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 2020-07-06 06:35 

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New gallery adds to local art scene in the Kennebunks...

KENNEBUNK — Two years ago Kiersten Wilcox was visiting her mom here during a particularly terrible January ice storm, and she and her husband fell in love with the Kennebunks."We looked at each other and said "We love it here!' We decide...

 2020-07-06 06:00 

Washington Post

Tokyo governor, Abe say they'll cooperate on virus, Olympics...

Tokyo's governor and her political rival, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, have agreed to cooperate on handling the coronavirus outbreak to safely hold the Olympics next year...

 2020-07-06 05:41 

San Diego Union Tribune

San Diego police shoot man in custody at police headquarters...

The 25-year-old man was shot around 8 p.m. after he slipped out of handcuffs and got 'access' to an officer's backup gun, police said...

 2020-07-06 05:36 

Washington Post

Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions...

Syrian families are hoping that newly imposed U.S. sanctions will force Damascus to reveal news about their loved ones who disappeared into government prisons during the country's civil war...

 2020-07-06 05:33 

Washington Times

Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions...

BEIRUT (AP) - Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate since he was seized by Syrian government forces seven years ago. The image showed his corpse, his face battered and bruised, his ...

 2020-07-06 05:28 

Washington Post

Hundreds evacuated after oil spill in central Philippines...

More than 400 people have been evacuated from a coastal village in the central Philippines after some 250,000 liters (66,000 gallons) of bunker fuel spilled from a power-generating barge into the sea...

 2020-07-06 05:26 

Washington Times

Hundreds evacuated after oil spill in central Philippines...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - More than 400 people have been evacuated from a coastal village in the central Philippines after some 250,000 liters (66,000 gallons) of bunker fuel spilled from a power-generating barge into the sea, an official said Monday. &#...

 2020-07-06 05:23 

Washington Post

Israel announces successful launch of new spy satellite...

Israel's Defense Ministry has announced the successful launch of a new spy satellite...

 2020-07-06 05:21 

Washington Times

Israel announces successful launch of new spy satellite...

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Defense Ministry announced the successful launch of a new spy satellite early on Monday. It said the "Ofek 16" reconnaissance satellite was launched at 4 a.m. from central Israel into space. It described the Ofek as a...

 2020-07-06 05:12 

Washington Post

This Week: Job openings, consumer credit, Walgreens earns...

The Labor Department issues its May snapshot of job openings Tuesday...

 2020-07-06 05:10 

Washington Times

This Week: Job openings, consumer credit, Walgreens earns...

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: SCARCE JOBS Employers have been putting up fewer help wanted signs as the pandemic has kept many businesses closed. The number of available U.S. jobs fell in April to 5....

 2020-07-06 05:04 

Washington Times

Coast Guard alters training for incoming class due to virus...

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) - There will be nobody screaming in the face of 18-year-old Ellie Hiigel when she arrives Wednesday for training in advance of her first year at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and that has her mother a bit disappointed. The school in...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

Story of 2 families emerges after stone found in lake...

EVELETH, Minn. (AP) - World War II veteran Laurie Rudolph Heikkila, a native of Embarrass, was laid to rest in the town's East Pike Cemetery more than 30 years ago. A footstone there marks his grave. So, why did a grave marker engraved with his name e...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

North Carolina teen threw the 2nd fastest pitch in history...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Luke Little had this year's Major League Baseball draft on his radar, but he waited to make any big plans. Little, a 19-year old left-handed pitcher from Charlotte, weighed the fact that this year's draft had been cut from 4...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

Cashiers thankful for letters given to them by Kentucky girl...

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) - Cashiers Kamryn Ashley and Sherry Redmond were having a rough day working at Big Lots at 339 Bypass 72 NW because of the high humidity in the building. Ashley said the protective masks, which they had to wear all day because of the ...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

Washington Pavilion opens new 'Grow It!' farm exhibit...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A bright, red barn and puffy, white clouds welcomes people into the Washington Pavilion's newest exhibition, "Grow It!" The addition to the Kirby Science Discovery Center was revealed June 25 and features 3,000 square ...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

Historical society revels in Janesville family's donation...

