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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — French player Alize Cornet has called for the extreme heat policy at the Australian Open to be re-evaluated after she said she nearly fainted in the broiling temperatures during her third-round match Friday at Melbourne Park.

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NEWARK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say at least seven people who claimed to be working for a TV network were arrested at a New Jersey airport after they tried to film themselves passing a fake explosive device through a security checkpoint.

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and a teacher.

Russia's Investigative Committee said the ninth-grader entered a class during a lesson Friday

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus has mocked Kazakhstan's suggestion that it could serve as a new venue for Ukraine peace talks previously hosted by Minsk.

Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said in a statement released to The Associated Press Friday

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — He was called the "sharpest thorn" in Robert Mugabe's side. Zimbabwe on Friday mourned Roy Bennett, a white founding member of the main opposition party who died Thursday with his wife, Heather, in a helicopter crash in the United States.

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a dip in icy lake waters to celebrate Epiphany, a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity marking the baptism of Jesus.

Russian television stations have shown the 65-year-old Putin approaching a hole

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — They were starved and shackled to their beds, sometimes for months. They were beaten and choked. They were given scant medical care, often denied use of a toilet and allowed to shower but once a year. They lived mostly at night, out of sight of neighbors

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Elina Svitolina ended 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk's run at the Australian Open, met her at the net for a warm embrace and offered some words of encouragement.

With the temperature hitting 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) for the

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke's Marvin Bagley III and Arizona's Deandre Ayton have met every expectation as college freshmen with star potential.

And Oklahoma's Trae Young has managed to top them both.

Those rookies are among a standout

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Semi Ojeleye, Cedi Osman and Royce O'Neale have never started in an NBA game. Cameron Payne last played in April. Matt Costello has scored two points in his NBA career.

They're not stars.

Yet somehow, someone in an NBA locker room

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