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 2022-01-23 19:54 

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Kenzo returns to Japanese roots in history-making moment...

PARIS (AP) — It was a fashion history-making moment in Paris for Kenzo on Sunday as it unveiled the debut for its first Japanese designer since house founder Kenzo Takada. Nigo, 51, thus becomes only the second Asian designer at the head of a Europe...

 2022-01-23 19:53 

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Buccaneers All-Pro RT Tristan Wirfs inactive against Rams...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay All-Pro right tackle Tristan Wirfs is inactive for Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams with an ankle injury. Wirfs was hurt during the previous week's wild-card victory over Philadel...

 2022-01-23 19:53 

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Chelsea shakes off blues with customary win over Tottenham...

LONDON (AP) — Once Hakim Ziyech's curling, dipping strike landed in the Tottenham goal, Chelsea never looked back. Sure, it took until two minutes into the second half to break the deadlock and the Moroccan was justified in ranking it "10 ou...

 2022-01-23 19:52 

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Watson's 18 points help No. 21 Providence past Butler 69-62...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Nate Watson had 18 points and seven rebounds and 21st-ranked Providence held off Butler 69-62 on Sunday. It was the third straight win for the Friars (16-2, 6-1 Big East), who remained unbeaten at home in conference play. Coa...

 2022-01-23 18:59 

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Russia sets another daily virus record amid omicron surge...

MOSCOW (AP) — New coronavirus infections in Russia reached an all-time high on Sunday, the third consecutive daily record as the highly contagious omicron variant spreads through the country. The national coronavirus task force reported 63,205 new i...

 2022-01-23 18:31 

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Honduran Congress splits, threatens new president's plans...

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran President-elect Xiomara Castro faced a growing crisis on Sunday as dueling sessions of the newly elected Congress elected different sets of leaders, threatening Castro's ability to carry out promised reforms...

 2022-01-23 18:05 

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Black Democrats in South Carolina giving Biden mixed reviews...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden's run for the Democratic presidential nomination was all but declared dead as he headed to the South Carolina primary in late February 2020. He had finished fifth in New Hampshire and fourth in Iowa. Still, Biden ...

 2022-01-23 18:04 

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Yellowstone visits hit record high in 2021, straining staff...

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A record number of visitors flocked to Yellowstone National Park last year despite fewer hotel rooms and campsites being available because of the coronavirus pandemic and construction projects. About 4.86 million vis...

 2022-01-23 18:03 

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Don Wilson, guitarist with The Ventures, dies at 88...

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Don Wilson, co-founder and rhythm guitarist of the instrumental guitar band The Ventures, has died. He was 88. Wilson died Saturday in Tacoma of natural causes, surrounded by his four children, The News Tribune reported. The ban...

 2022-01-23 17:53 

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Taliban begin talks in Norway as hunger stalks Afghanistan...

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Sunday started three days of talks in Oslo with Western officials and Afghan civil society representatives amid a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Af...

 2022-01-23 17:32 

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In mourning yet again, NYC prepares to honor fallen officer...

NEW YORK (AP) — A city reeling from a spate of violence prepared to lay to rest a rookie police officer being hailed as an inspiration to his immigrant community, as investigators sought to make sense of a domestic dispute that left another officer ...

 2022-01-23 17:32 

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Mutinous soldiers take over Burkina Faso military barracks...

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Mutinous soldiers seized control of a military base in Burkina Faso's capital Sunday, raising fears of a coup attempt in the West African nation as gunfire rang out for hours amid growing frustration with the gov...

 2022-01-23 17:31 

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'Spider-Man' comes back swinging, takes No. 1 from 'Scream'...

After spending one weekend in second place, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" proved it still had some fight left. Sony's superhero juggernaut swung back to first place in its sixth weekend in theaters and became the sixth highest grossing film of all...

 2022-01-23 16:53 

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It's men only in Nordic combined at the Olympics for now...

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Like her brother, Annika Malacinski dreams of going to the Olympics in Nordic combined. As wintry weather settled in at the Olympic Jumping Complex and Mount Van Hoevenberg last fall, she and Niklas trained together in this ...

 2022-01-23 16:53 

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Pressure on Dutch to continue winning ways at Olympic oval...

Thomas Krol believed he was going to the Olympics four years ago. The speedskater finished third at the Dutch trials, and then politics intervened. The national federation named Kai Verbij to the team for Pyeongchang. Verbij was injured at the trials and ...

 2022-01-23 16:52 

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Authorities: 17 dead in nightclub fire in Cameroon's capital...

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A fire erupted at a popular nightclub in Yaounde, Cameroon's capital, setting off explosions and killing at least 17 people, government officials said Sunday. The tragedy comes as the central African country hosts thousa...

