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 2022-02-09 00:04 

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West Ham's Zouma starts after condemnation for kicking cat...

LONDON (AP) — Kurt Zouma started a Premier League game for West Ham on Tuesday, hours after apologizing for kicking and slapping a cat in abuse caught on video. Zouma is seen hitting the cat while laughter can be heard in the background. In video re...

 2022-02-09 00:03 

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Bengals now feel they're in Super Bowl after flying to LA...

The Cincinnati Bengals finally, really feel as if they're in the Super Bowl now. The Bengals flew into Los Angeles on Tuesday, a nice switch from preparing for Sunday's game back home in frigid Ohio to being in warm and sunny California. Cincinnat...

 2022-02-08 23:54 

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Pacers deal All-Star Sabonis to Kings in 6-player trade...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers will look completely different when they return home later this week while Sacramento Kings are getting a All-Star. The two teams agreed to a six-player trade Tuesday that will send star forward Domantas Saboni...

 2022-02-08 23:32 

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3 women sue Harvard, allege school ignored sexual harassment...

Three Harvard University graduate students said in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday that the Ivy League school for years ignored complaints about sexual harassment by a renowned professor and allowed him to intimidate students by threatening to hinder thei...

 2022-02-08 23:32 

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Emhoff whisked from Black history event after bomb threat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, was whisked out of an event Tuesday at a Washington high school by Secret Service agents following a bomb threat. Emhoff was at Dunbar High School to help commemorate Black ...

 2022-02-08 23:32 

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White House denounces Florida GOP over 'Don't Say Gay' bill...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The White House on Tuesday slammed Florida Republicans over a proposal to ban discussions of sexual orientation or gender identity in the state's schools. A White House spokesperson weighed in on the legislation, dubbed ...

 2022-02-08 23:32 

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N. Carolina judges to pick expert for redistricting review...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A trial court panel will name an outside remapping expert to help them determine whether upcoming replacement redistricting maps comply with partisan limits required by the North Carolina Supreme Court. The three-judge panel iss...

 2022-02-08 23:31 

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Costs climb again for California's high-speed rail project...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The cost to build California's ambitious but long delayed high-speed rail line has once again risen, with rail officials now estimating it could take up to $105 billion to finish the line from San Francisco to Los Angel...

 2022-02-08 23:14 

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Injuries lead to inconsistency in Baylor slide from top spot...

Jeremy Sochan turned his left ankle and James Akinjo then fell hard on his tailbone. Adam Flagler has been bothered by a bruised knee and leading scorer LJ Cryer missed 10th-ranked Baylor's last three games because of an issue with his surgically repa...

 2022-02-08 23:14 

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LeVert thrilled to be chasing a championship with Cavaliers...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Just minutes into his first practice since joining the Cavaliers, Caris LeVert reconnected with one of his former Brooklyn teammates. He threw lobs to Jarrett Allen. "Just like old times," LeVert said, smiling. And now new o...

 2022-02-08 23:13 

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Prosecutors won't file charges against Dodgers pitcher Bauer...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday decided not to charge Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer for allegedly beating and sexually abusing a San Diego woman he met through social media. Prosecutors were unable to prove the San Diego woman&#...

 2022-02-08 22:59 

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Air Force approves 9 religious exemptions for COVID vaccine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force became the second military service to approve religious exemptions to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine, granting requests from nine airmen to avoid the shots, officials said Tuesday. The nine approved so far represent j...

 2022-02-08 22:58 

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Adele scoops 3 prizes in hometown return to UK's Brit Awards...

LONDON (AP) — Adele made a return to live performance and won three prizes at the Brit Awards in London on Tuesday, weeks after she canceled a much-anticipated string of shows in Las Vegas. The north London-born diva was named artist of the year at ...

 2022-02-08 22:55 

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Starbucks, citing safety, fires 7 seeking union in Memphis...

Starbucks has fired seven employees who were leading an effort to unionize a Memphis, Tennessee, store. The Seattle coffee giant said Tuesday that the employees violated company policy by reopening a store after closing time and inviting non-employees to ...

 2022-02-08 22:55 

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Colorado city settles suit in police shooting of Black man...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The city of Colorado Springs has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in a civil lawsuit brought by the family of a 19-year-old Black man who died after being shot in the back by police officers in 2019. De'Von B...

 2022-02-08 22:55 

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US climate envoy John Kerry visits Mexico amid power clash...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry will arrive in Mexico Wednesday amid high tensions over Mexico's plan to favor its state-owned electricity company and limit private and foreign firms that have invested in renewable energy. Mexic...

