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 2021-06-21 18:12 

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Kvitova beats Piter at Bad Homburg Open, faces Li next...

BAD HOMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Petra Kvitova had to dig deep to reach the second round of the Bad Homburg Open in beating Polish qualifier Katarzyna Piter 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Monday.Kvitova lo......

 2021-06-21 18:01 

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Austria beats Ukraine 1-0 to advance at Euro 2020...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Christoph Baumgartner put Austria into the knockout stage at the European Championship for the first time by scoring the only goal in his team's 1-0 victory over Ukraine o......

 2021-06-21 17:58 

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Connecticut governor unveils plan to cut travel time to NYC...

Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont's administration unveiled an $8 billion to $10 billion plan Monday that aims to reduce commuter rail times from Connecticut to New York City by as much as 25 minutes by 2......

 2021-06-21 17:57 

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Police ID driver who rammed bike riders during Arizona race...

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities on Monday identified the man accused of plowing his pickup truck into a group of bicyclists taking part in a weekend race in an Arizona mountain town, critically injuring......

 2021-06-21 17:56 

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Multan beats Islamabad, qualifies for its maiden PSL final...

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Multan Sultans qualified for their first Pakistan Super League final after beating two-time champion Islamabad United by 31 runs in the playoffs on Monday.Isl......

 2021-06-21 17:52 

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State to decide on spending to improve mental health care...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's "dangerously"; full mental hospitals are overwhelmed amid staffing shortages, a situation that has long plagued the hospitals and only worsened during the pandemic, a......

 2021-06-21 17:50 

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Former NHL player Tom Kurvers dies at 58 from lung cancer...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former NHL player and Minnesota Wild assistant general manager Tom Kurvers died Monday after a battle with lung cancer, the team and University of Minnesota-Duluth said. He w......

 2021-06-21 17:47 

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Armani shows off scar from arm fracture in recent fall...

MILAN (AP) — Giorgio Armani told reporters on Monday that he spent two weeks in the hospital after fracturing his arm in a fall coming out of a movie theater. The 86-year-old Italian designer close......

 2021-06-21 17:46 

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Colorado trial begins: father accused of killing son in 2012...

DENVER (AP) — The trial for a father accused of killing his 13-year-old son in 2012 is expected to begin Monday afternoon in Colorado.Mark Redwine stands trial for allegedly killing his son Dylan, ......

 2021-06-21 17:36 

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Angelina Jolie visits Burkina Faso as U.N. Special Envoy...

GOUDOUBO, Burkina Faso (AP) — Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has visited war-weakened Burkina Faso to show solidarity with people who continue to welcome the displaced, despite grappling with the......

 2021-06-21 17:29 

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Tortillas thrown at team from Latino California school...

CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego-area school district has apologized for an incident in which tortillas were hurled at a basketball team from a mostly Latino high school after a championship gam......

 2021-06-21 17:12 

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Germany gets 1st military rabbi in over a century...

BERLIN (AP) — The German military got its first rabbi in over a century Monday, with the inauguration to the post of Hungarian-born Zsolt Balla at a synagogue in Leipzig.The German government in 20......

 2021-06-21 17:11 

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Wembley may have 65,000 fans for Euro 2020 semifinals, final...

LONDON (AP) — UEFA is in talks with the British government about increasing the attendance at Wembley Stadium to 65,000 for the semifinals and final of the European Championship, people with knowle......

 2021-06-21 17:08 

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Johansen to lead US diving team at 3rd straight Olympics...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Drew Johansen will serve as head coach of the U.S. diving team for the third straight Olympics.USA Diving announced its coaches and staff for the Tokyo Games on Monday, with the......

 2021-06-21 17:07 

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Permitting to begin for 100-turbine Wyoming wind farm...

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Construction of a southeastern Wyoming wind farm could start as soon as 2023 after permitting begins this summer.The Rock Creek Wind Project south of Rock River will have aroun......

 2021-06-21 17:00 

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Settlement avoids trial in 2011 Katrina trash lawsuit...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A decade-old lawsuit over the awarding of waste disposal contracts following Hurricane Katrina has been settled, avoiding a Monday trial and ending the latest chapter in a story ......

