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 2021-09-19 12:03 

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Boxer-senator Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine boxing icon and senator Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president in the 2022 elections. Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party at its national convention on Sunday, pledging to honestly ser...

 2021-09-19 12:03 

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Juvenile justice reforms allow demolition of youth lockup...

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) — The Wasatch Youth Center is no more. Demolition crews on Monday began work in tearing down the former long-term, secure lockup for child offenders. A backhoe knocked down brick walls and tore off the roof of a gymnasium....

 2021-09-19 11:58 

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Biden pitching partnership after tough stretch with allies...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week eager to make the case for the world to act with haste against the coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses. His pitch for greater global partnership comes at ...

 2021-09-19 11:53 

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Witnesses say explosion targets Taliban, 2nd in as many days...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Witnesses say an explosion targeted a Taliban vehicle in the provincial city of Jalalabad, the second such deadly blast in as many days in an Islamic State stronghold. The Taliban and IS extremists are enemies, and fought e...

 2021-09-19 11:53 

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Democrats push to retool health care programs for millions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dental work for seniors on Medicare. An end to sky's-the-limit pricing on prescription drugs. New options for long-term care at home. Coverage for low-income people locked out of Medicaid by ideological battles. Those are just ...

 2021-09-19 10:31 

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Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only allowed for those who cannot be replaced by men, the interim mayor of Afghanistan's capital said Sunday, detailing the latest res...

 2021-09-19 08:31 

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Australia says France knew of 'grave' submarine concerns...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — France would have known Australia had "deep and grave concerns" that a submarine fleet the French were building would not meet Australian needs, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Sunday after the contract's ca...

 2021-09-19 08:31 

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The Latest: Taliban to female Kabul city workers: Stay home...

KABUL, Afghanistan — The interim mayor of Afghanistan's capital says many female city employees have been ordered to stay home by the country's new Taliban rulers. Hamdullah Namony told reporters Sunday that only women who could not be repla...

 2021-09-19 07:31 

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Two Afghans who trekked to France have lessons for evacuees...

PARIS (AP) — One slept on the streets of Paris, the other in a massive makeshift migrant camp in northern France. Nassrullah Youssoufi and Abdul Wali were among more than 1 million refugees and migrants who reached Europe in 2015. The two Afghans do...

 2021-09-19 06:46 

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Same goal, different paths: US, EU seek max vaccine rates...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian town of Aarschot has a vaccination rate of 94% of all adults, but Mayor Gwendolyn Rutten worries her town is too close for comfort to the capital of Brussels, where the rate stands at 63%. But there's not much she can...

 2021-09-19 06:31 

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Indonesia retrieves most-wanted militant's body from jungle...

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The bodies of Indonesia's most wanted militant with ties to the Islamic State group and a follower, who were killed in a jungle shootout with security forces, were evacuated early Sunday to a police hospital for further in...

 2021-09-19 05:31 

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Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws...

HONG KONG (AP) — Select Hong Kong residents voted for members of the Election Committee that choose the city's leader in polls Sunday that Chief Executive Carrie Lam called "very meaningful" as the first under reforms meant to ensure can...

 2021-09-19 04:31 

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Indonesia's most wanted militant killed in jungle shootout...

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's most wanted militant with ties to the Islamic State group was killed Saturday in a shootout with security forces, the Indonesian military said, in a sweeping counterterrorism campaign against extremists in the ...

 2021-09-19 04:31 

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Emmys vow a 'good time' after bleak year; 'Crown' may rule...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emmy Awards host Cedric the Entertainer and the show's producers promise it will be a celebration for all. But it could be much more rewarding, even historic, for some. That includes Netflix's drama "The Crown" and...

 2021-09-19 03:33 

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| Here's why Taiwanese eat pomelos during Mid-Autumn Festival...

CP If you've just settled in Taiwan, you're going to be celebrating your first "Taiwanese Mid-Autumn Festival" in September. Although most of you probably know the origin story behind this festival and the reason why we eat moon cakes, som...

 2021-09-19 03:01 

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Top three must-visit destinations in Yunlin revealed!...

CP Yulin County, the so-called "capital of agriculture", is home to miscellaneous grown products and plenty of off-the-radar travel hotspots. Haven't got a plan for the coming Mid Autumn Festival? You might as well pay a visit to the often-ove...

 2021-09-19 02:53 

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French minister decries 'duplicity' in US-Australia sub deal...

PARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister on Saturday denounced what he called the "duplicity, disdain and lies" surrounding the sudden rupture of France's lucrative contract to make submarines for Australia in favor of a U.S. deal and ...

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