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 2020-06-29 15:23 

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UK judge says Depp broke court order in Sun libel case...

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. High Court judge ruled Monday that actor Johnny Depp violated a court order by failing to disclose evidence relating to his drug use to lawyers for British tabloid The Sun,......

 2020-06-29 15:22 

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Critics slam country artists for playing for unmasked crowds...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fellow musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social media pictures showed large, tight crowds......

 2020-06-29 15:21 

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Broadway shutdown due to virus extended again until January...

NEW YORK (AP) — The shutdown on Broadway has been extended again — until at least early January.Although an exact date for performances to resume has yet to be determined, Broadway......

 2020-06-29 15:14 

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VIRUS DIARY: Soccer in UK loses passion, soul with no fans...

LONDON (AP) — What have I learned about pandemic soccer — I mean football, of course — since its return in England?You watch soulless matches with no fans out of ingrained habit — and the......

 2020-06-29 15:11 

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Coroner: 3rd Illinois warehouse shooting victim identified...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The third person who died after being shot at a warehouse in central Illinois has been identified.Marsha Strumpher, 54, of Springfield, died at a hospital Saturday......

 2020-06-29 15:05 

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Strike at Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works enters 2nd week...

BATH, Maine (AP) — A strike by shipbuilders against Maine's Bath Iron Works entered a second week Monday with no talks between the company and the union.About 4,300 shipbuilders from......

 2020-06-29 14:53 

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Military cemeteries can resume services starting Friday...

BOSTON (AP) — Two state-run veterans' cemeteries in Massachusetts are scheduled to resume full burial services later this week.Military committal services, which include the folding of the......

 2020-06-29 14:49 

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High Court makes it easier for president to remove CFPB head...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is making it easier for the president to fire the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.The high court on Monday struck from the law that......

 2020-06-29 14:44 

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Band's pandemic diversion leads to every-night gig in park...

NEW YORK (AP) — What started as a way for two musicians to get out of the house during the pandemic has turned into nightly concerts at the boathouse in Brooklyn's Prospect Park -- with fans who......

 2020-06-29 14:39 

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Merck plans $100M expansion at Kansas manufacturing facility...

DESOTO, Kan. (AP) — Merck Animal Health said Monday it plans to invest $100 million to expand and enhance its manufacturing facility in DeSoto, Kansas.The company, a division of Merck & Co.......

 2020-06-29 14:39 

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Israeli defense minister says annexation of West Bank territory 'will wait,' citing coronavirus crisis...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli defense minister says annexation of West Bank territory 'will wait,' citing coronavirus crisis....

 2020-06-29 14:24 

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Supreme Court upholds prostitution pledge for AIDS funding...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld a provision of federal law that requires foreign affiliates of U.S.-based health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition of receiving......

 2020-06-29 14:24 

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Albania PM calls Kosovo leader's indictment 'shameful stain'...

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Albania's prime minister on Monday called the indictment of Kosovo's president and other former rebel fighters a "shameful stain" on world justice.Kosovo President......

 2020-06-29 14:20 

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Domino's expands delivery options, home buying moves online...

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Monday related to the national and global response, the work place and......

 2020-06-29 14:19 

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Cities try to arrest their way out of homeless problems...

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In the nine years he has been homeless, Kenneth Shultz has spent one of every three nights in jail.The 71-year-old retiree has been charged with trespassing......

 2020-06-29 14:15 

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Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting......

 2020-06-29 14:13 

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Puerto Rico extends coronavirus curfew, reopens more places...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor has extended a coronavirus curfew for three more weeks, marking the longest such curfew in any U.S. jurisdiction even as she authorized the......

 2020-06-29 14:12 

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US pending home sales bounce back huge in May...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rebounded a record 44.3% in May after a record-breaking decline the previous month, as the impact of the......

 2020-06-29 14:01 

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Supreme Court declines to hear border wall challenge...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that rejected environmental groups' challenge to sections of wall the Trump administration is building along the U.S. border with......

 2020-06-29 13:59 

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Diageo goes green with carbon neutral distillery in Kentucky...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Spirits giant Diageo announced Monday that it's going green with its newest whiskey-making venture in the Bluegrass State.Its distillery being built at Lebanon,......

 2020-06-29 13:50 

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Justices reject appeal from imprisoned Chinese billionaire...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from a Chinese billionaire who was convicted of bribing United Nations officials to buy their support for a proposed U.N. center in......

 2020-06-29 13:39 

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Supreme Court refuses to block upcoming federal executions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block the execution of four federal prison inmates who are scheduled to be put to death in July and August.The executions would mark......

 2020-06-29 13:27 

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Libyan suspect in court over UK knife attack that killed 3...

LONDON (AP) — A 25-year-old Libyan asylum-seeker accused of stabbing three men to death with a kitchen knife as they sat in an English city park made his first court appearance on Monday but......

 2020-06-29 13:26 

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UK city of Leicester awaits lockdown fate after virus spike...

LONDON (AP) — Residents of the central English city of Leicester waited Monday to hear whether lockdown restrictions will persist for their area for two weeks longer following a spike in......

 2020-06-29 13:00 

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Donors urged to dig deep as economic chaos, virus hit Syria...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Aid organizations on Monday made a plea for world leaders to boost financial support to conflict-torn Syria where around 11 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance,......

 2020-06-29 12:55 

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Long Creek youth center testing staff, detainees for virus...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Long Creek Youth Development Center is testing all staff and residents for the new coronavirus after a youth detainee tested positive for the virus.The Maine......

