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 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......

 2020-07-02 08:19 

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Court considers status of Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's highest administrative court on Thursday began considering a request to turn Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia, which now serves as a museum, back into a......

 2020-07-02 08:05 

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More than 80 reported killed this week in Ethiopia's unrest...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — More than 80 people have been killed in unrest in Ethiopia after a popular singer was shot dead this week, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation......

 2020-07-02 08:03 

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China accuses India of targeting Chinese imports after clash...

BEIJING (AP) — China accused India on Thursday of improperly disrupting activity by Chinese companies in the midst of tensions over a border clash.Asked about news reports that both......

 2020-07-02 07:31 

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Does wearing a mask pose any health risks?...

Does wearing a mask pose any health risks?No, not for most people. Babies and toddlers should not wear masks because they could suffocate. The same goes for anyone who has trouble removing......

 2020-07-02 07:30 

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Russian officials: 78% of voters back extending Putin's rule...

MOSCOW (AP) — Almost 78% of voters in Russia have approved amendments to the country's constitution that will allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036, Russian election officials......

 2020-07-02 07:04 

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Iran nuclear spokesman: 'Incident' damages under-construction building near nuclear site; centrifuge facility undamaged...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran nuclear spokesman: 'Incident' damages under-construction building near nuclear site; centrifuge facility undamaged....

 2020-07-02 07:02 

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Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 50 people...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed 50 people Thursday, the central government said, though a local lawmaker said the toll was nearly twice as......

 2020-07-02 07:00 

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Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on vaccine hopes...

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday as hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine competed with concern about rising U.S. infections.Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo,......

 2020-07-02 06:56 

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Ban gives tobacco illegal drug status in South Africa...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The message was dropped into a WhatsApp group used by suburban moms in South Africa. Amid the grumblings over homeschooling during lockdown, one mom went off topic:......

 2020-07-02 06:40 

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Hong Kong protester arrested on suspicion of stabbing police...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested a man onboard a London-bound flight early Thursday morning on suspicion of stabbing a police officer during protests of the semi-autonomous Chinese......

 2020-07-02 06:24 

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Sudan's bid to ban genital mutilation sparks hope, caution...

CAIRO (AP) — It's been more than 60 years. But the scene is seared still into Kawthar Ali's mind. The women pinned her down on a bed. She was maybe 5 1/2 or 6 years old. Holding her knees, they......

 2020-07-02 06:18 

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Long-shut factory helps COVID-struck Afghans breathe free...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Seven years ago, Najibullah Seddiqi closed his oxygen factory, frustrated with power cuts and with rampant corruption that kept him from getting contracts with......

 2020-07-02 05:05 

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California takes step back from reopening amid virus surge...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It was a simple family get-together; a wedding gathering. About 30 people went out to dinner.Half came down with the coronavirus.Los Angeles Mayor Eric......

 2020-07-02 05:03 

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Lives Lost: Brazilian toddler was saying her first words...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Vitoria Gabrielle crawled all the time and was starting to walk this year with a little help, hanging on to her 4-year-old brother's arm while exploring her mother's small......

 2020-07-02 04:58 

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The Latest: India virus count tops 600,000 amid recent surge...

NEW DELHI — The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in India has topped 600,000, with health authorities reporting 19,148 new cases in the past 24 hours.As of Thursday, India's virus......

 2020-07-02 04:11 

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GOP candidate is latest linked to QAnon conspiracy theory...

DENVER (AP) — When Lauren Boebert was asked in May about QAnon, she didn't shy away from the far-right conspiracy theory, which advances unproven allegations about a so-called deep state plot......

 2020-07-02 04:09 

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Atlantic City casinos reopen in a changed pandemic world...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic City's casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a coronavirus......

 2020-07-02 04:09 

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Trump, top officials defend response to Russia bounty threat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticized for inaction, President Donald Trump and top officials stepped up their defense of the administration's response to intelligence assessments that Russia offered......

 2020-07-02 04:08 

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Analysis: Trump fights to keep a job Dems say he isn't doing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking Americans to let him keep his job. His critics are questioning how much of that job he's actually doing.The questions have gotten louder......

 2020-07-02 04:04 

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Closing bars to stop coronavirus spread is backed by science...

Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections — a move backed by sound science about risk factors......

 2020-07-02 03:50 

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AP PHOTOS: India's lockdown spurs new gardeners in Nagaland...

KOHIMA, India (AP) — Two healthy pots of coriander and two of spinach are enough to provide a sense of achievement for Theyiesinuo Keditsu, a young English professor and mother of four.......

 2020-07-02 03:15 

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Video: Florida police laugh about shooting rubber bullets...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida police officers can be heard laughing and celebrating after shooting protesters with rubber bullets during a May protest against police brutality, according to......

 2020-07-02 02:56 

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Biden tops Trump in June, 2nd-quarter cash; GOP still flush...

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden outpaced President Donald Trump's campaign fundraising juggernaut in June and in the second quarter of this election year, continuing a......

 2020-07-02 02:52 

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Asia Today: Outbreak grows in Australia's 2nd-largest city...

A coronavirus outbreak in Australia's second-largest city continued to grow Thursday and the Northern Territory detected its first case in three months.Northern Territory Health Minister......

