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 2022-02-10 02:53 

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AP PHOTOS: Stars stand out on day 5 of the Winter Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Whether it's on the ice, in the air or on the slopes at the Winter Olympics, Associated Press photographers are there to capture every moment, from the thrilling to the heartbreaking to the whimsical. Check out the best of the act...

 2022-02-10 02:53 

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Injured Ingles dealt to Portland in three-team trade...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers acquired injured veteran forward Joe Ingles from the Utah Jazz as part of a three-team trade on Wednesday with San Antonio. The Blazers also got Elijah Hughes and a second-round pick from the Jazz, wh...

 2022-02-10 02:33 

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Hot weather something different for both Super Bowl teams...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Did you say 87 degrees? That's the temperature the Cincinnati Bengals practiced in Wednesday, trading an ice storm and frigid conditions back home for clear skies in Los Angeles. The team held its first of three Super Bowl pra...

 2022-02-10 02:33 

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NBC defends Shiffrin coverage, suggests sexism by critics...

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC offered a full-throated defense of how it covered skier Mikaela Shiffrin's shocking Olympics flameout, to the point of suggesting there's sexism involved in criticism that it was cruel in its portrayal of her emotional re...

 2022-02-10 02:32 

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Olympics Live: Chloe Kim leads after first halfpipe run...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Chloe Kim grabbed the lead after the first run of the women's halfpipe as she tries to defend her Olympic title. Kim performed two 1080s, three spins, and was so ecstatic over her per...

 2022-02-10 02:32 

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S. Korea's outgoing president calls for US-North Korea talks...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in, in his final months in office, has expressed concern over North Korea's expanding weapons program and the possibility it could resume nuclear and long-range missile tests that would r...

 2022-02-10 02:31 

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Former major leaguer Jeremy Giambi dies in California at 47...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeremy Giambi, a former major league outfielder and first baseman, died Wednesday at his parents' home in Southern California, police said. He was 47. Officers responding around 11:30 a.m. to reports of a medical emergency fou...

 2022-02-10 02:05 

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California to soon begin 'endemic' approach to pandemic...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials next week will outline a new approach to dealing with the coronavirus that assumes it's here to stay, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday, while condemning organized disinformation efforts that ...

 2022-02-10 02:05 

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Trump backs Arrington over GOP Rep. Mace in South Carolina...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday endorsed former South Carolina lawmaker Katie Arrington over first-term Rep. Nancy Mace in a GOP primary that tests his heft in the state. In a statement, Trump called Arrington "a...

 2022-02-10 02:04 

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11 San Francisco Bay Area counties to lift indoor mask order...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eleven San Francisco Bay Area counties will lift their mask requirements for vaccinated people in most indoor public settings beginning Feb. 16, when the state also ends its indoor masking requirement for those vaccinated agains...

 2022-02-10 02:03 

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Family: Bob Saget died after accidental blow to the head...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Saget's death last month stemmed from an accidental blow to the head, his family said in a statement Wednesday. The comedian and "Full House" star was found dead Jan. 9 in a Florida hotel room. He'd performed i...

 2022-02-10 01:58 

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SC Senate approves medical marijuana bill, House up next...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators Wednesday approved the use of medical marijuana in the state on a 28-15 vote that finished a Republican senator's seven-year quest to pass the proposal, but the legislation still has some hurdles to ...

 2022-02-10 01:54 

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Report: Russian skate star tested positive for banned drug...

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, tested positive for a banned heart medication before the Beijing Games, the ...

 2022-02-10 01:54 

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Column: Goodell's Super Bowl show a familiar one...

Give Roger Goodell his due. He could have gone to the beach on a beautiful Southern California day rather than sit in the midday sun Wednesday and parry questions he knew were coming from reporters who knew what the answers would be. But with the job of N...

 2022-02-10 01:54 

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Jump scores 19 as No. 2 Stanford women beat Oregon St 82-59...

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Hannah Jump spent a recent stretch in isolation for COVID-19 protocols and did what she could to stay ready — and her return sure showed it. Jump scored 19 points with five 3-pointers, Cameron Brink added 12 points and ...

 2022-02-10 01:54 

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COVID-19 truck blockade in Canada shuts down Ford plant...

TORONTO (AP) — Truck blockades of Canada's capital and U.S. border crossings, including the economically vital bridge to Detroit, forced the shutdown of a Ford plant and the company warned the protests could have widespread implications for the ...

 2022-02-10 01:54 

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Bruins goalie Rask ending comeback, announces retirement...

BOSTON (AP) — The winningest goaltender in Boston Bruins history is calling it a career. Citing an inability of his body to respond after his recent return to the ice following offseason hip surgery, Tuukka Rask announced his retirement from NHL on ...

