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 2022-01-18 08:27 

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Monday's Sports in Brief...

NFL PLAYOFFSINGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Stafford passed for 202 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in his first playoff victory, and the Los Angeles Rams roared out of the wild......

 2022-01-18 08:21 

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AP PHOTOS: Bejeweled camels wrestle for victory in Turkey...

SELCUK, Turkey (AP) — Black-eyed Nirvana and Mr. Isa, two male camels from the western Aydin province of Turkey and wearing colorful saddles, circled the grounds with their owners and then wrestled......

 2022-01-18 08:05 

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Murray's first playoff start a nightmare for Cardinals...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Kyler Murray's first NFL playoff start quickly turned into a nightmare.The dynamic quarterback and his Arizona Cardinals teammates had about the worst start imaginable in M......

 2022-01-18 08:01 

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Julius Erving, aka Dr. J, talks about NBA life in the 1980s...

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Hall of Famer Julius Erving, an NBA and ABA champion, is considered one of the greatest basketball players ever and one the greatest ambassadors of the game off the court. He is an ......

 2022-01-18 07:51 

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Virus, injuries, standings all factor in NBA trade deadline...

LeBron James issued an apology on social media to Laker Nation after a recent blowout loss.With it, a promise: "... we'll be better!"James and the Lakers are currently in a position where they woul......

 2022-01-18 07:45 

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China media say foreign parcels suspected in new infections...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media report parcels mailed from overseas may have spread the omicron variant of the coronavirus in Beijing and elsewhere. Globally, health experts have stressed the vi......

 2022-01-18 07:31 

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Satellite photos show aftermath of Abu Dhabi oil site attack...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday appear to show the aftermath of a fatal attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United Arab E......

 2022-01-18 07:31 

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Analysis: Dak Prescott hands it to all the wrong people...

Dak Prescott kept handing it to all the wrong people.He should have delivered the football to umpire Ramon George instead of to his center Tyler Biadasz before time ran out on Dallas' season, leav......

 2022-01-18 07:23 

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No. 2 Auburn gets showdown with No. 12 Kentucky...

Auburn has steadily moved up the rankings this season, climbing from No. 22 in the preseason to No. 2 in this week's AP Top 25.Coach Bruce Pearl believes the Tigers, with their quality wins and str......

 2022-01-18 07:15 

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LeBron scores 25 as Lakers end three-game skid, beat Jazz...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 25 points and Stanley Johnson had 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 101-95 win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night.......

 2022-01-18 07:10 

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Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters...

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — An armed man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue had spent time in area homeless shelters in the two weeks leading up to the attac......

 2022-01-18 06:54 

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Penguins score 5 unanswered goals to rally past Vegas 5-3...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jason Zucker scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from an early three-goal deficit to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Monday night.Pittsburgh scored five unanswe......

 2022-01-18 06:18 

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In tiny Wyoming town, Bill Gates bets big on nuclear power...

KEMMERER, Wyoming (AP) — In this sleepy Wyoming town that has relied on coal for over a century, a company founded by the man who revolutionized personal computing is launching an ambitious project......

 2022-01-18 06:13 

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Race to cut carbon emissions splits U.S. states on nuclear...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the conclusion that solar, wind and other renewable power sourc......

 2022-01-18 06:12 

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Norway's Telenor to sell stake in Myanmar's Wave Money...

BANGKOK (AP) — Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor plans to sell its 51% stake in the Myanmar fintech company Wave Money to its main partner in the venture, Yoma Strategic Holdings. Teleno......

 2022-01-18 06:10 

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Race to cut carbon emissions splits U.S. states on nuclear...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the conclusion that solar, wind and other renewable power sourc......

 2022-01-18 06:09 

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Sinema, Manchin slammed as Senate begins voting bill debate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing stark criticism from civil rights leaders, senators return to Capitol Hill under intense pressure to change their rules and break a Republican filibuster that has hopelessl......

