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 2021-10-22 08:03 

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Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — It seems a strange place to pitch a tent. Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974, in the heart of the island's medieval capital, two Cameroonia...

 2021-10-22 07:59 

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Amnesty seeks COVID-19 inquiry into Italian nursing homes...

ROME (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent parliamentary inquiry into COVID-19 deaths in Italian nursing homes and reports of retaliation against nursing home staff who spoke out about unsafe conditions there. Amnesty based its ...

 2021-10-22 07:58 

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Warhol in Tehran: Iranians flock to American pop art exhibit...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian hard-liners, now back at the helm of the country, may regularly rail against the poisoning of Islamic society by Western culture, but in Tehran, Iranians are flocking to the contemporary art museum to marvel at American p...

 2021-10-22 07:55 

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Otzelberger faces tall task bringing back magic to Cyclones...

The task of turning around Iowa State is personal to T.J. Otzelberger. Otzelberger is beginning his third stint in Ames, his first as head coach, after spending the last two years at UNLV. He was an assistant at Iowa State under Greg McDermott, Fred Hoibe...

 2021-10-22 07:55 

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8 enough at TCU? Dixon embraces change after losing season...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jamie Dixon has altered his approach to putting together a team after his first losing season as a head coach, and in an era with so much change in college basketball. TCU has added eight transfers to its roster since last s...

 2021-10-22 07:55 

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Rebuilt bunch of Jayhawks eye NCAA Tournament retribution...

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self was still trying to come to terms with a historically bad NCAA Tournament defeat to Southern California at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis when he was asked what had to change going forward. How could t...

 2021-10-22 07:55 

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Dream-come-true job for Adams at Texas Tech with new seniors...

Mark Adams always wanted to be a Red Raiders quarterback or part of the basketball team when he was growing up in a small farming community about 30 miles from the Texas Tech campus. As a Tech student in the late 1970s, Adams asked former basketball coach...

 2021-10-22 07:54 

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Beard builds transfer-heavy lineup for debut at No. 5 Texas...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Chris Beard left Texas Tech for Texas, one of the coach's first moves was to plunge into the transfer portal and leave the door wide open. Soon, players were pouring into Austin. Beard starts his first season with the f...

 2021-10-22 07:54 

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Oklahoma looks to find footing with new coach Porter Moser...

So much has changed with the Oklahoma program. Porter Moser has come in from Loyola-Chicago to replace retired coach Lon Kruger. And last year's top three scorers have moved on. Austin Reaves is now with the Los Angeles Lakers. Brady Manek has transfe...

 2021-10-22 07:54 

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K-State aims for big bounceback after 9 wins last season...

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — After back-to-back losing seasons, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber knew he needed to make some changes this year, so he brought in a couple of former Marines to put the Wildcats through their paces before fall practice began. I...

 2021-10-22 07:54 

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Very different No. 8 Baylor sees chance to repeat as champs...

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew has talked to his team about the unique opportunity available to the defending national champions, even with a roster that has changed drastically since the Bears cut down the nets last April. "From a c...

 2021-10-22 07:04 

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UN envoy: Myanmar is now in conflict, could be failed state...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar has warned that February's military takeover has led to armed conflict and if power isn't returned to the people in a democratic way the country "will go in the direction of a fail...

 2021-10-22 07:01 

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Analysis: The NBA's Top 75 team voters got the calls right...

The results are in and what happens now was inevitable. The top 76 players in NBA history have been announced , with the full 75th anniversary team having been revealed by the league. Now the debate begins to decide who must have been No. 77. Vince Carter...

 2021-10-22 07:00 

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Three #Instaworthy spots that will make you fall in love with....

Stress and hefty workloads are something we all understand during the weekday. That's why weekends are the best time to recharge!...

 2021-10-22 07:00 

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As virus cases rise, so do pleas for Russians to get....

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — As she stood in the courtyard of the morgue holding the body of her grandmother who died of COVID-19, Ramilya Shigalturina had a message for anyone still resisting vaccinations. "I'm begging all Russians: Pleas...

 2021-10-22 06:54 

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Japan OKs plan to push clean energy, nuclear to cut carbon...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan adopted a new energy policy on Friday that promotes nuclear and renewables as sources of clean energy to achieve the country's pledge of reaching carbon neutrality in 2050. The new basic energy plan, adopted by the Cabinet jus...

 2021-10-22 06:54 

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Beijing offering COVID-19 boosters, 4 months before Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — China's capital Beijing has begun offering booster shots against COVID-19, four months before the city and surrounding regions are to host the Winter Olympics. Anyone 18 or older who have received two-dose Chinese vaccines and bel...

 2021-10-22 06:54 

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LEADING OFF: Astros try to clinch trip to World Series...

