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MEMPHIS – The Thunder stood around as Memphis dribbled out the clock. It had lost plenty of games since the All-Star break, but...

 
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Rail extension to Kansas included in Amtrak proposal

An extension of passenger rail service from Oklahoma City to Kansas is included in Amtrak’s Fiscal Year 2020 grant request...

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Opioid makers lose bid for delaying Oklahoma trial

The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday declined to intervene in the state's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, leaving the...

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The 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo concluded this past week, and support for the world’s largest junior livestock show has never been...

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Could current scandals in college hoops hurt Eddie's hall chances?

Eddie Sutton sat in his wheelchair in the bowels of the BOK Center, a black stocking cap on his head, an animal-print blanket...

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Tuning in for Tuesday, March 26

March 26 tuning in TUESDAY SPRING TRAINING Noon;;Cincinnati vs. Atlanta;;MLBN (Cox 264) 6 p.m.;;Milwaukee vs. Toronto;;MLBN...

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Avenatti hit with Nike extortion claims, other charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year ago, Michael Avenatti's star was rising as the combative, media-savvy lawyer representing porn...

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Oklahoma Republicans bash Democrats in response to Mueller report summary

Responding to a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election,...

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OU earns No. 1 overall seed in NCAA women's gymnastics championships

For the fifth straight year, OU has earned the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA women's gymnastics championships.

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Historic Oklahoma bank tied to Pretty Boy Floyd to be restored

BOLEY — A building tied to one of the most notorious bank robbers of the 20th century in the U.S. could soon be saved for...

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Reader response: Should OKC be more bike friendly?

Oklahoma City's limited bicycling infrastructure around downtown has received heightened attention after a cyclist was killed...

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Sooners wipe out a season of frustration in routing Rebels

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Kristian Doolittle bullied Ole Miss 7-footer Dominik Olejniczak for two straight easy baskets, and Mississippi coach Kermit Davis had seen enough. Eighty seconds into the game, Davis sensed what was coming and called timeout....

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Burton gets early playing time for struggling Thunder

MEMPHIS — With the Thunder dragging behind the Grizzlies, even with Memphis hobbled by injuries, Thunder wing Deonte Burton...

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Natural wonders: OKC Museum of Art showing landscapes of Ansel Adams, other 'Photographers of the West'

One of America's most well-known photographers, Ansel Adams is revered for his dramatically beautiful black-and-white views of...

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Committee votes to split OMES

A small panel of lawmakers on Monday narrowly agreed the state Office of Management and Enterprise Services should be split in...

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OU basketball: Sooners already looking ahead to next season

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Not 30 minutes after the buzzer sounded on Oklahoma’s season, Kristian Doolittle sat at the postgame podium...

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Agent: Gronk retired, but people change minds

Drew Rosenhaus, the agent for Rob Gronkowski, said the Patriots tight end has retired, but it's always possible he could change...

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Roger Federer advances at the Miami Open

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Roger Federer knew he had things going his way at the Miami Open when he hit three shots off his frame...

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Tax exclusions apply to retirement, college saving accounts and more

Did the contribution limits on IRAs change for 2019? The maximum Traditional or Roth IRA contribution per individual increased...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for March 26, 2019

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $55.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $43.25...

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OSU baseball: Lineup flexibility makes Cowboys dangerous

STILLWATER — Twenty-two games into the season, Oklahoma State baseball coach Josh Holliday is still trying to find the right...

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Spring's arrival brings severe allergies for some

Spring arrives in Oklahoma at 4:58 p.m. Wednesday. The spring equinox “marks the turning point when daylight begins to win out...

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Lakers officially miss playoffs for 6th year in row

Friday night's loss to the Nets officially eliminated the Lakers from postseason contention for the sixth straight year.

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Science Museum Oklahoma announces Schlumberger matching grant for energy exhibit renovation

Science Museum Oklahoma has announced that Schlumberger will provide a matching grant of $90,000 to help renovate the museum’s...

Leaders react and take steps after second tragedy at Parkland

After a second Parkland shooting survivor died by suicide in a week’s span, Florida’s emergency chief is calling for the state...

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Cowboys score 24 runs in series vs. Kansas State

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State scored 24 runs in their weekend series against Kansas State at home to open the final Big 12...

