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 2020-10-26 19:40 

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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities...

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery fell $1.29 to $38.56 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell $1.31 to $40.46 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 3 cents to $1.11 a gallon. November heating oil fell 3 ...

 2020-10-26 19:40 

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Police released body cam video from after moped crash...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Providence officials released police body camera video Monday of the aftermath of a moped crash that left a 24-year-old man in a coma, but the new video does not help resolve whether a police cruiser made contact with the moped bef...

 2020-10-26 19:39 

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Palestinians push for international conference, US is open...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Palestinian foreign minister said Monday an international peace conference is the only way to generate momentum to bring Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate a peace agreement. The U.S. ambassador said the Trump administration ...

 2020-10-26 19:37 

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Kansas sets new COVID highs; governor to meet with leaders...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas on Monday reported new seven-day records for new coronavirus cases and COVID-19-related hospitalizations as Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly prepared to meet with the Republican-controlled Legislature's leaders following her call...

 2020-10-26 19:36 

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UW-Madison to continue furloughs, avoid 'dramatic cuts'...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Furloughs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will continue for the first six months of 2021 to offset losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but Chancellor Rebecca Blank offered hope for next year, telling employees on Monday ...

 2020-10-26 19:35 

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Lawsuit: Man killed by Louisiana police did not have knife...

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The parents of a man killed by police in Louisiana is suing the Lafayette Police Department, saying their son did not have a knife when he was killed. Trayford Pellerin, 31, was killed Aug. 21 as he walked away from a convenience sto...

 2020-10-26 19:35 

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Mississippi absentee voting continues to increase...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Absentee voting in Mississippi is continuing at a brisk pace, the state's top elections official said Monday. Secretary of State Michael Watson said nearly 170,000 absentee ballots had been requested and about 142,600 of those ha...

 2020-10-26 19:32 

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Wisconsin surpasses 200K COVID-19 cases...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin health officials reported Monday that more than 200,000 people have contracted the coronavirus since the pandemic began in March, a disturbing milestone as the virus continues to surge unabated across the state. The Departme...

 2020-10-26 19:29 

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Ex-Verde Valley Homeless Coalition exec accused of stealing...

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. (AP) - The former executive director of the Verde Valley Homeless Coalition has been arrested for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from the organization, according to authorities. Cottonwood police said 48-year-old Matthew Ryan ...

 2020-10-26 19:28 

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Utah region receives first snow of season...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Weather officials in Utah have issued a warning to be aware of slick roads after Wasatch Front received snow for the first time this season over the weekend. The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City warned people in a Twitter p...

 2020-10-26 19:28 

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Hayrack ride overturns, killing 1 in western Illinois...

NAUVOO, Ill. (AP) - A woman was killed and more than 20 other people were injured over the weekend when a hayrack side overturned in rural western Illinois, police said. Troopers were called to the scene in Hancock County on Saturday night after between 2...

 2020-10-26 19:26 

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Stalemate: Are Louisiana virus rules still in place or not?...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The status of Louisiana's statewide mask mandate, business restrictions and other limits enacted by Gov. John Bel Edwards to combat the coronavirus remained in a sort of legal limbo Monday. House Republicans, backed by Attorney...

 2020-10-26 19:24 

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60,000 in Southern California to evacuate after blaze grows...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire forced evacuation orders for 60,000 people in Southern California on Monday as powerful winds across the state prompted power to be cut to hundreds of thousands to prevent utility equipment from sparking new...

 2020-10-26 19:22 

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Judge rejects suits over Arkansas absentee ballot rejections...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal judge on Monday rejected an effort to require Arkansas election officials to give absentee voters a chance to correct their ballots before they're rejected due to signature issues. U.S. District Judge P.K. Holmes den...

 2020-10-26 19:20 

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Officials encourage vigilance on election misinformation...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Elections officials in Washington on Monday touted security enhancements made over the years and the state's long history of voting by mail as reasons voters should be confident heading into Election Day, but they encouraged the ...

 2020-10-26 19:18 

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Zeta has become a hurricane on its track for Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula...

MIAMI (AP) - Zeta has become a hurricane on its track for Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula....

 2020-10-26 19:11 

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NJ aiming for 70% COVID-19 vaccination rate once available...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey health officials said Monday they aim to have 70% of the state vaccinated for COVID-19 once a vaccine becomes available. Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said such an effort would require about 81,000 per day over five ...

 2020-10-26 19:11 

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Death of infant thrown from Vegas balcony ruled a homicide...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities in Las Vegas have ruled an infant girl's death a homicide after police said she was thrown by her father from an apartment balcony during an argument with the child's mother. The father, Clarence Martin Jr., 32, remain...

