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 2021-11-23 17:31 

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ICC: Philippines wants 'war on drugs' probe to be deferred...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Philippines has asked the International Criminal Court to defer its crimes against humanity investigation linked to the country's deadly "war on drugs," the court's chief prosecutor announced Tuesday...

 2021-11-23 17:31 

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US: 'Massive' progress in Ethiopia talks could be outpaced...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A United States envoy said Tuesday he sees "massive progress" in talks with Ethiopia's warring sides, but he fears it will be outpaced by "alarming" military developments in the yearlong war in Africa's ...

 2021-11-23 17:31 

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Ahmaud Arbery case goes to jury after 13-day trial...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The case of three white men charged with murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery went to a jury Tuesday after a 13-day trial in which prosecutors argued the defendants provoked a confrontation with the 25-year-old Black man and ...

 2021-11-23 16:58 

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'Needs a miracle': Fundraisers plead for Waukesha victims...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Friends and families of the roughly 50 people, including many children, hit by an SUV that sped through a Christmas parade in a suburban Milwaukee downtown say they suffered life-threatening injuries, with some clinging to life....

 2021-11-23 16:54 

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Kellogg's to replace some striking workers after talks stall...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's plans to start hiring permanent replacements for some of its 1,400 striking cereal plant workers after negotiations broke down again. The Battle Creek, Michigan-based company said it failed to reach an agreement with...

 2021-11-23 16:54 

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Fighting gas prices, US to release 50 million barrels of oil...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered 50 million barrels of oil released from America's strategic reserve to help bring down energy costs, in coordination with other major energy consuming nations, including India, the United ...

 2021-11-23 16:53 

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US sues to halt sugar merger, says it would harm competition...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to block a major U.S. sugar manufacturer from acquiring its rival, arguing that allowing the deal would harm competition and consumers. The suit was filed in federal court i...

 2021-11-23 16:52 

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Pac-12's head coach vacancies are likely to grow...

There have been 14 coaching changes at the FBS level this season. Three of those were in the Pac-12, with Washington, Washington Sate and USC all dismissing their coaches in the midst of the regular season. And there's reason to believe that number co...

 2021-11-23 16:33 

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EXPLAINER: What are the charges in Ahmaud Arbery's killing?...

ATLANTA (AP) — Jurors in the trial of the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery must decide whether one or all of them is guilty of murder — a conviction that could send them to prison for the rest of their lives. Father and son Gr...

 2021-11-23 16:33 

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AstraZeneca opens research center as UK builds science hub...

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles will be on hand Tuesday when pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca opens a 1 billion-pound ($1.34 billion) research center near the University of Cambridge, hoping to build on work in developing one of the first COVID-19 va...

 2021-11-23 16:32 

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Pakistan's Lahore becomes world's 3rd most polluted city...

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Lahore on Tuesday became the world's third most polluted city as increasing smog has engulfed Pakistan's cultural capital, an air quality monitoring company said. The bad air has sickened hundreds with respiratory and...

 2021-11-23 16:32 

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Social distancing mandatory as Dutch COVID infections spike...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch coronavirus infection numbers hit a new weekly record Tuesday, climbing 39% while hospital and intensive care unit admissions also rose sharply, prompting the government to make social distancing mandatory again f...

 2021-11-23 16:32 

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Chief: 1 dead, 2 missing after Flint home explosion, fire...

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — At least one person died and two remained missing following a fire and explosion at a home in Michigan that damaged several adjacent homes and sent debris falling onto a neighborhood, authorities said. Fire Department Battalion C...

 2021-11-23 16:31 

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African internet riches threatened by lawsuit and corruption...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Outsiders have long profited from Africa's riches of gold, diamonds, and even people.Digital resources have proven no different. Millions of internet addresses assigned to Africa have been waylaid, some fraudulently, inclu...

 2021-11-23 16:31 

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Central European nations back Poland in migration dispute...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The leaders of three Central European countries on Tuesday expressed their solidarity with Poland in an ongoing migration crisis on its eastern border with Belarus, and urged the European Union to increase its support for th...

 2021-11-23 16:04 

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Democratic group sues over Ohio GOP's new congressional map...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's newly drawn map of congressional districts was hit with its first constitutional challenge, which alleges the boundaries represent partisan gerrymandering by Republicans. The lawsuit was filed Monday in Ohio Supreme ...

 2021-11-23 16:04 

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'Queens' hopes to earn the TV respect meant for royalty...

NEW YORK (AP) — When Naturi Naughton read the script for ABC's new music-inspired drama "Queens," a feeling of dj vu rushed through her. "It's definitely a little eerie to me. When I read the script, I was like, 'Oh, this is ...