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) - At first Jennifer Drach thought someone was playing a trick on her. The curator at the Rock County Historical Society was looking through a recently donated book when a photo of Abraham Lincoln fell out. Not just any photo. But an ...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

Port Huron company keeps internships going amid pandemic...

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) - Just beyond the bustle of the main shop floor of P.J. Wallbank Springs in Port Huron, Adam Tuckey, a student at Western Michigan University, sat in a room with other interns. He's working on a project to improve the efficiency...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

Solar power continues growth in Minnesota...

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Thomas Rekstein no longer minds looking at the electric bill for his Great River Insurance business on North Riverfront Drive. "My electric bill used to be $4,500 annually, now it's down to $1,200 a year." Rekstein, who h...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

Houdini-inspired sculpture reappears in Appleton...

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) - The "Metamorphosis" sculpture that disappeared from Houdini Plaza a decade ago has reappeared at a plaza along the Fox River at the south end of the Lawe Street bridge. "I'm really pleased with the way this has turned...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

Young South Dakota rider meeting personal goals in rodeo...

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) - Landry Haugen's debut at the recent South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals was one she might have envisioned. The 15-year-old, who just finished her ninth-grade year at Sturgis Brown High School, secured state championships in girl...

 2020-07-06 05:01 

Washington Times

Aspiring North Dakota opera singer heads to grad school...

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - Nathan Bowles, a local operatic singer, is heading off to graduate school in the fall for voice performance, hoping to do what he loves most for a living. Bowles is a recent Minot State University graduate, earning his bachelor's in...

 2020-07-06 05:00 

Washington Post

What to watch on Monday: 'Celebrity Game Face' on E!...

Monday July 6, 2020 | "Love and Listings" returns on VH1....

 2020-07-06 04:55 

Washington Times

The Latest: India overtakes Russia, now 3rd in virus cases...

NEW DELHI - India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-affected nation by the coronavirus after reporting 24,248 new cases Monday. India has now confirmed 697,413 cases, including 19,693 deaths. Russia has 680,283 cases. The U.S. has had the mos...

 2020-07-06 04:52 

San Diego Union Tribune

Padres intrasquad observations: Pomeranz's leg; Profar's flow...

Reliever Drew Pomeranz leaves game with leg injury, said to be OK; Cronenworth, Profar, Grisham homer...

 2020-07-06 04:40 

Washington Post

Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation...

First came the coronavirus, then unrest over racial injustice...

 2020-07-06 04:26 

Washington Post

Live updates: Elected officials blame rush to reopen as coronavirus cases hit record for 27th day...

Alarming indicators continued to mount over the Fourth of July weekend, with the rolling seven-day average for daily new cases hitting a record high for the 27th day in a row on Sunday....

 2020-07-06 04:26 

Washington Post

Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation...

First came the coronavirus, then unrest over racial injustice...

 2020-07-06 04:24 

USA Today

At least 2 people killed in plane collision over Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho...

Two people died in a plane crash Sunday over Lake Coeur d'Alene Sunday in Idaho, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office said....

 2020-07-06 04:23 

Washington Times

Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Not long after noon on Feb. 6, President Donald Trump strode into the ornate East Room of the White House. The night before, his impeachment trial had ended with acquittal in the Republican-controlled Senate. It was time to gloat and set...

 2020-07-06 04:21 

Washington Post

US diplomat in Hong Kong says security law use a 'tragedy'...

The top American diplomat in Hong Kong says it's a "tragedy" to use the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's new national security law to chip away at "fundamental freedoms" in the Asian financial hub and create an "atmosphere o...

 2020-07-06 04:19 

Washington Times

US diplomat in Hong Kong says security law use a 'tragedy'...

HONG KONG (AP) - The top American diplomat in Hong Kong said Monday that it is a "tragedy" to use the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's new national security law to chip away at "fundamental freedoms" in the Asian financial hub and c...

