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 2021-10-20 23:53 

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Jets rookie WR Moore confident more plays will come soon...

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Elijah Moore sent the expectations for his rookie year soaring through the spring and summer with an outstanding offseason. The New York Jets wide receiver is still looking to make an impact in the regular season. Moore, a ...

 2021-10-20 23:52 

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Hamilton expects newcomers to sustain Florida State success...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — As Leonard Hamilton begins his 20th season at Florida State, he has elevated the program from one of the worst in the Atlantic Coast Conference to one of the league's top men's basketball teams. Florida State is one ...

 2021-10-20 23:52 

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NFL agrees to end race-based brain testing in $1B settlement...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL agreed to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing that critics said made it difficult for Black retirees to qualify for awards in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed W...

 2021-10-20 23:32 

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UK, New Zealand approve trade deal; hope it opens more doors...

LONDON (AP) — Britain agreed to a trade deal with New Zealand on Wednesday, eliminating tariffs on a wide range of goods as the U.K. seeks to expand economic links around the world following its exit from the European Union. The deal was cemented in...

 2021-10-20 23:32 

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Bay Area county fines burger chain over vaccine verification...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's popular In-N-Out hamburger chain is in trouble with yet another San Francisco Bay Area county over its failure to verify the vaccination cards of people choosing to dine-in with their double-doubles, shakes and ...

 2021-10-20 23:32 

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Grand Teton joins Yellowstone in breaking tourism records...

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Just nine months into 2021, Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park already has had its busiest year on record. The park joins nearby Yellowstone in setting visitation records this year. Grand Teton had almost 3.5 million recreati...

 2021-10-20 23:32 

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Indicted Nebraska GOP Rep. Fortenberry pleads not guilty...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he lied to federal agents who were investigating illegal contributions to his campaign, and prosecutors say they plan to call a top aide to the Repub...

 2021-10-20 23:32 

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El Salvador congress upholds total abortion ban...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's congress voted yet again Wednesday to uphold the country's total ban on abortions. Women's rights groups had petitioned congress to approve at least exceptions in the case of rape, risk to a...

 2021-10-20 23:31 

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Chapelle special spurs Netflix walkout; 'Trans lives matter'...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix employees who walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle's special and its anti-transgender comments were joined by allies who chanted "Trans lives matter," getting pushback from counterprotesters who al...

 2021-10-20 23:31 

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Restaurateur whose business was raided by sheriff gets $3.1M...

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County officials approved a $3.1 million settlement Wednesday with a restaurant owner in metro Phoenix who claimed in a lawsuit that then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office had defamed him and violated his rights about seven yea...

 2021-10-20 22:59 

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Neurologist arrested on federal charges in sex assault probe...

NEW YORK (AP) — A neurologist already facing charges that he raped patients in New York and New Jersey was arrested on new federal charges Wednesday alleging that he was a serial, sexual abuser of women who went to him for help with debilitating chr...

 2021-10-20 22:58 

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Reports: Health problems tied to global warming on the rise...

Health problems tied to climate change are all getting worse, according to two reports published Wednesday. The annual reports commissioned by the medical journal Lancet tracked 44 global health indicators connected to climate change, including heat death...

 2021-10-20 22:55 

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Patriots believe offense is better than it has performed...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The numbers are less than flattering. The New England Patriots head into Sunday's game with the New York Jets ranked 27th in rushing offense, 26th in total offense, 24th in points per game and 19th in passing offense. An...

 2021-10-20 22:55 

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Expansion talk looms over Big 12 hoops as season draws near...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Beard got right to it. His Texas Longhorns will have a target on their backs. "We've already begun talking to our players about how difficult it's going to be," he said. "But it's really no diffe...

 2021-10-20 22:55 

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Bears' Fields learning from facing league's best QBs...

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — What Justin Fields learns by battling teams with Hall of Fame-caliber quarterbacks takes on less significance than what he learns guiding the Bears offense against NFL defenses. Sometimes, though, they can be one and the sam...

 2021-10-20 22:55 

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Parents of unrestrained girl killed on ride sue theme park...

DENVER (AP) — On her family's first trip since the pandemic began, 6-year-old Wongel Estifanos got on a vertical drop ride at a Colorado amusement park with her uncle, aunt and cousins last month. When the floor pulled away from beneath them, ev...

 2021-10-20 22:55 

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Big 12 Notebook: Transition for national champion Baylor...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — No. 8 Baylor is in a period of transition with some key departures from last year's national championship team. The losses include the Bears' top three scorers — All-America junior guard Jared Butler and fellow ...

