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 2021-04-18 13:53 

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Spanish police bust clandestine 3D gun-printing workshop...

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have uncovered the first workshop using a 3D printer to make illegal firearms in the country. One person has been arrested on Tenerife in the Canary Islands after being linked to the clandestine workshop. Police confisca...

 2021-04-18 13:47 

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Students' struggles pushed Peru teacher to run for president...

CHUGUR, Peru (AP) — As schools across Peru closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pedro Castillo tried to find a way to keep classes going for his 20 fifth- and sixth-grade students. But in his impoverished community deep in the Andes, his efforts ...

 2021-04-18 13:15 

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Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police said the former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally purchased the two assault rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent that. Officials with the I...

 2021-04-18 13:12 

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France restricting travel from 4 countries to curb variants...

PARIS (AP) — France is imposing entry restrictions on travelers from Argentina, Chile, South Africa and Brazil in hopes of keeping out especially contagious coronavirus variants. The government says the restrictions include mandatory 10-day quaranti...

 2021-04-18 13:03 

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Faith leaders across US join in decrying voting restrictions...

In Georgia, faith leaders are asking corporate executives to condemn laws restricting voting access or face a boycott. In Arizona and Texas, clergy have assembled outside the state capitols to decry what they view as voter-suppression measures targeting B...

 2021-04-18 13:02 

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Pope calls on Russia and Ukraine to seek reconciliation...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has voiced apprehension over a recent Russian troop buildup near the border with Ukraine and called for efforts to ease tensions in the 7-year conflict in eastern Ukraine pitting Ukrainian forces against Russia-backe...

 2021-04-18 12:39 

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3 killed as police crack down on hard-line group in Pakistan...

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police and a party spokesman say a crackdown by security forces on protesting supporters of a banned Islamist party has left at least three people dead and at least 20 others injured. Lahore police spokesman Rana Ar...

 2021-04-18 12:38 

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US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and China, the world's two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency. That's just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leader...

 2021-04-18 12:31 

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Iran sees highest daily death toll in months as virus surges...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's daily coronavirus death toll has climbed over 400 for the first time in months, as the country, which has long had the region's largest outbreak, battles a post-holiday infection surge. Iranian health authorities r...

 2021-04-18 12:27 

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Navalny's team calls new protests: 'We don't have time'...

MOSCOW (AP) — Activists for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny are calling for massive protests in the heart of Moscow and St. Petersburg as Navalny's health reportedly is deteriorating severely while on hunger strike. Leonid Vo...

 2021-04-18 12:24 

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Delights of Ramadan disappear for Syrian refugees in Lebanon...

BHANNINE, Lebanon (AP) — The Muslim holy month of Ramadan comes as a life of displacement for Syrian refugees has gotten even harder amid economic woes in their host country. The struggle to put food on the table can be more pronounced during Ramada...

 2021-04-18 11:58 

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Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case...

BOSTON (AP) — The upcoming trial of a former Massachusetts mayor first elected at the age of 23 will showcase the dramatic rise and fall of the wunderkind accused of stealing from his investors and extorting marijuana companies. Jury selection begin...

 2021-04-18 11:39 

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GOP White House hopefuls move forward as Trump considers run...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump ended his presidency with such a firm grip on Republican voters that party leaders fretted he would freeze the field of potential 2024 candidates and delay their preparations as he considered another run. But many Repu...

 2021-04-18 11:21 

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Some Jan. 6 defendants try to use journalism as riot defense...

Some people charged with storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 are claiming they were only there to record history as journalists, not join a deadly insurrection. Experts say it's unlikely these defendants can mount a viable defense on First Amendment f...

 2021-04-18 11:20 

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Bangladesh arrests Islamist leader after violent protests...

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police in Bangladesh's capital have arrested an influential leader of the Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam. The group led violent protests against last month's visit by India's prime minister, in which at least 17 ...

 2021-04-18 11:15 

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Military officials: Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces...

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen officials say fighting between the forces of Yemen's internationally recognized government and Houthi rebels is raging in the provinces of Marib and Tazi. They said Sunday at least 70 fighters from the two sides have be...

 2021-04-18 10:25 

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Parliament speaker: Syria presidential election May 26...

DAMASCUS (AP) — Syria's parliament speaker has announced that presidential elections in the war-ravaged country will be held May 26. Speaker Hammoud Sabbagh said the window for nominations will be open for 10 days starting Monday. Syrians abroad...

