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 2022-02-09 09:34 

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Christian revival at school prompts student walkout in W.Va....

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Between calculus and European history classes at a West Virginia public high school, 16-year-old Cameron Mays and his classmates were told by their teacher to go to an evangelical Christian revival assembly. When students ar...

 2022-02-09 09:34 

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Indonesia frees croc from tire stuck on its neck for 6 years...

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — A wild crocodile with a used motorcycle tire stuck around its neck for six years has finally been freed by an Indonesian bird catcher in a tireless effort that wildlife conservation officials hailed as a milestone Wednesday. T...

 2022-02-09 09:33 

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Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Wednesday, Feb. 9...

BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the Beijing Games: ___ ALPINE SKIING WOMEN'S SLALOM Petra Vlhova added an Olympic gold medal to her growing list of achievements, winning the women's slalom at the Beijing Ga...

 2022-02-09 09:33 

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Jacobellis earns 1st US gold at Olympics in snowboardcross...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Lindsey Jacobellis captured the United States' first gold medal of the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday, riding hard to the line in her snowboardcross final a full 16 years after a mistake cost her the title. The 36-year-o...

 2022-02-09 09:32 

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Sweden ends COVID-19 testing as pandemic restrictions lifted...

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden has halted wide-scale testing for COVID-19 even among people showing symptoms of an infection, putting an end to the mobile city-square tent sites, drive-in swab centers and home-delivered tests that became ubiquitous during ...

 2022-02-09 09:31 

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Truck driver rams cars in Germany, 31 vehicles damaged...

BERLIN (AP) — An intoxicated truck driver rammed his vehicle into parked cars after ignoring a red light in southern Germany, shoving cars up against buildings and causing some of them to catch fire, police said. Three people were slightly injured a...

 2022-02-09 09:31 

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Olympics Live: Yamamoto leads Nordic combined after ski jump...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Japan's Ryota Yamamoto jumped 108 meters (354 feet) and had 133 points in the first part of the Nordic combined event at the Beijing Olympics. That gives him a 38-second lead in the 1...

 2022-02-09 08:56 

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Olympics Live: Jacobellis wins 1st US gold of Beijing Games...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Lindsey Jacobellis captured America's first gold medal of the Olympics on Wednesday, riding hard to the line in her snowboardcross final a full 16 years after a mistake cost her the t...

 2022-02-09 08:56 

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With NBA trade deadline looming, Nets, Lakers weigh options...

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant still can't play, Kyrie Irving still can only play part of the time and the Brooklyn Nets have tumbled down the standings. With the NBA trade deadline looming, James Harden has dominated headlines. LeBron James and A...

 2022-02-09 08:55 

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Column: Shiffrin's disappointment stirs lessons from Biles...

BEIJING (AP) — When Mikaela Shiffrin careened off the course, another expected gold medal slipping away before she hardly got started, the announcers from NBC let her have it. "One of the bigger shockers in Olympic alpine skiing history," pl...

 2022-02-09 08:55 

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Top picks Burrow, Stafford take different Super Bowl paths...

Joe Burrow got to the Super Bowl faster than any other No. 1 pick quarterback. Matthew Stafford's journey from top pick to the title game has taken longer than any other quarterback. A rare Super Bowl meeting between No. 1 pick quarterbacks provides q...

 2022-02-09 08:54 

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Heavy SEC flavor at Super Bowl with LSU, Georgia leading way...

Odell Beckham Jr. cheered Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase two short years ago, enjoying every minute as the duo led their alma mater LSU to the national championship. He also knew he'd be seeing both of them again in the NFL, though not even the Rams...

 2022-02-09 08:54 

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Special teams coach Simmons enjoying Bengals' Super Bowl run...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If anyone can speak about the highs and lows of Cincinnati Bengals football it is Darrin Simmons. He has had a front row seat in 19 seasons as special teams coordinator. Ever since Cincinnati beat Kansas City on Jan. 30 to secure ...

 2022-02-09 08:53 

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No. 12 UCLA at No. 21 USC tops the week in Pac-12 hoops...

Things to watch this week in Pac-12 Conference basketball: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 12 UCLA at No. 21 Southern California, Saturday. The first of two meetings between the rivals this season will be a big one. UCLA dropped nine spots in this week's AP Top...

 2022-02-09 08:53 

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Snowboardcross rider Jacobellis earns 1st US gold in Beijing...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Lindsey Jacobellis captured the United States' first gold medal of the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday, riding hard to the line in her snowboardcross final a full 16 years after a mistake cost her the title. The 36-year-o...

 2022-02-09 08:52 

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Kupp's breakout season results in first trip to Super Bowl...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long days of rehabbing from a knee injury in 2018 wasn't the most challenging thing Cooper Kupp had to go through. It was missing the Super Bowl. The Los Angeles Rams wide receiver was on the sideline three years ago in At...

 2022-02-09 07:56 

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Honda's sales, profit drop amid rising costs, chip shortages...

