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 2022-01-27 19:28 

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Charlotte's Washington, Toronto's Champagnie fined $15,000...

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has announced Charlotte Hornets forward PJ Washington and Toronto Raptors forward Justin Champagnie have been fined $15,000 apiece for their roles in an on-court altercation......

 2022-01-27 19:26 

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Youngkin faces criticism from Dems over schools 'tipline'...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is facing a mounting backlash from Democratic lawmakers and some teachers and parents during his first month in office as word spread ab......

 2022-01-27 19:24 

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Bill to regulate explicit books in school libraries killed...

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Senate committee on Thursday killed legislation that would have required parental consent for students to check out sexually explicit books from school libraries......

 2022-01-27 19:20 

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Iran defeats Iraq 1-0 to qualify for spot in World Cup...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Mehdi Taremi scored from close range Thursday to lead Iran's national soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Iraq and seal the Islamic Republic's third straight World Cup berth.Tarem......

 2022-01-27 19:17 

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Taylor-Serrano showdown women's boxing's 1st to headline MSG...

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Taylor will defend her lightweight titles against Amanda Serrano on April 30 in what organizers say will be the first women's boxing match to headline Madison Square Garden.Ta......

 2022-01-27 19:14 

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Francis Jr. to race Indy Lights, eyes spot in IndyCar...

Ernie Francis Jr., the driver who earned national recognition when he won a race in Tony Stewart's summer all-star series, has been hired to drive in Indy Lights this season in a move that could pr......

 2022-01-27 19:10 

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Jussie Smollett to be sentenced March 10 for lying to police...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett, who was convicted last month of for lying to police about a racist, homophobic attack that authorities said he staged, will return to court for sentencing March 10, ......

 2022-01-27 19:08 

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Alabama lawmakers OK plan to use $700M in relief funds...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers have given final approval to a plan to use more than $700 million in pandemic relief funds on a mix of broadband, water and sewer projects and healthcare r......

 2022-01-27 19:08 

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Schalke fans unveil plaque to Jews deported from local area...

BERLIN (AP) — Fans of German soccer club Schalke unveiled a memorial on Thursday to commemorate the deportation of more than 500 Jews from the local area to a ghetto in Riga, Latvia, 80 years ago t......

 2022-01-27 19:05 

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Oversight committee to discuss Washington Football Team...

WASHINGTON (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 harassment.The ......

 2022-01-27 18:56 

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Slain Virginia journalist's dad announces bid for Congress...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The father of a Virginia journalist fatally shot during a live broadcast in 2015 announced his bid for Congress on Thursday.Andy Parker plans to seek the Democratic nomination ......

 2022-01-27 18:52 

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Official: Improperly spliced cords caused fire that killed 5...

DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) — A fire at a suburban Chicago apartment that killed four young girls and their mother last year was caused by two electrical cords that had been improperly spliced together,......

 2022-01-27 18:49 

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Gold standard returns for Canada at Beijing Olympics...

Canada's hockey swagger is back at the Olympics.Four years after walking away with bronze after the NHL did not participate in the Games, Canada's team in Beijing has remnants of the ones that won ......

 2022-01-27 18:45 

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K-State's Ayoka Lee keeps going after record game vs Sooners...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — You can bet that Texas saw what Kansas State forward Ayoka Lee did to Oklahoma last weekend.It didn't seem to help a whole lot.Sure, the ninth-ranked Longhorns managed to sh......

 2022-01-27 18:36 

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China finalizes men's hockey roster for Beijing Olympics...

Host China has finalized its roster for the men's hockey tournament at the Beijing Olympics, which includes a dozen players from North America.American Jeremy Smith is expected to be China's starte......

 2022-01-27 18:34 

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English striker Mavididi leads Montpellier's French Cup bid...

PARIS (AP) — Having missed a chance of emulating his idol Thierry Henry by playing for Arsenal in the English Premier League, Stephy Mavididi is now making a name for himself in French soccer. The ......

 2022-01-27 18:30 

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Los Angeles Lakers sign Stanley Johnson for rest of season...

