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 2021-11-24 18:32 

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Vikings reps, police at Griffen home for mental health check...

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings sent psychologists at the home of defensive end Everson Griffen on Wednesday to work with police on guiding him through another alarming mental health situation, with the 12th-year player refusing to come ou...

 2021-11-24 18:32 

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Over 1,000 anti-vaccine protesters rally in Ukraine capital...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — More than 1,000 anti-vaccine demonstrators rallied in the Ukrainian capital Wednesday to denounce coronavirus restrictions, in the second such protest this month. The protesters, many of them members of radical nationalist group...

 2021-11-24 18:31 

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Israel plans large settlement at shuttered Jerusalem airport...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is moving ahead with plans to build a massive Jewish settlement on the site of a long-abandoned airport that the Palestinians had hoped would one day service their future capital in east Jerusalem. It's one of several set...

 2021-11-24 18:04 

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Ethiopian leader called war 'epitome of hell.' Now he's back...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is already a veteran at surprising the world in just three years in power. He's done it again this week by announcing that, after a year of waging war, he will lead it from the battlefron...

 2021-11-24 18:03 

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Q&A: Alana Haim lives out a Valley dream in 'Licorice Pizza'...

When Paul Thomas Anderson first mentioned to Alana Haim that he wanted to put her in a movie, she assumed it would be as an extra walking through the frame, or something. And she thought that would be pretty great. They'd gotten to know one another...

 2021-11-24 18:03 

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Q&A: T-Pain talks new book, embracing his musical legacy...

NEW YORK (AP) — There may be a plethora of adjectives to describe music superstar T-Pain, but boring is never included. So when the idea of writing a book was presented, he knew what he would not be writing: an autobiography. "I want to bring jo...

 2021-11-24 17:58 

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Collins Dictionary picks NFT as word of the year 2021...

LONDON (AP) — Collins Dictionary has chosen the term NFT as its word of the year after surging interest in the digital tokens that can sell for millions of dollars brought it into the mainstream. NFT is short for non-fungible token. Collins defines ...

 2021-11-24 17:54 

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JPMorgan's Dimon regrets joke about Chinese Communist Party...

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said Friday that "he truly regrets" a quip he made this week about JPMorgan outlasting the Chinese Communist Party. Dimon was speaking at an event in Boston where he said, "I was just in Hon...

 2021-11-24 17:54 

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Subway sandwich chain co-founder Peter Buck dies at 90...

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Peter Buck, whose $1,000 investment in a family friend's Connecticut sandwich shop in 1965 provided the genesis for what is now the world's largest restaurant chain — Subway — has died. He was 90. Buck, a nu...

 2021-11-24 17:54 

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White House: 92% of fed workers under mandate are vaccinated...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration's vaccine mandate for millions of federal workers seems to be working, with no apparent disruption to law enforcement, intelligence-gathering or holiday travel. On Tuesday, one day after the deadline fo...

 2021-11-24 17:54 

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Raiders visit Cowboys, seek to change Thanksgiving fortunes...

LAS VEGAS (5-5) at DALLAS (7-3) Thursday, 4:30 p.m. ET, CBS BETTING LINE: Cowboys by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Raiders 4-6; Cowboys 8-2. SERIES RECORD: Tied 6-6. LAST MEETING: Cowboys beat Raiders 20-17 on Dec. 17, 2017, at O...

 2021-11-24 17:53 

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Deere Q4 profit jumps 69% despite strike and supply problems...

Deere & Co. said its fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 69% on strong sales of its agricultural and construction equipment despite a monthlong strike that began near the end of the period as well as ongoing supply chain problems. The Moline, Illinois-bas...

 2021-11-24 17:53 

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Portugal sees jump in COVID-19 cases, eyes restrictions...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal on Wednesday reported its highest number of new daily COVID-19 infections since July amid a surge in cases across Europe, though hospitalizations are rising more slowly in the country where 86% of people are vaccinat...

 2021-11-24 17:52 

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Week 13: Rivalries, championship hopes, CFP implications...

No rivalry has produced more big games than Michigan-Ohio State. The Wolverines and Buckeyes get together Saturday for their annual Big Ten grudge match and it will the 25th time both are ranked in the top 10 of the AP poll at kickoff. That's seven mo...

 2021-11-24 17:34 

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Slovakia approves 2-week nationwide lockdown as virus surges...

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The Slovak government on Wednesday approved a two-week national lockdown amid a record surge of coronavirus infections. Prime Minister Eduard Heger said the measures that become effective on Friday will target all, both u...

 2021-11-24 17:34 

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Judge convicts 2 Rotterdam rioters, sentences them to prison...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A judge convicted a man and a woman Wednesday of involvement in rioting in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam last week and sentenced both to prison terms, prosecutors said. A demonstration against government coronavirus ...

