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 2020-06-05 16:16 

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US will allow limited flights by Chinese airlines, not a ban...

The Trump administration said Friday it will let Chinese airlines operate a limited number of flights to the U.S., backing down from a a threat to ban the flights.The decision......

 2020-06-05 16:12 

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US moves forward with plan to end wild bird protections...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration moved forward Friday with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species despite warnings that billions of birds......

 2020-06-05 16:07 

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'Today we say no more': Jaguars march to sheriff's office...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars held their own protest Friday against inequality and police brutality, marching from their stadium to the steps of the local sheriff's......

 2020-06-05 16:07 

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DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — City workers and activists painted the words Black Lives Matter in enormous bright yellow letters on the the street leading to the White House, a highly visible sign of the......

 2020-06-05 16:07 

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VIRUS DIARY: A cancer survivor takes comfort in her piano...

NEW YORK (AP) — Since mid-March, when my NYC friends and I began sheltering at home, my piano has been a big source of comfort. I pound out the keys to Broadway tunes ("On My Own" from "Les......

 2020-06-05 16:03 

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Supreme Court delays federal prison inmates' release in Ohio...

CINCINNATI (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has granted the federal government's request to delay the release of medically vulnerable inmates at a federal prison in eastern Ohio where hundreds have......

 2020-06-05 16:01 

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Lamont moves up second phase of state's reopening by 3 days...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced Friday he is moving up the second phase of reopening many businesses and activities by three days so the changes don't conflict with......

 2020-06-05 15:53 

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Witness: Floyd didn't resist arrest, tried to diffuse things...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who was with George Floyd on the night he died said his friend did not resist arrest and instead tried to diffuse the situation before he ended up handcuffed on the ground......

 2020-06-05 15:48 

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UK's official virus-related death toll surpasses 40,000...

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. became the second country to officially record more than 40,000 coronavirus-related deaths as more than 100 scientists wrote the British government on Friday to urge it to......

 2020-06-05 15:44 

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Peru is running out of oxygen for COVID-19 patients...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Television. Sewing machine. Motorcycle.These are the things Edda Marchan's children sold to keep their mother breathing....

 2020-06-05 15:42 

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German basketball returns in bubble format, protests likely...

DSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — With teams living in a bubble, no fans in the arena and likely anti-racism protests on the court, German basketball will show how the NBA's future could......

 2020-06-05 15:33 

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UN agency: Iran violating all restrictions of nuclear deal...

VIENNA (AP) — The United Nations' atomic watchdog agency says Iran has continued to increase its stockpiles of enriched uranium and remains in violation of its deal with world......

 2020-06-05 15:21 

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A death in Nicaraguan baseball puts pandemic in public eye...

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — As the new coronavirus spread and economies shut across Latin America, Nicaragua stayed open — schools, stores, concert halls and baseball stadiums, all operating......

 2020-06-05 15:20 

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Rhode Island gets $6M to stop homelessness during pandemic...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is getting another $6.2 million to help the homeless or people facing eviction during the coronavirus crisis.The new federal funds will help......

 2020-06-05 15:14 

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Indiana agency gives suggestions for reopening schools...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Modified school days, more outdoor class time, mask-wearing and health screenings for students and staff are among the steps Indiana schools should consider before reopening......

 2020-06-05 15:12 

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Hong Kong's last British leader: China's agenda 'Orwellian'...

BEIJING (AP) — The last British governor of Hong Kong criticized the Chinese government on Friday over proposed national security legislation, calling it part of an "Orwellian" drive to eliminate......

 2020-06-05 15:12 

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South Dakota small businesses receive $1.6 billion in loans...

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lenders have made $1.6 billion in U.S. Small Business Administration loans as economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak takes its toll.The......

 2020-06-05 15:10 

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Trump hails jobs report, but unemployment rate still high...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took a victory lap Friday morning after the government reported surprising job gains for last month, seizing on the data to predict that the worst of the......

 2020-06-05 15:06 

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AP Was There: Serena Williams tops Venus to win French Open...

EDITOR'S NOTE -- Every French Open features matches that are memorable for one reason or another. There are upsets. Comebacks. Dramatic moments. Historic accomplishments. The AP is republishing......

 2020-06-05 14:50 

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More Nebraska prison employees test positive for COVID-19...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — More employees in Nebraska's prison system have tested positive for COVID-19, as state health figures show the overall number of cases in the state surpassing 15,000.......

 2020-06-05 14:50 

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Officers suspended after man, 75, is shoved on video, bleeds...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors investigated Friday after a television crew captured a police officer in Buffalo shoving a 75-year-old man who then falls and cracks his head, a confrontation that......

 2020-06-05 14:49 

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Vermont's most densely populated city confronts virus spike...

Vermont health officials said Friday they are expecting more positive cases of the novel coronavirus as testing continues in the city of Winooski where 34 cases have already been......

 2020-06-05 14:24 

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2nd virus testing site planned for Cape Cod; museum reopens...

BOSTON (AP) — Cape Cod Healthcare has announced that it will open a second drive-thru coronavirus testing site for the region.The second site will open "in the very near future" on......

 2020-06-05 14:03 

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Nations try to get back on their feet but job cuts continue...

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday related to the national and global response, the work place and......

 2020-06-05 13:48 

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'Respect them': Even in wealthy areas, food bank demand high...

