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 2022-01-22 23:31 

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Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government...

HELSINKI (AP) — The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine's government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate. Mura...

 2022-01-22 22:54 

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Carr leads No. 23 Texas past Oklahoma State 56-51...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr scored 14 points and made two free throws with five second remaining as No. 23 Texas defeated Oklahoma State 56-51 on Saturday to snap a two-game losing streak. The Longhorns (14-5, 4-3.Big 12. ) won despite going mo...

 2022-01-22 22:54 

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Florida St. moves to top of ACC after stopping Miami's rally...

CORAL GABLES, Fla (AP) — Caleb Mills scored 16 points, Anthony Polite scored 15 and Florida State withstood a furious second-half Miami rally to beat the Hurricanes 61-60 on Saturday and take control atop the Atlantic Coast Conference. Miami's I...

 2022-01-22 22:53 

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Flagler, Cryer lead No. 5 Baylor past Oklahoma 65-51...

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Adam Flagler scored 16 points, and No. 5 Baylor defeated Oklahoma 65-51 on Saturday. LJ Cryer added 14 points and Matthew Mayer had 12 for the Bears (17-2, 5-2 Big 12). The defending national champions bounced back to win both g...

 2022-01-22 22:53 

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Portland's Lillard discusses his surgery, possible return...

During the Tokyo Olympics, when Damian Lillard's abdominal injury flared up, Jrue Holiday suggested it was time for surgery. Lillard finally took his fellow Olympian's advice and had the procedure Jan. 13. The Trail Blazers' star point guard s...

 2022-01-22 21:55 

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Sabres win 6-3, hand Flyers 11th straight loss...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner, Tage Thompson and Peyton Krebs each scored twice, and the Buffalo Sabres handed Philadelphia its 11th consecutive loss with a 6-3 victory over the Flyers on Saturday. Philadelphia's skid (0-8-3) matches the Ari...

 2022-01-22 21:54 

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Through persistence, Kelly positions himself to run a team...

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Champ Kelly remembers sending handwritten and typed letters to every NFL team, and the rejections that came in return. He did it four times a year over four years, hoping to get into the league. Once the opportunity came, he...

 2022-01-22 21:53 

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Bulls G Caruso sidelined by broken wrist after Allen foul...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso will have surgery next week to repair his broken right wrist after he was taken down by Grayson Allen during the third quarter of Friday night's 94-90 loss at Milwaukee. The team said Caruso will be...

 2022-01-22 21:52 

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Giants interview Bills Leslie Frazier for vacant coach job...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New general manager Joe Schoen and ownership interviewed Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier for the vacant opening as New York Giants head coach. Frazier, 62, spoke via video conferencing with co-owners J...

 2022-01-22 21:32 

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Last straw: Fed-up Arizona Democrats censure Sen. Sinema...

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is growing increasingly isolated from some of her party's most influential officials and donors after playing a key role in scuttling voting rights legislation that many consider essential to preserving de...

 2022-01-22 21:32 

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Maryland school shooting: Teen faces attempted murder charge...

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy was being held without bond Saturday on charges including attempted second-degree murder in connection with the shooting of a fellow student at a high school in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital...

 2022-01-22 21:31 

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Video shows struggle that preceded restrained teen's death...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Surveillance video shows a Black 17-year-old struggling with staff at a Wichita juvenile center last fall before he died after he was restrained facedown for more than 30 minutes. Sedgwick County released 18 video clips late Fri...

 2022-01-22 20:54 

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Shannon scores 23, No. 18 Texas Tech beats West Virginia...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Terrence Shannon scored a season-high 23 points with a go-ahead three-point play and No. 18 Texas Tech remained undefeated at home with a 78-65 win over West Virginia on Saturday. After West Virginia took its only lead in the s...

 2022-01-22 20:54 

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Blackhawks put F Khaira, D Stillman on injured reserve...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks placed forward Jujhar Khaira and defenseman Riley Stillman on injured reserve on Saturday. Khaira is dealing with a lower back issue. Stillman left Friday night's 5-1 loss to Minnesota with a left shoulder i...

 2022-01-22 20:53 

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Titans sit linebacker Rashaan Evans, Bengals sit WR Morgan...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have scratched linebacker Rashaan Evans for their AFC divisional game after he started 11 of 12 games this season. Evans was not on the injury report all week. The Titans also scratched defensive lineman ...

 2022-01-22 20:52 

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Streaking No. 2 Auburn wins 80-71 over No. 12 Kentucky...

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Walker Kessler scored 19 points and K.D. Johnson added 17, helping No. 2 Auburn keep its hot streak alive with an 80-71 victory over No. 12 Kentucky on Saturday. The Tigers (18-1, 7-0 Southeastern Conference) rallied from a 10-po...

