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 2020-07-02 20:01 

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Locals: South Dakota police removed Confederate flag emblem...

GETTYSBURG, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota police department has removed a decal from its squad cars that featured a Confederate battle flag next to an American flag, according to local......

 2020-07-02 20:01 

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NASCAR and IndyCar collide for racing extravaganza at Indy...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The once-frosty schism between the two biggest racing series in the United States has finally thawed and the result is a blockbuster event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — even......

 2020-07-02 19:53 

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AP Explains: 5 key takeaways from a strong June jobs report...

WASHINGTON (AP) — At first glance, the June employment report was a blockbuster.The U.S. economy produced a record 4.8 million added jobs last month, walloping expectations. And the......

 2020-07-02 19:51 

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Idaho march brings college athletes, officers together...

Tommy Togiai could hear the emotion in his teammates' voices, see it in their eyes, even on a computer screen. The Ohio State defensive tackle felt it, too, in the days after George Floyd's death......

 2020-07-02 19:42 

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Review: Paul Weller's shiny 'On Sunset' a carnival of sounds...

Paul Weller, "On Sunset" (Verve Forecast)Paul Weller's "On Sunset" is a rapturous collection, filled to the brim with a carnival of sounds that finds inspiration in decades past while......

 2020-07-02 19:40 

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One officer shown in Elijah McClain photos resigns...

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — One of the police officers investigated over photographs connected with the death of Elijah McClain in Colorado has resigned, Aurora police said Thursday.In a tweet,......

 2020-07-02 19:31 

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AP EXCLUSIVE: Soldiers were issued bayonets for DC unrest...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed a report by The Associated Press that some of the service members who were mobilized to Washington, D.C., last month......

 2020-07-02 19:30 

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Redman, Stallings take early lead at Rocket Mortgage Classic...

DETROIT (AP) — Doc Redman took a step toward remaining among those to make the cut in every event since the PGA Tour resumed, opening with a 7-under 65 to share the early lead Thursday in the......

 2020-07-02 19:24 

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Ex-professor found liable for misusung startup's funds...

BOSTON (AP) — A judge has found that a former Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and self-styled "business guru" is liable for nearly $3 million in damages, attorney's fees and......

 2020-07-02 19:18 

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Police chief shot in Reagan assassination attempt retiring...

ORLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police chief who was wounded in the assassination attempt on then-President Ronald Reagan is retiring after nearly half a century in law......

 2020-07-02 19:18 

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Attorney: Missing Texas solider was killed at Fort Hood...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Army investigators believe a Texas soldier missing since April was killed by another soldier on the Texas base where they served, the attorney for the missing soldier's family......

 2020-07-02 19:15 

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Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher handed recruiting penalties by NCAA...

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M's football program was placed on probation and coach Jimbo Fisher given a six-month show cause order by the NCAA on Thursday after the Aggies were found to......

 2020-07-02 19:07 

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North Dakota health officer thrust into middle of pandemic...

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Taking over North Dakota's health department in the middle of the coronavirus has been a whirlwind for Dr. Andrew Stahl, who said Thursday that his busy schedule has not allowed......

 2020-07-02 19:00 

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Maryland instructs providers to order virus tests on request...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's health department is instructing health care providers to order a coronavirus test for anyone who requests it, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday.The order......

 2020-07-02 18:58 

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Column: Fans may not like what they see on return to stands...

Don't be too eager to sit in the stands if your favorite team is lucky enough to open play over the next few months.Going to the game will be risky all by itself. Once there, the experience......

 2020-07-02 18:54 

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Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies...

NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television on news, game and talk shows, has died at age 99.He died of natural causes Wednesday night at home in......

 2020-07-02 18:52 

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US sets deadline for wolverines protection decision...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to decide by the end of August whether climate change and other threats are pushing the rare wolverine closer to extinction in the......

 2020-07-02 18:48 

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US, Russia share a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Moscow and Washington are intertwined in a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan, with both suffering thousands of dead and wounded in conflicts lasting for years.Now......

 2020-07-02 18:44 

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Court record shows St. Louis couple pulled gun before...

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The white St. Louis couple who became internationally famous for standing guard with guns outside their mansion during a protest have pulled a gun before in defense of their......

 2020-07-02 18:35 

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Nevada OSHA: 1 in 4 sites in Las Vegas violate mask mandate...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One in four bars, stores, gyms and salons in and around Las Vegas were found not complying with Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak's order for people to use face coverings in public places......

 2020-07-02 18:34 

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Hospitalization rising for COVID-19 cases in Mississippi...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is seeing a steady increase of patients hospitalized with confirmed or suspected cases of the new coronavirus."Please be safe this July 4 weekend," the......

 2020-07-02 18:19 

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Democrats say US needs to address protective gear shortage...

A congressional committee criticized President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday for a series of problems in distributing personal protective and testing equipment during the coronavirus......

 2020-07-02 18:11 

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How California went from success story to virus hot spot...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Heading into Memorial Day weekend, California's mood was celebratory. The state had avoided dire predictions of a coronavirus surge, hospitalizations were starting to......

 2020-07-02 18:04 

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Fish more vulnerable to warming water than first thought...

Global warming looks like it will be a bigger problem for the world's fish species than scientists first thought: A new study shows that when fish are spawning or are embryos they are more......

 2020-07-02 18:00 

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Playgrounds, rides, libraries, museums reopen in New Jersey...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's playgrounds, water and amusement parks, libraries and museums reopened Thursday after a monthslong pause because of the COVID-19 outbreak.Atlantic City's......

 2020-07-02 17:59 

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Judge sanctions Mountaire in Delaware wastewater lawsuit...

