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 2022-03-09 14:00 

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A step at a time in Australia's 1st Pakistan tour since 1998...

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Sometimes, it just took David Warner to step in and get the crowd going as Australia's first test match in Pakistan in 24 years crawled toward an inevitable draw on a li......

 2022-03-09 14:00 

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German govt produces new legal framework for pandemic rules...

BERLIN (AP) — The German government introduced a legal framework for pandemic regulations and rules Wednesday. Most of the country's current coronavirus restrictions are set to end by March 20.The ......

 2022-03-09 13:48 

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Uptick but no exodus: Despite stress, many teachers stay put...

Teachers have been working longer hours. They're more stressed out. And many say they've considered quitting. Yet the vast majority of teachers have stayed in the profession throughout the pandemic......

 2022-03-09 13:45 

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Philippines to proceed with deal to buy Russian helicopters...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government will proceed with a deal to purchase 17 military transport helicopters from Russia that was signed and partially paid for before the Russian inv......

 2022-03-09 13:36 

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6N: France recalls Villiere for Wales match, Penaud out...

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Six Nations favorite France recalled left winger Gabin Villiere on Wednesday and moved Yoram Moefana to the right wing for the match against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.After......

 2022-03-09 13:33 

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Viking Mississippi cruise ship touches water for first time...

HOUMA, La. (AP) — Viking's highly-anticipated voyages on the Mississippi River, between New Orleans and St. Paul, Minnesota, is a step closer to reality.The company on Monday celebrated the "float ......

 2022-03-09 13:00 

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'HODL': A typo takes hold as a sound cryptocurrency strategy...

Late in 2013, with bitcoin prices in the middle of a steep dip, a post appeared in an online forum featuring a misspelling that would become legendary: "I AM HODLING." The mangling of the word "hol......

 2022-03-09 12:59 

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Face of Sweden's debated virus strategy gets WHO vaccine job...

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The chief epidemiologist who was considered the architect of Sweden's pandemic approach, which avoided lockdowns but saw the Scandinavian country earn one of the world's highest pe......

 2022-03-09 12:57 

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Ukraine bans exports of wheat, oats and other food staples...

LONDON (AP) — Ukraine's government has banned the export of wheat, oats and other staples that are crucial for global food supplies as authorities try to ensure they can feed people during Russia's......

 2022-03-09 12:46 

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Young Ukrainian dancers, trapped abroad, get Paris residency...

PARIS (AP) — The dancers are torn between body and mind — physically on stage in Paris but in spirit back home in Kyiv.In other circumstances, the Kyiv City Ballet's residency at the Thtre du Cha......

 2022-03-09 12:17 

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Edmunds: Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. Tesla Model Y...

Consumer appetites for small SUVs seem insatiable, and as electrification reaches every corner of the automotive landscape, a spotlight has appeared over compact EV SUVs. For two years, the Tesla M......

 2022-03-09 12:01 

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New Oliver Jeffers book scheduled to come out Oct. 4...

NEW YORK (AP) — A new book by the million-selling children's author and visual artist Oliver Jeffers is a blend of art and science and adventure.Jeffers9; "Meanwhile Back on Earth" will be published......

 2022-03-09 12:00 

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Biden signing order on cryptocurrency as its use explodes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is signing an executive order on government oversight of cryptocurrency that urges the Federal Reserve to explore whether the central bank should jump in and c......

 2022-03-09 11:55 

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COVID-19 cases, deaths continue to drop globally, WHO says...

LONDON (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases and deaths globally have continued to fall in the past week, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, with only the Western Pacific reporting ......

 2022-03-09 11:30 

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1 million children leave behind lives, friends in Ukraine...

ZAHONY, Hungary (AP) — After bombs started falling in her hometown of Kharkiv, Annamaria Maslovska left her friends, her toys, and her life in Ukraine and set off on a days-long journey with her mo......

 2022-03-09 10:00 

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Tennessee company recalls hand sanitizer containing methanol...

LEWISBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee company said it is voluntarily recalling 1-gallon containers of hand sanitizer after it was found to contain methanol, which can cause illness or death.Tennessee......

