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November 22, 2017 - 12:00 am
Miami gets bump to No. 2 behind Alabama in playoff rankings Lakers rally from 19-point deficit to beat Bulls 103-94 Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for life AP Source: QB Paxton Lynch to start for Denver Madrid thrashes APOEL 6-0 to make Champions League last 16 Olympic champion...
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This image made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations command shows a North Korean soldier, second right, running from a jeep and later shot by North Korean soldiers at right. A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (United Nations Command via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 11:58 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean soldier races for the border in a jeep and then on foot before his former comrades shoot him at least five times as he limps into South Korea, where he collapses and is dragged to safety by southern soldiers on a dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N...
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FILE- This jan. 2, 2005, file photo shows Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss catching a touchdown pass over Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor in Landover, Md. First-year eligibles Ray Lewis and Moss are among 27 semifinalists for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The hall said Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, that all ties for the 25th spot in the semifinals also advance.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 21, 2017 - 11:53 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — First-year eligibles Ray Lewis and Randy Moss are among 27 semifinalists for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The hall said Tuesday that all ties for the 25th spot in the semifinals also advance. Others in their initial year of eligibility who made this cut are...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. The revelation Tuesday marks the latest stain on Uber's reputation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. So far, there's no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, center, celebrates after scoring the fifth goal of his team during the Champions League Group H soccer match between APOEL Nicosia and Real Madrid at GSP stadium, in Nicosia, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
November 21, 2017 - 11:26 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — With Karim Benzema finding his scoring touch and Cristiano Ronaldo adding to his tally, Real Madrid again made it to the knockout stages of the Champions League. Benzema scored twice in the first half and Ronaldo netted twice in the second as Madrid thrashed Cypriot team...
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In this Aug. 17, 2012 photo, female members of Indonesian Navy salute during a ceremony commemorating the Independence Day at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity, an international human rights group said Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
November 21, 2017 - 11:23 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity, an international human rights group said Wednesday. Human Rights Watch said that senior...
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Edmonton Oilers' Matt Benning, left, and St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko, of Russia, fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
November 21, 2017 - 11:01 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko had two goals and two assists and got in a rare fight Tuesday night, helping the St. Louis Blues to an 8-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. Brayden Schenn also had two goals and two assists, and Jake Allen stopped 26 shots for the NHL-leading Blues. Tarasenko's...
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November 21, 2017 - 10:57 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian senator who is British by descent on Wednesday became the ninth lawmaker to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual nationals running for office that threatens to bring down the government. Skye Kakoschke-Moore, a member of the Nick...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” with employees. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
November 21, 2017 - 10:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees. The boisterous, Hawaiian shirt-wearing personality behind some of the most...
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FILE-This Sept. 4, 2015, file photo shows Atlanta Braves assistant general manager and director of pro scouting John Coppolella talking on the phone in the dugout during batting practice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, in Washington. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has hit the Atlanta Braves with heavy sanctions, including the loss of nine players, for rules violations committed by the team in the international player market. Manfred on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, also placed former Braves general manager Coppolella on the permanently ineligible list. Former Braves Special Assistant Gordon Blakeley, the team's international scouting chief, is suspended from performing services for any team for one year. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
November 21, 2017 - 10:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for circumventing international signing rules from 2015-17. Former Atlanta special assistant Gordon Blakeley, who was the team's international scouting...
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