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 2021-07-23 20:24 

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At odds on myriad issues, US, Russia to hold strategic talks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia will hold the first round of strategic and arms control talks of the Biden administration next week in Switzerland, the two countries announced on Fri......

 2021-07-23 20:22 

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WVa treasurer raises nearly $140K in firearms auction...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia state treasurer's office raised nearly $140,000 for law enforcement agencies through its unclaimed property firearms auction, the office announced Friday.......

 2021-07-23 20:20 

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American Express, Twitter rise; Boston Beer, Intel fall...

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday:TAL Education Corp., down $14.52 to $6. U.S.-listed shares of Chinese for-profit education companies sank on fears of a regulatory......

 2021-07-23 20:18 

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Biden stumps for McAuliffe in early test of political clout...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday was set to make his first major political foray since taking office, campaigning for a fellow moderate Democrat whose race for Virginia governor coul......

 2021-07-23 20:16 

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Elvira leads Wales Open by 2 shots after 2 rounds...

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Nacho Elvira started the day sharing the lead of the Wales Open and finished with it all to himself after shooting a 4-under 67 in the second round on Friday.Elvira bogeyed th......

 2021-07-23 20:16 

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US airstrike in Somalia is 2nd this week against al-Shabab...

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this week, U.S. forces on Friday conducted an airstrike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia. The earlier strike, on Tuesday, was the first in Soma......

 2021-07-23 20:15 

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Congressman: Federal virus aid wasn't for elected officials...

CORUNNA, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan congressman is criticizing COVID-19 bonuses awarded to county commissioners and other elected officials in Shiawassee County."American Rescue Plan dollars were inte......

 2021-07-23 20:12 

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US pilot thanks British man who guaranteed a happy landing...

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Air Force Maj. Grant Thompson thanked a British photographer the best way he knew how - by ripping the flight patch from his shoulder and handing it to the man whose quick action......

 2021-07-23 20:12 

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College sports trading cards latest byproduct of NIL policy...

You'll soon be able to collect trading cards of your favorite college athletes, the latest offshoot of the NCAA's milestone decision to allow student-athletes to monetize their fame without comprom......

 2021-07-23 20:10 

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UN adopts first resolution on vision, aims to help 1 billion...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly approved its first-ever resolution on vision Friday, calling on its 193 member nations to ensure access to eye care for everyone in their countries w......

 2021-07-23 20:08 

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As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges...

ATLANTA (AP) — A homegrown football hero and businessman supported by his longtime friend Donald Trump, Herschel Walker has an attractive profile for Republicans looking to reclaim a U.S. Senate se......

 2021-07-23 20:08 

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Leon Bridges shares his evolution to 'Gold-Digger Sounds'...

"Gold-Diggers Sound" is an apropos name for the third studio album of an artist who struck it rich six years ago with his debut LP.Leon Bridges' music quickly earned him recognition. "Coming Home" ......

 2021-07-23 20:08 

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Analysis: How the NFL got through the pandemic and to 2021...

Saying the NFL is America's most popular sport isn't exactly brainiac territory. Arguing that it also dealt most successfully with the dangers and restrictions caused by COVID-19 should be just as ......

 2021-07-23 19:58 

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New commissioners thrust into conference realignment chaos...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conference realignment is back on the table in college sports just as three Power Five conferences are breaking in relatively new commissioners. While the Big 12 is trying to ke......

 2021-07-23 19:51 

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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities...

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 16 cents to $72.07 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for September delivery rose 31 cents to $74.10 a barrel.Wholesale gasoline for August delive......

 2021-07-23 19:38 

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NFL dealing with multiple questions as training camps open...

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces a multitude of questions as training camps open.At least in ......

 2021-07-23 19:32 

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Baltimore's mayor unveils new violence prevention plan...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aiming to treat gun violence as a public health crisis, Baltimore's mayor on Friday unveiled a five-year violence reduction plan for the U.S. city where violent crime rates have re......

 2021-07-23 19:27 

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Darren Clarke holds 1-stroke lead at Senior British Open...

SUNNINGDALE, England (AP) — Darren Clarke isn't getting ahead of himself after two good rounds at the Senior British Open.The Northern Irishman shot a 3-under 67 on Friday after posting an opening ......

 2021-07-23 19:26 

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Maine residents can now register to vote online...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine residents soon will be able to register to vote via a secure online portal.Gov. Janet Mills, a Democrat, has signed a proposal passed by the Maine Legislature that prop......

 2021-07-23 19:25 

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Alabama offering $5 incentive for inmates to get shots...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — With Alabama trailing the nation in COVID-19 vaccinations, infections rising and the governor refusing incentives to encourage more people to get shots, state prisons are of......

 2021-07-23 19:24 

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Woman sentenced in boyfriend's death during movie scene...

FULTON, Mo. (AP) — A central Missouri woman who shot and killed her boyfriend while acting out a scene from the movie "Deadpool" was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison.Kalesha Marie Peterson......

 2021-07-23 19:19 

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Louisiana senator resigns to lead gambling regulatory board...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A longtime state lawmaker from the Lake Charles area resigned Friday from the Senate to take the helm of Louisiana's gambling regulatory board.Gov. John Bel Edwards appointe......

 2021-07-23 19:17 

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Crane collapse causes power outage as temps reach mid-90s...

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — A crane fell over at a construction site in the Minneapolis suburb of Lexington on Friday, causing a power outage for nearly 900 customers in the area as temperatures climbed i......

 2021-07-23 19:15 

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Trump inaugural committee chair to be released on $250M bail...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chair of former President Donald Trump's inaugural committee who faces charges he secretly worked as an agent for the the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump's foreign po......

 2021-07-23 19:14 

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Workers find decomposed body in construction firm's dumpster...