 2021-06-21 16:49 

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SC considers extending religious objections to therapists...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill to let mental health professionals refuse to provide care that violates their religious beliefs in response to an ordinance ban......

 2021-06-21 16:45 

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Audit: Louisiana sent some jobless benefits to dead people...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's labor department paid out about $1 million in state and federal unemployment benefits to people who were dead, though more than half of those payments couldn't h......

 2021-06-21 16:44 

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Rahm finds perspective to go with passion and wins a US Open...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm's road to becoming a U.S. Open champion might have started with a pair of bogeys.It ended with a pair of birdies at Torrey Pines that will be far more memorable. In the pr......

 2021-06-21 16:44 

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US hitting encouraging milestones on virus deaths and shots...

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since the early days of the disaster in March 2020, while the drive to put shots in arms approached another encouraging mi......

 2021-06-21 16:42 

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Stars re-sign veteran forward Blake Comeau for 1 year, $1M...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars are bringing back veteran forward Blake Comeau on a $1 million, one-year contract.The 35-year-old Comeau led Dallas forwards with 106 hits while scoring 14 poi......

 2021-06-21 16:40 

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UK infected blood probe focuses on school where dozens died...

LONDON (AP) — A public inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal, which led to the deaths of more than 2,000 people in the 1970s and '80s, began hearing evidence Monday from former students......

 2021-06-21 16:33 

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Maharaj hat trick puts South Africa in sight of series win...

GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (AP) — Keshav Maharaj became just the second South African to take a hat trick in test cricket and the Proteas were on course for a series victory as West Indies slid to 109-6......

 2021-06-21 16:33 

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Seton Hall picks Angie Churchill to rebuild softball program...

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Angie Churchill has been chosen to rebuild the Seton Hall softball program.Pirates athletic direction Bryan Felt announced the hiring Monday.Churchill had turned Hartford ......

 2021-06-21 16:29 

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Albania holds 1st wind power tender to diversify energy base...

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania launched a tender Monday for its first onshore wind power program, trying to diversify its water-based energy production.Albania produces more than 99% of its energy ......

 2021-06-21 16:29 

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Michigan court asked to change dates to draw political maps...

DETROIT (AP) — A clash over the Michigan Constitution hit the state's highest court Monday as a commission that must draw seats for Congress and the Legislature asked for new deadlines to produce m......

 2021-06-21 16:27 

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Trial over Missouri's refusal to expand Medicaid to begin...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The court trial over Missouri officials' refusal to expand Medicaid is set to begin Monday. Three low-income woman sued Gov. Mike Parson's administration last month after......

 2021-06-21 16:20 

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Iron Range board approves funding for manufacturing mill...

COHASSET, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz said Monday one of the first hurdles has been crossed for bringing some new jobs to Minnesota's Iron Range. The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board ha......

 2021-06-21 16:18 

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High court: Congress erred in patent dispute board setup...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Congress erred when it set up a board to oversee patent disputes by failing to make the judges properly accountable to the president.Five co......

 2021-06-21 16:18 

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SAG Awards will return in February 2022 with 2-hour show...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards are returning to a two-hour format for its 2022 edition, which will air the last weekend in February.The SAG Awards adopted a one-hour, completely ......

 2021-06-21 16:15 

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Spielberg's Amblin to make several films a year for Netflix...

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Spielberg, a filmmaker synonymous with big-screen enchantment, has set a new deal with Netflix in which his production company, Amblin Partners, will make multiple feature fi......

 2021-06-21 16:15 

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Britain cycling team aims for more gold after rocky 5 years...

The most successful cycling nation at the Rio Olympics is aiming for more gold in Tokyo.Britain is vowing to do it the right way, too.Its cycling team has captured 32 gold medals and 87 overall at ......

 2021-06-21 16:11 

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New this week: Whales, 'LFG,' 'Mysterious Benedict Society'...

Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.MOVIES— In between Euro 2020 games this wee......

 2021-06-21 16:10 

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Jon Baron announces run for governor of Maryland...

