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 2022-03-10 21:18 

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After trading for Wentz, Commanders limited in free agency...

WASHINGTON COMMANDERS (7-10)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RG Brandon Scherff, S Landon Collins, DT Tim Settle, OT Cornelius Lucas, RB J.D. McKissic, CB Darryl Roberts, DB Bobby McCain, WR DeAndre Carte......

 2022-03-10 21:16 

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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities...

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for April delivery fell $2.68 to $106.02 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude for May delivery fell $1.81 to $109.33 a barrel.Wholesale gasoline for April delivery fell 13 cents ......

 2022-03-10 21:15 

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Argentina lawmakers take up contentious IMF refinancing deal...

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Lawmakers on Thursday began debating legislation needed to approve Argentina's agreement with the International Monetary Fund on refinancing a $45 billion debt, while protesters......

 2022-03-10 21:14 

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Florida GOP lawmakers pass bill to limit discussion of race...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Republican-dominated Florida Legislature gave Gov. Ron DeSantis another victory in what some call his political culture war by sending him a bill Thursday that will lim......

 2022-03-10 21:10 

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Russia-Ukraine war: Some pastors wonder about "end of days"...

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has prompted some of America's most prominent evangelical leaders to raise a provocative question — asking if the world is now in the biblically prophesied "end of days......

 2022-03-10 21:10 

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Broncos have their QB, now they need to beef up both lines...

DENVER BRONCOS (7-10)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Teddy Bridgewater, CB Kyle Fuller, RB Melvin Gordon, CB Bryce Callahan, S Kareem Jackson, LB Alexander Johnson, RT Bobby Massie, EDGE Stephen Weath......

 2022-03-10 21:01 

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TCU rallies from 20 down to beat No. 22 Texas, 65-60...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Damion Baugh led TCU on a frantic second-half comeback, Eddie Lampkin provided the go-ahead bucket with 39 seconds left, and the Horned Frogs rallied from a 20-point deficit......

 2022-03-10 21:00 

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Nashville's new stadium to be called GEODIS Park under deal...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The largest soccer-specific stadium in the United States and Canada will be named GEODIS Park in a multi-year naming rights deal between the Nashville Soccer Club and the gl......

 2022-03-10 20:58 

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UEFA opens disciplinary case against PSG chief Al-Khelaifi...

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi on Thursday over heated incidents after the team's Champions League loss at Re......

 2022-03-10 20:56 

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Michigan's Howard keeps cool after returning to sideline...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juwan Howard was on his best behavior in Michigan's Big Ten Tournament opener.Sure, he worked the officials. Yes, he spent most of Thursday's game barking out instructions to hi......

 2022-03-10 20:56 

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Washington Legislature set to adjourn 60-day session...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington lawmakers are preparing to wrap up their work Thursday with final votes on a supplemental state budget and a transportation revenue package before they adjourn thei......

 2022-03-10 20:51 

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Durham hits clutch 3 to send No. 11 Providence past Butler...

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Durham drained a go-ahead 3-pointer with 41 seconds left for his first basket of the game, and No. 11 Providence barely got past pesky Butler 65-61 in the Big East Tournament qua......

 2022-03-10 20:48 

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New Mexico terror trial in limbo years after compound raid...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday started evaluating the mental health of a woman charged with kidnapping, firearms and terrorism-related counts — nearly four years after authoritie......

 2022-03-10 20:43 

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Ex-Johnson County Court worker charged in embezzlement...

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former accounting supervisor with the Johnson County District Court has been charged with embezzling for more than $1 million in a scheme that allegedly lasted for a decade.Da......

 2022-03-10 20:41 

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Bill would require concealed gun processing in emergencies...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Legislation headed to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's desk would require county clerks to keep processing concealed pistol licenses during state-declared or locally declared emergenci......

 2022-03-10 20:38 

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Over 100 Mississippi school districts get free online tutors...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — More than 100 school districts in Mississippi are set to get free online tutoring services.The Mississippi Department of Education said it plans to use $10.7 million in federa......

 2022-03-10 20:38 

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No. 7 Duke surges late to hold off Syracuse 88-79 in ACC...

