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 2022-02-11 09:56 

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Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Friday, Feb. 11...

BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Friday, Feb. 11, at the Beijing Games: ___ ALPINE SKIING WOMEN'S SUPER-G Lara Gut-Behrami of Switzerland won the women's super-G at the Beijing Games, capturing her first Olympic gold medal. Two-t...

 2022-02-11 09:55 

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Hirano wins Olympic gold, and saves snowboarding from a mess...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Ayumu Hirano saved his best for last. By doing so, the Japanese rider might have saved snowboarding from a good, old-fashioned judging mess. Hirano linked his trendsetting, once-thought-impossible triple-cork trick to four ...

 2022-02-11 09:55 

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Russians unhappy despite 2-0 start in hockey at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Just because the Russians won their first two games at the Olympics with a couple of shutouts doesn't mean they're happy about it. The defending champions and gold medal favorites in the men's hockey tournament have scored...

 2022-02-11 09:54 

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Halsey, Machine Gun Kelly duet at Super Bowl Music Fest...

Halsey dashed on to the stage unannounced for the first time in two years during Machine Gun Kelly's set Thursday night at the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest, just in time to belt out her guest verse on Kelly's "forget me too." "You w...

 2022-02-11 09:54 

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Snowboard forefather Burton gone, not forgotten at Olympics...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — In one way, these Olympics have been just like any of the last six. It was impossible to miss the name "Burton" flying over the halfpipe. Only at this one, the man who built the board, then stamped his name on the b...

 2022-02-11 09:54 

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Shiffrin relieved to finish Olympic race; 9th in super-G...

BEIJING (AP) — Laying in bed ahead of her third race of the Beijing Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin could not stop dreaming about what awaited, envisioning a sequence that unfolded like her initial two over-in-a-blink events. "Just repetitive. The wh...

 2022-02-11 08:54 

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High energy prices send Europe's businesses, homes reeling...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Mehmet Bogday says his jaw dropped when he saw his electricity bill — it was higher than the rent he pays for his Istanbul restaurant selling traditional Turkish wraps, and more than double what he paid a month ago. "This i...

 2022-02-11 08:53 

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Column: No need for NASCAR, WWE with short track at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — NASCAR and pro wrestling are not sports at the Winter Olympics. That's OK. We've got short track. Instead of stock cars pinballing off one another at Bristol, there are daring skaters whipping around a track set up on a hockey...

 2022-02-11 08:52 

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4th place can't spoil White's Olympic goodbye: 'I'm not sad'...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Shaun White bent down to one knee, set his snowboard on its edge and raised his left hand toward the sky. The crowd, never huge to begin with in this pandemic era, had thinned to four or five dozen — most of them who ...

 2022-02-11 08:32 

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At Olympics and beyond, getting away with it is Russia's way...

BEIJING (AP) — Be it sports, politics, hacking or war, the recent history of Russia's relationship with the world can be summed up in one phrase: They get away with it. Vladimir Putin's Russia has perfected the art of flouting the rules, whe...

 2022-02-11 08:31 

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Some US Olympians enlist in order to make it to the Games...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Nordic combined is a niche sport, even athletes in the discipline acknowledge, leaving Olympians who participate in the mix of ski jumping and cross-country skiing searching for options to fund their dreams. Unlike some cou...

 2022-02-11 08:03 

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US conservative figures cheer on Canadian trucker protest...

NEW YORK (AP) — Several conservative media figures in the U.S. have taken up the cause of Canadian truckers who have occupied parts of Ottawa and blocked border crossings to protest COVID-19 restrictions and vaccine mandates. Fox News Channel's ...

 2022-02-11 07:54 

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US women survive scare, beat Czechs 4-1 in Olympic hockey...

BEIJING (AP) — Lee Stecklein scored on a shot from the right point 6:49 into the third period, and the defending champion United States avoided an early exit by rallying to defeat the Czech Republic 4-1 in the quarterfinals of the Beijing Olympics o...

 2022-02-11 07:32 

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Tommy Castro leads with 5 Blues Music Awards nominations...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tommy Castro, Chris Cain and Tom Hambridge have earned the most nominations for this year's Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tennessee. Nominations for the 43rd Blues Music Awards were announced Thursday by the Memphis-based ...

 2022-02-11 07:32 

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Asian shares skid as hot inflation data point to rate hikes...

BANGKOK (AP) — Share fell Friday in Asia after Wall Street retreated on news that U.S. inflation jumped 7.5% in January, raising expectations the Federal Reserve will need to move forcefully to cool the economy by raising interest rates. The S&P 500...

 2022-02-11 07:31 

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EXPLAINER: Putin's Ukraine strategy mixes threats, diplomacy...

MOSCOW (AP) — With Russia carrying out a massive military buildup near Ukraine and the West roundly rejecting Moscow's security demands, a window for diplomacy in the crisis appears to be closing. But even as Moscow continues to bolster its forc...

 2022-02-11 07:04 

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Sudan's military rulers step up crackdown, arrest activists...

