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 2021-07-22 21:47 

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NYC's starry Woodlawn Cemetery an overlooked cultural gem...

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cumella, dressed in 1920s garb, laid his old Victrola record player down among the tombstones and turned to the small tour group assembled under the towering trees at Woodlawn Cemetery. "She was the diva of her day. The B...

 2021-07-22 21:17 

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Twitter posts stronger-than-expected Q2 results, shares jump...

Twitter on Thursday posted stronger-than-expected earnings for the second quarter thanks to growing advertising demand across all geographic regions and types of ad products. The San Francisco-based company earned $65.6 million, or 8 cents per share, in t...

 2021-07-22 21:12 

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Sabres to open NHL draft featuring Michigan, mystery, Kraken...

The focus of attention falls squarely on the Buffalo Sabres to kick off an NHL draft heavily themed by Michigan, mystery and the expansion Seattle Kraken. General manager Kevyn Adams isn't tipping his hand on whether Buffalo will use the No. 1 pick to...

 2021-07-22 21:12 

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Drinkwitz, Pittman back for Southeastern Conference encores...

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Missouri and Arkansas both had some encouraging signs, if not great records, in their first seasons under new coaches. Now, the Tigers' Eliah Drinkwitz and Razorbacks' Sam Pittman are among four second-year Southeastern C...

 2021-07-22 21:12 

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Rangers sign two-time Cup winner Goodrow to 6-year contract...

NEW YORK (AP) — Forward Barkley Goodrow, who just finished helping the Tampa Bay Lightning win consecutive Stanley Cups, has signed a six-year contract with the New York Rangers. General Manager Chris Drury announced the signing on Thursday, less th...

 2021-07-22 21:12 

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McCrory pushes for 3 GOP primary debates in Senate race...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said on Thursday that he wants to participate in three televised debates ahead of the 2022 primaries, including one in late fall and two early next year. He is competing against U.S. Rep. T...

 2021-07-22 21:10 

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Unvaccinated in Wisconsin are 'sitting duck' for COVID-19...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and the state's top health leaders on Thursday urged anyone age 12 or older who will be attending school in the fall to get vaccinated as soon as possible for COVID-19, as cases surge in the state d...

 2021-07-22 21:10 

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Missouri Supreme Court reverses Medicaid expansion decision...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to the state's voter-approved Medicaid expansion plan, overturning a lower court's ruling that the constitutional amendment would wrongfully force lawmakers to set ...

 2021-07-22 21:10 

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FirstEnergy to pay $230M in agreement in Ohio bribery case...

CINCINNATI (AP) — The energy giant at the center of a $60 million bribery scheme in Ohio admitted Thursday to new details of its role in the conspiracy as part of a deal with federal prosecutors, including how it used dark money groups to fund the e...

 2021-07-22 21:09 

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Louisiana lawmakers agree to add Caesars name to Superdome...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New Orleans' iconic Superdome may soon bear the Caesars Entertainment name and logo, under a 20-year naming rights deal with the Saints that is nearing completion and won required legislative backing Thursday. Terms of th...

 2021-07-22 20:53 

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Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections...

Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring, White House officials said Thursday, and hospitals are running out of space because of the delta variant, which is "spreading with incredible efficiency." Coronavi...

 2021-07-22 20:52 

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Germans return to flooded town: 'The memories are gone'...

ERFTSTADT, Germany (AP) — They escaped with their lives, but little else remains for some residents of Erftstadt-Blessem after the devastating flood that hit their town and other parts of Germany and neighboring countries last week. Authorities allo...

 2021-07-22 20:52 

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Numerous websites briefly go down in widespread outage...

NEW YORK (AP) — Major websites went down Thursday in what appeared to be a brief but widespread outage. The websites of Airbnb, AT&T, Costco and Delta showed error messages around midday Eastern time. They seemed to be operating normally, however, b...

 2021-07-22 20:52 

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Suspected murder weapon shown in mistaken Uber ride killing...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An investigator showed jurors the suspected murder weapon Thursday at the trial of a South Carolina man accused of killing a woman who mistook the man's car for her Uber ride. The bladed multi-tool resembling a double-handl...

