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 2020-04-03 20:45 

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Big league vets with minor league deals get up to $50,000...

NEW YORK (AP) — About 370 players who were at big league spring training with minor league contracts will get advance payments of up to $50,000 each from the Major League Baseball Players......

 2020-04-03 20:33 

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2 major events promoting gender equality delayed until 2021...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations on Friday announced the postponement of two major events to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the landmark U.N. women's conference in Beijing because of......

 2020-04-03 20:32 

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New mask guidance could strain supply, test limits of market...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's expected new guidance that many people in the United States should start wearing face coverings when out in public is raising concern that it could......

 2020-04-03 20:29 

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Insurance marketplaces offer help with coronavirus job cuts...

More than a million people could swamp the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces in the coming months as employers lay off staff during the coronavirus pandemic.The health......

 2020-04-03 20:29 

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Wisconsin health official says COVID-19 curve is flattening...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's chief medical officer for communicable diseases said Friday that data on coronavirus infections continues to show that the state is "flattening the......

 2020-04-03 20:28 

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Pandemic forcing NBA players to work out with what's on hand...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo is spending much of his time during the coronavirus-imposed hiatus working out, helping care for his newborn son and playing occasional video......

 2020-04-03 20:24 

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Zion is latest national park to close amid virus spread...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The red rock vistas at Zion National Park were closed to the public Friday as the Utah site became the latest national park to lock its gates to prevent the spread of the......

 2020-04-03 20:20 

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US long-term mortgages fall; 30-year at 3.33%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week as anxiety has spiraled over devastation to the economy from the coronavirus pandemic.Home-loan......

 2020-04-03 20:18 

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White House convenes oil CEOs as bust threatens US boom...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Petroleum CEOs, including U.S. oil-patch loyalists to President Donald Trump, sought White House help Friday in calming roiling global oil markets amid threats to America's......

 2020-04-03 20:18 

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Mississippi beginning statewide stay-home order amid virus...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A statewide stay-at-home order took effect Friday evening in Mississippi to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus as the state's caseload continues to......

 2020-04-03 20:17 

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Anick Jesdanun, longtime AP technology writer, dies at 51...

He ran marathons on every continent, including Antarctica — 83 of them in all, many followed by a visit to an obscure craft brewery. Last year, he watched 365 movies — most of them in theaters.......

 2020-04-03 20:16 

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UI hospital using virtual technology to treat virus patients...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics reported Friday that it has successfully treated dozens of COVID-19 patients through a program that allows them to stay in their......

 2020-04-03 20:16 

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Georgia rapper Playboi Carti facing drug, traffic charges...

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Rapper Playboi Carti has been released from custody following his arrest on drug and traffic charges in Georgia.Playboi Carti, whose real name is Jordan Carter, was......

 2020-04-03 20:01 

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Stocks close lower on Wall Street after latest grim reading on job losses due to coronavirus outbreak spooks investors...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks close lower on Wall Street after latest grim reading on job losses due to coronavirus outbreak spooks investors....

 2020-04-03 20:00 

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Elton John-led concert to re-air; film academy aids workers...

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which......

 2020-04-03 19:54 

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Tirico to host daily afternoon show on NBCSN starting Monday...

NBC's Mike Tirico is returning to hosting a daily talk show, which will focus on the coronavirus pandemic's impact on the sports world.The hour-long "Lunch Talk Live" will air weekdays......

 2020-04-03 19:39 

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NFL medical officer Dr. Sills speaks of uncertain times...

Days after the NFL revealed its hopes of conducting a normal regular season and playoffs, its chief medical officer warns that nothing is a certainty during the coronavirus pandemic.Dr.......

 2020-04-03 19:29 

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High court postpones April arguments because of coronavirus...

The Supreme Court on Friday announced it will postpone arguments scheduled for April because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the court didn't rule out hearing some arguments within......

 2020-04-03 19:23 

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Search underway for Kennedy Townsend's daughter, grandson...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Authorities were searching Friday for the daughter and a grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend after a canoe they were paddling in the Chesapeake Bay......

 2020-04-03 19:14 

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Trump administration changes national stockpile definition...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration abruptly changed its description of the Strategic National Stockpile, the federal government's repository of life-saving medicines and supplies, to......

 2020-04-03 19:07 

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New Preakness date uncertain but infield party canceled...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Preakness is looking for a new date this year and has decided to cancel the infield party that is a staple of the Triple Crown race normally held on the third Saturday in......

 2020-04-03 19:03 

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Psychiatric hospital to move patients out to relieve staff...

SEATTLE (AP) — State mental health officials plan to release as many as 60 patients from Washington's largest psychiatric hospital in order to reduce some of the stress that the new coronavirus......

 2020-04-03 19:02 

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Iraq suspends, fines Reuters news agency over virus report...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Friday suspended the work of the Reuters news agency for three months, following a report by the agency the previous day that said the Iraqi government was under-reporting......

 2020-04-03 18:55 

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HBO documentary sheds news light on 'Atlanta Child Murders'...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Terrell believes an imprisoned man currently serving two life sentences may not have been the person who murdered his brother as part of a killing spree that rocked......

 2020-04-03 18:53 

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Brooke Baldwin becomes 2nd CNN on-air person diagnosed...

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin has tested positive for the coronavirus, the second on-air personality at the news network to come down with the disease.In an Instagram post......

