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 2022-01-13 06:54 

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Rubble brings opportunity, and risk, in war-scarred Gaza...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Gaza Strip has few jobs, little electricity and almost no natural resources. But after four bruising wars with Israel in just over a decade, it has lots of rubble. Local businesses are now finding ways to cash in on ...

 2022-01-13 06:54 

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Asian stocks retreat as inflation augurs Fed rate hikes...

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Thursday after the latest report of surging prices in the U.S. appeared to keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates in coming months. Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul were lower...

 2022-01-13 06:53 

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India, Britain launching talks on free trade deal...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Britain are launching talks on pursuing a free trade deal that is expected to boost bilateral trade by billions of dollars in one of the most ambitious negotiations to take place after Brexit. Britain's International T...

 2022-01-13 06:53 

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India, Britain launching talks on free trade deal...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Britain are launching talks on pursuing a free trade deal that is expected to boost bilateral trade by billions of dollars in one of the most ambitious negotiations to take place after Brexit. Britain's International T...

 2022-01-13 06:53 

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China faces omicron test weeks ahead of Beijing Olympics...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Just weeks before hosting the Beijing Winter Olympics, China is battling multiple coronavirus outbreaks in half a dozen cities, with the one closest to the capital driven by the highly transmissible omicron variant. With the su...

 2022-01-13 06:53 

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James scores 34 but Lakers stumble, fall to Kings 125-116...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De'Aaron Fox scored 29 points, Chimezie Metu made a clutch 3-pointer with 46.7 seconds remaining and the Sacramento Kings ended their longest losing streak of the season by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 125-116 on Wedn...

 2022-01-13 06:52 

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Australia nears decision on whether to deport Djokovic...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Thursday his government's tough policy toward visitors who were not vaccinated for COVID-19 had not changed, as it nears a decision on whether to deport Serbian tennis star Novak Dj...

 2022-01-13 06:43 

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Fourteen local cases, one COVID-19 death confirmed in Taiwan...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported 14 new local COVID-19 cases, 51 imported infections, and one virus-related death on Thursday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 17,624. According to the CECC, the...

 2022-01-13 05:58 

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Abortion grows as priority issue for Democrats: AP-NORC poll...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Roe v. Wade facing its strongest threat in decades, a new poll finds Democrats increasingly view protecting abortion rights as a high priority for the government. Thirteen percent of Democrats mentioned abortion or reproductiv...

 2022-01-13 05:54 

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TCU overtakes Kansas St. in final 71 seconds to steal win...

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Damion Baugh scored 12 points and his 3-pointer with 13 seconds left was part of an 8-0 run that TCU staged in the final 1:11 to beat Kansas State 60-57 on Wednesday night. Markquis Nowell's layup with 1:50 left gave the W...

 2022-01-13 05:54 

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Brown sparks rally, Washington topples California 64-55...

SEATTLE (AP) — Terrell Brown Jr. overcame a quiet start scoring 18 of his 21 points in the second half, and Washington rallied from a nine-point deficit to beat California 64-55 on Wednesday night. Brown, the leading scorer in the Pac-12 at 21.4 poi...

 2022-01-13 05:54 

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Nevada candidate seeks Trump's favor with Florida TV spot...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In a campaign ad, Nevada gubernatorial candidate Michele Fiore steps out of a Ford F-150 with a handgun holstered on her hip and tells viewers she was one of the first elected officials to endorse Donald Trump in the lead-up...

 2022-01-13 05:53 

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Ayala, Russell lead Maryland past Northwestern in double OT...

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Eric Ayala finished with career highs of 26 points and 11 rebounds and Fatts Russell scored 13 of his 23 points after regulation to help Maryland fend off Northwestern 94-87 in double overtime on Wednesday night. Ayala knocked ...

 2022-01-13 05:53 

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Dzingel, Vejmelka lift Coyotes past Maple Leafs 2-1...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ryan Dzingel scored two goals, Karel Vejmelka stopped 45 shots and the Arizona Coyotes defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 Wednesday night. Dzingel, playing his first game since Dec. 10, matched his previous season output of ...

 2022-01-13 05:52 

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Durant, Harden lead Nets to 138-112 romp over Bulls...

CHICAGO (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 27 points, James Harden added 25 points and a season-high 16 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets rolled to an easy win over Chicago, beating the Bulls 138-112 Wednesday night in a matchup between the Eastern Conference&...

 2022-01-13 05:31 

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Tarnished Gold: Illegal Amazon gold seeps into supply chains...

SAO PAULO (AP) — The medals were billed as the most sustainable ever produced. To match the festive spirit of South America's first Olympics, officials from Brazil, the host country for the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro, boasted that the medals h...

 2022-01-13 05:31 

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HRW: Democracy must step up as autocrats face turning point...

GENEVA (AP) — A top rights activist feels populist autocrats could be facing a turning point as people learn that stirring words don't always translate into action, but he says democratic politicians will have to step up with "visionary lead...

