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 2021-10-19 18:04 

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Wisconsin GOP leader defends keeping election records secret...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on Tuesday defended not releasing documents related to an ongoing investigation he ordered into the 2020 election, saying putting them out now would be like police revealing detail...

 2021-10-19 18:04 

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Navy probe finds major failures in fire that destroyed ship...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy report has concluded there were sweeping failures by commanders, crew members and others that fueled the July 2020 arson fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard, calling the massive five-day blaze in San Diego preventab...

 2021-10-19 18:03 

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Washington sheriff charged over confrontation with Black man...

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state attorney general on Tuesday filed two misdemeanor criminal charges against a county sheriff stemming from his confrontation with a Black newspaper carrier in January. Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer faces on...

 2021-10-19 18:03 

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Judge refuses to suppress video evidence in Josh Duggar case...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge has denied motions to suppress video evidence found on electronic devices that were seized from former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who is facing child pornography charges. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Bro...

 2021-10-19 17:53 

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Facebook paying fine to settle US suit on discrimination...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is paying a $4.75 million fine and up to $9.5 million to eligible victims to resolve the Justice Department's allegations that it discriminated against U.S. workers in favor of foreigners with special visas to fill hig...

 2021-10-19 17:53 

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Biden's climate plan at risk, Dems scramble for alternatives...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a centerpiece of President Joe Biden's climate change strategy all but dashed, Democratic lawmakers headed to the White House Tuesday searching for new ways to narrow and reshape what had been his sweeping $3.5 trillion bu...

 2021-10-19 17:53 

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Hezbollah brag of 100,000-strong force aimed at foes at home...

BEIRUT (AP) — A boast by the leader of Hezbollah that he commands 100,000 fighters came as a surprise to many Lebanese, not least because it was addressed to a domestic audience rather than the militia's archenemy Israel. Experts say the figure,...

 2021-10-19 17:52 

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Injured Nuggets star Jamal Murray: 'I can't rush time'...

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray is conflicted. The Nuggets' star guard can't wait to get back to playing basketball like he did before that awful night in San Francisco last April when his left knee buckled as he drove past Andrew Wiggins, ending...

 2021-10-19 17:52 

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Avs' MacKinnon clears COVID-19 protocol, set to play at Caps...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon has cleared NHL coronavirus protocols is set to make his season debut Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals. MacKinnon tested positive for the coronavirus last week and had been in t...

 2021-10-19 17:33 

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Anna Netrebko needs shoulder surgery, cancels performances...

Soprano Anna Netrebko needs shoulder surgery and has canceled performances in Verdi's "Nabucco" at the Vienna State Opera. The 50-year-old was to have sung Abigaille on Nov. 1, 6, 9 and 12, the first three with Amartuvshin Enkhbat in the title...

 2021-10-19 17:33 

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UNC may keep affirmative action in admissions, judge says...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina's flagship public university can continue to consider race as a factor in its undergraduate admissions, rebuffing a conservative group's argument that affirmative action disa...

 2021-10-19 17:33 

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US defense secretary underlines support for Ukraine...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin visited Ukraine on Tuesday, underlining Washington's support for the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity amid a tense standoff with Russia. Ukraine's President Volodymy...

 2021-10-19 17:32 

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Ice-T remembers path not taken in memoir 'Split Decision'...

NEW YORK (AP) — Ice-T has never forgotten the path his life might have taken. The rapper and actor has a deal with Gallery Books for the memoir "Split Decision," in which Ice-T and his longtime friend, identified only as Spike, look back on ...

 2021-10-19 17:32 

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Thanks but no: UK queen turns down "Oldie of the Year" title...

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is Britain's longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch. But don't call her an oldie. The 95-year-old queen has politely declined the honor of being named "Oldie of the Year" by a British magazine, sa...

 2021-10-19 17:32 

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FBI at Russian oligarch's home for 'law enforcement' action...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents conducted "law enforcement activity" on Tuesday at a Washington mansion owned by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The agents were carrying out "court-auth...

 2021-10-19 17:32 

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Anatomy of a kidnapping: Haitian woman recounts abduction...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — When Doris Michel steps outside her home in Haiti, she packs her bulletproof vest and tries to use a bulletproof car. Ever since her father was kidnapped last month in the capital of Port-au-Prince, the 34-year-old Haiti...

 2021-10-19 17:31 

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Palestinians clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians clashed with Israeli police at a popular gathering place just outside Jerusalem's Old City as thousands celebrated a Muslim holiday, a repeat of violence earlier this year that eventually led to the 11-day Gaza war ...

 2021-10-19 17:31 

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Chair of New York Democrats faces criticism over KKK remark...

NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of the New York Democrats is facing condemnation and calls to resign from members of his own party after he invoked the Ku Klux Klan and its former leader while explaining why he didn't endorse a New York Democratic ...

 2021-10-19 16:59 

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Big Virginia abortion test: Can it energize Democratic base...

HENRICO, Va. (AP) — When Planned Parenthood canvassers stopped by Megan Ortiz's house, the 32-year-old therapist was getting ready to head out and too distracted to talk for long. But after they left, she thought better of it. She jumped in her ...

 2021-10-19 16:59 

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Column: No jab, no job: Rolovich gets pink-slipped at Wazzu...

You're never going to convince guys like ex-Washington State coach Nick Rolovich to get the shot. It's a waste of breath. The best scientists and all the evidence in the world couldn't. Losing a $3 million-a-year job didn't. Even public pl...

 2021-10-19 16:58 

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Taliban agree to new polio vaccination across Afghanistan...

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — U.N. agencies are gearing up to vaccinate all of Afghanistan's children under 5 against polio for the first time since 2018, after the Taliban agreed to the campaign, the World Health Organization says. For the past three...

 2021-10-19 16:54 

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US regulators lay out plan for over-the-counter hearing aids...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health regulators on Tuesday unveiled their proposal to allow Americans to buy hearing aids without a prescription, a long-awaited move intended to make the devices more accessible to millions of people with hearing problems. The F...

 2021-10-19 16:53 

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No. 14 Coastal Carolina eager to shine in national spotlight...

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — While Coastal Carolina is unbeaten and ranked 14th in the nation, head coach Jamey Chadwell knows there are still plenty of skeptics who don't believe the Chanticleers belong among college football's elite. That's one ...

 2021-10-19 16:53 

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USOPC says it is trying to help Humphries' Olympic quest...

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee said Tuesday that it is still trying to help world champion bobsledder Kaillie Humphries obtain a way to compete in this winter's Beijing Games, though it stopped short of predicting if the effort would be suc...

 2021-10-19 16:53 

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Column: Rory McIlroy rediscovers the art of winning...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The company Rory McIlroy keeps is more elite than it is exclusive. Winning 20 times on the PGA Tour, especially in this generation of increasing depth, is a big milestone. He is not the youngest to get there. Tiger Woods was 24 when...

 2021-10-19 16:52 

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76ers suspend Simmons 1 game for conduct detrimental to team...

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Ben Simmons has been suspended by the Philadelphia 76ers for one game due to conduct detrimental to the team. Simmons will miss the 76ers' season opener Wednesday night at New Orleans. The three-time All-Star guard was a hold...

 2021-10-19 16:52 

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Browns' Mayfield expects to play despite shoulder injury...

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield wants to tough it out. The Browns quarterback said he expects to play Thursday night against the Denver Broncos despite a painful left shoulder injury that has worsened since he hurt it a month ago while trying to m...

 2021-10-19 16:52 

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Browns place RB Hunt, LB Owusu-Koramoah on injured reserve...

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns placed running back Kareem Hunt and rookie linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah on injured reserve Tuesday before practice. Hunt suffered a significant calf injury in Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Going on I...

 2021-10-19 16:32 

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Man accused of killing Florida officer held without bond...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday morning ordered an 18-year-old man to be held without bond in the fatal shooting of a South Florida police officer. Judge Tabitha Blackmon also ordered Jason Banegas to undergo a mental health screenin...

 2021-10-19 16:32 

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Puppet Little Amal arrives in UK after journey across Europe...

LONDON (AP) — A giant puppet of a Syrian refugee child created to symbolize millions of displaced children landed Tuesday on the coast of southeast England on the last leg of a 5,000-mile (8,000-kilometer) journey across Europe from the border of Sy...

 2021-10-19 16:32 

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Court: U. of North Carolina can consider race in admissions...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina's flagship public university can continue to consider race as a factor in its undergraduate admissions, rebuffing a conservative group's argument that affirmative action disa...

 2021-10-19 16:32 

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Chief: Police fatally shot Florida teen pointing air rifle...

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Police fatally shot a Florida teenager after he pointed what turned out to be an air rifle at people, cars and officers, a police chief said. Police identified him as Alexander King, a 17-year-old junior at Tarpon Springs...

 2021-10-19 16:31 

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Police shooting looms over Emanuel in confirmation battle...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Black teen in Chicago seven years ago is looming large over the city's former mayor, Rahm Emanuel, as he looks to win confirmation as President Joe Biden's ambassador to Japan. Several liberal...

 2021-10-19 16:31 

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South Carolina, UConn, Stanford women top preseason Top 25...

Dawn Staley and South Carolina are back in a familiar spot: No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 women's basketball poll. It's the second consecutive season that the Gamecocks are the preseason favorite. "With who we brought back and who added...