TOKYO (AP) — Honda's profit dropped 32% in the last quarter as rising material costs and a shortage of computer chips hurt the Japanese automaker. Honda Motor Co.'s profit for the three months through December totaled 192.9 billion yen ($1.7...

 2022-02-09 07:55 

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Musk helping restore Tongan internet; virus outbreak growing...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Entrepreneur Elon Musk is helping reconnect Tonga to the internet after a volcanic eruption and tsunami cut off the South Pacific nation more than three weeks ago, according to officials, while repairs on an undersea c...

 2022-02-09 07:55 

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Petra Vlhova wins Slovakia's 1st Alpine gold at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Petra Vlhova added an Olympic gold medal to her growing list of achievements, winning the women's slalom at the Beijing Games on Wednesday. It was Slovakia's first Olympic medal in Alpine skiing. Mikaela Shiffrin again failed ...

 2022-02-09 07:54 

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Shiffrin shaken by 'letdown' of 2 exits in 2 Olympic races...

BEIJING (AP) — The first question posed to Mikaela Shiffrin as she met with reporters after her second consecutive quick exit from an Alpine skiing race at the Beijing Games was short, simple and to the point: What happened? The complicated, thought...

 2022-02-09 07:53 

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Olympics Live: Petra Vlhova wins Slovakia's 1st Alpine gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Petra Vlhova added an Olympic gold medal to her growing list of achievements, winning the women's slalom at the Beijing Games. It was Slovakia's first Olympic medal in Alpine skii...

 2022-02-09 07:49 

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After a fall, Shaun White stomps his way into Olympic final...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — After falling on his first attempt Wednesday, Shaun White hammered down a pressure-packed halfpipe qualifying run to make it through to the medal round of his fifth and final Olympics. The three-time gold medalist fell on h...

 2022-02-09 07:49 

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Jaquez, Jr. leads No. 12 UCLA past Stanford 79-70...

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Johnny Juzang scored 23 points, including a momentum changing four-point play and Jaime Jaquez, Jr. added 16 to help No. 12 UCLA beat Stanford 79-70 on Tuesday night. The Bruins (17-4, 9-3 Pac-12) ended a two-game slide. Spen...

 2022-02-09 07:37 

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Blinken lands in Australia ahead of Indo-Pacific meeting...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken and key allies are "voting with their feet" by flying to Australia to focus on challenges in the Indo-Pacific region, Australia's foreign minister said Wednesday. Blinken land...

 2022-02-09 07:34 

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Ukraine projects calm over Russia fears despite US rhetoric...

ADIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — In the trenches of eastern Ukraine, across the lines from some of the 100,000 Russian troops amassed north and east of the country, Ivan Skuratovskyi's calm verges on numbness — even after a sniper's bullet rece...

 2022-02-09 06:57 

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Skeleton's Uhlaender overcomes Olympic challenges once again...

BEIJING (AP) — It's never been easy for U.S. skeleton athlete Katie Uhlaender. Then again, her resume suggests that she's made it look easy. Uhlaender is a five-time Olympian, joining snowboarders Shaun White and Lindsey Jacobellis and curli...

 2022-02-09 06:56 

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Shiffrin emotional after 2nd quick exit in 2 Beijing races...

BEIJING (AP) — The first question posed to Mikaela Shiffrin as she met with reporters after her second consecutive quick exit from an Alpine skiing race at the Beijing Games was short, simple and to the point: What happened? The complicated, thought...

 2022-02-09 06:55 

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Miller gets 400th career point, Canucks beat Coyotes 5-1...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — J.T. Miller had a goal and an assist and notched a scoring milestone as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night. The Canucks' leading scorer collected his 400th career point as Vanco...

 2022-02-09 06:55 

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New COVID wave batters Afghanistan's crumbling health care...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Only five hospitals in Afghanistan still offer COVID-19 treatment, with 33 others having been forced to close in recent months for lack of doctors, medicines and even heat. This comes as the economically devastated nation i...

 2022-02-09 06:55 

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Timberwolves win 5th straight, thump Kings 134-114...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points, Minnesota made 22 3-pointers and the Timberwolves won their fifth straight, beating the Sacramento Kings 134-114 on Tuesday night. Malik Beasley matched his career high with seven 3-pointer...

 2022-02-09 06:54 

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Toyota's quarterly auto sales sag on computer chips crunch...

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota's profit slipped nearly 6% last quarter, the Japanese automaker said Wednesday, highlighting the headwinds automakers are facing in a computer chips crunch caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Toyota Motor Corp.'s profit f...

 2022-02-09 06:54 

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Olympics Live: Shaun White qualifies for half-pipe final...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ After falling on his first attempt, snowboarder Shaun White hammered down a pressure-packed halfpipe qualifying run to make it through to the medal round of his fifth and final Olympics. ...

 2022-02-09 06:54 

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Elon Musk helping restore internet to Tonga, officials say...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Entrepreneur Elon Musk is helping reconnect Tonga to the internet after a volcanic eruption and tsunami cut off the South Pacific nation more than three weeks ago, according to officials, while repairs on an undersea c...

