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 2020-12-02 10:00 

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The Latest: Germany hits a record for daily virus deaths...

BERLIN — Germany on Wednesday reported a record 487 new coronavirus deaths — the country's highest daily toll since the outbreak of the pandemic....

 2020-12-02 09:30 

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China spacecraft collects moon samples to take back to Earth...

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese spacecraft took samples of the moon's surface Wednesday as part of a mission to bring lunar rocks back to Earth for the first time since the 1970s, the government said, adding to a string of successes for Beijing's i...

 2020-12-02 09:20 

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UN, Ethiopia sign deal for humanitarian access to Tigray...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says it and Ethiopia's government have signed a deal to allow "unimpeded" humanitarian access to the embattled Tigray region, at least the parts under federal government control....

 2020-12-02 09:15 

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China's space ambitions: robot on Mars, a human on the moon...

BEIJING (AP) — China's landing of its third probe on the moon is part of an increasingly ambitious space program that has a robot rover en route to Mars, is developing a reusable space plane and is planning to put humans back on the lunar surfac...

 2020-12-02 09:10 

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32 migrants rescued, 2 missing off Greek island of Lesbos...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A search and rescue operation has been launched in the eastern Aegean Sea after a dinghy carrying migrants either sank or overturned off the Greek island of Lesbos, the Greek coast guard said Wednesday....

 2020-12-02 09:00 

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Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam jailed...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam were sentenced to jail on Wednesday on charges related to an unauthorized anti-government protest last year at the city's police headquarters....

 2020-12-02 09:00 

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World shares, futures lower after latest record S&P 500 high...

Global shares and Wall Street futures slipped Wednesday as buying enthusiasm waned after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite index both set fresh record highs....

 2020-12-02 08:35 

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Thai prime minister acquitted of ethics breach, retains post...

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's highest court on Wednesday acquitted Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha of breaching ethics clauses in the country's constitution, allowing him to stay in his job....

 2020-12-02 08:20 

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Walmart drops $35 minimum for its members' online orders...

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers on Walmart.com who pay a $98-a-year membership fee will get free shipping on orders of any size starting Friday....

 2020-12-02 08:10 

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German man who drove into crowd, killing 5, talks to police...

BERLIN (AP) — German police said Wednesday that a man who zig-zagged an SUV at high speed through a pedestrian zone in the southwestern city of Trier, killing five people including a 9-month-old baby and seriously injuring more than a dozen, has sta...

 2020-12-02 08:01 

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Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow jailed...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam were sentenced to jail on Wednesday on charges related to an unauthorized anti-government protest last year at the city's police headquarters....

 2020-12-02 07:55 

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Iran's president rejects bill that would boost enrichment...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday rejected a bill approved by parliament that would have suspended U.N. inspections and boosted uranium enrichment, saying it was "harmful" to diplomatic efforts aimed at res...

 2020-12-02 07:40 

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UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use...

Pfizer and BioNTech say they've won permission Wednesday for emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine in Britain, the world's first coronavirus shot that's backed by rigorous science -- and a major step toward eventually ending the pandemic....

 2020-12-01 07:00 

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Nobel laureate says pandemic raising violence, trafficking...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad said the coronavirus pandemic has increased trafficking of women and gender-based violence, leaving the health and safety of women "on the line."...

 2020-12-01 06:40 

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The Latest: Nobel laureate warns of increased trafficking...

UNITED NATIONS — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad says the COVID-19 pandemic has increased trafficking of women and gender-based violence, leaving the health and safety of women "on the line."...

 2020-12-01 06:05 

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Georgia runoff to decide short-term successor to John Lewis...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters on Tuesday are choosing the short-term replacement for civil rights legend John Lewis....

 2020-12-01 06:05 

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WHO chief: Mexico in 'bad shape' with coronavirus pandemic...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said that...

 2020-12-01 05:50 

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Asian stocks gain on stronger Chinese factory data...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Tuesday after Chinese manufacturing improved, South Korea reported stronger exports and Australia's central bank left its benchmark lending rate at a record low....

 2020-12-01 05:28 

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Opinion: We can all support nonprofits...

Though more evidence was hardly needed, this election season has reaffirmed that we are living through a very polarized time....

 2020-12-01 05:26 

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Readers Write...

Hardworking Americans in need of targeted, frugal COVID relief package...

 2020-12-01 05:15 

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Trump headed to Georgia as turnout driver, but also a threat...

ATLANTA (AP) — Some establishment Republicans are sounding alarms that President Donald Trump's conspiratorial denials of his own defeat could threaten the party's ability to win a Senate majority and counter President-elect Joe Biden's ...

 2020-12-01 05:10 

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Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — With unemployment still high and the pandemic threatening yet another economic slump, President-elect Joe Biden is assembling a team of liberal advisers who have long focused on the nation's workers and government efforts...

 2020-12-01 05:10 

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Bad Bunny is Spotify's most-streamed artist of 2020...

NEW YORK (AP) — The year's most played artist on Spotify? Globally speaking: Bad Bunny....

 2020-12-01 05:05 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 4 Night' game...

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's...

 2020-12-01 05:05 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 3 Night' game...

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's...

 2020-12-01 05:05 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game...

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's...

 2020-12-01 05:05 

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Biden weighs Rahm Emanuel for transportation secretary...

