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 2021-10-21 04:58 

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Can new variants of the coronavirus keep emerging?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Can new variants of the coronavirus keep emerging? Yes, as long as the virus that caused the pandemic keeps infecting people. But that doesn't mean new variants will keep emerging as regularly, or that they'll be more dange...

 2021-10-21 04:54 

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India hits 1B vaccine doses, worries about gap between shots...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Thursday, passing a milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled its first crushing surge earlier this year. About 75% of India's...

 2021-10-21 04:54 

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Virginia gives Democrats a test of Black turnout before 2022...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — As Democrat Terry McAuliffe worked the crowd at Norfolk State University's homecoming football game, many fans at the historically Black school were ready with answers before he could even ask for their vote. "Everybody I...

 2021-10-21 04:54 

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Trump announces launch of his very own social media site...

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine months after being expelled from social media for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, former President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's launching a new media company with its own social media platform. Trum...

 2021-10-21 04:54 

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Sounders tie Colorado 1-1, clinch top-four playoff seed...

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Cristian Roldan scored his fifth goal in sixth games, and the Seattle Sounders tied the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Wednesday night to clinch a top-four seed in the MLS playoffs. Seattle (17-6-7) sits six points ahead of Color...

 2021-10-21 04:53 

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Dodgers on brink after another pitching plan goes awry...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers were asking the world of Julio Uras when he took the mound for the fourth time in 12 days. Although Uras was the only 20-game winner in baseball this season, Los Angeles had used him in three roles in the p...

 2021-10-21 04:53 

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Struggling Chinese developer calls off $2.6B asset sale...

BEIJING (AP) — A major Chinese real estate developer whose struggle to avoid defaulting on billions of dollars of debt rattled financial markets says it has called off the sale of a $2.6 billion stake in a subsidiary and has made no progress in sell...

 2021-10-21 04:53 

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Dajome converts penalty, Whitecaps rally to beat Timbers 3-2...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cristian Dajome converted on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps came from behind to beat the Portland Timbers 3-2 on Wednesday night. Down 2-0 at halftime, Vancouver (11-9-10) got second-half goals fr...

 2021-10-21 04:53 

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UCLA hosts No. 10 Oregon in Pac-12's top game of the week...

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 10 Oregon (5-1, 2-1) visits UCLA (5-2, 3-1) in what will be one of the top national games of the weekend. ESPN's "College GameDay" will originate from UCLA&...

 2021-10-21 04:53 

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Nikola Jokic scores 27 points, Nuggets beat Suns 110-98...

PHOENIX (AP) — Reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 13 rebounds, leading the Denver Nuggets past the Phoenix Suns 110-98 on Wednesday night in the opener for both teams. The 26-year-old Jokic earned his first MVP award last season after a...

 2021-10-21 04:34 

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Asian shares mixed after Evergrande sale deal called off...

Shares are mixed in Asia after major Chinese property developer Evergrande said a plan to sell its property management arm to a smaller rival had fallen through. Shares slipped in Hong Kong and Tokyo but rose in most other regional markets. China Evergran...

 2021-10-21 04:33 

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Climate change makes drought recovery tougher in U.S. West...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians rejoiced this week when big drops of water started falling from the sky for the first time in any measurable way since the spring, an annual soaking that heralds the start of the rainy season following some of ...

 2021-10-21 04:31 

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House to vote on Bannon contempt as Justice decision looms...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is voting Thursday on whether to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from a committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol i...

 2021-10-21 04:03 

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Ex-Minneapolis cop faces new sentence in death of 911 caller...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening behind her home will be sentenced on a lesser charge Thursday after his murder conviction was overturned in a ...

 2021-10-21 03:58 

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Vaccine doubts fuel doctor's rise in Minnesota governor race...

WATERTOWN, Minn. (AP) — The small-town family doctor angling to become Minnesota's next governor smiled, leaned into the camera and told his Facebook viewers that Sweden had just paused the Moderna vaccine for people under age 30 over "signi...

 2021-10-21 03:53 

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Braves blast 4 HRs, beat Dodgers 9-2 for 3-1 lead in NLCS...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Rosario homered twice in his second four-hit game of the series and six pitchers combined on a four-hitter, giving the Atlanta Braves a 9-2 victory Wednesday night over the Los Angeles Dodgers and a commanding 3-1 lead in th...

 2021-10-21 03:52 

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Matthew Stafford happy with Rams, won't slam Lions...

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — While winning mostly eluded Matthew Stafford during his 12 seasons with Lions, the quarterback still has positive feelings about his time in Detroit, even after his career was rejuvenated by a trade to the Los Angeles Ra...

