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 2022-01-17 06:04 

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Texas rabbi: Security training paid off in hostage standoff...

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — U.S. and British authorities Monday continued an investigation into the weekend standoff at a Texas synagogue that ended with an armed British national dead and a rabbi crediting past security training for getting him and t...

 2022-01-17 05:52 

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China anti-virus measures in full-force after Beijing case...

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing's first reported case of the omicron variant has prompted stepped-up measures in the nation's capital, just weeks before it hosts the Winter Olympic Games. Following the positive test announced Saturday, more than 13,0...

 2022-01-17 05:32 

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

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 amid paused diploma...

 2022-01-17 05:32 

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Birju Maharaj, legend of India's kathak dance form, dies...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Birju Maharaj, a legend of classical Indian dance and among the country's most well-known performing artists, died Monday. He was 83. Maharaj was suffering from a kidney ailment and was undergoing dialysis and likely died of a c...

 2022-01-17 05:31 

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Jill Biden: I didn't expect 'healing role' as first lady...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Her husband campaigned to help unite the country, but Jill Biden says "healing" a nation wounded by a deadly pandemic, natural and other disasters and deep political polarization is among her chief roles as first lady, too. ...

 2022-01-17 04:59 

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Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation. A towering ash cloud since Saturday...

 2022-01-17 04:53 

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With Djokovic gone, Osaka starts her Australian Open defense...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian Open started Monday without nine-time champion Novak Djokovic and, finally, the focus was on forehands and backhands instead of his fight to avoid deportation because he isn't vaccinated against COVID-1...

 2022-01-17 04:53 

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Mahomes leads Chiefs to 42-21 wild-card romp over Steelers...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw for 404 yards and five touchdowns, Travis Kelce caught a TD pass and threw another one, and the Kansas City Chiefs sent Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger into his anticipated retirement with a 42...

 2022-01-17 04:52 

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Retirement awaits Roethlisberger after 42-21 loss in KC...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger raised some eyebrows ahead of their wild-card game against the defending AFC champion Chiefs on Sunday night when he admitted that "we probably aren't supposed to be here." ...

 2022-01-17 03:54 

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Vaccination mandated for commuters on Manila public transit...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — People who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 were banned from riding public transport in the Philippine capital region Monday in a desperate move that has sparked protests from labor and human rights groups. The Ph...

 2022-01-17 03:54 

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49ers hang on over Cowboys 23-17 in chaotic wild-card finish...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Shanahan walked onto the field with an emphatic nod, believing his San Francisco 49ers had beaten the Dallas Cowboys in a chaotic wild-card finish that left many not sure what was happening. The official word came a shor...

 2022-01-17 03:54 

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Matsuyama caps big rally with eagle to win Sony in playoff...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama made up a five-shot deficit on the back nine and then won the Sony Open in a playoff with one of the best shots he never saw, a 3-wood into the sun to 3 feet for an eagle to beat Russell Henley on Sunday. The eighth ...

 2022-01-17 03:53 

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Asian shares mixed after China reports slowing growth...

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday after China reported that its economy expanded at an 8.1% annual pace in 2021, though growth slowed to half that level in the last quarter. Tokyo, Shanghai and Sydney rose, while Hong Kong and Seoul...

 2022-01-17 03:53 

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Gobert has double-double, Jazz beat Nuggets 125-102...

DENVER (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 18 points and 19 rebounds in his return to Utah's lineup, Donovan Mitchell scored 31 points and the Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets 125-102 on Sunday night. Bojan Bogdanovic finished with 21 points to help the Jazz end...

 2022-01-17 03:53 

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The Latest at the Australian Open: 2021 champ Osaka wins...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Defending champion Naomi Osaka has had a relatively trouble-free 6-3, 6-3 win over Camila Osorio in her first-round match on Rod...

 2022-01-17 03:52 

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Towns carries Timberwolves past Curry-less Warriors, 119-99...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-99 victory over the worn-out Golden State Warriors, who played without star Steph Curry on Sunday night. Jaylen Nowell scored 17 points a...

 2022-01-17 03:32 

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Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102...

Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars, has died. He was 102. Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on Sunday announced his death on Twitter, both of them calling McGee an ...

 2022-01-17 03:31 

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Military flights sent to assess damage from Pacific volcano...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation. A towering ash cloud since Saturday...

 2022-01-17 02:53 

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China's economy grows 8.1% in 2021, slows in second half...