 2022-02-09 06:16 

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EXPLAINER: How to claim child tax credit $ on your taxes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans who have never filed a tax return will need to do so this year in order to claim what's coming to them under the enhanced child tax credit. Previously, only people who earned enough money to owe income tax...

 2022-02-09 06:16 

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AP PHOTOS: Athletes soar high in Day 4 at Beijing Olympics...

Athletes made history in figure skating and freestyle skiing big air, among other events, on Day 4 of the Beijing Olympics. Images captured Tuesday by Associated Press photographers across Olympic venues show Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan competing during the men...

 2022-02-09 06:04 

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Trainer: Officers in Floyd killing did not follow policy...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer who oversaw medical training for two of the three former officers charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights testified that the officers failed to follow their training to do everything...

 2022-02-09 06:04 

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Working conditions for Border Patrol getting more attention...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A strained Border Patrol is getting increased attention from the Biden administration after tense meetings between senior officials and the rank-and-file while the agency deals with one of the largest spikes in migration along the ...

 2022-02-09 05:59 

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Colorado mom who abused 7-year-old to death faces sentencing...

DENVER (AP) — In late summer 2017, Olivia Gant cheerfully sang Hakuna Matata from "The Lion King" as she was wheeled into hospice care in Denver wearing purple pajamas. "It means no worries for the rest of your days," she sang. The 7...

 2022-02-09 05:59 

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Can you get long COVID after an infection with omicron?...

Can you get long COVID after an infection with omicron? It's too early to know for sure, but many doctors believe it's possible to have long-term effects from the omicron variant of the virus. Long COVID is usually diagnosed many weeks after a bou...

 2022-02-09 05:57 

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Vanderbilt's balanced attack sends it past Missouri 70-62...

NASHVILLE (AP) — Scotty Pippen Jr. scored 19 points, Quentin Millora-Brown and Jordan Wright each recorded a double-double and Vanderbilt pulled away from Missouri near the end for a 70-62 win on Tuesday night. Kaleb Brown's desperation, end-of-...

 2022-02-09 05:56 

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Olympics Live: Legal issue delays team figure skating medals...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ The medal ceremony for the team figure skating competition at the Beijing Olympics has been delayed because of an ongoing legal issue that could affect medalists, the IOC said. The ceremo...

 2022-02-09 05:56 

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No. 21 USC rallies in second half to top Pacific...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boogie Ellis scored 13 points to help No. 21 Southern California overcome playing without injured star Isaiah Mobley and beat Pacific 74-68 on Tuesday night. Mobley, who leads the team in scoring, rebounding and assists was out wi...

 2022-02-09 05:55 

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Olympic medals in team figure skating delayed by legal issue...

BEIJING (AP) — An ongoing legal issue that could affect the medalists in the team figure skating competition at the Beijing Olympics has caused the award ceremony to be delayed, the IOC said Wednesday. The ceremony to award the Russian team the gold...

 2022-02-09 05:55 

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Northwestern outlasts short-handed Indiana for 59-51 win...

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Boo Buie had 16 points and Chase Audige scored eight of his 12 points in the second half and Northwestern beat short-handed Indiana 59-51 on Tuesday night for the Wildcats' third straight win. Five different players scored ...

 2022-02-09 05:55 

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Colorado store where 10 died reopening to mixed emotions...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Hours before a gunman opened fire at a bustling Colorado supermarket, Teri Leiker called her mother to tell her how excited she was to return from vacation to her job as a front-end bagger where she loved her customers and her ...

 2022-02-09 04:59 

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2nd guilty plea expected in alleged plot to kidnap Whitmer...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A man charged in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected Wednesday to be the second person to admit guilt in the scheme, according to court documents. Kaleb Franks said he would join Ty Garbin ...

 2022-02-09 04:56 

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Hog wild! Unranked Arkansas upsets No. 1 Auburn 80-76 in OT...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Auburn came onto the Bud Walton Arena court acting like a No. 1 team, dancing on the Arkansas logo before the game. When it was over, the Razorbacks and all their fans were the ones doing a victory stomp. JD Notae scored 28...

 2022-02-09 04:56 

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Shaq, Usher and Mayer shows all highlight Super Bowl week...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal will return to the city where he helped the Los Angeles Lakers win three straight championships. This time, O'Neal who moonlights as DJ Diesel — will host his carnival-themed event "Shaq's Fu...

 2022-02-09 04:55 

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Jets beat Wild 2-0; Connor Hellebuyck posts third shutout...

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 27 saves and Mark Scheifele scored a power-play goal as the Winnipeg Jets defeated Minnesota 2-0 on Tuesday night, halting the Wild's six-game winning streak. It was Hellebuyck's third shutout...

 2022-02-09 04:55 

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No. 3 Purdue beats No. 13 Illini for share of Big Ten lead...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Jaden Ivey scored 26 points and Eric Hunter Jr. scored all nine of his points during a key run to start the second half Tuesday night, leading No. 3 Purdue past No. 13 Illinois 84-68. The Boilermakers (21-3, 10-3 Big Ten)...

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