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 2022-02-13 18:03 

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Brandon Maxwell pays emotional tribute to his grandmother...

NEW YORK (AP) — Family has always held an important place in Brandon Maxwell's fashion shows, but never more than in his latest — a deeply emotional tribute to his grandmother, who has Alzheimer's, and the prominence of family in his l...

 2022-02-13 17:55 

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Port of Savannah reports record cargo volumes for January...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Port of Savannah has added another month to its streak of record cargo volumes amid a surge that's forced U.S. seaports to scramble to meet demand. The Georgia Ports Authority reported nearly 480,000 container units of i...

 2022-02-13 17:54 

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Greek farmers threaten to block highways in energy protest...

LARISSA, Greece (AP) — Greek farmers, taking a page from the Canadian truckers' protest handbook, say they are determined to shut down all the country's major highways to protest rising energy costs. At a gathering south of the city of Laris...

 2022-02-13 17:53 

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Swiss voters reject public aid plan for newspapers, media...

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a government plan to inject more than 150 million francs (about $163 million) into broadcast and print media every year, including support for early-morning newspaper delivery and online media to the tun...

 2022-02-13 17:53 

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Swiss voters reject public aid plan for newspapers, media...

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a government plan to inject more than 150 million francs (about $163 million) into broadcast and print media every year, including support for early-morning newspaper delivery and online media to the tun...

 2022-02-13 17:53 

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Kontaveit stretches run to win St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy...

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Anett Kontaveit overcame Maria Sakkari 5-7, 7-6 (4), 7-5 in the final of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Sunday for her fourth straight indoor title. The second-seeded Kontaveit needed nearly three hours to beat top...

 2022-02-13 16:59 

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Macron not a candidate yet but campaigning for reelection...

PARIS (AP) — He has a full campaign team that's fanning out around France, meeting with voters. He makes speeches about his future plans for the country. The problem? French President Emmanuel Macron hasn't officially declared that he's ...

 2022-02-13 16:54 

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Young workers give unions new hope...

After decades of decline, U.S. unions have a new reason for hope: younger workers. Workers in their 20s __ and even in their teens __ are leading ongoing efforts to unionize companies large and small, from Starbucks and REI to local cannabis dispensaries....

 2022-02-13 16:53 

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US suspends Mexican avocado imports on eve of Super Bowl...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has acknowledged that the U.S. government has suspended all imports of Mexican avocados after a U.S. plant safety inspector in Mexico received a threat. The surprise suspension was confirmed late Saturday on the eve of the ...

 2022-02-13 16:53 

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Auger-Aliassime beats top-seeded Tsitsipas to win 1st title...

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Felix Auger-Aliassime won his first career title at the ninth attempt, upsetting top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-2 in the Rotterdam final on Sunday to deny his opponent an eighth title. Victory came as a relief for...

 2022-02-13 16:52 

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BUBBLE WATCH: Memphis rounding into form at right time...

The knock on Penny Hardaway early in the season was that he could recruit talent to Memphis, just not win with it. The Tigers seem to be rounding into form — finally. Shaking off some ugly early-season losses, Memphis put itself on the NCAA Tourname...

 2022-02-13 16:05 

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Lost to history, Virginia home of Henrietta Lacks demolished...

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — An excavator's claw no one in local history circles saw coming leveled a house that records say was once the home of Henrietta Lacks, the Roanoke-born woman described as the mother of modern medicine. In a freakish stroke of ...

 2022-02-13 16:05 

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French presidential candidate Pcresse holds 1st big rally...

PARIS (AP) — A politician vying to become France's first female leader is hoping to boost her declining fortunes in the campaign so far with her first major rally. Less than 60 days from the first round, Valrie Pcresse, 54, is struggling to take...

 2022-02-13 16:05 

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Iraq court bars veteran Kurdish politician from presidency...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top court banned a veteran Kurdish politician from the country's presidency on Sunday, citing lingering corruption allegations. Hoshyar Zebari, a former foreign minister and longtime Iraqi diplomat, had been a front-run...

 2022-02-13 16:04 

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Flights to Ukraine halted or redirected as crisis brews...

MOSCOW (AP) — Some airlines have canceled or diverted flights to Ukraine amid warnings from the West that an invasion by Russia is imminent despite intensive weekend talks between Moscow and Washington. In an hourlong call Saturday with Russian Pres...

 2022-02-13 16:04 

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Flights to Ukraine halted or redirected as crisis brews...

MOSCOW (AP) — Some airlines have canceled or diverted flights to Ukraine amid warnings from the West that an invasion by Russia is imminent despite intensive weekend talks between Moscow and Washington. In an hourlong call Saturday with Russian Pres...

 2022-02-13 16:04 

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Turkish opposition leaders meet to counter Erdogan's system...

ISTANBUL (AP) — The leaders of six opposition parties in Turkey have met to strategize about the future of the country's governing system — a move that aims to unseat the country's longtime ruler. In a statement following the dinner Sa...

 2022-02-13 15:54 

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Drake was a star among A-listers at 'Homecoming' concert...

