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 2020-01-18 02:21 

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Knicks' Barrett out at least a week with right ankle sprain...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett will miss at least a week with a sprained right ankle. Barrett was hurt during the Knicks' loss to Phoenix on Thursday. On Friday, he had X-rays, which were negative. The Knicks announced afterwa...

 2020-01-18 02:21 

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Town on edge in Colombia after 5 killed, 2 vehicles burned...

JAMUNDI, Colombia (AP) — A remote town was on edge Friday after at least five people were found shot to death, highlighting Colombia's struggle to bring peace to rural areas with abundant drug crops and illegal armed groups are active. The killi...

 2020-01-18 01:20 

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Thunder center Steven Adams out vs. Heat with injured knee...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder center Steven Adams will miss Friday's game against the Miami Heat. Adams left Wednesday's game against the Toronto Raptors with a right knee contusion. He is averaging 11.8 points, 10.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks p...

 2020-01-18 01:20 

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Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in Ukraine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday broke nearly 72 hours of silence over alleged surveillance and threats to the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, saying he believed the allegations would prove to be wrong but that he had an...

 2020-01-18 01:20 

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UN chief urges Haitians to resist escalation at quake event...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres used a U.N. ceremony Friday marking the 10th anniversary of the devastating Haiti earthquake to urge Haitians to resolve differences through dialogue and "resist any escalation that could ...

 2020-01-18 01:20 

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Rickie Fowler, Scottie Scheffler tied for lead in desert...

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Rickie Fowler came to The American Express for the first time in six years to prepare for the next two weeks at Torrey Pines and TPC Scottsdale. He's ahead of schedule, shooting an 8-under 64 on Friday at PGA West's ...

 2020-01-18 00:20 

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Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won't have to publicly disclose his finances until late March, well after voters in more than a dozen states take to the polls on Super Tuesday. Presidential candidates are required to reveal their...

 2020-01-18 00:20 

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Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday proposed rolling back nutrition guidelines for school meals that had been promoted by Michelle Obama as part of her campaign to combat child obesity. The impact, child nutrition advocates said, wi...

 2020-01-18 00:19 

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Towns returns to Timberwolves lineup after 15 games out...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns is in the starting lineup for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday at Indiana after missing 15 games with sprained left knee. Coach Ryan Saunders told reporters before the game the two-time All-Star will be on ...

 2020-01-18 00:19 

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Iowa Democrats treat Warren-Sanders dust-up as 'Who cares?'...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Ann Stromquist watched this week's Democratic presidential debate like the research scientist she is. She studied the candidates' answers carefully, looking for something to help her make a final decision between suppo...

 2020-01-18 00:19 

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Avalanche at Lake Tahoe resort kills 1 skier, injures 1...

TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — An avalanche Friday at a Lake Tahoe ski resort killed one skier and seriously injured another a day after a storm dumped large amounts of snow throughout the picturesque area. The avalanche occurred at Alpine Meadows Ski Re...

 2020-01-18 00:19 

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Rodgers-Sherman matchup highlights NFC title game...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nine years into his career and a little more than two years removed from a debilitating torn Achilles injury, Richard Sherman is still tormenting quarterbacks on a weekly basis. Just ask Kirk Cousins. Sherman had his third...

 2020-01-18 00:19 

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Calmer McGregor: Irish star returns vs Cerrone at UFC 246...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor became a two-division UFC champion because he was a tremendous fighter. He became the biggest mixed martial artist in the world only because he talked an even bigger game. McGregor's loquacious, pugnacious persona...

 2020-01-17 23:18 

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Democrats announce new criteria to qualify for Feb. 7 debate...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Democratic National Committee on Friday announced its criteria for the first debate to be held after voting begins in the 2020 presidential campaign, including a new pathway to the stage based off delegate pledges. As they ...

 2020-01-17 23:18 

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How Trump's impeachment differs from a criminal trial...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yes, it's a trial — but the Senate's impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump won't resemble anything Americans have seen on Court TV. In Trump's trial, the Senate will serve as both judge and ju...

 2020-01-17 23:18 

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Report: Disney dropping the 'Fox' from movie studio names...

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is dropping the word "Fox" from the movie studios it acquired as part of last year's $71 billion purchase of Fox's entertainment business, according to published reports. Disney will still run them as separate ...

