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 2022-03-10 18:48 

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Man arrested for alleged threats closed Linn County court...

MOUND CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 67-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly making threats that caused a temporary shutdown of the Linn County Courthouse last December.Albert C. Hin......

 2022-03-10 18:36 

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AP PHOTOS: Ukrainians fleeing war 'can't leave' pets behind...

Mounds of abandoned clothes and other personal items lie strewn along corridors leading out of Ukraine. The farther people carry their things, the harder it is, so they leave them behind, said Ludm......

 2022-03-10 18:34 

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Albanians protest price hike, gov't blames war in Ukraine...

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of Albanians held antigovernmental protests Thursday to complaint about a significant price hike seen in recent days. Hundreds of people gathered in front of the ma......

 2022-03-10 18:32 

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Gasly leads F1 testing as Mercedes car attracts attention...

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — AlphaTauri driver Pierre Gasly had the fastest time in Formula One pre-season testing on Thursday, where much focus was on the new-look Mercedes car and American team Haas mi......

 2022-03-10 18:31 

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Scathing reports find military failures in 2020 Kenya attack...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military investigations have found poor leadership, inadequate training and a "culture of complacency" among U.S. forces undermined efforts to fend off a 2020 attack by militants ......

 2022-03-10 18:29 

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Mexican cartels turn to bitcoin, internet, e-commerce...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Drug cartels in Mexico are increasingly turning to the internet, bitcoin and e-commerce to launder money and sell drugs, according to a report released Thursday by the United Nat......

 2022-03-10 18:28 

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Democrats call on Virginia governor to act on gas prices...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic leaders in Virginia are calling on Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin to declare a state of emergency to activate the state's anti-price gouging law as gas prices reach ......

 2022-03-10 18:16 

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Social services staff will still see raises, secretary says...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's social services agency secretary said Thursday he intends for employees in the state's foster care system to get 15% raises, after lawmakers essentially gut......

 2022-03-10 18:15 

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With new GM, coach, Bears focus on getting most from Fields...

CHICAGO BEARS (6-11) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR Allen Robinson, DT Akiem Hicks, QB Andy Dalton, TE Jimmy Graham, RT Germain Ifedi, S Tashaun Gipson Sr., PR/WR Jakeem Grant Sr., LT Jason Peters, P......

 2022-03-10 18:14 

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Bills have limited salary cap space entering free agency...

BUFFALO BILLS (12-7) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Mitch Trubisky, WRs Isaiah McKenzie and Emmanuel Sanders, CB Levi Wallace, RBs Matt Breida and Taiwan Jones, DLs Jerry Hughes, Harrison Philips, Ma......

 2022-03-10 18:06 

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Judge downgraded after review of scoring in Taylor's bout...

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — British boxing authorities downgraded a judge over the scoring of a world title fight that saw Scottish fighter Josh Taylor retain his light-welterweight belts in a split-deci......

 2022-03-10 18:05 

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Lions looking for help at WR, DB and LB in NFL free agency...

DETROIT LIONS (3-13-1)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: OLB Charles Harris, S Tracy Walker, LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin, WR Kalif Raymond, LB Alex Anzalone, DT Nick Williams, QB Tim Boyle, S Dean Marlowe, WR Kh......

 2022-03-10 18:04 

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3 more leaving Burlington's racial equity, inclusion office...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Three managers are leaving the Office for Racial Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in Vermont's largest city after the director announced last month that she was departing.Thur......

 2022-03-10 18:04 

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Planned Parenthood sues Missouri for defunding...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Planned Parenthood on Thursday sued Missouri over an attempt to block it from receiving any public funding. At issue is a bill passed by the Republican-led Legislature and sign......

 2022-03-10 18:02 

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Texans have many needs at free agency after 4-win season...

HOUSTON TEXANS (4-13) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Tyrod Taylor, RB David Johnson, DT Maliek Collins, CB Terrance Mitchell, C Justin Britt, CB Desmond King, ILB Christian Kirksey, OLB Eric Wilson, ......

 2022-03-10 18:02 

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Maryland ban on cat declawing purring to passage...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland House voted Thursday to prohibit the declawing of cats unless it's necessary for a therapeutic purpose. Maryland would become the second state in the nation to ba......

 2022-03-10 17:58 

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Flyers give Rasmus Ristolainen 5-year contract extension...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers signed defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday.The deal is worth $5.1 million a year, Flyers preside......

 2022-03-10 17:56 

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Judge demands answer on bribe payments in corruption scandal...

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge abruptly ended a hearing when an attorney for utility giant FirstEnergy Corp. refused to say who at the company was responsible for paying bribes to a dark money ......

