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 2021-12-03 20:31 

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Nearing 100, Betty White's life is a page-turner in new book...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A photo of Betty White, with dimpled smile and guileless gaze, fills the cover of a coffee table book arriving the month before her 100th birthday. The image evokes the genuine White, according to the book's author, Ray Richmo...

 2021-12-03 20:05 

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Despite analysis, Parson adamant mask mandates don't work...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A health department analysis shows Missouri cities that require masks to combat the coronavirus pandemic this year saw fewer infections, but Republican Gov. Mike Parson insisted Thursday that mandates don't work. The analysi...

 2021-12-03 20:04 

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AP Source: State Department employees hacked by NSO Group...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The phones of 11 U.S. State Department employees were hacked using technology from Israel's NSO Group, the world's most infamous hacker-for-hire company, according to a person familiar with the matter. The employees were al...

 2021-12-03 20:04 

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$250,000 bond for deputy charged in Casey Goodson shooting...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio sheriff's deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of murder and reckless homicide nearly one year after the killing of Goodson on Dec. 4, 2020. A magistrate set...

 2021-12-03 20:04 

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Rich? Want to be a U.S. senator? Welcome to Pennsylvania!...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Rich, Republican and want to be a U.S. senator? Pennsylvania might as well hang a welcome sign. The presidential battleground state's high-stakes race for an open Senate seat is seeing candidates with big bank accounts and...

 2021-12-03 20:03 

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In 'Flee,' an Afghan refugee's tale in vivid animation...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Poher Rasmussen was 15 when a boy his same age arrived alone in his small Danish town. "He arrived all by himself and stayed with a family just around the corner from where I lived," says Rasmussen. "We met at the b...

 2021-12-03 19:54 

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Biden signs stopgap funding bill to keep government running...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday signed into law the stopgap spending bill that will keep the federal government running through Feb. 18, after congressional leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates. The White...

 2021-12-03 19:53 

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Struggling Chinese developer warns it could run out of money...

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese developer that is struggling under $310 billion in debt warned Friday it may run out of money to "perform its financial obligations" — sending regulators scrambling to reassure investors that China's financ...

 2021-12-03 19:53 

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Turgeon out as Maryland men's hoops coach; Manning interim...

Mark Turgeon is out as Maryland's basketball coach after a slow start to his 11th season knocked the team out of the Top 25. The athletic department announced Friday that Turgeon was stepping down in what it called a mutual decision. Assistant Danny M...

 2021-12-03 19:52 

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Chiefs missing starters Fenton, Niang for game vs Broncos...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs will be without starting cornerback Rashad Fenton and right tackle Lucas Niang for Sunday night's game against the Broncos, raising the possibility that former All-Pro lineman Kyle Long could play for the first...

 2021-12-03 19:32 

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Stocks slump after murky jobs report, as markets swing...

Wall Street is slumping on Friday following a mixed reading on U.S. jobs, one that investors said was tough to parse, in the market's latest bout of dizzying trading. The S&P 500 was 1.5% lower in afternoon trading after erasing an early gain. It'...

 2021-12-03 19:32 

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Russia registers record for virus-linked deaths in October...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state statistics agency says that 74,893 people with COVID-19 died in October — the highest monthly tally in the pandemic that comes as the country grappling with a major surge of coronavirus infections and deaths. A...

 2021-12-03 19:31 

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Portugal's interior minister quits after series of scandals...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's interior minister resigned Friday after a series of gaffes and missteps that could have made him a political liability for his center-left Socialist Party ahead of elections for a new government on Jan. 30. Edu...

 2021-12-03 19:04 

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Bundy: Campaigning counts as court-ordered community service...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Far-right activist Ammon Bundy says time he has spent campaigning to become the next governor of Idaho should count toward the community service he was ordered to perform after being convicted of obstructing police during his tre...

 2021-12-03 19:04 

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Le Pen honors Jewish, Polish victims of WWII in Warsaw...

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen paid her respects to Jewish and Polish victims of World World II on Friday, on the eve of a Warsaw gathering of right-wing European party leaders that she will attend. Saturday's meeting will be hosted by Jaroslaw...

 2021-12-03 18:59 

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Judge won't dismiss 25 murder counts against Ohio doctor...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge Friday refused to dismiss the 25-count murder indictment against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive painkillers for hospital patients, meaning one of the biggest cases of its kind ever brought against a U.S. h...

 2021-12-03 18:59 

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Outgoing Czech government to order vaccine mandate for 60+...

