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 2021-07-28 23:10 

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Kansas governor requiring masks for state workers, buildings...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday announced that she's imposing a mask mandate for Kansas state government workers and visitors to state buildings in the wake of a "self-inflicted" surge in new COVID-19 cases fueled by th...

 2021-07-28 23:09 

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Key details of the Senate's bipartisan infrastructure plan...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators reached agreement on the details of a $1 trillion infrastructure plan that would increase federal pending by about $550 billion over five years and fulfill a key part of President Joe Biden's agen...

 2021-07-28 22:53 

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Panthers' McCaffrey still confident after injury-marred 2020...

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A year ago, Christian McCaffrey said he would choose himself if he had the top pick in a fantasy football draft. That move wouldn't have worked out too well. McCaffrey missed 13 games with injuries in 2020, but his confi...

 2021-07-28 22:53 

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Herbert excited to see fans as Chargers begin training camp...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert was so excited to see fans that he forgot about social distancing mandates. Herbert gets a bit of a pass, though, as getting to see Bolts fans is a new experience after they weren't a...

 2021-07-28 22:53 

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Jaguars take hands-off approach to camp following $300K fine...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville's receivers might as well have been wearing red jerseys on the first day of training camp. They were as untouchable as rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence. Nearly a month after the NFL fined the Jaguars and ...

 2021-07-28 22:52 

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Trial against opioid distributors wraps up in West Virginia...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys for major drug distributors made their final pleas to a federal judge Wednesday to absolve them while placing the blame elsewhere for a prescription pill health emergency in a part of West Virginia. Defense attorne...

 2021-07-28 22:17 

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Ford overcomes computer chip shortage, posts surprise profit...

DETROIT (AP) — Sky-high sales prices for its pickup trucks and SUVs helped Ford Motor Co. turn a surprise second-quarter profit despite a global shortage of computer chips that cut factory output in half. The Dearborn, Michigan, company said Wednesd...

 2021-07-28 22:17 

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The Latest: Florida county orders employees to be vaccinated...

ORLANDO, Fla. — All the 4,200 nonunion employees of Orange County in Florida will be required to get their first coronavirus vaccine shot by the end of August and the second by the end of September. Mayor Jerry Demings issued the order Wednesday. He...

 2021-07-28 21:52 

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El Salvador court orders pre-trial detention of ex-officials...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A judge in El Salvador ordered the pre-trial arrest of 10 former government officials, including ex-President Salvador Snchez Cern, on corruption charges Wednesday. All of the former officials were part of the govern...

 2021-07-28 21:52 

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Charities providing housing assistance to collapse survivors...

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Sharon Schechter escaped the South Florida condominium tower collapse with just the nightclothes she was wearing, so she cried shortly after when the Global Empowerment Mission gave her an electric toothbrush, a phone charger and ...

 2021-07-28 21:51 

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Haiti's new PM pledges to hold elections soon after slaying...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's newly installed prime minister, Ariel Henry, held his first press conference on Wednesday as he pledged to hold elections as soon as possible following the slaying of President Jovenel Mose. Henry said the go...

 2021-07-28 21:51 

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Mexico says officials spent $61 million on Pegasus spyware...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top security official said Wednesday that two previous administrations spent $61 million to buy Pegasus spyware that has been implicated in government surveillance of opponents and journalists around the world. Public...

 2021-07-28 21:47 

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Biden to launch vaccine push for millions of federal workers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to set a model for employers nationwide, President Joe Biden will announce Thursday that millions of federal workers must show proof they've received a coronavirus vaccine or submit to regular testing and stringent socia...

 2021-07-28 21:19 

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2 US Navy sailors die of COVID as cases spike nationwide...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Navy sailors have died due to complications from COVID-19, amid growing concerns about the deadly Delta variant. A Navy reservist based in Idaho died Monday, and a doctor assigned to the Naval Medical Center at Camp Lejeune, N....

