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 2021-06-23 01:32 

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Sky win sixth straight, beat Liberty...

Candace Parker had 23 points, 12 rebounds and six assists to lead the Chicago Sky to a 92-72 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.It was the sixth consecutive win for the Sky (8-7), match......

 2021-06-23 01:22 

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Kobe Bryant's widow to settle lawsuit over deadly crash...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the pilot and owners of the helicopter that crashed last year, killing the NBA star, his daughter, Gianna, and seven ot......

 2021-06-23 01:19 

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Bonner, Charles each get double-doubles in Connecticut's win...

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Brionna Jones had a career-high 26 points, DeWanna Bonner scored 14 of her 25 points in the third quarter, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Dallas Wings 80-70 on Tuesday ni......

 2021-06-23 01:12 

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Pistons win lottery, receive No. 1 pick in 2021 NBA draft...

The Detroit Pistons did a lot of losing this season, finishing with the second-worst record in the NBA and the franchise's worst record in nearly 30 years.It paid off.The Pistons won the NBA draft ......

 2021-06-23 01:09 

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Tokyo governor takes time off due to fatigue before Olympics...

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo's governor will take time off to recover from severe fatigue, the metropolitan government said Wednesday, one month before the Olympics begin.As the host city's leader, Gov. Yuri......

 2021-06-23 00:55 

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Parker and Sky win sixth straight, rout Liberty 92-72...

NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker had 23 points, 12 rebounds and six assists to lead the Chicago Sky to a 92-72 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.It was the sixth consecutive win for the ......

 2021-06-23 00:49 

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Islanders aim to forget blowout, set for Lightning in Game 6...

The New York Islanders don't plan to spend too much time thinking about their blowout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning that's put them on the verge of being ousted from the Stanley Cup semifinals. T......

 2021-06-23 00:47 

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NFL player Ebner withdraws from Olympic rugby 7s selection...

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Nate Ebner won't get to compete at the Tokyo Olympics between NFL seasons after withdrawing from contention for the U.S. rugby sevens squad because of injury.The 32-year-......

 2021-06-23 00:47 

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New Zealand on edge after virus-infected Australian visits...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — After enjoying nearly four months without any community transmission of the coronavirus, New Zealanders were on edge Wednesday after health authorities said an infect......

 2021-06-23 00:44 

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Sabres 'French Connection' winger Rene Robert dies at 72...

Rene Robert, a member of the Buffalo Sabres' famed "French Connection Line," died Tuesday at a Florida hospital less than a week after suffering a heart attack. He was 72.The Sabres confirmed Rober......

 2021-06-23 00:43 

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LA mayor's top aide put on leave over insulting media posts...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti's chief of staff has been placed on leave after mocking California politicians and saying she hated labor icon Dolores Huerta in years-old social media posts.......

 2021-06-23 00:26 

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Olympic trials pique viewer interest in Tokyo Summer Games...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid all the back-and-forth about the feasibility of holding the Tokyo Olympics during the pandemic, there are early indications of viewer interest in the summer games.U.S. Olymp......

 2021-06-23 00:08 

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Guam launches vaccine tourism program to jump-start industry...

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam has launched a vaccine tourism program to encourage citizens of neighboring countries and Americans living in East Asia to come get inoculated against COVID-19.The first g......

 2021-06-23 00:06 

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Prosecutors balk at Avenatti's 7th sentencing delay request...

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors did not find Michael Avenatti's seventh request to delay sentencing a charm, saying Tuesday that the once high profile California lawyer should be forced to hear his pun......

 2021-06-22 23:47 

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Medical marijuana producers seek tax refund worth millions...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A major business in New Mexico's burgeoning market for marijuana wants the state to refund millions of dollars in taxes that were levied in recent years on sales of medical ma......

 2021-06-22 23:45 

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Wisconsin Assembly passes bill designed to save paper mills...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill designed to save two shuttered paper mills. The bill would make available a $50 million loan to a cooperative that wants to buy ......

