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 2022-01-22 11:32 

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Houthis, aid group: Death toll from prison airstrike at 82...

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a prison run by Yemen's Houthi rebels climbed to at least 82 detainees, the rebels and an aid group said Saturday. Internet access in the Arab world's poorest country ...

 2022-01-22 11:31 

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US-backed fighters chase IS gunmen near prison in Syria...

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led fighters advanced slowly Saturday under the cover of U.S.-led coalition air power in Syria's northeast. Intense clashes with Islamic State militants took place around a prison where thousands of extremists were held, of...

 2022-01-22 10:52 

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Birthday gift for Cornet is a spot in 4th round in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Alize Cornet stood midcourt on Margaret Court Arena waving to the singing fans and patting her heart after an Australian Open third-round win on a sunny Saturday afternoon. While the experienced French player was touched ...

 2022-01-22 10:52 

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Medvedev wins over Aussie crowd in win over Dutch opponent...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Daniil Medvedev sat courtside trying to re-hydrate during a changeover, an image of nine-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic flashed up in the stadium behind him. It was in the third set Saturday, and it was l...

 2022-01-22 10:32 

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

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Residents in the Big Sur area of California were told to evacuate from their homes due to a wildfire that began late Friday, officials said. Monterey County officials ordered the evacuations after the wildfire started in the P...

 2022-01-22 10:31 

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Yemeni rebels say death toll from prison airstrike at 80...

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a prison run by Yemen's Houthi rebels climbed to at least 82 detainees, the rebels and an aid group said Saturday. Internet access in the Arab world's poorest country ...

 2022-01-22 10:05 

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Tampa neighborhood's abandoned chickens find sanctuary...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It started as a playful Instagram page dedicated to Ybor City's free-roaming flocks of chickens. Dylan Breese, the founder of The Ybor Chickens Society Instagram page, gave the birds names that matched their personalities. He ...

 2022-01-22 10:04 

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Ex-Malaysia PM Mahathir, 96, hospitalized at heart institute...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, 96, was hospitalized for the third time in just over a month, his spokesperson said Saturday, sparking concerns over his health. The two-time former premier, once the wo...

 2022-01-22 08:54 

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Adam Rippon looks back at his role in 2018 Olympics...

So, it's just another competition? Got to treat the Winter Olympics that way? Many athletes say that, perhaps trying to convince themselves that the Games are a regular, no major deal kind of event. Adam Rippon even used that ploy back in 2018. Then R...

 2022-01-22 08:53 

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The Latest: Tsitsipas, Fritz to meet next at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas fended off Benoit Paire 6-3, 7-5, 6-7 (2), 6-4 to advance to a fourth-round match against Taylor Fritz at the Aus...

 2022-01-22 08:53 

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First flights leave Chinese city Xi'an as travel curbs ease...

BEIJING (AP) — The first commercial airline flights in one month took off Saturday from Xi'an in western China as the government eased travel curbs imposed after a coronavirus outbreak ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in Beijing. Seven ...

 2022-01-22 08:52 

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US women's hockey once again led by a shining Knight...

Cammi Granato had never forgotten the young girl she lent her stick and gloves to during one of the former U.S. Olympian's first hockey camps in Chicago in the late 1990s. It was years later when Granato discovered that girl just happened to be Hilary...

 2022-01-22 08:32 

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Russia toughens its posture amid Ukraine tensions...

MOSCOW (AP) — With tens of thousands of Russian troops positioned near Ukraine, the Kremlin has kept the U.S. and its allies guessing about its next moves in the worst security crisis to emerge between Moscow and the West since the Cold War. Amid fe...

 2022-01-22 08:31 

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China's success taming virus could make exit strategy harder...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The sweeping "zero-tolerance" strategy that China has used to keep COVID-19 case numbers low and its economy functioning may, paradoxically, make it harder for the country to exit the pandemic. Most experts say the coro...

 2022-01-22 08:04 

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Minnesota lawmakers face $7.7B surplus in 2022 session...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature will enjoy a $7.7 billion surplus when it convenes Jan. 31, a strong financial position but one that is bound to set up clashes in this election year over whether to spend the money on plenty of needs or ...

 2022-01-22 08:04 

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Australia delivers water, telecommunications aid to Tonga...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Three flights from Australia carrying food, water, medical supplies and telecommunications equipment landed in Tonga on Saturday, as the Pacific nation continues to grapple with the aftermath of an underwater volcanic erup...

 2022-01-22 07:54 

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Barkov lifts Panthers past Canucks 2-1 in SO...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Aleksander Barkov scored the deciding goal in the shootout and the Florida Panthers beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 Friday night. Sam Reinhart scored in regulation for Florida, and Spencer Knight stopped 27 shots in...

