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 2022-02-07 16:04 

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Muscogee dismayed by nearly naked statue of Georgia ancestor...

ATLANTA (AP) — There's a problem with putting someone on a pedestal: Exposed on all sides, a hero to some can be seen as a traitor to others. Atlanta plans to install a statue of a Native American man atop a 110-foot (34-meter) column in its new...

 2022-02-07 15:55 

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Gatik CEO sees future of autonomous trucking in short hauls...

NEW YORK (AP) — Late last year, autonomous vehicle startup Gatik announced a big step: it eliminated the safety operator from behind the wheel of two self-driving trucks as part of its partnership with discounter Walmart. Now, the Mountain View, Cal...

 2022-02-07 15:54 

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Germany eyes easing COVID rules; pharmacies to offer shots...

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is working on plans to relax coronavirus restrictions after the peak in new cases has passed, likely by the end of February. Unlike some of its European neighbors, Germany still has many pandemic restrictions in p...

 2022-02-07 15:53 

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Stocks rise on Wall Street ahead of busy week of earnings...

Stocks rose in morning trading on Wall Street Monday as investors prepare for another busy week of corporate earnings. The S&P 500 rose 0.2% as of 10:22 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 24 points, or 0.1%, to 35,114 and the Nasdaq rose ...

 2022-02-07 15:53 

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Geisenberger, once again, leads Olympic women's luge event...

BEIJING (AP) — Natalie Geisenberger has been here twice before, holding the lead midway through the Olympic women's luge race. Both times, she won gold. She's not celebrating this time quite yet. As many other medal hopefuls — includin...

 2022-02-07 15:53 

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Inaugural HBCU game to be televised during All-Star Weekend...

CLEVELAND (AP) — The inaugural NBA HBCU Classic between Howard and Morgan State will be televised nationally as part of All-Star weekend festivities as the league expands support of historically Black colleges and universities. The Feb. 19 game will...

 2022-02-07 15:52 

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Olympics Live: US figure skater Zhou out after COVID test...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ U.S. men's figure skater Vincent Zhou has tested positive for the coronavirus, and is out of the individual competition. In a five-minute video posted to Instagram on Monday night, a ...

 2022-02-07 15:02 

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Nike no longer sponsors Man United's Greenwood after arrest...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Nike is no longer sponsoring Mason Greenwood, with the Manchester United player on police bail after being questioned on suspicion of the rape and assault of a woman. The sportswear firm initially suspended its deal with G...

 2022-02-07 15:02 

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Kimberly Palmer: The most romantic money moves you can make...

For some people, talking about money is as pleasurable a way to spend time together as going for a long walk on the beach. "I am a money nerd, so to me, talking about money is super fun, and I've paired up with someone who is the same," says K...

 2022-02-07 14:54 

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Commerce Dept. adds 33 Chinese companies to red flag list...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is raising red flags about 33 Chinese companies whose legitimacy it cannot verify, imposing new restrictions on their ability to receive shipments from U.S. exporters and requiring extra diligence from Amer...

 2022-02-07 14:54 

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Frontier offers $3B for Spirit low-cost airline tie-up...

Frontier is offering to buy Spirit Airlines in a $2.9 billion cash-and-stock deal that will create the nation's fifth largest carrier. The tie-up is valued at $6.6 billion when accounting for the assumption of debt and other liabilities. The companies...

 2022-02-07 14:54 

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Cambodian leader admits error over Myanmar prisoner release...

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Monday that Myanmar's military government had released an Australian economist detained for the past year, but Myanmar authorities denied his claim. Hun Sen later acknowledged his...

 2022-02-07 14:54 

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Wall Street opens slightly higher led by gains in tech...

Stocks are off to a mostly higher start on Wall Street Monday as gains for technology heavyweights like Amazon are offset partly by losses elsewhere in the market including health care stocks. The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in the early going, and the tech-heavy...

 2022-02-07 14:53 

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Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost reunite for Super Bowl ad...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost once made comedy skits on "Saturday Night Live," but now the married couple will reunite onscreen to dodge a mind-reading Alexa device in a new Super Bowl commercial. Johansson and Jost pu...

 2022-02-07 14:53 

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Slovenia wins Olympic debut of ski jumping mixed team...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Slovenia won the first Olympic ski jumping mixed team gold medal on Monday. The team of Ursa Bogataj, Nika Kriznar, Peter Prevc and Timi Zajc had 1,000.5 points, dominating the competition by more than 100 points. Prevc jum...

 2022-02-07 14:52 

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Italy clinches its 1st-ever Olympic curling medal...

BEIJING (AP) — Amos Mosaner and Stefania Constantini clinched Italy's first-ever Olympic curling medal on Monday, and they did it with one of the most dominating performances in Winter Games history. The Italian mixed doubles team beat Sweden 8-...

 2022-02-07 14:33 

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Amir Locke protesters seek acting police chief's resignation...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A caravan of vehicles drove through Minneapolis demanding justice in the death of Amir Locke, the 22-year old Black man who was fatally shot by Minneapolis police as officers served a no-knock search warrant. Sunday's caravan ...