 2020-01-17 23:18 

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Titans kicker OK kicking extra points instead of field goals...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have found a way to fix the NFL's worst field goal unit: Ignore the kicker and just score touchdowns. The Titans went a measly 8 of 18 on field-goal attempts during the regular season, easily the leag...

 2020-01-17 23:00 

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Members of Congress visit Navy shipbuilder amid talk of cuts...

BATH, Maine (AP) — The Democratic chairman and ranking Republican on a House Armed Services subcommittee toured Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works on Friday and offered assurances to shipbuilders amid reports of possible cuts. Democratic Rep. Joe Cour...

 2020-01-17 23:00 

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Best Buy says it is reviewing allegations made against CEO...

NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy said it is investigating CEO Corie Barry after receiving an anonymous letter making allegations against her. Best Buy declined to reveal the allegations but The Wall Street Journal, which first reported on the probe Friday, ...

 2020-01-17 22:18 

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Column: MLB whistleblower deserves applause, not criticism...

When future generations are documenting baseball history, Mike Fiers will surely be remembered as one of the game's most significant figures. Not necessarily for what he did on the field, though tossing a pair of no-hitters is certainly a worthy achie...

 2020-01-17 22:18 

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Lewis, Jackson back on sidelines to coach in Collegiate Bowl...

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Hue Jackson and Marvin Lewis don't know if they will appear again on an NFL sideline but on Saturday they will be coaching players who hope to get to the next level. The close friends are the head coaches for the NFLPA Co...

 2020-01-17 22:18 

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Mexico readies for Central American migrants at south border...

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Border security forces in southern Mexico were preparing Friday for the expected arrival of hundreds of Central Americans traveling through Guatemala and vowed to prevent a repeat of the headline-grabbing "caravans&...

 2020-01-17 22:18 

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Who's who on Trump's legal team for impeachment trial...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team for his Senate impeachment trial will include a pair of well-known attorneys who have vigorously defended Trump on television and played roles in some of the most consequential legal dramas i...

 2020-01-17 22:18 

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week...

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: Democratic...

 2020-01-17 22:17 

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Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What's it mean for 2020?...

CHICAGO (AP) — Days after President Donald Trump killed an Iranian general and said he was sending more soldiers to the Middle East, about 100 protesters stood on a pedestrian bridge over Chicago's Lake Shore Drive with an illuminated sign that ...

 2020-01-17 22:17 

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Chelsea's Pulisic likely out until mid-February...

LONDON (AP) — Christian Pulisic's adductor injury appears likely to keep him out of Chelsea's lineup until mid-February. The 21-year-old American attacker has not played since a 1-1 draw at Brighton on New Year's Day. Chelsea plays at Le...

 2020-01-17 22:17 

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Panthers' Brady says offense must continue to evolve in NFL...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Brady's offensive system worked wonders at LSU this past season, helping the Tigers lead the nation in yards and points en route to a unbeaten season that culminated in a 42-25 win over Clemson in the national champion...

 2020-01-17 22:17 

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Baylor tries to keep rolling in Big 12 play — men....

The Big 12 continues conference play with second-ranked Baylor trying to protect a perfect conference record when the Bears (14-1, 4-0) head to Oklahoma State on Saturday. Here's what else is going on in the league: GAME OF THE WEEKEND While the Cowbo...

 2020-01-17 22:03 

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Pentagon adding to restrictions on foreign military students...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is imposing new restrictions and controls on all international military students at American bases, including barring them from having privately owned firearms on base, in response to a shooting by a Saudi trainee in D...

 2020-01-17 22:03 

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Trump's black voter outreach looks in part to the pews...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the eight years since he became a pastor at First Immanuel Baptist Church, Todd Johnson says he's seen his congregation's politics make a subtle shift. The Philadelphia church, which recently hosted a Donald Trump camp...

 2020-01-17 21:17 

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James, Lakers lead NBA jersey, merchandise sales rankings...

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, Boston's Jayson Tatum and Dallas' Luka Doncic are seeing their jerseys sell more briskly than ever, the NBA said Friday when announcing its latest list of most popular merchandise. LeBro...

 2020-01-17 21:17 

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Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases...

DENVER (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. often reminded himself to remain patient as the Denver Nuggets gradually eased him back onto the court. Being patient, though, hasn't always been his forte. He's a 21-year-old highly touted rookie eager to sh...

 2020-01-17 21:16 

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In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery...

LONDON (AP) — A trip to Anfield is a journey into Manchester United's deepest anxieties. Liverpool is the club setting the standards which United tries to emulate while dreading replicating Liverpool's three decades of anguish to reach this ...

