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 2022-02-09 04:54 

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Olympics Live: Norway's Ruud wins big air skiing gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Norway's Birk Ruud won gold in the Olympics' first men's freestyle skiing big air event, re-emerging as a leader in the extreme sport after losing his father to cancer and inj...

 2022-02-09 04:54 

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Norway's Ruud wins Olympic gold year after father's death...

BEIJING (AP) — Birk Ruud of Norway spun away with a gold medal in the Olympics' first men's freestyle skiing big air event Wednesday, re-emerging as a leader in the extreme sport after losing his father to cancer and injuring his knee. A day...

 2022-02-09 04:53 

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Australia, Lithuania unite against Chinese economic coercion...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian and Lithuanian foreign ministers on Wednesday called on like-minded countries to join forces against Chinese economic coercion. Lithuania's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis visited his Australian coun...

 2022-02-09 04:53 

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Moore scores 16 to help No. 15 Villanova hold off St John's...

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Moore scored 16 points on a sore ankle and No. 15 Villanova held off a furious late charge by St. John's in a 75-69 victory Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. Eric Dixon also had 16 points and the Wildcats (18-6, 11-3...

 2022-02-09 04:53 

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Australia, Lithuania unite against Chinese economic coercion...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian and Lithuanian foreign ministers on Wednesday called on like-minded countries to join forces against Chinese economic coercion. Lithuania's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis visited his Australian coun...

 2022-02-09 04:31 

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Asian stocks follow Wall St higher after rebound...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded as investors waited for U.S. inflation data that might influence the pace of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced. Wall Street'...

 2022-02-09 04:04 

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Peru's president swears in 4th Cabinet in half a year...

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Pedro Castillo swore in the fourth Cabinet of his half year in office Tuesday amid criticism for his poor previous choices for ministers and even calls by his rivals to step down. His third Cabinet lasted just th...

 2022-02-09 03:59 

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Florida's top doctor refuses to say if he's vaccinated...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo on Tuesday declined to disclose whether he has received a coronavirus vaccine during a contentious confirmation hearing where Democrats pressed the state's top doctor to promote ...

 2022-02-09 03:57 

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Notae, Arkansas upset No. 1 Auburn 80-76 in overtime...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — JD Notae scored 28 points and unranked Arkansas used clutch foul shooting in overtime to knock off No. 1 Auburn 80-76 Tuesday night. The Razorbacks (19-5, 8-3 Southeastern Conference) hit 11 of 14 free throws in the final 1...

 2022-02-09 03:56 

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Jenner's last-minute goal lifts Blue Jackets past Caps 5-4...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boone Jenner scored his 19th goal with 44.4 seconds remaining and the Columbus Blue Jackets posted a wild 5-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. Jenner scored less than two minutes after Washington's Tom Wil...

 2022-02-09 03:56 

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Tkachuk ends scoring drought with 2 goals, Sens beat Canes...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brady Tkachuk snapped a 15-game scoring drought with a pair of goals, leading the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Alex Formenton and Chris Tierney also scored, and Tim Stutzle chippe...

 2022-02-09 03:55 

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Moose attacks Iditarod rookie's sled team, injures 4 dogs...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A large bull moose spent more than an hour stomping on the sled dog team of a rookie Iditarod musher in the wilds of Alaska last week — and the attack didn't end even after Bridgett Watkins emptied her gun into the...

 2022-02-09 03:55 

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Sidney Crosby scores 499th, Penguins rally past Bruins 4-2...

BOSTON (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored his 499th career regular-season goal as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from a two-goal deficit and beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Tuesday night. Danton Heinen scored twice in a span of 28 seconds in the second peri...

 2022-02-09 03:54 

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Michael McLeod scores twice, Devils beat Canadiens 7-1...

MONTREAL (AP) — Michael McLeod scored twice and the New Jersey Devils beat the Montreal Canadiens 7-1 on Tuesday night to snap a seven-game losing streak. The Devils (16-26-5) were looking to redeem themselves after dropping the first of back-to-bac...

 2022-02-09 03:54 

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Olympics Live: Chloe Kim cruises through first halfpipe run...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Defending Olympic champion snowboarder Chloe Kim cruised through the halfpipe on her first run. She scored 87.75, good enough for the top spot in women's qualifying Wednesday at Genti...

 2022-02-09 03:54 

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Electric vehicle charging company to build Tennessee factory...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An Australian electric vehicle charging company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Tennessee, an announcement that President Joe Biden on Tuesday hailed as being a result of the federal government's e...

 2022-02-09 02:57 

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Pelicans acquire McCollum in 7-player trade with Blazers...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans acquired guard CJ McCollum from the Portland Trail Blazers as part of a seven-player trade on Tuesday that comes as the Pelicans make a push to qualify for the NBA postseason. The Pelicans also received fo...

