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 2022-01-16 12:54 

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Serbia votes in referendum on constitutional changes...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia held a referendum Sunday on constitutional amendments that the populist government says are needed for the Balkan country to advance in a bid to join the European Union. The ballot focuses on the changes in the electio...

 2022-01-16 12:53 

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Lebanon faces internet service interruption amid fuel crisis...

BEIRUT (AP) — Internet services were disrupted in Lebanon Sunday because of diesel shortages, according to the state provider, adding another essential service to the list of casualties of the country's snowballing economic crisis. Imad Kreidieh...

 2022-01-16 12:53 

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Lebanon faces internet service interruption amid fuel crisis...

BEIRUT (AP) — Internet services were disrupted in Lebanon Sunday because of diesel shortages, according to the state provider, adding another essential service to the list of casualties of the country's snowballing economic crisis. Imad Kreidieh...

 2022-01-16 12:52 

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Analysis: Novak Djokovic's legal loss is loss for Open, fans...

Novak Djokovic's loss in a court of law is also a loss for the Australian Open, a loss for tennis fans and a loss for the sport as a whole. Setting aside, for a moment, everything that led to his deportation from Australia on Sunday — a fundamen...

 2022-01-16 12:04 

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Pacific tsunami threat recedes, volcano ash hinders response...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, but the massive ash cloud covering the tiny island nation of Tonga prevented surveillance flights from New Zealand to...

 2022-01-16 12:03 

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Prince Harry files court claim over UK police protection...

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has filed a claim for a judicial review against the British government's decision not to let him personally pay for police protection while in the U.K. The Duke of Sussex's legal representative said Saturday that H...

 2022-01-16 11:59 

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Chinese city lifts some restrictions after 3-week lockdown...

BEIJING (AP) — State media are reporting the Chinese city of Xi'an has gradually begun lifting restrictions after over three weeks of lockdown as authorities sought to stamp out a local outbreak. State-owned broadcaster CCTV reported Sunday that...

 2022-01-16 11:55 

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Ten local, 41 imported COVID-19 cases confirmed in Taiwan...

The CECC reported 10 new local COVID-19 cases and 41 imported infections on Sunday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 17,820....

 2022-01-16 11:53 

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No title defense for No. 1: Djokovic deported from Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Instead of starting the defense of his Australian Open title on Monday, Novak Djokovic was slated to be deported from the country, a stunning and unprecedented end to his run of success at Melbourne Park. Djokovic has won...

 2022-01-16 11:52 

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Djokovic leaving Australia after losing deportation appeal...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was preparing to leave Australia on Sunday evening after losing his final bid to avoid deportation and play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated for COVID-19. A court earlier unanimously dismis...

 2022-01-16 10:53 

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COVID program delivers 1 billion doses to poorer countries...

BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization said Sunday that a U.N.-backed program shipping coronavirus vaccines to many poor countries has now delivered 1 billion doses, but that milestone "is only a reminder of the work that remains" after...

 2022-01-16 10:04 

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Netanyahu negotiating plea deal in corruption trial...

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea deal in his corruption case, a person involved in the talks said Sunday. The deal, which could be signed as early as this week, could usher Netanyahu off ...

 2022-01-16 09:52 

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN: No Djokovic; Nadal, Barty in action Monday...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A glance at the Australian Open which begins Monday: SURFACE Hard courts SITE Melbourne Park SCHEDULE There are separate day and night sessions with the featured matches played at the main 15,000-seat Rod Laver Arena and ...

 2022-01-16 08:55 

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Tesla inks deal to get key battery component outside China...

LONDON (AP) — Tesla is turning to Mozambique for a key component in its electric car batteries in what analysts believe is a first-of-its-kind deal designed to reduce its dependence on China for graphite. Elon Musk's company signed an agreement ...

 2022-01-16 08:52 

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Beijing reports 1st local omicron case ahead of Olympics...

HONG KONG (AP) — Beijing has reported its first local omicron infection, according to state media, weeks before the Winter Olympic Games are due to start. The infected person lives and works in the city's northwestern district of Haidian and had...

 2022-01-16 08:52 

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TIMELINE: Djokovic's failed bid to play in Australian Open...

Novak Djokovic's attempt to play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated against COVID-19 came to an end when a court upheld a government minister's rejection of his visa. The unanimous ruling from three Federal Court judges in Melbourne...

 2022-01-16 08:32 

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A week after Bronx fire, families to bury their loved ones...

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx community gathers Sunday to pay its final respects to perished loved ones, a week after a fire filled an apartment building with thick, suffocating smoke that killed 17 people, including eight children. The mass funeral, to b...

