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 2020-07-01 14:14 

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Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police will stop making public the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating......

 2020-07-01 14:14 

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US construction spending fell 2.1% in May...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending fell for a second month in May with both home building and nonresidential activity declining.The Commerce Department said May activity dropped......

 2020-07-01 14:12 

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Trump: I'll veto defense bill to keep Confederate base names...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to veto a massive defense bill to keep military bases such as Ft. Bragg named after Confederate officers, swimming against sentiment in his own......

 2020-07-01 14:08 

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US manufacturing bounces back in June on reopenings...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. manufacturing rebounded in June as major parts of the country opened back up, ending three months of contraction in the sector caused by the coronavirus......

 2020-07-01 14:05 

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US construction spending drops 2.1% in May with home building and nonresidential activity both down...

WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending drops 2.1% in May with home building and nonresidential activity both down....

 2020-07-01 14:02 

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Human remains found in search for missing Texas soldier...

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — Investigators in Central Texas have found partial human remains in the search for a soldier who has been missing since April, according to the U.S. Army.The......

 2020-07-01 14:00 

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21 Savage launches free online financial program for youth...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper 21 Savage will be launching a free online financial literacy education program for youth sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic.The Grammy winner......

 2020-07-01 13:45 

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Maine, Vermont next in fight over aid to religious schools...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court decision that says states can't cut religious schools out of programs that send public money to private education could breathe new life into efforts......

 2020-07-01 13:42 

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VIRUS DIARY: Moving closer to grandsons they can barely see...

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A child's swing twists forlornly in the breeze beneath the behemoth maple tree that shades our home. It's become a symbol of our sad coronavirus exile.A year and a half......

 2020-07-01 13:32 

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New Burundi leader hints he'll take COVID-19 more seriously...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi's new president has signaled that his government will take the coronavirus pandemic more seriously than his dead predecessor, calling the virus the country's "worst......

 2020-07-01 13:31 

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Prague train with 500 tourists boosts Croatia tourism hopes...

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A train carrying about 500 tourists from the Czech Republic and Slovakia arrived to Croatia on Wednesday morning as the country seeks to attract visitors after easing......

 2020-07-01 13:28 

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In Denmark, police say slaying was not racially motivated...

COPENHAGEN (AP) — The slaying of a biracial man on a Danish Baltic Sea island and the detention of two local men in their 20s on suspicion of his murder is a personal relationship gone wrong than......

 2020-07-01 13:25 

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Fox News fires Ed Henry after sexual misconduct charge...

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News on Wednesday fired daytime news anchor Ed Henry after he was charged with sexual misconduct in the workplace.The network said it had received a complaint on June 25......

 2020-07-01 13:23 

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Study: Maine tourism's economic impact to drop by a third...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's hospitality industry could lose one-third of its revenue and shed tens of thousands of jobs this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, University of Maine......

 2020-07-01 13:16 

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UK regulator urges new rules to rein in Google, Facebook...

LONDON (AP) — British regulators want new rules to foster competition in digital advertising markets and rein in the industry's dominant players, Google and Facebook.The Competition and......

 2020-07-01 13:12 

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France freezes role in NATO Libya force amid Turkey tensions...

PARIS (AP) — France is suspending its involvement in a NATO naval operation off Libya's coast after a standoff with a Turkish ship and amid growing tensions within the military alliance over......

 2020-07-01 13:09 

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UK firms slash jobs to cope with outbreak's long term impact...

LONDON (AP) — Companies linked to hospitality and travel in Britain have announced thousands of more job cuts as the longer term consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic take hold, choosing to slim......

 2020-07-01 13:06 

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AP Exclusive: Hair weaves from Chinese prison camps seized...

Federal authorities in New York on Wednesday seized a shipment of weaves and other beauty accessories suspected to be made out of human hair taken from people locked inside a Chinese internment......

 2020-07-01 13:03 

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Video of neighborhood dispute spurs anti-racism protest...

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — A dispute between neighbors over work being done at a northern New Jersey home this week sparked a brief anti-racism protest march after video of the confrontation was......

 2020-07-01 12:58 

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Suspect accused of Ohio game threat to offer guilty plea...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man was expected to plead guilty Wednesday to accusations that he threatened a shooting at Ohio State University and vowed to hurt players on the football team.An......

 2020-07-01 12:56 

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Seattle mayor orders "occupied" area cleared, police arrive...

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police converged on the city's "occupied" protest zone early Wednesday after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order for protesters to vacate the area.People......

 2020-07-01 12:37 

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Survey: Companies added 2.4 million jobs in June...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added nearly 2.4 million jobs in June, according to a private survey, a large gain that still leaves total employment far below its pre-pandemic levels.The......

 2020-07-01 12:06 

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AP-NORC poll: White Democrats grow more critical of police...

DETROIT (AP) — As a national reckoning over racism and policing grips the nation, white Democrats are far more likely now than they were a few years ago to think police brutality is a serious......

 2020-07-01 11:47 

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Judge denies Virginia ACLU's request to bar irritant use...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A judge has denied an emergency request by lawyers from Virginia's branch of the American Civil Liberties Union to bar police from using chemical irritants or other devices to......

 2020-07-01 11:43 

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Tuscaloosa joins Alabama cities requiring face masks...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tuscaloosa has joined the short list of Alabama cities requiring face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.City council members......

 2020-07-01 11:42 

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Retired pope's elder brother, Georg Ratzinger, dies at 96...

BERLIN (AP) — The Rev. Georg Ratzinger, the older brother of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, who earned renown in his own right as a director of an acclaimed German boys' choir, has died at 96.......