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OU basketball: Miles Reynolds, seniors reflect on careers in emotion-filled locker room

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The emotions that pile up through a 33-game season were broken down in streams of tears in Oklahoma’s locker...

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OU baseball: Pitching continues to power Sooners

NORMAN — Oklahoma started Big 12 play with a sweep of Kansas at home over the weekend, capped by Sunday’s 10-5 win. Week...

Thunder's plummet on offense starts with elevated defense on Paul George

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The Thunder trailed by 10 early to the Warriors as Russell Westbrook dribbled into a halfcourt set. That Westbrook and Paul George eventually crossed into each other’s path, derailing the possession, wasn’t the problem. It was something larger,...

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Putnam City Schools celebrates Youth Art Month, names art winners

Putnam City Schools hosts an annual Youth Art Month celebration with student exhibitions and performances during March, the...

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Foreman defends acquittal of officer for black teen's death

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The foreman of a jury that acquitted a white Pennsylvania police officer of homicide said Michael Rosfeld did...

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Apple belatedly jumps into the streaming TV business

CUPERTINO, California — Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie...

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Dr. Dre deletes post about daughter's acceptance to USC after $70M donation resurfaces

Hip hop legend Dr. Dre deleted an Instagram post about his daughter getting into the University of Southern California without...

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Movie review: Jordan Peele follows Oscar-winning 'Get Out' with horror masterwork 'Us'

In this era of sequels, reboots and cinematic universes, Peele is building a breakout reputation as a true original who is...

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One-sided games have been the rule, not the exception, this March

Where has all the drama gone? Central Florida-Duke was a classic, but this NCAA Tournament is woefully lacking in great games.

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German police arrest 10 people on suspicion of planning Islamist attack

Police in Germany have arrested 10 people on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack. The arrests were made after some 200...

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737 Max crisis spurs review of how FAA approves jets

The U.S. Transportation Department is creating a special commission to review how newly designed aircraft are certified,...

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What Next? UK lawmakers torn on fate of Brexit, and May

LONDON (AP) — Britain has just a few weeks to break its Brexit impasse, with the fate of the country's departure from the...

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 115-103 loss to the Grizzlies

This blog on the Thunder’s 115-103 loss to the Grizzlies is an homage to those who came before me.

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Lane Bryant launching new collection

Beauticurve founder Rochelle Johnson inspires and co-designs new fashion line

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The Latest: House chairs want full Mueller report by April 2

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local):7:20 p.m.The...

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OU basketball: Sooners already looking ahead to next season

Not 30 minutes after the buzzer sounded on Oklahoma’s season, Kristian Doolittle sat at the postgame podium and spoke of a new...

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Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it...

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Oklahomans would give up a lot to avoid taxes

What would you give up to avoid paying taxes? Twenty-four percent of Oklahomans would give up Netflix or Hulu, while 22 percent...

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March In London Demanding A Second Brexit Vote Draws Huge Crowds

Protesters filled London's streets on Saturday to demand a second referendum vote, or "People's Vote," on Britain leaving the...

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Interview and video: National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede speaks of the importance of the cultural fields as White House again...

“It’s a branch of learning that basically says what has the history of people and culture been and who are we now? That, as...

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Escaped inmate arrested after standoff with law officers Tuesday in Oklahoma City

An escaped inmate has been arrested after a pursuit and standoff with law officers that lasted for more than two hours early...

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Construction crews began work Monday to remake the Interstate 235/Interstate 44 interchange in Oklahoma City. The project,...

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The Latest: Group says Newtown dad's death is devastating

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the community of Parkland, Florida, focusing on suicide prevention programs after...

Midtown tower approved

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A proposed eight-story Midtown condominium tower is clear to proceed after the city’s Downtown Design Review Committee voted against a neighboring developer’s concerns over the building’s height. The Elliott is proposed for a long-empty lot at...

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US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Government medical advisers said Monday it's too soon to ban a type of breast implant that has...

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Judge suggests Hawaii man avoid favorite soda on probation

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii judge suggested a man not drink his favorite soda during four years of probation on a car theft...

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Honoring rivalries: Packers-Bears to open 2019 NFL schedule

PHOENIX (AP) — As part of the celebration of its 100th season, the NFL will break from tradition and feature the Packers vs....

