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 2022-03-08 11:03 

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'Some kind of terrible dream' for Ukrainian women refugees...

ZAHONY, Hungary (AP) — It's a global day to celebrate women, but many fleeing Ukraine feel only the stress of finding a new life for their children as husbands, brothers and fathers stay behind to ......

 2022-03-08 11:00 

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Report: Visits to Tennessee's state parks increased in 2021...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's state parks saw 38.5 million visits in fiscal year 2021, an increase of nearly 4 million from the previous year, according to a study done for the state.State pa......

 2022-03-08 10:59 

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Ballon d'Or winner Alexia gives troubled Barcelona new star...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When Ballon d'Or winner Alexia Putellas first started kicking a ball in the small square of her Spanish village, she did so with the typical disadvantages for a young girl w......

 2022-03-08 10:22 

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Libya's oil company says production resumed at largest field...

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's national oil company said it resumed oil production Tuesday from the country's largest field three days after an armed group shut it down.The state-run National Oil Corporation......

 2022-03-08 10:06 

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Danish toy maker Lego again posts improved profit, revenue...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish toy company Lego said Tuesday its net profit increased by more than a third in 2021, the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, coming in at 13.5 billion kroner ($2......

 2022-03-08 10:00 

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Kentucky River bridge to close for repairs, repainting...

IRVINE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky River bridge in Irvine will be closed for four months so that it can be repaired and repainted, officials said.The span in Estill County, which carries Kentucky 52 and......

 2022-03-08 10:00 

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West Virginia Univ. lifts mask requirements in classrooms...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is lifting COVID-19 mask requirements in its classrooms and labs regardless of a person's vaccination status.The university said in a news release ......

 2022-03-08 09:57 

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Rights group: 50 detained in east Libya after prison escape...

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's east-based army rounded up at least 50 people in a coastal city following a prison escape earlier this year, a rights group said Tuesday.Human Rights Watch said in a statement ......

 2022-03-08 09:23 

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Russia-Ukraine War: What to know about the war in Ukraine...

Minor progress has been made on establishing safe corridors to allow civilians to escape the fighting. A top Ukranian official says both sides agreed to a 12-hour-long cease-fire Tuesday for the e......

 2022-03-08 08:45 

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Australia beats Pakistan by 7 wickets at Women's World Cup...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Six-time world champion Australia swept aside Pakistan by seven wickets Tuesday to remain unbeaten after two group-stage matches at the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup.......

 2022-03-08 08:23 

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Australia concedes lead, 1st test heads toward draw...

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Left-arm spinner Nauman Ali took a career-best 6-107 on a benign wicket to give the hosts a slender 17-run first-innings lead Tuesday as Australia's first test in Pakist......

 2022-03-08 08:19 

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Berliners open their hearts, homes to those fleeing Ukraine...

BERLIN (AP) — Emmanuel Oyedele's dream of getting a business degree in Ukraine lies shattered in the rubble of Russia's sudden fierce military assault, but right now the 28-year-old Nigerian says h......

 2022-03-08 08:16 

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Monday's Sports in Brief...

PRO FOOTBALLATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley has been suspended for the 2022 season for betting on NFL games in 2021.The suspension announced by NFL commissioner Roger Goo......

 2022-03-08 08:16 

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College ball poised to gain fans longer MLB lockout drags on...

Kush Patel showed up at Minute Maid Park wearing the No. 43 jersey of Houston Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. and hankering for some baseball. This time, instead of watching his favorite team, Patel......

 2022-03-08 08:14 

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Column: One betting rule remains sacrosanct in the NFL...

Calvin Ridley had no inside information and, apparently, no idea how to bet. In other words, he was just like millions of other neophyte bettors lured in by promises of riches from sports betting o......

 2022-03-08 08:14 

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Seattle U's best shot at NCAAs arrives after record season...

SEATTLE (AP) — When Seattle University decided 15 years ago to bring its athletic programs back to Division I, it hoped to recapture a piece of its history.The reminder of that hangs inside the Red......

 2022-03-08 08:13 

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Syracuse begins spring ball; nowhere to go but up...

AP Sports Writer (AP) — Dino Babers is starting the most important year of his tenure at Syracuse. With only one winning season under his belt in six years, there's pressure to get it right again.T......

