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 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......

 2020-06-29 20:16 

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UN and West spar with Russia over cross-border aid to Syria...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Monday that a halt to cross-border aid deliveries to the last rebel stronghold in Syria would cause "suffering and death," but Syria's ally......

 2020-06-29 20:08 

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1,200 extra Chicago cops to be deployed over July 4 weekend...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police superintendent said Monday that he plans to flood the city's streets with additional officers during the long July 4 weekend in an effort to avoid a repeat of......

 2020-06-29 19:59 

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Greece: Plan to rein in protests triggers protests...

Greece's center-right government announced plans Monday to impose tighter controls on public demonstrations that frequently block traffic and turn violent.But political opponents say they......

 2020-06-29 19:57 

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Red Wings plan to hold training camp in Detroit next season...

DETROIT (AP) — The Red Wings plan to hold their training camp for the 2020-21 NHL season at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.Red Wings......

 2020-06-29 19:55 

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Survey finds confusion among public about pandemic news...

NEW YORK (AP) — For a story that has dominated the news during the past four months, a survey out Monday illustrates the difficulty that many Americans have in finding information they can believe......

 2020-06-29 19:55 

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Prosecutor resigns after post seems to link protests, Nazis...

HOUSTON (AP) — A longtime top Houston area prosecutor resigned Monday after posting a meme on Facebook that appeared to equate Nazis with people who have been participating in protests in the wake......

 2020-06-29 19:39 

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Jacksonville, host of summer GOP convention, requires masks...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The city of Jacksonville, where President Trump is anticipated to accept the Republican nomination later this summer in his bid for re-election, enacted a mandatory......

 2020-06-29 19:29 

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Macron condemns Turkey's 'criminal' actions in Libya...

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron lashed out Monday against Turkey's "criminal" responsibility in Libya.Speaking during a visit to Germany, Macron strongly condemned Turkey's......

 2020-06-29 19:19 

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Authorities: 2 shot at Amazon facility in Florida...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two people were shot Monday at an Amazon facility near Jacksonville, Florida, authorities said.The shooting happened about 2 p.m. at an Amazon warehouse on the......

 2020-06-29 19:12 

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Billions of dollars in aid for small businesses go unclaimed...

NEW YORK (AP) — Billions of dollars offered by Congress as a lifeline to small businesses struggling to survive the pandemic are about to be left on the table when a key government program stops......

 2020-06-29 19:03 

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Federal appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on bump stocks...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday upheld Maryland's ban on bump stocks and other devices that make guns fire faster, a state law that preceded a nationwide ban. Both bans......

 2020-06-29 19:00 

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Virus cases continue to rise in Iowa's college towns...

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus continued to climb in counties that are home to Iowa's largest public universities, according to statistics released Monday.State public health data......

 2020-06-29 18:57 

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Diamondbacks right-hander Leake opts out of 2020 season...

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake has opted out of the 2020 season due to concerns about the coronavirus.Diamondbacks general manager Mike Hazen did not elaborate......

 2020-06-29 18:50 

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Trump campaign sues over mail-in drop-off sites for ballots...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign, the national Republican Party and four western Pennsylvania members of Congress sued Monday to force changes to how the state......

 2020-06-29 18:47 

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Column: NASCAR rolls on, through crisis and controversy...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The one thing NASCAR has always gotten right is its ability to keep the wheels turning. In crisis or coronavirus, the show finds its way to a race track and keeps plugging......

 2020-06-29 18:44 

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Reddit bans pro-Trump forum in hate-speech crackdown...

Reddit, an online comment forum that is one of the internet's most popular websites, on Monday banned a pro-Donald Trump forum as part of a crackdown on hate speech.The Trump forum was......

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