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  • Mistake leaves Wayne Taylor Racing outside top spot again

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    (AP) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — After more than 23 1/2 hours of racing, Jordan Taylor figured he was in prime position for a victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Then his team made a major miscalculation. Wayne Taylor Racing ...

  • Ala group: some judges might give same-sex marriage licenses

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    (AP) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The association representing Alabama's probate judges says it's possible some judges there may issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when courthouses open Monday, despite their advice against it. U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade ruled for ...

  • Chrabascz helps Butler rout No. 24 Seton Hall 77-57

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    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Chrabascz scored 15 of his 16 points in the first half to lead the Butler Bulldogs to a 77-57 blowout of No. 24 Seton Hall on Sunday. Kellen Dunham added 15 points and Roosevelt Jones had ...

  • Sundance Quick Quote: Chris Pine on once playing 20 roles

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    (AP) PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "It's a good idea to put out there in the universe that you can do different and varied, kind of sort of things so people don't get tired of you, but I think experientially from ...

  • AP Top News at 5:03 p.m. EST

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    (AP) Images of shot Egypt protester revive criticism of police CAIRO (AP) — Images of a mortally wounded protester, blood running down her face and hair as she was lifted from the pavement by a comrade, have touched off powerful criticism ...

  • Kaling, Dunham, Wiig, Kohan talk women in Hollywood

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    (AP) PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Lena Dunham dreams of the day when a man might say, "It's impossible to get into Hollywood. It's an old women's network." The creative force behind HBO's "Girls" shared the stage with "The Mindy Project" ...

  • Sundance Watch: Quinto and Franco's easy chemistry

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    (AP) PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — In "I Am Michael," a drama based on Benoit Denizet-Lewis's 2011 New York Times article "My Ex-Gay Friend," James Franco plays the part of Michael Glatze, the ex-gay friend in question. The film, which premiered ...

  • Patriots' Browner gets a 2nd chance at a Super Bowl ring

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    (AP) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Brandon Browner received a Super Bowl ring last year even though he was watching from home 3,000 miles from the Seattle Seahawks when they won the title. Now the hard-hitting cornerback has a shot at more ...

  • No. 2 UConn women win 17th straight, 96-31 over Cincinnati

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    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 12 of her 19 points in the first half, missing only one shot all game, and No. 2 Connecticut rolled to its 17th straight victory on Sunday, 96-31 over Cincinnati and former Huskies star ...

  • Coach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John's 77-68

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 ...

  • Kerry in Nigeria to warn against postelection violence

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    (AP) LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In a rare high-level visit to Africa's most populous country, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Nigeria's leading presidential candidates to refrain from fomenting violence after next month's vote, and he condemned savage ...

  • Belgium sees some room to discuss Greek debt program

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    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's finance minister says he sees some room to discuss the "modalities" of the Greek debt program with the other eurozone nations after the election victory of the left-wing Syriza party that seeks an end to painful ...

  • Baker, No. 14 Wichita State breezes past Drake 74-40

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    (AP) WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ron Baker scored 15 points and No. 14 Wichita State breezed past Drake 74-40 on Sunday for its 26th straight win in the Missouri Valley Conference. Tekele Cotton added 10 points for the Shockers (18-2, 8-0). ...

  • Zambia: Edgar Lungu sworn in as new president

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    (AP) LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Edgar Lungu was sworn in as Zambia's new president Sunday. "I am humbled eternally and debted to you all, my fellow citizens," said Lungu at the inauguration ceremony. "The bottom line is that we want the ...

  • No. 17 Florida State women roll past Wake Forest 110-80

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    (AP) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Morgan Jones came off the bench to score 16 points and the five starters all scored between nine and 15 and No. 17 Florida State rolled to a 110-80 win over Wake Forest on Sunday. For ...

  • Tsipras: New Greek government will negotiate fair, mutually beneficial financial solution

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    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Tsipras: New Greek government will negotiate fair, mutually beneficial financial solution.

  • AP Top Sports News At 4:28 p.m. EST

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    (AP) Quinn has led Seattle to record-setting defense Belichick on deflated balls: 'We try to do everything right' Wade, Bosh, Whiteside lead Heat over Bulls 96-84 Kyrgios to meet Murray in in Australian Open quarterfinals AP Explains: What makes the Super ...

  • NYC mayor: Snowstorm bearing down on Northeast could become biggest the city has ever seen

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — NYC mayor: Snowstorm bearing down on Northeast could become biggest the city has ever seen.

  • Greek election winner Tsipras: Vote result means 'troika' of debt inspectors thing of the past

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    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek election winner Tsipras: Vote result means 'troika' of debt inspectors thing of the past.

  • AP Top U.S. News At 4:25 p.m. EST

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    (AP) Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge Northeast braces for massive snowstorm 'Death-qualified' juror search slows marathon, theater cases Balloon crew launches in bid to break 2 major records Opening statements next in murder trial of ex-Pat Hernandez 5 ...

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