 2021-11-24 17:33 

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In his final days, Ahmaud Arbery's life was at a crossroads...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — He was at a crossroads, his life stretching out before him, his troubles largely behind him. He had enrolled at South Georgia Technical College, preparing to become an electrician, just like his uncles. But first, he decided, h...

 2021-11-24 17:33 

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US stocks wobble; Gap, Nordstrom sink on weak results...

Stocks turned mixed on Wall Street Wednesday as the market continues an unsettled period of trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. The S&P 500 rose less than 0.1% as of 11:47 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 81 points, or...

 2021-11-24 17:32 

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Sweden's first female prime minister quits hours later...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Hours after being tapped as Sweden's prime minister, Magdalena Andersson resigned Wednesday after suffering a budget defeat in parliament and coalition partner the Greens left the two-party minority government. "Fo...

 2021-11-24 17:32 

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Interpol adopts resolution to fight online child abuse...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Interpol member countries are calling on nations to urge local online end-to-end encryption providers "to take responsibility" and design products with the aim of protecting children against abuse, the international policing ...

 2021-11-24 17:32 

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No phones, laptops allowed at Josh Duggar child porn trial...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge says no phones, laptops or recording devices will be allowed at next week's child pornography trial for former reality TV star Josh Duggar. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks issued the order ahead of...

 2021-11-24 17:32 

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Several UK-bound migrants die in Channel off Calais...

PARIS (AP) — Several migrants died and others were injured Wednesday when their boat capsized off Calais in the English Channel as they tried to cross from France to Britain, according to French officials. Three French patrol boats and a French heli...

 2021-11-24 17:31 

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South Dakota Supreme Court rules against pot legalization...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court's ruling that nullified a voter-passed amendment to the state constitution that would have legalized recreational marijuana use. Gov. Kristi Noem instigate...

 2021-11-24 17:15 

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Performers gear up for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade...

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up in Chicago, Broadway star Brittney Mack faithfully watched the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV after fulfilling her own parade duties. Now she's getting ready to bundle up, hit the streets of Manhattan and be ...

 2021-11-24 16:54 

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Biden picks women of color to lead White House budget office...

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is nominating Shalanda Young to lead the White House budget office and Nani Coloretti to serve as Young's deputy. If confirmed by the Senate, Young would be the first Black ...

 2021-11-24 16:54 

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US mortgage rates mixed: 30-year unchanged at 3.1%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. mortgage rates were mixed this week. The average rate on the benchmark 30-year, fixed rate home loan was unchanged from last week at 3.1%; a year ago, it stood at 2.72%. Fifteen-year, fixed rate mortgage rates blipped up to 2....

 2021-11-24 16:54 

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Slovakia approves 2-week nationwide lockdown infection surge...

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The Slovak government has approved a two-week national lockdown amid a record surge of coronavirus infections. Prime Minister Eduard Heger said the measures that become effective on Friday will target all, both unvaccinat...

 2021-11-24 16:53 

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Consumer spending rebounds despite rising October inflation...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending rebounded by a solid 1.3% in October despite inflation that over the past year has accelerated faster than it has at any point in more than three decades. The jump in consumer spending last month was double t...

 2021-11-24 16:53 

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Minnesota RB Mohamed Ibrahim to return in 2022 after injury...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim will return for a sixth year in 2022, after suffering a season-ending lower leg injury in the first game this year. Ibrahim revealed his decision Wednesday on Twitter, which the university co...

 2021-11-24 16:53 

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Bills aim to snap series skid vs. Saints on Thanksgiving...

BUFFALO (6-4) at NEW ORLEANS (5-5) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC BETTING LINE: Bills by 6, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bills 6-4; Saints 5-5. SERIES RECORD: Saints lead 7-4. LAST MEETING: Saints beat Bills 47-10, Nov. 12, 2017, at O...

 2021-11-24 16:53 

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Home for the holidays: Duke Johnson relishing Miami chance...

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Duke Johnson is home for the holidays. And working. For him, it's the perfect scenario. The veteran running back grew up practically in the shadow of Hard Rock Stadium, attending high school just a few minutes from the...

 2021-11-24 16:53 

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Traditional Thanksgiving Day games are tricky for Pro Picks...

It's difficult enough choosing winners and point-spread coverers and upsets when there is one Thursday night game each NFL week. As for three, well, c'mon. Short breaks between games is ridiculously tough when there is only that one contest. And d...

 2021-11-24 16:53 

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Bears, embattled coach Matt Nagy play winless Lions on road...

