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 2020-04-02 13:15 

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Ill-fated cruise ships awaiting approval to dock in Florida...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two ill-fated cruise ships waited just off Fort Lauderdale's shores on Thursday to learn when they'll be allowed to dock at Port Everglades after Carnival Cruise Line......

 2020-04-02 13:13 

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With US border work on track, rural towns fear an outbreak...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Major construction projects moving forward along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico are raising fears that the coronavirus could race through temporary camps and......

 2020-04-02 13:00 

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Internet speeds dropped, then rebounded, in some cities...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As more people work from home because of the coronavirus pandemic, internet speeds slowed down last month across the state of North Carolina.But the Raleigh News &......

 2020-04-02 12:57 

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Fauci says he feels safe despite threats, is focusing on job...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, said Thursday he feels safe despite reports he's received online threats and has had uncomfortable personal......

 2020-04-02 12:54 

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US trade gap falls to $39.9 in February, lowest since 2016...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit tumbled in February to the lowest level since 2016 as exports fell and imports fell more. The politically sensitive gap in the trade of goods with China......

 2020-04-02 12:54 

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

More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last wee k, far exceeding a record high set just last week, a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus.......

 2020-04-02 12:51 

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U.S. delivers 128 anti-tank Javelin missiles to Estonia...

HELSINKI (AP) — The United States says it has delivered 128 anti-tank Javelin missiles to Estonia as part of a larger contract with the Baltic NATO member and the U.S. Department of......

 2020-04-02 12:39 

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Toyota, China's BYD announced electric car venture...

BEIJING (AP) — Toyota Motor Co. and Chinese electric automaker BYD Co. announced a partnership Thursday to develop battery-powered vehicles, adding to a flurry of industry tie-ups to share soaring......

 2020-04-02 12:37 

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Review: Reissue of 1982 Nina Simone disc a work of contrasts...

Nina Simone, "Fodder On My Wings" (Verve/UMe)Nina Simone's "Fodder On My Wings" is an album of contrasts and extremes — personal traumas and world sounds, joy and despair, harmony and......

 2020-04-02 12:36 

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Biltmore Estate temporarily shutters, furloughs workers...

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Biltmore Estate in North Carolina is furloughing 2,200 employees after temporarily closing its doors because of the coronavirus outbreak.The Asheville......

 2020-04-02 12:36 

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A record 6.6 million seek US jobless aid as layoffs mount...

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst......

 2020-04-02 12:36 

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Dav Pilkey launches new "Cat Kid Comic Club" series...

NEW YORK (AP) — Dav Pilkey is going to the cats.The million-selling author of the "Captain Underpants" and "Dog Man" series is starting the "Cat Kid Comic Club," Scholastic announced......

 2020-04-02 12:10 

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UK vows to 'massively' increase virus testing amid criticism...

LONDON (AP) — Political opponents, scientists and even usually supportive newspapers lambasted British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday over his government's broken promises on wider......

 2020-04-02 12:10 

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Brescia ready to forfeit matches if Italian season resumes...

BRESCIA, Italy (AP) — The president of Italian soccer club Brescia said Thursday he will forfeit his team's remaining Serie A matches if the league resumes.Brescia is the third-worst hit......

 2020-04-02 12:00 

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DiCaprio, others launch $12M coronavirus relief food fund...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio will help launch America's Food Fund, which has already raised $12 million to help communities impacted by the coronavirus.The organization said......

 2020-04-02 11:27 

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Poorer NYC neighborhoods hit hardest by virus...

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has touched every part of New York City, but new data shows it is hitting especially hard in neighborhoods that tend to be poorer and might be more likely......

 2020-04-02 11:22 

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Europe's hospitals running out of ICU meds for COVID-19...

LONDON (AP) — Nine leading European university hospitals are warning they will run out of essential medicines needed for COVID-19 patients in intensive care in less than two weeks as they are......

 2020-04-02 11:01 

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UN: 95% of Europe's virus dead over 60 but young not immune...

GENEVA (AP) — More than 95% of those who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60 but young people should not be complacent, the head of the World Health Organization's office in......

 2020-04-02 10:17 

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10 Things to Know for Today...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. THE RACE IS ON TO AVOID HIDDEN CARRIERS While governments compete against each......

 2020-04-02 10:17 

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World Health Organization: More than 95% of people who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60...

GENEVA (AP) — World Health Organization: More than 95% of people who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60....

 2020-04-02 09:44 

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Spanish league wants mini-camp, testing before resuming...

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league is putting together a detailed plan to get teams ready for when the league restarts, recommending a mini-preseason and a large number of tests for players, their......

 2020-04-02 09:39 

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Dutch leader proposes EU fund for nations hit hard by virus...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has proposed a multibillion-euro (dollar) European Union fund to help countries in the 27-nation bloc whose health care systems have......

 2020-04-02 09:35 

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Polio immunization suspended amid coronavirus pandemic...

LONDON (AP) — Health officials attempting to eradicate polio say they are being forced to suspend their mass immunization efforts amid the surging coronavirus pandemic.The World Health......

 2020-04-02 09:13 

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The Latest: Potential Asian Cup bidders given more time...

The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Potential hosts of soccer's 2027 Asian Cup have been given more time to enter the contest by......

