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 2021-06-22 13:30 

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MLK estate reaches publishing agreement with HarperCollins...

NEW YORK (AP) — The estate of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has reached an international agreement with HarperCollins Publishers, which released his first book more than 60 years ago, for rights ......

 2021-06-22 13:29 

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Six French athletes talk about being gay, share experiences...

PARIS (AP) — Six French athletes have spoken about being gay and shared difficult experiences they had during their formative years.A documentary by Canal Plus called 'Faut qu'on parle' (We have to......

 2021-06-22 13:24 

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Ex-principal accuses school district or discrimination...

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — A former South Albany High School principal is suing Greater Albany Public Schools, claiming the district racially discriminated against him and created a hostile work environme......

 2021-06-22 13:20 

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DISPATCH: In tornado's wake, navigating a reluctant town...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It was 7:54 a.m. when I awoke to the news that a tornado had struck North Carolina's coast overnight, killing three people and injuring 10 others.After getting the call from my......

 2021-06-22 13:20 

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NZ slips to 135-5 against India on Day 5 of WTC final...

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — India's fast bowlers took three cheap wickets and undercut New Zealand's innings to 135-5 at lunch on the fifth day of the world test championship final on Tuesday.New Z......

 2021-06-22 13:19 

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Elin Hilderbrand to retire from writing beach reads in 2024...

NEW YORK (AP) — Elin Hilderbrand, known as the queen of the beach read, plans to retire from writing novels in 2024.The best-selling author's latest book "Golden Girl" is her 27th book and is now a......

 2021-06-22 13:05 

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German finance minister, auditors faulted in Wirecard probe...

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers presenting a report Tuesday into the collapse of the payment processing company Wirecard accused the country's finance minister and auditors Ernst & Young of numerous......

 2021-06-22 13:05 

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Florida beach town writes Amazon TV series to lure tourists...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Remember that longing you felt after an episode of "Sex and the City" to shop at the characters' favorite New York haunts and drink cosmopolitans at the same bars? Or t......

 2021-06-22 13:05 

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Maryland flags over 500K unemployment claims in 6 weeks...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland officials have detected more than a half million potentially fraudulent new unemployment insurance claims in the last six weeks and they're warning Marylanders to watch ou......

 2021-06-22 13:05 

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Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary party starts Oct. 1...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World is planning an 18-month celebration in honor of its 50th anniversary.All four parks at the Lake Buena Vista, Florida, resort will take part in "The World's Mo......

 2021-06-22 13:04 

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Missouri drownings prompt warnings to be careful in water...

EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — The arrival of hot weather and the easing of the COVID-19 pandemic means bigger crowds at Missouri waterways, but too often this year the trend has taken a deadly turn.The St. L......

 2021-06-22 12:46 

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Ticket sales for 2022 World Cup set to begin in January...

FIFA is preparing to start selling tickets for the 2022 World Cup in January while still trying to find out more on Qatar's plan to make coronavirus vaccines mandatory for spectators.World football......

 2021-06-22 12:45 

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Help wanted: Labor crisis shocks California restaurants...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sherry Villanueva's family of Santa Barbara restaurants employed 350 people before the pandemic took hold and darkened dining rooms across California. Now, with the state's econo......

 2021-06-22 12:38 

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8 ways to get the most out of the farmers market with kids...

If there's one terrific way to get kids interested in trying new foods, understanding where food comes from, and choosing produce over chips (at least some of the time), it's a trip to the farmers ......

 2021-06-22 12:29 

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Activists: Vatican is 'meddling' in Italy's LGBT rights law...

MILAN (AP) — The Vatican has formally opposed a proposed Italian law expanding anti-discrimination protections to the LGBT community, a leading Italian newspaper reported Tuesday. Activists immedia......

 2021-06-22 12:23 

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Europol: Extremists sought to use pandemic to spread hate...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Extremists sought to use the global pandemic to "spread hate propaganda and exacerbate mistrust in public institutions" in 2020, the European Union's police agency sai......

 2021-06-22 12:20 

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Anonymous customer leaves restaurant a tip for $16K...

