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 2022-03-11 06:03 

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Coles leads No. 20 UConn past Seton Hall to Big East semis...

NEW YORK (AP) — R.J. Cole and Tyrese Martin each scored 17 points to lead No. 20 Connecticut into the Big East Tournament semifinals with a 62-52 win over Seton Hall on Thursday night.The Huskies (......

 2022-03-11 06:02 

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NC Central breezes past UMES 68-56 in MEAC quarterfinals...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Justin Wright had 14 points to lead five North Carolina Central players in double figures as the Eagles got past Maryland-Eastern Shore 68-56 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eas......

 2022-03-11 05:54 

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Japan's PM, S. Korea's president-elect agree to improve ties...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korea's president-elect Yoon Suk Yeol talked on the phone Friday, agreeing to cooperate toward improving their countries' ties, signaling......

 2022-03-11 05:52 

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Vandy rallies from 15-point 2nd-half deficit, beats Alabama...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Scottie Pippen Jr. scored 26 points, Myles Stute added 18 and 11th-seeded Vanderbilt rallied from a 15-point second-half deficit to upset six-seed and defending SEC tournament ch......

 2022-03-11 05:47 

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Penn State rallies to beat Ohio State in Big Ten tournament...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sam Sessoms scored 18 points and No. 11 seed Penn State rallied from an 11-point deficit in the second half to beat sixth-seeded Ohio State 71-68 on Thursday night in the second......

 2022-03-11 05:47 

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Texas judge hears case on state's gender care investigations...

A Texas judge is hearing a case Friday on whether to prevent state officials from investigating reports of transgender youth receiving gender confirming care as child abuse.District Judge Amy Clark......

 2022-03-11 05:47 

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Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail in fake attack...

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge sentenced Jussie Smollett to 150 days in jail, branding the Black and gay actor a narcissistic charlatan for staging a hate crime against himself to grab the limelight while ......

 2022-03-11 05:41 

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Judge to weigh change of venue in Wisconsin parade deaths...

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A judge was set to consider a request Friday to move the trial of a man accused of driving his SUV into a suburban Milwaukee Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring ......

 2022-03-11 05:41 

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No. 25 UNC cruises past Virginia 63-43 into ACC semifinals...

NEW YORK (AP) — Brady Manek outscored Virginia in the first half on the way to 21 points and No. 25 North Carolina cruised into the Atlantic Coast Conference semifinals with a 63-43 victory Thursda......

 2022-03-11 05:39 

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Texas Tech routs Iowa State 72-41 in Big 12 quarterfinals...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Texas Tech coach Mark Adams walked through the handshake line after a 72-41 blowout of Iowa State in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament, then pulled aside Cyclones c......

 2022-03-11 05:31 

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Richmond gets past Rhode Island 64-59 in A10 tournament...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Grant Golden tossed in 19 points and Tyler Burton added a double-double to lead Richmond to a 64-59 victory over Rhode Island in the second round of the Atlantic 10 Conferen......

 2022-03-11 05:31 

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No. 23 Colorado State ekes by Utah State in MWC quarters...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chandler Jacobs banked in the winning basket with 1.8 seconds left and No. 23 Colorado State held off Utah State 53-51 Thursday night in the Mountain West Conference quarterfinals.......

 2022-03-11 05:23 

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AP PHOTOS: 2 years of images tell the story of the pandemic...

It has been two years since families who were happily planning futures or settling into their golden years had everything cruelly yanked away by an enemy they could not prepare for: COVID-19. A 24-......

 2022-03-11 05:18 

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West Virginia women roll past TCU 68-48 in Big 12 tournament...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madisen Smith tossed in 19 points and West Virginia dominated the first half in a 68-48 victory over TCU in the first round of the Big 12 Conference tournament on Thursday n......

 2022-03-11 05:18 

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New York Giants release punter Riley Dixon after 4 seasons...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have released punter Riley Dixon after four seasons.The Giants made the move late Thursday night in a decision that will clear roughly $2.8 million ......

 2022-03-11 05:16 

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No. 13 UCLA beats Washington State 75-65 in Pac-12 quarters...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored 23 points, Jules Bernard added 19 and No. 13 UCLA knocked off Washington State 75-65 on Thursday night in the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals.The second-see......

