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 2023-02-01 15:35 

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Pumping Mississippi River water west: solution or pipedream?...

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Amid a major drought in the Western U.S., a proposed solution comes up repeatedly: large-scale river diversions, including pumping Mississippi River water to parched states. Just this past summer, the idea caused a firestor...

 2023-02-01 15:32 

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Beyonc announces much anticipated 'Renaissance' world tour...

Beyonc is taking her "Renaissance"; global — the superstar will start a world tour in Sweden in May with stops throughout Europe and the United States. The highly anticipated tour announcement she made on Instagram and her website Wednesday c...

 2023-02-01 15:26 

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Records: Minor infractions for officers before Nichols case...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Four of five Memphis officers charged with killing Tyre Nichols after violently beating him had infractions on their records from previous police work. Their transgressions were mainly procedural but included using minor physic...

 2023-02-01 15:20 

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Finland ends infertility requirement for transgender people...

HELSINKI (AP) — Lawmakers in Finland approved amendments Wednesday that will make it substantially easier for people to change their legally recognized gender in the Nordic country. The amendments, which are expected to take effect as soon as possib...

 2023-02-01 15:19 

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Live updates | Funeral for Tyre Nichols...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Live Updates on the funeral for Tyre Nichols (all times local): 9 a.m. The funeral for Tyre Nichols was expected to take place Wednesday in Memphis, Tennessee, and draw family, friends and civil rights activists amid a winter s...

 2023-02-01 15:06 

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Cryptocurrency fraud scheme lands man 8 years in prison...

BOSTON (AP) — The founder of a cryptocurrency and virtual payment services company who authorities say cheated dozens of investors out of about $7.5 million, which he used to buy a house, cars, jewelry, and other luxuries, has been sentenced to more...

 2023-02-01 15:06 

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Brazil authorities probe Amazon ties to capital attacks...

SAO PAULO (AP) — On the edge of Brazil's Amazon rainforest, the Rovaris family is a symbol of a pioneering success story. The family arrived in the state of Mato Grosso in the 1970s as part of a wave of agricultural expansion promoted by the cou...

 2023-02-01 15:06 

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Brazil authorities probe Amazon ties to capital attacks...

SAO PAULO (AP) — On the edge of Brazil's Amazon rainforest, the Rovaris family is a symbol of a pioneering success story. The family arrived in the state of Mato Grosso in the 1970s as part of a wave of agricultural expansion promoted by the cou...

 2023-02-01 15:06 

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U.S. job openings rise in December to 11 million...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. job openings rose to 11 million in December, a sign the American labor market remains hot and a blow to the Federal Reserve's efforts to cool it off. The Labor Department said Wednesday that openings were up from 10.4 mill...

 2023-02-01 15:06 

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U.S. job openings rise in December to 11 million...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. job openings rose to 11 million in December, a sign the American labor market remains hot and a blow to the Federal Reserve's efforts to cool it off. The Labor Department said Wednesday that openings were up from 10.4 mill...

 2023-02-01 15:02 

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SEIU members at HealthPartners reach tentative agreement...

Union healthcare employees at HealthPartners have reached a tentative agreement after a bargaining session that last 21 hours, union representatives say. SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa says the agreement was reached Wednesday morning. The bargaining uni...

 2023-02-01 15:00 

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Sports on TV for February 6-12...

Adv04 (All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Monday, February 6 COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 7 p.m. ESPN — Duke at Miami 9 p.m. ESPN — Texas at Kansas ESPNU — Bethune-Cookman at Texas Southern 11 p.m. ESPNU &md...

 2023-02-01 14:59 

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As Kareem's run atop NBA point list ends, Pat Riley reflects...

Pat Riley remembers just about every detail surrounding the events of Dec. 29, 1961. It was a cold night in Schenectady, New York. A little snowy, the roads a little icy. And when the bus carrying the opposing team from New York City arrived, all of Riley...

 2023-02-01 14:57 

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Biden lawyer: FBI searching Biden's Rehoboth Beach, home...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI was conducting a planned search Wednesday of President Joe Biden's Rehoboth Beach, Delaware home as part of its investigation into the potential mishandling of classified documents, the president's personal lawyer s...

 2023-02-01 14:39 

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Welsh choir won't sing 'Delilah' amid rugby sexism claims...

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — A popular song by Tom Jones that has been a regular feature at Welsh sporting events will not be performed at the Six Nations tournament amid allegations of sexism, bullying and racism at the Welsh Rugby Union. "Delilah,...

 2023-02-01 14:31 

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'Dr. Phil' talk show to end daytime TV run after 21 years...

NEW YORK (AP) — Daytime television psychologist "Dr. Phil" McGraw says he plans to end his talk show after 21 years in the coming months, but viewers haven't seen the last of him. "Dr. Phil" was the most prominent spinoff from Op...

