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February 7, 2014

AP Top 10 | Labradoodle inventor regrets starting designer dog craze

1. WHAT PUTIN HOPES OLYMPICS TELL THE WORLD — AND HIS COUNTRYMEN

The celebration at Sochi is designed to spread the message: "Russia is back."

2. CONFIDENTIAL CONVERSATION WINDS UP ON YOUTUBE

U.S. officials suspect Russia of leaking an apparently bugged phone call in which two senior American diplomats disparaged the European Union.

3. WHY US IS SEEING WEATHER EXTREMES

AP's Seth Borenstein says a dip in the jet stream is taking cold polar air south and east and leaving warm, dry weather to the west.

4. HUNDREDS OF DETAINEES FREED IN SYRIA

A suicide bomber attacks a prison gate in the northern city of Aleppo, allowing rebels to storm the facility.

5. FOR DOW, BEST DAY OF THE YEAR

The index jumps nearly 190 points on the eve of a much-anticipated U.S. jobs report.

6. LENO SAYS THERE'S LIFE AFTER 'THE TONIGHT SHOW'

The entertainer, stepping down as a late-night host, plans to continue playing comedy clubs, indulging his passion for cars and doing any other TV work that comes his way.

7. IMMIGRATION OVERHAUL UNRAVELS

Boehner says it will be difficult for the Republican-led House to act on the legislation this election year.

8. NEW GUIDELINES AIM AT PREVENTING STROKES IN WOMEN

The advice from the American Heart Association focuses on pregnancy and other risk factors that women face more than men.

9. WHO REGRETS UNLEASHING DESIGNER DOGS

Australian Wally Conroy, creator of the Labradoodle in the late 1980s, says he never intended to start a canine craze.

10. HALL OF FAMER RALPH KINER DIES AT 91

The slugger played 10 years, mostly with the Pittsburgh Pirates, before becoming a popular broadcaster.

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