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 2022-02-11 04:32 

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Fordham names first woman and first layperson as president...

NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham University, a Jesuit institution in New York, has named Tania Tetlow as its new president. She is the first woman and first layperson to lead the school in its 181-year history. Tetlow broke the same two barriers in her previ...

 2022-02-11 04:31 

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers earns 4th MVP award, 2nd in a row...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A four-time MVP, three Super Bowl players and the beginning of a brother act. The Associated Press 2021 NFL awards had a bit of everything, starting with Aaron Rodgers becoming the fifth player to repeat as Most Valuable Player. &...

 2022-02-11 04:06 

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Lawmakers extend final COVID orders, emergency declaration...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State lawmakers voted to temporarily extend some of Gov. Ned Lamont's remaining pandemic-related executive orders on Thursday, including a statewide mask mandate for schools and child care centers, despite assertions from ...

 2022-02-11 04:04 

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Nicaragua sentences student leader, ex-Sandinista commander...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nicaragua sentenced a student protest leader and a former Sandinista rebel commander to prison Thursday on charges of "conspiracy to undermine national integrity," the latest in a string of prison sentences following brief...

 2022-02-11 04:04 

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Review: Hugh Jackman steals 'The Music Man' on Broadway...

NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman is playing one of musical theater's greatest con men on Broadway these days but he's not fooling anyone: He's the real deal. As Harold Hill in a glorious and exuberant new revival of "The Music Man," ...

 2022-02-11 04:04 

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Texas mail ballots rejected under stricter new voting law...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Some early Texas voters in the nation's first primary are seeing their mail-in ballots rejected for leaving off newly required information following a GOP-led overhaul of the state's already strict election code. Electio...

 2022-02-11 03:57 

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Hirano wins Olympic halfpipe gold; White 4th in last Games...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — In Shaun White's farewell performance on Friday, Ayumu Hirano of Japan won an elusive Olympic gold in the halfpipe with a boundary-pushing final run. There was no doubt about the winner after Hirano's electric perfo...

 2022-02-11 03:57 

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Adebayo, Heat beat Pelicans 112-97 in McCollum's NOLA debut...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bam Adebayo had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Jimmy Butler also scored 29, and the Miami Heat beat the Pelicans 112-97 on Thursday night to tarnish CJ McCollum's New Orleans debut. Kyle Lowry added 14 points, 11 assists and 11 re...

 2022-02-11 03:56 

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Mavs send Porzingis to Wizards for Dinwiddie, Bertans...

DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis never could escape the shadow of injuries in Dallas after the blockbuster trade that brought the 7-foot-3 Latvian from New York. The Mavericks are moving on without the "Unicorn." Dallas sent Porzingis to the...

 2022-02-11 03:56 

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Shiffrin finishes super-G in 3rd Olympic race; out of medals...

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 across the finish line. The two-time Olympic A...

 2022-02-11 03:56 

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Doping hearing to decide Russian skater's Olympic fate...

BEIJING (AP) — Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva's right to compete in the women's event at the Beijing Olympics will be decided at an urgent hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The International Testing Agency said Friday it w...

 2022-02-11 03:55 

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Capitals beat Canadiens 5-2, spoil debut of Martin St. Louis...

MONTREAL (AP) — Joe Snively had his first two-goal game in the NHL and the Washington Capitals defeated Montreal 5-2 on Thursday night, spoiling the debut of Canadiens interim coach Martin St. Louis. Connor McMicheal and Carl Hagelin added goals for...

 2022-02-11 03:55 

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Casey DeSmith has 26 saves as Pens beat Senators and Murray...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Casey DeSmith made 26 saves in outdueling former Penguins star and teammate Matt Murray and Pittsburgh won its fifth straight road game with a 2-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Jeff Carter had the game-wi...

 2022-02-11 03:54 

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Aho, Andersen lead Hurricanes past Bruins 6-0...

BOSTON (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored twice, Frederik Andersen made 34 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes shut out the short-handed Boston Bruins 6-0 on Thursday night. Andrei Svechnikov had a goal and two assists, Vincent Trocheck, Brett Pesce and Jord...

 2022-02-11 03:54 

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EXPLAINER: Olympics show complexity of sustainability claims...

BEIJING (AP) — To stage the Winter Games in the Chinese capital, organizers embarked on a massive public works campaign, constructing new venues and piping millions of gallons of water up into the arid surrounding mountains to create fake snow for s...

 2022-02-11 03:54 

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Trent has 42; Raptors push streak to 8 with win over Rockets...

HOUSTON (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. scored a season-high 42 points, and the Toronto Raptors pushed their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 139-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. Toronto's winning streak is the longe...

 2022-02-11 02:56 

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Bucks add Ibaka, Pistons get Bagley in 4-team swap...

