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 2020-02-22 03:51 

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China's c.bank vows more steps to support virus-hit economy...

SHANGHAI/BEIJING — China's central bank will take further steps to support the virus-hit economy, including releasing more liquidity and lowering funding costs for firms, a vice governor of the bank told state media. The People's Bank of Chi...

 2020-02-22 03:50 

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Paul, Thunder pull away, defeat Nuggets...

Chris Paul made four 3-pointers as part of a 29-point outing to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 113-101 victory over the visiting Denver Nuggets on Friday night. Steven Adams recorded 19 points, 17 rebounds and matched his season best of four steals a...

 2020-02-22 03:30 

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Doncic pours in 33 as Mavs dump Magic...

Luka Doncic scored 33 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and handed out eight assists, Maxi Kleber scored a career-high 26 points off the bench, and the Dallas Mavericks held off the host Orlando Magic 122-106 on Friday. Kleber did much of his damage in the four...

 2020-02-22 03:28 

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Protesters abandon Quebec rail blockade after show of force by police...

ST-LAMBERT, Que. — Protesters have left a site south of Montreal where they had been blockading railway tracks since Wednesday. The end of the blockade follows the arrival this afternoon of riot police dispatched to enforce an injunction ordering pr...

 2020-02-22 03:25 

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Sexton fuels Cavs past Wizards in Bickerstaff's debut...

Collin Sexton scored 25 points as the Cavaliers posted a 113-108 victory over the host Washington Wizards on Friday night, making J.B. Bickerstaff a winner in his Cleveland head-coaching debut. Bickerstaff, who took over after John Beilein resigned on Wed...

 2020-02-22 03:18 

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Pacers hold off Knicks...

T.J. Warren scored 27 points as the visiting Indiana Pacers overcame a sluggish start and shaky finish to record a 106-98 victory over the New York Knicks on Friday night. The Pacers beat the Knicks for the eighth time in the past nine meetings by outscor...

 2020-02-22 03:12 

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Sanders blasts Russia for reportedly trying to boost his presidential campaign...

WASHINGTON/LAS VEGAS — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of 2020 White House elections after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. "The intelligence community is tel...

 2020-02-22 03:09 

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Ex-star Wiseman opens up on Memphis exit...

Former Memphis center James Wiseman told ESPN he was "crying every night" after the NCAA ruled him ineligible to play for the Tigers earlier this season. The 7-foot-1 Wiseman exited the Memphis program in December, partway through an NCAA-ordered,...

 2020-02-22 03:08 

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China's central bank will guide interest rates lower to aid virus-hit economy state media...

SHANGHAI/BEIJING — China will guide overall market interest rates lower and keep liquidity appropriately ample to help companies affected by the coronavirus epidemic, a senior central banker told state media. Liu Guoqiang, deputy governor of the Peo...

 2020-02-22 03:00 

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South Korea coronavirus cases surge due to church, hospital outbreaks...

SEOUL — South Korea reported 142 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, almost all linked to outbreaks at a hospital in Cheongdo county and a church in Daego city, bringing the national tally to 346. Korea's Centers for Disease Cont...

 2020-02-22 02:59 

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Dillon lauds safety of Cup cars after Newman wreck...

For Austin Dillon, there had to be an element of deja vu in Ryan Newman's wreck on the frontstretch at the finish of Monday's Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon himself had a similar experience in the July 2015 race at the 2.5-m...

 2020-02-22 02:54 

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Tokyo postpones training for Olympics volunteers over virus fears...

TOKYO — Organizers for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have postponed training for volunteers because of the spread of the coronavirus in Japan. Training was scheduled to be held starting Saturday but will be rescheduled, the organizing committee sai...

 2020-02-22 02:52 

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Rangers extend road string, down Hurricanes...

Igor Shesterkin stopped 27 shots and the New York Rangers benefitted from a couple of unconventional second-period goals to earn a 5-2 victory against the host Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night. The Rangers improved to 7-0-0 in their last seven road gam...

 2020-02-22 02:44 

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Sexton fuels Cavs past Wizards in Bickerstaff's debut...

Collin Sexton scored 24 points as the Cavaliers posted a 113-108 victory over the host Washington Wizards on Friday night, making J.B. Bickerstaff a winner in his Cleveland head-coaching debut. Bickerstaff, who took over after John Beilein resigned on Wed...

 2020-02-22 02:37 

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Doncic pours in 33 as Mavs dump Magic...

Luka Doncic scored 33 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and handed out eight assists, Maxi Kleber scored a career-high 26 points off the bench, and the Dallas Mavericks held off the host Orlando Magic 122-106 on Friday. Kleber did much of his damage in the four...

 2020-02-22 02:33 

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China's central will guide interest rates lower to aid virus-hit economy state media...

