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 2021-10-15 18:52 

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McCaffrey to miss third straight game with hamstring injury...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey will miss his third straight game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings because of a hamstring injury. McCaffrey was held out of practice for a second consecutive day Friday an...

 2021-10-15 18:32 

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High court rejects gas company's pipeline stay request...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts has rejected a Supreme Court stay request from the St. Louis-based natural gas company Spire Inc. to allow it to keep operating a pipeline through Illinois and Missouri. Roberts did not comment Friday in ...

 2021-10-15 18:32 

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Elliott eases into Texas following NASCAR-ordered cease fire...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It only took about a day after Chase Elliott wished Kevin Harvick "a merry offseason and Happy Christmas" for NASCAR's reigning champion to get the zinger on merchandise on his official website. The holiday-themed ...

 2021-10-15 18:32 

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The Latest: Minnesota calls in Guard to help at hospitals...

ROBBINSDALE, Minn. — Gov. Tim Walz said Friday he'll use the Minnesota National Guard to help alleviate staffing shortages at hospitals and care facilities that are struggling to cope with the surge in COVID-19 cases among unvaccinated Minnesota...

 2021-10-15 18:32 

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How a Texas ban on most abortions unfolded, and what's next...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Since early September, Texas has banned most abortions under a new law that has created the biggest curb to abortion in the U.S. in nearly 50 years. Texas clinics and the Biden administration have spent weeks asking courts to ha...

 2021-10-15 18:31 

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Van Gogh artwork looted by Nazis to be auctioned in New York...

NEW YORK (AP) — A watercolor by Vincent van Gogh that was seized by the Nazis during World War II will be sold next month at auction in New York, where it is expected to fetch a price of $20 million or more, the auction house Christie's announce...

 2021-10-15 18:31 

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China crackdown on Apple store hits holy book apps, Audible...

Amazon's audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China, in the latest examples of the country's tightening rules for internet firms. Audible sa...

 2021-10-15 18:04 

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Cash flows to US Senate rivals of Trump's endorsed candidate...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An endorsement by former President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania's hotly contested U.S. Senate race isn't backing down rival Republicans, with one putting up millions for her campaign and another getting a seven-figure ...

 2021-10-15 18:04 

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Air Force general is second woman to lead a top US command...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost on Friday became only the second woman to lead one of the Pentagon's 11 so-called combatant commands, the multi-service organizations that spearhead U.S. military operations around the world....

 2021-10-15 18:04 

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UK counterterror officers lead probe in lawmaker's slaying...

LEIGH-ON-SEA, England (AP) — British police say counterterrorism officers are leading the investigation into the slaying of Conservative lawmaker David Amess. Essex Police Chief Ben-Julian Harrington said it hasn't yet been established whether t...

 2021-10-15 18:04 

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Prosecutors: Capitol cop told Jan. 6 rioter to hide evidence...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges after prosecutors say he helped to hide evidence of a rioter's involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection. The officer, Michael A. Riley, is accused ...

 2021-10-15 18:03 

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Czech PM Babis heading for opposition after losing election...

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said he wouldn't accept an offer to try to create a new government after his centrist ANO political movement narrowly lost in the parliamentary election last week and was ready to end up in opposit...

 2021-10-15 17:59 

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Chicago mayor takes police union head to court over vaccines...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday that she took her fight with the head of the city's police officers union to court, arguing that his call for officers to ignore the order to report their COVID-19 vaccination status was il...

 2021-10-15 17:58 

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FDA panel endorses booster shot for J&J COVID-19 vaccine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday, saying they should be offered at least two months after immunization. J&J has asked the Food and Drug Administra...

 2021-10-15 17:52 

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Browns star RB Chubb to miss matchup against 5-0 Cardinals...

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns star running back Nick Chubb will miss Sunday's game against the unbeaten Arizona Cardinals with a calf injury. Chubb, who ran for 161 yards last week in a loss to the Chargers, is one of several prominent Cleveland pla...

 2021-10-15 17:52 

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Right on Cue: NBA finds high-tech option for virus testing...

If so inclined, an NBA player could now test himself for the coronavirus and get results on his phone in no more than 20 minutes. And the league is convinced those tests are both fast enough and accurate enough. It's a high-tech answer to the issue of...

 2021-10-15 17:31 

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Lawyer: Murdaugh knows he'll go to prison for stealing money...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The attorney for prominent South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, who discovered his wife and son dead at their home this summer, said Murdaugh is resigned that he will serve time in prison for stealing millions of dollars. But M...