 2020-01-17 21:16 

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Puerto Rico to open schools after 6.4 quake despite concerns...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government is opening public schools next week without knowing if they can withstand a big earthquake as concerns grow about weakened infrastructure that is displacing thousands of students. By Friday, ...

 2020-01-17 21:16 

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IOC, Paralympics join Russian doping court case...

BONN, Germany (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee want to have a say on Russia's doping ban. With Russia facing a four-year ban on its name and anthem at major events including the Olympics and P...

 2020-01-17 21:16 

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Predators' Arvidsson fined $2,000 under NHL diving policy...

NEW YORK (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson has been fined $2,000 by the NHL under the league's rules regarding diving and embellishment. NHL Rule 64 was designed to penalize players who repeatedly dive and embellish in an attem...

 2020-01-17 21:16 

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3 more linked to neo-Nazi group arrested in Georgia...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three men linked to a violent white supremacist group known as The Base were charged with conspiring to kill members of a militant anti-fascist group, police in Georgia announced Friday, a day after three other members were arreste...

 2020-01-17 21:16 

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Protesters in face masks march against Belgrade's smog...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Hundreds of people have rallied in Serbia's capital to protest the heavy pollution that has gripped Belgrade in recent days. Many participants in Friday's protest wore face masks as they gathered outside City Hall and...

 2020-01-17 21:16 

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Sen. Gardner's reelection campaign refunds $33K in donations...

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner's reelection campaign said Friday that it was refunding $33,000 in excess contributions. The refunds will largely go to individuals who gave more than the federal $2,800 limit on campaign donations during...

 2020-01-17 21:02 

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Justices to consider faithless electors, ahead of 2020 vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide ahead of the 2020 election whether presidential electors are bound to support the popular vote winner in their states or can opt for someone else. Advocates for the court's intervent...

 2020-01-17 21:02 

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Court to look anew at health care law birth control rules...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider allowing the Trump administration to enforce rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women. The justices agreed Friday to yet another case stemming from Presi...

 2020-01-17 20:16 

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Guatemala sends troops to fight gangs in 2 high-crime areas...

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's new president announced a state of alert for two municipalities with high crime rates to combat gang activity Friday, a measure that allows the deployment of military troops. Alejandro Giammattei said it will re...

 2020-01-17 20:16 

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Georgia's Smart hires Todd Monken as offensive coordinator...

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Todd Monken, the former offensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is Kirby Smart's choice to lead Georgia's offense. Monken, 53, was named on Friday to replace James Coley as the Bulldogs'...

 2020-01-17 20:16 

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Officials, activists say 2 Iraqi protesters killed...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two protesters were killed and over a dozen wounded in central Baghdad on Friday in renewed violence between anti-government demonstrators and Iraqi security forces, activists and officials said. The deaths follow weeks of calm. Riot ...

 2020-01-17 20:16 

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Lawyers: ICE arrests trans migrant woman month after release...

One month after winning her release from immigration detention, a transgender woman from El Salvador with several illnesses was arrested and taken back to the same jail because the U.S. government is appealing the judge's decision, the woman's law...

 2020-01-17 20:16 

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Gators guard Andrew Nembhard has flu, could miss Auburn game...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida could be without point guard Andrew Nembhard against No. 4 Auburn on Saturday. Coach Mike White said Nembhard has the flu and missed practice Thursday and Friday. The sophomore and Canadian national team player has s...

 2020-01-17 20:16 

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Jimmy Whitt Jr. flourishing in second stint at Arkansas...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Annelle Whitt only had her son's best interest at heart when she looked new Arkansas basketball coach Eric Musselman squarely in the eyes and issued a simple ultimatum. "She told me this better work out or she's...

 2020-01-17 20:16 

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Top Brazil culture official fired after Nazi-linked comments...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian culture secretary Roberto Alvim was fired on Friday after using phrases similar to some used by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels. Alvim made the comments while discussing a new art prize in Latin America's larges...

 2020-01-17 20:02 

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Fox's Bill Hemmer replaces, but won't copy, Shepard Smith...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Hemmer is not Shepard Smith, and no one should expect him to be. The 55-year-old news anchor is a familiar face to Fox News Channel viewers, and will jar none of them Monday when he takes over the 3 p.m. ET news hour that Smith ...

 2020-01-17 19:17 

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