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 2020-07-06 14:16 

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Facebook, others, block govt requests on Hong Kong user data...

HONG KONG (AP) — Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram will deny law enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong as they assess the impact of a new national security law enacted last......

 2020-07-06 14:16 

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Supreme Court upholds cellphone robocall ban...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 1991 law that bars robocalls to cellphones.The case, argued by telephone in May because of the coronavirus pandemic, only arose after......

 2020-07-06 14:14 

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Justices rule states can bind presidential electors' votes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states' popular vote winner in the Electoral College.The ruling,......

 2020-07-06 14:09 

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Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope...

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a weekend spent stoking division, President Donald Trump on Monday went after NASCAR's only Black driver and criticized its decision to ban the Confederate flag at its......

 2020-07-06 14:03 

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AIDS report: Kids are lagging and COVID-19 is harming care...

New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half the children with HIV, the virus that......

 2020-07-06 13:53 

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Latino, Black neighborhoods struggle with test disparities...

PHOENIX (AP) — A Latino cook whose co-worker got COVID-19 waited in his truck for a free swab at a rare testing event in a low-income neighborhood in Phoenix. A Hispanic tile installer queued up......

 2020-07-06 13:43 

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Tokyo Olympics seek COVID-19 defenses, but what exactly?...

TOKYO (AP) — As the president of the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshiro Mori knows that experts will have to come up with defenses against COVID-19 for the the postponed games to open a year from......

 2020-07-06 13:43 

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Little to celebrate in Pamplona with no running of the bulls...

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Residents in Spain's northern city of Pamplona dressed up Monday in white clothes and traditional red scarves to mark what should have been the start of their annual San......

 2020-07-06 13:40 

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Germany: 3-year sentence sought for former SS camp guard...

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say the trial of a 93-year-old former guard at the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp proved he was an accessory to murder, and they called Monday for him to be......

 2020-07-06 13:28 

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Refereeing criticism increases as Madrid nears Spanish title...

MADRID (AP) — The closer Real Madrid gets to the Spanish league title, the stronger the accusations it is benefiting from the referees.Its opponents are not holding back, and Madrid has......

 2020-07-06 12:59 

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No more delays: What to know about the July 15 deadline...

It's time to do your taxes — no more delays.As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15.......

 2020-07-06 12:57 

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Singer Tom Meighan leaves Kasabian amid 'personal issues'...

LONDON (AP) — Frontman Tom Meighan has left British rockers Kasabian to deal with "personal issues," the band said Monday.Kasabian said in a statement that Meighan "is stepping down from......

 2020-07-06 12:34 

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Croatia's opposition leader stepping down after vote defeat...

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The leader of Croatia's main liberal opposition party announced his resignation Monday, a day after a crushing defeat in the country's parliamentary election held amid a......

 2020-07-06 12:20 

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Austria: bachelor party ends with snake-bitten tongue...

BERLIN (AP) —A German man's bachelor party in the Austrian Alps ended with a snake bite on the tongue and a trip to a hospital.The Austria Press Agency reported Monday that the......

 2020-07-06 12:20 

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Chinese diplomat derides UK's move to offer HK citizenship...

LONDON (AP) — China's ambassador to the UK derided Prime Minister Boris Johnson's offer to provide up to 3 million Hong Kong people with a path to citizenship, describing the move on Monday as......

 2020-07-06 12:15 

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Uber buys Postmates in $2.65 billion all-stock deal...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Uber finally got its food delivery company, acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the ride-hailing giant confirmed Monday.Uber and its Uber Eats......

 2020-07-06 12:09 

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Uber buys Postmates for $2.65 billion as food delivery companies try to survive a crowded, intensely competitive field...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber buys Postmates for $2.65 billion as food delivery companies try to survive a crowded, intensely competitive field....

 2020-07-06 11:44 

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 12-18...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 12-18July 12: Actor-comedian Bill Cosby is 83. Singer Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac is 77. Actress Denise Nicholas ("In the Heat of the Night")......

 2020-07-06 11:37 

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Serbian military opens field hospital amid coronavirus spike...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Troops in Serbia set up an emergency 500-bed field hospital Monday, a day after neighboring Kosovo re-imposed a nighttime curfew in four cities, as the Balkans battled to......

 2020-07-06 11:28 

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Commerzbank shares jump after CEO, board chair quit...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Shares in Germany's struggling Commerzbank rose more than 8% on Monday in the wake of the resignation of the bank's CEO and board chairman under pressure over the bank's......

 2020-07-06 11:13 

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Senator investigated by state board over COVID-19 comments...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State Sen. Scott Jensen said he's being investigated by the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice for some public comments he made as a doctor about the coronavirus.......

 2020-07-06 11:06 

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Waste-watching: Sewage can help track pandemic virus trends...

NEW YORK (AP) — One county in Utah beat back a spike of pandemic virus infections in the spring, and another saw its rate jump. Both trends showed up in their sewage.Yes, sewage. Across the......

 2020-07-06 11:06 

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Zimbabwe nurses protest; South Africa reopens some classes...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) —At least 12 nurses were arrested in Zimbabwe on Monday when they were demonstrating against their working conditions, complaining that they do not have adequate......

 2020-07-06 10:55 

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French drug company accused of favoring profits over lives...

PARIS (AP) — Accused of favoring profits over patients' lives, French pharmaceutical company Servier Laboratories is facing millions of euros in potential fines and damages after a huge trial......

 2020-07-06 10:42 

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Russian journalist fined in case that drew broad outrage...