 2022-03-08 08:13 

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Pop's way: From a sabbatical to the NBA coaching summit...

Red Auerbach. Lenny Wilkens. Don Nelson. Going back to the end of the NBA's inaugural season 75 years ago, before it was even called the NBA, they're the only coaches to hold the distinction of hav......

 2022-03-08 08:09 

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Tourneys give AP Top 25 teams last shot to impact NCAA seeds...

With Selection Sunday just days away, AP Top 25 teams in major conferences are down to their final days to impact their landing spots in the NCAA Tournament.Changes could come after title runs or e......

 2022-03-08 08:08 

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Ganassi and PNC Bank launch Women in Motorsports campaign...

Chip Ganassi Racing and PNC Bank marked International Women's Day with the launch of a campaign to drive gender equality in motorsports. Women in Motorsports will feature both a video content serie......

 2022-03-08 08:04 

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Israeli troops demolish homes of Palestinian attackers...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Tuesday it has demolished the homes of two Palestinians accused of carrying out a deadly shooting attack in the occupied West Bank last year.The residence......

 2022-03-08 08:01 

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Nets-76ers is big, but each team still a work in progress...

One month after James Harden and Ben Simmons were traded for each other, it's time for Philadelphia and Brooklyn to meet.The showdown between the Nets and 76ers is Thursday night at Philadelphia — ......

 2022-03-08 07:54 

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No. 17 Saint Mary's holds off Santa Clara 75-72 in WCC...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tommy Kuhse scored 27 points, Logan Johnson hit two free throws with 3.6 seconds left after blocking a shot and No. 17 Saint Mary's held off a late rally to beat Santa Clara 75-72 ......

 2022-03-08 07:16 

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Asian shares extend losses as oil prices push higher...

TOKYO (AP) — Shares fell in Asia on Tuesday after Wall Street logged its biggest drop in more than a year as markets were jolted by another surge in oil prices. Benchmarks declined in Tokyo, Sydney......

 2022-03-08 07:14 

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Randle nets career-best 46, Knicks rally past Kings 131-115...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Julius Randle hit eight 3-pointers and scored 17 of his career-high 46 points in the third quarter as the New York Knicks rallied from a 20-point deficit and beat the Sacr......

 2022-03-08 07:13 

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Ukraine war highlights internal divides in Mideast nations...

BAGHDAD (AP) — In a neighborhood of Iraq's capital, a gigantic poster of Vladimir Putin with the words, "We support Russia," was up for few hours before a security force arrived and hurriedly took ......

 2022-03-08 07:05 

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Judge set to question juror who convicted Ghislaine Maxwell...

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. judge was set Tuesday to question one of the jurors who convicted the British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell of helping the millionaire Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage gi......

 2022-03-08 06:53 

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Live updates: Pakistan sends plane to evacuate 300 who fled...

The latest developments on the Russia-Ukraine war:ISLAMABAD — Pakistan sent an aircraft to Poland on Tuesday to evacuate more than 300 Pakistanis who escaped fighting in Ukraine. Pakistan Internati......

 2022-03-08 06:47 

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UN and Yemen rebels agree to transfer oil from Yemen tanker...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations and Yemen's Houthi rebels have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at resolving the environmental threat posed by a tanker carrying more than 1 milli......

 2022-03-08 06:42 

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As virus cases go from 1 to 24,000, New Zealand changes tack...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Back in August, New Zealand's government put the entire nation on lockdown after a single community case of the coronavirus was detected. On Tuesday, when new daily ......

 2022-03-08 06:38 

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Toffoli scores twice, leads Calgary to 3-1 win over Edmonton...

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Tyler Toffoli had two goals to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.Johnny Gaudreau added a goal and an assist for the Flames (34-14......

 2022-03-08 06:16 

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Russia dangles prospect of safe corridors; Ukraine skeptical...

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Safe corridors intended to let Ukrainian civilians escape the Russian onslaught could open Tuesday, Kremlin officials said, though Ukrainian leaders greeted the plan with skept......

 2022-03-08 06:12 

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Board tells 3 Arizona universities to sell Russian holdings...

PHOENIX (AP) — The board that oversees Arizona's three public universities on Monday ordered their presidents to sell any Russian investments they hold as quickly as possible because of ongoing war......

