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 2022-01-17 20:54 

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Tatum scores 27, Celtics rally past Pelicans 104-92...

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 27 points and the Boston Celtics erased an 18-point first-half deficit with a 104-92 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday. Tatum scored 21 in the second half to help Boston rally for its fifth win in six ...

 2022-01-17 20:54 

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D-line thinned by injuries as Bengals prepare for Titans...

CINCINNATI (AP) — After the Bengals won a playoff game for the first time in three decades last Saturday, coach Zac Taylor and a few players delivered game balls to three Cincinnati sports bars as a way of thanking fans who stuck with them through t...

 2022-01-17 20:53 

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Cowboys face same questions after another early playoff exit...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike McCarthy's future as Dallas Cowboys coach wasn't something Jerry Jones wanted to discuss after a wild-card loss that left the owner saying "I can't remember" when asked if he'd ever been more disa...

 2022-01-17 20:53 

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Bridges scores 38, Hornets beat Knicks without Ball...

NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Bridges scored a career-high 38 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading the Charlotte Hornets to a 97-87 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday. Terry Rozier added 22 points. He and Bridges combined to outscore the Knicks b...

 2022-01-17 20:52 

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Stefanovic, No. 4 Purdue top No. 17 Illinois in double OT...

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Sasha Stefanovic scored 22 points, including a go-ahead 3 at the start of double overtime that sent No. 4 Purdue over No. 17 Illinois 96-88 on Monday. Illinois guards Andre Curbelo and Alfonso Plummer made baskets in the final...

 2022-01-17 20:32 

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Car plunges off California elevated highway, 3 people killed...

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Three people died after the car they were in plunged off an elevated section of a highway near Los Angeles and landed on the street below, authorities said. The single-vehicle crash on Interstate 210 happened at about 8:30 p....

 2022-01-17 20:31 

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Eurogroup seeks path between high inflation, slower growth...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Euro finance chiefs on Monday ventured into a high-wire political balancing act prompted by conflicting economic forces: a weaker growth outlook and stronger inflation. Finance ministers from the 19 nations that share the euro curren...

 2022-01-17 20:03 

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Virginia's 1st female lt. gov. takes her seat in the Senate...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — History-making Republican Winsome Earle-Sears began her tenure presiding over the Virginia Senate on Monday as the state's first woman to serve as lieutenant governor and the first Black woman to hold statewide office. "...

 2022-01-17 19:53 

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South Carolina still No. 1 in women's Top 25; Oklahoma rises...

South Carolina remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll released Monday after knocking off two unranked opponents. The Gamecocks received 28 of the 30 first-place votes from a national media panel after beating T...

 2022-01-17 19:52 

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Patriots not quite back yet after another early playoff exit...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Talk of a resurgence by the New England Patriots this season appears to have been a bit premature. A 10-win season following a 7-9 finish in 2020 would be a sign of progress for almost any other NFL team. Yet, for a franchis...

 2022-01-17 19:32 

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Funeral services held for 12 killed in Philadelphia fire...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Funeral services were held Monday for nine children and three adults who died in a Philadelphia fire five days into the new year, the deadliest blaze in the city in more than a century. A funeral procession on the rain-soaked str...

 2022-01-17 19:31 

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Israel study: 4th vaccine shows limited results with omicron...

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli hospital on Monday said preliminary research indicates a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine provides only limited defense against the omicron variant that is raging around the world. Sheba Hospital last month began ad...

 2022-01-17 19:04 

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Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff...

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages during livestreamed services said Monday that he threw a chair at his captor before escaping with two others after an hourslong standoff, crediting past security t...

 2022-01-17 18:54 

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Turkish leader Erdogan visits Albania to boost ties...

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania and Turkey on Monday pledged to further boost their ties and increase their economic and cultural relations. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Albania to talk with Prime Minister Edi Rama on strengthening ...

 2022-01-17 18:54 

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K-Way windbreaker brand taps hip new market with R&D line...

MILAN (AP) — K-way, the Franco-Italian brand synonymous with windbreaker, is stepping into luxury fashion with its first live runway show ever on the closing day of Milan Fashion Week. The Milan-based brand has been edging into the space with collab...

 2022-01-17 18:53 

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Wizards' Delany joins Unseld in health and safety protocols...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Assistant coach Joseph Blair is set to coach the Washington Wizards on Monday against Philadelphia after acting head coach Pat Delany entered the NBA's health and safety protocols. Coach Wes Unseld Jr. entered health and safety...

 2022-01-17 18:53 

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South Carolina still No. 1 in women's Top 25; Oklahoma jumps...

