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 2022-03-10 08:29 

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Warner wants a better pitch for 2nd test against Pakistan...

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Australia opener David Warner said he hopes for an improved pitch for the second test in Karachi after the visitors could claim only four Pakistan wickets in the series-ope......

 2022-03-10 08:21 

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China fights new COVID-19 spike with more selective approach...

BEIJING (AP) — China is tackling a COVID-19 spike with selective lockdowns and other measures that appear to slightly ease its draconian "zero tolerance" strategy. In Hong Kong, which recorded more......

 2022-03-10 08:07 

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Live updates: Russia, Ukraine foreign ministers to meet...

The latest developments on the Russia-Ukraine war:ANTALYA, Turkey — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says that a meeting between the Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers in Turkey on Th......

 2022-03-10 08:07 

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Brown, Bey lead Washington past Utah 82-70 in Pac-12 tourney...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Terrell Brown Jr. finished with 22 points and five assists, Jamal Bey scored 19 and Washington pulled away in the second half for an 82-70 victory over Utah in the first round of t......

 2022-03-10 08:03 

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McDavid's OT goal leads Oilers past Capitals 4-3...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid scored in overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers an important victory in the Western Conference playoff race, 4-3 over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday nig......

 2022-03-10 07:56 

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Miller lifts Canucks to 5-3 win over Canadiens...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — J.T. Miller scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and had three assists to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on......

 2022-03-10 07:45 

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Maine's largest city to incentivize renewable energy, heat...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest city is creating an incentive program to try to motivate residents to adopt renewable energy and heating sources.Portland officials said Wednesday the city's ......

 2022-03-10 07:32 

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Abilene Christian ousts Utah Valley in WAC tournament 82-74...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Airion Simmons tossed in 19 points, Tobias Cameron scored 17 and Abilene Christian turned back Utah Valley 82-74 in the second round of the Western Athletic Conference tournament o......

 2022-03-10 07:25 

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Closed for decades, theater returns to Lebanon's Tripoli...

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — The hissing of a water hose spraying the ground reverberates around the walls of the dimly lit Empire Cinema in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli. From the floor of a paint......

 2022-03-10 07:12 

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Clippers rally past Wizards again for 115-109 victory...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicolas Batum hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 31.2 seconds remaining, Reggie Jackson scored 31 points and the Los Angeles Clippers scored the final 11 points in a 115-109 victory......

 2022-03-10 07:06 

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This tale wags the dog: 'Rescued by Ruby' tells K-9's story...

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — This is the story of a mischievous mutt who turned out to be a very good girl. Such a good girl, in fact, that she saved a life.Ruby, an Australian shepherd and border ......

 2022-03-10 07:02 

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Rhoden helps Seton Hall edge Georgetown in Big East tourney...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Rhoden posted 17 points as Seton Hall slipped past Georgetown 57-53 in Big East Conference tournament first-round action on Wednesday night.Myles Cale had 14 points for the si......

 2022-03-10 07:01 

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Opioid crisis victims to confront Purdue Pharma's owners...

Their advocacy helped send Purdue Pharma into bankruptcy and is forcing the family that has controlled the company for generations to relinquish ownership and provide billions of dollars for commun......

 2022-03-10 07:00 

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How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed after two years?...

How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed after two years?More countries are shifting toward a return to normal and learning to live with the virus. Safe, effective vaccines have been developed and the......

 2022-03-10 07:00 

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Japan cautiously welcomes South Korean president-elect...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his government welcomed the victory of South Korean president-elect Yoon Suk Yeol on Thursday as Japanese officials and experts expressed sense......

 2022-03-10 06:53 

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Alcorn State edges Prairie View A&M in OT in SWAC tourney...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Darrious Agnew finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds and Justin Thomas sank 1 of 2 free throws with 1 second remaining in overtime to lead No. 1 seed Alcorn State to a 64-......

 2022-03-10 06:51 

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WHO: Maternity hospital among 18 Ukraine medical centers hit...

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — An airstrike on a maternity hospital in the port city of Mariupol wounded women waiting to give birth and buried children in the rubble as Russian forces intensified their ......

