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 2021-02-28 12:10 

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Newspaper photographer attacked, seriously hurt in France...

PARIS (AP) — A newspaper in northeast France says one of its photographers was attacked and seriously injured while reporting on a suspected outbreak of youth violence. The newspaper, L'Union, said Sunday that 65-year-old Christian Lantenois is ...

 2021-02-28 11:44 

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Red Flag Warning issued February 28 at 4:44AM MST until February 28 at 7:00PM MST by NWS Tucson AZ...

Red Flag Warning: Eastern Pima-Southeastern Pinal-Santa Cruz-Western Cochise; Southern Graham-Central and Eastern Cochise-Southern Greenlee-Lower Elevations of the San Carlos Apache Nation in Graham County; Mountains above 5500 feet until Feb 28 at 11:51 ...

 2021-02-28 11:30 

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ASU looks to sweep Washington St....

Washington State (14-12, 7-12) vs. Arizona State (10-11, 7-8) Desert Financial Arena, Tempe, Arizona; Monday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Arizona State goes for the season sweep over Washington State after winning the previous matchup in Tempe. The teams last...

 2021-02-28 11:30 

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Oregon looks to extend streak vs Arizona...

Arizona (17-8, 11-8) vs. Oregon (16-5, 11-4) Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Oregon; Monday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Oregon looks for its seventh straight win in the head-to-head series over Arizona. In its last six wins against the Wildcats, Oregon has won...

 2021-02-28 11:17 

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Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts are taking a spacewalk outside the International Space Station to install support frames for new solar panels arriving later this year. NASA's Kate Rubins and Victor Glover ventured out Sunday. They emerged...

 2021-02-28 10:26 

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Rooster kills Indian man during banned cockfight...

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A man has been killed by a rooster with a blade tied to its leg during an illegal cockfight in southern India. The incident has brought focus on a practice that continues in some Indian states despite a decades-old ban. Polic...

 2021-02-28 10:23 

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Russian helicopter crash-lands in northern Syria, casualties...

BEIRUT (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry and Syria's state media are reporting that a Russian helicopter has made an emergency landing in northeast Syria and several crew members have been wounded. State news agency SANA said Sunday's inc...

 2021-02-28 10:03 

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Long-time mayor of Croatian capital of Zagreb dies at 65...

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Milan Bandic, the controversial long-serving mayor of Croatia's capital of Zagreb, has died from a heart attack at age 65, his office says. Croatia's state HRT television says he became unwell around midnight Saturday ...

 2021-02-28 09:54 

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Wind Advisory issued February 28 at 2:54AM MST until February 28 at 7:00PM MST by NWS Tucson AZ...

Wind Advisory: Upper Santa Cruz River and Altar Valleys including Nogales, Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista/Benson, Eastern Cochise County Below 5000 Feet including Douglas/Willcox and 5 more areas until Feb 28 at 9:56 AM...

 2021-02-28 08:46 

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The Latest: Thailand begins COVID-19 vaccinations...

BANGKOK — Thailand started its first vaccinations Sunday with 200 public health officials receiving the Sinovac vaccine from China. Health Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul was given the first shot at a hospital near Bangkok, fo...

 2021-02-28 08:35 

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Gunmen kill Islamic cleric, his son, student in Pakistan...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say a trio of gunmen have shot and killed a religious cleric, his teenage son and a student on the outskirts of Pakistan's capital Islamabad, amid a rise in militant attacks. Police officer Shahzad Khan said the...

 2021-02-28 08:22 

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Minnesota plays Phoenix, aims to break home skid...

Phoenix Suns (21-11, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (7-27, 15th in the Western Conference) Minneapolis; Sunday, 9 p.m. EST LINE: Suns -10; over/under is 226 BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota hosts Phoenix looking to end its four-game ho...

 2021-02-28 08:20 

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Philippines to receive COVID-19 vaccine after delays...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines is due to receive its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine. It is among the last in Southeast Asia to secure the critical doses despite having the second-highest number of coronavirus infections and deaths in th...

 2021-02-28 07:55 

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'Not a good idea:' Experts concerned about pope trip to Iraq...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Infectious disease experts are expressing concern about Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Iraq. They are citing a sharp rise in coronavirus infections there, a fragile health care system and the unavoidable likelihood that Iraqi...

 2021-02-28 07:47 

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Israeli-owned ship docked in Dubai after mysterious blast...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion in the Gulf of Oman has come to Dubai's port for repairs. It arrived Sunday after the blast that revived security concerns in Mideast waterways a...

 2021-02-28 07:33 

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Hong Kong detains 47 activists on subversion charges...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police have detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the sweeping national security law. The former lawmakers and democracy advocates had been previously arrested in January b...