 2020-07-06 04:16 

Washington Post

1 ad, 3 accents: How Democrats aim to win Latino votes...

To win Florida and other pivotal swing states in November, Joe Biden is not only hoping to run up the score against President Donald Trump with Latino voters, but also push the community's turnout to levels far higher than when Hillary Clinton was def...

 2020-07-06 04:16 

Washington Times

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely says 99% of virus cases benign...

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is understating the danger of the coronavirus to people who get it, as more and more become infected in the U.S. In his latest of many statements playing down the severity of the pandemic, Trump declared that 99% o...

 2020-07-06 04:07 

Washington Post

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT...

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT...

 2020-07-06 04:03 

Washington Times

New Mexico schools opening comes amid nurse shortage...

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - The hybrid reopening of New Mexico public schools will come amid a statewide nursing shortage, adding to the anxiety of parents and teachers. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports guidelines released by the New Mexico Public Education De...

 2020-07-06 04:02 

Washington Times

Troubled New Mexico city to replace police chief...

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) - The mayor of a troubled New Mexico city has fired its police chief but will keep him until a replacement is named. The Las Vegas Optic reports Las Vegas, New Mexico, Mayor Louie Trujillo confirmed this week he told current Police Ch...

 2020-07-06 04:01 

Washington Times

Man jumps into Waddell canal to save his dog, likely drowns...

WADDELL, Ariz. (AP) - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death of a man in Waddell who jumped into a canal to save his dog. Sheriff's deputies said a man in his 50s and his wife were walking their dog Saturday morning along th...

 2020-07-06 04:01 

Washington Post

Asia Today: Australian state's cases spike, borders to shut...

The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases as authorities prepare to close its border with New South Wales...

 2020-07-06 04:01 

Washington Times

Amid pandemic, fewer students seek federal aid for college...

The number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal college aid plunged in the weeks following the sudden closure of school buildings this spring - a time when students were cut off from school counselors, and families hit with financial setbacks ...

 2020-07-06 04:01 

Washington Post

Low-cost airline HK Express resuming flights in August...

Hong Kong low-cost airline HK Express, part of the Cathay Pacific Group, says it will gradually resume flights on Aug. 2 as Asian governments ease coronavirus-related travel restrictions...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Washington Times

Small plane makes emergency landing on a busy Sedona roadway...

SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) - A small plane had to make an emergency landing in the middle of a busy road in the northern Arizona town of Sedona. Authorities said the plane took off from the Sedona Airport with a pilot and a passenger about 11 a.m. Sunday and it b...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Washington Times

Today in History...

Today in History Today is Monday, July 6, the 188th day of 2020. There are 178 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 6, 1942, Anne Frank, her parents and sister entered a "secret annex" in an Amsterdam building where the...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Washington Post

Hints From Heloise: The high cost of weddings...

Parents would rather help with down payment on a house...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Washington Post

Ask Amy: New mate struggles to join pack...

Dog insists on sleeping in bed and licking, licking, licking...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Washington Post

Miss Manners: No good comes from mentioning money on social media...

Relative suggests handing check over...

 2020-07-06 03:59 

Washington Times

Low-cost airline HK Express resuming flights in August...

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong low-cost airline HK Express, part of the Cathay Pacific Group, said Monday it will gradually resume flights on Aug. 2 as Asian governments ease coronavirus-related travel restrictions. HK Express suspended all flights in March a...

 2020-07-06 03:59 

Washington Times

Asia Today: Australian state's cases spike, borders to shut...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases on Monday as authorities prepare to close its border with New South Wales. The death of a man in his 90s brings...

 2020-07-06 03:59 

San Diego Union Tribune

Snake bite leaves hiker in Duzlura in critical condition...

The hiker had been with a group of four others off Otay Mountain Truck Trail...

 2020-07-06 03:59 

Washington Post

Carolyn Hax: Cast a wider net to find the support you need...

After a husband's job loss, there are misunderstandings and unwelcome advice....

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