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Losses finally push Gophers out of AP women's basketball Top 25

Losing five out of their last six games has finally resulted in the University of Minnesota losing a spot in the Associated Press women's basketball poll.
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Chris Brown detained in Paris on potential charges of aggravated rape

Investigators have another two days to decide whether to let Chris Brown go or file preliminary charges.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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China demands US drop Huawei exec's extradition request with Canada

Huawei has close ties to China’s military and is considered one of the country’s most successful international enterprises.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Police: 1 person killed at Illinois mall shooting; suspect at large

Orland Park Police Chief Tim McCarthy tells WBBM-AM the 19-year-old man was shot in the center of Orland Square Mall and ran away before collapsing outside a clothing store Monday night.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: News, Associated Press, Illinois, WBBM, Orland Square Mall, Tim McCarthy, Orland Park Police


Giuliani clarifies comments about Trump Tower Moscow project: 'Not based on conversations'

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Monday clarified comments he made about discussions between Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen and then-candidate Trump about a real estate project in Moscow.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: News, Moscow, Associated Press, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower Moscow


Utah women's hoops ranked for first time in more than decade

Utah earned its first appearance in The Associated Press women's basketball poll in a decade, entering at No. 21 on Monday            [Author: AP]
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AP source: Gray strikes deal with Reds, needed for trade

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that pitcher Sonny Gray has agreed to a contract with Cincinnati adding $30.5 million from 2020-22, a deal that allows the New York Yankees to complete his trade to the Reds. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the […]
Tags: New York, News, Sports, Ap, Associated Press, Reds, New York Yankees, Cincinnati, Sonny Gray


China Says Claim Of Gene-Edited Babies 'Seriously Violated' Regulations

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Associated Press reporter Marilynn Marchione about the Chinese government's investigation into He Jiankui, who claims he created the world's first gene-edited babies.
Tags: News, China, Associated Press, Npr, Audie Cornish, MARILYNN MARCHIONE, He Jiankui


Utah women’s hoops ranked for first time in more than decade

NEW YORK (AP) — Utah earned its first appearance in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll in a decade entering at No. 21 on Monday. The Utes (16-1) last were ranked in the final poll of the 2008 season. They were one of four teams to enter the Top 25 after 13 ranked teams lost […]
Tags: Utah, New York, News, Sports, Ap, Associated Press, Utes


Trump Lashes Out After Democrats Reject Offer To End Shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he’d billed as a compromise. Trump on Sunday branded House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “radical” and said she was acting “irrationally.” The president also tried to fend off criticism from the right, as conservatives accused him of embracing “amnesty” for immig...
Tags: New York, News, Nbc, Abc, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Ap, House, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Associated Press, Nancy Pelosi, Oklahoma, Republican


New England Patriots take over as 1- or 2-point favorites over Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl

Oddsmakers had the Super Bowl as a virtual tossup, but early bets moved the line to put the Patriots as one- or two-point favorites.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Death toll climbs to at least 85 in Mexico fuel pipeline explosion

People in the town where a gasoline explosion killed at least 85 people say the section of pipeline that gushed fuel has been a habitual gathering site for thieves, repeatedly damaged and patched like a trusty pair of jeans.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Trump-Kim February Summit Expected to Take Place in Vietnam

The late-February summit would probably take place in the capital Hanoi, but Danang -- the site of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting -- and Ho Chi Minh City in the country’s south have also been considered, the people said. The details came to light as nuclear envoys for the U.S., North Korea and South Korea held talks at a resort outside Stockholm, the Associated Press reported, citing the Swedish foreign ministry. The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hanoi didn’t im...
Tags: South Korea, News, North Korea, Associated Press, Vietnam, Stockholm, Hanoi, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Danang, Chi Minh City


Garcetti dives into LAUSD, UTLA strike talks, with presidential ambitions on the line

With tens of thousands of teachers striking all over the city he governs, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stepped up to a City Hall podium last week with a message: “This is the time to make an agreement,” Garcetti said, the first day of a teacher strike that over the next five days would ripple across the region and the nation. Since the strike began, Garcetti, 47, has taken a very public stage with UTLA’s Alex Caputo-Pearl and district chief Austin Beutner. While Caputo-Pearl implored striking...
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Lindsey Vonn: 'Now it’s time to listen to my body and it’s time to say goodbye'