 2021-02-28 07:17 

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Hong Kong arrests 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under national security law...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong arrests 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under national security law....

 2021-02-28 07:09 

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In oil-rich Iraq, a few women buck norms, take rig site jobs...

BASRA, Iraq (AP) — In Iraq, a handful of women are eschewing the dreary office jobs typically handed to female petrochemical engineers and choosing instead to become trailblazers in the country's oil industry by taking up the grueling work at ri...

 2021-02-28 07:09 

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Shots, tear gas as police in Myanmar intensify use of force...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Security forces in Myanmar have made mass arrests and appeared to use lethal force as they intensify their efforts to break up protests a month after the military staged a coup. There were reports of gunfire as police in Yango...

 2021-02-28 06:14 

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In oil-rich Iraq, a few women buck norms, take rig site jobs...

BASRA, Iraq (AP) — In Iraq, a handful of women are eschewing the dreary office jobs typically handed to female petrochemical engineers and choosing instead to become trailblazers in the country's oil industry by taking up the grueling work at ri...

 2021-02-28 06:00 

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At bicoastal Globes on Sunday, 'Borat' could triumph...

NEW YORK (AP) — When drained of glamour, what's left of the Golden Globes? That's one of the biggest questions heading into 78th annual awards on Sunday night. The show will have little of what makes the Globes one of the frothiest and glitz...

 2021-02-28 05:19 

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Avalanche beat Coyotes 6-2, sweep 2-game series...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jacob MacDonald broke a tie with his first goal of the season and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-2 on Saturday night to sweep the two-game, two-day series. Nathan MacKinnon, Gabriel Landeskog, Joonas Donskoi...

 2021-02-28 05:13 

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Midtgaard carries Grand Canyon over Seattle 81-71...

SEATTLE (AP) — Asbjorn Midtgaard had 16 points and 16 rebounds to carry Grand Canyon to an 81-71 win over Seattle. Jovan Blacksher Jr. had 17 points and seven assists for Grand Canyon (14-5, 8-2 Western Athletic Conference). Alessandro Lever and Mik...

 2021-02-28 04:42 

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Martin's late 3 helps Arizona St. beat WSU 77-74 in OT...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Remy Martin scored 23 points, including a 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds to play in overtime, and Arizona State beat Washington State 77-74 for the Sun Devils' third win in a row. Martin hit just 1 of 11 from 3-point range in reg...

 2021-02-28 03:45 

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LA police probe fire, vandalism at Japanese Buddhist temple...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are investigating a vandalism and fire at a Buddhist temple in the Little Tokyo section of downtown Los Angeles. Surveillance video caught a man jumping the security fences at the Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple on Th...

 2021-02-28 03:39 

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Scores arrested as Myanmar police disperse anti-coup rally...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in Myanmar have fired tear gas and water cannons and there were reports of gunfire in the largest city where another anti-coup protest was underway with scores of students and other demonstrators hauled away in police t...

 2021-02-28 03:21 

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TPD hold joint meeting after arresting two more people tied to deadly UArizona shooting...

Tucson police arrested two teens in connection to the deadly shooting last weekend at the Cherry Avenue Garage....

 2021-02-28 01:46 

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Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia's Tigray...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An Amnesty International report says soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed "many hundreds" of people, the large majority men, in a massacre in late November in the Ethiopian city of Axum. The report echoes the fin...

 2021-02-28 01:42 

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Akinjo scores 26, Tubelis has game-winner for Wildcats...

Azuolas Tubelis hit a jumper with six seconds to go and UA defended on the last possession to win on Senior Day at McKale Center...

 2021-02-28 01:27 

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Saturday's Scores...

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Chandler Prep 48, Phoenix Christian 38 Cicero Preparatory Academy 54, Anthem Prep 46 Duncan 49, Elfrida Valley 27 Flagstaff Coconino 63, Page 52 Holbrook 62, Chino Valley 44 Liberty 120, Yuma Kofa 15 Marana 70, Tucson Sunnyside 56 Mo...

 2021-02-28 01:21 

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Weir extends his lead at Tucson's Cologuard Classic...

TUCSON Canadian golfing great Mike Weir began Saturday's second round of the Cologuard Classic at the Tucson Omni National with on top of the leaderboard at -7. By the time the sunny, 75-degree day ended, Weir had extended his lead as he continued his...

 2021-02-28 00:50 

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Virginia lawmakers vote to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use starting in 2024...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers vote to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use starting in 2024....

 2021-02-28 00:43 

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Weir leads by 2 at Cologuard Classic, Mickelson 9 back...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Weir shot a 5-under 67 to build a two-shot lead after the second round of Cologuard Classic on Saturday, putting Phil Mickelson in a deep hole in his bid to win his three straight PGA Tour Champions events. The Canadian lef...

