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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2020, file photo, Tony Blinken, President Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of State, speaks at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Senate confirms Antony Blinken as 71st secretary of stateThe Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as secretary of state
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FILE - In this file photo taken from a video distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, a rocket launches from missile system as part of the drills, a ground-based intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from the Plesetsk facility in northwestern Russia. Russia's top diplomat says that Moscow is ready for a quick deal with the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to extend the last remaining arms control pact, which expires in just over two weeks. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP, File)
Russia diplomat hails progress in nuclear pact talks with USA senior Russian diplomat says Moscow and Washington are making quick progress to negotiate an extension of their last remaining nuclear arms control treaty
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FILE - In this April 5, 2013, file photo, Harthorne Wingo waves to the crowd during a ceremony to honor the 1972-73 world champion New York Knicks NBA basketball team at New York's Madison Square Garden. The former New York Knick and fan favorite Harthorne Wingo has died. His death in a New York City hospital on Jan. 13 was confirmed by the coroner's office. No cause was given. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
Harthorne Wingo, 73, fan favorite on Knicks title team, diesThe former New York Knick and fan favorite Harthorne Wingo has died
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo emergency workers transport an injured person to an ambulance following a terror attack close to the Houses of Parliament in London. The United Kingdom has suffered its worst ever civilian loss of life since World War II, because of the coronavirus, with some 100,000 taken by the pandemic, a fearsome foe whose defeat is still some time away.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Unwanted virus milestone: UK's civilian dead now tops WWII'sThe United Kingdom has suffered its worst civilian loss of life since World War II by a significant number
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FILE - Marty Baron, former editor of The Boston Globe, walks the red carpet as he attends the Boston area premiere of the film "Spotlight"  in Brookline, Mass. on Oct. 28, 2015. Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post and one of the nation's top journalists, says he will retire at the end of February. He took over the Post's newsroom in 2012 after editing the Boston Globe and Miami Herald before that. He was portrayed in the 2015 movie “Spotlight” about the Globe's investigation of the Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Washington Post's Marty Baron says he's retiring next monthMarty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post and one of the nation's top journalists, says he will retire at the end of February
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In this July 2, 2020 photo, a woman plays a slot machine at the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City N.J. Gambling companies in the U.S. are increasingly bringing different forms of gambling together, including sports betting, casino gambling, internet gambling and daily fantasy sports, and partnering with media companies as they seek to increase revenue. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Different types of gambling, media converging for growthThe many different types of gambling are quickly coming together with each other and with media outlets — and Wall Street is taking notice
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FILE - Clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, foreground, departs federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Giannulli is asking to serve the remainder of his five-month prison term at home, saying he spent eight weeks in solitary confinement before being transferred to a minimum security camp this week. Giannulli's lawyers said Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 that Giannulli believed he would only be held in quarantine for a short time before testing negative for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Mossimo Giannulli loses bid to finish prison term at homeA federal judge has denied fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli’s request to serve the remaining three months of his prison term in the college admissions bribery scheme at home
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 file photo, Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Brad Hand delivers in the ninth inning in a baseball game against the Cincinnati Red in Cleveland. Brad Hand has agreed in principle to join the Washington Nationals, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 because the deal was still not official and is pending the successful completion of a physical exam. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Brad Hand gets $10.5M from Nationals, $6.5M of it deferredLeft-handed reliever Brad Hand has finzalized a $10.5 million, one-year contract with the Washington Nationals
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
1st private space crew paying $55M each to fly to stationThe first private space station crew has been introduced a year ahead of the planned launch
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