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 2022-01-14 01:52 

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Stanford uses 23-0 run to beat Washington State 62-57...

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Brandon Angel and Spencer Jones each scored 16 points and Stanford used a 23-0 second-half run to beat Washington State 62-57 on Thursday in a game delayed 75 minutes due to COVID testing. Moments before the scheduled start, it...

 2022-01-14 01:32 

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High-profile Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby indicted...

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted Baltimore's top prosecutor Thursday on charges of perjury and making false mortgage applications in the purchase of two Florida vacation homes, the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Ma...

 2022-01-14 01:31 

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NKorea warns of 'stronger' action following new US sanctions...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday berated the Biden administration for imposing fresh sanctions against the country over its latest missile tests and warned of stronger and more explicit action if Washington maintains its "confront...

 2022-01-14 01:05 

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Harry Reid buried in family ceremony in Searchlight, Nevada...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The late Sen. Harry Reid was buried Thursday at a desert cemetery in his hometown of Searchlight, Nevada, following a week of ceremonies in Las Vegas and at the U.S. Capitol that honored his decades shaping state and national polici...

 2022-01-14 01:04 

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RFK assassin Sirhan Sirhan will remain in prison...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sirhan Sirhan, who assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, was denied parole Thursday by California's governor, who said the killer remains a threat to the public and hasn't taken responsibili...

 2022-01-14 01:04 

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In Washington, a day of snapshots of divisions and futility...

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was a closed-door huddle by an embattled President Joe Biden with his own party's senators, apparently for naught. An eyebrow-raising speech on the Senate floor by a recalcitrant Democrat. And a defiant news conference by...

 2022-01-14 00:55 

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Aaron Long works to rejoin US lineup after torn Achilles...

Aaron Long thought back to the aftermath of May 15, when he landed awkwardly during an aerial challenge in the New York Red Bulls' game at Philadelphia. Two days later, he had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon and started a rehabilitation...

 2022-01-14 00:54 

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TE Darren Waller returns to provide boost for Raiders...

For Las Vegas Raiders star tight end Darren Waller, the hardest part about his five-week absence for injuries and COVID-19 wasn't the rehabilitation or the inability to play in crucial games down the stretch for his team. It was all the idle time that...

 2022-01-14 00:54 

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Packers hoping homefield is to their advantage this year...

The Green Bay Packers are the only NFL team that didn't lose a game at home in the 2021 season. They're counting on their frenzied fanbase and frigid climes to help them get to the Super Bowl for the first time in 11 years. "I'm really loo...

 2022-01-14 00:54 

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Navient settlement: Indebted student borrowers to benefit...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people who took out student loans over the past 20 years could see their loans canceled or receive a small check as part of a nationwide settlement with Navient, a major student loan collecting company, ov...

 2022-01-14 00:53 

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AP source: Texans fire coach David Culley after one season...

HOUSTON (AP) — David Culley spent 43 years as a college and NFL assistant before finally getting his first head coaching job with the Houston Texans. He lasted just one season before being fired Thursday, a move that leaves the NFL with one Black he...

 2022-01-14 00:53 

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Ovechkin, McDavid, Draisaitl headline NHL All-Star roster...

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington star Alexander Ovechkin and high-scoring Edmonton teammates Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl headline the rosters for the NHL All-Star Weekend announced Thursday. Selected for the eighth time, Ovechkin led voting in the M...

 2022-01-14 00:53 

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Furyk comes up aces and builds early lead at Sony Open...

HONOLULU (AP) — More than a quarter-century after Jim Furyk first won the Sony Open, he returned with more than a PGA Tour Champions tune-up in mind. On a course he can handle, Furyk made a hole-in-one on the 17th hole to cap off a big run late in h...

 2022-01-14 00:32 

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UN forecasts lower global economic growth for 2022 and 2023...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations forecast lower global economic growth for 2022 and 2023 on Thursday, saying the world is facing new waves of coronavirus infections, persistent labor market challenges, lingering supply chain issues and risin...

 2022-01-14 00:32 

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Judge under fire for tossing conviction sent to small claims...

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A judge in western Illinois who sparked outrage when he threw out the sexual assault conviction of an 18-year-old man, saying the 148 days the man spent in jail was punishment enough, is no longer presiding over a criminal court ...

 2022-01-14 00:31 

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Businesses react to ruling against Biden vaccine mandate...

For companies that were waiting to hear from the U.S. Supreme Court before deciding whether to require vaccinations or regular coronavirus testing for workers, the next move is up to them. Many large corporations were silent on Thursday's ruling by th...

 2022-01-14 00:13 

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US Olympic men's hockey roster includes 15 college players...

