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 2022-01-28 08:41 

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Japan to watch WHO probe of director's alleged racism, abuse...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Friday it will watch the World Health Organization's investigation into staff complaints over racism and abuse by a top Japanese official at the agency but deni......

 2022-01-28 08:34 

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Executive overseeing investments leaves Japan's SoftBank...

TOKYO (AP) — Marcelo Claure, who joined SoftBank Group after turning around one of its key investments, office-sharing business WeWork, is leaving, the Japanese technology company said Friday. Clau......

 2022-01-28 08:33 

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Thursday's Sports In Brief...

FOOTBALLWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House Oversight Committee will hold a roundtable discussion next week with former Washington Football Team employees about workplace misconduct and sexual harassm......

 2022-01-28 08:32 

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Old grievances haunt Portugal's vote: low pay, stagnation...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Filipe Orfao, a 37-year-old emergency room nurse in Lisbon, voices grievances that have long been heard in Portugal.The familiar gripes include a tradition of low pay, a pub......

 2022-01-28 08:18 

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Nadal reaches Australian Open final, within 1 win of record...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal is now within one victory of a record 21st Grand Slam singles title.The 35-year-old Spaniard advanced to the Australian Open final for a sixth time with a 6......

 2022-01-28 08:13 

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Analysis: NBA All-Star voting by players, again, was flawed...

It has become an annual joke, one that NBA players keep repeating.For the sixth consecutive year, players had the right to have a significant say in the process of deciding who will start the All-S......

 2022-01-28 08:11 

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Kicker Robbie Gould shining in 'Goulden' years with 49ers...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When the San Francisco 49ers placed the franchise tag on Robbie Gould three years ago, the kicker had a decision to make.He could re-sign or hang up his cleats after a lo......

 2022-01-28 08:10 

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UK vs KU: Blueblood showdown highlights Big 12-SEC Challenge...

A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12 Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKENDThe marquee game of the Big 12-SEC Challenge usually involves Kentucky or Kansas. This year, it involves both....

 2022-01-28 08:09 

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Big Ten This Week: Boilermakers' big men will test Ohio St...

A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 16 Ohio State at No. 6 Purdue, Sunday. This is the only regular-season meeting between teams in the thick of the c......

 2022-01-28 08:05 

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Google to invest $1 billion to push India's digitalization...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Google will invest up to $1 billion in partnership with India's Airtel to provide affordable access to smartphones to over a billion Indians and speed up use of cloud-based computi......

 2022-01-28 08:03 

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S. Korea plans to add small hospitals as COVID cases surge...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea plans next month to add hundreds of small neighborhood hospitals and clinics to treat the thousands more people expected to get COVID-19 during a developing om......

 2022-01-28 07:27 

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Stanford completes season sweep of No. 15 USC, 64-61...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaiden Delaire scored 14 points, Harrison Ingram added 12 — including the go-ahead layup — and Stanford completed its first sweep of Southern California in seven seasons, upsetti......

 2022-01-28 07:27 

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Wilson propels South Dakota State past North Dakota 96-61...

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Douglas Wilson scored 23 points to lead five players in double figures and South Dakota State rolled to a 96-61 victory over North Dakota on Thursday night.Baylor Scheierman ......

 2022-01-28 07:23 

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Brown scores 26 as Washington holds off Colorado 60-58...

SEATTLE (AP) — Terrell Brown Jr. scored 26 points, Emmitt Matthews Jr. added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Washington held on in the closing seconds for a 60-58 win over Colorado on Thursday night......

 2022-01-28 07:15 

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In north Iraq, Chinese language school projects soft power...

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — In a classroom in northern Iraq, Zhiwei Hu presides over his students as a conductor would an orchestra. He cues with a question, and the response from his students resounds in p......

 2022-01-28 07:11 

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Holmgren leads No. 2 Gonzaga past Loyola Marymount 89-55...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Freshman center Chet Holmgren scored 21 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots as No. 2 Gonzaga pounded Loyola Marymount 89-55 on Thursday night for its ninth s......

 2022-01-28 07:01 

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Ex-cop's trial for Taylor raid offers new chance for justice...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — When hundreds of potential jurors gather at a Louisville courthouse on Friday, they'll find out for the first time that they could be chosen to preside over the only criminal......

