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 2022-02-12 08:43 

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Valieva's doping case on the docket at Beijing Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — With her doping case still to be decided, Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva broke down in tears Saturday after an emotional practice session at the Olympics.The 15-year-old Russia......

 2022-02-12 08:37 

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EXPLAINER: So why is Beijing holding another Olympics?...

BEIJING (AP) — Nobody views Beijing as a winter sports capital. So why is the sprawling city — famed internationally for roast duck, maze-like "hutong" courtyard neighborhoods and its battle with a......

 2022-02-12 08:33 

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NFL Players gather for greater good at Payton event...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cam Heyward was helping one group of children plant in the garden at the Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club, while Harrison Phillips was lobbing passes to another set of kids. The two......

 2022-02-12 08:16 

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Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital...

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drou......

 2022-02-12 07:59 

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Trench warfare? New Zealand tries to flush out protesters...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Some countries might send in a riot squad to disperse trespassing protesters. In New Zealand, authorities turned on the sprinklers and Barry Manilow.Initial moves to ......

 2022-02-12 07:59 

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AP Week in Pictures: Global...

Feb. 5-11, 2022From the colorful, annual festival of the carnival in Nice, France, to a woman holding a picture of her granddaughter, who was killed in the deadly 2020 Beirut port explosion, during......

 2022-02-12 07:34 

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US beats Canada, young Americans start Olympics 2-0...

BEIJING (AP) — The United States took all the questions about youth and inexperience and had all the answers against Canada.Andy Miele responded to Canada's early goal by tying it 70 seconds later,......

 2022-02-12 07:28 

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Japan mulls easing COVID border controls amid criticism...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is considering easing its stringent border controls amid growing criticism that the measures, which have banned most foreign entrants including students and business travelers, a......

 2022-02-12 07:28 

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Longtime US teammates win mixed snowboardcross at Olympics...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — The running joke was American snowboardcross racer Nick Baumgartner always referring to them as a pair of 40-somethings."I'm 36," Lindsey Jacobellis playfully corrected ti......

 2022-02-12 07:25 

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No. 24 Oregon women beat Oregon State 74-66...

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Te-Hina Paopao scored 22 points, Nyara Sabally had 16 points and 11 rebounds and No. 24 Oregon beat Oregon State 74-66 on Friday night.Oregon went on a 14-0 run, capped by ba......

 2022-02-12 06:58 

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Mental health hovers over Olympics, on its way to mainstream...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — At the Tokyo Olympics, mental health was the breakout star. Amplified by some of the world's top athletes, it shook up those Games and made everyone take notice. Six month......

 2022-02-12 06:49 

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Robertson leads Stars to 4-3 win over Jets in OT...

DALLAS (AP) — Jason Robertson scored at 3:10 of overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night.Jacob Peterson, Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn also scored for the St......

 2022-02-12 06:48 

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Eberle, Kraken strike late to beat Ducks 4-3...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored with 1:42 remaining to give the Seattle Kraken a 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.Ryan Donato had two goals and Vince Dunn scored for the K......

 2022-02-12 06:46 

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Monobob arrives at Olympics, giving women 2nd medal event...

BEIJING (AP) — This road started in 2014, when Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers Taylor started driving four-man bobsleds against men with hopes of getting a second medal event for women added to ......

 2022-02-12 06:24 

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Biden weighs appeal of 3 top candidates for high court...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden first zeroed in on a pair of finalists for his first U.S. Supreme Court pick when there were rumors last year that Justice Stephen Breyer would retire. But sin......

 2022-02-12 06:23 

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Stamkos scores 2 in 3rd period, Lightning beat Coyotes 4-3...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Steve Stamkos scored twice in the third period, and Brayden Point and Corey Perry added goals as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Friday night.Brian El......

 2022-02-12 06:20 

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One eye on midterms, Dems ease up on approach to virus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — "People are tired," Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock says in the opening ad for his reelection campaign.There's not a face mask to be seen in the Democrat's video montage of scenes ac......

 2022-02-12 06:13 

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Firefighters battle flames at elementary school in Richmond...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Firefighters are battling flames at William Fox Elementary School in Richmond, authorities said.The Richmond Fire Department said in a post on Twitter that crews responded to a......