 2022-03-10 06:39 

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Ndefo powers Saint Peter's past Fairfield in MAAC tourney...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — KC Ndefo had 20 points as Saint Peter's topped Fairfield 77-63 in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday night.Daryl Banks II......

 2022-03-10 06:38 

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Jokic dominates Kings as Nuggets win after blowing big lead...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 38 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists, and the Denver Nuggets held on after blowing an 18-point lead and beat the Sacramento Kings 106-100 on Wednesday......

 2022-03-10 06:37 

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AP PHOTOS: Sri Lankan power cuts affect all walks of life...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka is going through hours of daily power cuts since it can't operate turbines because of a fuel shortage and the government has only a little foreign currency to pa......

 2022-03-10 06:34 

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UNLV women beat Colorado State, win first MWC tourney title...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Essence Booker scored 25 points and top-seeded UNLV collected its first Mountain West Conference tournament title with a 75-65 victory over No. 6 seed Colorado State on Wednesday ......

 2022-03-10 06:31 

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Jazz dominate Trail Blazers for eighth straight home victory...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 27 points, hitting six 3-pointers, to lead the Utah Jazz to a 123-85 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. Donovan Mitchell added......

 2022-03-10 06:28 

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Review: In 'The Adam Project,' a blockbuster therapy session...

Pathos and action are found in equal parts in " The Adam Project," the latest attempt by Netflix to create the kind of throwback blockbuster that you might have paid to see in movie theaters.Starri......

 2022-03-10 06:27 

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FAU stomps Southern Miss 86-59 in C-USA tournament...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Bryan Greenlee had 15 points to lead five Florida Atlantic players in double figures as the Owls rolled past Southern Miss 86-59 in the second round of the Conference USA tourn......

 2022-03-10 06:20 

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Tarke propels Coppin State past Howard 59-57 in MEAC tourney...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nendah Tarke sank a go-ahead jumper with 2 seconds remaining and had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead seventh-seeded Coppin State to a 59-57 win over No. 2 seed Howard in the q......

 2022-03-10 06:07 

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Cruz Azul downs Montreal 1-0 in Champions League play...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Uriel Antuna's first-half goal gave Cruz Azul a 1-0 victory over Montreal in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal Wednesday night. Cruz Azul, of Liga MX,......

 2022-03-10 06:07 

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Two years into COVID, was $800B payroll aid plan worth it?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump rolled out the Paycheck Protection Program to catapult the U.S. economy into a quick recovery from the coronavirus pandemic by helping small businesses stay......

 2022-03-10 06:06 

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Virginia holds off Louisville 51-50 in ACC tournament...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jayden Gardner tossed in 17 points and Kihei Clark scored 15 to help Virginia hold off Louisville 51-50 in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament on Wednesday ......

 2022-03-10 06:04 

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US citizens seek to join foreign fighters in Ukraine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia's invasion of Ukraine has given the smaller nation's embassy in Washington an unexpected role: recruitment center for Americans who want to join the fight.Diplomats working......

 2022-03-10 06:01 

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Yet another 4-decade inflation high is expected for February...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer inflation in the United States likely set another 40-year high in February — and it won't even reflect the oil and gas spikes of the past week, which will likely catapult......

 2022-03-10 06:01 

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Pressure builds on Biden to repay Venezuela's goodwill moves...

MIAMI (AP) — Pressure is building on the Biden administration to begin unwinding sanctions on Venezuela after President Nicolas Maduro freed two American prisoners and promised to resume negotiatio......

 2022-03-10 06:00 

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S. Korea's president-elect wants tougher stance on N. Korea...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president-elect Yoon Suk Yeol said Thursday he would solidify an alliance with the United States, build up a powerful military and sternly cope with North Ko......

 2022-03-10 05:48 

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Washington State never trails, beats Cal in Pac-12 tourney...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Efe Abogidi scored 11 of his 19 points in the first half and No. 7 seed Washington State never trailed in its 66-59 victory over tenth-seeded California in the first round of the P......

 2022-03-10 05:41 

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EXPLAINER: What charges did Jussie Smollett face at trial?...

