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 2022-01-18 03:59 

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Australia has record COVID-19 deaths, hospitals under stress...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia reported a record high of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, and its second-largest state declared an emergency in hospitals to cope with surging patient admissions and a staffing shortage due to the coronavirus. The 74 d...

 2022-01-18 03:55 

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Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as scale of damage emerges...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami. New Zealand's ...

 2022-01-18 03:55 

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Hong Kong arrests 2 ex-air crew for breaking COVID-19 rules...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested two former flight attendants for allegedly leaving their homes when they should have been in isolation for possible coronavirus infections, which were later confirmed. The two arrived from the U.S on Dec. 2...

 2022-01-18 03:54 

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Pharrell Williams calls for economic equity during MLK event...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Singer and music producer Pharrell Williams is challenging corporate America to "do more" by supporting entrepreneurs of color and adopting economic equity measures. The Virginian-Pilot reports that in remarks Mond...

 2022-01-18 03:53 

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Asia shares mostly rise moderately after US national holiday...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday in the absence of big market-moving news following a national holiday in the U.S. The Bank of Japan wrapped up a two-day policy meeting with no major changes. The benchmark interest rate remains a...

 2022-01-18 03:53 

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Nelson, Cizikas help Islanders hand Flyers 8th straight loss...

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson and Casey Cizikas scored less than three minutes apart in the second period and the New York Islanders beat Philadelphia 4-1 on Monday night, handing the Flyers their eighth straight loss. Anthony Beauvillier and Matt Ma...

 2022-01-18 03:52 

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Bam back, Butler gets triple-double, Heat top Raptors 104-99...

MIAMI (AP) — The final rebound of the game fell into Jimmy Butler's hands just a moment or two before the final buzzer, and Bam Adebayo started celebrating for two reasons. One, he knew Butler had just gotten a triple-double. Two, the Miami Heat...

 2022-01-18 03:00 

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Wage increase observed among industrial, domestic-care migrant workers...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL, ) revealed on Monday that the wages of migrant workers in industrial and domestic-caregiving sectors have all seen a rise in 2021. The survey conducted and reported by the MOL showed that for wor...

 2022-01-18 02:54 

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Jackson-Davis leads Indiana to rare road win...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 23 points and 12 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double and Indiana defeated Nebraska 78-71 on Monday night, a rare road win for the Hoosiers. The win was the first on the road for the Hoosiers, ...

 2022-01-18 02:53 

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Hawks rally to beat Bucks 121-114, snap 10-game home skid...

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 30 points for the struggling Atlanta Hawks, who trailed for much of the game before rallying for a 121-114 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night, snapping a 10-game home losing streak. Winning at State Far...

 2022-01-18 02:52 

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McCollum returns, scores 16 points in Blazers' 98-88 win...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 16 points in his first game back from a collapsed lung, Jusuf Nurkic added 21 points and a season-best 22 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Orlando Magic 98-88 Monday night. McCollum missed 17 ...

 2022-01-18 02:31 

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Waves from eruption in Tonga cause oil spill in Peru...

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Unusually high waves attributed to the eruption of an undersea volcano in Tonga caused an oil spill on the Peruvian coast, but authorities said Monday the spill was controlled within hours and there's an ongoing process to clea...

 2022-01-18 02:04 

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North Korea: Tactical guided missiles fired in latest test...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Tuesday it had conducted a test-firing of "tactical guided missiles," a day after South Korea's military detected the North launching two ballistic missiles into the sea. Monday's test was N...

 2022-01-18 02:00 

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Vietnamese food vendor scammed by counterfeit banknotes spark fury...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A store in Tainan owned by a Vietnamese new immigrant was recently the victim of scammers who produced large counterfeit banknotes to exchange for smaller banknotes, sparking fury among Taiwanese internet users. The inciden...

 2022-01-18 01:58 

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Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as damage reports emerge...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami. New Zealand's ...

 2022-01-18 01:53 

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Nets' star Irving steadfast on vaccine despite Durant injury...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving insists an injury to teammate Kevin Durant won't change his stance on not getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Irving, who only recently returned to action after a drawn-out stalemate over getting vacci...

 2022-01-18 01:53 

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Kraken snap 9-game losing streak, beat Blackhawks 3-2 in SO...

SEATTLE (AP) — After a month of increasing frustration, it seemed fitting that Joonas Donskoi, who had yet to score all season, was the one to finally snap the Seattle Kraken's losing streak. Ryan Donato scored the tying goal early in the third ...

