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Thailand sets March election date after 5-year military rule

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Election Commission on Wednesday announced that the nation's first general election since the...

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Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work needed

The World Anti-Doping Agency straddled the wide gulf between vindication and capitulation Tuesday, agreeing to keep Russia's...

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Landon Donovan signs with MASL's San Diego Sockers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former U.S. national team and MLS star Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement again, this time to play for...

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No hat logo for Halladay's Hall plaque; Mussina uncertain

NEW YORK (AP) — Roy Halladay won't have a logo on the cap of his Hall of Fame plaque, and Mike Mussina wants some time before...

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Yeboah, Latimer spark Stony Brook past Albany 67-66 in OT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Akwasi Yeboah scored 21 points with 11 rebounds and Miles Latimer blocked a potential game-winning 3-point...

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Bane's 17, Noi's double-double carry TCU past Texas 65-61

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Desmond Bane and the TCU Horned Frogs have figured out the home formula in the Big 12. Now it's time...

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No. 17 Houston hits 16 3-pointers in 94-50 win over ECU

HOUSTON (AP) — Armoni Brooks scored 17 points, Corey Davis Jr. added 12 and No. 17 Houston hit 16 3-pointers while beating East...

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Top-ranked Tennessee rallies, beats Vanderbilt 88-83 in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Williams scored a career-high 41 points and finished off a three-point play with 31.6 seconds...

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The Latest: Venezuelan lawyers seeking protection for Guaido

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on nationwide protests in Venezuela (all times local):10:50 p.m.Three Venezuelan lawyers...

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Pacers All-Star Victor Oladipo suffers serious knee injury

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers lost All-Star guard Victor Oladipo to a serious right knee injury in the second quarter...

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Clippers control second half, top Heat 111-99

MIAMI (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 22 of his 31 points in the first half, and the Los Angeles Clippers clamped down on defense...

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Ken Starr urges trust in system for probing presidents

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former independent counsel Kenneth Starr, who spearheaded the 1990s investigation into President Bill...

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Pacers beat Raptors after losing Oladipo with knee injury

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Victor Oladipo suffered a serious right knee injury that could alter the season for the Indiana Pacers, who...

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3 brothers start for Vermont, UMBC wins 74-61

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Joe Sherburne scored 20 points and UMBC beat Vermont 74-61 in their first matchup since the American...

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Iranian TV anchor held as witness is released from US jail

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who was held in the U.S. as a material...

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Rhode Island holds off VCU 71-65 in defensive battle

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored 19 points, Jermaine Harris made a key shot in the closing seconds and Rhode Island...

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Lofton leads St. Bonaventure past UMass 65-51

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Freshman Kyle Lofton scored a career-best 24 points to lead St. Bonaventure in a 65-51 win over...

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Sam Houston State hits 14 3-pointers in 78-64 win

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — R.J. Smith scored 16 points with four 3-pointers, Cameron Delaney added 15 with three 3s and Sam...

City of Prague sues to get back control of its hospital

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City says unpaid bills and lack of supplies forced it to file a lawsuit to regain control of hospital.

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Australia urges China to treat detained dual citizen fairly

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Thursday urged China to treat a Chinese-Australian writer fairly and transparently...

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Sotos hits late FTs; Bucknell edges Loyola of Maryland 71-68

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jimmy Sotos made three free throws with 5.8 seconds left to give Bucknell a 71-68 victory over Loyola of...

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George Mason scores final 7 points, edges Dayton 67-63

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jarred Reuter scored 14 points, including two free throws with 10 seconds left to seal the win, and a steal...

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Bradley wins 2nd straight MVC game, tops Illinois St 85-68

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Luuk van Bree and Darrell Brown combined to score 41 points and Bradley built a 17-point first-half lead...

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Key scores 22, Indiana State beats Valparaiso 70-53

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 22 points with four of Indiana State's six 3-pointers, freshman Cooper Neese added...

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Ivanauskas, Batt lead Colgate past Lafayette

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 13 points, Dana Batt had 12 points with eight rebounds and Colgate defeated...

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FIU holds off FAU 78-74 behind Andrews, Jacob

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devon Andrews scored 19 points, Trejon Jacob added 15 and Florida International held off Florida...

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Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect arrested

SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — A gunman opened fire inside a Florida bank Wednesday, killing five people before surrendering to a SWAT...