 2020-10-26 19:06 

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Wake County elementary students return for in-person classes...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Wake County elementary students have returned to school for in-person classes for the first time since March 13. The Raleigh News & Observer reports that the county's 160,000 students have been taking online classes only since Mar...

 2020-10-26 19:05 

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North Korea's 'October surprise' highlights the importance of U.S. homeland missile defense...

After much speculation, our long-promised "October surprise" from our North Korean friends has been revealed. On Oct. 10, North Korea paraded a "monster" intercontinental-range ballistic missile (ICBM), appearing to have capabilities that ...

 2020-10-26 18:42 

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Father of 2 slain Kansas boys has been in midst of divorce...

MISSION, Kan. (AP) - A man accused of abducting his two daughters from a Kansas home where their two brothers were killed has been going through a divorce with the children's mother, authorities said Monday. Maj. James Sherley, of the Leavenworth Coun...

 2020-10-26 18:41 

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Turkish media report explosion at town near Syrian border...

ANKARA (AP) - Turkey's state-run news agency says there has been an explosion in a town near the border with Syria. There was no immediate information on possible casualties or damage. Anadolu Agency said the explosion occurred Monday in the town of I...

 2020-10-26 18:40 

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Union: Furloughed workers at Remington plant terminated...

ILION, N.Y. (AP) - Almost 600 furloughed employees at the Remington Arms plant in upstate New York were told they would be terminated effective Monday, according to the workers' union. The Remington Outdoor Company entered into Chapter 11 bankruptcy t...

 2020-10-26 18:35 

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Turkish state media report explosion in Turkish town near border with Syria. No immediate word on ca...

ANKARA (AP) - Turkish state media report explosion in Turkish town near border with Syria. No immediate word on casualties....

 2020-10-26 18:33 

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Large SC events almost always OKed as COVID-19 cases climb...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's business agency has approved more than 90% of the more than 800 events that planned to attract at least 250 people since the governor removed the coronavirus-related ban on the gatherings in early August. While t...

 2020-10-26 18:32 

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Nebraska health providers, seniors to get vaccine first...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's health care providers and elderly and vulnerable residents will be first in line to get a coronavirus vaccination when it becomes available as early as this year, state officials said Monday. Gov. Pete Ricketts and public...

 2020-10-26 18:30 

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Hasbro: 3Q Earnings Snapshot...

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) - Hasbro Inc. (HAS) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $220.9 million. The Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based company said it had net income of $1.61 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and non-recurring costs, wer...

 2020-10-26 18:20 

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Tensions between EU and Turkey escalate over Erdogan insults...

BRUSSELS (AP) - Tensions between the European Union and Turkey have risen further after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan questioned the mental state of his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron. Several EU officials harshly criticized Erdogan's co...

 2020-10-26 18:18 

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Under Trump, US no longer leads world on refugee protections...

For decades, America led the world in humanitarian policies by creating a sanctuary for the oppressed, admitting more refugees annually than all other countries combined. That reputation eroded during Donald Trump's presidency as he cut the number of ...

 2020-10-26 18:18 

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More time sought to indict in governor kidnapping case...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Federal prosecutors asked a judge Monday to give them an extra 40 days until mid-December to seek a grand jury indictment against six men in an alleged scheme to kidnap Michigan's governor, saying they're sorting through...

 2020-10-26 18:12 

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Savannah deficit projection dips, but could continue in 2021...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Savannah city leaders are projecting a $4 million deficit this year because of a shortfall in sales and lodging tax collections related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Savannah Morning News reports that the current projected shortfall i...

 2020-10-26 18:10 

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Jared Kushner blasted for saying Black Americans must 'want to be successful'...

The late-in-the-game battle for the hearts and minds of Black voters picked up speed Monday after Jared Kushner said the Black community has come to find President Trump isn't the boogeyman that Democrats and the mainstream media make him out to be. D...

 2020-10-26 18:08 

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Jury trials in Idaho prevented amid rising COVID-19 cases...

BURLEY, Idaho (AP) - Most of the courts in south-central Idaho have been prevented from holding jury trials because of high weekly confirmed coronavirus case numbers following an order that places virus case thresholds on when trials can resume. The Idaho...

 2020-10-26 18:02 

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US health official says pandemic clearly can be controlled...

WASHINGTON (AP) - A day after White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said "we're not going to control the pandemic," a top Trump administration health official said Monday that Americans have already proven they can do that through basic safe...

