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 2020-07-12 16:22 

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Indiana reports 560 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana reported 560 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four deaths on Sunday, according to the Indiana State Department of Health.The total number of confirmed cases......

 2020-07-12 16:16 

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At the NBA restart, team equipment is a challenge to manage...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rob Pimental spent a good amount of time thinking about everything the Miami Heat would need for what could be a three-month trip to Walt Disney World.He is......

 2020-07-12 15:57 

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Fall college instruction to be a mix of in-person and online...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Students in Mississippi are scheduled to return to school in August amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the state, but campus life will be a lot different than what many are......

 2020-07-12 15:44 

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Walmart in Las Cruces ordered closed after COVID-19 outbreak...

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — State authorities have ordered a Walmart Supercenter in Las Cruces to close after four employees tested positive for the coronavirus in a three-week span.The New......

 2020-07-12 15:33 

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Search of California lake resumes for missing "Glee" star...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The search to find "Glee" TV show star Naya Rivera in a Southern California lake resumed on Sunday, authorities said.The Ventura County Sheriff's Office said last......

 2020-07-12 15:31 

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Florida reports largest, single-day increase in Covid cases...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any one state since the beginning of the pandemic.According to state......

 2020-07-12 15:23 

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O'Ward earns pole for 2nd race of Road America doubleheader...

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Pato O'Ward won the pole Sunday morning as Scott Dixon chases his fourth straight victory in the second half of a weekend IndyCar doubleheader at Road......

 2020-07-12 15:11 

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Mississippi man pleads guilty in big health care fraud case...

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi businessman faces up to 20 years in prison and $500,000 in fines after pleading guilty to his part in a $510 million health care fraud scheme involving......

 2020-07-12 14:59 

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California now allows nursing home visits, but few happen...

For months, families have pined to see their loved ones who live in California's skilled nursing facilities, which have been shut down to outside visitors to keep the coronavirus from spreading.......

 2020-07-12 14:48 

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Hamilton wins Styrian GP ahead of Mercedes teammate Bottas...

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won the Styrian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch an 85th career win and move within six of Michael Schumacher's Formula One......

 2020-07-12 14:48 

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City mulls razing site where 1st Alaska flag flew...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The fate of one of Alaska's most historic yet neglected structures could be decided Monday as city officials in Seward weigh whether to demolish a former Methodist......

 2020-07-12 14:40 

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Trump rips private Texas border wall built by his supporters...

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized a privately built border wall in South Texas that's showing signs of erosion months after going up, saying it was "only done to make me......

 2020-07-12 14:39 

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As virus rages in US, New York guards against another rise...

NEW YORK (AP) — As coronavirus rages out of control in other parts of the U.S., New York is offering an example after taming the nation's deadliest outbreak this spring — while also trying to......

 2020-07-12 14:15 

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URI grant to help reduce food waste, boost food access...

The University of Rhode Island has received a $100,000 federal grant that will help reduce food waste while improving access to healthy, locally-grown food for residents in need.The grant......

 2020-07-12 14:07 

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Virus spread, not politics should guide schools, doctors say...

As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death......

 2020-07-12 14:06 

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France kicks off fans' return to elite European soccer...

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — For the first time since the coronavirus shut down sports and chased away spectators, Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and other stars will be back in front of thousands of fans......

 2020-07-12 13:59 

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Man charged in Florida church arson attack...

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of setting a Florida church on fire was being held without bail Sunday on charges that include attempted second-degree murder and arson.The Marion County......

 2020-07-12 13:53 

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Voting changes, COVID-19 change Michigan election for clerks...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan county and municipal clerks are finding it challenging to meet the needs of voters amid the coronavirus pandemic and following changes in 2018 when state voters......

 2020-07-12 13:45 

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South Africa mulls return to restrictions as COVID-19 surges...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Confronted by surging hospitalizations due to COVID-19, South Africa is considering a return to tighter restrictions to combat the disease, which officials say may soon......

 2020-07-12 12:52 

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'Moving target': Schools deal with new plans, Trump demands...

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — With little more than a month before millions of U.S. schoolchildren go back to class, much is still up in the air - and not just because of the surging number of coronavirus......

 2020-07-12 12:04 

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It's Trump's call on what the GOP convention will look like...

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of insisting that the Republican National Convention go off as scheduled despite the pandemic, President Donald Trump is slowly coming to accept that the late August......

 2020-07-12 11:51 

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Coronavirus surge in Eastern Europe causes new restrictions...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Countries in Eastern Europe are facing rising waves of coronavirus infections, leading to new restrictive measures such as the mandatory use of face masks in Croatia and......

 2020-07-12 11:42 

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Trump, Biden try to outdo each other on tough talk on China...

WASHINGTON (AP) — China has fast become a top election issue as President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden engage in a verbal brawl over who's better at playing the tough guy against......

 2020-07-12 11:03 

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Churches amid the pandemic: Some outbreaks, many challenges...

NEW YORK (AP) — Crowded bars and house parties have been identified as culprits in spreading the coronavirus. Meat packing plants, prisons and nursing homes are known hot spots. Then there's the......

 2020-07-12 11:03 

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Pope 'deeply pained' over Turkey's move on Hagia Sophia...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said on Sunday that he is "deeply pained" over the decision by Turkey to change the status of Hagia Sophia — which was originally built in Istanbul as a Christian......

