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 2022-03-08 16:42 

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Russia underestimated Ukraine's resistance, US official says...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's top intelligence official said Tuesday the U.S. believes Russia underestimated the strength of Ukraine's resistance before launching an invasion that has lik......

 2022-03-08 16:39 

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First trial in Atlanta corruption investigation set to start...

ATLANTA (AP) — A political consultant who was a top aide to former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is the first person set to go to trial in a long-running federal investigation into corruption at City Ha......

 2022-03-08 16:33 

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AP source: Cowboys using franchise tag on TE Dalton Schultz...

The Dallas Cowboys are using the franchise tag on tight end Dalton Schultz, buying time to agree on a long-term deal for one of Dak Prescott's most reliable targets, a person with knowledge of the ......

 2022-03-08 16:30 

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Woods to have teen daughter introduce him at Hall of Fame...

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods introduced his son to the spotlight at the PNC Championship the last two years. Now it's his daughter's turn.Woods has chosen 14-year-old Sam to introduce......

 2022-03-08 16:27 

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Mexico finds 11 bodies in clandestine pits near US border...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico say volunteer searchers have found 11 bodies in clandestine burial pits just a few miles from the U.S. border. The government of Sonora state said ......

 2022-03-08 16:24 

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Harvesters of valuable baby eels hope for a stable 2022...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The industry that harvests one of the most valuable fish species in the United States is hoping for a more stable year in 2022 after two years of volatile price swings.Fisher......

 2022-03-08 16:21 

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Judge asked to end Prince Andrew sex abuse lawsuit...

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Prince Andrew and an American woman who accused him of sexually abusing her when she was 17 formally asked a judge Tuesday to dismiss her lawsuit.The lawyers sent a docu......

 2022-03-08 16:19 

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Colombia protest leaders hope to gain seats in Congress...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Jennifer Pedraza has been spending a great deal of time in the streets recently — leading protests that stopped Colombia's government from raising taxes on the middle class ......

 2022-03-08 16:18 

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$6M in grants to boost Maine's forest industry...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — More than 200 forest companies in Maine will receive $6 million in grants through a state initiative looking to invigorate one of the state's oldest industries.Democratic Gov.......

 2022-03-08 16:12 

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Ohio's capital city drops mask mandate as COVID cases fall...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's capital and largest city has dropped its mask mandate amid a continuing fall in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther had implemented th......

 2022-03-08 16:10 

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Newspaper: SC county court clerk gave herself $30,000 raise...

KINGSTREE, S.C. (AP) — An elected court clerk in a small South Carolina county gave herself a $30,000 raise last year using federal money set aside to improve collecting child support, a newspaper ......

 2022-03-08 16:07 

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EPL takes games off Russian TV over Ukraine war...

LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League will disappear from Russian TV after suspending its deal with its state-owned broadcast partner after the invasion of Ukraine.Clubs agreed at a meeting in L......

 2022-03-08 16:01 

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Cyber firm: At least 6 US state governments hacked by China...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers working on behalf of the Chinese government broke into the computer networks of at least six state governments in the United States in the last year, according to a report......

 2022-03-08 16:00 

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AP Sportlight...

March 91943 — Eddie Dancker banks in a desperation 25-foot hook shot from the corner to give Sheboygan a 30-29 win over Fort Wayne and the National Basketball League crown. The defeat of the Piston......

 2022-03-08 15:56 

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Ex-U. of Michigan athlete's protest encampment is removed...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A camper, tent, signs and other items that represented a former University of Michigan football player's protest against the school's handling of sex abuse allegations invol......

 2022-03-08 15:54 

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AP source: Dolphins place franchise tag on TE Mike Gesicki...

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Mike Gesicki is getting a big raise from the Miami Dolphins. What remains unclear is if he'll be getting a longer deal.The Dolphins on Tuesday placed the franchise tag fo......

 2022-03-08 15:49 

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Rhode Island airport to offer first flight to West Coast...