 2023-02-01 14:30 

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South Africa government pursuing sponsor deal with Tottenham...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The South African government is pursuing a sponsorship deal with Premier League club Tottenham. The United Arab Emirates, Rwanda, Malta and others have already used the world's biggest soccer league to promote thei...

 2023-02-01 14:08 

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Surely, and truly: New book shares backstory of 'Airplane!'...

NEW YORK (AP) — There is so much left to be said about "Airplane!" Surely. (Shirley?) "Surely You Can't Be Serious: The True Story of Airplane!" will be published Oct. 3 by St. Martin's Press, the publisher announced Wednesda...

 2023-02-01 14:06 

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Black history AP class rejected in Florida catches on...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Compared with her other classes, high school senior Kahlila Bandele said a lesson this week spanning topics from Afro-Caribbean migration to jazz offered a welcome shift in perspective. The discussion in her Advanced Placemen...

 2023-02-01 13:45 

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Government reports 1 case of mad cow disease on Dutch farm...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A cow that died recently on a Dutch farm has tested positive for mad cow disease, the government announced Wednesday, in a rare case of the cattle illness that can cause a fatal brain disease in people who eat tainted b...

 2023-02-01 13:44 

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Spectator dies after melee at middle school basketball game...

ALBURGH, Vt. (AP) — A brawl broke out among spectators at a middle school basketball game in northern Vermont, and a 60-year man involved in the fight died, police said. Vermont state troopers were called to the Alburgh Community Education Center ju...

 2023-02-01 13:35 

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Minnesota, Wisconsin to receive millions in federal grants for road projects, planning grants...

The United States Department of Transportation has announced $800 million in grants to improve roads across the country, with locations in Minnesota set to receive about $2.5 million. The funds will be used for projects as well as project planning. Some o...

 2023-02-01 13:32 

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Tom Brady retires, insisting this time it's for good...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady, who won a record seven Super Bowls for New England and Tampa, has announced his retirement. Brady — the most successful quarterback in NFL history, and one of the greatest athletes in team sports — posted th...

 2023-02-01 13:31 

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Michelle Obama launching podcast based on 'Light We Carry'...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama's recent celebrity-filled book tour is becoming a podcast. Audible announced Wednesday that the former first lady will launch the "Michelle Obama: The Light Podcast" on March 7. It's based on Obama&#...

 2023-02-01 13:27 

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Switching up salsas for the Super Bowl: 3 recipes...

Certain foods are inextricably linked with game day parties: chicken wings, nachos, chili, guacamole ... and salsa. Bowls and bowls of salsa. And while you can always pop open a jar, homemade salsa is extremely simple to make. The only skill it requires i...

 2023-02-01 13:27 

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Switching up salsas for the Super Bowl: 3 recipes with fruit...

Certain foods are inextricably linked with game day parties: chicken wings, nachos, chili, guacamole ... and salsa. Bowls and bowls of salsa. And while you can always pop open a jar, homemade salsa is extremely simple to make. The only skill it requires i...

 2023-02-01 13:24 

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Tom Brady, in message posted on social media, announces retirement...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady, in message posted on social media, announces retirement. Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission. The post T...

 2023-02-01 13:14 

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Teen to be sentenced for arson that killed 5 from Senegal...

DENVER (AP) — Minutes before a major house fire erupted and killed five people in 2020, a surveillance camera captured three people outside in full face masks and hoodies looking around the backyard of the home where members of three families of Sen...

 2023-02-01 13:14 

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Missy, Willie and George Michael among Rock Hall nominees...

NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson, Kate Bush, Iron Maiden, Cyndi Lauper, Soundgarden, Sheryl Crow and the late George Michael are the 2023 nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, reflecting a mix of country, soul, hip-ho...

 2023-02-01 13:13 

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Q&A: Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO recruits alumni as mentors...

NEW YORK (AP) — Big Brothers Big Sisters America CEO Artis Stevens says the 119-year-old nonprofit long known for mentoring schoolchildren is now diversifying its programming. Stevens, who took over the organization two years ago, said the fastest g...

 2023-02-01 12:57 

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Bulgaria and Serbia diversify energy supplies...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The presidents of Bulgaria and Serbia on Wednesday launched the construction of the Bulgarian part of a gas link that is designed to diversify the energy supplies of a region that until recently was almost fully dependent on n...

 2023-02-01 12:54 

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Dani Alves offers to turn in passport, wear tracking device...

MADRID (AP) — Brazilian soccer player Dani Alves has agreed to turn in his passport and wear a tracking device if he is set free pending the sexual assault investigation against him, his lawyers said in an appeal filed to a Spanish court this week. ...

 2023-02-01 12:53 

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Women's World Cup hosts urge FIFA not to sign Saudi sponsor...

GENEVA (AP) — Women's World Cup co-hosts Australia and New Zealand urged FIFA on Wednesday not to sign a sponsor deal with the tourism authority of Saudi Arabia where "rights of women remain severely restricted." Leaders of the two natio...