 2022-01-22 20:32 

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Review: decision to defend fire station nearly cost lives...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A firefighting crew's decision to stay and defend its beloved station on California's central coast nearly cost the lives of 14 firefighters who were overrun by flames, according to a report released Friday by an organ...

 2022-01-22 20:32 

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Jewish leaders, backers defiant a week after hostage siege...

On the eve of her 100th birthday Saturday, Ruth Salton told her daughter she was going one way or another to Friday night Shabbat services at Congregation Beth Israel, just days after a gunman voicing antisemitic conspiracy theories held four worshippers ...

 2022-01-22 20:32 

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Mexican president says he has drawn up a 'political will'...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador spoke with unusual frankness about his health Saturday, acknowledging he spent the night in a Mexico City hospital after undergoing a cardiac catheterization Friday. Lpez Obrador said he...

 2022-01-22 20:31 

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City drops points, drone stops play on unusual day in EPL...

Man City dropping points. Newcastle winning a game. A drone stopping play. There were plenty of unusual occurrences in the Premier League on Saturday, even if a late, late winner by Manchester United at Old Trafford felt ever so familiar. Few could have e...

 2022-01-22 20:04 

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Talks underway on changing Ohio Statehouse maps...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats bolstered by a high court victory this month appeared to dig in their heels Saturday against another round of gerrymandered legislative maps in Ohio. The state's bipartisan Ohio Redistricting Commission repeatedly...

 2022-01-22 20:04 

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Berlusconi drops bid to be elected as Italy's president...

ROME (AP) — Former premier Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday bowed out of Italy's presidential election set for next week, though he insisted he had nailed down enough voters to become head of state. Berlusconi, 85, said in a statement that after mu...

 2022-01-22 20:03 

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'Stop Right There!': Foley recalls epic duet with Meat Loaf...

NEW YORK (AP) — "Stop Right There!" Three words of warning — and three words that Ellen Foley credits with launching her career in music. It was Foley who belted out the words to Meat Loaf about halfway through their eight-and-a-half m...

 2022-01-22 19:53 

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Griffin hits 5 3s, No. 6 Duke beats Syracuse 79-59...

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — AJ Griffin hit five 3-pointers — the most by a Duke player this season — and the sixth-ranked Blue Devils routed visiting Syracuse 79-59 Saturday. Griffin was one of four players for Duke (15-3, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Con...

 2022-01-22 19:53 

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Gillespie scores 28, No. 11 Villanova beats Georgetown 85-74...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Collin Gillespie scored 28 points, Justin Moore added 19 and No. 11 Villanova won at Georgetown 85-74 on Saturday. Gillespie connected on 6 of 9 3-pointers, including four in the second half. Villanova erased an eight-point, second...

 2022-01-22 19:52 

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With 3 starters out, Gophers beat Scarlet Knights 68-65...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Payton Willis scored a career-high 32 points, matching a program record with eight 3-pointers, and short-handed Minnesota snapped a four-game losing streak with an improbable 68-65 win over Rutgers on Saturday. Missing three start...

 2022-01-22 19:32 

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Young officer slain in Harlem joined to help 'chaotic city'...

NEW YORK (AP) — The 22-year-old New York City police officer who was shot to death while responding to a call in a Harlem apartment came from an immigrant family and grew up in a community with strained police relations, but joined the force to make...

 2022-01-22 19:31 

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Kuwaiti minister in Lebanon over diplomatic row with gulf...

BEIRUT (AP) — Kuwait's foreign minister handed Lebanese officials Saturday a list of suggestions for confidence-building measures with oil-rich Gulf states after relations between the two sides deteriorated dramatically over the past months. The...

 2022-01-22 19:04 

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Arizona Democrats censure Sinema over voting rights bill...

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is growing increasingly isolated from some of her party's most influential officials and donors after playing a key role in scuttling voting rights legislation that many Democrats consider essential to pre...

 2022-01-22 18:52 

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Olympian Aaron Blunck finds peace after scary halfpipe crash...

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Six ribs were broken. His pelvis fractured. Kidney lacerated. Heart bruised. Freestyle skier Aaron Blunck didn't know if he would make it — "Don't let me die," he told his coach at the bottom of the halfpipe...

 2022-01-22 18:04 

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Talks under way on fix to gerrymandered Ohio Statehouse maps...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats bolstered by a high court victory this month appeared to dig in their heels Saturday against another round of gerrymandered legislative maps in Ohio. The state's bipartisan Ohio Redistricting Commission repeatedly...

 2022-01-22 18:03 

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Dale Dickey takes center stage at Sundance in 'A Love Song'...

NEW YORK (AP) — Dale Dickey tends to get "those crusty roles," as she heard someone once call them. A familiar, craggy face from films like "Winter's Bone" and "Hell or High Water," Dickey has long been a riveting support...

 2022-01-22 18:03 

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In 'Watcher,' a stalker thriller with a female gaze...

