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 2020-05-08 22:56 

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Hawaii reports no new virus case for 1st time in 2 months...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii on Friday reported no new case of the coronavirus for the first time in nearly two months.The state Department of Health said the number of positive cases remained......

 2020-05-08 22:50 

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Man to plead guilty to romance con of 'black-ish' star...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man accused of romancing "black-ish" star Jenifer Lewis and three other women to con them out of money for his phony businesses agreed Friday to plead guilty to a federal......

 2020-05-08 22:44 

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AP source: MLB to cut amateur draft from 40 rounds to 5...

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will cuts its amateur draft from 40 rounds to five this year, a move that figures to save teams about $30 million.Clubs gained the ability to reduce......

 2020-05-08 22:35 

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As California reopening begins, Newsom says expect more soon...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The most significant reopening of the California economy during the coronavirus pandemic started Friday with tens of thousands of businesses cleared to open with......

 2020-05-08 22:32 

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No charges for family of boy who drove car onto highway...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a 5-year-old boy who drove the family car onto a Utah highway won't face criminal charges, authorities said Friday.His teenage sister was watching him......

 2020-05-08 22:30 

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House Democrats ask 5 companies to return coronavirus aid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic-led subcommittee overseeing federal coronavirus aid is demanding that five companies return loans the panel says should have gone to smaller businesses.The......

 2020-05-08 22:17 

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COVID-19 forces June cancellation of century-old Reno Rodeo...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The century-old Reno Rodeo has canceled this year's 10-day event in June due to the new coronavirus outbreak.Reno Rodeo President Craig Downie said in a letter to the......

 2020-05-08 22:17 

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AP Exclusive: Top White House officials buried CDC report...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The decision to shelve detailed advice from the nation's top disease control experts for reopening communities during the coronavirus pandemic came from the highest levels......

 2020-05-08 22:13 

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Inslee: Worries about COVID infection rates, more retail OK...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Data from COVID-19 projection models show that the rate of infection is increasing in Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday, as he urged people to follow his measured......

 2020-05-08 22:10 

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US objects to UN resolution on virus in dispute with China...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday objected to a proposed U.N. resolution on the coronavirus pandemic after diplomats said it had agreed to compromise language with China that......

 2020-05-08 22:09 

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NBA teams start to reopen, as testing plan begins emerging...

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA took tiny steps toward a return to normalcy Friday, as a small number of practice facilities reopened for workouts and at least one team received permission from the league to......

 2020-05-08 22:08 

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Stuck on cruise ships during pandemic, crews beg to go home...

MIAMI (AP) — Carolina Vsquez lost track of days and nights, unable to see the sunlight while stuck for two weeks in a windowless cruise ship cabin as a fever took hold of her body.On the......

 2020-05-08 22:04 

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Arkansas venue plans concert despite state's virus limits...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas venue is promoting a concert drawing more than 200 people next week despite limits the state placed on large gatherings because of the......

 2020-05-08 21:48 

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Column: Glimmer of hope for sports, but don't pop champagne...

Finally, some signs of hope.It's only a glimmer. Let's not pop the champagne just yet.But there's baseball in South Korea and Taiwan. NASCAR is getting ready to crank up its engines,......

 2020-05-08 21:48 

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Trump says 'no rush' on more aid as jobless crisis grows...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he's in "no rush" to negotiate another financial rescue bill, even as the government reported that more than 20 million Americans lost their......

 2020-05-08 21:40 

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California nail, hair salons plead to open with other shops...

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — California officials have rattled off numerous shops and businesses that can start reopening under rules aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus — but hair and......

 2020-05-08 21:34 

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Big East thinking if campuses aren't open sports is a no go...

The presidents of the 11 members of the Big East Conference are leaning toward not allowing sports to be played at schools this season unless their campuses are open.Commissioner Val......

 2020-05-08 21:32 

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Colts' Rivers named head coach-in-waiting at Alabama HS...

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers has already lined up the first job of his post-playing career.Rivers was introduced Friday as the head coach-in-waiting at......

 2020-05-08 21:30 

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Relocated UFC 249 could 'bring sense of normalcy to people'...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — UFC President Dana White still wants "Fight Island."He's temporarily settling for a peninsula.UFC 249 will serve as the first major sporting event to take......

 2020-05-08 21:18 

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Favre disputes details of Mississippi state auditor's report...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brett Favre on Friday disputed a Mississippi state auditor's report that said the Hall of Fame quarterback received $1.1 million in welfare money for multiple speaking engagements......

 2020-05-08 21:18 

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Colombian company creates bed that can double as coffin...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A Colombian advertising company is pitching a novel if morbid solution to shortages of hospital beds and coffins during the coronavirus pandemic: combine them.ABC......

 2020-05-08 21:10 

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Official: Montana nursing home virus outbreak appears over...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A COVID-19 outbreak that started at a north-central Montana assisted living facility and caused six of the state's 16 deaths appears to be over, a state health official said......

 2020-05-08 21:10 

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10 takeaways from the worst jobs report in US history...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Brutal. Horrific. Tragic.Choose your description. The April jobs report showed, in harrowing detail, just how terribly the coronavirus outbreak has pummeled the U.S.......

 2020-05-08 21:05 

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SeaWorld develops plans for reopening; no official date set...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld guests could be sitting in every other row of the stadium to watch orca shows when the parks eventually reopen, the company's CEO said Friday.Interim CEO Marc......

 2020-05-08 21:00 

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3 nurses strangled in Mexico; border mayor gets coronavirus...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police in the northern Mexico border state of Coahuila said Friday they found three sisters who worked in the government hospital system strangled to death, stirring further......

 2020-05-08 20:49 

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Focus on nursing home workers amid continued virus outbreaks...