SHANGHAI/BEIJING — China will guide overall market interest rates lower and keep liquidity appropriately ample to help companies affected by the coronavirus epidemic, a senior central banker told state media. Liu Guoqiang, deputy governor of the Peo...

 2020-02-22 02:00 

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Report: Lakers to waive C Cousins, acquire F Morris...

Four-time All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins will be waived by the Los Angeles Lakers to open a spot for power forward Markieff Morris, according to an ESPN report citing sources on Friday. Morris and the Detroit Pistons reached an agreement Friday on a con...

 2020-02-22 01:59 

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Report: A's P Fiers acknowledges threats...

Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers, who exposed the Houston Astros' method of electronically stealing signs in the 2017 season, has acknowledged receiving "threats of physical violence," according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Fiers was a ...

 2020-02-22 01:53 

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Knights vie for homestand sweep vs. Panthers...

The Vegas Golden Knights will attempt to complete a sweep of their most challenging homestand of the season when they host the Florida Panthers on Saturday night in Las Vegas. The five-game homestand began with a 6-5 overtime win over defending Stanley Cu...

 2020-02-22 01:45 

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MLB Twins vs Box score...

Feb 22 (OPTA) Box score from Minnesota Twins vs on Friday Minnesota 16, 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — 0 Minnesota 4 4 4 0 2 2 — 16...

 2020-02-22 01:42 

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Road-challenged Sixers visit league-leading Bucks...

Change of venue, change of fortune for the Philadelphia 76ers. Such has often been the case for the topsy-turvy 76ers, who answered a disastrous four-game road trip by winning all four games on their recent homestand. The Sixers aim to match a season-high...

 2020-02-22 01:37 

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China reports 397 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on mainland on Feb.21...

BEIJING — Mainland China had 397 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Feb. 21, the country's National Health Commission said on Saturday, down from 889 cases a day earlier. That brings the total accumulated number of confirmed cases ...

 2020-02-22 01:35 

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London police charges man in mosque stabbing...

London police said on Friday that they had charged a 29-year-old man in the stabbing of a prayer leader at a mosque in Park Road. Daniel Horton, charged with section 18 GBH and possession of a bladed article, is due to appear in custody at Westminster Mag...

 2020-02-22 01:32 

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DeChambeau charges to WGC-Mexico lead...

Bryson DeChambeau registered six birdies in a seven-hole stretch Friday and charged to the lead at the midway point of the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship in Mexico City. DeChambeau carded an 8-under-par 63 at Club de Golf Chapultepec to leav...

 2020-02-22 01:29 

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Sanders blasts Russia for reportedly trying to boost his presidential campaign...

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Friday warned Russia to stay out of 2020 White House elections after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. "The intelligence community is telling us th...

 2020-02-22 01:21 

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S.Korea reports 142 additional coronavirus cases, brings total to 346 KCDC...

SEOUL — South Korea reported 142 additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the nation's total to 346, according to Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of the new cases, 91 have been traced to a hospital in Cheon...

 2020-02-22 01:15 

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Lightning bid to return to winning ways vs. Coyotes...

The Tampa Bay Lightning hope to start a new winning streak Saturday when they face the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz. The Lightning's franchise record 11-game winning streak came to an end on the road against the Vegas Golden Knights Thursday nigh...

 2020-02-22 01:12 

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Legendary horse A.P. Indy dies at 31...

Legendary horse A.P. Indy died Friday at Lane's End farm near Versailles, Ky. He was 31. A.P. Indy was the 1992 Horse of the Year after winning the Belmont Stakes and Breeders' Cup Classic. He was the son of Seattle Slew and the grandson of Secret...

 2020-02-22 01:10 

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Sudan to investigate violence against protesters in Khartoum...

CAIRO — Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Saturday ordered an investigation into a violent crackdown by security forces on protesters in Khartoum. Hamdok said in a televised speech: "I decided to form an investigative committee in the ev...

 2020-02-22 00:42 

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(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 5-Sanders blasts Russia for reportedly trying to boost his presidential campaign...

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Friday warned Russia to stay out of U.S. elections after American officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. "The intelligence community is telling us they are i...

 2020-02-22 00:30 

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'Not good enough' Warren says of Bloomberg's non-disclosure agreement pledge...

WASHINGTON/LAS VEGAS — Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be released from their accor...

 2020-02-22 00:25 

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London police charges man after mosque stabbing incident...

London police said on Friday that Daniel Horton, arrested for stabbing a prayer leader at a mosque in Park Road, has been charged with section 18 GBH and possession of a bladed article. Horton was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder, pol...

 2020-02-22 00:22 

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Wuhan woman with no symptoms infects five relatives with coronavirus-study...

A 20-year-old Chinese woman from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, traveled 400 miles(675 km) north to Anyang where she infected five relatives, without ever showing signs of infection, Chinese scientists reported on Friday, offering new e...

 2020-02-22 00:12 

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Golf-Joyous DeChambeau halfway leader at WGC-Mexico Championship...

