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 2020-01-19 05:01 

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AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos...

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls....

 2020-01-19 04:46 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks Doubler' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Megabucks Doubler" game were:...

 2020-01-19 04:23 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:...

 2020-01-19 04:08 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...

 2020-01-19 03:43 

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Suns overcome Smart's record 11 3s, beat Celtics 123-119...

BOSTON (AP) — Devin Booker sure loves playing in TD Garden....

 2020-01-19 03:29 

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EAR BLISS: Artists pay tribute to music legends...

Recent tribute albums occupy this week's Ear Bliss feature as we shine the spotlight on the all-female salute to the revered singer/songwriter Tom Waits, as well as one focusing on the late and great Mose Allison....

 2020-01-19 03:21 

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EAR BLISS: Let's not totally put 2019 behind us...

We begin the new year here at Ear Bliss Central by catching up on some releases from last year that we feel merit attention. The singer/songwriter Allison Moorer released her 10th album this past October called Blood. It coincided with......

 2020-01-19 03:02 

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Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia...

Australia's forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently altered as a warming climate brings profound changes to the island continent....

 2020-01-18 04:42 

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US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness...

NEW YORK (AP) — Three U.S. airports will screen passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens, killed two and prompted worries about an international outbreak, health officials said Friday....

 2020-01-18 04:23 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:...

 2020-01-18 04:08 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game...

ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...

 2020-01-18 03:42 

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Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia. He was 84....

 2020-01-18 03:41 

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Prosecutor: Revoke bail for impeachment figure Robert Hyde...

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge is considering whether to revoke bail in a protective order case against a Connecticut man who has emerged as a figure in the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....

 2020-01-18 03:29 

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Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case...

NEW YORK (AP) — The first member of Congress to endorse Donald Trump to be president was sentenced Friday to two years and two months in federal prison after admitting he helped his son and others dodge $800,000 in stock......

 2020-01-18 03:27 

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Bruner scores 23 to lift Yale over Brown 70-56...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Bruner had a season-high 23 points as Yale defeated Brown 70-56 on Friday night....

 2020-01-18 03:01 

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Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames...

Australia's unprecedented wildfires season has so far charred 40,000 square miles (104,000 square kilometers) of brushland, rainforests, and national parks — killing by one estimate more than a billion wild animals. Scientists fear some of the i...

 2020-01-18 02:48 

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"Hire 'Tek!": Red Sox fans make pitch for Varitek as manager...

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have a list of characteristics they want in their next manager, but they haven't yet landed on a name....

 2020-01-18 02:43 

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Who's who on Trump's legal team for impeachment trial...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal advocates for his Senate impeachment trial will include a pair of well-known attorneys who have vigorously defended Trump on television and played roles in some of the most consequential legal dra...

 2020-01-17 04:02 

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Bogaerts 'sad' to see Cora go...

BOSTON — "It's sad he won't be our manager," said an emotionally distraught Xander Bogaerts, one of several strong remarks he made during 13-minute session with the media at Fenway Park Thursday....

 2020-01-17 03:48 

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Muslim millennial's site dispels stereotypes for millions...

NEW YORK (AP) — Today she travels the world, attends a red-carpet movie premiere and sits on panels with astronauts, former presidents and feminist icons....

 2020-01-17 03:11 

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Bergeron scores 20th, Bruins beat Penguins 4-1...

BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron scored his 20th goal, Karson Kuhlman and David Pastrnak both had two assists, and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 Thursday night....

 2020-01-17 03:01 

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Evans' 27 points leads No. 5 Louisville past BC 81-70...

BOSTON (AP) — Dana Evans was feeling so good, she took a shot that she never practices....

 2020-01-17 01:39 

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Wilson scores 23, Army tops Holy Cross 79-67 in delayed game...

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Matt Wilson scored 23 points, Tommy Funk had 18 points and seven assists, and Army defeated Holy Cross 79-67 on Thursday in a game postponed due to a fatal car crash involving the Crusaders women's rowing......

 2020-01-17 01:13 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...

 2020-01-17 01:02 

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NBC hopes 'free' makes Peacock stand out in streaming era...

NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal is launching a new streaming service that will have a large part available for free, an approach it hopes will resonate with people who aren't interested in traditional TV....

 2020-01-17 00:43 

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FBI arrests 3 alleged white supremacists ahead of gun rally...

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who authorities say are linked to a violent white supremacist group were arrested Thursday, just days before they were believed to be headed to a pro-gun......

 2020-01-17 00:43 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Wild Money' game...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Wild Money" game were:...

 2020-01-17 00:24 

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Rep. Ayanna Pressley goes public with alopecia and baldness...

NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Ayanna Pressley, whose hair twists have been an inspiration to young girls and part of her personal identity and political brand, said Thursday that she has gone bald due to the auto immune condition alopecia....

 2020-01-16 00:16 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...

