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 2023-02-09 02:42 

AP

Madrid beats Al Ahly 4-1, advances to Club World Cup final...

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Real Madrid secured its place in the Club World Cup final with a 4-1 win against Egyptian club Al Ahly on Wednesday to keep alive its quest for a record-extending eighth world......

 2023-02-09 02:41 

AP

Biden's fentanyl position sparks criticism from 2 sides...

President Joe Biden's calls in his State of the Union speech for strong criminal penalties in response to soaring deaths linked to the potent opioid fentanyl are being rebuked by harm reduction......

 2023-02-09 02:40 

AP

Disney's 1Q results fueled by growth at its theme parks...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.'s latest quarterly results topped Wall Street's forecasts, as solid growth at the entertainment giant's theme parks helped offset tepid performance in its video......

 2023-02-09 02:39 

AP

South Carolina becomes only state with all-male high court...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina on Wednesday became the nation's only state without a woman on its Supreme Court — a development that comes amid increasing Republican scrutiny of the court that......

 2023-02-09 02:32 

AP

Greek F Giorgos Giakoumakis signs with Atlanta United...

ATLANTA (AP) — After cutting ties with Josef Martinez, Atlanta United bolstered its front line Wednesday with the signing of Greek forward Giorgos Giakoumakis. The 28-year-old Giakoumakis comes to......

 2023-02-09 02:29 

AP

Kyle Tucker, Astros go to salary arbitration with $2.5M gap...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — All-Star outfielder Kyle Tucker went to salary arbitration with the World Series champion Houston Astros on Wednesday, asking for $7.5 million rather than the team's $5......

 2023-02-09 02:26 

AP

2 aid group employees killed in Burkina Faso vehicle attack...

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Gunmen fired on a vehicle carrying a medical team in Burkina Faso on Wednesday, killing two employees of Doctors Without Borders, the organization said. Two others......

 2023-02-09 02:25 

Reuters

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Indian shares set for muted start on conflicting Fed rate-hike views | Reuters...

Indian shares are set for a muted start on Thursday, tracking a slide in global equities as investors assessed contrasting views from U.S. Federal Reserve officials on the rate hike trajectory....

 2023-02-09 02:24 

Reuters

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Chinese state media, AI companies warn of risks in ChatGPT stock frenzy | Reuters...

Chinese state media on Thursday cautioned against risks in chasing ChatGPT-concept stocks, while artificial intelligence (AI) companies urged investors to be rational after their soaring share prices caught regulators' attention....

 2023-02-09 02:22 

AP

Alabama Power to refund customers $62 million on August bill...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Power customers are getting a refund this summer. The Alabama Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved the refund to be paid to eligible Alabama Power customers......

 2023-02-09 02:19 

AP

Coaching conundrum, player departures rock All Blacks...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The expected appointment of a new head coach and reports of a growing exodus of leading players have begun to shake the All Blacks' preparation for this year's Rugby......

 2023-02-09 02:19 

Reuters

Acting FAA chief to testify before U.S. Senate panel on computer outage...

The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will testify on Feb. 15 before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on a Jan. 11 computer system outage that disrupted more than 11,000 U.S. flights, sources told Reuters....

 2023-02-09 02:14 

AP

Appeals court backs North Carolina AG Stein on libel law...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court sided again with North Carolina's attorney general on Wednesday, saying a 1931 libel law is most likely unconstitutional. Josh Stein has sought to block a......

 2023-02-09 02:13 

AP

Investors' query: Can Google answer Microsoft's AI threat?...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, a company built on finding quick answers to people's questions, suddenly finds itself grappling for a response to a potential threat to its internet empire — a form of......

 2023-02-09 02:11 

AP

Polish lawmakers approve law meant to help unlock EU funds...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's lower house of parliament on Wednesday gave final approval to a new law on judicial accountability that the government believes will meet European Union expectations and......

 2023-02-09 02:10 

AP

Democrats won Pennsylvania House, but bipartisan gap remains...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Voters who kept three Pittsburgh-area state House seats in Democratic hands this week effectively also flipped control away from the Republican majority that has run the chamber......