South Carolina remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll released Monday. The Gamecocks received 28 of the 30 first-place votes from a national media panel after beating Texas A&M and Arkansas last week. South Car...

 2022-01-17 18:52 

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German luge star Geisenberger says she's going to Olympics...

Natalie Geisenberger has made it official: She's heading to the Beijing Games and seeking a third consecutive Olympic women's luge gold medal. The German slider, generally considered the best in the history of her sport, had considered skipping th...

 2022-01-17 18:05 

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Sudanese forces open fire on anti-coup protesters, killing 7...

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese security forces opened fire on protesters Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding around 100 others in the country's capital in one of the deadliest days since an October military coup, activists said. Earlier Mo...

 2022-01-17 18:04 

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Polish senators question cyber experts in hacking inquiry...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish Senate commission opened an investigation into the use of powerful spyware against government critics by hearing testimony Monday from cybersecurity experts, who compared targeting of opposition figures under the right...

 2022-01-17 18:03 

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Court to hear appeal of man convicted in son's hot-car death...

ATLANTA (AP) — A man whose toddler son died after he left him in a hot car for hours is asking Georgia's highest court to overturn his convictions for murder and child cruelty. Justin Ross Harris, 41, was convicted in November 2016 on eight coun...

 2022-01-17 17:58 

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Joint Chiefs chairman and Marine Corps chief have COVID-19...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing very minor symptoms, a spokesperson said Monday. The Marine Corps said its commandant, Gen. David Berger, also has COVID-19. Mille...

 2022-01-17 17:53 

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Chiefs open up offense against Pittsburgh, eye Buffalo next...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had to learn to dink and dunk their way through this entire season, contrary to every instinct of go for broke quarterback Patrick Mahomes, as opposing defenses simply refused to let themselves get beat...

 2022-01-17 17:53 

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Gonzaga back at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Auburn up to No. 2...

A wild week of upsets led to big changes in the AP Top 25. Amid the chaos, a familiar team returned to the top. Preseason No. 1 Gonzaga climbed back atop The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, ending Baylor's five-week run. ...

 2022-01-17 17:52 

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Steelers face long-overdue reboot as Roethlisberger exits...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger came back for one more run, wanting a chance for his final performance to not be a lopsided first-round playoff loss. Even with his closest friends gone. Even with a first-year offensive coordinator. Even knowing...

 2022-01-17 17:00 

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Winter storm whipping northeast US with snow, thunderstorms...

NEW YORK (AP) — A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday. A foot (30 centimeters) or more of snow fell in parts of New York state, Ohio and Pennsylvan...

 2022-01-17 16:59 

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Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley tests positive for COVID-19...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing very minor symptoms, a spokesperson said Monday. Milley, who has received the COVID-19 vaccine and a booster shot, tested positive...

 2022-01-17 16:59 

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Omicron slamming S. American hospitals as workers fall ill...

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The coronavirus' omicron variant starting to barrel across South America is pressuring hospitals whose employees are taking sick leave, leaving facilities understaffed to cope with COVID-19s third wave. A major hospital i...

 2022-01-17 16:58 

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Out of this world: 555.55-carat black diamond lands in Dubai...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Auction house Sotheby's Dubai has unveiled a diamond that's literally from out of this world. Sotheby's calls the 555.55-carat black diamond — believed to have come from outer space — "T...

 2022-01-17 16:53 

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UK's Johnson, and his foes, await key 'partygate' report...

LONDON (AP) — As he fights for his career, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has one constant refrain: Wait for Sue Gray. Gray is a senior but previously obscure civil servant who may hold Johnson's political future in her hands. She has the ...

 2022-01-17 16:53 

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Drone attack in Abu Dhabi claimed by Yemen's rebels kills 3...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people on Monday and sparked a fire at Abu Dhabi's international airport. Emirati police identified the...

 2022-01-17 16:53 

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Leaders of Germany, Spain meet to align progressive agendas...

MADRID (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Snchez met Monday in the Spanish capital to align their left-wing governments' agendas and plan how to boost progressive policies in the 27-nation European Union. After...

 2022-01-17 16:52 

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Reyna likely out for Dortmund until after qualifying break...

Gio Reyna probably won't play for Borussia Dortmund until after the international break, making it unlikely he will make the roster for the United States' next three World Cup qualifiers. Reyna has not played in any games since injuring his right ...

 2022-01-17 16:15 

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On MLK Day, Biden says Americans must commit to King's work...

ATLANTA (AP) — Americans must commit to the unfinished work of Martin Luther King Jr., delivering jobs and justice and protecting "the sacred right to vote, a right from which all other rights flow," President Joe Biden said Monday. Martin L...

