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January 24, 2018 - 3:36 am
LEBRON-30 K LeBron James becomes seventh to reach 30,000 career points SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James became the youngest player ever with 30,000 career points, but LaMarcus Aldridge scored 30 points to lift the San Antonio Spurs over the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers 114-102 on Tuesday night...
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Spanish national Abdelhakim Labidi Adib is escorted by army troopers after attending proceedings at the Department of Justice in Manila, Philippines, Wednesday Jan. 24, 2018. Army troops have captured Spanish national Adib who they say was carrying grenades and bomb parts and is believed to be supporter of Islamic State group-linked Abu Sayyaf militants on southern Basilan island. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
January 24, 2018 - 3:33 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops have captured a Spanish man they said was carrying grenades and bomb parts and is believed to be a supporter of Islamic State group-linked Abu Sayyaf militants on southern Basilan island, where he acknowledged visiting "the jungle." Capt. Exequel Panti...
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Larry Nassar looks at the gallery in the court during the sixth day of his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which is the sport's national governing organization and trains Olympians. (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 3:27 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — After listening to the riveting pleas of more than 150 victims, a judge is set to sentence a Michigan doctor who parlayed his reputation and personal charm into years of sexual abuse by molesting Olympic gymnasts and other young female athletes instead of solving their sports...
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South Korea's Chung Hyeon celebrates after defeating United States' Tennys Sandgren in their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
January 24, 2018 - 3:24 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serving for a spot in the Australian Open semifinals and with the score at 40-love, Hyeon Chung started thinking how he might celebrate being the first Korean to reach the last four of a Grand Slam. Not so fast. He hadn't let up when upsetting No. 4 Alexander Zverev or...
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UPDATES TO REMOVE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INJURED - Police escort a person, second from right, out of the Marshall County High School after shooting there, Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Gov. Matt Bevin said two people were killed numerous others were injured in the shooting. (Dominico Caporali via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 3:22 am
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses. "No one screamed," said 16-year-old Alexandria Caporali...
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January 24, 2018 - 3:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — Newly released figures show Germany's centrist coalition approved more weapons exports over the past four years, fueling debate over the country's weapons sale policy. Public broadcaster ARD reported Wednesday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Union bloc and the center-left...
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January 24, 2018 - 3:06 am
MAN BITES DOG BOSCAWEN, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been charged with resisting arrest and biting a police dog. Police say the man unsuccessfully tried to hide under a pile of clothes to evade arrest over the weekend and then put the police dog in a chokehold and bit it on the head. State...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, Vietnamese Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh, left, and Japanese Minister of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi arrive for a press conference about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) held on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Danang, Vietnam. Leaders of countries in a Pacific Rim trade pact rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump are welcoming progress on a final agreement to press ahead without U.S., saying it shows a resolve against protectionism. The accord reached in Tokyo clears the way for possibly signing a Trans-Pacific Partnership deal by early March, officials said Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
January 24, 2018 - 3:01 am
TOKYO (AP) — Leaders of countries in a Pacific Rim trade pact rejected by President Donald Trump are welcoming progress on a final agreement to press ahead without U.S., saying it shows a resolve against protectionism. The accord reached in Tokyo this week clears the way for possibly signing a...
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January 24, 2018 - 3:01 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Efforts to block a new North Carolina law canceling primary elections this year for state trial and appeals court seats are coming before a federal judge. The Republican-controlled General Assembly approved the law three months ago, but the Democratic Party sued, saying it...
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Container trucks leave a cargo terminal at a port in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Japan's trade surplus fell by 25 percent in 2017 from a year earlier though a recovery in exports to China and the U.S. helped provide a strong tailwind for the economy, preliminary data released Wednesday. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
January 24, 2018 - 2:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade surplus fell by 25 percent in 2017 from a year earlier though a recovery in exports to China and the U.S. helped provide a strong tailwind for the economy. Preliminary data released Wednesday showed exports rose 11.8 percent in 2017 to 78.3 trillion yen ($712 billion)...
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