 2021-07-22 20:52 

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Mississippi brief: Supreme Court should overturn Roe v. Wade...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court should overturn its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide and should let states decide whether to regulate abortion before a fetus can survive outside the womb, the office of Mississippi...

 2021-07-22 20:52 

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Pelosi says 'deadly serious' Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unfazed by Republican threats of a boycott, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday that a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will take on its "deadly serious" work whether Republians...

 2021-07-22 20:16 

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Indexes inch higher on Wall Street, preserving weekly gains...

Major indexes edged higher on Wall Street after a day of muted trading, preserving their gains for the week. The S&P 500 emerged from a midday slump to end with a gain of 0.2% Thursday. Even though most stocks in the S&P 500 fell, gains for several tech h...

 2021-07-22 20:12 

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Italy to require COVID-19 'pass' for many activities...

ROME (AP) — With daily COVID-19 cases sharply rising again, Italy will soon require people to have passes reflecting their health status to access gyms, museums, movie theaters, the inside of restaurants and other venues. Premier Mario Draghi's ...

 2021-07-22 19:55 

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Interior secretary: Drought demands investment, conservation...

DENVER (AP) — Confronting the historic drought that has a firm grip on the American West requires a heavy federal infrastructure investment to protect existing water supplies but also will depend on efforts at all levels of government to reduce dema...

 2021-07-22 19:55 

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Memorial for Sandy Hook massacre victims nears construction...

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — After nearly eight years of discussion and planning, a memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is nearing construction with the goal of offering a peaceful place for reflection. A groundbreaking cer...

 2021-07-22 19:54 

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Dems renew questions about FBI background check of Kavanaugh...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI's background investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the FBI revealed that it had received thousands of tips and had provided &#...

 2021-07-22 19:54 

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Bin there, done that: Cockatoos learn to lift trash lids...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A few years ago, a Sydney scientist noticed a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. Not every resident would be thrilled, but ornithologist Richard Major was impressed by the ingenuity. It's quite a feat for a bird to ...

 2021-07-22 19:54 

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In opioid-ravaged WVa, potential deal raises hopes for help...

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Crumbling roofs and parking lots. Broadband glitches. Technology challenges. The priority list for Prestera Center goes beyond the mental health and addiction treatment services it provides to patients throughout West Virgin...

 2021-07-22 19:53 

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Ransomware victim Kaseya gets master key to unlock networks...

BOSTON (AP) — The Florida company whose software was exploited in the devastating Fourth of July weekend ransomware attack, Kaseya, has received a universal key that will decrypt all of the more than 1,000 businesses and public organizations cripple...

 2021-07-22 19:53 

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Norway mourns 77 slain a decade ago in extremist attack...

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Church bells rang out across Norway on Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of the country's worst peacetime slaughter as leaders called for renewed efforts to fight the extremism behind the attack that left 77 people dead. ...

 2021-07-22 19:53 

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AP editor, Times columnist among new Pulitzer Board chairs...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Times opinion columnist Gail Collins, Associated Press Editor at Large John Daniszewski and journalist Katherine Boo have been elected as co-chairs of the Pulitzer Prize Board, the organization announced Thursday. They succe...

 2021-07-22 19:52 

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University of California regents approve rare tuition hike...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California regents on Thursday approved a multiyear plan to raise tuition and fees at the system's 10 campuses. The proposed increase is the first since 2017 and had been criticized by opponents as a "forev...

 2021-07-22 19:52 

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Attorneys spar over trial of men accused in Arbery slaying...

ATLANTA (AP) — Attorneys in the upcoming murder trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery clashed Thursday in court over limits on testimony that defendants acted in self-defense and were in a neighborhood that was on edge because of crime...