 2022-01-13 04:55 

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Razorbacks hot start dooms Mizzou, 87-43, Notae scores 19...

FAYATTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — JD Notae scored 19 points, Jaylin Williams had a double-double and Arkansas used a dominant first half to roll to an 87-43 win over Missouri on Wednesday night. Trey Wade scored 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting for the Razorba...

 2022-01-13 04:54 

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Caffaro's career night carries Virginia over Hokies 54-52...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Francisco Caffaro had career highs of 16 points and nine rebounds and Virginia survived two last-second shots by Virginia Tech to take 54-52 win on Wednesday night. Virginia finished the final three minutes on a 6-0 run t...

 2022-01-13 04:54 

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Cavs rout short-handed Jazz to improve to 3-1 on 6-game trip...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lamar Stevens scored 15 of career-high 23 points in the third quarter and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the short-handed Utah Jazz 111-91 on Wednesday night. Darius Garland had his first triple-double with 11 points, a career-hi...

 2022-01-13 04:53 

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Gordon fuels Rockets' rally past Murray, Spurs, 128-124...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eric Gordon had 31 points and the Houston Rockets overcame Dejounte Murray's career-high 32 to beat the San Antonio Spurs 128-124 on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game skid. Christian Wood scored 23 points, Kevin Porter Jr...

 2022-01-13 04:53 

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Smith, Hellems combine for 11 3s, NC State beats Louisville...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Freshman Terquavion Smith scored 24 points, Jericole Hellems added 19 and the duo combined for 11 of North Carolina State's 12 3-pointers in a 79-63 victory over Louisville on Wednesday night. N.C. State (9-8, 2-4 ACC), co...

 2022-01-13 04:52 

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Pavelski has 5 points in Stars' 5-2 win over Kraken...

DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski had two goals and three assists for his firs career five-point game, Jason Robertson extended his NHL-best home point streak to 11 games and the Dallas Stars won 5-2 in their first meeting against the expansion Seattle Kra...

 2022-01-13 04:32 

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Report: Dozens of El Salvador journalists, activists hacked...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dozens of journalists and human rights defenders in El Salvador had their cellphones repeatedly hacked with sophisticated spyware over the past year and a half, an internet watchdog said Wednesday. Reporting on its latest findings...

 2022-01-13 04:32 

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Asian stocks mixed as inflation augurs Fed rate hikes...

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Thursday after the latest report of surging prices in the U.S. appeared to keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates in coming months. Tokyo, Shanghai and Seoul were lower while Hong...

 2022-01-13 04:31 

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SKorean rescuers locate man at collapsed construction site...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean rescue workers at a collapsed construction site in the southern city of Gwangju located a man amid a pile of debris and broken concrete on their third day searching for six missing construction workers, officia...

 2022-01-13 04:05 

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Michigan state police disproportionately stop Black drivers...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The leader of the Michigan State Police pledged changes Wednesday as the agency released an independent report finding that troopers disproportionately pulled over Black drivers in 2020 traffic stops. African American motorists...

 2022-01-13 04:05 

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Recusals sought as remapping case moves to NC Supreme Court...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The legal fight over North Carolina's redistricting plans shifted quickly to the state Supreme Court the day after trial judges refused to throw out the new maps. By Wednesday, nearly half of the justices had been asked by l...

 2022-01-13 03:55 

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Knicks end Mavericks' 6-game win streak with 108-85 victory...

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 32 points, Mitchell Robinson had a season-high 19 and the New York Knicks snapped the Dallas Mavericks' six-game winning streak with a 108-85 victory Wednesday night. Robinson threw down three dunks in a powerfu...

 2022-01-13 03:54 

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Film armorer blames ammo supplier in deadly "Rust" shooting...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new lawsuit accused an ammunition supplier Wednesday of creating dangerous conditions on a movie set where a gun held by actor Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer, by including live ammunition in a box that was supposed to ...

 2022-01-13 03:54 

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Herro's 21 points lead Heat past slumping Hawks, 115-91...

ATLANTA (AP) — Tyler Herro had 21 points and Miami scored the first 16 of the second half to break open a close game as the Heat capped a successful road trip by beating the Atlanta Hawks 115-91 on Wednesday night. Herro added 11 assists to lead Mia...

 2022-01-13 03:53 

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Wizards hand NBA-worst Magic 10th straight loss, 112-106...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had 19 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and the Washington Wizards scored the game's first nine points in a 112-106 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. Washington has won three in a row, and the Wi...

 2022-01-13 03:52 

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Marchand has hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 5-1...

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand skated around the ice, waiting for the cleanup crew to gather up the hats tossed over the glass to celebrate his fifth career hat trick. He stopped to pick up a wide-brimmed purple number that will be signed by the team, ...