 2022-01-18 06:08 

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Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats...

Joe Biden's long arc in public life has always had one final ambition: to sit behind the Resolute Desk of the Oval Office.He achieved it — albeit, at 78, as the oldest person to assume the presiden......

 2022-01-18 06:06 

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Before pullout, watchdog warned of Afghan air force collapse...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Months before President Joe Biden announced the U.S.'s complete withdrawal from Afghanistan last year, Washington's watchdog warned that the Afghan air force would collaps......

 2022-01-18 06:05 

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Bloomberg funds city programs to build new urban solutions...

Bloomberg Philanthropies is supporting the innovative solutions of 15 cities to try to get others to use them as blueprints to battle the world's urban problems.The winners of this year's Global Ma......

 2022-01-18 06:04 

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Tarnished Gold: Illegal mining stokes Indigenous divisions...

RAPOSA SERRA DO SOL INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — The mining encampment that stretches across a mountainside in Brazil's Amazon is dotted with plastic tarpaulin covers. Under them, dozens of ......

 2022-01-18 06:01 

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Taiwan pays $900,000 for ally Guatemala to lobby Washington...

MIAMI (AP) — Guatemala has hired for $900,000 a major supporter of former President Donald Trump to seek influence with U.S. officials in an unusual lobbying contract paid for by its ally Taiwan, f......

 2022-01-18 06:01 

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The AP Interview: Exiled artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games...

Ai Weiwei is one of China's most famous artists, and many regard him as one of the world's greatest living ones of his profession. Working with the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, he h......

 2022-01-18 05:52 

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Japan ready to expand COVID restrictions as infections surge...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government is preparing social restrictions in Tokyo and other regions as the omicron variant of the coronavirus infects more people.Japan has never had a lockdown during the p......

 2022-01-18 05:36 

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Stafford propels Rams past Cardinals 34-11 in playoff rout...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Stafford passed for 202 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in his first playoff victory, and the Los Angeles Rams roared out of the wild-card round ......

 2022-01-18 05:34 

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Schenn, Barbashev score twice in Blues' 5-3 win over Preds...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brayden Schenn and Ivan Barbashev each had two goals and two assists as the St. Louis Blues came from behind to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Monday night. Ryan O'Reilly adde......

 2022-01-18 05:21 

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North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Grappling with pandemic difficulties and U.S.-led sanctions over his nuclear ambitions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be reviving his 2017 playbook of nuclear and ......

 2022-01-18 05:03 

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Doncic's triple-double leads Mavericks past Thunder 104-102...

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 20 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his third triple-double in five games, and the surging Dallas Mavericks withstood a late run by the Oklahoma City Thunder to ......

 2022-01-18 05:02 

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Cards' Baker evaluated for concussion following collision...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker is being evaluated for a concussion after he appeared to briefly lose consciousness in a helmet-to-helmet collision Monday night late i......

 2022-01-18 04:56 

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Booker's season-high 48 helps Suns rally past Spurs 121-107...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Devin Booker had a season-high 48 points and the Phoenix Suns dominated the fourth quarter to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 121-107 Monday night for their fourth straight victory.......

 2022-01-18 04:54 

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Australia has record COVID-19 deaths, hospitals under stress...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia reported a record high of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, and its second-largest state declared an emergency in hospitals to cope with surging patient admissions and ......

 2022-01-18 04:52 

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Muguruza is a perfect 10 in Australian Open's 1st round...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Garbie Muguruza kept a perfect streak intact Tuesday at the Australian Open, winning her first-round match at the year's first tennis Grand Slam event for the 10th stra......

 2022-01-18 04:42 

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Asia shares mostly rise moderately after US national holiday...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday in the absence of big market-moving news following a national holiday in the U.S. The Bank of Japan wrapped up a two-day policy meeting with no ......

 2022-01-18 04:32 

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Kiss scores 31, Bryant rolls past St. Francis 82-52...