Former nonprofit executive Jon Baron has announced he's running for governor of Maryland. The Democrat made his gubernatorial bid official in an announcement Monday. It's the first time Baron has r......

 2021-06-21 16:10 

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Spain players criticized after ignoring fans at Euro 2020...

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Spain's national soccer team has faced criticism for its performances at the European Championship, and now the players have to defend themselves from accusations that they sn......

 2021-06-21 16:09 

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Maine looking for new uses for dormant rail corridors...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is going to investigate potential new uses for dormant rail corridors in the state.Gov. Janet Mills recently signed into law a proposal that directs the Maine Department......

 2021-06-21 16:06 

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Solar plants draw concerns from Louisiana farmers, officials...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The push to build solar plants in Louisiana has been drawing increasing scrutiny from state lawmakers and local officials, who say farmers fear being crowded out of land lea......

 2021-06-21 16:06 

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Ambassadors recalled after latest Nicaragua arrest...

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Mexico and Argentina recalled their ambassadors to Nicaragua for consultations Monday, a day after President Daniel Ortega's government arrested yet another presidential c......

 2021-06-21 16:02 

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Champlain Water District customers asked to conserve water...

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Customers in the Champlain Water District are being asked to curtail nonessential uses of water through noon on Tuesday as the water treatment facility undergoes a prod......

 2021-06-21 16:00 

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Biden outlines vaccine plan, set to miss global-sharing goal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is expected to fall short of his commitment to shipping 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses abroad by the end of June because of regulatory and other hurdles, of......

 2021-06-21 15:45 

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Key component arrives for $158M upgrade at Navy shipyard...

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — A $158 million project that's part of the Navy's plan to make Portsmouth Naval Shipyard more efficient and less dependent on tides took a big step forward Monday with the arri......

 2021-06-21 15:44 

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Uruguay fires Copa America staffer after harassment charge...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Uruguay's soccer association fired a member of its Copa America staff after reports of a team security guard being arrested for sexually harassing a woman.The soccer body said in a......

 2021-06-21 15:43 

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CNH Industrial acquires driverless ag vehicle company...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — CNH Industrial expects its $2.1 billion purchase of a South Dakota company will give it an edge in innovating autonomous technology in agriculture vehicles, the global manu......

 2021-06-21 15:42 

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Suu Kyi tells lawyers trial testimony against her is wrong...

BANGKOK (AP) — Lawyers for Myanmar's ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, said Monday she told them some of the testimony against her was wrong in her trial on criminal charges that could send her to p......

 2021-06-21 15:41 

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Report: Greenwich special education needs urgent reform...

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — A report evaluating the special education program in Greenwich schools recommends school officials act urgently to make changes and reforms, according to a summary released ......

 2021-06-21 15:40 

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New Mexico ranks 49th in child wellbeing, an improvement...

SANTA FE, N.M (AP) — New Mexico ranked 49th in a report released Monday measuring child wellbeing based on data gathered before the pandemic. That's an improvement over last year when the state ran......

 2021-06-21 15:30 

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Review: Journalist brings rare nuance to take on Appalachia...

"Twilight in Hazard: An Appalachian Reckoning" by Alan Maimon (Melville House)In the preface to his new book, Alan Maimon writes that he's "not here to take shots at J.D. Vance's 'Hillbilly Elegy,'......

 2021-06-21 15:28 

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Campaign encourages residents to support small business...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new campaign is encouraging West Virginia residents to support small businesses as the economy continues to reopen.The West Virginia Small Business Development Center lau......

 2021-06-21 15:26 

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In Lebanon, some protest efforts to curb smuggling to Syria...

BEIRUT (AP) — Demonstrators blocked a highway connecting Lebanon and Syria on Monday with burned tires and metal bars, protesting a decision by Lebanese authorities aimed at curbing smuggling into ......

 2021-06-21 15:23 

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Rain washes out opening day at Eastbourne tennis...

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Rain washed out the opening day of the Viking International tennis tournament in Eastbourne on Monday.Start of play was initially postponed by a few hours before it was c......

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