Friendly moose befriends 2 cows on Vermont farm

SHELDON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont couple has chased off a moose that appeared to be bonding with their two cows on a Sheldon farm because they didn’t want it to get injured, stuck in their barn or damage their fences. Sharyn Abbott and her husband Tim returned to their home recently and found a […]


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Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt who is nominated for the International Athletic Foundation “2016 Athlete of the Year Award”, gestures before a press conference, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Monaco. The IAAF 2016 World Athletics Gala will take place tonight in Monaco. (AP Photo/Claude Paris) MONACO (AP) — The world’s fastest man is slowing down. Usain […]


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Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt who is nominated for the International Athletic Foundation “2016 Athlete of the Year Award”, gestures before a press conference, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Monaco. The IAAF 2016 World Athletics Gala will take place tonight in Monaco. (AP Photo/Claude Paris) MONACO (AP) — The world’s fastest man is slowing down. Usain […]


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Alabama-Florida for SEC title looks like massive mismatch

FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster (10) works through drills during the NCAA college football team’s practice, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Vasha Hunt/The Birmingham News via AP, File) ATLANTA (AP) — Talk about a mismatch. Alabama’s defense is the best in the nation. Florida’s offense looks like one of […]


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USA Track and Field agrees to 8-year deal with NBC

USA Track and Field has cut an eight-year deal for NBC to present the federation’s key events on its main broadcast network, cable and digital platforms. Details of the contract, which runs through 2024, were given to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because […]


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No. 1 Alabama, No. 15 Florida ride strong ‘D’ to title game

FILE – In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen (93) sacks Texas AM quarterback Trevor Knight during the first half of an NCAA college football game,in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Southeastern Conference’s two stingiest defenses will take the field in the league championship game. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File) TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) […]


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No. 1 Alabama, No. 15 Florida ride strong ‘D’ to title game

FILE – In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen (93) sacks Texas AM quarterback Trevor Knight during the first half of an NCAA college football game,in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Southeastern Conference’s two stingiest defenses will take the field in the league championship game. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File) TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) […]


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Cubans line streets as Fidel Castro’s ashes begin journey

Participants hold portraits of Fidel Castro during a rally honoring the late Cuban leader at the Revolution Plaza in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Schools and government offices were closed Tuesday for a second day of homage to Fidel Castro, with the day ending in a rally on the wide plaza where the Cuban […]


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Czech lawmakers pass divisive conflict of interest amendment

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech lawmakers have approved legislation to limit the business activities of future government ministers. The legislation, approved on a 125-42 vote in Parliament’s lower chamber, would ban ministers from owning media, and bar companies in which ministers have more than a 25 percent stake from receiving state subsidies and participating in public […]


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Czech lawmakers pass divisive conflict of interest amendment

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech lawmakers have approved legislation to limit the business activities of future government ministers. The legislation, approved on a 125-42 vote in Parliament’s lower chamber, would ban ministers from owning media, and bar companies in which ministers have more than a 25 percent stake from receiving state subsidies and participating in public […]


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