 2021-10-15 17:31 

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China launches 3 astronauts on 6-month space station mission...

BEIJING (AP) — China on Saturday launched a three-person crew for a six-month mission aboard its space station that is planned at setting a new record for the length of time spent in space by Chinese astronauts as the country moves toward completing...

 2021-10-15 16:54 

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New Mexico judge denies lab workers' claim in vaccine fight...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge on Friday denied a request by dozens of scientists and others at Los Alamos National Laboratory to block a vaccine mandate, meaning workers risk being fired if they don't comply with the lab's afte...

 2021-10-15 16:54 

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The Latest: Judge upholds vaccine mandate for Los Alamos lab...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico judge has denied a request by dozens of scientists and others at Los Alamos National Laboratory who sought to block a vaccine mandate. Workers risk being fired if they don't comply with the lab's Friday after...

 2021-10-15 16:53 

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Jaguars coach Meyer promises not to miss another team flight...

WATFORD, England (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer promised Friday to not miss another team flight. The last time he did, Meyer ended up embarrassing the franchise and drawing a public reprimand from owner Shad Khan after videos surfaced...

 2021-10-15 16:53 

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Houston ace McCullers left off ALCS roster against Red Sox...

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. has been left off the team's roster for the AL Championship Series against Boston, a huge blow to a team looking to advance to the World Series for the second time in three seasons. McCullers was gre...

 2021-10-15 16:53 

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Bucks sign general manager Jon Horst to contract extension...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks general manager Jon Horst has signed a multi-year contract extension after helping Milwaukee win its first NBA title in a half-century. The move comes less than two months after the Bucks signed coach Mike Budenholzer to an ex...

 2021-10-15 16:52 

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Chicago Cubs hire Carter Hawkins as general manager...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs hired Carter Hawkins as general manager on Friday, dipping into Cleveland's front office in an effort to bolster their own player development system. The 37-year-old Hawkins spent 14 seasons with Cleveland, includ...

 2021-10-15 16:32 

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ASEAN to exclude Myanmar's leader from summit in key rebuke...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asia's foreign ministers decided at an emergency meeting Friday not to invite Myanmar's military leader to an annual summit for refusing to let an envoy meet ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a senior re...

 2021-10-15 16:32 

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Caracal cat owner ticketed, ordered to find them new home...

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit woman has been ordered to find another home for her four African caracals after one of the wild cats spent hours on the loose after escaping its enclosure earlier this week. Royal Oak police have issued Ela...

 2021-10-15 16:32 

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DOJ will ask Supreme Court to halt Texas abortion law...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration said Friday it will turn next to the U.S. Supreme Court its attempt to halt a Texas law that has banned most abortions since September. The move by the Justice Department comes after an appeals court on ...

 2021-10-15 16:31 

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Merkel backs dialogue with Poland over tensions with EU...

BRUSSELS (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Poland's European Union partners need to step away from confrontation and instead talk to the government in Warsaw to seek solutions to the difficulties in their relationship. Last...

 2021-10-15 16:31 

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Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban official said. There was no immediate claim of respons...

 2021-10-15 16:05 

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Democrats push for action on sexual assault lawsuit bills...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — House Democrats are calling for action on legislation that would remove time limits restricting when sexual assault victims could file lawsuits against their perpetrator. The lawmakers are also urging that hearings be held on a...

 2021-10-15 16:04 

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Alice Cooper talks tap dancing, snakes onstage and his diary...

LONDON (AP) — During the pandemic, shock rocker Alice Cooper replaced touring with tap dancing. The 73-year-old rock icon went from touring with Queen and playing to crowds of 95,000 to an audience of zero. He admitted the transition was hard. "...

 2021-10-15 16:04 

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Charise Castro Smith brings Latin experience to 'Encanto'...

NEW YORK (AP) — Charise Castro Smith, the first Latino woman to co-direct a Walt Disney Animation Studios movie, admits that she has felt terrified at times. But when the chance to work on "Encanto" came around, she had no doubts. "I sai...

 2021-10-15 16:04 

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Jan. 6 panel moving swiftly as it sets Bannon contempt vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has moved aggressively against close Trump adviser Steve Bannon, swiftly scheduling a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges against the former White Hous...

 2021-10-15 16:03 

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Cambridge college to return looted bronze statue to Nigeria...

LONDON (AP) — A Cambridge University college said Friday that it would return a looted bronze cockerel to Nigeria later this month, making it the first U.K. institution to hand back one of the artifacts known as the Benin Bronzes. Jesus College anno...