 2021-11-23 16:04 

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Italy frees man convicted of 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher...

ROME (AP) — The only person convicted in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher has been freed after serving most of his 16-year prison sentence. Italian news agencies LaPresse and ANSA quoted attorney Fabrizio Ballarini as saying Rudy ...

 2021-11-23 15:53 

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3 held after smash-and-grab theft at Los Angeles luxury mall...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of thieves smashed windows at department store at a luxury mall in Los Angeles late Monday, triggering a police pursuit, police said. The latest incident in a trend of smash-and-grab crimes targeted a Nordstrom store at Th...

 2021-11-23 15:34 

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St. Louis officer gets short sentence in attack on colleague...

A former St. Louis police officer convicted of beating a Black undercover detective during a 2017 racial injustice protest has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison — far more lenient than prosecutors and the victim had hoped for. Dustin ...

 2021-11-23 15:33 

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NFL defensive great Michael Strahan to be next space tourist...

Good Morning America co-host Michael Strahan is going to space next month. Strahan, who turned 50 on Sunday, will join Laura Shepard Churchley, the eldest daughter of astronaut Alan Shepard, on the Dec. 9 mission aboard the New Shepard, a spacecraft named...

 2021-11-23 15:33 

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Dutch COVID infections hit weekly record; Hospitals stressed...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch coronavirus infection numbers hit a new weekly record Tuesday, climbing 39% while hospital and intensive care unit admissions also rose sharply, the country's public health institute reported. The latest repor...

 2021-11-23 15:33 

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Malikah Shabazz, a daughter of Malcolm X, dies at 56...

NEW YORK (AP) — Malikah Shabazz, one of six daughters of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X, was found dead in her home in New York City, police said Tuesday. She was 56. Shabazz was found Monday in her home in Brooklyn, a police spokesperson said....

 2021-11-23 15:32 

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'Unite the Right' jurors to begin third day of deliberations...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury began its third day of deliberations Tuesday in the trial of white nationalists accused in a lawsuit of promoting and then carrying out racially motivated violence during the "Unite the Right" rally in Char...

 2021-11-23 15:32 

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'Mama, are you OK?' In Waukesha, minutes of terror recounted...

Hours before it started, they were already there — people sitting on lawn chairs or wrapped in blankets, awaiting an event the city's mayor described as straight out of Norman Rockwell. The Waukesha Christmas Parade, a tradition in its Milwaukee...

 2021-11-23 15:32 

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Yemen's Houthis: Saudi coalition strike hits Sanaa factory...

CAIRO (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition airstrike Tuesday gutted a plastics factory in Yemen's rebel-held capital of Sanaa, the rebels said, the latest attack amid an escalation in fighting in recent weeks. The dawn strike hit a factory owned by a Sy...

 2021-11-23 15:31 

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Prosecutor: Defendants in Arbery case can't use self-defense...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The three white men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery had no right to claim self-defense because they were the ones who provoked a confrontation with the 25-year-old Black man while he was running in their neighborhood, a...

 2021-11-23 15:31 

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Stocks wobble, oil prices rise despite release of crude...

Stocks wobbled in morning trading on Wall Street Tuesday as gains from a mix of banks and energy companies countered losses from communications and technology companies The S&P 500 fell 0.1% as of 10:15 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose ...

 2021-11-23 14:53 

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Kenyan, South African presidents urge cease-fire in Ethiopia...

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have called for increased cooperation to bring peace to conflict-ridden regions in Africa, at the start of the Kenyan leader's two-day stat...

 2021-11-23 14:53 

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Stocks start lower, oil prices rise despite release of crude...

Stocks are off to a mostly lower start on Wall Street Tuesday as drops in several big technology companies offset gains in other parts of the market. The S&P 500 index slipped 0.2% in the early going and the tech-heavy Nasdaq pulled back 0.5%. The Dow Jon...

 2021-11-23 14:33 

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Authorities: 3 missing after Flint home explosion, fire...

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Three people were missing following a fire and explosion at a home in Michigan that damaged several adjacent homes and sent debris falling onto a neighborhood, authorities said. In addition to those missing after the Monday night...

 2021-11-23 14:32 

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NBA in the 60s: Embry details indignities, little support...

CLEVELAND (AP) — (EDITOR'S NOTE: Hall of Famer Wayne Embry, a five-time NBA All-Star and the first African American general manager in sports when the Milwaukee Bucks named him to that position in 1972, shares some of his experiences of playing ...

 2021-11-23 14:32 

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Metalworkers, police clash in Spain amid inflation protest...

MADRID (AP) — Metalworkers and police clashed Tuesday in Spain's southern city of Cdiz at the end of a protest march to demand higher wages in line with the country's surging inflation rate. Police used rubber bullets to disperse protesters ...

