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 2020-08-15 07:49 

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Freed from Belarus jails, protesters recount beatings...

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — They emerged dazed, shaken and in tears from the detention center in Minsk, to be met by waiting relatives. They displayed the black-and-blue bruises on their bodies, saying police had beaten them mercilessly. One teenager aske...

 2020-08-15 07:49 

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Woman member of Afghan peace team survives attack by gunmen...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A female member of Afghanistan's peace negotiating team and a former parliamentarian survived an assassination attempt, Afghan officials said Saturday. Tariq Arian, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said that Fawzi...

 2020-08-15 07:49 

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AP Week in Pictures, Global...

AUG. 8 14, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by The Associated Press from around the world. The selection was curated by AP photo editor Patrick Sison in New York. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagra...

 2020-08-15 07:19 

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Hoge in four-way tie for Wyndham lead after two rounds...

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tom Hoge maintained a share of the lead Friday at the Wyndham Championship, this time alongside Si Woo Kim, Talor Gooch and Billy Horschel. Hoge, tied for the first-round lead with Harold Varner III and Roger Sloan, kept in f...

 2020-08-15 07:19 

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Bryce Harper's RBI in ninth lifts Phillies past Mets 6-5...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper delivered another clutch hit and then waited for a video review to celebrate. Harper's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets on Frid...

 2020-08-15 07:19 

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Islanders play Trotz hockey, take 2-0 series lead on Caps...

TORONTO (AP) — Long after Brock Nelson scored on a breakaway to restore the New York Islanders' lead, he and his teammates hemmed the Washington Capitals in their zone for a long shift that can wear an opponent down. Then Cal Clutterbuck tipped ...

 2020-08-15 07:19 

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Cole posts 20th straight regular-season win, Yanks top Bosox...

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole posted his 20th straight regular-season win, becoming the sixth pitcher to ever reach the mark by throwing seven sharp innings to lead the New York Yankees over the Boston Red Sox 10-3 Friday night. A noted Yankees fan gr...

 2020-08-15 07:19 

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Canucks beat Blues 4-3 in OT to take 2-0 series lead...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Bo Horvat scored on a breakaway at 5:55 of overtime Friday night to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 victory over the defending champion St. Louis Blues and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference series. Horvat took a stretch ...

 2020-08-15 07:19 

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Marlins win virus-delayed home opener, beat Braves 8-2...

MIAMI (AP) — Jesus Aguilar drove in three runs, Jon Berti stole home and the NL East-leading Miami Marlins won their long-awaited, coronavirus-delayed home opener, beating the Atlanta Braves 8-2 Friday night. Miami returned to Marlins Park following...

 2020-08-15 07:19 

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Reyes homers as Indians win 18th straight over Detroit, 10-5...

DETROIT (AP) — Franmil Reyes came into Friday with five major league at-bats against Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Ivan Nova. The Cleveland Indians slugger, though, has been facing his cousin for most of his life. Reyes hit a long home run off Nov...

 2020-08-15 06:54 

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76ers close regular season by breezing past Rockets 134-96...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 18 points and the Philadelphia 76ers closed the regular season by trouncing the Houston Rockets 134-96 on Friday night. The 76ers and Rockets played most of their regulars for about the first 2 quar...

 2020-08-15 06:54 

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Piscotty slam ties it in ninth, A's beat Giants 8-7 in....

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sure, Stephen Piscotty realizes there's a little bit of luck involved when it comes to hitting with the bases loaded and delivering not once but twice already during this coronavirus-shortened season. "It's pretty co...

 2020-08-15 06:54 

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Marge Simpson uses her voice to call out Trump adviser...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marge Simpson has advice for a lawyer with the Trump campaign: Do not name call. In a clip posted Friday by Fox's animated series "The Simpsons," matriarch Marge chided the attorney over a tweet comparing her voice to ...

 2020-08-15 06:53 

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Alvarez HR in 2020 debut, Astros score 9 in 1st, beat....

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a three-run homer in his first at-bat of the season after recovering from COVID-19, connecting during a nine-run burst in the first inning that sent the Houston Astros over the Seattle Mariners 11-1 on Friday night....

 2020-08-15 06:53 

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Yelich three-run homer lifts Brewers past Cubs, 4-3...

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Yelich hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the major league-leading Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Friday night. Yelich hit his fifth homer of the season off Alec Mills to right-center field, erasing Chicago's 3-1 ...

 2020-08-15 06:51 

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Another shorty for Flames in 2-0 win over Stars for 2-1 lead...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund scored Calgary's second short-handed goal in as many nights, Cam Talbot stopped 35 shots in his second shutout this postseason and the Flames beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Friday night to take a 2-1 series...