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Waters leads No. 25 LSU past Georgia 92-82 for 8th straight

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tremont Waters scored a season-high 26 points and No. 25 LSU beat Georgia 92-82 on Wednesday night for...

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Streaking Purdue takes down Ohio State 79-67

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Carsen Edwards had 27 points as streaking Purdue held off a late Ohio State rally to win 79-67 on...

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The Latest: Man arrested at bank was a trainee prison guard

SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting inside a Florida bank that killed five people (all times local):9 p.m.Florida...

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Hartford holds New Hampshire to 39 points, wins by 35 points

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — J.R. Lynch scored a career-high 29 points on seven 3-pointers and Hartford rolled to a 74-39 win...

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LA teachers union, school district team to seek state money

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after contentious negotiations ended with a new contract and...

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Wilson, Army pull away in 2nd half, beat Holy Cross 76-57

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Wilson scored 21 points and grabbed a dozen rebounds and Army won its third straight Patriot...

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Miami women pull away from No. 13 Syracuse 84-71

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Emese Hof scored 21 points, Laura Cornelius and Beatrice Mompremier had double-doubles and Miami upset...

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The Latest: Republicans slam decision to block Trump speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local):5:30 p.m.Republicans are...

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Suspect wanted in fatal Illinois mall shooting arrested

ORLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old at a suburban Chicago mall has...

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Harden has NBA's 4th-longest streak of 30-point games

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden has reached 30 points for the 21st consecutive game, passing Wilt Chamberlain for the...

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Former Georgia Congressman Jack Brinkley dies at 88

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Jack Brinkley, a strong supporter in developing a highway in Georgia and...

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Dems prepare own border security package shunning Trump wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats, feeling pressure to display their vision for border security, are preparing a package that...

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Many Latin American governments support Venezuela's Guaido

Numerous governments in the Western Hemisphere quickly recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim...

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Phoenix City Council OKs $230 million arena renovation plan

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday night approved a $230 million renovation plan for their downtown arena...

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North Korea says Kim ordered preparations for 2nd Trump meet

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with President Donald...

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Autopsy: Man's death after encounter with police a homicide

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An autopsy has concluded that the death of a man apprehended by police in Mississippi's largest city was...

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Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's ambassador to China said he thinks a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to...

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PG&E: Judge's proposals for fire risk could cost up to $150B

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Proposals by a U.S. judge to prevent Pacific Gas & Electric Co. equipment from causing more wildfires...

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Q&A: A look at what happens when drones get near airports

The ability of drones to interfere with airliners — and inconvenience their passengers — has now been demonstrated on two...

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To Hall of Famers, baseball has transformed at dizzying pace

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball has transformed at dizzying speed since Edgar Martinez took his final swing and Mike Mussina, Mariano...

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Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's crisis quickly escalated Wednesday as an opposition leader backed by the Trump...

Senate leader files bills to grant governor authority to appoint five agency heads

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Senate leader seeks to give Gov. Kevin Stitt one of his top campaign priorities: the authority to pick leaders of some large state departments.

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Snead's big bets on Rams' future pay off in Super Bowl trip

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One year ago, general manager Les Snead and the Los Angeles Rams' front office decided they had to...

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Kentucky GOP lawmakers order recount in House election

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former Republican lawmaker in Kentucky who lost his state House seat by one vote in November could get...

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Iowa Sen. Ernst denies allegation of affair with soldier

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst on Wednesday denied allegations leveled by her ex-husband that she had an affair with...

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AP-NORC poll: Shutdown drags Trump approval to yearlong low

WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong majority of Americans blame President Donald Trump for the record-long government shutdown and...

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State prisoner charged in Indianapolis shooting deaths of 4

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a state prisoner with four counts of murder in connection with the shooting deaths...

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The Latest: Some recalled IRS workers can stay off the job

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):3 p.m.Several hundred of the 46,000...

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California city approves 25-cent fee on disposable cups

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Patrons of restaurants and coffee shops in Berkeley, California, who don't bring a reusable cup for their...

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Patriots' defense back on track heading into Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It took an entire regular season and some tough losses, but the Patriots defense finally likes where...

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2020 Democratic primary field puts diversity in spotlight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The early days of the Democratic primary campaign are highlighting the party's diversity as it seeks a...

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The Latest: Jackson Lee leaves black caucus foundation post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas (all times local):8 p.m.Democratic Rep. Sheila...

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NY lawmakers pass state Dream Act

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend state financial aid to students brought into the country...

