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 2021-06-22 22:14 

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Texas extends CWS stay, knocks out Volunteers with 8-4 win...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Freshman Tanner Witt pitched 5 2/3 innings of shutout relief, Silas Ardoin hit a tie-breaking, two-run single, and Texas eliminated Tennessee from the College World Series with an 8-4 victory Tuesday. The No. 2 national seed Longh...

 2021-06-22 22:13 

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Naquin's 3-run homer in 9th gives Reds 10-7 win over Twins...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds didn't look drained to manager David Bell, despite this recent slide. The boss was right, because the Reds had plenty of energy left for a late surge against Minnesota after the Twins took a game of back-an...

 2021-06-22 22:12 

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Portland police halt minor traffic stops, citing disparity...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon's largest city are being advised to no longer pursue low-level traffic infractions — including expired plates and broken headlights — unless related to an immediate safety threat, Portland Mayor...

 2021-06-22 21:12 

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NCAA could seek once-radical solutions after high court loss...

Embedded in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's scathing rebuke of the NCAA and its rules were a few suggestions on how college sports can be reformed to avoid being sued into oblivion. "Legislation would be one option," Kavanaugh wrote in...

 2021-06-22 21:08 

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Biden urges shots for young adults as variant concern grows...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as the White House acknowledges it will miss two key vaccination benchmarks and as concern grows about the spread of a new variant that thr...

 2021-06-22 21:08 

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15 GOP governors urge release of Census redistricting data...

Fifteen Republican governors sent a letter Tuesday to the U.S. Department of Commerce urging that the U.S. Census Bureau release redistricting data as soon as possible, saying further delays would hurt efforts to redraw congressional and legislative distr...

 2021-06-22 20:38 

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Biden pushes effort to combat rising tide of violent crime...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to lay out new steps to stem a rising national tide of violent crime, with a particular focus on gun violence, as administration officials brace for what they fear could be an especially turbulent summer. ...

 2021-06-22 20:19 

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US seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American authorities took down a range of Iran's state-linked news websites under unclear circumstances on Tuesday, the U.S. and Iran said, a move that appeared to be a far-reaching crackdown on Iranian media a...

 2021-06-22 20:18 

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Veteran lawmaker to lead N. Ireland's DUP after turmoil...

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Tuesday named veteran lawmaker Jeffrey Donaldson as its new leader, weeks after he narrowly lost the election to lead the senior partner in Northern Ireland's government. The part...

 2021-06-22 20:18 

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DC statehood facing long odds in the Senate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Proponents of statehood for Washington, D.C., vowed Tuesday to keep pushing even though the prospects were dim as the bill began working its way through the Senate. "Our democracy is truly in the hands of this Senate," Mayo...

 2021-06-22 20:18 

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Wall Street rises, pushing S&P 500 back near record high...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finished higher on Wall Street Tuesday, nudging the S&P 500 closer to the record high it reached last week. The benchmark index added 0.5%. The Nasdaq did a bit better, climbing 0.8%, with an assist from gains in several big t...

 2021-06-22 20:17 

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Review: Modest Mouse return full of wisdom and silliness...

Modest Mouse, "The Golden Casket" (Epic) Uh-oh. It's not a good sign when any band starts referencing death right from jump. Modest Mouse have placed an open coffin on the cover of its latest album and have called it "The Golden Casket....

 2021-06-22 20:16 

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Review: Connected short stories starring beautiful messes...

"Filthy Animals," by Brandon Taylor (Riverhead) Brandon Taylor's "Filthy Animals," a book of interconnected short stories, is a chronicle of pain, identity, recovery and the desperation we all feel for human connection. A depressed and...

 2021-06-22 20:16 

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Review: 'A Distant Grave' is a complex and lyrical thriller...

"A Distant Grave," by Sarah Stewart Taylor (Minotaur) Homicide detective Maggie D'arcy has been hoping to heat up a cross-Atlantic romance with her sweetheart, Conor Kearney, but after a body turns up on Long Island beach, her trip to Ireland ...

