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 2020-04-03 02:02 

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Jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli dies from coronavirus...

SADDLE RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Jazz guitarist John "Bucky" Pizzarelli, who was inducted to the New Jersey Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 94.The virtuoso who had played for presidents at......

 2020-04-03 01:52 

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UN in cash crisis from unpaid dues, secretary-general says...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United Nations is facing a cash crisis because of non-payment of dues by member states, which has been exacerbated by the......

 2020-04-03 01:50 

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Trump campaign calls Sessions 'delusional' in letter...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign has sent a letter to Jeff Sessions, his former attorney general now running for a U.S. Senate seat, objecting to Sessions' portrayal of......

 2020-04-03 01:26 

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Crowded in camps, Rohingya refugees vulnerable to virus...

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Aid workers are bracing for a possible outbreak of the coronavirus in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh, with officials warning that containing the......

 2020-04-03 00:43 

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UN adopts resolution urging global cooperation on COVID-19...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution Thursday recognizing "the unprecedented effects" of the coronavirus pandemic and calling for "intensified......

 2020-04-03 00:39 

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Aussie league: LaMelo Ball's bid to buy club not a done deal...

SYDNEY (AP) — LaMelo Ball's bid to be a club owner before making his NBA debut isn't a done deal, yet.Australia's National Basketball League issued a statement Friday in response to reports......

 2020-04-02 23:32 

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'Surreal': NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge...

NEW YORK (AP) — Pat Marmo walked among 20 or so deceased in the basement of his Brooklyn funeral home, his protective mask pulled down so his pleas could be heard."Every person there,......

 2020-04-02 23:22 

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Testing issues cloud scope of California's virus outbreak...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is ramping up testing for coronavirus even as a backlog of 59,000 pending tests is growing, delaying some people from getting results for up to 12 days and leaving an......

 2020-04-02 23:09 

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Filly dies after training at Santa Anita...

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — There's been a horse fatality at Santa Anita, which is temporarily closed for live racing because of the coronavirus pandemic.It's the seventh death at the track in......

 2020-04-02 23:06 

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Porn warning labels bill becomes law without Gov. signature...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Pornography will have to come with a warning label in Utah after Gov. Gary Herbert allowed the measure to become law over protest from the adult-entertainment......

 2020-04-02 22:52 

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Judge lets rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine go home, citing COVID-19...

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was ordered immediately freed from a Manhattan federal lockup four months early Thursday by a judge who cited his asthma and the greater danger he would face......

 2020-04-02 22:47 

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US judge dismisses New Mexico's immigration lawsuit...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A U.S. judge has granting a motion to dismiss claims by New Mexico that immigration officials shirked their duties by quickly releasing thousands of mostly Central......

 2020-04-02 22:46 

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White House considering direct payments to hospitals to cover COVID-19 treatment costs for uninsured Americans...

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House considering direct payments to hospitals to cover COVID-19 treatment costs for uninsured Americans....

 2020-04-02 22:15 

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Carnegie Hall projects $9M deficit, expects cuts next season...

Carnegie Hall is projecting a $9 million operating deficit on its $104 million budget after canceling the rest of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic and anticipates making changes to......

 2020-04-02 22:09 

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Drop in sales mean Powerball jackpots will get even smaller...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Look for Powerball jackpots to get even smaller as the new coronavirus keeps more people at home, not out buying lottery tickets, officials said Thursday.It was only......

 2020-04-02 22:06 

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Tesla's 1Q car sales surged before pandemic shut things down...

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Tesla's sales of its increasingly popular electric cars got off to fast start this year, even though the company had to slam the brakes along with other major automakers......

 2020-04-02 22:03 

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Spillway opening Friday to safeguard New Orleans levees...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Mississippi River is so high that a spillway north of New Orleans must be opened to safeguard the city's levees, an Army Corps of Engineers official announced Thursday.......

 2020-04-02 22:02 

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The Cuomo show, Andrew and Chris, enliven coronavirus TV...

NEW YORK (AP) — With all their familial love and drama, the Cuomo brothers — Andrew during the daytime, Chris at night — have become compelling figures in the plague-driven landscape of American......

 2020-04-02 21:49 

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Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship was fired Thursday by Navy leaders who said he created a panic by sending his......

 2020-04-02 21:35 

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You've just lost your job? Here's what you need to know...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 10 million Americans have lost their jobs and applied for unemployment benefits in the past two weeks — a stunning record high that reflects the near-complete shutdown of......

 2020-04-02 21:22 

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Central Park houses hospital ward as NY races to add beds...

NEW YORK (AP) — There is a coronavirus ward in tents in Central Park. A makeshift hospital has been set up in a Manhattan convention center. Over the next few weeks, spaces including pro tennis......

 2020-04-02 21:19 

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World Bank OKs first $1.9B for poor countries battling virus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank on Thursday approved its first funds to help some of the globe's poorer countries combat the coronavirus outbreak.It approved total aid of $1.9 billion for......

 2020-04-02 21:07 

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Biden wants to talk to Trump about lessons from past crises...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden said Thursday that he wants to speak with President Donald Trump in the hope that the president can "learn some lessons" from the Obama administration on how to deal......

 2020-04-02 21:00 

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AP source: Ex-Dallas police chief to lead Chicago police...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday will name former Dallas Police Chief David Brown to lead the police force in the nation's third largest city, a city official told The......

 2020-04-02 20:55 

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Ex-operator of Portland terminal rejects reduced $19M award...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The former operator of the Port of Portland's container terminal has rejected a judge's reduced $19 million award of damages against the longshore workers' union after a......

