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 2021-06-24 12:28 

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Lilly to seek FDA approval for potential Alzheimer's drug...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly said Thursday that it will submit its potential Alzheimer's treatment to federal regulators later this year. The announcement comes a few weeks after the Food and Drug......

 2021-06-24 11:56 

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Well-drilled Sweden proving to be no pushover at Euro 2020...

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — With a few minutes remaining in Sweden's chaotic European Championship match against Poland, Janne Andersson decided to have some fun in the technical area.Sweden's us......

 2021-06-24 11:54 

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US, Germany confront rising antisemitism, Holocaust denial...

BERLIN (AP) — The United States and Germany launched a new initiative Thursday to stem an alarming rise in antisemitism and Holocaust denial around the world. The two governments announced the star......

 2021-06-24 11:31 

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EU slaps economic sanctions on Belarus over rights breaches...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union slapped economic sanctions on Belarus Thursday in response to what the EU called the "escalation of serious human rights violations" including the detention of jo......

 2021-06-24 11:22 

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Ethiopia confirms Tigray airstrike, says fighters targeted...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's military on Thursday confirmed it was responsible for a deadly airstrike on a busy marketplace in the country's Tigray region that locals say killed dozens o......

 2021-06-24 11:14 

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Peshawar Zalmi's Ali and Asif suspended before PSL final...

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Peshawar Zalmi batsman Haider Ali and fast bowler Umaid Asif will miss the Pakistan Super League final against the Multan Sultans on Thursday after they were ......

 2021-06-24 11:09 

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Bank of England keeps UK rates at record low of 0.1%...

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate at the record low of 0.1%.In a prepared statement Thursday accompanying its decision, the bank's rate-setting Monetary Policy Commi......

 2021-06-24 10:43 

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Lawyer says death of McAfee surprised the US mogul's family...

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say that a judge has ordered an autopsy on the remains of John McAfee, the gun-loving antivirus pioneer, cryptocurrency promoter and occasional politician who die......

 2021-06-24 10:33 

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British FM ends 3-nation Southeast Asia trip in Singapore...

BANGKOK (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab met with business leaders and officials in Singapore on Thursday as he wrapped up a three-nation trip to Southeast Asia aimed at strengthening ......

 2021-06-24 10:27 

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The Latest: Infections, deaths continue to soar in Russia...

MOSCOW — Coronavirus infections continue to soar in Russia, with the authorities reporting 20,182 new cases on Thursday and 568 further deaths. Both tallies are the highest since late January.A sur......

 2021-06-24 10:22 

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As pandemic restrictions wane, hopes rise for Europe travel...

SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — When Sierra Schade booked a trip to from Atlanta to Greece, she hoped more European countries would follow Greece's lead and open to U.S. travelers. She's now been able to add......

 2021-06-24 10:16 

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Strikers search for goals, wing backs shine at Euro 2020...

LONDON (AP) — Kylian Mbapp scored the most goals in France last season, and Harry Kane did likewise in the Premier League.It's not just the fact that neither Paris Saint-Germain nor Tottenham won ......

 2021-06-24 10:15 

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Investigation alleges doping corruption in weightlifting...

GENEVA (AP) — A culture of alleged corruption among international weightlifting officials was detailed Thursday in an investigative report of covered-up doping cases.Three of the sport's longtime l......

 2021-06-24 10:13 

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Valerie Biden Owens, the president's sister, has a book deal...

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden's sister, confidante and longtime political strategist, Valerie Biden Owens, has a book deal. Celadon Books told The Associated Press on Thursday that Owens' "Gr......

 2021-06-24 10:08 

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German business sentiment rises as pandemic ebbs...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's businesses are more optimistic than they've been in almost three years, according to a closely watched survey by Munich's Ifo institute released Thursday.Sentiment among Ger......

 2021-06-24 10:03 

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Turkish, US officials discuss Afghan airport security plans...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish and U.S. military officials met in Turkey's capital on Thursday to discuss plans for Turkish troops to continue securing Kabul's airport after the withdrawal of the U.......

