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Big Ten expands conference basketball schedules next season

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NEW YORK (AP) — Big Ten basketball came to the Big Apple on Thursday for media day and a look at Madison Square Garden, where the conference will hold its tournament in March. "This is the mecca of basketball," Michigan State coach Tom…

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Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic trading partner

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President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic trading partner as he kicks thorny policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants. His rapid backpedal on a short-term health care fix this week is…

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Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. Gary Sanchez hit an…

Wednesday, Oct 18

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Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs

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Yu Darvish pitched sparkling ball into the seventh inning, Chris Taylor homered again and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday night to open a commanding 3-0 lead in the NL Championship Series. Andre Ethier also…

Monday, Oct 16

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Pussycat Dolls founder responds to former member's 'prostitution ring' allegations

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Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin is denying allegations that the girl band was part of a “prostitution ring” and that members slept with older men to be in the group. >> Pussycat Dolls were a front for 'prostitution ring,' former member…

Sunday, Oct 15

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Pussycat Dolls were a front for 'prostitution ring,' former member alleges

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Pussycat Dolls during Pussycat Dolls in Concert at Chastain Park Amphitheater in Atlanta - April 15, 2006 at Chastain Park Amphitheater in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. A former member of the popular girl group and dance ensemble…

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Taylor, Puig power Dodgers past Cubs 5-2 in NLCS Game 1

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Although Clayton Kershaw once again failed to dominate in a postseason start, these Los Angeles Dodgers don't need one guy to carry them. With a relentless lineup, flawless relief pitching and a collective charisma epitomized by the bat…

Saturday, Oct 14

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Turner's 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers 4-1 win over Cubs

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Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series. The red-bearded slugger connected on the…

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Shortstop Corey Seager dropped from Dodgers' NLCS roster

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Shortstop Corey Seager was left off the Los Angeles Dodgers' roster for the NL Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. The Dodgers announced Seager's surprise omission due to an apparent back injury several hours before…

Thursday, Oct 12

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Dungey has 3 TD passes, Syracuse stuns No. 2 Clemson 27-24

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Eric Dungey threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Cole Murphy kicked a tiebreaking field goal in the fourth quarter, and Syracuse stunned No. 2 Clemson 27-24 on Friday night to put a damper on the Tigers' chances to repeat as national…

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World Cup bribery case opened against PSG president, Valcke

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The Qatari president of one of Europe's most glamorous soccer clubs, Paris Saint-Germain, is under investigation by Swiss prosecutors for suspected bribery of a top FIFA executive to get World Cup broadcasting rights. Criminal proceedings…

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Southwest says aloha to Hawaii

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It has been years of consumers asking, but now it will become a reality. Southwest Airlines is expanding its service to Hawaii. >> Read more trending news. The company made the announcement Wednesday in a reply to a tweet from 2008. You…

Austria set for rightward political turn after Sunday vote

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Ahead of Austrian national elections Sunday, the question is less whether the country will swing rightward under the next government and more about how sharp that turn will be, with voters set to reward two major parties that have…

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Pentagon has no plans to boost size of nuclear arsenal

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The Pentagon has no current plans to increase the size of the U.S. nuclear arsenal. In fact, it can barely sustain the existing force, which is decades old and is in some respects almost decrepit. The arsenal is far from being in the …

Tuesday, Oct 10

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World Mental Health Day: What is stress and how to overcome it

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World Mental Health Day is observed on Oct. 10 every year to help raise awareness of the importance of mental health issues and to get people talking about those issues. >> Read more trending news. Are you surviving or thriving? Start the…

Monday, Oct 9

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Decades in the making, Weinstein's fall comes swiftly

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The allegations against Harvey Weinstein spanned three decades. His downfall came in three days. That was all it took to topple one of Hollywood's most high-profile and sharp-elbowed moguls — a combative power player who, like few ever…

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Undefeated Chiefs beat Texans 42-34; Watt breaks left leg

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The Kansas City Chiefs got another big game from Alex Smith and a little help on special teams to remain undefeated Sunday night. Smith threw for 324 yards and three touchdowns and Tyreek Hill added a punt return score in the fourth…

Sunday, Oct 8

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UPDATE: Dad missing, mom questioned after 2-week-old baby found dead in woods

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Caliyah McNabb's parents called 911 when they noticed she was missing around 10 a.m. Saturday, Channel 2 Action News reported. They told officials she was fed at 5 a.m. and she was gone when they woke up. Investigators said the Saturday…

Saturday, Oct 7

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EPA to ease emission restrictions on coal-fired power plants

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The Trump administration is moving to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. In a plan expected to be…

Thursday, Oct 5

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Puppies infect 55 people with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, CDC says

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Puppies at a national pet store chain are spreading an antibiotic-resistant infection that has so far affected 55 people in 12 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. >> Read more trending news · The CDC has…

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Italian effort to stop migrants fuels bloody battle in Libya

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It began when a Libyan militia paid by Italy to stop migrants heading to Europe intercepted a group of human traffickers offshore. That confrontation has spiraled into a weeks-long battle among rival militias for control of a Libyan…

Wednesday, Oct 4

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White House cybersecurity chief: Social Security numbers a 'flawed system'

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Calling it a “flawed system,” the White House's cybersecurity coordinator is calling for the end of Social Security numbers as a national identification code. "I believe the Social Security number has outlived its usefulness," Rob Joyce…

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Mom who refuses to vaccinate son sentenced to jail for decision

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UPDATE 9:47 a.m.: Rebecca Bredow was sentenced to seven days in jail and temporary custody was granted to the father of her child, a judge decided Wednesday morning. #BREAKING Metro Detroit mom sentenced to 7 days in jail for not…

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Judge, Gregorius, bullpen rally wild-card Yankees past Twins

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Aaron Judge, Didi Gregorius and a brilliant bullpen rescued New York from a rugged start and lifted the Yankees to their first postseason victory in five years. Gregorius' three-run homer tied the score after Minnesota knocked out Luis…

Tuesday, Oct 3

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How and who to watch during the Equifax hearings

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Former Equifax CEO Rick Smith is scheduled to testify before three Capitol Hill committees this week about the data breach that compromised the personal information of 145 million customers. (JOEY IVANSCO / AJC staff). Former Equifax CEO…

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Toyota plant closure latest step in Australian "Carmageddon"

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After looming for four years, "Carmageddon" has hit the Australian auto industry. Toyota closed its factory in Melbourne on Tuesday, ending 54 years of production by the Japanese firm in Australia, the first country outside of Japan where…

Monday, Oct 2

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Alaska communities weigh pot bans 3 years after legalization

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Alaska marijuana grower Mike Emers has been losing sleep with a vote fast approaching that he says could shutter his family's business and financially ruin them. The statewide initiative that legalized recreational marijuana in 2014 allows…

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Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

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Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency. Company officials will meet with the House and…

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If addiction is a disease, should relapse mean jail time?

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Less than two weeks after a court ordered Julie Eldred to not use drugs while on probation, she tested positive for the powerful opioid fentanyl. The woman, who has severe substance use disorder, spent the next 10 days behind bars in…

Sunday, Oct 1

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Atlanta United 0, New England 0: 5 observations

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Tired but determined, Atlanta United took another step in trying to secure a second seed in the MLS playoffs by holding on to draw New England 0-0 on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. Playing on a pitch scarred by football lines ahead of…