 2022-01-22 07:53 

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The Latest: No. 2 Medvedev into 4th round at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Daniil Medvedev didn't mind the crowd reaction this time. The No. 2-ranked Medvedev had a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 win over Botic Van de Zandschulp in th...

 2022-01-22 07:31 

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British Conservatives set to go for top job if Johnson falls...

LONDON (AP) — Revelations that Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his staff partied while Britain was in a coronavirus lockdown have provoked public outrage and led some members of his Conservative Party to consider ousting their leader. If they manag...

 2022-01-22 07:03 

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Hotel-turned-museum hosted Black people during segregation...

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — For African Americans who were traveling around the country during the days of segregation, there were not many hotels that would allow them to stay for the night. For some travelers, that meant finding a local family that would ...

 2022-01-22 06:53 

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Islanders 1980s dynasty star Clark Gillies dies at 67...

Hall of Famer Clark Gillies, a stalwart on the New York Islanders' dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980s, has died. He was 67. The Islanders announced Gillies' death Friday night, with team president and gener...

 2022-01-22 06:52 

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Husso sharp, Bozak gets shorty as Blues beat Kraken 5-0...

SEATTLE (AP) — Ville Husso stopped 27 shots, Tyler Bozak scored short-handed and the St. Louis Blues pounded the Seattle Kraken 5-0 Friday night. The Blues have won two straight and five of six. Bozak and Brayden Schenn scored in the first period, a...

 2022-01-22 05:56 

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No. 14 Michigan State ends No. 8 Wisconsin's 7-game streak...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Malik Hall scored 14 points and No. 14 Michigan State beat No. 8 Wisconsin 86-74 on Friday night to snap the Badgers' seven-game winning streak. Max Christie, Tyson Walker and A.J. Hoggard scored 12 points apiece for the Spa...

 2022-01-22 05:56 

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3 flips for Hirano but a 4th win for James at....

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Ayumu Hirano landed the triple cork. Scotty James rode away with the win. The calculus on the halfpipe remained hazy as ever Friday night when James notched his fourth career victory at the Winter X Games even though he didn'...

 2022-01-22 05:56 

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Jones keeps No. 2 Stanford rolling in 97-74 win over Cal...

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Haley Jones scored eight of her season-high 26 points as part of a big run coming out of halftime, and No. 2 Stanford rolled past California 97-74 on Friday night. Fran Belibi added a season-high 20 points and six rebounds to...

 2022-01-22 05:56 

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The Latest: No. 2 Sabalenka reaches 4th round in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka has moved into the fourth round at the Australian Open with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 win over No. 31 Marketa Vondrousova. The...

 2022-01-22 05:55 

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Morant scores 38, Grizzlies knock off Jokic, Nuggets 122-118...

DENVER (AP) — Ja Morant scored 38 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame Nikola Jokic's fourth straight triple-double to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-118 on Friday night. Morant scored on floaters, runners, fadeaways, 3-pointers, an emphatic a...

 2022-01-22 05:55 

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Jazz snap three-game home skid, beat Pistons 111-101...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert scored 24 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked four shots to lead the Utah Jazz to a 111-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. Bojan Bogdanovic added 23 points, Jordan Clarkson had 20 and Mike Con...

 2022-01-22 05:53 

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Bulls coach Donovan rips Bucks' Allen after flagrant foul...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Bulls coach Billy Donovan says the flagrant foul that resulted in Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen's ejection Friday night could have caused a serious injury and merits a closer look from the NBA. Bulls guard Alex Car...

 2022-01-22 05:53 

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Curry hits winning jumper, Warriors beat Rockets 105-103...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry hit a game-winning 20-foot jumper from the top of the key to beat the final buzzer, scoring 22 points and sending the Golden State Warriors past the Houston Rockets 105-103 on Friday night. The sellout crowd went i...

 2022-01-22 05:52 

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Grant's 2 goals lead Anaheim Ducks' 5-1 rout of Tampa Bay...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Derek Grant scored two goals, John Gibson made 32 saves and the Anaheim Ducks emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. Kevin Shattenkirk and Vinni Lettieri...

 2022-01-22 05:33 

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Canada, US and allies talk aid for Haiti at meeting...

TORONTO (AP) — Haiti's spiraling insecurity and growing concerns about its ability to hold general elections following the killing of President Jovenel Mose prompted two dozen international senior officials to meet Friday and agree to increase a...

 2022-01-22 05:33 

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Despite key win, Venezuela's opposition split over strategy...

BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Iglenda Monzn lost her restaurant to Venezuela's protracted economic crisis. Her daughters then emigrated to Colombia to find work and left behind two children. She and the boys sometimes go hungry and often do not have...

 2022-01-22 05:32 

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'Wuhan, I Am Here': Film follows volunteers in sealed city...

BEIJING (AP) — The homeless, the sick, the elderly: For people who fell through the cracks of the official system, the then-unprecedented decision to isolate the central Chinese city of Wuhan and its 13 million people was a matter of life or death. ...

 2022-01-22 05:32 

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Sinema faces blowback in Arizona for votes defying Democrats...

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 05:31 

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Where Ukraine's sunflowers once sprouted, fears now grow...

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a warm spring day in Ukraine 26 years ago, three men smiled for cameras as they planted symbolic sunflower seedlings in freshly tilled earth where Soviet nuclear missiles had once stood ready. That placid scene was, briefly, a l...

 2022-01-22 04:53 

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Antetokounmpo scores 30 as Bucks beat Bulls 94-90...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 12 rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks overcome Grayson Allen's ejection and beat the Chicago Bulls 94-90 on Friday night. Chicago's DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points but missed a 3-poin...

 2022-01-22 04:53 

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Hartman powers Wild past Blackhawks 5-1...

CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Hartman scored twice, Marcus Foligno had a goal and an assist, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 on Friday night. Calen Addison and Brandon Duhaime also had goals for Minnesota, who won for the fourth time in...

 2022-01-22 04:52 

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Harden's triple-double helps Nets top Murray, Spurs, 117-102...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — James Harden had 37 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, spoiling Dejounte Murray's ninth triple-double of the season as the Brooklyn Nets overpowered the San Antonio Spurs 117-102 on Friday night. Murray had 25 points, 12 rebo...

 2022-01-22 04:32 

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Police: Truck with 100 monkeys crashes, some of them missing...

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A truck carrying about 100 monkeys was involved in a crash Friday in Pennsylvania, state police said as authorities searched for at least three of the monkeys that appeared to have escaped the vehicle. The truck carrying the ani...

 2022-01-22 04:32 

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Jewish leaders urge worship attendance 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 04:31 

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1 NYPD officer killed, 1 severely injured in Harlem shooting...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Police Department officer was killed and another critically wounded Friday night while responding to a call from a woman about her son, who "suddenly, without warning" shot at them from the back room of a Harlem ap...

 2022-01-22 04:05 

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Wineries, farms eligible for last-ditch California insurance...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Napa wineries and others hard-hit by massive wildfires in California's wine country and elsewhere will soon be able to tap into the state's insurance plan of last resort, officials said Friday. Hundreds of farmers, ...

 2022-01-22 04:05 

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Republican Party challenges New Mexico political maps...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Republican Party on Friday filed a legal challenge to New Mexico's recently approved political map that reshapes the state's three congressional districts. The lawsuit was filed in a Roswell-based state district cou...

 2022-01-22 04:04 

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Official: 1 officer dead, 1 gravely hurt in Harlem shooting...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Police Department officer was killed and another gravely injured Friday night after responding to a domestic disturbance call, according to a law enforcement official. A suspect was also killed in the shooting in Harlem, s...

 2022-01-22 04:04 

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Mexican president undergoes cardiac catheterization...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador underwent cardiac catheterization Friday afternoon at a military hospital, the government announced. Interior Secretary Adn Augusto Lpez Hernndez said in a statement that based on a routi...

 2022-01-22 03:57 

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DeAngelo leads Hurricanes to 6-3 win over Rangers...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tony DeAngelo had a goal and two assists against his former team as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 6-3 on Friday night. Sebastian Aho also had a goal and two assists, while Vincent Trocheck, Seth Jarvis, Jespe...

 2022-01-22 03:56 

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The Latest: Halep, Collins, Cornet into 4th Rd in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 2 p.m. Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep is into Week 2 at Melbourne Park for the fifth consecutive year. The 14th-seeded Halep advanced with a 6-2,...

 2022-01-22 03:55 

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VanVleet rescues Raptors late in 109-105 win over Wizards...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fred VanVleet hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 59 seconds to play, and the Toronto Raptors hung on after blowing an 18-point fourth-quarter lead to beat the Washington Wizards 109-105 on Friday night. Rookie Scottie Barnes scored a...

 2022-01-22 03:55 

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Young scores 28 as Hawks hold Heat at the end, 110-108...

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 28 points, Kevin Huerter added 21 and the Atlanta Hawks won their third straight game after nearly blowing an 18-point lead in a 110-108 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night. The Heat again were without star g...

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