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 2021-03-01 05:37 

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Fonda says Hollywood needs more diversity after Globes honor...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Just like in her career, Jane Fonda used the Golden Globes' platform to speak on deeper issues calling for greater diversity in Hollywood while praising the "community of storytellers" as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Aw...

 2021-03-01 05:24 

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US Soccer council member removed after controversial speech...

CHICAGO (AP) - The U.S. Soccer Federation's athletes council removed one its members Sunday, a day after he made a speech at the federation's annual general meeting against removing an anti-kneeling policy. Seth Jahn, a 38-year-old from Florida wh...

 2021-03-01 05:18 

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Report: US wasted billions on cars, buildings in Afghanistan...

ISLAMABAD (AP) - The United States wasted billions of dollars in war-torn Afghanistan on buildings and vehicles that were either abandoned or destroyed, according to a report released Monday by a U.S. government watchdog. The agency said it reviewed $7.8 ...

 2021-03-01 05:13 

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Pro-democracy activists brought to court in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong police on Monday brought 47 pro-democracy activists to court on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the national security law imposed on the city by Beijing last year. The cases represent the largest mass charge aga...

 2021-03-01 05:10 

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Trump calls for GOP unity, repeats lies about election loss...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Taking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Donald Trump called for GOP unity, even as he exacerbated intraparty divisions by attacking fellow Republicans and promoting lies about the election in a speec...

 2021-03-01 05:01 

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Nonprofit helps veterans with PTSD by repairing helicopters...

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Sitting on the tarmac of a small hangar near the Columbia Metropolitan Airport is a row of faded green military helicopters that at first glance appear to have been left for scrap. There are three Bell AH-1 Cobra attack helicopt...

 2021-03-01 05:01 

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Shanti: Food history and building a staff-first restaurant...

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Ashleigh Shanti says she is not tired. Even though the former Benne on Eagle chef is working on a new cookbook, a new restaurant concept and has charitable events lined up, she's trying to reframe for herself what productivity m...

 2021-03-01 05:00 

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Today in History...

Today in History Today is Monday, March 1, the 60th day of 2021. There are 305 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 1, 1954, four Puerto Rican nationalists opened fire from the spectators' gallery of the U.S. House of Repr...

 2021-03-01 04:27 

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Suspects arrested in Yuma shooting that left 1 dead, 1 hurt...

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a shooting in Yuma that left one man dead and a woman seriously injured, according to police. They said officers responded to the scene just after midnight Saturday and found the two sh...

 2021-03-01 04:25 

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Asia Today: India expands its vaccination drive...

NEW DELHI (AP) - India has expanded its COVID-19 vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions that put them at risk. Those now eligible to be vaccinated include people ol...

 2021-03-01 04:24 

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AP PHOTOS: 1 month in Myanmar under military control...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - The hopes of building a robust democracy in Myanmar were shattered when the powerful military toppled the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy party in a coup Feb. 1. In the month since, the m...

 2021-03-01 04:20 

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Chlo Zhao is 2nd woman to win best director prize at Globes...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chlo Zhao became the second woman to win best director at the Golden Globes and the first female winner of Asian descent on a night in which her film "Nomadland" was crowned the top drama film. Zhao, who was among three women no...

 2021-03-01 04:14 

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Report on ethics probe of GOP senator will be released...

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Senate is expected to release a report commissioned by its Ethics Committee into allegations of workplace harassment against freshman Republican Sen. Wendy Rogers on Monday. Committee attorney Chris Kleminich announced at the co...

 2021-03-01 04:11 

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India giving COVID-19 vaccines to more people as cases rise...

NEW DELHI (AP) - India is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions that put them at risk. Among the first to be inoculated on Monday was Prime ...

 2021-03-01 04:11 

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China manufacturing weakens for third month in February...

BEIJING (AP) - China's manufacturing recovery weakened for a third month in February as exports and new orders declined, according to two surveys released Monday. A monthly purchasing managers' index issued by a prominent business magazine, Caixin...

 2021-03-01 04:01 

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"Nomadland" wins best drama film and "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" wins best comedy or musical at Gol...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Nomadland" wins best drama film and "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" wins best comedy or musical at Golden Globes....

 2021-03-01 03:42 

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Asian shares rise on hopes for US stimulus package...

TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares rose Monday on hopes for President Joe Biden's stimulus package and bargain-hunting after sell offs last week. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 surged 2.2% in morning trading to 29,587.82. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 jumped 1...

 2021-03-01 03:04 

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Joe Biden weighs in on Amazon union vote...