 2022-01-13 03:31 

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GOP leader McCarthy says he won't cooperate with 1/6 panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection requested an interview and records from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday, as it continues to seek first-hand details from members of Congress on former Pr...

 2022-01-13 03:15 

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Taiwan police unveils scam designed by man claiming to be Malaysian doctor...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — With the Lunar New Year fast approaching, scam artists may try to cheat more money from unsuspecting victims as they see many prepare to gift red envelopes to the young. The Taixi Precinct of the Yunlin County Police Bureau...

 2022-01-13 02:57 

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Goodwin, Notre Dame beat Clemson 72-56 for 6th straight win...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Dane Goodwin had 21 points and seven rebounds, freshman Blake Wesley scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half and Notre Dame won its sixth straight game, 72-56 over Clemson on Wednesday night. Notre Dame made its first s...

 2022-01-13 02:57 

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Frosh duo helps No. 8 Duke beat Wake Forest without Coach K...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Paolo Banchero had 24 points and eighth-ranked Duke hit 13 straight shots to blow it open after halftime and beat Wake Forest 76-64 on Wednesday night with Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski sidelined by illness. Fellow fr...

 2022-01-13 02:56 

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No. 10 Michigan State beats Minnesota 71-69 on Hauser's shot...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Joey Hauser made a low-post shot with a tenth of a second left, lifting No. 10 Michigan State to a 71-69 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night for a ninth straight win. The Spartans (14-2, 5-0 Big Ten) had the ball wit...

 2022-01-13 02:56 

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With Harden back, Nets' Big Three available against Bulls...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets will have all three superstars available for just the second time this season when they meet the Eastern Conference-leading Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. James Harden was ready after missing a game because of a h...

 2022-01-13 02:56 

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Nelson-Ododa, Williams help No. 10 UConn down Butler 92-47...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Olivia Nelson-Ododa and Christyn Williams scored 19 points apiece and Caroline Ducharme added 18 as No. 10 UConn rolled past Butler 92-47 on Wednesday night. Evina Westbrook contributed 13 points and Aaluyah Edwards 12 points for...

 2022-01-13 02:55 

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Wizards hand Magic 10th straight loss, 112-106...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had 19 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and the Washington Wizards scored the game's first nine points in a 112-106 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. Washington has won three in a row, and the Wi...

 2022-01-13 02:55 

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Vann nets 22, No. 23 Sooner women top No. 14 Baylor 83-77...

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Skylar Vann scored 22 points and No. 23 Oklahoma ended an 11-game losing streak against No. 14 Baylor with a come-from-behind 83-77 victory on Wednesday night. Baylor entered the fourth quarter with a 65-60 lead and the Sooners ...

 2022-01-13 02:54 

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No. 14 Villanova holds off No. 17 Xavier, 64-60...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Collin Gillespie scored 21 points, Justin Moore had 16 and No. 14 Villanova held off No. 17 Xavier 64-60 on Wednesday night. Moore, the reigning Big East player of the week, scored 10 points in the second half and finished with nin...

 2022-01-13 02:53 

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Celtics take control early, pull away from Pacers 119-100...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 34 points, Jayson Tatum added 33 and the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 119-100 on Wednesday night. Boston snapped a six-game road losing streak while beating Indiana for the second time in three days ...

 2022-01-13 02:53 

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Days scores 20 near home, No. 12 LSU beats Florida 64-58...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Darius Days scored 20 points about 25 miles from his hometown, Eric Gaines added 15 in his second start of the season and No. 12 LSU beat Florida 64-58 on Wednesday night. The Tigers (15-1, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) won t...

 2022-01-13 02:38 

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Philippines in talks with Taiwan not to push quarantine fees on....

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA, ) recently called on Taiwan to avoid tasking migrant workers with the burden of quarantine and testing fees needed before boarding their flights....

 2022-01-13 02:31 

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Jason Momoa, Lisa Bonet split after 16 years together...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Momoa and wife Lisa Bonet have ended their 16-year relationship. A joint statement posted on the "Aquaman" star's Instagram page Wednesday that he and his wife were parting ways. "We have all felt the squeeze...

 2022-01-13 02:06 

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Vegas hospitals struggle with staffing amid latest surge...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Staffing levels at Las Vegas-area hospitals remain in the worst "crisis" category for the second week in a row as Nevada's COVID-19 positivity test rate soars to new heights and schools scramble to respond to the state&...

 2022-01-13 02:06 

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Vegas hospitals struggle with staffing amid latest surge...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Staffing levels at Las Vegas-area hospitals remain in the worst "crisis" category for the second week in a row as Nevada's COVID-19 positivity test rate soars to new heights and schools scramble to respond to the state&...

 2022-01-13 02:05 

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Delta extends life of expiring travel vouchers from pandemic...

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines said Wednesday it will extend through 2023 the window for customers to rebook credits earned when they purchased but then canceled flights during the pandemic. Before the announcement, Delta flight credits were set to ...

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