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 2021-10-20 05:52 

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Eovaldi just misses, Red Sox fall, Astros tie ALCS 2-all...

BOSTON (AP) — Once again, in a key spot in October, the Boston Red Sox summoned Nathan Eovaldi from the bullpen in a tight game. And why not? Time and time again, win or lose, the do-everything right-hander had done the job for manager Alex Cora'...

 2021-10-20 05:32 

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Nikolas Cruz set to plead guilty to Parkland massacre...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz is scheduled to plead guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder Wednesday for the 2018 shooting massacre at a Florida high school, as his attorneys turn their focus to saving him from a death sentence. Cruz...

 2021-10-20 05:32 

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Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children...

CHICAGO (AP) — Royal Smart remembers every detail: the feeling of the handcuffs on his wrists. The panic as he was led outside into the cold March darkness, arms raised, to face a wall of police officers pointing their guns. He was 8 years old. Neit...

 2021-10-20 05:31 

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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises for 5th day...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Wednesday after Wall Street advanced for a fifth day on strong corporate earnings. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced. Seoul declined. Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index rose 0.7%, propelled by hea...

 2021-10-20 05:31 

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Wave of killings triggers memories of dark past in Kashmir...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Kashmiri Hindu activist was listening to religious hymns on his cellphone when he was interrupted by a tragic WhatsApp message. It brought news of a fatal shooting of a prominent chemist from his community, just a few mile...

 2021-10-20 04:53 

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Study: Fossil fuel plans would far overshoot climate goals...

LONDON (AP) — The world needs to cut by more than half its production of coal, oil and gas in the coming decade to maintain a chance of keeping global warming from reaching dangerous levels, according to a U.N.-backed study released Wednesday. The r...

 2021-10-20 04:52 

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Oilers top Ducks as season-opening win streak hits 3 games...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers extended their season-opening winning streak to three games with a 6-5 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. Zack Kassian added two goals, and C...

 2021-10-20 04:52 

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Astros awaken for 7 in 9th, beat Boston 9-2 to tie ALCS 2-2...

BOSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a tying home run in the eighth inning and the Houston offense awakened with seven runs in the ninth on Tuesday night as the Astros came back to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-2, evening the AL Championship Series at two game...

 2021-10-20 04:32 

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U.S. congressmen complain about Mexico energy changes...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Texas congressmen complained Tuesday about the Mexican government's attempts to limit competition in the electrical power sector. In a letter to U.S. Ambassador Ken Salzar, about 20 Texas congressmen and senators criticized ch...

 2021-10-20 04:32 

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Negotiations drag on over 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Negotiations stretched into a fourth day seeking the return of 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group kidnapped over the weekend by a violent gang that is demanding $1 million ransom per person. The group includes f...

 2021-10-20 04:32 

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Volcano in southern Japan erupts with massive smoke column...

TOKYO (AP) — A volcano in southern Japan erupted Wednesday with a massive column of gray smoke billowing into the sky. The Japan Meteorological Agency raised the warning level for Mount Aso to three on a scale of five, warning hikers and residents t...

 2021-10-20 04:31 

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Report to urge charges against Brazil's leader over pandemic...

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilians will turn their focus on Wednesday to the Senate, where a report six months in the making will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 ...

 2021-10-20 04:31 

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Two Montanas? New maps highlight state's split personality...

CASCADE, Mont. (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, the Census has awarded Montana a second seat in Congress. On paper, that leaves the state's redistricting commission with the easiest task of all its counterparts across the country: Divide t...

 2021-10-20 04:17 

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No PCR testing needed for travelers from these five Taiwan airports...

Taiwanese who are itching to travel may want to set their sights on locations nearer to the nation, making offshore islands the perfect choice for most....

 2021-10-20 04:04 

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WVa lawmaker compares federal vaccine rule to Nazi Germany...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Senate president compared the U.S. government's COVID-19 vaccine regulation for companies to Nazi Germany as the Republican-controlled Senate narrowly passed a bill Tuesday to limit employers in their...

 2021-10-20 03:58 

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Wild surge past Jets 6-5 in OT on Eriksson Ek's hat trick...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek had a hat trick for Minnesota, tying the game with 59 seconds remaining in regulation and winning it on a power play in overtime to stun the Winnipeg Jets 6-5 in a raucous home opener for the Wild on Tuesday n...

 2021-10-20 03:53 

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Sorokin stops 39, Islanders beat Blackhawks 4-1 for 1st win...

