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 2020-02-29 06:32 

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As virus spreads, other countries can learn from China...

BEIJING (AP) — As the new coronavirus spread rapidly in central China, the country's authoritarian government took a very authoritarian step: It ordered the unprecedented lockdown of 60 million......

 2020-02-29 06:27 

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Virus effects take hold as Trump calls criticisms a 'hoax'...

TOKYO (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak's impact on the world economy grew more alarming on Saturday, even as President Donald Trump denounced criticisms of his response to the threat as a "hoax"......

 2020-02-29 06:03 

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Restaurants in LA's Koreatown reel amid coronavirus rumor...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a Koreatown restaurant known for its beef bone broth soup, the lunchtime crowd Friday was half its normal size. The reason was a virulent rumor about a customer with......

 2020-02-29 06:02 

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Biden looks for first 2020 victory in South Carolina primary...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Democrats' 2020 nominating fight turned to South Carolina on Saturday for the first-in-the-South primary, with Joe Biden confident that his popularity with black voters......

 2020-02-29 05:33 

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China manufacturing plunges in February amid virus controls...

BEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing plunged in February by an even wider margin than expected after efforts to contain a virus outbreak shut down much of the world's second-largest economy, an......

 2020-02-29 05:05 

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Health officials in Washington state announce two new coronavirus cases....

SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials in Washington state announce two new coronavirus cases....

 2020-02-29 04:59 

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Romo remains with CBS after agreeing to long-term contract...

Tony Romo will remain with CBS as its top NFL analyst after agreeing to a record extension.CBS Sports spokeswoman Jen Sabatelle said that the network and Romo have agreed to a long-term......

 2020-02-29 04:47 

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Big guys made big impression in 40-yard dash at NFL combine...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The big guys made a big statement at the NFL scouting combine Friday night.Wisconsin star Jonathan Taylor ran the fastest 40-yard dash (4.39 seconds) despite weighing in......

 2020-02-29 04:35 

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2 dead, 2 wounded in Sacramento-area stabbings...

CARMICHAEL, Calif. (AP) — Two people were stabbed to death and two others wounded Friday in an attack at a Sacramento-area mental health center and one person was taken into custody, authorities......

 2020-02-29 03:29 

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China uses dairy factory to show it's getting back to work...

BEIJING (AP) — As milk bottles and yogurt six-packs zipped past on a conveyor belt at a state-owned dairy, reporters heard a sales pitch from a Communist Party official: China Inc. has reopened......

 2020-02-29 02:49 

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Inmate who escaped Utah jail caught in Idaho 4 days later...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A California man convicted of mail fraud who escaped from a Utah jail by posing as a fellow inmate whose time had come to be released was captured in Idaho Friday,......

 2020-02-29 02:43 

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Hawaii House speaker eyeing outbreak's affect on tax revenue...

HONOLULU (AP) — The speaker of Hawaii's House of Representatives said Friday he wants to form a committee to examine the potential economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak so lawmakers can be......

 2020-02-29 02:34 

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Feds won't put quarantined passengers in Southern California...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government announced Friday that it won't try to move dozens of cruise ship passengers quarantined because of coronavirus fears to a facility in densely populated......

 2020-02-29 02:07 

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Dance teacher sentenced to 9 months for exposing teen to HIV...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee dance teacher who appeared on a reality TV show was sentenced Friday to nine months in prison for raping a teenage student and exposing him to HIV.John......

 2020-02-29 01:59 

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Man gets 99 years in prison for role in Texas girl's death...

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas man was convicted and sentenced to 99 years in prison Friday for his part in the abduction and killing of a 13-year-old suburban Dallas girl.Dallas County jurors......

 2020-02-29 01:12 

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Group files new lawsuit over Arkansas 'eye law' referendum...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Supporters of an Arkansas law to expand the procedures optometrists may perform filed a new lawsuit Friday to prevent an effort to repeal the measure from appearing on the......

 2020-02-29 01:05 

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New Mexico technology department gets new secretary...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime information technology administrator for various state agencies is taking over New Mexico's IT department.John Salazar was appointed Friday as secretary of......

 2020-02-29 00:54 

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Steele takes 1-shot lead at midpoint of The Honda Classic...

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brendan Steele made a couple of big mistakes down the stretch, and still was more than good enough to grab the outright lead at the midpoint of The Honda......

 2020-02-29 00:51 

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Baby hippo at San Diego Zoo gets a name...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A baby hippopotamus born at the San Diego Zoo last month has a name.The zoo says the river hippo calf will be called Amahle (pronounced ah-MA-shay), which means "beautiful......

 2020-02-29 00:51 

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Former Mexico security official denied bail in bribery case...

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal magistrate judge in Brooklyn denied bail Friday to a former top security official in Mexico accused of taking tens of millions of dollars in bribes to protect the Sinaloa......

 2020-02-29 00:48 

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New N Carolina DOT, information tech secretaries sworn in...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The shuffling of North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's original Cabinet became official on Friday with changes at the transportation and information technology departments.......

 2020-02-29 00:40 

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'Lone wolf' broke news of the Milwaukee gunman's identity...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When a local newspaper reported the identity of the gunman in Milwaukee's mass shooting, it came many hours after that news was broken on Twitter by an unemployed and......

 2020-02-29 00:06 

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Utah advances plan to remove felony status for polygamy...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamy wouldn't be a felony crime in Utah for the first time in 85 years under a bill that passed the Legislature on Friday and appears to be supported by the governor.......

 2020-02-28 23:44 

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Trump pushing for three-way arms control with Russia, China...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has informed Moscow that the U.S. is open to holding a summit with other permanent members of the United Nations Security Council in hopes of pushing for......