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ BACK ON THE HILL Astros rookie Luis Garca will start against the Red Sox in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series with a trip to the World Series on the line. Garca started Game 2 and gave up a gr...

 2021-10-22 06:53 

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Masters champion Matsuyama takes 2nd-round lead at Zozo...

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama overcame cold temperatures and often steady rain showers to shoot a 2-under 68 Friday and take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the PGA Tour's Zozo Championship. Matsuyama, who trailed b...

 2021-10-22 06:53 

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Week 8 Preview: Chip vs. Oregon; Pickett's Heisman chance...

The last three weeks have featured a team ranked in the top three of the AP college football poll losing to an unranked team. That streak will be tough to extend in Week 8. No. 1 Georgia is off, No. 2 Cincinnati is a four-touchdown favorite at Navy and No...

 2021-10-22 06:53 

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Nash TD dash lifts San Jose St. past UNLV in 27-20 thriller...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nick Nash scored the winning touchdown on a 15-yard quarterback draw as San Jose State turned a blocked field goal into the decisive drive, beating UNLV 27-20 on Thursday night. Nash passed for 213 yards and ran for a career-high 12...

 2021-10-22 06:53 

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US Rowing accepts resignation of longtime men's coach Teti...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Longtime U.S. rowing coach Mike Teti, who has been criticized by some of his former athletes as being emotionally abusive and using physical intimidation, has resigned but immediately accepted a position funded by a large dono...

 2021-10-22 06:52 

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Demko makes 29 saves, Canucks beat winless Blackhawks 4-1...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Dickinson, Tanner Pearson and Brock Boeser scored their first goals of the season and the Vancouver Canucks beat the winless Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night. Thatcher Demko made 29 saves and Conor Garland added an empty...

 2021-10-22 06:46 

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EXPLAINER: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?...

Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing — and adding to the challenge is that this time around, people can get a different type of vaccine for that extra dose. ...

 2021-10-22 06:32 

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Beijing police name pianist Li Yundi in prostitution case...

BEIJING (AP) — Police in China's capital Beijing say famed international pianist Li Yundi is a suspect in a prostitution case. A message on the force's microblog said a suspect had been placed in administrative detention and an investigation...

 2021-10-22 05:53 

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Beijing offering COVID-19 booster shots ahead of Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — China's capital Beijing has begun offering booster shots against COVID-19, four months before the city and surrounding regions are to host the Winter Olympics. Anyone 18 or older who have received two-dose Chinese vaccines and bel...

 2021-10-22 05:53 

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Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 squeaks to new record high...

Asian shares were mixed Friday after a late-in-the-day wave of buying pushed the S&P 500 to a fresh record high. Benchmarks rose in Hong Kong and Tokyo but fell in Sydney and Shanghai. An official newspaper, the Securities Times, said China Evergrande Gro...

 2021-10-22 05:53 

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Miller injures ankle, Broncos slide to 4th straight loss...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Von Miller's ankle didn't hurt as much as his pride. The Broncos' surprising start has become a troubling slide. Miller, who all but guaranteed a Denver win earlier this week, sprained his ankle in the first half and cou...

 2021-10-22 05:53 

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Stephen Curry scores 45, Warriors hold off Clippers 115-113...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry waved to acknowledge the adoring fans as shot after shot dropped through the net and screamed in celebration — no trash about it. Curry hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 56.8 seconds remaining to follow up a 30-f...

 2021-10-22 05:52 

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Braves get Soler back in NLCS Game 5 after COVID-19 absence...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Atlanta Braves welcomed back outfielder Jorge Soler for Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Thursday after he was sidelined following a positive COVID-19 test. Soler struck out as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning of an ...

 2021-10-22 05:52 

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McDavid tops 200 goals in Oilers' 5-1 win over Coyotes...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Connor McDavid and Leon Draisatl came up together through the Edmonton Oilers' system, putting up prodigious numbers nearly side by side. The friends have continued the success in the NHL, so it seemed fitting they reached...

 2021-10-22 05:31 

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From exile, former female Afghan leader keeps fighting...

NEW YORK (AP) — Two months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, one of the country's once-prominent female leaders — a former parliament member, candidate for president and a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize — is visiting ...

 2021-10-22 05:31 

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Amid air quality concerns, districts embrace electric buses...

BOSTON (AP) — For several years, the Miami-Dade County Pubic Schools had toyed with replacing some of its 1,000 diesel buses with cleaner electric vehicles. But school leaders said the change would be too costly. Then 12-year-old student Holly Thorp...

