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 2022-08-14 19:13 

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Police: Man killed himself after ramming U.S. Capitol barrier...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man drove his car into a barricade near the U.S. Capitol early Sunday and then began firing gunshots in the air before fatally shooting himself, according to police, who said he did not seem to be......

 2022-08-14 19:01 

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Fire at Cairo Coptic church kills 41, including 10 children...

CAIRO (AP) — A fire ripped through a packed Coptic Orthodox church during morning services in Egypt's capital on Sunday, quickly filling it with thick black smoke and killing 41 worshippers, including at least 10 children....

 2022-08-14 16:28 

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Baltimore police: 2 killed, others wounded in shootings...

Two people are dead and several others are wounded from shootings in Maryland's largest city. One man died and a woman was seriously wounded during a shooting in northeast Baltimore that officers responded to early Sunday. Two others were wounded.......

 2022-08-14 14:41 

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More US lawmakers visit Taiwan 12 days after Pelosi trip...

A delegation of American lawmakers has arrived in Taiwan just 12 days after a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that angered China. China responded to Pelosi's Aug. 2 visit by sending missiles, warships and warplanes into the seas and......

 2022-08-14 14:17 

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High oil prices help Saudi Aramco earn $88B in first half...

Saudi oil company Aramco's half-year profits peaked just shy of $88 billion as oil prices remain high globally. The oil and gas company, which is nearly entirely state-owned, said Sunday it also saw a 90% surge in net profits for......

 2022-08-14 14:10 

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'China threat' emerges in elections from UK to Australia...

LONDON (AP) — It's not just the economy. While inflation and recession fears weigh heavily on the minds of voters, another issue is popping up in political campaigns from the U.K. and Australia to the U.S. and beyond: the "China......

 2022-08-14 14:05 

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Salman Rushdie 'on the road to recovery,' agent says...

Salman Rushdie's agent says the author is "on the road to recovery" two days after suffering serious injuries in a stabbing at a lecture in upstate New York. The announcement followed news that the lauded writer was removed from a......

 2022-08-14 14:04 

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Good Grief! Mercer's 'Peanuts' Collection Going on Display...

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — When Dr. William Mercer was 10 years old, he wanted to be an artist. His heroes were Peanuts creator Charles Schulz and Schulz's character "Snoopy."...

 2022-08-14 14:00 

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Service dog helps ease Frederick veteran's anxiety...

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Joe Nieves, 40, sank into the couch of his living room. His service dog, Jem, a 3-year-old Labrador-golden retriever mix, hopped up next to him and rested her head on his thigh. He started petting her,......

 2022-08-14 13:45 

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West Virginia team strives to make a better eye shield...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — More than 6 million people per year undergo eye surgeries and require an eye shield for protection during the healing process....

 2022-08-14 13:40 

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Some Capitol rioters try to profit from their Jan. 6 crimes...

Some of the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, are trying to profit from their participation in the deadly insurrection while they face the legal consequences for their crimes. In some cases, rioters have used the......

 2022-08-14 13:20 

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Md. man charged in alleged fatal hit-and-run boat collision...

Maryland police say a man has been charged in connection with the death of a woman last month after the boat she was in was struck by another vessel on a river. Maryland Natural Resources Police said Brownell Edds Jr.......

 2022-08-14 13:15 

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Mason-Dixon Rebels win state championship...

CUMBERLAND, Md. — The Mason-Dixon Rebels won the Maryland Semi-Pro Baseball State Championship, defeating the Oakland Oaks 1-0 on Saturday at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland....

 2022-08-14 12:05 

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Iraqi judiciary says it has no powers to dissolve parliament...

Iraq's top judicial body says it doesn't have the authority to dissolve the country's parliament. The announcement Sunday comes days after an influential Shiite cleric gave the judiciary one week to dismiss the legislature so that new election...

 2022-08-14 09:16 

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Brief scuffles slow tallying in Kenya's close election...

Kenya's peaceful presidential election saw a brief disruption late Saturday when riot police responded to scuffles at the national tallying center amid tensions over the close results. Police remained at the center on Sunday morning. An agent for long...

 2022-08-14 09:05 

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Physician Green wins Hawaii Democratic primary for governor...

Lt. Gov. Josh Green is the Democratic Party's candidate to be Hawaii's next governor. Green defeated U.S. Rep. Kaiali'i Kahele and former Hawaii first lady Vicky Cayetano in Saturday's primary election. Green has served as second-in-comman...