BEIJING (AP) — China's economy grew by 8.1% in 2021 but Beijing faces pressure to shore up activity after an abrupt slowdown in the second half. In the final three months of 2021, growth of the world's second-largest economy sank to 4% over ...

 2022-01-17 02:52 

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Australian Open starts hours after Djokovic's deportation...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian Open started Monday without nine-time champion Novak Djokovic and, finally, the focus was on forehands and backhands instead of his fight to avoid deportation because he isn't vaccinated against COVID-1...

 2022-01-17 02:52 

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The Latest at the Australian Open: 5th-seeded Sakkari wins...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): ___ 1:20 p.m. Fifth-seeded Maria Sakkari beat Tatjana Maria 6-4, 7-6 (2) in the first match completed on the main show court in the first ...

 2022-01-17 02:03 

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N. Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in 4th launch this year...

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

 2022-01-17 01:59 

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Biden, new Japanese prime minister to meet virtually Friday...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden will meet virtually with Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan on Friday, as the omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to surge around the world. The White House said Sunday the meeting will take pl...

 2022-01-17 01:53 

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Cowboys no advantage being home with another playoff loss...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — If only the Dallas Cowboys could get a do-over on this game. Like they did for the punt that hit the huge video board looming high above the field. And like they desperately needed to on the final sequence in a 23-17 wild-car...

 2022-01-17 01:53 

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49ers hang on late for 23-17 wild-card victory over Cowboys...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Deebo Samuel and the San Francisco 49ers have started another playoff run after hanging on in a frantic wild-card finish against Dallas. Dak Prescott and the Cowboys will have to keep waiting for that elusive deep trip in the...

 2022-01-17 01:52 

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Wood has double-double, Rockets hold off Kings 118-112...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Christian Wood had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Eric Gordon made a clutch bucket with 12.5 seconds remaining and the Houston Rockets held off the Sacramento Kings 118-112 on Sunday night. Kevin Porter Jr. added 23 points and ...

 2022-01-17 01:52 

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Vikings interview Packers' Hackett, Titans' Ossenfort...

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings interviewed Green Bay offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett for head coach and Tennessee director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort for general manager on Sunday. The team confirmed the completion of the...

 2022-01-17 01:32 

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Celebrated Tuskeegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102...

Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars, has died. He was 102. Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on Sunday announced his death on Twitter, both of them calling McGee an ...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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Djokovic arrives in Dubai after deportation from Australia...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Novak Djokovic arrived early Monday in Dubai after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men's tennis player's hopes of defending his Australian Open t...

 2022-01-17 00:58 

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Group: Tax rich to fund vaccines for poor hit by pandemic...

LONDON (AP) — Anti-poverty organization Oxfam called Monday for governments to impose a one-time 99% tax on the world's billionaires and use the money to fund expanded production of vaccines for the poor — part of an effort to combat globa...

 2022-01-17 00:52 

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Steelers have Harris, Smith-Schuster for playoff game in KC...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers had running back Najee Harris and wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster available for their wild-card playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Harris, who ran for a franchise rookie-rec...

 2022-01-17 00:32 

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Snow, ice blast through South with powerful winter storm...

ATLANTA (AP) — A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, knocking out power, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacherous, frigid glaze. Tens of thousands of customers...

 2022-01-17 00:31 

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Seoul: N. Korea fires projectile in 4th launch this month...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired at least one projectile into the sea on Monday, South Korea's military said, in a fourth weapons launch this month as it demonstrates its military might amid pandemic border closures and paused diploma...

 2022-01-16 23:52 

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Concussion sidelines 49ers' Bosa in wild-card game at Dallas...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Francisco pass rusher Nick Bosa has been ruled out of a wild-card game against Dallas because of a concussion after a collision with teammate D.J. Jones. Bosa was rushing Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott from the left sid...

 2022-01-16 23:31 

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Record-setting Texas Tech K Garibay into NFL draft...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech kicker Jonathan Garibay is bypassing his final season of eligibility, opting to declare for the NFL draft after making the longest game-winning kick in FBS history and being the most accurate field goal kicker in sch...

 2022-01-16 22:55 

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Burrell, Green lead No. 5 Lady Vols over No. 19 Kentucky...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rae Burrell and Keyen Green came off the bench and scored 14 points apiece as No. 5 Tennessee beat No. 19 Kentucky 84-58 Sunday to remain the only unbeaten team in Southeastern Conference play. The Lady Volunteers (17-1, 6-0)...

