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 2022-01-17 16:45 

AP

Timeline of NBA in 1980s as league celebrates 75th season...

Timeline of the National Basketball Association during the 1980s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league's history and key moments off the court as the NBA celebrates its 75th season......

 2022-01-17 16:42 

Reuters

UK to freeze BBC funding for next two years...

Britain's culture minister said on Monday the government would freeze the BBC's funding for the next two years, in what it said was a bid to protect the public's finances....

 2022-01-17 16:41 

AP

Cold case team shines new light on betrayal of Anne Frank...

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A cold case team that combed through evidence for five years in a bid to unravel one of World War II's enduring mysteries has reached what it calls the "most likely scenario" of wh......

 2022-01-17 16:40 

Reuters

Thousands of flights canceled in eastern U.S. as winter storm heads north...

Thousands of U.S. flights were canceled on Monday and more than 100,000 homes and businesses lacked power as a snowstorm crept up the East Coast to New England and Canada, where it could drop more than another foot (30 cm) of snow, forecasters said....

 2022-01-17 16:35 

AP

AP Was There: Bird beats Magic in 1st Finals showdown...

BOSTON (AP) — June 12, 1984: The Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-102 in Game 7 in the first NBA Finals between Boston's Larry Bird and Los Angeles' Magic Johnson. They would meet in ......

 2022-01-17 16:33 

Reuters

Kuwait's oil revenue reaches $38.10 bln in past nine months...

Kuwait's oil revenue reached 11.5 billion dinars ($38.10 billion) in the nine months to the end of December, the Ministry of Finance said in a report on Monday....

 2022-01-17 16:33 

AP

AP WAS THERE: Magic plays center, Lakers clinch NBA title...

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (AP) — Rookie Earvin "Magic" Johnson steps in and plays center for the injured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Game 6 of the NBA Finals with his Los Angeles Lakers holding a 3-2 series lea......

 2022-01-17 16:30 

AP

AP Was There: Wilkins beats rookie Jordan for dunk title...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dominique Wilkins of the Atlanta Hawks outduels rookie Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls in an epic slam dunk contest. Wilkins receives perfect scores on his last two dunks wi......

 2022-01-17 16:28 

AP

Air Force team helps Yuma hospital care for COVID patients...

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Needing assistance due to staff shortages and increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients, including some requiring high levels of care, Yuma Regional Medical Center applied to the f......

 2022-01-17 16:27 

AP

Arkansas Rep. Joe Jett will not seek re-election to seat...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A northeast Arkansas state lawmaker said Monday that he will not run for re-election to his state House seat. Republican Rep. Joe Jett of Success said in a statement that h......

 2022-01-17 16:26 

AP

AP Was There: Jordan scores 63 in double OT loss to Celtics...

Michael Jordan scores 63 points in a 135-131 double-overtime playoff loss to the Boston Celtics. Jordan broke records held by Elgin Baylor, Bob Cousy and Wilt Chamberlain. But Jordan couldn't stop......

 2022-01-17 16:25 

AP

Euro nations seek path between high inflation, weak growth...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Euro finance chiefs on Monday engaged in a high-wire political balancing act prompted by conflicting economic forces: a weaker growth outlook and stronger inflation.Finance minister......

 2022-01-17 16:25 

Reuters

Dove soap maker Unilever signals pursuit of GSK consumer arm; shares fall...

Unilever signalled on Monday it would pursue a deal for GSK's consumer business, calling it a "strong strategic fit", but Unilever shares slid more than 8%, highlighting investors' doubts about its 50-billion-pound ($68.4 billion) offer....

 2022-01-17 16:24 

Reuters

Israeli study shows 4th shot of COVID-19 vaccine not able to block Omicron...

A fourth shot of COVID-19 vaccine boosts antibodies to even higher levels than the third jab but it likely is not enough to prevent Omicron infections, according to a preliminary study in Israel....

 2022-01-17 16:24 

Reuters

UK reports 84,429 new COVID-19 cases, 85 further deaths...

Britain reported 84,429 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 85 deaths within 28-days of a positive test....

 2022-01-17 16:20 

Reuters

German transport minister reverses from 15 mln electric vehicles goal...

Germany's goal of getting 15 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030 includes fully-electric and hybrid vehicles, the transport minister said on Monday, in a retreat from a pledge in the coalition government's agreement late last year....

 2022-01-17 16:16 

AP

S. Carolina governor prepares for State of the State speech...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is set to brag about his accomplishments and lay out his goals for 2022 on Wednesday at his annual State of the State speech before the Gen......

 2022-01-17 16:16 

Reuters

Ozone harms East Asian crops, costing $63 bln a year, scientists say...

Fossil fuel emissions aren't just driving climate change and worsening air quality, they're also hurting crop yields enough to cause some $63 billion in annual losses in East Asia, scientists say....

 2022-01-17 16:15 

AP

EU chief scraps meetings because driver is COVID-19 positive...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Monday that she has canceled her in-person appointments at the European Parliament this week after her driver tested positive......

 2022-01-17 16:02 

Reuters

Bitcoin investors dig in for long haul in 'staggering' shift...

As bitcoin heads into 2022, a growing cohort of long-term investors is doubling down on its stashes of the cryptocurrency, hoping a December dip was merely a festive blip....

 2022-01-17 16:00 

AP

AP Sportlight...

Jan. 181938 — Grover Cleveland Alexander is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. His 90 shutouts is second on the all-time list to Walter Johnson and his 16 shutouts in 1916 is still the major lea......

 2022-01-17 15:54 

Reuters

Turkish court acquits German journalist Tolu...

A Turkish court on Monday acquitted German journalist Mesale Tolu of terrorism charges, she said on Twitter, in a case that lasted nearly five years and added to strains between Ankara and Berlin at the time of her detention....

 2022-01-17 15:50 

Reuters

Firms see increasing labor shortages and wage pressures - Bank of Canada survey...

OTTAWA, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Canadian firms see labor shortages intensifying and wage pressure increasing, with strong demand growth and supply chain constraints putting upward pressure on prices, a regular Bank of Canada survey said on Monday....

 2022-01-17 15:50 

UPI

Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. remembered with events in Atlanta, D.C....

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered with events scheduled in Atlanta and Washington, D.C., on Monday as his family celebrated what would have been his 93rd birthday....

 2022-01-17 15:45 

Reuters

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Milley tests positive for COVID-19: spokesman...

Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, a spokesman said....

 2022-01-17 15:40 

Reuters

Cognac sales jump 31% as drinkers go upmarket...

Cognac sales surged by a nearly a third last year as American and Chinese drinkers guzzled old vintages, in the latest sign premium drinks makers are putting the pandemic behind them....

 2022-01-17 15:40 

Reuters

Twitter expands feature allowing users to flag misleading tweets...

Twitter Inc said on Monday it will expand its test feature which allows users to flag misleading content on its social media platform to Brazil, Spain and the Philippines....

 2022-01-17 15:40 

Reuters

China's 'zero-COVID' campaign under strain as Omicron surges...

China is doubling down on its "zero-COVID" strategy, saying the spread of the potentially milder Omicron variant is no reason to lower its guard amid warnings of economic disruptions and even public unrest as lockdowns drag into a third year....

 2022-01-17 15:38 

Reuters

India working on signing free trade deals with many countries, Modi says...

India is working on signing free trade agreements with many countries, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday....

 2022-01-17 15:34 

AP

Indiana lawmakers consider easing of nursing school rules...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A proposed loosening of Indiana's regulations on nursing education programs is advancing in the Legislature, with supporters saying the step is needed to help address a statewid......

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