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Stanley Johnson for the rest of the season after the Orange County native's strong performances over the past month.The deal ann......

 2022-01-27 18:29 

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The age-old question in figure skating: How old is too old?...

Tara Lipinski was a sprightly 15-year-old ballerina-on-ice when she won figure skating gold at the 1998 Nagano Olympics.Sarah Hughes but a year older when she did the same thing four years later in......

 2022-01-27 18:28 

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Massachusetts House to debate voting rights legislation...

BOSTON (AP) — Advocates are pressing House lawmakers to include in a voting rights bill up for debate Thursday a provision that would let voters register and cast ballots on the same day.The House ......

 2022-01-27 18:27 

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Fearing tips could get lost, sheriff halts Facebook comments...

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff's office has turned off public comments on its social media posts because authorities said too many people are reporting crimes there rather than call......

 2022-01-27 18:19 

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Kim Jones back on runway as Fendi channels celestial Rome...

PARIS (AP) — The name Kim Jones dominated Paris fashion for a second week running as the indefatigable Briton who designs for Dior Men's returned to the runway for his latest couture collection for......

 2022-01-27 18:10 

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Who's who among some possible top Supreme Court contenders...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement gives President Joe Biden a chance to make his first nomination to the high court. It's also a chance for Biden to fulfill a camp......

 2022-01-27 18:05 

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Reports: 6 wounded in Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border clash...

MOSCOW (AP) — Fighting between the border guards services of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan has wounded at least six people, local news reports said Thursday. The conflict reportedly began near the Kyrg......

 2022-01-27 18:03 

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AP source: Bears hire Colts DC Matt Eberflus as head coach...

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Eberflus is the new coach of the Chicago Bears, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press, tasked with turning around a franchise mired in medioc......

 2022-01-27 18:02 

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Biden, German leader to discuss Ukraine at Feb. 7 meeting...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and new German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will discuss Russian aggression toward Ukraine during a meeting next month in Washington, the White House announced Thurs......

 2022-01-27 18:01 

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Workers at Amazon NYC warehouse get go-ahead for union vote...

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon workers have lined up enough support to vote on whether to unionize a New York City warehouse, federal labor officials said this week in a big step forward after a setback th......

 2022-01-27 17:57 

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Falcons tight end Lee Smith retires after 11 years in NFL...

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Lee Smith plans to build a gym and mentor young athletes after announcing his retirement from the NFL.The 34-year-old tight end spent 11 seasons in the league, playing fo......

 2022-01-27 17:53 

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Milwaukee police: 4 held for questioning in mass slaying...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Four people have been detained as police investigate their level of involvement, if any, in the deaths of six people found with gunshot wounds in a Milwaukee duplex last weekend, t......

 2022-01-27 17:50 

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'Pam & Tommy' recaps sex tape drama through a #MeToo lens...

NEW YORK (AP) — An impactful, if not cringe-worthy moment in the new Hulu series, " Pam & Tommy, " is when Lily James as Pamela Anderson is interviewed by Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show" and he asks......

 2022-01-27 17:47 

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Voting machine company won't comply with Wisconsin subpoena...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Nebraska-based voting machine company told the Republican-hired attorney leading an investigation into the 2020 presidential election in Wisconsin that it will not comply wit......

 2022-01-27 17:43 

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Stormy Daniels and Avenatti meet again, as adversaries...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels took her star turn on the witness stand Thursday at California lawyer Michael Avenatti's trial, telling a jury Avenatti "stole from me and lied to me." Her testimony ......

 2022-01-27 17:42 

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Review: Brent Cobb's gospel album is deserving of praise...

"And Now Let's Turn to Page..." Brent Cobb (Ol' Buddy Records)Brent Cobb's discography tells a story — and with his first gospel album "And Now Let's Turn to Page..." the country singer's narrative tak......

 2022-01-27 17:41 

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Lowe's teams up with Petco to offer pet supplies, services...

