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 2020-02-26 22:58 

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Alcalde: Tiroteo en Milwaukee deja varias personas muertas...

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, EE.UU. (AP) - Varias personas fueron asesinadas en un tiroteo al interior de la cervecera Molson Coors Brewing Co., inform el mircoles el alcalde de Milwaukee, Tom Barrett. Barrett no revel una cifra exacta de vctimas del tiroteo....

 2020-02-26 22:55 

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Kentucky Senate advances proposal to limit pardon powers...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Responding to an outcry over former Gov. Matt Bevin's flurry of last-minute pardons, the Kentucky Senate advanced a proposed constitutional change Wednesday to prevent his successors from doing the same thing in their final days ...

 2020-02-26 22:49 

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Encore Capital Group: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Encore Capital Group Inc. (ECPG) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $43.1 million. The San Diego-based company said it had profit of $1.36 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.56 per share. The...

 2020-02-26 22:47 

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Minnesota House proceeds on insulin, voter privacy and guns...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The insulin and voter privacy bills were the first bills slated for floor action since the session began two weeks ago. The measures were expected to pass easily Wednesday night given the Democrats' comfortable majority in the H...

 2020-02-26 22:47 

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Idaho bill bans transgender women athletes from competition...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho House on Wednesday passed legislation preventing transgender women from participating in sports that align with their gender identity despite warnings that such a law is unconstitutional and uncertainties about how the NCAA m...

 2020-02-26 22:45 

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Arizona's most populous county becomes gun 'sanctuary'...

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's most populous county on Wednesday joined a growing national movement in which areas are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and proclaiming support for gun ownership rights. The Maricopa County Board of Superviso...

 2020-02-26 22:45 

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Springer heckled as Astros continue spring boobird swing...

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - George Springer could only stand there all alone and listen. The Houston Astros leadoff man had no choice when he stepped into the batter's box a bit too early and was showered with loud boos Wednesday at an exhibition game...

 2020-02-26 22:44 

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Microsoft sufre consecuencias del brote de coronavirus...

REDMOND, Washington, EE.UU. (AP) - Microsoft inform el mircoles que su cadena de suministro se est viendo afectada por el brote viral de China, y que la compaa regresar a las operaciones habituales a un ritmo ms lento del esperado. La empresa haba previst...

 2020-02-26 22:43 

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College hoops corruption witness testifies in NC agents case...

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - A cooperating witness from the federal corruption investigation into college basketball testified Wednesday against a former college football player charged with violating North Carolina's sports agent laws nearly a decade ag...

 2020-02-26 22:42 

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Eldorado Resorts: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

RENO, Nev. (AP) _ Eldorado Resorts Inc. (ERI) on Wednesday reported a loss of $13.2 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Reno, Nevada-based company said it had a loss of 17 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 26 cen...

 2020-02-26 22:40 

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Yellowstone bison entering Montana face slaughter, hunters...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - One of the last and largest wild bison populations in North America has begun its migration out of Yellowstone National Park into southwestern Montana, where they are being hunted and face government-sponsored slaughter as part of a...

 2020-02-26 22:40 

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Alert: Milwaukee mayor: Multiple people dead in shooting at Molson Coors' corporate complex...

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee mayor: Multiple people dead in shooting at Molson Coors' corporate complex....

 2020-02-26 22:38 

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Express lanes to be installed at some beach parking lots...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Express lanes will be installed at the parking lots at some of Rhode Island's state beaches, according to state environmental officials. The new lanes will be installed at five of the state's eight beaches prior to their of...

 2020-02-26 22:36 

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Champions League Standings...

Home teams listed first ROUND OF 16First LegTuesday, Feb. 18 Dortmund (Germany) 2, Paris Saint-Germain (France) 1 Atletico (Spain) 1, Liverpool (England) 0 Wednesday, Feb. 19 Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio (Italy) 4, Valencia (Spain) 1 Tottenham (England) 0, ...

 2020-02-26 22:34 

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Con gol de Tousart, Lyon vence sorpresivamente a Juventus...

LYON, Francia (AP) - Un inusitado gol del combativo mediocampista Lucas Tousart dio al esforzado Lyon una victoria como local, por 1-0 sobre la Juventus el mircoles, en la ida de los octavos de final de la Liga de Campeones. Tousart, vendido el mes pasado...

 2020-02-26 22:34 

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Sailing heavyweights Ainslie, Slingsby square off in SailGP...

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The second season of the SailGP global circuit is shaping up as a heavyweight fight between two of the world's best sailors, Britain's Sir Ben Ainslie and defending champion Tom Slingsby of Australia. When the two helmsmen headed ...