PHOENIX (AP) — The defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks added center Serge Ibaka as part of a four-team trade Thursday that also included the Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons and Sacramento Kings. The Pistons added Marvin Bagley III, who was ...

 2022-02-11 02:56 

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Bohannon has Iowa-record 10 3s, Hawkeyes roll 110-87...

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jordan Bohannon made a school-record 10 3-pointers in scoring all 30 of his points, Keegan Murray also had 30 points and Iowa routed Maryland 110-87 on Thursday night. Bohannon led the way as Iowa (16-7, 6-6 Big Ten) tied th...

 2022-02-11 02:55 

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Clouden sparks Mich. State in 63-57 win over No. 4 Michigan...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nia Clouden spurred a third-quarter comeback, and Michigan State stunned rival No. 4 Michigan 63-57 on Thursday night. One person was "not surprised," and that was Michigan State coach Suzy Merchant. "Nia has b...

 2022-02-11 02:54 

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Morant, Adams lead Grizzlies to 132-107 rout of Pistons...

DETROIT (AP) — Ja Morant scored 23 points, Steven Adams added 17 points and 14 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies routed the Detroit Pistons 132-107 on Thursday night. Desmond Bane added 22 points for the Grizzlies, who have won four straight and se...

 2022-02-11 02:54 

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The Latest: Bengals QB Burrow wins Comeback Player honors...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on NFL awards: Joe Burrow's rookie season was cut short by a knee injury in his 10th game with a 2-7-1 record. The Bengals quarterback sure made up for that in 2021. Burrow has won the AP Comeback Player of th...

 2022-02-11 02:54 

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Olympics Live: Scotty James has halfpipe lead, White in 4th...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Shaun White remained in fourth place after his second run in his final Winter Games as Scotty James of Australia jumped into the lead. The three-time Olympic champion White scored an 85 a...

 2022-02-11 02:53 

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AP PHOTOS: Best of an eventful day 6 at the Winter Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Whether it's on the ice, in the air or on the slopes at the Winter Olympics, Associated Press photographers are there to capture every moment, from the thrilling to the heartbreaking to the whimsical. Check out the best of the act...

 2022-02-11 02:53 

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Nathan Chen demonstrates new era of music in figure skating...

BEIJING (AP) — First there was the explosive hip-hop beat drop, then a bold rap verse proclaiming, "The greatest of all time!" It couldn't have described Nathan Chen any better. On the barren sheet of ice, matching the fierceness of that...

 2022-02-11 02:53 

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Mavs' Doncic sets NBA season high for quarter with 28 in 1st...

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic recorded the highest-scoring quarter in the NBA this season with 28 points in the first against the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. Doncic made seven of his first nine 3-pointers, plenty of the...

 2022-02-11 02:07 

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Marijuana bills stall in Virginia's GOP-controlled House...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As the Virginia General Assembly reaches the halfway point of this year's session, one of the year's most complicated issues — possible changes to the state's new law legalizing recreational marijuana — h...

 2022-02-11 02:06 

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Gov. Mills to give $411M from surplus back to the people...

(AP) — Gov. Janet Mills proposed returning to the people about half of an anticipated $822 million surplus on Thursday — the same day the federal government announced inflation had grown to its highest rate in four decades. The givebacks amoun...

 2022-02-11 02:05 

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LA County's indoor mask rule likely to remain through March...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the winter coronavirus wave in California is receding fast, it could be a while before Los Angeles County lifts its indoor mask and vaccine mandates, the county's top health official said Thursday while urging football f...

 2022-02-11 02:04 

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Senators: CIA has secret program that collects American data...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA has a secret, undisclosed data repository that includes information collected about Americans, two Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee said Thursday. While neither the agency nor lawmakers would disclose specific...

 2022-02-11 01:55 

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Louisville, SC, Stanford, NC State top teams in NCAA reveal...

Louisville joined South Carolina, Stanford and North Carolina State as top seeds if the women's NCAA Tournament began now. The NCAA selection committee did its second reveal of the teams in line for the top 16 seeds on Thursday, although none of Thurs...

 2022-02-11 01:55 

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In NBA All-Star draft, Durant selects ... anyone but Harden...

Kevin Durant wanted no part of James Harden on the day their partnership in Brooklyn ended. Durant kept passing on Harden in the NBA All-Star Draft until LeBron James had to take him Thursday with the last pick, bringing some petty comedy to the process. ...

 2022-02-11 01:54 

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Senator: Youngkin seems ready to find Wheeler replacement...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin seems ready to move on to finding a new nominee after clashing with Senate Democrats over the appointment of former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler to his Cabi...

 2022-02-11 01:54 

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Johnson's 22 points helps No. 5 N.C. State over BC in OT...

BOSTON (AP) — Diamond Johnson scored six of her 22 points in overtime to help No. 5 North Carolina State escape with an 85-78 victory over Boston College on Thursday. Kayla Jones added 17 points and 11 rebounds for N.C. State (22-3, 13-1 Atlantic Co...