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Democrats ask for Mueller files; GOP exclaims 'Move on'

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel Robert...

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Apple belatedly jumps into the streaming TV business

CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and...

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Linked by pain: 2 school massacre survivors, dad kill selves

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tragedies like the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and Sandy Hook Elementary school massacres...

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Former Afghan hostage being tried on assault against wife

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle has gone on trial in Canada on charges that he repeatedly...

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Groups: EPA has dragged heels on oil dispersant rules

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups and women from Alaska and Louisiana say the Environmental Protection Agency has dragged...

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Family members celebrate birthday of late 'Queen of Soul'

DETROIT (AP) — Family members celebrated Aretha Franklin on what would have been the Queen of Soul's 77th birthday Monday with...

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The Latest: UN views annexation of the Golan 'null and void'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington (all times local):4:20 p.m.The...

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French carnival workers riot over Le Mans fairground space

PARIS (AP) — Carnival workers have gone on a rampage during a fourth day of protests in the French city of Le Mans over the...

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MAPS for streets progress detailed in report for Oklahoma City Council

The report says the Community and Neighborhood Enhancement Advisory Board approved projects to resurface 90 miles of arterial...

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Hong Kong businessman gets 3 years in prison for bribery

NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong businessman earned leniency with a three-year prison sentence dispensed Monday by a judge...

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Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects request to delay opioid trial

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday denied a request by drugmakers to postpone the start of what is...

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Syrian group wants international tribunal for IS detainees

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S-backed Syrian fighters who drove the Islamic State from its last strongholds called Monday for an...

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Settlement reached in lawsuits over Xarelto blood thinner

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The pharmaceutical companies behind the widely advertised blood thinner Xarelto reached a $775 million...

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Florida dad who dropped daughter off bridge claims insanity

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A murder trial is moving forward for a Florida man who threw his 5-year-old daughter off a Tampa...

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'It will get worse': Perilous times for kids hit by cyclone

BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Her name is Chuva, which in Portuguese means rain. For four days that was all she saw as she clung to...

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Legal battle over removed Confederate statue continues

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Although a Confederate monument no longer stands in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the legal war...

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Syria says Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Golan makes Washington 'the main enemy' of Arabs

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria says Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Golan makes Washington 'the main enemy' of...

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Austrian court jails woman over fatal dog attack on toddler

BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian court has sentenced a dog owner to six months in prison after her Rottweiler mauled a toddler who...

Christian James and his fellow Oklahoma seniors know they're on the NCAA Tournament's Sunset Boulevard

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Christian James knows the end is near. And that doesn’t necessarily mean Sunday, when the Oklahoma basketball team plays the vipers from Virginia in the NCAA Tournament. You get the near end of a lot of things — a plate of...

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Erdogan proposal to make Hagia Sophia a mosque irks Greece

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Greek government voiced opposition Monday to the suggestion from Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

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Texas officer wins appeal of dismissal over feces sandwich

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio police officer who was fired after colleagues accused him of trying to give a homeless man a...

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Israeli military says it has started striking Hamas in Gaza after overnight rocket attack

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military says it has started striking Hamas in Gaza after overnight rocket attack.

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Poland aims to meet EU budget rules despite higher spending

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's finance minister said Monday she is aiming to keep the country's budget deficit within European...

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The Latest: Graham eyes FBI use of dossier in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the conclusion of the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local):11:35 a.m.The...

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Flash floods in southern Iran kill at least 17, injure 74

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Flash floods in southern Iran have killed at least 17 people and injured 74, Iranian state TV reported on...

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Area students pitch in to build community for homeless teens

Preliminary work began in early March on a tiny home community to house teens living on their own in the Oklahoma City area....

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Lindsay woman dies Sunday in collision A Lindsay woman died Sunday of injuries suffered in a Grady County collision, the...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 25, 2019

Street repairs progressing Smoother streets are ahead, according to volunteers overseeing street repairs and related...

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Oklahoma City Council to vote on $25,000 Holtzclaw settlement

A settlement for an excessive force lawsuit against former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel K. Holtzclaw will come down to a...

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The location has changed, but Craig's Curious Emporium in OKC remains magical

Walk long enough with Craig Travis among the voodoo skulls, mermaids and Mother Mary figurines, and he will tell you about the...