 2022-01-16 08:32 

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Typhoons, wildfires, missiles: Teen flies solo round world...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Avoid typhoon in the Philippines. Check. Steer clear of massive California wildfires. Check. Keep away from test missiles in North Korea. What? Wait. As teenage pilot Zara Rutherford flew ever onward in a record-challenging global od...

 2022-01-16 08:31 

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Ethiopian diaspora torn by ethnic tensions in Tigray war...

Thousands of miles away from the war in Ethiopia, the ethnic cracks have started to show in an Ethiopian church in Ohio, in a lawsuit between trustees and clergy. The original trustees of the Holy Trinity Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Columbus hav...

 2022-01-16 08:31 

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Djokovic 'disappointed' with losing deportation appeal...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic said he was disappointed that a court on Sunday dismissed his challenge to a deportation order and accepted his hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed. The top-ranked tennis star released a sta...

 2022-01-16 08:03 

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Djokovic facing deportation, no title defense in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic faces deportation instead of starting his Australian Open title defense on Monday, a stunning and unprecedented end to his run of success at Melbourne Park. Djokovic has won nine of his 20 Grand Slam trophi...

 2022-01-16 07:55 

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Omicron exposes inflexibility of Europe's public hospitals...

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A World Health Organization official warned last week of a "closing window of opportunity" for European countries to prevent their health care systems from being overwhelmed as the omicron variant produces near-vert...

 2022-01-16 07:54 

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Tennis star Djokovic loses deportation appeal in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic's hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed Sunday after a court dismissed the top-ranked tennis star's appeal against a deportation order. Three Federal Court judges unanimously upheld a ...

 2022-01-16 07:54 

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Patriots, Jones end season with a dud in 47-17 loss to Bills...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After gaining so much ground during Mac Jones' rookie season, the New England Patriots faltered at the finish. Throttled 47-17 by the Buffalo Bills in a wild-card playoff game on Saturday night, the loss showed how much...

 2022-01-16 07:04 

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Djokovic loses deportation appeal in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic's hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed Sunday after a court dismissed the top-ranked tennis star's appeal against a deportation order. Three Federal Court judges upheld a decision mad...

 2022-01-16 06:54 

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SoCal Sweep: Oregon follows UCLA upset with win vs No. 5....

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oregon knocked off a top-five team for the second time in two games, beating No. 5 Southern California 79-69 Saturday night behind Will Richardson's career-high 28 points. De'Vion Harmon had 16 points and N'Faly Dante ...

 2022-01-16 06:52 

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Guentzel's OT goal lifts Penguins over Sharks 2-1...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored 37 seconds into overtime, Luis Domingue had 40 saves in his season debut and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 Saturday night. Guentzel and Kris Letang each had a goal and an assist as ...

 2022-01-16 06:04 

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Western Circuit Bar remembers State Court Judge in Athens...

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — When State Court Judge Kent Lawrence died in March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had forced the cancellation of traditional funeral services. On Monday, the Western Circuit Bar Association held a belated memorial service luncheon in...

 2022-01-16 05:57 

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Porzingis starts fast in return, Mavs roll past Magic 108-92...

DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis scored 12 of his 19 points in the first quarter of his first game in two weeks and the Dallas Mavericks cruised to a 108-92 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night. The 7-foot-3 Latvian was sharp from the st...

 2022-01-16 05:54 

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Walker's double-double helps Colorado beat Arizona St. 75-57...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Jabari Walker had 18 points and 13 rebounds — his eighth consecutive double-double — Keeshawn Barthelemy added 16 points and nine boards and Colorado beat Arizona State 75-57 on Saturday night. Evan Battey and Tristan...

 2022-01-16 05:54 

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No. 3 UCLA beats Oregon St. 81-65 behind Juzang's 24 points...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Juzang scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half when No. 3 UCLA pulled away to beat Oregon State 81-65 on Saturday night. Jaylen Clark added 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting in his first career start for the Bruins (11-2, ...

 2022-01-16 05:54 

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Adrian Kempe, Phillip Danault lead Kings past Kraken 3-1...

SEATTLE (AP) — Adrian Kempe scored his 17th goal of the season early in the first period, Phillip Danault scored twice and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Seattle Kraken 3-1 Saturday night for their fourth straight win. Los Angeles won for the sixth ...

 2022-01-16 05:53 

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Rantanen, MacKinnon score 2 each, Avalanche beat Coyotes 5-0...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Mikko Rantanen and Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals each, Darcy Kuemper had 20 saves for his first shutout of the season, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-0 on Saturday night. Nazem Kadri also scored as C...

 2022-01-16 05:32 

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Migrant caravan from Honduras stopped in Guatemala...