 2021-10-21 03:33 

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6 missing, a day after ship capsizes off South Korea...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Aircraft and ships were searching off South Korea's eastern coast Thursday for six crew members still missing a day after a fishing ship capsized. One crew member has been found unconscious and two others were rescued. ...

 2021-10-21 03:33 

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Coast Guard had earlier notice about California oil spill...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard received multiple reports of a possible fuel spill off the Southern California coast earlier than previously disclosed and asked local authorities to investigate about 15 hours before its own personnel...

 2021-10-21 03:32 

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Knicks withstand Brown's 46, outlast Celtics 138-134 in 2 OT...

NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle scored 35 points, Evan Fournier made the go-ahead 3-pointer in the second overtime and added 32 against his former team, and the New York Knicks outlasted Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics 138-134 on Wednesday night. ...

 2021-10-21 03:32 

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For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze...

HONG KONG (AP) — Travel-starved, sleep-deprived residents might find a new Hong Kong bus tour to be a snooze. The 76-kilometer (47-mile), five-hour ride on a regular double-decker bus around the territory is meant to appeal to people who are easily ...

 2021-10-21 03:32 

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Arango's hat trick leads LAFC past Pepi-less FC Dallas...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cristian Arango's hat trick, which included two goals four minutes apart late in the second half, led LAFC over a Ricardo Pepi-less FC Dallas team 3-2 on Wednesday night. Pepi did not play after injuring a foot last week in ...

 2021-10-21 03:32 

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Victims of the 2018 Parkland, Florida, high school massacre...

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 shooting massacre that left 17 people dead at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Here are the victims: ALYSSA ALHADEFF, 14 Alyssa excelled in math and Spanish, was a gifted writer and captain...

 2021-10-21 03:31 

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Vassell, Walker lead balanced Spurs past Magic, 123-97...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Devin Vassell scored 19 points, Lonnie Walker added 17 and the San Antonio Spurs continued their success on opening night by dominating the Orlando Magic 123-97 on Wednesday night. San Antonio is 23-2 in season openers under Gregg...

 2021-10-21 03:31 

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S Korea prepares test of 1st domestically made space rocket...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea was preparing to test-launch its first domestically produced space rocket Thursday in what officials describe as an important step in its pursuit of a satellite launch program. If weather and other conditions pr...

 2021-10-21 03:31 

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Lod, Fragapane goals put Minnesota United over the Union 3-2...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Robin Lod and Franco Fragapane scored goals a few minutes apart as Minnesota United beat the Philadelphia Union 3-2 on Wednesday night. Emanuel Reynoso stole a pass in the attacking third and pulled the Philadelphia defense wi...

 2021-10-21 03:30 

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Kljestan scores in 2nd straight game, LA Galaxy beat Dynamo...

HOUSTON (AP) — Sacha Kljestan and Kevin Cabral scored in the LA Galaxy's 3-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night. Los Angeles (13-11-6) has won two straight after getting a stoppage-time winner from Kljestan on Saturday. Houston (6-13...

 2021-10-21 02:54 

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Cam Atkinson scores 2 goals, Flyers beat Bruins 6-3...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored two goals, including the go-ahead score that sent him tumbling into the boards, in the Philadelphia Flyers' 6-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. The Flyers have won two straight since dro...

 2021-10-21 02:53 

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Beal has 23, Wizards top Raptors 98-83, spoil Toronto return...

TORONTO (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 23 points, Montrezl Harrell had 22 in his Wizards debut and Washington spoiled Toronto's homecoming, beating the Raptors 98-83 on Wednesday night. Kyle Kuzma — acquired with Harrell in the trade that sent...

 2021-10-21 02:53 

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New England tops DC United 3-2, is closer to points record...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Buksa, Carles Gil and Gustavo Bou all scored after halftime to give the New England Revolution a 3-2 win over D.C. United on Wednesday night. New England (21-4-6) extended its undefeated run to eight games, and notched its thi...

 2021-10-21 02:53 

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Edwards energizes Wolves in opening 124-106 win over Rockets...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards energized the first full-size home crowd of his nascent career with 29 points in 31 minutes for the Minnesota Timberwolves, who cruised to a 124-106 victory over the Houston Rockets to start the season on Wednesday...

 2021-10-21 02:53 

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Joel Embiid, Furkan Korkmaz help 76ers beat Pelicans 117-97...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Joel Embiid had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Furkan Korkmaz hit four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to also score 22 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers pulled away for a 117-97 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday ni...

 2021-10-21 02:52 

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Morant, Melton lead Grizzlies to opening win over Cavs...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 37 points and six assists, De'Anthony Melton added 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away in the fourth for a 132-121 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night in the opener for both tea...