 2020-07-12 10:34 

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Iran blames bad communication, alignment for jet shootdown...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian investigators are blaming a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between soldiers and their commanders for the Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian......

 2020-07-12 10:19 

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Games maker Ubisoft shakes up staff amid misconduct probe...

PARIS (AP) — French gaming giant Ubisoft is parting ways with its creative director and two other executives and promising zero tolerance for "toxic" staff behavior following an internal......

 2020-07-12 08:23 

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AP Was There: McEnroe wins tiebreaker, Borg wins Wimbledon...

EDITOR'S NOTE — Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The Associated Press is republishing stories about a handful......

 2020-07-12 07:13 

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Over 200,000 vote in Hong Kong's pro-democracy primaries...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers turned up over the weekend to vote in an unofficial two-day primary election held by the city's pro-democracy camp as it gears up to field......

 2020-07-12 06:34 

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UK-China ties freeze with debate over Huawei, Hong Kong...

LONDON (AP) — Only five years ago, then-British Prime Minister David Cameron was celebrating a "golden era" in U.K.-China relations, bonding with President Xi Jinping over a pint of beer at the......

 2020-07-12 05:40 

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Poland holds momentous, tight presidential election runoff...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Voting started Sunday in Poland's razor-blade-close presidential election runoff between the conservative incumbent Andrzej Duda and liberal, pro-European Union Warsaw Mayor......

 2020-07-12 05:02 

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As beach towns open, businesses are short foreign workers...

BOSTON (AP) — At this time of the year, The Friendly Fisherman on Cape Cod is usually bustling with foreign students clearing tables and helping prepare orders of clam strips or fish and......

 2020-07-12 04:54 

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Dengue prevention efforts stifled by coronavirus pandemic...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They curtailed activities that affected services like trash collection. They......

 2020-07-12 04:43 

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The Latest: India IT hub Bangalore in lockdown as cases rise...

NEW DELHI — India's coronavirus caseload is nearing 850,000 with a record surge of 28,637 in the past 24 hours, prompting authorities to announce a weeklong lockdown in the key southern technology......

 2020-07-12 03:38 

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Search of lake for missing "Glee" star to resume Sunday...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The search to find "Glee" TV show star Naya Rivera in a Southern California lake ended Saturday without any results, authorities said.The Ventura County Sheriff's Office......

 2020-07-12 02:37 

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Okinawa governor wants tougher action as 61 Marines infected...

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of Japan's Okinawa island demanded a top U.S. military commander take tougher prevention measures and more transparency hours after officials were told that more than 60......

 2020-07-12 01:51 

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Asia Today: No masks on red carpet as Taiwan logs few cases...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan wrapped up an annual film festival with an awards ceremony Saturday night as it holds more public events after keeping its coronavirus outbreak to a few hundred cases.......

 2020-07-12 01:44 

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US Navy welcomes 1st Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot...

KINGSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Navy has welcomed its first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot."MAKING HISTORY!" the U.S. Navy tweeted Thursday in response to a post that Lt. j.g.......

 2020-07-12 01:18 

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Donald Trump, Joe Biden win Louisiana's presidential primary...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have won Louisiana's twice-postponed presidential primary.Trump faced no true challenger for the Republican......

 2020-07-12 00:32 

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2 officers killed in shootout in south Texas border town...

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday in a South Texas border town after reportedly responding to a disturbance call, authorities said.The McAllen police......

 2020-07-11 23:29 

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Protesters demand reopening of Delaware police shooting...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Dozens of people marched Saturday in Wilmington to demand the reopening of the case in the 2015 fatal police shooting of a Black man in a wheelchair.The......

 2020-07-11 23:09 

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Child recovering after being shot 4 times during drive-by...

ATLANTA (AP) — A 9-year-old who was shot four times Wednesday night in Atlanta has undergone surgery and is recovering, his mother said Saturday.Keyona Carson told The Atlanta......

 2020-07-11 22:48 

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Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion......

 2020-07-11 22:25 

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LeBron won't wear social justice message on Lakers jersey...

LeBron James says his thoughts on social justice can't be contained on the back of a basketball jersey.The Los Angeles Lakers superstar won't wear one of the NBA-approved social justice......

 2020-07-11 22:06 

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NHL, players take collaborative approach in bid to resume...

Collaboration or bust.Given the gravity of the new coronavirus pandemic and the abrupt decision to place the NHL season on pause in March, it didn't take commissioner Gary Bettman and union......

 2020-07-11 21:43 

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Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering......

 2020-07-11 21:34 

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Yanks closer Chapman has coronavirus; Astros cancel workout...

HOUSTON (AP) — New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman became the latest high-profile player to test positive for the coronavirus, his diagnosis announced Saturday hours after the Houston Astros......

 2020-07-11 21:23 

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4 more states added to Pennsylvania travel quarantine list...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State health officials in Pennsylvania have added four states — including neighboring Delaware — to the travel quarantine recommendation aimed at stemming the spread of......

 2020-07-11 21:21 

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Construction project over Mass Pike gets rolling...

BOSTON (AP) — Work on the first project to be constructed over the Massachusetts Turnpike in about four decades is expected to start next week.Developer Samuels & Associates closed Friday......

 2020-07-11 21:11 

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Health officials: 6 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Iowa...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Six more people have died in Iowa from COVID-19, state health officials reported Saturday.As of Saturday afternoon, the toll for coronavirus-related deaths reached......

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