 2020-02-26 22:32 

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Clearwater Paper: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) _ Clearwater Paper Corp. (CLW) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Spokane, Washington-based company said it had profit of 1...

 2020-02-26 22:31 

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For a historic high court pick, Dems must think outside box...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Biden is dangling a history-making promise shortly before South Carolina's presidential primary on Saturday, the first 2020 contest featuring a majority black electorate. Elect him president, Biden says, and he might nominate the...

 2020-02-26 22:29 

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El City somete 2-1 al Real Madrid con goles tardos...

MADRID (AP) - Manchester City supo reaccionar con dos goles postreros en un lapso de cinco minutos y le dio la vuelta al marcador para vencer el mircoles 2-1 al Real Madrid en el partido de ida por los octavos de final de la Liga de Campeones. Sin merecer...

 2020-02-26 22:27 

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Box: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) _ Box Inc. (BOX) on Wednesday reported a loss of $30.4 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The Redwood City, California-based company said it had a loss of 20 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and res...

 2020-02-26 22:26 

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Dad seeks leniency after fight outside of son's hockey game...

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man who got into a fight while leaving his son's hockey game last month has asked for leniency. Matthey Zolin, 51, made a brief appearance before a judge at a Stamford courthouse where his lawyer applied to a diver...

 2020-02-26 22:25 

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Ray York, winning jockey in 1954 Kentucky Derby, dies at 86...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ray York, who won the 1954 Kentucky Derby aboard Determine at age 20 and rode in a record seven consecutive decades, has died. He was 86. Michael McKay, his longtime girlfriend, said he died Sunday after a year-long struggle with pneumo...

 2020-02-26 22:24 

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Ex-TCU, Seattle QB gets 3 years in prison for beating woman...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Former TCU and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges from the 2018 beating of his girlfriend. Boykin and prosecutors agreed to the sentence in...

 2020-02-26 22:24 

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Auditor criticizes assisted living and nursing home board...

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Auditor General's Office found several shortcomings with a board overseeing assisted living and nursing home directors. The auditor general's office released a report Tuesday outlining perceived problems with the Arizona...

 2020-02-26 22:23 

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Silk Road Medical: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) _ Silk Road Medical Inc. (SILK) on Wednesday reported a loss of $8.3 million in its fourth quarter. The Sunnyvale, California-based company said it had a loss of 27 cents per share. The results met Wall Street expectations. The aver...

 2020-02-26 22:23 

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Vegas driver for child rideshare firm faces criminal charges...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A driver for a child-oriented rideshare company that began contracting with government authorities last month is accused of having unlawful contact with a 13-year-old girl he transported to a Las Vegas-area middle school, authorities said...

 2020-02-26 22:21 

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Business Highlights...

___ Stocks slide on Wall Street, extending steep drops this week NEW YORK (AP) - Major U.S. stock indexes gave up early gains and closed mostly lower Wednesday, extending the market's heavy losses for the week. The benchmark S&P 500 fell for the fifth...

 2020-02-26 22:21 

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WVa woman accused of scamming millions from senior citizens...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia woman has been charged with scamming millions of dollars from senior citizens after gaining their trust through social media websites, a federal prosecutor announced Wednesday. Patricia Dudding, 68, of Huntington, ...

 2020-02-26 22:21 

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Gender identity bill faces criticism at Missouri Capitol...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Republican lawmaker has proposed a bill that would let Missouri parents remove their kids from classes and school events that touch on sexual orientation and gender identity, causing some parents to protest the measure at the ...

 2020-02-26 22:20 

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Fiesta Restaurant Group: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

DALLAS (AP) _ Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. (FRGI) on Wednesday reported a loss of $21.1 million in its fourth quarter. The Dallas-based company said it had a loss of 82 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 4 cents per share. ...

 2020-02-26 22:20 

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Jernigan Capital: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) _ Jernigan Capital Inc. (JCAP) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $6.5 million. The Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of 6 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option...

 2020-02-26 22:19 

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Sarepta Therapeutics: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) _ Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (SRPT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $235.7 million in its fourth quarter. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company said it had a loss of $3.16 per share. The biopharmaceutical company posted revenue o...

 2020-02-26 22:19 

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CoreLogic: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) _ CoreLogic Inc. (CLGX) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $30.1 million. The Irvine, California-based company said it had net income of 37 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option expens...

 2020-02-26 22:19 

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Bill: Widen Georgia aid for students to go to private school...