 2022-02-07 14:33 

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Moroccans prepare funeral for boy, 5, who died in deep well...

IGHRAN, Morocco (AP) — Preparations are underway in Morocco for the funeral of five-year-old Rayan who was pulled dead from a 32-meter (105 foot) deep dry well where he was trapped for five days. The boy was pulled out Saturday night by rescuers aft...

 2022-02-07 14:32 

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Olympics Live: Slovenia takes ski jumping mixed team gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Slovenia has won gold in the ski jumping mixed team event's Olympic debut. The team of Ursa Bogataj, Nika Kriznar, Peter Prevc and Timi Zajc had 1,000.5 points Monday, dominating the ...

 2022-02-07 14:04 

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Bipartisan Wisconsin business coalition backs elections head...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bipartisan group of prominent Wisconsin business leaders is voicing support for the state's embattled elections administrator, her staff and local election officials, issuing a letter Monday backing Meagan Wolfe even as Re...

 2022-02-07 14:04 

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Jury selection beginning in Arbery death hate crimes trial...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Jury selection was beginning Monday in the federal hate crimes trial of three white men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man whose death became part of a larger national reckoning over racial injustice. Given exten...

 2022-02-07 14:04 

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Iraqi lawmakers fail to elect new president amid boycott...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers failed to elect a new head of state Monday, as key factions foiled the attempt by boycotting the parliament session. A two-thirds quorum of the legislature's 329 members is required for an electoral session. Monday...

 2022-02-07 14:04 

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Ukraine crisis talks move to Moscow and Washington...

MOSCOW (AP) — International efforts to defuse the standoff over Ukraine intensified Monday, with French President Emmanuel Macron holding talks in Moscow and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Washington to coordinate policies as fears of a Russian in...

 2022-02-07 13:59 

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Boris Johnson reboots office in bid to move past 'partygate'...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has brought in new senior staffers as he tries to restore his flagging authority — including a communications chief who has called lockdown-breaching government parties "unforgivable."...

 2022-02-07 13:58 

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White House: Top scientist mistreated staff, apologizes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House review found credible evidence that top scientist Dr. Eric Lander violated its "Safe and Respectful Workplace Policy," but the administration plans to keep him on the job after giving him counseling. An intern...

 2022-02-07 13:54 

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Olympic downhill gold follows daughter's birth for Beat Feuz...

BEIJING (AP) — Life was good for Swiss skier Beat Feuz. Now it's even better. In the matter of only a few weeks, his second daughter was born; he won the most prestigious World Cup race of the season in Kitzbhel, Austria; and on Monday he claime...

 2022-02-07 13:53 

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World Cup doubts see UK-Ireland drop 2030 bid, target Euros...

Doubts and disputes over FIFA's future program for the World Cup contributed to Britain and Ireland dropping plans on Monday for a joint bid to host the 2030 edition, opting instead to try to stage the 2028 European Championship. Europe has been leadi...

 2022-02-07 13:53 

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US markets edge higher open with major earnings on the way...

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street appears headed for a modestly higher open to start the week as investors await more corporate earnings reports. Futures for the S&P 500 ticked up 0.1% Monday while the contract for the Dow Jones Industrial futures was fla...

 2022-02-07 13:53 

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The doctor is in (the Olympics): Desmond makes Irish history...

BEIJING (AP) — Elsa Desmond knows she's not going to medal at the Beijing Olympics. She wasn't even expecting to be in the top half of the field. Doesn't matter. The first women's luge Olympian from Ireland feels like she's alrea...

 2022-02-07 13:53 

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Olympics Live: China's Ren wins gold in contentious final...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Ren Ziwei of China has survived a controversial finish to win the men's 1,000 meters in short track speedskating. Liu Shaolin Sandor of Hungary crossed the line first Monday, but was ...

 2022-02-07 13:52 

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Fontana wins 10th short track medal, China wins men's race...

BEIJING (AP) — Arianna Fontana burnished her legacy as short track's most decorated skater with her second Olympic medal in Beijing and 10th of her career. The 31-year-old Italian took the lead from world champion Suzanne Schulting late in the 5...

 2022-02-07 13:04 

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German officials probe hate speech over police killing...

BERLIN (AP) — German investigators have found nearly 400 cases of online hate speech related to last week's killing of two police officers, a shooting apparently meant to cover up the fact the suspects had been poaching wild animals, authorities...

 2022-02-07 13:04 

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European leaders in Moscow, Washington on Ukraine crisis...

MOSCOW (AP) — International efforts to defuse the standoff over Ukraine intensified Monday, with French President Emmanuel Macron holding talks in Moscow and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Washington to coordinate policies as fears of a Russian in...

 2022-02-07 12:55 

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BEIJING SNAPSHOT: Olympic winners get plush panda then medal...

