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 2020-06-30 03:48 

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Oklahoma voters to decide whether to expand Medicaid...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters will decide Tuesday whether to expand Medicaid to tens of thousands of low-income residents and become the first state to amend their Constitution to do......

 2020-06-30 03:47 

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Oklahoma City voters to pare down crowded 5th District field...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Voters in central Oklahoma on Tuesday will pare down a crowded field of congressional hopefuls seeking to represent the 5th District in Washington.Nine Republicans are......

 2020-06-30 03:46 

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California's budget has billions in cuts to close deficit...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $202.1 billion budget on Monday, reflecting an economy and tax revenues hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic. The budget......

 2020-06-30 03:43 

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Companies prodded to rely less on China, but few respond...

BEIJING (AP) — The United States, Japan and France are prodding their companies to rely less on China to make the world's smartphones, drugs and other products. But even after the coronavirus......

 2020-06-30 03:28 

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Reports: China passes national security law for Hong Kong...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong media are reporting that China has approved a contentious law that would allow authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong Kong, sparking......

 2020-06-30 03:04 

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With restrictions, fans set to return to SKorean baseball...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's professional baseball league says it will require fans to wear masks, sit at least a seat apart and prohibit them from eating food in the stands as it......

 2020-06-30 02:52 

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New Zealand cancels 2021 APEC summit, will lead it virtually...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand on Tuesday cancelled its plans to host a major meeting of U.S. and Asian leaders next year because of the coronavirus, opting instead to lead a virtual......

 2020-06-30 02:31 

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AP sources: White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019...

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year......

 2020-06-30 01:50 

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Appeals court reverses Wisconsin voting restrictions ruling...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court panel upheld a host of Republican-authored voting restrictions in Wisconsin on Monday, handing conservatives a significant win just months before......

 2020-06-30 01:37 

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Chicago releases video of ex-top cop asleep at the wheel...

CHICAGO (AP) — Documents, audio of a civilian 911 call and police body camera footage showing the former head of Chicago police allegedly asleep in October at the wheel of his vehicle were......

 2020-06-30 01:31 

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3 injured when boat, humpback whale collide in Alaska waters...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three people on a recreational boat were injured, one seriously, after it collided with a humpback whale, authorities said Monday.The collision happened Saturday just......

 2020-06-30 00:42 

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COVID-19 spike in 1 Australian state stalls sports' restart...

SYDNEY (AP) — An increase in COVID-19 cases in the Australian state of Victoria is playing havoc with a return of most professional sports Down Under.Victoria had 75 new cases on Monday......

 2020-06-30 00:34 

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NAACP working to move headquarters to nation's capital...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The NAACP is working with the District of Columbia to move its headquarters from Baltimore to Washington, the civil rights organization and Mayor Muriel Bowser announced......

 2020-06-30 00:22 

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Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam ispute with Ethiopia...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister urged the U.N. Security Council on Monday to adopt a resolution giving international clout to efforts to resolve a dispute over the Ethiopia's new......

 2020-06-30 00:18 

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Air Force sergeant indicted in federal guard killing...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted an Air Force sergeant for murder and attempted murder after he allegedly killed a federal security guard in Northern California and wounded his......

 2020-06-29 23:56 

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Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes to sit out 2020 season...

SEATTLE (AP) — Dan Hughes will not coach the Seattle Storm during the 2020 WNBA season over concerns about his risk for severe illness if he were to contract COVID-19, the team said......

 2020-06-29 23:55 

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Michigan leaders reach agreement on 2020 budget shortfall...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An agreement to address a $3.2 billion shortfall in Michigan's 2020 budget was announced Monday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and legislative leaders to respond to deep budget......

 2020-06-29 23:53 

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Google removes misleading ads related to voting, elections...

Google said Monday it has removed misleading and fraudulent ads targeting Americans looking for information about how to vote in November's presidential election.Some of the ads charged......

 2020-06-29 23:53 

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Iowa governor signs abortion law amid court challenge...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday signed into law a bill that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion, trying again to institute a restriction similar to one struck down two......

 2020-06-29 23:23 

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Lululemon buys at-home exercise startup for $500 million...

NEW YORK (AP) — Athletic apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc. said Monday it's acquiring at-home exercise startup Mirror for $500 million.The deal is part of Lululemon's plan to expand......

 2020-06-29 23:19 

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Patriots hope winning still in fashion for new QB Newton...

One is a man of a million fedoras.The other is all about the hoodie.But whether Cam Newton and Bill Belichick can take the New England Patriots back to the Super Bowl is going to be......

 2020-06-29 23:12 

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WarnerMedia puts 'for sale' sign on CNN Center in Atlanta...

NEW YORK (AP) — WarnerMedia said Monday it will sell the iconic CNN Center in downtown Atlanta, but that it doesn't mean the network will abandon the city.The network will consolidate its......

 2020-06-29 23:10 

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Key Stitt cabinet members on coronavirus stepping down...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two of Gov. Kevin Stitt's key cabinet members at the forefront of the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic announced Monday they are stepping down to return to their......

 2020-06-29 22:51 

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AP FACT CHECK: Actually, 20% of US lives in a virus hot spot...

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been a frequent Trump administration talking point on the recent spike in COVID-19 infections: Don't worry, only a small sliver of U.S. counties is at greater risk.......

 2020-06-29 22:43 

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Venezuela's Maduro orders EU envoy to leave after sanctions...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicols Maduro ordered the European Union's ambassador to leave the country on Monday hours after the bloc that's pushing for a democratic transition......