 2022-08-14 08:52 

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Palestinian gunman wounds 8 in late-night Jerusalem shooting...

Israeli police and medics say a Palestinian gunman opened fire at a bus near Jerusalem's Old City, wounding eight Israelis. It came a week after violence flared up between Israel and militants in Gaza. Two of the victims were in......

 2022-08-14 08:41 

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In Ukraine, rebuilding starts with neighbors' help...

Residents in many heavily-damaged areas in Ukraine have set up their own initiatives to rebuild homes before the winter as international organizations rush aid to Ukraine to help with the reconstruction effort. The battled-scarred village of Novoselivka n...

 2022-08-14 00:55 

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Sinema took Wall Street money while killing tax on investors...

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has received nearly $1 million in campaign contributions over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose interests she has staunchly defended in Congress. Th...

 2022-08-14 00:09 

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Agent: Rushdie off ventilator and talking, day after attack...

Author Salman Rushdie has been taken off a ventilator and is able to talk, a day after being stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture. Rushdie's agent confirmed information contained in a tweet by another author Saturday. Earlier in......

 2022-08-13 20:20 

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Prosecutor: Stab attack on Salman Rushdie was 'preplanned'...

The man accused of carrying out a stabbing attack against "Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie has pleaded not guilty plea in a New York court on charges of attempted murder and assault. An attorney for Hadi Matar entered the plea......

 2022-08-13 19:37 

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Russian shelling heavy in east; Ukraine strikes key bridge...

Ukrainian officials say Russia's military shelled residential areas across Ukraine. They also say their own fighters have damaged the last working bridge over a river in occupied southern Ukraine, hurting Russia's ability to resupply its military....

 2022-08-13 18:33 

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3 newborn lion cubs a rare joyous sight in war-scarred Gaza...

Three day-old lion cubs were on display in a cardboard box at a Gaza City zoo, a rare joyous sight for children and adults alike. The cubs were born just days after Israeli aircraft pounded the territory and Gaza militants......

 2022-08-13 17:20 

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Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?...

A major economic bill headed to the president has "game-changing" incentives for the nuclear energy industry, experts say, and those tax credits are even more substantial if a facility is sited in a community with a coal plant that's closing.....

 2022-08-13 16:00 

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Conspiracies complicate voting machine debate in Louisiana...

There's no dispute that Louisiana needs to replace its voting machines. They're outdated, having been deployed in 2006, the year after Hurricane Katrina struck. And they don't produce paper ballots that are critical to ensuring election result...

 2022-08-13 15:24 

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Montenegro mourns after 10 are killed in street attack...

Montenegro has declared three days of national mourning after 10 people, including two children, were killed in an attack by a 34-year-old gunman in the western city of Cetinje. The gunman used a hunting rifle Friday to first kill two......

 2022-08-13 13:04 

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R Kelly accuser to give key testimony on trial-fixing charge...

R. Kelly's federal trial that starts Monday in Chicago is in many ways a do-over of his child pornography trial in 2008 in state court. At that trial 14 years ago, jurors acquitted the singer on charges that he produced......

 2022-08-13 13:00 

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Two sentenced in kidnapping that preceded man's death...

OAKLAND, Md. — Two Garrett County residents were sentenced in circuit court Friday for their role in the October 2021 disappearance of an Oakland man who was later found shot to death in Preston County, West Virginia....

 2022-08-13 12:35 

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Viola, piano duo to perform for Music at Penn Alps...

GRANTSVILLE — Music at Penn Alps will present David Pedraza on viola and Anna Nizhegorodtseva on piano on Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall in Spruce Forest Village....

 2022-08-13 12:15 

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Jordan Kendall | The NFL needs a true minor league system...

Four of the five major American sports all have a minor league or developmental league directly affiliated with the top league. The NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS all have a way for prospects to develop and get game experience over......

 2022-08-13 08:45 

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Praise, worry in Iran after Rushdie attack; government quiet...

Iranians are reacting with praise and worry over the attack on novelist Salman Rushdie — the target of a decades-old fatwa by the late Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini calling for his death. It remains unclear why Rushdie's attacker, i...

 2022-08-13 08:25 

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Ukrainian minister says Russia blocking access to medicines...

Ukraine's health minister has accused Russian authorities of committing a crime against humanity by blocking access to affordable medicines in areas its forces have occupied since invading the country 5 1/2 months ago. In an interview with The Associa...

 2022-08-13 04:34 

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Expanded IRS free-file system one step closer in Dems' bill...