 2021-06-22 20:15 

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Eat, drink and be merry: Food pairs well with Olympic spot...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The typical celebration for many athletes who qualify for the Olympics revolves around one thing: food. Months, sometimes years, of strict diets are geared toward the goal of making the games. And when they get there, it's ti...

 2021-06-22 20:14 

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College Football Playoff presidents OK expansion evaluation...

DALLAS (AP) — The 11 university presidents and chancellors who oversee the College Football Playoff authorized a continued evaluation of a proposed 12-team playoff on Tuesday that, if eventually adopted, could still be another five years away. While...

 2021-06-22 20:14 

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Segal assumes majority ownership stake in Dynamo, Dash...

Real estate developer and financier Ted Segal has become the majority owner of both Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo and the Dash of the National Women's Soccer League. Segal also acquired the leasing rights to BBVA Stadium. Gabriel Brener, Os...

 2021-06-22 20:13 

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Buxton's bad luck: Twins star shelved again, has broken hand...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The glimpses of Byron Buxton's game-changing, worth-the-admission skills have grown broader over the last three years as the Minnesota Twins center fielder has blossomed with the bat to match his long-superior work with the gl...

 2021-06-22 20:12 

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Biden to 'bring every resource' to manage busy storm season...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that his administration needs to "bring every resource to bear" to deal with natural disasters as huge swaths of the country have already endured extreme weather with the summer season just ...

 2021-06-22 20:12 

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Fed's Powell says high inflation temporary, will 'wane'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday responded to concerns from Republican lawmakers about spiking inflation by reiterating his view that current price increases will likely prove temporary. Consumer prices jumped 5% in M...

 2021-06-22 20:12 

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Some used vehicles now cost more than original sticker price...

DETROIT (AP) — When it was new, the window sticker price on a typical 2019 Toyota Tacoma SR double cab pickup was just under $29,000. Two years later, dealers are paying almost $1,000 more than that to buy the same vehicle, even though it's used...

 2021-06-22 19:23 

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Fed's Powell says high inflation temporary, will 'abate'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that he expects recent price spikes will soon subside and reduce inflation to a sustainable level. Consumer prices jumped 5% in May compared with a year earlier, the largest increase...

 2021-06-22 19:23 

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Wembley capacity increased for Euro 2020 semifinals, final...

LONDON (AP) — More than 60,000 fans will be allowed into the semifinals and final of the European Championship at Wembley Stadium after UEFA secured an agreement Tuesday with the British government on an increased capacity. No details have been prov...

 2021-06-22 19:23 

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American Airlines cutting flights as summer season starts...

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines will cut hundreds of flights over the next three weeks to avoid overloading its operation as demand for summer air travel rises faster than once expected. Spokeswoman Sarah Jantz said Tuesday that the cuts could avera...

 2021-06-22 19:12 

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Connecticut governor signs recreational marijuana into law...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday signed a bill making Connecticut the 19th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana, which remains an illegal drug under federal law. People age 21 and older will be allowed to possess and cons...

 2021-06-22 19:12 

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Construction starts on $899M station at Los Angeles airport...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Construction has started on a $898.6 million station that will directly connect Los Angeles International Airport to the region's light rail and bus transportation systems, solving a decades-old problem. The Airport Metro Conn...

 2021-06-22 19:08 

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Top-heavy field for Olympic golf still missing some stars...

Four of the top 10 men in the world golf ranking are not going to Japan for the Olympics, only one of them by choice. The 60-man field was set Tuesday based on the world ranking with a half-dozen late withdrawals, a list that included U.S. Open runner-up ...

 2021-06-22 18:39 

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UAE's capital apparently offering COVID vaccines to tourists...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The capital of the United Arab Emirates has apparently started offering free coronavirus vaccines to tourists flying into the emirate, a move that could entice travelers and help revive the country's struggling...

 2021-06-22 18:38 

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Wall Street ticks up, S&P 500 nears record as markets calm...

NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 is nudging closer to its record high on Tuesday, while the rest of Wall Street is drifting in mixed trading, as markets continue to calm following last week's jolt from the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 was 0.4% higher...

 2021-06-22 18:38 

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EU approves 191.5 billion euros in recovery funds for Italy...

