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 2020-06-03 21:39 

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White House: Trump church visit akin to Churchill WWII role...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's visit to a nearby church where he held up a Bible was a "leadership moment" akin to Winston Churchill's inspection of......

 2020-06-03 21:34 

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Senate rejects push for contract tracing written consent...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal by House Republicans to require individuals' written consent for the state to track the spread of the coronavirus was rejected by fellow Republicans in the Ohio......

 2020-06-03 21:30 

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UN envoy holds cease-fire talks with Libya's eastern forces...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations said its top envoy in Libya held talks Wednesday with a delegation from Khalifa Hifter's eastern-based forces to follow up on the agreement by the......

 2020-06-03 21:20 

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OBJ a "model guy" during Browns' virtual offseason program...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. practiced his own version of social distancing during his first offseason with the Browns. This year, the flashy receiver's been as close as......

 2020-06-03 21:12 

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Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's prominent Monument......

 2020-06-03 21:02 

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Handling of street protests creates crisis for Pentagon boss...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper is facing the most politically charged crisis of his tenure, criticized for calling protester-filled streets a military "battle space" and accused of......

 2020-06-03 21:00 

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Heart patients avoided ERs as coronavirus hit, US study says...

NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency room visits in the U.S. for chest pain and heart attacks fell early this spring, according to a study that supports fears that the coronavirus outbreak scared away people......

 2020-06-03 20:48 

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Jimmy Carter: Privileged, powerful must fight racial biases...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter called Wednesday for Americans in positions of power and influence to fight racial injustice, saying "silence can be as deadly as......

 2020-06-03 20:47 

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Floyd memorial will retrace life, push for justice in death...

HOUSTON (AP) — The memorial services to honor George Floyd are extraordinary: three cities over six days, with a chance for mourners to pay their respects in the communities where he was born,......

 2020-06-03 20:39 

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Germany's governing parties agree on $146 billion stimulus package to revive economy hit by coronavirus pandemic...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's governing parties agree on $146 billion stimulus package to revive economy hit by coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-03 20:36 

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Broncos coach apologizes after suggesting NFL free of racism...

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio is apologizing for suggesting discrimination and racism aren't problems in the NFL."After reflecting on my comments yesterday and......

 2020-06-03 20:26 

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West Point preps for graduation, some in class test positive...

More than 15 members of West Point's graduating class tested positive for the coronavirus upon their return to the the U.S. Military Academy, which is preparing to host President Donald Trump for......

 2020-06-03 20:15 

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Six counties have applied to move to Phase 3 of reopening...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Six counties have applied to move to the third phase of Washington state's four-stage reopening plan that eases COVID-19 restrictions and allows businesses to start to......

 2020-06-03 20:09 

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Nevada betting on health safety as Las Vegas casinos reopen...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After 58 days of historic quiet, cards will be cut, dice will roll and jackpots can jingle again 12:01 a.m. Thursday at casinos in Las Vegas and Nevada.There will be big......

 2020-06-03 20:08 

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AP report raises concerns about China and WHO; China denies...

At least two U.S. senators said Wednesday that China hid data from the World Health Organization that could have altered the course of the coronavirus outbreak, even as a Chinese official denied......

 2020-06-03 19:54 

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EU, China postpone September summit due to pandemic...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany says the European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for Sept. 14 because of the coronavirus pandemic.Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke Wednesday......

 2020-06-03 19:50 

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Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study...

A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in health workers and others closely exposed to......

 2020-06-03 19:50 

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Snapchat to stop 'promoting' Trump amid uproar over tweets...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Snapchat will stop "promoting" President Donald Trump on its video messaging service, the latest example of a social media platform adjusting how it treats this U.S.......

 2020-06-03 19:44 

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3 Nikiski Fire Department members test positive for COVID-19...

KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Three members of the Nikiski Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19, and eight others were in quarantine pending test results, a spokesperson for the Kenai......

 2020-06-03 19:43 

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Activists use informal tools to keep the peace at protests...

When Berto Aguayo heard that Chicago protests started turning violent over the weekend, he called a few dozen people to meet in front of a colorful mural in a South Side neighborhood.......

 2020-06-03 19:40 

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Minnesota AG charges 3 more cops in Floyd's death, upgrades charge against 1st officer charged to 2nd-degree murder...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota AG charges 3 more cops in Floyd's death, upgrades charge against 1st officer charged to 2nd-degree murder....

 2020-06-03 19:38 

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People harmed by OxyContin have more time to file claims...

People injured by the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin have another 30 days to file legal claims against the manufacturer.A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday agreed to extend......

 2020-06-03 19:37 

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Mother fights order allowing death of ill son in Alabama...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A mother who lost custody of her terminally ill son to the state is fighting an effort to withhold life support measures and let the child die naturally.The Alabama......

 2020-06-03 19:33 

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West Virginia governor says he welcomes all, except Obama...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday said he would welcome any president to the state besides former President Barack Obama.The unprompted comment came......

 2020-06-03 19:32 

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Attorney: 'Making a Murderer' convict infected with COVID-19...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin man whose criminal case was featured in Netlfix's "Making a Murderer" documentary has contracted COVID-19 in prison, his attorney said Wednesday.Kathleen......

 2020-06-03 19:26 

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Stadium virus prevention steers spotlight toward fan privacy...

