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 2020-02-27 18:27 

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Ducey downplays risk but says Arizona prepared for virus...

PHOENIX (AP) - The risk of contracting the new coronavirus in Arizona is low, but the state has practiced for an outbreak and is prepared to respond, Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday....

 2020-02-27 18:21 

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Sununu urges Congress to approve funds for virus response...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is urging Congress to approve emergency funding in response to a new virus spreading around the world, weeks after the state's Democratic delegation began asking the Trump administration to propose a s...

 2020-02-27 17:53 

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Falling tree crushes car and kills driver near Eiffel Tower...

PARIS (AP) - Powerful wind in Paris sent a tree crashing down onto a car near the Eiffel Tower on Thursday, killing the driver. The man driving the car on the picturesque embankment of the Seine River was the only person hurt when the tree fell, fire depa...

 2020-02-27 17:47 

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Killings at brewery do little to change Wisconsin politics...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin's latest mass shooting, which left six people dead at one of the world's largest breweries, appears to have done little in the politically polarized state to budge Republicans who expanded access to guns over the pas...

 2020-02-27 17:46 

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New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A new coronavirus case in California could be the first in the U.S. that has no known connection to travel abroad or another known case, a possible sign the virus is spreading in a U.S. community, health officials said. Californi...

 2020-02-27 17:42 

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Rhode Island activist Christopher Young dies in crash...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A frequent Rhode Island political candidate and activist died in a car crash that occurred after he had a likely heart attack while he was driving home from testifying at the State House. Christopher Young's vehicle drove onto ...

 2020-02-27 17:38 

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Judge refuses to let Assange leave secure dock in courtroom...

LONDON (AP) - A British judge refused Thursday to let WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange move from a glass-enclosed dock and sit with his lawyers during a London court hearing on whether he should be extradited to the United States. Assange complained of st...

 2020-02-27 17:21 

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Viajes cancelados, ingresos cados: virus golpea negocios...

LONDRES (AP) - La propagacin del coronavirus por el mundo golpea con fuerza a las empresas, forzadas a suspender la produccin, reuniones, eventos y viajes de negocios. Un vistazo a lo ms reciente: MERCADOS: Los mercados volvieron a sufrir cadas bruscas. E...

 2020-02-27 17:09 

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Man who fatally shot cousin while showing off guns sentenced...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 28-year-old Wichita man who accidentally shot and killed his cousin while several people were drinking and showing off guns has been sentenced to three years in prison. Martin David Ruiz Jr. was sentenced Wednesday for involuntary m...

 2020-02-27 17:06 

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Halt of Muslim pilgrimage over virus brings worldwide dismay...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - For years, Ibrahim al-Dabba has been saving up money to make the umrah pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites in Saudi Arabia, which for many Palestinians is the only way to leave the impoverished and isolated Gaza Strip. He ...

 2020-02-27 17:02 

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FBI conducting probe at Houston school district offices...

HOUSTON (AP) - FBI agents descended on the administrative offices of the Houston Independent School District on Thursday, although it's unclear what they were looking into at one of the county's largest school systems. Agents arrived at the school...

 2020-02-27 16:43 

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Man pleads guilty to attacking Leavenworth police officer...

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - A man has pleaded guilty to attacking a Leavenworth police officer who was sitting inside a patrol car. Anthony Dunkle, 36, entered the plea Wednesday to battery of a law enforcement officer, making a criminal threat and interfere...

 2020-02-27 16:42 

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3,000-strong African force planned against Sahel extremism...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - African leaders have decided to work on deploying 3,000 troops to West Africa's troubled Sahel region as extremist attacks surge, an African Union official said Thursday. The force would be a significant new player in the ...

 2020-02-27 16:37 

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US Supreme Court justice to speak at University of Wyoming...

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is scheduled to speak at the University of Wyoming law school in September. Gorsuch will be on campus Sept. 16-17 for the 100th anniversary of he law school. He will speak at an event about acces...

 2020-02-27 16:35 

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Italian duo cleared of having virus, going well at Oman Open...

MUSCAT, Oman (AP) - Cleared of having a widely spreading virus and reinstated to the field at the last minute, Italian golfers Lorenzo Gagli and Edoardo Molinari were under par at the Oman Open before darkness brought an end to their first rounds on Thurs...

 2020-02-27 16:33 

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La poltica impregna la lucha contra el coronavirus...

BEIRUT (AP) - En el Medio Oriente, hasta los brotes de virus se tien de poltica. El coronavirus ha matado a 26 personas en Irn, el saldo ms alto fuera de China. Muchos de los ms de 240 casos en la regin estn vinculados con Irn, incluyendo decenas en Kuwai...

 2020-02-27 16:23 

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Court dismisses appeal of gag order in missing mom case...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Connecticut Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal of a gag order that a judge imposed in the case of Fotis Dulos, who died after a suicide attempt last month while accused of killing his estranged wife. Dulos' lawyer, Norman...