CAIRO (AP) — Amira Osman, a Sudanese women's rights activist, was getting ready for bed a few minutes before midnight when about 30 policemen forced their way into her home in Khartoum last month. The men, many in plainclothes and armed with Kal...

 2022-02-11 06:56 

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Doncic scores 28 in 1st, 51 total, Mavs top Clippers 112-105...

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic says he will miss Kristaps Porzingis after the Dallas Mavericks traded the player who never quite measured up as the European sidekick to the team's young superstar. Never mind what the game showed just a few hours afte...

 2022-02-11 06:55 

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Mikaela Shiffrin finishes 9th in super-G in 3rd Olympic race...

BEIJING (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin completed the super-G at the Beijing Olympics on Friday in a time way out of medal contention — but for the first time in three races at the 2022 Games, she made it to the finish. The two-time Olympic Alpine gol...

 2022-02-11 06:55 

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Michigan takes down No. 3 Purdue 82-58; Dickinson scores 22...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson had 22 points to lead Michigan in a lopsided 82-58 win over No. 3 Purdue on Thursday night. Eli Brooks had 16 points, Moussa Diabate had 15 points — all but two in the first half — and Caleb Houst...

 2022-02-11 06:54 

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Tony Boselli leads class of 8 Pro Football Hall of Famers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long wait to be voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame is finally over for several deserving candidates. In a year with no sure-fire first-ballot candidates, the panel of voters opted to choose five players who have waited y...

 2022-02-11 06:54 

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Emotional support or hogwash? Man fights to keep his pet pig...

CANAJOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — Ellie the potbellied pig snuggles up to Wyverne Flatt when he watches TV and sometimes rolls over to let him pet her belly. The 110-pound pig is "family," Flatt says, an emotional support animal who helped him throug...

 2022-02-11 06:53 

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Brown leads Washington past Arizona State 87-64...

SEATTLE (AP) — Terrell Brown Jr., scored 19 points with eight assists and Washington led wire-to-wire in an 87-64 win over Arizona State on Thursday night. The Huskies led by as many as 20 points in the first half before the Sun Devils got back with...

 2022-02-11 06:53 

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Olympics Live: US hockey team rallies to beat Czechs 4-1...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ The defending champion U.S. women's hockey team rallied to defeat the Czech Republic 4-1 in the quarterfinals of the Beijing Olympics on Friday. The Americans survived what would have...

 2022-02-11 06:52 

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Randle, Knicks earn first win of trip, hold off Warriors...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Julius Randle scored 28 points and matched his season high of 16 rebounds, and the New York Knicks earned their first win in four tries during their West Coast trip, holding off the Golden State Warriors 116-114 on Thursday nigh...

 2022-02-11 06:06 

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Venezuela's Guaid, opposition seek to unite under big tent...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan opposition was re-energized recently by an unexpected gubernatorial victory in the home state of the late President Hugo Chavez. Now it is trying to use that momentum to bring its divided factions together an...

 2022-02-11 06:06 

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New Mexico seeks to protect judges from threats, doxxing...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico legislators are considering new criminal penalties aimed at protecting state and local judges and their immediate families from threats and the malicious sharing of personal information such as home addresses. The bi...

 2022-02-11 06:05 

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California high court won't hear Manson follower parole case...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — The California Supreme Court has denied a potential bid for freedom by Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten following Gov. Gavin Newsom's rejection of her parole. The court on Wednesday refused to hear Van Houte...

 2022-02-11 06:04 

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Trump turns to endorsements to keep bending GOP to his will...

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump spent months persuading a longtime ally to challenge Georgia's sitting Republican governor. This week, he gave David Perdue another boost, orchestrating a deal for a rival to drop his campaign and instead run for Con...

 2022-02-11 06:04 

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Blinken says confrontation with China not inevitable...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Confrontation with China is not inevitable, but the United States must stand up with its allies for a rules-based system threatened by Chinese aggression, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday. Blinken was speaking...

 2022-02-11 06:04 

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| Jewish community in Taiwan celebrates Hanukkah...

CPHanukkah The members and friends of the Jewish community in Taiwan recently celebrated Hanukkah, meaning lighting menorahs, sharing delicious recipes, and participating in various (religious) activities with their loved ones. Also known as the "Fest...

 2022-02-11 06:04 

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Suns top Bucks 131-107 in rematch of last year's NBA Finals...

PHOENIX (AP) — Deandre Ayton scored 27 points, Mikal Bridges added 18 and the Phoenix Suns beat Milwaukee 131-107 on Thursday night in a rematch of last year's NBA Finals won by the Bucks. The game was tight throughout most of the first half but...

 2022-02-11 06:03 

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Records obtained by Jan. 6 panel don't list Trump's calls...

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House call logs obtained so far by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol do not list calls made by then-President Donald Trump as he watched the violence unfold on television, nor do they ...

 2022-02-11 05:56 

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No. 22 Saint Mary's bounces back from loss, thumps San Diego...

