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 2022-01-19 00:11 

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NYC mayor says even he doesn't feel safe on subway system...

NEW YORK (AP) — After a woman was pushed to her death in front of a New York City subway train beneath Times Square over the weekend, Mayor Eric Adams acknowledged to reporters Tuesday that even he......

 2022-01-19 00:09 

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Florida suspends health official in probe over vaccine law...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A health official who has helped lead central Florida's response to the pandemic has been put on administrative leave as state officials investigate whether he tried to compel ......

 2022-01-19 00:05 

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High court hears case involving painting stolen by Nazis...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A California man and a Spanish museum locked in a dispute over a valuable impressionist masterpiece stolen by the Nazis should be able to agree on one thing, Justice Stephen Breye......

 2022-01-19 00:02 

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UK police asked to probe Indian officials' role in Kashmir...

LONDON (AP) — A London-based law firm filed an application with British police Tuesday seeking the arrest of India's army chief and a senior Indian government official over their alleged roles in w......

 2022-01-18 23:58 

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Questions coming for Cardinals after late-season stumbles...

The two-month, slow-motion collapse of the Arizona Cardinals will no doubt cause some soul searching and tough questions in the coming days, weeks and months for the franchise.The most obvious and ......

 2022-01-18 23:55 

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Seahawks fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr....

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. and passing game coordinator Andre Curtis, the team said Tuesday. The firings brought an end to what had be......

 2022-01-18 23:53 

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Pack set for 49ers rematch after winning September thriller...

It was the rally that sparked the Green Bay Packers toward the NFL's best regular-season record. The Packers had split their first two games — a blowout loss to New Orleans and a home victory over ......

 2022-01-18 23:46 

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Former Bears star Hampton faces probation for drunk driving...

WINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Hampton has been sentenced to one year of probation after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge last month in Indiana. Hampton, 64, had an......

 2022-01-18 23:45 

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James Sands makes Glasgow Rangers debut in draw vs Aberdeen...

American midfielder James Sands made his debut for Glasgow Rangers, playing the entire match during a 1-1 draw at Aberdeen on Tuesday night in the Scottish Premier League.The 21-year-old from Rye, ......

 2022-01-18 23:43 

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Trump plans 2,300 new homes at struggling Doral resort...

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump plans to build 2,300 luxury homes at his Doral golf resort in the Miami area, part of a flurry of recent moves to revive a family business suffering from the one-two pu......

 2022-01-18 23:43 

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Confusion, lawsuit follow Virginia governor's order on masks...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's new Republican governor was facing pushback from Democratic lawmakers, school districts and a group of parents who sued him Tuesday over an executive order that aims......

 2022-01-18 23:42 

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NHL to stop testing asymptomatic players post-All-Star break...

The NHL will stop testing asymptomatic players, coaches and staff who are fully vaccinated following the All-Star break in early February, saying coronavirus cases continue to decline across the le......

 2022-01-18 23:40 

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Utah lawmakers weigh overturning local mask mandates...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The GOP-dominated Utah Legislature was weighing Tuesday a resolution to overturn local mask mandates as the omicron variant of the coronavirus fuels a record-breaking surge in......

 2022-01-18 23:39 

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Michigan House cancels voting for week due to COVID-19 cases...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House of Representatives has canceled voting for the week because lawmakers and staff have COVID-19, are close contacts or are awaiting test results.The chamber t......

 2022-01-18 23:38 

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West Virginia lawmakers introduce 15-week abortion ban...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban abortion after 15 weeks — a proposal nearly identical to the Mississippi law currently under review by the U.S. Suprem......

 2022-01-18 23:34 

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Alaska lawmakers face proposed salary hike, allowance limits...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A commission tasked with reviewing legislative pay on Tuesday voted to raise the annual salary for Alaska lawmakers but to restrict the daily allowance lawmakers can receive. ......

 2022-01-18 23:31 

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Harris will travel to Honduras for president's inauguration...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Honduras next week to attend the inauguration of President-elect Xiomara Castro, the Central American country's first female president.......

