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 2021-09-16 23:17 

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King County to Require Vaccine or Test for Events, Eateries...

Seattle and King County officials have issued a health directive requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test to enter certain establishments and attend large outdoor events....

 2021-09-16 23:16 

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Royals' Perez Ties Bench's HR Mark With 45th in Loss to A's...

Salvador Perez tied Johnny Bench's record for homers in a season by a catcher with his 45th, but Chad Pinder's two-run single spurred a third-inning rally and the Oakland Athletics held off the Kansas City Royals 7-2....

 2021-09-16 23:15 

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Clarence Thomas Criticizes Judges for Veering Into Politics...

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is criticizing some in the judiciary for veering into the role of legislators and politicians....

 2021-09-16 23:06 

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EXPLAINER: the Texas Abortion Law's Swift Impact, and Future...

Abortion providers in Texas say a new law banning most abortions in the state will result in clinics permanently closing unless a court acts in the coming weeks....

 2021-09-16 23:05 

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Fox's Vaccine Criticism Focuses Attention on Its Own Policy...

The criticism by many Fox News personalities of efforts to push COVID vaccines on the public has drawn attention to their company's own stringent rules on the topic — even from President Joe Biden himself....

 2021-09-16 22:58 

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B-2 Stealth Bomber Out of Service After Emergency Landing...

The U.S. Air Force says a B-2 stealth bomber made an emergency landing at Whiteman Air Force Base earlier this week....

 2021-09-16 22:58 

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Maine Redistricting Plan Would Move Dems to Swing District...

A proposal from Democrats in Maine would potentially move thousands of Democratic voters into the state's competitive 2nd Congressional District....

 2021-09-16 22:56 

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Springfield Water Commission Receives $250M EPA Loan...

The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission has received a $250 million federal infrastructure loan....

 2021-09-16 22:52 

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Arkansas Reports 33 New COVID Deaths and 1,824 Virus Cases...

Arkansas has reported 33 new COVID-19 deaths....

 2021-09-16 22:51 

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Jane Powell, Hollywood Golden-Age Musicals Star, Dies at 92...

Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died....

 2021-09-16 22:49 

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14 Students Arrested After Fight at Louisiana School...

More than a dozen students at a Louisiana high school were arrested after a fight Thursday....

 2021-09-16 22:49 

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North Dakota District Judge Arrested for Drunken Driving...

A North Dakota district judge is facing a drunken driving charge after allegedly crashing into two parked cars in downtown Fargo....

 2021-09-16 22:46 

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Olympics-LA28 Games Will Be 'On Time and on Budget', Says New CEO...

By Rory CarrollLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kathy Carter, who this week was named CEO of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic organizing......

 2021-09-16 22:44 

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Nevada Officials: Most State Workers Will Get COVID-19 Shots...

Nevada officials believe some state employees may follow through on threats to quit their jobs if forced to get COVID-19 shots....

 2021-09-16 22:42 

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Northern Irish Police Charge Two Over Killing of Journalist Lyra McKee...

BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Irish police said on Thursday they had charged two men with the 2019 murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry,......

 2021-09-16 22:23 

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Wyoming to Ask US to Lift Yellowstone Grizzly Protections...

Wyoming's governor says the state will ask the federal government to remove its protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region....

 2021-09-16 22:21 

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Chicago-Area Priest Back Under Scrutiny for Possible Abuse...

A suburban Chicago priest cleared last week of of allegations he sexually abused children 25 years ago is back under scrutiny because new information has become available....

 2021-09-16 22:19 

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AP FACT CHECK: Biden's Shaky Claims on Job Growth, Gas Costs...

Boasting that government policies can make a difference in improving the economy, President Joe Biden is going too far in taking credit for job growth since taking office....

 2021-09-16 22:19 

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Illinois Hopes 'Better Angels' Prevail in Lincoln Desk Rehab...

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has unveiled the hulking desk the president-elect used in 1861 to craft his first inaugural address....

 2021-09-16 22:18 

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Bahamas Head to Polls in Close Election Overshadowed by COVID-19...

By Neil HartnellNASSAU (Reuters) - Bahamians headed to the polls on Thursday to elect a new government as the Atlantic island chain continued to......

 2021-09-16 22:14 

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Jon Rahm Motivated for More Following POY Snub...

Jon Rahm is motivated, even if he's not feeling well....

 2021-09-16 22:14 

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Facebook Bans German Accounts Under New 'Social Harm' Policy...

Facebook has removed nearly 150 accounts and pages linked to anti-lockdown demonstrators in Germany Thursday under a new policy focused on addressing groups that work together to spread harmful content....

 2021-09-16 22:13 

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Another Texas Execution Delayed on Religious Freedom Claims...

Another Texas inmate has had his execution delayed over claims the state is violating his religious freedom by not letting his spiritual adviser lay hands on him at the time of his lethal injection....

 2021-09-16 22:11 

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Biden Slammed for Challenging Nuclear Workplace Health Law...

Officials in Washington state are upset that the Biden administration is challenging a state law making it easier for workers who become ill at a former nuclear weapons production site to be compensated....

 2021-09-16 22:09 

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Dutch PM Rutte to Invite Britain to Join Defence Deal With EU -The Times...

(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to be offered a defence and security co-operation deal with the European Union during a......

 2021-09-16 22:07 

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Unum to Launch Vaccine Verification Tool for Companies to Manage Federal Mandate...

(Reuters) - Insurer Unum Group said on Thursday it will launch a new digital product to help companies verify vaccination status of employees, days......

