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Fiona, a baby Nile Hippopotamus, right, and her mother Bibi, swim in their enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Cincinnati. Fiona, born six weeks prematurely at 29 pounds, well below the common 50-100 pound range, and required nonstop critical care by zookeepers to ensure her survival has become a international celebrity. She will reach her first birthday on Jan. 24. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 19, 2018 - 12:15 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some days, it's more like being a Hollywood movie star's agent than a communications official for the zoo. That's what happens when your prematurely born hippopotamus becomes a global celebrity. The Cincinnati Zoo has a day of festivities ready for Fiona's first birthday party...
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January 19, 2018 - 12:15 am
BC-BKN--NBA Expanded Glance National Basketball Association Expanded Glance By The Associated Press All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB L10 Str Home Away Conf Boston 34 12 .739 — 7-3 L-2 18-7 16-5 22-9 Toronto 30 13 .698 2½ 7-3 W-1 16-3 14-10 19-6 Philadelphia 21 20 .512...
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January 19, 2018 - 12:15 am
All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB L10 Str Home Away Conf Boston 34 12 .739 — 7-3 L-2 18-7 16-5 22-9 Toronto 30 13 .698 2½ 7-3 W-1 16-3 14-10 19-6 Philadelphia 21 20 .512 10½ 7-3 W-2 10-10 11-10 10-10 New York 20 25 .444 13½ 3-7 L-1 15-9 5-16 10-16 Brooklyn 16 29 .356 17½...
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January 19, 2018 - 12:15 am
All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 34 12 .739 — Toronto 30 13 .698 2½ Philadelphia 21 20 .512 10½ New York 20 25 .444 13½ Brooklyn 16 29 .356 17½ Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 26 18 .591 — Washington 25 20 .556 1½ Charlotte 18 25 .419 7½ Atlanta 13 31 .295 13...
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January 19, 2018 - 12:15 am
BC-BKN--NBA Expanded Conference Glance National Basketball Association Expanded Conference Glance By The Associated Press All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB L10 Str Home Away Conf Boston 34 12 .739 — 7-3 L-2 18-7 16-5 22-9 Toronto 30 13 .698 2½ 7-3 W-1 16-3 14-10 19-6 Cleveland 27 17 .614...
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January 19, 2018 - 12:15 am
All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB L10 Str Home Away Conf Boston 34 12 .739 — 7-3 L-2 18-7 16-5 22-9 Toronto 30 13 .698 2½ 7-3 W-1 16-3 14-10 19-6 Cleveland 27 17 .614 6 3-7 W-1 16-5 11-12 20-10 Miami 26 18 .591 7 8-2 W-1 12-9 14-9 18-10 Washington 25 20 .556 8½ 6-4 L-2 15-9 10-11 13-12...
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January 19, 2018 - 12:15 am
All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB Boston 34 12 .739 — Toronto 30 13 .698 2½ Cleveland 27 17 .614 6 Miami 26 18 .591 7 Washington 25 20 .556 8½ Indiana 24 21 .533 9½ Milwaukee 23 21 .523 10 Philadelphia 21 20 .512 10½ Detroit 22 21 .512 10½ New York 20 25 .444 13½ Charlotte 18 25 .419 14½...
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January 19, 2018 - 12:15 am
BC-BKC--Washington-Utah Box UTAH 70, WASHINGTON 62 WASHINGTON (13-6) Dickerson 5-8 4-4 14, Timmins 1-4 0-0 2, Nowell 8-17 1-3 17, Thybulle 4-9 0-3 8, Crisp 2-11 3-4 7, Green 2-6 0-0 5, Wright 0-3 0-0 0, N.Carter 0-1 0-2 0, M.Carter 3-6 2-2 9. Totals 25-65 10-18 62. UTAH (11-7) Rawson 3-7 0-0 7,...
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January 19, 2018 - 12:10 am
BC-BKW--Scores, Writethru, 5 Takes tx < $vscores1 < Thursday's Women's Basketball Scores By The Associated Press EAST Albany (NY) 61, Mass.-Lowell 52< Canisius 66, St. Peter's 53< Louisville 77, Pittsburgh 51< Maine 59, Hartford 44< Manhattan 67, Iona 63< Merchant Marine 62,...
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Ashaninka David Barbosa addresses a meeting by Amazonian indigenous in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios province, Peru, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, one day before Pope Francis arrives to Peru's Amazon. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
January 19, 2018 - 12:08 am
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) — After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that native leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosystem. Francis is...
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