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January 23, 2018 - 10:33 pm
BOYS BASKETBALL Aiken 62, North Augusta 42 Bethesda Academy 64, John Paul II 54 Bluffton 50, May River 47 Blythewood 68, River Bluff 49 Burke 59, Garrett Academy of Technology 49 Camden 60, Columbia 49 Cardinal Newman 47, Hammond 28 Carolina High and Academy 72, Powdersville 44 Carvers Bay 67,...
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This combination of photos shows debris and mud piled up at Butterfly Beach, top, after heavy rain brought flash flooding in Montecito, Calif., on Jan. 9, 2018, and beach after clean up taken from a similar view on Monday, Jan. 22, bottom. (AP Photo/Daniel Dreifuss)
January 23, 2018 - 10:31 pm
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — In the days before mudslides devastated California neighborhoods, officials released conflicting evacuation orders that left some hard-hit neighborhoods out of the warning zone, a newspaper reported Tuesday. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office had posted on its...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
January 23, 2018 - 10:27 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Travis Konecny scored 27 seconds into overtime, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. The goal stood up after a video review, which determined Konecny was not offside when he got the puck near the blue line after Dylan Larkin lost...
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Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates his goal with left wing Brad Marchand (63) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 23, 2018 - 10:22 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, and the Boston Bruins continued surging toward the All-Star break with a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Patrice Bergeron and Riley Nash also scored for the Bruins, who won their fourth straight and improved to 13-0-4 in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, electronic screens post prices of Alphabet stock at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Google parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington bureaucrats and politicians in 2017, a year in which it and other tech giants were hauled before legislators probing Russian influence in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 23, 2018 - 10:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Google parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington bureaucrats and politicians in 2017, a year in which it and other tech giants were hauled before legislators probing Russian influence in the 2016 election. The search giant doled out $13.6 million on...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2017 file photo Germany's Mischa Zverev makes a backhand return to Switzerland's Roger Federer during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.Zverev was assessed a fine of US$45,000 at the Australian Open on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, for a poor performance in his first-round match against South Korea's Chung Hyeon, the largest penalty ever assessed to an individual for an on-site transgression at a Grand Slam tournament. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
January 23, 2018 - 10:05 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Mischa Zverev was fined $36,000 at the Australian Open on Tuesday for a poor performance in his first-round match against Hyeon Chung, the largest penalty ever assessed to an individual during a Grand Slam tournament for an on-site transgression. Zverev was punished...
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FILE - This July 31, 2017, file photo shows discarded syringes in an open-air heroin market that has thrived for decades, slated for cleanup along train tracks a few miles outside the heart of Philadelphia. Philadelphia wants to become the first U.S. city to allow supervised drug injection sites as a way to combat the opioid epidemic, city officials announced Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, saying they would seek outside operators to establish one or more safe injection sites. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
January 23, 2018 - 10:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia wants to become the first U.S. city to allow supervised drug injection sites as a way to combat the opioid epidemic, officials announced Tuesday, saying they are seeking outside operators to establish one or more in the city. Public Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, Marcos Morales, co-founder of pot company Legion of Bloom, walks through his farm of ready-to-harvest marijuana plants in Glen Ellen, Calif. An alliance of California marijuana growers is trying to block state rules that they fear could open the way for vast farms that would strangle smaller cultivators. A lawsuit filed Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 in Sacramento by the California Growers Association argues that regulations would improperly allow businesses to acquire an unlimited number of certain growing licenses, which would drive out smaller farmers. (AP Photo/Paul Elias, File)
January 23, 2018 - 9:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of California marijuana growers filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block state rules that they fear could open the way for vast farms that would drive smaller cultivators out of business or send them into the black market. The lawsuit, filed in Sacramento County Superior...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Baltimore Police Department shows Detective Marcus Taylor. A jury has been selected in the trial of Taylor and a fellow police officer charged in one of the largest scandals in the Baltimore Police Department's history. Taylor has pleaded not guilty to charges of racketeering and robbery that he allegedly committed while he was a member of a disbanded police unit called the Gun Trace Task Force. (Baltimore Police Department via AP, File)
January 23, 2018 - 9:57 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal prosecutor described an elite Baltimore police unit as a "perfect storm" of rogue officers in opening statements Tuesday at the trial of two detectives charged in one of the largest scandals in the city police force's history. "They were, simply put, both cops and robbers...
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In this April 25, 2015, photo, fans of the Nanjing Qianbao soccer team hold their team's banner before a match in Nanjing in eastern China's Jiangsu province. The soccer club is invested by part of Qianbao. Chinese authorities are struggling to quell protests following the collapse of an investment scheme police say took as much as $4.7 billion from millions of depositors. On Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, hundreds of people marched in freezing weather in Nanjing, where Qianbao was founded in 2012, shouting for the government to take action. (Chinatopix via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 9:47 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are struggling to quell protests following the collapse of an investment scheme police say took as much as $4.7 billion from millions of depositors. The implosion of Qianbao.com adds to a string of failures of Chinese financial ventures blamed on fraud or...
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