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 2022-02-10 06:33 

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Toxicologist: Drugs, 'excited delirium' didn't kill Floyd...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A toxicologist testified at the federal trial of three former officers charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights that it wasn't drug use, heart disease nor an agitated state known as "excited delirium"...

 2022-02-10 06:33 

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2 win journalism award for work on underreported communities...

LOS ALTOS, Calif. (AP) — Two freelance journalists have been awarded the 2022 American Mosaic Journalism Prize for their work reporting on underrepresented or misrepresented groups in the United States, it was announced Wednesday. Julian Brave Noise...

 2022-02-10 06:32 

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

BEIJING (AP) — Nathan Chen completed his four-year journey toward an elusive Olympic gold medal Thursday, following his record short program at the Beijing Games with a near-perfect free skate that earned him a standing ovation from supporters insid...

 2022-02-10 06:32 

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Adrift after enslavement, Yazidi teen says she can't go home...

BARZAN, Syria (AP) — Roza Barakat's tormentors have been defeated, but the horrors she endured still hold her captive. She was 11 years old when she was captured and enslaved by the Islamic State group, along with thousands of other Yazidi women...

 2022-02-10 06:25 

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'Politics of grandeur': 2 Olympics and China's love of 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...

 2022-02-10 06:05 

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Poorer cities, growing suburbs get most out of schools plan...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf hit the road Wednesday to begin selling his proposal for what would be the largest-ever increase in aid for Pennsylvania's public schools, several times over, as school officials digested the news and Republi...

 2022-02-10 06:05 

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Blinken says century will be shaped by Indo-Pacfic region...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United States remains focused long-term on the Indo-Pacific region despite concerns over Russian aggression toward the Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday. Blinken is in the Australian city...

 2022-02-10 06:04 

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Republican rift exposes choice: With Trump or against him...

NEW YORK (AP) — Senate Republicans blame the Republican National Committee. The RNC blames two Republican House members. They blame former President Donald Trump. And Trump blames Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. In the midst of the GOP'...

 2022-02-10 06:04 

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Monitors say North Korea may be preparing military parade...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Satellite photos show hundreds of people in formation at a training ground in North Korea's capital in a possible sign the country is preparing for a military parade amid heightened animosities over its recent missile t...

 2022-02-10 05:59 

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Saga of San Francisco's school board heads to the ballot box...

A seemingly endless amount of drama, name-calling, lawsuits and outrage from parents and city officials have made the saga of San Francisco's school board a riveting pandemic sideshow that is about to play out at the ballot box. A special election on ...

 2022-02-10 05:58 

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Djokovic on entry list for Indian Wells tournament...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is on the entry list for the BNP Paribas Open in California, where the Serb would face a vaccine mandate. Djokovic, who was unvaccinated against COVID-19 as of last month, was detained and eventu...

 2022-02-10 05:57 

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Biden puts focus on drug prices as he tries to revive agenda...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is trying to jump-start progress on his stalled domestic agenda by refocusing attention on one of his most popular proposals, limiting the cost of prescription drugs. Biden is traveling to Culpeper, Virginia, on...

 2022-02-10 05:57 

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Big finish lifts No. 19 Tennessee over Mississippi St 72-63...

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Josiah-Jordan James and Kennedy Chandler each scored 18 points and No. 19 Tennessee outscored Mississippi State 11-2 in the final three minutes for a 72-63 victory on Wednesday night. The second half went back and forth and ...

 2022-02-10 05:56 

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Biden quest for judicial diversity goes beyond race, gender...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden spent a recent flight aboard Air Force One reminiscing with lawmakers and aides about his start as a young lawyer in Delaware working as a public defender in the late 1960s. The flight from New York to Washingto...

 2022-02-10 05:56 

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Simons has 29 and Blazers rally for 107-105 win over Lakers...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Anfernee Simons scored 29 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 107-105 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Jusuf Nurkic added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Blazer...

 2022-02-10 05:54 

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GLIMPSES: at Olympics, images from one visitor's COVID scare...

BEIJING (AP) — "Hey Matt." Nothing good ever follows that message from the boss. I try to think of anything I obviously screwed up, but I come up blank. "Hi!" I reply, trying to get ahead of whatever I stepped in with an exclamation ...

 2022-02-10 05:53 

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Gibson scores 30 as Oklahoma topples No. 9 Texas Tech 70-55...

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Umoja Gibson scored a season-high 30 points and Oklahoma defeated No. 9 Texas Tech 70-55 on Wednesday night. Gibson shot 8 of 11 on 3-pointers to help the Sooners (14-10, 4-7 Big 12) stop a three-game skid and halt Texas Tech...