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. (AP) — One was a nurse, another a retiree. Others had recently lost jobs with an insurance company and a country club.On a humid day last week, in the parking......

 2020-06-05 13:26 

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Canadian economy unexpectedly adds 289,600 jobs in May...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Statistics Canada reported Friday the Canadian economy added 289,600 jobs in May, with businesses reopening amid easing public health restrictions.The......

 2020-06-05 13:12 

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US unemployment drops unexpectedly to a still-high 13.3%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in May to 13.3% — still on par with what the nation witnessed during the Great Depression — as states loosened their coronavirus......

 2020-06-05 13:06 

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Putin chastises Russian tycoon over massive Arctic oil spill...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday chastised the billionaire owner of a nickel giant for negligence over a massive fuel oil spill that has inflicted huge damage on a fragile......

 2020-06-05 12:58 

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Luminaries Lost: A look at some of the artists lost to virus...

A fashion designer who made it to the runways of Paris and New York but never left her Dominican home. An Oklahoma boy who became the toast of 1990s Nashville. A comedian whose off-the-wall trio......

 2020-06-05 12:46 

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New Hampshire beaches reopen to sunbathing, other activity...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Sunbathing, sandcastle building and other activities are now allowed on New Hampshire beaches, Gov. Chris Sununu said Friday.The announcement came just four......

 2020-06-05 12:32 

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Unemployment dips to 13.3% as US added 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from virus eases...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment dips to 13.3% as US added 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from virus eases....

 2020-06-05 12:23 

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Virginia city removes 176-year-old slave auction block...

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A 176-year-old slave auction block has been removed from a Virginia city's downtown.The 800-pound (363-kilogram) stone was pulled from the ground at a......

 2020-06-05 12:19 

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Spain: Composers Williams, Morricone honored for film scores...

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish foundation on Friday awarded one of the country's most prestigious awards to composers Ennio Morricone and John Williams for their film work.The jury that......

 2020-06-05 12:11 

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EU wants borders free of virus restrictions by end of June...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe could have its free travel zone up and running again by the end of this month, but travelers from further afield will not be allowed in before July, a European Union......

 2020-06-05 11:55 

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Bangladeshi courts freeing child suspects due to virus risk...

DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh have been releasing hundreds of children suspected of committing mostly petty crimes as they try to keep the coronavirus from spreading in......

 2020-06-05 11:37 

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English Premier League match schedule after resumption...

LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League match schedule confirmed for the start of the resumption of the competition (kickoff times GMT):Wednesday, June 17...

 2020-06-05 11:34 

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Mobile, Alabama removes Confederate statue without warning...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The city of Mobile, Alabama removed a Confederate statue early Friday, without making any public announcements about it beforehand.The bronze figure of Admiral......

 2020-06-05 11:32 

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UN says eastern Congo fighting has killed 1,300 civilians...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Various conflicts involving armed groups and government forces in Congo have killed more than 1,300 civilians in the past eight months and violence has surged in recent weeks......

 2020-06-05 11:25 

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Floyd case restokes anger over French custody death...

PARIS (AP) — Churning U.S. protests over the death of George Floyd have revived anger in France over police violence, systemic racism and the complicated case of Adama Traore, a black Frenchman......

 2020-06-05 11:11 

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Germany investigating McCann suspect in another case...

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether a 43-year-old who has emerged as a possible suspect in the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in Portugal may......

 2020-06-05 10:49 

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Officials: Police chief in Louisiana took $4k in seized cash...

GRAYSON, La. (AP) — A police chief in Louisiana has been accused of taking thousands of dollars seized by officers as evidence in different cases."I won't debate the validity of......

 2020-06-05 10:37 

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Twitter disables Trump campaign's George Floyd video tribute...

Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim, in a move that adds to tensions between the social media platform and the U.S. president, one of its most......

 2020-06-05 10:36 

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The Latest: Chelsea declared Women's Super League champion...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___...

 2020-06-05 10:19 

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Deputies investigate cross burning on bridge in Alabama...

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Deputies in Alabama are investigating a cross burning after a wooden cross lit ablaze was found by drivers passing alongside a bridge.The burning cross was......

 2020-06-05 10:02 

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Ex-Swedish envoy on trial for alleged contacts with China...

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's former ambassador to China went on trial Friday charged with unauthorized contacts with a foreign power for organizing a meeting in Stockholm between the daughter of a......

 2020-06-05 09:50 

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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. GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH ECHOES GLOBALLY Floyd's face has been painted on walls......

 2020-06-05 09:39 

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California mayor resigns over email about police killings...

TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of a Southern California city resigned following an email in which he stated he didn't "believe there's ever been a good person of color killed by a police......

 2020-06-05 09:23 

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Venice flooded by unusual high tide, 3rd highest for June...

ROME (AP) — A quarter of Venice has been submerged by a near-record high tide for June, a time of year when such flooding is rare.The water level in Italy's lagoon city reached 116......

 2020-06-05 08:46 

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German factory orders plunge, portending lean times ahead...

BERLIN (AP) — Factory orders in Germany plunged even more than anticipated in April, underlining the effect the coronavirus pandemic has had on Europe's largest economy.The Economy......

 2020-06-05 07:57 

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Rights group says another Thai dissident abducted in SE Asia...

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai dissident has been abducted in Cambodia, a human rights group said Friday, raising concern that a mysterious campaign targeting exiles for disappearance or death may have......

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