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 2022-03-10 04:49 

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Americans in Japanese prison in Ghosn escape seek to go home...

TOKYO (AP) — Two Americans imprisoned in Japan for helping former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn avoid trial and escape to Lebanon are hoping to serve the rest of their time in the U.S. The Boston-ba......

 2022-03-10 04:41 

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New Zealand to merge public TV and radio as audiences shift...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Noting the rapid changes taking place in how people consume news and entertainment, New Zealand's government on Thursday said it would merge its public television and......

 2022-03-10 04:38 

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Antetokounmpo scores 43 points, Bucks hold off Hawks 124-115...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 43 points and 12 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Atlanta Hawks 124-115 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.Defending champion Mi......

 2022-03-10 04:35 

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Cole, Harris lead Magic to 108-102 win over Pelicans...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cole Anthony scored 19 points, Gary Harris added 16 in a reserve role, and the Orlando Magic beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-102 on Wednesday night.Terrence Ross scored 12 of h......

 2022-03-10 04:29 

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Beasley sets T-Wolves 3-point mark in 132-102 win over OKC...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Malik Beasley made 11 3-pointers to set a Timberwolves franchise-record and finished with 33 points to help lift Minnesota to its sixth win in a row with a 132-102 victory over t......

 2022-03-10 04:16 

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US says $100 billion soon to help poor nations with climate...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry said Wednesday he thinks rich countries can finally meet their pledge to provide $100 billion annually to help poor nations cope with climate cha......

 2022-03-10 04:11 

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Colgate returns to NCAAs with win vs. Navy in Patriot finale...

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Tournament MVP Jack Ferguson scored 17 points, Nelly Cummings added 15 and Colgate turned away a late Navy push to win the Patriot League championship game 74-58 on Wednesday ......

 2022-03-10 04:10 

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COVID-19 hits New Zealand-based teams in Super Rugby Pacific...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Outbreaks of COVID-19 continue to disrupt the New Zealand section of Super Rugby Pacific.The match on Saturday between the Wellington-based Hurricanes and Moana Pasif......

 2022-03-10 04:06 

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Maddox 3 lifts Virgina Tech to 76-75 OT win over Clemson...

NEW YORK (AP) — Darius Maddox buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime and Virginia Tech held off a furious rally by Clemson for a 76-75 victory in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Confer......

 2022-03-10 04:06 

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Revolution down Pumas 3-0 in Champions League quarters...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Adam Buksa scored twice and the New England Revolution beat Liga MX's Pumas 3-0 in the first leg of a CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday night. The Revolut......

 2022-03-10 03:57 

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UCF holds SMU to 28 points in AAC tournament...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Brittney Smith led a balanced offense with 13 points and No. 25 UCF's nation-best defense had its best game of the season with a 61-28 win over SMU in the semifinals of the......

 2022-03-10 03:56 

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Booker has 23 points in return, Suns roll past Heat 111-90...

MIAMI (AP) — Devin Booker scored 23 points, Mikal Bridges added 21 and the Phoenix Suns shook off a slow start to beat the Miami Heat 111-90 on Wednesday night in a matchup of the NBA's conference ......

 2022-03-10 03:42 

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Man returns to Ukraine after family slain while fleeing...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man whose wife and two children were killed by mortar fire in Ukraine as they tried to flee was in Kyiv on Wednesday to bury them but he said their funerals must be postponed......

 2022-03-10 03:41 

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West Virginia beats Kansas State in Big 12 tournament opener...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sean McNeil scored 21 points, Malik Curry added 17 points and No. 9 seed West Virginia beat eighth-seeded Kansas State 73-67 on Wednesday night in the opener of the Big 12 C......

 2022-03-10 03:36 

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DiCaprio donates to Ukraine, but earlier reports false...

NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio has donated to humanitarian organizations supporting Ukraine, though an earlier widely circulated report was inaccurate.In recent days, reports have circulated onl......

 2022-03-10 03:35 

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Tatum scores 44 points, Celtics top Hornets for 4th straight...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 16 of his 44 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Hornets 115-101 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight vict......