 2022-01-18 23:31 

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 2022-01-18 23:27 

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Suspended professor threatens to sue if he's not reinstated...

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan professor who was suspended after making a profanity-filled video for his students is threatening to file a lawsuit if Ferris State University doesn't quickly lift the s......

 2022-01-18 23:26 

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Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Capitol insurrection issued a new batch of subpoenas Tuesday to some of Donald Trump's closet advisers, including Rudy Giuliani, as the commi......

 2022-01-18 23:24 

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Paraguayan Sebastin Ferreira signs with Houston Dynamo...

HOUSTON (AP) — Forward Sebastin Ferreira has signed a four-year contract with Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo, leaving Paraguay's Libertad.The 23-year-old is a designated player, the team sai......

 2022-01-18 23:23 

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St. Pauli knocks defending champ Dortmund out of German Cup...

BERLIN (AP) — Second-division leader St. Pauli knocked defending champion Borussia Dortmund out of the German Cup with a 2-1 win in their third-round game on Tuesday.An early goal from Etienne Amen......

 2022-01-18 23:22 

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Business Highlights: Microsoft buys Activision, stocks swoon...

___Microsoft buys game maker Activision Blizzard for about $70BREDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft is paying nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of Candy Crush and Call of Duty. The d......

 2022-01-18 23:21 

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US Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska diagnosed with COVID-19...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will temporarily work from home.Fortenberry said on his congressional webs......

 2022-01-18 23:20 

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Dodgers promote Brandon Gomes to general manager...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers promoted former major league pitcher Brandon Gomes to general manager on Tuesday, filling a spot that had been vacant since 2018.Gomes had been an assista......

 2022-01-18 23:19 

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House OK's bill excusing mental-health absences for students...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky House overwhelmingly passed legislation Tuesday aimed at ensuring that mental health-related absences from school are excused for students.The bipartisan measure ......

 2022-01-18 23:13 

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Mandatory funding increases proposed for struggling agencies...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With many nonprofit agencies in Connecticut struggling to both attract and retain workers, the top Senate Democrat on the General Assembly's budget-writing committee said Tue......

 2022-01-18 23:13 

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Mississippi furniture manufacturer expanding, adding jobs...

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi furniture manufacturer is embarking on a nearly $6.6 million expansion. Kevin Charles Fine Upholstery in New Albany plans to add 75 jobs over the next four ye......

 2022-01-18 23:09 

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Chelsea held 1-1 by Brighton, EPL title further out of reach...

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Winning the Premier League title is looking more unlikely for Chelsea each passing week.After a 1-1 draw at Brighton on Tuesday, the European champions soon might have to s......

 2022-01-18 23:04 

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Qatar World Cup ticket sales to open, lowest $70 globally...

Fans can start registering for the lottery to buy Qatar World Cup tickets on Wednesday with prices for visitors starting at around $70, one-third cheaper than the tournament in Russia, The Associat......

 2022-01-18 23:04 

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Improving defense propels LA Rams onward to Tampa Bay...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew Stafford was nearly flawless in his first career playoff victory. Odell Beckham Jr. made huge plays as a receiver and as a passer in his own first postseason win.Yet the ......

 2022-01-18 23:02 

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NTSB chief to fed agency: Stop using misleading statistics...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With traffic fatalities spiking higher, the nation's top safety investigator says a widely cited government statistic that 94% of serious crashes are solely due to driver error is......

 2022-01-18 22:52 

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Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2022 Grammy Awards will shift to an April show in Las Vegas after recently postponing the ceremony due to rising COVID-19 cases because the omicron variant.The awards will be......

 2022-01-18 22:46 

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UConn's athletic deficit rose to $47.2 million in 2021...

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn's athletic department reported Tuesday that its budget deficit rose from from $43.5 million to $47.2 million in the 2021 fiscal year, the result of pandemic-related hits ......