College players make up more than half of the U.S. Olympic hockey roster for Beijing, a significant increase from 2018 when the NHL also opted not to participate. USA Hockey unveiled its 25-man roster Thursday with 15 players from college, headlined by 20...

 2022-01-14 00:13 

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Sacrifice: Terdiman gives US Olympic doubles luge team sled...

Jayson Terdiman didn't make it to the Beijing Olympics. His sled did. A week ago, Terdiman's hopes of making what would have been his third and final U.S. Olympic team in doubles luge ended in an instant; a crash during a World Cup qualifying race...

 2022-01-14 00:05 

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New Mexico leaders aim to put wedge in revolving crime door...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is aiming to put a wedge in the revolving door that many have blamed for persistent violent crime and record homicides in the state's largest city. The Democratic governor joined ot...

 2022-01-14 00:04 

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What is seditious conspiracy? Rare, but now part of Jan. 6...

Sedition, conspiracy. Those big words are now being used in Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection criminal cases after prosecutors charged 11 people Thursday. But what do the terms mean, anyway? Seditious conspiracy occurs when two or more people in the U.S....

 2022-01-14 00:04 

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State disputes report showing 42% more long-term care deaths...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration disputed the methodology and conclusions in a pending report that is expected to say there were thousands more coronavirus-related deaths tied to nursing homes and other long-term care...

 2022-01-14 00:04 

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Bridge proposed along section of slumping Alaska park road...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The National Park Service is proposing a large steel bridge along a section of the only road that runs through a sprawling park in Alaska — a stretch that officials say has been rapidly slumping amid changes in the climat...

 2022-01-14 00:03 

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Nude baby on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' refiles dismissed lawsuit...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who as a 4-month-old appeared nude on the 1991 cover of Nirvana's album "Nevermind" on Thursday filed a new version of his lawsuit alleging the image is child pornography. Federal Judge Fernando M. Olguin had d...

 2022-01-13 23:59 

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Hospital: Poor health only criteria for pig heart transplant...

A Maryland hospital is defending its decision to transplant a pig's heart into a dying man following reports that the patient had a criminal past, saying his eligibility was "based solely on his medical records." David Bennett, 57, is still re...

 2022-01-13 23:59 

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Guard may help staffing shortages at New Mexico schools...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's governor said Thursday she's considering seeking help from the National Guard to address COVID-19 staffing shortages at public schools, a move that could mark a first in the nation. Gov. Michelle Lujan G...

 2022-01-13 23:58 

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Texas sues Planned Parenthood over $10M in Medicaid payments...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas wants Planned Parenthood to return more than $10 million in payments for low-income patients under a lawsuit filed Thursday, years after Republican leaders moved to cut off Medicaid dollars to the abortion provider. Planne...

 2022-01-13 23:54 

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Microsoft opens harassment investigation sought by investors...

Microsoft said Thursday it is opening an inquiry into how it responds to workplace sexual harassment and gender discrimination, including its handling of allegations about co-founder Bill Gates. The review is a response to pressure from Microsoft investor...

 2022-01-13 23:54 

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Colts' GM hopes to address late collapse in offseason...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Ballard still struggles to explain the Indianapolis Colts' late-season collapse. He seems equally confounded by Indy's 2-5 record in one-score games in 2021. Five days after the Colts were eliminated from the playof...

 2022-01-13 22:59 

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Biden to double free COVID tests, add masks to fight omicron...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the government will double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed free to Americans, along with "high-quality masks," as he highlighted his efforts to &#...

 2022-01-13 22:55 

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Ohio takes big step by sending body cams to all its prisons...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will deploy more than 5,000 body cameras in all 28 prisons and its adult parole authority offices by May, the state corrections agency director said Thursday. The agency signed a five-year contract with Scottsdale, Arizona...

 2022-01-13 22:54 

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US to allow teen semi drivers in test apprenticeship program...

DETROIT (AP) — The federal government is moving forward with a plan to let teenagers drive big rigs from state to state in a test program. Currently, truckers who cross state lines must be at least 21 years old, but an apprenticeship program require...

 2022-01-13 22:54 

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Mexico's president wants Mexicans to buy Citigroup unit...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador said Thursday he hopes Mexican investors buy the local subsidiary of Citigroup. In a post on social media, the president said that "we would like this bank to be Mexicanized," co...

 2022-01-13 22:54 

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Super Bowl organizers say game is staying in Inglewood...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — With the Super Bowl just one month away, preparations are in full swing for the return of the NFL's premier event to the place where it all started. And both NFL officials and local organizers say the championship game i...

 2022-01-13 22:53 

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Damian Lillard out at least 6 weeks after surgery...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard had surgery to repair a core injury that has been causing him abdominal pain this season. He will be evaluated in six weeks but there is no timetable for his return, the Trail Blazers...

