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 2021-05-06 01:18 

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Chelsea beats Madrid to set up all-English CL final vs City...

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea's decision to fire a club legend suddenly doesn't seem so callous after all. While Frank Lampard's name has hardly been forgotten by the Chelsea fans — there were chants outside Stamford Bridge before kickoff ...

 2021-05-06 01:18 

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Eye on education, Alan Page puts treasured art up for sale...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Alan Page was married in 1973, midway through a Hall of Fame career with the Minnesota Vikings, and he and his wife soon went to work on covering the bare walls in the new home they had built. The remedy was art, and their collect...

 2021-05-06 01:17 

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La Russa's extra-inning gaffe stings White Sox in loss...

Hall of Famer Tony La Russa developed a reputation as a master strategist while managing the Oakland A's and St. Louis Cardinals to a total of three World Series championships. His second tenure with the Chicago White Sox is off to a bumpy start. And ...

 2021-05-06 01:17 

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DeJong, Goldschmidt lead Cards over Mets 4-1 in opener...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt added a solo shot off Marcus Stroman and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 4-1 in a doubleheader opener on Wednesday that extended their winning streak to six. Kwang Hyu...

 2021-05-06 01:17 

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Ray Miller, ex-manager and coach in Orioles HOF, dies at 76...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ray Miller, the former Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles manager who spent 42 years in professional baseball and served as the pitching coach for three Cy Young award winners, has died. He was 76. The Twins said Miller died Tu...

 2021-05-06 01:15 

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Texas Senate advances bill allowing handguns without license...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas would allow people to carry a handgun without a license, and the background check and training that go with it, under a measure approved by the state Senate on Wednesday. Texas already has some of the loosest gun laws in t...

 2021-05-06 01:15 

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Josh Duggar granted release as he awaits child porn trial...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed former reality TV star Josh Duggar to be released as he awaits trial on charges that he downloaded and possessed child pornography. Magistrate Judge Christy Comstock ordered Duggar, 33, c...

 2021-05-06 01:12 

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Mom who gave birth on flight didn't know she was pregnant...

HONOLULU (AP) — Lavinia "Lavi" Mounga had no idea a baby was coming when she went into labor on a flight from her home in Utah to Honolulu last week. "I just didn't know I was pregnant, and then this guy just came out of nowhere,"...

 2021-05-06 00:29 

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Taiwan shares open higher - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, May 6 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 82.08 points at 16,925.52 Thursday on turnover of NT$7.42 billion (US$265.37 million)....

 2021-05-06 00:18 

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EXPLAINER: No evidence '3/5 compromise' aimed to end slavery...

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a claim that has surfaced and been debunked before, but Republican lawmakers in recent days have given it new voice: the notion that the clause in the Constitution counting slaves as three-fifths of a person actually was a...

 2021-05-06 00:18 

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S Carolina Senate rejects open carry of guns without permits...

COLUMBIA,S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators debating a bill that would allow people with concealed weapons permits to carry their guns on Wednesday rejected an attempt to get rid of the requirement for the permits. Senators voted 25-21 against the ...

 2021-05-06 00:17 

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Florida inquiry clears Bloomberg over felons voting case...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities on Wednesday closed a criminal investigation into fund-raising efforts by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to pay off the outstanding fines of thousands of the state's felons seeking to re...

 2021-05-06 00:17 

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Democrats, Arizona Senate in deal to ensure recount security...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Democratic Party has reached a deal with the Republican-controlled state Senate to ensure that voter and ballot privacy is guaranteed during an unprecedented recount of the 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa Co...

 2021-05-06 00:17 

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Texas Senate advance bill allowing handguns without license...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas would allow people to carry a handgun without a license, and the background check and training that go with it, under a measure given preliminary approval by the state Senate on Wednesday. Texas already has some of the loo...

 2021-05-06 00:16 

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Louisiana offering digital proof of COVID-19 vaccination...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is offering residents the ability to show digital proof of their coronavirus vaccinations on their cellphones. Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday announced the new feature is available on the LA Wallet mobile app, t...

 2021-05-06 00:16 

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GOP's split halts push in Kansas for convention of states...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Conservative Republicans who see the federal government as out of control split Wednesday and halted the push in Kansas for a convention of states to propose changes to the U.S. Constitution. The state Senate spent nearly three h...

 2021-05-06 00:15 

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Caitlyn Jenner to critics: 'I move on' she says in interview...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that "I move on" when it comes to her critics. Her comment came durin...

 2021-05-06 00:14 

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Ceremonies, prayer mark day of awareness for Native victims...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some shared agonizing stories of frustration and loss. Others performed ceremonies and said prayers. All called for action. Across the U.S. on Wednesday, family members, activists and government leaders commemorated a day of...

