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 2021-01-24 18:20 

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Thousands take to streets protesting Brazil's Bolsonaro...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of Brazilians took the streets for a second day on Sunday to call for the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro, who is under fire for his government's response to rampant cases of COVID-19, which has claimed mo...

 2021-01-24 18:20 

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Turkey passes 25,000 COVID-19-related deaths...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Sunday passed 25,000 COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the outbreak in March, the health ministry said.A toll of 140 new fatalities saw the total figure rise to 25,073. Turkey has recorded more than 2.4 milli...

 2021-01-24 17:20 

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Heat planning to bring back some fans, with help from dogs...

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat are bringing back some fans, with help from some dogs.The Heat will use coronavirus-sniffing dogs at AmericanAirlines Arena to screen fans who want to attend their games. They've been working on the plan for months, a...

 2021-01-24 17:20 

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Ex-CIA engineer tells judge he's incarcerated like an animal...

NEW YORK (AP) — A former CIA software engineer charged with leaking government secrets to WikiLeaks says it's cruel and unusual punishment that he's awaiting trial in solitary confinement, housed in a vermin-infested cell of a jail unit wher...

 2021-01-24 17:20 

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85-year-old fan's streak of Packers playoff games will go on...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — An 85-year-old Green Bay Packers fan who has never missed a playoff game at Lambeau Field thought her streak was coming to an end this week until two charitable brothers heard her story.Fritzie Neitzel, of Green Bay, went to h...

 2021-01-24 16:20 

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Scotland's leader vows to push for second independence vote...

LONDON (AP) — Scotland's leader said Sunday that she intends to hold a "legal referendum" on independence from the U.K. if she wins Scottish elections scheduled for May.Such a move would put First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on a constituti...

 2021-01-24 16:20 

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States eye allowing concealed carry of guns without a permit...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican lawmakers in several more states want to loosen gun restrictions by allowing people to carry concealed firearms without having to get a permit, continuing a trend that gun control advocates call dangerous. Fifteen st...

 2021-01-24 15:20 

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Austria wins doubles luge title, Britcher medals for US...

IGLS, Austria (AP) — Thomas Steu and Lorenz Koller of Austria clinched the World Cup luge doubles overall championship Sunday, while Natalie Geisenberger of Germany moved even closer to what could be her eighth women's season-long title.It also ...

 2021-01-24 15:20 

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Friedrich wraps up 4-man bobsled season championship...

KONIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Germany's Francesco Friedrich clinched the four-man bobsled World Cup season championship Sunday, his third consecutive title in that event.Friedrich won Sunday's four-man event in 1 minute, 37.45 seconds. He prevai...

 2021-01-24 15:20 

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Estonia to get 1st female PM as government deal clinched...

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia's two biggest political parties say they have clinched a deal to form a new government to be led by a female prime minister for the first time in the Baltic country's history, replacing the previous Cabinet th...

 2021-01-24 15:20 

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2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs...

Straining under record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation's intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates. Many of the facilities are clustered in the Sou...

 2021-01-24 14:20 

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New Georgia senators carry John Lewis' influence with them...

ATLANTA (AP) — Six months after his death, the late civil rights leader and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis will retain a palpable influence in Congress: The state's two new Democratic U.S. senators — both personal friends and admi...

 2021-01-24 14:20 

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Indonesia says it has seized Iranian and Panamanian tankers...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities said that they seized an Iranian tanker and Panamanian tanker suspected of carrying out the illegal transfer of oil in their country's waters Sunday.The tankers — the Iranian-flagged MT Hors...

 2021-01-24 14:20 

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Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breaking...

MOSCOW (AP) — The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says the U.S. Embassy's statements about the nationwide protests, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested, interfere in the country's domestic affairs and enco...

 2021-01-24 14:20 

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Fourth Zimbabwean Cabinet member dies of COVID-19 in surge...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Four Zimbabwean Cabinet ministers have died of COVID-19, three within the past two weeks, highlighting a resurgence of the disease that is sweeping through this southern African country.President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the c...

 2021-01-24 14:20 

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Prominent Black pastor pondering exit from Southern Baptists...

As a student in college and seminary, then as a pastor in Texas, Dwight McKissic has been affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention for more than 45 years. Now he's pondering whether he and his congregation should break away."It would feel l...

 2021-01-24 14:20 

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Ailing pope, reducing appearances, prays for homeless dead...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Ailing Pope Francis, who this week is making limited public appearances due to persistent pain, has drawn attention to the plight of homeless people in winter, including a Nigerian man who froze to death near the Vatican. Francis...

 2021-01-24 14:12 

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One county, worlds apart: Bridging the political divide...

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — She fired up her laptop to scour the internet for bits from right-wing websites and conspiratorial YouTube channels. The inauguration of Joe Biden was just days away, and Natalie Abbas was feverishly searching for 11th-hour int...

