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 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......

 2020-07-02 15:27 

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Alaska Airlines secures loans; casinos in NJ reopening...

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the national and global response, the work place......

 2020-07-02 15:20 

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To stop parties, Airbnb won't let some guests book homes...

Airbnb will ban some younger U.S. guests from booking homes in their area as part of a continuing effort to crack down on unauthorized parties.The San Francisco-based home sharing company......

 2020-07-02 15:18 

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Tigers announce partnership with sportsbook operator...

DETROIT (AP) — The Tigers became the first Major League Baseball team to reach a deal with a sports gambling company, announcing a multiyear partnership Thursday with PointsBet.Detroit said......

 2020-07-02 15:17 

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Not so random acts: Science finds that being kind pays off...

Acts of kindness may not be that random after all. Science says being kind pays off.Research shows that acts of kindness make us feel better and healthier. Kindness is also key to how we......

 2020-07-02 15:12 

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Shipyard hiring temporary workers; mediation next week...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — With more than 4,000 workers on strike, Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works plans to bring in more subcontractors to join management and existing contractors to try to avoid......

 2020-07-02 15:10 

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High court won't hear abortion clinic 'buffer zone' cases...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday turned away pleas from anti-abortion activists to make it easier for them to protest outside clinics, declining to wade back into the abortion......

 2020-07-02 15:09 

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Bolivia tries to hold elections amid pandemic, risking chaos...

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Deserted during months of quarantine, the streets of Bolivia are roiling again with protests that have forced the government into an uncomfortable challenge: trying to......

 2020-07-02 15:08 

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Not so random acts: Science finds that being kind pays off...

Acts of kindness may not be that random after all. Science says being kind pays off.Research shows that acts of kindness make us feel better and healthier. Kindness is also key to how we......

 2020-07-02 15:07 

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Priest sues to stop federal execution over coronavirus risk...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Zen Buddhist priest, who is a spiritual adviser to one of three federal death row inmates scheduled to be executed this month, filed a lawsuit Thursday arguing the Bureau of......

 2020-07-02 15:07 

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Oklahoma ends year with $585.5 million budget shortfall...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has ended the fiscal year with a $585.5 million budget shortfall amid an economic slowdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, state Treasurer Randy McDaniel said......

 2020-07-02 15:01 

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Review: Joe Ely serves up songs of honesty, hope and healing...

Joe Ely, "Love In the Midst of Mayhem" (Rack 'Em Records)Joe Ely's leftovers are keepers, as "Love In the Midst of Mayhem" shows.Idled by the coronavirus — the "pandamnit," as Ely......

 2020-07-02 14:39 

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Richmond removes second Confederate statue as crowd cheers...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Work crews have removed a second Confederate statue in Richmond, a monument to Navy officer and scientist Matthew Fontaine Maury.A crowd cheered Thursday morning as a......

 2020-07-02 14:39 

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McCallie won't return as Duke's women's basketball coach...

Joanne P. McCallie won't return for a 14th season as Duke's women's basketball coach.McCallie announced her departure in a 6-minute video posted Thursday on the program's Twitter account.......

 2020-07-02 14:30 

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Kansas governor orders masks to be worn in public, at work...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly issued an order Thursday directing Kansas residents to wear masks in public places and their workplaces, likely provoking a backlash from the......

 2020-07-02 14:30 

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French Open to allow fans in stands at the tournament...

PARIS (AP) — The French Open will allow fans to attend this year's postponed tournament.The French Tennis Federation said Thursday up to 60% of the stands can be filled with fans when play......

 2020-07-02 14:27 

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Pandemic prompts layoffs at Belk department store chain...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has prompted layoffs at the Belk department store chain, including at its North Carolina-based corporate headquarters.The Charlotte Observer......

 2020-07-02 14:26 

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Court papers: Meghan felt 'unprotected' by monarchy...

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, felt "unprotected by the institution" of Britain's monarchy and was "prohibited from defending herself" against negative media coverage when she was......

 2020-07-02 14:20 

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US long-term mortgage rates hit all-time low again...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week with the benchmark 30-year home loan hitting its lowest level ever.Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday that......

 2020-07-02 14:10 

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Study: World's pile of electronic waste grows ever higher...

BERLIN (AP) — The world's mountain of discarded flat-screen TVs, cellphones and other electronic goods grew to a record high last year, according to an annual report released Thursday.The......

 2020-07-02 14:08 

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US-based analysts tell the AP they believe fire at Iran nuclear site struck new centrifuge production facility...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US-based analysts tell the AP they believe fire at Iran nuclear site struck new centrifuge production facility....

 2020-07-02 14:01 

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Russia denies supplying weapons to Afghanistan's Taliban...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Moscow has never delivered weapons to the Taliban movement in Afghanistan, countering U.S. allegations.Ministry spokeswoman Maria......

 2020-07-02 14:00 

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American and 4 other airlines reach loan agreements with US...

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and four smaller carriers have reached agreement with the government for billions more in federal loans, a sign of the industry's desperate fight to survive a......

 2020-07-02 13:55 

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Supreme Court declines to hear Equal Pay Act case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that employers can't use past salary history to justify a pay disparity between male and female employees.The court on......