 2020-02-28 23:43 

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Trump picks Ratcliffe as top intelligence official, again...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday picked Rep. John Ratcliffe again to be the nation's top intelligence official, just months after abruptly ending an earlier effort to install him......

 2020-02-28 23:40 

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More MLB players available for Olympic baseball qualifying...

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. may get some better players for its second attempt to qualify for the Olympic baseball tournament.Major League Baseball and the players' association agreed to make......

 2020-02-28 23:30 

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Woods takes 3rd straight week off by skipping Bay Hill...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is taking a third straight week off by deciding against playing the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.Woods hasn't played since his 76-77 weekend at......

 2020-02-28 23:25 

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Mental health clinic owner billed for therapy to dead woman...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The owner of a St. Louis-area mental health clinic was sentenced Friday to 18 months in federal prison for billing for therapy for a patient who was already dead.Naim......

 2020-02-28 23:12 

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Merrimack marks D-I hoops arrival with record-setting season...

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — About 25 miles north of Boston, in a 1,500-seat gymnasium in a quiet nook just off State Route 125, Joe Gallo is busy teaching basketball.Arms folded as he......

 2020-02-28 23:12 

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Harley-Davidson CEO to leave struggling motorcycle maker...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson CEO Matthew Levatich is leaving the struggling motorcycle maker.The Milwaukee company announced Friday that he'll leave his post and seat on the Harley's......

 2020-02-28 23:10 

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Pence says states will receive help if coronavirus spreads...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that the federal government is prepared to assist the states if the coronavirus spreads significantly across the country — an......

 2020-02-28 23:10 

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The Latest: Confusion in immigration courts after ruling...

The Latest on a court ruling putting the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy on hold (all times local):2:10 p.m.A federal court's ruling that temporarily blocks the......

 2020-02-28 23:09 

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Trump to stump in South Carolina before Democratic primary...

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump will look to energize supporters and upstage his Democratic challengers on the eve of South Carolina's presidential primary and in the midst of......

 2020-02-28 23:07 

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Missouri man charged with murder in wife's presumed death...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury on Friday indicted a Missouri man on first-degree murder and other charges in the disappearance of his Chinese wife, who is presumed dead.Joseph......

 2020-02-28 23:04 

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Q&A: Emerging picture of virus shows world at critical stage...

The global spread of infection from the new virus reached a critical stage this week with the number of new cases reported in the rest of the world surpassing the number of new cases in China,......

 2020-02-28 23:02 

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Boeing blames incomplete testing for astronaut capsule woes...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing acknowledged Friday it failed to conduct full and adequate software tests before the botched space debut of its astronaut capsule late last year.A......

 2020-02-28 22:59 

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Court won't order former WH counsel to testify before House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a setback for Democrats in Congress, a federal appeals court has ruled that judges have no role to play in the subpoena fight between the House of Representatives and the......

 2020-02-28 22:58 

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Biden hopes S Carolina win could propel him to Super Tuesday...

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden is confident that he is poised for victory in Saturday's first-in-the-South primary, just weeks after his third presidential campaign left New Hampshire......

 2020-02-28 22:55 

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Ex-bus driver gets jail time for assaulting disabled student...

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge has sentenced a former school bus driver to prison for assaulting a disabled student.Circuit Court Judge Robert Krebs reviewed more than 20......

 2020-02-28 22:53 

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New science panel formed to deal with infectious diseases...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and the National Academy of Sciences have established a committee of experts on infectious diseases to build on Trump administration efforts to confront the new......

 2020-02-28 22:52 

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America Ferrera to depart NBC comedy 'Superstore'...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Superstore" is losing its manager — star America Ferrera says she's departing the NBC sitcom after its current season.Ferrera plays the manager of a big box store in the......

 2020-02-28 22:50 

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Senior Bowl helps some draft prospects prep for NFL combine...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Linebacker Malik Harrison came to the NFL's annual scouting combine fully prepared.He expected the early mornings, the late nights and the wall-to-wall interview......

 2020-02-28 22:40 

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States to get virus testing kits as White House urges calm...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials said Friday they're scrambling to get coronavirus testing up and running in every state, as President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser urged......

 2020-02-28 22:36 

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Trump tries to shift blame as virus outbreak rattles markets...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As global markets plunged amid growing fears about the coronavirus outbreak, President Donald Trump and his allies pulled from a familiar playbook Friday and blamed others for......

 2020-02-28 22:33 

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US, Taliban set peace signing for America's longest war...

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's longest war may finally be nearing an end.The United States and the Islamists it toppled from power in Afghanistan are poised to sign a peace deal Saturday after......

 2020-02-28 22:32 

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Dad gets 72 years in death of boy found encased in concrete...

DENVER (AP) — The father of a 7-year-old boy whose body was found encased in concrete in a storage unit in 2018 was sentenced to 72 years in prison on Friday in his death.Leland Pankey, 40,......

 2020-02-28 22:24 

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FBI surveillance tools at risk amid bipartisan opposition...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surveillance authorities used by the FBI to fight terrorism are in danger of lapsing next month as both Democrats and Republicans concerned about government overreach negotiate......

 2020-02-28 22:21 

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Beyond Meat, Dell fall; 3M, Forty Seven rise...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday:VMware Inc., down $15.11 to $120.52.The cloud computing company's fourth-quarter profit fell short of Wall......

 2020-02-28 22:19 

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Mass killings database: Workplace shootings remain rare...

The mass shooting at a brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was the 13th in the U.S. since 2006. Workplace mass shootings remain a rare event but there are some trends among who carries them out and......

 2020-02-28 22:11 

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Georgia could tighten film tax credit, give sports tax break...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers are moving to tighten the state's tax subsidies for television and movies, but are proposing a new tax subsidy aimed at luring major sporting events.The......

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