For nearly two months, many nursing homes nationwide have been on virtual lockdown.Families of residents are not allowed inside, vendors have to drop deliveries outside and the only people......

 2020-05-08 20:35 

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White House: US planning to ship 8,000 ventilators abroad...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who's taken to calling the U.S. the "king" of ventilators, is making plans to ship 8,000 of the breathing machines to foreign countries by the end of July......

 2020-05-08 20:35 

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Ex-NBA player Shannon Brown accused of shooting at 2 people...

TYRONE, Ga. (AP) — Former NBA player Shannon Brown faces charges in suburban Atlanta after he was accused of firing a rifle at two people who were looking at homes for sale, police......

 2020-05-08 20:33 

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Pence says lack of religious services has been 'burden'...

URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence spoke Friday to a group of faith leaders in Iowa about the importance of resuming religious services, saying the cancellations in the name of......

 2020-05-08 20:08 

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$41M settlement by Ohio State covers 162 of doc's accusers...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University will pay about $41 million to settle a dozen lawsuits by 162 men alleging decades-old sexual abuse and mistreatment by a team doctor, Richard Strauss.......

 2020-05-08 19:48 

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Nearly 1 in 5 US kids are obese, according to latest data...

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. kids are obese, according to the latest national data.The news is disappointing, given that programs across the country have for years been trying to......

 2020-05-08 19:46 

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Ted Cruz gets haircut at salon whose owner flouted orders...

DALLAS (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday got his hair cut at a Dallas salon that became a rallying cry for conservative protests against coronavirus lockdown orders in Texas after the......

 2020-05-08 19:46 

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1 law firm gets lion's share of $112M in NFL concussion fees...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After years of infighting over $112 million in legal fees in the NFL concussion case, a federal appeals court has approved a plan that gives nearly half the money to a single......

 2020-05-08 19:38 

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Virus has killed 500 Ohio nursing home residents in 3 weeks...

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The number of people dying from the coronavirus in Ohio's nursing homes has continued to increase at an alarming pace.Close to 500 residents of long-term care centers......

 2020-05-08 19:36 

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White House to direct supply of COVID drug amid access fears...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to head off another chaotic scramble for scarce supplies, the White House said Friday it will step in to help coordinate distribution of the first drug that appears to......

 2020-05-08 19:36 

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Libya gov't warns of escalation after attacks near embassies...

CAIRO (AP) — The head of Libya's U.N.-supported government on Friday warned of an escalation in the battle for Tripoli after rockets struck near foreign embassies in the capital, drawing sharp......

 2020-05-08 19:32 

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Virus numbers improve as New Jersey weighs beach openings...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey reported more than 150 new deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, including that of a 4-year-old, even as a continuing decline or leveling in the number of cases and......

 2020-05-08 19:28 

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Northam details reopening plans, says it will be cautious...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is laying out his plans for reopening the state next week amid the coronavirus pandemic, cautioning that the process will be gradual many......

 2020-05-08 19:24 

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Milan mayor lashes out at revelers breaking virus rules...

MILAN (AP) — The mayor of Milan — the first Western metropolis to shut down because of the coronavirus —reacted furiously Friday to images of young people ignoring social distancing rules as they......

 2020-05-08 19:19 

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Lawyers: Investigators recommend whistleblower is reinstated...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have found "reasonable grounds" that a government whistleblower was punished for opposing widespread use of an unproven drug that President Donald Trump......

 2020-05-08 19:17 

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VIRUS DIARY: Searching for sanity in tiny moments of joy...

CHICAGO (AP) — We meet for a memorial service by video conference because that's how it must be done these days. It feels strange, but there also is comfort as I scan the faces of the many......

 2020-05-08 18:56 

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Man sentenced for stealing $720K from Montana family...

FAIRFIELD, Mont. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Fairfield man to more than two years in prison after he admitted to posing as a financial services manager to steal about $720,000 from a Montana......

 2020-05-08 18:53 

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Job market meltdown hits most vulnerable workers hardest...

BALTIMORE (AP) — As the coronavirus rampaged across the U.S. economy, it slashed a cruel path of job losses, reduced hours and hardships for America's most vulnerable workers.The 20.5......

 2020-05-08 18:47 

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Independent prosecutor sought in Indiana police shooting...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis' top prosecutor on Friday asked a court to appoint an independent prosecutor to probe a fatal police shooting that was at least partially livestreamed on Facebook,......

 2020-05-08 18:46 

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Turkey reports lowest daily COVID-19 death in over a month...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Friday reported 48 new deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours — the lowest number of daily fatalities in more than a month. The country's total death toll now......

 2020-05-08 18:36 

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Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings...

As coronavirus-induced economic pain grew around the world, some U.S. states moved forward Friday with plans to reopen their economies, while European countries held muted commemorations to mark......

 2020-05-08 18:34 

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South Dakota officials: Spike of 239 coronavirus cases...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials reported a spike in confirmed cases of coronavirus on Friday with 239 new infections after a mass testing event in Sioux Falls.The......

 2020-05-08 18:21 

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Trump administration asks court to toss lawsuit over ERA...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Trump administration has asked a judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by three Democratic state attorneys general seeking to force the U.S. archivist to recognize Virginia's......

 2020-05-08 18:07 

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Judge denies bid to dismiss charges against Lori Loughlin...

A federal judge refused Friday to dismiss charges against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband and other prominent parents accused of cheating the college admissions process, siding......

 2020-05-08 18:04 

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Catholic schools, ex-teachers clash in Supreme Court case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — First, Kristen Biel learned she had breast cancer. Then, after she told the Catholic school where she taught that she'd need time off for treatment, she learned her teaching......

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