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Several hundred migrants who had departed from the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula Saturday in hopes of reaching the United States entered Guatemalan territory where they were intercepted by authorities who began talk...

 2022-01-16 05:32 

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Verdict soon in Djokovic's deportation appeal in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A court hearing for tennis star Novak Djokovic's appeal against a deportation order that threatens his participation in the Australian Open ended Sunday and a verdict was expected within hours. Federal Court Chief Jus...

 2022-01-16 05:32 

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Microsoft discloses malware attack on Ukraine govt networks...

BOSTON (AP) — Microsoft said late Saturday that dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies have been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware, a disclosure suggesting an attention-grabbing d...

 2022-01-16 05:32 

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Hostages safe after Texas synagogue standoff; captor dead...

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man held hostages for more than 10 hours Saturday at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army ...

 2022-01-16 05:31 

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Djokovic on Australian Open's Day 1 program, pending appeal...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was scheduled to play his first-round Australian Open match on Monday night on a Day 1 program announced while he was still in legal limbo. A court hearing for the defending and nine-time Australian Open ch...

 2022-01-16 04:56 

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Mikheyev scores with 3:15 left to lift Leafs past Blues 6-5...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ilya Mikheyev scored the go-ahead goal with 3:15 remaining, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 6-5 victory over St. Louis on Saturday night. Timothy Liljegren, Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, John Tavares and Michael Bunting also s...

 2022-01-16 04:55 

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Celtics rally late, edge Bulls 114-112 on Williams' FTs...

BOSTON (AP) — Robert Williams hit a pair of free throws with 9.7 seconds left and the Boston Celtics scored the final eight points to edge the Chicago Bulls 114-112 on Saturday night. Williams, who tied it at 112 with two foul shots with 31 seconds ...

 2022-01-16 04:55 

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Fleury has 37 saves, Blackhawks beat Ducks 3-0...

CHICAGO (AP) — Marc-Andr Fleury stopped 37 shots for his third shutout of the season and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win. Brandon Hagel, Patrick Kane and Dominik Kubalik scored goals,...

 2022-01-16 04:54 

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No. 4 Auburn wins 13th straight, beats Ole Miss 80-71...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Walker Kessler scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and No. 4 Auburn rallied from an early 14-point deficit to beat Mississippi 80-71 on Saturday night. In extending its winning streak to 13 games, Auburn (16-1, 4-0 Southea...

 2022-01-16 04:54 

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Late surge keeps Henley ahead of Matsuyama at Sony Open...

HONOLULU (AP) — Russell Henley had the lowest 36-hole score of his career on a course where he won his first PGA Tour event, and he knew better to expect everything to fall into place. He did just enough Saturday in the Sony Open, particularly over ...

 2022-01-16 04:53 

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Jokic has 8th triple-double, Nuggets rout Lakers, 133-96...

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 17 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds for his eighth triple-double of the season, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 133-96 on Saturday night. Rookie Bones Hyland had career highs of 27 points and 10 re...

 2022-01-16 04:53 

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Embiid scores 32, leads 76ers to 109-98 win in Miami...

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 109-98 on Saturday night. Listed as questionable to play because of right elbow soreness, Embiid helped the 76ers outscore Miami 66...

 2022-01-16 04:53 

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Allen-led Bills throttle division rival Patriots, 47-17...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills erased any doubt of who now rules the AFC East. Allen set a team playoff record with five touchdown passes, including two to Dawson Knox, and Devin Singletary ran for two scores in the first...

 2022-01-16 04:31 

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Beijing reports first local omicron case ahead of Olympics...

By ZEN SOO (AP) — Beijing has reported its first local omicron infection, according to state media, weeks before the Winter Olympic Games are due to start. The infected person lives and works in the city's northwestern district of Haidian and ha...

 2022-01-16 04:04 

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MLK III: History to remember Sinema unkindly over filibuster...

PHOENIX (AP) — Martin Luther King III came to Arizona with harsh words for Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, whose refusal to change the Senate's Jim Crow-era filibuster rules makes voting rights legislation unlikely to pass. King told a crowd cam...

 2022-01-16 04:04 

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Hostages safe after standoff inside Texas synagogue...

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Hostages who had been held for hours inside a Texas synagogue were rescued Saturday night, according to Gov. Greg Abbott, nearly 12 hours after the standoff began. "Prayers answered. All hostages are out alive and safe,...

 2022-01-16 03:58 

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Verdict soon in Djokovic's deportation case in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A court hearing for tennis star Novak Djokovic's appeal against deportation in Australia ended Sunday and a verdict was expected within hours. Federal Court Chief Justice James Allsop said he and two fellow judges hop...

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