 2022-01-23 16:31 

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New conservative target: Race as factor in COVID treatment...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Some conservatives are taking aim at policies that allow doctors to consider race as a risk factor when allocating scarce COVID-19 treatments, saying the protocols discriminate against white people. The wave of infections brough...

 2022-01-23 16:04 

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Some SC Black Dems want Biden to 'try a little bit harder'...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden's run for the Democratic presidential nomination was all but declared dead as he headed to the South Carolina primary in late February 2020. He had finished fifth in New Hampshire and fourth in Iowa. Still, Biden ...

 2022-01-23 16:03 

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New historical museum will tell the story of East Baltimore...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The old black-and-white photo shot sometime in the 1930s depicts dozens of children crammed shoulder to shoulder on top of an outdoor raised platform that served as a public bath. The youngsters' arms are raised skyward, and the...

 2022-01-23 15:54 

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Standoff near Syrian prison holding IS militants continues...

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes between U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters and militants continued for a fourth day Sunday near a prison in northeastern Syria that houses thousands of members of the Islamic State group, the Kurdish force said. The standoff f...

 2022-01-23 15:54 

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Former Italian Premier Berlusconi being treated in hospital...

MILAN (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has been undergoing a series of medical examinations in a Milan hospital, a spokesman confirmed Sunday, the day after the center-right political leader and media tycoon took his name out of conte...

 2022-01-23 15:53 

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UAE bans flying of recreational drones after fatal attack...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has banned the flying of drones in the country for recreation after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed a fatal drone attack on an oil facility and major airport in the country. As of Saturda...

 2022-01-23 14:58 

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Youth's overdose death renews pleas for Narcan in schools...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The death of a 13-year-old student who apparently overdosed on fentanyl at his Connecticut school has drawn renewed pleas for schools to stock the opioid antidote naloxone, as well as for training of both staffers and children...

 2022-01-23 14:53 

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Water cannon, tear gas at COVID-19 protests in Brussels...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Police fired water cannons and tear gas in Brussels on Sunday to disperse protesters marching against COVID-19 vaccinations and restrictions. The march followed demonstrations in other European capitals on Saturday that also drew tho...

 2022-01-23 14:52 

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Geisenberger gets 52nd career win in luge season finale...

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Germany's Natalie Geisenberger is a World Cup winner once again, just in time for the Olympics. Geisenberger got her first win of the season and 52nd singles victory of her career on Sunday, holding off Madeleine E...

 2022-01-23 14:31 

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Farmers' protest in Spain highlights rural concerns...

MADRID (AP) — Farmers, cattle-breeders, hunters and opposition supporters descended Sunday on the Spanish capital of Madrid to protest environmental and economic policies by Spain's left-of-center government that they say are hurting rural commu...

 2022-01-23 13:54 

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Once allies, Stormy Daniels and Avenatti face off at trial...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the porn star who catapulted herself and Michael Avenatti to fame with lawsuits against former President Donald Trump, will have a starring role in court beginning Monday when prosecutors try to prove that the Califor...

 2022-01-23 13:54 

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Once allies, Stormy Daniels and Avenatti face off at trial...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the porn star who catapulted herself and Michael Avenatti to fame with lawsuits against former President Donald Trump, will have a starring role in court beginning Monday when prosecutors try to prove that the Califor...

 2022-01-23 13:53 

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Taxpayers face overloaded IRS as filing season opens Monday...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Count 30-year-old Ethan Miller among that subset of Americans who are actually eager to file their taxes once income tax filing season opens on Monday. The financial planner who lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, is looking forward ...

 2022-01-23 13:53 

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Taxpayers face overloaded IRS as filing season opens Monday...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Count 30-year-old Ethan Miller among that subset of Americans who are actually eager to file their taxes once income tax filing season opens on Monday. The financial planner who lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, is looking forward ...

 2022-01-23 13:04 

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French soldier dies in attack on anti-insurgent base in Mali...

PARIS (AP) — A French soldier has been killed in a mortar shelling attack on a base in Mali, the military said Sunday. The 24-year-old artilleryman, Alexandre Martin, was serving with France's anti-insurgent force Operation Barkhane, according t...

 2022-01-23 12:53 

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Curtoni wins, Goggia crashes in mixed day for Italy ski team...

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — There were mixed emotions within the powerhouse Italian ski team when Elena Curtoni won a super-G on Sunday while Sofia Goggia crashed again with the Beijing Olympics less than two weeks away. For the second victo...

 2022-01-23 12:53 

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The Latest: Berrettini into Australian Open quarterfinals...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini completed a Grand Slam set by advancing to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 7-5, 7-6 (4), 6-4 win ove...