 2021-07-28 21:19 

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Fed's Powell downplays delta variant's threat to the economy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The spread of the COVID-19 delta variant is raising infections, leading some companies and governments to require vaccinations and raising concerns about the U.S. economic recovery. But on Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Po...

 2021-07-28 21:19 

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Tannehill, Titans get on board with NFL COVID-19 protocols...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill had no intention of getting vaccinated against COVID-19. The NFL's extensive protocols for unvaccinated players ultimately changed his mind. "I think the NFL has kind of mad...

 2021-07-28 21:17 

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Ford posts 2Q profit; factory output better than expected...

DETROIT (AP) — Sky-high sales prices for its pickup trucks and SUVs helped Ford Motor Co. turn a surprise second-quarter profit despite a global shortage of computer chips that cut production. The Dearborn, Michigan, company said Wednesday that it m...

 2021-07-28 21:17 

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Griggs returns to baseball roots as new Mariners executive...

SEATTLE (AP) — Baseball was an integral part of Catie Griggs' life growing up just not when it came to her career. Now it will dominate her professional life as she takes over as president of business operations for the Seattle Mariners. "I ...

 2021-07-28 21:11 

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Arizona Department of Health Services director to depart...

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's top health official, who has been the face of the state response to the pandemic, is leaving the role next month, Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday. Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, ha...

 2021-07-28 21:11 

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Without mandates, SC health officials urge voluntary masking...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As South Carolina battles an unchecked rise in COVID-19 cases spurred on by the delta variant and dwindling demand for vaccines, state health officials are urging people to follow new federal guidance on wearing masks indoors. ...

 2021-07-28 21:11 

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Experts: New Mexico in for hotter, drier weather in 50 years...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Scientists say New Mexico temperatures will likely continue to climb over the next 50 years — a change with major consequences for regional water supplies and landscapes. Nelia Dunbar, director of the New Mexico Bureau...

 2021-07-28 21:10 

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Wasted COVID vaccine doses spike in Louisiana amid hesitancy...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As coronavirus vaccine interest plummeted in Louisiana, the state saw a spike in the number of wasted shots, with more than 79,000 vaccine doses trashed largely because health providers couldn't find enough arms quickly e...

 2021-07-28 21:10 

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The Latest: Michigan healthcare workers to be vaccinated...

LANSING, Mich. — Two of Michigan's largest health systems are requiring all employees, volunteers and medical providers at their hospitals to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Spectrum Health, a 14-hospital network in western Michigan, and eight-hos...

 2021-07-28 21:09 

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COVID-19 rates a worry as 1 million head for Iowa State Fair...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With coronavirus cases rising throughout Iowa and around the nation, health experts are becoming increasingly worried about next month's Iowa State Fair, which will bring more than 1 million people to Des Moines from arou...

 2021-07-28 20:54 

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Starling Marte traded by Marlins to A's for LHP Luzardo...

MIAMI (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are in playoff contention, and Starling Marte is their midseason reward. Oakland obtained the versatile but well-traveled outfielder Wednesday from the Miami Marlins for left-hander Jess Luzardo. "We felt like ...

 2021-07-28 20:53 

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Beasley makes vaccination statement, then changes topics...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Wide receiver Cole Beasley continued his crusade against vaccinations and the NFL's COVID-19 policies as the Buffalo Bills opened training camp, though he attempted to sidestep questions about his stance. Beasley opened...

 2021-07-28 20:17 

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NXIVM sex cult member who cooperated avoids prison time...

NEW YORK (AP) — A former member of NXIVM leader Keith Raniere's inner circle who was charged in his sex trafficking enterprise avoided prison at sentencing Wednesday after prosecutors cited her extraordinary cooperation. Lauren Salzman was sente...

 2021-07-28 20:16 

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The Latest: California urges people to mask up indoors...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Following the federal government's lead, California is recommending that people wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. Wednesday's announcement comes a day after the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...

