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Halep into Week 2 at Australian Open for 5th straight year

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep is into Week 2 at Melbourne Park for the fifth consecutive year. The 14th-seeded Halep advanced with a 6-2, 6-1 ... Read more »

Kelly Clarkson Gives Ex Brandon Blackstock 5 Percent Of Their Montana Ranch

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Gabby Petito's boyfriend Brian Laundrie confessed to her murder in notebook before taking his own life, says FBI

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Saudi-led coalition says Yemen prison hit by airstrike hadn't been reported to UN, Red Cross as a protected site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi-led coalition says Yemen prison hit by airstrike hadn’t been reported to UN, Red Cross as a protected site. Read more »

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© (photo credit: DANI MACHLIS/BGU) Dr. Barak Akabayov, computational biochemist at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, and the Data Science Research Center at Ben-Gurion University of the ... Read more »

Nurkic's rebound, basket late rally Blazers over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic grabbed an offensive rebound and hit a shot from the lane with 14 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied past the Boston Celtics ... Read more »

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Sorokin, Nelson lead Islanders to 4-0 win over Coyotes

NEW YORK (AP) — Ilya Sorokin stopped 17 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, Brock Nelson scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 ... Read more »

‘Mission: Impossible 7’ and ‘8’ Delayed Amid Ongoing Pandemic, New Release Dates Set

© Getty The release of Mission: Impossible 7 has proven to be, well, impossible. It’s been pushed yet again due to the ongoing pandemic. Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media announced Friday ... Read more »

Young scores 28 as Hawks hold Heat at the end, 110-108

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 28 points, Kevin Huerter added 21 and the Atlanta Hawks won their third straight game after nearly blowing an 18-point lead in a 110-108 ... Read more »

Perez scores 32 to carry Manhattan over Siena 75-68

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Perez scored 32 points and Manhattan defeated Siena 75-68 on Friday night. Perez hit all 11 of his free throw attempts. He added six assists. ... Read more »

All Pokémon Go Community Day Classic: Back to Bulbasaur Research tasks and rewards

© Provided by Dot Esports Niantic is switching things up by adding a new kind of Community Day event to the rotation in Pokémon Go, Community Day Classic.  The first ... Read more »

Clippers erase 24-point deficit in comeback win vs. 76ers

© Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Clippers guard Reggie Jackson (1) reacts to a victory against the Philadelphia 76ers. The Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid kept his hot streak alive with another ... Read more »

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© Lisa Leutner/AP Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at the Austrian World Summit in Vienna, Austria on July 1, 2021. Lisa Leutner/AP Arnold Schwarzenegger was involved in a car crash in Brentwood ... Read more »

Peeps Is Dropping 6 Brand-New Flavors in 2022—and We Can’t Pick a Favorite

The temperatures may still be freezing outside, but we’re ready to fill our Easter baskets and paint our eggs. You know what that means—new Peeps flavors are here! Yes, we ... Read more »

Coons opposes sending US troops to Ukraine: 'We would simply be sacrificing them'

© Greg Nash Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said in an interview that he did not support deploying U.S. troops into Ukraine in the event that Russia ... Read more »

1 Dead, 2 Injured After Gunman Opens Fire at Luxury Mexican Resort

© Provided by People Hotel Xcaret México shooting One person is dead and two are hospitalized after a man opened fire at a luxury resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, ... Read more »

Dale Jr. celebrates joining his father in NASCAR Hall of Fame

Dale Earnhardt Jr., who once thought he was destined only to be a mechanic at a car dealership, joined his father in the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday night. ... Read more »

The Ultimate List of Heart-Healthy Foods

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New drive-thru COVID-19 testing site opening in Summerlin

© Provided by KLAS Las Vegas New drive-thru COVID-19 testing site opening in Summerlin LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– The city of Las Vegas is partnering with Northshore Clinical Labs to provide ... Read more »

Kiss scores 27 to carry Bryant past Merrimack 79-63

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Peter Kiss had 27 points as Bryant beat Merrimack 79-63 on Friday night. Charles Pride had 19 points and 16 rebounds for Bryant (9-8, 5-1 ... Read more »

Crosby's 15th hat trick leads Penguins over Blue Jackets 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sidney Crosby notched his 15th career hat trick and added an assist to lead Pittsburgh over the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 Friday night for the Penguins’ ... Read more »

St. Francis defeats Fairleigh Dickinson 80-78

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Patrick Emilien had 15 points to lead five St. Francis (N.Y.) players in double figures as the Terriers edged Fairleigh Dickinson 80-78 on Friday night. Rob ... Read more »

Nelson-Ododa leads depleted No. 9 UConn past Seton Hall

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Olivia Nelson-Ododa had 17 points, 14 rebounds and five assists, and injury-depleted No. 9 UConn beat Seton Hall 71-38 on Friday night. The Huskies (10-4, 5-0 ... Read more »

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© Provided by The Daily Beast Boris Epshteyn, a strategic adviser for Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign, was pressed Friday about his role in efforts to legitimize alleged pro-Trump electors ... Read more »

Tributes paid to 'much loved' British scientist killed by stray bullet as he lay in bed in US

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© Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images On Friday night, Boston College hosted Providence College at Conte Forum for a Hockey East showdown between these two teams tied for 4th ... Read more »

Port man who barricaded himself in apartment released from jail

Jan. 21—NEWBURYPORT — After serving roughly a year of his 18-month sentence, a former Atkinson Street man who drew a massive police response when he barricaded himself inside his apartment ... Read more »

DeAngelo leads Hurricanes to 6-3 win over Rangers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tony DeAngelo had a goal and two assists against his former team as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 6-3 on Friday night. Sebastian ... Read more »

Brian Daboll finishes interview with Giants

Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll became the first candidate to interview for the Giants’ head coaching position, the team announced. It came shortly after the Giants hired Joe Schoen from ... Read more »

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© Provided by Sports Illustrated All players and tiered staff will undergo enhanced symptom screening, symptom-based testing and targeted surveillance testing. View the original article to see embedded media. The ... Read more »

Second suspect in Irene Luevano murder leads police to her remains

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Official: 1 officer killed, 1 seriously hurt in NYC shooting

A New York Police Department officer was killed and another gravely injured Friday night after responding to a domestic disturbance call, according to a law enforcement official. (Jan. 21) Read more »

Jackson completes Clippers' rally past 76ers for 102-101 win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Reggie Jackson scored 19 points, including two free throws with 18.2 seconds remaining, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 24-point second-half deficit to beat Joel ... Read more »

Arizona St. women overcome 29 turnovers, top No. 22 Colorado

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Taya Hanson scored 17 points and short-handed Arizona State overcame 29 turnovers to beat No. 22 Colorado 57-52 in overtime on Friday night for its 14th ... Read more »

James scores 29, plays center as Lakers rally past Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James scored 29 points and played exclusively at center in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit and ... Read more »

Osunniyi lifts St. Bonaventure over Duquesne 64-56

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Osun Osunniyi had a season-high 21 points and St. Bonaventure beat Duquesne 64-56 on Friday night. Jalen Adaway had 16 points for the Bonnies (11-4, 3-1 Atlantic ... Read more »
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