 2021-01-24 13:18 

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Why Biden's immigration plan may be risky for Democrats...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is confronting the political risk that comes with grand ambition.As one of his first acts, Biden offered a sweeping immigration overhaul last week that would provide a path to U.S. citizenship for the estimated ...

 2021-01-24 13:18 

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Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ultra-Orthodox demonstrators clashed with Israeli police in two major cities on Sunday, as authorities faced new difficulties in enforcing coronavirus restrictions in the country's religious communities.The clashes occurred in J...

 2021-01-24 13:18 

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US police weigh officer discipline after rally, Capitol riot...

For two Virginia police officers who posed for a photo during the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection, the reckoning has been swift and public: They were identified, charged with crimes and arrested.But for five Seattle officers the outcome is less clear. Th...

 2021-01-24 12:18 

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Swiss skier Beat Feuz wins 2nd Kitzbhel downhill in 3 days...

KITZBHEL, Austria (AP) — Beat Feuz won this weekend's second men's World Cup downhill on the Streif course Sunday, repeating his triumph from two days earlier.The race was interrupted for a few minutes because of flat light as low clouds mov...

 2021-01-24 12:18 

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Rioting youths in Dutch village torch virus testing center...

URK, Netherlands (AP) — Rioting youths protesting on the first night of a Dutch curfew torched a coronavirus testing facility and threw fireworks at police in a Dutch fishing village.Police said Sunday they fined more than 3,600 people nationwide fo...

 2021-01-24 11:18 

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Cochran-Siegle eyes return to skiing after breaking his neck...

KITZBHEL, Austria (AP) — Two days after fracturing his neck in a downhill crash on the Streif course in Kitzbhel, Ryan Cochran-Siegle said Sunday he is aiming to return to ski racing before the end of the World Cup season in March.However, the Ameri...

 2021-01-24 11:18 

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UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000...

LONDON (AP) — Britain is expanding a coronavirus vaccination program that has seen almost 6 million people get the first of two doses — even as the country's death toll in the pandemic approaches 100,000.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said ...

 2021-01-24 09:17 

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Portugal chooses a president amid a severe pandemic surge...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal held a presidential election Sunday, with the moderate incumbent candidate strongly favored to earn a second five-year term as a devastating COVID-19 surge grips the European Union nation.The head of state in Portuga...

 2021-01-24 08:17 

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Person injured after police car drives through crowd at race...

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — At least one person was injured after a police car plowed through a crowd of pedestrians Saturday night who were watching a downtown street race, the Tacoma News-Tribune reported. The incident happened just before 7 p.m. when a ...

 2021-01-24 08:17 

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Spain's virus surge hits mental health of front-line workers...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The unrelenting increase in COVID-19 infections in Spain following the holiday season is again straining hospitals, threatening the mental health of doctors and nurses who have been at the forefront of the pandemic for nearly...

 2021-01-24 07:17 

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QB transfer Hilinski looks to make impact at Northwestern...

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern added another quarterback last week when Ryan Hilinski announced he was transferring from South Carolina.If he makes as big an impact as Peyton Ramsey last season, the Wildcats will take it. Ramsey led the Wildcats...

 2021-01-24 06:17 

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Arab Spring exiles look back 10 years after Egypt uprising...

LONDON (AP) — The Egyptians who took to the streets on Jan. 25, 2011, knew what they were doing. They knew they risked arrest and worse. But as their numbers swelled in Cairo's central Tahrir Square, they tasted success.Police forces backed off,...

 2021-01-24 06:17 

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Thompson, Alatishe help Oregon State beat No. 21 Oregon...

EUGENE, Ore (AP) — Ethan Thompson scored 19 points, Warith Alatishe had 14 points and 16 rebounds and Oregon State beat No. 21 Oregon 73-61 on Saturday night.Jarod Lucas added 13 points, and the Beavers (8-5, 4-3 Pac-12) had a 43-23 rebounding edge ...

 2021-01-24 06:16 

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The Latest: New Zealand reports 1st community case in months...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has reported its first coronavirus case outside of a quarantine facility in more than two months, although there was no immediate evidence the virus was spreading in the community.Director-General of Health Ashl...

 2021-01-24 06:16 

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Timme scores 22, leads No. 1 Gonzaga over Pacific 95-49...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Drew Timme scored 22 points and freshman Jalen Suggs came close to a triple-double as top-ranked and undefeated Gonzaga crushed Pacific 95-49 on Saturday night for its 19th consecutive victory dating to last season.Corey Kisper...

 2021-01-24 05:17 

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Jazz rout Warriors for 8th straight; Curry now 2nd in 3s...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Utah Jazz routed the Golden State Warriors 127-108 on Saturday night for their eighth straight victory.Stephen Curry made five 3-pointers for the Warriors to...

