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 2021-10-12 07:53 

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Bulls see pieces to make playoffs after busy offseason...

CHICAGO (AP) — Playing on an Olympic championship team was an experience Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine will never forget. The high-scoring All-Star hopes the winning doesn't stop there. He would love nothing more than to make the playoffs at lo...

 2021-10-12 06:53 

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Fishing, Northern Ireland: EU, UK back to Brexit wrangling...

BRUSSELS (AP) — It was late on Christmas Eve last year when the European Union and Britain finally clinched a Brexit trade deal after years of wrangling, threats and missed deadlines to seal their divorce. There was hope that now-separated Britain a...

 2021-10-12 06:52 

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Top-seeded Medvedev wins, Pliskova upset at Indian Wells...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev beat Filip Krajinovic 6-2, 7-6 (1) to reach the round of 16 on a gusty Monday night at the BNP Paribas Open. Karolina Plisova, the women's top seed, was upset by Beatriz Haddad Maia. Medvede...

 2021-10-12 06:52 

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Chuckie chucked: Gruden's words antithetical to modern NFL...

Jon Gruden had to go. At a time when messages such as "It Takes All of Us" and "End Racism" are stenciled into every end zone in the league, when women have joined the ranks of front offices, coaching staffs and officiating crews and a pla...

 2021-10-12 06:32 

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Hurricane Ida in Louisiana: Caskets, vaults still displaced...

LAFITTE, La. (AP) — Hurricane Ida swept through Louisiana with furious winds that ripped roofs off buildings and storm surge so powerful it moved homes. What it wrought on the living it also wrought on the dead, moving vaults and caskets and adding ...

 2021-10-12 06:31 

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EXPLAINER: Can the Taliban suppress the potent IS threat?...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — With the Taliban in power in Afghanistan, there's a new enemy ascending. The Islamic State group threatens to usher in another violent phase. Except this time the former insurgents, the Taliban, play the role of the sta...

 2021-10-12 06:31 

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Christmas comes early: EU, UK back to Brexit wrangling...

BRUSSELS (AP) — It was late on Christmas Eve last year when the European Union and Britain finally clinched a Brexit trade deal after years of wrangling, threats and missed deadlines to seal their divorce. There was hope that now-separated Britain a...

 2021-10-12 05:53 

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Surging California winds spark wildfire fears, power outages...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Blustery winds still surged through California on Tuesday after downing trees, fanning wildfires and shutting off power to about 21,000 customers in northern and central regions. Red flag warnings of dangerous fire conditions co...

 2021-10-12 05:53 

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Colts don't get their kicks in 31-25 OT loss to Ravens...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Indianapolis Colts kicker Rodrigo Blankenship was warming up before facing the Ravens when suddenly he felt a twinge in his hip that would last the entire night. "It was kind of a stabbing pain every time I cocked my leg back to...

 2021-10-12 05:53 

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Column: Gruden gone, and it couldn't have come fast enough...

Jon Gruden might still be coaching had he merely been exposed as a remorseful racist. His email about union chief DeMaurice Smith's lips was both disturbing and despicable, but it was from a decade ago when Gruden was not coaching in the NFL. And Grud...

 2021-10-12 05:52 

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Ice-cold bats put powerful Dodgers on brink of early winter...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frigid wind gusts roared in from center field well before sundown and continued through the late innings Monday night. They buffeted the foul poles and turned normally pleasant Chavez Ravine into a whirling cauldron that felt and ...

 2021-10-12 05:52 

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Blowin' in the wind: Giants edge Dodgers 1-0 on Longoria HR...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evan Longoria homered off Max Scherzer in the fifth inning and the San Francisco Giants edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 on a blustery Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. Los Angeles nearly tied it with t...

 2021-10-12 04:59 

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Justices' views on abortion in their own words and votes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion already is dominating the Supreme Court's new term, months before the justices will decide whether to reverse decisions reaching back nearly 50 years. Not only is there Mississippi's call to overrule Roe v. Wade, b...

 2021-10-12 04:58 

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Asian shares fall as rising energy costs fan inflation fears...

Shares retreated in Asia on Tuesday as surging prices of oil, coal and other energy added to concerns over inflation. Benchmarks declined in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Oil prices edged lower after U.S. benchmark crude oil closed above $80 per barrel o...

 2021-10-12 04:53 

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IMF board approves allowing Georgieva to remain as IMF head...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund expressed "full confidence" in its managing director Tuesday in response to allegations that World Bank staff were pressured to change business rankings for China in an effort to placate Beij...

 2021-10-12 04:53 

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House returns to stave off default with debt-limit vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House are scrambling back to Washington Tuesday to approve a short-term lift of the nation's debt limit and ensure the federal government can continue fully paying its bills into December. The $480 billion increa...

