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 2021-12-03 08:21 

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EXPLAINER: Turkey's currency is crashing. What's the impact?...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's beleaguered currency has been plunging to all-time lows against the U.S. dollar and the euro in recent months as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presses ahead with a w......

 2021-12-03 08:15 

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Lebanon minister to resign in bid to ease crisis with Saudis...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's information minister is expected to announce his resignation Friday, in a bid to ease an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries.Minister ......

 2021-12-03 08:13 

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Blake's saves carry Union to brink of MLS Cup championship...

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Andre Blake shook his head at the photo that captured the Jamaican goalie carried off the pitch on the shoulders of his Philadelphia Union teammates.Blake was swooped up by the ......

 2021-12-03 08:12 

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US steps up disclosure pressure on Chinese companies...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese companies will have to disclose more information about audits and whether they are controlled by a government or else leave U.S. stock markets under a rule approved by sec......

 2021-12-03 08:09 

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Asian shares mostly higher after broad rally on Wall Street...

BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after a broad rally on Wall Street as investors kept an eye on the spread of the new coronavirus variant and measures governments are taki......

 2021-12-03 08:00 

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Rocky Lombardi-led N. Illinois faces Kent St. for MAC title...

Rocky Lombardi was looking for a new place to play football after deciding to transfer from Michigan State nearly a year ago.Northern Illinois, meanwhile, was searching for a quarterback to spark a......

 2021-12-03 07:57 

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Pitre began as lone recruit for No. 9 Baylor after scandal...

Jalen Pitre stuck with his long-time commitment to Baylor while every other recruit bailed in the wake of a horrendous scandal.He was in a class all by himself when coach Matt Rhule was hired in De......

 2021-12-03 07:54 

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Chargers' Wooden hopes road leads to general manager spot...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — JoJo Wooden thought after he was one of the final cuts by the Arizona Cardinals during training camp in 1993 that his best avenue to progress in football would be through ......

 2021-12-03 07:50 

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Hill's promising start for Saints flames out late vs Cowboys...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The jolt Taysom Hill provided for the injury-riddled, reeling New Orleans Saints against Dallas on Thursday night dissolved in a slew of turnovers. Starting at quarterback for th......

 2021-12-03 07:46 

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Auckland reopens as New Zealand tries new virus approach...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Bars, restaurants and gyms reopened in Auckland on Friday as the last major parts of a lockdown that lasted more than 100 days ended.New Zealand has begun a new phase......

 2021-12-03 07:45 

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US catch of bluefish to be allowed to grow in 2022...

BOSTON (AP) — Federal fishing managers are planning to allow U.S. fishermen to catch more bluefish next year.Bluefish are popular with sport fishermen as well as commercial anglers, and the increas......

 2021-12-03 07:19 

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Mangiapane, Flames stay hot on road, holding off Kings 3-2...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane and Milan Lucic scored on the power play, and the Calgary Flames won their fourth straight road game, 3-2 over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.Matthew T......

 2021-12-03 07:06 

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EPA head tours embattled communities, says help on the way...

RESERVE, La. (AP) — Michael Coleman's house is the last one standing on his tiny street, squeezed between a sprawling oil refinery that keeps him up at night and a massive grain elevator that cover......

 2021-12-03 07:03 

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Fuel in tap water alarms Pearl Harbor military families...

HONOLULU (AP) — Cheri Burness' dog was the first to signal something was wrong with their tap water. He stopped drinking it two weeks ago. Then Burness started feeling stomach cramps. Her 12-year-o......

 2021-12-03 06:59 

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Supreme Court abortion hearing raises questions for senators...

WASHINGTON (AP) — During his confirmation to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh convinced Sen. Susan Collins that he thought a woman's right to an abortion was "settled law," calling the court case......

 2021-12-03 06:49 

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Trump faces flurry of investigations beyond Jan. 6 probe...

NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump's lawyers try to block the White House from releasing records to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, the former president face......

 2021-12-03 06:49 

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Shepherd, Kelly lead Cal past Beavers 73-61 in Pac 12 opener...