 2020-01-16 00:09 

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State police union agrees to GPS tracking with new contract...

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts State Police union agreed to adopt GPS technology that tracks police cruisers in exchange for modest pay raises in the latest contract agreement with the state, according to officials from both sides of the negotiatio...

 2020-01-15 23:35 

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Student fatally shot at Texas high school; suspect arrested...

BELLAIRE, Texas (AP) — A 19-year-old student was shot to death Tuesday at a Texas high school, and a suspect was arrested hours later, officials said....

 2020-01-15 23:27 

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Stephen King criticized for comments on diversity...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen King says he cares only about "quality," not "diversity" when deciding on awards. Some are asking why he thinks the two must be different....

 2020-01-15 23:10 

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Ruling means city can't deny refugees over mayor's objection...

BOSTON (AP) — Refugees will continue to be placed in a Massachusetts city where the mayor is strongly opposed to the newcomers after a federal judge ruled Wednesday that local governments can't be granted "veto power" over the resettleme...

 2020-01-15 23:05 

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Cora remorseful, Red Sox begin search for new manager...

BOSTON (AP) —...

 2020-01-15 22:54 

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Warren-Sanders rift has progressives nervous about fallout...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For nearly a year, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders pushed strongly progressive ideas into the Democratic primary spotlight, feeding off each other to build support for proposals long dismissed as radically leftist: "M...

 2020-01-15 22:53 

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Rangers add to options at first, acquire Boston's Travis...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers acquired first baseman/outfielder Sam Travis from Boston on Wednesday in a trade that sent left-hander Jeffrey Springs to the Red Sox....

 2020-01-15 22:40 

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Mets stay silent on new manager Carlos Beltrn's future...

NEW YORK (AP) — While the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox took decisive action in jettisoning their managers after Major League Baseball concluded they were involved in nefarious sign stealing, the New York Mets have stayed silent on Carlos......

 2020-01-15 22:39 

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US lobster industry hopes new deal renews trade with China...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Members of the American lobster industry are hopeful the thawing of trade relations between the U.S. and China will reopen one of the biggest markets in the world for lobsters....

 2020-01-14 23:23 

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Debate to highlight vanishing diversity in Democratic field...

A half dozen White House hopefuls will gather on a debate stage in Des Moines, Iowa, on Tuesday night at a critical moment in the Democratic primary. They will all be white — and all but two will be men....

 2020-01-14 23:12 

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Officials: Jet fuel lands on Los Angeles school playgrounds...

CUDAHY, Calif. (AP) — Fuel dumped by an airliner making an emergency return Tuesday to Los Angeles International Airport due to an engine problem fell onto three schools, causing minor irritation to 40 children and adults, officials said....

 2020-01-14 22:54 

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Angels acquire pitcher Matt Andriese from Diamondbacks...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have acquired relief pitcher Matt Andriese from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league pitcher Jeremy Beasley....

 2020-01-14 22:50 

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Survey: Pay for private university presidents climbs 10.5%...

BOSTON (AP) — The average pay for America's private university presidents grew by 10.5% in 2017, with dozens receiving more than $1 million and three topping the $5 million mark, according to an annual survey by The Chronicle of Higher......

 2020-01-14 22:50 

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Parent faces new tax fraud charge in college bribery case...

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts real estate developer accused of paying $220,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California faces a new tax fraud charge....

 2020-01-14 22:41 

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U.S. Census Bureau Unveils 2020 Census Ads...

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2020--...

 2020-01-14 22:29 

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College savings program started in Worcester goes nationwide...

WORCESTER , Mass. (AP) — Four years after the pilot program launched in the city, state treasurer Deborah Goldberg visited Worcester Thursday to promote the rollout of the now-statewide BabySteps college savings program....

 2020-01-14 22:20 

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Woman launches new headquarters for group that helped her...

HADLEY, Mass. (AP) — Andrea Bordenca was at a crossroads in 1999. The 43-year-old was struggling with substance abuse, bipolar disorder and social anxiety, all while running DESCO Service, a business that specializes in emergency response field serv...

 2020-01-14 22:12 

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NSA finds major security flaw in Windows 10, free fix issued...

The National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that could let hackers intercept seemingly secure communications....

 2020-01-14 21:53 

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Stocks cling to tiny gains as investors parse trade signals...

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mixed Tuesday, shedding most of their gains from earlier in the day, after a published report revealed that an interim trade deal between the U.S. and China does not remove tariffs on Chinese goods....

 2020-01-13 22:16 

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Again? Oscar noms slammed for persistent lack of diversity...

Actress Issa Rae was ready with her quip, as if she had predicted the Oscar nominations that were announced Monday. "Congratulations to those men," she said dryly, as the best director nominees — yes, five men — were announced....

 2020-01-13 22:12 

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2 killed, another man and teen injured in separate shootings...

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — Two men were killed and another two people were injured in five separate shootings in Massachusetts last week, officials said....

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