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Pompeo deflects Kansas Senate talk, says he has 'full plate'

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is deflecting speculation that he might run for Senate in Kansas,...

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Rams kicker Zuerlein listed on injury report with foot issue

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Kicker Greg Zuerlein appears on the Los Angeles Rams' first injury report before the Super...

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Lawyer: No proof nurse raped Arizona patient who had baby

PHOENIX (AP) — A nurse who was supposed to be looking after an incapacitated woman at a long-term health care facility was...

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Ford posts quarterly loss amid struggles in Europe, China

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co., which has struggled overseas and saw U.S. sales fall last year, reported its first...

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Nelson scores 26 points, leads American over Boston U 70-66

BOSTON (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 26 points on 9-of-12 shooting and had six assists and five steals to help American beat...

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Police: Links sought between 4 victims, man in US illegally

GARDNERVILLE RANCHOS, Nev. (AP) — Prosecutors were preparing Wednesday to charge a 19-year-old man from El Salvador who was...

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DACA recipients see little reason to hope in latest proposal

PHOENIX (AP) — Daniel Briones has a degree in economics and a job in banking, but his future could not feel less certain.The...

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Student tackled for stealing own car settles suit for $1.25M

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago suburb has tentatively agreed to pay a former doctoral student $1.25 million to settle a...

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BlocBoy JB sues video game 'Fortnite' over 'Shoot' dance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper BlocBoy JB has become the latest to sue "Fortnite," saying the popular video game is using his...

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AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Adam Crapser lives in limbo, a stranger in South Korea, the country of his birth.Forcibly separated...

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Man driving when Missouri boy was fatally shot gets 15 years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who was driving a vehicle when a passenger started shooting at a Missouri home, killing a...

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New Jersey prosecutor: No charges in sexual assault case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it won't charge a former state official accused of...

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It's off: Pelosi says no State of Union while govt shut

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a high-stakes case of dare and double-dare, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi served notice Wednesday that...

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3 men charged with conspiracy to make 'swatting' calls

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three men have been charged with conspiracy to help a Los Angeles man make phony emergency "swatting" calls...

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Patricia Clarkson, Mario Lopez in pre-Mardi Gras parades

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans-born actress Patricia Clarkson, "Supernatural" star Jensen Ackles and "ExtraTV" host Mario Lopez...

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Lefty Drew Pomeranz agrees to $1.5M, 1-year deal with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Drew Pomeranz is eager to return to his top form from two years ago and forget an injury-shortened year in...

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Jan. 22The Houston Chronicle on the Supreme Court allowing...

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At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World leaders in favor of international cooperation and free trade struck back Wednesday against the...

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Auburn hires former star Carnell Williams as RBs coach

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Auburn tailback Carnell Williams has returned to his alma mater as running backs coach.Auburn coach...

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Senior Bowl 'golden opportunity' for small school prospects

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — John Cominsky has more people watching Senior Bowl practices this week than he figures would typically...

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Amid wall debate, pope says fear of migration makes us crazy

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Wednesday that fear of migration is "making us crazy" as he began a trip to Central...

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Alaska man, son sentenced in bear killings case

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska judge sentenced a man to three months in jail for his role in the slaughter of a mother bear...

School districts open to federal workers on furlough

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"We're just trying to help out anybody experiencing a furlough or working and not receiving a paycheck," said Yukon Public Schools Superintendent Jason Simeroth. "Maybe they have a day or two when they can come in and work."

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OU warns students of person in blackface on Norman campus

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma is warning students that someone wearing blackface has been spotted walking on...

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The Latest: Nevada killings put homeowner on 'lockdown'

GARDNERVILLE RANCHOS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the killings of four people in Nevada over the past two weeks (all times...

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With strike deal, Garcetti looks again toward 2020 run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After helping broker an end to a teachers strike that marooned more than half a million students, Mayor Eric...

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Court picks Virginia redistricting plan that helps Democrats

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A panel of federal judges has chosen a redistricting map for Virginia's House of Delegates that could...

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Telescopes capture moment of impact during eclipse of moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers managed to capture the moment of an impact during this week's eclipsed moon.Spanish...

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Celtics starters Irving and Horford out against Cleveland

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics will be without starters Kyrie Irving and Al Horford for their game against the Cleveland...

