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 2020-10-24 12:37 

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Bulgaria signs 5G deal with US excluding Chinese firms...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - Bulgaria has joined other Balkan countries in signing an agreement with the United States on high-speed wireless network security aimed at excluding Chinese hardware providers. Bulgaria joined North Macedonia and Kosovo, neighboring...

 2020-10-24 12:34 

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Absentee voting hits record level in Alabama...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabamians are voting by absentee ballot in record numbers this year after pandemic rules made it easier to do so, even lining up on Saturdays to cast votes. And as early voting opportunities prove popular, some are asking the ques...

 2020-10-24 12:32 

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Istanbul's opposition mayor tests positive for COVID-19...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - The mayor of Istanbul has tested positive for COVID-19, a spokesman for the Turkish city said Saturday. Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu has received treatment at a hospital and his condition is good, spokesman Murat Ongun tweeted. Istanbul, a c...

 2020-10-24 12:30 

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Guinean president wins a 3rd term, electoral commission says...

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) - Guinea's President Alpha Conde has won a third term with 59.49% of the vote, the National Independent Electoral Commission declared Saturday. Opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo received 33.50% of the vote, the commission ...

 2020-10-24 12:25 

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Iran's top leader says fighting virus trumps other concerns...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's supreme leader Saturday urged authorities to prioritize public health above any economic or security concerns, amid the Mideast's worst outbreak of the coronavirus. Iran's death toll from the global pandemic topped 3...

 2020-10-24 12:24 

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Maine supreme court declines to extend mail-in vote deadline...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The state supreme court declined to extend the voting deadline to allow absentee votes postmarked by Election Day to be counted. In a divided opinion, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled 4-1 on Friday to uphold a judge's reje...

 2020-10-24 12:23 

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After 200 years, Virginia to let judges decide sentences...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Defense attorneys call it "the jury penalty." It's a centuries-old sentencing system in Virginia that calls for juries to decide punishment for criminal defendants, and often leads to stiffer sentences than what judges giv...

 2020-10-24 12:22 

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Four years in, Trump has plenty of unfinished business...

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump swept into office nearly four years ago as an outsider who promised to get things done quickly on behalf of the American people through sheer force of will and unrivaled knowledge about the art of the deal. He has ...

 2020-10-24 12:18 

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Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh goes on despite US mediation...

STEPANAKERT, Nagorno-Karabakh (AP) - Rocket and artillery barrage hit residential areas in Nagorno-Karabakh on Saturday hours after the United States hosted top diplomats from Armenia and Azerbaijan for talks on settling their decades-long conflict over t...

 2020-10-24 12:14 

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Guinea's electoral commission says President Alpha Conde has won a third term with 59.49% of the vot...

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) - Guinea's electoral commission says President Alpha Conde has won a third term with 59.49% of the vote....

 2020-10-24 12:10 

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Second-snowiest October day on record for Spokane area...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Roads in the Spokane area were slick and some lost power throughout the city Friday after a record-breaking 4.7 inches (11.9 centimeters) of snow fell in the region. Avista Utilities reported more than 2,100 customers without power a...

 2020-10-24 12:10 

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Man's motorcycle, stolen 4 years ago, anonymously returned...

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Miles McCarvel didn't think he was ever going to get his 1972 Harley-Davidson motorcycle back after it was stolen four years ago. On. Oct 13, though, he came home to find the bike leaning up against his garage. The bike looked e...

 2020-10-24 12:10 

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Study: Climate change could interrupt Yellowstone geysers...

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A team of scientists and storytellers will soon be creating futuristic murals to help Yellowstone National Park's visitors understand what the park will look like late this century. "The temperature is going to be 2 to 3 degre...

 2020-10-24 12:05 

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Loeffler charts path to the right in Georgia Senate race...

ATLANTA (AP) - Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler stepped out of a Humvee on a foggy morning in northwest Georgia wearing an American flag trucker hat to accept the endorsement of a congressional candidate who has expressed support for baseless QAnon conspira...

 2020-10-24 11:53 

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No escaping from Wales: UK police to enforce travel ban...

LONDON (AP) - A police force in England says it will try to stop people from leaving Wales, which has started a 17-day lockdown to slow a surging rate of coronavirus infections. The Gloucestershire Constabulary will patrol routes from Wales and pull over ...

 2020-10-24 11:51 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Biden in their last clash on stage...

WASHINGTON (AP) - A more measured President Donald Trump does not necessarily mean a more truthful one. In the final debate of the presidential campaign, he was loose with facts on the crisis of the time - the pandemic - and much else. Trump did, though, ...

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