The flagship climate change and health care bill passed by Democrats and soon to be signed by President Joe Biden will bring U.S. taxpayers one step closer to a government-operated electronic free-file tax return system. It's something lawmakers and a...

 2022-08-13 04:00 

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Mineral County to acquire Keyser property for renovation plans...

KEYSER, W.Va. — The Mineral County Commission's plans for expanding and renovating the courthouse complex continued Thursday with the acquisition of an Armstrong Street property....

 2022-08-13 04:00 

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Today in History: August 13, East Germany seals the border...

Today is the 225th day of 2022. There are 140 days left in the year....

 2022-08-13 02:08 

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FBI seized top secret documents in Trump estate search...

Court papers show that the FBI recovered documents labeled "top secret" from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The papers released Friday indicate the seized records include some that were marked top secret and also...

 2022-08-13 01:38 

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Fetterman 'grateful' as he returns to Pa. Senate race...

Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman is acknowledging he is lucky to be alive as he officially returns to the campaign trail. He's been sidelined for more than 90 days after suffering a stroke that threatened the Democrat's life and politi...

 2022-08-13 00:09 

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Judds asks court to seal report of death investigation...

The family of country singer Naomi Judd filed an amended court petition to seal police reports and recordings made during the investigation into her death. The family said Friday the records contain video and audio interviews with relatives in the......

 2022-08-12 23:31 

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Southern Baptists say denomination faces DOJ investigation...

Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention say that several of their denomination's major entities are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. The SBC's statement gave few details about the investigation, but indicated it dealt with...

 2022-08-12 23:08 

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Congress OKs Dems' climate, health bill, a Biden triumph...

Democrats have pushed their landmark climate and health care bill through Congress, handing an election-year victory to President Joe Biden. The House approved the bill over solid Republican opposition Friday, five days after the Senate did the same. The ...

 2022-08-12 22:29 

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Judge revives Obama-era ban on coal sales from US lands...

A federal judge has reinstated a moratorium on coal leasing from federal lands that was imposed under former President Barack Obama and then scuttled under former President Donald Trump. Friday's ruling from U.S. District Judge Brian Morris requires g...

 2022-08-12 22:08 

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Inflation Reduction Act may have little impact on inflation...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With inflation raging near its highest level in four decades, the House on Friday gave final approval to President Joe Biden's landmark Inflation Reduction Act. Its title raises a tantalizing question: Will the measure actually...

 2022-08-12 21:43 

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Congress OKs climate, health bill...

Democrats have pushed their landmark climate and health care bill through Congress, handing an election-year victory to President Joe Biden. The House approved the bill over solid Republican opposition Friday, five days after the Senate did the same. The ...

 2022-08-12 21:30 

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Gunman in Montenegro kills 10, then shot dead by passerby...

Officials in Montenegro say a man went on a shooting rampage in the western city of Cetinje, killing 10 people, including two children, before being shot dead by a passerby. Montenegro's police chief says the 34-year-old gunman first shot and......

 2022-08-12 21:12 

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Timeline of events leading up to FBI search of Trump's home...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate sent reverberations across the country, even before court papers were unsealed Friday showing agents recovered documents labeled "top secret" as they i...

 2022-08-12 20:43 

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FBI seized 'top secret' documents from Trump home...

Court papers show that the FBI recovered documents labeled "top secret" from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The papers released Friday indicate the seized records include some that were marked top secret and also...

 2022-08-12 20:41 

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Judge: Prosecutor Mosby violated gag order with online post...

A judge has held Baltimore's top prosecutor in contempt of court, finding she violated a gag order with a social media comment about a high-profile murder case. The Daily Record reports the judge fined State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby $1,500, but......

 2022-08-12 19:55 

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Dems: Abortion access question should be put to W.Va. voters...

West Virginia Democrats want voters to be able to decide whether abortion should continue to be allowed in the state. The call comes after residents in Kansas, another state with a GOP-controlled Legislature, rejected a ballot measure that would have......

 2022-08-12 19:45 

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Respected snake researcher dies from rattlesnake bite...

A respected snake researcher who'd been making significant discoveries about the species since childhood has died after being bitten by a timber rattler. William H. "Marty" Martin died Aug. 3 after being bitten by a captive snake on the proper...

 2022-08-12 19:38 

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Fetterman plans 'raw' remarks in return to PA Senate race...

Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman is expected to open up about his personal health challenges as he officially returns to the campaign trail Friday. He's been sidelined for more than 90 days after suffering a stroke that threatened the Demo...

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