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Weinstein hires pack of new lawyers for NY rape case

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein unveiled a new legal team brimming with star power Wednesday to defend him at his upcoming New...

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US panel hears arguments in nuclear waste storage case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists and nuclear watchdog groups raised dozens of objections Wednesday to an application...

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Amazon testing delivery by self-driving robots

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is bringing delivery robots to the streets of a Seattle suburb.The online shopping giant says it started...

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Georgia official seeks to replace criticized voting machines

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's new elections chief asked lawmakers Wednesday for $150 million to replace the state's outdated...

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Denver teachers' strike on hold amid procedural wrangling

DENVER (AP) — Denver school officials asked the state on Wednesday to intervene in its pay dispute with teachers, a move that...

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2 Fort Bliss soldiers killed, 7 hurt after training crash

OTERO COUNTY, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say two soldiers from an Army base in Texas have died and seven other military members...

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Indiana man pleads guilty in girlfriend's death in Minnesota

VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) — An Indiana man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing his girlfriend whose wrapped and bound body was found...

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Hubbell and Donohue back in Michigan to defend US title

DETROIT (AP) — For Madison Hubbell and her family, this week's U.S. Figure Skating Championships are a title defense, a...

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___Government shutdown poses increasing risk to wider economyWASHINGTON (AP) — As the government shutdown enters a second...

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The shutdown today: Pelosi, Trump clash over Tuesday speech

What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 33:WHAT'S NEWHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi served notice that President...

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Jennie-O to donate $25,000 in reward money to Jayme Closs

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Hormel Foods and Jennie-O say they'll donate the $25,000 it had offered in reward money for information...

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Tiger returns to Torrey to face strong field, strong course

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rory McIlroy had a week to remember his first trip to San Diego. He carried Northern Ireland's flag during the...

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Patriots' assistant Brian Flores meets again with Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — New England Patriots defensive play-caller Brian Flores is taking a break from his Super Bowl preparations to meet...

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The Latest: France wants new Renault chief to lock in Nissan

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):11:35 p.m.France's...

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Ichiro Suzuki agrees to minor league deal with Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki has agreed to a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners, paving the way for the 45-year-old to...

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Muslim enclave that was foiled attack target urges justice

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A Muslim group called Wednesday for full prosecutions against the four people accused of plotting an...

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Jets hire Dowell Loggains as offensive coordinator/QBs coach

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have hired former Dolphins assistant Dowell Loggains as their offensive coordinator...

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Manafort denies lying to investigators after plea agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman on Wednesday denied allegations he lied to investigators...

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AP tech specialist Tommy Driscoll dies at 56

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thomas Michael "Tommy" Driscoll, a senior technology specialist for The Associated Press and a leader of...

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The Latest: Request for help delays Denver teachers' strike

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a planned strike by Denver teachers (all times local):3:20 p.m.Denver school officials have asked...

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Revamped NCAA waiver policy helps transfers play right away

Last year, a high-profile overhaul of NCAA transfer rules stopped short of creating free agency in college sports.A much...

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South Carolina group can deny gay couples as foster parents

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The federal government agreed Wednesday to allow federally funded foster care agencies in South Carolina...

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US stocks waver as signs of future profit growth wobble

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes spent Wednesday drifting and finished with small gains. While big companies continue to...

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States move to ease restrictions on child sex-abuse lawsuits

NEW YORK (AP) — In many states across the U.S., victims of long-ago child sex-abuse have been lobbying for years, often in...

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Government shutdown poses increasing risk to wider economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — At this time of year, John Sprinkle and his wife would normally be planning their summer vacation. Not now....

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Judge lets Arkansas law against Israeli boycotts stand

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday let stand an Arkansas law requiring state contractors to pledge not to...

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Grad transfer Cunningham sparks Louisville's national rise

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Christen Cunningham's sole focus a year ago was recovering from illness and salvaging what remained of...

Locally famous Haunted House restaurant restored as home for boys at a 'hard place in their lives'

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Off the beaten path in northeast Oklahoma City, the former Haunted House restaurant has been redesigned as an extension of the Speck Home for Boys.

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No. 19 Iowa looks to get payback vs. No. 6 Michigan State

No matchup engendered skepticism of Iowa quite like its 90-68 loss at Michigan State in early December.The Hawkeyes collapsed...

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Comaneci, Joyner-Kersee will be captains at Aurora Games

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When asked last year to be part of a new sports and entertainment festival aimed at celebrating the power...