 2022-03-11 05:01 

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Duchene's two goals, assist lead Predators over Ducks 4-1...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Duchene had two goals and an assist, Juuse Saros made 27 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 Thursday night. Filip Forsberg had a goal and two ......

 2022-03-11 04:51 

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Thomas scores twice as Blues beat Rangers 6-2...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas scored twice and the St. Louis Blues beat the New York Rangers 6-2 Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak. David Perron, Jake Walman, Ivan Barbashev and Rya......

 2022-03-11 04:39 

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Bear breaks late tie, Hurricanes beat Avalanche 2-0...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Ethan Bear scored with 5:40 left and Sebastian Aho added an empty-netter to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 on Thursday night.Bear collected a loos......

 2022-03-11 04:35 

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Wild beat Red Wings in a shootout, 6-5...

DETROIT (AP) — Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Fiala both scored in the shootout, lifting the Minnesota Wild to a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.Matt Boldy scored twice in regul......

 2022-03-11 04:27 

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Lee has 1st hat trick as Islanders beat Blue Jackets 6-0...

NEW YORK (AP) — Anders Lee got his first career hat trick and Ilya Sorokin stopped 25 shots for his sixth shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-0 Thursday......

 2022-03-11 04:26 

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Norris scores in overtime as Senators beat Kraken 4-3...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Josh Norris scored twice in his 100th career game, including the winning power-play goal 2:34 into overtime, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Seattle Kraken 4-3 on Thursday n......

 2022-03-11 04:22 

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US, allies to revoke 'most favored nation' status for Russia...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will announce Friday that, along with the European Union and the Group of Seven countries, the U.S. will move to revoke "most favored nation" trade status for ......

 2022-03-11 04:17 

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Durant, Nets rout 76ers in Simmons' return to Philadelphia...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 18 of his 34 points in Brooklyn's dominating first half in the Nets' 129-100 blowout victory over the 76ers on Thursday night in Ben Simmons' much-hyped retu......

 2022-03-11 04:08 

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Saudi Arabia: 2 Americans freed in Yemen special op mission...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it had rescued two young American women from Yemen in a joint special operations mission with the United States. The Saudi defense ministry said the wom......

 2022-03-11 04:07 

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Premier Li offers China's help for 'grave' Ukraine situation...

BEIJING (AP) — China's premier on Friday called the situation in Ukraine "grave" and offered Beijing's help in playing a "positive role" for peace while continuing to refuse to criticize Russia. Li......

 2022-03-11 04:05 

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Chychrun scores in OT to lift Coyotes past Maple Leafs, 5-4...

TORONTO (AP) — Defenseman Jakob Chychrun scored his second goal of the game at 2:17 of overtime to give the Arizona Coyotes a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.Arizona reco......

 2022-03-11 04:02 

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Pastrnak lifts Bruins to 4-3 win over Blackhawks...

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak snapped a tie with 17.2 seconds left, and the Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Thursday night. Pastrnak finished with two goals and an assist. Jack Ahca......

 2022-03-11 03:57 

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Sam Reinhart has 6th hat trick, Panthers beat Flyers 6-3...

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Reinhart had his sixth career hat trick, Carter Verhaeghe scored twice and the Florida Panthers pushed their winning streak to five games, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 6......

 2022-03-11 03:56 

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Rigoni helps Quinnipiac shock Siena 77-71 in MAAC tourney...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jacob Rigoni totaled 16 points and eight rebounds as 11th-seeded Quinnipiac stunned No. 3 seed Siena 77-71 in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference ......

 2022-03-11 03:52 

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Bear, Aho, Raanta help Hurricanes beat Avalanche 2-0...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Ethan Bear scored the game's first goal with 5:40 left and Sebastian Aho added an empty-netter to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 on Thursday night......

 2022-03-11 03:51 

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Virginia Tech boots No. 2 seed Notre Dame in ACC quarters...

NEW YORK (AP) — Keve Aluma tossed in 20 points, Storm Murphy scored 16 and Virginia Tech hit eight straight free throws in the final 46 seconds to beat No. 2 seed Notre Dame 87-80 in the quarterfin......

 2022-03-11 03:48 

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Sabres beat Golden Knights 3-1 in Eichel's return to Buffalo...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Craig Anderson stopped 30 shots to win his 300th career game and Buffalo defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 in a game during which former Sabres captain Jack Eichel was most......