 2023-02-01 12:23 

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Edmunds: Why you need winter tires...

It's obvious that when temperatures drop and winter weather arrives you'll need to put away your shorts and T-shirt and go for pants and a thick coat. But the decision to swap out your vehicle's all-season tires for winter tires isn't so c...

 2023-02-01 12:16 

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Crews investigating cause of Apple Valley storage facility fire...

No details have been released so far about an overnight fire at an Apple Valley storage facility Wednesday. The fire started just before 4 a.m. off 151st Street West and Foliage Avenue at what appeared to be the Public Storage business. A 5 EYEWITNESS NEW...

 2023-02-01 12:14 

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Shiffrin shifts from record chase to medal races at worlds...

Perspective. The big picture. Dealing with both success and failure. Mikaela Shiffrin did a lot of soul searching after she didn't win a medal and didn't finish three of her five individual races at last year's Beijing Olympics after entering ...

 2023-02-01 12:04 

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Winter storm causes 3rd day of dangerous, icy conditions...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bands of sleet and snow that brought traffic to a standstill across the nation's midsection, canceled thousands of flights and were blamed for three deaths caused dangerous conditions for a third day Wednesday in several Sou...

 2023-02-01 12:04 

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Top US official urges WHO to address sexual misconduct...

LONDON (AP) — A top U.S. health official urged the World Health Organization to address allegations reported by The Associated Press that one of its doctors repeatedly engaged in sexual misconduct. "There are many of us who stand with survivors ...

 2023-02-01 12:01 

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Section of I-94 in St. Paul back open following overnight crash...

A part of I-94 is back open after being shut down for a little more than an hour Wednesday morning due to a crash in St. Paul. First responders could be seen on I-94 near Dale Street around 1:30 a.m. A 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS photographer saw a car with damage ...

 2023-02-01 11:57 

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Overnight rollover crash under investigation...

Authorities are investigating a rollover crash just off of I-35 Wednesday morning. The crash happened just after 12:30 a.m. on Larpenteur Avenue off the I-35E exit. A 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS photographer at the scene found a vehicle ended up on its roof and als...

 2023-02-01 11:38 

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EU official pushes Musk for Twitter's progress on new rules...

LONDON (AP) — A top European Union official told Elon Musk that Twitter needs to make progress in preparing for a new law aimed at curbing hate speech , misinformation and other harmful content, adding pressure on the company to ensure it complies. ...

 2023-02-01 11:38 

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Lebanon sets new exchange rate, dramatically devalues pound...

BEIRUT (AP) — Three years into a crippling financial crisis, Lebanon's Central Bank on Wednesday set a new exchange rate that effectively devalued the country's currency by 90% but did little to bridge the gap with the soaring black market r...

 2023-02-01 11:18 

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What is Hindenburg Research, firm accusing Adani of fraud?...

NEW YORK (AP) — Hindenburg Research, the financial research firm with an explosive name and a track record of sending the stock prices of its targets tumbling, is taking on one of the world's richest men. Hindenburg is back in the headlines afte...

 2023-02-01 11:15 

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Russia focuses on eastern Ukraine for possible new offensive...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia is mustering its military might in the Luhansk region of Ukraine, local officials said Wednesday, in what Kyiv suspects is preparation for an offensive in the eastern area in coming weeks as the anniversary of Moscow'...

 2023-02-01 11:05 

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Prying eyes: Neighbors win privacy feud with UK Tate gallery...

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Supreme Court says people who live in glass houses have a right to privacy too. The court ruled Wednesday that a viewing platform at London's Tate Modern art gallery made residents of glass-walled luxury apartments next do...

 2023-02-01 11:03 

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Anti-Asian hate 'runs the gamut,' racist Yelp reviews show...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As if running a restaurant during a pandemic wasn't tough enough, Christopher Wong also had to contend with a racist troll. "I will not have my dog eat in this place because they might cook him," read the Yelp review of...

 2023-02-01 10:45 

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Latvia considers Olympic boycott if Russians compete...

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Latvia will consider boycotting next year's Paris Olympics if athletes from Russia and its ally Belarus are allowed to take part after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. While various governments in Europe, including Latvia, h...

 2023-02-01 10:44 

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Conte to undergo surgery, have time away from Tottenham...

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham manager Antonio Conte will undergo surgery to remove his gallbladder and spend some time away from the team. The club says Conte recently experienced "severe abdominal pain" and was diagnosed as having cholecystitis. ...

 2023-02-01 10:42 

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Apple and Google app stores get thumbs down from White House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking aim at Apple and Google for operating mobile app stores that it says stifle competition. The finding is contained in a Commerce Department report being released by the administration on Wednesday ...

 2023-02-01 10:19 

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Saudi soccer influence grows by winning seat on FIFA Council...

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Saudi Arabia has added to its influence in global soccer. Its soccer federation president won a seat on FIFA's ruling Council before being the country was set to be confirmed as 2027 Asian Cup host. The election win at the...

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