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 2022-02-08 05:59 

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AP PHOTOS: Despite curbs, campaigning continues in India...

NEW DELHI (AP) — The order in January was clear and driven most by India's past experience: Political rallies — a staple of Indian elections — were to be halted immediately. Enormous gatherings during state elections last year contri...

 2022-02-08 05:59 

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'Dune,' 'Power of the Dog' poised for Oscar nomination hauls...

NEW YORK (AP) — Tuesday morning's Oscar nominations should bring Will Smith his third Academy Awards nod, a lot of love for Denis Villeneuve's science-fiction epic "Dune" and nominations spread across more streaming services than eve...

 2022-02-08 05:55 

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Booker scores 38, NBA-best Suns hang on, beat Bulls 127-124...

CHICAGO (AP) — Devin Booker got off to a big start while helping Phoenix build a huge lead. The NBA-leading Suns remained in control the rest of the way and came away with yet another win. Booker scored 38 points, and Phoenix beat the Chicago Bulls ...

 2022-02-08 05:55 

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Mitchell nets 32, rallies Jazz past Knicks for 3rd straight...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 32 points, seven rebounds, and six assists to lead the Utah Jazz to a 113-104 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night. Mitchell also had four steals to help rally the Jazz to their third straight w...

 2022-02-08 05:54 

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Australian political leaders apologize to staff for abuses...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian political leaders apologized to staffers who have endured decades of bullying, harassment and sexual assault inside Parliamentary House and other government offices. The presiding officers of the House of Repres...

 2022-02-08 05:54 

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AP PHOTOS: A Day 3 filled with crashes at Beijing Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — It was a day perhaps more notable for its failures than for its successes. American Mikaela Shiffrin crashed out a few seconds into her opening race at the Beijing Olympics. Favored to defend her gold medal in the giant slalom, Shiffr...

 2022-02-08 05:54 

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Report: New strategy for opioids and a Cabinet-level leader...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. needs a nimble, multipronged strategy and Cabinet-level leadership to counter its festering overdose epidemic, a bipartisan congressional commission advises. With vastly powerful synthetic drugs like fentanyl driving recor...

 2022-02-08 05:54 

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Olympics Live: Chen sets world record in short program...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Nathan Chen has set the world record during his short program at the Beijing Olympics, scoring 113.97 points to break the previous mark set by longtime rival Yuzuru Hanyu and putting hims...

 2022-02-08 05:53 

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UCLA settles gynecologist abuse suit for more than $100M...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California has agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle allegations that several hundred women were sexually abused by a former UCLA gynecologist, lawyers announced. The settlement was announced Monday by s...

 2022-02-08 05:53 

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Austrian skier Mayer defends super-G title at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Austrian skier Matthias Mayer defended his title in the super-G on Tuesday at the Beijing Games and added a third Olympic gold medal to his collection. Mayer, who was the 13th of 47 racers to start on The Rock course, raised his ski p...

 2022-02-08 04:55 

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Thompson's 21 points, late 3s lead Warriors past Thunder...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 21 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-98 on Monday night for their ninth straight win. After the Thunder rallied late in the fourth quarter to cut Golden State's lead...

 2022-02-08 04:55 

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Marner scores 2, Maple Leafs beat Hurricanes 4-3 in OT...

TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner scored the tying goal late in the third period and then got the winner 2:51 into overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night. Auston Matthews also scored twice, and ...

 2022-02-08 04:54 

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Adebayo, Butler lead Heat to 121-100 win over Wizards...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 21 points and Jimmy Butler had 19 as the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat cruised to a 121-100 win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. Miami (35-20) won its third straight and improved to 3-2 on a s...

 2022-02-08 04:54 

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No. 4 Arizona rolls past rival Arizona State for 91-79 win...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Azuolas Tubelis had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Bennedict Mathurin added 18 points and No. 4 Arizona pulled away in the second half for a 91-79 win over rival Arizona State on Monday night. Arizona (20-2, 10-1 Pac-12) has won four...

 2022-02-08 04:53 

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Olympics Live: Mexican skater Carrillo is on to next round...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Mexican figure skater Donovan Carrillo is advancing to the next round of competition at the Beijing Olympics, a first for the country. The 22-year-old, who was born and raised in Mexico, ...

 2022-02-08 04:52 

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AP PHOTOS: A Day 2 filled with crashes at Beijing Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — It was a day perhaps more notable for its failures than for its successes. American Mikaela Shiffrin crashed out a few seconds into her opening race at the Beijing Olympics. Favored to defend her gold medal in the giant slalom, Shiffr...

 2022-02-08 04:32 

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Suit alleging UCLA doctor sex abuse settled for over $100M...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California has agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle allegations that several hundred women were sexually abused by a former UCLA gynecologist, lawyers announced. The settlement was announced Monday by s...

