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 2020-08-09 14:50 

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5.1-magnitude quake hits North Carolina; no damage reported...

SPARTA, N.C. (AP) — The most powerful earthquake to hit North Carolina in more than 100 years shook much of the state early Sunday, rattling homes, businesses and residents....

 2020-08-09 14:00 

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Police: 5 shot outside house party in Brockton...

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Five people were shot outside a house party late Saturday in Brockton, police said....

 2020-08-09 13:54 

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NH hospitals losing millions; many Maine businesses hurting...

BOSTON (AP) — A look at coronavirus news from around New England:...

 2020-08-09 13:49 

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For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty...

CHICAGO (AP) — For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst pandemic in a century, leaving her jobless and marooned in an......

 2020-08-09 12:59 

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No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall...

As they struggle to salvage some semblance of a campus experience this fall, U.S. colleges are requiring promises from students to help contain the coronavirus — no keg parties, no long road trips and no outside guests on campus....

 2020-08-09 12:21 

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3rd phase of Newport Pell Bridge rehab project to start...

JAMESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The third and final phase of the Newport Pell Bridge roadway deck rehabilitation project is expected to start this week about a month ahead of schedule....

 2020-08-09 12:05 

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Amid pandemic, future of many Catholic schools is in doubt...

NEW YORK (AP) — As the new academic year arrives, school systems across the United States are struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Roman Catholic educators have an extra challenge — trying to forestall a relentless wave of closures.....

 2020-08-09 11:35 

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Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and force protesters away from the offices as violent demonstrations continue in the city that had hoped for calm after......

 2020-08-09 11:17 

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The Latest: Planned layoffs at British companies surge...

LONDON — The number of British companies planning to cut staff numbers in June was five times higher than in the same month a year earlier, in an ominous sign of COVID-19's economic impact....

 2020-08-08 13:00 

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McGAIR: As a recent in-person ceremony suggests, the tradition of Shea High football players taking their talents to URI is in good hands with Jaylen Smith fulfilling the role that was previously held...

A little of this, a little of that ......

 2020-08-08 12:55 

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Census Bureau drop-outs complicate door-knocking efforts...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Bob Garick was looking forward to being a field supervisor during the door-knocking phase of the 2020 census, but as the number of new coronavirus cases in Florida shot up last month, he changed his mind....

 2020-08-08 12:11 

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Deadline to register for Rhode Island's primary is Sunday...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The deadline to register to vote in Rhode Island's Sept. 8 primary is Sunday....

 2020-08-08 11:04 

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Portland protests persist as some bring flashes of violence...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More protests are expected in Portland, Oregon, throughout the weekend following violent demonstrations this week that have brought more unrest to the Northwest city....

 2020-08-08 10:57 

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The Latest: Pakistan to allow all international flights...

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has announced that it will allow the full resumption of all types of international flights to and from the country's airports from Sunday amid a steady decline in COVID-19 deaths and infections....

 2020-08-07 09:23 

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The Latest: German state shuts 2 schools after new cases...

BERLIN — Officials in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania have shut down two schools after new cases of coronavirus were confirmed only days after the northeastern German state became the country's first to resume classes....

 2020-08-07 09:22 

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Rapid7: 2Q Earnings Snapshot...

BOSTON (AP) — Rapid7 Inc. (RPD) on Thursday reported a loss of $21.5 million in its second quarter....

 2020-08-07 09:15 

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Atlantic Power: 2Q Earnings Snapshot...

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Atlantic Power Corp. (AT) on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier....

 2020-08-07 09:07 

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Editas: 2Q Earnings Snapshot...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Editas Medicine Inc. (EDIT) on Thursday reported a loss of $23.6 million in its second quarter....

 2020-08-07 09:04 

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Cabot: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot...

BOSTON (AP) — Cabot Corp. (CBT) on Thursday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier....

 2020-08-07 08:53 

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US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science...

In a comfy suburb just outside Nashville, a young family swabs their noses twice a month in a DIY study seeking answers to some of the most vexing questions about the coronavirus....

 2020-08-07 08:22 

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Lakers not exactly rolling along as playoffs approach...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — This is the land of in-between for the Los Angeles Lakers....

 2020-08-07 07:47 

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Texas Tech women's coach fired one day after report of abuse...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech fired women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings on Thursday, a day after a scathing newspaper report alleging a culture of abuse in her program....

 2020-08-07 07:06 

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Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat...

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the......

 2020-08-07 07:05 

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Roark, Blue Jays to face Weber, Red Sox...

Toronto Blue Jays (4-6, fourth in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (4-8, fifth in the AL East)...

 2020-08-06 02:13 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:...

 2020-08-06 02:07 

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Verdugo, Chavis homer to back Prez as Red Sox beat Rays 5-0...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Martn Prez pitched out of trouble all night, and Alex Verdugo and Michael Chavis homered to help the Boston Red Sox stop a four-game skid Wednesday with a 5-0 victory over the slumping Tampa Bay......