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian journalist on Monday was convicted on charges of condoning terrorism and ordered to pay a fine in a case that has been widely criticized as an attack on freedom of......

 2020-07-06 10:06 

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5 Things to Know for Today...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. PANDEMIC BRINGS NO CHANGE TO PRESIDENT'S STYLE In times of pain, mass death, fear......

 2020-07-06 09:56 

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China's Inner Mongolia region reports bubonic plague case...

BEIJING (AP) — While China appears to have reduced coronavirus cases to near zero, other infectious threats remain, with local health authorities announcing a suspected bubonic plague case in the......

 2020-07-06 09:48 

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AP Was There: Navratilova tops Evert for 1st Slam title...

EDITOR'S NOTE — Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The AP is republishing stories about a handful of such......

 2020-07-06 09:45 

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Trump-connected lobbyists reap windfall in COVID-19 boom...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forty lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials whose......

 2020-07-06 09:40 

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Serena, Venus played 50 fewer times than Evert, Navratilova...

Chris Evert knows a thing or two about tennis rivalries and she's noticed something about Serena Williams' career: The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion has not had much in the way of......

 2020-07-06 09:34 

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2020 Watch: Has Trump surrendered to the coronavirus?...

Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:Days to next set of primaries (New Jersey and Delaware): 1Days to general election:......

 2020-07-06 08:47 

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As Paris Fashion Week is streamed, critics look to future...

PARIS (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has instilled extra unpredictability into the already fickle Paris Fashion Week. After first canceling the July shows for menswear and Haute Couture, the......

 2020-07-06 08:28 

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UK's lockdown-hit arts venues to get $2B rescue package...

LONDON (AP) — The British government has announced more than 1.5 billion pounds (almost $2 billion) to help the country's renowned arts and cultural institutions recover from the coronavirus......

 2020-07-06 08:22 

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Czech volunteers develop functioning lung ventilator in days...

PRAGUE (AP) — Tomas Kapler knew nothing about ventilators — he's an online business consultant, not an engineer or a medical technician. But when he saw that shortages of the vital machines had......

 2020-07-06 07:43 

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Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91...

ROME (AP) — Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and the soundtracks such classic Hollywood......

 2020-07-06 07:39 

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Australia to shut state border as Melbourne infections surge...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities were preparing to close the border between the country's two largest states, as the country's second-largest city, Melbourne, recorded two deaths......

 2020-07-06 07:14 

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Africa starts opening airspace even as COVID-19 cases climb...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As COVID-19 cases surged in many parts of the world, the island nation of the Seychelles was looking good: 70-plus straight days without a single infection. Then the planes......

 2020-07-06 07:00 

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At least 2 shooters wanted for death of girl, 8, in Atlanta...

ATLANTA (AP) — The shooting death of an 8-year-old girl in Atlanta prompted a $10,000 reward for information as authorities searched for at least two people who opened fire on the car she was......

 2020-07-06 06:30 

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Damian Lillard emerges from shutdown ready for playoff push...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Grieving the death of a cousin and missing his mother, Damian Lillard struggled emotionally after the NBA shut down because of the coronavirus.But he also found......

 2020-07-06 06:27 

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As schools ponder cutting sports, tennis proves vulnerable...

The promise of college tennis lured Abhimanyu Vannemreddy from his home in India to the United States, where he settled in at Winthrop University in South Carolina.Now he's pondering his......

 2020-07-06 06:24 

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What Would Have Been: Close MLB interleague play, Wimbledon...

There would have been a lot of close MLB rivalry games this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic, with five interleague series matching teams from the same city or state. All of those rivals......

 2020-07-06 06:21 

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Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over virus outbreak...

A doctor arrested after writing an article about Egypt's fragile health system. A pharmacist picked up from work after posting online about a shortage of protective gear. An editor taken from his......

 2020-07-06 06:14 

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Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over virus outbreak...

A doctor arrested after writing an article about Egypt's fragile health system. A pharmacist picked up from work after posting online about a shortage of protective gear. An editor taken from his......

 2020-07-06 05:56 

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Tokyo governor, Abe say they'll cooperate on virus, Olympics...

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo's governor and her political rival, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, agreed Monday to cooperate on handling the coronavirus outbreak to safely hold the Olympics next year.......

 2020-07-06 05:33 

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Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions...

BEIRUT (AP) — Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate since he was seized by Syrian government forces seven years ago. The......

 2020-07-06 05:04 

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Coast Guard alters training for incoming class due to virus...

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — There will be nobody screaming in the face of 18-year-old Ellie Hiigel when she arrives Wednesday for training in advance of her first year at the U.S. Coast Guard......

 2020-07-06 04:55 

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The Latest: India overtakes Russia, now 3rd in virus cases...

NEW DELHI — India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-affected nation by the coronavirus after reporting 24,248 new cases Monday.India has now confirmed 697,413 cases, including......

 2020-07-06 04:23 

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Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not long after noon on Feb. 6, President Donald Trump strode into the elegant East Room of the White House. The night before, his impeachment trial had ended with acquittal in......

 2020-07-06 04:19 

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US diplomat in Hong Kong says security law use a 'tragedy'...

HONG KONG (AP) — The top American diplomat in Hong Kong said Monday that it is a "tragedy" to use the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's new national security law to chip away at "fundamental......

 2020-07-06 04:16 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely says 99% of virus cases benign...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is understating the danger of the coronavirus to people who get it, as more and more become infected in the U.S.In his latest of many statements......

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