 2021-10-19 16:04 

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Jamie Foxx shares parenting lessons and stories in new book...

NEW YORK (AP) — While traveling with his family during the filming of the 2012 movie "Django Unchained," Foxx allowed his then 18-year-old daughter, Corinne, to share a room with her boyfriend. He was proud of his decision, feeling evolved a...

 2021-10-19 16:04 

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UN atomic agency head to visit Iran as nuke talks uncertain...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the U.N.'s atomic watchdog plans to visit Iran before the end of next month amid questions about whether Iran will return to negotiations aimed at reviving the languishing 2015 nuclear deal. International Atomic Ene...

 2021-10-19 16:04 

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Celine Dion delays opening of Vegas show due to spasms...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Celine Dion is delaying the opening of her new Las Vegas show due to muscle spasms that have kept her from performing. A statement posted on her website on Tuesday said the singer has been having severe and persistent muscle spasms ...

 2021-10-19 16:04 

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France returns marble angels stolen from Italy church in '89...

ROME (AP) — A British art collector who bought a pair of 17th-century marble angels from a Neapolitan antiques shop two decades ago has returned the winged "putti" to Italy's art police after learning that they had been stolen from a chu...

 2021-10-19 16:04 

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Israel gives legal status to 4K in gesture to Palestinians...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday it would grant legal residency to 4,000 Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank and Gaza, a gesture to the Palestinian Authority that will allow people who have lived under severe restrictions for years to ...

 2021-10-19 15:53 

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J&J hikes 2021 profit forecast, COVID-19 vaccine sales grow...

Sales of the cancer treatment Darzalex helped Johnson & Johnson deliver better-than-expected third-quarter earnings, while COVID-19 fueled vaccine revenue and had more customers reaching for Tylenol. The world's biggest maker of health care products h...

 2021-10-19 15:53 

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Mtley Cre's Nikki Sixx looks back at lean, driving years...

NEW YORK (AP) — Before he was a heavy metal icon, he sold lightbulbs. Before he shouted at the devil, he shouted at his mom. Before he was Nikki Sixx, he was Franklin Feranna. The Mtley Cre co-founder and bassist looks back at his formative years in...

 2021-10-19 15:53 

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Crowds outside Myanmar's prisons greet freed detainees...

BANGKOK (AP) — Crowds gathered Tuesday outside prisons around Myanmar, waiting for at least a glimpse of friends and relatives who were being freed under an amnesty for people arrested for protesting against military rule. The head of the army-insta...

 2021-10-19 15:52 

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Villanova tabbed to win Big East by conference coaches...

NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova has dominated the Big East over the last decade under the guidance of coach Jay Wright. The fourth-ranked Wildcats were the unanimous choice to win the conference in a preseason coaches poll released Tuesday. The team, whic...

 2021-10-19 15:33 

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Stocks rise broadly; J&J leads gains for health care sector...

Stocks rose broadly in morning trading on Wall Street Tuesday as corporate earnings reporting gets into full swing. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% as of 10:18 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 138 points, or 0.4%, to 35,396 and the Nasdaq rose 0....

 2021-10-19 15:32 

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US Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska expects to be indicted...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska expects to be charged with lying to the FBI while federal agents were investigating campaign contributions funneled to him from a Nigerian billionaire, the nine-term Republican said as he pro...

 2021-10-19 15:32 

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Portugal honors diplomat who saved thousands from Nazis...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal paid official homage Tuesday to Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a Portuguese diplomat who during World War II helped save thousands of people from Nazi persecution, by placing a tomb with his name in the country's Nat...

 2021-10-19 15:32 

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COVID-19 and pregnancy: Women regret not getting the vaccine...

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — Sometimes when she's feeding her infant daughter, Amanda Harrison is overcome with emotion and has to wipe away tears of gratitude. She is lucky to be here, holding her baby. Harrison was 29 weeks pregnant and unvaccinat...

 2021-10-19 15:31 

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Jury selection resumes slowly in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Attorneys resumed questioning potential jurors Tuesday in the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery following a slow start and some admonishment from the judge to speed things along. The fatal ...

 2021-10-19 15:31 

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Alex Murdaugh is denied bond on $3M theft charges...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A judge in South Carolina denied bond Tuesday for attorney Alex Murdaugh on the second set of charges he has faced since finding his wife and son dead last June. Circuit Judge Clifton Newman issued the decision after hearing at...

 2021-10-19 15:31 

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As Bitcoin goes mainstream, Wall Street looks to cash in...

NEW YORK (AP) — Love cryptocurrencies or hate the very idea of them, they're becoming more mainstream by the day. Cryptocurrencies have surged so much that their total value has reached nearly $2.5 trillion, rivaling the size of G7 economies lik...

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