 2020-07-02 13:53 

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Court could end claims Nestle, Cargill abetted child labor...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider ending a lawsuit that claims Nestle and Cargill facilitated the use of child slave labor on cocoa farms in Ivory Coast, a case that could further......

 2020-07-02 13:43 

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Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested...

Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite who was accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested Thursday in New Hampshire, the FBI......

 2020-07-02 13:42 

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Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is denying Congress access to secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation through the November election.The......

 2020-07-02 13:16 

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French medics sue over mask, equipment shortages amid virus...

PARIS (AP) — A collective of French health care workers said Thursday it is seeking a broad legal inquiry into France's failure to protect its members and their colleagues by providing adequate......

 2020-07-02 13:03 

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Somali officer sentenced to death for shooting civilians...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A military court in Somalia sentenced a police officer to death on Thursday in the fatal shooting of two civilians while enforcing coronavirus restrictions in......

 2020-07-02 12:56 

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Rights activists say Danes unaware of racism in their nation...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Rights activists on Thursday accused Danish officials of being unable to recognize racism after authorities said the killing of a biracial man by two white men was not......

 2020-07-02 12:51 

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Officials delay decision on Kentucky Confederate statue...

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Officials in a Kentucky county have delayed a vote on whether to remove a Confederate statue from the grounds of a courthouse.Members of the Daviess County Fiscal......

 2020-07-02 12:45 

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US trade deficit rises 9.7% in May to $54.6 billion...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit rose for the third straight month in May. Both exports and imports fell as the coronavirus outbreak continued to take a toll on world commerce.The......

 2020-07-02 12:39 

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Bishop: North Carolina priest kept on leave on abuse claims...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Catholic priest in North Carolina will remain on administrative leave after allegations of sexual abuse against him were revealed last year, the Charlotte diocese's bishop......

 2020-07-02 12:31 

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Unemployment falls to 11.1% as US added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, but pandemic dims outlook for further gains...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment falls to 11.1% as US added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, but pandemic dims outlook for further gains....

 2020-07-02 12:17 

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Tesla 2Q deliveries rise over 1Q despite factory shutdown...

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla says it delivered more electric vehicles worldwide in the second quarter than it did in the first. The increase came even though coronavirus restrictions forced it to shut......

 2020-07-02 12:00 

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Wide shift in opinion on police, race rare in US polling...

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's rare for public opinion on social issues to change sharply and swiftly. And yet in the wake of George Floyd's death, Americans' opinions about police brutality and racial......

 2020-07-02 11:38 

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US paratroopers injured in German training accident...

BERLIN (AP) — Several American soldiers were injured in a training accident in Germany when they drifted off course during a parachute drop, the military said Thursday.The accident occurred......

 2020-07-02 11:16 

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French-Dutch police bust encrypted criminal communications...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch and French police cracked an encrypted communications network used by organized crime gangs, allowing them to covertly watch "over the shoulder" of criminals in......

 2020-07-02 11:15 

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U.S., South Africa report new record coronavirus rises...

BERLIN (AP) — The United States and South Africa have both reported record new daily coronavirus infections, with U.S. figures surpassing 50,000 cases a day for the first time, underlining the......

 2020-07-02 10:51 

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Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic and his wife have tested negative for the coronavirus, his media team said Thursday, 10 days after announcing they had contracted the disease.The......

 2020-07-02 10:51 

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Officials name pilot killed in crash at Shaw Air Force Base...

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Officials have identified a military pilot killed when his fighter jet crashed during a training routine at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.20th Fighter Wing......

 2020-07-02 10:38 

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Deputy: White woman lied about assault by Black couple...

POWHATAN, Va. (AP) — A white Virginia woman has been charged with filing a false assault report against a Black couple, authorities said.Gladys Townsend, 63, was charged Wednesday with......

 2020-07-02 10:32 

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UK judge rejects tabloid's bid to throw out Depp libel suit...

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Thursday rejected an attempt by tabloid newspaper The Sun to quash a libel suit from actor Johnny Depp over an article claiming he abused his ex-wife.Depp......

 2020-07-02 10:15 

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5 Things to Know for Today...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. JOB SURGE EXPECTED IN JUNE REPORT Economists forecast that 3 million jobs — a......

 2020-07-02 10:03 

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British judge denies Venezuela access to gold in bank vault...

LONDON (AP) — A British judge has refused to give Venezuela control of over $1 billion in gold sitting in a Bank of England vault.The judge ruled that it is unlawful to give it to......

 2020-07-02 09:19 

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Report: Detainees at high virus risk in crowded Yemen jail...

CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group Thursday accused secessionist Yemeni authorities of holding detainees at an overcrowded detention center in the country's south, exposing them to "serious......

 2020-07-02 09:16 

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Photo of toddler sitting on slain grandpa angers Kashmiris...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A photo of a toddler sitting on the chest of of his dead grandfather has outraged residents of Indian-controlled Kashmir after the victim's family accused government forces......

 2020-07-02 09:07 

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The Latest: Swiss soccer player positive after Serbia visit...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Swiss soccer club St. Gallen says a player tested positive for coronavirus after visiting family......

 2020-07-02 09:06 

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European jobless rate inches higher amid government support...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The unemployment rate in the 19 countries that use the euro currency inched higher to 7.4 % in May from 7.3% in April as governments used active labor market support......

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