 2020-02-27 16:22 

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Canceled travel, revenue losses: Virus hits businesses hard...

LONDON (AP) - The spread of the new coronavirus around the world is hitting companies hard as they suspend production, meetings, events and business travel. Here's a look at the latest developments: MARKETS: Markets are down sharply again. The Dow and...

 2020-02-27 16:22 

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Spanish air force two-seater jet crashes into the sea...

MADRID (AP) - A two-seater jet from Spain's aerobatic demonstration team crashed into the sea Thursday in an area next to a salty-water lagoon in the eastern coastal province of Murcia, the Spanish air force said. The C-101 type jet had taken off from...

 2020-02-27 16:16 

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Lab in New Mexico could begin testing for new virus...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Health officials in New Mexico send off samples from people suspected of having the new coronavirus to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but the state epidemiologist said an Albuquerque lab is expected to soon begin con...

 2020-02-27 16:11 

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Florida officials express caution -- not panic -- over virus...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis attempted to reassure his state Thursday that health officials were prepared for any cases of a new virus that has killed thousands worldwide, saying there were no confirmed cases - yet - of infections fr...

 2020-02-27 16:11 

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Russian military chief voices concern about NATO activities...

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's chief military officer met with his French counterpart Thursday and raised concern about NATO's activities near the Russian border. Russian Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov said Moscow has become increasingly worried ...

 2020-02-27 15:56 

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Q&A: Saudis halt Muslim pilgrimage over virus fears...

CAIRO (AP) - Saudi Arabia's unprecedented decision to halt the umrah pilgrimage amid the global outbreak of a new virus could prevent millions of Muslims from undertaking a major religious rite that many spend years saving up for. Unlike the hajj pilg...

 2020-02-27 15:48 

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High school north of Seattle closed over virus fears...

BOTHELL, Wash. (AP) - A high school north of Seattle was closed Thursday after a staffer's family member was placed in quarantine for possible coronavirus. Northshore School District superintendent Michelle Reid said in an email to families Wednesday ...

 2020-02-27 15:44 

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Cruise ship can dock at Mexico's Cozumel amid virus fears...

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The cruise ship MSC Meraviglia, turned away by two nations due to fears of a virus outbreak, is being allowed to dock at Mexico's Caribbean island of Cozumel and passengers will be allowed to disembark, President Andrs Manuel Lpez O...

 2020-02-27 15:43 

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Review: 'Amnesty' is a satisfying but frustrating read...
 2020-02-27 15:42 

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Former Taliban hostage in Doha to witness peace deal...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Australian university professor Timothy Weeks, who was held captive for three years by the Taliban, arrived Thursday in Qatar in the Middle East to witness the signing of a peace deal between the U.S. and Taliban. The Taliban mai...

 2020-02-27 15:35 

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Salvadoran congress passes war crimes sentence reduction law...

El Salvador's congress has passed a law allowing judges to reduce sentences for crimes committed during the country's 1980-1992 civil war, drawing criticism from the president and rights activists. President Nayib Bukele vowed to veto the law, say...

 2020-02-27 15:32 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING? Virus forges on, as world hunts solutions...

One by one, more and more countries are reporting cases of the new coronavirus. Governments and doctors on the front lines are scrambling for solutions and everyday life around the globe is being disrupted in a manner that's not been seen in recent ti...

 2020-02-27 15:24 

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Virus response in Mideast tainted by political views of Iran...

BEIRUT (AP) - In the Middle East, even virus outbreaks are political. The coronavirus has killed 26 people in Iran -- the highest toll outside of China where it originated. Many of the over 240 confirmed cases in the region have links to Iran, including d...

 2020-02-27 15:23 

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Police: Man who claimed to have gun killed in drive-through...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - An off-duty police officer waiting at a fast food drive through Thursday shot and killed a man who came up to his car and claimed he had a gun, police said. The officer was sitting in his own vehicle at Carl's Jr. at aro...

 2020-02-27 15:03 

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Court sides with family of man shot by police in Kansas...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A federal appeals court has ruled that jurors should be allowed to decide whether a police officer in Kansas used excessive force nearly eight years ago when he fatally shot a man as he was lying face down in a parking lot. The U.S. C...

 2020-02-27 15:02 

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Rusia busca extender tratado nuclear que tiene con EEUU...

Mosc busca extender el tratado nuclear que tiene vigente con Estados Unidos y no queda tiempo para negociar cambio alguno, afirm el jueves un alto diplomtico ruso. Vladimir Leontyev, quien encabeza el departamento de control de armas en el Ministerio del ...

 2020-02-27 15:02 

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Stocks open sharply lower; Dow 10% below recent record high...