President Biden urged workers in Alabama and across the country to make their "voice heard" as Amazon employees at an Alabama facility decide whether to unionize. "Today and over the next few days and weeks workers in Alabama and all across Am...

 2021-03-01 02:42 

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Katrina Pierson to run for congress in Texas: Report...

A longtime strategist for former President Donald Trump will reportedly run for a Texas congressional seat. The Hill reported Sunday night, citing "five sources with knowledge of her planning," that Katrina Pierson will file paperwork in the comin...

 2021-03-01 02:34 

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Australian state bans plastic drinking straws and stirrers...

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) - An Australian state on Monday became the first in the country to ban some single-used plastic items including drinking straws, stir sticks and cutlery. The new law bans the sale, supply and distribution of a range of single-use ...

 2021-03-01 02:28 

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Philippines launches virus vaccinations amid supply problems...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippines launched a vaccination campaign Monday to contain one of Southeast Asia's worst coronavirus outbreaks but faces supply problems and public resistance, which it hopes to ease by inoculating top officials. Cabi...

 2021-03-01 02:26 

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Philippines opens vaccination campaign to contain one of Southeast Asia's worst virus outbreaks but...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippines opens vaccination campaign to contain one of Southeast Asia's worst virus outbreaks but faces supply trouble....

 2021-03-01 02:04 

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Plan would fund over $500K to rear 6 California condors...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal wildlife authorities will take an unprecedented step in helping a wind energy company breed endangered California condors to replace the ones that have been killed by wind turbines. The energy company Avangrid's proposed mit...

 2021-03-01 01:50 

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Prince Harry: Split from royal life 'unbelievably tough'...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prince Harry says the process of separating from royal life has been very difficult for him and his wife, Meghan. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Harry invoked the memory of his late mother, Princess Diana, who had to find her way a...

 2021-03-01 01:39 

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Suga's PR chief resigns after meal tied to Japan broadcaster...

TOKYO (AP) - The public relations chief for Japan's prime minister has resigned after she acknowledged she had a 70,000 yen ($700) dinner paid for by a broadcaster. Makiko Yamada had been grilled recently by opposition lawmakers in Parliament about th...

 2021-03-01 01:30 

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O'Hara, Boyega and Kaluuya win early Golden Globes on Sunday...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Early winners at the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards. Best supporting actor, motion picture: Daniel Kaluuya, "Judas and the Black Messiah" Best supporting actor, television: John Boyega, "Small Axe" Best actress, televis...

 2021-03-01 01:29 

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Officials: 1 dead in Florida single-engine plane crash...

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - One person died when a single-engine plane crashed into the brush near a South Florida airport on Sunday, according to authorities. The Luscombe 8A went down toward the end of a runway at Tailwinds Airport near Jupiter, according to t...

 2021-03-01 01:27 

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Biden catch-and-release strategy threatens communities by ignoring coronavirus precautions...

Hundreds of illegal immigrants were nabbed at the border and then almost immediately released into Texas' Val Verde County last week — in some cases dropped off along a roadside — with no coronavirus testing or quarantine restrictions, and...

 2021-03-01 01:24 

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The glam was back at the Golden Globes, albeit at a distance...

NEW YORK (AP) - Glam was back for the Golden Globes virtual, bicoastal awards night Sunday as nominees Zoomed in from around the world and, for Leslie Odom Jr., from his front porch in Los Angeles not far from the action in Beverly Hills. And they were re...

 2021-03-01 00:58 

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UCLA student invaded Capitol as Groyper member, FBI affidavit states...

Justice Department court filings have singled out fringe-right militias and the Proud Boys for instigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. On Friday the department highlighted a third group: the "Groypers" — a young following of "al...

 2021-03-01 00:28 

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Sutherland overtakes Weir to win Champions title in Tucson...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Kevin Sutherland chipped in for the only birdie of the final round on No. 16 and had a tap-in for another on the next hole, shooting a 4-under 69 to overtake Mike Weir in the Colorguard Classic on Sunday. Sutherland trailed by two to ...

 2021-03-01 00:25 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to his core election falsehoods...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump clung to his core election falsehoods in his first post-presidential speech, wrongly blamed wind power for the catastrophic power failures in Texas and revived a variety of the baseless claims that saturated his time in offi...

 2021-03-01 00:21 

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George Gascon recall effort launched by crime-victim families...

A group of crime-victim families in Los Angeles has launched a recall effort against newly installed District Attorney George Gascn. The families who gathered on the courthouse steps Saturday insist Mr. Gascn has failed to pursue violent felons or gone li...