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Among the stars, Drake still shined the brightest. In an all-white outfit, the multi-Grammy winner had many concertgoers jostling for position to watch him perform at the Super Bowl-week party dubbed "Homecoming Wee...

 2022-02-13 15:54 

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Russian doping case: How did we get here?...

BEIJING (AP) — Kamila Valieva is one of the biggest talents in figure skating and was expected to be on of the most watched athletes at the Beijing Olympics. It hasn't worked out exactly as expected. The 15-year-old figure skater found herself l...

 2022-02-13 15:53 

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Erin Jackson of US 1st Black woman to win speedskating gold...

BEIJING (AP) — Erin Jackson has become the first Black woman to win a speedskating medal at the Winter Olympics. A gold one, at that. Jackson won the 500 meters Sunday with a time of 37.04 seconds, giving the American speedskating program its first ...

 2022-02-13 15:53 

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Olympics Live: US clinches men's hockey tournament top seed...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ The United States has clinched the top seed in the Olympic men's hockey tournament. The young Americans beat Germany 3-2 on Sunday to finish the preliminary round a perfect 3-0-0. The...

 2022-02-13 14:59 

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Re-elected German president vows to fight for democracy...

BERLIN (AP) — German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was re-elected for a second term of five years by a special parliamentary assembly on Sunday and vowed to heal the wounds left by the coronavirus and fight the enemies of democracy. The presiden...

 2022-02-13 14:52 

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Olympics Live: Jackson 1st Black woman to win speedskating...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Erin Jackson has become the first Black woman to win a speedskating medal at the Winter Olympics. And a gold one, at that. Jackson won the 500 meters with a time of 37.04 seconds Sunday, ...

 2022-02-13 14:04 

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Man accused of blasphemy stoned to death by mob in Pakistan...

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — An enraged mob stoned to death a middle-aged man for allegedly desecrating the Quran in a remote village in eastern Pakistan, police said Sunday. The custodian of a local mosque said he saw the man burning the Muslim holy boo...

 2022-02-13 14:04 

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German president re-elected for another term...

BERLIN (AP) — German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was re-elected for a second term of five years by a special parliamentary assembly on Sunday. Steinmeier had been endorsed by most mainstream political parties ahead of the election for the larg...

 2022-02-13 13:54 

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Police arrest protesters that remained at US-Canada bridge...

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Police moved in to clear and arrest the remaining protesters near a key U.S.-Canadian border bridge early Sunday, trying to end one of the main protests that have broken out across Canada and the world against COVID-19 vaccin...

 2022-02-13 13:53 

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Once Lebanon's center of glamour, Hamra Street goes dark...

BEIRUT (AP) — From his small music shop on Beirut's Hamra Street, Michel Eid witnessed the rise and fall of Lebanon through the changing fortunes of this famed boulevard for more than 60 years. Hamra Street was the center of Beirut's glamour...

 2022-02-13 13:53 

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BEIJING SNAPSHOT: Swimmers plunge in icy lake near Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Sixty-year-old Chen Jieyu dove into the murky water of Houhai Lake, covered partially in a layer of ice and snow. Snowflakes were falling, and she had on just a regular red swimsuit, her arms and legs exposed. It was 21 degrees Fahren...

 2022-02-13 13:52 

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Swiss skier Odermatt handles expectations, wins Olympic gold...

BEIJING (AP) — Blizzard conditions that made visibility nearly impossible. Overwhelming expectations. An early error that would have thrown a lesser skier off course. Then a 75-minute delay while he was holding the lead midway through the Olympic gi...

 2022-02-13 13:04 

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Graham becomes early player to watch in Supreme Court drama...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The list of Republicans willing to support President Joe Biden's forthcoming nominee to the Supreme Court "is longer than you would initially imagine," the Senate's second-ranking Democrat recently teased to reporte...

 2022-02-13 13:04 

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From campus to Congress, colleges urged to end legacy boost...

America's elite colleges are facing growing calls to end the decades-old tradition of giving an admissions boost to the children of alumni — a practice that critics say is rooted in racism and bestows an unfair advantage to students who need it ...

 2022-02-13 12:54 

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Blockades on Canada-US border continue as protests swell...

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Hours after removing their vehicles blocking a key U.S.-Canadian border bridge, protesters opposed to COVID-19 vaccine mandates continued to block traffic outside in the bitter cold early Sunday, while in the capital Ottawa, ...

 2022-02-13 12:53 

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Before US-Germany, Finland stuns Sweden in OT at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Finland erased a three-goal deficit to beat Sweden 4-3 in overtime Sunday, a result that gets each of the archrivals into the quarterfinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Olympics. The United States can wrap up the top seed...

 2022-02-13 12:53 

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Olympic court: Valieva will testify in doping case hearing...

BEIJING (AP) — Figure skater Kamila Valieva will testify by video at an appeal hearing Sunday that will decide if the 15-year-old Russian star can still compete at the Beijing OIympics. Just 30 minutes ahead of the hearing's start, Court of Arbi...