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Shepherd and Andre Kelly combined for 45 points, 33 in the second half and California opened Pac-12 play with a 73-61 win over Oregon State on Thursday night.Kelly ha......

 2021-12-03 06:42 

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WHO says measures against delta work for omicron variant too...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — World Health Organization officials in the Western Pacific say border closures adopted by some countries may buy time to deal with the omicron coronavirus variant, but me......

 2021-12-03 06:41 

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EPA head tours embattled communities, says help on the way...

RESERVE, La. (AP) — Michael Coleman's house is the last one standing on his tiny street, squeezed between a sprawling oil refinery whose sounds and smells keep him up at night and a massive grain e......

 2021-12-03 06:38 

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Malaysia detects first omicron case in South African student...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said Friday it has detected its first case of the new omicron strain of the coronavirus in a foreign student who returned to the country last month after visi......

 2021-12-03 06:31 

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Forbes leads Spurs in 114-83 win over shorthanded Blazers...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bryn Forbes had 18 points off the bench and the San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to a season-high three games with a 114-83 victory over the shorthanded Portlan......

 2021-12-03 06:31 

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Racism plagues US military academies despite diversity gains...

Eight years after he graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Geoffrey Easterling remains astonished by the Confederate history still memorialized on the storied academy's campus t......

 2021-12-03 06:30 

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'We just feel it': Racism plagues US military academies...

Eight years after he graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Geoffrey Easterling remains astonished by the Confederate history still memorialized on the storied academy's campus t......

 2021-12-03 06:29 

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Few want Roe overturned, but abortion opinions vary widely...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arguments before the Supreme Court this week signaled that the conservative-leaning bench may dramatically limit abortion rights in the United States.The decision whether to uphol......

 2021-12-03 06:23 

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Start of 2nd India-New Zealand test delayed by wet outfield...

MUMBAI India (AP) — The start of the second test match between India and New Zealand has been delayed by a wet outfield.The rescheduled toss was set to be conducted about two hours after the schedu......

 2021-12-03 06:22 

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Biden, allies increasingly pushing back at GOP's virus barbs...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden looked out over an audience of government scientists and framed his latest plan for fighting COVID-19 as an opportunity to at last put an end to divisiveness o......

 2021-12-03 06:12 

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Details of teacher raise proposal emerge in New Mexico...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico education officials are expected to share details of a $200 million plan to increase teacher salaries by at least 7% in a presentation to a powerful Legislative com......

 2021-12-03 06:09 

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Roe v. Wade nearly fell 30 years ago. Can it survive again?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — We've been here before, with the fate of abortion rights throughout the United States in doubt and awaiting a decision by the Supreme Court.Nearly 30 years ago, the court came wit......

 2021-12-03 06:09 

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Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs...

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league?Well, yes....

 2021-12-03 06:06 

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Mostly white jury nearly set for trial in Wright death...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A mostly white jury is nearly set for the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in Daunte Wright's shooting death, as only two alternates remain to be chosen bef......

 2021-12-03 06:05 

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New Mexico approves public financing for cannabis businesses...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will provide business loans of up to $250,00 toward small-scale cannabis businesses in an effort to provide economic opportunity to communities that were hit hard b......

 2021-12-03 06:05 

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Preview of 'a post-Roe world' in Texas over abortion access...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas offers a glimpse in real time of what would be a striking new national landscape if the Supreme Court drastically curtails abortion rights: GOP-led states allowing almost......

 2021-12-03 06:01 

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N. Colorado edges Montana St. 77-75 in OT in Big Sky opener...

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Daylen Kountz scored 21 points with seven rebounds and Kur Jongkuch scored 14 and grabbed eight rebounds and Northern Colorado beat Montana State 77-75 in overtime Thursday ni......

 2021-12-03 06:01 

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Jobs report preview: Did solid hiring draw in more workers?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation is surging. Supply chains are snarled. And yet economists predict that America's employers delivered another month of solid job growth in November on the strength of ste......