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Peter Kiss had 31 points, nine rebounds and six assists to lead Bryant to an 82-52 rout of St. Francis of Pennsylvania on Monday night.Charles Pride added 18 points for the ......

 2022-01-18 04:24 

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Nelson, Cizikas help Islanders hand Flyers 8th straight loss...

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson and Casey Cizikas scored less than three minutes apart in the second period and the New York Islanders beat Philadelphia 4-1 on Monday night, handing the Flyers their e......

 2022-01-18 04:16 

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Butler gets triple-double, Heat hold off Raptors 104-99...

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 23 points, Jimmy Butler got a triple-double in the game's final moment and the Miami Heat held off the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Monday night.Bam Adebayo, in his fir......

 2022-01-18 04:03 

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TABC boys and girls high school basketball rankings...

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school boys and girls rankings for the week of Jan. 17.BOYS PUBLICClass 6A...

 2022-01-18 03:40 

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Hong Kong arrests 2 ex-air crew for breaking COVID-19 rules...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested two former flight attendants for allegedly leaving their homes when they should have been in isolation for possible coronavirus infections, which were lat......

 2022-01-18 03:40 

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McCollum returns, scores 16 points in Blazers' 98-88 win...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 16 points in his first game back from a collapsed lung, Jusuf Nurkic added 21 points and a season-best 22 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the O......

 2022-01-18 03:39 

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Oregon beats UConn for another top 10 win...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Te-Hina Paopao scored 22 points as Oand eight rebounds as Oregon beat No. 9 UConn 72-59 on Monday.Sedona Prince added 14 points as Oregon (10-5) won its second game against a to......

 2022-01-18 03:35 

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No. 13 Georgia women hand Missouri first loss at home, 72-62...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jenna Staiti scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 13 Georgia became the first visiting team to earn a win at Missouri this season, using a strong finish to post a 72......

 2022-01-18 03:06 

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Hawks rally to beat Bucks 121-114, snap 10-game home skid...

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 30 points for the struggling Atlanta Hawks, who trailed for much of the game before rallying for a 121-114 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night, snappin......

 2022-01-18 03:01 

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Jackson-Davis leads Indiana to rare road win...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 23 points and 12 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double and Indiana defeated Nebraska 78-71 on Monday night, a rare road win for the Hoosiers.T......

 2022-01-18 02:55 

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Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as damage reports emerge...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge unders......

 2022-01-18 02:52 

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North Korea: Tactical guided missiles fired in latest test...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Tuesday it had conducted a test-firing of "tactical guided missiles," a day after South Korea's military detected the North launching two ballistic missil......

 2022-01-18 02:36 

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Nets' star Irving steadfast on vaccine despite Durant injury...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving insists an injury to teammate Kevin Durant won't change his stance on not getting the COVID-19 vaccine.Irving, who only recently returned to action......

 2022-01-18 02:23 

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Portland nurses 'urgently concerned' about health in schools...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As COVID-19 cases surge in Oregon — forcing some of the state's largest school districts to close last week due to staffing shortages — a letter from three dozen nurses at the......

 2022-01-18 02:01 

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Kraken snap 9-game losing streak, beat Blackhawks 3-2 in SO...

SEATTLE (AP) — Ryan Donato scored the tying goal early in the third period, Joonas Donskoi scored in the shootout and the Seattle Kraken snapped their nine-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over th......

 2022-01-18 01:58 

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Von Oelhoffen's clutch 3-pointer sparks Oregon State women...

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Talia von Oelhoffen drilled a 3-pointer with 18 seconds left in overtime, lifting Oregon State to a 69-66 victory over No. 22 Colorado on Monday.Von Oelhoffen missed a jumper......

 2022-01-18 01:45 

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Giants end first-round interviews for GM with 2 SF execs...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants wrapped up the first round of interviews for their vacant general manager's job, interviewing two executives with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday.......

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