 2022-02-13 12:53 

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Saudi Arabia gives 4% of Aramco worth $80B to sovereign fund...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Sunday it will transfer 4% of the stock in the state-run oil giant Aramco to a sovereign wealth fund, an infusion valued at nearly $80 billion as the kingdom tries to overhaul its energy-dependent...

 2022-02-13 12:53 

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Olympics Live: Hungary's Liu Shaoang wins short track gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Liu Shaoang of Hungary has won Olympic gold in 500-meter short track speedskating. He led all the way and crossed the line in 40.338 seconds at Capital Indoor Stadium on Sunday. Liu had e...

 2022-02-13 12:52 

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Liu wins 500, Dutch take 3,000 relay in Olympic short track...

BEIJING (AP) — Liu Shaoang of Hungary won Olympic gold in 500-meter short track speedskating on Sunday. He led all the way and crossed the line in 40.338 seconds at Capital Indoor Stadium. It was Liu's third medal of the Beijing Games, having ea...

 2022-02-13 12:04 

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Ex-Afghan president: Biden order on frozen funds an atrocity...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's former president on Sunday called a White House order to unfreeze $3.5 billion in Afghan assets held in the U.S. for families of 9/11 victims an atrocity against the Afghan people. Former President Hamid K...

 2022-02-13 12:03 

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Flights to Ukraine halted, redirected as crisis brews...

MOSCOW (AP) — Body Some airlines have canceled or diverted flights to Ukraine amid heightened fears that an invasion by Russia is imminent despite intensive weekend talks between the Kremlin and the West. In an hourlong Saturday call with Russian Pr...

 2022-02-13 11:53 

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Skiers struggle as real snow falls on Winter Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — The Winter Olympics finally look like, well, the Winter Olympics. Real snow fell in Beijing on Sunday for the first time since the Olympics began, giving the city the appearance and feel of a real Winter Games. There was fresh snow in...

 2022-02-13 11:52 

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Olympics Live: France's Fillon Maillet wins another gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Quentin Fillon Maillet of France hit all 20 of his targets despite howling wind, and he skied to his second gold and fourth medal of the Beijing Games, winning the 12.5-kilometer biathlon...

 2022-02-13 10:54 

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Shiffrin & Kilde, ski racing's power couple, help each other...

BEIJING (AP) — When Mikaela Shiffrin was getting set to head to the athletes' lounge after her third event of the Beijing Olympics, she spotted her boyfriend, Norwegian racer Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, who was there to watch her compete. She grabb...

 2022-02-13 10:53 

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Norway's Roeiseland wins 3rd Olympic gold in 10K pursuit...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Marte Olsbu Roeiseland earned her third gold medal of the Beijing Olympics, and fourth medal overall, by winning the women's biathlon 10-kilometer pursuit race Sunday. The Norwegian started the race with a lead because ...

 2022-02-13 10:53 

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Olympic curling alternates stay ready, in case COVID hits...

BEIJING (AP) — American alternate Colin Hufman was in his usual spot on the coaches' bench, watching the U.S. men's curling team fall further behind Canada, when skip John Shuster looked his way and said, "We're going to have you get...

 2022-02-13 10:52 

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BEIJING DIARY: A segmented city, ideal for pandemic Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — At a hotel in Beijing's Olympic Park, two signs compete for attention, draped across a fence against a deep blue backdrop. "Together for a shared future," says one, trumpeting the 2022 Winter Games' official slogan. Di...

 2022-02-13 10:32 

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EXPLAINER: 'Grip,' 'chatter,' other Olympic ski racing lingo...

BEIJING (AP) — American skier Tommy Ford thought the cascading wall of large white flakes during the first snowy Alpine race of the Beijing Olympics left the slope for Sunday's giant slalom with a handful of "grippier" spots and "a l...

 2022-02-13 10:32 

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Olympics Live: Norway's Roeiseland wins 3rd biathlon gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Marte Olsbu Roeiseland earned her third gold medal of the Beijing Olympics, and fourth medal overall, by winning the women's biathlon 10-kilometer pursuit race Sunday. The Norwegian s...

 2022-02-13 10:32 

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AP PHOTOS: Snow delights — and disrupts — Beijing Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — A sustained, heavy snowfall delighted — and disrupted — the Winter Olympics on Sunday. Fat flakes fell at all three locations that are hosting the Beijing Games. It wouldn't normally be that novel to see snow at the Wi...

 2022-02-13 10:32 

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Ukraine Olympic team calls for peace, IOC wants no protests...

BEIJING (AP) — The Ukrainian Olympic team has followed the lead of skeleton racer Vladyslav Heraskevych in calling for peace. Heraskevych held up a sign with a Ukrainian flag and the message "No War in Ukraine" after completing a run in the ...

 2022-02-13 10:31 

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Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Sunday, Feb. 13...

BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Sunday, Feb. 13, at the Beijing Games: ___ ALPINE SKIING MEN'S GIANT SLALOM Marco Odermatt of Switzerland won gold in the men's giant slalom at the Beijing Olympics, plowing through snow and poor ...

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