 2022-01-16 22:54 

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Carr backs Bisaccia as Raiders coach: 'He's the right guy'...

Rich Bisaccia steadied the Las Vegas Raiders after taking over during a tumultuous regular season, guided them to the playoffs for the second time in 19 seasons and earned the support of his players. The first question facing the Raiders this offseason af...

 2022-01-16 22:53 

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Booker, McGee help Suns rout Pistons in Michigan homecoming...

DETROIT (AP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points and JaVale McGee added 20 in their Michigan homecomings to help the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns rout the Detroit Pistons 135-108 on Sunday. "I was just hitting shots and the guys were getting me the ball...

 2022-01-16 22:53 

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Boston, Henderson help No. 1 South Carolina beat Arkansas...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Aliyah Boston and Destanni Henderson each scored 19 points and No. 1 South Carolina beat Arkansas 61-52 on Sunday. Boston also had 13 rebounds for South Carolina (17-1, 5-1 Southeastern Conference). The Gamecocks have won f...

 2022-01-16 22:52 

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Cunane, No. 4 Wolfpack women beat No. 16 Blue Devils 84-60...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elissa Cunane scored 23 points to help No. 4 North Carolina State beat No. 16 Duke 84-60 on Sunday, keeping the Wolfpack unbeaten in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Jada Boyd added 10 points and seven rebounds off the bench as N....

 2022-01-16 22:31 

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Celebrated Greek painter Alekos Fassianos dies at 86...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Alekos Fassianos, one of the most important modern Greek painters, died Sunday at his home after a long illness, the state news agency ANA reported. He was 86. Alekos Fassianos was born in Athens on Dec. 16, 1935. He studied vi...

 2022-01-16 22:04 

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Bronx fire victims' funeral draws huge outpouring of grief...

NEW YORK (AP) — The caskets were brought one by one — all 15 of them — on a frigid winter day, as hundreds of mourners filled a Bronx mosque Sunday to bid farewell to those who died exactly a week ago trying to escape their smoke-filled ...

 2022-01-16 21:55 

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No. 2 Stanford rallies to beat Utah 83-73...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Cameron Brink scored 24 points and Lexie Hull added 21 to help No. 2 Stanford rally to beat Utah 83-73 on Sunday. Stanford (13-3, 4-0 Pac-12) trailed by seven at the half before outscoring the Utes 53-36 in the final 20 minutes...

 2022-01-16 21:55 

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Iowa coach disbands diversity group created after 2020 probe...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz has disbanded an alumni advisory committee that was created after a 2020 investigation found evidence of racial bias against Black players in his program and bullying behavior by some of his as...

 2022-01-16 21:55 

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Djokovic leaves Australia but debate goes on in vaccine saga...

Australia made its decision, but opinion remains divided worldwide on Novak Djokovic and whether he should have been allowed to compete in the Australian Open despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19. At a tennis center in Phoenix on Sunday, employee...

 2022-01-16 21:54 

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Murray, Iowa thwart Minnesota comeback bid for 81-71 victory...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sophomore Keegan Murray scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Iowa withstood a furious comeback by shorthanded Minnesota to beat the Golden Gophers 81-71 on Sunday. Murray sank 11 of 17 shots from the floor in notching his ...

 2022-01-16 21:54 

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Brady throws for 2 TDs, SB champions dominate Eagles 31-15...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady threw for 271 yards and two touchdowns Sunday, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers launch their bid for a return to the Super Bowl with a dominating 31-15 NFC wild-card playoff victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. The defe...

 2022-01-16 21:53 

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Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Capitals to snap skid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elias Pettersson scored twice to end a seven-game goal drought, Thatcher Demko made 31 saves and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 Sunday to snap a three-game losing streak. Pettersson had not scored in more th...

 2022-01-16 21:53 

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Excuse the typo: Cowboys botch Vander Esch's name on jersey...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are off on the wrong foot before their playoff opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Linebacker Leighton Vander Esch's name was misspelled on the back of his No. 55 jersey during pregame warmups. The ...

 2022-01-16 21:52 

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Jalen Hurts, Eagles outclassed by Tom Brady, Buccaneers...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles looked like a team that didn't belong in the playoffs. Hurts threw two interceptions, the NFL's No. 1 rushing offense was shut down and the Eagles had no chance against Tom Brady and...

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