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Search for cues when supporting grieving friend

QUESTION: When you receive news of your friend’s father’s death, what is the right time to visit? Do you go to her house...

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Oklahoma Scene: Energy FC loses 1st game of season

Cameron Iwasa scored three goals, and Sacramento Republic FC handed Oklahoma City Energy FC its first loss of the season with a...

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Mustang scuba diver missing from Cozumel, Mexico

MUSTANG — A scuba diver who went to Mexico to complete diving certification classes has been missing since March 13, family...

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Military-backed party leads Thailand's post-coup election

BANGKOK (AP) — A military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, preliminary results...

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Mozambican families hunt for loved ones separated by cyclone

BUZI, Mozambique (AP) — The young mother huddled on a wooden boat clutching her 2-year-old daughter, headed for the unknown:...

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France investigates after older protester is injured in Nice

NICE, France (AP) — French authorities are investigating the case of an older female protester who suffered head injuries when...

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UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May was scrambling Sunday to win over adversaries to her Brexit withdrawal plan...

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Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries

MONACO (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has found one country in Europe that isn't worried about China's growing global...

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Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the...

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France shows Britons splendor of citizenship as Brexit looms

PARIS (AP) — Catherine Norris Trent, a British citizen who has lived in Paris since 2007, rushed to become French before her...

1 in 20 'uninsured' violations are false positives

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Nearly 5 percent of vehicles identified as uninsured in Oklahoma were flagged by mistake, according to the prosecutor in charge of a new program that includes automatic license plate readers. At least 663 people were sent warning letters by the...

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Iraq parliament votes to sack official after ferry sinking

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament voted on Sunday to sack a provincial official following the tragic sinking of a ferry in the...

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University of Georgia fraternity suspended over racist video

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A University of Georgia fraternity is being investigated over a video showing some of its members mocking...

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Viking Sky cruise ship reaches port in Norway after harrowing helicopter airlifts rescued half its passengers

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Viking Sky cruise ship reaches port in Norway after harrowing helicopter airlifts rescued half its...

Troopers say camper drowns in southwestern Oklahoma lake

HOBART, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a camper has drowned in a southwestern Oklahoma lake.Troopers say the...

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Italy: Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home

ROME (AP) — An infant boy in Italy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home, according to...

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Philly chilly in September, so nude bike ride set for August

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Naked bicyclists say they were so cold riding around Philadelphia last September that this year they'll do...

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'Drama queen?' Teen Andreescu beats Kerber again at Miami

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu beat Angelique Kerber for the second time in a week, and the...

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Ronaldo is indirectly helping Italy's national team

Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus isn't just helping raise the profile of Serie A. It's also helping Italy's national team...

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$750M Powerball drawing would be 4th-largest US jackpot

Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing has ballooned to an estimated $750 million , which would be...

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Sunday Morning: Helen Ford Wallace: March 24

HONORING THE CHAIRMEN Occasion: Cathy Keating and former Gov. Frank Keating were honorees at the special evening recognizing...

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Bower designed for families desiring urban living

The largest single influx of for-sale housing in Midtown now looms over NW 4 with a new approach that is designed to appeal to...

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Winchester Drive-In set to open 51st movie season in Oklahoma City without the beloved, late owner

It was July 3, 1968, when the first car pulled up to the Winchester Drive-In movie ticket booth for the premiere show. Lindy...

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March Madness makeover promotes dreaming big at OKC school

March Madness comes and goes each year, but one Oklahoma City Public School recently received a gift that will last well into...

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Effort underway to release nonviolent offenders

Colleen Johnson was stunned to learn she would be released four years early from the Oklahoma City Community Corrections...

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Two vie for south OKC board seat

The incumbent is a 49-year-old former educator who has served on the Oklahoma City School Board for more than four years...

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'Disruptive' I-235 project to begin in OKC

The honeymoon is about over for Interstate 235 commuters who have been enjoying a five-month respite from construction on the...

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Swine virus found at livestock show in Oklahoma City

A number of pigs that were recently shown at the Oklahoma Youth Expo are thought to have contracted or been exposed to a virus...

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Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

HELSINKI (AP) — Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise...