 2022-02-08 04:32 

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Asian stocks mixed after Wall St falls amid rate hike unease...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street fell as investors watched for signs of whether global central banks will try to cool inflation by speeding up the withdrawal of economic stimulus. Shanghai and Hong Kong decline...

 2022-02-08 04:32 

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Jones free to post Olympics after 3rd-party error resolved...

Leslie Jones is free to take to social media to give her commentary about the Olympics after a misunderstanding with some of her posts. NBC spokesman Greg Hughes said Monday night that some of Jones' videos that were blocked were the result of a "...

 2022-02-08 04:31 

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Olympics Live: Austria's Mayer on track for super-G gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Defending champion Matthias Mayer of Austria is in first place in the men's super-G at the Beijing Games and is on the brink of capturing a third Olympic gold medal with only lower-ra...

 2022-02-08 04:07 

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Kansas GOP fails to undo veto of remap plan hurting Democrat...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republican lawmakers in Kansas learned Monday that they didn't have the votes yet to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a GOP redistricting plan that would make it harder for the state's only Democrat ...

 2022-02-08 04:06 

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Ex-Air Force sergeant to change plea in officer killing...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former U.S. Air Force sergeant plans to change his not guilty plea in the fatal shooting of a federal security officer in Northern California during 2020 protests against police brutality, court records filed Monday showed. St...

 2022-02-08 04:06 

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Ex-San Diego deputy sentenced in killing of fleeing man...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former San Diego County sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a man he saw escape from a patrol car was sentenced Monday to three years of probation and a year in jail. Aaron Russell, 25, pleaded guilty last month to voluntary man...

 2022-02-08 04:06 

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Olympics Live: Peng Shuai watches big air with IOC president...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai sat with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and watched American-born Chinese freeskier Eileen Gu win gold at the women's big air e...

 2022-02-08 04:04 

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New Zealand convoy protesters clog streets near Parliament...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of people protesting vaccine and mask mandates drove in convoy to New Zealand's capital on Tuesday and converged outside Parliament as lawmakers reconvened after a summer break. The mostly unmasked protest...

 2022-02-08 04:03 

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Texas broadcaster who covered JFK assassination dies at 88...

DALLAS (AP) — Longtime Texas broadcaster Gary DeLaune, who over his career covered everything from major news events including the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to sports and feature stories, has died. He was 88. DeLaune, who worked for...

 2022-02-08 03:59 

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EXPLAINER: How China got blue skies in time for Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — The blue skies greeting Olympic athletes here this month are a stark change from just a decade ago when the city's choking air pollution was dubbed an "Airpocalypse4; and blamed for scaring off tourists. Beijing's air s...

 2022-02-08 03:55 

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AP sources: Saints tab Dennis Allen to replace Sean Payton...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dennis Allen is getting a second chance to be an NFL head coach — this time with a New Orleans Saints franchise he helped transform from an oft-stumbling, also-ran into a regular contender during the 16-year tenure of his fo...

 2022-02-08 03:54 

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US-born freeskier Gu wins Olympic big air gold for China...

BEIJING (AP) — American-born Eileen Gu of China cranked out the first 1620 of her career on her final jump, stunning Tess Ledeux of France and earning the first of what she hopes will be three gold medals at the Beijing Olympics in women's frees...

 2022-02-08 03:54 

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Murray stops 32 shots to help Senators beat Devils 4-1...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Nick Paul and Connor Brown each had a goal and an assist, Matt Murray stopped 32 shots, and the Ottawa Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 Monday night. Nick Holden and Adam Gaudette also scored for the Senators, who won f...

 2022-02-08 03:53 

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N. Korea increases virus budget after partial border opening...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea plans to increase its government spending on pandemic measures by one-third this year to carry out leader Kim Jong Un's calls for a more "advanced and people-oriented" virus response, state media sai...

 2022-02-08 03:53 

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Olympics Live: NBC says Jones free to tweet Olympic content...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ NBC says comedian Leslie Jones is free to give her commentary about the Olympics on social media after a misunderstanding with some of her posts. NBC spokesman Greg Hughes said Monday nig...

 2022-02-08 03:52 

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Peng Shuai watches Gu win Olympic gold in freeski big air...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai sat with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and watched American-born Chinese freeskier Eileen Gu win gold at the women's big air event Tuesday. Peng appeared a day after deliver...

 2022-02-08 02:59 

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White House: Top scientist resigns over treatment of staff...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's top science adviser Dr. Eric Lander resigned Monday, hours after the White House confirmed that an internal investigation found credible evidence that he mistreated his staff. An internal review last year,...