PRAGUE (AP) — The outgoing Czech government is planning to order a vaccine mandate for people aged 60 and over and for some professional groups, Health Minister Adam Vojtech said on Friday. But it's unclear whether the measure will be enforced b...

 2021-12-03 18:59 

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Hoarse Biden says it's just a cold he caught from grandson...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has at least one thing in common with thousands of parents and grandparents this winter: He's picked up a cold from his young grandson. The president has had an unusually low, scratchy voice and an occasiona...

 2021-12-03 18:53 

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Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs...

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league? Well, yes. Sunday night's game, which replaces San Francisco at Seattle, is for...

 2021-12-03 18:53 

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Cowboys take misfiring offense into mini-break after win...

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys have issues on offense, with the luxury of time to fix them coming off a victory at New Orleans that could result in a three-game lead in the NFC East with five to go. The Cowboys had a season-high six three-and-outs in...

 2021-12-03 18:52 

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Blazers executive Neil Olshey dismissed after probe...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers fired Neil Olshey, the team's president of basketball operations and general manager, on Friday after an investigation into workplace conduct. The Blazers promoted director of player personnel Joe...

 2021-12-03 18:33 

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Maxwell jury to see video of notorious Epstein home...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell are expected Friday to see a law enforcement videotape of the interior of a Florida estate where prosecutors say she and financier Jeffrey Epstein exploited underage victims when the...

 2021-12-03 18:32 

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Clergy abuse survivor Saviano lauded at funeral for courage...

Phil Saviano was a clergy sex abuse survivor whose courage to go public and resolve to hold abusers and their enablers accountable inspired and strengthened survivors from around the world, his brother said at his funeral Mass on Friday. Saviano, who died...

 2021-12-03 18:32 

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Mercedes F1 boss apologizes as fire survivors slam sponsor...

LONDON (AP) — The head of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One racing team apologized Friday for the way the team announced its partnership with a company involved in a London high-rise where a fire killed 72 people. The team announced a sponsorshi...

 2021-12-03 18:32 

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Parents of Michigan boy charged in Oxford school shooting...

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The parents of a teen accused of killing four students at a Michigan high school were charged with involuntary manslaughter Friday as a prosecutor described chilling moments that day when a teacher found a drawing of a gun, a p...

 2021-12-03 18:15 

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Where's the snow? Rockies winter starts with a whimper...

DENVER (AP) — Denver's winter has started with a whimper, and the parched mountains to the west aren't faring much better. The Mile High City has already shattered its 87-year-old record for the latest measurable snowfall set on Nov. 21, 193...

 2021-12-03 18:15 

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Sanders to Biden: Cut back looming Medicare premium hike...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is asking the White House to cut back a big Medicare premium hike set to take effect in weeks and tied to a pricey Alzheimer's drug whose benefits have been widely questioned. In a letter Friday to President...

 2021-12-03 18:05 

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Serbia and Russia pledge to combat 'color revolutions'...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia and Russia pledged Friday to combat popular revolts known as "color revolutions" that the countries' top security officials described as instruments of the West to destabilize "free states," accordi...

 2021-12-03 18:05 

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Belarus mother imprisoned for 'unsanctioned mass gatherings'...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Belarus court on Friday sentenced a neighborhood activist to four years in prison for creating an "extremist group" on the messaging app Telegram, the country's top rights group, Viasna, reported. Volha Zalatar, a ...

 2021-12-03 18:04 

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Mexico overhauls handling of migrants to release pressure...

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Benjamn Villalta, a 39-year-old Nicaraguan, couldn't believe that a Mexican immigration office would open in the middle of the night to give him and some 40 other migrants one-year humanitarian visas allowing them to mov...

 2021-12-03 18:03 

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Biden warns Russia's Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to make it "very, very difficult" for Russian President Vladimir Putin to take military action in Ukraine, saying his administration is putting together a comprehensive set of initiatives...

 2021-12-03 18:03 

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Virginia GOP completes sweep of elections with House win...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A three-judge panel overseeing a recount in a close Virginia Beach state House race upheld the Republican candidate's victory on Friday, a decision that also reaffirms the GOP's takeover of the chamber and complete...

 2021-12-03 17:53 

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Daniel Jones will not play against Dolphins, neck injury...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones will not play against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday because of a neck injury. Coach Joe Judge ruled out Jones on Friday after being told by the team's medical personnel that th...

