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 2022-03-08 04:35 

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Makar, MacKinnon help Avalanche hold off Islanders 5-4...

NEW YORK (AP) — Cale Makar had two goals and an assist, Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, and the Colorado Avalanche held off the New York Islanders 5-4 Monday night to snap a two-game s......

 2022-03-08 04:31 

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Iran nuclear diplomat flies home as pressure grows on Tehran...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's top diplomat at monthslong talks aimed at restoring its tattered nuclear deal with world powers flew home late Monday for a sudden trip, a sign of the grow......

 2022-03-08 04:11 

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No. 6 UConn shuts down Villanova for 20th Big East title...

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Evina Westbrook scored 13 points, Aaliyah Edwards added 12 points and No. 6 UConn put forth another dominant defensive effort to beat Villanova 70-40 in the Big East champi......

 2022-03-08 04:06 

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Cade Cunningham scores 28, Pistons beat Hawks 113-110 in OT...

DETROIT (AP) — Cade Cunningham had 28 points and 10 assists, lifting the Detroit Pistons to a 113-110 overtime win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.Jerami Grant scored 23 and reserve Marvin B......

 2022-03-08 04:06 

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What to know about South Korea's presidential election...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Whoever wins South Korea's presidential election Wednesday will face a host of major issues, including skyrocketing housing prices, threats from nuclear-armed North Korea ......

 2022-03-08 04:04 

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Matthews scores 40th goal as Toronto beats Blue Jackets 5-4...

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 04:04 

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No. 6 UConn wins 20th Big East title, tops Villanova 70-40...

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Evina Westbrook scored 13 points, Aaliyah Edwards added 12 points and No. 6 UConn put forth another dominant defensive effort to beat Villanova 70-40 in the Big East champi......

 2022-03-08 04:01 

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Oladipo returns, Herro scores 31, Heat top Rockets 123-106...

MIAMI (AP) — Victor Oladipo scored 11 points in in his first game in nearly a year, Tyler Herro scored 21 of his 31 points in the second quarter and the Miami Heat beat the Houston Rockets 123-106 ......

 2022-03-08 03:55 

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Athanasiou scores in OT, Kings rally to beat Bruins 3-2...

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Moore tied the game with 26 seconds left in regulation, and Andreas Athanasiou scored on a breakaway in overtime on Monday night to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 victory ......

 2022-03-08 03:54 

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Panthers beat Sabres 6-1, extend win streak to three games...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov had a goal and two assists, and the Florida Panthers won their third straight game, beating the Buffalo Sabres 6-1 on Monday night.Anthony Duclair added a goa......

 2022-03-08 03:54 

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Embiid has 43 points, 14 rebounds; 76ers thump Bulls 121-106...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 43 points and 14 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Chicago Bulls 121-106 Monday night in a showdown between two of the Eastern Conference's top teams......

 2022-03-08 03:52 

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Georgia State defeats Louisiana for Sun Belt's automatic bid...

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Corey Allen scored 29 points and third-seeded Georgia State won the Sun Belt Conference tournament for the fourth time in eight years, defeating Louisiana 80-71 on Monday nig......

 2022-03-08 03:50 

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NHL suspends agreement with Russia-based KHL...

The NHL suspended its dealings with the Russia-based KHL on Monday, a move that could make it more difficult for teams to sign players from there.The NHL told its teams to cease contact with KHL co......

 2022-03-08 03:48 

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Jean-Baptiste 3 lifts Chattanooga past Furman in OT, 64-63...

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — David Jean-Baptiste dribbled into the front court and launched a long, game-winning 3—pointer over three defenders to lift Chattanooga to a 64-63 overtime win over Furman in ......

 2022-03-08 03:45 

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Zverev put on 1-year probation for outburst in Acapulco...

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Alexander Zverev was put on probation for one year by the ATP on Monday for violently hitting the chair umpire's stand repeatedly with his racket following a loss in do......

 2022-03-08 03:29 

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Idaho House OKs measure that could fine, jail librarians...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation with the potential to fine Idaho librarians $1,000 and send them to jail for a year for checking out material to a minor that could harm them cleared the House on Mo......