ROME (AP) — The European Union's executive Commission on Tuesday formally approved 191.5 billion euros ($228.5 billion) in pandemic recovery funds for Italy, the 27-nation bloc's third-biggest economy. Premier Mario Draghi said the funds wil...

 2021-06-22 18:27 

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Paraguay preorders 1 million doses of United Biomedical vaccine...
 2021-06-22 18:27 

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Water use restrictions lifted in Taoyuan, Hsinchu, and Miaoli...
 2021-06-22 18:27 

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US says it stands with Taiwan in face of Beijing intimidation...
 2021-06-22 18:27 

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Food bank helps Kaohsiung families to get through hard times of COVID...
 2021-06-22 18:27 

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For older adults, applying for a bailout isn't easy...
 2021-06-22 18:27 

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Plan ahead, stockpile enough syringes to keep up with the vaccine: pharmacists...
 2021-06-22 18:27 

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US lists countries to receive 55 million COVID vaccine doses...
 2021-06-22 18:26 

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Essential workers, adults aged 65-74 to be eligible for COVID vaccines...
 2021-06-22 18:26 

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Restaurants and cafes adapt to thrive under Level 3 restrictions...
 2021-06-22 18:26 

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All arrivals to Taiwan to be tested for COVID before quarantine ends...
 2021-06-22 18:18 

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Claims of murder plot against GOP candidate in Florida court...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Claims by a Republican congressional candidate that another GOP hopeful plotted to kill her landed Tuesday in a Florida courtroom. Anna Paulina Luna, who plans to run for Florida's District 13 seat after losing a race...

 2021-06-22 18:18 

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Pakistan premier criticized for comments on sexual violence...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Prime Minister Imran Khan faced growing criticism at home on Tuesday after seemingly blaming a rise in sexual violence in Pakistan on women wearing "very few clothes." His comments drew nationwide condemnation from human rig...

 2021-06-22 18:18 

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Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as concerns grow about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The push is underway as the ...

 2021-06-22 18:16 

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Special Tony Awards given to 2 shows, 1 advocacy nonprofit...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards may be months away, but three groups can already celebrate: The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, "David Byrne's American Utopia" and Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Freestyle Love Supreme" are getting specia...

 2021-06-22 18:16 

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In 'Good on Paper,' Iliza Shlesinger becomes a leading lady...

Even when she's technically off, comedian Iliza Shlesinger is always working. During quarantine she did a full tour of drive-in stand-up shows, refined a new hour of material, launched an online cooking show with her husband and secured a book deal. A...

 2021-06-22 18:14 

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Hawks-Bucks Eastern Conference finals preview capsule...

Preview capsule for the Milwaukee-Atlanta Eastern Conference Finals series that starts Wednesday: No. 3 MILWAUKEE BUCKS (46-26, 8-3) vs. No. 5 ATLANTA HAWKS (41-31, 8-4) Season series: Bucks, 2-1. Schedule: Wednesday and Friday at Milwaukee, Sunday and Ju...

 2021-06-22 18:14 

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Finally healthy, Chicago Sky climbing WNBA standings...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Sky are at full strength and moving up the WNBA standings after injuries got them off to a slow start. Chicago (7-7) has won five in a row heading into Tuesday night's road game in New York. It's no coincidence th...

 2021-06-22 18:13 

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Reds' Votto serves 1-game suspension after ump argument...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto served a one-game suspension from Major League Baseball on Tuesday, three days after he was ejected for arguing with an umpire. Votto was already slated to rest in the finale of a two-game ...

 2021-06-22 18:12 

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Should reporters challenge or ignore election disbelievers?...

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Negrin's campaign to ban "election deniers" from television news failed to achieve his original goal, which was to prevent a significant number of Americans from believing the lie that Donald Trump didn't lose th...

 2021-06-22 17:12 

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Gerard Gallant confronts win-now challenge as Rangers coach...

Gerard Gallant is taking over a young team with potential as coach of the New York Rangers, just like his three previous stops. Unlike Columbus, Florida and expansion Vegas, Gallant will be expected to win quickly, if not right away. The 57-year-old is em...

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