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 2020-07-03 22:09 

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As Texas reverses course on masks, GOP digs in on convention...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As Texas began mandating face coverings Friday on the orders of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, his party charged ahead with plans for a massive convention this month in Houston, magnifying the conflicting responses in the Texas......

 2020-07-03 21:55 

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California enters July 4 weekend with many beaches closed...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California headed into the Fourth of July weekend Friday under classic sunny summer skies and new health orders that temporarily put many popular beaches off-limits and canceled fireworks shows in an effort to prevent runaway coro...

 2020-07-03 20:57 

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Correction: Venezuela-Oil Cargo Seizure story...

MIAMI (AP) — In a story on June 30, 2020, The Associated Press erroneously reported that prosecutors in Greece opened a preliminary criminal investigation against ship owner Evangelos Marinakis stemming from the seizure of heroin aboard one of his v...

 2020-07-03 20:53 

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Opponents of 5G networks set fire to Cyprus' mobile antennas...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A small group of people who oppose 5G mobile telephone technology is likely responsible for arson attacks against four mobile telephone antenna installations in Cyprus' coastal town of Limassol, a Cypriot police official s...

 2020-07-03 20:32 

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Museums plan reopening; hospitalizations on the decline...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts museums are announcing reopening plans now that they are allowed to start welcoming visitors again under the third phase of the state's coronavirus economic recovery plan....

 2020-07-03 20:23 

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Kansas sees worst 2-week COVID-19 spike since pandemic began...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas reported another big increase in confirmed coronavirus cases Friday, capping its worst two-week spike since the pandemic began and coming as a statewide mask mandate from the governor took effect....

 2020-07-03 20:18 

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The Latest: WHO urges focus on first wave of coronavirus...

GENEVA — The World Health Organization's emergencies chief says "we need to put up a fight now" during a peak in the current wave of the coronavirus pandemic — rather than focusing on when a second wave might come....

 2020-07-03 20:03 

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The Latest: Hot-spot Arizona reaches ICU capacity of 91%...

PHOENIX — Arizona has reached new peaks in hospitalizations and emergency room visits, indicating the state is only intensifying as a coronavirus hot spot....

 2020-07-03 19:29 

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6 Tips to Achieving Financial Independence...

It's not rocket science, but it is a time-tested approach that can help you reach that goal quicker....

 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 in six states out of tens of millions of dollars....

 2020-07-03 18:43 

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Judge: Hawaii's quarantine is reasonable during pandemic...

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. judge will not stop Hawaii from enforcing a quarantine on arriving travelers, saying in a ruling that the emergency mandate is reasonable during the public health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-03 18:30 

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Virus-hammered Air France announces 7,500 job cuts...

PARIS (AP) — Air France and regional subsidiary Hop announced 7,500 job cuts Friday after the virus pandemic grounded most flights and darkened prospects for future air travel....

 2020-07-03 18:27 

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'Huge bummer': July Fourth will test Americans' discipline...

The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans' self-control that could determine the trajectory ...

 2020-07-03 18:12 

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The Latest: Hot-spot Arizona reaches ICU capacity of 91%...

PHOENIX — Arizona has reached new peaks in hospitalizations and emergency room visits, indicating the state is only intensifying as a coronavirus hot spot....

 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 of the coronavirus....

 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....

 2020-07-03 17:02 

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The Latest: Florida reports nearly 9,500 new virus cases...

MIAMI — Florida reported 9,488 new confirmed cases and 67 deaths, a day after setting a new daily record with more than 10,000 cases....

 2020-07-03 17:02 

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The Latest: Florida reports nearly 9,500 new virus cases...

MIAMI — Florida reported 9,488 new confirmed cases and 67 deaths, a day after setting a new daily record with more than 10,000 cases....

 2020-07-03 16:59 

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Turkey: pilots on trial over Ghosn escape released from jail...

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday released four pilots and a private airline official from jail, pending the outcome of their trial on charges of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan to Lebanon,......

 2020-07-03 16:47 

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Quarantine-free travel from UK to Cyprus to start Aug 1...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' beleaguered tourism sector got some good news after the government announced on Friday that travelers from the U.K. will be allowed entry into the east Mediterranean island nation next month without having to under...

 2020-07-03 16:47 

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World stocks mostly dip with US closed for holiday...

World stock markets fell slightly in Europe on Friday after gains in Asia, with trading somewhat subdued by a long holiday weekend in the U.S....

 2020-07-03 16:42 

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CEO of ailing Commerzbank offers to resign, chairman quits...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's ailing Commerzbank says its chief executive, Martin Zielke, has offered his resignation and its chairman has announced he's stepping down next month....

 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....

 2020-07-03 16:17 

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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 and escaped with $195,000....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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4 Expert Tips to Get Hired From Home...

Job hunting has always been a little stressful. OK, a lot stressful. A pandemic certainly hasn't remedied that. Rather, it's changing the landscape. For one, it's heating up competition. Millions......