An American woman moves to Bucharest with her partner and begins to suspect she's being stalked in "Watcher," a stylish, unnerving thriller that premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival. Starring Maika Monroe ("The Guest"), Karl ...

 2022-01-22 17:33 

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

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Roman Catholic Church will beatify 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 fri...

 2022-01-22 17:32 

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Ian Alexander Jr., only child of Regina King, dies at age 26...

NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Alexander Jr., the only child of award-winning actor and director Regina King, has died. He turned 26 on Wednesday. "Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian," a family statement shared Saturday by...

 2022-01-22 17:32 

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Arizona Democrats censure Sinema for blocking voting bill...

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is growing increasingly isolated from some of her party's most influential officials and donors after playing a key role in scuttling voting rights legislation that many Democrats consider essential to pre...

 2022-01-22 17:32 

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Hermes style has 1980s kick, Loewe goes conceptual in Paris...

PARIS (AP) — Hermes led the pack on Saturday's installment of Paris Fashion Week as its veteran menswear designer, Veronique Nichanian, delivered an atypical glam rock twist to her luxuriant wares. There was no far-flung concept, gimmick or muse...

 2022-01-22 17:31 

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Wildfire along California's Big Sur forces evacuations...

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire broke out late Friday in the rugged mountains above Big Sur, forcing residents to evacuate from their homes and authorities to shut down a stretch of Pacific Coast Highway. The fire started in a canyon a...

 2022-01-22 16:59 

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Vaccine passport protests in Europe draw thousands of people...

HELSINKI (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in European capitals Saturday to protest vaccine passports and other requirements governments have imposed in hopes of ending the coronavirus pandemic. Demonstrations took place in Helsinki, London, Paris...

 2022-01-22 16:59 

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'Whoa, that's not right': Georgia towns lead census appeals...

When officials in Chester, Georgia, heard that the 2020 census had pegged their small town at 525 people, their jaws dropped. They believed the town was almost triple that size and feared an inaccurate number could force them to make budget cuts. "I s...

 2022-01-22 16:58 

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Don't approach lab monkey missing after crash, people told...

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Residents of a Pennsylvania county were warned Saturday not to approach a monkey that was missing after a crash involving a pickup that was towing a trailer taking about 100 of the animals to a lab. State troopers urged people n...

 2022-01-22 16:05 

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High truck towing costs in Wyoming prompt calls for reform...

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Slick, snowy highways are a well-known concern to anyone driving through Wyoming during winter. But for some, the worst part of sliding off the interstate or having your semitrailer blow over from the Cowboy State's famous w...

 2022-01-22 16:03 

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Yellowstone National Park to mark 150th anniversary in 2022...

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park is about to turn 150 years old on March 1, and an array of activities are planned to honor the occasion. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, park staff haven't scheduled large-scale events commemorating ...

 2022-01-22 15:52 

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Ex-athlete vows to maintain U. of Michigan sex abuse protest...

Jon Vaughn's small blue-and-white camper has been parked outside the home of the University of Michigan's president since early October, and he says it won't be moving anytime soon. The former star running back for the university's Wolveri...

 2022-01-22 14:59 

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With Roe in doubt, states act on abortion limits, expansions...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It didn't take long for abortion to re-emerge as a flashpoint in state legislatures. Less than a month into the 2022 legislative sessions, battles over the future of abortion already are setting up around the U.S. Republica...

 2022-01-22 14:53 

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Bitcoin pyramid schemes wreak havoc on Brazil's 'New Egypt'...

CABO FRIO, Brazil (AP) — In April, Brazil's federal police stormed the helipad of a boutique seaside hotel in Rio de Janeiro state, where they busted two men and a woman loading a chopper with 7 million reais ($1.3 million) in neatly packed bill...

 2022-01-22 14:52 

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Eggert, Benecken win 6th World Cup luge doubles championship...

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken are World Cup overall champions for the sixth time, getting that title back just in time for the Olympics. Eggert and Benecken won the season's World Cup doubles finale Saturday, a w...

 2022-01-22 14:32 

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Omicron wave leaves US food banks scrambling for volunteers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food banks across the country are experiencing a critical shortage of volunteers as the omicron variant frightens people away from their usual shifts, and companies and schools that regularly supply large groups of volunteers are c...

 2022-01-22 14:32 

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Coast along Virginia and the Carolina's gets snow, ice...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A layer of ice and a blanket of snow covered coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia early Saturday after a winter weather system brought colder temperatures and precipitation not often seen in the region. Author...

 2022-01-22 14:32 

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Stray bullet kills English astrophysicist visiting Atlanta...

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (AP) — A stray bullet struck and killed an English astrophysicist while he was inside an Atlanta-area apartment, authorities say. Matthew Willson, 31, of Chertsey, Surrey, England, was visiting his girlfriend in the United States whe...

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