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Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma, center, shoots as Boston Celtics forward Daniel Theis, left, of Germany, and guard Jarell Eddie defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 24, 2018 - 2:09 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored 17 points in the fourth quarter, showing off a spectacular array of big shots and slick passes. And if Boston's Marcus Smart hadn't missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer, it still wouldn't have been enough for a win because the Los Angeles Lakers couldn't hit their...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014, file photo, Japan's Ayumu Hirano competes in the men's snowboard halfpipe final at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Hirano will be taking part in competition at the Winter X Games this weekend in Aspen, Colo. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, file)
January 24, 2018 - 2:06 am
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — His first name, loosely translated into English, means "Walk the Dream ." No wonder, then, that back home in Japan, expectations soar nearly as high as snowboarder Ayumu Hirano's jumps above the halfpipe. Hirano stands at only 5-foot-3 (1.61 meters) but his newest tricks are...
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FILE - These undated photos provided by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department show David Allen Turpin, left, and Louise Anna Turpin. More than $120,000 has been donated to help 13 siblings in California who authorities say were kept chained to beds for months by their parents, the Turpins, and starved so much that their growth was stunted. (Riverside County Sheriff's Department via AP, file)
January 24, 2018 - 2:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents accused of torturing 12 of their children and keeping them chained to beds for months and so malnourished their growth was stunted will appear in court Wednesday as prosecutors ask a judge to bar them from contacting their kids. The court proceeding is the latest step...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry wears shoes with the images of his children Ryan, left, and Riley Curry during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 24, 2018 - 1:56 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant mouthed off to official James Williams, got tossed late and might have cost himself another assist during a career night of dishing out the ball. "I told him he was wrong," Durant said afterward of arguing with Williams in the first half over a carry. Stephen...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2010, file photo, Recy Taylor, 91, sits in her home in Winter Haven, Fla. Oprah Winfrey's barnstormer of a speech at the Golden Globes highlighted the story of Taylor, a black Alabama woman who was raped by six white men in 1944. Winfrey has visited Taylor's grave. Winfrey said in an Instagram post that on assignment for "60 Minutes," she ended up in the town of Abbeville, Ala., where Taylor suffered injustice, endured and recently died. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
January 24, 2018 - 1:45 am
ABBEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey has visited the grave of a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention and whose story was highlighted in Winfrey's recent Golden Globes speech. Winfrey said in an Instagram post that on assignment for "60 Minutes," she ended...
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Trinh Xuan Thanh, a former chairman of state energy giant PetroVietnam's construction arm, appears in court in Hanoi, Vietnam, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Thanh, accused of embezzling $622,000 from a property project, was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for embezzlement in thermo power plant. Germany in August accused Vietnamese agents of snatching Thanh from a Berlin park, a charge Vietnam denied. The incident strained relations between the two countries. (An Dang/ Vietnam News Agency via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 1:18 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The embezzlement trial began Wednesday for a former executive at Vietnam's state oil giant who Germany said was kidnapped from there by Vietnamese agents last year. Trinh Xuan Thanh was the former chairman of state energy giant PetroVietnam's construction arm and is accused of...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 photo, Kate Hamad, originally from Grimes, Iowa, sits with her children during an interview with The Associated Press in Ramallah, West Bank. Hamad doesn't dare leave Ramallah, fearing deportation if stopped at an Israeli checkpoint on the outskirts of the autonomous Palestinian city. Activists say Israel is making it harder for foreigners with ties to Palestinians to stay in the West Bank legally, rejecting more visa requests or issuing them for shorter period. Israel denies it’s adopted tougher rules. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
January 24, 2018 - 1:18 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — American Kate Hamad doesn't dare leave Ramallah, fearing trouble, even deportation, if stopped at an Israeli checkpoint on the outskirts of the autonomous Palestinian city in the West Bank. Israel rejected her request for a visa renewal three months ago, she said, even...
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Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Colin Miller, second from left, celebrates with teammates after he scored against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 24, 2018 - 1:13 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — William Karlsson scored two goals against his former team, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 on Tuesday night. Brad Hunt, Colin Miller, James Neal and Erik Haula also scored for Vegas, while Jonathan Marchessault...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 photo, photographer Sayed Mushtaq Hossaini, 26, who was injured in a suicide attack, holds up his hands at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. For Hossaini, some of the horrors of the day last month when an Islamic State suicide bomber struck a weekly meeting at a Shiite cultural center in Kabul remain a blur. He remembers hiding behind a pillar in the room, terrified for his life, watching as the flames engulfed his hands and face. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
January 24, 2018 - 1:10 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — For Sayed Mushtaq Hossaini, much of the day last month when an Islamic State suicide bomber struck a seminar at a Shiite cultural center in the Afghan capital of Kabul remains a blur. The Dec. 28 attack killed at least 41 people and wounded 84, underscoring the Sunni...
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Turkish Army soldiers form a convoy of armoured personnel carriers near the border with Syria, in the outskirts of Hassa, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has announced that a second Turkish soldier has been killed in action in Turkey's military offensive on a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria. (Caglar Ozturk/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 12:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the last few years, the United States could neatly sum its objective in Syria in a single, uncontroversial bullet point: fighting the Islamic State group. Now that the extremists have been squeezed from all but the last bits of their former territory, the Trump administration...
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