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 2020-06-16 21:16 

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Column: Cranberries and a ticking clock for Ryder Cup fate...

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The final weekend in September in Wisconsin was expected to be bustling with good times and gigantic crowds, upward of 45,000 people and some 1,300 vendors taking......

 2020-06-16 21:13 

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N.C. lawmakers push reopen bills, virus liability protection...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican legislators on Tuesday advanced measures to allow more types of businesses shuttered under Gov. Roy Cooper's COVID-19 executive order to reopen and......

 2020-06-16 21:01 

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Ferguson's first black mayor to be sworn in Tuesday night...

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri town that became synonymous with the Black Lives Matter movement after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown will swear in its first black mayor Tuesday......

 2020-06-16 21:00 

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Profits over safety: Utility blamed in fire that killed 85...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A scathing grand jury report released Tuesday after a 2018 Northern California wildfire killed 85 people found that Pacific Gas & Electric officials repeatedly ignored......

 2020-06-16 20:53 

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Man charged in deaths of BLM protester and another woman...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man faces murder and kidnapping charges in the deaths of a missing Black Lives Matter protester and another woman, authorities said Tuesday.Aaron......

 2020-06-16 20:51 

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Richmond mayor announces police chief's resignation...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond's mayor said Tuesday that he has asked for and accepted the resignation of the city's police chief, saying Virginia's capital needs "a new approach" to public safety......

 2020-06-16 20:47 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on an AIDS vaccine that doesn't exist...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seizing on a medical milestone that doesn't exist, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he thinks the same scientific expertise that produced a vaccine for AIDS can deliver one......

 2020-06-16 20:39 

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UN nations to elect new Security Council members Wednesday...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly is holding elections Wednesday, including for two hotly contested seats on the U.N. Security Council.Five new council members are......

 2020-06-16 20:37 

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday...

Technology and health care companies led stocks to broad gains on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market's winning streak into a third straight day.Investors welcomed data......

 2020-06-16 20:31 

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Pence praises Winnebago and Trump in northern Iowa speech...

FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence offered an optimistic view of the nation and heaped praise on President Donald Trump during a speech Tuesday at recreational vehicle manufacturer......

 2020-06-16 20:30 

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Nasrallah says Lebanon should not observe US Syria sanctions...

BEIRUT (AP) — The head of Hezbollah group on Tuesday said Lebanon should not observe new U.S. sanctions against Syria which he described as deeply hurtful to his country if......

 2020-06-16 20:28 

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Annual Labor Day march in Detroit canceled due to virus...

DETROIT (AP) — An annual Labor Day march in Detroit has been canceled due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus outbreak.Replacement events in some virtual or hybrid form are being......

 2020-06-16 20:27 

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Bayern Munich has won the German Bundesliga title for the 8th successive season...

BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich has won the German Bundesliga title for the 8th successive season....

 2020-06-16 20:25 

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'Live from Here,' successor to 'Prairie Home' show, canceled...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — American Public Media Group announced Tuesday it has canceled musician Chris Thile's "Live from Here" radio show, the successor to Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home......

 2020-06-16 20:23 

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Ex-official says he was asked to give COVID-19 test as favor...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's state police chief asked a former health official to get a relative of a top Murphy administration aide tested for COVID-19 as a favor while the tests were in......

 2020-06-16 20:20 

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McConnell 'OK' with removing Confederate names from bases...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell said Thursday he's "OK" with renaming military bases such as Ft. Bragg that are named after Confederate Army officers, declining to side......

 2020-06-16 20:18 

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'The Bold and the Beautiful' among first to resume shooting...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Bold and the Beautiful" plans to resume production Wednesday, becoming the first network scripted show to start shooting again after the long layoff brought on by the......

 2020-06-16 20:10 

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NYPD boss says 'cut smartly' as defund police drumbeat grows...

NEW YORK (AP) — As chants of "defund the police" thunder at protests in the wake of George Floyd's death, New York City's police commissioner has found himself trying to avoid deep cuts to what......

 2020-06-16 20:01 

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Suit filed over black man's killing by Indianapolis officer...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of a black man who was killed by an Indianapolis police officer filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the city, its police department and four......

 2020-06-16 19:59 

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Famous feline of 'A Street Cat Named Bob' dies at 14-ish...

LONDON (AP) — Bob, a cat whose relationship with the recovering heroin addict who adopted him inspired the book and film "A Street Cat Named Bob," has died. He was at least......

 2020-06-16 19:56 

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Delroy Lindo on his titanic performance in 'Da 5 Bloods'...

NEW YORK (AP) — In the jungle of Spike Lee's sprawling and anguished "Da 5 Bloods," Delroy Lindo's titanic performance as a Vietnam veteran rises to a ferocious, even Shakespearean pinnacle.......

 2020-06-16 19:41 

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Georgia city investigating police chief after Facebook post...

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta-area police chief who was criticized for saying on social media that he doesn't support the Black Lives Matter movement has now been placed on leave while his......

 2020-06-16 19:37 

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Simple math suggests complex back story at Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court watchers were left scratching their heads when they learned Justice Neil Gorsuch was the author of Monday's landmark LGBT rights ruling, but not because the......

 2020-06-16 19:21 

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Court rules to cancel energy lease on land sacred to tribes...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday to cancel a long-disputed oil and gas lease on land in northwestern Montana considered sacred to Native American tribes in the U.S. and......

 2020-06-16 19:14 

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Minnesota Senate debates police accountability proposals...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate on Tuesday debated a package of police accountability measures drawn up following the death of George Floyd but, with a more extensive......