 2022-03-09 09:39 

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Austria suspends vaccine mandate before enforcement starts...

BERLIN (AP) — The Austrian government said Wednesday that it won't start enforcing a vaccine mandate for most adults in mid-March as it had planned.The mandate for people 18 and over became law in ......

 2022-03-09 09:33 

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Melbourne Cricket Ground service for Warne set for March 30...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Home to many of famed Australian spin bowler Shane Warne's greatest sports moments, the Melbourne Cricket Ground will host his public farewell on March 30.Victoria state......

 2022-03-09 09:08 

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Hong Kong leader says no fixed time frame for mass testing...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Wednesday that reducing the skyrocketing number of deaths in the latest coronavirus surge is the city's priority, putting a plan to test the entire......

 2022-03-09 08:56 

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Israel's president travels to Turkey as countries heal rift...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Israeli President Isaac Herzog travels to Turkey on Wednesday, becoming the first Israeli leader to visit in 14 years, as the two countries move to turn a new page in their tr......

 2022-03-09 08:51 

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Russia-Ukraine war: Shelling and evacuation efforts ongoing...

Efforts are ongoing to coordinate safe routes of escape for Ukrainian civilians out of besieged cities as the Russian invasion rounds out its second week. In the time since Russian forces swept in......

 2022-03-09 08:46 

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UC Davis ousts Cal Poly 63-53 in Big West tournament...

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Ezra Manjon posted 17 points and UC Davis beat Cal Poly 63-53 in the first round of the Big West Conference tournament on Tuesday night.Caleb Fuller had 16 points and eight r......

 2022-03-09 08:33 

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MLB, union bargain through night to salvage 162-game season...

NEW YORK (AP) — Negotiators for locked-out players and Major League Baseball appeared set to bargain through the night after Commissioner Rob Manfred's deadline to reach a deal preserving a 162-ga......

 2022-03-09 08:32 

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Utah Valley routs Chicago State 69-47 in WAC tourney opener...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fardaws Aimaq scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds and Utah Valley pulled away in the second half to beat Chicago State 69-47 in the opening round of the Western Athletic Conf......

 2022-03-09 08:26 

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WHO Africa's 1st woman leader helps continent fight COVID...

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — People stand when Dr. Matshidiso Moeti enters a room at the World Health Organization's Africa headquarters in Republic of Congo. Small in stature, big in pres......

 2022-03-09 08:23 

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BUBBLE WATCH: Demon Deacons aim to add another win in ACCs...

A look at Wednesday for bubble teams chasing NCAA Tournament bids: GAME OF THE DAY Wake Forest meets Boston College in Wednesday's second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament in New Yo......

 2022-03-09 08:21 

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With Ukraine war, Europe's geopolitical map is moving again...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Even though Russia has lost influence and friends since the collapse of the Soviet empire in 1989, the nuclear superpower still holds sway over several of its neighbors in Europe an......

 2022-03-09 08:21 

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WHO Africa's 1st woman leader helps continent fight COVID...

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — People stand when Dr. Matshidiso Moeti enters a room at the World Health Organization's Africa headquarters in the Republic of Congo and they listen intently t......

 2022-03-09 08:21 

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Wilson, Wagner exits sign of major change ahead for Seahawks...

SEATTLE (AP) — With two brush strokes over the span of about 10 hours, the Seattle Seahawks said goodbye to giant foundations of their Super Bowl history. Gone is quarterback Russell Wilson, traded......

 2022-03-09 08:20 

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Tuesday's Sports in Brief...

PRO FOOTBALLSEATTLE (AP) — Denver Broncos general manager George Paton agreed to send a massive haul of players and draft picks to the Seattle Seahawks for nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wi......

 2022-03-09 08:19 

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Analysis: NFL's monitoring of betting must never fall short...

The NFL spends multi-million dollars protecting the integrity of the game as it relates to gambling. Those expenditures paid off in the Calvin Ridley case.The Atlanta Falcons receiver has been susp......

 2022-03-09 07:41 

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Live updates: Ukraine says building defenses of key cities...

The latest developments on the Russia-Ukraine war:LVIV, Ukraine — The general staff of Ukraine's armed forces says the country is building up its defense of key cities in the north, south and east ......

