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 2020-05-30 17:01 

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Launch watchers return for 2nd try with patience, umbrellas...

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After dodging downpours and a tornado only days earlier, Neil Wight was back at a public park Saturday hoping that rain again wouldn't prevent two NASA astronauts from......

 2020-05-30 16:45 

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AP Explains: Trump actions on Hong Kong just threats for now...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced what he said are "significant actions" regarding U.S. relations with Hong Kong. But the measures are still just a warning, at least for now.......

 2020-05-30 16:38 

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Minnesota goes over 1,000 in deaths due to the coronavirus...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has topped more than 1,000 deaths from the coronavirus, the state Department of Health said Saturday.The updated report shows an increase of 30 deaths in the......

 2020-05-30 16:31 

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Oklahoma prisons to reopen to visitors...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State prisons in Oklahoma will reopen for inmate visitation starting next weekend, but with precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to the state......

 2020-05-30 16:08 

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Judge denies motion in suit over out-of-staters' quarantine...

A look at the coronavirus-related developments around New England on Saturday.MASSACHUSETTSCity officials in Boston are concerned that many Asian American residents may not be......

 2020-05-30 16:07 

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NASA astronauts head to the launch pad for a second liftoff attempt from Florida....

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — NASA astronauts head to the launch pad for a second liftoff attempt from Florida....

 2020-05-30 15:49 

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Federal officer killed in shooting at California courthouse...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal contract security officer was killed and another injured in a shooting outside the U.S. courthouse in Oakland, the FBI said Saturday.A vehicle pulled up......

 2020-05-30 15:44 

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Werder beats Schalke to boost Bundesliga survival hopes...

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Werder Bremen revived its hopes of avoiding relegation Saturday with a 1-0 win over slumping Schalke, while Hertha Berlin continued its strong form since the......

 2020-05-30 15:42 

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Muzzle Mr. Met? Mascots wonder why they're banned from MLB...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillie Phanatic had stories of his favorite adventures -- from the Galapagos Islands to the cobblestone streets of Philadelphia -- read to him most weeks from his very......

 2020-05-30 15:41 

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Congo militia leader arrested in 2017 murders of UN experts...

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A Congolese militia leader accused of involvement in the murder of an American citizen and a Swedish national working with the United Nations has been arrested more than......

 2020-05-30 15:27 

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The Latest: President Trump's tweets ridicule demonstrators...

The Latest on the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck (all times Eastern):___WASHINGTON — President......

 2020-05-30 15:01 

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Sports events in England allowed to resume from Monday...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sports events will be allowed to resume in England from Monday, without any spectators and providing they comply with the government's coronavirus protocols.The......

 2020-05-30 15:00 

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Government to allow elite sports events in England to resume from Monday without spectators if conditions met...

LONDON (AP) — Government to allow elite sports events in England to resume from Monday without spectators if conditions met....

 2020-05-30 14:47 

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US food prices see historic jump and are likely to stay high...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As if trips to the grocery store weren't nerve-racking enough, U.S. shoppers lately have seen the costs of meat, eggs and even potatoes soar as the coronavirus has......

 2020-05-30 14:46 

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Italy court rules Uber food delivery riders were exploited...

ROME (AP) — A court in Milan has ordered the appointment of a judicial administrator to oversee Uber Italy for one year after determining the company's food delivery service exploited workers,......

 2020-05-30 14:44 

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Flooded Michigan city is midcentury architecture mecca...

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Christopher Jue knew he was home the moment he and his wife stepped inside the sprawling 62-year-old ranch with brick floors, a sunken living room and built-in desks, shelves......

 2020-05-30 14:43 

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Number of eliminated college sports programs nearing 100...

Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls stemming from the pandemic are approaching an unwelcome milestone: In coming days, the number of eliminated sports programs will almost surely pass......

 2020-05-30 13:23 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Twitter on truth and consequences...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Twitter tangled over truth and consequences this past week as the social media giant flagged the president's tweets for spreading false information and......

 2020-05-30 13:17 

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SpaceX presses ahead in historic 1st launch of astronauts...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Despite more storms in the forecast, SpaceX pressed ahead Saturday in its historic attempt to launch astronauts for NASA, a first by a private......

 2020-05-30 13:00 

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Spanish soccer league to resume full team training...

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league says full team training sessions will resume Monday, ahead of the first match to be played following the coronavirus stoppage.La Liga said the government......

 2020-05-30 12:48 

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Chicago announces new efforts to boost Census participation...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials are turning to texting and a roving van providing Wi-Fi access to encourage participation in the U.S. Census.Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the programs on......

 2020-05-30 12:43 

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King, senators call for improved broadband in tribal areas...

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine's independent senator has joined a group of colleagues in calling for the Federal Communications Commission to make it easier for tribal communities to get access to......

 2020-05-30 12:38 

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Pop-up bar scene, tanning salon test shutdown rules in NYC...

NEW YORK (AP) — What passes for a pandemic-era speakeasy these days in New York City isn't secret at all.On the sidewalks throughout the city, restaurants and bars that have only been......

 2020-05-30 12:13 

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Schools nationwide brace for cuts from new financial crisis...

ATLANTA (AP) — It was during the Great Recession when Catoosa County first shortened its school year, from 180 to 175 instructional days, as it began years of furloughs due to budget cuts. As a......

 2020-05-30 12:02 

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Ukraine's soccer restart disrupted by positive tests...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian Premier League restarted Saturday but one game was called off when an unspecified number of soccer players and staff tested positive for the......

