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  • Feds: California farm recalls produce used in Costco chicken salad linked to E. coli outbreak

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    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feds: California farm recalls produce used in Costco chicken salad linked to E. coli outbreak.

  • No. 19 Northwestern women beat Eastern Washington 74-70

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    (AP) CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Christen Inman scored a career-high 28 points, Nia Coffey added 17 and Ashley Deary scored 13 with 10 steals and seven assists to lead the No. 19 Northwestern women past Eastern Washington 74-70 Thursday at ...

  • Favre throws kind words at Packers successor, Rodgers

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    (AP) GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brett Favre says he was never as good as the man who replaced him at quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. Favre says that Aaron Rodgers will break all of his good records, but that ...

  • Panthers still perfect, Romo hurt again in 33-14 Dallas loss

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    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cam Newton is still perfect this season. Tony Romo might be out for good with the same injury that sidelined him for seven games. Newton got a big boost from a defense that returned two of ...

  • Williams leads West Virginia past Richmond 67-59

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    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Devin Williams tied his career high by scoring 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead West Virginia to a 67-59 victory over Richmond on Thursday at the Las Vegas Invitational, as the Mountaineers won their ...

  • No. 21 Oklahoma women beat Utah 70-55

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    (AP) FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Peyton Little scored 14 points with four 3-pointers and six assists and No. 21 Oklahoma scored 22 points in the fourth quarter to pull away from Utah 70-55 at the Junkaroo Jam on Thursday. Vionise Pierre-Louis ...

  • Romo knocked out vs Carolina with another collarbone injury

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas quarterback Tony Romo was knocked out of the game against Carolina with an injury to the same shoulder that sidelined him for seven games this season. Romo, who threw three interceptions and had two of ...

  • Bolivian women arrested for alleged Facebook baby sale

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian officials say they have arrested two women on human trafficking charges: one for selling her baby for $250, the other for buying it after placing a "want ad" on Facebook. The top child-protection official ...

  • Oregon high school cancels dance over dirty dancing

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Administrators at a Portland high school have canceled an upcoming winter dance because of concerns about dirty dancing. Portland Public Schools spokeswoman Christine Miles says that some of the dancing at Cleveland High School has been ...

  • Ecuador to require Cubans to get entry visas

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador will begin requiring Cubans to get visas to enter beginning Tuesday, saying it wants to discourage a flow of migrants. Deputy Foreign Minister Xavier Lasso said Thursday that Ecuador wants to curb the movement of ...

  • Brunson scores 18 points, No. 8 Villanova beats Stanford

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 18 points and eighth-ranked Villanova survived a poor shooting performance in a 59-45 victory over Stanford in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tipoff on Thursday night. Brunson, a freshman, had the most ...

  • The Pizza Man delivers win in Hollywood Turf Cup at Del Mar

    2 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — The Pizza Man delivered a two-length victory in the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup on Thursday at Del Mar. Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, The Pizza Man ran 1 1/2 miles in 2:31.75 and ...

  • El Salvador breaks of corruption ring of judges, lawyers

    2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador say they have broken up a ring of a dozen lawyers, judges and a prosecutor who fixed court rulings in exchange for bribes. National police arrested seven of the suspects ...

  • Syracuse rallies in 2nd half, beats No. 18 UConn 79-76

    2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Michael Gbinije and Trevor Cooney each had 17 points and Syracuse beat No. 18 Connecticut 79-76 on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Tyler Lydon added 16 points off ...

  • Tipitina's owner plans $12M lakefront festival park

    2 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of one of New Orleans' best-known music bars has agreed to spend at least $12 million to turn a vacant riverboat casino dock into an outdoor music venue and high-end retail center. The planned ...

  • Los Angeles considers 'john letters' to fight prostitution

    2 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles City Hall proposal to send "john letters" to the owners of cars seen in areas known for prostitution is drawing criticism from a California civil liberties group. The letters would be intended to ...

  • No. 24 George Washington women beat Houston 82-78

    3 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Caira Washington had 22 points and 12 rebounds and Jonquel Jones 20 points and 13 boards to lead No. 24 George Washington over Houston 82-78 on Thursday at the Lone Star Showcase. Leading by two ...

  • Police in Nevada say 73-year-old woman is missing

    3 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A 73-year-old woman is considered endangered by authorities who say she may have gone missing somewhere between Las Vegas and Lake Havasu. Joan Arleen Scolari of Sparks, Nevada last spoke to her daughter the morning of ...

  • State permits Sparks to remove nuisance beavers

    3 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Sparks officials are trapping and removing nuisance beavers that are chewing into trees and building dams that bring the potential for flooding. The Sparks Tribune reports ( the Nevada Department of Wildlife issued a permit to ...

  • Canada to give UN $750,000 for Syrian refugee relief

    3 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Liberal government has announced a US$750, 000 (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election. The contribution includes US$7.5 million ...

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