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 2022-02-10 11:54 

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Diplomats meet in Moscow and Berlin as Russia holds drills...

MOSCOW (AP) — Britain's top diplomat urged Russia on Thursday to defuse tensions over Ukraine and take the path of diplomacy even as thousands of Russian troops engaged in sweeping maneuvers in Belarus as part of a military buildup near Ukraine ...

 2022-02-10 11:54 

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Hindu nationalism pushed in voting test for Modi's politics...

AYODHYA, India (AP) — Under grey skies, construction cranes towered over laborers building a mega three-story temple demanded by millions of Hindus for over 100 years. The shrine is dedicated to their most revered god, Ram, and is being built on a p...

 2022-02-10 11:53 

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Chen, Kim soar to Olympic gold medals on best day for US...

BEIJING (AP) — Nathan Chen soared effortlessly and nearly perfectly five times during his "Rocketman" performance. When his skates touched down for the final time in a historic arena in Beijing, he was an Olympic gold medalist. Up at Genting...

 2022-02-10 11:52 

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Johnson, Jones highlight most infamous Olympic doping cases...

BEIJING (AP) — Russian star Kamila Valieva is at the center of the biggest doping story of the Beijing Games after Russian newspaper RBC reported that the figure skater tested positive for a banned substance before the Olympics. Russian athletes are...

 2022-02-10 10:58 

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Berlin film fest opens, pared down but with audiences...

BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival is opening Thursday with a new movie from French director Francois Ozon and a pared-down format designed to bring audiences back but reduce COVID-19 infection risks. The first of the year's ma...

 2022-02-10 10:54 

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States get go-ahead to build electric car charging stations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — States are being given the go-ahead to build a nationwide network of electric vehicle charging stations that would place new or upgraded stations every 50 miles (80 kilometers) along interstate highways, part of the Biden administr...

 2022-02-10 10:53 

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Staff shortages, supply backups batter EU economic growth...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is seeing its economic emergence from the unprecedented COVID-19 slowdown hampered by coronavirus-induced staff shortages, supply bottlenecks, runaway energy prices and subsequent inflation surges. In its winter 20...

 2022-02-10 10:52 

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AP PHOTOS: Olympic pursuits of glory, captured in a blur...

BEIJING (AP) — Six days of Olympics, gone in a blur. No surprise, of course, given the way these athletes move. Racing around the cross-country course in Zhangjiakou, floodlights keeping the track clear at dusk. Or blitzing down the luge track, a co...

 2022-02-10 10:32 

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Building collapses in Syria, killing woman and 3 children...

BEIRUT (AP) — A building collapse in northwest Syria killed a woman and three of her children, while her husband and three other children survived, the opposition Syrian Civil Defense group said Thursday. The collapse of the building Wednesday night...

 2022-02-10 10:32 

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Zimbabwe's teachers strike amid pandemic and high inflation...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A teachers' strike has paralyzed learning at many Zimbabwean schools, which opened this week after a prolonged closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Harare, some schools managed to open Thursday while at others a few t...

 2022-02-10 10:31 

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Olympics Live: Sweden beats US in curling round robin match...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Sweden beat the U.S. men 7-4 in a rematch of the Pyeongchang gold medal match in curling. That gives Sweden an early lead in the round-robin standings. It was the first loss of the Beijin...

 2022-02-10 10:08 

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Prince William focuses on conservation during first UAE trip...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Britain's Prince William embarked on his first official visit to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, where the future monarch is highlighting his passionate work around wildlife conservation and climate chang...

 2022-02-10 10:07 

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John Mayer jams at Small Stages concert, helps concertgoer...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Mayer spoke sparingly during his Super Bowl week concert, but the singer let his music do most of the talking until one moment when he made sure a concertgoer was safe. Mayer performed a series of his songs Wednesday night fr...

 2022-02-10 10:05 

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Diplomats meet in Moscow and Berlin as Russian drills held...

MOSCOW (AP) — Britain's top diplomat urged Russia on Thursday to defuse tensions over Ukraine and take the path of diplomacy even as thousands of Russian troops engaged in sweeping maneuvers in Belarus as part of a military buildup near Ukraine ...

 2022-02-10 10:05 

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Prominent Myanmar filmmaker arrested after a year on the run...

BANGKOK (AP) — An award-winning film director in Myanmar has been arrested almost a year after he was put on a wanted list for encouraging government employees to join in protests against military rule, a colleague and local media reported Thursday....

 2022-02-10 09:54 

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AstraZeneca sees $4B in COVID vaccine sales as revenue soars...

LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca recorded a big jump in revenue on Thursday as it begins to take a profit from its coronavirus vaccine for the first time. The company recorded full-year revenues of $37.4 billion, an increase of 38% from the year before at ...

 2022-02-10 09:53 

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Olympics Live: US ski team says Shiffrin will race super-G...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ The U.S. ski team says two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin will compete in the super-G. That event Friday will be her third of the Beijing Games so far. Shiffrin failed to fin...