 2022-01-18 01:52 

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The Latest: Muguruza keeps Australian Open streak intact...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): ___ 12:45 p.m. Garbie Muguruza has extended her first-round success record at Melbourne Park. The 2020 Australian Open finalist and winne...

 2022-01-18 00:55 

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Arizona State hands Utah 6th straight loss 64-62...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Jalen Graham scored six of Arizona State's final nine points and the Sun Devils beat Utah 64-62 on Monday for the Utes' sixth straight loss. Graham made a hook shot in the lane with 56 seconds left to give Arizona State a...

 2022-01-18 00:54 

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Watt active for Cards, Weddle in for Rams in playoff meeting...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — J.J. Watt is in uniform for the Arizona Cardinals and Eric Weddle is playing for the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL West rivals' playoff showdown Monday night. Watt was activated off injured reserve earlier in the day for t...

 2022-01-18 00:54 

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Allen vs. Mahomes revisited as Bills face Chiefs once more...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A second consecutive postseason matchup pitting Buffalo's Josh Allen against Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes seemed almost inevitable after two of the NFL's top young quarterbacks met in last year's AFC champi...

 2022-01-18 00:53 

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Djokovic's deportation exposes Australian border debate...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Weary after two years of some of the harshest COVID-19 border restrictions in the world, many Australians wanted Novak Djokovic kicked out of their country for traveling to a tennis tournament in their country without bei...

 2022-01-18 00:53 

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Raiders fire GM in 1st move of significant offseason...

Owner Mark Davis made the first big decision of what figures to be an eventful offseason for the Las Vegas Raiders. There will be plenty more to come as there figures to be significant change for an organization coming off just its second playoff berth in...

 2022-01-18 00:04 

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Youngkin calls on lawmakers to enact 'vision of change'...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin asked the divided Virginia General Assembly on Monday to work with him to enact his "sweeping vision of change" for the state by rolling back taxes, expanding school choice and boosting funding for la...

 2022-01-17 23:57 

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Notre Dame wins at Howard 71-68 in MLK Classic...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dane Goodwin scored 17 points, Nate Laszewski had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and Notre Dame beat Howard 71-68 on Monday in the MLK Classic. Notre Dame led 67-56 before turning it over four times in five possessions, while Howard sc...

 2022-01-17 23:56 

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49ers survive once again to advance in playoffs to Green Bay...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers sure aren't advancing the easy way. A week after overcoming a 17-point deficit and then holding on at the end to get into the the playoffs, the Niners nearly blew a 16-point lead in the fourth q...

 2022-01-17 23:56 

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Onetime Clemson QB Johnson transferring back to Tigers...

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Onetime Clemson quarterback Hunter Johnson is returning to the Tigers, becoming coach Dabo Swinney's first player taken from the NCAA transfer portal. Johnson had been with Northwestern the past four seasons. He announced hi...

 2022-01-17 23:55 

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Bane, Morant score 25 apiece to lead Grizzlies past Bulls...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Desmond Bane and Ja Morant scored 25 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies dominated the short-handed Chicago Bulls 119-106 on Monday afternoon for their 12th win in 13 games. Brandon Clarke added 15 points and seven rebounds ...

 2022-01-17 23:55 

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Las Vegas Raiders oust GM Mike Mayock after 3 seasons...

The Las Vegas Raiders have fired general manager Mike Mayock after three seasons and will begin a search for a coach and GM following their second playoff berth in the past 19 seasons. The Raiders announced the move to get rid of Mayock on Monday, two day...

 2022-01-17 23:54 

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The Latest: Muguruza kicks off Day 2 at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Third seed and 2020 finalist Garbine Muguruza opens play at Rod Laver Arena on Day 2 with a match against Clara Burel. Muguruz...

 2022-01-17 23:54 

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Francouz steps in, Avs beat Wild in SO, 14th home win in row...

DENVER (AP) — Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz stopped 24 shots in relief of injured Darcy Kuemper and three more in the shootout, and Colorado beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Monday for its 14th straight home win. Kuemper was injured Minnesota...

 2022-01-17 23:53 

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Meier scores franchise-record 5 goals as Sharks rout Kings...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Timo Meier set a San Jose franchise record with five goals on Monday, and the Sharks used a huge first period to beat the Los Angeles Kings 6-2. Meier, a sixth-year winger who made his first All-Star team this season, notched...

 2022-01-17 23:53 

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Mexican governor says predecessor made deals with gangs...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The governor of Mexico's Morelos state claimed Monday his predecessor and the previous police chief negotiated with a drug gang. Gov. Cuauhtmoc Blanco had himself been forced to deny any drug links earlier this month after a 3...