 2022-03-08 03:12 

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AP PHOTOS: Scenes from Hong Kong's COVID-19 crisis...

HONG KONG (AP) — The fast-spreading omicron variant is overwhelming Hong Kong, prompting mass testing, quarantines, supermarket panic-buying and a shortage of hospital beds. Even the morgues are ov......

 2022-03-08 02:48 

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State House proposes cutting food tax amid budget talks...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A bipartisan group of South Dakota House lawmakers on Monday passed a proposal to cut the state's sales tax on food, floating a proposal unlikely to survive budget negotiations ......

 2022-03-08 02:21 

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'Yes, we need hands': Kitchen pops up in Ukraine's capital...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The field kitchen at a makeshift camp in Ukraine's capital was a hive of activity Monday, giving volunteers a way to contribute to the war effort -- and providing a much-needed......

 2022-03-08 02:20 

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Online university fined $22M for misleading students...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California judge has ordered an online, for-profit university and its former parent company to pay $22 million in penalties, saying they mislead students about the costs of their......

 2022-03-08 02:17 

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Lakers' James will sit out against Spurs with sore left knee...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James will not play Monday against the San Antonio Spurs after experiencing soreness in his left knee following a 56-point effort against the Go......

 2022-03-08 02:03 

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Chiefs place franchise tag on left tackle Orlando Brown Jr...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs placed the franchise tag on left tackle Orlando Brown Jr. on Monday, making it a near-certainty that he will play for Kansas City next season while also giving th......

 2022-03-08 01:59 

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Meet the candidates dueling to be S. Korea's next president...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An unusually bitter election season in South Korea culminates on Wednesday when tens of millions of voters pick their next president.The winner, who will be sworn into off......

 2022-03-08 01:58 

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Congress passes Emmett Till bill to make lynching hate crime...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Monday to legislation that for the first time would make lynching a federal hate crime in the U.S., sending the bill to President Joe Biden to sign in......

 2022-03-08 01:31 

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Baylor's NaLyssa Smith repeats as top Big 12 women's player...

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Baylor standout NaLyssa Smith is the Big 12 women's basketball player of the year for the second season in a row, this time by a unanimous vote of the league's coaches that was......

 2022-03-08 01:28 

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Raiders hire staff under new coach Josh McDaniels...

The Las Vegas Raiders have announced new coach Josh McDaniels' staff, which includes former Giants coordinator Patrick Graham running the defense and former Patriots assistant Mick Lombardi coordin......

 2022-03-08 01:16 

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Beshear: People shouldn't feel pressure to take off masks...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As COVID-19 cases drop, Kentuckians should resist feeling pressure to peel off masks if they think it's best for them to keep wearing facial coverings in public, Gov. Andy Bes......

 2022-03-08 01:13 

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Ukraine aid growing as lawmakers shape big budget bill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Proposed U.S. aid for Ukraine and its European allies has grown beyond $12 billion, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Monday, as congressional bargainers worked toward a b......

 2022-03-08 01:13 

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South Dakota House rewrites Noem's vaccine exemption bill...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota House Republicans on Monday passed a completely rewritten version of a bill from Gov. Kristi Noem to allow employees to gain exemptions from their employer's COVID-......

 2022-03-08 00:52 

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AP PHOTOS: Day 12, humanitarian crisis in Ukraine deepens...

The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine is deepening with food, water and medicine growing increasingly scarce as Russian forces intensify their shelling.In the capital, Kyiv, soldiers and volunteers ha......

 2022-03-08 00:40 

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Michigan's Juwan Howard returns, has meetings with players...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard has resumed his role as Michigan's basketball coach after serving a five-game suspension for hitting a Wisconsin assistant in the head.Howard met individually ......

 2022-03-08 00:36 

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Despite vitriol, MLB owners, locked-out players closing gap...

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the vitriol, Major League Baseball owners and locked-out players have closed the gap in recent weeks and are negotiating on similar frameworks for a new collective bargainin......

