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 2020-05-22 19:01 

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FBI director orders internal review of Flynn investigation...

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray has ordered an internal review into possible misconduct in the investigation of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn,......

 2020-05-22 18:50 

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Tech privacy firm warns contact tracing app violates policy...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A contact tracing app pushed by the governors of North Dakota and South Dakota as a tool to trace exposure to the coronavirus violated its own privacy policy by sharing......

 2020-05-22 18:35 

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Loosened restrictions, holiday weekend to test California...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — George Cruz relaxed at an outdoor beach restaurant as a waitress wearing surgical gloves and a face covering rushed by, carrying a tray with a Pina Colada in a pineapple-shaped......

 2020-05-22 18:35 

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NFL QBs holding passing sessions minus bonding activities...

Some NFL quarterbacks are still finding ways to hold throwing sessions with receivers during the coronavirus pandemic, though things look much different.Players are keeping it simple and......

 2020-05-22 18:32 

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Mexico cancels incomplete soccer season over virus concerns...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's professional soccer league has decided to cancel the season without crowning a champion for the first time in its history due to the uncertainty generated by the......

 2020-05-22 18:31 

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New England bishop takes tongue-in-cheek shot at Tom Brady...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop in New England says not even a Hail Mary is going to help Tom Brady win a seventh Super Bowl championship now that he's with the Tampa Bay......

 2020-05-22 18:20 

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Florida prepares for holiday weekend as parts still closed...

MIAMI (AP) — The Sunshine State faces an uncertain start to summer with some areas hoping for brisk business over Memorial Day weekend while high-profile South Florida beaches remained closed due......

 2020-05-22 18:08 

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Denver mail hub stays open despite coronavirus closure order...

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service distribution facility in Denver that handles 10 million pieces of mail a day for Colorado and Wyoming remained open Friday despite being ordered to......

 2020-05-22 18:03 

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US regulators approve new type of contraceptive gel...

U.S. regulators on Friday approved a birth control gel that works in a new way to prevent pregnancy.Phexxi — pronounced FECK'-see — comes in an applicator that women insert before......

 2020-05-22 18:02 

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Trump calls on churches to reopen this weekend...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship "essential" and called on governors to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the......

 2020-05-22 17:59 

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US sanctions top Nicaraguan officials over rights abuses...

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The U.S. Treasury announced sanctions Friday against two high-ranking Nicaraguan officials for their support of government crackdowns on protesters.The Treasury......

 2020-05-22 17:55 

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Reporters Alcindor, Collins, Jiang get under Trump's skin...

NEW YORK (AP) — To anyone who's watched, there's more that binds Yamiche Alcindor, Kaitlan Collins and Weijia Jiang than an impromptu display of teamwork at a recent White House news......

 2020-05-22 17:48 

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Perry's studio moves toward reopening while industry waits...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. But while Perry is looking to......

 2020-05-22 17:44 

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Pence visits Georgia cafe that reopened despite virus...

NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence traveled Friday to Georgia, where he had lunch with Gov. Brian Kemp at a cafe and praised the state — one of the first to allow businesses to start......

 2020-05-22 17:43 

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NHL awaits players' vote before discussing what comes next...

The NHL is awaiting the result of a players' vote on a 24-team playoff format before discussing its options on how to proceed in its bid to resume play.With the NHL Players' Association......

 2020-05-22 17:37 

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Trump turns Memorial Day event into quasi campaign rally...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday turned an early Memorial Day remembrance of fallen U.S. service members into a quasi reelection campaign rally with bikers on the White House......

 2020-05-22 17:32 

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Missing mother's family haunted by 'inhumanity' of death...

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — The family of a Connecticut mother of five who disappeared nearly a year ago said Friday that they are haunted by the "brutality and inhumanity" of her death and urged......

 2020-05-22 17:28 

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Woman who kept husband in freezer sues for return of body...