EAST STROUDSBURG. Pa. (AP) — A decomposed body has been found in a dumpster at a construction company in eastern Pennsylvania.Workers at the firm in East Stroudsburg found the body of a woman late ......

 2021-07-23 19:10 

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AP source: Mets acquire pitcher Rich Hill from Rays...

NEW YORK (AP) — The pitching-thin New York Mets have acquired left-hander Rich Hill from the Tampa Bay Rays, a person familiar with the trade told The Associated Press on Friday.The person spoke to......

 2021-07-23 19:06 

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Plans for largest US solar field north of Vegas scrapped...

OVERTON, Nev. (AP) — The push to transition from carbon-emitting fuel sources to renewable energy is hitting a roadblock in Nevada, where solar power developers are abandoning plans to build what w......

 2021-07-23 19:03 

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Sabres add 1st-round pick in trading Ristolainen to Flyers...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres launched their offseason overhaul Friday by trading veteran defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to the Philadelphia Flyers.Buffalo acquired fifth-year defenseman R......

 2021-07-23 19:00 

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Marsquakes offer detailed look at red planet's interior...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A quake-measuring device on Mars is providing the first detailed look at the red planet's interior, revealing a surprisingly thin crust and a hot molten core beneath the......

 2021-07-23 18:48 

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Ruling leaves immigrants who newly applied for DACA in limbo...

NEW YORK (AP) — When the text message popped up on his phone, Samuel Alfaro didn't want to believe it.It said his appointment with U.S. immigration services about his application to join the Deferr......

 2021-07-23 18:46 

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Gov signs bill allowing eateries to continue outdoor dining...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gov. Dan McKee has signed into law legislation allowing restaurants to continue to use COVID-19 modifications, including outdoor dining and takeout windows. The legislation......

 2021-07-23 18:40 

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Lawmaker questions New Mexico AG's handling of solar case...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas' handling of a now-settled case involving a large solar installation company has spurred a request from a state lawmaker for an ......

 2021-07-23 18:39 

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Brazil reopens amid looming threat from delta variant...

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — With the number of coronavirus deaths starting to recede in Brazil, a renewed sense of optimism has led state governors to roll back restrictions, soccer fans are starting t......

 2021-07-23 18:34 

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Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe...

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts.Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were gathered in the House speaker's offi......

 2021-07-23 18:32 

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Man sentenced for deadly 'swatting' scheme over username...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was sentenced to five years in prison this week for his role in an international "swatting" scheme that led to a person's death, The Commercial Appeal reported......

 2021-07-23 18:31 

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Technology has growing role in corralling US West wildfires...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become smarter in how they prepare.Th......

 2021-07-23 18:26 

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CB LeBlanc, LB Griffin sign 1-year contracts with Dolphins...

MIAMI (AP) — Cornerback Cre'von LeBlanc signed a one-year contract Friday with the Miami Dolphins, who added depth to their secondary with the status of All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard in question......

 2021-07-23 18:23 

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Marlboro Music Festival to buy idled Vermont college campus...

MARBLORO , Vt. (AP) — The Marlboro Music Festival has reached an agreement to buy the campus of the now-closed Marlboro College in Vermont, ending a year of uncertainty over the future of the campu......

 2021-07-23 18:23 

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Federal report finds problems with immigrants in custody...

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jail is correcting seven problems found by federal investigators looking into how it handles immigrants in custody.Inspections of the Adams County Correctional C......

 2021-07-23 18:21 

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PSG coach Pochettino extends contract by 1 year to 2023...

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino has extended his contract by one year to 2023.The former PSG defender and club captain took charge in January after Thomas Tuchel was fire......

 2021-07-23 18:12 

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Sun Valley Resort's famed ski area getting forest makeover...

KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — A multiyear project to improve forest health in and around one of the nation's top ski destinations has begun in central Idaho.The 10-year Bald Mountain Stewardship Project is......

 2021-07-23 18:07 

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New Oklahoma virus cases top 1,000 for 3rd consecutive day...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma topped 1,000 for a third consecutive day on Friday and the seven-day average of new cases has nearly quintupled in le......

 2021-07-23 18:05 

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week...

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press check......

 2021-07-23 18:04 

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Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Congress on Friday that she will start taking emergency measures next week to keep the government from an unprecedented default on the nationa......

 2021-07-23 17:56 

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CEO calls FirstEnergy's conduct 'wrong and unacceptable'...

CLEVELAND (AP) — FirstEnergy Corp.'s conduct in secretly funding a $60 million bribery scheme to win a $1 billion bailout for two nuclear power plants it once owned was "wrong and unacceptable," co......

 2021-07-23 17:51 

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Bond Commission approves $1.1 billion, Lamont hints at more...

Funding for renovations to state parks, highway and bridge improvements, clean water projects and a memorial to the 26 lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School were among the $1.1 billion in proj......

 2021-07-23 17:44 

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Rangers buying out Tony DeAngelo, introduce Barclay Goodrow...

The New York Rangers are buying out the player they paid to go away and giving the money saved to a back-to-back Stanley Cup champion they hope will improve team chemistry on and off the ice.The Ra......

 2021-07-23 17:44 

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Court disqualifies private judge in Jolie-Pitt divorce...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court on Friday disqualified a private judge being used by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in their divorce case, handing Jolie a major victory. The 2nd Distric......

 2021-07-23 17:44 

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Critics bid to overturn approval of Tahoe resort expansion...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Environmental lawyers urged a California appellate court this week to overturn a pair of district court rulings that handed significant victories to the Squaw Valley ski resort as......

 2021-07-23 17:41 

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Doctor at pain clinic convicted on drug offenses...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A doctor who operated a Milford pain clinic has been found guilty of more than a dozen federal drug offenses linked to his practice's dispensing of opioids. A federal jury f......

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