 2021-12-03 17:53 

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Patience helps Wake Forest, Pitt build for ACC title shot...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Dave Clawson needed eight seasons to build a successful football program at Wake Forest and turn the Demon Deacons into Atlantic Coast Conference division winners. Pat Narduzzi needed a little less time to do it at Pittsbu...

 2021-12-03 17:53 

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Tua is rolling for Miami, while Giants have backup at QB...

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Take all the passers in NFL history who have attempted at least 75 throws in a month, and nobody was ever more accurate than Peyton Manning was for Indianapolis in December 2008. The No. 2 name on that list might be a surp...

 2021-12-03 17:52 

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Robert Griffin III still has designs on playing in NFL...

Robert Griffin III is still training to play in the NFL while enjoying his duties as an ESPN college football analyst. RG3 may have even found a way to be in two places at once. The 2012 AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year is an investor in holographic te...

 2021-12-03 17:32 

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Biden says he caught a cold from young grandson...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has at least one thing in common with thousands of parents and grandparents this winter: He's picked up a cold from his young grandson. The president has had an unusually low, scratchy voice and an occasiona...

 2021-12-03 17:32 

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Famously soggy Seattle sees its wettest fall on record...

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle, a city known for soggy weather, has seen its wettest fall on record. The National Weather Service says 19.04 inches (48.4 centimeters) of rain fell between Sept. 1 and Nov. 30, breaking a record set in 2006. A series of wet s...

 2021-12-03 17:32 

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Suspect's parents charged in Michigan school shooting...

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor in Michigan filed involuntary manslaughter charges Friday against the parents of a boy who is accused of killing four students at Oxford High School, after saying earlier that their actions went "far beyond neg...

 2021-12-03 17:31 

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Virginia House seat election recount upholds GOP win...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A three-judge panel overseeing a recount in a close Virginia Beach state House race upheld the Republican candidate's victory on Friday, a decision that also reaffirms the GOP's takeover of the chamber and complete...

 2021-12-03 16:58 

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Omicron-stricken South Africa may be glimpse into the future...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Dr. Sikhulile Moyo was analyzing COVID-19 samples in his lab in Botswana last week when he noticed they looked startlingly different from others. Within days, the world was ablaze with the news that the coronavirus had a new vari...

 2021-12-03 16:53 

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US jobless rate sinks to 4.2% as many more people find jobs...

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's unemployment rate tumbled last month to its lowest point since the pandemic struck, even as employers appeared to slow their hiring — a mixed picture that pointed to a resilient economic rebound that's putti...

 2021-12-03 16:53 

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week...

Kyle Rittenhouse did not sue LeBron James for defamation CLAIM: Federal magistrate approved Kyle Rittenhouse's $110 Million defamation suit against LeBron James. THE FACTS: No such ruling was made. Rittenhouse has not filed a defamation suit against t...

 2021-12-03 16:52 

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Pipeline: Cascade of white owners has slowed NFL change...

Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white. This basic head count might offer the simplest explanation for how, even with rules in place for nearly two decades...

 2021-12-03 16:32 

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More regions of Russia require vaccines for people 60 and up...

MOSCOW (AP) — More regions of Russia have made COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for residents age 60 and over as the country tries to control coronavirus infections and to keep the omicron variant at bay. Authorities in the northern region of Komi said F...

 2021-12-03 16:31 

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Mostly white jury seated for trial in Daunte Wright's death...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A jury has been seated for the trial of a former Minnesota police officer who claims she mixed up her gun and Taser when she shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright. Kim Potter is charged with first- and second-degree manslau...

 2021-12-03 16:05 

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Pappas seeking 3rd term in New Hampshire's 1st District...

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas, a Democrat, announced his reelection campaign Friday for New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District and the start of a 14-community road trip across the state this weekend. Pappas is seeking a thir...

 2021-12-03 16:04 

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New Kenny G doc explores his massive success and criticism...

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenny Gorelick, known to millions as Kenny G, has been one of the most beloved — and hated — figures in music throughout the last three decades. But the music superstar, synonymous for his long, curly brown hair as much a...

 2021-12-03 16:03 

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Vatican takes in 12 migrants as pope denounces indifference...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday denounced the "indifference4; that the West shows migrants as the Vatican confirmed at least a dozen asylum-seekers would be transferred from Cyprus to Italy in a gesture of solidarity with countr...

 2021-12-03 16:00 

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Study suggests past COVID infection may not fend off omicron...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — South African scientists are warning that reinfections among people who've already battled COVID-19 appear to be more likely with the new omicron variant than with earlier coronavirus mutants. A research group has b...

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