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — A customer who ordered a couple of chili dogs, fried pickle chips and drinks at a New Hampshire restaurant left a big tip — $16,000.The staff didn't notice at first, Mike Z......

 2021-06-22 12:14 

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$1M settlement reached in dairy worker overtime lawsuit...

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Yakima County Superior Court has approved a $1 million settlement that provides retroactive overtime pay for workers at a Lower Yakima Valley dairy.The settlement wraps up a cl......

 2021-06-22 12:13 

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Merkel hopes UEFA will act 'responsibly' on Wembley capacity...

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday she hopes UEFA will act "responsibly"; on the issue of staging Euro 2020 matches in Britain given the spread there of the highly contagious......

 2021-06-22 12:04 

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Water problems continue for about 2,000 Jackson residents...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — About 2,000 water customers in Jackson are still advised to boil their water amid ongoing repairs to the city's water systems.A boil water notice is still in effect for about ......

 2021-06-22 11:45 

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Putin hails WW II heroes, warns of degrading Europe security...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday marked the 80th anniversary of the Nazi attack on the Soviet Union by hailing the country's World War II heroes and calling for efforts to ......

 2021-06-22 11:20 

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Germany hosts Hungary as sports, politics mix at Euro 2020...

MUNICH (AP) — Both Germany and Hungary are trying avoid early elimination from the European Championship.The Hungarians need to win when the teams meet on Wednesday, the Germans don't.The match wil......

 2021-06-22 11:20 

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One of Atlanta's oldest school buildings to be redeveloped...

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta city leaders have approved a plan to restore and redevelop one of the city's oldest school buildings.The Atlanta City Council on Monday voted to grant a permit to revamp the ......

 2021-06-22 11:19 

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France's showdown against Portugal at Euro 2020 lacks punch...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — France advanced without kicking a ball, and Portugal can move on as well even with a loss on Wednesday.Hardly the heavyweight showdown many had hoped for in a match pitting......

 2021-06-22 11:19 

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Second child dies after being pulled from Lake Michigan...

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A second child pulled from Lake Michigan in Racine over the weekend has died, according to sheriff's officials. Yaadwinder Singh, 17, was unresponsive when he was rescued from t......

 2021-06-22 11:19 

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Lewandowski looks to find a way past Sweden at Euro 2020...

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Robert Lewandowski is facing another early exit from a major international soccer tournament.Unless, that is, Poland can find a way past one of the tightest defenses a......

 2021-06-22 11:18 

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Spain set to bring in Busquets to avoid Euro 2020 debacle...

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Spain may summon its most experienced player for its most important match at the European Championship.Sergio Busquets is set to return for the match against Slovakia on Wedne......

 2021-06-22 11:15 

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England players Mount and Chilwell to isolate at Euro 2020...

LONDON (AP) — England players Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell will have to remain in self-isolation until Monday after their contact with a coronavirus-infected opponent at the European Championship.T......

 2021-06-22 11:14 

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German railway announces plan to reopen 20 closed routes...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's national rail operator on Tuesday announced plans to reopen 20 stretches of railway around the country that have been closed over the years, a move intended to help get more......

 2021-06-22 11:00 

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Millennial Money: Should you take money advice from Reddit?...

Should you take money advice from a stranger on the internet? In Reddit's r/personalfinance channel, anonymous users exchange tips on buying homes, choosing insurance plans and managing very person......

 2021-06-22 10:53 

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Trump-linked tycoon postpones bid to delist Dubai developer...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The billionaire founder of one of Dubai's largest developers has postponed a bid to take the firm private, the company announced on Tuesday. In a notice to the Du......

 2021-06-22 10:39 

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Lions team vs Japan starts with 6 Irish, 5 Welsh, 4 Scots...

Alun Wyn Jones will lead a British and Irish Lions XV against Japan on Saturday without any Englishmen and eight new caps.Murrayfield is staging the warmup for the eight-match tour of South Africa,......

 2021-06-22 10:32 

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Russian hurdler cleared of doping, family medication blamed...

MONACO (AP) — Russian former world champion hurdler Sergei Shubenkov was cleared on Tuesday in a "genuinely exceptional" doping case that was prosecuted in secret ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.Shuben......