 2020-08-15 06:51 

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Powerful Southern leagues aim to forge on with fall football...

Folks in the South aren't giving up on their beloved fall tradition of college football just yet. While other conferences have conceded the fall to COVID-19, the Southeastern Conference, Atlantic Coast Conference and Big 12 are holding out hope they c...

 2020-08-15 06:50 

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Kelly, Calhoun lead Diamondbacks past Padres 5-1...

PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly needed a string of good performances during summer camp just to make the Diamondbacks starting rotation. Three weeks into the season, he's looking like the team's ace. Kelly pitched shutout ball into the seventh ...

 2020-08-15 06:49 

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Giants O-Line coach Colombo wants nasty, detailed group...

Marc Colombo was nasty when he played tackle for the Dallas Cowboys — and that's just the attitude he expects from his offensive line with the New York Giants. Speaking to the media for the first time since being hired in January as the O-line c...

 2020-08-15 06:49 

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Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Instead of staying in a nearby hotel, the Los Angeles Dodgers are driving the 32 miles back and forth to Angel Stadium for the Freeway Series this weekend in another concession to the coronavirus-shortened season. Clayton Kers...

 2020-08-15 06:18 

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After full stadiums, Super Rugby Aotearoa ends without fans...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Super Rugby Aotearoa, which began as one of a few major sports tournaments in the world to be played in stadiums filled with fans, ended Saturday in a empty stadium where the Highlanders beat the Hurricanes 38-21 at Du...

 2020-08-15 05:48 

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The Latest: India cases cross 2.5 million with another jump...

NEW DELHI — India's confirmed coronavirus cases have crossed 2.5 million with another biggest single-day spike of 65,002 in the past 24 hours. India is behind the United States and Brazil in the number of cases. The Health Ministry on Saturday a...

 2020-08-15 04:48 

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India to invest $1.46 trillion to lift virus-hit economy...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's prime minister said Saturday his country has done well in containing the coronavirus pandemic and announced $1.46 trillion infrastructure projects to boost the sagging economy. The key lesson India learnt from the pandem...

 2020-08-15 04:18 

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Moon extends olive branch to Tokyo over wartime history...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered talks with Japan to resolve a bitter feud over wartime grievances as the nation celebrated the 75th anniversary of its liberation from Japanese colonial rule at the end of World Wa...

 2020-08-15 04:18 

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California heat spurs 1st rolling power outages since 2011...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Friday ordered rolling power outages for the first time since 2011 as a statewide heat wave strained its electrical system. The California Independent System Operator (California ISO), which manages the power grid, d...

 2020-08-15 04:18 

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Mexico's Acapulco hopes for rebound as virus, violence drop...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco is putting its hopes on a return of tourists as the number of coronavirus cases drop and the violence that drove travelers away slowly declines. The governor of the state of Guerrero s...

 2020-08-15 04:18 

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Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing "deep remorse" over his country's wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pand...

 2020-08-15 04:07 

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The Ultimate Recovery: Cycles of pain anchor Biden's moment...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A young lawyer bounds across a parking lot in New Castle, Delaware, a blur of long sideburns, wide lapels and self-assurance. He throws open a door to a beauty salon, and the ladies inside whoop with surprise. It's clear from t...

 2020-08-15 03:48 

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Key Pacific War events on 75th anniversary of war's end...

TOKYO (AP) — The Pacific War was so massive, so calamitous, it can be difficult to put it in context. There was the Marco Polo Bridge Incident that triggered the Sino-Japanese War, the Battle of Midway that changed the course of the war and the dram...

 2020-08-15 02:18 

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Asia Today: S. Korea's cases jump again, lower in Victoria...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 166 newly confirmed case of the coronavirus, it's highest daily jump in five months, as health authorities fear transmissions are getting out of control in the greater...

 2020-08-15 01:47 

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On V-J Day, UK's Johnson pays tribute to campaign's veterans...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is paying tribute to veterans of the multinational World War II campaign against Japan, which formally ended 75 years ago some three months after Nazi Germany had been vanquished in Europe. In an op...

 2020-08-15 01:47 

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75 years later, can Asia shake off shackles of the past?...

TOKYO (AP) — Northeast Asia doesn't so much repeat history as drag it along like an anchor. The bombs stopped falling 75 years ago, but it is entirely possible — crucial even, some argue — to view the region's world-beating econo...

 2020-08-15 01:20 

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Group vows to stage twin beams of light for NYC 9/11....

