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  • Astronomers measure Milky Way with radio waves

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    (AP) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A collection of radio telescopes that spans thousands of miles and is remotely operated from central New Mexico has measured a span of 66,000 light-years (one light-year is equal to 6 trillion miles) from Earth across ...

  • Russian skater Medvedeva on course for Olympic success

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    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Evgenia Medvedeva has bugs in her head. At least that's how the world's top women's figure skater calls the little demons and doubts that she needs for success. Just 17 years of age and already a two-time ...

  • Jerusalem to move ahead with dozens of new settler homes

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    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — The city of Jerusalem says it plans to move ahead with the construction of dozens of new settler homes in a predominantly Arab area of east Jerusalem. The municipality said in a statement Sunday it plans to ...

  • Bribery trial for jail guard union's ex-boss set to begin

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The man who became a powerbroker in New York City while representing guards in the city's 10,000-inmate jail system will soon face a bribery trial. Jury selection is set to begin Monday for Norman Seabrook, the ...

  • Slovenia's President Borut Pahor leads returns in early vote count, but a runoff election likely will be needed.

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    (AP) LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's President Borut Pahor leads returns in early vote count, but a runoff election likely will be needed. .

  • 38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer and director James Toback, who got an Oscar nomination for writing "Bugsy," has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times. In the report, many ...

  • Family donates boxed linked to Lincoln to historical society

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    (AP) ROCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A simple wooden box reportedly made from a tree stump on which Abraham Lincoln delivered one of his first political speeches has been donated to a historical society in a central Illinois village. The (Springfield) State ...

  • The Latest: Casino: No time to alert guests before tornado

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    (AP) NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe storms that caused damage in several Oklahoma counties late Saturday (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Operators of a central Oklahoma casino say they had no time to alert guests before a possible ...

  • 1 rescued from river, but man who jumped in to help missing

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    (AP) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man who jumped into a river because he said he was depressed has been rescued, but a person who jumped in to try to save him is still missing. Newark police Capt. Derek ...

  • POLL ALERT: No. 9 Notre Dame climbs into top 10, Alabama, Penn State still 1-2; Michigan out, Iowa State in

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: No. 9 Notre Dame climbs into top 10, Alabama, Penn State still 1-2; Michigan out, Iowa State in.

  • Ohio State sued over refusal to let white nationalist speak

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    (AP) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An associate and organizer of campus tours for white nationalist Richard Spencer is suing Ohio State University after school officials refused to rent campus space for Spencer to speak. The lawsuit was filed Sunday in federal ...

  • Merseyslide: Liverpool, Everton fall to north London clubs

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    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Final score: North London 9, Merseyside 3. Liverpool and Everton endured a miserable Sunday in the Premier League as they were torn apart by Tottenham and Arsenal. Arsenal had five different scorers in a 5-2 victory that ...

  • Latest from NFL: Very few protests at NFL early games

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    (AP) The Latest from week 7 of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): 1:10 p.m. Just one player appeared to protest visibly during the early NFL games Sunday, Rams linebacker Robert Quinn, who raised his fist during the U.S. anthem, ...

  • Trial to begin for ex-Arizona officer charged with murder

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    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Trial begins this week for a former Mesa, Arizona, police officer charged with murder in the 2016 shooting death of an unarmed man at a hotel. Philip Brailsford fatally shot Daniel Shaver of Granbury, Texas, as officers ...

  • Oregon day care shuttered after 2nd death in 2 years

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    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Regulators in Oregon have shuttered a day care after a second baby died there in as many years, an unprecedented number of deaths at a single day care center for the state. Authorities said the 10-month-old ...

  • France: 8 charged in probe of alleged far-right terror plot

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    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Eight people suspected of belonging to a French far-right extremist group have been given preliminary terror charges for allegedly plotting attacks against mosques, politicians and migrants. A judicial official told The Associated Press the suspects were charged ...

  • Spain: Taking control of Catalonia means big power transfer

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy left the nation breathless when he announced the steps he wants to use to crush the separatist movement in the prosperous Catalonia region. Rajoy called on Spain's Senate to trigger a ...

  • Air Force: No plans to recall retired pilots to fix shortage

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force says it doesn't plan on using new flexibility under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump to address a pilot shortage by recalling retired pilots. Ann Stefanek, the chief of Air Force media ...

  • Kane scores twice as Tottenham beats Liverpool 4-1 in PL

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    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham dismantled a defensively deficient Liverpool to win 4-1 Sunday at Wembley Stadium in front of a record Premier League attendance of 80,827. The only blot on a fourth successive league victory ...

  • Super Bowl rematch of Falcons-Patriots highlight Week 7

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) The best game of Week 7 in the NFL will be under the lights when the Atlanta Falcons visit the champion New England Patriots in their Super Bowl rematch. The Falcons have heard reminders for months about blowing their 28-3 ...

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