 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....

 2020-07-03 15:28 

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Poland wants generous EU budget for Central Europe...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda said Friday that the European Union's budget for the next seven years should be generous for Central European nations, which aim to help drive the economic recovery from the coronavirus recessi...

 2020-07-03 15:19 

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Group opposed to 5G networks targets Cyprus' mobile antennas...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A small group of people who oppose 5G mobile telephone technology is likely responsible for arson attacks against four mobile telephone antenna installations in Cyprus' coastal town of Limassol, a Cypriot police official s...

 2020-07-03 15:14 

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The Latest: Italy governor wants people to quarantine, trace...

ROME — The governor of Italy's northeastern Veneto region says he'll crack down on people who test positive but refuse to quarantine or give details to health authorities about recent contacts for tracing....

 2020-07-03 14:06 

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Financial Difficulties in Retirement Can Put Your Life at Risk: Here's How to Avoid Them...

Don't jeopardize your health....

 2020-07-03 14:05 

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July Fourth weekend will test Americans' discipline...

The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans' self-control that could determine the trajectory ...

 2020-07-03 13:42 

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Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear...

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have finalized the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups say isn't ambitious enough and free marketeers criticize as a waste of taxpayers' mo...

 2020-07-03 13:39 

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The Latest: Miami mayor sets curfew, closes some businesses...

MIAMI — The mayor of Florida's most populous county has issued a new overnight curfew and will close some businesses that reopened in June....

 2020-07-03 13:36 

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Germany's upper house of parliament approves long-awaited bills to end the country's use of coal for power by 2038...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's upper house of parliament approves long-awaited bills to end the country's use of coal for power by 2038....

 2020-07-03 13:13 

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Vatican watchdog sees record cooperation levels despite raid...

The Vatican's financial watchdog agency has reported record levels of internal cooperation despite being thrown into turmoil in October when Vatican police raided its offices as part of an investigation into a 350 million-euro (nearly $400 million) Lo...

 2020-07-03 13:06 

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UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen...

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson wants a haircut and a beer....

 2020-07-03 13:00 

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4 Ways Retirees Can Get Back on Track Without Coming Out of Retirement...

Don't panic: These tips may help you get back on track....

 2020-07-03 12:38 

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1 Thing That Can Save Your Retirement If There's Another Stock Market Crash...

Another major downturn could put your retirement at risk, but there's one thing you can do to protect yourself....

 2020-07-03 12:21 

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World stocks mostly turn lower with US closed for holiday...

World stock markets turned lower in Europe on Friday after gains in Asia, with trading somewhat subdued by a long holiday weekend in the U.S....

 2020-07-03 12:18 

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Worried About a Tax Audit? Your Income Could Raise -- or Lower -- Your Chances...

Here's how likely you are to get audited based on the earnings you report....

 2020-07-03 12:00 

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Most Investors Won't Change Their Investment Strategy Without Big Losses...

Are investors right to stay the course?...

 2020-07-03 11:52 

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Vatican watchdog sees record cooperation levels despite raid...

The Vatican's financial watchdog agency has reported record levels of internal cooperation despite being thrown into turmoil in October when Vatican police raided its offices as part of an investigation into a 350 million-euro (nearly $400 million) Lo...

 2020-07-03 11:45 

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Why June's Unemployment Data Could Cause Confusion About How Fast the Economy Is Improving...

The numbers for the month contained a lot of positives but they may also paint a misleading employment picture....

 2020-07-03 11:31 

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3 Tax Moves to Make Before July 15...

Forgot all about Tax Day? Here are three tax actions to get on your calendar, fast....

 2020-07-03 11:18 

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Will a Surge in COVID-19 Make a Second Stimulus Check More Likely?...

Read the news, and it's clear that the outbreak has gotten worse. Will that push lawmakers to approve additional relief?...

 2020-07-03 11:13 

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Quarantine-free travel from U.K. to Cyprus to start Aug. 1...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) —...

 2020-07-03 10:35 

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The Latest: Cyprus says no quarantine for UK visitors...

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus' beleaguered tourism sector got some good news after the government announced that U.K. travelers will be allowed entry into the east Mediterranean island nation next month without a compulsory 14-day quarantine....

 2020-07-03 10:29 

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Spain sets aside another $56 billion for ailing companies...

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government announced Friday it is making available another 50 billion euros ($56 billion) in aid for companies struggling to weather economic difficulties brought by the new coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-07-03 10:18 

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Here's What the Average Weekly Unemployment Benefit Will Look Like If the $600 Boost Isn't Extended...

Spoiler alert: It's not that much....

 2020-07-03 10:15 

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The Latest: Johnson hopes for responsible behavior in pubs...

LONDON -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson does not think allowing pubs in England to open on a Saturday instead of a working weekday makes any difference....

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