 2021-10-22 04:58 

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McAuliffe's backslapping political brand put to test in 2021...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Terry McAuliffe is a blur of handshakes, hugs, backslaps and smiles as he glides through the friendly crowd at Gethsemane Baptist Church seeking help from above. For the former Virginia governor running again for his old job...

 2021-10-22 04:53 

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Blank slate to best hope: Can Youngkin rescue the Va. GOP?...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Glenn Youngkin threw his hat and his cash into the Republican nominating contest for Virginia governor this year, he was a rich former private equity executive with no experience as a candidate, and few insider connections ...

 2021-10-22 04:33 

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Alabama man put to death for 1991 killing of woman...

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who avoided execution in February was put to death Thursday for the 1991 killing of a woman who was abducted during a robbery and then shot in a cemetery. Willie B. Smith III, 52, received a lethal injection at a p...

 2021-10-22 04:32 

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Gang boss in Haiti threatens to kill abducted missionaries...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The boss of a notorious Haitian gang accused of kidnapping 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group last weekend is warning that the hostages will be killed if his demands aren't met. "I swear by thunder that ...

 2021-10-22 04:32 

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California plan to ban community oil drilling far from final...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Environmental groups were cautiously optimistic about California Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposal to ban new oil and gas wells within 3,200 feet of schools and homes, but the oil industry and labor allies warned the plan wo...

 2021-10-22 04:32 

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DJ trio Swedish House Mafia reunite with new music, tour...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia, known for bringing house music to the masses with their arena shows, are ready to turn the crowd up with a new collaboration with The Weeknd and a global tour on the horizon. The trio droppe...

 2021-10-22 04:32 

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Beijing begins offering booster shots ahead of Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — China's capital Beijing has begun offering booster shots against COVID-19, four months before the city and surrounding regions are to host the Winter Olympics. Anyone 18 or older who have received two-dose Chinese vaccines and bel...

 2021-10-22 04:31 

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Blanding makes her voice heard in Virginia governor's race...

GLENNS, Va. (AP) — The second and final debate in Virginia's closely watched governor's race had been underway for about 10 minutes when a woman started shouting from the audience. "I worked very hard to be on the ballot. I should be up ...

 2021-10-22 04:31 

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What is the 'delta plus' variant of the coronavirus?...

What is the "delta plus" variant? It's a relative of the delta variant, identified by British scientists last month. Because it isn't a variant of interest or concern, it has not yet been officially named after a letter of the Greek alphab...

 2021-10-22 04:15 

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Hope, trepidation as US Eagles face All Blacks in Washington...

The US Eagles will host three-time world champion New Zealand on Saturday in a one-off rugby test at Washington's FedEx Field, accompanied by familiar feelings of hope and trepidation. New Zealand's All Blacks, described as "legendary" by ...

 2021-10-22 04:04 

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Sheriff: Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is starring and producing a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the director Thursday at the movie set outside Santa Fe, the Santa Fe County...

 2021-10-22 03:59 

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Qantas moves up flights as Australia expects tourists soon...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Qantas Airways on Friday brought forward its plans to restart international travel from Sydney as Prime Minister Scott Morrison predicted tourists would be welcomed back to Australia this year. Vaccinated Australian perman...

 2021-10-22 03:54 

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Kyle Connor scores twice, Jets beat Ducks 5-1 for 1st win...

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist with regular linemates Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele in COVID-19 protocol and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 on Thursday night for their first victory of the sea...

 2021-10-22 03:54 

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Mordecai throws 3 more TDs, No. 21 SMU beats Tulane 55-26...

DALLAS (AP) — Tanner Mordecai threw three touchdown passes to push his nation-leading total to 29, ran for another score and No. 21 SMU dominated the first half in a 55-26 victory over Tulane on Thursday night. The Mustangs (7-0, 3-0 American Athlet...

 2021-10-22 03:53 

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Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 squeaks to new record high...

Asian shares were mixed Friday after a late-in-the-day wave of buying pushed the S&P 500 to a fresh record high. Benchmarks rose in Hong Kong and Tokyo but fell in Sydney and Shanghai. An official newspaper, the Securities Times, said China Evergrande Gro...

 2021-10-22 03:53 

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Keenum, 3rd-string back Johnson lead Browns past Broncos...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Case Keenum stepped in for Baker Mayfield and made the most of his first start in two years, third-string back D'Ernest Johnson rushed for 146 yards and the busted-up Cleveland Browns beat the Denver Broncos 17-14 on Thursday ni...

 2021-10-22 03:53 

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Rangers beat Predators 3-1 on Lafrenire's third-period goal...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alexis Lafrenire scored with 9:07 remaining in the third period to lift the New York Rangers over the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Thursday night. Filip Chytil and Barclay Goodrow also scored and Igor Shesterkin made 28 saves f...

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