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 2021-01-17 08:10 

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Vegas hosts Arizona following overtime win...

Arizona Coyotes (1-0-1, third in the West Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (2-0-0, first in the West Division) Paradise, Nevada; Monday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes visit Vegas after the Golden Knights defeated Anaheim 2-1 in overtime. ...

 2021-01-17 08:02 

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Official: Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A court official says gunmen have fired on a car in northern Kabul, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court and wounding the driver. It was the latest attack in the Afghan capital during peace t...

 2021-01-17 08:01 

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Statehouses, US capital brace for potentially violent week...

Some capitols are closed, fences are up and extra police are in place at statehouses across the U.S. as authorities brace for potentially violent demonstrations over the coming days. The stepped-up security Sunday comes after FBI warnings of potential arm...

 2021-01-17 07:45 

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Vaccine skepticism hurts East European anti-virus efforts...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Across the Balkans and other nations in southeastern Europe, a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus is being overshadowed by heated political debates or conspiracy theories that threaten to thwart the process. In coun...

 2021-01-17 07:37 

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Pac-12 coaches determined practice guideline for COVID-19 Return to Play...

The conference says coaches voted unanimously that two full practices was plenty for a Return to Play after a COVID-19 pause...

 2021-01-17 06:41 

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Report: Images show latest 'attack' on Ethiopia refugee camp...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region show more than 400 structures have been badly damaged in what a research group believes is the latest intentional attack by fighters. Their report...

 2021-01-17 06:31 

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The Latest: Pakistan approves Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine...

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's planning minister says the country's drug regulatory authority has approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine and the government is trying to make it available by the first quarter of the year. Asad ...

 2021-01-17 06:19 

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Players in lockdown after positive virus cases in Australia...

A group of 47 elite tennis players preparing for the Australian Open will be confined to their hotel rooms for the next 14 days. They will be unable to practice after local health authorities said there were four positive coronavirus tests on their charte...

 2021-01-17 06:08 

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Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream...

BEIJING (AP) — A city government in eastern China says the coronavirus was found on ice cream produced there, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch. The government says employees of the company in Tianjin, adjacent to Beijing, are being ...

 2021-01-17 06:05 

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Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants...

HONG KONG (AP) — The e-commerce workers and delivery people who kept China fed during the pandemic while making their billionaire bosses even richer are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himself on fire in protest. Scrutiny o...

 2021-01-17 05:20 

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Mexico publishes heavily edited probe of exonerated general...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A day after Mexico angered U.S. officials by publishing an entire 751-page U.S. case file against a former defense secretary, the Mexican prosecutors who exonerated him released their own version. But so many pages are wholly blac...

 2021-01-17 04:58 

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San Francisco Bay Area residents feel moderate earthquake...

AROMAS, Calif. (AP) — People throughout the San Francisco Bay area on Saturday night reported feeling a magnitude 4.2 earthquake that hit the region. The earthquake hit 8:01 p.m and had an epicenter about 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) southeast of Aromas...

 2021-01-17 04:30 

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Fatal crash leads to closures on Ajo...

TUCSON (KVOA) - The Arizona Department of Public Safety has confirmed that a four vehicle crash that led to a fatality on Ajo Way on Saturday led to closures that saw delays for miles. AZDPS has confirmed that the crash has now been cleared and the roadwa...

 2021-01-17 03:30 

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Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream...

BEIJING (AP) — A city government in eastern China says the coronavirus was found on ice cream produced there, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch. The government says employees of the company in Tianjin, adjacent to Beijing, are being ...

 2021-01-17 02:52 

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Thompson, Lucas help Oregon State beat Arizona State 80-79...

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Ethan Thompson scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and assisted on a dunk by Warith Alatishe with 4.1 seconds left to help Oregon State beat Arizona State 80-79. Thompson was 6-of-11 shooting and finished with five a...

 2021-01-17 02:49 

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North Korean parliament to convene to approve Kim's agenda...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament is scheduled to convene to pass decisions made by a major ruling party meeting where leader Kim Jong Un vowed maximum efforts to expand his nuclear weapons program in face of what h...

 2021-01-17 02:36 

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Harris to be sworn in by Justice Sotomayor at inauguration...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. It will be a history-making event Wednesday when the first Black, South Asian and female vice president takes her oath of office from the...

