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 2021-09-22 04:46 

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Racism, climate and divisions top UN agenda as leaders meet...

Racism, the climate crisis and the world's worsening divisions will take center stage at the U_N_ meeting of world leaders, a day after Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a grim warning that "we are on the edge of an abyss."...

 2021-09-22 04:14 

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Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in US...

U.S. officials say many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that Haitians who enter the country illegally face immediate expulsion...

 2021-09-22 04:06 

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University to pay $1.6M to students assaulted by employee...

San Jose State University has agreed to pay $1.6 million to female student athletes whose complaints about being sexually assaulted by an athletic trainer were mishandled by the university, federal prosecutors said Tuesday...

 2021-09-22 02:07 

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2 charged with hate crime in attack on Jewish men in LA...

Two suspects in an attack on Jewish men outside a Los Angeles restaurant last spring have been charged with a hate crime...

 2021-09-22 01:56 

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AP PHOTOS: Behind barricades, Vietnam battles 'enemy' virus...

The roadblocks and barricades make the streets of this southern Vietnamese city look like they did during the war that ended almost 50 years ago. But this time, the battle is being fought against the rampaging coronavirus.In Vung Tau, just outside Ho Chi ...

 2021-09-22 01:44 

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Brazil health minister tests positive for the coronavirus...

Brazil's government says its health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus in New York after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spoke at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday...

 2021-09-22 00:54 

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Manila mayor, ex-scavenger and actor, to seek presidency...

The popular mayor of the Philippine capital says he will run for president in next year's elections, the latest aspirant in what is expected to be a crowded race to succeed controversial leader Rodrigo Duterte...

 2021-09-21 23:48 

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America Strong: Woman surprises relative after being approved as kidney donor...

Bob Scarborough was one of 90,000 Americans waiting for a new kidney....

 2021-09-21 23:38 

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Idaho's COVID outlook is dire as cases continue to climb...

Health care workers are exhausted and angry...

 2021-09-21 23:21 

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California now has nation's lowest virus transmission rate...

California is seeing lower coronavirus transmission than other U.S. states as virus cases and hospitalizations decline following a summer surge...

 2021-09-21 22:56 

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South Korean president talks N. Korea's nuclear activities, BTS' new diplomacy role...

Moon Jae-in and K-pop sensation BTS sat down with ABC News for exclusive interviews....

 2021-09-21 22:49 

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House Democrats remove money for Israel's Iron Dome system in funding bill...

House Democrats on Tuesday removed $1 billion in funding for Israel's Iron Dome air defense system from their stopgap government funding bill....

 2021-09-21 22:43 

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Mexico buses, flies Haitians from remote area on US border...

Mexico has begun busing and flying Haitian migrants camped on its U.S. border...

 2021-09-21 22:40 

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Man charged for allegedly planting pipe bombs outside telecommunications stores...

A man was arrested for allegedly placing pipe bombs in front of telecommunications stores after he became "dissatisfied with "immoral content."...

 2021-09-21 21:54 

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Experts eye more travel testing to contain COVID in Hawaii...

Hawaii officials are facing pressure to increase COVID-19 testing for travelers...

 2021-09-21 21:31 

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2 disbarred attorneys outside Texas sue abortion doctor under SB8...

The first attempt to enforce Texas' ban on nearly all abortions have come from two non-Texans -- both former lawyers disbarred for alleged misconduct....

 2021-09-21 21:18 

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Deported Haitians try to rush back into plane amid anger...

Dozens of migrants upset about being deported to Haiti from the U.S. have clashed with authorities while trying to rush back into a plane that landed in Port-au-Prince...

 2021-09-21 21:17 

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Body found near Grand Teton confirmed to be Gabby Petito, death ruled a homicide...

New information has been announced in the Gabby Petito case....

 2021-09-21 21:02 

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Doctor cleared of COVID-19 vaccine theft sues Harris County...

A doctor who was fired after Harris County public health officials accused him of stealing vials of COVID-19 vaccine to administer to family and friends is suing the county for discrimination...

 2021-09-21 20:16 

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'Soul-crushing': US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day...

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans...

 2021-09-21 20:06 

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Full transcript: Biden addresses 76th UN General Assembly...

President Joe Biden encouraged countries to act together to fight COVID-19....

 2021-09-21 19:52 

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El Salvador president says he's world's 'coolest dictator'...

The top US diplomat in El Salvador says she sees "a decline in democracy" the country, where President Nayib Bukele changed his Twitter profile to read "the coolest dictator in the world."...

 2021-09-21 19:22 

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San Francisco mandates vaccines for all airport workers...

San Francisco is requiring all workers at San Francisco International Airport to get vaccinated against COVID-19...

 2021-09-21 19:16 

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German police: Incident on highway with armed bus passenger...

A section of highway in southern Germany has been closed because of an incident involving an apparently armed passenger on board a bus...

 2021-09-21 19:13 

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Teen pleads guilty in murder of Barnard student Tessa Majors...

Luchiano Lewis, who was 14 at the time, was charged as an adult....

 2021-09-21 19:09 

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Merkel seeks to boost Laschet in close German election race...

