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 2020-01-26 00:01 

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Dodgers' fan group ready to vent at Astros for sign stealing...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of Los Angeles Dodgers fans is making plans to vent its frustration at the Houston Astros about baseball's sign-stealing scandal. Houston and the Dodgers don't play each other during the upcoming regular season, so...

 2020-01-26 00:01 

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Warming, hearty, comforting Chinese New Year hot pot gatherings...

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — In Taiwan, hot pot has become the first choice for communal feasts in winter. Whether it is served in Chinese, Japanese or Western-style, hot pot warms you up when the weather turns chilly and serves as a reward for an...

 2020-01-26 00:01 

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Several Dodgers go public, peeved by Astros' cheating scam...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers would rather earn a World Series trophy on their own than accept any scraps from the Houston Astros or Boston Red Sox, the teams that beat them in 2017 and '18. Despite being eager to focus on the upcom...

 2020-01-25 23:29 

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No. 2 Baylor women beat Texas Tech for 50th home win....

WACO, Texas (AP) — Juicy Landrum scored 20 points and had two 3-pointers in an early run that put No. 2 Baylor ahead to stay, and the Lady Bears beat Texas Tech 87-79 on Saturday to extend their Big 12 record to 47 consecutive regular-season confere...

 2020-01-25 23:29 

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Washington State's Anthony Gordon leads North in Senior Bowl...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon led the North to three touchdowns in the third quarter in a 31-17 victory over the South in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. The Cougars' prolific passer entered the all-star game for s...

 2020-01-25 23:29 

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Morris, Roldan to miss US exhibition against Costa Rica...

CHICAGO (AP) — Forward Jordan Morris and midfielder Cristian Roldan will miss the United States' exhibition against Costa Rica on Feb. 1 and will report to preseason with Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders. The U.S. Soccer Federation als...

 2020-01-25 23:29 

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Busch awaits turn in Rolex and Helio fumes after crash...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch will have a long drive ahead of him when he finally gets behind the wheel in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. He will likely climb into a Lexus RC F GT3 short on speed and a handful to drive. The car struggled early and...

 2020-01-25 22:27 

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In recording Trump asks how long Ukraine can resist Russians...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inquired how long Ukraine would be able to resist Russian aggression without U.S. assistance during a 2018 meeting with donors that included the indicted associates of his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani. ...

 2020-01-25 22:27 

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Chen soars to personal best and US short program victory...

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Coming off illness and spending much of his days as a full-time college student, Nathan Chen shouldn't have been capable of setting a personal best Saturday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Then again, maybe it&#...

 2020-01-25 22:27 

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No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Darius Perry set career highs with 19 points and five 3-pointers, and No. 6 Louisville rolled over Clemson 80-62 Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory. The Cardinals (17-3, 8-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) pulled away with ...

 2020-01-25 22:27 

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Manek leads Oklahoma past Mississippi State 63-62...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brady Manek scored 18 points, and Oklahoma defeated Mississippi State 63-62 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday. Alondes Williams added a career-high 13 points for the Sooners (13-6) in a game played at Chesapeake Energy Are...

 2020-01-25 22:27 

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Watford scores 22 and LSU overcomes Texas rally 69-67...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Trendon Watford scored 22 points and LSU survived a furious second-half rally by Texas to earn a 69-67 win Saturday, the eighth in a row for the surging Tigers. Watford's tough layup put the Tigers up 62-60 before Skylar May...

 2020-01-25 21:25 

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No. 9 Villanova holds off Providence 64-60...

Collin Gillespie grabbed a rebound and found Jeremiah Robinson-Earl on the fast break for a dunk to turn back a Providence rally with 55 seconds left and No. 9 Villanova held on to beat the Friars 64-60 on Saturday. Gillespie, who also hit a pair of free ...

 2020-01-25 21:25 

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Trial highlights: Transcript talk, handshakes for defense...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers on Saturday argued a robust version of one of his favorite phrases to tweet: "Read the transcript!" It was the first day of defense arguments in Trump's impeachment trial as the Sena...

 2020-01-25 21:25 

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No. 3 UConn routs East Carolina 98-42 for another AAC win...

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Christyn Williams scored 26 points, Megan Walker had 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 3 UConn pulled away after the first quarter for a 98-42 victory at East Carolina on Saturday. The Huskies went 15 of 25 from 3-point range...

 2020-01-25 21:25 

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Camargo determined to seize second chance at 3B for Braves...

ATLANTA (AP) — Johan Camargo has a second chance to be the Atlanta Braves' starting third baseman. Camargo's renewed motivation to make the most of this opportunity comes after hard lessons learned in a demotion to the minors last season. Hi...

