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Millsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight win


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ATLANTA (AP) -- Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 as Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-100 on Sunday, extending...full story
updated 2015-01-26 02:22 PM
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Millsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight win

Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 as Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-100 on Sunday, extending....Fullstory

2015-01-26 02:22 PM

Christie launches political action committee in 2016 step

Associated Press

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is launching an organization to raise money for a potential 2016 presidential campaign. The political action....Fullstory

2015-01-26 02:22 PM

Survey: Firms optimistic on hiring, wages in Q1

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rising sales helped boost hiring at U.S. businesses in the last three months of 2014, and companies are optimistic that continued improvement....Fullstory

2015-01-26 01:42 PM

Australia's knighting of Prince Philip prompts puzzlement

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Australia's prime minister has dismissed criticism of his decision to make the husband of Queen Elizabeth II an Australian knight, saying Prince....Fullstory

2015-01-26 01:22 PM

Watt gets 2 turnovers, dances in friendly Pro Bowl
By BOB BAUM
Associated Press

GLENDALE, Arizona (AP) -- Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no bone-jarring hits in the gentle, friendly version of....Fullstory

2015-01-26 01:01 PM

Mexican Standings

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BC-SOC--Mexican Standings ....Fullstory

2015-01-26 09:22 AM

Iranian lawmakers honor Guard commander over IS victories

Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian lawmakers are publicly praising a senior Guard commander for his work fighting the militant Islamic State group. The semi-official Fars news....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

Jolie in Iraq, says more needed for Iraq and Syria refugees
By BRAM JANSSEN
Associated Press

DOHUK, Iraq (AP) -- Actress Angelina Jolie, the special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appealed Sunday for urgent funding to assist more....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

Congo lawmakers approve revised electoral law after protests

Associated Press

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) -- Lawmakers in Congo have approved a new version of the country's electoral law after scrapping a provision that opposition leaders said....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:42 AM

Spanish Standings

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BC-SOC--Spanish Standings ....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:22 AM

NHL Scoring Leaders
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Through Jan. 25 GP G A PTS Jakub Voracek, Phi 48 17 39 56 Tyler Seguin, Dal 46 28 24 52 Patrick Kane, Chi 47 22 29 51 Evgeni Malkin, Pit 45 19 32 51 Claude Giroux, Phi 47 16 35 51 Sidney Crosby, Pit 43 15 36 51 Ryan Getzlaf, Anh 46 15 35 50 Tyler Johnson, TB 46 17 31 48 Vladimir Tarasenko, StL 46 24 23 47 Nicklas Backstrom, Was 46 15 32 47 Steven Stamkos,....Fullstory

2015-01-26 02:22 PM

Sheriffs want popular police-tracking app disabled

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sheriffs are pressuring Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby.....Fullstory

2015-01-26 01:42 PM

Missing Mexican journalist found dead in Veracruz state
By RODRIGO SOBERANES
Associated Press

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) -- The body of a journalist who was abducted by armed men three weeks ago has been found in eastern Mexico, authorities....Fullstory

2015-01-26 01:22 PM

National Basketball Association Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 29 15 .659 -- Brooklyn 18 26 .409 11 Boston 15 27 .357 13 Philadelphia 8 36 .182 21 New York 8 37 .178 21? Southeast Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 37 8 .822 -- Washington 30 15 .667 7 Miami 20 24 .455 16? Charlotte 19 26 .422 18 Orlando 15 32 .319 23 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 29 17 .630 -- Cleveland 25 20 .556 3? Milwaukee 22 22 .500 6 Detroit 17 28 .378 11? Indiana 16 30 .348 13 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB Memphis 31 12 .721 -- Houston 31 14 .689 1 Dallas 30 15 .667 2 San Antonio 29 17 .630 3? New Orleans 23 21 .523 8? Northwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 32 13 .711 -- Oklahoma City 22 22 .500 9? Denver 18 26 .409 13? Utah 16 28 .364 15? Minnesota 7 36 .163 24 Pacific Division W L Pct GB Golden State 36 6 .857 -- L.A. Clippers 30 14 .682 7 Phoenix 26 20 .565 12 Sacramento 16 27 .372 20? L.A. Lakers 12 33 .267 25? ___ Saturday's Games Charlotte 76, New....Fullstory

2015-01-26 01:01 PM

Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up....Fullstory

2015-01-26 09:32 AM

Porto stumbles in title race with 1-0 loss at Maritimo

Associated Press

LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- FC Porto stumbled to a 1-0 loss at Maritimo on Sunday, giving Benfica the chance to increase its lead of the....Fullstory

2015-01-26 09:22 AM

Tunisia's Islamists will not back new coalition govt

Associated Press

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia's powerful Islamist party has said that it won't back the country's new coalition government in an upcoming confidence vote. The nationalist....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

African Cup Glance

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BC-SOC--African Cup Glance African Cup ....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

Perth, Melbourne Victory draw 3-3 in A-League

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Perth stayed four points clear at the top of Australian football's A-League after a 3-3 draw on Sunday with the third-place Melbourne....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:22 AM

Spanish Summaries

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BC-SOC--Spanish Summaries Summaries Sunday from Spanish football (home teams listed first): La Liga ....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:22 AM

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