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NEW/IN DEVELOPMENT

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COLORADO SPRINGS-SHOOTING — Colorado police say five people died and 18 were injured in a shooting at a nightclub. SENT: 120 words.

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TOP STORIES

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COP27-STATATE-OF-NEGOTIATIONS — For the first time, the nations of the world have agreed to help pay for the damage that global overheating is inflicting on poor countries, but they ended marathon climate talks on Sunday without arguing. tackle more of the root cause of these disasters – the burning of fossil fuels. By Seth Borenstein, Samy Magdy and Frank Jordans. SENT: 1,190 words, photos.

COP27 OUTCOMES – After two weeks of haggling, officials on Sunday applauded the end of this year’s UN climate talks in Egypt, which resulted in the creation of a fund to help poor countries suffering from climate change. disasters caused by global warming. By Frank Jordans. SENT: 810 words, photos.

PHILIPPINES-US-HARRIS — Vice President Kamala Harris would underscore America’s commitment to defending the Philippines’ treaty ally with a visit that involves visiting an island province facing the disputed South China Sea, where Washington has accused China of bullying small claimant countries. By Jim Gomez. SENT: 1,170 words, photos.

RUSSIA-UKRAINE-WAR-THE FIGHTING MAYOR – The bulletproof vest leaning against a radiator, ready for use, the worn cartridge case adding to the clutter on his desk, the boxing memorabilia and the sign asking visitors to leave guns at its door: All shout that this is the office of an extraordinary mayor, in extraordinarily difficult times. By John Leicester. SENT: 710 words, photos.

MUSK-TWITTER-TRUMP – Elon Musk has reinstated Donald Trump’s Twitter account, overturning a ban that has kept the former president off the social media site since a pro-Trump mob attacked the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 , as Congress was ready to certify Joe Biden’s electoral victory. By Alex Veiga. SENT: 1,000 words, photos, video.

SOC-WCUP-FRANCE-BENZEMA OUT — A month after lifting the Ballon d’Or in triumph to cap his remarkable rise, Karim Benzema’s dream of winning the World Cup faded before he even played a game in Qatar. Reigning champions France’s World Cup hopes have taken a hit with the news that their star striker Benzema is out of the tournament after tearing a muscle in his left thigh during training. By sportswriter Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 880 words, photos.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RUSSIAN-UKRAINE WAR

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RUSSIA-UKRAINE-KHERSON-A WEEK — A week after the liberation of the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, residents cannot escape reminders of the terrifying eight months they spent under Russian occupation: missing people, mines everywhere, shops and restaurants closed, power and water shortages – and explosions day and night as Russian and Ukrainian forces battle just across the Dnieper. By Hanna Arhirova. SENT: 980 words, photos.

RUSSIA-UKRAINE-WAR – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pledged 125 anti-aircraft guns and other air defense technology during his unannounced visit – his first – to Ukraine’s snow-capped capital for talks with the president Ukrainian Volodymyr Zelenskyy. SENT: 940 words, photos.

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TENDENCY

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BILLS-SNOWSTORM – With several feet of lake effect snow hitting the area, the Buffalo Bills used a massive operation to get all of their players and staff out to depart for Detroit for their home game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. SENT: 630 words, photos.

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WASHINGTON/POLITICS

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ELECTION-2022-HOUSE-NORTH-CAROLINA — In North Carolina, Democrat Wiley Nickel won a seat in the U.S. House to create a 7-7 split with Republicans in the state delegation. But chances are the Raleigh-area Nickel District and others will be drastically changed for the 2024 election, returning the advantage to Republicans. SENT: 870 words, photos.

ELECTION-2022-CALIFORNIA-HOUSE – US Democratic Representative Jimmy Gomez defeated his Democratic rival David Kim in a Los Angeles district on Saturday after a battle on the party’s progressive flank. With almost all the ballots counted, Gomez had 51.3% to Kim’s 48.7%, a margin of about 3,000 votes. SENT: 250 words, photos.

CAPITOL RIOT-TINDER DATE – A Delaware business owner has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for storming the US Capitol after seeing the riot break out on TV from a Tinder date and having took an Uber ride to join the mob attack, according to court records. SENT: 440 words, photo.