CHICAGO (AP) — Ilya Sorokin made 39 saves and Oliver Wahlstrom scored twice in the third period, helping the New York Islanders beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Tuesday night for their first victory of the season. Anthony Beauvillier and Cal Clutt...

 2021-10-20 03:53 

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Stars' Pavelski, Radulov edge Penguins 2-1 in shootout...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Dallas Stars are built to win tight games, and they're certainly wasting little time getting comfortable with them. Joe Pavelski and Alexander Radulov scored in a shootout and Braden Holtby finished with 27 saves as the Sta...

 2021-10-20 03:52 

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Braves again blow their chance for 3-0 NLCS lead on Dodgers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Jackson threw the pitch he wanted in the exact location he wanted it, and Cody Bellinger still hammered that above-the-letters fastball deep into the frenzied right field stands at Dodger Stadium for a tying three-run homer i...

 2021-10-20 03:52 

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LEADING OFF: Red Sox quickly finish off starters in playoffs...

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ SWATTING STARTERS Kyle Schwarber, Xander Bogaerts and the slugging Red Sox are making short work of opposing starting pitchers this postseason. In nine playoff games so far, only once has ...

 2021-10-20 03:17 

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Temperatures to fall under 18 degrees in Taiwan tomorrow: meteorology expert...

Meteorologist Wu Der-rong () reported on Wednesday that starting tomorrow, temperatures will fall to below 18 degrees celsius in Taiwan....

 2021-10-20 02:54 

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Stars edge Penguins 2-1 in shootout...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Pavelski and Alexander Radulov scored in a shootout to lift the Dallas Stars over the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Tuesday night. Pavelski and Radulov both beat Pittsburgh goaltender Tristan Jarry with backhands to help Dallas en...

 2021-10-20 02:53 

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Rookie Dahlen scores twice, Sharks blank Canadiens 5-0...

MONTREAL (AP) — Rookie Jonathan Dahlen scored his first two goals in his second career game, and the San Jose Sharks blanked the Montreal Canadiens 5-0 on Tuesday night. Erik Karlsson and Timo Meir each had a goal and two assists for the Sharks. Kev...

 2021-10-20 02:53 

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Barkov breaks tie in 3rd, Panthers defeat Lightning 4-1...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov scored the go-ahead goal 3:40 into the third period and the Florida Panthers won their third straight game by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Tuesday night. Barkov slammed a loose puck in the crease past A...

 2021-10-20 02:53 

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Devils deal Kraken 4-2 loss ahead of Seattle's home opener...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rookie Dawson Mercer and Damon Severson scored first-period goals and Jonathan Bernier made 27 saves, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 4-2 win over the expansion Seattle Kraken on Tuesday night. The Devils won their second stra...

 2021-10-20 02:53 

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Raymond scores 1st NHL goal, Red Wings top Blue Jackets 4-1...

DETROIT (AP) — Lucas Raymond made his first NHL goal a big one for the Detroit Red Wings, breaking a scoreless tie at 6:38 of the third period on the way to a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. The 19-year-old Raymond, from...

 2021-10-20 02:52 

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Bucks begin title defense with 127-104 victory over Nets...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks didn't let the celebration of the franchise's first NBA championship in half a century distract them as they opened their title defense. In his first game since scoring 50 points...

 2021-10-20 02:52 

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Predators score twice in third period, top Kings 2-1...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Duchene and Tanner Jeannot scored in the third period to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Predators goalie Juuse Saros made 25 saves for Nashville, while Anze Kopita...

 2021-10-20 02:03 

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Michigan city declares emergency over lead; governor visits...

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she visited Benton Harbor on Tuesday to listen to residents who have been urged to use bottled water because of elevated levels of lead in their tap water. Whitmer's stop, which was...

 2021-10-20 01:59 

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Grand jury will get case of man threatening to kill senators...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magistrate has ruled that there is probable cause for a case to continue against a man accused of threatening to kill Alaska's two U.S. senators in profanity-filled voicemails left on their office phones. U.S. Magistra...

 2021-10-20 01:59 

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Hawaii's governor welcomes travelers as COVID counts drop...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations have declined to the point where the islands are ready to welcome travelers once again, the governor said Tuesday. Gov. David Ige said vacationers and business travelers are welc...

 2021-10-20 01:54 

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Biden focuses on climate, families in trimmed $2T plan...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scaling down his "build back better" plans, President Joe Biden described a more-limited vision to Democratic lawmakers Tuesday of a $2 trillion government-overhaul package with at least $500 billion to tackle climate chang...

 2021-10-20 01:54 

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Union Pacific and its unions sue each other over vaccine...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific and its labor unions are suing each other to determine whether the railroad has the authority to require its employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The unions argue that the Omaha, Nebraska-based railro...