 2020-05-30 11:53 

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A year later, motive of Virginia mass shooting still unclear...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The rampage at a Virginia Beach city government building was the latest in a string of high-profile mass shootings nationwide, between the high school killings in......

 2020-05-30 11:49 

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The Latest: No return yet for world champion Springboks...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The South African government maintained a ban on all contact sports competitions on Saturday......

 2020-05-30 11:49 

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Europeans criticize US move to revoke Iran sanction waivers...

BERLIN (AP) — The western European parties to the landmark nuclear deal with Iran on Saturday criticized a U.S. decision to end nearly all of the last vestiges of sanctions relief provided under......

 2020-05-30 11:44 

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Kenya: Police kill 2 children, fetus trying to catch father...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Two children and their unborn sibling have been killed in a Kenyan police operation aimed at detaining their father, a human rights group said Saturday. Police, who called......

 2020-05-30 11:37 

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15 fit players enough for teams when EPL resumes in pandemic...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Premier League clubs with only 15 fit players are still likely to have to play matches if the season resumes as planned next month during the coronavirus......

 2020-05-30 11:29 

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No rugby for world champion as South Africa maintains ban...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The South African government maintained a ban on all contact sports competitions on Saturday because of the coronavirus, meaning the country's professional rugby......

 2020-05-30 10:34 

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Some Old Order Mennonites feel called to return to church...

NEW HOLLAND, Pa. (AP) — For the first time in weeks, kids played in the church cemetery. Nearby, a group of men in their 20s reflected on what it meant to gather again during the pandemic.......

 2020-05-30 10:04 

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Before Floyd death, activists saw progress on police reforms...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Years of dialogue about police and criminal justice reforms in Minneapolis had improved the relationship between the African American community and law enforcement, activists......

 2020-05-30 09:30 

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In unusual move, US embassies in Africa speak up on Floyd...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As Minneapolis burns over the police killing of George Floyd and shock and disappointment in Africa grow, some U.S. embassies on the continent have taken the unusual step of......

 2020-05-30 08:50 

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$10 billion bailout for Germany's Lufthansa passes hurdle...

BERLIN (AP) — German flagship airline Lufthansa agreed Saturday to a compromise worked out between the government and the European Union, overcoming a major hurdle toward final approval of a 9......

 2020-05-30 08:27 

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AP Week in Pictures, Global...

MAY 23 - 29, 2020This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by The Associated Press from around the world.The selection was curated by AP......

 2020-05-30 08:09 

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Merkel won't attend G7 summit in person if US goes ahead...

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel will not personally attend a meeting in the U.S. with the leaders of the world's major economies if President Donald Trump goes ahead with it, unless the......

 2020-05-30 07:43 

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Louisville PD apologizes for targeting news crew at protest...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A police officer was seen on camera firing what appeared to be pepper balls at a news crew during a live television broadcast of the second night of Louisville protests,......

 2020-05-30 07:40 

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Thousands ignore Minneapolis curfew as U.S. protests spread...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of a forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for a fourth straight night, as the anger stoked by the death......

 2020-05-30 07:30 

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Italy's seas speak: No tourists or boats mean cleaner water...

FIUMICINO, Italy (AP) — Pollution from human and agriculture waste spilling into the seas off Rome has decreased 30% during Italy's coronavirus lockdown, preliminary results from a nationwide......

 2020-05-30 06:38 

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Biden speaks of racial 'open wound,' contrasting with Trump...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden lamented the "open wound" of the nation's systemic racism on Friday as he responded to the police killing of a black man in Minnesota. He drew an implicit contrast with......

 2020-05-30 06:28 

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National Guard summoned to aid cities amid police clashes...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared in Atlanta and in dozens of cities nationwide following the......

 2020-05-30 06:24 

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Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced that he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization, end Hong Kong's special trade status and suspend visas of Chinese graduate......

 2020-05-30 06:20 

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Trump walks back his incendiary Minneapolis 'thugs' post...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has tried to walk back his post-midnight "thugs" tweet about Minneapolis protesters that added to outrage over the police killing of a black......

 2020-05-30 05:59 

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Analysis: Trump fuels new tensions in moment of crisis...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over 48 hours in America, the official death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 100,000, the number of people who filed for unemployment during the crisis soared past 40......

 2020-05-30 05:47 

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UN adopts new voting procedure during COVID-19 pandemic...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly adopted a new voting procedure Friday for the upcoming election of new members of the Security Council aimed at preventing a large gathering and......

 2020-05-30 05:45 

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Crowds protest Floyd killing and Trump outside White House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Crowds gathered around the White House late Friday to protest the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis — and President Donald Trump's response.Protesters threw......

 2020-05-30 05:41 

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Police: 1 dead after shots fired at protesters in Detroit...

One person was killed in downtown Detroit after someone in an SUV fired shots into a crowd of people protesting George Floyd's death in Minneapolis custody, a Detroit police spokeswoman said......

 2020-05-30 05:36 

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China says US action on Hong Kong 'doomed to fail'...

BEIJING (AP) — The mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party said U.S. moves to end some trading privileges for Hong Kong "grossly interfere" in China's internal affairs and are "doomed to......

 2020-05-30 05:22 

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Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas...

BEIJING (AP) — Zhang Dan was among the first to respond to the call for help in China's coronavirus epicenter. The 36-year-old nurse worked through grueling days, ministering to patients who......

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