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Columbine families gather to tell stories nearly 20 years on

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Families of the Columbine High School shooting victims gathered at the school on Saturday to tell their...

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Man accused of fatally stabbing woman after freeway crash

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A 25-year-old Arizona man who was driving a San Diego-area woman's car is accused of fatally stabbing her...

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Top-seed Baylor women overwhelm NCAA 1st-timer ACU 95-38

WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown and her Baylor teammates got to be silly and goofy when their first-round women's NCAA...

Lawsuit accuses officials of operating debtors' prison

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BARTLESVILLE — A national civil rights organization filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing some Washington County judges and the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System of violating the civil rights of poor people by perpetuating an unconstitutional...

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The Latest: Barr decision on report to cause fireworks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local):5 p.m.House Speaker Nancy...

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Barr scours Trump-Russia report to see how much to open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr scoured special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia...

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French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

PARIS (AP) — Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas Saturday after a peaceful march...

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First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government put in motion an experiment aimed at...

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Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max 8 aircraft may not have...

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Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

LONDON (AP) — Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding that...

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for much of central Oklahoma Saturday

Parts of central Oklahoma, including Oklahoma City, could see a slight chance for severe weather Saturday afternoon and into...

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No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak

HOUSTON (AP) — Officials have no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest commercial...

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The Latest: Minister: 40K yellow vest protesters nationwide

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local):8:05 p.m.France's interior minister says more yellow...

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The Latest: 115 reported dead after attack on Malian village

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The Latest on the Mali village attack (all times local):5:35 p.m.A group representing ethnic Peulhs in...

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Thrifty minor leaguer to live in school bus during season

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Grueling, late-night road trips are a loathed hallmark of minor league baseball, and most...

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Planet savior or horror show? Green New Deal inflames debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — To Democratic supporters, the Green New Deal is a touchstone, a call to arms to combat climate change with...

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AP-NORC Poll: Majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become...

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Coach accused in admissions scheme resigns from URI job

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island says its tennis coach implicated in a college admissions scheme has...

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In a plain envelope, a monumental message: Mueller's done

WASHINGTON (AP) — The manila envelope in her hand held a single sheet of paper.Wearing a black puffer coat, the woman and her...

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Pink visits Oklahoma City National Memorial ahead of her OKC concert

The three-time Grammy Award winner posted on Instagram Friday a photo of her 7-year-old daughter, Willow Sage Hart, looking at...

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Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow

NEW YORK (AP) — For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something.The...

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Kansas death penalty case has implications for mentally ill

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The day after Thanksgiving in 2009, James Kahler went to the home of his estranged wife's grandmother,...

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The Latest: Somali forces end attack by Islamic extremists

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on an extremist attack in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu (all times local):4:30 p.m.A...

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Dispute over refinery near national park heats up in court

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Parties involved in a dispute over whether North Dakota regulators should be involved in the siting of an...

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IS loses all territory but its shadowy leader still at large

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has lost all the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria, but its shadowy leader...

OU basketball: Kristian Doolittle's father uses an outrageous jacket to let the Sooners know they are supported

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — When the University of Oklahoma basketball players and coaches, or even their families, see Dwayne Doolittle on the road, they want to know one thing. “Where’s the jacket? Where’s the jacket.” Never fear. The gaudy,...

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Downtown housing expands, some affordable housing planned

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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3 suspected in fatal OKC gunfight

Three suspects have been identified in a February gunfight that killed a 20-year-old man. Keshawn Demonta Franklin, 23, of...

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Cyclist’s death highlights OKC infrastructure needs

The death of a cyclist Thursday who was hit by a car along Classen Boulevard has drawn attention to the lack of cycling...

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'Brace ourselves': Cyclone death toll tops 600 in Africa

BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — With the flooding easing in parts of cyclone-stricken Mozambique on Friday, fears are rising that the...

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Jimmy Carter's new milestone: Longest-lived US president

ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly four decades after voters unceremoniously rejected then-President Jimmy Carter's bid for a second term,...

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OKC police release video related to fatal bicycle collision

Oklahoma City police on Friday released surveillance video of a vehicle thought to have been involved in the death of a local...

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Stocks, bond yields fall sharply as growth worries spread

Wall Street was roiled Friday by new signs that global economic growth is slowing. The jitters triggered a sell-off in stocks...