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A woman who kept her husband's body in a freezer in her bedroom at their southwest Missouri home is suing for the return of his remains.Barbara Watters, 67, of Joplin,......

 2020-05-22 17:27 

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2 new cases of Kawasaki-like disease in children in WA...

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Department of Health has confirmed two new cases of a new inflammatory ailment in children that is associated with COVID-19.The Seattle Times reports the......

 2020-05-22 17:27 

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Osaka tops Serena on Forbes' list of sports annual earnings...

Naomi Osaka has been a Grand Slam champion and No. 1 in the WTA rankings -- and now she's No. 1 on another list: top-earning female athlete.According to a story posted on Forbes.com on......

 2020-05-22 17:16 

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Disinfected dice: Las Vegas casinos getting ready to roll...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders, blackjack dealers and waiters wearing masks. Hand sanitizer everywhere.Yes, dice will roll, cards will be dealt and slot......

 2020-05-22 17:09 

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UK court orders gunrunner to pay over $4.1M to UAE emirate...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American aviation magnate and gunrunner tied to the CIA and the Iran-Contra scandal must pay a sheikhdom in the United Arab Emirates over $4.1 million......

 2020-05-22 17:05 

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Venezuelan high court orders DirecTV property seized...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's high court has ordered the immediate seizure of all DirecTV property, days after the U.S. firm abandoned its services in the South American nation, citing......

 2020-05-22 17:02 

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Group: Texas naval base shooter voices support for clerics...

The suspect killed during what the FBI is calling a "terrorism-related" attack at a Texas naval air base voiced support for hardline clerics, according to a group that monitors online activity of......

 2020-05-22 16:54 

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Lawyer for Biden accuser Tara Reade drops her as a client...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorney working with Tara Reade, the former Joe Biden Senate staffer who alleged he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s, said Friday he is no longer representing her, just......

 2020-05-22 16:37 

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Additional COVID-19 death in North Dakota, 90 more cases...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State health officials say another death is attributed to the coronavirus outbreak in North Dakota, bring the state's toll to 52. The victim is a man in his 80s with......

 2020-05-22 16:35 

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Flights to Cyprus to resume from select countries next month...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus on Friday outlined plans for the phased resumption next month of commercial flights from a select number of countries with low COVID-19 infection rates to jump-start......

 2020-05-22 16:31 

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SiriusXM keeping sports fans entertained during hiatus...

When you oversee 19 sports stations, radio programming is a daily challenge. During a pandemic, it can become like throwing a no-hitter, scoring a hat trick and winning a NASCAR race all in......

 2020-05-22 16:08 

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2020 Minnesota State Fair canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials canceled the Minnesota State Fair on Friday after its leader said the COVID-19 pandemic made it impossible for the show to go on."We all love the fair. And......

 2020-05-22 16:07 

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Chicago Latinos see higher rates of COVID-19 infections...

CHICAGO (AP) — When Erendira Martinez's husband started feeling sick at the beginning of April, he brushed off his cough and told her it was nothing."He was embarrassed," Martinez said. "He......

 2020-05-22 16:06 

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Oklahoma governor names interim state health commissioner...

Oklahoma City (AP) — Gov. Kevin Stitt has named Oklahoma Air National Guard surgeon Col. Lance Frye of Tulsa as interim commissioner of the Oklahoma State Department of Health as the state......

 2020-05-22 16:06 

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North Carolina jobless rate increases to 12% amid COVID-19...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's unemployment rate ballooned to just over 12% in April as the state dealt with a coronavirus-related economic slowdown, state officials said Friday.The......

 2020-05-22 16:05 

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Guinean singer Mory Kante, 'baobab of culture,' dies at 70...

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinean singer Mory Kante, an influential figure in African and world music, has died, his family said Friday. He was 70.Kante brought Guinean, and Mandingo, culture......

 2020-05-22 16:02 

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Big study casts more doubt on malaria drugs for coronavirus...