 2021-09-16 22:07 

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Hong Kong Teachers Exit Under Shadow of Security Law, Schools Scramble to Fill Gaps...

By Sara ChengHONG KONG (Reuters) - For his last class in Hong Kong in July, liberal studies teacher Fong showed his students calligraphy by the......

 2021-09-16 22:04 

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Kauai Council Passes Hotel Room Tax; Mayor Expected to Sign...

The Kauai County Council has passed a bill adding a 3% surcharge to the state's hotel tax....

 2021-09-16 21:59 

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Health Department: Wells Flooded by Ida Should Be Tested...

Louisiana's health department says owners of private water wells that may have flooded during Hurricane Ida should have their water tested for contamination....

 2021-09-16 21:56 

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Beshear Slams School Leaders That Refuse to Require Masks...

Kentucky's governor has berated local school leaders for refusing to extend mask requirements, accusing them of endangering children at a time the coronavirus is raging....

 2021-09-16 21:55 

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Mississippi Now Has Country's Highest Rate for COVID Deaths...

Mississippi has surpassed New Jersey as the state with the highest rate of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said the numbers of new cases are still "far more than we'd like to see," and that more deaths will fo...

 2021-09-16 21:54 

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Man Shot and Killed by Homeowner During Apparent Burglary...

The Jefferson County Sheriff's office says a homeowner shot and killed a man who apparently was trying to commit a burglary....

 2021-09-16 21:51 

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Former Firefighter Gets 5 Years for Child Porn...

Federal prosecutors in Delaware say a former firefighter and union leader was sentenced to five years in prison for possessing child pornography....

 2021-09-16 21:49 

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Venezuela, Bolivia Reject U.S. Accusation of Non-Cooperation on Drugs...

CARACAS/LA PAZ (Reuters) - Venezuela and Bolivia on Thursday rejected U.S. President Joe Biden's claims the prior day that the countries had failed......

 2021-09-16 21:48 

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Dozens Found in a Sweltering Trailer at Texas Border...

The U.S. Border Patrol says almost 50 people who had entered the country illegally were found inside a truck trailer stopped at one of its South Texas checkpoints....

 2021-09-16 21:46 

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EPA Strikes Deal for Cleanup of Battery Site That Burned...

The Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with a northern Illinois battery company to clean up a warehouse where a June fire led to the evacuation of thousands of nearby residents....

 2021-09-16 21:45 

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Judge Refuses to Block Enforcement of Kansas Election Law...

A Kansas judge is allowing the state to keep enforcing a new election law and has expressed strong doubts about arguments that it hinders efforts to register and educate voters....

 2021-09-16 21:44 

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Court Halts Use of Health Order to Expel Migrant Families...

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government must stop using a Trump-era public health order to quickly expel migrants with children who are apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border....

 2021-09-16 21:44 

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'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' Streaming Seek Emmy Awards Glory...

The miniature statutes given at the Emmy Awards on Sunday can be an outsized boon to egos, careers and guessing games....

 2021-09-16 21:31 

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Biden Approval Drops to Lowest of Presidency: Reuters/Ipsos Poll...

By Chris KahnNEW YORK (Reuters) - Public approval of U.S. President Joe Biden has dropped to the lowest level of his presidency, with Americans......

 2021-09-16 21:26 

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Bolsonaro's Support Hits Fresh Low Ahead of Brazil 2022 Vote, Poll Shows...

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's popularity has hit the lowest point of his time in office, a Datafolha poll showed......

 2021-09-16 21:20 

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Judge Invites Prince Andrew to Request Unsealing of Records...

A U.S. judge says Prince Andrew can request the unsealing of a 2009 settlement agreement that a lawyer claims protects him from a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted a girl two decades ago....

 2021-09-16 21:10 

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Official: Cases in Largest Tennessee County Slowing Down...

The top health official in the only Tennessee county with an indoor mask requirement says she is cautiously optimistic that a recent coronavirus surge is slowing down, citing a drop in the number of cases and hospitalized children....

 2021-09-16 21:09 

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Brazil Seeks to Halt Teen Vaccines, Some State Governors Resist...

By Lisandra ParaguassuBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's federal government wants to halt COVID-19 vaccinations for most of the country's adolescents,......

 2021-09-16 21:07 

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Sheriff, Deputy Guilty of Forgery, Acquitted on Other Counts...

A former Texas County sheriff and his chief deputy have been convicted of forgery after several other charges against them were dropped....

 2021-09-16 21:07 

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Catholic Orphanage's Ex-Residents Ask Church to Fund Therapy...

Some of the residents of a long-closed Vermont orphanage want the Catholic Church to pay for therapy as they continue to recover from what they felt was the abuse most of which occurred more than half a century ago....

 2021-09-16 21:03 

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Ohio to Receive 855 Afghan Refugees Through Federal Program...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says nearly 900 Afghan refugees will be arriving in Ohio and placed within eight local resettlement agencies as part of the first group of nearly 37,000 arrivals across the country....

 2021-09-16 21:03 

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China Accuses Washington of 'Political Tricks' Over Uyghur Exhibit...

GENEVA (Reuters) - China accused the United States of "low political tricks" on Thursday for backing a photo exhibit outside of the United Nations......

 2021-09-16 21:01 

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U.S. Shipping 2.58 Million More COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Philippines...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. government will begin shipping 2.58 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines on Thursday through......

 2021-09-16 20:56 

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Lawyer Charged in Probe of Trump-Russia Investigation...

A prominent cybersecurity lawyer has been charged in the special counsel's probe of the U.S. government's investigation into Russian election interference....

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