 2021-06-24 09:53 

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Russia says it may fire to hit intruding warships...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will be ready to fire to hit to protect its borders, a senior diplomat warned Thursday in the wake of a Black Sea incident in which a British destroyer sailed near Crimea in an......

 2021-06-24 09:47 

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Busquets proves key as Spain gets back on track at Euro 2020...

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — After helping Spain avoid elimination at the European Championship, Sergio Busquets had to pause for a moment while talking about his time away from the squad because of the c......

 2021-06-24 09:45 

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UK urged to deliver on policies to deal with climate change...

LONDON (AP) — The British government is being urged by its own climate advisers to deliver on its promises to deal with climate change or risk undermining a key environmental summit that it is host......

 2021-06-24 09:44 

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EU leaders defend LGBT rights amid concern over Hungary law...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Several European Union leaders insisted Thursday that discrimination must not be tolerated in the 27-nation bloc, setting the scene for a heated summit over new legislation in Hunga......

 2021-06-24 09:38 

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Thai pro-democracy activists march against government...

BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Thailand's capital on Thursday, marking the anniversary of the overthrow of the country's absolute monarchy by renewing their demands ......

 2021-06-24 09:23 

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Danish officials: Delta variant reported during Euro 2020...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish health officials have urged soccer fans who attended the European Championship game between Denmark and Belgium on June 17 to be checked for the coronavirus after ......

 2021-06-24 08:37 

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German vaccine center flooded, 5 injured by heavy hail...

BERLIN (AP) — Officials say a vaccination center was flooded and five people were injured by hail during heavy storms in southwestern Germany overnight.All appointments for Thursday at the vaccinat......

 2021-06-24 08:37 

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Miami building collapse causes massive emergency response...

MIAMI (AP) — A partial building collapse in Miami caused a massive response early Thursday from Miami Dade Fire Rescue, according to a tweet from the department's account. "Over 80 MDFR units inclu......

 2021-06-24 08:29 

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The Latest: Day off from matches at Euro 2020...

The Latest on soccer's European Championship:___The first round of the European Championship is over and the first off day of the tournament has arrived....

 2021-06-24 08:17 

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Gibraltar votes on whether to ease its strict abortion law...

GIBRALTAR (AP) — Gibraltar was holding a referendum Thursday on whether to introduce exceptions to the British territory's ban on abortion.Abortion is illegal in Gibraltar, unless it is needed to s......

 2021-06-24 08:05 

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Jewish Museum in Berlin opens kids' museum about Noah's Ark...

BERLIN (AP) — Torrential rain pours down, waves break and big puddles splash as visitors enter the new children's museum at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. No surprise there, because the exhibit is de......

 2021-06-24 08:02 

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Merkel: Europe 'on thin ice' amid delta virus variant rise...

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Europe is "on thin ice" in its battle against the coronavirus, as the highly contagious delta variant threatens to undo progress mad......

 2021-06-24 08:00 

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Ex-West Virginia cabinet secretary named hospital chief...

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A former cabinet secretary in West Virginia has been named president and CEO of Princeton Community Hospital.Karen Bowling currently serves as West Virginia University Healt......

 2021-06-24 08:00 

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Tennessee doctor pleads guilty in opioid overdose death...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee doctor has pleaded guilty to causing the overdose death of a patient by illegally prescribing the painkiller hydrocodone, federal prosecutors said.Thomas K. Ballar......

 2021-06-24 08:00 

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Auditor reviews how Kentucky spent virus-relief funds...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky spent $1.4 billion of its share of federal pandemic aid passed in early 2020 and had $150 million left unspent through March of this year, the state auditor's office ......

 2021-06-24 08:00 

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2 private WVa schools will require student vaccination...

CHARLETON, W.Va. (AP) — At least a couple of private West Virginia schools are requiring students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this fall.The University of Charleston and Bethany College both s......

 2021-06-24 07:57 

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2021 Tour de France preview: Pogacar vs Roglic rematch...

Not so long ago, Tadej Pogacar was a just a promising outsider still learning the ropes of cycling's biggest race.His rise to become the second-youngest winner of the Tour de France in September la......