 2022-03-10 03:31 

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Tatum stays hot, scores 44 as Celtics beat Hornets 115-101...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 16 of his 44 points in the fourth quarter, and the Boston Celtics defeated the Charlotte Hornets 115-101 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.......

 2022-03-10 03:30 

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DeRozan has big 4th quarter, helps Bulls snap losing streak...

DETROIT (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 16 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons 114-108 on Wednesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.Zach LeVine......

 2022-03-10 03:23 

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No. 23 FGCU women shoot past Stetson in A-Sun semis 82-67...

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Kierstan Bell had a double-double and Kendall Spray and Kerstie Phills combined for all 21 of their points in the second half as No. 23 Florida Gulf Coast pulled away from S......

 2022-03-10 03:18 

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Pelicans' Ingram out another week with hamstring injury...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans scoring leader Brandon Ingram, who sat out games games on Tuesday and Wednesday because of a sore right hamstring, will be sidelined at least another week, t......

 2022-03-10 03:08 

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End of COVID funds? House eyes $15.6B, but outlook dim...

WASHINGTON (AP) — This could be the end of the line for congressional funding to fight COVID-19.What started a month ago as a $30 billion request from the White House to prepare for the next phase......

 2022-03-10 02:53 

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Buie rallies Northwestern past Nebraska 71-69 in Big Ten...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Boo Buie scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and drew a critical charge with 10.5 seconds left as Northwestern erased a 15-point second-half deficit to upend Nebraska ......

 2022-03-10 02:43 

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Missouri beats Ole Miss in opener of SEC tournament...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kobe Brown scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half when 12th-seeded Missouri pulled away from 13th-seeded Mississippi for a 72-60 win in Wednesday's Southeastern Conference......

 2022-03-10 02:20 

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Human trafficking case sparks government response in China...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Sustained, palpable anger in China over the case of a mother of eight found chained inside a shed has prompted an unusually strong government response to human trafficking at ......

 2022-03-10 02:04 

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Woman sues Cowboys' Jerry Jones, says he's biological father...

DALLAS (AP) — A 25-year-old woman who grew up in North Texas is suing Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, alleging he's her biological father.Alexandra Davis says in a lawsuit filed last week in Dall......

 2022-03-10 02:02 

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Oregon beats Oregon State for 3rd time, advances in Pac-12...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jacob Young had a season-high-tying 23 points with a career-high 11 assists and fifth-seeded Oregon beat No. 12 seed Oregon State 86-72 on Wednesday in the first round of the Pac-1......

 2022-03-10 02:02 

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Tomljanovic wins in 3 sets to open Indian Wells tournament...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Ajla Tomljanovic of Croatia beat American Hailey Baptiste 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 in opening-round play at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday.Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russia overca......

 2022-03-10 01:57 

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Column: PSG, Qatar still can't buy its way to European glory...

Lionel Messi stood frozen, stunned in the Santiago Bernabu.His right hand was on his hip. His left hand was holding his head. His eyes were closed.It looked like he wanted the field to swallow him......

 2022-03-10 01:55 

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South Dakota lawmakers pass limit on homegrown medical pot...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers on Wednesday passed a proposal place a four-cap limit on the number cannabis plants that medical marijuana patients can grow in their homes.The Republican......

 2022-03-10 01:54 

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As adjournment nears, WA lawmakers reach budget agreements...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — House and Senate budget negotiators reached agreement Wednesday on a $64.1 billion supplemental state budget, one day before the Washington Legislature is set to adjourn its 6......

 2022-03-10 01:37 

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Dozen doctors get prison in health care fraud, opioid scheme...

DETROIT (AP) — A dozen doctors are among 16 people in Michigan and Ohio sentenced to prison for a health care fraud that included the distribution of 6.6 million opioid doses and $250 million in fa......

 2022-03-10 01:36 

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Cricket great Warne begins final journey home to Australia...

BANGKOK (AP) — The body of Australian cricket great Shane Warne has started its final journey home.Just before dawn on Thursday, his coffin — draped in an Australian flag — was put into an ambulanc......

 2022-03-10 01:35 

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Kentucky panel passes ban on older transgender athletes...

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — A Kentucky House panel advanced legislation Wednesday that would bar transgender girls from participating in school sports that match their gender identity from sixth grade to ......

