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  • Defending champ Wawrinka into Australian Open quarterfinals

    2 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Stan Wawrinka stayed in contention for a second consecutive Australian Open title with a 7-6 (2) 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (8) win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez on Monday to advance to the quarterfinals. Wawrinka saved four set points ...

  • AP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test

    2 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's troubles have deepened. He may be out of chances — and time. The wide receiver for the Browns has failed yet another drug test, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on ...

  • Watt dances and dazzles at the Pro Bowl

    2 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — J.J. brought some Wattage to the Pro Bowl with an array of athleticism and hip-shaking shimmying. Even in a game his team didn't win, J.J. Watt found a way to steal the show — just like ...

  • AP Top Science News At 12:25 a.m. EST

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys Experts examine bones as Spain hunts for Cervantes' remains NASA spacecraft almost to Pluto: Smile for the camera! Art embraces science in new British play 'Oppenheimer' Medical pot only OK ...

  • AP Top Health News At 12:25 a.m. EST

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs WHO adopts reforms to repair reputation after bungling Ebola Added protections for consumer information on health website Breached pipeline that spilled oil lies exposed on riverbed Avian flu ...

  • AirAsia scraps fuel surcharges as oil price plummets

    3 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia is scrapping fuel surcharges on tickets following the decline in global oil prices. AirAsia said the move also applies to flights under its long-haul arm AirAsia X. Oil prices ...

  • Australia's knighting of Prince Philip prompts puzzlement

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Monday dismissed criticism of his decision to make the husband of Queen Elizabeth II an Australian knight, saying Prince Philip has a long history of service Down Under. Prime Minister Tony Abbott's announcement ...

  • Retrieval of more than 30 slain Filipinos commandos underway

    3 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police have recovered at least 21 bodies of the dozens commandos who were mowed down by Muslim rebel gunfire in a far-flung southern village where they moved in over the weekend to hunt down one ...

  • AP Top Technology News At 12:13 a.m. EST

    3 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) 5 ways unmanned drones could affect the American food supply Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device GoPro, NHL in deal to bring cameras closer ...

  • NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site

    3 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game? They'll be available, legally, straight from the source. The NFL has protected its video as fiercely as any league, pushing most users to its website or to its broadcast ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    3 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) This week in Argentina special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot to the head. Nisman, who accused President Cristina Fernandez of shielding Iranian suspects in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center ...

  • James Harden gets 37, Rockets rout spiraling Lakers 99-87

    3 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Harden had 37 points and eight rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 99-87 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night, sending Los Angeles to its eighth straight defeat. Harden hit four 3-pointers, and ...

  • Rockets-Lakers, Box

    3 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (99) Ariza 3-14 2-2 9, Motiejunas 3-8 2-2 8, Dorsey 1-3 2-2 4, Beverley 3-10 0-0 9, Harden 12-20 9-10 37, Smith 5-10 0-0 11, Terry 4-9 1-2 11, Brewer 4-9 0-1 10, Capela 0-3 0-2 0, Papanikolaou 0-1 ...

  • Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations

    3 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi. ...

  • Watt gets 2 turnovers, dances in friendly Pro Bowl

    3 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Some of the best played football on Sunday, a gentler, friendlier version of the game. The Pro Bowl never has intensity. That will come a week from now, boiling over when Seattle meets New England on ...

  • First Look: Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. A week before the premiere, ...

  • Wall leads Wizards over Nuggets in OT, 117-115

    4 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — John Wall scored six of his 19 points in overtime and had 16 assists as the Washington Wizards beat the Denver Nuggets 117-115 on Sunday night. Kris Humphries had a season-high 21 points and 14 rebounds to ...

  • AP NewsAlert

    4 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega crowned Miss Universe; Miss USA Nia Sanchez named runnerup.

  • Celtics-Warriors, Box

    4 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (111) Crowder 2-7 0-0 6, Sullinger 9-17 7-9 26, Bass 3-7 2-3 8, Turner 7-12 4-6 19, Bradley 5-16 2-4 15, Thornton 1-8 0-0 2, Wallace 3-3 0-0 6, Prince 1-3 0-0 2, Zeller 6-13 3-4 15, Pressey 3-4 ...

  • Obama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected

    4 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate there would not be affected by the political vacuum in the country. The U.S. campaign against ...

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