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 2020-07-03 19:56 

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Union: Colorado officer fired in Elijah McClain photo probe...

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver officer has been fired amid an internal investigation into photos showing police near where Elijah McClain was put in a chokehold and later died, a police......

 2020-07-03 19:50 

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Oklahoma reports 526 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma on Friday reported 526 additional cases of the coronavirus and three more deaths.The Oklahoma Department of Health said Friday that the total number of......

 2020-07-03 19:50 

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Bryson DeChambeau tied for early 2nd-round lead in Detroit...

DETROIT (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau chose to compete in the Rocket Mortgage Classic while many of the PGA Tour's top players skipped the tournament.He's aiming to take full advantage of the......

 2020-07-03 19:49 

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Arkansas governor allowing cities to enact mask mandates...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor on Friday allowed cities to enact measures requiring masks in public to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, relenting after opposing such mandates at......

 2020-07-03 19:45 

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11 unreported virus deaths added to Indiana county's total...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eleven additional coronavirus-related deaths dating back to mid-April have been added to the toll for northeastern Indiana's Allen County, state health officials announced......

 2020-07-03 19:40 

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French government ministers investigated over virus crisis...

PARIS (AP) — A special French court ordered an investigation Friday of three current or former government ministers over their handling of the coronavirus crisis.COID-19 patients, doctors,......

 2020-07-03 19:21 

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Reps: Singers Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly file for divorce...

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winning country singer Kacey Musgraves and her musician-husband, Ruston Kelly, have filed for divorce.Representatives for both singers confirmed the news Friday to......

 2020-07-03 19:20 

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Iowa coronavirus cases jump 389; total approaches 350,000...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The number of confirmed positive coronavirus cases identified in Iowa increased by 389 Friday, bringing the state's total known positive cases to nearly 350,000, state......

 2020-07-03 19:05 

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2 men charged in 1993 killing of Bridgeport diner custodian...

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police have arrested two men in connection with the fatal shooting of a 77-year-old restaurant custodian whose killing had gone unsolved for 27......

 2020-07-03 19:00 

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Oklahoma State's Gundy takes pay cut in wake of T-shirt flap...

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy took a $1 million pay cut and had his contract shortened by a year as part of an internal review prompted by sharp criticism from his star......

 2020-07-03 18:59 

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Republican who came out as gay in Utah ousted in primary...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican voted out of office in a primary after coming out as gay in conservative Utah says a backlash during the campaign has him questioning whether his party has a......

 2020-07-03 18:55 

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Discourse over national anthem looms for NBA, other leagues...

Rick Carlisle isn't sure what to expect from players during the national anthem when the NBA season resumes in empty arenas in Florida.The Dallas Mavericks coach does know how he will react......

 2020-07-03 18:51 

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Nigerian man charged with cyber fraud against US companies...

CHICAGO (AP) — A Nigerian national appeared in federal court in Chicago Friday accused of orchestrating an international cyber fraud scheme that federal prosecutors say defrauded U.S. businesses......

 2020-07-03 18:49 

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Family files discrimination lawsuit against Hampton Inn...

WILSON, N.C. (AP) — A Black family has filed a federal lawsuit against the parent company of Hampton Inn and others after the family said a North Carolina clerk called police on them over a......

 2020-07-03 18:39 

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Ethiopia's PM accuses dissidents of taking up arms in unrest...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday said dissidents he recently extended an offer of peace have "taken up arms" in revolt against the government in a week of deadly......

 2020-07-03 18:10 

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Racetrack scrambles to follow capacity limits for opener...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's premier thoroughbred racetrack was scrambling Friday to follow capacity limits set by the state as it prepares for its opening night of racing, officials......

 2020-07-03 18:09 

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Pandemic makes stay-at-home explosions popular this July 4th...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mostly masked shoppers were selecting their own explosives Friday for stay-at-home fireworks shows this holiday weekend after municipal celebrations across South Carolina......

 2020-07-03 18:07 

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Nevada governor's mask mandate prompts push to 'live free'...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A coronavirus mask mandate by the Democratic governor of Nevada is drawing protests and organized opposition from a self-described conservative Republican activist who vows to......

 2020-07-03 17:58 

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Christian Garrison, author, filmmaker, dies in NC at age 78...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Christian Garrison, an author and filmmaker who displayed an unfiltered slice of 1960s Mississippi hill country life in a short film about influential blues guitarist......

 2020-07-03 17:57 

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Canada health official says MLB season exemption not assured...

TORONTO (AP) — A top Canadian government health official says the Toronto Blue Jays aren't guaranteed to get an exemption for the regular season.The Blue Jays got clearance to hold training......

 2020-07-03 17:56 

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Second wave of virus closures wallops California restaurants...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Homayoun Dariyani was training servers and cooks for his soon-to-open gourmet hamburger grill in March when California abruptly shut down dine-in restaurants to slow the spread......

 2020-07-03 17:49 

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Green River mining company to lay off workers...

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) — A company that mines and refines soda ash and related products in in Green River plans to lay off an unspecified number of workers in response to the economic downturn......

 2020-07-03 17:47 

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week...

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press......

 2020-07-03 17:47 

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Willie Nelson's July Fourth picnic is virtual in virus era...

SPICEWOOD, Texas (AP) — Willie Nelson's annual Fourth of July Picnic is going ahead this year, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual.Fans can tune in to......

 2020-07-03 17:33 

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AL MVP Trout still doesn't feel comfortable about this year...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Reigning American League MVP Mike Trout participated in the Los Angeles Angels first workout of summer camp, but said before Friday's practice that he hasn't made a final......

