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  • Michigan, Virginia lose; no undefeated teams in men’s college basketball

    There are no more unbeaten teams in Division I college basketball after No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia lost Saturday. Ethan Happ had 26 points and 10 rebounds as Wisconsin beat Michigan, breaking away in the final minute for a 64-54 victory. Virginia, which was No. 1 in the coaches' poll, fell 72-70 at Duke, which was No. 1 in the AP poll. It was the fourth matchup of top-ranked teams in the sport's history. The Blue Devils (15-2, 4-1 ACC) got 30 points from RJ Barrett and 27 from Zion...

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  • Cal defeated in battle of Pac-12 cellar dwellers

    Robert Franks scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Washington State beat visiting Cal 82-59 on Thursday in a clash of the Pac-12's winless teams. Franks scored five quick points to open the second half, with a jump shot and a 3-pointer wrapped around a lost ball turnover that put WSU ahead by double digits barely a minute after halftime. The Cougars' lead was stretched to as many as 29 points from there. Viont'e Daniels scored 11 points for Washington State (8-9, 1-3). Marvin Cannon...

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  • SF-based Gymboree plans to shut down after second bankruptcy filing

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gymboree has filed for bankruptcy protection for a second time in as many years, but this time the children's clothing retailer will begin winding down operations for good. The San Francisco company said late Wednesday that it will close all of its Gymboree and Crazy 8 stores and attempt sell its Janie and Jack business, intellectual property and online business. "The company has worked diligently in recent months to explore options for Gymboree Group and its brands, and we...

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  • AP PHOTOS: 1994 LA quake caused widespread devastation

    Twenty-five years ago this week, a hidden fault under Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley neighborhoods unleashed a magnitude 6.7 earthquake.

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  • AP WAS THERE: Shah leaves Iran as 1979 revolution looms

    EDITOR'S NOTE: On Jan. 16, 1979, Iran's powerful Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi abandoned his Peacock Throne and left his nation, never to return home, setting the stage for the country's

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  • Eleven-year-old daughter of Sir AP McCoy dazzles at show jumping in a Superwoman outfit

    Sir AP McCoy’s 11-year-old daughter Eve is already proving she is a match for the 20-time champion jockey.

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  • No. 1 Notre Dame women top No. 2 Louisville

    Arike Ogunbowale scored 30 points and No. 1 Notre Dame overcame 18 turnovers to beat No. 2 Louisville 82-68 on Thursday night in South Bend, Ind. Brianna Turner added 16 points for the Irish (15-1, 3-0 ACC). They regained the top spot in the AP poll this week and won their eighth straight since an 89-71 loss to UConn. Asia Durr had 29 points for Louisville (14-1, 2-1), and Bionca Dunham added 10. The Cardinals cut a 10-point deficit to two twice in the fourth quarter, the last at 68-66 with...

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  • Fact-checking has flourished. But it’s more complicated than it looks.

    Like everything else these days, even facts are debatable.

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  • Top 4 unchanged, but rest of AP Top 25 poll is a jumble

    The top four in the Associated Press men's college basketball poll remained unchanged for the third straight week. The rest of the poll, however, underwent major changes after three top-10 teams lost. Duke remained at No. 1 in the AP Top 25 released Monday, receiving 37 of 64 first-place votes. No. 2 Michigan received nine first-place votes, No. 3 Tennessee 13 and No. 4 Virginia five. Then the jumble begins, because of losses by Kansas, Nevada and Florida State. No. 5 Gonzaga, which is finally...

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  • Chrissy Metz shuts down rumor about insult to Alison Brie

    Chrissy Metz denied a report that she insulted "Glow" actress Alison Brie during an interview on the Golden Globes red carpet. The "This Is Us" star wrote on Twitter on Sunday night during the Globes broadcast that a report claiming that Metz used a curse word to describe Brie was "completely fabricated." She wrote that she adores Brie and would never say a bad word about her. The clip is of her speaking over footage of Brie and the words are not easily distinguishable. Us Weekly later deleted a...

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  • Slain police officer called 'American hero' at his funeral...

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California police officer who was killed in the line of duty was hailed Saturday as a "Fiji-born American hero" who made the ultimate sacrifice for his adopted country. At a funeral held for Cpl. Ronil (row-neel) Singh, mourners remembered the 33-year-old as a hard-working immigrant who worked his way up to become an officer in the small town of Newman. He "stood so much for what is right in our world and yet unfortunately was taken too soon from us by what is wrong in our...

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  • Passengers leap from car as Uber driver has heart attack

    An Uber driver had a heart attack while driving, forcing two passengers to jump out of the car on a Northern California highway. The Press Democrat reports the 50-year-old male driver was stricken ill Wednesday while driving on the middle lane of Highway 101 in Petaluma. California Highway Patrol Officer Matt Pinheiro says the car drifted off the road onto the shoulder, slowing to about 5 mph when the passengers "ended up exiting the vehicle at a slow roll." Rancho Adobe Fire Protection District...

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  • American rapper A$AP Bari arrives for his trial in London

    The 27-year-old, real name Jabari Shelton, is charged with two counts of sexual assault on July 10, 2017. He goes before a judge at London's Old Bailey today.

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  • American rapper A$AP Bari to go in trial in the UK for sexual assault

    The 27-year-old, real name Jabari Shelton, is charged with two counts of sexual assault on July 10, 2017. It is alleged he intentionally touched a woman sexually at an east London hotel.

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  • Decades of sexual abuse against nuns by Catholic priests in India revealed

    Nuns across India told reporters about years of sexual pressure, harassment and sometimes rape perpetrated by priests within the Catholic church, then covered up.

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