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 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......

 2020-05-08 18:01 

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Mississippi mulls small-business aid from virus relief fund...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers on Friday started talking about how the state should spend part of the $1.25 billion it is receiving in coronavirus relief money from the federal......

 2020-05-08 17:51 

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D.K. Metcalf shared experiences, lessons with 547 rookies...

D.K. Metcalf says the best advice he received as a rookie was to sit down last at team meetings.Metcalf shared his experience as a first-year wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks with......

 2020-05-08 17:51 

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What's that behind you? On virus-era TV, home backdrops star...

Those who saw conservative commentator Bill Kristol on television one recent night may not remember what he said. But they'll never forget the magnificent mess of a bookcase behind him.And......

 2020-05-08 17:44 

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CBS reimagines 'Equalizer' and 'The Silence of the Lambs'...

NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah, Rebecca Breeds and Thomas Middleditch are set to star in three new CBS shows for the 2020-21 season as the network adds a reimagined "Equalizer," a show based on......

 2020-05-08 17:39 

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Idris Elba lends his voice to a song helping relief efforts...

NEW YORK (AP) — British actor Idris Elba, who battled the coronavirus this year, has lent his voice to a new song about black men and mental health that will benefit pandemic relief......

 2020-05-08 17:32 

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New Mexico town near vast US reservation shuts everyone out...

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Like clockwork, payday arrives and tens of thousands of people from the Navajo reservation and other rural stretches along the New Mexico-Arizona border flood into Gallup, a......

 2020-05-08 17:15 

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Swiss plan to ask diners for contacts dropped over privacy...

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss government on Friday backed down from plans to require restaurants and bars to take the names and phone numbers of their patrons as a way to fight the coronavirus, after......

 2020-05-08 17:14 

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Grit and red wine: Famous war photographer beats virus at 97...

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Vaccaro's mother died in childbirth, and at a tender age he also lost his father to tuberculosis. By age 5, he was an orphan in Italy, enduring beatings from an uncle. As an......

 2020-05-08 17:14 

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Players Coalition seeks federal probe of Georgia shooting...

The Players Coalition and dozens of professional athletes sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting an immediate federal investigation into the......

 2020-05-08 17:10 

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Malawi's Supreme Court rules new presidential polls in July...

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi's Supreme Court confirmed Friday that last year's presidential elections remain nullified and a fresh vote held in July.The Supreme Court upheld an earlier......

 2020-05-08 17:04 

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Bison transfers planned for US park, Indian reservation...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Hundreds of wild bison would be transferred from federal lands to a South Dakota American Indian Reservation and a North Dakota national park as a first step in the latest......

 2020-05-08 17:02 

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Robert Caro writes, and waits, during the COVID-19 outbreak...

NEW YORK (AP) — On most days since the coronavirus spread through Manhattan, Robert Caro has held to a familiar routine. He rises early, walks to his office down the street, spends hours on the......

 2020-05-08 16:58 

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Amid pandemic, Pompeo to visit Israel for annexation talks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Israel next week for a brief visit amid the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown, a trip that's expected to focus on Prime Minister......

 2020-05-08 16:39 

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US pulls permission for Chinese masks found defective...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have revoked U.S. authorization for masks made by more than 60 Chinese manufacturers after they failed to meet standards needed to protect health care......

 2020-05-08 16:37 

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Appeals court judge orders Kentucky man to quarantine...

WHITLEY CITY, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky appeals court judge has ordered a Kentucky man exposed to the coronavirus to quarantine himself and to get tested.Judge Jeff S. Taylor ordered the......

 2020-05-08 16:35 

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Aide to Vice President Pence tests positive for coronavirus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An aide to Vice President Mike Pence has the coronavirus, marking the second person in the White House complex known to test positive this week.The latest positive test......

 2020-05-08 16:32 

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Police identify Maryland man fatally shot by officer...

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police department on Friday released the name of a man accused of brandishing a knife and charging at an officer who shot and killed him in a parking lot.......

 2020-05-08 16:27 

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Fore! Caddyshack checks in at No. 4 on AP sports movie list...

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — It happens all the time. Someone will pull up to the big metal gate in front of the clubhouse, press the intercom button and ask to see Bushwood Country Club. Or they'll start......

 2020-05-08 16:12 

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Capitals cut ties with Leipsic after disparaging comments...

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals on Friday placed Brendan Leipsic on unconditional waivers to terminate his contract after he made disparaging comments about women and teammates in a......

 2020-05-08 16:09 

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AP Exclusive: 70% of US Olympic sports applied for PPP funds...

DENVER (AP) — At least 70 percent of U.S. Olympic sports organizations have applied for government funds during the coronavirus pandemic, a stark financial reality that underscores the frailties......

 2020-05-08 15:56 

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Ivey adds lawsuit protections for business amid pandemic...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — New legal protections are being extended to help shield businesses from "frivolous" lawsuits linked to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Kay Ivey said Friday.An order......

 2020-05-08 15:48 

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Trump says in his mother's eyes, he 'could do no wrong'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reflecting on Mother's Day this weekend, President Donald Trump said Friday that he could do no wrong in his mother's eyes and perhaps that's what framed his personality today.......

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