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel has sought to boost struggling would-be successor Armin Laschet in the tight race to become Germany's next leader...

 2021-09-21 18:55 

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FBI more than doubles domestic terrorism investigations: Christopher Wray...

FBI Director Christopher Wray told a U.S. Senate panel Tuesday morning that the bureau has been forced to surge resources toward its domestic terrorism investigations....

 2021-09-21 18:31 

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Consumers get online tool to check nursing home vaccine data...

Medicare says families and patients have a new online tool to compare COVID-19 vaccination rates among nursing homes...

 2021-09-21 18:12 

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Democrats introduce post-Trump ethics bill to enforce subpoenas, limit conflicts...

Democrats are hoping that Republicans will support pieces of the sweeping ethics package with former President Donald Trump out of office....

 2021-09-21 18:11 

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'We grieve together,' Pelosi says at COVID-19 flags memorial...

Pelosi and other lawmakers paid tribute toAmericans who have died from COVID-19 by visiting an installation on the National Mall that erected flags for lives lost....

 2021-09-21 18:03 

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Biden challenges UN to act together on pandemic, climate change...

President Joe Biden's speech to the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday will preview...

 2021-09-21 17:59 

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Democrats dare GOP to vote against government funding bill...

House Democrats plan to vote on a bill to extend government funding through Dec. 3 and are daring Republicans to block it....

 2021-09-21 17:58 

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Report: Births decline in pandemic may have turned corner...

While there has been a decline in births in the U.S. during the pandemic, a new report suggests the drop may have turned a corner last March as births started rebounding...

 2021-09-21 17:46 

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WATCH: Hispanic Heritage Month explained...

ABC News correspondent Stephanie Ramos shares the origin of Hispanic Heritage Month and how Latinos celebrate it....

 2021-09-21 17:06 

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Kremlin's party gets 324 of 450 seats in Russian parliament...

Election authorities announced Russia's ruling party will get 324 of the 450 seats in the next national parliament...

 2021-09-21 16:55 

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Oakland Police Department investigating 100th homicide of 2021...

The city of Oakland, California, recorded its 100th homicide of the year on Monday, marking the second consecutive year of triple-digit homicides, officials said....

 2021-09-21 16:29 

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Sheriff: No charges after twin boys die from heat in car...

A sheriff says no charges will be filed against a South Carolina father whose 20-month-old boys died from heat after he forgot to drop them off at daycare...

 2021-09-21 16:15 

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Brazil's Bolsonaro rebuffs criticism on pandemic, Amazon...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro issued a strident defense of his administration at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, rebuffing criticism of its handling of the pandemic and touting recent data indicating a reduction in Amazon deforestation...

 2021-09-21 16:15 

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Ex-probation officer convicted in real estate agent killing...

A former probation officer has been found guilty for her role in the kidnapping and killing of a Minneapolis real estate agent...

 2021-09-21 16:04 

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Alitalia's final weeks flying marked by protests, apologies...

Italy's failing national airline Alitalia is telling passengers to just bring a single piece of hand luggage when travelling...

 2021-09-21 16:03 

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3 dead in shooting outside Florida Wendy's restaurant...

A shooter killed three people in the drive-thru area of a Wendy's restaurant in suburban Fort Lauderdale, Florida...

 2021-09-21 16:02 

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UN agencies want access to asylum-seekers stuck at EU border...

Two United Nations agencies have requested access to asylum-seekers stranded at Belarus's border with Poland and Lithuania after four migrants were found dead in the area...

 2021-09-21 15:50 

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Biden found images of border agents with migrants 'horrific and horrible,' White House says...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on CBS that the videos were inconsistent with the value of the administration, and vowed to pursue an investigation....

 2021-09-21 15:47 

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Correction: Russia-Election-Ousted Governor story...

In a story published on Sept. 18, 2021, about an ousted governor in Russia, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of a protester...

 2021-09-21 15:39 

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Dakota Access asks high court to reverse pipeline decision...

The company that operates the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse an appellate ruling ordering additional environmental review...

 2021-09-21 15:26 

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UK family settles damages in US diplomatic immunity case...

A British couple who sought justice for their 19-year-old son after he died in a vehicle crash say they have settled a civil lawsuit they filed in the United States against an American motorist...

 2021-09-21 15:16 

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Grenade attacks in Burundi kill 2, wound scores...

Burundi's government says two people had been killed and 102 others wounded in grenade attacks in the commercial capital, Bujumbura...

 2021-09-21 15:10 

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Puerto Rico to raise minimum wage for 1st time in 12 years...

Puerto Rico's governor has signed a bill to increase the U.S. territory's minimum wage for the first time in more than 12 years...

 2021-09-21 14:50 

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20-year-old gas station cashier fatally shot by anti-masker: Police...

The cashier was fatally shot after telling a customer to put on a face covering Saturday, police said....

 2021-09-21 14:25 

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Myanmar judge rules that Suu Kyi's trial will continue...

A court in Myanmar has ruled that prosecutors presented enough evidence against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and two of her political allies for their trial to continue on charges of incitement...

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