After failing to finish a World Cup super-G, Lindsey Vonn said leaving the sport immediately “is a possibility.”            [Author: Associated Press]
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Elizabeth Warren planning 1st trip to South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making her first trip to early voting South Carolina since launching her exploratory bid for a possible 2020 presidential run. Warren’s organization tells The Associated Press on Sunday that she is planning to visit Columbia on Wednesday for an organizing event at Columbia College. Warren has […]
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Students seen mocking Native Americans at Washington, D.C. rally may face expulsion

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Students at a Kentucky Catholic school who were involved in a video showing them mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a Washington rally could potentially face expulsion, according to the diocese. In a joint statement, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School apologized and said they are investigating and will take “appropriate action, up to and including expulsion.” The Indigenous Peoples March in Washington on Friday coi...
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Call For Political Action After Laquan McDonald Cases

CHICAGO (AP) — Activists and others who were disappointed by the outcome of two historic cases involving the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer see a way forward — by turning tragedy into political power. A judge on Friday sentenced former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke to less than seven years in prison for McDonald’s 2014 death. Video of Van Dyke firing 16 shots at McDonald as he walked away from the officer prompted protests, a U.S. Justice D...
Tags: News, Ap, Chicago, Ferguson, Laquan, Philadelphia, Associated Press, Bell, City Hall, Rahm Emanuel, Laquan Mcdonald, Don, Emanuel, McDonald, Robinson, Chicago Police Department


Police chastise Prince Philip for driving without seatbelt, just two days after crash

U.K. police have spoken with Prince Philip after Queen Elizabeth II's husband was photographed driving without a seatbelt, just two days after wreck.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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Facing populist assault, global elites regroup in Davos, without U.S. delegation

The annual World Economic Forum prepares to open -- and readies to face potential criticism amid growing global populism.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Facing populist assault, global elites regroup in Davos, without US delegation

The annual World Economic Forum prepares to open -- and readies to face potential criticism amid growing global populism.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Report: Facebook’s privacy lapses may result in record fine from FTC

The Cambridge Analytica scandal could result in Facebook facing the largest fine ever imposed by the Federal Trade Commission.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Southern California demonstrators join peers around the world for Women’s March 2019

Two years after millions of women flooded streets around the world to decry the election of President Donald Trump, a smaller but determined contingency shared messages of empowerment and equality during Women’s March events held Saturday from Santa Ana to London. Thousands of sign-carrying women, men and children hit the streets of Santa Ana for The Orange County Women’s March on Saturday, January 19, 2019. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) Long Beach resident Corinda ...
Tags: Politics, New York, London, News, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington, La, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Anjelica Huston, National Mall


Venezuela's Government Blocks Access To Wikipedia

Haaretz (with contributions from Reuters and the Associated Press) reports: According to NetBlocks, a digital rights group that tracks restrictions to the internet, as of 12 January, Venezuela largest telecommunications provider CANTV has prevented access to Wikipedia in all languages. The internet observatory told Haaretz the ban was discovered by attempting "to access Wikipedia and other services 60,000 times from 150 different points in the country using multiple providers." Roughly 16 milli...
Tags: Wikipedia, Tech, Venezuela, Associated Press, Nicolás Maduro, Reuters, Haaretz, National Assembly, Slashdot, Maduro, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Cantv, Guaido, Juan Guaid, Alp Toker, NetBlocks


Frances R. Mears, longtime AP reporter and manager, dies

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Frances R. Mears, an Associated Press reporter, editor and bureau chief during a journalism career that spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday. She was 66. Mears had been ill with cancer, said her husband, Walter R. Mears, the Pulitzer Prize-winning political writer and retired AP vice president. After more […]
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Man accused of threat linked to R. Kelly turns himself in

Henry James Mason turned himself in after he threatened a father who says singer R. Kelly is keeping his daughter from her family.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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Mexico explosion death toll hits 66, 85 missing

A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Mexico gas explosion death toll hits 66, 85 missing

A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others.            [Author: Associated Press]
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The Metropolitan Opera is offering free tickets to federal employees affected by shutdown

The Metropolitan Opera says it is offering free tickets to people with government IDs from Saturday through the end of the month.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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Mexico oil pipeline explosion kills at least 21 people, injures dozens

A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: News, Mexico, Associated Press