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 2021-09-14 21:59 

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Virginia and Wisconsin report measles cases among refugees...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Six people who recently traveled to the United States after fleeing the Taliban in Afghanistan have been diagnosed with measles, officials said Tuesday. The cases in Virginia and Wisconsin are being reported four days after the ...

 2021-09-14 21:59 

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Wrongly convicted man who escaped death row dies of COVID-19...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who escaped death row in Louisiana in 2012 after he was exonerated by DNA evidence for a murder he didn't commit has died of COVID-19. Damon Thibodeaux's death earlier this month was "so unfair," according to...

 2021-09-14 21:59 

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Mexico finishes 3-month push to vaccinate border residents...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Tuesday it has successfully completed a three-month push to provide coronavirus vaccines to all adult residents of communities along its border with the United States. Mexico said that when it began the...

 2021-09-14 21:53 

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Democrats try delicate tax maneuver for $3.5 trillion bill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — To pay for the massive social plans that President Joe Biden envisions, House Democrats began serious work Tuesday on a maneuver worthy of the most agile circus acrobats. They're looking to squeeze revenue from the elite 2% of ...

 2021-09-14 21:53 

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US Soccer says it has offered men, women identical contracts...

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation said it had offered identical contract proposals Tuesday to the players' associations for the men's and women's national teams, and the governing body said it would refuse to agree to a deal in ...

 2021-09-14 21:50 

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Stonehenge repair work to fix cracks and holes begins...

Stonehenge repair work to fix cracks and holes begins | 2021-09-14 17:50:00...

 2021-09-14 21:34 

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NYC's Eric Adams runs for mayor as the outsider's insider...

NEW YORK (AP) — He's a veteran Democratic office holder who registered as a Republican in the late 1990s. He's a junk food lover who turned vegan. He's an insider with an outsider's sense of grievance. But Eric Adams, who first gaine...

 2021-09-14 21:34 

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Biden pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change...

ARVADA, Colorado (AP) — President Joe Biden tried to advance his domestic spending plans Tuesday by touring a renewable energy lab in Colorado to highlight how his clean-energy proposals would help combat climate change and create good-paying jobs a...

 2021-09-14 21:34 

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Latest: North Dakota health care system needs 300 nurses...

FARGO, N.D. — An executive at the largest health care system in North Dakota says its hospitals in Fargo could use up to 300 additional nurses to handle COVID-19 cases and is bumping up incentives to fill the void. "We really are in crisis,"...

 2021-09-14 21:33 

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Minister pledges Taliban govt won't allow militant attacks...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's new foreign minister said Tuesday that the Taliban governing the country remain committed to not allowing militants to use their territory to launch attacks. But he refused to say when or if the country...

 2021-09-14 21:32 

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O'Brien, Carrey, Dole praise 'comedy genius' Norm Macdonald...

NEW YORK (AP) — Reactions to the death of Norm Macdonald, who died of cancer Tuesday at age 61. "I am absolutely devastated about Norm Macdonald. Norm had the most unique comedic voice I have ever encountered and he was so relentlessly and uncom...

 2021-09-14 21:31 

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Wisconsin election clerks confused by investigation email...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election clerks are reacting with a mixture of concern and confusion to the first inquiry made by a special investigator hired by Republicans to examine how the 2020 presidential election was run in the battleground st...

 2021-09-14 21:31 

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NBA goes ahead with plan to test unvaccinated players often...

For NBA players, the scenario this season is simple: Get vaccinated or get tested, and often. The league told its teams on Tuesday that it is going ahead with a plan where those who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will not need to submit to r...

 2021-09-14 20:53 

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Royals promote Dayton Moore to president, Picollo to GM...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals promoted general manager Dayton Moore to president of baseball operations and elevated longtime assistant GM J.J. Picollo to fill his previous role in a front-office shakeup Tuesday that promises a seam...

 2021-09-14 20:53 

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Royals evaluate stadium options, downtown ballpark possible...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With a decade left on their lease at Kauffman Stadium, the Kansas City Royals are evaluating their options and owner John Sherman said Tuesday one of those could be a new downtown ballpark. The Royals are tied to the 53-year-...

 2021-09-14 20:53 

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Report: Officer's error likely caused shipwreck off Georgia...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A top officer's errors in calculating the stability of a cargo ship loaded with nearly 4,200 automobiles likely caused the giant vessel to overturn along the Georgia coast, U.S. investigators said in a report Tuesday. The U....

 2021-09-14 20:52 

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AP Interview: UN refugee chief says Afghan stability needed...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The international community and the Taliban will need to find a way to deal with each other for the sake of stabilizing Afghanistan, the chief of the U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday. In an interview with The Associated Pre...