 2020-06-16 19:11 

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UN envoy hopes for new Syria talks and warns of dire economy...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Syria said Tuesday he hopes that talks on drafting a new constitution for the country can be held in late August, warning the war-torn nation has......

 2020-06-16 18:56 

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Testing offered at Mississippi Capitol amid COVID-19 concern...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Free coronavirus testing was being conducted Tuesday at the Mississippi Capitol, a day after lawmakers were told that an employee in the building had tested positive for......

 2020-06-16 18:52 

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2021 Pro Bowl to be played at new Las Vegas stadium...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Pro Bowl is headed to Las Vegas.The NFL announced Tuesday that the 2021 all-star game will be played at the new Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan.......

 2020-06-16 18:48 

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Tiz the Law is class of Belmont field, Triple Crown favorite...

While there won't be school buses of fans hoping to see a New York-bred horse make Belmont history, there is a busload of Triple Crown expectations heading into Saturday's......

 2020-06-16 18:35 

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Former Vermont man sentenced in embezzlement scheme...

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A former Quechee, Vermont, man was sentenced Tuesday to more than four years in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud in a scheme to embezzle $1.2 million from payroll......

 2020-06-16 18:33 

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Coal union seeks order protecting miners from coronavirus...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A union representing U.S. coal miners asked a court Tuesday to force the federal government to take unspecified measures to protect them from the......

 2020-06-16 18:29 

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COVID-19 hospitalizations in Tennessee reach highest level...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The number of COVID-19 patients in Tennessee hospitals has hit a grim new record at more than 400, and more than twice that number could need beds in the weeks ahead as the......

 2020-06-16 18:29 

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Virginia governor to propose Juneteenth as state holiday...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he will propose making Juneteenth — a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. — an official holiday in a state......

 2020-06-16 18:25 

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Near Trump's rally site, black Tulsa lives with fiery legacy...

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — In the real world, 74-year-old Donald Shaw is walking on the empty, parched grass slope by Tulsa's noisy crosstown expressway. He's on the other side of the city's historical......

 2020-06-16 18:23 

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Ameristar Casino to lay off 150 workers in Mississippi...

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Officials for a riverfront casino in Mississippi have announced plans to permanently lay off 150 workers as the industry faces challenges amid the coronavirus pandemic.......

 2020-06-16 18:21 

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World TeamTennis players testing positive for COVID lose pay...

A World TeamTennis player or coach who tests positive for COVID-19 when arriving for the three-week 2020 season will be dropped from the league without pay.Someone testing positive......

 2020-06-16 18:19 

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Panel: NOAA bowed to political pressure in Dorian dispute...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration leaders violated the agency's scientific integrity when they chastised a local weather office that had contradicted President Trump's inaccurate......

 2020-06-16 18:17 

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Louisiana widening access to medical marijuana under new law...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — More Louisiana residents will have access to medical marijuana under a significant expansion of the state's therapeutic cannabis program that was signed into law by Gov.......

 2020-06-16 18:17 

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Illinois attorney general tests positive for COVID-19...

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms and was self-isolating on the advice of his doctor.......

 2020-06-16 18:12 

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Trump administration takes Keystone dispute to Supreme Court...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a permit program that would allow the disputed Keystone XL pipeline and other new oil and gas pipelines to......

 2020-06-16 18:11 

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House to vote to make Washington DC the 51st state...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House have slated a vote next week to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, an issue that they say has become far more important in the......

 2020-06-16 18:07 

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Vermont reports no new virus cases from Winooski spike...

The Vermont Health Department reported three new positive cases of the coronavirus Tuesday but none are associated with the outbreak in Winooski.Statistics posted Tuesday showed......

 2020-06-16 18:07 

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Pacific Gas & Electric pleads guilty to deaths of 84 people in 2018 Northern California wildfire...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric pleads guilty to deaths of 84 people in 2018 Northern California wildfire....

 2020-06-16 17:55 

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Senate GOP rushing police changes, votes possible next week...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans could vote as soon as next week on proposed policing changes, an abrupt shift of GOP priorities in an election year as the party rushes to respond to......

 2020-06-16 17:55 

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Arizona sees nearly 2,400 new virus cases, a daily high...

The number of new coronavirus cases in Arizona has hit an alarming new daily high of nearly 2,400 — almost double the previous record, health officials said Tuesday.The state......

 2020-06-16 17:51 

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Lyric Opera of Chicago cancels fall season due to pandemic...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Lyric Opera of Chicago has canceled the fall portion of its 2020-21 season due to the new coronavirus, a move that eliminates four of its 10 productions and delays opening night......

 2020-06-16 17:49 

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Northern Indiana's LaGrange County requires face masks...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A northern Indiana health department is requiring everyone to wear a mask or face covering over the mouth and nose following a steep increase of cases since Memorial......

 2020-06-16 17:47 

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Watchdogs say Trump admin limiting oversight of virus aid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government watchdogs are warning that legal decisions by the Trump administration could severely limit their ability to oversee more than $1 trillion in spending related to the......

 2020-06-16 17:32 

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House subpoenas Justice Dept lawyers over politicization...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have subpoenaed two Justice Department lawyers to testify before the Judiciary Committee about the politicization of the agency in the Trump administration, the......

 2020-06-16 17:29 

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Man accused of hiding missing kids' bodies pleads not guilty...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man charged with destroying evidence after police said the bodies of two missing kids were found on his Idaho property has pleaded not guilty.Chad Daybell's......

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