The metal detectors every sports fan has become accustomed to at the gate might soon be accompanied by thermal body scanners as part of the gargantuan task of preventing the spread of the new......

 2020-06-03 19:23 

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Review: Nick Lowe's sardonic duality on display on new EP...

Nick Lowe, "Lay it On Me" (Yep Rock Records)In typical Nick Lowe fashion, the upbeat love song that's the title track of his latest EP, "Lay It On Me," is immediately followed by a note of......

 2020-06-03 19:00 

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Turkey, Russia cooperate on virus vaccine...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Russia have agreed to cooperate in the development of a coronavirus vaccine and plan to carry out joint clinical trials, the Turkish health minister said......

 2020-06-03 19:00 

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Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is taking on an increasingly public role as the nation confronts a confluence of historic crises that has exposed deep racial and socioeconomic......

 2020-06-03 18:40 

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AP source: MLB rejects 114-game plan, tells union no counter...

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball rejected the players' offer for a 114-game regular season in the pandemic-delayed season with no additional salary cuts and told the union it did not plan to......

 2020-06-03 18:38 

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US job losses in May could raise 3-month total to 30 million...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The epic damage to America's job market from the viral outbreak will come into sharper focus Friday when the government releases the May employment report: Eight million more......

 2020-06-03 18:38 

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German man identified as suspect in case of missing UK girl...

LONDON (AP) — British police said Wednesday a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on holiday in Portugal.......

 2020-06-03 18:34 

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State police to probe Joliet mayor's scuffle with protester...

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police will conduct an investigation after video posted online shows the mayor of Joliet, Illinois, forcibly grab a protester during a demonstration over the......

 2020-06-03 18:29 

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Rhule's transition from Baylor to NFL anything but normal...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Transitioning from head coach at the college level to the NFL is never easy.But for Carolina Panthers first-year coach Matt Rhule, it has been particularly......

 2020-06-03 18:14 

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Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemic...

Movie theater chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to......

 2020-06-03 18:06 

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Fed approves expansion of state and local support program...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved an expansion of its $500 billion emergency program to support state and local governments.The expansion will allow all states to have at......

 2020-06-03 18:05 

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St. Louis County asks unmasked protesters to quarantine...

ST. LOUIS (AP) —St. Louis County Executive Sam Page on Wednesday asked protesters who didn't wear masks or socially distance themselves during protests over the death of George Floyd to......

 2020-06-03 18:01 

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Oregon loosening virus restrictions for restaurants, pools...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's phase 2 coronavirus reopening plan will begin as early as Friday and includes loosening current restaurant restrictions, opening pools and expanding outdoor gatherings......

 2020-06-03 17:57 

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Mayor orders review of Kentucky city's police after violence...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The city of Louisville, Kentucky, plans to reach out for an independent review of its police department amid protests that erupted over the deaths of black people during......

 2020-06-03 17:54 

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Cannes announces lineup for a festival canceled by COVID...

From an empty movie theater in Paris, organizers of the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday announced the films that would have played at there in May had it not been canceled by the pandemic.......

 2020-06-03 17:47 

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Chicken industry executives indicted for price fixing...

A federal grand jury has indicted four current and former chicken company executives for price fixing.The U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday that the executives from Colorado-based......

 2020-06-03 17:39 

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Review: Lin-Manuel Miranda before 'Hamilton' in Hulu doc...

There's a great moment in the documentary " We Are Freestyle Love Supreme " when Lin-Manuel Miranda and "Hamilton" director Thomas Kail talk about how people are often disappointed when they see......

 2020-06-03 17:35 

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Active-duty troops deployed to DC region start to leave...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Active-duty troops brought in to help if needed with the civil unrest in the nation's capitol are beginning to return to their home base, after two days of more peaceful......

 2020-06-03 17:32 

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Atlanta police chief walks tightrope as she handles protests...

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's police chief quickly condemned the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and acted swiftly when she determined some of her own officers used excessive force, but now......

 2020-06-03 17:29 

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Current and former executives at chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride have been indicted on federal price-fixing charges...

NEW YORK (AP) — Current and former executives at chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride have been indicted on federal price-fixing charges....

 2020-06-03 17:28 

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Amy Grant has open heart surgery to fix heart condition...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A publicist for Amy Grant says the contemporary Christian singer had open heart surgery on Wednesday to fix a heart condition she has had since birth.Doctors......

 2020-06-03 17:22 

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Utah sees rise in COVID-19 cases a month after reopenings...

Utah is seeing a spike in new COVID-19 cases about a month after many businesses were allowed to reopen, leading state health officials to issue renewed pleas for people to maintain social......

 2020-06-03 17:09 

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Kansas county will randomly test for coronavirus...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas health officials want to randomly test Sedgwick County residents to determine the spread of coronavirus in the area.KSNW-TV reports the local health department......

 2020-06-03 17:00 

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New Mexico close to historic all-female US House delegation...

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has moved closer to possibly sending a historic delegation of all women of color to the U.S. House.According to unofficial results from Tuesday's......

 2020-06-03 16:52 

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Parents, educators, experts talk to kids on race amid unrest...

NEW YORK (AP) — As an African American parent, Cassandre Dunbar in Charlotte, North Carolina, always knew she and her husband would have "the talk" with their son, the one preparing him for......

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