 2020-01-25 20:24 

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No. 14 WVU beats Missouri 74-51 in Big 12/SEC Challenge...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jermaine Haley had 15 points and nine rebounds, Miles McBride scored 15 points and No. 14 West Virginia broke open a close game with a huge run early in the second half to beat cold-shooting Missouri 74-51 in the Big 12/SEC ...

 2020-01-25 20:23 

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Mavs complete trade to acquire Cauley-Stein from Warriors...

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks completed a trade Saturday to acquire 7-foot center Willie Cauley-Stein from Golden State for a second-round draft pick this year. The Mavericks needed help on their front line after starting center Dwight Powell t...

 2020-01-25 20:23 

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Dosunmu's shot lifts No. 21 Illinois over Michigan 64-62...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu hit a contested jumper from the free throw line with 0.5 seconds remaining to give No. 21 Illinois a 64-62 victory over Michigan on Saturday. The Illini (15-5, 7-2) moved into sole possession of first place in the...

 2020-01-25 20:23 

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Miller believes in Lock, goes back to basics to sack Mahomes...

DENVER (AP) — Take the word of a Pro Bowl pass rusher who's expended a lot of energy chasing him around: Patrick Mahomes is the best QB in the business at the moment. Still, Broncos standout Von Miller will be siding with San Francisco over Kans...

 2020-01-25 20:23 

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Robinson helps UNC beat Miami 94-71 to end 5-game skid...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Brandon Robinson scored a career-high 29 points and North Carolina ended a five-game losing streak by beating Miami 94-71 on Saturday. Freshman Armando Bacot added 19 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for the Tar Heels (...

 2020-01-25 20:00 

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Doughty, Okoro lead No. 16 Auburn past Iowa State 80-76...

Isaac Okoro scored 19 points, Samir Doughty had 18 and No. 16 Auburn held off Iowa State 80-76 in the opening game of the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday. Okoro had 10 straight points to help the Tigers (17-2) take a 76-62 lead with under six minutes to ...

 2020-01-25 20:00 

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Pro Bowl packed with pending free agents like Brees, Henry...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A number of Pro Bowlers are about to get paid. And not just the relative pocket change ($35,000 or $70,000) that comes with competing in the NFL's annual all-star game in Orlando. About a dozen Pro Bowl players are ...

 2020-01-25 19:23 

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Jamal Khashoggi doc 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance...

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A searing documentary about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khassoggi made its anticipated debut at the Sundance Film Festival, unveiling a detailed investigation into the Saudi Arabia regime and the companies a...

 2020-01-25 19:23 

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Lebanese protesters rally downtown despite enhanced security...

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Lebanese gathered outside Beirut's central government building Saturday to reject the newly formed Cabinet. Protesters breached tight security around the building, removing a metal gate and barbed wire and prompting sec...

 2020-01-25 19:23 

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Israel's Gantz to meet Trump before peace plan unveiling...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief political rival confirmed Saturday he has accepted President Donald Trump's invitation to Washington, and will meet the president before the unveiling of the administration&#...

 2020-01-25 19:23 

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Salma Hayek apologizes for praising controversial new novel...

NEW YORK (AP) — Salma Hayek is apologizing for promoting a controversial new novel, Jeanine Cummins' "American Dirt," without actually reading it. "American Dirt," published Tuesday, tells the story of a Mexican woman and her 8-y...

 2020-01-25 18:55 

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Germany's 16 states: Brandenburg...

The state of Brandenburg extends around the German capital. The verdant region surrounding Berlin boasts one UNESCO World Heritage site after another — from the parks and palaces of the Prussian kings in Potsdam, to modern Bauhaus architecture in Be...

 2020-01-25 18:55 

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75 years after WWII: Memorials in Berlin...
 2020-01-25 18:55 

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Volcanoes and Earthquakes: The Pacific Ring of Fire...

How big is the Pacific Ring of Fire? The Ring of Fire dominates the Pacific Ocean. It's a string of at least 450 active and dormant volcanoes that form a semi-circle, or horse shoe, around the Philippine Sea plate, the Pacific Plate, Juan de Fuca and ...

 2020-01-25 18:54 

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What's happening in the night sky in 2020?...

2020 will be the year of Mars. The red planet will approach Earth in early October to within 62 million kilometers. Four space agencies are set to take advantage of this close encounter and send spacecraft to Mars. The European Space Agency (ESA) will lau...

 2020-01-25 18:54 

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Wildfires: Climate change and deforestation increase the global risk...

After months of extreme heat and drought in Australia, the fires finally came. Australia experiences bushfires every year. But this year they are particularly extreme — and summer in the southern hemisphere has only just begun. Eight million hectare...

 2020-01-25 18:54 

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How to deal with money like a German...

Rachel Stewart is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic — from beer to nudity to complicated grammar — and heads out to get some tips from the Germans thems...