Lowe's is teaming up with Petco to offer pet departments within its stores, betting that customers want cans of dog food along with their cans of paint.The first Lowe's with a Petco is expected to ......

 2022-01-27 17:34 

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AP-US-Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday...

1. "Reminders of Him" by Colleen Hoover (Montlake) 2. "Atomic Habits" by James Clear (Avery) 3. "It Ends With Us" by Colleen Hoover (Atria Books)...

 2022-01-27 17:31 

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Hot streak: Nevada casinos win record $13.4 billion in 2021...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos continued a hot streak in December, tallying a 10th straight month of $1 billion or more in house winnings and propelling end-of-year figures to a record $13.4 billi......

 2022-01-27 17:31 

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United sends teenage winger Amad Diallo on loan to Rangers...

MANCHESTER England (AP) — Manchester United sent Amad Diallo on loan to Scottish champion Rangers for the remainder of the season on Thursday.The 19-year-old winger joined United from Atalanta in J......

 2022-01-27 17:30 

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Board approves fiscal plan for Puerto Rico amid bankruptcy...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Pay raises for teachers, firefighters, police officers and other employees were included in a revised fiscal plan approved Thursday that will serve as Puerto Rico's eco......

 2022-01-27 17:19 

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Trudeau isolates after being exposed to someone with COVID...

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday he is isolating at home after learning he was exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Trudeau tweeted the result of ......

 2022-01-27 17:16 

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Omicron surge in Brazil hospitalizing the unvaccinated...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — There has been a renewed surge of COVID-19 in Brazil with the spread of the omicron variant and, as elsewhere in the world, it is largely a pandemic of the unvaccinated. Brazi......

 2022-01-27 17:08 

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Rare Tom Brady card from 1st Super Bowl year to be auctioned...

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — One of just 20 special football cards from the year Tom Brady won his first Super Bowl is coming up for auction.The 2002 Topps Finest X-Fractor card is expected to draw si......

 2022-01-27 17:00 

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Watchdog: HHS failing on health crises, deemed 'high risk'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Department of Health and Human Services is failing to meet its responsibilities for leading the nation's response to public health emergencies including the coronaviru......

 2022-01-27 17:00 

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Ruhle replaces Williams on MSNBC; 'Morning Joe' expanded...

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC announced Thursday that business journalist Stephanie Ruhle will replace Brian Williams on the nightly newscast "The 11th Hour," and that "Morning Joe" will expand to four hou......

 2022-01-27 16:59 

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AP Sportlight...

Jan. 281901 — The American League is founded. The league plans for a 140-game schedule, set player rosters at 14 and recognizes the Players Protective Association, the players' union.1943 — Max Ben......

 2022-01-27 16:58 

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AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead...

Feb. 11913 — Jim Thorpe, star of the 1912 Olympics, signs to play baseball with the New York Giants.1914 — The Chicago White Sox and New York Giants play an exhibition game to promote baseball in E......

 2022-01-27 16:54 

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AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead...

Jan. 281901 — The American League is founded. The league plans for a 140-game schedule, set player rosters at 14 and recognizes the Players Protective Association, the players' union.1943 — Max Ben......

 2022-01-27 16:54 

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Judge denies access to rioter's community service records...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a news media coalition's request for public access to records of court-ordered community service by one of the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol last......

 2022-01-27 16:50 

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Environmental justice groups sue over incinerator pollution...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Community groups in New Jersey and California are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeking to force trash incinerators across the country — many of them in predom......

 2022-01-27 16:49 

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Roethlisberger retires at 39: Time to 'hang up my cleats'...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's NFL career is over.The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback announced his retirement on Thursday, saying it was "time to clean out my locker, hang up my c......

 2022-01-27 16:46 

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India, Central Asian leaders discuss aid to Afghanistan...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and five central Asian countries on Thursday decided to set up a joint working group for providing aid to Afghanistan to tackle the humanitarian crisis and the issue of recog......

 2022-01-27 16:43 

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Book about Holocaust banned in Tennessee school district...

ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to "inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, acc......

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