 2021-03-01 00:13 

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Gov. Inslee signs relief bill waiving liquor license fees...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a bill that waives certain annual liquor license fees for restaurants, breweries, wineries and other venues hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Inslee tweeted that he signed the bill o...

 2021-02-28 23:59 

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Farmworkers get vaccine at central California mobile clinic...

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) - California farmworkers lined up for the coronavirus vaccine at a mobile clinic that organizers hope will be a model for outreach to a community that's been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. About 1,000 workers from se...

 2021-02-28 23:54 

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Snead sets rushing mark, Austin Peay edges Tenn St 27-20...

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Brian Snead set an FCS record for yards in a quarter when he rushed for three long touchdowns to jumpstart Austin Peay to a 27-20 win on Sunday. Snead had touchdown runs of 75, 67 and 44 yards on three carries on the Governors...

 2021-02-28 23:50 

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Khashoggi killing report used to 'recalibrate' U.S-Saudi relations...

The Biden administration's circulation of the U.S. finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the 2018 killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi represents the latest in an ongoing effort to dial back U.S.-Saudi relations from the closeness o...

 2021-02-28 23:31 

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Authorities: Fatal house fire was intentionally set...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A fatal house fire in North Carolina's largest city early Sunday was intentionally set, according to firefighters. The fire began shortly after 1 a.m. in a home along a west Charlotte street near the intersection of Interstates ...

 2021-02-28 23:30 

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Morikawa plays a steady hand to win Workday Championship...

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - The plan was for PGA champion Collin Morikawa to wear a red shirt with his black pants Sunday to show support for Tiger Woods as he recovers from career-threatening leg injuries from a car crash. The clothes shipped to him never arr...

 2021-02-28 23:17 

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Inside the Beltway: So where's the big Biden speech?...

There were some observers who declared that former President Donald Trump 's speech before CPAC on Sunday was actually a State of the Union address. There is some truth to that. His comments covered the state of the union, the state of unity within th...

 2021-02-28 23:10 

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledges 'insensitive' behavior...

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behavior with women had been "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation," and said he would cooperate with a sexual harassment investigation led by the stat...

 2021-02-28 23:04 

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Cuomo acknowledges "insensitive" behavior was seen as "unwanted flirtation," says he will cooperate...

NEW YORK (AP) - Cuomo acknowledges "insensitive"; behavior was seen as "unwanted flirtation," says he will cooperate with investigation....

 2021-02-28 23:01 

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Trump at CPAC revamps MAGA movement to fight Biden agenda...

ORLANDO, Florida — Former President Donald Trump told the annual Conservative Political Action Conference Sunday it has taken the Biden White House a month to transform the nation from "America First to America Last." He slapped down reports...

 2021-02-28 22:43 

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VCU suspends Delta Chi fraternity after Adam Oakes death...

RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond police said on Sunday they're investigating the death of a Virginia Commonwealth University student in off-campus housing this weekend. Adam Oakes, 19, was found unresponsive by officers called to the residence about 9:1...

 2021-02-28 22:38 

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Police investigating death of Virginia Commonwealth student...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Richmond police said on Sunday they're investigating the death of a Virginia Commonwealth University student in off-campus housing this weekend. Adam Oakes, 19, was found unresponsive by officers called to the residence about 9:15...

 2021-02-28 22:25 

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Iowa reports 348 new virus cases, 1 additional death Sunday...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa health officials reported 348 coronavirus cases and one new death linked to COVID-19 on Sunday, but hospitalizations remained at a low level statewide. As of Sunday morning, the state was reporting 336,311 cases of the virus a...

 2021-02-28 22:25 

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California man cited after using mannequin for carpool lane...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California driver who said he had used a mannequin as his passenger for at least a year and a half in order to access carpool lanes has been cited and faces a fine of at least $400. The mannequin - adorned with gray hair, wrinkles, .....

 2021-02-28 22:15 

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Trump at CPAC hints at 2024 White House run...

ORLANDO, Florida — Former President Donald Trump on Sunday hinted at a 2024 run for the White House, prompting cheers from the crowd here at the Conservative Political Action Conference. In his first speech since leaving office, Mr. Trump didn't...

 2021-02-28 22:11 

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Trump tells CPAC that movement is just getting started...

ORLANDO, Florida — Former President Donald Trump said Sunday the MAGA movement he started four years ago is far from over and promised to continue to fight on behalf of his loyal followers. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, M...

 2021-02-28 22:00 

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Analysis: Mississippi leaders try big, quick tax changes...

When then-Gov. William Winter wanted to make substantial changes to Mississippi's education system in the early 1980s, he and his staff spent months building support for their proposals. They traveled the state, held hearings and leveraged the power o...

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