 2020-01-25 18:49 

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German parliament: Explicit consent still necessary from organ donors...

Germany's organ donation rules will remain largely unchanged after an emotional debate in the Bundestag on Thursday morning. The country will stick with a system of informed consent, whereby only people who voluntarily register as organ donors are eli...

 2020-01-25 18:48 

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Mudflats: The world's great coastal protectors...

As muddy as they are flat, mudflats don't necessarily have the draw of golden sands and coastal cliffs, but in an era of rising sea levels, theses sprawling areas of intertidal zones offer unsung protection to shoreline communities all over the world....

 2020-01-25 18:48 

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How divestment stacks up against fossil fuels...

The planned coal-fired power station near the coastal town of Lamu was conceived to help expand the power grid in Kenya's underserved north. But half a year ago, the project was put on hold. A Kenyan court ordered that the risk of environmental damage...

 2020-01-25 18:47 

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Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned launches modern exhibition...

On January 20, 1942, 15 high-ranking Nazi officials met at a lakeside mansion in Wannsee, in the southwest of Berlin. In this idyllic setting they discussed the details of their so-called "final solution of the Jewish question" — or how Euro...

 2020-01-25 18:23 

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French doctor: Virus from China seems less serious than SARS...

PARIS (AP) — The lead doctor treating two Paris hospital patients for the new virus in China said Saturday that the illness appears less serious than comparable outbreaks of the past and that the chance of a European epidemic appears weak at this st...

 2020-01-25 18:23 

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49ers' Super Bowl run has similarities to 1981 title team...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A first-time NFL coach turning a losing franchise into a contender in his third year and getting the label of an offensive genius. A charismatic quarterback in his third season in San Francisco emerging as a leader and a f...

 2020-01-25 18:23 

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Tottenham held by Southampton, Leicester wins in FA Cup...

LONDON (AP) — Southampton held Tottenham to a 1-1 draw to force a replay in the FA Cup on Saturday, while Leicester and Norwich both won. Sofiane Boufal scored his first goal of the season in the 87th minute to level after Son Heung-min had given To...

 2020-01-25 18:23 

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Super Bowl back in Miami for 11th time after 10-year hiatus...

MIAMI (AP) — It's appropriate the Super Bowl to end droughts is Miami-bound. The Kansas City Chiefs are playing in the game for the first time in 50 years against the San Francisco 49ers, who have a chance to win their first NFL title in 25 year...

 2020-01-25 18:23 

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Seller auctioning JFK docs from ex-California governor...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Former California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to know who is trying to sell his father's memorabilia related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Private letters and other items that had belonged to Edmund G. &...

 2020-01-25 18:23 

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Cardinal at center of 2 Popes storm doubles down on celibacy...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican cardinal at the center of a storm over a book about celibacy and the Catholic priesthood is denouncing the "brutality" of criticism directed at him and his collaborator, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. In an intervi...

 2020-01-25 18:23 

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Too soon to tell if new virus as dangerous as SARS....

The new virus from China has the world on edge because it's a close cousin to viruses that killed hundreds in separate outbreaks. While it's too early to tell if this latest threat will prove as deadly, health authorities are drawing on lessons fr...

 2020-01-25 18:01 

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Campaigning heats up in Iowa as caucus voting approaches...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With President Donald Trump's impeachment trial keeping them on Capitol Hill for part of Saturday, several Democratic candidates trying to oust him in November will challenge the reality that even would-be presidents can&...

 2020-01-25 18:01 

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Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out in anger Saturday at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her after she asked him in an interview about Ukraine. In a direct and personal attack, America's chief di...

 2020-01-25 18:00 

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Trump envoy hails deal to resume Serbia-Kosovo rail service...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's special envoy for Serbia and Kosovo said Saturday that an agreement to resume railway service between the two Balkan rivals is important for both nations. Richard Grenell, who is the U.S. amb...

 2020-01-25 17:23 

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Venezuela's Guaid arrives in politically agitated Spain...

MADRID (AP) — Juan Guaid, the man who one year ago launched a bid to oust Venezuelan President Nicols Maduro, arrived Saturday in Spain, where a thriving community of Venezuelans and a storm among Spanish political parties awaited him. Guaid, Venezu...

 2020-01-25 17:23 

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Trailblazing 49ers assistant has roots in Chiefs Kingdom...

HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — The old downtown strip, like so many in small towns across America, is quiet on a brisk January morning, just a few cars parked at one end in front of The Citizens State Bank and a few more in front of the pharmacy at the other....

 2020-01-25 17:23 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's impeachment defense and the facts...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers opened his Senate impeachment defense Saturday with the false assertion that Democrats tried to shut the president's team out of the congressional inquiry that preceded the charges. Actually...

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