 2020-07-02 02:22 

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Missouri man freed from prison with help from WNBA's Moore...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was freed from prison Wednesday after a county prosecutor declined to retry his case, punctuating years of work by WNBA star Maya Moore and other......

 2020-07-02 01:49 

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Novartis pays $678M to resolve suit over sham doctor outings...

NEW YORK (AP) — Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. will pay $678 million to the U.S. government and various states to settle a lawsuit over a sham speaker program that distributed cash, expensive......

 2020-07-02 01:47 

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MVP plaque presenters to discuss Landis' name on MLB trophy...

NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball organization that presents the annual MVP awards will consider whether the name of former commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis should be pulled from future......

 2020-07-02 01:44 

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Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gunmen burst into an unregistered drug rehabilitation center in Mexico and opened fire Wednesday, killing 24 people and wounding seven.Police in the north-central state......

 2020-07-02 01:39 

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Three arraigned in restraint death of Black teen in Michigan...

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Three former Michigan youth center staff members charged in the death of a Black teenager who was restrained after throwing a sandwich have been arraigned.Michael......

 2020-07-02 01:35 

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Champ can play under tour's latest coronavirus policy change...

Cameron Champ was added to the field in the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit under a modified PGA Tour policy that allows players who test positive for the coronavirus to be eligible if they had......

 2020-07-02 01:28 

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House passes bill rebuking China over Hong Kong; Senate next...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday joined the Senate in approving a bill to rebuke China over its crackdown in Hong Kong by imposing sanctions on groups that undermine the city's autonomy or......

 2020-07-02 01:13 

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Mexico reopening uneven, as virus cases continue high...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City's reopening varied widely Wednesday, with some people wearing face masks and keeping their distance while others jostled in crowded streets.The limited......

 2020-07-02 01:00 

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New Zealand's health minister resigns after virus blunders...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's health minister resigned Thursday following a series of personal blunders during the coronavirus pandemic.David Clark had earlier described......

 2020-07-02 00:59 

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Appeals court lifts restraint against Trump book publisher...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court cleared the way Wednesday for a publisher to distribute a tell-all book by President Donald Trump's niece over the objections of the president's......

 2020-07-02 00:34 

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LAPD funding slashed by $150M, reducing number of officers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — City leaders voted Wednesday to slash the Los Angeles Police Department budget by $150 million, reducing the number of officers to a level not seen for more than a decade amid......

 2020-07-02 00:27 

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Australian court upholds Geoffrey Rush's defamation payout...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian court on Thursday rejected a newspaper publisher's appeal against Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush's $2.9 billion Australian dollars ($2 million) payout......

 2020-07-02 00:27 

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California creates 'strike teams' to enforce virus limits...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is creating "strike teams" from 10 state agencies to enforce guidelines designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom said......

 2020-07-02 00:13 

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Urban-rural divide on display in Oklahoma's primary election...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Mauree Turner is a living example of the growing diversity of big cities. The 27-year-old gay, Black, Muslim woman knocked off a three-term, white male incumbent to win the......

 2020-07-02 00:11 

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Alaska oil checks smaller, but they help pay virus bills...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Downtown Anchorage street musician Cal Austermuhl had good reason to be singing the blues Wednesday, the same day the state of Alaska began distributing $992 checks that......

 2020-07-02 00:07 

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Minneapolis commission to hold 2 hearings on police proposal...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some members of a commission reviewing a proposal to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department expressed concern Wednesday about the fast-tracked timeline they must follow if......

 2020-07-02 00:01 

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US signals it will resist freeing detained migrant families...

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government said Wednesday that it should not have to automatically release immigrant parents detained with their children — including some infants — after a federal judge......

 2020-07-02 00:01 

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New Mexico announces $100 fines for flouting face mask rule...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday said there will be more aggressive enforcement of the state's public health order, including individual fines, to rein in......

 2020-07-01 23:37 

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Mother charged in fatal mauling of infant son by family dog...

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana woman has been arrested in connection with the fatal mauling of her 26-day-old son by the family's pit bull mix dog.Jennifer Connell, 38, of......

 2020-07-01 23:34 

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Yellowstone park to reconsider controversial bison plan...

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials plan to reconsider how they manage Yellowstone National Park's famous wild bison herds following longstanding complaints over thousands of the animals......

 2020-07-01 23:29 

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Police: Man bit tip off officer's nose during a struggle...

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who struggled with police while being taken into custody has been accused of biting the tip off of a police officer's nose, authorities say.Gainesville......

 2020-07-01 23:20 

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GOP candidate is latest linked to QAnon conspiracy theory...

DENVER (AP) — When Lauren Boebert was asked in May about QAnon, she didn't shy away from the far-right conspiracy theory, which advances unproven allegations about a so-called deep state plot......

 2020-07-01 23:12 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely asserts Biden was fed questions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has fabricated a complaint that Democratic rival Joe Biden was fed questions at a news conference and read his answers from a teleprompter. This didn't......

 2020-07-01 23:04 

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Pandemic forces shuffling of New Mexico horse racing meet...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With the New Mexico State Fair being called off, the horse races that usually coincide with the annual event are being cancelled too.State regulators during a......

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