 2022-02-10 05:53 

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US inflation might have hit a new 40-year high in January...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With American consumers spending freely and many supply chains still snarled, year-over-year inflation may have notched yet another four-decade high in January. The factors that have accelerated prices since last spring remain larg...

 2022-02-10 05:53 

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Vejmelka stymies Seattle as Coyotes topple Kraken 5-2...

SEATTLE (AP) — Karel Vejmelka made 34 saves, Nick Schmaltz scored twice including a clinching empty-net goal in the final minute, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Seattle Kraken 5-2 on Wednesday night. Phil Kessel and Anton Stralman both scored as A...

 2022-02-10 05:52 

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Backlund, Markstrom lead Flames past Golden Knights, 6-0...

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund had a goal and three assists and Jacob Markstrom stopped 28 shots for his league-leading eighth shutout as the Calgary Flames beat the Vegas Golden Knights 6-0 on Wednesday night. Andrew Mangiapane had two goa...

 2022-02-10 04:56 

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Kilde leads combined ahead of Canadians Crawford and Seger...

BEIJING (AP) — Aleksander Aamodt Kilde took the lead after the first run of the men's Alpine combined skiing race Thursday at the Beijing Games. The Norwegian, who won bronze in the super-G on Tuesday, leads Jack Crawford of Canada by 0.02 secon...

 2022-02-10 04:55 

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Robertson, Stars beat Predators 4-3 in return from break...

DALLAS (AP) — Jason Robertson tipped in shots from John Klingberg twice on the power play, Luke Glendening scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Wednesday night. Roope Hintz had h...

 2022-02-10 04:55 

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Russian star practices despite report of positive drug test...

BEIJING (AP) — Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old Russian superstar who was expected to deliver her nation its third straight Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating, practiced as usual Thursday, hours after reports that she tested positive fo...

 2022-02-10 04:55 

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DeBrincat has goal, 2 assists as Blackhawks beat Oilers 4-1...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Alex DeBrincat had a goal and two assists as the Chicago Blackhawks got off to fast start and beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Wednesday night. Brandon Hagel, Dylan Strome and Kirby Dach also scored for the Blackhawks, who snapp...

 2022-02-10 04:54 

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Nebraska tops Minnesota 78-65 for 1st Big Ten win of season...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Alonzo Verge Jr. scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half and Nebraska picked up its first Big Ten Conference win of the season with a 78-65 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night. Freshman Bryce McGowens had seven point...

 2022-02-10 04:54 

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BEIJING SNAPSHOT: Great Wall, a symbol of China's strength...

JUYONGGUAN, China (AP) — Beijing's famous landmarks are, for the most, part, outside the Olympic bubble, including the Great Wall, the ultimate symbol of Chinese history and strength. A group of 60 athletes and journalists were given an opportun...

 2022-02-10 04:53 

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Olympic Live: Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu fails to land quad axel...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu fell on his attempt to become the first figure skater to land the quad axel in competition, then fell again on a quad salchow during what could be the ...

 2022-02-10 04:53 

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Kim rides big 1st run to defense of Olympic halfpipe title...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — No way was snowboarder Chloe Kim taking an easy ride down the halfpipe for her victory lap on her third and final run. Not with the perfect stage — and the pressure off — to see if she could land one of her toug...

 2022-02-10 04:52 

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Isner beats Anderson in Dallas rematch of Wimbledon marathon...

DALLAS (AP) — John Isner beat Kevin Anderson to advance to the quarterfinals of his hometown Dallas Open on Wednesday night, outlasting the South African in their first meeting since a marathon in the Wimbledon semifinals in 2018. All three sets wen...

 2022-02-10 04:05 

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Hawaii House speaker favors tough penalties to deter bribery...

HONOLULU (AP) — The speaker of Hawaii's House of Representatives said Wednesday he supports stronger ethics laws and penalties to prevent bribery at the Legislature after federal prosecutors this week alleged two former lawmakers took bribes in ...

 2022-02-10 04:05 

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Governor optimistic of approval for tax cuts, voting access...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham expressed optimism Wednesday that legislators will embrace her proposals for tax cuts with a little over a week left in the annual regular legislative session, coupled with disb...

 2022-02-10 04:04 

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Asian shares mostly higher after Wall Street tech rally...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Thursday as investors tried to gauge U.S. inflation, tensions between Russia and Ukraine and the impact of the pandemic. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.4% to 27,680.91. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gaine...

 2022-02-10 03:56 

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DeRozan, Vucevic lead Bulls past struggling Hornets 121-109...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 36 points, Nikola Vucevic added 18 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists, and the Chicago Bulls handed the Charlotte Hornets their sixth consecutive loss, 121-109 on Wednesday night. Zach LaVine chipped in...