 2022-03-10 01:33 

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Vegas convention center renovation to standardize facades...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials in Las Vegas plan to spend $435 million renovating older parts of the Las Vegas Convention Center to match the look of a sprawling new exhibition hall section tha......

 2022-03-10 01:20 

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Mississippi advances bill against COVID vaccine mandates...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Anyone in Mississippi could cite "a sincerely held religious objection" to avoid a public or private employer's COVID-19 vaccination mandate, under a bill that advanced Wednes......

 2022-03-10 01:14 

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No. 25 UCF women clamp down on SMU 61-28 in AAC semifinal...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Brittney Smith led a balanced offense with 13 points and No. 25 UCF's nation-best defense had its best game of the season with a 61-28 win over SMU in the semifinals of the......

 2022-03-10 01:10 

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NC governor's veto on school mask mandate opt-out is upheld...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina legislature failed on Wednesday to override another of Gov. Roy Cooper's vetoes, this one on a bill that would have allowed K-12 students to opt out of COVID......

 2022-03-10 01:03 

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Nebraska advances small business emergency grant program...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers gave initial approval Wednesday to a grant program for small businesses that are hit by natural disasters, pandemics or other emergencies, but it won't get a......

 2022-03-10 00:59 

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Aztecs like chances of reaching MWC tournament title game...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Winning nine of their last 10 games, including three in six days, in three different states, has Brian Dutcher's San Diego State Aztecs primed for what has become an annual run thr......

 2022-03-10 00:57 

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Georgia gas tax suspension proposed to last through May 31...

ATLANTA (AP) — A plan to suspend Georgia's state motor fuel taxes through May 31 began advancing Wednesday in the state House, with a House Ways and Means subcommittee approving a new version of Ho......

 2022-03-10 00:55 

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AP Sportlight...

March 101913 — The Quebec Bulldogs win the Stanley Cup in two games over Sydney.1920 — Quebec's Joe Malone scores six goals to lead the Bulldogs to a 10-4 rout of the Ottawa Senators....

 2022-03-10 00:51 

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In Minneapolis strike, teachers say kids aren't all right...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Teachers in Minneapolis say they've noticed more kids with anxiety and depression. One school counselor says she's seen more fights and drug use. Some kids tell parents they're f......

 2022-03-10 00:38 

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Illinois Boys All-State Basketball Teams...

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Here are the Illinois Associated Press Class 1A-4A All-State boys' basketball teams as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers, broadcasters and internet-site reporters.......

 2022-03-10 00:31 

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Returning money to California taxpayers may aid state budget...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposal to send people another round of government checks, this time to help offset the record high cost of gas, will do more than just win......

 2022-03-10 00:20 

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Michigan lawmakers finalize $666M transfer for GM projects...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawmakers on Wednesday authorized a $666 million transfer of state funds to finalize incentives for General Motors to locate an electric vehicle plant and an electric vehicle ......

 2022-03-10 00:17 

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Idaho bill to fine, jail librarians appears dead in Senate...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The top Republican in the Idaho Senate said Wednesday a House-approved bill to fine librarians $1,000 and send them to jail for a year for checking out material to a minor that ......

 2022-03-10 00:16 

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White House warns Russia may use chemical weapons in Ukraine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration publicly warned Wednesday that Russia might seek to use chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine as the White House rejected Russian claims of illegal ch......

 2022-03-10 00:16 

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Boston College gets OT win over Wake Forest in ACC tourney...

NEW YORK (AP) — DeMarr Langford scored 19 points, Quinten Post added 17 and 13th-seeded Boston College upset fifth-seeded Wake Forest 82-77 in overtime in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Con......

 2022-03-10 00:08 

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Keefe scores at buzzer, Stanford shocks Arizona State 71-70...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — James Keefe capped a double-double by banking in a short jumper at the buzzer as ninth-seeded Stanford closed the game on a 16-1 run to shock eight-seeded Arizona State 71-70 in th......

 2022-03-10 00:07 

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Lions address need, sign WR Josh Reynolds to 2-year contract...

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed wide receiver Josh Reynolds to a two-year contract, adding depth where they need it in coach Dan Campbell's second season.The team announced t......

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