 2021-06-24 06:59 

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In pandemic, drug overdose deaths soar among Black Americans...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — She screamed and cried, banged on the dashboard, begging her husband to drive faster, faster, faster toward her brother lying face-down on his bedroom floor. Craig Elazer had strug......

 2021-06-24 06:38 

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Critic of Palestinian Authority dies during arrest...

JERUSALEM (AP) — An outspoken critic of the Palestinian Authority who had intended to run in parliamentary elections before they were cancelled earlier this year died during his arrest by PA forces......

 2021-06-24 06:37 

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Wednesday Sports in Brief...

COLLEGE ATHLETICSNCAA President Mark Emmert said the association is working on interim rules that will permit college athletes to earn money off their fame and celebrity by July and act as a bridge......

 2021-06-24 06:36 

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Russia in showdown with UN and West over aid to Syria...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia previewed a showdown with the United Nations, United States and Western nations Wednesday over the delivery of humanitarian aid to rebel-held northwest Syria from Turke......

 2021-06-24 06:31 

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NFL highlights minority candidates at QB Coaching Summit...

Troy Vincent wrapped up the NFL's three-day General Manager Forum and Quarterback Coaching Summit with a passionate plea to anyone who still thinks there aren't worthy Black candidates for head coa......

 2021-06-24 06:27 

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Turkey welcomes back tourists, hopes to recoup losses...

ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — At the Ananas Hotel on Turkey's Mediterranean coast, the rooms were cleaned, the pool filled and the sun loungers distanced, as staff prepared to welcome back Russian tourist......

 2021-06-24 06:03 

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Padres beat Dodgers 5-3 for 1st sweep of rivals in 8 seasons...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trent Grisham drew a go-ahead, bases-loaded walk with one out in the eighth and the San Diego Padres, who hit three solo homers off Trevor Bauer, beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 W......

 2021-06-24 05:54 

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'Scary' Sydney virus cluster blamed on delta variant grows...

SYDNEY (AP) — Sydney was going through one the "scariest" times of the pandemic as a cluster of the highly contagious delta variant infects more people, an Australian state leader said on Thursday.......

 2021-06-24 05:50 

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Electric buses get a boost in southern Maine transit system...

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) — A transit system in southern Maine has received more than $1.2 million from the federal government to purchase chargers for electric buses.Republican Sen. Susan Coll......

 2021-06-24 05:46 

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Indonesian cleric gets 4 years for concealing COVID-19 test...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An influential firebrand cleric was sentenced to another four years in prison on Thursday for concealing information about his coronavirus test result.The three-judge pane......

 2021-06-24 05:37 

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Expert: Transgender Olympic athlete could polarize opinion...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A U.S. expert on transgender rights and politics says the participation of New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard at the Tokyo Olympics might inspire other trans ath......

 2021-06-24 05:17 

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Asian shares mixed after listless session on Wall Street...

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after a listless day of trading on Wall Street as the recent bout of nerves over Federal Reserve policy fades. Benchmarks fell in Tokyo, Sydney ......

 2021-06-24 05:07 

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Western drought brings another woe: voracious grasshoppers...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A punishing drought in the U.S. West is drying up waterways, sparking wildfires and leaving farmers scrambling for water. Next up: a plague of voracious grasshoppers.Federal ......

 2021-06-24 05:06 

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lvarez breaks late tie, Galaxy beat Whitecaps 2-1...

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Efran lvarez scored in stoppage time to give the LA Galaxy a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday night.Alvarez connected in the 93rd minute, scoring his secon......

 2021-06-24 04:50 

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Vela scores first goal of season, LAFC beats FC Dallas 2-0...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his first goal of the season and added an assist to help Los Angeles FC beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Wednesday night.Vela opened the scoring for LAFC (3-3-3) in the f......

 2021-06-24 04:42 

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Senators to pitch bipartisan infrastructure plan to Biden...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan gang of senators is seeking President Joe Biden's support for a $953 billion infrastructure plan, raising hopes for a breakthrough agreement after arduous negotiation......

 2021-06-24 04:31 

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What should I know about the delta variant?...

What should I know about the delta variant?It's a version of the coronavirus that has been found in more than 80 countries since it was first detected in India. It got its name from the World Healt......

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