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are opening sharply lower, extending a weeklong rout and bringing the Dow Jones Industrial Average 10% below the record high it hit two weeks ago. Microsoft became the latest large company to warn investors about the virus' pote...

 2020-02-27 14:54 

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Pases toman medidas duras contra propagacin del virus...

BEIJING (AP) - Arabia Saud cerr el acceso a los lugares ms sagrados del islam, Corea del Sur endureci las penas para los que violan las cuarentenas y aeropuertos en Latinoamrica buscaban seales de enfermedad en los pasajeros el jueves, ante el nuevo virus...

 2020-02-27 14:10 

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Man arrested by ICE near his kids' school bus stop...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A father who had just put his children on a school bus was arrested last week by Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents near Portland, officials said. On Feb. 19, the man, identified by ICE as Tomas Galvan-Rodriguez, dropped his c...

 2020-02-27 13:58 

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Alert: State newspaper says Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran vice president and spokeswoman for 1979 hostage-takers, has new virus...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - State newspaper says Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran vice president and spokeswoman for 1979 hostage-takers, has new virus....

 2020-02-27 13:56 

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Italy changes virus count methods at UN agency's urging...

ROME (AP) - With tourism tanking and panic rising, Italy is changing how it reports coronavirus cases and who will get tested in ways that could lower the country's caseload even as an outbreak centered in northern Italy spreads in Europe, officials s...

 2020-02-27 13:51 

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Police: Florida man killed mom, stepsister in knife attack...

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is accused of attacking his mother and stepsister with a knife and killing them, police said. A man called 911 around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday and told the dispatcher that his son was attacking two family members inside thei...

 2020-02-27 13:47 

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T-shirt sales raise $16,000 for officer hurt in shooting...

WASECA, Minn. (AP) - An effort to sell T-shirts for a Minnesota police officer injured in a shooting has raised nearly $16,000, supporters said. Waseca Officer Arik Matson was shot in the head in an exchange of gunfire in January. A group of people repres...

 2020-02-27 13:41 

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US economy grew at 2.1% rate in Q4 but virus threat looms...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.1% in the final quarter of last year, but damage from the spreading coronavirus is likely depressing growth in the current quarter and for 2020 as a whole. The Commerce Department said Thursda...

 2020-02-27 13:37 

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North Macedonia: Police find 40 migrants crammed into a van...

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) - A border patrol in North Macedonia has detained 40 migrants found crammed into a van near a central town, and arrested the driver on suspicion of trafficking them, police said Thursday. Police said the 36 Afghans and four Pa...

 2020-02-27 13:16 

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Alert: Semiofficial news agencies in Iran say Friday prayers canceled in Tehran, elsewhere over outbreak of new virus...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Semiofficial news agencies in Iran say Friday prayers canceled in Tehran, elsewhere over outbreak of new virus....

 2020-02-27 13:10 

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Wapato police car crashes into house, sheriff investigating...

WAPATO, Wash. (AP) - The Yakima County sheriff's traffic unit is investigating the crash of a Wapato police car into a home Sunday night. The driver, described as a former Wapato officer, was driving toward Wapato around 8 p.m. when the car went off t...

 2020-02-27 13:05 

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Syria says Israeli drone attack kills civilian near Golan...

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - An Israeli drone fired a missile at a car in southern Syria on Thursday, killing one person, Syrian state TV reported. The state-run media outlet gave no further details on the attack near the southern village of Hader in the Quneit...

 2020-02-27 12:54 

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Company wins state aid for moving production, jobs into Iowa...

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) - The Timken Co. is planning to move auger production to Clinton from across the Mississippi River in Fulton, Illinois. Timken Drives, a subsidiary of North Canton, Ohio-based Timken, last week was awarded $250,000 direct financial assi...

 2020-02-27 12:36 

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Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim...

PARIS (AP) - Filmmaker Roman Polanski is skipping the awards ceremony for France's equivalent of the Oscars - where his latest movie leads this year's nominations - because of protests prompted by a new rape accusation against him. Women's rig...

 2020-02-27 12:36 

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Russian diplomat pushes for nuclear pact's extension...

A Russian diplomat on Thursday reaffirmed Moscow's push for extending the last remaining nuclear treaty with the United States, saying there is no time left to negotiate any changes to that. Vladimir Leontyev, a deputy head of the Russian Foreign Mini...

 2020-02-27 12:31 

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Arabia Saud suspende visitas a La Meca y Medina por virus...

DUBI, Emiratos rabes Unidos (AP) - Arabia Saud suspendi el jueves las visitas de peregrinos extranjeros a dos lugares sagrados para el islam por el temor a una nueva epidemia viral meses antes de la multitudinaria peregrinacin anual del haj. El Oriente Me...

 2020-02-27 12:26 

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Belarus leader says nation being forced to merge with Russia...

MINSK, Belarus (AP) - The president of Belarus said Thursday that his country is...

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