 2020-10-26 17:56 

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Fox News anchors quarantine after virus exposure on flight...

NEW YORK (AP) - Several Fox News Channel on-air personalities were exposed last week to someone on a private plane who later tested positive for COVID-19, leading the network to take extra precautions this week. The network said in a memo to staff members...

 2020-10-26 17:54 

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Overseas military students to receive free school meals...

Students who live on U.S. military bases overseas will be eligible to receive free meals for the rest of the school year, officials with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service said Monday. The Department of Agriculture, which subsidizes the overseas mili...

 2020-10-26 17:53 

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Volunteers building new home for Vietnam veteran in Indiana...

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - A Vietnam veteran who lived in his central Indiana home without power and water for more than a year is getting a brand-new residence thanks to volunteers who are rebuilding it from the ground up. The Delaware County Veterans Affairs O...

 2020-10-26 17:47 

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Detroit Schools is released from 11 years of state oversight...

DETROIT (AP) - A commission on Monday released the 47,000-student Detroit Public Schools from more than a decade of state financial oversight, releasing full control of the district's finances to the city's elected school board. The Detroit Financ...

 2020-10-26 17:46 

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Rhode Islands reports 800 new virus cases over 3 days...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - There were 800 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Rhode Island and seven additional virus-related death over the past three days, the state Department of Health said Monday. In addition to the 800 cases confirmed Friday, Saturday a...

 2020-10-26 17:45 

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FBI, tribe investigating weekend killing on Crow Reservation...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The FBI and the Crow Police Department are searching for a suspect in a weekend killing on the Crow Indian Reservation in southern Montana, officials said. The Crow Tribe Executive Branch described Saturday's killing as an "...

 2020-10-26 17:43 

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Panel restores control of Detroit Public School's finances to elected school board after 11 years of...

DETROIT (AP) - Panel restores control of Detroit Public School's finances to elected school board after 11 years of state oversight....

 2020-10-26 17:42 

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As AG's wife, judge won't recuse herself in Backpage case...

PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge married to Arizona's attorney general says she will not recuse herself from a criminal case against the former executives of Backpage.com, who are accused of publishing ads for sexual services. U.S. District Court Judge ...

 2020-10-26 17:41 

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Stanley Cup visits children's cancer center in Tampa...

Remy Heberlein's grandmother joked he shouldn't touch the Stanley Cup with chocolate on his hands. The 3-year-old whose leukemia is in remission was sad he couldn't touch hockey's holy grail at all, but that didn't stop his eyes from l...

 2020-10-26 17:41 

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Paris train attack hero makes bid for Congress from Oregon...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - In 2015, Alek Skarlatos and two friends thwarted an attack by a gunman on a Paris-bound train, a dramatic and heroic action that was made into a movie by Clint Eastwood in which the trio starred as themselves. Now, Skarlatos, 28, is hop...

 2020-10-26 17:37 

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DNR wants to raise mining fees, require more detailed plans...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Mining applicants would have to pay more for permits and licenses, supply more detailed plans to state regulators, and work around a new list of areas deemed off-limits under regulations the state Department of Natural Resources is de...

 2020-10-26 17:36 

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Judge throws out La. attorney general's election grant suit...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana state district judge has dismissed Attorney General Jeff Landry's lawsuit seeking to block millions of dollars in grants to local election leaders, offered through a nonprofit backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerb...

 2020-10-26 17:32 

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Bill Gates, software dude, slams Dr. Scott Atlas as COVID 'pseudo-expert'...

Bill Gates, Harvard dropout, Microsoft founder, just slammed Scott Atlas, degreed biologist, degreed medical doctor, chief of neuroradiology at Stanford University Medical Center — that's Medical Center with a capital "M" — as a, g...

 2020-10-26 17:30 

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Interstate 10 widening in Louisiana capital region completed...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A $72 million project to widen Interstate 10 in Louisiana's capital region is wrapping up, nearly three years after construction began. Gov. John Bel Edwards, along with East Baton Rouge and Ascension parish officials, celebrat...

 2020-10-26 17:30 

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Susan B. Anthony's headstone gets shield from voter stickers...

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - People putting their "I Voted" stickers on women's suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony's headstone will see something new this year: a plastic cover. Her headstone, in a cemetery in Rochester, New York, now has a shield...

 2020-10-26 17:20 

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Dunkin' shares hit all-time high after holding buyout talks...

The Dunkin' doughnuts and coffee chain confirmed it's held talks to be taken private by a private equity firm, sending shares rocketing to an all-time high at the opening bell Monday. Dunkin' Brands Group said it's in preliminary discussio...

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