 2021-10-20 01:54 

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Pig-to-human transplants come a step closer with new test...

Scientists temporarily attached a pig's kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants. Pigs have been the most recent research focus to address the ...

 2021-10-20 01:54 

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Holiday leaves Bucks' season opener with bruised right heel...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday left the defending champions' season opener Tuesday night with a bruised right heel. Holiday had scored 12 points before leaving in the second quarter of Milwaukee's game with the Brooklyn ...

 2021-10-20 01:53 

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Jags cut Josh Lambo after Matt Wright wins kicking job...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars cut veteran kicker Josh Lambo on Tuesday, two days after unheralded Matt Wright hit two field goals from beyond 50 yards in the final minutes to beat Miami and end the NFL's longest losing strea...

 2021-10-20 01:53 

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Pistons rule out Cade Cunningham for opener against Bulls...

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Pistons guard Cade Cunningham has been ruled out of the team's season-opening game against the Chicago Bulls due to a sprained right ankle. Detroit will host the Bulls on Wednesday night without Cunningham, the No. 1 overa...

 2021-10-20 01:53 

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Bellinger, Betts rally Dodgers, cut Braves' NLCS lead to 2-1...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tying, three-run homer and Mookie Betts then lined an RBI double as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied in the eighth inning, beating Atlanta 6-5 Tuesday and cutting the Braves' lead in the NL Championship Ser...

 2021-10-20 01:31 

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Brazil senators readying call for Bolsonaro criminal charges...

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian senators met into Tuesday night discussing a report that will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the country&...

 2021-10-20 01:31 

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Police: Man who died at Phish concert did not hit railing...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say a concert-goer who fell to his death from the upper level of a basketball arena is believed to have "leapt from an elevated area of the arena," causing his death. "Immediately before the vict...

 2021-10-20 01:04 

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No sentence reduction for man convicted in 2015 Texas attack...

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has refused to reduce the 30-year prison sentence for an Arizona man convicted of helping to plot a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas, even though one of his convictions was dismissed after i...

 2021-10-20 00:59 

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Fox News' Cavuto tests positive for COVID-19, urges vaccines...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News Channel anchor Neil Cavuto tested positive for COVID-19, which he said was surprising but made him grateful that he was vaccinated. Cavuto, who learned of the test results after Monday's episode of "Your World wit...

 2021-10-20 00:53 

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Southwest: We won't put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave...

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines will let unvaccinated employees keep working past early December instead of putting them on unpaid leave if they apply for an exemption on medical or religious grounds. Federal contractors — including major U.S...

 2021-10-20 00:53 

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Mexico touts renewables, while blocking solar, wind projects...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's government claimed Tuesday that it is leading a transition to more renewable energy, even though President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador is pushing to restrict private wind and solar projects. In a statement following a v...

 2021-10-20 00:53 

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Arizona Cardinals flying solo at top of latest AP Pro32 poll...

NEW YORK (AP) — The birds in the desert are still flying high. And as the NFL's only remaining unbeaten team, the Cardinals retained the top spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. The Cardinals received all 12 first-place votes for 384 points in ball...

 2021-10-20 00:52 

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Blues' Pavel Buchnevich suspended 2 games for headbutting...

NEW YORK (AP) — St. Louis Blues winger Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended two games for headbutting Arizona Coyotes forward Lawson Crouse. Buchnevich was thrown out Monday night late in the first period for the headbutt. He'll miss the Blues...

 2021-10-20 00:52 

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New coach, similar expectations for Baylor women's hoops...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Baylor's sideline will look different this season, but the Lady Bears expect similar results after they were picked as the preseason No. 1 team in the Big 12. Coach Kim Mulkey stepped down after last season to take the jo...

 2021-10-20 00:31 

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Arizona police and local ranchers help catch a roaming bull...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — No bull: Tucson police had to respond Tuesday morning to reports of a bull roaming a neighborhood near an elementary school. The animal somehow got loose in the city's Rita Ranch community, and police found it casually grazi...

 2021-10-20 00:31 

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Ex-soldiers protest in Guatemala to get civil war payment...

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Former soldiers who are demanding they be paid a war-time bonus for serving in Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war burst onto the grounds of the country's congress building Tuesday and set several vehicles on fire. The prot...

 2021-10-20 00:16 

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Bears put Quinn on COVID-19 list with Brady, Bucs coming up...

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears placed linebacker Robert Quinn on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, possibly leaving them without one of their top pass rushers when they visit Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buc...

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