 2021-07-28 19:53 

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Polish judges back EU court rulings, urge legal changes...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of judges and prosecutors in Poland have signed an appeal urging state and justice authorities to heed recent rulings by Europe's top court and immediately suspend a chamber disciplining judges. Poland's gover...

 2021-07-28 19:52 

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1 arrested in shooting that wounded TikTok star, killed teen...

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting that killed an 18-year-old woman and seriously wounded a 19-year-old social media influencer as they watched "The Forever Purge" at a Southern California movie th...

 2021-07-28 19:52 

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American Airlines crews say lodging is lacking on the road...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Passengers on American Airlines has been dogged by flight delays this summer, and now flight attendants and pilots say the airline is failing to secure hotel rooms, sometimes forcing employees to sleep in airports. Unions fo...

 2021-07-28 19:51 

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Bologna's porticoes are added to UNESCO's Heritage List...

ROME (AP) — Bologna's extensive porticoes, dating back to the 13th century and still very much part of the city's everyday life, have been added to the World Heritage List. At a meeting in China on Wednesday, the World Heritage Committee of ...

 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Vaccination rate nears 30%, registration opens for second dose of Moderna...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Power use soars to 38,844 megawatts on first day of Level 2...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Olympics roundup: Lin Yun-ju advances to table tennis semis, Tai Tzu-ying enters quarters...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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In profile: Kuo Hsing-chun conquers adversity to lift Olympic gold...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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University entrance exams kick off with strict public health guidelines...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Academia Sinica raises Taiwan's GDP growth forecast to 5.05% in 2021...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Lithuania showered with love from Taiwan after COVID vaccine donation...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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President Tsai registers for Medigen COVID vaccine...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Junior high school students make searchable COVID vaccine center map...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Police processing up to 200 criminal record checks a day as people switch jobs...
 2021-07-28 19:19 

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EXPLAINER: Why masks are again advised for everyone indoors...

NEW YORK (AP) — Wait, we're supposed to wear masks again? Even if we are vaccinated? For a large part of the U.S., that's the latest advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC this week revisited and revised its guid...

 2021-07-28 19:19 

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Browns' Garrett not pushing teammates to get COVID vaccine...

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — For Browns defensive star Myles Garrett, there was never a choice on whether to get the COVID-19 vaccine. "I got sick," the All-Pro end said Wednesday as Cleveland opened training camp. "I didn't want to get sick a...

 2021-07-28 19:18 

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Colts lock up RT Braden Smith with 4-year extension...

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts right tackle Braden Smith signed a four-year contract extension Wednesday, a deal that will make him one of the NFL's highest-paid offensive lineman. A person with knowledge of the deal said Smith would ...

 2021-07-28 19:18 

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Cunningham headlines list of top prospects in NBA draft...

Cade Cunningham spent years honing his game for a shot at becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. The Oklahoma State one-and-done star could accomplish that goal Thursday night as the headliner of a class that includes scorers, playmakers and po...

 2021-07-28 19:18 

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Olympic Stadium opens in Tokyo for start of track and field...

TOKYO (AP) — Track and Field begins competition on Day 7 of the Tokyo Games and four medal events will be decided in the pool in Friday's coverage of the Olympics. The gymnastics women's all-around competition will go on without defending go...

 2021-07-28 19:17 

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Britain ends quarantine for vaccinated visitors from US, EU...

LONDON (AP) — Fully vaccinated travelers from the United States and much of Europe will be able to enter Britain without quarantining starting next week, U.K. officials said Wednesday — a move welcomed by Britain's ailing travel industry. ...

 2021-07-28 19:17 

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Cannabis company files suit against Julio Jones, others...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans wide receiver Julio Jones is facing allegations of illegally harvesting and selling millions of dollars of cannabis in California, according to court records. California-based cannabis company Genetixs filed ...

 2021-07-28 19:16 

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Biden woos working class with new 'buy American' efforts...

MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden checked out the big rigs at a Pennsylvania truck factory on Wednesday and promised workers that his policies would reshape the U.S economy for the working class — a message clearly aimed at a group of v...

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