ATLANTA (AP) - Supporters of broadening a Georgia program that pays for special education students to attend private schools say changes would meet its original mission, while opponents say it's another attack on the state's public schools. The Se...

 2020-02-26 22:18 

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Deep wide receiver class jockeying at NFL scouting combine...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - If your favorite NFL team doesn't have a Tyreek Hill, Julio Jones or Courtland Sutton streaking down the field, making cornerbacks cringe and constantly redefining the highlight catch, just wait. Chances are good they'll grab o...

 2020-02-26 22:17 

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Senate unanimously passes plan for Native American schools...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal to start four schools based around Native American language and culture. The House will next consider the proposal, which aims to address high drop-out rates in some ...

 2020-02-26 22:17 

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Ex-priest facing sex abuse charges dies before Phoenix trial...

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a former Phoenix-area priest who was indicted on sexual abuse charges earlier this year has died before his trial. Officials with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix say John...

 2020-02-26 22:16 

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Global Blood: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) _ Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. (GBT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $96 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the South San Francisco, California-based company said it had a loss of $1.59. Losses, adjuste...

 2020-02-26 22:16 

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Hawaiian Airlines suspends South Korea flights amid outbreak...

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaiian Airlines said Wednesday it would suspend flights to South Korea amid a spike in cases of the new coronavirus and declining demand for tickets in the country. The airline said it won't fly between Honolulu and Incheon Internati...

 2020-02-26 22:15 

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Kraton: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

HOUSTON (AP) _ Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. (KRA) on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $21.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 67 cents....

 2020-02-26 22:12 

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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday...

Major U.S. stock indexes gave up early gains and ended mostly lower Wednesday, extending their losses for the week. Energy stocks led the decliners as crude oil prices fell. Technology stocks bucked the broader sector slide. Worries about economic fallout...

 2020-02-26 22:11 

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Vermont House takes up marijuana tax and regulate bill...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont House on Wednesday was considering a bill to tax and regulate marijuana sales in the state, after the Senate passed legislation last spring. Current Vermont law that went into effect in 2018 allows for the possession of ...

 2020-02-26 22:10 

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Tousart's goal gives Lyon hard-fought 1-0 win over Juventus...

LYON, France (AP) - A rare goal from combative midfielder Lucas Tousart gave hard-working Lyon a 1-0 home win against Juventus in the first leg of their round-of-16 game in the Champions League on Wednesday. Tousart, who was sold to German side Hertha Ber...

 2020-02-26 22:09 

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Former AD, All-American center Dick Tamburo dies at 90...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Dick Tamburo, an athletic director at three major schools and an All-American center at Michigan State, has died. He was 90. Michigan State announced that Tamburo died Monday. A native of New Kensington, Pennsylvania, Tamburo se...

 2020-02-26 22:08 

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Crown Castle: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

HOUSTON (AP) _ Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Houston-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $578 million, or $1.38 per share, in the ...

 2020-02-26 22:07 

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Blues rule out Bouwmeester for remainder of season, playoffs...

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester has been ruled out from returning to play in the regular season or in the playoffs. General manager Doug Armstrong made the announcement on Wednesday. In a news conference at the Enterprise Cente...

 2020-02-26 22:06 

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Largest Arizona county declares 'sanctuary' for gun owners...

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's most populous county on Wednesday joined a growing national movement in which areas are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and proclaiming support for gun ownership rights. The Maricopa County Board of Superviso...

 2020-02-26 22:05 

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Louisiana senator seeks to undo admission criteria penalties...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - After Louisiana's higher education policy-making board toughened admissions criteria for public universities, the chairman of the state Senate's education committee immediately filed legislation aimed at undoing the financi...

 2020-02-26 22:05 

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HKO-WHL-Scoring-Ldrs...

WHL Scoring Leaders . . . . . ... . . . . . . . ... ... . ... . ... ... ... ... G A Pts A. Beckman, SPO 44 54 98 S. Jarvis, POR 36 50 86 J. Hamblin, MH 35 49 84 Z. Franklin, KAM 27 54 81 D. Cozens, LET 32 44 76 O. Centazzo, KAM 39 33 72 C. Zary, KAM 33 39...

 2020-02-26 22:05 

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HKO-WHL-Standings...

WHL All Times Local Western Conference B.C. Division GP W L OTL SOL GF GA Pts x-Kamloops 55 35 16 3 1 235 152 74 x-Victoria 58 30 21 5 2 162 169 67 Vancouver 56 30 21 3 2 170 147 65 Kelowna 57 26 26 2 3 159 189 57 Prince George 56 17 31 4 4 125 181 42 U.S...

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