 2021-06-22 23:33 

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Dominic Thiem retires injured from Mallorca match...

MALLORCA, Spain (AP) — Fifth-ranked Dominic Thiem retired from his match at the grass-court Mallorca Championships on Tuesday because of pain in his right wrist, less than a week before the start o......

 2021-06-22 23:24 

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19-year-old Bukayo Saka stands tall for England at Euro 2020...

LONDON (AP) — Bukayo Saka was put on the field to turn possession into penetration, to create chances for an England team that had scored only one goal in two matches at the European Championship.H......

 2021-06-22 23:24 

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Column: Nassib's video shatters decades-old sports barrier...

All it took was an Instagram post.In a 59-second video Monday, Raiders defensive lineman Carl Nassib became the first active player in the NFL's 101-year history to publicly declare he is gay and i......

 2021-06-22 23:20 

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Navajo Nation reports 5 new COVID-19 cases and 1 more death...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Tuesday reported five new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death. Tribal health officials said the sprawling reservation that stretches into New M......

 2021-06-22 23:11 

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Russia says Syria can deliver aid, Turkey not essential...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says Moscow disagrees that there is no alternative to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria's rebel-held northwest except from Turkey as the U.N. and man......

 2021-06-22 23:03 

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California oil regulators delay health, safety rules again...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It's been a year and a half since California Gov. Gavin Newsom directed oil regulators to consider new health and safety measures to protect people living near oil and gas......

 2021-06-22 23:02 

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Rights group: Facebook amplified Myanmar military propaganda...

Facebook's recommendation algorithm amplifies military propaganda and other material that breaches the company's own policies in Myanmar following the country's military coup in February, a new rep......

 2021-06-22 23:01 

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Garland: More "depth" needed to protect against cyberattacks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland said Tuesday that private industry needs better safeguards to avoid calamitous consequences in the event of cyberattacks like the ones that have t......

 2021-06-22 22:53 

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Kemp to end Georgia health emergency but keep some powers...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor says he will end the state's public health state of emergency on July 1, more than 15 months after he initially declared it because of the coronavirus pandemic.Rep......

 2021-06-22 22:52 

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House will form new committee to investigate Jan. 6 attack...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has told Democratic colleagues that she is creating a new committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, according to a person familia......

 2021-06-22 22:51 

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Houston hospital workers fired, resign over COVID-19 vaccine...

HOUSTON (AP) — More than 150 employees at a Houston hospital system who refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine have been fired or resigned after a judge dismissed an employee lawsuit over the vaccine re......

 2021-06-22 22:51 

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Review: In 'F9,' finding a new gear for ridiculousness...

In 20 years and 10 movies the "Fast and Furious" series has relentlessly insisted that its saga is really, truly about family.With all due respect to Vin Diesel's Toretto clan, I must disagree. The......

 2021-06-22 22:46 

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Turkish businessman arrested in scheme with Utah polygamists...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Turkish businessman has been arrested by the U.S. Justice Department in connection with what authorities say was a biodiesel fraud scheme operated by a Utah business that st......

 2021-06-22 22:44 

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KPMG provided LPGA Tour with fuller range of statistics...

Along with raising the profile of one of the LPGA Tour's oldest majors, KPMG this week is launching a program that has been sorely lacking in women's golf."KPMG Performance Insights" essentially gi......

 2021-06-22 22:40 

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FAA says US airports will get $8 billion in pandemic relief...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airports around the country will share $8 billion in federal grants to help them recover from the pandemic, which caused a steep drop in air travel and a loss of revenue that airp......

 2021-06-22 22:40 

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Arkansas has biggest 1-day jump in virus cases since March...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas on Tuesday reported 485 new coronavirus cases, its biggest one-day jump in more than three months.The Department of Health said it was the biggest one-day increase......

 2021-06-22 22:32 

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4 people win $250K apiece in New Mexico vaccine sweepstakes...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials announced Tuesday that four people have each won $250,000 prizes as part of the New Mexico vaccine sweepstakes.They were the first four winners of Vax 2......