 2021-05-06 00:14 

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NFL reminds teams are off the hook if injury occurs off-site...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The NFL is reminding teams following Ja'Wuan James' potentially season-ending Achilles injury that they're not obligated to pay salaries of players who get hurt away from team facilities. The memo sent to all 32 t...

 2021-05-05 23:19 

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Democrats revise voting bill, but Senate obstacles remain...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are revising key sections of their sweeping legislation to overhaul U.S. elections, hoping to address concerns raised by state and local election officials even as they face daunting odds of passing the bill through Congr...

 2021-05-05 23:18 

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Orioles' John Means has no-hitter through 8 vs. Seattle...

SEATTLE (AP) — Baltimore Orioles left-hander John Means has not allowed a hit to the Seattle Mariners through eight innings on Wednesday. Means has faced the minimum and allowed just one runner. Sam Haggerty struck out swinging in the third inning, ...

 2021-05-05 23:18 

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Pelicans rule out Ingram vs. 76ers with sprained left ankle...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram has been diagnosed with a left low ankle sprain and has been ruled out of Friday night's game in Philadelphia. The Pelicans announced Ingram's status after a scan Wednesday confi...

 2021-05-05 23:17 

China Post

Did agents raid home of wrong woman over Jan. 6 riot? Maybe....

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer traveled thousands of miles to Homer, Alaska, for an FBI raid on a woman's home, looking for something stolen during the Jan. 6 insurrection and the person who took it. "We're lookin...

 2021-05-05 23:17 

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O's Means throws MLB's 3rd no-hitter of season, tops M's 6-0...

SEATTLE (AP) — John Means threw the major leagues' third no-hitter this season and came within a wild pitch on a third strike of a perfect game, pitching the Baltimore Orioles over the Seattle Mariners 6-0 Wednesday. Means (4-0) struck out 12 an...

 2021-05-05 23:16 

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Transgender sports ban bill wins Louisiana Senate backing...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With no debate, Louisiana state senators Wednesday overwhelmingly agreed to bar transgender athletes from competing on girls' sports teams in schools. The Senate voted 29-6 for the bill from Sen. Beth Mizell, the Senate&#...

 2021-05-05 23:16 

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Rome jury convicts 2 US friends in slaying of police officer...

ROME (AP) — A jury convicted two American friends Wednesday in the 2019 slaying of a police officer in a tragic unraveling of a small time drug deal gone bad, sentencing them to the maximum life in prison. The jury of two judges and six civilians de...

 2021-05-05 23:16 

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New Mexico officials says 60% vaccination goal within reach...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Top state health officials said Wednesday that New Mexico is on track to meet its goal of a 60% vaccination rate for people 16 and older by the end of June that would allow the economy to reopen fully, amid new strategies ai...

 2021-05-05 23:16 

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Officials: Army to put civilian in charge of criminal probes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army plans to put a civilian in charge of the command that conducts criminal investigations, a response to widespread criticism the unit is understaffed, overwhelmed and filled with inexperienced investigators, officials famili...

 2021-05-05 23:15 

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Kentucky governor points to new sign of economic recovery...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday pointed to another sign that Kentucky's economy is recovering from the pandemic — a credit rating agency's upgraded assessment of the state's financial outlook. In revising the s...

 2021-05-05 22:20 

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Votto breaks thumb as Reds beat White Sox 1-0 in 10 innings...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's Joey Votto fractured thumb during a 10-inning, 1-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. Votto was hit by a Dallas Keuchel pitch in the fourth inning. Votto remained in the game, but in the sixth was replace...

 2021-05-05 22:19 

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Indians catcher Prez goes on IL with fractured ring finger...

KANSAS CTY, Mo. (AP) — Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Prez has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a fractured right ring finger. The two-time Gold Glove winner has been playing for several weeks with the injury, which he sustained when h...

 2021-05-05 22:19 

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Flyers' Shayne Gostisbehere suspended 2 games for boarding...

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for boarding Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Mark Friedman. Gostisbehere was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checkin...

 2021-05-05 22:19 

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Orioles' John Means has no-hitter through 7 vs. Seattle...

SEATTLE (AP) — Baltimore Orioles left-hander John Means has not allowed a hit to the Seattle Mariners through seven innings on Wednesday. Means has faced the minimum and allowed just one runner. Sam Haggerty struck out swinging in the third inning, ...

 2021-05-05 22:18 

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Chelsea ousts Madrid to set up all-English CL final vs City...

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea will end a turbulent season by playing in the Champions League final after making the competition's most successful team look ordinary. Timo Werner and Mason Mount scored to secure a 2-0 victory over Real Madrid in the seco...