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NATIONAL

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OBIT-GEORGE-LOIS – George Lois, the charismatic publicist and designer and salesman who shaped some of the boldest magazine images of the 1960s and popularized slogans and brand names such as ‘I Want My MTV’ and ‘ Lean Kitchen,” is dead. He was 91 years old. SENT: 920 words, photo.

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SHOOTING – Thousands joined the Virginia football team, coaches and staff in honoring three players who were shot while returning from a field trip on Last weekend. SENT: 610 words, photos.

TULSA MASSACRE-TOMBS – The latest search for remains of victims of the Tulsa Race Massacre in 1921 ended with 32 additional caskets discovered and eight sets of remains exhumed. SENT: 480 words, photo.

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INTERNATIONAL

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MALAYSIA-ELECTION – Malaysia’s two biggest general election winners are vying to forge alliances to form a government after a hotly contested general election failed to produce a clear winner, with the country’s king the final arbiter . SENT: 680 words, photos.

SYRIA-TURKEY – Turkey has launched airstrikes on northern regions of Syria and Iraq, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry, targeting Kurdish groups that Ankara holds responsible for the bombing last week in Istanbul. SENT: 650 words, photos.

SOUTH AFRICA-COAL TRANSITION – Living in the shadow of one of South Africa’s largest coal-fired power stations, residents of Masakhane fear job losses if the facility is shut down as the country switch to cleaner energy. A major polluter because it depends on coal to generate around 80% of its electricity, South Africa plans to reduce this to 59% by 2030 by phasing out some of its 15 coal-fired power stations and increasing its use of renewable energies. Its goal is zero carbon emissions by 2050. SENT: 500 words, photos.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA ELECTION – Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Africa’s longest-serving leader, was set on Sunday to extend his 43 years in power in the oil-rich country after only two presidential candidates opposition have decided to run against him. SENT: 500 words.

ELECTIONS IN NEPAL — Voters in Nepal lined up to elect members of parliament in hopes that a new government would bring political stability and help develop the Himalayan nation. SENT: 410 words, photos.

KAZAKHSTAN-ELECTION – Kazakhstan’s incumbent president is set to score an easy victory in Sunday’s snap election that comes after bloody unrest rocked the country this year and he moved to stifle the influence of his authoritarian predecessor. SENT: 380 words, photos.

PERU-AIRPLANE-ACCIDENT – Peruvian officials say a fire truck that collided with a LATAM Airlines plane on a runway at Lima International Airport was taking part in a nearby fire drill and entered on the track without permission. SENT: 320 words, photos.

AFGHANISTAN — Nineteen people in northeast Afghanistan have been flogged for adultery, theft and running away, a Supreme Court official has said. The announcement underscored the Taliban’s intention to stick to their strict interpretation of Islamic law, or Sharia. SENT: 290 words, photo.

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HEALTH SCIENCES

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VIRUS-OUTBREAK-CHINA – China has announced its first new death from COVID-19 in nearly six months as strict new measures are imposed in Beijing and across the country to guard against further outbreaks. SENT: 870 words, photos.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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OSCAR-GOVERNORS-AWARDS – Four standing ovations in one night might seem like a bit of a stretch, even by Hollywood standards. But at the Governors Awards where Michael J. Fox, Euzhan Palcy, Peter Weir and Diane Warren were celebrated with honorary Oscar statuettes, every moment felt worthy. SENT: 930 words, photos.

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SPORTS

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WCUP-QATAR-POLITICS – Qatar is set to open the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East before world leaders and football fans now pour into the energy-rich country after being beaten by a regional boycott and international criticism. SENT: 520 words, photos.

FBC-T25-TCU-BAYLOR — Griffin Kell threw a 40-yard field goal on the final play of the game, and fourth-ranked TCU went undefeated with a 29-28 win at Baylor. SENT: 800 words, photos.

FBC-T25-USC-UCLA — Caleb Williams bolstered Southern California’s push for a possible college football playoff berth with the biggest game of his career against the rival Trojans. He may also have to book a trip to New York next month as a Heisman Trophy finalist. Williams had 503 total rushing yards and accounted for three touchdowns on Saturday night and the seventh-ranked Trojans beat No. 16 UCLA 48-45 on Saturday night to reach the Pac-12 Championship Game. SENT: 790 words, photos.

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