 2020-04-02 08:08 

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Extremists see global chaos from virus as an opportunity...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Both the Islamic State group and al-Qaida see the coronavirus as a threat, but some of their fighters also see the upheaval from the pandemic as an opportunity to win over more......

 2020-04-02 07:56 

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Music never dies: "Bolero" busts out of coronavirus lockdown...

LE PECQ, France (AP) — Look closely: The kettle drum player has a wooden spoon in one hand, a ladle in the other ... and doesn't even have his drums.But, hey, cutting a few corners can be......

 2020-04-02 06:49 

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Pakistan court overturns conviction in death of Daniel Pearl...

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the murder conviction of a British Pakistani man found guilty of the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street journalist Daniel Pearl.......

 2020-04-02 06:27 

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Hockey players in the minors face uncertainty, job fears...

Tom Parisi made the long drive from South Carolina to his home just south of Boston with a lot on his mind.The ECHL season had just been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, and......

 2020-04-02 06:25 

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Hoops dream: Florida walk-on relishes moment years in making...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Chris Sutherland was sitting near the end of Florida's bench, sandwiched between teammates, when he heard the chants. They were faint at first, growing louder and clearer......

 2020-04-02 06:23 

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Column: Nothing smart about staging UFC fights or NFL draft...

Dana White must be a smart guy. He did, after all, build UFC from almost nothing into the entertainment and sports juggernaut it is today.Roger Goodell is pretty smart himself. He's been......

 2020-04-02 06:19 

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Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Thursday after a White House warning that as many as 240,000 Americans might die of the coronavirus sent Wall Street tumbling and signs of the outbreak's......

 2020-04-02 06:12 

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WVa middle school making masks for health care industry...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia middle school has joined the legion of homemakers, businesses and other places to produce masks for the health care industry.Andrew Jackson Middle......

 2020-04-02 06:10 

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The Latest: Australia to offer child care during pandemic...

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can......

 2020-04-02 06:05 

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University of Tennessee moving summer classes online...

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee says summer session classes at all campuses will be delivered online in response to the new coronavirus outbreak.The university system and......

 2020-04-02 06:04 

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New York virus toll doubles in 72 hours as hot spots spread...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900, while the global number of people......

 2020-04-02 06:01 

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Japan's SoftBank ends WeWork tender, remains behind bailout...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. called off its offering of up to $3 billion worth of shares in office-space rental venture WeWork, though it remains committed to its......

 2020-04-02 05:50 

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Sentencing postponed indefinitely in pain cream fraud scheme...

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Four people awaiting sentencing in a health care fraud scheme have had their hearings postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus.Dr. Shahjahan Sultan of......

 2020-04-02 05:49 

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Chinese smartphone health code rules post-virus life...

WUHAN, China (AP) — Since the coronavirus outbreak, life in China is ruled by a green symbol on a smartphone screen.Green is the "health code" that says a user is symptom-free and it's......

 2020-04-02 05:27 

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AP source: Cowboys sign DE Aldon Smith, suspended since 2015...

The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is uncertain.A person with direct knowledge......

 2020-04-02 05:08 

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Residents snitch on businesses, neighbors amid shutdowns...

OAK PARK, Illinois (AP) — One Tulsa bar owner said more than a dozen motorcyclists showed up unannounced, but he served them a round of shots anyway to celebrate a birthday. Another live-streamed......

 2020-04-02 05:06 

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Double strike: Tornado, virus push Tennesseans to the limit...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Jose Cojom's house collapsed around his family in a tornado that struck after midnight, he knew his life was going to get much harder. But that was just the beginning.......

 2020-04-02 05:04 

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Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it out...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It was late when engineer Joe Tavi's boss called with an odd question: Could their company, which makes fuel cells, learn how to fix a ventilator?California had a......

 2020-04-02 05:02 

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Israel's health minister has virus, top officials to isolate...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The new coronavirus is forcing more top Israeli officials into isolation after the country's health minister, who has had frequent contact with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,......

 2020-04-02 04:28 

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Nursing home infections, deaths surge amid lockdown measures...

Nursing homes across the country have been in lockdown for weeks under federal orders to protect their frail, elderly residents from coronavirus, but a wave of deadly outbreaks nearly every day......

 2020-04-02 04:06 

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Trump's contradictory views on China shift as crisis grows...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has held an unequivocal position about China and the coronavirus — several of them.Trump initially praised China, then excoriated Beijing after it......

 2020-04-02 04:05 

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Infrastructure often embraced by both parties, to no avail...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wants to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure projects to create jobs and help the collapsing economy rebuild from the coronavirus' stunning blows. House......

 2020-04-02 04:04 

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Report: US hostage families seek better government support...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of Americans who are wrongfully imprisoned abroad or held hostage by militant groups say in a report issued Thursday that the U.S. government still must do better in......

 2020-04-02 03:07 

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NFLPA describes change in CBA language as not "substantive"...

The NFL players' union says changes made to the labor agreement players narrowly approved last month "reflects no substantive difference whatsoever," a claim the lawyers for free-agent safety Eric......

 2020-04-02 01:51 

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Law firm criticized by USSF asks to withdraw from lawsuit...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seyfarth Shaw, the law firm whose arguments critical of American women's players led to the resignation of U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro, has asked to......

 2020-04-02 01:50 

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New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis dead at 85...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died. He was 85.New......

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