 2021-06-22 10:29 

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Hungary's foreign minister defends law limiting LGBT rights...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's foreign minister alleged Tuesday that a disinformation campaign was being used to rally international criticism of a recent law passed in Hungary that has been wi......

 2021-06-22 10:08 

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Dubai investment arm posts $5.1 billion loss amid pandemic...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's state-owned sovereign wealth fund announced Tuesday a net loss of $5.1 billion over the past year, highlighting the toll that the coronavirus pandemic has......

 2021-06-22 09:58 

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Lebanon raises price of bread amid crippling economic crisis...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's economy ministry on Tuesday raised the price of subsidized bread for the fifth time in a year amid the tiny country's worsening economic and financial crisis.The ministry sa......

 2021-06-22 09:50 

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EU investigates Google's conduct in digital ad tech sector...

LONDON (AP) — European Union regulators have launched a fresh antitrust investigation of Google, this time over whether the U.S. tech giant is stifling competition in digital advertising technology......

 2021-06-22 09:35 

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Hazard's return gives Belgium a dilemma at Euro 2020...

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Eden Hazard hobbled toward the sideline after the halftime whistle, seemingly with pain in his ankle after an innocuous fall in the penalty area.The nervousness and tr......

 2021-06-22 09:17 

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Spain's Cabinet aims for a fresh start by pardoning Catalans...

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish Cabinet is meeting Tuesday to issue pardons for nine imprisoned Catalans who spearheaded the 2017 effort to establish an independent republic in the affluent northeastern ......

 2021-06-22 09:12 

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France's Sarkozy faces jail term in campaign financing trial...

PARIS (AP) — The trial of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy concludes Tuesday in Paris, after a month during which the court sought to determine whether he broke laws on campaign financing in......

 2021-06-22 09:10 

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Australian prison to be evacuated after mice move in...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A plague of mice that has ravaged vast swathes of eastern Australia has forced the evacuation of a prison while authorities repair gnawed electrical wiring and clear dead......

 2021-06-22 09:08 

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UEFA declines Munich application for rainbow-colored stadium...

MUNICH (AP) — UEFA has declined the Munich city council's application to have its stadium illuminated in rainbow colors for Germany's final European Championship group game against Hungary on Wedne......

 2021-06-22 08:59 

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UK pushes on with talks to join Pacific trade partnership...

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. launched negotiations Tuesday to join a trade partnership in and around the Pacific Ocean, as it explores new opportunities around the world following its departure from the ......

 2021-06-22 08:07 

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Hungary's immunity cards allow packed stands, raise concerns...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tens of thousands of soccer fans packed the Puskas Arena in Budapest last week to attend Euro 2020 matches. It was the first full-house international soccer event in Europe......

 2021-06-22 08:00 

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Outdoors festival planned in September in southern WVa...

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — The permanent home of the National Scout Jamboree will hold a four-day outdoor festival for the public in September.The Adventure On! Freedom Festival will take place Sept. ......

 2021-06-22 08:00 

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Bowling Green chosen for trailer manufacturing operation...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A semi-trailer and equipment manufacturer has chosen Kentucky for its first U.S. facility in nearly 25 years in a project expected to eventually create nearly 300 full-time jo......

 2021-06-22 08:00 

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First lady to visit Nashville, encourage vaccinations...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday as part of a national effort to get more Americans vaccinated against COVID-19.Biden will attend a pop-......

 2021-06-22 08:00 

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Board approves tuition hikes for Tennessee colleges...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Board of Regents said it has approved a tuition increase for the state's community colleges and technology colleges.The board that oversees Tennessee's 13 commun......

 2021-06-22 08:00 

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Humana picked to continue Medicare service for West Virginia...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has picked Humana Inc. to continue providing health insurance for the 54,000 retirees eligible for Medicare and their dependents in the state.The state's publ......

 2021-06-22 07:52 

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Duterte threatens to arrest Filipinos who refuse vaccination...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has threatened to order the arrest of Filipinos who refuse COVID-19 vaccination and told them to leave the country if they would not cooperate wi......

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