 2022-02-10 01:53 

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No. 15 Maryland women ease by Wisconsin for 6th straight win...

Angel Reese had 19 points and nine rebounds, Chloe Bibby scored 16 points, and No. 15 Maryland beat Wisconsin 70-43 on Wednesday night for its sixth straight win. Bibby scored eight points in the first quarter to help Maryland build a 22-8 lead after clos...

 2022-02-10 01:52 

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Blackhawks interview Tampa Bay's Mathieu Darche for GM job...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have interviewed Tampa Bay executive Mathieu Darche for their general manager job. The Blackhawks announced Darche's interview on Wednesday. The 45-year-old Darche is the director of hockey operations for th...

 2022-02-10 01:31 

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Olympics Live: Russian skater positive for banned medication...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Olympic figure skating favorite Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned heart medication before her arrival at the Beijing Olympics, the Russian newspaper RBC reported, putting in jeo...

 2022-02-10 01:31 

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Court records: 'Cheer' star Jerry Harris to plead guilty...

CHICAGO (AP) — "Cheer" star Jerry Harris is expected to plead guilty Thursday in a federal child pornography case alleging he solicited sex from minors at cheerleading competitions, court records in Chicago show. A change of plea hearing was...

 2022-02-10 01:05 

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Bomb threats clear 7 DC high schools; no explosives found...

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a half-dozen public high schools in Washington, D.C., were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after receiving anonymous bomb threats. In each case, police found no explosives. The Metropolitan Police Department announced that ...

 2022-02-10 01:04 

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Nebraska water groups endorse proposed $500M Colorado canal...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska water regulators rallied Wednesday behind a proposal to build a $500 million canal in neighboring Colorado to divert water out of the South Platte River, a project steeped in fears that the fast-growing Denver area will...

 2022-02-10 01:00 

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Kemp: Let parents opt students out of masks in Georgia...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says he will propose a measure that would let parents opt their children out of school mask mandates, following a flap in which GOP primary rival David Perdue attacked Kemp for not doing more to end masking in ...

 2022-02-10 00:59 

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Report: Valieva tests positive for banned heart medication...

BEIJING (AP) — Olympic favorite Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned heart medication before her arrival at the Beijing Olympics, the Russian newspaper RBC reported, putting in jeopardy the team gold medal that she helped win earlier this wee...

 2022-02-10 00:59 

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COVID blockade in Canada shuts down Ford plant...

TORONTO (AP) — Truck blockades of Canada's capital and U.S. border crossings, including the economically vital bridge to Detroit, forced the shutdown of a Ford plant Wednesday as the company warned the protests could have widespread implications...

 2022-02-10 00:24 

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Big 12 fines Texas $25,000 for fans storming court...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 on Wednesday fined Texas $25,000 and issued a public reprimand as penalty for fans storming the court after the No. 20 Longhorns beat No. 8 Kansas. Hundreds of fans rushed onto the court after Texas won 79-76 on Monda...

 2022-02-10 00:23 

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Bengals' Taylor optimistic on progress of injured Uzomah...

Cincinnati tight end C.J. Uzomah tried to send a message that he wouldn't miss the Super Bowl by taking the brace off his left knee and tossing it behind him onto the Bengals' logo during a pep rally. His coach said Wednesday he's optimistic a...

 2022-02-10 00:23 

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Rams' Akers a medical marvel in comeback from torn Achilles...

Cam Akers was not supposed to be here. Not now. Not after tearing his right Achilles tendon in July, an injury that normally takes at least nine months and as much as a year from which to recover. But the Los Angeles Rams running back has proven he's ...

 2022-02-10 00:06 

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Democratic lawmakers begin effort to let staffs join a union...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some 130 Democratic House lawmakers have signed onto a bill that would extend to their staffs the right to unionize and engage in collective bargaining. The effort has quickly gained momentum following comments from House Speaker N...

 2022-02-10 00:05 

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Calipari praises Kentucky name, image, likeness measure...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A plan by Kentucky lawmakers to regulate name, image and likeness compensation for college athletes won praise Wednesday from University of Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari, who called it a "model" appr...

 2022-02-10 00:05 

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GOP scrutiny of Black districts may deepen after court move...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For decades, Democratic Rep. Al Lawson's Florida district has stretched like a rubber band from Jacksonville to Tallahassee, scooping up as many Black voters as possible to comply with requirements that minority communit...

 2022-02-10 00:04 

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Mexican presidents wants to 'pause' relations with Spain...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's populist, nationalist leader has engaged in periodic quarrels with Spain, but relations reached a new low Wednesday when President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador said the two countries' relations should be put on "...

 2022-02-10 00:03 

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Senators strike bipartisan deal on domestic violence bill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a proposal Wednesday to reauthorize the 1990s-era law that extends protections for victims of domestic and sexual violence after it lapsed in 2019 because of Republican opposition. Sen...