 2020-07-01 11:31 

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Astronauts perform 2nd spacewalk to swap station batteries...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts performed their second spacewalk in under a week Wednesday to replace old batteries outside the International Space Station.Commander Chris Cassidy......

 2020-07-01 11:30 

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Erdogan vows social media controls after insults to family...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president vowed Wednesday to tighten government control over social media following alleged insults directed at his daughter and son-in-law when they announced the......

 2020-07-01 11:23 

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Germany plans to toughen child abuse laws...

BERLIN (AP) — The German government said Wednesday it's planning to toughen child sex abuse and child pornography laws, a move that comes after authorities uncovered a vast online child abuse......

 2020-07-01 11:12 

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UK: China's new security law violates Hong Kong agreement...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary said Wednesday China's new national security law for Hong Kong "is a clear and serious violation" of the Sino-British Joint Declaration, the agreement......

 2020-07-01 11:03 

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China takes measures against 4 US media companies...

BEIJING (AP) — China has demanded staff and business information from four U.S. media companies including The Associated Press in what it called a necessary response to similar demands by......

 2020-07-01 11:02 

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Pilot killed in fighter jet crash at Shaw Air Force Base...

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A military pilot has died in the crash of a fighter jet during a training mission at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.20th Fighter Wing Commander Larry Sullivan......

 2020-07-01 10:56 

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Spain, Portugal leaders mark border reopening with pomp...

BADAJOZ, Spain (AP) — The leaders of Spain and Portugal marked the reopening of their land border Wednesday, more than three months after shutting it because of the coronavirus......

 2020-07-01 10:46 

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Italy seizes 14 tons of amphetamines, said to be IS-made...

ROME (AP) — Italian police have seized 14 tons of amphetamines, allegedly produced in Syria by the Islamic State group to fund extremist activities and destined for the European illegal drug......

 2020-07-01 10:28 

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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. PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM FACES MORE CUTS AMID VIRUS An investigation by the AP and KHN......

 2020-07-01 10:22 

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Protest vs. Africa's 1st COVID-19 vaccine trial shows fears...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A protest against Africa's first COVID-19 vaccine trial was underway Wednesday as experts note a worrying level of resistance and misinformation around testing on the......

 2020-07-01 10:16 

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UNESCO says logo being used illegally for arts trafficking...

PARIS (AP) — The U.N.'s cultural agency UNESCO has warned that its name and logo are being illegally emblazoned on false documents to facilitate illicit trafficking in African cultural......

 2020-07-01 10:02 

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American Kennel Club adds a breed, with dog shows in flux...

NEW YORK (AP) — A vigorous Belgian livestock-guarding breed is gaining entree to the American Kennel Club. But Americans eager to see a Belgian Laekenois in person may have to be patient, since......

 2020-07-01 09:33 

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China: US 'oppressing Chinese companies' in new Huawei move...

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop "oppressing Chinese companies" after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats.......

 2020-07-01 09:30 

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The Latest: Russian soccer league calls of another game...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Russian soccer league says another game involving FC Orenburg has been called off following an......

 2020-07-01 09:05 

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Analysis: No Wimbledon, jumbled season and 'Big 4' legacies...

It's a complete guessing game, but it's still fun to discuss: Will the legacies of the four most prominent and successful tennis players of today — and maybe ever — be affected by the......

 2020-07-01 09:04 

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Wirecard headquarters raided in probe of accounting scandal...

BERLIN (AP) — Investigators searched the headquarters of German payment systems provider Wirecard and four other locations Wednesday as part of their probe of an accounting scandal that led to the......

 2020-07-01 09:00 

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Museum or mosque? Turkey debates iconic Hagia Sofia's status...

ISTANBUL (AP) — In its more than 1,400-year existence, the majestic domed structure of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul has served as the Byzantine Empire's main cathedral, a mosque under the Ottoman......

 2020-07-01 08:34 

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German jobless rate edges up in June, millions in furlough...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate ticked higher in June, official figures showed Wednesday, but the rise was slower than in the previous two months and extensive use of a government-backed......

 2020-07-01 08:32 

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Roadside assistance firm to add 900 jobs in Tennessee growth...

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A company that provides roadside assistance plans to add 900 jobs over five years in an expansion in Tennessee.The state Department of Economic and Community......

 2020-07-01 08:07 

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Divided West can do little as China tightens up on Hong Kong...

LONDON (AP) — From Tokyo to Brussels, political leaders have swiftly decried Beijing's move to impose a tough national security law on Hong Kong that cracks down on subversive activity and protest......

 2020-07-01 07:58 

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Activists protest German coal plans at Merkel party HQ...

BERLIN (AP) — Environmental activists scaled the headquarters of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party and covered the building in black drapes Wednesday to protest parts of the government's......

 2020-07-01 07:21 

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Turkey: Up to 60 migrants feared dead after boat sinks...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Up to 60 migrants may have been trapped in a boat that sank in an eastern lake last week, Turkey's interior minister said Wednesday.Turkey launched a search-and-rescue......

 2020-07-01 07:06 

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COVID-19 cases mount at the ends of the Earth in Timbuktu...

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Harandane Toure started taking malaria pills when he first spiked a fever but as the days passed his illness only worsened.Doctors ultimately told him he was among the......

 2020-07-01 07:03 

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Women taken from African mothers by Belgium now want redress...

NEDER-OVER-HEEMBEEK, Belgium (AP) — Monique Bitu Bingi was only 4 years old when she was taken from her family in Belgian Congo and locked up in a religious mission run by Catholic nuns. Her......

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