 2021-10-21 02:31 

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Canadian wins 18th Chopin international piano competition...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu of Canada was named early Thursday as the winner of the 40,000-euro ($45,000) first prize in the 18th Frederic Chopin international piano competition, a prestigious event that launches pianists' world car...

 2021-10-21 02:31 

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NFL, players agree to end 'race-norming' in $1B settlement...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL and lawyers for thousands of retired NFL players have reached an agreement to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday ...

 2021-10-21 02:14 

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North Korea says its sub-launched missile didn't target US...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hit back at U.S. criticism over its test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile this week, saying it was rightfully exercising its rights for self-defense and that the weapon doesn't specifically target t...

 2021-10-21 02:09 

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Ball scores 31 to rally Hornets past Pacers 123-122...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball scored 31 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets used a 24-0 third period run to battle back and beat the Indiana Pacers 123-122 on Wednesday night. Indiana led 122-121 on Torrey Craig's fo...

 2021-10-21 02:07 

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Mueller scores to give Orlando City 1-1 tie with Montreal...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Chris Mueller scored for the first time in nearly four months and Orlando City tied 1-1 with Montreal on Wednesday night. Orlando (12-8-10) is undefeated in its last four games. The 25-year-old Mueller, who scored a career-best ...

 2021-10-21 02:03 

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Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa spar in 1st NYC mayoral debate...

NEW YORK (AP) — The two men running to become New York City's next mayor offered starkly different visions Wednesday about how to lead the nation's largest city out of the pandemic, improve public safety and gird the city of 8.8 million peop...

 2021-10-21 02:03 

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Restaurateur whose business was raided by sheriff gets $5M...

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County officials approved a settlement Wednesday with a restaurant owner in metro Phoenix who claimed in a lawsuit that then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office had defamed him and violated his rights about seven years ago when i...

 2021-10-21 01:54 

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Trump announces launch of media company, social media site...

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine months after being expelled from social media for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, former President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's launching a new media company with its own social media platform. Trum...

 2021-10-21 01:54 

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Cargo backlog creates traffic headaches on sea and land...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles neighborhood just outside the nation's busiest port complex has become a perpetual traffic jam, with trucks hauling cargo containers backed up day and night as workers try to break through an unprecedented backlo...

 2021-10-21 01:53 

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Veteran Casey Hayward Jr. sparks improved Raiders secondary...

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Veteran cornerback Casey Hayward Jr. was brought to Las Vegas to provide leadership to the Raiders' young secondary. Through six games, he's emerged as the star of a unit that desperately needed an upgrade. "He doe...

 2021-10-21 01:53 

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Eovaldi looks to save Red Sox season after bats go quiet...

BOSTON (AP) — Following two weak performances in a row at the plate, the Boston Red Sox will turn to Nathan Eovaldi to try to save their season on just two days' rest. The Red Sox were held hitless for four innings Wednesday by left-hander Framb...

 2021-10-21 01:53 

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LaVine scores 34 points, Bulls beat Pistons 94-88 in opener...

DETROIT (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 15 of his 34 points in the third quarter, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 94-88 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night in the opener for both teams. Detroit's Jerami Grant was off on an 11-foot basel...

 2021-10-21 00:53 

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Big changes in White House ideas to pay for $2 trillion plan...

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — In an abrupt change, the White House on Wednesday floated new plans to pay for parts of President Joe Biden's $2 trillion social services and climate change package, shelving a proposed big increase in corporate tax rates th...

 2021-10-21 00:52 

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Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas agrees to 2-year extension...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas has agreed to a two-year extension worth a reported $30.1 million. The extension was announced by the Pelicans on Wednesday, the same day Valanciunas made his New Orleans debut against...

 2021-10-21 00:52 

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Astros' Valdez goes 8, beats Red Sox 9-1 for 3-2 ALCS lead...

BOSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez was perfect through four, took a two-hit shutout into the seventh and became the first pitcher in the 2021 postseason to finish eight innings on Wednesday as the Houston Astros beat Boston 9-1 in Game 5 of the AL Champio...

 2021-10-21 00:31 

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Bail denied for California mom in drunken teen party case...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bail was denied Wednesday for a former Silicon Valley mother accused of hosting alcohol-fueled parties for her teenage son and his friends where she encouraged them to drink and have sex with intoxicated underage girls. Shannon ...

 2021-10-21 00:15 

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Gwyneth Paltrow tackles bedroom taboos in Netflix series...

NEW YORK (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow admits she has insecurities about her physical appearance in an episode of her new Netflix series " Sex, Love & goop," but she's working on that. The Oscar-winner and entrepreneur behind the goop beauty an...

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