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 2021-10-16 07:01 

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Game day future: 3D replays, gambling, no parking lots...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As the world stood still for extended stretches during the first 18 months of the coronavirus pandemic, so did the stadiums, arenas and ballparks where screams and cheers (and boos) from thousands of sports spectators once echoed.....

 2021-10-16 00:27 

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California judge tentatively rejects cutting inmate crowding...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California judge tentatively ruled Friday that state prison officials acted with deliberate indifference when they caused a deadly coronavirus outbreak at one of the world's most famous prisons last year. But...

 2021-10-15 19:11 

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The Latest: Nebraska won't pursue docs over off-label drugs...

OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska's attorney general said Friday that he won't seek disciplinary action against doctors who prescribe controversial, off-label drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus infections as long as they get informed consent from p...

 2021-10-15 17:41 

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Bahrain GP kicks off 23-race F1 season in 2022; Canada back...

PARIS (AP) — Next year's Formula One season will feature 23 races and open in Bahrain rather than its traditional start in Australia, with Singapore and Canada returning after two straight cancellations amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-15 17:38 

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Protests greet debut of Italy's workplace COVID pass rule...

ROME (AP) — Protests erupted in Italy on Friday as one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus measures in Europe went into effect, requiring all workers, from magistrates to maids, to show a health pass to get into their place of......

 2021-10-15 17:08 

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Right on Cue: NBA finds high-tech option for virus testing...

If so inclined, an NBA player could now test himself for the coronavirus and get results on his phone in no more than 20 minutes....

 2021-10-15 15:06 

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The Latest: Pfizer seeks European OK for child vaccines...

BERLIN — The pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech say they have requested that their coronavirus vaccine be licensed for children aged 5 to 11 across the European Union. If authorized, it would be the first opportunity for younger children i...

 2021-10-15 06:29 

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India reopens for foreign tourists as virus infections ebb...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reopened to fully vaccinated foreign tourists traveling on chartered flights on Friday in the latest easing of its coronavirus restrictions as infection numbers decline....

 2021-10-14 20:56 

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FDA panel endorses lower-dose Moderna COVID shot for booster...

U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should get a half-dose booster to rev up protection against the coronavirus....

 2021-10-14 16:28 

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The Latest: Britain has 45,000 daily cases, many among kids...

LONDON Britain recorded more than 45,000 daily coronavirus cases on Thursday, with infections particularly prevalent among children....

 2021-10-14 03:58 

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The Latest: Vaccine mandate for Calif. prison guards blocked...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California judge has partially blocked an order taking effect this week that requires state prison employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus....

 2021-10-14 02:31 

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The Latest: South Korea has 100th day of 1,000-plus cases...

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus infections for the 100th consecutive day as a delta-driven outbreak continues to spread in the greater capital area....

 2021-10-13 15:09 

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Neo-fascists exploit 'no-vax' rage, posing dilemma for Italy...

ROME (AP) — An extreme-right party's violent exploitation of anger over Italy's coronavirus restrictions is forcing authorities to wrestle with the country's fascist legacy and fueling fears there could be a replay of last week's mob...

 2021-10-13 06:31 

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The AP Interview: James Shaw wants climate talks to deliver...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has shown that humans are very good at responding to an immediate crisis, says New Zealand's Climate Change Minister James Shaw. But when it comes to dealing with a slower-moving threat lik...

 2021-10-13 04:38 

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China exports up 28% in September; surplus with US at $42B...

BEIJING (AP) — China's import and export growth slowed in September amid shipping bottlenecks and other disruptions combined with coronavirus outbreaks, according to customs data reported Wednesday....

 2021-10-13 04:09 

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US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus....

 2021-10-13 02:56 

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US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus....

 2021-10-13 00:15 

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The Latest: Biden vaccine order moves closer to enforcement...

WASHINGTON — The Biden's administration's mandate that employers with 100 or more workers require coronavirus vaccinations or institute weekly virus testing has moved one step closer to enforcement....

 2021-10-12 16:47 

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Kaiser Permanente faces strike votes in California, Oregon...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 24,000 nurses and other health care workers at Kaiser Permanente in California and Oregon have overwhelmingly authorized a strike, threatening to walk out over pay and working conditions strained by the coronavirus pande...

 2021-10-12 12:26 

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The Latest: Russia registers another record in daily deaths...

MOSCOW — Russia has registered another record number of daily coronavirus deaths as it faces a rapid surge of contagion amid low vaccination rates....

 2021-10-12 01:25 

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California coronavirus death count tops 70,000 as cases fall...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's coronavirus death toll reached another once-unfathomable milestone — 70,000 people — on Monday as the state emerges from the latest infection surge with the lowest rate of new cases among all st...

 2021-10-11 20:11 

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Full-Time Stock and Option Trader Launches Successful Market Education Service...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, people worldwide have turned to easy-to-use stock-trading apps to try to make a little extra money and explore new income streams. The hard truth is, it isn't......

 2021-10-11 05:46 

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New Zealand's doctors and teachers must soon be vaccinated...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Most of New Zealand's health care workers and teachers will soon be legally required to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, the government announced Monday....

 2021-10-11 03:59 

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Asian shares mostly higher despite lingering energy worries...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Monday despite persisting worries about the region's energy crunch and coronavirus infections....

 2021-10-10 16:24 

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Seifu Tura Abdiwak wins 2021 Chicago Marathon...

CHICAGO (AP) — Seifu Tura Abdiwak of Ethiopia and Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya won Sunday in the return of the Chicago Marathon, which was scrapped last year amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-09 19:02 

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The Latest: Alabama Gov. Ivey extends help for hospitals...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has extended through the end of the October a COVID-19 state of emergency that relaxes some health care regulations to help hospitals with coronavirus patients....