 2021-01-24 05:16 

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Gordon, Cousins help Rockets cruise past Mavericks, 133-108...

DALLAS (AP) — Eric Gordon scored a season-high 33 points, DeMarcus Cousins had his best game for Houston with 28 points and 17 rebounds and the Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 133-108 on Saturday night.John Wall had seven points and eight assists ...

 2021-01-24 05:16 

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Jokic, Murray push Nuggets to 120-112 win over Suns in 2....

PHOENIX (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 22 rebounds, Jamal Murray hit a difficult 3-pointer to force overtime and the Denver Nuggets outlasted the Phoenix Suns 120-112 in two overtimes Saturday night.It was the second straight night the teams ...

 2021-01-24 05:16 

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Davis scores season-high 37 as Lakers beat Bulls 101-90...

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Davis scored a season-high 37 points against his hometown team, LeBron James added 17 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Chicago Bulls 101-90 on Saturday.The defending NBA champions improved to 9-0 on t...

 2021-01-24 05:16 

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Argentina's abortion law enters force under watchful eyes...

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's groundbreaking abortion law goes into force Sunday under the watchful eyes of women's groups and government officials, who hope to ensure its full implementation despite opposition from some conserv...

 2021-01-24 05:12 

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Year after lockdown, Wuhan dissident more isolated than ever...

WUHAN, China (AP) — One year after lockdown, Wuhan has long since sprung back to life — but Zhu Tao remains bunkered in his 14th-floor apartment, spending his days doomscrolling through news, playing virtual soccer on his PlayStation and feeli...

 2021-01-24 04:46 

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Colorado rallies from 18 down, beats Washington State 70-59...

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Evan Battey had 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting, McKinley Wright IV added all 12 of his points in the second half, and Colorado rallied from an 18-point, first-half deficit to beat Washington State 70-59 on Saturday night.The Buf...

 2021-01-24 04:46 

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Durant, Irving help Nets hold off Adebayo, Heat 128-124...

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Kyrie Irving took over late and had 28 and the Brooklyn Nets overcame Bam Adebayo's career-high 41 points to beat the Miami Heat 128-124 on Saturday night.James Harden finished with 12 points, 11 as...

 2021-01-24 04:46 

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Krug, Perron lead Blues to 4-2 win over Kings...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Torey Krug scored his first goal with St. Louis and David Perron added a goal and an assist, lifting the Blues to a 4-2 victory Saturday night over the Los Angeles Kings.Adrian Kempe and Dustin Brown scored for the Kings, who were p...

 2021-01-24 04:46 

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Embiid hits late free throws, 76ers beat Pistons 114-110...

DETROIT (AP) — Joel Embiid had 33 points and 14 rebounds, and his two free throws with 7.2 seconds left helped the Philadelphia 76ers seal a 114-110 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.Ben Simmons added 20 points, nine rebounds and se...

 2021-01-24 04:46 

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Balanced attack leads Timberwolves past Pelicans 120-110...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Naz Reid scored 20 points to lead a balanced offensive effort and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans 120-110 on Saturday night. Anthony Edwards scored 18 points and Jared Vanderbilt set career highs with 16 p...

 2021-01-24 04:15 

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Michigan athletic department on pause because of COVID-19...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The entire University of Michigan athletic department is pausing because of the COVID-19 pandemic.The state Department of Health and Human Services issued the mandate Saturday, with the school saying it follows positive COVID...

 2021-01-24 04:15 

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Pinson leads No. 19 Missouri to 73-64 win at No. 6 Tennessee...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Xavier Pinson scored 27 points to lead No. 19 Missouri to a 73-64 victory over No. 6 Tennessee on Saturday night.Pinson became the first opponent to score more than 20 points against the Volunteers this season. Dru Smith adde...

 2021-01-24 04:15 

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Asia Today: New Zealand reports 1st community case in months...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has reported its first case of community transmission in more than two months, although there was no immediate evidence that the coronavirus was spreading. Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said ...

 2021-01-24 03:45 

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Hauser, Clark lift No. 13 Virginia past Georgia Tech, 64-62...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Sam Hauser scored 11 of his 22 points during a 15-2 second-half run and No. 13 Virginia survived a scare before rallying to beat Georgia Tech 64-62 on Saturday night.Kihei Clark scored only two points for Virginia (10-2, ...

 2021-01-24 03:45 

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Penn State pulls away late, beats Northwestern 81-78...

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Izaiah Brockington scored 21 points including a pair of late free throws to help Penn State hold off Northwestern for an 81-78 victory on Saturday night. Penn State (5-6, 2-5 Big Ten) has won consecutive games since endin...

 2021-01-24 03:45 

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Bergeron, Marchand score 2 apiece, Bruins beat Flyers 6-1...

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron had two goals apiece for Boston as the Bruins, who hadn't led by two goals in any of their first four games this season, scored five times in a row to pull away and beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-...

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