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Minnesota guard Kalscheur announces transfer to Iowa State

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota guard Gabe Kalscheur announced Saturday he's transferring to Iowa State for his senior season, the first of several expected departures from the Gophers following their co...

Protest near Masters pushes back against Georgia voting law

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — About two dozen protesters turned out near Augusta National on Saturday, objecting to Georgia's new voting law during the third round of the Masters. The group he...

Thailand faces growing outbreak ahead of New Year travel

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities struggled to contain a growing coronavirus outbreak just days before the country’s traditional Songkran New Year’s holiday, when millions of people tr...

Chadian president seeks 6th term after 30 years in power

N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno is seeking to extend his three-decade long rule, running for a sixth time in this oil-producing Central African nation that is home to nearly ...

Business Highlights

___ Amazon warehouse workers reject union bid in Alabama BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — Amazon workers voted against forming a union at a warehouse in Alabama, The win prove...

Musk statement on Tesla production raises questions

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is once again drawing scrutiny for questionable comments he made to Wall Street analysts, this time involving the status of his company’s vehicle production. ...

EXPLAINER: What the release of 2020 census numbers means

After a decade of planning and a head count that took place against the backdrop of an unprecedented pandemic, natural disasters and partisan legal battles, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing the fir...

Thailand faces growing outbreak ahead of New Year travel

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities were struggling Friday to contain a growing coronavirus outbreak just days before the country's traditional Songkran New Year’s holiday, when millions of people travel ...

Avs' MacDonald gets 2-game ban for hit to head vs. Wild

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jacob MacDonald was suspended Thursday for two games without pay for an illegal check to the head on Minnesota Wild forward Ryan Hartman. ...

Business Highlights

___ Biden open to compromise on infrastructure, but not inaction WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is drawing a red line on his $2.3 trillion infrastructure pla...

Major economies support $650 billion boost in IMF resources

WASHINGTON (AP) — Finance officials of the world’s major economies on Wednesday agreed on a proposal to boost the resources of the International Monetary Fund by $650 billion as a way to provide more ...

Rwanda recalls genocide as France seeks to reset relations

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda is marking 27 years since its genocide with somber commemoration events Wednesday, as France reevaluates its role in the mass killings and opens its archives from the peri...

Stroman sharp in return, Mets beat Phillies 8-4 for 1st win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marcus Stroman tossed six sharp innings in his first start since 2019, Dominic Smith and Pete Alonso each hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8...

Porto ready to knock out another European powerhouse

MADRID (AP) — Having already knocked out one European powerhouse, Porto isn't feeling too overwhelmed about going up against Chelsea in the quarterfinals of the Champions League on Wednesday. ...

Floyd's family takes its seat in ex-officer's murder trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A member of George Floyd's family often occupies a reserved seat in the back corner of the Minneapolis courtroom where former police officer Derek Chauvin is on trial in Floyd's dea...