 2022-01-18 22:44 

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Florida could shield whites from 'discomfort' of racist past...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A bill pushed by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that would prohibit public schools and private businesses from making white people feel "discomfort" when they teach s......

 2022-01-18 22:43 

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Pacers lose Turner for at least two weeks with injured foot...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers expect center Myles Turner to miss at least the next two weeks with an injured left foot.Team officials announced Tuesday that the 6-foot-11 Turner was examin......

 2022-01-18 22:42 

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Jags' McCray arrested, charged with eluding police in chase...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Lerentee McCray made an obscene hand gesture at a police officer, fled a would-be traffic stop and then reached speeds of 100 mph and cr......

 2022-01-18 22:41 

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Real Betis routs Alavs to stay in 3rd place in Spain...

MADRID (AP) — Real Betis strengthened its hold on third place in the Spanish league with a comfortable 4-0 win over relegation-threatened Alavs on Tuesday.The victory moved Manuel Pellegrini's tea......

 2022-01-18 22:41 

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Alabama trying to reverse 3-game skid, fall from rankings...

Alabama, one of college basketball's high-flying teams in early December, is looking to rebound following three straight close losses.The Crimson Tide (11-6, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) fell out o......

 2022-01-18 22:35 

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Goodchild helps No. 21 Duke women beat Miami 58-49...

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miela Goodchild scored seven of her 17 points in the fourth quarter, Shayeann Day-Wilson had 11 points and seven assists, and No. 21 Duke beat Miami 58-49 on Tuesday.Lexi ......

 2022-01-18 22:33 

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Indiana vaccine exemption bill advances, faces GOP hurdles...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana House Republicans pushed through a proposal Tuesday that would severely limit workplace COVID-19 vaccination requirements even as the move faces resistance from Republic......

 2022-01-18 22:25 

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday...

Stocks fell to a new low for the year on Wall Street Tuesday and bond yields surged amid renewed jitters the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates to tackle rising inflation. The S&P 500, the Do......

 2022-01-18 22:22 

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Goldman Sachs, Hain Celestial fall; Activision, Exxon rise...

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday:Goldman Sachs Group Inc., down $26.54 to $354.40.The investment bank's fourth-quarter profits fell short of Wall Street forecasts....

 2022-01-18 22:19 

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Jess Ferreira agrees to 4-year MLS contract with Dallas...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jess Ferreira has agreed to a four-year contract with Major League Soccer's Dallas team.The deal announced Tuesday for the 21-year-old forward includes a club option for 2026.......

 2022-01-18 22:15 

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Luxury Tahoe condo project planned; units from $2.5M to $7M...

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — A luxury condominium developer plans to break ground this spring on 40 multi-million-dollar units on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.The Nine 47 Tahoe development is plan......

 2022-01-18 22:14 

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2nd South Dakota child under 10 dies after contracting COVID...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A second child younger than 10 years old has died after contracting the coronavirus in South Dakota, health officials reported Tuesday.The state Health Department said the ......

 2022-01-18 22:11 

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Mississippi city names street for blues artist Bobby Rush...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital is renaming one of its major streets for a Grammy-winning blues singer who lives in the city.The Jackson City Council voted Tuesday to rename Ellis Avenu......

 2022-01-18 22:00 

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Officials: Florida panther struck and killed by vehicle...

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — An endangered Florida panther kitten has died after being struck by a vehicle.It's the third panther death attributed to fatal collisions, out of three total deaths this year, a......

 2022-01-18 21:59 

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Man who shot his wife in SUV wants murder conviction tossed...

ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a man convicted of murder for fatally shooting his wife as they rode in an SUV in Atlanta say he did not have a fair trial and are asking Georgia's highest court to overt......

 2022-01-18 21:50 

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Fishermen protest after eruption causes oil spill in Peru...

LIMA, Peru (AP) — An oil spill on the Peruvian coast caused by the waves from an eruption of an undersea volcano in the South Pacific nation of Tonga prompted dozens of fishermen to protest Tuesday......

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