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Islamic State driven from last Syria territory, Trump says

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Islamic State militants no longer control any territory in Syria, President Donald Trump proudly...

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King: Katrina victims only asked for help, unlike Iowans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Steve King says he was told that victims of Hurricane Katrina only asked for help, unlike people...

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The Latest: EU gives UK leader May 2 Brexit deadlines

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):9 p.m.British Prime Minister Theresa May will be laboring against the...

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US budget deficit sets February record of $234 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government posted a record budget deficit in February, pushing the overall deficit for the first...

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Attorney, judge argue over Florida school shooting evidence

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An attorney representing the suspect in last year's Florida high school massacre and the judge...

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Police: Man told Jewish co-worker she was in 'gas chamber'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The arrest of a New York man on charges of harassing a Jewish co-worker at a health food store is the...

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Mourners walk silently to honor Utrecht shooting victims

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The main suspect in a deadly tram shooting in Utrecht confessed to the attack and said he acted...

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Last grants coming for endangered Route 66 program

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An endangered federal program that has helped preserve the historic Route 66 Highway for two decades...

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Italian soccer federation to explore more ties with China

ROME (AP) — Playing the Italian Super Cup or Italian Cup final in China will be among the proposals discussed when a delegation...

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Chris Bosh ready to see his jersey retired by Miami Heat

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh is making a lot of music these days. He drinks beer and thinks about making more beer. He sketches. He...

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Georgia man sentenced to 25 years in missing teacher's death

ABBEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday for helping burn the body of a slain teacher...

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Global feet: Running 62 marathons for water awareness

NEW YORK (AP) — Try running 100 marathons in 100 days over seven continents.Sound impossible?Ultra-marathoner and water...

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Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

RISING SUN, Ind. (AP) — Former NFL cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a...

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AP Interview: Ukraine minister claims Russia on its knees

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With President Petro Poroshenko slipping in the polls a week ahead of elections, Ukraine's government is...

Virginia shows OU what Final Four team looks like

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Virginia’s Kyle Guy, a straight-out-of-“Hoosiers” Indianapolis kid who is a 45-percent 3-point shooter, missed all 10 of his deep balls. Virginia’s best player, De’Andre Hunter, encountered foul trouble and eventually fouled...

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Syrian man suspected of IS beheadings held in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Syrian man suspected of having taken part in beheadings carried out by the Islamic State in Homs has...

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Looks like what? Helmet ad stirs controversy in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's conservative transport minister has some choice words for cyclists who are too vain to wear...

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NZ says mosque gunman faces life in prison in isolation

ISTANBUL (AP) — New Zealand's deputy prime minister said the gunman accused of killing 50 people in two mosques in the South...

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Swiss prosecutors puzzling over motive in boy's killing

BERLIN (AP) — The family of a seven-year-old boy stabbed to death in Switzerland as he walked home from school, apparently by...

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Catalan government backs down over pro-independence banners

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's regional government on Friday removed eye-catching pro-independence banners from its...

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Tyson recalls chicken strips due to metal fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds (31,297 kilograms) of frozen, ready-to-eat...

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Recap: OKC Central Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer answered questions from readers this morning.

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Medical marijuana industry using specialized security services

Every business works to secure its assets, and those in the marijuana industry are no different. The difference between...

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15-year-old charged with shooting juvenile

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with shooting another juvenile in the head. Diego B. Ginez, of Oklahoma City,...

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3 teenagers wanted in OKC homicide, burglary

Oklahoma City police have identified three teenagers in a February homicide and burglary. Arrest warrants have been issued for...

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Oklahoma County sheriff upset with county commissioner over jail criticism

Oklahoma County Sheriff P.D. Taylor lashed out Thursday at a county commissioner who has accused him of mismanaging the jail....

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The Latest: Dutch PM: Britain could walk out without deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):1 a.m.Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the United Kingdom now could...

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The Latest: Trump tweets abrupt shift on Golan Heights

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Israel (all times local):12:55 a.m.President Donald Trump has abruptly...

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Relative of African dictator admits to counterfeiting money

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A son of missionaries who later married into the family of an African dictator has admitted to his role in an...

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US abruptly endorses Israel's Golan sovereignty in big shift

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the...