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Logan Johnson had 16 points, a career-high nine rebounds and five steals, and No. 22 Saint Mary's bounced back from its first loss in a month to beat San Diego 86-57 on Thursday night. Tommy Kuhse scored 13 points and Alex ...

 2022-02-11 05:56 

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Beijing's ambitious Olympic COVID bubble: So far, so good...

BEIJING (AP) — For a country determined to keep out the virus that first emerged within its borders, bringing in more than 15,000 people from all corners of the world was a serious gamble. It appears to be working. One week into the 17-day event, Ch...

 2022-02-11 05:55 

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Olympics Live: Chen not sure what's next after winning gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ After winning a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics, U.S. figure skater Nathan Chen said he's looking forward to going back to school and is undecided about what's next for him in ...

 2022-02-11 05:54 

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Gut-Behrami finally gets her Olympic gold with super-G win...

BEIJING (AP) — Lara Gut-Behrami finally has her Olympic gold medal. And it came in the event that has caused the Swiss skier so much disappointment on one of sport's biggest stages as she won the women's super-G at the Beijing Games on Frida...

 2022-02-11 05:54 

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Keels double-double leads No. 7 Duke to 84-62 win at Clemson...

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Duke went from the high of battering rival North Carolina last weekend to the low of losing on a last-second shot to unranked Virginia two days later. So coach Mike Krzyzewski couldn't be happier with how his seventh-ranked ...

 2022-02-11 05:54 

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How inflation and tangled supply lines are gripping economy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since the pandemic erupted two years ago, Forest Ramsey and his wife, Kelly, have held the line on prices at their gourmet chocolate shop in Louisville, Kentucky. Now, they're about to throw in the towel. In the past year, the ...

 2022-02-11 05:54 

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Narracott on cusp of Australia's 1st Olympic sliding medal...

BEIJING (AP) — The last time Australia won an Olympic medal in a sliding sport? That would be never. Never even been close, with the country's best result in any bobsled, skeleton or luge race being a 10th-place showing in 2010. Jaclyn Narracott...

 2022-02-11 05:53 

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Avalanche fend off Lightning for 3-2 win...

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog, Devon Toews and Valeri Nichushkin scored for Colorado, and the Avalanche withstood a last-minute blitz by Tampa Bay to beat the Lightning 3-2 on Thursday night. Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point scored for Tampa Bay,...

 2022-02-11 05:53 

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Asian shares skid after hot price data point to rate hikes...

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower Friday in Asia after a sell-off on Wall Street spurred by news that U.S. inflation jumped 7.5% in January, which raised expectations the Federal Reserve will need to move forcefully to cool the economy by rais...

 2022-02-11 05:53 

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On the ice, a question: Where are the Black figure skaters?...

BEIJING (AP) — Before her own Olympic career began, Canadian figure skater Vanessa James had seen Black Girl Magic on the ice. It was on display at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics, when French skater Surya Bonaly leapt into the air, kicked into a ba...

 2022-02-11 04:55 

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Bolton's 20 points lead No. 2 Gonzaga over Pacific 89-51...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Rasir Bolton scored 20 points, Drew Timme added 13 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 2 Gonzaga beat Pacific 89-51 on Thursday night for its 13th consecutive victory. Julian Strawther had 15 points and Chet Holmgren scored 14 for ...

 2022-02-11 04:54 

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Mathurin carries No. 4 Arizona past Washington State 72-60...

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Bennedict Mathurin scored 20 points, Azuolas Tubelis added 15, and No. 4 Arizona pulled away in the second half for a 72-60 win over Washington State. Arizona (21-2, 11-1 Pac-12) won its fifth straight and is off to its best st...

 2022-02-11 04:54 

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SpaceX's Elon Musk: 1st orbital Starship flight maybe March...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX's Elon Musk said Thursday that the first orbital flight of his towering Starship — the world's most powerful rocket ever built — could come in another month or two. While he anticipates failures...

 2022-02-11 04:54 

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Harmon helps Oregon pick up fourth straight win, 68-60...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — De'Vion Harmon had a season-high 21 points, Will Richardson scored all 12 of his in the final 10 minutes and Oregon defeated Stanford 68-60 on Thursday night for the Ducks' fourth straight win. Harmon was 8-of-15 shooting...

 2022-02-11 04:54 

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Cage-free chicken campaign scores surprising success...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Without much fuss and even less public attention, the nation's egg producers are in the midst of a multibillion-dollar shift to cage-free eggs that is dramatically changing the lives of millions of hens in response to new...

 2022-02-11 04:53 

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Voracek scores in OT, Blue Jackets rally to beat Sabres 4-3...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jakub Voracek scored 16 seconds into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a comeback 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Oliver Bjorkstrand, Jack Roslovic and Brendan Gaunce also had goals as Columbus rallie...

 2022-02-11 04:52 

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Williams scores 39 points, No. 23 Murray State beats Tenn St...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — KJ Williams put on a show Thursday night. The 6-foot-10 center led No. 23 Murray State with a career-high 39 points and the Racers extended their winning streak to 13 by rallying for a 73-62 win over Tennessee State. "Oh,...

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