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 2020-06-01 19:15 

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LA has seen racial uprisings, many not shocked by new round...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When violent protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man pinned down by a white Minneapolis officer, reached Los Angeles, people of color expressed heartbreak but not......

 2020-06-01 18:59 

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Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80...

Former Auburn coach Pat Dye, who took over a downtrodden football program in 1981 and turned it into a Southeastern Conference power, died Monday. He was 80.Lee County Coroner Bill Harris......

 2020-06-01 18:57 

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Coronavirus cases approach 7,500 in Arkansas; no new deaths...

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — The number of coronavirus virus cases continued to grow in Arkansas, particularly in the northwest part of the state, officials said Monday.Coronavirus cases grew to at......

 2020-06-01 18:54 

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SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts launched by SpaceX declared victory Monday in NASA's cosmic capture-the-flag game.They quickly claimed the prize left behind at the......

 2020-06-01 18:52 

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Facebook employees speak out against company over Trump...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook employees are using Twitter to register their frustration over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters......

 2020-06-01 18:46 

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 7-13...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 7-13:June 7: Actress Virginia McKenna ("Born Free") is 89. Singer Tom Jones is 80. Actor Ronald Pickup ("The Crown") is 80. Actor Ronald Pickup......

 2020-06-01 18:23 

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Nearly 26,000 nursing home COVID-19 deaths reported to feds...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities have received reports of nearly 26,000 nursing home residents dying from COVID-19, according to materials prepared for the nation's governors. That......

 2020-06-01 18:18 

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New this week: Apollo benefit, docs on Bruce Lee, spelling...

Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.MOVIES—For the first time......

 2020-06-01 18:18 

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Nicaragua medical associations call for voluntary quarantine...

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nearly three dozen medical associations in Nicaragua have called on people to observe a "national quarantine" of at least three or four weeks in an attempt to slow the......

 2020-06-01 18:15 

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Spike Lee on what's different about these protests...

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not the first time that Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" has been freshly urgent, but Lee's 1989 film has again found blistering relevance in the wake of George Floyd's......

 2020-06-01 18:14 

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With Pompeo out, GOP looks to Rep. Marshall in Kansas race...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The passing of Monday's deadline to file to run for Kansas' open Senate seat confirmed that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo won't be a candidate, and a major anti-abortion......

 2020-06-01 17:51 

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Kremlin: Trump tells Putin about idea for summit with Russia...

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday to tell him about his proposal to convene an international summit that would involve Russia, the Kremlin......

 2020-06-01 17:32 

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Oklahoma health department to longer release detailed data...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Monday it will no longer release specific information about COVID-19 infections and deaths in nursing homes, cities or by zip......

 2020-06-01 17:26 

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'Welcome Back!' Several famed museums reopen across Europe...

AMSTERDAM (AP) — In the Netherlands, the intimate gaze of the Girl with the Pearl Earring can once again startle and entice visitors. Down in Spain, the rusty maze of steel sheets by Richard Serra......

 2020-06-01 17:22 

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'Is this smart?' Cuomo concerned protests will spread virus...

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he was concerned that mass protests over George Floyd's death in New York City could imperil the long, hard fight to contain the coronavirus pandemic......

 2020-06-01 17:14 

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Nationals change course, pay minor leaguers full stipend...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nationals changed course and told their minor leaguers on Monday they will receive their full weekly stipends of $400 at least through June after Washington reliever Sean......

 2020-06-01 17:12 

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Nevada now past 8,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada health officials are reporting the state's total number of COVID-19 cases is now past 8,600.The state Department of Health and Human Services updated their......

 2020-06-01 17:11 

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Black Liberty U. alums rebuke Falwell after blackface tweet...

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly three dozen black alumni of Liberty University denounced school President Jerry Falwell Jr. on Monday, suggesting he step down after he mocked Virginia's mask-wearing......

 2020-06-01 17:02 

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Minnesota reports 10 new deaths, 361 more COVID-19 cases...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials report 10 new deaths from COVID-19 on Monday, raising the state's death toll to 1,050.The data comes as Gov. Tim Walz allowed restaurants and......

 2020-06-01 17:00 

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Marshall announces virus cases as athletes return...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three people have tested positive for the coronavirus at Marshall University as the college is allowing athletes to return to campus for training, officials said Monday.......

 2020-06-01 16:54 

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Total number of COVID-19 cases in Arizona surpasses 20,000...

Arizona health officials are reporting the state's total number of COVID-19 cases is now past 20,000 along with nearly a dozen new deaths.The state Department of Health Services confirmed......

 2020-06-01 16:53 

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Atlanta mayor: 2 officers fired in 'excessive force' arrests...

ATLANTA (AP) — Two police officers have been fired and three others placed on desk duty over excessive use of force during a protest arrest incident involving two college students, Atlanta's mayor......

 2020-06-01 16:52 

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4 men die in small plane crash in southern Illinois...

CARLINVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Four men died when a small plane crashed into a southern Illinois farm field, authorities said Monday.The single-engine Piper PA28 crashed about 3:45 p.m. Sunday......

 2020-06-01 16:47 

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Louisiana lawmakers finishing regular session without budget...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Wrapping up a shortened regular session interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, Louisiana lawmakers were poised Monday to hand business groups the limits on car wreck......

 2020-06-01 16:45 

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South Dakota surpasses 5,000 positive cases of COVID-19...

South Dakota has surpassed 5,000 confirmed cases of the coronavius, the South Dakota Department of Health said Monday.State health officials on Monday reported 41 new COVID-19 cases,......