 2022-02-10 03:55 

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Seton Hall outlasts No. 25 Xavier 73-71 behind Rhoden...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jared Rhoden scored 25 points to lead Seton Hall past No. 25 Xavier 73-71 on Wednesday night. Alexis Yetna added 12 points for the Pirates (15-7, 6-6 Big East), who have won three straight games. Jack Nunge led the Musketeers (16...

 2022-02-10 03:55 

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Red Wings score two goals in each period, top Flyers 6-3...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Red Wings kept the Flyers scoreless in the third period — and escaped Philly with a rare win in the building. Pius Suter and Robby Fabbri scored goals and defenseman Marc Staal made the save of the game to help the Detr...

 2022-02-10 03:54 

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Olympic Live: Valieva practices amid banned substance report...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old Russian superstar expected to deliver her nation its third straight Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating, practiced Thursday, hours after repor...

 2022-02-10 03:54 

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Siakam, Raptors top Thunder 117-98 for seventh straight win...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 27 points and 16 rebounds, Fred VanVleet made six 3-pointers and added 21 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-98 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight victory. Siakam star...

 2022-02-10 03:54 

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Report: Archives asks Justice to probe Trump record handling...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the National Archives and Records Administration has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether former President Donald Trump violated federal law in the handling of documents. T...

 2022-02-10 03:54 

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No. 10 Baylor uses big second half to beat Kansas St 75-60...

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua scored 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting as No. 10 Baylor beat Kansas State 75-60 on Wednesday night. James Akinjo added 15 points for the balanced Bears (20-4, 8-3 Big 12) and Adam Flagler had 10. They ...

 2022-02-10 03:53 

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All-Star Garland drops 27 in return, leads Cavs past Spurs...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland didn't show any rust. He shined just like an All-Star. Garland scored 27 points in his return from a back injury and Caris LeVert added 11 in his debut for Cleveland, leading the Cavaliers to a 105-92 win over the...

 2022-02-10 03:52 

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MLB lockout talks to resume Saturday after 11-day break...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball and its locked-out players agreed to resume negotiations Saturday after an 11-day break. The session in New York will follow three days of owners' meetings in Orlando that end Thursday and three days of...

 2022-02-10 03:33 

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Photos indicate North Korea may be preparing military parade...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Satellite photos show hundreds of people in formation at a training ground in North Korea's capital in a possible sign the country is preparing for a military parade amid heightened animosities over its recent missile t...

 2022-02-10 03:33 

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Philippines welcomes back foreign travelers after 2 years...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines lifted a nearly 2-year ban on foreign travelers Thursday in a lifesaving boost for its tourism and related industries as an omicron-fueled surge eases. Foreign travelers from 157 countries with visa-free ar...

 2022-02-10 03:32 

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Olympics Live: Chloe Kim wins halfpipe gold in Beijing...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ American Chloe Kim has won gold in the women's halfpipe at the Beijing Olympics. She turned in a strong opening run as she easily defended her Olympic halfpipe title. The last rider t...

 2022-02-10 03:32 

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EXPLAINER: The drug behind Russia's Olympic skating case...

BEIJING (AP) — The first big doping case at the Beijing Olympics involves one of its biggest stars. And it seems far from straightforward, not least because she is just 15 years old and has protections as a minor in the anti-doping rule book. The co...

 2022-02-10 03:31 

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Australian spy agency disrupts foreign election interference...

CANBERRA, Ausralia (AP) — An Australian spy agency says it has disrupted a foreign government's attempt to illegally bankroll the election of candidates who are politically sympathetic or vulnerable to inducements. Mike Burgess, directory-genera...

 2022-02-10 02:57 

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Steelers promote Teryl Austin to defensive coordinator...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers didn't look far for a new defensive coordinator, promoting Teryl Austin to replace Keith Butler on Wednesday. Austin joined the Steelers in 2019 as a senior defensive assistant coach. This will be Austin...

 2022-02-10 02:55 

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No. 8 UConn's 169-game conference win streak ends to Nova...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lior Garzon scored 19 points and Maddie Siegrist added 17 to lead Villanova to a 72-69 win over No. 8 UConn, ending the Huskies' 169-game conference winning streak. UConn last lost a conference game back in the old Big Eas...

 2022-02-10 02:54 

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Kansas gets OK to offer $1B-plus in breaks to mystery firm...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators signed off Wednesday on the state's largest-ever taxpayer-funded incentives to attract thousands of new jobs even though most didn't know the name of the company or what it plans to make. The incentives...

 2022-02-10 02:54 

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Garland scores 27 in return, leads Cavs past Spurs 105-92...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland scored 27 points in his return from a back injury and Caris LeVert added 11 in his debut for Cleveland, leading the Cavaliers to a 105-92 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night in their last home game befor...

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