 2022-02-08 22:55 

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House OKs bill easing budget strains on Postal Service...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress would lift onerous budget requirements that have helped push the Postal Service deeply into debt and would require it to continue delivering mail six days per week under bipartisan legislation the House approved Tuesday. T...

 2022-02-08 22:55 

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End to nuclear plant ban signed by West Virginia governor...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday signed a bill eliminating the state's ban on nuclear power plants but cautioned against jumping in to diversify the coal-dependent state's energy offerings. Justice said in a...

 2022-02-08 22:54 

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House approves short-term bill averting federal shutdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies would be financed for another month under bipartisan legislation approved by the House on Tuesday, the latest emblem of Congress' persistent inability to finish its budget work on time. Senate passage, expected...

 2022-02-08 22:54 

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Fed review cites high speed in turnpike crash that killed 5...

Excessive speed probably caused a bus crash that killed five and injured dozens during lightly falling snow on the Pennsylvania Turnpike two years ago, federal investigators said Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board said the driver lost contr...

 2022-02-08 22:54 

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Titans extend contracts for GM Robinson, coach Vrabel...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans wasted little time making sure general manager Jon Robinson and coach Mike Vrabel stick around for years to come. Barely two weeks after their season ended, the Titans announced Tuesday contract extension...

 2022-02-08 22:13 

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Stocks close higher, bond yields reach pre-pandemic high...

Technology companies and banks led stocks higher on Wall Street Tuesday, more than making up the market's losses a day earlier. The S&P 500 rose 0.8%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.1% and the Nasdaq rose 1.3%. Peloton jumped 25.3% after the ...

 2022-02-08 22:13 

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Criticism mounts against Indiana transgender athlete ban...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Opponents are continuing to ramp up pressure against an Indiana bill that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports that match their gender identity, arguing that the proposal is unconstitutional, ...

 2022-02-08 22:13 

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Hospitals begin to limp out of the latest COVID-19 surge...

As omicron numbers drop at Denver Health, Dr. Anuj Mehta is reminded of the scene in the 1980 comedy "The Blues Brothers" when John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd pile out of a battered car after a police chase. Suddenly, all the doors pop off the hinges...

 2022-02-08 22:13 

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Green Bay Packers hire Bisaccia as special teams coordinator...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are counting on former Raiders interim head coach Rich Bisaccia to upgrade their beleaguered special teams. The Packers announced Tuesday that Bisaccia will joining Matt LaFleur's staff as the team...

 2022-02-08 22:13 

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Super Bowl 56: A viewer's guide to get you through Sunday...

The Super Bowl between the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, will as usual be the biggest day of sports broadcasting in the United States. But this year might be the biggest of them all since this ...

 2022-02-08 22:07 

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Va. Republicans block gay marriage, voting rights proposals...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republicans in the Virginia House defeated measures Tuesday that would have let voters decide whether to strip legally outdated language prohibiting gay marriage from the state Constitution and automatically restore the voting r...

 2022-02-08 22:07 

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Iowa House committee chair seeks investigation of judge...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The chairman of the Iowa House Judiciary Committee said Tuesday that he's working to launch an investigation of a state court judge who was accused of trying to rig a judicial nomination to get a favored candidate appoint...

 2022-02-08 22:07 

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New Mexico House approves bill aimed at predatory lending...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico House legislators have approved legislation aimed at discouraging predatory lending by lowering the state cap on annual interest rates for storefront loans. Democratic state Rep. Susan Herrera of Embudo is sponsoring...

 2022-02-08 22:06 

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McConnell rebukes RNC, calls Jan. 6 'violent insurrection'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is criticizing the Republican National Committee for censuring two House GOP lawmakers investigating the "violent insurrection" on Jan. 6, 2021, saying it's not the party's j...

 2022-02-08 22:06 

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Libya PM defiant as lawmakers set to name new leader...

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's prime minister took a defiant stand Tuesday against efforts to appoint a new interim government, a position that could lead to a flare-up of conflicts between rival factions in the deeply divided nation. Prime Minister Abdul...

 2022-02-08 22:05 

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California GOP senator launches longshot bid for governor...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A little-known California Republican legislator announced a longshot campaign Tuesday to oust Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, just months after Newsom handily defeated a recall election that sought to remove him from office. ...

 2022-02-08 22:05 

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'2001,' 'Blade Runner' effects pioneer Douglas Trumbull dies...

Douglas Trumbull, a visual effects master who showed movie audiences indelible images of the future and of space in films like "2001: A Space Odyssey," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Blade Runner," has died. He was 79. H...