 2021-10-20 22:55 

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Bridgewater has new injury, listed as 50-50 for Browns game...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has a quadriceps injury in addition to his sore left foot and is questionable for the game at Cleveland on Thursday night. On Wednesday, the Browns (3-3) announced their starting QB, Bake...

 2021-10-20 22:54 

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Back home in Scranton, Biden plugs $2T plan to revive US...

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden returned to his birthplace Wednesday for the first time since taking office, declaring his multitrillion-dollar safety net and infrastructure packages would restore an America starving for investments in its ...

 2021-10-20 22:54 

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Climate Pledge Arena ready to get Kraken for hockey debut...

SEATTLE (AP) — The first event ever inside Climate Pledge Arena — whether it will be considered the official first event or not — was far from a soft opening. "Dave Grohl said he was going to tear the building down," joked Oak Vi...

 2021-10-20 22:32 

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Senator asks Facebook CEO to testify on Instagram and kids...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The senator leading a probe of Facebook's Instagram and its impact on young people is asking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the panel that has heard far-reaching criticisms from a former employee of the company....

 2021-10-20 22:32 

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NTSB recovers black boxes from plane that burned in Texas...

Federal accident investigators have recovered badly burned flight recorders and started interviewing people who were on board a jet that ran off a Texas runway during takeoff and burst into flames. The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday t...

 2021-10-20 22:31 

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Judge limits strikers' conduct at Deere plant in Iowa...

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A judge on Wednesday issued a temporary restraining order that details how picketing workers at the Deere & Co. plant in Davenport must conduct themselves. In seeking the injunction Wednesday, Deere officials alleged that stri...

 2021-10-20 22:31 

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Army hiring criminal investigators to improve case work...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army has begun hiring more agents and support staff for its criminal investigations, as the new civilian director works to correct widespread failures that surfaced last year after a string of murders and other crimes at Fort H...

 2021-10-20 22:05 

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Reynolds hopes rule changes will push jobless back to work...

ADEL, Iowa (AP) — Unemployed Iowans would be required to meet weekly with state case managers, conduct twice as many weekly work searches and undergo audits to prove they're actively looking for work under a new proposal announced Wednesday by G...

 2021-10-20 22:04 

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'The stakes are enormous:' Bannon case tests Congress' power...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House is expected to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress. It's up to the Justice Department, and the courts, to determine what happens next. As lawmakers ready a Thursday vote to send a contempt referral to the U...

 2021-10-20 22:04 

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FBI: Cash, shredded papers seen at couple's home in spy case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI found a trash bag of shredded documents, thousands of dollars in cash, latex gloves and a "go-bag" when they searched the home of a Maryland couple accused of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warship...

 2021-10-20 21:54 

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CSX 3Q railroad profit jumps 32% as volume grows 3%...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — CSX delivered a 32% jump in third-quarter profit as the volume of goods it hauled increased even beyond last fall's strong level. The Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad said Wednesday that it made $968 million, or 43 cents p...

 2021-10-20 21:54 

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What's in, and what's out, as Democrats trim Biden bill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of talks, Democrats are edging closer to an agreement on what programs and policies to include in President Joe Biden's massive plan to expand health and safety net programs and combat global warming. The plan seem...

 2021-10-20 21:53 

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Coach Izzo says he's ticked off Michigan State is unranked...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State is unranked in the AP Top 25 preseason poll for the first time in a decade and its Hall of Fame coach isn't happy about it. "It does tick me off," Tom Izzo said Wednesday. Izzo is not alone. "...

 2021-10-20 21:53 

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No. 21 SMU tries to get to 7-0 in primetime game vs Tulane...

Tulane (1-5, 0-2 American) at No. 21 SMU (6-0, 2-0), Thursday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: SMU by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: SMU leads 14-13. WHAT'S AT STAKE? SMU is undefeated halfway through its regular-season schedule...

 2021-10-20 21:53 

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49ers optimistic QB Jimmy Garoppolo will play this week...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are optimistic starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo can return this week from a right calf injury but don't expect backup Trey Lance back for another week. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Garoppolo wou...

 2021-10-20 21:53 

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As Ben Johnson takes over, Gophers put the 'new' in new look...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New Minnesota coach Ben Johnson might have been wise to start the first practice with some get-to-know-you icebreakers before moving onto the shooting, passing and defense drills. Johnson has been heavily emphasizing the team conc...