 2022-02-09 02:56 

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EXPLAINER: All those flips and twists on Olympic halfpipe...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Australian snowboarder Scotty James calls the process of perfecting his signature trick on the halfpipe akin to a right-handed person "trying to write a thesis with your left hand." Impossible? No. Extremely difficu...

 2022-02-09 02:56 

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Sanogo, Martin lead No. 24 UConn over No. 18 Marquette...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Adama Sanogo scored 24 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead No. 24 UConn to an 80-72 win over No. 18 Marquette on Tuesday night. Tyrese Martin added 18 points and 15 boards for the Huskies (16-6, 7-4 Big East), who swept the...

 2022-02-09 02:56 

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Olympics Live: Mikaela Shiffrin out of 2nd race in a row...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin has missed a gate early in the first run of the slalom at the Beijing Games and is out of the event. Just like in her first event of these Olymp...

 2022-02-09 02:55 

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Davis scores 25, lifts No 14 Wisconsin past No. 17 MSU 70-62...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — .Johnny Davis had a game-high 25 points, leading No. 14 Wisconsin to a 70-62 victory over No. 17 Michigan State on Tuesday night. The win lifted the second-place Badgers (19-4 overall, 10-3 Big Ten) to within a half-game o...

 2022-02-09 02:55 

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Mexican skater is a rare Latin American at Winter Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — They said he should play soccer. They said figure skating was for girls. They said winter sports made no sense in temperate Guadalajara. But none of those naysayers deterred Mexican figure skater Donovan Carrillo, the rare Latin Ameri...

 2022-02-09 02:54 

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Tshiebwe, No. 5 Kentucky top South Carolina 86-76 for 20th W...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe posted his sixth straight double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds and TyTy Washington scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half as No. 5 Kentucky beat South Carolina 86-76 on Tuesday night. The Wildcats ...

 2022-02-09 02:54 

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Mikaela Shiffrin's 2nd Olympic race also ends early...

BEIJING (AP) — Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin's second race at the Beijing Games ended even more quickly than her first. The 26-year-old American skidded out of control about five seconds into the opening run of the slalom Wednesday ...

 2022-02-09 02:53 

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Suns hold off 76ers 114-109 for NBA-best 44th victory...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Devin Booker scored 35 points and Chris Paul had 16 points and 12 assists to lead the Phoenix Suns to their NBA-high 44th win, 114-109 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night. The Suns rallied from a 14-point deficit to win ...

 2022-02-09 02:53 

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Eason leads LSU past Texas A&M 76-68, ends 3-game skid...

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Tari Eason scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead LSU to a 76-68 victory over Texas A&M on Tuesday night. LSU (17-7, 5-6 Southeastern Conference) ended a three-game skid while Texas A&M (15-9, 4-7) pushed its ...

 2022-02-09 02:06 

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California Republicans elect new leader in state Assembly...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans in the California Assembly have elected a vocal critic of the state's Democratic governor as their new leader. Assemblymember James Gallagher of Yuba City will replace Marie Waldron of Valley Center, the cau...

 2022-02-09 02:05 

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Missouri Senate divided over congressional redistricting...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate remained divided over a congressional redistricting plan Tuesday as a filibuster from conservatives pushing for an aggressively Republican map carried on through a second day and Democrats raised concer...

 2022-02-09 02:05 

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Prosecutors: 2 Hawaii lawmakers took bribes to steer bills...

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii state senator and a member of the House of Representatives took bribes including envelopes of cash, Las Vegas hotel rooms and New Orleans casino chips in exchange for shaping cesspool legislation, according to federal allega...

 2022-02-09 02:05 

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House Republicans pick Bristow lawmaker for No. 2 post...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 27-year-old Republican House member from Bristow was elected to the No. 2 spot in the House Tuesday by his GOP colleagues. Rep. Kyle Hilbert was unanimously selected by his fellow Republicans as speaker pro tempore of the Hous...

 2022-02-09 02:04 

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Community mourns Vancouver police officer...

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Residents and law enforcement members gathered Tuesday to honor a Vancouver police officer who was mistakenly fatally shot Jan. 29 by a sheriff's deputy during a search for a man suspected of armed robbery. A procession o...

 2022-02-09 02:04 

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Arizona election chief sues AG over prosecution threat...

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is suing Attorney General Mark Brnovich after he threatened to prosecute her if she temporarily shuts down for a required update to an online system that allows election candidates to collect the...

 2022-02-09 01:52 

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Antetokounmpo teams with brothers in All-Star Saturday event...

NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo will team up with two of his brothers to compete in a revamped Skills Challenge during the NBA's All-Star Saturday night. The event is now a team format and the NBA Finals MVP from the Milwaukee Bucks will t...