 2020-04-02 20:47 

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Ashley McBryde reveals familial secrets on new record...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ashley McBryde doesn't have any problem with using real people to inspire her country songs and revealing the sordid details of their lives, even if she's dishing dirt......

 2020-04-02 20:38 

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COVID-19 causes record jobless benefits claims in Oregon...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — As the COVID-19 pandemic claims more jobs, a record number of people in Oregon filed for unemployment insurance benefits last week, the state employment department reported......

 2020-04-02 20:37 

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Premier League stars face backlash over pay during pandemic...

The request to Premier League players from British health secretary Matt Hancock was direct: "Take a pay cut."The swift response from the Professional Footballers' Association on Thursday:......

 2020-04-02 20:34 

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Judge won't delay Wisconsin election but extends voting...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday declined to postpone Wisconsin's presidential primary over the health threat from the new coronavirus, but he ordered that people be given an extra......

 2020-04-02 20:31 

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Unemployment claims in Alaska soar again amid virus concerns...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Government figures show Alaska unemployment claims have hit new heights amid business closures and cutbacks over coronavirus concerns.Claims for the latest weekly......

 2020-04-02 20:28 

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Nick Saban favors extra teaching time, not longer fall camp...

Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn't believe extending preseason camp for college football teams around the country is necessarily the best way to get them ready for the season.Saban said......

 2020-04-02 20:23 

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States demand ventilators as feds ration limited supply...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks ago, the Pentagon promised to make as many as 2,000 military ventilators available as the federal government strains to contend with the coronavirus pandemic. As of......

 2020-04-02 20:09 

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Trump admin moves toward promoting broader use of face masks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many, if not almost all, Americans wear face coverings when leaving home, in an effort to slow the spread......

 2020-04-02 20:04 

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North Dakota recruits health workers for worst-case scenario...

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials say they are confident the state will have enough hospital beds and equipment to handle the coming flood of coronavirus cases. The one thing they're......

 2020-04-02 19:59 

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In coastal Ecuador city families wait with the mounting dead...

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Daniel Larrea died Monday after a week of high fever, struggling to breathe and steadily turning blue. Then a new nightmare began for his family. No one in their city on......

 2020-04-02 19:55 

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US allowing longer shifts at nuclear plants in pandemic...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic, raising worries among watchdogs and some families......

 2020-04-02 19:52 

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51-year-old Asian elephant named Reba dies at Phoenix Zoo...

PHOENIX (AP) — A 51-year-old Asian elephant who lived at the Phoenix Zoo for more than two decades has died.Zoo officials announced Thursday that Reba had been treated for inflammation and......

 2020-04-02 19:51 

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Hundreds gather for Iowa horse auction, defying guidelines...

SEYMOUR, Iowa (AP) — Despite a statewide order limiting gathering to fewer than 10, hundreds of people gathered Thursday in southern Iowa's Wayne County for a horse auction, health officials there......

 2020-04-02 19:48 

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What you need to do to get your government stimulus check...

The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks within the next few weeks.The payments are part of the $2.2 trillion rescue package......

 2020-04-02 19:45 

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Fish-oil firm keeps 'sustainable' label despite controversy...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A company that makes fish-oil supplements will keep its certification for sustainable fishing despite defiance of catch limits in the Chesapeake Bay.The Marine......

 2020-04-02 19:44 

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Patriots use team plane to help Mass., fly N95 in from China...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker found himself in need of an assist to help the state fight the coronavirus pandemic.He called on the New England Patriots.The team's......

 2020-04-02 19:19 

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Taylor Swift donation will help Nashville record store...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pop superstar Taylor Swift is helping out a Nashville record store closed by the COVID-19 pandemic.Grimey's co-owner Doyle Davis said Thursday the store got a call......

 2020-04-02 19:19 

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Spanish hospital personnel must improvise in a makeshift ICU...

BADALONA, Spain (AP) — The tension is palpable. There is no non-essential talking. An orchestra of medical monitors marks the tempo with an endless series of soft, distinct beeps.Never have......

 2020-04-02 19:16 

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Memo: Some in US may not get stimulus checks until August...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government expects to begin making payments to millions of Americans under the new stimulus law in mid-April, but some people without direct deposit information may......

 2020-04-02 18:58 

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Study: Gonzaga, Michigan top academics-based NCAA brackets...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gonzaga and Michigan stood out in a study that seeded men's and women's NCAA Tournament brackets based on graduation rates, academic success and diversity in the head-coaching......

 2020-04-02 18:53 

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Kansas' review of cellphone GPS data raises privacy concerns...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' top health official faced questions Thursday over the state's monitoring of GPS data gleaned from people's cellphones about how residents have cut down on travel during......

 2020-04-02 18:51 

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Virus hits NYC hardest in a few working-class neighborhoods...

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has hit especially hard in a few poorer New York City neighborhoods where telecommuting isn't an option and there are more likely to be many people living......

 2020-04-02 18:45 

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West Virginia doctor charged with groping VA patient...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia has been charged with groping and injuring a patient.Dr. Jonathan Yates was charged in a criminal......

 2020-04-02 18:44 

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Amid litigation, milestone hit in ER boarding crisis...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire accomplished a major mental health care milestone last week when for the first time in eight years, no one was waiting in a hospital emergency room for an......

 2020-04-02 18:33 

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Mississippi withholds some health prep stats about virus...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents are unlikely to find out how much medical equipment is available in the state to respond to the coronavirus pandemic because agencies are either......

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