 2021-04-18 10:25 

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Official: 3 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Wisconsin tavern...

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A sheriff's department official in Wisconsin says three people are dead and two are seriously injured following a shooting early Sunday at a tavern. Kenosha County Sgt. David Wright says the shooting happened at Somers House...

 2021-04-18 09:07 

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The Latest: Israel lifts public mask mandate, opens schools...

JERUSALEM — Israel has lifted a public mask mandate and fully reopened its education system in the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions following its mass vaccination drive. All primary and secondary school grades returned to classrooms on Sund...

 2021-04-18 09:07 

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Germany promises help for local staff amid Afghan withdrawal...

BERLIN (AP) — The German defense minister says she wants to help bring potentially endangered Afghan employees of her country's military to Germany as it prepares to leave Afghanistan after nearly 20 years. NATO allies including Germany are set ...

 2021-04-18 08:21 

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Japanese leader asks Pfizer for additional vaccine supply...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister has asked U.S. drug maker Pfizer for additional supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine. Yoshihide Suga is looking to speed up his country's inoculation drive, which lags behind many other countries. After holdin...

 2021-04-18 08:13 

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Germany remembers nearly 80,000 dead in COVID pandemic...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is paying tribute to the nearly 80,000 people it has lost to the coronavirus, even as the country struggles to get a grip on another rise in infections. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will lead a memorial event with other to...

 2021-04-18 08:08 

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Refugees win rare victory in Serbia landmark pushback ruling...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Groups of refugees and economic migrants trying to reach Western Europe regularly give accounts of police forcibly pushing them back across borders in the Balkans. Pushbacks are illegal, and authorities routinely deny that th...

 2021-04-18 07:36 

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Aztec Report: April 18...

News 4 Tucson has all you need to know about what happening with Pima Athletics...

 2021-04-18 07:22 

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Milwaukee hosts Phoenix on home slide...

Phoenix Suns (40-16, second in the Western Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (35-21, third in the Eastern Conference) Milwaukee; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee hosts Phoenix looking to end its four-game home losing streak. The Bucks are 18-9 in h...

 2021-04-18 07:20 

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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes southwestern Iran...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck southwestern Iran along the Persian Gulf. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the temblor Sunday. Iranian state television alerted on its broadcast, saying it was a 5.9...

 2021-04-18 07:20 

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Bumgarner expected to start for Arizona against Washington...

Arizona Diamondbacks (5-10) vs. Washington Nationals (5-7) Washington; Sunday, 10:05 a.m. MST PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Madison Bumgarner (0-2, 11.20 ERA, 2.12 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Nationals: Stephen Strasburg (0-1, 6.30 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 11 strikeo...

 2021-04-18 07:18 

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4 officers hospitalized after they were sprayed at protest...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — KCRA TV reports that four Sacramento police officers were hospitalized with injuries after they were sprayed with a liquid irritant during protests Saturday night. The demonstrators had gathered at the state Capitol downtow...

 2021-04-18 07:10 

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Wild face the Coyotes, seek 4th straight victory...

Minnesota Wild (27-13-3, third in the West Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (20-20-5, fourth in the West Division) Glendale, Arizona; Monday, 9 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Coyotes +111, Wild -136; over/under is 0 BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota will attempt to ...

 2021-04-18 07:00 

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ACM Awards to feature (most of) country music's top stars...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards will feature some of the genre's biggest stars, though chart-toppers like Morgan Wallen and Luke Bryan won't be in the building. Wallen was declared ineligible by the ACMs after he...

 2021-04-18 06:33 

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Fashion industry evolves, as virus forces a rethink...

PARIS (AP) — The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead. Now, amid hopes of a return to near-normality by the ye...

 2021-04-18 06:09 

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'No Sweets': For Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a tough Ramadan...

BHANNINE, Lebanon (AP) — The Muslim holy month of Ramadan comes as a life of displacement for Syrian refugees has gotten even harder amid economic woes in their host country. The struggle to put food on the table can be more pronounced during Ramada...

 2021-04-18 05:39 

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Sun Lighting is hosting Food Drive for free lighting fixtures...

TUCSON (KVOA)- Help stock the shelves of the Community Food Bank of Southern AZ. Sun Lighting is giving away hundreds of light fixtures valued at tens of thousands of dollars to benefit the Community Food Bank. Get a free light fixture from our floor Disp...