 2021-01-17 02:04 

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Indonesian teams find more bodies, clear roads after quake...

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian rescuers have retrieved more bodies from the rubble of homes and buildings toppled by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake, raising the death toll to 56. Military engineers managed to reopen ruptured roads and rebuild a bri...

 2021-01-17 01:42 

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From Baked Alaska to a guy with horns: notable riot arrests...

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 125 people have been arrested so far on charges related to the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, where a Capitol police officer and four others were killed. Charges from the Jan. 6 riot range from curfew violation...

 2021-01-17 01:36 

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Ex-Florida data scientist Rebekah Jones plans to surrender...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Ex-Florida COVID-19 data curator Rebekah Jones says she'll surrender to authorities Sunday amid an investigation that she allegedly hack into the state's emergency response system. Florida Department of Law Enfor...

 2021-01-17 01:21 

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California congressman tests positive for coronavirus...

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California congressman contracted the coronavirus before he could get a second dose of vaccine that would have improved his immunity. Democratic Rep. Lou Correa announced Saturday he tested positive upon returning home fro...

 2021-01-17 01:16 

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Biden to prioritize legal status for millions of immigrants...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will announce legislation his first day in office that provides a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants in the United States illegally. People briefed on the plans note it would be the biggest move...

 2021-01-17 01:10 

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Australian Open arrivals hit by 3 COVID-19 positive tests...

A group of 47 elite tennis players preparing for the Australian Open will be confined to their hotel rooms for the next 14 days. They will be unable to practice after local health authorities said there were three positive coronavirus tests on their chart...

 2021-01-17 00:29 

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Congresswoman's spokesman quits less than 2 weeks into term...

DENVER (AP) — The spokesman for Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert has quit less than two weeks after she was sworn into office, saying he was prompted to by the insurrection at the nation's Capitol. Ben Goldey confirmed his departure to The Co...

 2021-01-17 00:10 

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Some 9,000 Honduran migrants cross north into Guatemala...

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities estimated that as many as 9,000 Honduran migrants have crossed into Guatemala as part of an effort to form a new caravan to reach the U.S. border. Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei issued a statem...

 2021-01-17 00:09 

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Grand Canyon defeats Bethesda 98-47...

PH0ENIX (AP) — Liam Lloyd had 15 points and 10 rebounds off the bench and Asbjorn Midtgaard added 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Grand Canyon to a 98-47 win over Bethesda. Steve Wooten led the Flames with 30 points and 11 rebounds....

 2021-01-16 23:54 

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PCSD investigating an old unexploded ordinance in Green Valley...

GREEN VALLEY (KVOA) - The Pima County Sheriff Department has confirmed that they have responded to a report of a possible decades old unexpected ordinance that is buried on a property on South Wilmot Road in Green Valley. Deputies have confirmed that they...

 2021-01-16 23:50 

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$640 million Powerball drawing up next as big jackpots grow...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players' second chance to win really big this weekend comes with Saturday's drawing for a $640 million Powerball top prize. It's the eighth-largest jackpot ever. And the odds of winning are one in 292.2 mi...

 2021-01-16 23:41 

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Coyotes bounce back with 5-3 win over Sharks...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Phil Kessel scored two goals, Antti Raanta stopped 31 shots and the Arizona Coyotes bounced back from an opening loss to beat the San Jose Sharks 5-3. Arizona got off to a slow start before coming to life late in a shootout lo...

 2021-01-16 23:40 

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Dr. Dre back home after reported brain aneurysm treatment...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music mogul Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. Peter Paterno, an attorney for the rapper and producer, said Dre was home but offered no other details in a...

 2021-01-16 23:28 

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Police: Arrest made in killing initially tied to car wreck...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say road rage was the suspected motive in a fatal shooting of a man initially believed to have been killed in a car crash. A 40-year-old man, Dallas Combs, was jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder in the Jan....

 2021-01-16 22:30 

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UK chooses Cornish village as site for G-7 summit in June...

LONDON (AP) — The British government has chosen an English village on the coast of Cornwall as the site for the next annual summit of leading industrial nations. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday that the June event will be an opportunity t...

 2021-01-16 22:21 

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Betty White marks 99th birthday Sunday; up late as she wants...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White is turning 99 on Sunday and says she is planning a low-key day, including feeding a pair of ducks that regularly visit her home. Her birthday meal will be a hot dog and French fries brought in _ along with a bouquet of...

