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February 11, 2016

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  • 100-year-old Carson City woman has had fascinating life

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    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Living through historical events, traveling the globe and meeting a host of famous icons are just some of the highlights for one prominent Carson City resident as she rings in her 100th birthday. Gertrude Gottschalk, ...

  • Hudler wins it for the Flames 6-5 over Sharks in shootout

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    (AP) SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Juri Hudler scored the winning goal in the shootout, leading the Calgary Flames past the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Thursday night. After San Jose trailed 4-1 after one period, Joonas Donskoi and Dylan DeMelo ...

  • Titans of Mavericks surf contest takes place Friday

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    (AP) HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A surfing competition touted as one of the most hazardous sporting events in the world takes place Friday. Two dozen big-name, big-wave surfers are expected to descend on a coastal Northern California town for ...

  • Patient strategy pays off for FBI in ending Oregon standoff

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    (AP) BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The last four armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge shouted, argued and raved for all the world to hear. But in the end, they surrendered without a shot being fired, leaving behind a vandalized federal ...

  • Flames-Sharks Sums

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    (AP) Calgary 4 0 1 0—6 San Jose 1 2 2 0—5 Calgary won shootout 2-1 First Period_1, Calgary, Bennett 15, 4:12. 2, Calgary, Giordano 13 (D.Hamilton, Gaudreau), 5:18 (pp). 3, San Jose, Wingels 6 (Donskoi, Couture), 8:45. 4, Calgary, Monahan ...

  • Larsen leads New Zealand Women's Open, Lydia Ko 3 behind

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    (AP) CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko shot a three-under 69 on Friday and was three shots off the lead and in a tie for fifth place after the first round of the New Zealand Women's Open. The 18-year-old ...

  • Congress bans import of forced labor products

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    (AP) A bill headed for President Obama this week includes a provision that would ban U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa and garments sewn by abused women in Bangladesh, closing a ...

  • How impoverished but nuclear-armed North Korea earns money

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    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The closure of a factory park in North Korea jointly run by both Koreas has robbed the impoverished North of a rare source of legitimate hard currency. Seoul says it shut the Kaesong complex in ...

  • Make them an offer they can't refuse: Puzo archive for sale

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Make them an offer they can't refuse and a massive collection of "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's papers can be yours. The 45-box archive, including multiple drafts with handwritten revisions to the novel and the screenplay, is ...

  • Fear pervasive after Mexican prison riot that killed 49

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico's overcrowded prisons, where people merely awaiting trial are mixed in ...

  • Today in History

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    (AP) Today is Friday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2016. There are 323 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in present-day Larue ...

  • McDavid, Eberle power Oilers past Maple Leafs 5-2

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    (AP) EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid had two goals and three assists, Jordan Eberle scored three times and added an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers powered past the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Thursday night to snap a three-game losing ...

  • Obama grants monument status to vast swath of Calif. desert

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status for nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert. Obama, in California this week for a fundraising swing, is making the announcement Friday. The White House says ...

  • Maple Leafs-Oilers Sums

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) Toronto 1 1 0—2 Edmonton 1 2 2—5 First Period_1, Edmonton, McDavid 8 (Pouliot, Eberle), 3:29. 2, Toronto, Leivo 2 (Marincin), 8:06. Penalties_Gryba, Edm (tripping), 17:13. Second Period_3, Edmonton, Eberle 16 (McDavid, Pouliot), 6:25. 4, Edmonton, Eberle 17 (McDavid, Sekera), ...

  • Australian minister resigns for breaching code of conduct

    2 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An embattled Australian government minister has resigned for breaching ministerial standards through a business trip to China, clearing the way for the prime minister to announce a final Cabinet reshuffle ahead of elections due this year. ...

  • Jackie Robinson West parents sue league, ESPN, whistleblower

    2 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — The parents of 13 members of the Chicago Little League team stripped last year of its 2014 U.S. championship are suing team officials, Little League Baseball, an ESPN sportscaster and the man who exposed the team's residency ...

  • Hoosiers use late surge to upset No. 4 Hawkeyes 85-78

    2 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell scored 14 points and Troy Williams added 13 and Indiana rallied to upset No. 4 Iowa 85-78 on Thursday night after blowing a big lead. Indiana (20-5, 10-2 Big Ten) pulled into a ...

  • Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada

    2 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders' sweeping victory in New Hampshire's primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa ...

  • No. 25 Tennessee women beat Vanderbilt 69-51

    2 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jaime Nared scored a season-high 18 points to lead five Tennessee players in double figures and No. 25 Tennessee ended a five-game road losing streak with a 69-51 win over Vanderbilt on Thursday night. Diamond DeShields ...

  • Bird scores 24 points, California beats No. 11 Oregon 83-63

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    (AP) BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jabari Bird scored 16 of his season-high 24 points in the first half and punctuated his big night with a reverse dunk in the final seconds, leading California to a 83-63 victory over No. 11 Oregon ...

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