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 2020-07-09 04:02 

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Bolsonaro now the 'poster boy' for dubious COVID treatment...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live......

 2020-07-09 03:36 

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Asia Today: Australia state locks out people from virus spot...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state has closed its doors to people fleeing a second lockdown in Australia's second-largest city.Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles said on......

 2020-07-09 03:36 

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Australia ends Hong Kong extradition treaty, extends visas...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says his country has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and extended visas for Hong Kong residents in response to China's......

 2020-07-09 02:59 

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Heavy rain hits scenic central Japan, more damage in south...

TOKYO (AP) — Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan, while rescue workers searched on Thursday for more people missing in......

 2020-07-09 02:46 

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Bali island begins to reopen after 3-month virus lockdown...

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's resort island of Bali reopened after a three-month virus lockdown Thursday, allowing local people and stranded foreign tourists to resume public activities......

 2020-07-09 02:21 

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AP Source: Kawhi Leonard's arrival at Disney will be delayed...

A person with knowledge of the situation says that Kawhi Leonard did not accompany the Los Angeles Clippers on their flight to Central Florida on Wednesday night for the restart of the NBA......

 2020-07-09 01:54 

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MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence...

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer's return to action Wednesday......

 2020-07-09 01:32 

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Mali leader promises court changes in bid to quell protests...

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — In a televised midnight speech, Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita promised early Thursday to reform the country's constitutional court in a bid to quell another round of......

 2020-07-09 01:27 

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Agent: RB Raheem Mostert requests trade from 49ers...

San Francisco 49ers postseason breakout star Raheem Mostert requested a trade from the team after being unable to renegotiate his contract.Agent Brett Tessler made the request public on......

 2020-07-09 00:56 

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Singapore governing party set to extend power in elections...

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans vote Friday in Southeast Asia's first election since the coronavirus pandemic began, with the health crisis and a grim economy expected to bolster Prime Minister Lee......

 2020-07-09 00:54 

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Records: Man accused of killing Tulsa officer threatened him...

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A man suspected of killing a Tulsa police officer had threatened to kill the officer during the man's run-in with local police years prior, according to police......

 2020-07-09 00:49 

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Minneapolis council members pledge thoughtful police revamp...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of the Minneapolis City Council are pledging a thoughtful approach to their proposal to dismantle the city's police department following the killing of George......

 2020-07-09 00:32 

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California Senate delays work as coronavirus cases soar...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate will delay its work because of a coronavirus outbreak at the Capitol and an increasing number of new cases across the state.The Senate had......

 2020-07-09 00:09 

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Feds charge Florida man, sons with selling fake virus cure...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man and his three sons are facing federal charges that they illegally sold a bleachlike chemical mixture as a miracle cure for the new coronavirus and other......

 2020-07-09 00:02 

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2020 Washington State Fair canceled due to the coronavirus...

PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) — The 2020 Washington State Fair has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.Fair CEO Kent Hojem said in a video on the event's website the decision to......

 2020-07-09 00:01 

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Texas executes man for 1993 fatal shooting, ending state's 5-month delay in lethal injections due to pandemic...

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas executes man for 1993 fatal shooting, ending state's 5-month delay in lethal injections due to pandemic....

 2020-07-09 00:00 

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Family re-imagines Bob Marley classic for COVID-19 relief...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Marley's Grammy-winning children and chart-topping grandson have re-imagined one of his biggest hits to assist children affected by the coronavirus pandemic.Stephen......

 2020-07-08 23:59 

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Bolsonaro becomes 'poster boy' for unproven virus treatment...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live......

 2020-07-08 23:54 

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Feds seek to keep guns seized after West Texas mass shooting...

DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking to keep dozens of guns and firearm accessories seized from a man whose home was searched last year following a mass shooting in West Texas that left more than......

 2020-07-08 23:54 

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Review: In 'The Old Guard,' the comic movie gets an overhaul...

For all the painful absences of this summer, it has been a season blessedly bereft of superheroes.No, they're not all bad. And there is much of the normal rhythms of the movies' main-event......

 2020-07-08 23:49 

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Nevada regulators OK company buying Caesars Entertainment...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reno-based Eldorado Resorts Inc. received the go-ahead Wednesday from Nevada casino regulators to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp. in a $17.3 billion deal creating a gambling giant......

 2020-07-08 23:43 

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Wrongful death lawsuit claims guard kept knee on man's neck...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a California man who died while being detained on suspicion of trespassing at Sacramento's basketball arena has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, alleging a......

 2020-07-08 23:36 

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Lawyer: TSA makes changes after whistleblower's complaint...

The Transportation Security Administration has improved coronavirus protection for airport screeners after a TSA official accused the agency of endangering travelers, the whistleblower's lawyer......

 2020-07-08 23:20 

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Little Rock passes Arkansas' first hate crime law...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock became the first city in Arkansas to pass a measure with increased penalties specifically for hate crimes that target people based on their race, national......

 2020-07-08 23:13 

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Newsom hopes California schools won't be delayed by virus...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Surging coronavirus cases in California prompted a warning on Wednesday from the nation's most populous county of a possible delay to classroom instruction in public......

 2020-07-08 23:07 

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County pause for phased reopening may remain if cases climb...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington's secretary of health said Wednesday if cases of coronavirus continue to increase, it was unlikely that a current statewide pause for counties looking to advance......