 2022-03-09 07:30 

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West Indies beat defending champs England at Women's WCup...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hayley Matthews and Deandra Dottin again were at the center of the action as the West Indies pulled off a dramatic upset win at the Women's Cricket World Cup on Wedne......

 2022-03-09 07:23 

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Religious runner exalts in victory on athletes' expression...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Noor Abukaram's elation at completing one of her first varsity cross-country races quickly turned to disappointment when she failed to find her name among those of her high sc......

 2022-03-09 07:20 

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'They make sure you don't die': Inside NYC's drug use sites...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Collado settled in at a clean white table in a sunlit room, sang a few bars and injected himself with heroin.After years of shooting up on streets and rooftops, he was in one o......

 2022-03-09 07:10 

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Turtle escape-hatches now required in more shrimp nets...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government is reminding shrimpers that more boats are now required to have escape hatches for sea turtles installed in their nets. Boats that are at least 40 feet lon......

 2022-03-09 07:05 

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Civil rights leader Andrew Young, turning 90, keeps up fight...

ATLANTA (AP) — As he approaches 90, civil rights icon Andrew Young is turning to his late friend and colleague, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., for inspiration. During the civil rights struggle, K......

 2022-03-09 07:03 

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Changing snowfall makes it harder to fight fire with fire...

DECKERS, Colo. (AP) — Dripping flaming fuel as they go, a line of workers slowly descends a steep, snow-covered hillside above central Colorado's South Platte River, torching piles of woody debris ......

 2022-03-09 06:45 

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Tuesday's Games...

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 2022-03-09 06:45 

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 2022-03-09 06:39 

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Thompson surprised by Ferrell, lifts Warriors over Clippers...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 20 points on a night actor Will Ferrell surprised him and teammates before the game by participating in warmups with the Warriors, and Golden State snapped......

 2022-03-09 06:33 

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Asia stocks mixed after Wall St falls, US bans Russian oil...

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets rebounded Wednesday following Wall Street's decline while Chinese shares sank after inflation edged higher.Already high oil prices rose further, adding more ......

 2022-03-09 06:27 

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Harris trip to Poland takes a turn over jets for Ukraine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris' trip to Warsaw to thank Poland for taking in hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians fleeing Russia's invasion took an unexpected turn before she even le......

 2022-03-09 06:25 

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Limits on insulin costs revived in push for Senate action...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to limit insulin costs for people with diabetes is getting revived in the Senate. Democrats say they want to move quickly, but they'll need Republican support to get a......

 2022-03-09 06:24 

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Air alert declared in Kyiv as fighting continues...

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — An air alert was declared Wednesday morning in and around Kyiv, with residents urged to get to bomb shelters as quickly as possible."Kyiv region air alert. Threat of a missil......

 2022-03-09 06:24 

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Biden's inflation plan upends thinking on jobs sent overseas...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has a solution for high inflation that seems counterintuitive: Bring factory jobs back to the U.S.This challenges a decades-long argument that employers moved ......

 2022-03-09 06:22 

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Ukraine war at 2-week mark: Russians slowed but not stopped...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks into its war in Ukraine, Russia has achieved less and struggled more than anticipated at the outset of the biggest land conflict in Europe since World War II. But the in......

 2022-03-09 06:22 

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Seattle tops Club Len 3-0 in first leg of Champions League...

SEATTLE (AP) — Fredy Montero scored twice in the first half, Jordan Morris added a third goal in the 90th minute and the Seattle Sounders beat Club Len 3-0 on Tuesday night in the first leg of the......

 2022-03-09 06:22 

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Caps' Ovechkin ties Jagr for 3rd on NHL career goals list...

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice and moved into a tie for third place on the NHL's career goals list, and Nic Dowd scored the go-ahead goal as the Washington Capitals rallied in t......

 2022-03-09 06:16 

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Rigoni, Jones spark Quinnipiac past Marist in MAAC tourney...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jacob Rigoni had a season-high 26 points and Dezi Jones just missed a triple-double as Quinnipiac romped to a 77-52 victory over Marist in the first round of the Metro At......

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