 2020-06-29 12:49 

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 5-11...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 5-11July 5: Musician Robbie Robertson is 77. Singer Huey Lewis is 70. Country keyboardist Charles Ventre of River Road is 68. Singer Marc Cohn is......

 2020-06-29 12:28 

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Alabama mayor resigns after post on Crimson Tide's BLM video...

CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — A controversial Alabama mayor has resigned after posting disparaging comments about the University of Alabama football team voicing its support for the Black Lives Matter......

 2020-06-29 12:20 

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New Jersey's indoor malls reopen from COVID-19 halt...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's indoor shopping malls reopened on Monday from their COVID-19 pause.Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy set the date earlier this month after he shuttered many......

 2020-06-29 12:14 

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Review: Paul Doiron cranks up a suspenseful, fast-paced plot...

"One Last Lie," by Paul Doiron (Minotaur)Fifteen years ago, a young Maine game warden went undercover to investigate a poaching ring in Maine's north woods and was never heard from again;......

 2020-06-29 12:14 

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Israeli defense chief says West Bank annexation 'will wait'...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to begin annexing West Bank territory will have to wait due to the country's coronavirus......

 2020-06-29 12:13 

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BP sells petrochemicals arm to Ineos for $5 billion...

LONDON (AP) — Oil and gas company BP has sold its global petrochemicals business to Ineos for $5 billion, part of its plan to shift activities to renewable sources of energy.The company......

 2020-06-29 12:13 

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4 ex-officers due back in court in George Floyd's death...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd are due in court Monday.It's the second pretrial hearing for the men. Derek Chauvin is......

 2020-06-29 12:10 

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La Scala plans 4 July concerts in post-lockdown reopening...

ROME (AP) — Italy's La Scala theater is reopening next week after a four-month coronavirus shutdown with a series of four concerts before a reduced audience of 600, a third of its normal......

 2020-06-29 11:50 

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UK judge warns Assange on US extradition hearing attendance...

LONDON (AP) — A British judge said Monday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must attend his next court hearing unless he can provide medical evidence to support his absence.Lawyers for......

 2020-06-29 11:39 

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Myanmar military warning of action causes thousands to flee...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Thousands of people in an area of western Myanmar where there have been clashes between the government and ethnic rebels have been fleeing from their villages over the past......

 2020-06-29 11:32 

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French ex-prime minister found guilty of fraud...

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court has found French former prime minister Francois Fillon guilty of having used public funds to pay his wife and children for work they never performed.His wife,......

 2020-06-29 11:23 

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Gilead prices coronavirus drug at $2,340 for rich countries...

The maker of a drug shown to shorten recovery time for severely ill COVID-19 patients says it will charge $2,340 for a typical treatment course for people covered by government health programs in......

 2020-06-29 11:23 

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Health care workers forced to reuse masks due to shortage...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — 3M Co. says global demand for N95 masks continues to far exceed supply.The Maplewood-based conglomerate corporation says it has doubled production of N95 masks this......

 2020-06-29 11:22 

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Boris Johnson says COVID-19 has been a disaster for Britain...

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged Monday that the coronavirus pandemic has been a "disaster" for Britain, as he announced a spending splurge designed to get the country — and......

 2020-06-29 11:04 

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A Long-Overdue 'Tip of the Cap' to baseball's Black pioneers...

Barack Obama tipped his cap. So did three other former presidents and a host of prominent civil rights leaders, entertainers and sports greats in a virtual salute to the 100-year anniversary of......

 2020-06-29 10:40 

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EU, UK keen to step up the pace as trade talks resume...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and U.K. negotiators resumed in-person talks on a post-Brexit trade deal on Monday, with both sides insisting that the process must accelerate markedly if they're to......

 2020-06-29 10:23 

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Virus pushes millions into hunger; UN seeks more food funds...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Millions of people have been pushed into hunger by the coronavirus pandemic, the U.N. World Food Program said Monday as it appealed for nearly $5 billion to help feed the......

 2020-06-29 09:52 

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EU finalizing virus 'safe list,' US unlikely to make the cut...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is edging toward finalizing a list of countries whose citizens will be allowed to enter Europe again in coming days, with Americans almost certain to be excluded......

 2020-06-29 09:29 

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2020 Watch: Trump's new focus on baseless voter fraud claims...

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:Days to next set of primaries (New Jersey and Delaware): 8Days to......

 2020-06-29 09:26 

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Residents of eastern Ukraine vote on extending Putin's rule...

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Residents of separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine who have Russian citizenship are travelling to Russia to vote on constitutional amendments that would allow......

 2020-06-29 09:22 

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Hunger stalks children in Yemen as UN cuts aid programs...

AL-HANABIYA, Yemen (AP) — When Issa Nasser was born late last year in a village in northern Yemen, his weight was about 3 kilograms, or 6.6 pounds. Now, the 7-month-old infant weighs nearly the......

 2020-06-29 08:54 

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Auction of contested African artifacts going ahead in Paris...

PARIS (AP) — A Nigerian commission has called for the cancellation of an auction Monday of sacred Nigerian statues in Paris, which it alleges were stolen.Christie's auction house has......

 2020-06-29 08:36 

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As French Greens notch gains, Macron renews his green agenda...

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron, who once declared "Make The Planet Great Again" but whose climate agenda got knocked off course by persistent street protests, is under new pressure......

 2020-06-29 07:26 

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AP PHOTOS: Moroccans swim, sing, reconnect as lockdown lifts...

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccans are re-experiencing a taste of the life before. In newly opened public spaces, every sip of coffee in a cafe, every dip in a river with friends, every moment of......

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