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Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed...

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Ex-cop says he thought he saw a gun when he shot black teen

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A white former police officer said Thursday he thought a weapon was pointed at him when he shot and killed an...

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Missouri governor declares state of emergency amid flooding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson declared a state of emergency Thursday following flooding that left several...

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Trump orders colleges to back free speech or lose funding

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or...

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Europe offers UK a little more time for Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the...

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Tribes urge US to ban drilling around sacred New Mexico site

ACOMA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — Native American leaders are banding together to pressure U.S. officials to ban oil and gas...

Thunder needs Friday's win over Toronto to be a turning point

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TORONTO — About 10 hours before the Thunder snapped its four-game losing streak, Paul George outstretched his arms in celebration. The 3-point shooting game he and his teammates played after shootaround Friday came to a dramatic end when George...

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Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company...

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Bicyclist dead after being hit in NW OKC Thursday

A chef at a popular downtown Oklahoma City restaurant died Thursday after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike near...

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Ferry packed with Iraqis celebrating holiday sinks; 94 die

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris...

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Judge blocks laws limiting powers of Wisconsin governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge on Thursday temporarily blocked Wisconsin Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws limiting the...

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Court hearing delayed for Loughlin, husband in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK'-lin) and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are scheduled to appear in...

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Movement toward less partisan political maps gains momentum

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Frustrated by partisan gerrymandering, voters in a growing number of states have taken the pen and...

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Benzene warning lifted near Houston-area petrochemical plant

Residents near a petrochemical storage terminal in the Houston suburb of Deer Park were warned to shelter in place for several...

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Suspect in mob boss slaying could face lethal Mafia justice

NEW YORK (AP) — As Anthony Comello sits in jail on murder charges, he may have more than legal problems to worry about —...

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Ichiro says goodbye to adoring fans; Mariners beat A's in 12

TOKYO (AP) — The magnitude of the moment — of sharing the field with the towering Ichiro Suzuki in his farewell — left Seattle...

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Poland snubs Russia before World War II commemoration

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities have refused to invite a Russian delegation to a commemoration ceremony marking the...

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US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.28 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, giving an incentive to potential buyers as the spring...

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Dozens of rattlesnakes removed from under Texas home

ALBANY, Texas (AP) — A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes...

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Annual Petrochemicals M&A and Capital Raising Deals Review - 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 21, 2019--The "Annual Petrochemicals M&A and Capital Raising Deals Review - 2018" report has been...

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Escaped wallaby goes on walkabout in Dallas neighborhood

DALLAS (AP) — A wallaby who apparently escaped his owners went on a walkabout in an east Dallas neighborhood before being...

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Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the...

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Chen leads after short program at figure skating worlds

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Nathan Chen upstaged two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu to lead the short program...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 21, 2019: Celebrate the past during the OKC Museum of Art's Third Thursday

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, is celebrating decades past with its monthly Third Thursday event from 5 to 9...

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European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Europe on Thursday and headed for a lower open on Wall Street amid Brexit...

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Ex-Philippine officials accuse Xi of crimes against humanity

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Two former Philippine officials have taken the bold step of filing a complaint with the...

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US testing new rapid-deployment strategy in Europe

BERLIN (AP) — More than 300 U.S. soldiers arrived Thursday in Germany from their base in Texas in the first test of a new...

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5 mosques vandalized in central England

LONDON (AP) — Counter-terrorism officers in central England are investigating attacks on five mosques in which windows were...

OU report card: Sooners played well in phases in 95-72 rout of Ole Miss

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OU’s 95-72 domination of Ole Miss in the NCAA Tournament was so stunning, it’s hard to find anything on which to downgrade the Sooners. Here’s the report card: Starting lineup: A. The Sooner starters played 11:35 together. During those times,...

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New boutique hotel planned for OKC's Midtown

Pivot Project, which is wrapping up redevelopment of a brewery, food hall and offices in Midtown, is set to start a second...

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AMC theaters around OKC might soon serve alcohol

AMC movie theaters at Quail Springs Mall and Penn Square Mall might soon add alcohol to the concession stand. Applications for...

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State briefs for March 21

EDMOND UCO to host photography camp in June High school students who are interested in learning more about photography are...