 2022-02-08 02:56 

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Police ID'd Saints' Kamara as felony suspect before Pro Bowl...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police learned Saturday that New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara was a suspect in a pre-dawn beating of a man at a Las Vegas nightclub, but did not arrest Kamara until after Sunday's NFL Pro Bowl, a Las Vegas Metropolit...

 2022-02-08 02:55 

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US approves support deal with Taiwan for Patriot missiles...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has approved a $100 million support contract with Taiwan aimed at boosting the island's missile defense systems as it faces increasing pressure from China. The State Department announced the engineering...

 2022-02-08 02:54 

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Aluma leads Virginia Tech to a 74-47 rout of Pittsburgh...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Keve Aluma scored 18 points and Virginia Tech held Pittsburgh to a season-low point total en route to a second win over the Panthers in three nights, posting a 74-47 victory on Monday night. The Hokies have won four straight g...

 2022-02-08 02:54 

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John Vinocur, Paris-based columnist and editor, dies at 81...

NEW YORK (AP) — John Vinocur, a much-respected foreign correspondent for The New York Times and The Associated Press and later executive editor and columnist at the International Herald Tribune in Paris, has died, his family announced. He was 81. Vi...

 2022-02-08 02:54 

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Siakam, Raptors beat Hornets 116-101 for 6th straight win...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 24 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, and the Toronto Raptors defeated the Charlotte Hornets 116-101 on Monday night for their sixth straight win. Gary Trent Jr. scored 24 points, and Fred VanVleet and OG...

 2022-02-08 02:53 

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No handshakes: Philippine presidency hopefuls open campaigns...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Campaigning in the Philippines' presidential election started Tuesday with a cast of candidates led by a late dictator's son and the pro-democracy current vice president, with all vowing to bail out a country drive...

 2022-02-08 02:52 

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Beekman 3 gives Virginia stunning 69-68 win over No. 7 Duke...

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Reece Beekman hit a 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds remaining as Virginia knocked off No. 7 Duke 69-68 on Monday night. It was just the second 3-pointer on 12 attempts for the Cavaliers. Jayden Gardner scored 17 points, Kadin Shedrick...

 2022-02-08 02:06 

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New Mexico Senate seeks new protections for election workers...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A bill that seeks greater protections for election officials and volunteers amid growing concerns for their safety in New Mexico won unanimous state Senate approval Monday. New Mexico is among a handful of states are seeking gr...

 2022-02-08 02:04 

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Ex-Honduran leader placed on US list of corrupt officials...

MIAMI (AP) — The Biden administration last year quietly placed former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernndez on a classified list of officials suspected of corruption or undermining democracy in Central America, according to the State Department, ...

 2022-02-08 01:55 

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AP sources: Saints tap Dennis Allen to replace Sean Payton...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have promoted defensive coordinator Dennis Allen to head coach, two people familiar with the decision said Monday. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Saints have n...

 2022-02-08 01:54 

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No. 5 NC State women roll past No. 11 Georgia Tech in ACC...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Diamond Johnson scored 12 points and fifth-ranked North Carolina State build a big lead in the third quarter to beat No. 11 Georgia Tech 59-48 on Monday night. Raina Perez added 11 points for the Wolfpack, who turned a marquee m...

 2022-02-08 01:53 

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Bengals fans celebrate long-awaited Super Bowl appearance...

CINCINNATI (AP) — "Who dey" got its own day on Monday. The Cincinnati Bengals' 40-year-old rally cry rang out over and over during the team's Paul Brown Stadium NFL Opening Night Fan Rally on Monday night. The celebration for the tea...

 2022-02-08 01:53 

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Olympics Live: 2nd Finnish hockey player taken to isolation...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ A second Finland men's hockey player has been taken to an isolation hotel after testing positive for the coronavirus. Goaltender Jussi Olkinuora has joined forward Marko Anttila in is...

 2022-02-08 01:52 

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Jalen Ramsey finally in Super Bowl after 6 years, 2 teams...

Six seasons and two teams into an often-turbulent NFL career, Jalen Ramsey finally is on the stage where he starts every season expecting to play. The Super Bowl. Ramsey says it feels good. Really good. "It means a lot to be in this position with this...

 2022-02-08 01:33 

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Judge issues contempt order over county jail in Mississippi...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has issued a civil contempt order against Mississippi's largest county, saying officials have failed to fix more than two dozen problems in a jail plagued by violence and lax security. The U.S. Justice Depar...

 2022-02-08 01:32 

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NYC's vegan mayor Adams hooked into admitting he eats fish...

NEW YORK (AP) — There was something fishy about New York City Mayor Eric Adams' declarations that he's a vegan. The Democrat — who wrote a book promoting his plant-based lifestyle and rolled out "Vegan Fridays" in New York City...

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