 2022-03-11 03:41 

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13 hurt in truck-train crash in Northern California...

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — A commuter train slammed into a construction truck Thursday in San Francisco's Bay Area, catching fire and injuring 13 people, authorities said.The accident occurred shortl......

 2022-03-11 03:39 

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Slater clutch, No. 8 Villanova rallies past St. John's 66-65...

NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Slater made the go-ahead free throws with 2.8 seconds left and No. 8 Villanova barely squeezed into the Big East Tournament semifinals, overcoming a 17-point deficit in the ......

 2022-03-11 03:38 

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Connor scores 35th, Comrie makes 33 saves, Jets beat Devils...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Connor scored his team-leading 35th goal late in the second period to snap a tie and lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.Er......

 2022-03-11 03:21 

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Sooners take down No. 3 Baylor 72-67 in Big 12 quarterfinals...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Umoja Gibson scored 14 points, including a crucial three-point play with less than a minute to go, and Oklahoma rallied in the second half for a 72-67 victory over third-ran......

 2022-03-11 03:19 

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Biden to Dems: Sell agenda with 'confidence' and 'clarity'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden told Democrats on Thursday night that they have a record "to be proud of" and must sell it with "confidence, clarity, conviction and repetition" heading into c......

 2022-03-11 03:18 

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Michigan State nearly blows 20-point lead, holds off Terps...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Freshman Max Christie scored 16 points, Gabe Brown added 13 points and No. 7 seed Michigan State nearly blew a 20-point second-half lead before holding off No. 10 seed Maryland ......

 2022-03-11 03:16 

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Navy fuel leak prompts Honolulu plea for water conservation...

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's water utility on Thursday asked roughly 400,000 Oahu residents to voluntarily cut their water use by 10% because of concerns about dry weather and a petroleum leak from a......

 2022-03-11 03:13 

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Ukraine aid, huge budget bill near final OK in Senate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A $13.6 billion emergency package of military and humanitarian aid for besieged Ukraine and its European allies sailed toward final congressional approval Thursday, hitching a rid......

 2022-03-11 03:11 

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The Citadel fires basketball coach Duggar Baucom...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Citadel has fired basketball coach Dugger Baucom after seven most struggling seasons. The school announced the move Thursday, saying it would not renew Baucom's contract......

 2022-03-11 03:11 

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MLB Calendar...

March 13 — Mandatory reporting date.March 17/18 — Exhibition games start.March 22 — Salary arbitration figures exchanged....

 2022-03-11 02:59 

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Facing Purdue owners brings pain, closure for opioid victims...

NEW YORK (AP) — Kara Trainor composed herself, looked into a camera and began to speak to the drugmakers she holds responsible for two decades of suffering that has extended from her to a son born ......

 2022-03-11 02:55 

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New Mexico governor sets sights on building hydrogen economy...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham took another step Thursday to put New Mexico on the hydrogen map, signing an executive order she said will help establish a roadmap making clear......

 2022-03-11 02:45 

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Mississippi St. dominates second half, beats Gamecocks 73-51...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tolu Smith scored 20 points with 12 rebounds and 10th-seeded Mississippi State dominated the second half in beating seventh-seeded South Carolina 73-51 in a second-round SEC tour......

 2022-03-11 02:43 

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Osaka outlasts Stephens in 3 sets in return to Indian Wells...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Naomi Osaka made a winning return to the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday, rallying to beat Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 in a first-round meeting of former major champions.......

 2022-03-11 02:43 

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Fields, Keys lead Cowgirls past Tech 74-58 in Big 12 opener...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lauren Fields scored 22 points, Lexy Keyes added 19 and ninth-seeded Oklahoma State took control in the second half to defeat eighth-seeded Texas Tech 73-58 in the Big 12 Co......

 2022-03-11 02:25 

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Grassley: 'Credible' allegations LA mayor was aware of abuse...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The top Republican on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said Thursday that he has received "numerous credible allegations" that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was aware of sex......

 2022-03-11 02:25 

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SD lawmakers strike deal to defy Noem, pass $5.8B budget...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature on Thursday passed a proposal to give state lawmakers more control over how federal funds are spent, defying Gov. Kristi Noem and clearing the way f......

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