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Superior Court judge has ordered an Arkansas poultry processing company and two Delaware subsidiaries to pay more than $28,000 in sanctions for repeatedly refusing to provide......

 2020-07-02 17:56 

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PG&E exits bankruptcy, pays $5 billion into wildfire fund...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric has emerged from a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after its long-neglected electrical grid ignited wildfires in California that killed more than......

 2020-07-02 17:44 

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Supreme Court agrees to hear Nazi art case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to hear a case involving the descendants of a group of Jewish art dealers from Germany who say their ancestors were forced to sell a collection......

 2020-07-02 17:40 

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South Dakota reports 4 COVID-19 deaths, 67 new cases...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials on Thursday reported four deaths from COVID-19, along with 67 new cases, according to the Department of Health.Two people over 80 and......

 2020-07-02 17:40 

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Vanilla Ice indefinitely postpones a Texas concert that drew fierce criticism due to the coronavirus pandemic...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Vanilla Ice indefinitely postpones a Texas concert that drew fierce criticism due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-02 17:37 

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After renovation, Hoops Hall waiting to reopen with new look...

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Workers wearing black masks and white gloves move through the corridors of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, pushing a cart loaded with high-top sneakers......

 2020-07-02 17:37 

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Cleared in shooting, Iowa officer fired for letting woman go...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — As protests over the death of George Floyd grew in Iowa's second largest city, activists demanded the firing of a white officer who shot and paralyzed an unarmed Black man......

 2020-07-02 17:26 

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From big cities to backyards, July 4 not usual blowout bash...

NEW YORK (AP) — The idea sounds almost un-American.The Fourth of July was always a time for communities to come together, daylong celebrations with patriotic parades in the morning and......

 2020-07-02 17:18 

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Visitor access restricted to northern Idaho fire lookouts...

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says visitors to six active fire lookouts in northern Idaho won't be able to access the top level of the lookouts due to the coronavirus......

 2020-07-02 17:17 

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Cubs' Quintana cuts thumb washing dishes, undergoes surgery...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs left-hander Jos Quintana had surgery to repair nerve damage in his pitching thumb Thursday after he cut himself washing dishes.Chicago did not have a timetable......

 2020-07-02 17:16 

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Police: Officer shot possum because it was injured...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia police officer will not be disciplined after a video emerged of him shooting a possum on a residential street because the animal was injured, a spokesman......

 2020-07-02 17:07 

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Iowa positive coronavirus cases jump 676, approaching 30,000...

The number of confirmed positive coronavirus cases identified in Iowa continues to increase with 676 new positive cases reported by state health officials on Thursday.The new cases brought......

 2020-07-02 17:01 

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Planned Vanilla Ice show in Texas brings coronavirus heat...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and its capital city have been hot spots in a summer resurgence of the coronavirus. And yet, the Iceman cometh.Vanilla Ice, the 1990s rapper with the hit single......

 2020-07-02 16:51 

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Texas woman spits on counter after being told to wear a mask...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman became verbally abusive and spit on the counter of a 7-Eleven after being told she needed to wear a face mask in order to make a purchase.In a video......

 2020-07-02 16:48 

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Visa lottery winners feel cheated by Trump's visa ban...

CAIRO (AP) — Noha, an Egyptian engineer, should feel lucky after winning a visa lottery that randomly selects people from a pool of more than 14 million applications for about 55,000 green cards......

 2020-07-02 16:46 

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US tries to seize Iranian gas heading toward Venezuela...

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. federal prosecutors are seeking to seize four tankers sailing toward Venezuela with gasoline supplied by Iran, the latest attempt to disrupt ever-closer trade ties between the......

 2020-07-02 16:34 

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3 cities pilot South Africa-style truth, reconciliation push...

BOSTON (AP) — District attorneys in Boston, Philadelphia and San Francisco are teaming up on a pilot effort patterned after South Africa's post-apartheid truth and reconciliation commission to......

 2020-07-02 16:32 

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Officials warn COVID-19 job recovery not happening in SC...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As COVID-19 cases show no sign of slowing and more people are ending up in the hospital with the virus, South Carolina officials said the recovery of jobs they hoped for has......

 2020-07-02 16:28 

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Michigan garage sale may have exposed attendees to virus...

Health officials in Michigan on Thursday said that people who went to a garage sale near the community of Charlotte last weekend may have been exposed to the coronavirus.The Lansing State......

 2020-07-02 16:26 

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Only verified intelligence? A look at presidents' briefings...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was never briefed on intelligence that Russia had put a bounty on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because there wasn't corroborating......

 2020-07-02 16:24 

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Number of new Arizona COVID-19 cases down after record day...

PHOENIX (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases in Arizona is down somewhat from the previous day's record-breaker.The Arizona Department of Health Services reported Thursday 3,333 new......

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Video shows white woman pulling gun on Blacks in Michigan...

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in Michigan said they were investigation a confrontation in which a white woman arguing with a Black woman and others pulled out a handgun and demanded......

 2020-07-02 15:55 

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Robert E. Lee statue becomes epicenter of protest movement...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Just a little over a month ago, the area around Richmond's iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was as quiet and sedate as the statue itself.But since the......

 2020-07-02 15:54 

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Release of NY driver who struck officers with SUV blocked...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have temporarily blocked the release of a driver accused of striking three officers with an SUV during protests of police brutality in......

 2020-07-02 15:43 

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Southern California city to ticket people without masks...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in the Southern California city of West Hollywood will issue citations to people who are not wearing masks in public, ramping up enforcement of a rule that......

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