 2021-09-14 20:33 

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Slender Man stabbing victim's family 'nervous' about release...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge's decision to release a Wisconsin woman who helped stab her sixth-grade classmate to please online horror character Slender Man from a mental health facility has left the victim's family nervous and afraid, a spo...

 2021-09-14 20:33 

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Lebanon's ex-PM leaves to US despite subpoena for port blast...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's former prime minister left the country for the United States on Tuesday, his advisor said, despite a subpoena from the judge investigating last year's devastating explosion at Beirut port. Hassan Diab was the country&...

 2021-09-14 20:33 

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Alanis Morissette blasts documentary 'Jagged' as 'salacious'...

NEW YORK (AP) — Just hours before the HBO documentary "Jagged" was to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday, Alanis Morissette criticized the film about her life as "reductive" and "salacious." Moriss...

 2021-09-14 20:31 

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US stocks can't hold on to an early gain and resume falling...

Stocks went back to falling on Wall Street Tuesday after a blip higher the day before, giving the S&P 500 its sixth loss in the last seven trading days. The benchmark index lost 0.6%. The market had started higher after the latest data on inflation came i...

 2021-09-14 20:31 

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Ex-Detroit police chief enters governor race amid protest...

DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig formally announced his campaign for governor Tuesday, but not before protesters derailed his kickoff event on Belle Isle and forced him to move. He effectively has been running for months but wa...

 2021-09-14 20:31 

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Jury begins deliberations in Robert Durst murder trial...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury began deliberating Tuesday in the lengthy murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst after a prosecutor described him as a "narcissistic psychopath" who needs to be held accountable. Deputy D...

 2021-09-14 20:31 

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Problems continue to plague El Savador's bitcoin rollout...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — One week after El Salvador became the first country to make bitcoin legal tender, problems continued to plague the system Tuesday. El Salvador rolled out a digital wallet known as the "Chivo" on Sept. 8, but ...

 2021-09-14 20:15 

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HCL Technologies, HANCOM Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Technology Solutions...

HCL Technologies, HANCOM Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Technology Solutions | 2021-09-14 16:15:00...

 2021-09-14 20:05 

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Biden nominates first LGBT woman to federal circuit court...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is nominating a Vermont judge who played a critical role in paving the way for the legalization of same-sex marriage to become the first openly LGBT woman to serve on any federal circuit court. The White House a...

 2021-09-14 20:05 

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Blinken defense of Afghan policy clouded by al-Qaida warning...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday sought to parry bipartisan congressional criticism of the Biden administration's Afghanistan withdrawal, as new intelligence estimates warned that al-Qaida could soon again use Afgha...

 2021-09-14 20:04 

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Pennsylvania releases data on 'breakthrough' COVID-19 cases...

Pennsylvania residents who are unvaccinated against the coronavirus were far more likely to contract COVID-19, become hospitalized and die than those who got the shot, health officials said Tuesday in the first public release of data on so-called "bre...

 2021-09-14 20:04 

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On final day, Californians cast votes to keep, oust governor...

California voters headed to the polls Tuesday to cast final ballots in an election focused on whether Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom should keep his job. Voters were asked to answer whether Newsom should stay in his post and if he doesn't, who should re...

 2021-09-14 20:04 

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Review: With empathy, Chastain plays Tammy Faye Bakker...

Tammy Faye Bakker wore a lot of makeup. It was armor — a way for a person who didn't consider herself beautiful to simply exist in the world. So it's a particuarly a cruel irony that the mascara was also the thing that made her a target and ...

 2021-09-14 20:03 

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Norm Macdonald, former 'Saturday Night Live' comic, dies...

NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Norm Macdonald, a former "Saturday Night Live" writer and performer who was "Weekend Update" host during the 1990s, has died. Macdonald, who was 61, died Tuesday after a nine-year battle with cancer that he kept...

 2021-09-14 20:00 

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Hong Kong-based EdTech Company Preface Sees 500% YoY Surge in Revenue, Overcoming Impact of Pandemic...

Hong Kong-based EdTech Company Preface Sees 500% YoY Surge in Revenue, Overcoming Impact of Pandemic | 2021-09-14 16:00:00...

 2021-09-14 19:53 

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Study: State worker pension systems in best shape since 2008...

Pension systems for state government workers across the U.S. are in their best shape since the Great Recession began more than a dozen years ago, according to a study released Tuesday. The Pew Charitable Trust report credits a booming stock market over th...

 2021-09-14 19:53 

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Billionaire Cohen to invest in new crypto trading firm Radkl...

