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 2020-01-24 01:08 

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Woods opens with 69 at Torrey North to start new year...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods had his lowest opening round of the year since 2011. It wasn't enough to be among the leaders Thursday at the Farmers Insurance Open, but it was fine with him. Coming off his record-tying 82nd victory in his last PGA...

 2020-01-24 01:08 

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Rematch! James, Antetokounmpo are All-Star captains again...

MIAMI (AP) — It'll be an All-Star rematch: Team LeBron vs. Team Giannis. LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks will be the captains for the NBA All-Star Game, just as they were last season. They ...

 2020-01-24 01:08 

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Trial highlights: Conspiracy theories and fidget spinners...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats argued that President Donald Trump sought a phony investigation of a political rival and pursued a discredited conspiracy theory about Ukraine, while restless senators played with a new toy Thursday during Trump's imp...

 2020-01-24 01:08 

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Death penalty sought in slaying of Sacramento officer...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will seek the death penalty for a man accused of killing a rookie Sacramento policewoman in an ambush last year. Adel Sambrano Ramos, 46, appeared in court and showed no reaction to ...

 2020-01-24 01:00 

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Need a legal pot shop in California? Grab your smartphone...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Want to find a legal marijuana shop in California? Grab your smartphone. In another step to curb the state's flourishing illegal pot market, California regulators proposed rules Thursday that would require legal shops to post ...

 2020-01-24 00:09 

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Lawyer: Family slaughter 'almost unbearable' for Utah father...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The killing of a Utah mother and three of her children by a gunman identified by police as her 16-year-old son is "nearly unbearable" for the father of their children, a lawyer said Thursday. Colin L. Haynie "respec...

 2020-01-24 00:09 

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Celebrating Lunar New Year in Taipei: A Guide to Proper Etiquette...

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — When the music in the stores changes, you know it's coming. When the red and gold decorations go up and entire storefronts in Taipei turn glittering and crimson, it's getting closer. Then the Dihua Street neigh...

 2020-01-24 00:08 

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Mets make it official, announce Rojas as their new manager...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltrn. New York announced the move Thursday, a week after Beltrn departed without managing a game. Rojas, who had been the Mets quality control coach, w...

 2020-01-24 00:08 

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Chicharito seizes chance to be center of the Galaxy...

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Javier Hernndez has been to the top of the soccer world. He spent the last 10 years in Europe's top leagues, winning trophies and representing some of the biggest clubs. Yet from Manchester United to Sevilla, the Mexican st...

 2020-01-24 00:08 

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Man charged in deaths of 3 teens after California crash...

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A man was charged with murder Thursday following a weekend car crash that killed three 16-year-old boys and injured three other teens in Southern California, authorities said. A doorbell-ringing prank prompted Anurag Chandra...

 2020-01-24 00:08 

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Mississippi governor tours prison rocked by deadly violence...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's new governor says he and the i nterim corrections commissioner toured a troubled state prison to see conditions and to try to understand what led to an outburst of deadly violence in recent weeks. Gov. Tate Re...

 2020-01-24 00:08 

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Garoppolo gets 49ers to Super Bowl with handoffs not throws...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Maybe it was fitting that Jimmy Garoppolo did his best Bob Griese impersonation in the victory that sent the San Francisco 49ers to Griese's old stomping grounds in Miami for the Super Bowl. Perhaps no quarterback sinc...

 2020-01-24 00:08 

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Mario meet Hulk: Nintendo park coming to Universal Orlando...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Harry Potter and Hulk: Welcome your new neighbors, Mario and Pokemon. A fourth park at Universal Orlando is being created based on characters from Nintendo, the park's owners announced Thursday. After months of being tight-l...

 2020-01-24 00:02 

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Trump v. Bloomberg: Fortunes collide in pricey knife fight...

NEW YORK (AP) — They are circling each other like wary boxers, with taunts on Twitter, snarky asides and belittling depictions of one another. They rose to prominence in Manhattan on parallel tracks, amassed wealth real and perceived and displayed a...

 2020-01-24 00:02 

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Mayor: Mummers Parade 'in jeopardy' for repeated blackface...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney warned residents he will end the city's annual Mummers Parade if organizers don't curtail participants' inappropriate behavior, including blackface. The mayor sent a letter to the organiz...

 2020-01-24 00:01 

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Face of impeachment: Schiff sets tone with appeals to Senate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the otherwise scripted impeachment trial, it was a rare spontaneous moment: Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's chief defenders, stopped Rep. Adam Schiff, the lead prosecutor, to shake his hand and complimen...