 2021-01-16 22:12 

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Car accident turns into homicide arrest...

TUCSON (KVOA) - Tucson Police have confirmed that after investigating a fatal vehicle collision on January 6th has led to officers making a homicide arrest after the driver was found to have gunshot trauma during his autopsy. Tucson Police confirmed that ...

 2021-01-16 22:04 

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Health fraud case: Mississippi pharmacy owner gets 18 years...

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi owner of pharmacies and pharmacy distributors has been sentenced to 18 years in prison and ordered to repay more than $287 million for his part in what prosecutors described as a $510 million health care fraud...

 2021-01-16 22:00 

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More backlash for GOP's Hawley as Loews Hotel cancels event...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Loews Hotels says it has canceled a fundraiser at an Orlando, Florida, hotel for U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley. It's the latest fallout for the Republican lawmaker who helped staged an Electoral college challenge that became the foc...

 2021-01-16 21:53 

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Biden outlines 'Day One' agenda of executive actions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic. Those actions are outlined by his in...

 2021-01-16 21:51 

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Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts...

Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. But Apple and Google, among others, have left open a major loophole: Podcasts. Major tech platforms are s...

 2021-01-16 21:41 

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Banking heir Benjamin de Rothschild dies at 57...

NEW YORK (AP) — Benjamin de Rothschild, who oversaw the banking empire started by his father in 1953, has died of a heart attack. He was 57. The Edmond de Rothschild Group, the company he was chairman of, said that de Rothschild died Friday afternoo...

 2021-01-16 21:37 

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Mains scores 17 to carry N. Arizona past Montana 62-58...

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Nik Mains had 17 points off the bench to lift Northern Arizona to a 62-58 win over Montana. Brandon Whitney led the Grizzlies with a season-high 22 points....

 2021-01-16 21:31 

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The Latest:...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have arrested a man with a handgun and 500 rounds of ammunition at a checkpoint in Washington set up ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Wesley Allen Beeler was stopped at the checkpoint near the U.S. Capi...

 2021-01-16 21:22 

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Guard troops pour into Washington as states answer the call...

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops are pouring into the nation's capital as governors answer the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to safeguard Washington, even as they keep anxious eyes on...

 2021-01-16 20:57 

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In cold weather, anti-Netanyahu protests continue in Israel...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of protesters braved a cold night in Jerusalem to press on with their calls for the Israeli prime minister to step down over corruption charges against him. Demonstrators gathered at a Jerusalem square near Benjamin Netanya...

 2021-01-16 20:57 

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A strong cold front with great rain potential will move in this week...

Starting Tuesday afternoon a strong low pressure center will stall out over Arizona bringing rain to the valleys and snow in the mountains potentially through Friday....

 2021-01-16 20:47 

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Boy reported dead at sea in attempt to reach Canary Islands...

GRAN CANARIA, Spain (AP) — Spanish rescuers have safely brought more than 30 migrants safely to the Canary Islands, but not in time to save one child who reportedly died at sea. Rescuers said a small boat carrying 11 men, 20 women and three children...

 2021-01-16 20:33 

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March for Life asks its supporters to stay home this year...

Organizers of the March for Life are asking their supporters nationwide not to gather in Washington this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest. Instead, a small group of invited anti-abortion leaders will march on Jan. 29 in a live st...

 2021-01-16 20:14 

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UN says breakthrough achieved in Libya transition talks...

CAIRO (AP) — The top U.N. official for Libya says an advisory committee of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum has agreed on a mechanism for choosing a transitional government that would lead the conflict-stricken country to elections late this year...

 2021-01-16 19:46 

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Missouri woman seen with Pelosi sign charged in DC riot...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Missouri woman has been charged with taking a splintered name plate belonging to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Emily Hernandez, of Sullivan, was charged Friday with with five counts, including di...

 2021-01-16 19:33 

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State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops...

Chain-link fencing surrounds state capitols and police and National Guard troops are on patrol or standby in advance of possible violence leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. With the FBI warning of potential violence at all state ...

 2021-01-16 19:08 

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Biden: Science will be at 'forefront' of his administration...

President-elect Joe Biden says "science will always be at the forefront of my administration," and he's elevating the post of science adviser to Cabinet level, a White House first. Biden introduced his team on Saturday. He says the scientists ...

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