 2021-05-05 22:18 

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Full speed ahead: DK Metcalf set to take on elite sprinters...

The newest sprinter in the game is tall just like world-record holder Usain Bolt and has quite an explosive burst — off the line of scrimmage, anyway. DK Metcalf will soon see just how quick he is from a different line, the starting line. The speedy...

 2021-05-05 22:18 

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GOP wants to restore work-search rule for jobless benefits...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans in Pennsylvania's GOP-controlled Legislature are advancing legislation to reinstate work-search requirements for people claiming unemployment benefits, with one survey showing that workers aren't taking ope...

 2021-05-05 22:18 

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New York Rangers abruptly dump team president, GM...

The New York Rangers abruptly fired president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton on Wednesday with three games left in the season. Chris Drury was named president and GM. He previously served as associate GM under Davidson and Gorton. The stunn...

 2021-05-05 22:17 

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High court mulls if women-only areas at gyms discriminate...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with the issues of sexual discrimination, differences between women and men and even the definition of gender while hearing arguments over whether fitness clubs can have women-o...

 2021-05-05 22:17 

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Palestinian teen killed in clash, wounded Israeli man dies...

JERUSALEM (AP) — A 16-year-old Palestinian youth was killed Wednesday by Israeli gunfire in a clash in the northern West Bank, Palestinian health officials said, while Israel announced the death of a 19-year-old man who was wounded in a drive-by sho...

 2021-05-05 21:27 

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Walz to issue timeline for lifting all COVID-19 restrictions...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov Tim Walz plans to announce a timeline on Thursday for lifting all COVID-19 restrictions in Minnesota while doubling down on the state's vaccination push. Walz will announce his plan in a live address at noon, followed ...

 2021-05-05 21:21 

China Post

Uber demand jumps as delivery grows, ride-hailing recovers...

Uber saw record demand in the first quarter as its food delivery business grew while lockdowns ended and more customers hailed rides The San Francisco-based company said Wednesday that its bookings jumped 24% to $19.5 billion __ an all-time high __ in the...

 2021-05-05 21:21 

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Missouri court to mull disciplining Gardner in Greitens case...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A review of the investigation that brought down former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens three years ago uncovered evidence that the prosecutor in charge concealed evidence that could have helped Greitens, the head of the office that over...

 2021-05-05 21:19 

China Post

Winker's single in 10th leads Reds over White Sox 1-0...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jesse Winker hit a winning single in the 10th inning after Chicago's Leury Garca was caught stealing in the top half, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the White Sox 1-0 Wednesday for a two-game split. Cincinnati's Sonny Gray an...

 2021-05-05 21:19 

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Bills GM Beane would consider cutting unvaccinated player...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane would theoretically consider cutting an unvaccinated player if it meant the team being able to lift NFL COVID-19 protocols restricting in-person team meetings. "Yeah, I would,"...

 2021-05-05 21:18 

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Right-wing think tank ordered to pay man hurt at rally $2.4M...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a right-wing think tank led by white nationalist Richard Spencer to pay $2.4 million to an Ohio man severely injured during a white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally two years ago in Virginia. Bill Burk...

 2021-05-05 21:18 

China Post

Oregon moves toward safe storage of guns; ban from Capitol...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would mandate safe storage of guns and ban them from the state Capitol. Republican lawmakers strenuously objected, saying they and others will be deprived of the ability to defend the...

 2021-05-05 21:18 

China Post

US tribe shares vaccine with relatives, neighbors in Canada...

BABB, Mont. (AP) — On a cloudy spring day, hundreds lined up in their cars on the Canadian side of the border crossing that separates Alberta and Montana. They had driven for hours and camped out in their vehicles in hopes of receiving the season...

 2021-05-05 21:17 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Will juror's march presence impact Chauvin case?...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The revelation that a juror who helped convict a former Minneapolis police officer in the killing of George Floyd had participated in a march in Washington, D.C., months before the trial is unlikely to affect that guilty verdict, ...

 2021-05-05 21:17 

China Post

Liz Cheney clings to GOP post as Trump endorses replacement...

WASHINGTON (AP) — No. 3 House Republican Liz Cheney was clinging to her post Wednesday as party leaders lined up behind an heir apparent, signaling that fallout over her clashes with former President Donald Trump was becoming too much for her to ove...

 2021-05-05 21:17 

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Salvage crews removing fuel from capsized lift boat...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Salvage crews have begun removing fuel from a lift boat that capsized off the Louisiana coast in a storm last month, the Coast Guard said Wednesday. The Guard said in a news release Wednesday that the work started on Monday after ...

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