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 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...

 2022-01-23 07:55 

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Migrants at Hungary border become part of election campaign...

MAJDAN, Serbia (AP) — A group of migrants huddles beside a small, smoky fire inside an abandoned building in northern Serbia, the last moments of warmth before they set out into the driving snow toward the razor wire, cameras and sensors of Hungary&...

 2022-01-23 07:53 

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The Latest: Shapovalov upsets Zverev to reach quarterfinals...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 6 p.m. Denis Shapovalov has upset third-seeded Alexander Zverev to move into an Australian Open quarterfinal match against Rafael Nadal. The No. 14-seeded Sha...

 2022-01-23 06:54 

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The Latest: Nadal into Australian Open QFs for 14th time...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Rafael Nadal is into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open for the 14th time after beating Adrian Mannarino in straight sets following a long ope...

 2022-01-23 06:53 

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Stanford gives up 15-point lead, rallies to beat ASU 79-76...

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Michael O'Connell and Brandon Angel scored 16 points apiece and Stanford gave up a 15-point second-half lead before rallying to beat Arizona State 79-76 on Saturday night. Harrison Ingraham had 13 points and 10 rebounds a...

 2022-01-23 06:53 

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Colton scores twice as Lightning cruise past Sharks 7-1...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ross Colton scored twice and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the San Jose Sharks 7-1 on Saturday night. Alex Killorn and Steven Stamkos each had a goal and an assist for the Lightning, who have won seven of nine. Brayden Point...

 2022-01-23 06:52 

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Nadal reaches Australian Open quarterfinals for 14th time...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After fending off four set points and being unable to convert the first six of his own, Rafael Nadal finally clinched a 28-minute and 40-second tiebreaker to get himself on track to secure a spot in the Australian Open qu...

 2022-01-23 05:53 

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Foligno's goal sends Wild to 4-3 OT win against Blackhawks...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Marcus Foligno scored with 37.9 seconds left in overtime to send the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Minnesota twice trailed in the third period but got goals from Kirill Kaprizov and...

 2022-01-23 05:53 

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Avalanche top Canadiens 3-2 in OT for 15th straight home win...

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog scored 1:16 into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday night for their 15th straight win at home. Colorado became the first NHL team to win 15 consecutive home games since the...

 2022-01-23 05:52 

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Rodgers enters uncertain offseason after short postseason...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers heads into another offseason of uncertainty after one more frustrating finish to a brilliant year. Rodgers drove the Packers to a touchdown on the game's opening possession, then couldn't get them back in...

 2022-01-23 04:55 

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Duchene scores twice as Predators down Red Wings 4-1...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Duchene had two goals and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Nick Cousins and Filip Forsberg also scored and Juuse Saros made 28 saves for Nashville, ...

 2022-01-23 04:55 

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Krejcikova, Keys to meet in Australian Open quarterfinals...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova breezed to a 6-2, 6-2 win over two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka on Sunday to reach the quarterfinals for the third time in four Grand Slam events. The fourth-seed...

 2022-01-23 04:54 

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Garland, Mobley have big nights, Cavs beat Thunder 94-87...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland collected 23 points and 11 assists, and rookie Evan Mobley had 15 points and a season-high 17 rebounds to power the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Oklahoma City Thunder 94-87 on Saturday night. Jarrett Allen added 14 po...

 2022-01-23 04:54 

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Juzang's 23 points helps No. 9 UCLA fend off Colorado 71-65...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Johnny Juzang scored 23 points, including a pair of crucial free throws with 16 seconds left, and ninth-ranked UCLA held off Colorado 71-65 on Saturday night. Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 14 points for the Bruins (13-2, 5-1 Pac-12), ...

 2022-01-23 04:53 

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Bridges, Biyombo lead Suns to 113-103 win over Pacers...

PHOENIX (AP) — Mikal Bridges tied a season high with 23 points, Bismack Biyombo matched his career best with 21 and the Phoenix Suns won their sixth straight game by beating the Indiana Pacers 113-103 on Saturday night. Biyombo also grabbed 13 rebou...

 2022-01-23 04:53 

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Arkansas holds off Texas A&M's late rally, wins 76-73 in OT...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — JD Notae scored 17 points and Arkansas held off a late Texas A&M rally for a 76-73 overtime victory on Saturday night. Texas A&M scored the last six points of regulation to tie it at 64-all, and took its first lead of the g...

 2022-01-23 04:52 

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Gould's FG on final play gives 49ers 13-10 upset of Packers...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Robbie Gould continued his playoff perfection and moved the San Francisco 49ers one step away from their second Super Bowl appearance in three seasons with a 45-yard field goal as time expired for a 13-10 upset of Green Bay on...

 2022-01-23 04:04 

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In Kashmir, India batters press freedom — and journalists...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — For five years, Sajad Gul wrote about conflict wracking his homeland, a disputed Himalayan territory where a violent armed rebellion and India's brutal counterinsurgency have raged for over three decades. That changed on a...

 2022-01-23 03:56 

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Kreider's hat trick powers Rangers to 7-3 win over Coyotes...

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider had a hat trick to set his career high with 29 goals, tying for the NHL lead, and the New York Rangers scored six unanswered to beat the Arizona Coyotes 7-3 on Saturday night for their eighth win in 11 games. Rangers de...

 2022-01-23 03:55 

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Hawaii taps former star quarterback Timmy Chang as coach...

HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii has hired former star quarterback Timmy Chang as its new head coach. Athletics director David Matlin announced Chang's hiring on Saturday in a release, saying Chang "made a name for himself throwing t...

 2022-01-23 03:55 

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Unseld out of protocols, set to return as Wizards coach...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wizards coach Wes Unseld Jr. is out of health and safety protocols and available to be on the sideline Sunday against the Boston Celtics. Unseld said Saturday he felt good. He said he had mild symptoms after his positive test. Assi...

 2022-01-23 03:54 

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Bratt helps Devils rally for 7-4 win over Hurricanes...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jesper Bratt scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and the New Jersey Devils rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 7-4 Saturday night. Nathan Bastian scored twice, Andreas Johnsson had a goal and two assists, Mi...

 2022-01-23 03:54 

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LaRavia scores 31 as Wake Forest beats North Carolina 98-76...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored a career-high 31 points on 9-of-13 shooting and grabbed a season-best 10 rebounds to help Wake Forest beat North Carolina 98-76 on Saturday night. LaRavia made 12 of 15 from the free-throw line and fini...

 2022-01-23 03:53 

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Ovechkin, Backstrom rally Capitals past Senators 3-2 in OT...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 28th and 29th goals of the season in the third period, Nicklas Backstrom pounced on a turnover to get the winner 1:13 into overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Sena...

 2022-01-23 03:53 

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Baugh and TCU stun No. 15 Iowa State 59-44...

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Damion Baugh scored 23 points to help TCU upset No. 15 Iowa State 59-44 on Saturday. Baugh hit 11 of 17 shots, while TCU (13-3, 3-2 Big 12) held the Cyclones to their lowest point total in the 50-year history of Hilton Coliseum. Th...

 2022-01-23 03:53 

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Rielly, Mrazek lead Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over Islanders...

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Rielly had a goal and an assist, Petr Mrazek stopped 25 shots and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Islanders 3-1 Saturday night. Mitch Marner and Pierre Engvall also scored as the Maple Leafs finished a six-game road ...

 2022-01-23 03:52 

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Titans waste top seed again with Henry's return not enough...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans had the No. 1 seed and home-field advantage along with Derrick Henry making a return just in time for the postseason. Once again, playing in Music City just wasn't enough for this franchise. Not with ...

 2022-01-23 03:31 

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All 100 lab monkeys accounted for after several escape crash...

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The last of the escaped monkeys from the crash of a truck towing a trailer load of 100 of the animals was accounted for by late Saturday, a day after the pickup collided with a dump truck on a Pennsylvania highway, authorities s...

 2022-01-23 02:54 

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The Latest: Madison Keys through to Australian Open quarters...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Former U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys became the first woman to reach this year's Australian Open quarterfinals with a dominant 6-3, 6-1 victo...

 2022-01-23 02:52 

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Bucks hold off Kings, 133-127...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 34 points and Jrue Holiday added 26 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 133-127 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night, making up for the absence of teammate Giannis Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo sat ...

 2022-01-23 02:03 

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Ohio partisan divide again thwarts 10-year legislative maps...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Redistricting Commission failed for a second time on Saturday to reach the bipartisan consensus necessary to pass 10-year maps of state legislative districts based on 2020 census totals. Despite being scolded by the st...

 2022-01-23 01:59 

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New Zealand adds new COVID restrictions as omicron spreads...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders are set to face new COVID-19 restrictions after nine cases of the omicron variant were detected in a single family that flew to Auckland for a wedding earlier this month, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern an...

 2022-01-23 01:54 

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Friends, playing partners Hodges, Barjon share AmEx lead...

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Lee Hodges and Paul Barjon took advantage of a late tee time Saturday to miss the worst of a windy day and share the third-round lead in The American Express. "It was tough early and it kind of died on our back nine a li...

 2022-01-23 01:54 

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Edwards leads No. 10 Houston to 79-36 win over East Carolina...

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyler Edwards had 25 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and No. 10 Houston used a big first half to rout East Carolina, 79-36, on Saturday night. Edwards scored 17 first half points as the Cougars (17-2, 6-0 American) built a 44...

 2022-01-23 01:53 

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Vescovi leads No. 24 Tennessee over No. 13 LSU 64-50...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Santiago Vescovi scored 16 points and No. 24 Tennessee beat No. 13 LSU 64-50 Saturday night, avenging a 12-point loss two weeks ago. Tennessee (13-5, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) opened with a 14-0 run spanning more than six ...

 2022-01-23 01:52 

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Peterson helps No. 16 USC beat Utah 79-67...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Drew Peterson scored 23 points and Boogie Ellis added 18 to power No. 16 Southern California past Utah 79-67 on Saturday.. When the Utes finally got within single digits with 5:38 to play, Max Agbonkpolo dunked and Peterson hit...

 2022-01-23 01:31 

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2 priests, 2 lay people beatified in El Salvador...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Roman Catholic Church beatified two priests and two lay people Saturday, all victims of right-wing death squads during El Salvador's civil war. The Rev. Rutilio Grande, a Jesuit priest killed alongside friend...

 2022-01-23 00:53 

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Agbaji's late jumper lifts No. 7 Kansas over K-State 78-75...

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji hit a baseline jumper with 9 seconds left to lift No. 7 Kansas over Kansas State 78-75 Saturday. Agbaji's shot gave Kansas its first lead since early in the first half and snapped K-State's two-game winnin...

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