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 2021-02-25 10:39 

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Recent drone attack on Saudi royal palace launched from Iraq...

BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iran-backed militia official in Baghdad and a U.S. official say explosive-laden drones that targeted Saudi Arabia's royal palace in the kingdom's capital last month were launched from inside Iraq. Speaking to the Asso...

 2021-02-25 10:38 

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EU leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are gathering to try to inject new energy into the bloc's lagging coronavirus vaccination effort as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt. At a videoconference summ...

 2021-02-25 10:30 

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GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief package...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are rallying solidly against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. But even as they do, lawmakers are awaiting a decision by the Senate's parliamentarian that could bolster or potentially kill ...

 2021-02-25 10:25 

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The Latest: Variants prompt Finland's return to emergency...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Finland plans to reintroduce a state of emergency that would allow the Nordic country to close restaurants for a three-week period starting March 8 as it fights the variant first discovered in Britain. "I know you're ti...

 2021-02-25 10:20 

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Watchdog says Libya fails to hold war criminals accountable...

CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group accuses Libyan authorities of failing to bring to justice those responsible for committing war crimes. The crimes were committed during the bloody crackdown on anti-government protests that led to the fall of long...

 2021-02-25 10:05 

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For Israel's allies, road to vaccines runs through Jerusalem...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has acknowledged sharing coronavirus vaccines with a number of friendly countries that have given favors to Israel in the past. Wednesday's comments came at a time when Israel faces internationa...

 2021-02-25 09:39 

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China denies subjecting US diplomats to COVID-19 anal tests...

BEIJING (AP) — China has denied subjecting U.S. diplomats to COVID-19 anal tests following reports from Washington that some of its personnel have been forced to undergo the procedure. The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson says China has never a...

 2021-02-25 09:37 

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German charged for passing parliament floor plans to Russia...

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors say a German man has been charged with espionage for allegedly passing information on properties used by the German parliament to Russian military intelligence. They said Thursday the suspect worked for a company that was r...

 2021-02-25 09:15 

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Illegal gold mine in Indonesia collapses, killing 6 workers...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An illegal gold mine in Indonesia's Sulawesi island has collapsed on nearly two dozen people working inside, killing six and leaving another worker missing. Survivors estimated about 22 people were trapped in the rubble...

 2021-02-25 09:08 

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Qantas expects to start international flights in October...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Qantas Airways chief executive Alan Joyce says he doesn't expect his airline will resume international travel except for New Zealand until late October, after the Australian population is vaccinated for COVID-19. The S...

 2021-02-25 08:54 

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Armenian PM faces military's demand to resign, talks of coup...

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's prime minister has spoken of an attempted military coup after facing the military's General Staff demand to step down. The developments come after months of protests sparked by the nation's defeat in the...

 2021-02-25 08:50 

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Global stocks follow Wall Street higher after Fed pledge...

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets have followed Wall Street higher after the Federal Reserve chairman said the U.S. central bank is in no hurry to withdraw support for the economy. London and Frankfurt rose in early trading while Shanghai, Tokyo a...

 2021-02-25 08:46 

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Hunger-striking Ethiopia politicians 'deteriorating' in jail...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Lawyers representing jailed Ethiopian opposition politicians say they are concerned for the lives of their clients, whose hunger strike has gone on for nearly a month and drawn international attention as they protest their trea...

 2021-02-25 08:37 

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Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Members of a group supporting Myanmar's military junta have attacked and injured people protesting against the army's Feb. 1 seizure of power that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. The chaos complicate...

 2021-02-25 08:25 

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German police raid suspected Islamic extremists in Berlin...

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of police officers conducted coordinated raids in Berlin and the surrounding state of Brandenburg as they investigated an organization banned over allegations of Islamic extremism. German authorities told the dpa news agency t...

 2021-02-25 08:22 

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Chicago faces Phoenix, looks for 4th straight win...

Phoenix Suns (20-11, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (15-16, sixth in the Eastern Conference) Chicago; Friday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Chicago comes into a matchup with Phoenix as winners of three straight games. The Bulls have gone 7-...

 2021-02-25 08:10 

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Coyotes host the Avalanche after shootout victory...

Colorado Avalanche (9-6-1, sixth in the West Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (9-7-3, fourth in the West Division) Glendale, Arizona; Friday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Arizona hosts the Colorado Avalanche after the Coyotes defeated Anaheim 4-3 in a shootout. T...