 2022-03-10 17:55 

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Albuquerque council votes to rein in mayor's crisis powers...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque City Council has narrowly voted to reverse its 2000 action at the start of the pandemic to expand the mayor's emergency powers during a public health crisis......

 2022-03-10 17:52 

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New Hampshire House returns to chamber after 2-year absence...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The 400-member New Hampshire House returned to its chamber Thursday, ending two years of off-site sessions that allowed for social distancing but led to some anti-social behavi......

 2022-03-10 17:51 

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Bruce Weber resigns as basketball coach at Kansas State...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bruce Weber resigned as the basketball coach at Kansas State on Thursday, one day after the Wildcats lost to West Virginia in the opening round of the Big 12 Tournament to c......

 2022-03-10 17:50 

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Jets have plenty of needs to shop for as free agency begins...

NEW YORK JETS (4-13) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Marcus Maye, WR Jamison Crowder, WR-KR Braxton Berrios, QB Joe Flacco, RT Morgan Moses, RG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, RB Tevin Coleman, S Lamarcus Joy......

 2022-03-10 17:50 

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MLB, players agree to negotiate on international draft...

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and its locked-out players agreed Thursday to negotiate on an international amateur draft, paving the way for renewed economic talks.Under an agreement reached......

 2022-03-10 17:48 

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Lee Enterprises directors reelected despite hedge fund fight...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three directors at newspaper publisher Lee Enterprises were reelected Thursday over the objections of a hedge fund that has been trying to buy the company since last fall.Lee sai......

 2022-03-10 17:46 

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Ridley suspension for '22 makes WR area of need for Falcons...

ATLANTA FALCONS (7-10) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RB Cordarrelle Patterson, LB Foyesade Oluokun, TE Lee Smith, TE Hayden Hurst, S Erik Harris, PK Younghoe Koo, WR Russell Gage, QB A.J. McCarron, SS ......

 2022-03-10 17:43 

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Maine looks to make it easy for students to get transcripts...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine might make it easier for students and graduates to get access to their school transcripts.Lawmakers in the state are considering a proposal that would require post-secon......

 2022-03-10 17:40 

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Trial opens for ex-USC coach in college bribery scandal...

BOSTON (AP) — A decorated former water polo coach at the University of Southern California is going on trial for his alleged role in the sprawling college admissions bribery scandal.Opening stateme......

 2022-03-10 17:39 

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Polish Nobel winner vying for International Booker Prize...

LONDON (AP) — Polish Nobel literature laureate Olga Tokarczuk and Israeli novelist David Grossman are both in the running, for a second time, for the International Booker Prize for fiction in Engli......

 2022-03-10 17:39 

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Panthers' focus in free agency includes finding quarterback...

CAROLINA PANTHERS (5-12) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RB Ameer Abdullah, S Juston Burris, LB Jermaine Carter Jr., S Sean Chandler, P Lachlan Edwards, WR Alex Erickson, CB Stephon Gilmore, DE Marquis H......

 2022-03-10 17:37 

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First same-sex couple marries in Chile under new law...

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Two men became the first same-sex couple to marry in Chile on Thursday under a law that took effect after years of campaigning by activists. Engineer Javier Silva and dentist......

 2022-03-10 17:34 

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North Dakota moves toward 'endemic' approach to COVID-19...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum said Thursday that North Dakota's coronavirus approach is shifting from pandemic to an "endemic" phase, almost two years the day since the first case of COVID......

 2022-03-10 17:33 

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Rhode Island's unemployment rate falls to 4.2%...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's unemployment rate fell to 4.2% in January, but remains slightly higher than the national unemployment rate of 4%, the state Department of Labor and Training sai......

 2022-03-10 17:31 

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United Airlines to bring back workers idled over vaccination...

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines will bring back employees who were placed on unpaid leave last year because they refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19.The airline told employees in a memo Thurs......

 2022-03-10 17:29 

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US to ease nationwide mask mandate on transit next month...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is developing guidance that will ease the nationwide mask mandate for public transit next month, according to a U.S. official, but t......

 2022-03-10 17:28 

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US-Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday...

1. "Hook, LIne, and Sinker" by Tessa Bailey (Avon) 2. "It Ends With Us" by Colleen Hoover (Atria Books) 3. "Atomic Habits" by James Clear (Avery)...

 2022-03-10 17:26 

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Patriots enter free agency eyeing upgrades at LB, WR...

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (10-7) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Ja'Whaun Bentley, RB Brandon Bolden, OL Trent Brown, LB Jamie Collins, DT Carl Davis, K Nick Folk, TE Troy Fumagalli, LB Dont'a Hightower, Q......