 2022-02-12 06:12 

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Ceci, Hyman score to lead Oilers to 3-1 win over Islanders...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Cody Ceci and Zach Hyman each scored a goal, Mike Smith stopped 37 shots and the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Islanders 3-1 Friday night.Jesse Puljujarvi also scored f......

 2022-02-12 06:04 

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'Detroit Rams?' Odd Super Bowl shirts sold for Stafford fans...

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A sports apparel company is capitalizing on Detroit Lions fans' loyalty to Matthew Stafford, the Super Bowl-bound Los Angeles Rams quarterback who for 12 years prior made an a......

 2022-02-12 05:59 

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No. 2 Stanford rides defense to 91-64 win over Utah...

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Lexie Hull and Haley Jones each scored 15 points and No. 2 Stanford pulled away in the second half for a 91-64 win over Utah on Friday night.Cameron Brink had 10 points and ......

 2022-02-12 05:46 

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Olympic curling is a family affair for US women and others...

BEIJING (AP) — When she settled into her room at the athlete's village in Beijing, American curler Nina Roth decorated a wall with family photos to remind herself of the support she has back home. ......

 2022-02-12 05:39 

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Arizona State holds on, knocks off No. 6 Arizona 81-77...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Jade Loville scored 27 points, Mael Gilles added 19 and two big free throws, and Arizona State withstood a late rally to knock off No. 6 Arizona 81-77 Friday night.The Sun Devil......

 2022-02-12 05:29 

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US to evacuate Ukraine embassy amid Russian invasion fears...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is set to evacuate its embassy in Kyiv as Western intelligence officials warn that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is increasingly imminent. U.S. officials say the......

 2022-02-12 05:29 

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Robertson scores in OT to lift Stars to 4-3 win over Jets...

DALLAS (AP) — Jason Robertson scored at 3:10 of overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night.Jacob Peterson, Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn also scored for the St......

 2022-02-12 05:28 

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Jazz win fifth straight at home, top Magic 114-99...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 114-99 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night. Hassan Whiteside added 15 points......

 2022-02-12 05:19 

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Christian Cowan's NY fashion week show went 102 stories up...

NEW YORK (AP) — To a screeching party soundtrack 102 floors up the Freedom Tower on hallowed 9/11 ground, British wunderkind Christian Cowan helped open New York Fashion Week on Friday night with a......

 2022-02-12 05:01 

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Pre-construction work underway on I-17 improvement project...

BLACK CANYON CITY, Nev. (AP) — State transportation officials are advising drivers on Interstate 17 to slow down and avoid being distracted by preparations for a long-awaited project that will add ......

 2022-02-12 05:00 

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US snowboard coach, rider being investigated for misconduct...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — U.S. Ski & Snowboard is investigating allegations of misconduct involving Olympian Hagan Kearney and longtime coach Peter Foley, both of whom are in China this week.Former......

 2022-02-12 04:40 

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DeRozan scores 35, Bulls pull away to beat Wolves 134-122...

CHICAGO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points, Nikola Vucevic added 26 and the Chicago Bulls used a big fourth quarter to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 134-122 on Friday night.Tied with Milwaukee......

 2022-02-12 04:39 

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GLIMPSES: The Olympic Tower, looming in the Beijing night...

BEIJING (AP) — They are an imposing fixture at Beijing's Olympic Park, towering over the landscape and glowing at night in all the saturated colors of the spectrum.At some moments they burn bright ......

 2022-02-12 04:32 

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Live music and deconstructed knitwear at Proenza Schouler...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Surrealist aesthetic of Swiss artist Meret Oppenheim was an inspiration for Proenza Schouler's latest collection, a series of eclectic silhouettes and flowing designs displayed ......

 2022-02-12 04:25 

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Tatum scores 24, Celtics beat Denver for 7th straight win...

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 24 points, Marcus Smart added 22 points, five steals and two crucial free throws, and the Celtics held on to beat the Denver Nuggets 108-102 on Friday night for Bosto......

 2022-02-12 04:20 

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AP PHOTOS: Shaun White's final Olympic run highlights day 7...

BEIJING (AP) — Whether it's on the ice, in the air or on the slopes at the Winter Olympics, Associated Press photographers are there to capture every moment, from the thrilling to the heartbreaking......