BEIJING (AP) — When most champions get off the slopes or the ice at the Beijing Olympics, they are handed Bing Dwen Dwen, the chubby panda mascot of the Games. Where are the medals? They come later at a special ceremony where the day's winners g...

 2022-02-07 12:54 

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Experts to visit Fukushima plant to check water release plan...

TOKYO (AP) — A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency will visit Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant next week to review plans to begin releasing more than a million tons of treated radioactive water into the sea, ...

 2022-02-07 12:54 

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Greece promises new rules for soccer fan clubs after murder...

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece promised Monday to toughen rules governing soccer supporters' associations in the wake of a fatal attack last week on a 19-year-old man who was stabbed and severely beaten by a gang of youths in ...

 2022-02-07 12:54 

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Frontier Airlines buying Spirit in $3B low-cost carrier deal...

Frontier is buying Spirit Airlines in a $2.9 billion cash-and-stock deal that will create the nation's fifth largest carrier. The tie-up is valued at $6.6 billion when accounting for the assumption of debt and other liabilities. The companies said Mon...

 2022-02-07 12:54 

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Canada, ROC women mask up on Olympic ice amid COVID concerns...

BEIJING (AP) — It's hard enough facing a deep and talented hockey powerhouse such as Canada in normal circumstances. Try doing it wearing a mask, Russian forward Alexandra Vafina joked. "Against Canada with the mask on? It was an experience,...

 2022-02-07 12:53 

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US skating star Chen, Japanese rival Hanyu set for showdown...

BEIJING (AP) — Nathan Chen had enough pressure on him heading into the men's program at the Beijing Olympics: One of the faces of the NBC broadcast, he is a suave, Nike-sponsored superstar whose marketability rivals his figure skating ability. O...

 2022-02-07 12:53 

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Olympics Live: Big names out in short track speedskating...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Some big names are out of contention in men's 1,000-meter short track speedskating. The quarterfinals featured crashes and penalties galore. South Korea's Park Janghyuk was carted...

 2022-02-07 12:52 

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Credit Suisse faces trial in drug-tied money laundering case...

GENEVA (AP) — A Swiss criminal court was opening a trial Monday on charges that Credit Suisse failed to do enough to stop money laundering linked to drug trafficking by a Bulgarian criminal organization, which employed a wrestler who once hauled mil...

 2022-02-07 12:04 

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Oklahoma governor's speech to kick off legislative session...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Improving Oklahoma's health care, education, infrastructure and business climate were expected to be priorities outlined by Gov. Kevin Stitt on Monday, when he delivers his fourth State of the State address. The first-term R...

 2022-02-07 12:04 

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Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know about rising fear of war...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Several of the world's top government leaders line up on Monday to walk the diplomatic tightrope that could mean the difference between war and an uneasy peace in Ukraine as Russia's menace on the border of its neighbor conti...

 2022-02-07 12:04 

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UK rebukes China for supporting Argentina's Falklands claim...

BEIJING (AP) — Britain on Monday firmly rejected a statement from China that affirmed Beijing's support for Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands, as relations between London and Asia's leading power remain strained. Foreign Secretar...

 2022-02-07 12:01 

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GLIMPSES: The vibe's industrial chic at Olympic big air run...

BEIJING (AP) — Canadian freestyle skier Elena Gaskell twists and bends backward to grab her ski as she takes flight off the end of a manufactured ramp covered in snow. Associated Press photographer Jae C. Hong captured her in midair on Sunday, frame...

 2022-02-07 11:54 

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Biden task force releases report to strengthen labor unions...

A Biden administration task force on organized labor on Monday issued a set of recommendations that could make it easier for federal workers and contractors to unionize. The report submitted to President Joe Biden included 70 distinct policy proposals, ac...

 2022-02-07 11:54 

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Spotify CEO says canceling Joe Rogan isn't 'the answer'...

Joe Rogan has put Spotify in a tough spot, but the streaming giant is not ready to part ways with the popular podcast host despite intense criticism over his anti-coronavirus vaccine comments and use of racial slurs. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek also said in a m...

 2022-02-07 11:54 

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Mastro maps out halfpipe trick that just might win Olympics...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — The red, faux-leather notebook snowboarder Maddie Mastro carries with her contains detailed entries of ideas and concepts for the halfpipe. On one of those pages are the inner workings for the front double 1080 — a wi...

 2022-02-07 11:53 

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Herrmann wins Olympic gold in biathlon's individual race...

ZHANGJAIKOU, China (AP) — Denise Herrmann's performance on the range, missing only one of 20 shots, put her at the front of the pack. Her fast skiing didn't hurt, either. Herrmann won the women's 15-kilometer individual race in biathlon ...

 2022-02-07 11:53 

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Golden Wst: Dutch star makes history with 6th Olympic title...

BEIJING (AP) — Ireen Wst skated into the record books Monday at the Beijing Games, becoming the first athlete to claim individual gold medals at five different Olympics. The 35-year-old Wst already was the most decorated speedskater in Winter Olympi...

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