 2021-10-15 15:54 

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Biden pushing child care provisions in stalled spending bill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden was set to highlight his plan to lower the cost of child care for most American families as he makes the case for his stalled social spending bill during a visit to Connecticut on Friday. Biden was to visit a ch...

 2021-10-15 15:53 

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High court rejects natural gas company's pipeline appeal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts has rejected a Supreme Court appeal by the St. Louis-based natural gas company Spire Inc. to allow it to keep operating a pipeline through Illinois and Missouri. Roberts did not comment Friday in refusing...

 2021-10-15 15:53 

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Former job is key in case against US journalist in Myanmar...

BANGKOK (AP) — An American journalist detained almost five months in military-ruled Myanmar is being prosecuted for an offense allegedly carried out by a news service for which he had stopped working more than half-a-year previously, his lawyer said...

 2021-10-15 15:52 

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Najee's knowledge; Steelers rookie RB learning on the job...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bobby Wagner has seen the highlights of what happens when Najee Harris gets in space and there's a defender within arm's reach. And it's not good. Not if you're a defender anyway. "When he reads the holes, when ...

 2021-10-15 15:52 

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Cardinals acquire TE Ertz in trade with Eagles...

The Arizona Cardinals acquired tight end Zach Ertz in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday. The undefeated Cardinals sent cornerback Tay Gowan and a 2022 fifth-round pick to the Eagles for the 30-year-old Ertz, a three-time Pro Bowler. Ertz had ...

 2021-10-15 15:33 

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Spanish court allows extradition to US of Venezuelan suspect...

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court consented Friday to the extradition to the United States of ex-Venezuelan leader Hugo Chvez's former nurse, who is charged in Miami with money laundering. The court's magistrates "consider that al...

 2021-10-15 15:33 

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Nothing funny about bad year for Maine's clownish puffins...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's beloved puffins suffered one of their worst years for reproduction in decades this summer due to a lack of the small fish they eat. Puffins are seabirds with colorful beaks that nest on four small islands off the c...

 2021-10-15 15:33 

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Crime at the center of Atlanta mayor's race as voting begins...

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta mayoral candidates are talking about affordable housing, hoping to stave off a secession movement in a wealthy neighborhood and trading increasingly pointed jabs. But as in so many places across the country, the election is re...

 2021-10-15 15:33 

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The Latest: Pfizer seeks European OK for child vaccines...

BERLIN — The pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech say they have requested that their coronavirus vaccine be licensed for children aged 5 to 11 across the European Union. If authorized, it would be the first opportunity for younger children i...

 2021-10-15 15:32 

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Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area near its waters...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a U.S. Navy destroyer from what it described as an attempt to intrude into Russia's territorial waters in the Sea of Japan. The incident came as Russia and Ch...

 2021-10-15 15:32 

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UK lawmaker stabbed to death while meeting with constituents...

LONDON (AP) — A member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in eastern England, an attack that united Britain's fractious politicians in shock and sorrow. A 25-year-old man was arrested at the ...

 2021-10-15 15:32 

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Pfizer-BioNTech ask EU agency to OK vaccine for kids 5-11...

BERLIN (AP) — Pharmaceutical company Pfizer and biotechnology company BioNTech said Friday they have requested to have their coronavirus vaccine licensed for children ages 5 to 11 across the European Union. If EU regulators agree, it would be the fi...

 2021-10-15 15:32 

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Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who killed 14 students and three staff members at a Parkland, Florida, high school will plead guilty to their murders, his attorneys said Friday, bringing some closure to a South Florida community more than th...

 2021-10-15 15:32 

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Once thriving spa, Epecuen drawing tourists to ghostly ruins...

EPECUEN, Argentina (AP) — Cushioned by a soft silence ruffled only by occasional gusts of wind, tourists walk past rubble and metal shards lying in the streets of what was once the bustling resort of Villa Epecuen. Others photograph petrified trees ...

 2021-10-15 15:31 

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In trial over Arbery death, racial reckoning looms large...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A framed photo on the wall of Travis Riddle's soul food restaurant shows the local sheriff arresting a gray-bearded white man with hands cuffed behind his back, a reminder to all who enter that for Riddle justice still wait...

 2021-10-15 14:53 

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Goldman Sachs' profits jump 60% helped by deal-making frenzy...

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs' profits jumped 60% in the third quarter, as the deal-making bonanza that dominated financial markets this summer brought in hundreds of millions of dollars in fee revenue for the investment bank. The New York-based...

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