 2020-08-06 02:02 

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New measures on travelers, bars and large parties imposed...

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wednesday announced new measures impacting travelers, restaurants and large parties as the state's coronavirus cases continue to rise....

 2020-08-06 01:55 

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TechTarget: 2Q Earnings Snapshot...

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — TechTarget Inc. (TTGT) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $4.8 million....

 2020-08-06 01:20 

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The Latest: Mexico is nearing 50,000 deaths from COVID-19...

MEXICO CITY — Mexico is nearing 50,000 confirmed deaths from COVID-19....

 2020-08-06 01:15 

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Proposal to disband Minneapolis police blocked from ballot...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis commission decided Wednesday to take more time to review a City Council amendment to dismantle the Police Department in the wake of George Floyd's death, ending the possibility of voters deciding the issue in Nov...

 2020-08-06 01:06 

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Joe Arpaio clings to relevancy in what's likely his last run...

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has grown more politically moderate in the past five years, but Republican primary voters haven't entirely abandoned Joe Arpaio, the six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix who lost the job in 2016 amid voter frustration over hi...

 2020-08-06 00:43 

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Editorial Roundup: US...

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:...

 2020-08-06 00:13 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...

 2020-08-06 00:10 

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PC head coach Ed Cooley touches on many topics in "Conversation with the Coach"...

From the backyard of his East Greenwich home, PC men's basketball head coach Ed Cooley on Wednesday was joined by athletic director Bob Driscoll for a "Conversation with the Coach" discussion that aired on Facebook and was moderated by Friar.....

 2020-08-05 02:15 

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Meadows 2 hits in return from virus, Rays top Red Sox 5-1...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows got two hits after missing the first 10 games of the season with the coronavirus and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped their losing streak at five, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on......

 2020-08-05 02:13 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:...

 2020-08-05 01:51 

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Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 5...

WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — At least five people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires......

 2020-08-05 01:44 

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The Latest: Mexico posts near-record 857 coronavirus deaths...

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico posted a near-record one-day total of 857 newly confirmed COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the country's confirmed death toll to 48,869, the third-highest number in the world....

 2020-08-05 01:30 

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No Butler, no problem as Miami Heat beat Celtics 111-106...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Bam Adebayo had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Miami Heat never trailed in beating the Boston Celtics 111-106 Tuesday to remain alone in the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference....

 2020-08-05 01:10 

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Questions being raised after Kodak's stock has a big moment...

Eastman Kodak's potentially lucrative deal to help the U.S. government make more generic drugs domestically is threatening to turn into a regulatory headache for the fallen photography giant....

 2020-08-05 00:30 

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AP PHOTOS: Terror, death, devastation in Lebanon explosion...

As they watched a huge mushroom cloud rise over the seaport capital, many who felt the massive explosion in Beirut on Tuesday thought it was a nuclear detonation. Others described the popping and bursting of fireworks and a raging fire......

 2020-08-05 00:18 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...

 2020-08-04 23:55 

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California prosecutors ask NFL to take down shooting video...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors on Tuesday asked the NFL to remove a video produced as part of the league's Inspire Change campaign, saying it misrepresents the circumstances leading to the fatal shooting of a Black man in 2018....

 2020-08-04 23:52 

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'Too many are selfish': US nears 5 million virus cases...

BOSTON (AP) — Fourth of July gatherings, graduation parties, no-mask weddings, crowded bars — there are reasons the U.S. has racked up more than 155,000 coronavirus deaths, by far the most of any country, and is fast approaching an off-the-cha...

 2020-08-04 00:03 

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Isaias regains hurricane strength heading for Carolinas...

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Coastal residents secured patio furniture, ferry operators completed evacuations on the Outer Banks, and officials passed out sandbags and offered car space in elevated garages Monday as Isaias marched northward, fore...

 2020-08-03 23:57 

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Kids getting caught in crossfire as US gun violence surges...

CHICAGO (AP) — July in Chicago ended as it began: Mourning the death of a child whose only mistake was venturing outside to play when someone armed with a gun came to the neighborhood hunting for an enemy....

 2020-08-03 23:55 

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Vehicle malfunction sparked Southern California wildfire...

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles that has forced thousands of people from their homes was sparked by a malfunctioning diesel vehicle, fire officials said Monday....

 2020-08-03 23:53 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...

 2020-08-03 23:50 

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Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge...

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. Now, on top of the usual worries about youngsters adjusting to new teachers and classmates,......

 2020-08-03 23:48 

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Prosecutor seeking Trump's taxes cites probe of his business...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City prosecutor fighting to get President Donald Trump's tax returns told a judge Monday he was justified in demanding them because of public reports of "extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump......

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