 2022-02-09 01:31 

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Prosecutors: Former Angels employee lied after Skaggs' death...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former Los Angeles Angels employee on trial over charges of providing Tyler Skaggs the drugs that caused his overdose death lied to police about whether he saw the Angels pitcher the night before he was found dead, a feder...

 2022-02-09 01:31 

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Dunst, Miranda, Cumberbatch, Questlove react to Oscar nods...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nominations for the the upcoming Academy Awards were announced Tuesday. The award show will be March 27 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Several of the nominees shared reactions to the recognition. ___ "I knew I'd have s...

 2022-02-09 01:04 

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GOP lawmaker apologizes for cursing at Democrat over masks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Republican lawmaker apologized late Tuesday for using an expletive when Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty asked him to put his mask on while in the Capitol. The confrontation was just the latest dust-up in the House over mask-w...

 2022-02-09 01:03 

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Gov. Pritzker: Inflation key to pressing tax relief now...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Last spring, Gov. J.B. Pritzker touted a tourism campaign encouraging motorists to see the state by highway, eschewing concerns that gas cost well above $3 per gallon. "I hope everybody will get out this summer and drive...

 2022-02-09 00:59 

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Appeals court rules in Biden's favor on abortion referrals...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federally funded family planning clinics can continue to make abortion referrals for now, a federal court ruled Tuesday, in a setback for a dozen Republican attorneys general who have sued to restore a Trump-era ban on the prac...

 2022-02-09 00:53 

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Wizards' Beal to have season-ending wrist surgery...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will have surgery on his left wrist and miss the rest of the regular season. The Wizards said Beal was re-evaluated by a specialist in New York on Tuesday and the decision was made along with h...

 2022-02-09 00:53 

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Rams determined to turn Aaron Donald into a Super Bowl champ...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Donald has won just about every award available to a defensive lineman during his spectacular eight-year career with the Los Angeles Rams. As he points out, the only trophy he lacks has Vince Lombardi's name on it. "...

 2022-02-09 00:52 

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Saints' Allen foreshadows continuity, but with his own spin...

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Newly named New Orleans Saints head coach Dennis Allen asserts that he's "at peace" with being constantly measured against the person he's replacing. Allen's first head coaching job with the Oakland Raiders n...

 2022-02-09 00:15 

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Authorities: No known threats to Super Bowl or LA region...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are no known security threats to the Super Bowl, authorities said Tuesday as they outlined the coordinated law enforcement effort to keep the game at SoFi Stadium and the Los Angeles region safe. Fans attending the game can ...

 2022-02-09 00:14 

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Lakers, Nets find riding Big 3 to championship not so easy...

Looking back on it, Kevin Garnett was concerned it wouldn't all work out. It was 2007 and Garnett, coming off his 10th All-Star selection, had just been dealt to the Celtics as the final piece of an offseason shakeup in Boston that paired him with fut...

 2022-02-09 00:07 

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Hydrogen incentives get cold reception in New Mexico...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A panel of state legislators on Tuesday rejected a bill that would have provided new financial incentives in New Mexico for the hydrogen fuel that is derived from natural gas. A Senate panel suspended the bill from further cons...

 2022-02-09 00:06 

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Michigan Legislature approves $1.2B bill to combat COVID-19...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers on Tuesday passed a $1.2 billion spending bill to combat COVID-19, including $300 million to help hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities give recruitment and retention bonuses to workers. T...

 2022-02-09 00:06 

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9th Circuit lifts 90-day ban at geothermal plant in Nevada...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal appeals court has lifted a temporary ban on construction of a geothermal power plant in Nevada opposed by a tribe and conservationists who say the site is sacred and home to a rare toad being considered for endangered spe...

 2022-02-09 00:05 

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Indiana House speaker leaving College Board executive job...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican leader of the Indiana House has resigned his executive position with the organization that runs the SAT college admissions test, saying he wants to focus on his legislative duties. House Speaker Todd Huston said Tu...

 2022-02-09 00:05 

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Police medical trainer faults officers in Floyd's killing...

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 Tuesday that the officers failed to follow their training to do ev...

 2022-02-09 00:05 

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2nd try to undo veto saves Kansas GOP map targeting Democrat...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans on Tuesday revived a redistricting plan that would make it harder for the only Kansas Democrat in Congress to win reelection, engineering a second-chance override of Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of the measu...

 2022-02-09 00:04 

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Van Dyke protesters fined $200 each, ordered to stay away...

CHICAGO (AP) — Nine people arrested inside the federal courthouse in downtown Chicago demanding federal charges against former Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke were ordered Tuesday to stay away from the building for 60 days and pay $200 fines. The five wo...

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