 2020-04-03 18:52 

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Coronavirus struck entire Wuhan family, took its patriarch...

WUHAN, China (AP) — For more than a month, Wu Di did not know his father was dead.Before a virus outbreak devastated Wuhan, 68-year-old Wu Chuanyong, who had worked as part of a mandatory......

 2020-04-03 18:51 

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At Madrid field hospital, staff seeks to provide human touch...

MADRID (AP) — There's a bookshelf filled with donated novels. Hotel toiletries rest on cardboard boxes turned into bedside tables. Meals are served with personalized notes from the staff. And an......

 2020-04-03 18:43 

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Mormons hold signature conference virtually due to pandemic...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For the first time in more than 70 years, top leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will deliver speeches at the faith's signature conference this......

 2020-04-03 18:39 

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Marvel remakes release calendar; 'Mulan' moves to late July...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. on Friday overhauled its release schedule by moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies, announcing a new one for the live-action adaption of "Mulan" and......

 2020-04-03 18:30 

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Group holding immigrant children settles ex-employee claim...

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice says a Texas-based organization that runs facilities to hold immigrant children has settled a retaliation claim from an ex-employee.Southwest......

 2020-04-03 18:29 

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Basketball Hall of Fame set to announce 2020 class...

A unique Hall of Fame class will be announced Saturday in a unique way.Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are all expected to be officially announced as part of the 2020 class of......

 2020-04-03 18:27 

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White House: Anyone who will be in close proximity to Trump, Pence, will be given rapid COVID-19 test starting Friday...

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Anyone who will be in close proximity to Trump, Pence, will be given rapid COVID-19 test starting Friday....

 2020-04-03 18:03 

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In pivot, Pelosi sees next relief bill with bipartisan goals...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that the next coronavirus aid bill should build on the bipartisan relief bills that Congress has passed so far rather than include broader......

 2020-04-03 17:25 

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North Carolina treasurer goes home after COVID-19 treatment...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell has been released from the hospital after what his office said was five days of treatment for symptoms related to the COVID-19......

 2020-04-03 17:21 

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Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the......

 2020-04-03 17:18 

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Senate leader: California Legislature won't return April 13...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A leader of the California Senate says the Legislature will not reconvene on April 13 because of the COVID-19 outbreak."Given what the governor and our public......

 2020-04-03 17:10 

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Oklahoma death toll reaches 38 as virus outbreak continues...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four more people have died in Oklahoma after contracting the coronavirus, bringing the state's death toll to 38, state health officials reported on Friday.Another 109......

 2020-04-03 17:03 

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Arkansas lawmakers to meet again amid coronavirus outbreak...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers will meet as planned for this year's legislative session amid the coronavirus outbreak, but leaders hope to wrap up work in less than two weeks, the......

 2020-04-03 17:02 

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David Driskell, prominent authority on black art, dies at 88...

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — David Driskell, one of the nation's most influential African American artists and a leading authority on black art, has died. He was 88.Driskell was a multimedia......

 2020-04-03 16:57 

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3M fires back at Trump over order to produce more face masks...

Manufacturing giant 3M pushed back Friday against criticism from President Donald Trump over production of face masks that are badly needed by American health care workers.3M said the......

 2020-04-03 16:57 

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Russia detains activists trying to help hospital amid virus...

MOSCOW (AP) — An activist doctor who had criticized Russia's response to the coronavirus outbreak was forcibly detained as she and some of her colleagues tried to deliver protective gear to a......

 2020-04-03 16:51 

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Birmingham extends shelter-in-place order...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Birmingham on Friday extended its shelter-in-place order through the end of April, with Mayor Randall Woodfin warning that city parks would also close if residents didn't......

 2020-04-03 16:49 

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Second Southern California sheriff's deputy dies of COVID-19...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another Riverside County sheriff's deputy has died from the coronavirus, becoming the third member of law enforcement to die of COVID-19 in California.The Sheriff's......

 2020-04-03 16:45 

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Russia to the rescue? US, Moscow spar over aid deliveries...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An odd new front in the U.S.-Russian rivalry has emerged as a Russian military cargo plane bearing a load of urgently needed medical supplies landed this week at New York's JFK......

 2020-04-03 16:40 

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KU med students graduate early to help with pandemic...

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — More than 50 University of Kansas medical students are graduating early to participate in a program that will deploy them throughout the state to respond to the......

 2020-04-03 16:36 

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North Dakota coronavirus cases increase by 14...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Health officials said Friday 14 additional people have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the state total to 173 cases.No additional deaths were......

 2020-04-03 16:23 

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UN chief: Cease-fire appeal backed by parties in 11 nations...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that warring parties in 11 countries have responded positively to his appeal for a global cease-fire to tackle the......

 2020-04-03 16:20 

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Another 85 Iowa residents test positive for coronavirus...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The number of Iowa residents who have tested positive for the new coronavirus soared by 85, bringing the total number of cases in the state to nearly 700, the Department of......

 2020-04-03 16:08 

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Nats star Zimmerman's AP diary: Reading 'Chocolate Factory'...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Ryan Zimmerman is a two-time All-Star infielder who has played 15 years in the majors, all with the Washington Nationals. He holds most of the team's career hitting records, and his......

 2020-04-03 15:54 

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The Latest: 22 more people test positive for COVID-19...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in South Dakota (all times local):12:00 p.m.South Dakota health officials reported Friday that 22 more people have......

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