 2021-10-09 15:28 

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The Latest: Cruise ships return to San Francisco on Monday...

SAN FRANCISCO — Cruise ships are returning to San Francisco after a 19-month hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-09 15:17 

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Nevada among last states to add rapid tests to virus tally...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada this week became one of the last states to publicly report rapid antigen tests as part of its coronavirus tallies — a move that experts said could provide a fuller picture of the pandemic......

 2021-10-09 06:36 

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EXPLAINER: Why do Iraq's elections matter to the world?...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's elections on Sunday come with enormous challenges: Iraq's economy has been battered by years of conflict, endemic corruption and more recently, the coronavirus pandemic. State institutions are failing, the country's...

 2021-10-08 23:16 

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Irving could join Nets at practice after ruling from city...

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving could join the Brooklyn Nets at practice this weekend after a ruling that their practice facility doesn't fall under a New York coronavirus vaccination mandate....

 2021-10-08 22:24 

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California extends cocktails-to-go and outdoor dining rules...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California moved Friday to extend the sale of cocktails-to-go and keep alcohol service for outdoor dining at parklets as officials try to help restaurants recover from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-08 19:27 

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The Latest: Pennsylvania virus cases rise among vaccinated...

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The proportion of coronavirus infections and hospitalizations among vaccinated Pennsylvania residents has risen sharply in the past month, although the shot remains broadly protective....

 2021-10-08 19:22 

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LSU ends vaccination, testing requirements for Tiger Stadium...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Citing the state's sharp declines in COVID-19 infection rates and hospitalizations, Louisiana State University announced Friday it will no longer require proof of coronavirus vaccinations or negative tests to enter Tiger ...

 2021-10-08 15:21 

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The Latest: Nevada lowers virus case rates with FEMA teams...

LAS VEGAS -- Nevada's governor says a decrease in coronavirus case rates and an increase in vaccinations is partly due to a nearly two-month deployment of federal emergency management "surge teams" in areas of Las Vegas....

 2021-10-08 06:06 

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Kishida vows to lead with 'trust and empathy' to fix Japan...

TOKYO (AP) — In his first policy speech Friday, Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida promised to strengthen pandemic management and health care in case of another coronavirus resurgence, and turn around the battered economy while bolstering ...

 2021-10-07 20:28 

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Marines: Pandemic contributed to tragedy of troops' drowning...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic that curtailed trainings in 2020 contributed to nine service members drowning off San Diego's coast, according to a new military investigation into one of the Marine Corps' deadliest training acciden...

 2021-10-07 14:26 

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Queen Elizabeth launches baton relay for Commonwealth Games...

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II held her first major engagement at Buckingham Palace since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic a year and a half ago, as she presided Thursday over the launch of the baton relay for next......

 2021-10-06 20:07 

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Kaiser Permanente suspends 2,200 unvaccinated employees...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Health care giant Kaiser Permanente has put more than 2,200 employees nationwide on unpaid leave who have chosen not to get vaccinated against the coronavirus....

 2021-10-06 18:06 

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The Latest: Canada domestic air travelers will need shots...

TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says all domestic air travelers over age 12 will need to provide proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test starting Oct. 30....

 2021-10-06 16:04 

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The Latest: US to increase at-home coronavirus rapid tests...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is on pace to have about 200 million at-home COVID-19 rapid tests available per month beginning in December, about four times more than earlier this year....

 2021-10-06 13:19 

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The Latest: Russia virus deaths pass 900 daily for 1st time...

MOSCOW — Russia's daily coronavirus death toll has surpassed 900 for the first time in the pandemic....

 2021-10-06 10:48 

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Coronavirus deaths in Russia surpass 900 a day for 1st time...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's daily coronavirus death toll surpassed 900 on Wednesday for the first time in the pandemic, a record that comes amid the country's low vaccination rate and the government's reluctance to impose tough restrictions t...

 2021-10-05 14:08 

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Virus deaths in Russia hit record for third time this month...

MOSCOW (AP) — Coronavirus deaths in Russia hit a record for the third time this month on Tuesday, and daily new infections once again exceeded 25,000 — a surge that comes as vaccination rates in the country remain stagnantly low......

 2021-10-04 14:04 

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Japan new PM to seek fresh mandate to handle virus, economy...

TOKYO (AP) — Newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Monday he will dissolve the lower house next week in preparation for Oct. 31 elections as he seeks a fresh mandate to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, the sagging......

 2021-10-04 06:49 

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New Zealand admits it can no longer get rid of coronavirus...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government acknowledged Monday what most other countries did long ago: It can no longer completely get rid of the coronavirus....

 2021-10-04 04:20 

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What's old is new again: Justices back at court for new term...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is beginning a momentous new term with a return to familiar surroundings, the mahogany and marble courtroom that the justices abandoned more than 18 months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-03 16:20 

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Lemma wins London Marathon, off podium as COVID precaution...

LONDON (AP) — Sisay Lemma won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday but was kept off the podium due to coronavirus protocols....

 2021-10-03 08:17 

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Sabalenka positive for virus, out of BNP Paribas Open...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Second-ranked Aryna Sabalenka says she has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss the upcoming BNP Paribas Open....

 2021-10-03 07:56 

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Dubai's Expo 2020 reveals 3 worker deaths from COVID-19...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's Expo 2020 acknowledged for the first time on Sunday that three workers had died from the coronavirus over the course of building the world's fair during the pandemic, as the prestigious event draws....

 2021-10-02 18:30 

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Russians flock to antibody tests; West notes tool's limit...

MOSCOW (AP) — When Russians talk about the coronavirus over dinner or in hair salons, the conversation often turns to "antitela," the Russian word for antibodies — the proteins produced by the body to fight infection....

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