Malaria drugs pushed by President Donald Trump as treatments for the coronavirus did not help and were tied to a greater risk of death and heart rhythm problems in a new study of nearly 100,000......

 2020-05-22 16:02 

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NASA's newest test pilots are veteran astronauts, friends...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The two astronauts who will test drive SpaceX's brand new rocketship are classmates and friends, veteran spacefliers married to veteran spacefliers, and fathers of......

 2020-05-22 15:55 

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When should NYC reopen? Governor says it is his call....

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor unveiled a new set of data thresholds Friday to help determine when to loosen restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic, but his frequent political......

 2020-05-22 15:28 

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Amid cleanup, flooding in Michigan prompts more evacuations...

SPAULDING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Another round of evacuations took place Friday in Central Michigan further downriver from two dams that were overwhelmed earlier this week by floodwaters, allowing......

 2020-05-22 15:27 

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In prison, producer finds new voice for inmates, and himself...

NEW YORK (AP) — David Jassy was a successful music producer who had worked with Britney Spears and others when he was sent to prison for killing a man during an altercation. While serving his......

 2020-05-22 15:25 

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Colorado's unemployment rate jumps to 11.3 percent in April...

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's unemployment rate surged to a record 11.3 percent in April as the state lost over 323,000 jobs because of the economic shutdown in response to the coronavirus outbreak,......

 2020-05-22 15:20 

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Cornavirus pandemic claims another victim: Robocalls...

Have you been missing something amid the lockdowns and stay-at-home orders? No, not human contact. Not even toilet paper.Robocalls.Industry experts say robocalls are way down —......

 2020-05-22 15:13 

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Indiana jobless rate hits 16.9% with coronavirus closures...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's unemployment rate hit 16.9% for April with more than five times as many people jobless than before widespread business closures started with the coronavirus......

 2020-05-22 15:03 

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5 more virus deaths, 303 new cases reported in Nebraska...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Five more people have died from the coronavirus in Nebraska and public health officials confirmed another 303 cases on Thursday, state officials said.Nebraska now has 143......

 2020-05-22 15:02 

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California's April jobless rate at 15.5%, 2M jobs disappear...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's unemployment rate soared to 15.5% in April as the nation's most populous state lost 2.3 million jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic that shuttered most......

 2020-05-22 15:01 

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Pandemic halts vaccination for nearly 80 million children...

LONDON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is interrupting immunization against diseases including measles, polio and cholera that could put the lives of nearly 80 million children under the age of 1......

 2020-05-22 15:00 

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Jerry Sloan, Jazz great and Hall of Fame coach, dies at 78...

Jerry Sloan, the coach who took the Utah Jazz to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998 on his way to a spot in the Basketball Hall of Fame, died Friday. He was 78.The Jazz said he died from......

 2020-05-22 14:57 

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UK regulators investigating misleading online reviews...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's competition watchdog has launched an investigation into misleading reviews on several big websites amid the surge in online shopping during pandemic lockdown......

 2020-05-22 14:57 

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The flipside of 'Hoosiers' - No 'miracle' for Muncie Central...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 1954 Indiana high school basketball tournament remains so vivid in Leon Agullana's memory it's as if he never left Muncie Central.He can rattle off the magical,......

 2020-05-22 14:52 

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Big art, small package: Tiny plays offered to stage at home...

NEW YORK (AP) — The task facing playwright Tito Livas was intense: Write a new play in a few days that could be read alone or aloud with friends. Don't worry if it's too crazy. Oh, and make it 10......

 2020-05-22 14:48 

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Former Germany, Hamburg great Uwe Seeler breaks hip in fall...

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Former West Germany and Hamburger SV forward Uwe Seeler is to have an operation to repair a broken hip after a bad fall at home."The honorary captain of the German......

 2020-05-22 14:42 

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Massachusetts unemployment rate rockets higher than 15%...

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts unemployment rate soared to 15.1% in April — up from about 2.8% in March — as the state's efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus shuttered wide swaths of the......

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