 2022-02-11 01:54 

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Olympics Live: Shiffrin ready to have fun in super-G race...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Mikaela Shiffrin is ready to have some "fun" when she returns to Olympic action in the super-G.. Shiffrin posted on Twitter early Friday morning in China to say she's grateful...

 2022-02-11 01:53 

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Blazers look forward after multiple trades shake up roster...

Guard Anfernee Simons said it has been strange in the Trail Blazers' locker room as name plates suddenly disappeared from individual lockers in the days leading up to the NBA trade deadline. At one point, Damian Lillard's locker was all alone down...

 2022-02-11 01:52 

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Rams head to Rose Bowl for Super Bowl practice session...

With wind gusts forecast in the 30 mph range at the team headquarters in Thousand Oaks, the Rams opted to travel 52 miles to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena for Thursday's practice. Who said home-field advantage? Coach Sean McVay felt the calmer conditions ...

 2022-02-11 01:04 

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Biden doing 'deep dive' on 'about 4' high court candidates...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden appears to be narrowing his list of candidates for the Supreme Court, saying he's looking at "about four people" as Democrats who met with him Thursday say he wants a "persuasive" nominee in ...

 2022-02-11 00:55 

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Rams' flashy moves grounded in solid plan, says GM Les Snead...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Les Snead really doesn't mind if the public and the media think he's a wild risk-taker whose decade as the Rams' general manager is defined by his eagerness to mortgage Los Angeles' future so he can grab superstars...

 2022-02-11 00:54 

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Former 'Cheer' star pleads guilty in child pornography case...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jerry Harris, former star of the Netflix documentary series "Cheer," pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges of receiving child pornography and soliciting sex from minors that could keep him in prison for decades. During a ...

 2022-02-11 00:54 

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Home of the huge: China has long history of going really big...

BEIJING (AP) — Tiananmen Square. The Forbidden City. The Great Wall. The Three Gorges Dam. Dozens of high-end malls in Beijing. China has thousands of years of doing things in a really big way, reinforcing its perceived place in the world and the po...

 2022-02-11 00:53 

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BEIJING SNAPSHOT: Local fans allowed inside Olympic bubble...

BEIJING (AP) — Some local fans are getting to watch the Beijing Games in person, though it's not clear exactly how they were selected for a visit inside the tightly controlled Olympic bubble. As part of the strict measures intended to prevent th...

 2022-02-11 00:53 

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Bengals' Huber grew up die-hard fan dreaming of Super moment...

Kevin Huber completely understands how big a deal this really is. He's living out the dream every Bengals fan has ever had. Including himself. The 36-year-old punter has been rooting all his life for the only NFL team for which he has played. He grew ...

 2022-02-11 00:52 

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Final transfer: Canes' Moore, Gophers' Willis find their fit...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Charlie Moore's roundabout journey across college basketball just felt right during his two seasons at DePaul, returning to his native Chicago to be near his family. With his father's mobility compromised by a 2015 stroke ...

 2022-02-11 00:07 

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Kentucky Senate panel advances ban on transgender athletes...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky Senate committee advanced a bill Thursday that would bar transgender girls from participating in school sports that match their gender identity. The Republican-led Senate Education Committee approved the measure afte...

 2022-02-11 00:06 

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3 major Democrats run for Hawaii governor, 4th mulls race...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's race for governor has three major Democratic Party candidates to date, while a fourth is considering a run. Lt. Gov. Josh Green officially entered the race on Wednesday. Former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and former fir...

 2022-02-11 00:05 

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US files 1st USMCA environment case on Mexico over porpoise...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Trade Representative's Office filed the first environmental complaint against Mexico Thursday for failing to protect the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise. The office said it had ...

 2022-02-11 00:05 

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Bills creating new minority Congress district rejected...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana House has approved a bill shifting boundary lines for the state's six congressional districts Thursday — without creating a second majority Black district sought by civil rights organizations. The vote...

 2022-02-11 00:04 

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Lawmakers debate final COVID orders, emergency declaration...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State lawmakers were expected to temporarily extend some of Gov. Ned Lamont's remaining pandemic-related executive orders on Thursday, including a statewide mask mandate for schools and child care centers, despite assertio...

 2022-02-11 00:03 

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Every song he made: Sting sells music catalog to Universal...

Sting is selling his music catalog, including hits he made with the Police and as a solo artist, joining a chorus of stars who are cashing in with investors who see value in licensing their songs. Universal said Thursday that its music-publishing arm boug...

 2022-02-10 23:54 

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Wizards' Beal has surgery to repair torn wrist ligament...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal had surgery Thursday to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist, the team said. Beal opted earlier this week to have the season-ending surgery. A three-time All-Star, Beal averaged 23.2 points...

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