 2020-01-24 00:01 

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Coalition of states sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns on 3D printers to be posted on the internet. New York Attorney Genera...

 2020-01-24 00:01 

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Chief justice's admonishment followed a note from Collins...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' admonishment of House impeachment prosecutors and President Donald Trump's defense team followed a handwritten note by Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. Collins penned a note ...

 2020-01-23 23:04 

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Suggs aiming for Super Bowl after joining Chiefs last month...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There was a moment during practice last week, while the Kansas City Chiefs were prepping for their AFC title game against Tennessee, that caused linebackers coach Matt House to seek out defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo. ...

 2020-01-23 23:04 

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Tigers eyeing Triple-A Toledo for top prospects...

DETROIT (AP) — It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. About 60 miles down Interstate 75. "We've got some pretty good ones going to Triple-A Toledo," ...

 2020-01-23 23:04 

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Texas man: Police shot, hurt 3-year-old daughter, teen son...

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A state agency was investigating Thursday after a man said police officers in West Texas shot and injured his 3-year-old daughter and teenage son while searching a home. Luis Gomez told KOSA-TV that his daughter and son were sh...

 2020-01-23 23:04 

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Buttigieg seeks validation from gathering of mayoral peers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Pete Buttigieg, an appearance before a gathering of the nation's mayors Thursday was a home game. The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was cheered by his former peers as he sought to generate goodwill and electoral supp...

 2020-01-23 23:04 

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PSA on man killed by Dallas officer to air during Super....

DALLAS (AP) — A public service announcement honoring the life of a black man who was killed in his living room by a white Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment as her own will air during the Super Bowl next month to highlight the ...

 2020-01-23 23:04 

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Review: Um, what? 'The Turning' is a muddled take on madness...

It's really not a good sign when a movie ends with a bold, shocking flourish and much of the audience can be heard muttering through the credits: "Wait, um ... WHAT?" Not, "Ooh" or "Wow" or "Hmm" or "Interesting!...

 2020-01-23 23:04 

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Long lines at Pro Bowl to get Jackson's autograph, picture...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore cornerback Marlon Humphrey was signing autographs following Pro Bowl practice Thursday and wrapping up an interview when his sister jumped in with a desperate request. "You have to help mom," she said....

 2020-01-23 23:04 

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Crime victims march to Mexico City to protest violence...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of crime victims and their relatives began a four-day march to Mexico City Thursday to protest a wave of killings and disappearances that left 35,588 people dead in 2019. The march is led by poet Javier Sicilia, whose son...

 2020-01-23 23:04 

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In tight race, Suns' Booker pushes into All-Star discussion...

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker has produced the kind of all-around numbers for the past few seasons that suggest he should be an NBA All-Star. He usually commands the respect of opposing defenses like an All-Star. His teammates and coach believe there ...

 2020-01-23 23:02 

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FBI says monitoring of ex-Trump aide should've ended sooner...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has concluded that it should have ended its surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser earlier than it did because it lacked "insufficient predication" to continue eavesdropping, according to an ...

 2020-01-23 23:02 

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Mexico's tough response to migrants doesn't stir outcry...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The hundreds of Central American migrants walking north in southern Mexico have received steady media coverage in Mexico, but with sky high murders, a stagnant economy and corruption topping the national agenda, President Andrs Ma...

 2020-01-23 23:02 

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Trump to rally in New Hampshire on eve of state's primary...

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Hampshire is getting its first campaign rally of the 2020 campaign season from President Donald Trump, and it will be held on the eve of the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Trump's Republican reelectio...

 2020-01-23 23:02 

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Lawmakers, professors seek return of Iranian college student...

BOSTON (AP) — Federal lawmakers and college professors in Massachusetts are demanding answers after an Iranian student was denied entry into the U.S. despite a court order temporarily staying his removal. U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren an...

 2020-01-23 22:33 

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Vatican women's magazine blames drop in nuns on abuses...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican women's magazine is blaming the drastic drop in the number of nuns worldwide in part on their wretched working conditions and the sexual abuse and abuses of power they suffer at the hands of priests and their own ...

 2020-01-23 22:33 

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Canada's TSB says Iran has invited it to examine black boxes...

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Transportation Safety Board said Thursday it has been invited by Iran to participate in the download and analysis of the flight recorders from the downing of a Ukraine International Airlines jet "whenever and wherever...

 2020-01-23 22:33 

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Prosecutor: DNA match leads to Florida 'pillowcase rapist'...