 2020-07-08 22:50 

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Dakota pipeline still moving oil despite shutdown order...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The owner of the Dakota Access Pipeline continued to fill it with North Dakota crude oil on Wednesday and said it has no immediate plans to shut down the line, despite a......

 2020-07-08 22:43 

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Country band Lady A files suit against singer with same name...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country group Lady A, which dropped the word "Antebellum,"; from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has......

 2020-07-08 22:40 

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Maryland governor: probably time to change Redskins name...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he believes the name of Washington's professional football team "probably should be changed" though he supported the team's name when......

 2020-07-08 22:28 

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Delle Donne waiting to hear from WNBA medical review panel...

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne is waiting to have her case heard by the league's independent panel of doctors to see if she'll be medically excused for the season, according to the......

 2020-07-08 22:14 

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About that border wall, Mr. Presidents ... who's paying?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made building some 450 miles of wall on the U.S.-Mexico border a defining issue of his presidency, and long vowed that Mexico would pay for......

 2020-07-08 22:05 

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How many people saw 'Hamilton'? For now, that's a secret...

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney+'s streaming of "Hamilton" was surely the biggest event on television screens over the holiday weekend.Just how big, however, remains a mystery.Disney knows,......

 2020-07-08 21:59 

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Indiana governor defends officer response to assault report...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb defended the state's Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday amid criticism that the agency's conservation officers did not adequately respond to......

 2020-07-08 21:58 

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Facebook takes down accounts tied to Roger Stone...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook on Wednesday said it has removed dozens of accounts linked to the hate group Proud Boys, to President Donald Trump's longtime ally Roger Stone and to employees of......

 2020-07-08 21:53 

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Trump aside, McConnell becomes GOP's preacher on masks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is emerging as the GOP's mask spokesman, proselytizing about the importance of wearing a face covering during the pandemic.......

 2020-07-08 21:52 

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Alabama COVID-19 hospitalizations rise by 400 over 2 weeks...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama reached new highs over four consecutive days for the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19.On Wednesday, 1,110 people were hospitalized because of the......

 2020-07-08 21:48 

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Giants return, so do some players, but Padres' INF Mateo out...

As Major League Baseball cautiously tiptoes closer toward beginning its delayed 2020 season, several teams welcomed back players who might have been exposed to the coronavirus and the San......

 2020-07-08 21:44 

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Water shutoff protections extended by Michigan governor...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Protections to prevent water shutoffs during the coronavirus pandemic are being extended to the end of the year under an order signed Wednesday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.......

 2020-07-08 21:42 

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Charges dropped against woman struck by officer at airport...

MIAMI (AP) — Criminal charges have been dropped against a Black woman who was struck in the face after yelling at a police officer at Miami International Airport.The Miami-Dade State......

 2020-07-08 21:34 

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Buffett makes annual donations worth $2.9B to 5 charities...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett has given away another $2.9 billion of his Berkshire Hathaway stock to five foundations as part of his plan to gradually give away his......

 2020-07-08 21:33 

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Tri-County Health orders mask mandate; cities can opt out...

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Health officials who oversee a large swath of suburban Denver decided Wednesday to impose a mask-wearing requirement to curb the spread of the coronavirus, but jurisdictions......

 2020-07-08 21:31 

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AP Source: Ivy League calls off fall sports due to outbreak...

The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to say it will not play sports this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The......

 2020-07-08 21:28 

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Illinois posts highest daily virus infections since June 5...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois reported more than 900 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus Wednesday, the highest one-day total since early June.Gov. J.B. Pritzker, meanwhile, said......

 2020-07-08 21:25 

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Five takeaways from Facebook's civil rights audit...

A two-year audit of Facebook's civil rights record found that the company's elevation of free expression — especially by politicians — above other values has hurt its progress on other matters......

 2020-07-08 21:21 

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Biden-Sanders task forces unveil joint goals for party unity...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Political task forces Joe Biden formed with onetime rival Bernie Sanders to solidify support among the Democratic Party's progressive wing recommended Wednesday that the former......

 2020-07-08 21:14 

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Missouri schools opt for hybrid, every-other-day instruction...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri school districts will be allowed to have students attend every other day and learn remotely on alternating days, helping schools avoid fund penalties related to......

 2020-07-08 21:11 

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Tyler Perry to pay funeral expenses for girl shot in Atlanta...

ATLANTA (AP) — Tyler Perry has offered to pay the funeral expenses for an 8-year-old girl who was fatally shot in Atlanta over the weekend, a representative for the actor and filmmaker confirmed......

 2020-07-08 21:10 

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New oversight committee would restore faith in NYPD, AG says...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James proposed sweeping changes Wednesday to boost oversight of the New York City Police Department, including forming an independent commission......

 2020-07-08 21:09 

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Wisconsin police officer rescues dog from burning house...

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin police officer says he did what any dog lover would do when a pet is in a burning home. He rescued the pup.Caledonia K-9 Officer Cory Radke and his canine......

 2020-07-08 21:02 

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Safe injection sites may curb opioid deaths, report suggests...

A safe haven in the U.S. where people can give themselves heroin and other drugs has observed more than 10,500 injections over five years and treated 33 overdoses with none proving fatal,......

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