CHICAGO (3-7) at DETROIT (0-9-1) Sunday, 12:30 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE: Bears by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bears 4-6; Lions 6-4. SERIES RECORD: Bears lead 103-75-5. LAST MEETING: Bears beat Lions 24-14 on Oct. 3 at Chicago...

 2021-11-24 16:31 

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EXPLAINER: Is Russia going to invade Ukraine?...

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian and Western officials are worried that a Russian military buildup near Ukraine could signal plans by Moscow to invade its ex-Soviet neighbor. The Kremlin insists it has no such intention and has accused Ukraine and its Wester...

 2021-11-24 15:55 

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Biden names women of color to lead White House budget office...

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is nominating Shalanda Young to lead the White House budget office and Nani Coloretti to serve as Young's deputy. If confirmed by the Senate, Young would be the first Black ...

 2021-11-24 15:55 

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EU says economic recovery threatened by COVID-19 resurgence...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The massive spike in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks is threatening the European Union's recovery from the deep economic slump caused by last year's onset of the pandemic, the bloc's economy chief said Wednesday. And medic...

 2021-11-24 15:54 

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US stocks fall; Gap, Nordstrom sink on weak results...

Stocks fell in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday as the market continues an unsettled period of trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. The S&P 500 fell 0.5% as of 10:13 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 131 points, ...

 2021-11-24 15:54 

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Sri Lanka heeds protests, lifts ban on agrochemical imports...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government has withdrawn a ban on imports of agrochemicals that it said was aimed at encouraging organic cultivation. Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage announced on Wednesday the revocation of th...

 2021-11-24 15:54 

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Browns' Hunt, Conklin return to practice, could face Ravens...

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns could have two key offensive players back for Sunday's AFC North showdown against Baltimore. Dynamic running back Kareem Hunt and two-time All-Pro starting right tackle Jack Conklin were designated for ret...

 2021-11-24 15:54 

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Frozen fields: Columbus, St Paul host next 2 US qualifiers...

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States figures to be playing its next three World Cup qualifiers in frigid weather. The Americans said Wednesday they will return to Lower.com Field in Columbus, Ohio, for their World Cup qualifier against El Salvador on Ja...

 2021-11-24 15:53 

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For the ACC, parity comes at a price: no CFP appearance...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pat Narduzzi still can't make up his mind. Back in July, the longtime Pittsburgh coach thought the College Football Playoff should stand pat at four teams. Now, with the 20th-ranked Panthers assured of a spot in the ACC title g...

 2021-11-24 15:33 

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German parties reach deal for government to end Merkel era...

BERLIN (AP) — Three German parties have reached a deal to form a new government that will end the era of longtime Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to Olaf Scholz, who is poised to replace her. Scholz, of the center-left Social Democrats, said he ...

 2021-11-24 15:33 

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US invitation of Taiwan to democracy summit angers China...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has invited Taiwan to its Summit for Democracy next month, the State Department announced, prompting sharp criticism from China, which considers the self-ruled island as its territory. The summit makes good...

 2021-11-24 15:32 

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Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green ready for operatic stardom...

NEW YORK (AP) — He opened the season as kindly Uncle Paul in the Metropolitan Opera premiere of Terence Blanchard's "Fire Shut Up in My Bones." Next night he was the vagabond monk Varlaam, stopping the show in Mussorgsky's "Boris...

 2021-11-24 15:32 

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Consumer spending rebounds in October, inflation elevated...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending rebounded in October, rising by a a solid 1.3%, but inflation remains elevated, rising over the past year at the fastest pace in more than three decades. The jump in consumer spending last month was double th...

 2021-11-24 15:31 

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Jury deliberates for 2nd day in Ahmaud Arbery's slaying...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Jury deliberations resumed for a second day Wednesday in the trial of the three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, with jurors reviewing the cellphone video of the 25-year-old Black man being blasted with...

 2021-11-24 15:31 

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US new homes sales rise 0.4% in October as prices climb...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes edged up 0.4% last month, coming in below expectations as housing prices continued to climb. The Commerce Department reported Wednesday that sales of new single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted ann...

 2021-11-24 14:58 

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Putin tests experimental nasal vaccine against COVID-19...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he has taken an experimental nasal vaccine against the coronavirus, three days after he received his booster shot, as Russia faces its worst surge of infections and deaths since the pande...

 2021-11-24 14:54 

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US jobless claims hit 52-year low after seasonal adjustments...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits plummeted last week to the lowest level in more than half a century, another sign that the U.S. job market is rebounding rapidly from last year's coronavirus recession....

 2021-11-24 14:54 

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Biden nominates Young as budget director, Coloretti deputy...

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is nominating Shalanda Young to lead the White House budget office and Nani Coloretti to serve as Young's deputy. If confirmed by the Senate, Young would be the first Black ...

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