 2021-10-12 04:52 

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Costa Rica's Campbell, Ortiz to miss WCup qualifier at US...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Costa Rican forward Joel Campbell will miss Wednesday night's World Cup qualifier against the United States because of a sprained right ankle. Forward Jos Guillermo Ortiz will not play in the game because of a positive COVI...

 2021-10-12 04:32 

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As Shatner heads toward the stars, visions of space collide...

"Risk is our business," James T. Kirk once said. "That's what this starship is all about. That's why we're aboard her." More than a half-century later, the performer who breathed life into the fabled Enterprise captain is, at a...

 2021-10-12 04:32 

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Justice Department again presses to halt Texas abortion law...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration urged the courts again Monday night to step in and suspend a new Texas law that has banned most abortions since early September, as clinics hundreds of miles away remain busy with Texas patients making l...

 2021-10-12 04:32 

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California oil spill legal fight likely to last years...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took little more than 48 hours from the moment a major oil spill was discovered off Southern California until the first lawsuit was filed against the Houston company that owns and operates the ruptured pipeline. Finding the cau...

 2021-10-12 04:31 

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Activists seek legal marijuana in former hippie haven Nepal...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Widely available marijuana once drew thousands of hippies to Nepal, where its use was not only accepted but embedded in both the culture and religion. But the country followed other nations in outlawing marijuana in the late ...

 2021-10-12 04:31 

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Plane crash kills 2, burns homes in California neighborhood...

SANTEE, Calif. (AP) — A twin-engine plane that killed at least two people and left a swath of destruction in a San Diego suburb nose-dived into the ground after repeated warnings that it was flying dangerously low, according to a recording. The Cess...

 2021-10-12 04:31 

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Report: Offshore wind supply chain worth $109B over 10 years...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A group studying the economics of offshore wind energy in the U.S. says building and operating the nascent industry will be worth $109 billion to businesses in its supply chain over the next 10 years. The report by the Spe...

 2021-10-12 03:54 

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Bus plunge, floods leave at least 28 dead in northern China...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities confirmed Tuesday 13 people had died after a bus plunged into a rushing river amid heavy flooding that has caused 15 other fatalities in the north. State broadcaster CCTV said another 37 people from the bus had bee...

 2021-10-12 03:53 

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Rays' remarkable season comes to sudden end at Fenway Park...

BOSTON (AP) — Put the popcorn away for the winter at Tropicana Field. The AL East champion Tampa Bay Rays saw their record-setting season come to a sudden end Monday night when they lost to the Boston Red Sox 6-5 in Game 4 of their Division Series a...

 2021-10-12 03:52 

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Jackson leads Ravens back to 31-25 OT win over Colts...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Marquise Brown on the first possession of overtime to give the Baltimore Ravens a 31-25 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night. Jackson threw for a career-high 442 yards an...

 2021-10-12 03:44 

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MOL considers easing regulation allowing migrant workers in Taiwan...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — With about 700,000 migrant workers in Taiwan, the labor force relies heavily on migrant workers in manufacturing, construction and long-term care industries. However, due to the impact of the epidemic and border control, th...

 2021-10-12 03:31 

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Judge: 'Texas 7' death row inmate should get new trial...

A Jewish death row inmate who was part of the so-called "Texas 7" gang should get a new capital murder trial because the judge who presided over his case held anti-Semitic views, a state district judge said Monday. Dallas Criminal District Court J...

 2021-10-12 02:53 

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Raiders reeling after 2nd straight loss, Gruden resignation...

The glow from the 3-0 start for the Las Vegas Raiders has been extinguished in rapid fashion following a rough seven-day stretch. Back-to-back double-digit losses followed by the resignation of coach Jon Gruden over offensive emails he sent years ago have...

 2021-10-12 02:52 

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Walk it off: Red Sox eliminate Rays 6-5 with late sac fly...

BOSTON (AP) — Kik Hernandez delivered Boston's second straight walk-off win, scoring pinch-runner Danny Santana with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to send the Red Sox to the AL Championship Series with a 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on ...

 2021-10-12 02:31 

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Jon Gruden resigns as Raiders coach over offensive emails...

Jon Gruden has resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. Gruden released a statement Monday night, saying: "I have resigned as head coach of the L...

 2021-10-12 02:31 

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Matt Amodio's history-making run on TV's 'Jeopardy!' ends...

NEW YORK (AP) — All good things must come to an end and Matt Amodio's historic run on "Jeopardy!" did just that on Monday's show, leaving the Yale doctoral student with 38 wins and more than $1.5 million in prize money. Amodio failed...