 2021-02-25 08:06 

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Southern exposure: Cold wreaks havoc on aging waterworks...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The snow and ice that crippled some states across the South has melted, but it has exposed the fragility of aging waterworks that experts have been warning about for years. Cities across Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississi...

 2021-02-25 08:03 

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BLM launches Survival Fund amid federal COVID-19 relief wait...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is formally expanding a $3 million financial relief fund that it quietly launched earlier this month to help people struggling to make ends meet during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic...

 2021-02-25 07:27 

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The Latest: Taiwan to ease some restrictions on visitors...

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan will begin slightly easing restrictions on foreign visitors coming to the island beginning Monday. The Central Epidemic Command Center says foreign nationals wishing to come to Taiwan for business can apply for special permis...

 2021-02-25 07:23 

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New US envoy to UN gets red carpet welcome from Russia...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Linda Thomas-Greenfield is taking up her post as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. A senior Russian diplomat says the red carpet will be rolled out and Moscow is ready to work with the Biden administration but it takes two...

 2021-02-25 07:23 

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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A crisis over the supply of medical oxygen for coronavirus patients has struck in Africa and Latin America. Warnings went unheeded there at the start of the pandemic and doctors say shortages of oxygen have led to unnecessary d...

 2021-02-25 06:18 

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Helicopters, firefighters battle 2 forest fires in Japan...

TOKYO (AP) — A forest fire has broken out in a rural area north of Tokyo near another blaze burning for a fourth day. One man suffered burns and was hospitalized, and firefighters have been deployed in Gunma prefecture, about 60 miles northwest of T...

 2021-02-25 06:04 

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The Latest: Alaska governor, state House member have virus...

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska House Speaker Louise Stutes says a member of the Alaska House has tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. She asked members and staff not to enter the Capitol on Thursday unless necessary to allow for contact trac...

 2021-02-25 06:04 

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Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A secretive Israeli nuclear facility at the center of the nation's undeclared atomic weapons program is undergoing what appears to be its biggest construction project in decades. That's according to satelli...

 2021-02-25 06:04 

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Illegal gold mine in Indonesia collapses, killing 3 workers...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An illegal gold mine in Indonesia's Sulawesi island has collapsed on nearly two dozen people working inside, killing three and leaving another five missing. Survivors estimated about 23 people were trapped in the rubble...

 2021-02-25 05:46 

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"Black Lives Matter" on mind of golfer at Cologuard Classic...

It's not uncommon to see Triplett's golf bag stitched with the message:...

 2021-02-25 05:39 

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Pandemic magnifies Arizona teacher shortage...

Tucson's Fran Krackow started her career in a Brooklyn elementary school 48 years ago. In May, she was laid off as a special education high school teacher after her charter school went virtual....

 2021-02-25 05:31 

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N4T Investigators: Impacts of COVID-19 on children, pediatricians seeing unusual illness linked to pandemic...

The number of children who have died from Covid19 in Arizona has more than doubled since the holidays....

 2021-02-25 05:18 

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Family of woman killed by drunk driver speaks out...

A speeding drunk driver met Reina Cota at the intersection of Campbell and Avenue and Bilby Road early Sunday morning....

 2021-02-25 05:05 

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Backlogged cases push California COVID-19 deaths past 50,000...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's coronavirus death toll has topped 50,000 as Los Angeles County updated its count using backlogged records. The nation's most populous county on Wednesday reported 806 deaths that occurred during a fall and win...

 2021-02-25 05:05 

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Coyotes rally from 3 down to beat Ducks 4-3 in shootout...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Conor Garland and Christian Dvorak each scored in a shootout, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from a three-goal deficit for the second straight game to beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-3. Arizona came back from a 3-0 deficit to beat A...

 2021-02-25 05:04 

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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US...

NEW YORK (AP) — February is usually the peak of flu season, but not this year. Health officials say flu cases and hospitalizations have been at their lowest levels in decades. Experts say that measures put in place to fend off COVID-19 are a big fac...

 2021-02-25 05:01 

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Honduras leader warns drug cooperation with US endangered...

TEGUCIGALP, Honduras (AP) — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernndez is warning that antinarcotics cooperation with the United States could "collapse" if U.S. authorities believe "false testimony" accusing him of cooperating with tra...