CHICAGO (AP) — The twists, turns and oddities of the legal saga surrounding Jussie Smollett's claim in 2019 that he was the target of a racist and homophobic attack in Chicago will culminate Thursd......

 2022-03-10 05:40 

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Timeline of events since Jussie Smollett reported attack...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett will be sentenced Thursday for his conviction on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former "Empire" actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a r......

 2022-03-10 05:39 

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Jussie Smollett to learn fate in staged attack conviction...

CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett is scheduled to return to court on Thursday, where he will learn if a judge will order him locked up for his conviction of lying to police about a racist and ho......

 2022-03-10 05:38 

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Deportation agents use smartphone app to monitor immigrants...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. authorities have broadly expanded the use of a smartphone app during the coronavirus pandemic to ensure immigrants released from detention will attend deportation hearings, ......

 2022-03-10 05:36 

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Judge turns focus of Whitmer-kidnap trial to entrapment...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The focus of a trial in Michigan has quickly turned to the question of whether the FBI tricked and cajoled four defendants into agreeing to a plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen......

 2022-03-10 05:32 

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Taiwan minister: China war a disaster regardless of outcome...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A conflict with China, which threatens to invade Taiwan, would be a disaster for all sides regardless of the outcome, the island's defense minister said Thursday. China has la......

 2022-03-10 05:29 

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Boum powers UTEP past Old Dominion 74-64 in C-USA tournament...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Souley Boum had 21 points to guide UTEP past Old Dominion 74-64 in the second round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday night.Keonte Kennedy had 17 points for the Min......

 2022-03-10 05:28 

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House approves ban on Russian oil to US, bolstering Biden...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday night that would ban Russian oil imports to the United States, an effort to put into law the restrictions announced by Pres......

 2022-03-10 05:22 

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Flagg helps Sam Houston rout Cal Baptist in WAC tournament...

PARADISE, Nev. (AP) — Savion Flagg finished with 15 points and 13 rebounds to spark Sam Houston to a 65-35 rout over California Baptist in the second round of the Western Athletic Conference tourna......

 2022-03-10 05:13 

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McNeese ousts Northwestern State 80-67 in Southland tourney...

KATY, Texas (AP) — Kellon Taylor had a career-high 22 points as McNeese defeated Northwestern State 80-67 in the first round of the Southland Conference tournament on Wednesday night.Trae English h......

 2022-03-10 05:11 

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McDavid scores in OT, Oilers beat Capitals to snap skid...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid scored in overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers an important victory in the Western Conference playoff race, 4-3 over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday nig......

 2022-03-10 05:10 

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Randle, Knicks win in Dallas again, blowing out Mavs 107-77...

DALLAS (AP) — Julius Randle scored 26 points against his hometown team and the New York Knicks won for the fifth consecutive time in Dallas, blowing out the Mavericks 107-77 on Wednesday night.RJ B......

 2022-03-10 05:06 

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Pickett leads Penn State past Minnesota in Big Ten tourney...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jalen Pickett hit three 3-pointers on his way to 22 points and Penn State defeated Minnesota 60-51 in the first round of the Big Ten Conference tournament on Wednesday night.Jam......

 2022-03-10 05:01 

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Rookie Green has 32 as Rockets down Lakers in OT, 139-130...

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Jalen Green scored a career-high 32 points, including 10 in overtime, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the slumping Los Angeles Lakers for a 139-130 win Wednesday night. The ......

 2022-03-10 04:56 

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VanVleet, Raptors delay Popovich's record in win over Spurs...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Fred VanVleet had 26 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the San Antonio Spurs 119-104 on Wednesday night, delaying Gregg Popovich's coronation as the winningest coach in NBA his......

 2022-03-10 04:50 

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India's Hindu nationalist party faces test in state polls...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's election authority started counting votes Thursday in five states' elections that are a crucial test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata P......

 2022-03-10 04:50 

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Vanderbilt routs Georgia 86-51 in SEC tournament first round...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Scotty Pippen Jr. scored 13 of his 14 points in the first half as 11th-seeded Vanderbilt built a big lead and routed No. 14 seed Georgia 86-51 in the first round of the Southeast......

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