 2022-02-12 04:06 

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Ruud reaches semifinals of Argentina Open; rain stops play...

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Top-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway advanced to the semifinals of the Argentina Open on Friday with a comfortable 6-3, 6-4 win against home-crowd favorite Federico Coria.He'll play......

 2022-02-12 04:03 

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Murray has 11th triple-double, Spurs roll past Hawks 136-121...

ATLANTA (AP) — Dejounte Murray tied his career highs with 32 points and 15 assists to go with 10 rebounds for his 11th triple-double this season, Keldon Johnson scored 26 points and the San Antonio......

 2022-02-12 03:55 

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Embiid carries Philadelphia over OKC while Harden sidelined...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 25 points, 19 rebounds and five blocked shots, and the Philadelphia 76ers won as they wait on James Harden, 100-87 over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night......

 2022-02-12 03:53 

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LeVert's strong finish helps Cavs rally past Pacers 120-113...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers fans welcomed back Caris LeVert with a loud ovation during pregame introductions. His newly former team even honored him with a highlight reel during the first ti......

 2022-02-12 03:45 

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No. 8 UConn rebounds from loss with 84-60 win over DePaul...

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Dorka Juhasz scored 22 points and Christyn Williams added 20 as No. 8 UConn bounced back from its first conference loss in almost nine years with an 84-60 win over DePaul on Fr......

 2022-02-12 03:43 

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Olympics Live: German skater back after positive COVID test...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics:___German pairs skaters Nolan Seegert and Minerva Fabienne Hase practiced for the first time Saturday, 10 days after Seegert tested positive......

 2022-02-12 03:42 

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Behind China-South Korea skating row, a deeper cultural rift...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese and South Korean short-track speedskating fans are duking it out online over allegations of foul play, tapping into the historical rivalry between their countries.......

 2022-02-12 03:39 

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No. 25 Xavier snaps 2-game skid, beats No. 24 UConn 74-68...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jack Nunge had 22 points and nine rebounds, and No. 25 Xavier snapped a two-game losing streak with a 74-68 victory over No. 24 Connecticut on Friday night. Zach Freemantle scored......

 2022-02-12 03:27 

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Embiid's 25 points, 19 boards lift 76ers past Thunder 100-87...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden already made his first Philly highlight reel.The 76ers gave a tease of Harden's impending arrival with a flipbook-style video of his career that ended with a shot ......

 2022-02-12 03:25 

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Bell, Rozier lead Hornets to 141-119 win over Pistons...

DETROIT (AP) — LaMelo Ball had 31 points and 12 assists, Terry Rozier added a triple-double and the Charlotte Hornets ended a six-game losing streak with a 141-119 win against the struggling Detroi......

 2022-02-12 03:16 

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No. 8 UConn bounces back from loss with 84-60 rout of DePaul...

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Dorka Juhasz scored 22 points and Christyn Williams added 20 as No. 8 UConn bounced back from its first conference loss in almost nine years with an 84-60 win over DePaul on Fr......

 2022-02-12 03:14 

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Feds allege record $25 million in claims from jobless scam...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An unemployment scam operated out of California prisons sought a record $25 million from the state and U.S. governments, netting more than $5 million that went for vehicle......

 2022-02-12 02:46 

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Sponsor exemption Sahith Theegala leads WM Phoenix Open...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Sahith Theegala made up for a messy finish Friday morning in the suspended first round of the WM Phoenix Open in a hurry — and kept on going.Making his tournament debut on ......

 2022-02-12 02:32 

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Deputy who shot homeless Black man won't face charges...

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County sheriff's deputy won't face criminal charges for shooting a homeless man with mental health issues who was stopped for jaywalking, according to a review re......

 2022-02-12 02:23 

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US aims to counter China by opening Solomon Islands embassy...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The U.S. says it will open an embassy in the Solomon Islands, laying out in unusually blunt terms a plan to increase its influence in the South Pacific nation before ......

 2022-02-12 02:16 

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Super Bowl gives Chase chance to cap amazing rookie season...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ja'Marr Chase has turned in quite the debut season, rewriting Cincinnati rookie records, earning a Pro Bowl nod, and now scratching off another goal to earn the AP NFL Offensive ......

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