 2021-02-25 05:01 

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Ad campaign launches to build public trust in COVID-19 shots...

NEW YORK (AP) — A new public service ad campaign aims to convince Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, telling them "It's Up to You." The national campaign announced Thursday by the Ad Council and its partners is focused on thos...

 2021-02-25 04:59 

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UN: India coast guard helping Rohingya adrift in Andaman Sea...

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says the Indian coast guard has found a boat carrying Rohingya refugees adrift in the Andaman Sea and is provided them with food, water and medical care. The agency says the Indian coast guard respond...

 2021-02-25 04:59 

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Wednesday's Scores...

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Basis Charter -Flagstaff 61, Flagstaff Northland Prep 57 Bradshaw Mountain 54, Cactus 42 Chandler 87, Yuma Kofa 50 Chandler Hamilton 55, Basha 45 Cottonwood Mingus 54, Bullhead City Mohave 42 Gilbert Christian 54, Northwest Christian...

 2021-02-25 04:52 

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'The Mighty Ducks' coaxes Emilio Estevez back into acting...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emilio Estevez said "The Mighty Ducks" TV series wooed him out of the director's chair and back into acting, but only because it was a worthy successor to the 1990s movie franchise. Estevez reprises his role as youth h...

 2021-02-25 04:50 

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Malik Monk scores 29 points, Hornets cool off Suns 124-121...

PHOENIX (AP) — Malik Monk scored 29 points, LaMelo Ball added 20 points and eight assists and the Charlotte Hornets cooled off the Phoenix Suns with a 124-121 victory Wednesday night. Phoenix lost for just the second time in 11 games. Suns star Devi...

 2021-02-25 04:14 

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Facebook bans all Myanmar military-linked accounts and ads...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Social media giant Facebook has announced it is banning all accounts linked to Myanmar's military as well as ads from military-controlled companies in the wake of the army's seizure of power on Feb. 1. It said it was t...

 2021-02-25 04:02 

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County effort to block Senate election subpoena gets hearing...

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge is set to hear arguments in a fight between Arizona Senate Republicans and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors over access to ballots and voting machines used in November's election. The GOP-dominated county board is ...

 2021-02-25 04:01 

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'Better Call Saul' to film final season soon in New Mexico...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — "Better Call Saul," the prequel spinoff to the hugely successful series "Breaking Bad," will begin production in New Mexico on its sixth and final season beginning in March. White Turtle Casting officials tol...

 2021-02-25 04:00 

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Social media giant Facebook bans all accounts linked to Myanmar's military along with ads from military-linked firms...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Social media giant Facebook bans all accounts linked to Myanmar's military along with ads from military-linked firms....

 2021-02-25 03:59 

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Tucson man gets 5-year federal prison term in weapons case...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for possessing illegal weapons. Prosecutors say 20-year-old Raymundo Lopez Casillas unlawfully possessed three machine guns, six pipe bombs and a firearm silencer. ...

 2021-02-25 03:49 

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Honduras leader warns drug cooperation with US endangered...

TEGUCIGALP, Honduras (AP) — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernndez is warning that antinarcotics cooperation with the United States could "collapse" if U.S. authorities believe "false testimony" in U.S. courts accusing him of coope...

 2021-02-25 03:46 

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3 adults slain in Arkansas home, abducted baby found safe...

HUNTSVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say three adults were found dead and a baby was abducted from a home in northeast Arkansas, but the child was found hours later, unharmed, and a suspect has been arrested. Arkansas State Police say sheriff's d...

 2021-02-25 03:32 

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Southern Utah beats Northern Arizona 85-80...

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Maizen Fausett and Dre Marin scored 21 points apiece as Southern Utah narrowly defeated Northern Arizona 85-80. John Knight III added 16 points for Southern Utah (16-3, 9-2 Big Sky Conference), which earned its sixth straight...

 2021-02-25 03:30 

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New Zealand's virus success unleashes runaway housing prices...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's success in battling the coronavirus has unleashed an unanticipated problem: skyrocketing house prices. When the pandemic first hit, most experts predicted house prices would fall. Instead, prices have...

 2021-02-25 03:18 

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Casa Alitas needs your help...

Casa Alitas is asking the community to lend a helping hand....

 2021-02-25 02:51 

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UArizona helps Pima County vaccinate those in need...

The doses were originally allocated to UArizona vaccination site....

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