 2022-02-10 09:53 

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Shiffrin seeks Olympic reset; enters super-G after training...

BEIJING (AP) — The on-the-slopes portion of what Mikaela Shiffrin hopes will be a "reset" at the Beijing Olympics — moving on from early mistakes that eliminated her from two races — began under a cloudless sky with a pair of tri...

 2022-02-10 09:52 

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BEIJING SNAPSHOT: At Olympics, differing views of the news...

BEIJING (AP) — Reporters from other countries and their Chinese counterparts seem to have different approaches to the daily news conferences at the Beijing Olympics. Thursday's briefing showcased the varied agendas. IOC spokesman Mark Adams ofte...

 2022-02-10 08:56 

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Johaug wins 2nd Olympic gold at Beijing Games in 10K classic...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Therese Johaug's appetite for Olympic gold medals was satisfied again Thursday. The Norwegian great added another title to her tally by winning the 10-kilometer classic race five days after winning the first gold medal ...

 2022-02-10 08:56 

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South Korea to roll out Novavax COVID-19 vaccine next week...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will begin offering Novavax Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine at hospitals, nursing homes and public health centers next week, officials said, adding another tool to fight a fast-developing omicron surge. The country ...

 2022-02-10 08:55 

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Report: Troubled Chinese builder promises 600,000 apartments...

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese real estate developer that is struggling under $310 billion in debt is promising to deliver 600,000 apartments this year, a newspaper reported Thursday, in a show of confidence it can avert collapse and resume normal busines...

 2022-02-10 08:55 

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Olympic champion Duff Gibson explains the 'tao' of sport...

BEIJING (AP) — It took Duff Gibson many years to become an Olympic champion. It took him more years to explain the methodology behind that win. Gibson, who became Canada's oldest individual Winter Olympics gold medalist when he captured the men&...

 2022-02-10 08:55 

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Paris police ban threatened blockades by virus protesters...

PARIS (AP) — Paris police on Thursday banned road blockades threatened by groups organizing online against COVID-19 restrictions, in part inspired by protesters in Canada. Citing "risks of trouble to public order," the Paris police departmen...

 2022-02-10 08:54 

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Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Thursday, Feb. 10...

BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Beijing Games: ___ ALPINE SKIING MEN'S COMBINED Austrian skier Johannes Strolz won the Olympic gold medal in the Alpine combined race 34 years after his father did the same. ...

 2022-02-10 08:54 

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Moroccan region held death recipe for boy trapped in well...

IGHRAN, Morocco (AP) — The death of a 5-year-old boy trapped for days in the dark depths of a well symbolizes for many villagers a curse that haunts their remote mountainous region in northern Morocco: dirt poor, neglected and dependent on its illeg...

 2022-02-10 08:54 

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Haemmerle earns gold in close Olympic snowboardcross finish...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Alessandro Haemmerle of Austria held off Eliot Grondin of Canada in a photo finish to win the Olympic men's snowboardcross at Genting Snow Park on Thursday. The 20-year-old Grondin made it close by almost diving toward ...

 2022-02-10 08:54 

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Chen's near-perfect skate wins long-sought Olympic gold...

BEIJING (AP) — Nathan Chen remembers making the long drive with his mother from his home in Utah to Rafael Arutyunyan's training base in Southern California. He had started out in figure skating just a few years earlier, using his sister's s...

 2022-02-10 08:54 

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Shiffrin seeks Olympic reset, takes 2 super-G training runs...

BEIJING (AP) — The on-the-slopes portion of what Mikaela Shiffrin hopes will be a "reset" at the Beijing Olympics — moving on from early mistakes that eliminated her from two races — began under a cloudless sky with a pair of tri...

 2022-02-10 08:53 

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Global shares rise as investors eye US inflation report...

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares rose Thursday as investors tried to gauge U.S. inflation, tensions between Russia and Ukraine and the impact of the pandemic. France's CAC 40 added 0.5% in early trading to 7,168.36, while Germany's DAX rose 0.7% t...

 2022-02-10 08:53 

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'We're Filipinos': Women soccer players decry criticisms...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Members of the Philippines women's soccer team, which recently qualified for its first World Cup, have played down social media comments that most of the players with mixed American ancestry "were not Filipino enou...

 2022-02-10 08:53 

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Olympics Live: Norway's Johaug wins 10km cross-country gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Norwegian cross-country skier Therese Johaug won gold in the 10-kilometer classic race at the Beijing Olympics. It was her second gold of the Games — she won the women's 15-kilo...

 2022-02-10 07:55 

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Before US-China, ex-NHLers help Sweden win Olympic opener...

BEIJING (AP) — Former NHL forwards Lucas Wallmark and Anton Lander scored to help Sweden beat Latvia 3-2 on Thursday in each team's opener at the Olympic men's hockey tournament. Wallmark had a goal at even strength and another on the power ...