 2020-06-01 16:34 

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What you need to know today about the virus outbreak...

Protests across the country the past six days over the death of George Floyd have eclipsed issues over the coronavirus pandemic that have dominated much of the past three......

 2020-06-01 16:24 

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King County seeks further easing of COVID-19 restrictions...

SEATTLE (AP) — King County plans to apply for approval to enter into a modified Phase 1 on Monday after Gov. Jay Inslee announced he wouldn't extend the state's COVID-19 stay-home......

 2020-06-01 16:22 

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Businesses ramp up operations as nations prep for tourists...

BELT-LOOSENING:— Chuy's Holdings, which runs restaurants that make Tex-Mex inspired dishes, has re-opened a majority of its dining rooms. The company said Monday that 87 of its dining rooms......

 2020-06-01 16:18 

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COVID-19 infections, deaths both comparatively low in state...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania officials reported comparatively low figures for new COVID-19 infections and deaths on Monday, a sign the pandemic's impact may be on the wane.The Health......

 2020-06-01 16:13 

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Officials report 48 additional COVID-19 cases, no new deaths...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Health said another 48 people have tested positive for the coronavirus since Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the state to......

 2020-06-01 16:00 

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Non-revenue sports fret over college athlete compensation...

College coaches in non-revenue sports are worried about the impact legislation allowing compensation for athletes could have on their programs.More than a dozen national associations in......

 2020-06-01 15:56 

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Spain reports no virus deaths for first time since March...

MADRID (AP) — Spain said Monday it's reporting no deaths in a 24-hour period from the new coronavirus for the first time since March.Emergency health response chief Fernando Simn said the......

 2020-06-01 15:53 

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Gilead says drug helped moderately ill coronavirus patients...

A California biotech company says its experimental drug remdesivir improved symptoms when given for five days to moderately ill, hospitalized patients with COVID-19.Gilead Sciences gave few......

 2020-06-01 15:50 

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Lawmakers question federal prisons' home confinement rules...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are raising questions about the federal Bureau of Prisons' release of high-profile inmates and are calling for widespread testing of federal inmates as the......

 2020-06-01 15:44 

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Florida Keys reopen to visitors as Miami-area beaches closed...

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Keys reopened for visitors Monday after the tourist-dependent island chain was closed for more than two months to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.......

 2020-06-01 15:34 

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Black businesses hit hard by COVID-19 fight to stay afloat...

Detroit (AP) — Stephanie Byrd agonized over temporarily laying off nearly the entire staff at her family's trio of Detroit businesses when the coronavirus pandemic hit.But she's not just......

 2020-06-01 15:27 

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Congo now faces 2nd Ebola outbreak in northern province...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Health officials have confirmed a second Ebola outbreak in Congo, the head of the World Health Organization said Monday, adding yet another health crisis for a country......

 2020-06-01 15:23 

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Judge tosses ex-basketball players' 'Fortnite' dance lawsuit...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men's basketball players accused makers of the "Fortnite" video game of......

 2020-06-01 15:17 

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VIRUS DIARY: Sweden stayed open. I stayed at home....

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Early April.A buzz of my phone. "Free for a walk?" asks a friend. Another notification. "Coffee on Wednesday?" "Come for drinks!"I'm at a loss. I'm working remotely......

 2020-06-01 15:14 

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Music industry calls for Black Out Tuesday amid unrest...

NEW YORK (AP) — The music industry is planning to turn off the music and hold a day to reflect and implement change in response to the death of George Floyd and the killings of other black......

 2020-06-01 15:08 

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A Fort Lauderdale police officer has been suspended after video showed him pushing a kneeling woman to the ground...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Fort Lauderdale police officer has been suspended after video showed him pushing a kneeling woman to the ground....

 2020-06-01 14:51 

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Midwest Economy: May state-by-state glance...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association, began formally surveying its membership in 1931 to gauge business conditions.The......

 2020-06-01 14:40 

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April construction spending falls 2.9% as virus upends work...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending fell 2.9% in April with broad declines across all building activity as shutdowns hobbled projects and workers were told to stay home.The......

 2020-06-01 14:38 

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Nebraska kicks off 1st day of lighter virus restrictions...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska bars, zoos, swimming pools and other public venues were allowed to reopen Monday even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to loom as a major public health......

 2020-06-01 14:33 

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Military: 2 dead after shooting at North Dakota air base...

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A shooting early Monday has left two airmen dead at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota, the military said.The base's emergency services members......

 2020-06-01 14:21 

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Supreme Court upholds Puerto Rico financial oversight board...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the oversight board established by Congress to help Puerto Rico out of a devastating financial crisis that has been exacerbated by the......

 2020-06-01 14:17 

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Survey: US factories sink in May for third straight month...

WASHINGTON (AP) — American factories slowed for the third consecutive month in May as they continued to sustain economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.The Institute for Supply......

 2020-06-01 14:17 

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Supreme Court declines to take Bernard Madoff trustee case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling that allows the trustee recovering money for investors in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme to pursue more than $4 billion that went......

 2020-06-01 14:07 

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Putin sets July 1 for vote to extend his rule for years...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says a nationwide vote on constitutional amendments that could allow him to further extend his rule will be held on July 1.Speaking during a......

 2020-06-01 14:04 

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Russian general chafes at "provocative" NATO drills...

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Monday accused the U.S. and its NATO allies of conducting "provocative"; military drills near the nation's borders, a statement that reflected simmering......

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