American Bryson DeChambeau was giddy with joy after charging into a one-stroke lead in the second round at the WGC-Mexico Championship on Friday as overnight pacesetter Rory McIlroy's title bid stalled. Physics major DeChambeau solved the high altitud...

 2020-02-21 23:55 

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First Italian dies of coronavirus as outbreak flares in north...

MILAN — An elderly man in the northern city of Padua has died after being infected with the coronavirus, becoming the first Italian victim of the disease, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Friday. Health authorities announced earlier in the d...

 2020-02-21 23:53 

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John Ivison: Creating productive, self-sustaining First Nations that contribute to Canada is a prize worth pursuing...

Failure of successive governments to recognize Indigenous self-determination and land rights is now coming back to hurt Canada and the economy...

 2020-02-21 23:47 

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Flight carrying British evacuees from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan takes off...

Britain's Foreign Office on Friday said the evacuation flight for its nationals on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship has taken off from Japan, following the coronavirus outbreak. The flight, carrying 32 British and other European passengers along...

 2020-02-21 23:37 

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California rejects Trump effort to cut off federal funds over abortion...

California on Friday fought back against a Trump administration threat to withhold federal funds for some health programs unless it stopped requiring health insurers to cover abortions, saying it would undermine the state's authority to protect women&...

 2020-02-21 23:36 

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Jets acquire Winnipeg native Eakin from Knights...

Winnipeg native Cody Eakin is coming home. The Jets acquired Eakin from the Vegas Golden Knights for a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, the NHL announced Friday. The draft pick would be elevated to a third-round selection should the Je...

 2020-02-21 23:35 

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Lakers game postponed due to Bryant's death rescheduled for April 9...

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers Jan. 28 game against the LA Clippers, which was postponed when Lakers great Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter accident last month, has been rescheduled for April 9, the NBA said on Friday. Bryant was killed along ...

 2020-02-21 23:32 

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Reports: Woods skipping Honda Classic for 2nd straight year...

Tiger Woods has decided not to play in next week's Honda Classic, passing on the event near his South Florida home for the second straight year, according to multiple media reports. There was no commitment from Woods by the 3 p.m. ET deadline Friday t...

 2020-02-21 23:30 

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Sanders blasts Russia for reportedly trying to boost his presidential campaign...

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Friday warned Russia to stay out of U.S. elections after American officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. "The intelligence community is telling us they are i...

 2020-02-21 23:30 

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U.S. charges ex-DEA agent with laundering millions in drug funds...

U.S. authorities arrested a former Drug Enforcement Administration agent on Friday on charges he conspired with Colombian drug traffickers to steal millions of dollars the U.S. government had seized from suspected dealers. In an indictment unsealed Friday...

 2020-02-21 23:23 

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California rejects Trump effort to cut off federal funds over abortion...

California on Friday fought back against a Trump administration threat to withhold federal funds for some health programs unless it stopped requiring health insurers to cover abortions, saying it would undermine the state's authority to protect women&...

 2020-02-21 23:22 

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Lakers-Clippers rescheduled game to be played April 9...

The Los Angeles Lakers' game against the rival Clippers that was postponed following the death of Kobe Bryant has been rescheduled for April 9, the NBA announced Friday. The game, which originally was scheduled for Jan. 28, will tip off at 10:30 p.m. ...

 2020-02-21 23:21 

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WarnerMedia to reunite 'Friends' in HBO Max special...

WarnerMedia is reuniting its "Friends" cast for an untitled, unscripted special for its upcoming streaming service, HBO Max, the company said on Friday. AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia said series stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Mat...

 2020-02-21 23:13 

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Manifesto underscores the depth of frustration in Alberta, says Premier Jason Kenney...

The Buffalo Declaration says Ottawa must make a concerted effort to repair national bonds or face the real risk of Alberta seeking to separate...

 2020-02-21 23:12 

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Red Bulls M Casseres signs multi-year contract...

New York Red Bulls signed midfielder Cristian Casseres Jr. to a multi-year contract extension, the club announced Friday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed for Casseres, who was named the Red Bulls' defensive player of the year in 2019. "We are...

 2020-02-21 23:05 

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Skiers injured after gondola lift stops suddenly at ski resort near Quebec City...

QUEBEC — Multiple people were injured Friday when a gondola lift carrying skiers at a resort northeast of Quebec City halted unexpectedly and sent the cabins swinging wildly. Maxime Cretin, director of the Mont-Sainte-Anne ski resort, told reporters...

 2020-02-21 23:05 

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First Italian patient dies of coronavirus Ansa news agency...

MILAN — A patient in the northern city of Padua has died after being infected with the Coronavirus, becoming the first Italian victim of the disease, Ansa news agency reported on Friday. Health authorities announced earlier on Friday 15 cases of the...

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