 2020-07-03 17:27 

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Bucks, Lakers look to shed rust or rest for playoffs?...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers have all but guaranteed themselves the top two playoff seeds and face a balancing act when the NBA returns to action.While other......

 2020-07-03 17:26 

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Fargo easing limits on public buildings set due to virus...

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney said he's easing restrictions on access to public buildings, many of which were closed to residents because of the coronavirus.Mahoney's order......

 2020-07-03 17:26 

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AP Photos: Virus puts a stop to the big top in Bolivia...

EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — The Jumbo Circus had just pitched its blue and yellow tent on a lot in El Alto, a swollen, sprawling suburb of Bolivia's capital, when the new coronavirus struck."We......

 2020-07-03 17:21 

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Montana sees 23rd virus death, 45 new cases reported...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana health officials reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, and counted the 23rd death related to the coronavirus.A woman in her 60s in Big Horn County died......

 2020-07-03 17:10 

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Ukraine's parliament accepts chief banker's resignation...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament on Friday accepted the resignation of the country's top banker, who has stepped down citing political pressure.National Bank head Yakiv Smolii......

 2020-07-03 17:00 

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New outbreaks push inmate coronavirus cases past 50,000...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of prison inmates testing positive for the coronavirus soared well past the 50,000 mark last month, as recent outbreaks threatened to undo control measures put in......

 2020-07-03 16:57 

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France returns remains of Algerian anti-colonial fighters...

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — After decades in a French museum, the skulls of 24 Algerians decapitated for resisting French colonial forces were formally repatriated to Algeria on Friday in an elaborate......

 2020-07-03 16:49 

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COVID-19 hospitalizations, ER visits in Arizona skyrocket...

PHOENIX (AP) — The latest figures from Arizona health officials indicate the state is only intensifying as a coronavirus hot spot with new peaks in hospitalizations and emergency room......

 2020-07-03 16:49 

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Vermont reports 9 new cases, no new deaths...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Health reported nine new confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Friday, for a total of 1,236 cases to date.The total number of deaths from......

 2020-07-03 16:49 

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Pittsburgh's spread helps drive up state COVID-19 infections...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The rising number of COVID-19 infections in the Pittsburgh area helped drive Pennsylvania's number of confirmed new cases to 667, the state Health Department said......

 2020-07-03 16:25 

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More fireworks in Americans' hands for July 4 raises risks...

ATLANTA (AP) — For many Americans, the Fourth of July will be more intimate this year. It also could be riskier.Saturday will be unlike any Independence Day in recent memory. From Atlanta......

 2020-07-03 16:11 

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Geofence warrants to be tested in Virginia bank robbery case...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It was a terrifying bank robbery: Demanding cash in a handwritten note, a man waved a gun, threatened to kill a teller's family, ordered employees and customers onto the floor......

 2020-07-03 15:59 

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Tennessee hires accounting firm to help with $7B COVID funds...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Lee Administration will pay $250,000 to private accounting firm the Horne Group to help it handle more than $7 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funds, the Daily......

 2020-07-03 15:58 

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Amid virus fight, campaign season brings ethical quandaries...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Candidates in the November election who already hold office are grappling with a thorny question: where does the coronavirus stop and the campaign begin?In Montana,......

 2020-07-03 15:50 

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MLB cancels All-Star Game for 1st time since 1945...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodger Stadium's 40-year wait to host the All-Star Game is going to last even longer.The game scheduled for July 14 was canceled Friday because of the coronavirus......

 2020-07-03 15:45 

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Redskins undergoing 'thorough review' of team name...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins are undergoing a "thorough review" of their nickname.The team said Friday it has been talking to the NFL for weeks about the subject. In a......

 2020-07-03 15:44 

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Can Trump's anti-mail-voting crusade hurt him in key states?...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign and allies have blocked efforts to expand mail-in voting, forcing an awkward confrontation with top GOP election officials who are......

 2020-07-03 15:38 

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Russian Orthodox Church defrocks coronavirus-denying monk...

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery.A church panel in the Ural......

 2020-07-03 15:38 

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Spaceport America CEO placed on administrative leave...

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The CEO of New Mexico's commercial spacecraft launch facility has been placed on administrative leave, but state officials aren't saying why.New Mexico Economic......

 2020-07-03 15:18 

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Kansas City police: Officer shot in head remains stable...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City police officer who was shot in the head during an exchange of gunfire that left a suspect dead remains in stable condition Friday following surgery,......

 2020-07-03 15:03 

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Ohio school district dropping Redskins name for sports teams...

ANDERSON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school district has decided that its high school sports teams should no longer be known as the Redskins.The Forest Hills Board of Education voted 4-1 on......

 2020-07-03 14:58 

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VIRUS DIARY: Pro golf without fans in an eerie green expanse...

DETROIT (AP) — Birds. Generators. Golf carts.At the opening round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Thursday, those were the sounds I heard when the eerie silence was broken.The PGA......

 2020-07-03 14:32 

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Rhode Island nursing home group defends coronavirus response...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island nursing home trade group is defending the way its members cared for residents during the coronavirus pandemic, after Gov. Gina Raimondo pledged more scrutiny......

 2020-07-03 14:30 

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UK historian quits Cambridge post after slavery remarks...

LONDON (AP) — British historian and TV presenter David Starkey relinquished his honorary fellowship at a University of Cambridge college Friday after he drew outrage for his comments about Black......

 2020-07-03 14:29 

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Feds stop sending nursing homes gowns described as useless...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) —The federal government is no longer sending nursing homes disposable isolation gowns described in New Hampshire as useless garbage bags and instead is providing a......

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