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 2020-07-07 11:09 

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Tear gas, arrests as Kenyans protest police brutality...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police on Tuesday fired tear gas and detained scores of protesters demanding an end to police brutality.About 100 people took part in demonstrations across the......

 2020-07-07 11:03 

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The Latest: 2 more badminton tournaments canceled...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Two more badminton tournaments have been canceled in the revamped calendar because of the......

 2020-07-07 10:50 

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Cyprus: EU partners aim to rein in Turkey's 'expansionism'...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus and its European Union partners are working to rein in Turkey's "expansionist policy" in the eastern Mediterranean amid heightened tensions over an offshore search......

 2020-07-07 09:48 

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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. A MICROCOSM OF AMERICAN DISUNITY Places like Saginaw County, in the battleground......

 2020-07-07 09:20 

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AP Was There: Serena beats Venus for 1st Wimbledon title...

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......

 2020-07-07 08:40 

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Hong Kong grappling with future under national security law...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam offered scant reassurance Tuesday over a new national security law that critics say undermines liberties and legal protections promised when China......

 2020-07-07 08:38 

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EU forecasts deeper economic hit from pandemic...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive forecasts that the bloc's economy will contract more than previously expected because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused lockdowns on......

 2020-07-07 07:32 

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How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic?...

How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic?There is some risk, but health officials say there are precautions you can take to minimize the chances you'll be exposed to the......

 2020-07-07 07:06 

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Asia markets slip as virus outbreaks mute hopes for rebound...

TOKYO (AP) — Markets were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dimmed hopes for a global recovery, despite an overnight rally in tech shares that pushed the Nasdaq......

 2020-07-07 06:15 

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Jerusalem offers a grim model for a post-annexation future...

JERUSALEM (AP) — It's hard to say what exactly will change in the West Bank if Israel follows through on its plans to annex parts of the occupied territory, but east Jerusalem, which was annexed......

 2020-07-07 06:12 

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Coronavirus slams Poland's already-troubled coal industry...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The coronavirus has ripped through Poland's coal mines, where men descend deep underground in tightly packed elevators and work shoulder-to-shoulder to extract the source of......

 2020-07-07 06:11 

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Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — From French soccer jerseys to slick online campaigns, Dubai is trumpeting the fact that it reopened for tourism on Tuesday — but what that means for this......

 2020-07-07 06:08 

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AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation, and a city...

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over......

 2020-07-07 06:03 

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Hollywood comes to UK High Court as Depp takes on The Sun...

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp has a starring role in a real-life courtroom drama in London, where he is suing a tabloid newspaper for libel over an article that branded him a "wife beater."On......

 2020-07-07 05:35 

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The Latest: India's coronavirus death toll passes 20,000...

NEW DELHI — India's death toll from the coronavirus has passed 20,000, with case numbers surging past 700,000.The country reported 467 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to......

 2020-07-07 04:57 

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TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries...

HONG KONG (AP) — TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong after the city enacted a sweeping national security law last week.The company said in a statement that it had......

 2020-07-07 04:22 

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Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse...

NEW YORK (AP) — Last month, when former Major League All-star Torii Hunter said he'd been called the N-word "a hundred times" at Boston's storied Fenway Park, the Red Sox were quick to back him up......

 2020-07-07 04:11 

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Trump donors among early recipients of coronavirus loans...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to President Donald Trump's election efforts,......

 2020-07-07 04:08 

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Medicare nursing home COVID site leaves users 'in the dark'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Trump administration required nursing homes to report their COVID-19 cases, it also promised to make the data available to residents, families and the public in a......

 2020-07-07 04:06 

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GOP worries Trump's divisive June imperils Senate control...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's June began with his Bible-clutching photo op outside a church after authorities used chemicals and batons to scatter peaceful demonstrators. It never got......

 2020-07-07 04:03 

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Virus loans helped entities tied to Trump evangelical allies...

NEW YORK (AP) — Churches connected to President Donald Trump and other organizations linked to current or former Trump evangelical advisers received at least $17.3 million in loans from a federal......

 2020-07-07 03:59 

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Australia's 2nd largest city foils nation's pandemic success...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia has been among the world's most successful countries in containing its coronavirus outbreak — with one exception.The southeastern state of Victoria had......

 2020-07-07 03:46 

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British pilot to leave Vietnam for home after virus recovery...

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A British pilot who was Vietnam's most critical COVID-19 patient is virus free and has recovered enough to make the long flight home next Sunday, doctors said.A group......

 2020-07-07 03:09 

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Asia Today: China's university exam begins after virus delay...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Almost 11 million students began taking China's university entrance exam Tuesday after a delay as the country worked to bring down coronavirus infections.The......

 2020-07-07 03:07 

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Rickey Smiley's daughter injured after being shot in Texas...

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta-based radio host and comedian Rickey Smiley said Monday that his daughter was hospitalized after being shot in Houston while on her way to Whataburger to get something to......

 2020-07-07 02:09 

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Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missing...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's disaster management agency says the death toll from recent flooding has risen to 50 and at least a dozen others are still missing.Pounding rain since late Friday in......

 2020-07-07 02:07 

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Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass...