 2022-02-10 07:54 

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Jazz shut down Warriors 111-85 to stop 9-game win streak...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several opponents have said the Utah Jazz can't defend when big man Rudy Gobert isn't cleaning up their mistakes. Against one of the hottest offenses in the NBA, Hassan Whiteside and the Jazz were determined to prove th...

 2022-02-10 07:54 

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Not perfect, still golden for Chloe Kim in Olympic halfpipe...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — There were doubts, and falls, and fear for Chloe Kim. Ultimately, there was a gold medal, too. The 21-year-old American's second straight trip to the top of the Olympic podium — a trip taken Thursday after a terri...

 2022-02-10 07:54 

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Analysis: Diversity needed at all levels of pro football...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Warren Moon, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the first Black quarterbacks to make an impact in the modern NFL, was asked about potentially having an African American own a team, he saw it as an opportunity on many lev...

 2022-02-10 07:54 

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Olympics Live: Austria's Haemmerle wins men's snowboardcross...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Alessandro Haemmerle of Austria held off Canada's Eliot Grondin in a photo finish to win the men's snowboardcross at Genting Snow Park. The 20-year-old Grondin made it close by al...

 2022-02-10 07:53 

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Strolz emulates father by winning Olympic gold in combined...

BEIJING (AP) — Just like his father did more than three decades ago, Austrian skier Johannes Strolz won the Olympic gold medal in the Alpine combined race. Not bad for a guy who wasn't even on the national team until about a month ago. The 29-ye...

 2022-02-10 07:32 

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Olympics Live: Strolz wins gold 34 years after his father...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Austrian skier Johannes Strolz won the Olympic gold medal in the Alpine combined race 34 years after his father did the same. The 29-year-old Strolz was fourth fastest after the downhill ...

 2022-02-10 07:31 

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EXPLAINER: What are the key parts of Ukraine's peace deal?...

MOSCOW (AP) — A peace agreement for the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine that has never quite ended is back in the spotlight amid a Russian military buildup near the country's borders and rising tensions about whether Moscow will invade. T...

 2022-02-10 06:56 

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Sabonis' double-double leads Kings past Timberwolves 132-119...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 30 points, Domantas Sabonis had 22 points and 14 rebounds in his Kings debut and Sacramento pulled away late to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 132-119 on Wednesday night. De'Aaron Fox added 27 po...

 2022-02-10 06:55 

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Tonga's virus outbreak growing rapidly; omicron confirmed...

BANGKOK (AP) — Coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly in Tonga, and tests have confirmed that the particularly contagious omicron variant is behind the isolated Pacific island nation's first community outbreak since the start of the pandemic...

 2022-02-10 06:55 

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American curler Matt Hamilton's shoes stand out at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — The only things louder than the shouting in the Olympic curling venue are the shoes that Matt Hamilton brought with him to Beijing. The mustachioed American is representing the red, white and blue in a pair of Nikes that feature virtu...

 2022-02-10 06:55 

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Bogdanovic has 23 points as Jazz blow out Warriors 111-85...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 points and Donovan Mitchell had 14 points with 10 rebounds to power the Utah Jazz past Golden State 111-85 on Wednesday and snap the Warriors' nine-game winning streak. Hassan Whiteside had nine p...

 2022-02-10 06:54 

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US skater Brown undecided on retirement after Beijing...

BEIJING (AP) — After delivering a solid performance at his second Olympics to beat his showing from eight years ago, U.S. figure skater Jason Brown said he's accomplished all his goals but hasn't decided yet if it's time to retire. "...

 2022-02-10 06:54 

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California accuses Tesla of racial discrimination in lawsuit...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California sued Tesla Inc. on Wednesday over allegations of discrimination and harassment of Black employees at its San Francisco Bay area factory. The suit, filed in Alameda County Superior Court, was sparked by hundreds o...

 2022-02-10 06:54 

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Cold front in mountain Olympic venues tough for athletes...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — The snow squeaks under their skis as Olympic athletes spin their arms in a wind-milling motion and hop up and down in place to keep warm, their noses and cheeks covered in strips of colored tape as mist rises from their buf...

 2022-02-10 06:53 

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Cal ends 10-game skid with 63-61 victory over Oregon State...

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jordan Shepherd scored 15 points, including the final four, and California snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 63-61 victory over Oregon State on Wednesday night. Oregon State didn't have a basket after Dexter Akanno...

 2022-02-10 06:53 

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Injured Robert Woods still chasing a championship with Rams...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Robert Woods walked down onto the SoFi Stadium field last month to congratulate the Los Angeles Rams on winning the NFC championship, nobody wanted to talk football with him amid the confetti and celebration. Instead, the inj...

 2022-02-10 06:52 

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Lee, Cizikas lead Islanders to 6-3 win over Canucks...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Anders Lee and Casey Cizikas each had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 Wednesday night. Matt Martin, Matthew Barzal, Brock Nelson and Zach Parise also scored for the Is...

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