 2022-02-09 23:59 

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Colorado mom fatally abused child, gets 16-year prison term...

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado mother who fatally abused her 7-year-old daughter and lied about her health to get handouts from charities worth at least $100,000 was sentenced to 16 years in prison as part of a plea deal that threw out murder charges. Jud...

 2022-02-09 23:59 

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Police arrest convoy protesters at New Zealand's Parliament...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Police on Thursday began arresting some of the protesters who have been camped out on Parliament's grounds as a convoy protest against coronavirus mandates entered its third day. The arrests came after Parliament S...

 2022-02-09 23:54 

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Sesame Street theme park to open in San Diego next month...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first Sesame Street theme park on the West Coast is set to open next month, offering a boost to San Diego's tourism market as it bounces back from the pandemic's hit to the industry and restrictions are eased, officials ...

 2022-02-09 23:54 

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No money for drug pipes: Feds douse social media firestorm...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dousing a social media firestorm, the Biden administration said Wednesday that a grant program to counter harm from illicit drugs will not pay for safer pipes to smoke crack or meth. The White House was put on the defensive as outr...

 2022-02-09 23:54 

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Oregon bill tackles megaquake 'nightmare': Fuel storage site...

A river on fire with millions of gallons of spilled oil, jet fuel and gasoline. An environmental disaster ranking with the worst in America. No fuel for a state trying to recover from a major earthquake. Scientists say Oregon faces a potential nightmare s...

 2022-02-09 23:23 

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Goodell says league won't tolerate racism or discrimination...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Under a baking California sun, Roger Goodell knew the heat was coming. At his annual Super Bowl news conference, the NFL commissioner was grilled on two hot topics that have put the league under heavy scrutiny: racism and di...

 2022-02-09 22:59 

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In 'KIMI,' Soderbergh, Kravitz build a classic tech thriller...

Steven Soderbergh loves a good thriller—most people do, he knows. But he's always conscious of making sure that whatever it is, it isn't just "single use plastic." "It's got some aspect to it percolating underneath that keeps...

 2022-02-09 22:55 

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Top-ranked Rahm looking to win at home in WM Phoenix Open...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Top-ranked Jon Rahm starred at Arizona State and lives in the Valley of the Sun. He's still trying to put it all together in the WM Phoenix Open. "It's always a week I look forward to," Rahm said Wednesday af...

 2022-02-09 22:55 

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Uber posts 4Q profit as ride-hailing service bounces back...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Uber's ride-hailing service edged closer to returning to its pre-pandemic levels during the final three months of last year, but its prospects remain clouded by the future direction of the novel coronavirus that has plag...

 2022-02-09 22:55 

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Canadiens fire Ducharme, hire St. Louis as interim coach...

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens fired coach Dominique Ducharme on Wednesday and made Hall of Famer Martin St. Louis the interim coach of the team with the NHL's worst record. Ducharme was dismissed after Montreal began its season with a d...

 2022-02-09 22:54 

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Disney's parks rebound aids profit; Disney+ subscribers grow...

A theme-park comeback continued to boost Disney's results in the most recent quarter. The company also added more subscribers to its Disney+ streaming service than analysts expected. Disney had closed or limited capacity at its theme parks and suspend...

 2022-02-09 22:54 

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Analysis: Rams know the ring is the thing that will win LA...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Kevin Demoff starts listing the reasons Los Angeles can be a Rams town again, it's pretty difficult not to buy what he's selling. After all, the Rams' voluble chief operating officer has a tantalizing product to o...

 2022-02-09 22:54 

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St. Louis Blues ink Berube to 3-year contract extension...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues announced a three-year contract extension Wednesday with coach Craig Berube. The 56-year-old Berube is 133-72-30 (.630) in 3 1/2 seasons with the Blues and was a finalist for the Jack Adams Award in 2019 when he ...

 2022-02-09 22:53 

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Democratic, GOP bargainers reach budget deal, 4 months late...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and Republicans finally agreed on a framework for overall defense and domestic spending for this year, top lawmakers said Wednesday, opening the door to work on bills detailing how the government will spend well above $1 ...

 2022-02-09 22:53 

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No. 1 Gamecocks' top reserves out, playing in FIBA tourney...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Top-ranked South Carolina will be without its top two reserves when the Gamecocks hit the road to take on Kentucky and No. 17 Georgia this week. Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley said forwards Laeticia Amihere and Kamilla Cardsos are...

 2022-02-09 22:52 

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Harden to miss fourth straight game Thursday in Washington...

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden will miss a fourth straight game Thursday when Brooklyn visits the Washington Wizards — assuming he is still on the Nets. Coach Steve Nash has said the Nets won't trade the All-Star guard before the trade deadl...

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