 2021-04-18 04:49 

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Spurs win 111-85, stop Suns' 10-game home winning streak...

PHOENIX (AP) — Rudy Gay scored 19 points, Drew Eubanks added 13 points and 13 rebounds in his first start of the season and the short-handed San Antonio Spurs had a surprisingly dominant 111-85 win over the Phoenix Suns. The Spurs were playing witho...

 2021-04-18 03:50 

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Southern Arizona's spring wildflower bloom absent this year...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Southern Arizona's treasured spring wildflower bloom is pretty much a no-show this year. The relative lack of fall and winter showers needed to produce the bounty of colors means that the traditional wildflower hot spots acr...

 2021-04-18 03:07 

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Japanese leader asks Pfizer for additional vaccine supply...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has asked the U.S. drug maker Pfizer Inc. for additional supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine to speed up the inoculation drive that lags behind many other countries. Suga, after holding talks with Pre...

 2021-04-18 02:31 

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Search for hit and run driver, toddler in critical condition...

Tucson Police are searching for the hit and run driver who left a toddler in critical condition....

 2021-04-18 02:18 

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TPD investigating collision with serious injuries...

Police are investigating a traffic accident with serious injuries....

 2021-04-18 02:05 

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Prop 207 PSA, as 4/20 is approaching...

TUCSON (KVOA)- A PSA from our Pima County Sheriff's Department comes with a short film to advise against driving under the influence, stay safe Tucson. Marijuana impairs. Think before you get behind the wheel. The Pima County Sheriff's Department ...

 2021-04-18 02:04 

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US deports woman who lied about role in Rwandan genocide...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer says a woman has been deported from the United States to Rwanda after serving 10 years in prison for lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide to obtain U.S. citizenship. Beatrice Munyenyezi's lawyer confirme...

 2021-04-18 02:00 

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US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and China, the world's two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders t...

 2021-04-18 01:03 

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Founder of Adobe and developer of PDFs dies at age 81...

LOS ALTOS, Calif. (AP) — Charles "Chuck" Geschke — the co-founder of the major software company Adobe Inc. who helped develop Portable Document Format technology, or PDFs — died at age 81. The company says Geschke, who lived in t...

 2021-04-18 00:46 

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1 killed in Omaha mall shooting that sends shoppers running...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A shooting at a Nebraska mall has left one person dead and another wounded as terrified shoppers ran for cover. Authorities believe the shooting Saturday at Westroads Mall in Omaha was an isolated incident, and not a random attack...

 2021-04-18 00:46 

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Kuemper sharp in return, Coyotes rally to beat Blues 3-2...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper stopped 20 shots in his return to the lineup, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2. Arizona got off to a sluggish start in its first home game in three weeks, fa...

 2021-04-17 23:34 

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Wudtee, Aguilar lift N. Arizona past Idaho 19-9 in finale...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Jorim Powell blocked an Idaho punt, setting up the game's only touchdown as Northern Arizona defeated the Vandals 19-9 in a season finale. Powell's block led to an NAU touchdown two plays later when Keondre Wudtee fou...

 2021-04-17 23:03 

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Facility for teen immigrant girls in Houston being closed...

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it is removing immigrant girls from a facility in Houston. HHS said that about 450 girls are being removed from the Emergency Intake Site for Unaccompanied Children operated by the...

 2021-04-17 22:53 

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Police: Driver throws bleach, Molotov cocktail at NY officer...

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a driver who ran a red light threw a chemical liquid at a New York City officer, drove away and then tossed a flaming Molotov cocktail at pursuing officers. He later crashed his car and was arrested Saturday. Police say an...

 2021-04-17 22:36 

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Police ask for help identifying Portland, Oregon, rioters...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters who smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set fires during demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, caused signifigant damage, and authorities urged businesses to review security video to help police apprehend more ...

 2021-04-17 22:34 

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US orders diplomats to leave Chad as rebels near capital...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has ordered non-essential diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Chad to leave the African nation due to potential insurgent attacks on the capital. The department said in a travel alert issued Saturday that it had t...

 2021-04-17 22:33 

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Defense expert in Derek Chauvin trial faces Maryland lawsuit...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The former chief medical examiner for Maryland who testified on behalf of the officer accused of killing George Floyd is a defendant in a federal lawsuit over the death of a man who died under circumstances similar to Floyd. Dr. Dav...

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