 2022-02-08 22:05 

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House nears OK of short-term bill averting federal shutdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies would be financed for another month under legislation moving toward House passage on Tuesday, the latest emblem of Congress' persistent inability to finish its budget work on time. House approval was expected t...

 2022-02-08 22:04 

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Couples, deaf actors, and an unlikely singer mark Oscar noms...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Standout facts and notable numbers from Tuesday's Academy Award nominations. A COUPLE OF COUPLES, A QUARTET OF NOMINATIONS The foursome of Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons have all joined the elite...

 2022-02-08 22:04 

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College athlete group files complaint, seeks employee status...

An advocacy group filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, the latest step in a push to give employee status to college athletes and afford them the right to competitive pay, collective bargaining and other benefits and protec...

 2022-02-08 20:59 

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UCLA settles gynecologist sex abuse suit for $243.6 million...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California has agreed to pay $243.6 million to settle allegations that hundreds of women were sexually abused by a former UCLA gynecologist, lawyers and the university announced Tuesday. The settlement was reache...

 2022-02-08 20:54 

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Emhoff whisked out of event following reported bomb threat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, was whisked out of an event Tuesday at a Washington high school by Secret Service agents following an apparent bomb threat. Emhoff was at Dunbar High School for an event in ...

 2022-02-08 20:54 

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Congress moves to end forced arbitration for sex misconduct...

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. House has passed legislation barring contracts that force people to settle sexual assault or harassment cases through arbitration rather than in court, a process that often benefits employers and keeps misconduct allegations...

 2022-02-08 20:54 

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Joe Rogan dispute shows Spotify limits of being hands off...

NEW YORK (AP) — Like Facebook and Twitter, Spotify is learning the limits of deflecting responsibility for what is said on its platform. Podcasting has sprouted as an industry with few standards about policing offensive or misleading content. That h...

 2022-02-08 20:54 

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Plastic pollution in oceans on track to rise for decades...

BERLIN (AP) — Plastic pollution at sea is reaching worrying levels and will continue to grow even if significant action is taken now to stop such waste from reaching the world's oceans, according to a review of hundreds of academic studies. The ...

 2022-02-08 20:53 

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Peloton gives up plan to open Ohio factory with 2,000 jobs...

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Peloton has abandoned plans to open its first U.S. factory, which would have employed 2,000 workers in Ohio, the home fitness equipment maker said Tuesday as it announced a major restructuring. The company broke ground just outsi...

 2022-02-08 20:53 

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Former Rutgers athletic director Robert Mulcahy dies at 85...

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Robert E. Mulcahy, a longtime New Jersey official who served as athletics director for the state's flagship university and held many high-ranking government posts during his decades of service, has died. Mulcahy's fam...

 2022-02-08 20:53 

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Police: Saints' Kamara, 3 others attacked man at Vegas club...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara is accused of punching and badly injuring a man in an attack also involving at least three men who were with Kamara last weekend at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub, according to a police arre...

 2022-02-08 20:53 

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Pacers put together new look in 6-player deal with Kings...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers traded two-time All-Star Domantas Sabonis to the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday in a 6-player deal, a person with direct knowledge of the details confirmed to The Associated Press. Sacramento is sending Tyrese Hal...

 2022-02-08 20:52 

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Caitlyn Jenner launches race team in race series for women...

LONDON (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner is off to the races again, launching a team in a single-seater motor racing championship for female drivers. Jenner, the former Olympic champion and reality TV personality who had a failed bid for California governor, st...

 2022-02-08 20:12 

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COVID-19 protests threaten border trade between Canada, US...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian lawmakers expressed increasing worry Tuesday about the economic effects of disruptive demonstrations after the busiest border crossing between the U.S. and Canada became partially blocked by truckers protesting vaccin...

 2022-02-08 20:12 

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US to remind China of Pacific interests amid Ukraine tension...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is making a push to remind China that the U.S. remains involved and active in the Indo-Pacific despite Washington and the West's current preoccupation with a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine. As ten...

 2022-02-08 20:12 

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Auburn to rename its basketball arena in honor of donors...

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn will rename its basketball arena in honor of a couple who made the largest single gift to the athletics program. Auburn Arena will become Neville Arena at the end of the regular season for the top-ranked Tigers during a de...

 2022-02-08 20:12 

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Analysis: Stafford, Burrow offer divergent Super Bowl paths...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's difficult if not impossible to downplay the importance of having a top-level quarterback to win a Super Bowl. Or even get to it. Sure, there are exceptions such as Jared Goff, Nick Foles and Rex Grossman, though Foles pla...

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