Rapper Ice Cube, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and longtime boxing promoter Bob Arum led a cavalcade of sports leagues, federations, businesses and teams that navigated a federal loan program......

 2020-07-07 02:03 

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Betts: Baseball didn't do good job with response to Floyd...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts wasn't moved by Major League Baseball's response in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody, and the Los Angeles Dodgers' newest star has a goal of......

 2020-07-07 02:00 

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Washington coronavirus cases nearing 37,000...

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington health officials confirmed 1,088 additional cases of the coronavirus on Monday, including 11 more deaths.The state Department of Health says the number of cases......

 2020-07-07 01:33 

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Army identifies buried remains as missing Texas soldier...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Army commander confirmed Monday that dismembered remains found last week buried near Fort Hood belonged to a 20-year-old soldier who vanished more than two months ago from......

 2020-07-07 01:33 

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Judge blocks auction of so-called Hawaiian princess' things...

HONOLULU (AP) — An auction of a 94-year-old Native Hawaiian heiress' belongings can't go forward until a conservator is named to handle her finances, a judge ruled Monday.Abigail......

 2020-07-07 01:28 

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Samsung projects profit jump for 2nd quarter...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year.The growth was apparently driven by......

 2020-07-07 01:19 

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MLB releases pandemic-shortened schedule amid testing delays...

Major League Baseball released its pandemic-shortened schedule Monday, featuring a tantalizing season opener between the New York Yankees and World Series champion Washington Nationals, even as......

 2020-07-07 01:01 

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Virus is no brake on July 4 lake party in SW Michigan...

LAGRANGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of people spent the holiday in swimsuits but no masks a lake in southwestern Michigan, a turnout that disappointed authorities who warn that the......

 2020-07-07 00:35 

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N. Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday repeated it has no immediate intent to resume dialogue with the United States hours before U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun was to......

 2020-07-07 00:33 

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Nevada court considering Wynn defamation claim against AP...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court was asked Monday to reinstate a defamation lawsuit against The Associated Press and an AP reporter based on a story about accounts to Las Vegas police......

 2020-07-07 00:22 

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UN chief warns COVID-19 provides opportunity for terrorists...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic provides new opportunities for the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and their......

 2020-07-07 00:22 

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Seattle City Council approves new tax on big business...

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council on Monday approved a new tax on large businesses, two years after the council repealed a big business tax amid pressure from corporations such as Amazon and......

 2020-07-06 23:53 

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GOP congressional hopeful's dairy got virus relief loan...

CHICAGO (AP) — A dairy owned by Illinois Republican congressional candidate Jim Oberweis received a loan worth $5 million to $10 million from the federal rescue package aimed at helping small......

 2020-07-06 23:43 

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Court overturns order to have GM, Fiat Chrysler chiefs meet...

DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court on Monday said the CEOs of General Motors and Fiat Chrysler don't have to meet to settle a lawsuit between the two automakers.The court overturned an......

 2020-07-06 23:42 

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Appeals court deals 2nd blow to Trump asylum policy...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday blocked a key U.S. policy to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country without first seeking protection there, dealing it a......

 2020-07-06 23:38 

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Umatilla County COVID spike from sick employees working...

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A spike in COVID-19 cases in Umatilla County has been fueled in part by sick employees returning to as the economy there reopens without realizing they have the virus......

 2020-07-06 23:28 

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Endangered gorilla in New Orleans expecting 1st baby...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One of the critically endangered gorillas in the New Orleans' zoo is expecting her first baby, and already is being trained with a "doll" to hold her future......

 2020-07-06 23:20 

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Data: Payroll loans aided thousands of Massachusetts groups...

Boston (AP) — A handful of institutions with connections to the Kennedy family were among the more than 18,000 businesses, nonprofit groups and other organizations in Massachusetts awarded loans......

 2020-07-06 23:16 

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N.C. lawmakers take step toward blocking records provision...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina legislature took a step on Monday toward canceling a provision that addresses the confidentiality of death investigation records. The item has served for......

 2020-07-06 23:14 

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Kanye West? The Girl Scouts? Hedge funds? All got PPP loans...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's small business lending program has benefited millions of companies, with the goal of minimizing the number of layoffs Americans have suffered in the face of the......

 2020-07-06 22:56 

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Supreme Court deals blow to Keystone oil pipeline...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has handed another blow to the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada by keeping in place a lower court ruling that blocked a key permit for the......

 2020-07-06 22:54 

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American student released after 486 days in Egyptian prison...

CAIRO (AP) — An American medical student detained without trial in an Egyptian prison for nearly 500 days has been freednd returned to the United States, the U.S. State Department said on......

 2020-07-06 22:53 

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MLB '20 schedule: Yanks-Nats, Giants-Dodgers open on July 23...

NEW YORK (AP) — Mookie Betts, Gerrit Cole and a pair of high-profile matchups are set for opening day as Major League Baseball begins its shortened 60-game season on July 23 in ballparks without......

 2020-07-06 22:45 

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Executive turmoil at Essence, Ebony magazines prompt changes...

NEW YORK (AP) — Two storied magazines that focus on news and culture in the Black community, Essence and Ebony, are in the midst of turmoil at their top levels.Ebony late last week forced......

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