 2021-12-03 06:01 

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Pope to meet Cyprus' Orthodox leader to strengthen ties...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Pope Francis plans to meet with the leader of Cyprus' Greek Orthodox Church on Friday with the aim of further mending an ideological and political rift between the Catholic W......

 2021-12-03 05:56 

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Senate passes stopgap funding bill, avoiding shutdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a stopgap spending bill that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over fed......

 2021-12-03 05:54 

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Defense lifts Dallas to a 27-17 victory over sinking Saints...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CeeDee Lamb had 122 yards from scrimmage, Tony Pollard had a 58-yard touchdown run and the Dallas defense produced timely sacks and turnovers in the Cowboys' 27-17 victory over t......

 2021-12-03 05:51 

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Australian opposition promises deeper emission reductions...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia would set a more ambitious target of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 43% by the end of the decade if the government changes hands in elections early ne......

 2021-12-03 05:45 

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Suns push past Pistons, win franchise record 18th straight...

PHOENIX (AP) — Cam Johnson and Cameron Payne both scored 19 points to lead the Phoenix Suns to their franchise-record 18th win in a row, beating the Detroit Pistons 114-103 on Thursday night.Johnso......

 2021-12-03 05:37 

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Fleury stops Ovie in shootout, Blackhawks top Caps 4-3...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped Alex Ovechkin in the shootout after Seth Jones tied it midway through the third period and the Chciago Blackhawks rallied past the Washington Captials 4-......

 2021-12-03 05:36 

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Robertson scores twice, streaking Stars top Blue Jackets 3-2...

DALLAS (AP) — Jason Robertson scored 68 seconds in and added the go-ahead goal late in the second period as the streaking Dallas Stars beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Thursday night.It was th......

 2021-12-03 05:15 

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China, US tussle over Biden's 'Summit for Democracy'...

BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States are tussling over President Joe Biden's upcoming democracy summit, which the ruling Communist Party sees as a challenge to its authoritarian ways. The par......

 2021-12-03 05:14 

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Morris scores 25, LSU women knock off No. 14 Cyclones 69-60...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Alexis Morris scored a career-high 25 points with five 3-pointers and LSU defeated No. 14 Iowa State 69-60 on Thursday night in the SEC/Big 12 Showdown.It was LSU's first w......

 2021-12-03 05:06 

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Kaprizov scores twice, Wild roll to 5-2 win against Devils...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov had two goals and an assist as the Minnesota Wild kept rolling with a 5-2 win against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.Ryan Hartman had a goal and two ......

 2021-12-03 05:01 

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Troy hires Kentucky assistant Jon Sumrall as head coach...

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Troy has hired Kentucky co-defensive coordinator Jon Sumrall as its head coach, the school announced Thursday night.Sumrall replaces Chip Lindsey, who was fired on Nov. 21 with on......

 2021-12-03 05:00 

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Grizzlies rout Thunder by 73 to set NBA mark for win margin...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies broke the NBA record for margin of victory Thursday night, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 152-79.The 73-point spread easily topped the previous mark, ......

 2021-12-03 04:59 

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Swayman's 42 saves leads Bruins over Predators 2-0...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremy Swayman made 42 saves, Jake DeBrusk and Brandon Carlo scored, and the Boston Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 2-0 Thursday night.Swayman's shutout was his first of......

 2021-12-03 04:59 

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No. 9 Iowa returns from COVID-19 pause, loses at Duke 79-64...

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Shayeann Day-Wilson scored 19 points to help Duke beat No. 9 Iowa 79-64 on Wednesday night in the Hawkeyes' return from a COVID-19 pause that led to the cancellation of......

 2021-12-03 04:34 

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South Korea tightens social distancing to fight virus wave...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is tightening recently relaxed restrictions on social gatherings as it grapples with its worst wave of the virus since the start of the pandemic.Starting next ......

 2021-12-03 04:27 

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Karlsson scores in OT to give Sharks 2-1 win over Islanders...

NEW YORK (AP) — Erik Karlsson scored 39 seconds into overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the Islanders on Thursday night, handing New York its ninth straight loss.Nick Bonino al......

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