 2022-01-28 06:45 

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Man executed for 1996 killing after Supreme Court clears way...

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executed an inmate by lethal injection for a 1996 murder on Thursday after a divided U.S. Supreme Court sided with the state and rejected defense claims the man had an i......

 2022-01-28 06:43 

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76ers beat Lakers 105-87 as LeBron sits; Warriors top Wolves...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 26 points and nine rebounds, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a 105-87 victory over a Los Angeles Lakers team playing without LeBron James on Thursday night.Ant......

 2022-01-28 06:40 

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US tries to name and shame Russian disinformation on Ukraine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a break from the past, the U.S. and its allies are increasingly revealing their intelligence findings as they confront Russian preparations for invading Ukraine, looking to und......

 2022-01-28 06:37 

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Curry, Thompson shoot Warriors past Wolves, 124-115...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry rediscovered his 3-point touch after a rough shooting stretch and scored 29 points, Klay Thompson added 23 and the Golden State Warriors beat the Minnesota Timber......

 2022-01-28 06:36 

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How many times can I reuse my N95 mask?...

NEW YORK (AP) — How many times can I reuse my N95 mask?It depends, but you should be able to use N95s and KN95s a few times.The U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention says health care worke......

 2022-01-28 06:34 

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NYC gives final salute to slain NYPD officer...

NEW YORK (AP) — Mourning New York police officers will give a final salute Friday to Jason Rivera, a rookie colleague gunned down with his partner a week ago.A morning funeral Mass is planned at St......

 2022-01-28 06:33 

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Key Pa. Dems to miss Biden visit, cite scheduling conflicts...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden will appear in Pittsburgh on Friday as an opening step in a broader campaign to promote the White House's achievements in key states before the midterm el......

 2022-01-28 06:31 

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US judge may suspend mustang roundup in Nevada; suit pending...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge is considering temporarily suspending the capture of wild horses in Nevada where their advocates say the federal government is "needlessly and recklessly" killing ......

 2022-01-28 06:28 

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After bitter battles, Senate eyes less toxic court fight...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a U.S. Senate that was upended by toxic Supreme Court battles during the Trump era, the confirmation of President Joe Biden's pick has the potential for something else: a retur......

 2022-01-28 06:24 

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Sacramento State wins on goaltending call 61-60...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Wilbon scored a career-high 19 points, the final two coming on a goaltending call with 2.1 seconds left, and Sacramento State edged Idaho State 61-60 on Thursday t......

 2022-01-28 06:24 

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Where is Peng Shuai? Australian Open T-shirts grab attention...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Even as he was being ejected from the Australian Open for wearing a white T-shirt with a "Where is Peng Shuai?" slogan in black letters, Max Mok saw an opportunity to am......

 2022-01-28 06:21 

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LA, NYC killings spark anger, raise risk for homeless people...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three random killings — a woman pushed in front of a train, another punched at a bus stop and a third stabbed to death while working alone in a store, all allegedly committed by ......

 2022-01-28 06:20 

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44-year history on the line for Barty in Australian final...

After losing to Ash Barty in the semifinals, Madison Keys decided to give her fellow American Danielle Collins a scouting report ahead of the Australian Open title match.It won't be easy reading fo......

 2022-01-28 06:17 

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Asian stocks advance after Wall Street sinks for third day...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Friday as traders looked ahead to data on U.S. employment costs that might influence Federal Reserve decisions on planned interest rate hikes.Shanghai, Tokyo......

 2022-01-28 06:10 

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McDavid gets shootout winner, puts Oilers over Predators 3-2...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid scored the shootout winner and added a goal in regulation for Edmonton Oilers in their 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.Evan Bouchard a......

 2022-01-28 06:09 

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Rwanda to reopen its Uganda border, ending a tense standoff...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Rwandan authorities said early Friday they would reopen the border with Uganda, ending nearly three years of a standoff that appeared to hurt both countries' economies and ra......

 2022-01-28 06:09 

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China skis: Olympics brings on boom in winter sports...