MIAMI (AP) — A DNA match has led to a Florida man prosecutors suspect is the "pillowcase rapist" responsible for numerous sexual assaults of women in the Miami area during the 1980s. Robert Koehler, 60, was arrested over the weekend in Breva...

 2020-01-23 22:33 

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Elton John, Erivo, Menzel, Metz among Oscar performers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The singers from five Oscar-nominated songs will reprise their performances live at next month's Academy Awards. Producers said Thursday that best actress nominee Cynthia Erivo, Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz and Randy...

 2020-01-23 22:01 

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Steyer aims criminal justice plan at taking on racial bias...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer is proposing a criminal justice reform plan that would reduce the costs of incarceration by redirecting funds to education, community policing and rehabilitation in an effort to amen...

 2020-01-23 22:01 

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Canada stamps honor on pre-NHL all-black hockey league...

CHERRY BROOK, Nova Scotia (AP) — Canada is paying tribute to an all-black hockey league that thrived long before the NHL became part of national lore. The country's postal service unveiled a commemorative stamp Thursday at the Black Cultural Cen...

 2020-01-23 22:01 

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Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years for pushing opioid...

BOSTON (AP) — The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company was ordered to spend 5 1/2 years in prison Thursday for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis. John Kapoor, 76, the former chairman o...

 2020-01-23 22:01 

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Trio of transfers powering Dutcher's undefeated No. 4 Aztecs...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's almost like Brian Dutcher and the San Diego State Aztecs won the lottery when they attracted a trio of transfers. Tired of losing at their old schools, big man Yanni Wetzell and guards Malachi Flynn and KJ Feagin came to SD...

 2020-01-23 22:01 

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Militant sentenced to 19 years for role in Benghazi attacks...

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Libyan militant to more than 19 years in prison for his role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador. A jury convicted Mustafa al-Imam last year o...

 2020-01-23 22:01 

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Family receives remains of 6 killed in El Salvador massacre...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's forensic institute on Thursday turned over to family members the remains of six of the more than 200 rural residents killed by soldiers in August 1982 El Calabozo massacre. Juana de Jess Regaleo Bon...

 2020-01-23 21:31 

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Key quotes from world leaders at Holocaust forum...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The presidents of France and Germany warned of rising anti-Semitism. Israeli and American leaders lashed out at Iran. Russia's president took a swipe at eastern European members of NATO. The leaders who addressed the World Holoc...

 2020-01-23 21:31 

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Herbert, other Senior Bowl players hope staying put pays off...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A year ago, Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert decided to stick around for his senior season instead of turning pro. Wisconsin linebacker Zack Baun didn't really have much choice. Both had impressive final college seasons, inc...

 2020-01-23 21:30 

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R. Kelly girlfriend can return to Kelly home for belongings...

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Thursday agreed to allow a girlfriend of R. Kelly retrieve her belongings from the singer's home in Trump Tower in Chicago, where authorities say she assaulted one of Kelly's other girlfriends earlier this month. Jo...

 2020-01-23 21:30 

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First stage of extradition hearing for top Huawei exec ends...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian judge said Thursday she will announce her decision at a later date after she ended the first phase of an extradition hearing that will decide whether a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is sent ...

 2020-01-23 21:30 

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Omaha Beach, Spun to Run scratched from Pegasus World Cup...

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Pegasus World Cup Invitational took two major hits Thursday, with the top choices for the race being scratched over health concerns. Heavily favored Omaha Beach was scratched because of concerns over swelling in his...

 2020-01-23 21:30 

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Alleged rape victim names Lyft, St. Louis driver in lawsuit...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by a Lyft driver in St. Louis has filed a lawsuit accusing the ride-sharing company of prioritizing profits over passenger safety. Cristen Giangarra's lawsuit, filed Wednesday, is the latest of sev...

 2020-01-23 21:01 

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Over 100 state lawmakers accused of misconduct in 3 years...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — State lawmakers across the U.S. have reached a troubling milestone for allegations of sexual misconduct, even as they have taken significant steps to try to prevent and investigate such behavior. Recent complaints filed ag...

 2020-01-23 21:01 

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US general says troop surge in Middle East may not end soon...

ABOARD THE USS BATAAN (AP) — Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter the escalating threat from Iran that peaked with the recent missile attack on American forces in...

 2020-01-23 21:01 

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Trump to address party leaders amid impeachment, reelection...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to address his party's leadership Thursday to rally their support amid impeachment and a trying reelection fight. The 168-member Republican National Committee is holding its winter meeting at Trump...

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