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The Latest: Pope touches down in Panama, meets first couple

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The latest on the pope's visit to Panama (all times local):10:45 p.m.Pope Francis has arrived in Panama...

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Teacher's aide sentenced for striking handicapped girl, 12

LOUISBURG, N.C. (AP) — A teacher's aide in North Carolina has been given a 10-day jail sentence and a year's probation after...

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Orioles hire Long as pitching coach, Brocail for pitchers

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have hired Don Long as hitting coach and Doug Brocail as pitching coach under first-year...

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Reporters shown videos of teen's fatal encounter with police

GREENSBORO, Md. (AP) — News reporters have viewed body camera footage of a black teenager's fatal encounter with a Maryland...

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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

U.S. stock indexes spent Wednesday drifting and finished with small gains. While big companies continue to report strong profit...

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Mother of baby in Amazon trash said pregnancy wasn't known

PHOENIX (AP) — The mother of a newborn girl found dead in a bathroom trash can at an Amazon distribution center told...

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Jimmy Page's dragon guitar reborn after 50 years on ice

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After five decades, Jimmy Page's dragon has re-emerged from its lair.Fender instruments on Wednesday gave...

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Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect in custody after SWAT negotiation

SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect in custody after SWAT negotiation.

Crime

Coroner: Child killer's son hangs himself in state prison

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say the son of a notorious child killer hanged himself in a California prison at age 32.The...

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Michigan parents die from carbon monoxide; baby survives

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Two people running a generator and kerosene heater in a Michigan house without power died from...

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WikiLeaks sues to unseal any charges against founder Assange

WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks is seeking to force the Trump administration to unseal any charges filed in the U.S. against its...

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Jamel Brinkley wins 2018 book award named for Ernest Gaines

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A love for reading and writing as a youngster led Jamel Brinkley to teach high school English and begin...

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Security inside stadium and out for Super Bowl in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — When Super Bowl 53 kicks off less than two weeks from now, legions of police and federal agents will be...

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Ducks look to regain footing against Washington

GAME OF THE WEEK: The slumping Oregon Ducks have fallen to 2-3 in Pac-12 play and eighth in the conference standings, and any...

Health

Subsidies requested for treating inmates with hepatitis C

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is seeking increased funding from lawmakers to treat prisoners with...

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Correction: Native American March-Videos story

DETROIT (AP) — In stories Jan. 19 and 20 about an encounter between a Native American and a Kentucky student, The Associated...

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Long skid could put Lady Vols' postseason hopes in jeopardy

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee carries its longest losing streak in nearly half a century into a matchup with the nation's...

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Larry Fitzgerald returning to Cardinals for 16th season

PHOENIX (AP) — That Hall of Fame slot will have to stay vacant for a while. Larry Fitzgerald isn't ready to hang up the cleats...

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Crush of desperate migrant families seek asylum at border

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Maria Orbelina Cortez says she fled El Salvador for the U.S. after her husband attacked her and knocked a...

Crime

High court won't review 2 Oklahoma death row cases

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will not review the sentences of two Oklahoma inmates who argue that people of...

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Choreographer, coach deny saying student's skin 'too dark'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former coach and a choreographer for a high school dance team in Kansas are denying allegations that...

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Jonas Mekas, 'godfather' of avant-garde, dies at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Mekas the Lithuanian-born director, critic, patron and poet widely regarded as the godfather of modern...

Business

The Latest: PG&E objects to judge's proposals on fire risk

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on proposals by a U.S. judge aimed at preventing Pacific Gas & Electric Co. equipment from...

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Doctor reprimanded for removing wrong man's kidney

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts doctor who removed a kidney from the wrong patient has received a reprimand from the...

Business

Grains mixed, livestock mixed

Wheat for Mar. rose 4.75 cents at 5.26 a bushel; Mar. corn was off .25 cent at 3.7875 a bushel; Mar. oats fell 2.25 cents at...

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Cities appeal dismissal of lawsuits against opioid makers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thirty-seven cities and towns in Connecticut have appealed a judge's dismissal of their lawsuits blaming...

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The Latest: McConnell blames 'far-left activists' and media

PARK HILLS, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on reaction from a recent encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a...

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Hospital: 'Poor decisions' by staff giving outsize pain meds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio doctor's orders for potentially fatal doses of pain medicine given to at least 27 hospital...