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Breeze Airways has added five new nonstop flights out of Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport, including the airport's first flight to the West Coast, airline and stat......

 2022-03-08 15:39 

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Jury deliberations to start in 1st trial over Capitol riot...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury was to begin deliberating on Tuesday in the case against a Texas man whose trial is the first for the hundreds of people charged in the riot at the U.S. Capitol las......

 2022-03-08 15:35 

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Crown jewel of the PGA Tour with The Players Championship...

PGA TOURTHE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIPSite: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida....

 2022-03-08 15:21 

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10 suspects arrested in Mexico soccer match brawl...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in north-central Mexico said Tuesday they have arrested 10 suspects in a huge weekend brawl among soccer fans that left over two dozen people injured, three criticall......

 2022-03-08 15:10 

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Minneapolis stadium owners settle with injured concert goer...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Bank Stadium officials have agreed to pay their share of a $1.2 million settlement to a Wisconsin man whose foot was injured at a Garth Brooks concert in 2019. Tom and Diana......

 2022-03-08 15:09 

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Contract deal heads off possible strike by transit drivers...

BARRE, Vt. (AP) — A tentative contract has been reached between unionized drivers of Green Mountain Transit, averting a possible strike that could have begun this weekend. The agreement between the......

 2022-03-08 15:08 

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EU to commit to phasing out dependency on Russian energy...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is committed to phasing out its dependency on Russian energy as soon as possible to ensure the 27-nation bloc no longer faces difficult decisions about hurting t......

 2022-03-08 15:00 

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Piscataway Conoy want Indian Head Highway, town renamed...

Members of the Piscataway Conoy Tribe are calling on officials in Maryland to rename Indian Head Highway and the town of Indian Head because they say the names are derogatory to Native Americans.Ch......

 2022-03-08 14:52 

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England win toss and batting first in Antigua...

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) — England won the toss against the West Indies and chose to bat first at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in the first test on Tuesday.The uncapped Alex Lees will open the batti......

 2022-03-08 14:49 

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Convicted mayor's aide avoids prison but gets hefty fine...

BOSTON (AP) — The former chief of staff to a Massachusetts mayor convicted of federal corruption charges has avoided prison time, federal prosecutors said.Genoveva Andrade, who worked for former Fa......

 2022-03-08 14:39 

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AP Source: Biden to ban Russian oil imports over Ukraine war...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has decided to ban Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia's economy in retaliation for its invasion of Ukraine, according to a person familiar with......

 2022-03-08 14:38 

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Florida Dunkin' worker sentenced for fatal punch of customer...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Dunkin' employee accused of fatally punching a customer who used a racial slur against him pleaded guilty to felony battery and was sentenced to two years of house arre......

 2022-03-08 14:22 

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Second case of deadly deer disease found in NW Alabama...

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A second case of a disease that's deadly to deer has been found in Lauderdale County in northwest Alabama, a state agency said, prompting stricter rules about feeding wildlife......

 2022-03-08 14:20 

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Construction companies ordered to pay fines for worker death...

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state has fined two construction companies a combined $20,000 after a construction worker was killed at the downtown Seattle convention center expansion. Bryan Phillips, 3......

 2022-03-08 14:16 

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Beefing up security, Google buys Mandiant for $5.4 billion...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Google is fortifying its cloud services with a $5.4 billion acquisition of the cyber security firm Mandiant, the companies announced Tuesday.The acquisition is the first o......

 2022-03-08 14:15 

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She's Back: PFL signs undefeated Harrison to new deal...

Undefeated MMA fighter and two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison is headed back to the PFL.Harrison, a two-time $1 million prize champion in the Professional Fighters League lightweight ch......

 2022-03-08 14:13 

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Maduro signals interest in better Venezuela, US relations...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela President Nicols Maduro signaled an interest in improving relations with the U.S. following weekend talks with high-level American officials prompted in part by......

 2022-03-08 14:04 

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Breeze Airways to add flights from South Carolina airport...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Breeze Airways is announcing four new nonstop flights from Charleston International Airport in South Carolina.The Utah-based airline on Tuesday announced that it will add fl......