 2022-01-17 16:05 

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N. Korea fires short-range missiles in 4th launch this month...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea Monday in its fourth weapons launch this month, South Korea's military said, with the apparent goal of demonstrating its military might during paused diplo...

 2022-01-17 16:05 

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Sudanese forces open fire on anti-coup protests, killing 3...

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese security forces opened fire on protesters Monday, killing at least three people and wounding several as thousands took to the streets in Khartoum and elsewhere in the country to denounce an October military coup, activists said...

 2022-01-17 16:05 

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Sudanese forces open fire on anti-coup protests, killing 3...

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese security forces opened fire on protesters Monday, killing at least three people and wounding several as thousands took to the streets in Khartoum and elsewhere in the country to denounce an October military coup, activists said...

 2022-01-17 16:04 

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Cold case team shines new light on betrayal of Anne Frank...

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A cold case team that combed through evidence for five years in a bid to unravel one of World War II's enduring mysteries has reached what it calls the "most likely scenario" of who betrayed Jewish teenage diarist Anne F...

 2022-01-17 15:59 

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Mexico president returns after 2nd COVID-19 infection...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador returned to his morning news conference Monday following a week of isolation for his second coronavirus infection. The president used his relatively speedy recovery to remark on the light...

 2022-01-17 15:59 

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Chan, Zuckerberg fighting Native American vaccine hesitancy...

Dallas Goldtooth, known for his role in the hit FX television series "Reservation Dogs," slowly swivels in his chair to face the camera in a recent TikTok video. As he looks at the audience, a voice-over announcer says, "When people refuse to ...

 2022-01-17 15:55 

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Insider Q&A: Realtors' group Chief Economist Lawrence Yun...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. housing market had another scorcher of a year in 2021, aided by low mortgage rates, a swell of demand that outstripped supply and a rebounding job market. The supply-demand equation remains sharply lopsided heading into t...

 2022-01-17 15:55 

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Sweden's spy agency probes drones over 3 nuclear plants...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's domestic security agency said Monday it has taken over the preliminary investigation into drones that last week were seen hovering over or near the country's three nuclear power plants. At first police sai...

 2022-01-17 15:54 

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AP Was There: Jordan scores 63 in double OT loss to Celtics...

Michael Jordan scores 63 points in a 135-131 double-overtime playoff loss to the Boston Celtics. Jordan broke records held by Elgin Baylor, Bob Cousy and Wilt Chamberlain. But Jordan couldn't stop Boston from making its own bit of history. The Celtics...

 2022-01-17 15:54 

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EU chief scraps meetings because driver is COVID-19 positive...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Monday that she has canceled her in-person appointments at the European Parliament this week after her driver tested positive for COVID-19. Von der Leyen said she was already in...

 2022-01-17 15:54 

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AP Was There: Wilkins beats rookie Jordan for dunk title...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dominique Wilkins of the Atlanta Hawks outduels rookie Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls in an epic slam dunk contest. Wilkins receives perfect scores on his last two dunks with the first bounced off the floor before slamming i...

 2022-01-17 15:53 

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AP Was There: Bird beats Magic in 1st Finals showdown...

BOSTON (AP) — June 12, 1984: The Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-102 in Game 7 in the first NBA Finals between Boston's Larry Bird and Los Angeles' Magic Johnson. They would meet in the finals two more times, with the Lakers w...

 2022-01-17 15:53 

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Euro nations seek path between high inflation, weak growth...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Euro finance chiefs on Monday engaged in a high-wire political balancing act prompted by conflicting economic forces: a weaker growth outlook and stronger inflation. Finance ministers from the 19 nations that share the common euro cu...

 2022-01-17 15:53 

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AP WAS THERE: Magic plays center, Lakers clinch NBA title...

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (AP) — Rookie Earvin "Magic" Johnson steps in and plays center for the injured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Game 6 of the NBA Finals with his Los Angeles Lakers holding a 3-2 series lead over the Philadelphia 76ers. Johnson, a 6-...

 2022-01-17 14:59 

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Germany ending 'untenable' ban on advertising abortions...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister on Monday launched a drive to remove from the country's criminal code a ban on doctors "advertising"; abortion services, a provision that he said is untenable. The move is the first of several ...

 2022-01-17 14:59 

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Djokovic lands in Serbia as questions arise over French Open...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic returned home Monday after being thwarted from defending his Australian Open title only to face a new predicament: He could be barred from the French Open this year, too, if he's still not vaccinated agains...

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