 2022-03-08 00:29 

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Oil billionaire GOP donor sues Beto O'Rourke for defamation...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas oil pipeline billionaire is suing Beto O'Rourke for defamation after the Democrat criticized his $1 million donation to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's campaign following......

 2022-03-08 00:27 

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Company reverses plans to build helicopters in Louisiana...

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Italian owners of a Switzerland-based helicopter company have backed out of plans to build a new model in south Louisiana, and the state is again looking for a new tenant.......

 2022-03-08 00:25 

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Bill proposes 8-county group for Tallahatchie River projects...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators have voted to create a group to promote economic development and other projects in areas crossed by the Tallahatchie and Little Tallahatchie rivers.Sen......

 2022-03-08 00:23 

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Oklahoma St., women's hoops coach Littell agree to part ways...

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State will mutually part ways with women's basketball coach Jim Littell at the end of this season, the school announced Monday.Littell enters Thursday's Big 12 Tou......

 2022-03-08 00:17 

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Biden executive order on cryptocurrency expected this week...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on cryptocurrency this week that will mark the first step toward regulating how digital currency is traded. The move com......

 2022-03-08 00:15 

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NY Times images of slain Ukrainian civilians show war's toll...

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times' front-page photo Monday of the grisly aftermath of a Russian attack on civilians in Ukraine offers a reminder of how journalists try to weigh the sensibilities o......

 2022-03-08 00:07 

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Bengals place franchise tag on safety Jessie Bates III...

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals on Monday placed the franchise tag on safety Jessie Bates III, keeping him with the team for the 2022 season.The Bengals had tried unsuccessfully to come to......

 2022-03-08 00:07 

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First lady touts Intel training program in Chandler stop...

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden promoted her husband's economic agenda Monday during a stop in Arizona, a state President Joe Biden won by the narrowest of margins and which is crucial......

 2022-03-08 00:05 

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Michigan auto insurers will begin issuing $400 refunds...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan drivers with auto insurance will soon starting getting previously announced $400 refunds per vehicle.Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the state's top insurance regulator sai......

 2022-03-08 00:02 

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UAB guard Walker tabbed top C-USA player; McDevitt top coach...

DALLAS (AP) — UAB junior guard Jordan Walker was named the Conference USA player of the year on Monday, and Nick McDevitt was honored as the top coach after Middle Tennessee's impressive turnaround......

 2022-03-07 23:58 

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Los Angeles sues 3 companies over toxic PCBs in waterways...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles is suing Monsanto and two other companies for past and future costs of dealing with contamination of waterways by long-banned chemicals called polychlorin......

 2022-03-07 23:55 

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Detroit Mayor Duggan presents $2.4B budget to City Council...

Mayor Mike Duggan on Monday presented his proposed $2.4 billion budget to the City Council that he says shows Detroit's revenues on par with levels before the start of the coronavirus pandemic.Dugg......

 2022-03-07 23:50 

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Strawberry fields forever! Shortcake's Florida state dessert...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Strawberry shortcake will become Florida's state dessert after Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Monday at the festival that celebrates the fruit.DeSantis was join......

 2022-03-07 23:43 

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Bill to allow marijuana resentencing killed by GOP lawmakers...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Republican-led panel of Virginia House members on Monday blocked a bill that would have allowed people incarcerated or on probation for marijuana-related crimes to ask a cour......

 2022-03-07 23:41 

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After a year away, Oscar nominees celebrate together...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Oscar race may be heating up, but you wouldn't know it to peek in on the nominees luncheon Monday in Los Angeles. Attendees packed into a ballroom at the Fairmont Century Cit......

 2022-03-07 23:36 

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 2022-03-07 23:35 

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Gene-edited beef cattle get regulatory clearance in US...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. regulators on Monday cleared the way for the sale of beef from gene-edited cattle in coming years after the Food and Drug Administration concluded the animals do not raise any ......

 2022-03-07 23:33 

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White confirmed as head of Mississippi transportation agency...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Senate on Monday confirmed Brad White as executive director of the state Department of Transportation.White has been working in the role since July 1. The thr......

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