NEW YORK (AP) — No. 7 Duke began coach Mike Krzyzewski's final Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament with a tougher-than-expected 88-79 victory Thursday over ninth-seeded Syracuse, which was playing......

 2022-03-10 20:33 

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NC legislature finally ends annual session that began in '21...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina General Assembly annual work period that stretched 14 months while a state budget was finalized and district maps were redrawn twice essentially concluded Thur......

 2022-03-10 20:31 

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Bill would lift Idaho's hair braiding license requirement...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho lawmaker has introduced a bill that would lift the licensing requirements for professional hair braiders, after three Black women filed a federal lawsuit over the braid......

 2022-03-10 20:30 

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Pence meets far-right Israelis on West Bank holy site tour...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence spoke with two far-right Israelis with past links to a banned Jewish terror group during a visit to a hard-line settlement in the occupied West Ban......

 2022-03-10 20:29 

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Packers' latest stock offering produces $65.8 million...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers' latest stock offering raised $65.8 million and produced 176,160 new shareholders for the NFL's only publicly owned franchise.This marked the Packers' s......

 2022-03-10 20:27 

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Virginia Senate blocks most Youngkin parole board appointees...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate on Thursday rejected all but one of Gov. Glenn Youngkin's nominees to the state parole board, a move the chamber's Democratic majority said was partly in re......

 2022-03-10 20:25 

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Florida education commissioner to step down...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran, who sparred with school boards and the federal government over mask mandates during the coronavirus pandemic, announced Thu......

 2022-03-10 20:23 

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Cavaliers sign 7-2 center Moses Brown to 10-day contract...

CLEVELAND (AP) — With All-Star center Jarrett Allen sidelined indefinitely with a broken finger, the Cleveland Cavaliers signed big man Moses Brown to a 10-day contract on Thursday.The 7-foot-2 Bro......

 2022-03-10 20:19 

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Kansas close to using up to $1B to shore up pension system...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators are close to committing up to $1 billion in surplus state funds to shore up Kansas' pension fund for teachers and government workers despite bipartisan mi......

 2022-03-10 20:19 

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Raiders' new regime looks to target O-line, secondary...

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (10-8) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Casey Hayward, DT Johnathan Hankins, DT Quinton Jefferson, QB Marcus Mariota, WR Zay Jones, DT Solomon Thomas, RB Jalen Richard, DT Darius Phil......

 2022-03-10 20:12 

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Indiana closes on 31-9 run, rallies past Michigan 74-69...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half, Xavier Johnson had 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and No. 9 seed Indiana closed on a 31-9 run to......

 2022-03-10 20:11 

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House Majority Leader Simrill won't run again...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House's longest serving Republican said he is not going to run for reelection this year.House Majority Leader Gary Simrill told The State newspaper that he ......

 2022-03-10 20:09 

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Lebanese judge bans directors of 5 largest banks from travel...

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese judge on Thursday imposed travel bans on the heads of the country's five largest banks over suspicions related to a possible transfer of billions of dollars abroad during t......

 2022-03-10 20:03 

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NYC revival plan includes tourism, clean streets, pot sales...

NEW YORK (AP) — After two years of the pandemic battering New York City, Mayor Eric Adams is hoping to steer his city toward an economic revival by luring tourists back, beautifying the streets and......

 2022-03-10 20:03 

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Armored vehicle maker that retrofitted JFK's limo is closing...

CINCINNATI (AP) — An armored vehicle maker that customized the limousine in which President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963 will shut down its operations. The O'Gara Hess Eisenhardt Armori......

 2022-03-10 19:59 

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US misjudged Ukraine's will to fight Russia, officials admit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. intelligence officials admitted Thursday that they underestimated Ukraine's ability to defend itself against Russia's invasion, a mistake for intelligence agencies that h......

 2022-03-10 19:56 

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Pilot treated for injuries after small plane overturns...

PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A pilot was being treated for minor injuries after a single-engine plane skidded off a runway Thursday in Plainville and flipped over, officials said. The small plane was l......

 2022-03-10 19:54 

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Hearing reset in former Raider Henry Ruggs' fatal crash case...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas judge agreed Thursday to postpone hearing evidence in the criminal case accusing ex-Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs of driving drunk and causing a high-spee......