 2021-11-23 14:32 

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Good Morning America's Strahan among Blue Origin crew...

NEW YORK (AP) — Good Morning America co-host Michael Strahan is going to space next month. Strahan, who turned 50 on Sunday, will join Laura Shepard Churchley, the eldest daughter of astronaut Alan Shepard, on the Dec. 9 mission aboard the New Shepa...

 2021-11-23 14:31 

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Pope after US Christmas parade crash: May good overcome evil...

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis sent his condolences Tuesday to the victims of the Christmas parade crash in Milwaukee that killed five people and said he was praying for "spiritual strength which triumphs over violence and overcomes evil with good....

 2021-11-23 14:31 

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Slovakia proposes lockdown amid record infection surge...

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's leaders have proposed a national lockdown as hospitals across the European Union country are hitting their limits amid a record surge of coronavirus infections. Inspired by neighboring Austria, the Slovak g...

 2021-11-23 14:04 

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Erica Smith ends US Senate bid, moves to replace Butterfield...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic former state Sen. Erica Smith announced Tuesday that she has ended her candidacy for U.S. Senate and will now launch a congressional bid to replace Democratic Rep. G.K. Butterfield. She will compete against state Rep....

 2021-11-23 14:03 

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Matt Damon co-writing a book on access to clean water...

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Damon has some big-name endorsers for a book he has out March 1 about access to safe water. Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Muhammad Yunus are among those providing blurbs for "The Worth of Water,&...

 2021-11-23 13:53 

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The Santa experience this year is a mix of laps, distancing...

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa is back this year, but he pleads caution as he continues to tiptoe through the pandemic. "Be smart. Be caring. If you have the tiniest tickle in your throat, the tiniest feeling, worry about yourself and worry about everybo...

 2021-11-23 13:32 

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UN: Lebanese children's future at stake amid economic crisis...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's severe economic crisis has left some children hungry and without good medical care, and forced others to drop out of school to help their families, the United Nations said Tuesday. The U.N. children's agency report ca...

 2021-11-23 13:32 

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Pope sends message to Mass remembering slain UK lawmaker...

LONDON (AP) — British politicians gathered Tuesday for a Mass to mourn the death of slain lawmaker David Amess, with Pope Francis sending a message calling for mourners to "combat evil with good." Prime Minister Boris Johnson, three former p...

 2021-11-23 13:31 

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French PM singled out for ire after testing COVID-positive...

PARIS (AP) — The prime minister of France, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, is being singled out on social media and beyond as an example of what not to do in the pandemic. Multiple videos are being circulated of a maskless Prime Minister...

 2021-11-23 13:15 

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Ginkgo grew with dinosaurs, and is still worth growing...

There are some trees whose showiness does not end once they've lost their leaves in autumn. Some trees have an attractive bony framework that is then revealed. Ginkgo tree, for instance. Leafless, a ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) tree, soft and green in summe...

 2021-11-23 13:05 

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Philippine supply boats reach forces at China-guarded shoal...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine navy successfully transported food supplies to Filipino forces guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea on Tuesday, a week after China's coast guard used water cannons to force the supply boats t...

 2021-11-23 13:05 

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Prince Andrew accusations left out of Epstein-Maxwell case...

NEW YORK (AP) — When Jeffrey Epstein's longtime companion Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial next week, the accuser who captivated the public most, with claims she was trafficked to Britain's Prince Andrew and other prominent men, won't be ...

 2021-11-23 13:04 

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Belarus says it has helped more than 100 migrants leave...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarusian authorities say they have helped more than 100 migrants leave the country on Monday and more are prepared to leave Tuesday, a statement that comes after almost two weeks of tensions at Belarus' border with Poland,...

 2021-11-23 13:04 

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Texas congressman joins GOP race for attorney general...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert has joined the crowded field of Republicans mounting primary challenges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. The East Texas lawmaker is the latest prominent Republican seeking to unseat his party...

 2021-11-23 13:04 

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Turkish lira plunges 10% after Erdogan defends rate cuts...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish currency weakened by nearly 10% against the U.S. dollar Tuesday, a day after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted there would be no turning back from his unconventional policy of cutting interest rates despite hi...

 2021-11-23 12:53 

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US to release 50 million barrels of oil to ease energy costs...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday said it had ordered 50 million barrels of oil released from the strategic reserve to bring down energy costs, in coordination with other countries including China. The move is an effort to bring down risi...

 2021-11-23 12:32 

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Rights groups demand ICC probe into Libya migrant abuses...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Human rights activists sent a dossier of evidence to the International Criminal Court on Tuesday demanding an investigation into abuses of migrants in Libya that they argue "may amount to crimes against humanity....

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