 2021-10-12 01:34 

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Vietnam plans border reopening, includes Taiwanese among list of potential travelers...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan is on the list of potential countries allowed to send travelers to Vietnam as the nation's Khanh Hoa Province () recently released plans to reopen borders for international travelers. According to VnExpress, Khan...

 2021-10-12 01:32 

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New charges against accused killer of four in Nevada in 2019...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Douglas County's district attorney filed a criminal complaint Monday accusing a Salvadoran immigrant of killing two women in Gardnerville after the Nevada Supreme Court ruled he can't be tried for those crimes simultaneousl...

 2021-10-12 01:31 

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Kim vows to build 'invincible' military while slamming US...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reviewed a rare exhibition of weapons systems and vowed to build an "invincible" military, as he accused the United States of creating tensions and not taking action to prove it has n...

 2021-10-12 01:31 

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Southwest cancels hundreds more flights; passengers stranded...

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines canceled more than 350 flights Monday following a weekend of major disruptions that it blamed on bad weather and air traffic control issues. The pilots union accused the company of a botched response to what it said ...

 2021-10-12 01:31 

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AP source: Gruden out as Raiders coach over offensive emails...

Jon Gruden is out as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. A person familiar with the decision said Gruden is stepping down after The New York Times reported ...

 2021-10-12 01:03 

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Miami police chief being fired after 6 months on the job...

MIAMI (AP) — Miami officials have decided to fire the city's new police chief after he was lambasted by city commissioners who he accused of meddling in the police department and internal affairs investigations. Miami City Manager Art Noriega sa...

 2021-10-12 00:54 

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Kamara's dynamism helps Saints passing game get into a flow...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints got back to deploying versatile running back Alvin Kamara in the passing game and also got back to winning. Kamara's touchdowns rushing and receiving, not to mention his 123 yards from scrimmage in Sunday's 33-2...

 2021-10-12 00:54 

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High winds prompt PG&E to shut power to 25,000 in California...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric began shutting off power to about 25,000 customers in central and northern California Monday and Southern California Edison warned it may do the same for 9,000 of its customers as high winds toppled trees,...

 2021-10-12 00:54 

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Russell Wilson a spectator as 'Hawks return from mini break...

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Until now, Russell Wilson has never missed a game and only on rare occasions been absent for a practice. For the next few weeks, the sight of Wilson on Monday wearing a jacket and baseball hat while his teammates went through pr...

 2021-10-12 00:53 

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Top-seeded Pliskova upset in 2 sets at Indian Wells...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Top-seeded Karolina Plisova was upset by Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-3, 7-5 Monday at the BNP Paribas Open. Haddad Maia got into the main draw as a lucky loser. She lost in the final round of qualifying and got in when No. 29 s...

 2021-10-12 00:53 

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49ers rookie Trey Lance injures knee in 1st career start...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Trey Lance's first career start for the San Francisco 49ers featured a bad interception, a couple of promising moments and a knee injury that could sideline him for a week or two. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday...

 2021-10-12 00:32 

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Matt Amodio's new chapter in history-making 'Jeopardy! run...

NEW YORK (AP) — This story contains a spoiler about Monday's "Jeopardy!" episode. All good things must come to an end and Matt Amodio's historic run on "Jeopardy!" did just that on Monday's show, leaving the Yale doctoral...

 2021-10-12 00:32 

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Indigenous Peoples Day marked with celebrations, protests...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Indigenous people across the United States marked Monday with celebrations of their heritage, education campaigns and a push for the Biden administration to make good on its word. The federal holiday created decades ago to re...

 2021-10-12 00:32 

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The Latest: UN chief decries pandemic's harm to the poor...

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations chief says the pandemic has forced more than 100 million people into poverty and left over 4 billion people with little or no social support, health care or income protection. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to...

 2021-10-12 00:31 

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2 men charged in St. Paul bar shootout that left 1 dead...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two men were charged Monday in connection with a weekend shootout at a busy St. Paul bar that left one woman dead and 14 people injured. Police say Marquisha Wiley, 27, of St. Paul, was killed early Sunday when gunfire broke o...

 2021-10-12 00:31 

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Netflix backs Chappelle despite criticism over trans remarks...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A top Netflix executive said Dave Chappelle's special "The Closer" doesn't cross "the line on hate" and will remain on the streaming service despite fallout over the comedian's remarks about the transge...

 2021-10-12 00:04 

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Wisconsin attorney general calls for election probe to end...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Democratic attorney general who represents the state elections commission on Monday called for a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election to be shut down, saying it is a partisan polit...

 2021-10-12 00:03 

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Michigan redistricting panel advances maps to hearing stage...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's redistricting panel on Monday voted to advance multiple draft congressional and legislative maps to public hearings and gave commissioners more time to submit their own plans. The proposals that received support ...

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