 2022-01-23 12:52 

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Australian Open Lookahead: Medvedev headlines Day 8 action...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY U.S. Open champion Daniil Medvedev will take on No. 70-ranked Maxime Cressy in the fourth round as he continues his bid to become the first man in the Open era to win a second Grand Slam singles title ...

 2022-01-23 12:32 

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Omicron spreads in New Zealand, spoiling PM's wedding plans...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is postponing her wedding after announcing new COVID-19 restrictions Sunday following the discovery of nine cases of the omicron variant in a single family that flew to Aucklan...

 2022-01-23 12:32 

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US detains smuggling ship, UK seizes drugs in Mideast waters...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized a boat in the Gulf of Oman carrying fertilizer used to make explosives that was caught last year smuggling weapons to Yemen. The British royal navy said it confiscated 1,041...

 2022-01-23 12:03 

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Pope calls for day of prayer for peace for Ukraine...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his concern over "rising tensions" in Ukraine that threaten peace, and called for political talks that put at the center "human brotherhood instead of partisan interests." "I a...

 2022-01-23 11:32 

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Aid group says death toll from Yemen prison airstrike at 87...

CAIRO (AP) — Workers in war-wrecked Yemen recovered five more bodies from the rubble of a prison facility hit by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike, bringing the death toll to at least 87, an international aid group said Sunday. Internet access, meanwh...

 2022-01-23 11:32 

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Beijing district orders mass virus testing ahead of Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — People in a Beijing district with some 2 million residents were ordered Sunday to undergo mass coronavirus testing following a series of infections as China tightened anti-disease controls ahead of the Winter Olympics. The government ...

 2022-01-23 11:32 

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Turkish journalist jailed before trial for Erdogan insult...

ISTANBUL (AP) — A well-known Turkish journalist has been jailed pending a trial for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said. Sedef Kabas was taken into custody after she cited a proverb on television and social media referring to a...

 2022-01-23 10:05 

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International aid reaches Tonga with clean water, supplies...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Aid flights from Australia, Japan and New Zealand carrying food, water, medical supplies and telecommunications equipment landed in Tonga over the weekend, as the Pacific nation grapples with the aftermath of an underwater...

 2022-01-23 10:04 

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Talks with Taliban begin in Norway...

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Sunday started three days of talks with Western government officials and Afghan civil society representatives in Oslo amid a deteriorating humanitarian situ...

 2022-01-23 10:04 

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Heavy gunfire reported at Burkina Faso military base...

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Heavy gunfire rang out at a military base in Burkina Faso's capital early Sunday, prompting fears that a coup attempt was underway after weeks of growing frustration with the government's handling of the Isla...

 2022-01-23 09:52 

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The Latest: No. 1 Ash Barty into quarterfinals in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Top-ranked Ash Barty has reached the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-3 win over 20-year-old Amanda Anisimova. Barty is aiming to be the ...

 2022-01-23 09:32 

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Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leader...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a British claim that Russia was seeking to replace Ukraine's government with a pro-Moscow administration, and that former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev was being considered as ...

 2022-01-23 09:16 

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| Kwang Yang Motor going full throttle with Harley-Davidson SPAC in 2022...

Electric scooters are gaining popularity with Taiwan commuters who have praised the various battery swapping ecosystems for their convenience and ease of use. Thanks to the right government policies and smart marketing by local manufacturers, Taiwan's...

 2022-01-23 08:32 

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UNESCO lists Viking-era wooden sailboats on heritage list...

ROSKILDE, Denmark (AP) — For thousands of years, wooden sailboats allowed the peoples of Northern Europe to spread trade, influence and sometimes war across seas and continents. In December, the U.N.'s culture agency added Nordic "clinker bo...

 2022-01-23 08:32 

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AP PHOTOS: Ukrainians observe pagan-rooted new year festival...

KRASNOILSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dressed as goats, bears, oxen and cranes, many Ukrainians ring in the new year in the colorful rituals of the Malanka holiday. Malanka, which draws on pagan folk tales, marks the new year according to the Julian calendar, ...

 2022-01-23 08:31 

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Pegula's sports align ahead of Australian Open quarterfinals...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The timing for Jessica Pegula's run to the Australian Open quarterfinals has even accommodated another of her sporting passions. Pegula has been able to plan preparation around watching the Buffalo Bills in an NFL div...

 2022-01-23 08:04 

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New Crystal Waters' state game area opens in Monroe County...

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Fishing and hunting enthusiasts are hailing creation of Monroe County's newest state game area in the north-county region that opened last fall after the Crystal Waters' property was sold to the Michigan Department of Na...

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