 2022-03-10 19:50 

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Louisiana man who killed wife released to sister in Nevada...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man caught on video killing his estranged wife may leave prison early to live with his sister in Las Vegas, the Louisiana Parole Board has decided.The board voted unanimou......

 2022-03-10 19:46 

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Jordan's king, Israeli FM meet to calm tensions in Jerusalem...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's foreign minister and Jordan's king met in the Jordanian capital of Amman on Thursday in an effort to calm tensions in Jerusalem ahead of holy celebrations for Muslims, Chr......

 2022-03-10 19:44 

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AP calls for release of Ethiopian journalist in detention...

NEW YORK (AP) — Amir Aman Kiyaro, a freelance journalist accredited to The Associated Press, marked 100 days in detention without charge in Ethiopia this week, prompting the news organization and p......

 2022-03-10 19:41 

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Magnussen energized by unexpected return to Formula One...

Kevin Magnussen was preparing to take a family vacation to Miami ahead of the 12 Hours of Sebring when the phone rang. It was his former boss, wondering if Magnussen wanted his old seat back in For......

 2022-03-10 19:40 

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Dolphins have many millions to spend, many decisions to make...

MIAMI DOLPHINS (9-8) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR Will Fuller, DL Emmanuel Ogbah, QB Jacoby Brissett, RB Phillip Lindsay, WR Albert Wilson, CB Justin Coleman, LB Elandon Roberts, P Michael Palardy,......

 2022-03-10 19:40 

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Iditarod mushers taking break at race's halfway point...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The top five mushers in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race appear to be taking an extended break in the ghost town of Cripple, Alaska.All mushers in the nearly 1,000-mile (1,......

 2022-03-10 19:36 

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US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW...

HARDCOVER FICTION1. "The Paris Apartment" by Lucy Foley (William Morrow)2. "One Italian Summer" by Rebecca Serle (Atria)...

 2022-03-10 19:32 

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'Pure contempt': What victims told family behind OxyContin...

A virtual hearing Thursday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court gave survivors of opioid addiction and people who lost loved ones to the crisis what they have long desired — the chance to confront members of t......

 2022-03-10 19:18 

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Proposed Idaho law would protect coronavirus unvaccinated...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation preventing most private and public entities in Idaho from discriminating against people who haven't received the coronavirus vaccine cleared a Senate panel on Thursd......

 2022-03-10 19:14 

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Ex-'American Idol' star charged in fatal crash still in jail...

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The former "American Idol" contestant accused of barreling into a man with his pickup truck, killing him, will remain in a South Carolina jail while toxicology results from......

 2022-03-10 19:13 

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PSG's glitzy recruitment drive backfires on coach Pochettino...

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain's glitzy offseason recruitment drive was hailed as the best in European soccer and designed to lead PSG to Champions League glory.But it backfired completely as goa......

 2022-03-10 19:08 

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Transgender youth sports ban back for debate in S Carolina...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would ban transgender student-athletes from competing in girls sports in South Carolina is is suddenly back in front of lawmakers.A similar proposal died in a Hous......

 2022-03-10 19:06 

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Twin Cities, Duluth end mask mandates in city buildings...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth are among cities ending mask requirements for city-owned facilities as COVID-19 case counts continue to trend downward in Minnesota.Minneapolis a......

 2022-03-10 19:01 

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Browns likely to address WRs, defensive line in free agency...

CLEVELAND BROWNS (8-9)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DE Jadeveon Clowney, LB Anthony Walker Jr., DE Takk McKinley, P Dustin Colquitt, DT Sheldon Day, DE Ifeadi Odenigbo, S Ronnie Harrison Jr., LB Malcol......

 2022-03-10 18:54 

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GOP lawmakers in Kentucky advance 15-week abortion ban...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican lawmakers advanced a proposal Thursday to ban abortions after 15 weeks in Kentucky, part of a new push by abortion opponents to place restrictions on the procedure.......

 2022-03-10 18:48 

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Ireland coach Kenny eyes Euro 2024 after signing extension...

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland coach Stephen Kenny's "big dream" is to qualify for the 2024 European Championship now that he's signed a contract extension.Kenny discussed his goals for Ireland at a news co......

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