Business

Technology of future delivers doughnuts of today on campus

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A fleet of high-tech robots has deployed at a northern Virginia university for the noble purpose of...

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NAACP objects to Georgia lawmaker serving in leadership role

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's NAACP branch is criticizing the leadership appointment of a Georgia lawmaker who it says has supported...

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Kentucky school comes under fire after Washington incident

PARK HILLS, Ky. (AP) — Less than a week ago, Covington Catholic High School was known mostly for its seven state titles in...

OKC district to close 12 elementary schools

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Oklahoma City Public Schools would close 12 elementary schools as part of a plan to provide students with more teachers, course offerings and support, documents obtained by The Oklahoman show. Six others will be converted into middle schools and...

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Man charged in Boston kidnapping sent for mental evaluation

BOSTON (AP) — A man charged with kidnapping a 23-year-old woman in Boston sobbed in court Wednesday as he was ordered to...

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Illinois ends participation in multi-state voter database

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Board of Elections has voted to end the state's participation in a multistate voter...

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Prosecutors urge judge to consult with court monitor on PG&E

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are urging a federal judge to work with a court-appointed monitor to determine ways...

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Police called to shutdown protest at McConnell office

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky were called to a protest by a group of federal government workers at a field office...

Health

Correction: Growing Up Digital-Smartphone Psychiatry story

In a story Jan. 3 about using smartphones to detect depression, The Associated Press misstated the title of Menachem Fromer. He...

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Miami Hurricanes' 5-7 Chris Lykes is 'crazy, but crazy good'

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Usually the shortest man on the court, 5-foot-7 Chris Lykes is an unorthodox, unpredictable player...

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Crime

Woman sentenced to life after child drowns in Kansas River

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 26-year-old Missouri woman who intentionally drove her car into the Kansas River with her two children...

News

Merkley focuses on Oregon, postpones decision on 2020 bid

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Sen. Jeff Merkley, one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, seemed...

Business

Mom arrested after dead baby found in Amazon site's restroom

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman has been arrested on suspicion of unlawful disposal of human remains after her newborn baby was found...

Business

Newark operations resume after drone reports halt arrivals

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Flight arrivals at Newark Airport were briefly suspended Tuesday evening after a drone was spotted over...

Crime

The Latest: Navy SEAL supervisor charged in war crime case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the arraignment of the Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of fatally stabbing an Islamic...

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Business

Oracle accused of underpaying women, minorities by $400M

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. government regulators are accusing software maker Oracle of engaging in discriminatory practices that...

Sports

Bonamego back with Lions as special teams coordinator

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Former Central Michigan coach John Bonamego is returning to the Detroit Lions.The Lions announced...

Crime

3 from Michigan charged with planning to aid Islamic State

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say three Michigan residents have been charged with conspiring to provide...

Crime

Manslaughter charges tossed in suburban Detroit jail death

DETROIT (AP) — A judge has dismissed involuntary manslaughter charges against a former suburban Detroit police officer and two...

Crime

Correction: Nevada Homicides story

RENO, Nevada (AP) — In a story Jan. 21 about four recent Nevada killings, The Associated Press reported erroneously the...

Sports

Louisiana governor chastises NFL leader about missed penalty

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Add Louisiana's governor to the list of people chastising the NFL about officiating in the NFC...

Crime

Theater shooter's video interview with psychiatrist released

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors have released hours of video showing Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' interviews with a...

Business

40 years after his "folly," Bogle's index funds reign

NEW YORK (AP) — Forty years ago, the thought of buying a stock index fund was ridiculed. Why would anyone be satisfied with an...

Sports

Cardinals hire veteran coach Clements as offense assistant

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Longtime NFL assistant Tom Clements has been hired as passing game coordinator/quarterbacks coach on the...

Business

China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant...

Sports

The Latest: Interstate 70 in Colorado reopens after storm

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local):5:30 p.m.Transportation officials have reopened a...

Sports

AP source: Rangers, Cabrera agree to $3.5M, 1-year deal

DALLAS (AP) — The Texas Rangers have found a veteran to play third base after the retirement of Adrian Beltre.Free agent...

Sports

After tough year, Gronk coming alive at right time for Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Even as Rob Gronkowski turned in a vintage performance with his big grabs down the stretch in the AFC...

Sports

Starter Sonny Gray know about Reds' history and ballpark

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sonny Gray knows what he's getting into even before he arrives in Cincinnati.His father tried out for the...