 2023-02-09 02:08 

AP

Review: Con artists accumulate in the slinky 'Sharper'...

Almost invariably, we root for the con artist. Seldom does the ingenuity and cleverness of a good hustler, card sharp or con man not win us over. They are, of course, walking metaphors for the......

 2023-02-09 02:08 

Reuters

Dollar flat after Fed official comments; focus on CPI data next week...

The U.S. dollar was little changed on Thursday as investors looked ahead to next week's U.S. inflation data and digested comments from a slew of Federal Reserve officials who said modest interest rate rises were on the way....

 2023-02-09 02:07 

Reuters

Apollo launches new credit firm with bulk of Credit Suisse' assets...

Apollo Global Management Inc said on Wednesday it is creating a new credit unit that now oversees majority of assets it purchased from Credit Suisse Group as a part of the sale of Securitized Products Group (SPG)....

 2023-02-09 02:06 

Reuters

Asian shares track Wall Street lower amid chorus of Fed speakers...

Asian shares tracked Wall Street lower on Thursday, as a number of Federal Reserve speakers echoed Chair Jerome Powell in saying that interest rates are set to go higher, capping risk sentiment, while the dollar hovered near one-month highs....

 2023-02-09 02:05 

AP

Chiefs' Jones sets sack standard for Kansas City defense...

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Jones claims to have very little memory of a relatively benign game in 2017, when the Kansas City Chiefs welcomed the Philadelphia Eagles to Arrowhead Stadium for the second game......

 2023-02-09 02:02 

AP

Irvin pulled from NFL Network's Super Bowl coverage...

PHOENIX (AP) — Michael Irvin has been pulled from the remainder of NFL Network's Super Bowl week coverage after a complaint about Irvin's behavior in a hotel Sunday night. The Hall of Fame wide......

 2023-02-09 01:54 

AP

Organs in exchange for freedom? Bill raises ethical concerns...

BOSTON (AP) — A proposal to let Massachusetts prisoners donate organs and bone marrow to shave time off their sentence is raising profound ethical and legal questions about putting undue pressure on......

 2023-02-09 01:52 

Reuters

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Paraguay president to visit Taiwan ahead of election that could end ties | Reuters...

Paraguay's president, Mario Abdo, will visit Taiwan next week as the island seeks to shore up ties with one of its oldest allies ahead of an election in April that could see the Latin American country ditch Taipei in favour of Beijing....

 2023-02-09 01:51 

UPI

'Baby talk' could help diagnose autism in toddlers, study says...

A new study finds toddlers' attention to high-pitched, sing-songy speech -- or "baby talk" -- could provide an early diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder....

 2023-02-09 01:45 

AP

West Virginia's $1 billion surplus sparks pitched tax battle...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Republican Senate leaders have answered the call to dramatically slash the state income tax by proposing to shave 15% off the rate at a cost of about $600......

 2023-02-09 01:45 

Reuters

Plains expects 2023 Permian oil output up by as much as 500,000 bpd...

Plains All American Pipeline LP expects crude oil production in the Permian Basin to grow by as much as 500,000 barrels per day in 2023, with horizontal oil rig counts consistent with current levels, the company said on Wednesday as it reported fourth-qua...

 2023-02-09 01:44 

AP

Hamlin appears during Super Bowl event to receive award...

PHOENIX (AP) — Damar Hamlin made a brief appearance in Phoenix during Super Bowl week to receive the NFLPA's Alan Page Community Award. Hamlin read a brief statement Wednesday with his parents on......

 2023-02-09 01:40 

Reuters

Australia's four biggest banks fully pass on central bank rate hike...

Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac Banking Corp followed their two main rivals on Thursday in saying they would fully pass on to customers the 0.25 percentage point interest rate rise implemented by the central bank on Tuesday....

 2023-02-09 01:36 

AP

Connecticut looks to cut taxes after years of fiscal strife...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly a decade after Connecticut was infamously described as being in a "permanent state of fiscal crisis," struggling year after year to balance deficit-ridden budgets,......

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