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 2021-10-23 14:30 

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1st big New Orleans parade since pandemic a go: Krewe of Boo...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Parade-loving New Orleans is about to get its groove back.After over a year where the coronavirus largely put an end to parades, an assortment of witches, goblins and other maske......

 2021-10-23 14:23 

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South Carolina increasing payments to child care providers...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's social services agency says it is now paying more money to providers in the program that subsidizes child care for low-income families.The state's Department ......

 2021-10-23 14:22 

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Massachusetts considers letting electric bikes in bike lanes...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are considering whether to begin allowing electric bicycles in bike lanes.Currently electric bikes are prohibited on bike paths because they're categorized as ......

 2021-10-23 14:20 

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Namibia suspends use of Russian COVID vaccine after S.Africa flags HIV concerns | Reuters...

Namibia will suspend the rollout of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, its health ministry said on Saturday, days after the drugs regulator in neighbouring South Africa flagged concerns about its safety for people at risk of HIV....

 2021-10-23 14:19 

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Austrian government proposes law to legalise assisted suicide | Reuters...

Austria's federal government has submitted a draft law to make assisted suicide for seriously ill adults legal, the federal chancellery said in a statement on Saturday....

 2021-10-23 14:19 

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AP Week in Pictures: Global...

OCT. 16 - 22, 2021The Olympic flame is lit to begin its journey to the Winter Games in Beijing. A crew conducts a dramatic rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. A diver discovers a shell-enc......

 2021-10-23 14:17 

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After 'Rust' shooting, a look at other notable set accidents...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the set of the Alec Baldwin movie "Rust" is a reminder of the dangers that can exist on film and television sets. As author......

 2021-10-23 14:15 

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England puts defending champ West Indies in to bat at T20 WC...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — England put defending champion West Indies in to bat in their opening Super 12 game at the T20 World Cup on Saturday.It's a repeat of the last T20 World Cup final......

 2021-10-23 14:11 

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Hungary: Thousands of Orban supporters march across Budapest...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government marched in Budapest on Saturday in a demonstration of unity behind the populi......

 2021-10-23 14:10 

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Spain's Sabadell rejects offer from Co-op bank for its British unit TSB...

Spain's Sabadell said on Saturday its board has rejected an offer from Co-operative Bank for its British subsidiary TSB, after Sky News first reported about the approach....

 2021-10-23 14:08 

Reuters

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Congo...

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a village this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a statement published on Friday on its affiliated Telegram channels....

 2021-10-23 14:03 

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A moving 'reunion' for descendants of Holocaust survivors...

WESTLAKE, Texas (AP) — Anna Salton Eisen found the old pictures — wallet-size, black-and-white images of Jewish prisoners who survived the Holocaust — in a folder her late father, George Lucius Sal......

 2021-10-23 14:03 

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Assistant director yelled 'cold gun' before handing pistol to Alec Baldwin, police say...

An assistant director on the film "Rust" said that the gun that killed a cinematographer and injured a director on the New Mexico set was unloaded before he handed it to actor Alec Baldwin, a police affidavit indicates....

 2021-10-23 14:02 

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Turkey's Erdogan orders 10 ambassadors declared 'persona non grata' | Reuters...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered the foreign ministry to declare 10 ambassadors -- including from the United States, Germany and France -- 'persona non grata' for calling for the release of philanthropist Osman Kava...

 2021-10-23 14:00 

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Allegations of police bias in Kansas yield few sanctions...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas law enforcement agencies have received hundreds of complaints of bias over the past 10 years, but records available to the public show only two alleging racial bias resul......

 2021-10-23 14:00 

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AP Sportlight...

Oct. 241943 — The Green Bay Packers grab nine interceptions, seven off Frank Sinkwich, in a 27-6 victory over the Detroit Lions.1948 — Chicago's Bill Blackburn returns two interceptions for touchdo......

 2021-10-23 14:00 

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This Date in Baseball...

Oct. 241911 — The World Series between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Athletics was resumed after six days of rain, and Chief Bender beat Christy Mathewson 4-2 to give the A's a 3-1 lead.......

 2021-10-23 13:58 

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Mississippi legislators revising medical marijuana proposal...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers are tweaking a proposal to create a medical marijuana program, but Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has not said when he will call a special session to put it......

 2021-10-23 13:56 

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COVID outbreak reported at county correctional facility...

The largest county correctional facility in New Hampshire is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19.New Hampshire Public Radio reports that recently released state data shows there are 120 positive c......

 2021-10-23 13:56 

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Where Murphy, Ciattarelli stand on issues in NJ gov race...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey voters have already begun casting mail-in ballots and on Saturday began heading to the polls for early in-person voting for the first time ever. The governor's race ......

 2021-10-23 13:50 

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New Jersey governor race tests Murphy's progressive politics...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Paid sick leave. Taxpayer-funded community college. A phased-in $15 minimum wage.New Jersey has taken a decidedly liberal shift under first-term Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, in......

 2021-10-23 13:46 

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Report: Bridgeport awaits vaccination status of 600 workers...

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Roughly 600 Bridgeport city workers haven't yet submitted proof of vaccination against the coronavirus, nearly a month after a deadline for them to do so or get tested week......

 2021-10-23 13:44 

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Koeman: Barcelona can't be afraid of Madrid in 'clsico'...

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona can't be afraid of Real Madrid when the teams meet in the first "clsico" of the season this weekend, Ronald Koeman said Saturday.It will be the first clsico since Lionel M......

 2021-10-23 13:43 

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Dot banks on post-COVID rural appeal, pays employees to move...

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. (AP) — Dot Foods had a problem. In early 2020, COVID-19 put the brakes on six decades of nearly constant hiring. When the pandemic eased and business buzzed again last spring, ......

 2021-10-23 13:36 

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Gas prices surge again in NJ, around nation...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices have surged again in New Jersey and around the nation with double-digit increases in the Garden State at a time of year that usually sees decreases due to a drop in ......

 2021-10-23 13:33 

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Zardes sprains knee, could miss US's November qualifiers...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Crew forward Gyasi Zardes likely will be sidelined for two to four weeks after he sprained his left knee, an injury that could cause him to miss the United States' Wo......

 2021-10-23 13:33 

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A magical trove of Ricky Jay ephemera hits auction block...

NEW YORK (AP) — Conjurers, cheats, hustlers, hoaxsters, pranksters, jokesters, posturers, pretenders, sideshow showmen, armless calligraphers, mechanical marvels and popular entertainments.Those we......

 2021-10-23 13:32 

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Shiffrin starts the season with her 70th World Cup win | Reuters...

Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States started the Alpine ski season with the 70th World Cup victory of her career on Saturday after a storming second run in a giant slalom in Soelden....

 2021-10-23 13:27 

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Chelsea romps to 7-0 win over Norwich in Premier League...

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea coped just fine without its injured strikers.The Premier League leaders romped to a 7-0 win over last-place Norwich on Saturday, with Mason Mount scoring a hat trick and the o......

 2021-10-23 13:24 

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Drug takeback event is being held in New England...

This is the weekend when New Englanders can return unused and unwanted prescription drugs to police departments and other locations in the region.The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration holds the ......

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