NEW YORK (AP) — Plans are back on to beam twin columns of light into the Manhattan sky to represent the World Trade Center during next month's anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced Friday that it is wo...

 2020-08-15 01:20 

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Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday gave the Chinese company ByteDance 90 days to divest itself of any assets used to support the popular TikTok app in the United States. Trump's executive order said there is "credible evidenc...

 2020-08-15 01:18 

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Health official thinks the coronavirus has peaked in Mexico...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's point man for the coronavirus pandemic said Friday that he thinks the country reached its peak of infections over the last three weeks. Assistant Health Secretary Hugo Lpez-Gatell had previously wrongly predicted that...

 2020-08-15 00:54 

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Prosecutors in El Salvador file charges against ex-president...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador presented charges of bribery, money laundering and criminal conspiracy Friday against former President Mauricio Funes, who has fled to Nicaragua. The charges allege that Funes, his companio...

 2020-08-15 00:47 

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Group vows to stage twin beams of light for NYC 9/11....
 2020-08-15 00:46 

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DIYForeigner draws beautiful picture of Taiwan harbor...

CPReddit Many people who visit Taiwan immediately fall in love with the island's beautiful mountain sceneries and local culture. Recently, Reddit user @u/artiKEKture shared a drawing of the Yeliu Harbor he created on his visit to Taiwan last year. The...

 2020-08-15 00:16 

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Slain North Carolina 5-year-old remembered for big smile...
 2020-08-15 00:16 

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Four #Instaworthy must-visit destinations in New Taipei City...

CP Known for its tourist attractions such as Yehliu Geopark () and Jiufen Old Street (), New Taipei City boasts of spectacular coastlines and mountains. However, if you're looking to avoid large crowds, here are four locations less known, yet still ma...

 2020-08-15 00:11 

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Slain North Carolina 5-year-old remembered for big smile...

WILSON, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina 5-year-old fatally shot while playing in his front yard carried a big smile and a big heart, the boy's grandfather recalled at his funeral. Merrill Race joined others at grandson Cannon Hinnant's funera...

 2020-08-14 23:44 

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AP PHOTOS: Clowns suffer, adapt in Peru due to the pandemic...

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Circuses in Peru are built around clowns, providing work for more than 500 of the characters. But the shows have been struggling in recent years, their patrons lured away by the internet, video games and other live entertainment, a...

 2020-08-14 23:43 

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Georgia park with Confederate sculpture shuts gates to rally...

ATLANTA (AP) — Suburban Atlanta's Stone Mountain Park, home of a giant sculpture of Confederate leaders, says it will close its gates Saturday in the face of a planned right-wing rally. The event has sparked fears of violence, especially before ...

 2020-08-14 23:37 

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Mexico sanctions 1,040 immigration officers for corruption...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico's National Immigration Institute said Friday more than 1,040 immigration officers have been referred to the internal affairs office or forced to quit after they were caught demanding bribes and other acts of...

 2020-08-14 23:14 

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After brief trade truce, US slaps levy on Canadian aluminum...

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than two years of browbeating and trade sanctions on Canada and Mexico, President Donald Trump strong-armed the United States' neighbors into agreeing to supplant a 25-year-old North American trade agreement with one...

 2020-08-14 23:14 

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Florida sheriff removed following sex scandal investigation...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff facing a primary contest next week was suspended from office Friday, a day after his arrest in connection to a sex scandal investigation at his previous job, officials said. Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an exe...

 2020-08-14 22:18 

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Midshipman sentenced to 25 years in sexual assault case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman has been sentenced to 25 years after a military panel found him guilty of sexual assault and other charges. The Capital Gazette reported Friday that Nixon Keago also was dismissed from the service an...

 2020-08-14 22:13 

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Indians send down Clevinger, Plesac after virus blunder...

CLEVELAND (AP) — After hearing Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac explain their actions, the Cleveland Indians sent the pitchers to their alternate training site on Friday after the two broke team rules and Major League Baseball coronavirus protocol las...

 2020-08-14 21:43 

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UN launches $565 million appeal for Beirut victims...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations launched a $565 million appeal Friday to help Lebanese people affected by the explosion at Beirut's port with immediate humanitarian assistance and initial recovery efforts. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarr...

 2020-08-14 21:43 

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Column: Still time for college football to avoid a real mess...

ATLANTA (AP) — Well, it was fun while it lasted. After a few seasons of relative sanity, where we could all look forward to a legitimate playoff system for determining the national champion and weren't distracted by the musical chairs of schools...

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