 2022-01-13 22:53 

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Analysis: Old nemesis standing in way of Tom Brady, Bucs...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Despite winning an unprecedented seven Super Bowl rings, Tom Brady is still haunted by one that slipped away — literally. As Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13-4) prepare to host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-8) in an NFC w...

 2022-01-13 22:53 

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Hired to win titles, Vrabel has Titans atop all of AFC...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amy Adams Strunk had one charge for Mike Vrabel when hiring him as the Tennessee Titans' new head coach in January 2018. Implement the "Titan Way" and turn a franchise with one Super Bowl appearance into a consist...

 2022-01-13 22:52 

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Uncertain futures add to sense of urgency for Rodgers, Adams...

Until this season, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers often referred to Hall of Fame cornerback Charles Woodson as his greatest teammate ever. Now that title apparently belongs to Davante Adams, the wide receiver who has caught hundreds of passes...

 2022-01-13 22:34 

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1 St. Louis firefighter dead, 1 injured in house collapse...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis firefighter died Thursday and another was injured after a large house collapsed while the firefighters were searching to make sure no one was inside. Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson said the blaze broke out before noon at a ...

 2022-01-13 22:33 

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Communal funeral planned Sunday for Bronx fire victims...

NEW YORK (AP) — A communal funeral for victims of New York City's deadliest fire in years has been planned for Sunday, a week after the the blaze in the Bronx high-rise. The service is to be held at the Islamic Cultural Center in the Bronx, said...

 2022-01-13 22:33 

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MLB talks resume after 42-day gap, little progress evident...

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball labor talks to end the lockout resumed Thursday for the first time in 1 1/2 months with little evident progress during a bargaining session that lasted about an hour, jeopardizing a timely start to spring training, Major Lea...

 2022-01-13 22:32 

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Ashes of Winter the movie star dolphin released into Gulf...

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The ashes of Winter the dolphin were returned to the sea on Thursday, about two months after the beloved marine mammal of movie fame died at a Florida aquarium. Clearwater Marine Aquarium staff members released a Himalayan se...

 2022-01-13 22:32 

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A year after SC inmate's death, family still seeking charges...

The family of a mentally ill Black man who died after South Carolina jail employees repeatedly stunned him and then kneeled on his back until he stopped breathing is still seeking criminal charges. Relatives for Jamal Sutherland have repeatedly asked Sout...

 2022-01-13 22:32 

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Ponzi schemer gets over 17 years, ordered to repay $103M...

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A man once dubbed "King Perry" was sentenced Thursday to more than 17 years in prison for his role in masterminding a long-running investment scam that collected more than $115 million from 1,000 investors nationwide. ...

 2022-01-13 22:31 

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California governor denies RFK assassin Sirhan Sirhan parole...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor on Thursday rejected releasing Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan from prison more than a half-century after the 1968 slaying left a deep wound during one of America's darkest times. Gov....

 2022-01-13 22:12 

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Sounders sign midfielder Albert Rusnk as designated player...

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders added a key piece to their midfield for the upcoming season on Thursday after signing Albert Rusnk to a designated player contract. The Slovakian midfielder spent the past five seasons with Real Salt Lake, where h...

 2022-01-13 22:12 

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2022: Reigning champion Osaka back in action...

Naomi Osaka is heading into the 2022 Australian Open as the defending champion and with what she says is a fresh outlook on tennis after taking mental health breaks in the middle of last season and again toward the end. "I feel like, for me, I only re...

 2022-01-13 22:12 

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Djokovic still in Australian Open, all anyone talks about...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Just stay tuned. As hard-to-believe a story as there's been in the run-up to any Grand Slam tournament keeps adding twists and turns and shows no sign of allowing any actual tennis stealing the attention: Defending ch...

 2022-01-13 22:05 

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Housing offered to 150 former residents of Boston tent city...

BOSTON (AP) — More than 150 people who were living in tents at a homeless encampment in Boston have been offered temporary housing, Mayor Michelle Wu said Thursday, a day after her self-imposed deadline for clearing out the area. "Not a single p...

 2022-01-13 22:05 

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Russia's talk of troops in Latin America called 'bluster'...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia raised the stakes Thursday in its dispute with the West over Ukraine and NATO's expansion when a top diplomat refused to rule out a military deployment to Cuba and Venezuela if tensions with the United States escalate. Deput...

 2022-01-13 22:05 

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Colorado to 'aggressively assert' water rights with Nebraska...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Colorado's governor is warning he will "protect and aggressively assert" his state's water rights after Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced a plan to spend $500 million on a canal and reservoir project that inc...

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