NEW YORK (AP) — A cryptocurrency company launched by partners of a major Wall Street trading firm said Tuesday that it has snagged the support of billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen, as big names from the traditional financial world continue to emb...

 2021-09-14 19:33 

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Public wake held for Massachusetts marine killed in Kabul...

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The flag-draped casket of a Marine from Massachusetts killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan last month was carried by her fellow Marines into a stadium on Tuesday morning while hundreds of people lined up outside for a ch...

 2021-09-14 19:31 

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Missouri cave with ancient Native American drawings sold...

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri cave containing Native American artwork from more than 1,000 years ago was sold at auction Tuesday, disappointing leaders of the Osage Nation who hoped to buy the land to "protect and preserve our most sacred ...

 2021-09-14 19:31 

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Apple's next iPhone mirrors last year's, adds more storage...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled its next iPhone line-up, including a model that offers twice the storage available in earlier versions and other modest upgrades to last year's editions that proved to be a big hit among consumers devourin...

 2021-09-14 19:04 

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Children a big part of migration through perilous Darien Gap...

NECOCLI, Colombia (AP) — Every day, at least 500 migrants from around the world sail out of Necocli, a small town on Colombia's Caribbean coast, across the Gulf of Uraba to the village of Acandi, to start a week-long trek through the jungle that...

 2021-09-14 19:04 

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Egypt's leader meets with Libyan officials to push for vote...

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president met Tuesday with Libya's parliament speaker and a powerful military commander as Cairo pushes for the withdrawal of foreign forces and the holding of elections as scheduled in December. President Abdel Fattah e...

 2021-09-14 19:04 

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Latest: Among unvaccinated, coronavirus cases climb in US...

MISSION, Kan. — The number of COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have returned to levels reached last winter, potentially bolstering President Joe Biden's argument for sweeping new vaccination requirements. The U.S. is averaging more than 1,8...

 2021-09-14 19:03 

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Prosecutors: Tapes capture R. Kelly threatening his victims...

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors want a New York City jury at the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial to hear profane video and audio recordings they say demonstrate how he threatened his victims with violence. On one of the 2008 tapes, an enraged Kelly can b...

 2021-09-14 19:00 

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Will Afghanistan aid strengthen the Taliban?...

Will Afghanistan aid strengthen the Taliban? | 2021-09-14 15:00:00...

 2021-09-14 18:59 

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Dutch ditch social distancing, mandate COVID-19 passes...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Social distancing will end in the Netherlands on Sept. 25, the same date that the government will begin mandating COVID-19 health passes to get into venues like bars, restaurants and theaters, caretaker Prime Minister M...

 2021-09-14 18:58 

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AP source: 6 Saints coaches have positive COVID-19 tests...

Six unidentified members of the New Orleans Saints coaching staff, a player and a nutritionist have tested positive for COVID-19, two people familiar with the situation said. The people spoke with The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity ...

 2021-09-14 18:53 

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Vermont sues 4 oil companies, alleges false info on climate...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont on Tuesday became the latest state to sue some of the country's top fossil fuel companies by alleging they misled the public about the impact their products have on climate change. The state wants the companies to ...

 2021-09-14 18:35 

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Give Gift Boutique Promotes the Best Mid Autumn Hampers and Gifting Solutions for Struggling Customers...

Give Gift Boutique Promotes the Best Mid Autumn Hampers and Gifting Solutions for Struggling Customers | 2021-09-14 14:35:00...

 2021-09-14 18:33 

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Mexico to give away 'El Chapo' safehouse in lottery...

CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — The house former drug kingpin Joaqun "El Chapo" Guzmn fled in 2014 when Mexican marines had him surrounded underwent some changes recently as the Mexican government prepared to give it away in a national lottery. The ...

 2021-09-14 18:33 

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Fires shut Sequoia National Park, could threaten huge trees...

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Sequoia National Park was shut down and its namesake gigantic trees were potentially threatened Tuesday as two forest fires burned in steep and dangerous terrain in California's Sierra Nevada. Both fires were...

 2021-09-14 18:33 

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US tribes demand emergency protection for wolves...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Dozens of American Indian tribes asked the Biden administration Tuesday to immediately enact emergency protections for gray wolves, saying states have become too aggressive in hunting the animal. Groups representing the tribes s...

 2021-09-14 18:31 

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Slaughter of dolphins on Faeroes sparks debate on traditions...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The slaughter of 1,428 white-sided dolphins over the weekend, part of a four-century-old traditional drive of sea mammals into shallow water where they are killed for their meat and blubber, has reignited a debate on the s...

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