 2020-06-29 22:35 

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Montana confirms 90 more COVID-19 cases over weekend...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana has confirmed another 90 COVID-19 cases in testing reported from Saturday through Monday, bringing the total number of known cases in the state over 900, as officials......

 2020-06-29 22:21 

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Top Puerto Rico officials under scrutiny for COVID-19 kits...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of legislators probing the failed government purchase of $38 million worth of COVID-19 testing kits referred the names of 11 people including top public......

 2020-06-29 22:14 

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Kansas City mayor called racist slur after requiring masks...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City's Black mayor said Monday that he was called a racist slur and told he should "swing from a tree" after he announced mandatory face masks in the Missouri city.......

 2020-06-29 21:58 

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Serious coronavirus-linked condition hit 285 US children...

At least 285 U.S. children have developed a serious inflammatory condition linked to the coronavirus and while most recovered, the potential for long-term or permanent damage is unknown, two new......

 2020-06-29 21:55 

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Fed's program for loaning to Main Street off to slow start...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Haith, owner and CEO of a Denver-based restaurant chain called Teriyaki Madness, is in an unusual position for people like him: He's making money through food delivery......

 2020-06-29 21:36 

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Kansas governor mandates statewide use of masks...

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly says she will issue an executive order mandating the use of masks in public spaces starting Friday to stop the spread of COVID-19."The......

 2020-06-29 21:31 

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Administration skips hearing on violence against protesters...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the U.S. Park Police refused to appear Monday to answer lawmakers' questions on violence against demonstrators and journalists outside the White House, saying he......

 2020-06-29 21:28 

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Wyoming man gets 25 years for robberies, carjackings...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Wyoming man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Montana State Prison for a series of robberies and carjackings committed in Billings on one night in September......

 2020-06-29 21:25 

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Dr. Dre's wife of 24 years Nicole Young files for divorce...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Dre's wife of 24 years Nicole Young has filed for divorce.Young filed documents seeking to end her marriage with Dr. Dre — the producer, rapper and music mogul whose......

 2020-06-29 21:12 

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Masks to be required throughout Oregon starting Wednesday...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that people throughout Oregon will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces starting Wednesday to slow the spread of the......

 2020-06-29 21:12 

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Distancing from Trump? Some Republicans step up critiques...

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, President Donald Trump instilled such fear in the Republican Party's leaders that most kept criticism of his turbulent leadership or inconsistent......

 2020-06-29 21:09 

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Roster shuffle: Plans change in MLB because of health issues...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches. A trio of players, including Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake and......

 2020-06-29 21:07 

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A how-to: BET pulls off artistic, virtual, political success...

NEW YORK (AP) — You'd think trying to produce the 2020 BET Awards during the coronavirus pandemic would be filled with restrictions, but instead, show producers took another approach: We're not......

 2020-06-29 20:54 

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Rebuilding MLB clubs hope to keep developing top prospects...

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto had at one point expected former first-round pick Logan Gilbert to be pitching at T-Mobile Park by the time June rolled around.......

 2020-06-29 20:51 

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Powell says US economy facing heightened uncertainty...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the outlook for the U.S. economy is "extraordinarily uncertain" and the success of the recovery effort will depend in large part on......

 2020-06-29 20:50 

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McConnell: 'No stigma' in wearing masks for virus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has become the highest-ranking Republican in Congress to encourage Americans to wear a facial mask as COVID-19 cases surge in states......

 2020-06-29 20:48 

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Fargo mayor says holiday will test efforts to curb COVID-19...

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The mayor of Fargo said Monday that while North Dakota's most populous city and the state's COVID-19 hotspot is making progress in controlling spread of the coronavirus, a......

 2020-06-29 20:41 

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No virus deaths for three straight days in Wisconsin...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin health officials have not recorded a new death related to the coronavirus for three straight days.The number of confirmed COVID-19-related fatalities stood at......

 2020-06-29 20:40 

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US bars defense exports to Hong Kong, says new rules coming...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it will bar defense exports to Hong Kong and will soon require licenses for the sale of items to Hong Kong that have both civilian and......

 2020-06-29 20:36 

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Cape Cod officials warn of white sharks ahead of July Fourth...

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — Cape Cod's beaches and towns may be quieter because of the coronavirus pandemic, but officials are reminding visitors ahead of the July Fourth holiday that the famous......

 2020-06-29 20:35 

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Walz: Minnesota now able to give 20,000 virus tests daily...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota reported 10 more deaths from the coronavirus on Monday, the same day state officials said they had reached their goal of being able to test as many as 20,000......

 2020-06-29 20:30 

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Nationals' Zimmerman and Ross opting out of MLB season...

The Washington Nationals will try to defend their World Series title without at least two holdovers from last year's team, including one of the faces of the franchise.Longtime infielder......

 2020-06-29 20:29 

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Roberts a pivotal vote in the Supreme Court's big opinions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The biggest cases of the Supreme Court term so far have a surprising common thread.On a court with five Republican appointees, the liberal justices have been in the......

 2020-06-29 20:23 

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Watney bored in isolation, nervous about how he got virus...

Monday marked the 10th day of self-isolation for Nick Watney, the minimum required for PGA Tour players who test positive for the new coronavirus.He said he is feeling good except for some......

 2020-06-29 20:17 

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Arkansas' confirmed virus cases top 20,000, with 1 new death...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' confirmed coronavirus cases now exceed 20,000 people, health officials said Monday as they announced an additional death from the illness caused by the......

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