 1960s film star of "Where the Boys Are," "The Time Machine" and "Light in the Piazza," has died. She was 80. Michelle Bega, a family spokeswoman, said Mimieux died in he...

 2022-01-19 19:59 

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1st for Louisiana: Drug-resistant fungus found at hospital...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A hospital in New Orleans says it has identified two patients infected with a rare, drug-resistant fungus — the first time it's been found in Louisiana. Candida auris has already been found in Washington, D.C., and at le...

 2022-01-19 19:59 

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Troops, bureaucrats will sub for sick teachers in New Mexico...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is asking National Guard troops and state bureaucrats to volunteer to serve as substitute teachers as preschools and K-12 public schools struggle to keep classrooms open amid surging COVID-19 infections. Democratic G...

 2022-01-19 19:54 

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Opportunities were missed to stop sports doctor Anderson...

DETROIT (AP) — Suspicions that a University of Michigan sports doctor was committing sexual assault went back decades, long before a $490 million settlement this week with victims, but no one stepped forward to ensure that Robert Anderson would be k...

 2022-01-19 19:32 

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Airman to be sentenced in Arizona in Mennonite woman's death...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Air Force airman convicted of kidnapping a woman from a Mennonite community in New Mexico and fatally shooting her in northern Arizona is set to be sentenced Wednesday. Mark Gooch faces life in prison for the death of Sash...

 2022-01-19 19:32 

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Unilever won't top $68B bid for GSK consumer healthcare unit...

LONDON (AP) — Unilever, the maker of Vaseline skin care products and Dove soap, says it won't increase a 50 billion-pound ($68.2 billion) offer for GlaxoSmithKline's consumer healthcare unit that was rejected last week. London-based GSK said...

 2022-01-19 19:31 

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Stacey Abrams: Voting rights legislation can be passed...

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams used a Wednesday campaign stop in Atlanta to applaud the push for voting rights in Congress and express support for President Joe Biden. Abrams was noticeably absent from Biden's visit last week to Atlanta, where he ...

 2022-01-19 19:05 

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Raw Senate debate in fight to end voting bill filibuster...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators faced off in emotional, raw debate Wednesday on voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital for protecting democracy but that's almost certain to be defeated without a filibuster rules chang...

 2022-01-19 19:04 

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UAE envoy: Yemen's Houthis used missiles in Abu Dhabi attack...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels used cruise and ballistic missiles, in addition to drones, in an attack on Abu Dhabi this week that killed three people and set off fires at a fuel depot and an international airport, the ...

 2022-01-19 18:59 

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Sotomayor, Gorsuch deny report they were at odds over masks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Supreme Court justices say a media report that they were at odds over the wearing of masks in court during the recent surge in coronavirus cases is false. The court on Wednesday issued an unusual three-sentence statement from J...

 2022-01-19 18:53 

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Postponements farce sees EPL explore tightening of rules...

When Arsenal this week sent Pablo Mari away on loan and released Sead Kolasinac, trimming the squad looked perplexing for a club already struggling to muster a team to play. Folarin Balogun and Ainsley Maitland-Niles had only just been loaned out when Ars...

 2022-01-19 18:52 

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Overcoming obstacles, US figure skaters ready for Beijing...

Kaitlin Hawayek spent last summer dealing with a concussion that she got in practice, unsure of when she would be able to join ice dance partner Jean-Luc Baker on the rink again to prepare for the Beijing Olympics. Ashley Cain-Gribble spent time in the ho...

 2022-01-19 18:34 

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Rio de Janeiro police move to regain control of some favelas...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Some 1,200 police officers were deployed to Rio de Janeiro's working-class Jacarezinho neighborhood and its surroundings early Wednesday, marking the start of a state effort seeking to "reclaim territory," authoriti...

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