 2022-01-17 23:53 

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Batum scores season-high 32, Clippers beat Pacers 139-133...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicolas Batum scored all of his season-high 32 points in the second half, Reggie Jackson added 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers 139-133 on Monday in a matchup of sub-.500 teams. Marcus Morris had 21 p...

 2022-01-17 23:32 

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3 California teenagers killed in car crash near Los Angeles...

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Three teenage boys were killed in Southern California when the car they were in struck a curb, collided with a fence and rolled over on an embankment, authorities said. The single-vehicle crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunda...

 2022-01-17 22:58 

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Yellowstone bison species decision questioned by US judge...

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit part of its decision not to protect Yellowstone National Park's bison as an endangered species. The Buffalo Field Campaign and Weste...

 2022-01-17 22:53 

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Brady, Buccaneers extend playoff winning streak to 5 games...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are running out of superlatives to describe the impact of Tom Brady. The defending Super Bowl champions improved to 5-0 in postseason games since the 44-year-old quarterback joined the Bucs in 2020, domina...

 2022-01-17 22:53 

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Eagles have a long way to go to compete for championship...

The Philadelphia Eagles have a long way to go to compete for a championship despite reaching the playoffs. There's a large gap between the Eagles (9-9) and teams that advanced past the wild-card round. That was quite evident when the defending Super B...

 2022-01-17 22:52 

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Garland leads Cavs to 114-107 win over Durant-less Nets...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland strengthened his All-Star case with 22 points and 12 assists, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 1114-107 win Monday over the Brooklyn Nets, who began a stretch without injured superstar Kevin Durant. Isaac Okoro ad...

 2022-01-17 22:06 

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North Vegas police chief who broke gender barrier retires...

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Pamela Ojeda spent her final day as chief of the North Las Vegas Police Department at a graduation ceremony pinning badges on the department's fresh recruits. It wasn't how she planned to finish her tenure, but i...

 2022-01-17 22:06 

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Irvin, Aurora's 1st Black mayor, makes GOP bid for governor...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin joined the gubernatorial fray on Monday, entering the race as a Republican challenging incumbent Democrat J.B. Pritzker. Elected the first Black mayor of Illinois' second-largest city in 2017, ...

 2022-01-17 22:05 

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Ex-leader Poroshenko returns to Ukraine to face charges...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday returned to Ukraine to face court on treason charges he believes are politically motivated. At the Kyiv airport, where he arrived on a flight from Warsaw on Monday morning, P...

 2022-01-17 22:04 

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On MLK Day, King III implores Senate to act on voting rights...

ATLANTA (AP) — A day before the U.S. Senate was expected to take up critical legislation on voting rights that is looking likely to fail, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s eldest son condemned federal lawmakers over their inaction. Speaking in Washingto...

 2022-01-17 21:54 

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Train derails near LA site of recent wave of cargo thefts...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews made railroad repairs in Los Angeles Monday after a train derailed near the location where thieves have been raiding cargo containers, leaving the tracks littered with emptied boxes of packaged good sent by retailers. It was...

 2022-01-17 21:54 

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NHL pioneer O'Ree says having Bruins retire jersey an honor...

BOSTON (AP) — Willie O'Ree has experienced many honors during his lifetime, from breaking the NHL's color barrier in 1958 with the Boston Bruins to being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018. But the 86-year-old says having his No. ...

 2022-01-17 21:54 

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Tornado victim's family sues Amazon over warehouse collapse...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The family of a delivery driver who died last month when a tornado collapsed the central Illinois Amazon facility where he worked filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday in Madison County. The action on behalf of Austin McEwen...

 2022-01-17 21:54 

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Larkin scores 2 in Red Wings' 3-2 OT win over Sabres...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored the tying goal in regulation and notched the game-winner 2:07 into overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday before a sparse crowd in snowbound western New Yo...

 2022-01-17 21:53 

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Rink Babka, discus medalist at 1960 Olympics, dies at 85...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard "Rink" Babka, a former world record holder who was part of a U.S. medals sweep in the discus at the 1960 Rome Olympics, has died. He was 85. Babka died Saturday of congestive heart failure in a hospital, according ...

 2022-01-17 21:53 

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Rested Titans prepping to host Bengals in divisional game...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are rested and healthier than they've been in weeks, maybe months. They also know their next opponent. Now they get a chance to prove how well they used their bye week as the AFC's top seed. "...

 2022-01-17 21:52 

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Kuzma, Beal lead Wizards to 117-98 rout of 76ers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had 15 points and 16 rebounds, and Bradley Beal added 13 points in his return from a three-game absence to lift the Washington Wizards to a 117-98 victory over Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday. Washington...

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