 2021-02-28 00:26 

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2nd former aide accuses Cuomo of sexual harassment...

NEW YORK (AP) — A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Democratic governor responded Saturday with a statement saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to b...

 2021-02-28 00:15 

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Justice Dept. to appeal judge's order on eviction moratorium...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it will appeal a judge's ruling that the federal government's eviction moratorium is unconstitutional. Prosecutors filed a notice in the case on Saturday evening, saying that it is appealing the ...

 2021-02-28 00:07 

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Fred Segal, LA celebrity fashion retailer, dead at 87...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fred Segal, a notable Los Angeles-based celebrity fashion retailer, died Thursday. He was 87. Segal's publicist said Friday that he died from the complications of a stroke at a Santa Monica hospital. His company website counts...

 2021-02-27 23:56 

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Northern Arizona beats Southern Utah on final play 34-33...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Keondre Wudtee threw a 2-yard TD pass to Coleman Owen on the final play of the game, and Northern Arizona beat Southern Utah 34-33 in the spring season and Big Sky Conference opener for both teams. The Lumberjacks started on ...

 2021-02-27 23:35 

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Mexican president says he'll propose labor program to Biden...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador says he will propose a 'Bracero' style immigrant labor program to U.S. President Joe Biden during a video call between the two leaders planned for Monday. Lpez Obrador wants perm...

 2021-02-27 23:26 

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NYC rally condemns attacks on people of Asian descent...

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds have gathered in New York City to denounce an uptick in attacks on people of Asian descent in the city and across the country. Saturday's rally at Foley Square in lower Manhattan was not far from where an Asian man was c...

 2021-02-27 23:22 

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J&J's 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. now has a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Health experts have anxiously awaited a one-and-done ...

 2021-02-27 23:19 

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US clears Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot, adding a third vaccine option to the race against the virus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — US clears Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot, adding a third vaccine option to the race against the virus....

 2021-02-27 23:09 

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Wind gusts could reach 40 mph Sunday afternoon across Southern Arizona...

A cold front moving in late tonight will bring strong winds to Southern Arizona tomorrow. Wind gusts could reach 40mph....

 2021-02-27 22:26 

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About 30 vehicles involved in pileup on icy Montana bridge...

Dozens of vehicles crashed into each other on an icy interstate highway bridge over the Yellowstone River outside Billings, Montana, making the span appear like a wrecking yard with mashed cars and trucks. The Montana Highway Patrol said the pileup involv...

 2021-02-27 22:24 

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Single propeller airplane makes crash landing in Avra Valley...

AVRA VALLEY (KVOA) - The Avra Valley Fire Department has confirmed that a single propeller Cessna aircraft made a crash langing on the corner of Hardin Road and West Trico Road. The pilot was flying from Chandler Municipal Airport to the Marana Regional A...

 2021-02-27 22:14 

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Virginia man convicted of murder for strangling wife...

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been convicted of murder and now faces up to life in prison for strangling his wife with his hands and some pajama pants. A judge on Friday convicted William Khine of murder in the 2017 killing of his wife, ...

 2021-02-27 22:08 

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Akinjo scores 26, Tubelis has game-winner for Arizona...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo scored a career-high 26 points with seven assists, his final one a kick-out to Azuolas Tubelis who converted a baseline jumper for a 75-74 victory over Washington. Washington's Quade Green was called for a charg...

 2021-02-27 22:03 

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Olympic gymnast Hernandez enjoys solid return at Winter Cup...

Two-time Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez is back on the competition floor. The 20-year-old gymnast, who won gold and silver at the 2016 Games, finished fifth on the balance beam and 11th on the floor exercise at the Winter Cup in Indianapolis. The meet ...

 2021-02-27 21:47 

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Officer fatally shot outside New Orleans high school game...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A police officer working security at a high school basketball game in New Orleans has been fatally shot. Police say 35-year-old John Shallerhorn tried to enter the game at George Washington Carver High School on Friday evening and...

 2021-02-27 21:31 

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Son of former Green Bay Packer loses dad's Super Bowl ring...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The son of a former Green Bay Packer says he is heartbroken after losing his father's Super Bowl II ring, and he is offering a $5,000 reward for its return. Mike Kostelnik says he believes he lost the ring that belonged to...

 2021-02-27 21:20 

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Spain: Violence flares back up at protests for jailed rapper...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Protests have again turned violent in Barcelona as supporters of an imprisoned Spanish rap artist returned to the streets after a brief respite. Several thousand people marched peacefully in the city on Saturday before small ...

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