 2021-07-22 19:28 

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Taiwan still on track for gradual reopening as CECC reports 30 local cases...
 2021-07-22 19:28 

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Masks donated from Taiwan to Japan as 'thank you' for vaccine...
 2021-07-22 19:28 

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Summer power rates suspended again for most households in July...
 2021-07-22 19:28 

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Menstrual equity activist Vivi Lin receives prestigious Diana Award...
 2021-07-22 19:28 

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Taiwan signs deal for another 36 million Moderna vaccines...
 2021-07-22 19:28 

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Typhoon In-fa's periphery dumps heavy rains over Northern Taiwan...
 2021-07-22 19:28 

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Halifax International Security Forum to hold Taipei conference next January...
 2021-07-22 19:28 

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US adds China talks to second highest diplomat's Asia tour...
 2021-07-22 19:28 

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Miaoli jujube farmer uses organic farming techniques and Buddhist chants...
 2021-07-22 19:28 

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Fun with fire safety: fire department puts education into tabletop game...
 2021-07-22 19:10 

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US imposes new Cuba sanctions over human rights abuses...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced new sanctions Thursday against a Cuban official and a government special brigade that it says was involved in human rights abuses during a government crackdown on protests on the island earlier th...

 2021-07-22 18:53 

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Fighting among prison gangs in Ecuador kills 22, injures 80...

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Rival gangs of inmates fought in two prisons in Ecuador, killing at least 22 people and injuring about 80, authorities said Thursday. Violence broke out on Wednesday in the main prison in the city of Guayaquil as well as the La...

 2021-07-22 18:52 

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Stocks pause as investors gauge earnings, unemployment data...

Stocks were muted in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors reviewed the latest corporate earnings and a surprise increase in the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits. The S&P 500 was up 0.2% as of 2:15 p.m. Eastern. The Do...

 2021-07-22 18:52 

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Garland: To help combat gun violence, confirm ATF leader...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday he hoped the Senate would confirm the head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, to help front the federal effort against gun violence. The nomination of David Ch...

 2021-07-22 18:52 

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Crabb out (COVID-19), Bourne in for US beach volleyball team...

TOKYO (AP) — American beach volleyball player Taylor Crabb is out of the Olympics after four positive COVID-19 tests, and Tri Bourne will take his place as the partner of four-time Olympian Jake Gibb when the competition begins this weekend. Crabb c...

 2021-07-22 18:51 

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Investigators question warden at California women's prison...

Federal investigators questioned the warden of a federal women's prison in California and searched his office on Thursday, weeks after a former correctional officer at the facility was arrested on charges of sexually abusing inmates. It wasn't imm...

 2021-07-22 18:51 

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FSU's Milton ready to return 2 years after gruesome injury...

CHARLOTTE, N.C (AP) — Florida State transfer McKenzie Milton said he feels completely recovered from a gruesome knee injury that kept him out college football the last two years and is ready to compete for the starting quarterback job in 2021. Milto...

 2021-07-22 18:50 

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Guinea reverses decision to pull out of Tokyo Olympics...

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The West African country of Guinea has reversed an earlier decision to pull out of the Olympics and will send a delegation of five athletes to the Tokyo Games. Minister of Sports Sanoussy Bantama Sow made the announcement Thur...

 2021-07-22 18:50 

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Drive for 5: Castroneves to chase 5th Indy 500 with MSR...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Helio Castroneves will race for a record fifth Indianapolis 500 in 2022 with Meyer Shank Racing. Castroneves, who won his record-tying fourth Indy 500 in May, has agreed to a full season ride with Meyer Shank. Castroneves only ha...

 2021-07-22 18:50 

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Blackhawks GM Bowman pledges to cooperate with investigation...

Chicago Blackhawks executive Stan Bowman pledged Thursday to cooperate with an investigation into allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010. The team's president of hockey operations and general manager refused to answ...

 2021-07-22 18:17 

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US average mortgage rates dip for 4th week; 30-year at 2.78%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, undercut by worries that the surging delta coronavirus variant and the worsening pandemic in hotspots around the world could derail what has been a strong economic recovery. Mortgag...

 2021-07-22 17:54 

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Pelosi says Jan. 6 panel to move ahead without GOP's choices...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection "will do the job it set out to do" despite Republicans' vow to boycott the probe. House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Wednesd...

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