 2021-10-20 21:52 

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Buckner eagerly anticipates return to San Francisco...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — DeForest Buckner is preparing for Sunday's game the same way he does every week. The Indianapolis Colts' star defensive tackle studies tape, focuses on executing the game plan, making sure he's in top shape and doing ...

 2021-10-20 21:33 

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Police: Man fatally shoots 2, wounds 2, then kills himself...

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Three people were killed and two others critically wounded in a shooting at a home in a southeastern Wisconsin city, and police said Wednesday they believe the shooter was among the dead. Dispatchers received a 911 call about 10...

 2021-10-20 21:32 

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Authorities: Man shot into apartment, causing explosion...

DALLAS (AP) — Fire investigators believe a man shot into a Dallas apartment and hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured seven people, including four firefighters, authorities said. Police said Tuesday that Phillip Dankins, 28, faces seven ...

 2021-10-20 21:32 

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Gunman in Arizona train shooting faced charges in California...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The man who died in an gunfight in Tucson with law enforcement officers this month after fatally shooting a federal agent inside an Amtrak train faced multiple criminal charges in California, two Arizona newspapers reported. Dar...

 2021-10-20 21:32 

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FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received in...

 2021-10-20 21:32 

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Morgan Freeman interviews police recruits in Alabama town...

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — The latest batch of police recruits in an Alabama beach town faced an interview board that included law enforcement experts and a civilian who was recognizable by his voice if not by his face: Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman....

 2021-10-20 21:32 

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FBI: Items linked to Laundrie, potential human remains found...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Potential human remains were found Wednesday in a Florida wilderness area along with items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie, whose girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found slain after he returned home alone from their cros...

 2021-10-20 21:32 

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Tesla hits record profit despite parts shortage, ship delays...

DETROIT (AP) — Record electric vehicle sales last summer amid a shortage of computer chips and other materials propelled Tesla Inc. to the biggest quarterly net earnings in its history. The company said Wednesday that it made $1.62 billion in the th...

 2021-10-20 21:31 

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Lawyers plead guilty in torching of NYC police vehicle...

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of activist lawyers pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges they torched an empty New York City police vehicle last year amid the unrest over the police killing of George Floyd. Urooj Rahman, 32, and Colinford Mattis, 34, could ge...

 2021-10-20 21:31 

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NFL proposes fix to race-norming in concussion settlement...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL proposed changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement on Wednesday after an outcry over test score adjustments known as "race-norming," which make it harder for retired Black players to win dementia awards that...

 2021-10-20 20:53 

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Keatts, Wolfpack again looking for NCAA Tournament trip...

Kevin Keatts has had North Carolina State routinely pushing for 20-win seasons in his first four years, though he has just one NCAA Tournament berth partly through bad luck to show for it. The plan is to make those trips a more consistent outcome, startin...

 2021-10-20 20:53 

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Andy Haines out as Brewers' hitting coach after NLDS loss...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andy Haines is out as the Milwaukee Brewers' hitting coach after they scored a total of six runs in their four-game National League Division Series loss to the Atlanta Braves. The Brewers announced Wednesday they wouldn't be...

 2021-10-20 20:53 

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Buddy Boeheim intent on making Syracuse an ACC contender...

Jim Boeheim is quick with a smile as he gets set to begin a season that will be oh-so-different in his long career at Syracuse — he'll be coaching sons Buddy and Jimmy. "Obviously, it's fun. It's great to be able to do that," Jim...

 2021-10-20 20:53 

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Giants QB Jones needs to re-evaluate after fast start, slip...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones was off to the best start of his brief career as New York Giants quarterback until things took a turn six quarters ago. Jones sustained a concussion just before halftime in a 44-20 loss to Dallas on Oct. 10 ...

 2021-10-20 20:52 

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Relationship goals: Cards' Ertz, Murray work to form bond...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Newly acquired tight end Zach Ertz has spent the past few days on the Cardinals' practice field, working to build his connection with quarterback Kyler Murray so Arizona's offense can keep rolling. But first, the connecti...

 2021-10-20 20:52 

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NWSL to work with players' union on accountability demands...

National Women's Soccer League interim CEO Marla Messing has announced an agreement with the players' association to address demands made in the wake of abuse and harassment scandals that have shaken the league. Messing, who took on the CEO role t...

 2021-10-20 20:32 

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Fries with that exam? College profs asked to help with food...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hey, professor, hold the mayo! Short of help, Michigan State University is making an urgent plea to staff to volunteer in campus dining halls, including faculty. MSU's residential services department has already asked ...

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