 2021-06-22 22:28 

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Mexico's Caribbean coast hit by heavy seaweed, more expected...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Environmentalists and tourism operators on Mexico's Caribbean coast are complaining about mounds of foul-smelling sargassum — a seaweed-like algae — that are piling up on beaches......

 2021-06-22 22:26 

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Uber Eats tackles app profile issue that outs trans drivers...

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A civil rights group warned Uber Eats that its app profiles place transgender drivers at risk of harassment and violence, prompting the company to apologize Tuesday to a K......

 2021-06-22 22:22 

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Pelosi, Schumer to huddle with White House on infrastructure...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer will confer Wednesday with White House officials on next steps for President Joe Biden's nearly $4 trillion inf......

 2021-06-22 22:19 

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Jill Biden touts vaccine in poorly inoculated Mississippi...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden visited one of the states least vaccinated against COVID-19 on Tuesday, encouraging residents of Mississippi to get their shots and telling them, "The Wh......

 2021-06-22 22:19 

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Austin backs change in military sex assault prosecution...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, for the first time, said Tuesday he will support long-debated changes to the military justice system that would remove decisions on prosecuting sex......

 2021-06-22 22:18 

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Washington Spirit's Yokoyama comes out as transgender...

Kumi Yokoyama, a forward for the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League, has come out as a transgender man. Yokoyama, who has also played for Japan's national team, came out in an ......

 2021-06-22 22:17 

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Top minor league prospect Franco joins Rays, starts in debut...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wander Franco, a 20-year-old infielder considered the best prospect in the minor leagues, joined the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday and was in the starting lineup at third ba......

 2021-06-22 22:15 

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Bills place Cox Jr. on IR; sign DTs Eli Ankou, Nazair Jones...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills placed reserve defensive end Brian Cox Jr. on injured reserve and signed defensive tackles Eli Ankou and Nazair Jones on Tuesday.Cox's season could be ov......

 2021-06-22 22:13 

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East finalists Bucks, Hawks seeking to end long droughts...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — There's more than a berth in the NBA Finals at stake when the Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks square off for the Eastern Conference championship.The winner of the series that sta......

 2021-06-22 22:12 

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Buffett and Munger to sit for extended TV interview...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investors will have another chance to hear from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger when the two top Berkshire Hathaway executives sit down together for an interview next week.Befo......

 2021-06-22 22:08 

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Brazil probes Health Ministry deal to buy Covaxin vaccine...

Associated Press (AP) — Brazil's federal prosecutor's office is investigating possible irregularities in a Health Ministry contract to purchase 20 million doses of the Covaxin vaccine manufactured ......

 2021-06-22 22:08 

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State board to pay $300,000 to Hennepin public defender...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Board of Public Defense on Tuesday agreed to pay a $300,000 settlement to former Chief Hennepin County Defender Mary Moriarty, less than a year after the board vote......

 2021-06-22 21:51 

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Portland police halt minor traffic stops, citing disparity...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon's largest city are being advised to no longer pursue low-level traffic infractions — including expired plates and broken headlights — unless related to an imm......

 2021-06-22 21:50 

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Senate OKs local police using radar for speed enforcement...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Local police would be able to use radar to enforce speed limits under a bill that passed the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday.Senators voted 49-1 for the legislation that woul......

 2021-06-22 21:50 

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76ers hoping Ben Simmons can fix his game in the offseason...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons clanked one free throw off the back of the rim, so he took a breather, fist-bumped Joel Embiid, paced, walked back to the line and bonked another shot.Hey, the 76ers......

 2021-06-22 21:47 

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Mets' Conforto ready to return, but Lucchesi out for season...

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets got some mixed injury news on Tuesday.Right fielder Michael Conforto is set to make his return from the injured list, but the team confirmed that left-handed pitch......

 2021-06-22 21:45 

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Red Sox LHP Sale progressing in return from elbow surgery...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale is ready to take the next step in his comeback from Tommy John surgery and throw to hitters on Saturday.Sale threw off the mound wi......

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