 2022-03-08 06:12 

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Upbeat Gov. Newsom to deliver California State of the State...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom will give his annual State of the State address on Tuesday, a statewide platform to share his increasingly optimistic message for the nation's......

 2022-03-08 06:10 

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Climate change is like war, California's Jerry Brown says...

WILLIAMS, Calif. (AP) — Former California Gov. Jerry Brown is living off the grid in retirement, but he's still deeply connected on two issues that captivated him while in office and now are center......

 2022-03-08 06:05 

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In Texas trip, Biden to call for more health care for vets...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's trip Tuesday to Fort Worth, Texas, is personal — a chance to talk with veterans and their caregivers and push for more help for members of the military who f......

 2022-03-08 06:04 

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Resilience Story: Forget about the leg, just watch him dance...

CADILLAC, Mich. (AP) — The high school choir room buzzed with spontaneous song and silliness before the show. Their recent rendition of Disney's "High School Musical" was the students' first chance......

 2022-03-08 06:04 

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Popovich matches Nelson with 1,335th career victory...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gregg Popovich tied Don Nelson's NBA record with his 1,335th career victory as a coach in the San Antonio Spurs' 117-110 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.Popovich,......

 2022-03-08 06:04 

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Jokic's triple double leads Nuggets past Warriors 131-124...

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had his second triple-double in as many nights with 32 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists, leading the Denver Nuggets to a 131-124 win over the short-handed Golden State ......

 2022-03-08 05:41 

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EXPLAINER: Charges at Michigan governor kidnap plot trial...

CHICAGO (AP) — Four members of anti-government groups are facing trial this week on federal charges accusing them in a chilling plot to abduct Michigan's Democratic governor, Gretchen Whitmer, in ......

 2022-03-08 05:40 

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Trial next for 4 accused in Michigan governor kidnap plot...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — With secret recordings and other evidence, prosecutors are pledging to show how four men were united behind a wild plot to kidnap Michigan's governor in response to her a......

 2022-03-08 05:39 

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Minneapolis teachers set to walk off job Tuesday...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Teachers in the Minneapolis School District were set to walk off the job on Tuesday in a dispute over wages, class sizes and mental health support for students, at least temp......

 2022-03-08 05:39 

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No. 1 Gonzaga tops San Fran 81-71 to reach WCC title game...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Drew Timme scored 27 points, Chet Holmgren added 17, and top-ranked Gonzaga reached the West Coast Conference championship game for the 25th straight year by holding off San Franci......

 2022-03-08 05:38 

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1 teen dead, 2 wounded in shooting outside Iowa high school...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One teenager was killed and two others were critically wounded after gunfire that appeared to come from a passing vehicle struck them outside an Iowa school, authorities sai......

 2022-03-08 05:26 

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No. 1 Gonzaga beats San Francisco 81-71 win West Coast semis...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Drew Timme scored 27 points, Chet Holmgren added 17, and top-ranked Gonzaga reached the West Coast Conference championship game for the 25th straight year by holding off San Franci......

 2022-03-08 05:09 

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Doncic, Mavs beat Jazz 111-103 in possible playoff preview...

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 35 points and a season-high 16 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks held on for a 111-103 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night in a matchup of possible first-round......

 2022-03-08 05:06 

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Spurs' Popovich ties Nelson for NBA career wins record...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gregg Popovich tied Don Nelson's NBA record with his 1,335th career victory as a coach in the San Antonio Spurs' 117-110 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.Popovich,......

 2022-03-08 04:57 

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Major league pitcher Kim Kwang-hyun joins Landers in KBO...

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Kim Kwang-hyun has left the St. Louis Cardinals and will return to South Korea on a record four-year contract.The left-handed pitcher will rejoin his old club, which is ......

 2022-03-08 04:56 

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Matthews gets league-leading 40th goal, Toronto tops Jackets...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Auston Matthews became the first player to score 40 goals this season, Petr Mrazek made 31 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs held off the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 on Monday n......

 2022-03-08 04:48 

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Towns, Wolves rout Blazers 124-81, extend win streak to 5...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Portland Trail Blazers by double digits for the second time in three days, 124-81 on Monda......

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