 2022-03-08 14:02 

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Biden to ask Congress for $2.6B to promote gender equity...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he will ask Congress for $2.6 billion for foreign aid programs that promote gender equality worldwide, more than double the size of last year......

 2022-03-08 14:00 

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Progress slows on path to gender parity in the board room...

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost extinct are the days when only men sat on U.S. corporate boards. But the speed at which boards have brought more women to the table has slowed, and it's likely to be a decade......

 2022-03-08 13:47 

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WHO says COVID boosters needed, reversing previous call...

GENEVA (AP) — An expert group convened by the World Health Organization said Tuesday it "strongly supports urgent and broad access" to booster doses, in a reversal of the U.N. agency's previous ins......

 2022-03-08 13:30 

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Maine's Democratic governor, Janet Mills, to seek 2nd term...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Democratic governor announced Tuesday she will seek a second term in office, setting up a potential contest against a longtime political rival in an election likely t......

 2022-03-08 13:20 

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Malaysia to reopen borders April 1 after two years...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia will reopen its borders on April 1 after two years and lift remaining coronavirus restrictions on businesses as it moves to restore normal life, Prime Ministe......

 2022-03-08 13:16 

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A glance at the reaction of sports to Russian invasion...

ARCHERYWorld Archery banned Russia and Belarus athletes and officials.ATHLETICS...

 2022-03-08 13:10 

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EXPLAINER: What would happen if the US banned Russian oil?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Russia has intensified its war on Ukraine, killing civilians and triggering a mass refugee crisis, some U.S. officials across the political spectrum have called for a ban on im......

 2022-03-08 13:00 

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Millennial Money: Ready to spend like a college graduate?...

In just a couple of months, a new cohort of college graduates will leave behind their careers as students and start new ones as entry-level workers. And for many regardless of age that change......

 2022-03-08 12:58 

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Blood drive to mark Women's Day halted, Afghan activists say...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban halted a blood donation drive by women activists to mark International Women's Day on Tuesday, activists said. Speaking outside a Kabul hospital with seven oth......

 2022-03-08 12:22 

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Police: Bombing in southwest Pakistan kills 3, wounds 28...

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bomb exploded Tuesday near a government building in southwest Pakistan, killing at least three people and wounding 28 others, police said.No one immediately claimed respon......

 2022-03-08 12:15 

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Start-up airline Breeze plots major expansion this summer...

DALLAS (AP) — Startup discount carrier Breeze Airways said Tuesday it will add 35 routes from 10 more cities including some on the West Coast this summer in an aggressive expansion just as jet fuel......

 2022-03-08 12:01 

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Shell says it will stop buying Russian oil, natural gas...

LONDON (AP) — Energy giant Shell said Tuesday that it will stop buying Russian oil and natural gas and shut down its service stations, aviation fuels and other operations in the country amid intern......

 2022-03-08 11:37 

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PSG and Madrid wait on Mbapp and Kroos for decisive 2nd leg...

MADRID (AP) — With some star power likely missing, Carlo Ancelotti and Mauricio Pochettino will have tinkering to do for the decisive encounter between their Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain sid......

 2022-03-08 11:25 

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1,000 migrants fail in attempt to reach Spanish enclave...

MADRID (AP) — Around 1,000 migrants tried unsuccessfully to climb over the barrier separating Morocco from one of Spain's African enclaves on Tuesday, authorities in Spain said.The representative f......

 2022-03-08 11:23 

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EU pledges to fight Russia's "information war" in Europe...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union officials on Tuesday defended the 27-nation bloc's decision to ban Russian state-controlled media outlets from broadcasting in the region as decisive steps to check a......

 2022-03-08 11:12 

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Blinken wraps up Baltic assurance tour as Ukraine war rages...

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was on the last leg Tuesday of a short tour of the three Baltic states aimed at reassuring the former Soviet republics that NATO will ......

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