 2022-03-10 17:26 

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Eagles have salary cap flexibility, draft picks to upgrade...

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (9-9) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DE Derek Barnett, S Rodney McLeod, CB Steven Nelson, S Anthony Harris, DE Ryan Kerrigan, DT Hassan Ridgeway, DE Genard Avery. RESTRICTED FREE AGE......

 2022-03-10 17:25 

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Cowboys focus in house in free agency with Gregory, Gallup...

DALLAS COWBOYS (12-6)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: TE Dalton Schultz (franchise tag), DE Randy Gregory, WR Michael Gallup, WR Cedrick Wilson, S Jayron Kearse, G Connor Williams, LB Leighton Vander Esch......

 2022-03-10 17:24 

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Aciman, Toibin among contributors to book on Sigmund Freud...

NEW YORK (AP) — Andre Aciman, Colm Toibin and Rick Moody are among the authors contributing to an essay collection on the legacy of Sigmund Freud. "On the Couch: Writers Analyze Sigmund Freud," con......

 2022-03-10 17:22 

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Cap concerns limit Packers' options heading into free agency...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — GREEN BAY PACKERS (13-5)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: P Corey Bojorquez, LB Oren Burks, LB De'Vondre Campbell, CB Rasul Douglas, DT Jack Heflin, OT Dennis Kelly, CB Kevin King, D......

 2022-03-10 17:21 

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NY Giants need cap space to become a player in free agency...

NEW YORK GIANTS (4-13) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: OT Nate Solder, TE Evan Engram, S Jabrill Peppers, DT Austin Johnson, C Billy Price, G Will Hernandez, LB Lorenzo Carter, FB Eli Penny, LB Jaylon Sm......

 2022-03-10 17:14 

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Chiefs have some key free agents they want to hold on to...

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (14-6)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: FS Tyrann Mathieu, DT Jarran Reed, DT Derrick Nnadi, DE Alex Okafor, CB Charvarius Ward, CB Mike Hughes, RT Andrew Wylie, RT Mike Remmers, WR Byro......

 2022-03-10 17:13 

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Vikings have little space to spend with big holes on defense...

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (8-9)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Patrick Peterson, LB Anthony Barr, DE Everson Griffen, S Xavier Woods, DT Sheldon Richardson, TE Tyler Conklin, CB Mackensie Alexander, LB Nick V......

 2022-03-10 17:12 

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Seahawks look to be on rebuild path after trade of Wilson...

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (7-10) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LT Duane Brown, S Quandre Diggs, TE Gerald Everett, RT Brandon Shell, C Ethan Pocic, RB Rashaad Penny, DT Al Woods, CB Sidney Jones, QB Geno Smith,......

 2022-03-10 17:10 

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Long list in free agency for salary cap-strapped Titans...

TENNESSEE TITANS (12-6) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: C Ben Jones, ILB Jayon Brown, TE Anthony Firkser, ILB Rashaan Evans, TE Geoff Swaim, K Randy Bullock, RB D'Onta Foreman, RB Dontrell Hilliard, LS M......

 2022-03-10 17:09 

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Champion Rams hope to retain vets, bolster defensive depth...

LOS ANGELES RAMS (16-5)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Von Miller, WR Odell Beckham Jr., RB Sony Michel, LT Joseph Noteboom, C Brian Allen, RG Austin Corbett, DL Sebastian Joseph-Day, CB Darious Willi......

 2022-03-10 17:06 

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Colts face plenty of decisions heading into free agency...

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (9-8)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LT Eric Fisher, RG Mark Glowinski, CB Xavier Rhodes, DE Al-Quadin Muhammad, RB Marlon Mack, WR T.Y. Hilton, WR Zach Pascal, DT Tyquan Lewis, DT Tay......

 2022-03-10 16:56 

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Tiny fraction of US missed in census, higher for minorities...

The 2020 census missed a tiny fraction of the U.S. population, an unexpectedly small rate given the unprecedented challenges it faced, but Black, Hispanic and American Indian residents were overloo......

 2022-03-10 16:56 

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EXPLAINER: What sanctions mean for Roman Abramovich, Chelsea...

LONDON (AP) — The decision to sanction Roman Abramovich and freeze his assets has left Chelsea to continue playing only with the approval of the British government under special conditions.The 55-y......

 2022-03-10 16:55 

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AP Sportlight...

March 111922 — Cornell wins the first IC4A indoor track meet held at the 2nd Regiment Armory in New York.1947 — Harry Boykoff of St. John's sets a Madison Square Garden scoring record with 54 point......

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