CHICAGO (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is considering former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a substantial and somewhat divisive figure in Democratic Party politics, to serve as his transportation secretary....

 2020-12-01 05:05 

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Study: Students falling behind in math during pandemic...

A disproportionately large number of poor and minority students were not in schools for assessments this fall, complicating efforts to measure the pandemic's effects on some of the most vulnerable students, a not-for-profit company that administers st...

 2020-12-01 05:00 

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Australia hosts first group of overseas students since virus...

DARWIN, Australia (AP) — Australia has welcomed its first group of international students to arrive since the coronavirus pandemic began, with more due to follow....

 2020-12-01 04:56 

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At tiny rural hospitals, weary doctors treat friends, family...

MEMPHIS, Mo. (AP) — As Dr. Shane Wilson makes the rounds at the tiny, 25-bed hospital in rural northeastern Missouri, many of his movements are familiar in an age of coronavirus. Masks and gloves. Zippered plastic walls between hallways. Hand saniti...

 2020-12-01 04:55 

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The Latest: Vietnam has 1st local transmission in 89 days...

HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnamese authorities are conducting intensive contact tracing after the country's first confirmed local transmission of the coronavirus in 89 days....

 2020-12-01 04:50 

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Asian stocks gain on stronger Chinese factory data...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Tuesday after Chinese manufacturing improved, with investors looking ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's appearance before legislators....

 2020-12-01 04:40 

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Jones II carries Emmanuel over Stetson 64-61...

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — KJ Jones II posted 19 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and six steals as Emmanuel narrowly defeated Stetson 64-61 on Monday night....

 2020-12-01 04:40 

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Metcalf, Wilson lead Seahawks over Eagles 23-17...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DK Metcalf again made the Philadelphia Eagles regret passing him up in the draft....

 2020-12-01 04:25 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Jumbo Bucks Lotto' game...

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's...

 2020-12-01 04:25 

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Asia Today: Vietnam reports 1st local infection in 89 days...

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese authorities are conducting intensive contact tracing after discovering the country's first confirmed local transmission of the coronavirus in 89 days....

 2020-12-01 04:05 

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Georgia faces enormous challenges to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine...

Georgia will grapple with multiple logistical hurdles with distributing the eventual COVID-19 vaccine. Sandy Springs-based UPS and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines are already gearing up to play a part....

 2020-12-01 03:41 

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Coronavirus: How many people have died from the virus in the U.S.?...

A map of where deaths due to the coronavirus have been reported so far in the U.S., organized by state....

 2020-12-01 03:38 

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Mercer hands Georgia State its first loss of season...

Macon -- Georgia State and Mercer both entered Monday's game with high-profile wins over Georgia Tech. But when the two teams met each other, it was Mercer whose effort most resembled the one responsible for knocking off the Yellow Jackets....

 2020-12-01 03:25 

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Ayers III, Haase lift Mercer past Georgia State 86-69...

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Leon Ayers III and Felipe Haase scored 17 points apiece as Mercer topped Georgia State 86-69 on Monday night....

 2020-12-01 03:00 

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New Zealand joins Australia in denouncing China's tweet...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has joined Australia in denouncing a graphic tweet posted by a Chinese official that shows a fake image of a grinning Australian soldier holding a bloodied knife to a child's throat....

 2020-12-01 02:35 

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Olympic rings back in Tokyo Bay; a sign of hope in pandemic...

TOKYO (AP) — The five Olympic rings are back in Tokyo Bay....

 2020-12-01 02:20 

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Davis, Brooks help No. 14 UNC top UNLV 78-51 in Maui tourney...

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Freshman RJ Davis scored 16 points and No. 14 North Carolina overcame an ugly start to beat UNLV 78-51 on Monday night in the first round of the relocated Maui Invitational....

 2020-12-01 02:15 

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The Latest: Florida heads to 'Bubbleville' for hoop games...

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

 2020-12-01 02:03 

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Georgia seniors hope Richard LeCounte can join them against Vanderbilt...

ATHENS -- Georgia coach Kirby Smart left the door cracked on the possibility of Richard LeCounte making it back onto the field for the Bulldogs' regular-season finale at Sanford Stadium on Saturday. It would be neat and fitting, with it being Senior D...

 2020-12-01 01:45 

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The Latest: Red Cross chief urges vaccine 'fake news' fight...

UNITED NATIONS -- The head of the world's largest humanitarian network is urging governments and institutions to combat "fake news" about COVID-19 vaccines which has become "a second pandemic" and start building trust in communities ar...

 2020-12-01 01:25 

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Ex-Hawaii prosecutor, police chief get prison for corruption...

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. judge sentenced a former high-ranking Honolulu prosecutor to 13 years in prison Monday, saying she stole money from her own grandmother and used her husband's position as a police chief to frame her uncle for a crime he di...

 2020-12-01 01:05 

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30 named storms: Record hurricane season comes to a close...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A record-setting Atlantic hurricane season that saw the highest number of named storms officially came to a close Monday....

 2020-12-01 01:00 

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Trump science adviser Scott Atlas leaving White House job...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Scott Atlas, a science adviser to President Donald Trump who was skeptical of measures to control the coronavirus outbreak, is leaving his White House post....

 2020-12-01 00:55 

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The Latest: Boise State says its resuming football practice...

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

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