BEIJING (AP) — Holding his skis beside a bunny slope, Li Wei enthuses over his winter job as a farmer-turned-ski coach on the northwestern outskirts of Beijing.The tall, tanned 36-year-old works De......

 2022-01-28 06:04 

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Hong Kong cuts foreign arrival quarantine from 21 to 14 days...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is cutting the length of mandatory quarantine for people arriving from overseas from 21 to 14 days, even as the southern Chinese city battles a new surge in COVID-19 case......

 2022-01-28 06:01 

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EXPLAINER: Who uses Florida-Caribbean smuggling routes?...

MIAMI (AP) — Little is known about the 40 people believed to have been aboard a boat that capsized and was found this week near Florida's coast with just one survivor. But they were on a route oft......

 2022-01-28 05:58 

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Prosecutors in Floyd killing probe use-of-force training...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers in George Floyd's killing probed the department's training on use of force, a key issue at the he......

 2022-01-28 05:57 

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'Tiger King' Joe Exotic set for resentencing in Oklahoma...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge is set to decide a new sentence Friday for "Tiger King" Joe Exotic after an appeals court ruled last year that the prison term he's serving on a murder-for-hire......

 2022-01-28 05:56 

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Kyle Rittenhouse heads to court to get gun used in shootings...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge was set to hear arguments Friday on whether prosecutors should return to Kyle Rittenhouse the assault-style rifle he used to shoot three people during a stree......

 2022-01-28 05:29 

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Thompson, Ivey lead No. 6 Purdue to 83-73 win at Iowa...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Isaiah Thompson scored a career-high 18 points and Jaden Ivey had 15 in his return from a hip injury as No. 6 Purdue defeated Iowa 83-73 on Thursday night.Thompson came in av......

 2022-01-28 05:28 

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Kraken beat Penguins, earn franchise's 1st OT victory...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Larsson scored the first overtime goal in Seattle Kraken history, lifting the expansion team to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.With the Kraken t......

 2022-01-28 05:20 

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Gonzales sparks No. 16 BYU women in romp past Santa Clara...

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored 13 points, dished nine assists and made five steals to spark No. 16 BYU to a 76-44 win over Santa Clara Thursday, the Cougars' seventh straight victory to......

 2022-01-28 04:59 

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Miller gets a hat trick in Vancouver's 5-1 win over Winnipeg...

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — J.T. Miller registered his second career hat trick and the Vancouver Canucks snapped a three-game skid with a 5-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. The Jet......

 2022-01-28 04:58 

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No. 7 UCLA rolls over California 81-57 for 5th straight win...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored 15 points and No. 7 UCLA routed California 81-57 on Thursday night to give the Bruins sole possession of first place in the Pac-12 with their fifth straig......

 2022-01-28 04:58 

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Davison leads No. 11 Wisconsin to 73-65 win at Nebraska...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Brad Davison scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half, freshman Chucky Hepburn added 13 in his return to his home state, and No. 11 Wisconsin defeated Nebraska 73-65 on Thu......

 2022-01-28 04:55 

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Arkansas women defeat No. 12 LSU 90-76...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Amber Ramirez scored 25 points, Samara Spencer and Makayla Daniels added 20 each and Arkansas beat No. 12 LSU 90-76 on Thursday night for the Razorbacks' third straight wi......

 2022-01-28 04:52 

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Saad, Husso spark Blues to 5-1 win over Flames...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brandon Saad scored twice and had an assist, Ville Husso made 28 saves to win his sixth consecutive start, and the St. Louis Blues cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Calgary Flames ......

 2022-01-28 04:51 

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Toyota heading to moon with cruiser, robotic arms, dreams...

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is working with Japan's space agency on a vehicle to explore the lunar surface, with ambitions to help people live on the moon by 2040 and then go live on Mars, company official......

 2022-01-28 04:38 

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Mike Macdonald returning to Ravens as defensive coordinator...

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have hired Mike Macdonald as their defensive coordinator, bringing him back from the college ranks after a season at Michigan.The Ravens announced the ......

 2022-01-28 04:32 

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Larsson scores Kraken's first OT winner to beat Penguins 2-1...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Larsson scored the first overtime goal in Seattle Kraken history, lifting the expansion team to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.With the Kraken t......

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