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 2021-07-30 10:34 

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Israel delivers booster shots of vaccine to people over 60...

Israeli health authorities began administering coronavirus booster shots Friday to people over 60 who've already received both does of a vaccine, in a bid to combat a recent spike in cases...

 2021-07-30 10:33 

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Merkel party candidate apologizes for book plagiarism...

The center-right candidate to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor in Germany's upcoming election has apologized for failing to credit a source in a 2009 book he wrote about immigration...

 2021-07-30 10:32 

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Deliveroo eyes Spain exit amid legal changes for its workers...

Food delivery platform Deliveroo says it is considering shuttering its operations in Spain...

 2021-07-30 10:00 

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Gun violence in America: Newark...

Since the city saw over 3,200 violent crimes in 2015, Newark has seen those numbers decrease every year since, to a low of less than 1,500 violent incidents in 2020....

 2021-07-30 10:00 

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Biden confronts problem of COVID-19 'straight talk' falling on deaf ears: The Note...

Biden issued another impassioned address on the state of the pandemic, but for those who stand in defiance of health guidance, does this latest lecture even matter?...

 2021-07-30 09:59 

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UK lawmakers say conditions for Channel migrants 'shocking'...

British lawmakers say they found "shocking conditions" at a facility for people arriving in England on small boats...

 2021-07-30 09:43 

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International court drops Simone Gbagbo arrest warrant...

The International Criminal Court has withdrawn its arrest warrant for the wife of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo...

 2021-07-30 09:41 

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Tunisia's turmoil is being watched warily around the globe...

Days of political turmoil in Tunisia over the economy and the coronavirus have left its allies in the Middle East, Europe and the United States watching to see if the fragile democracy will survive...

 2021-07-30 09:08 

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Tunisian president names new security chief amid crisis...

Tunisia's president has named a new interior minister, in his first major appointment since he froze parliament and seized executive powers amid protests and economic crisis...

 2021-07-30 09:06 

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European economy grows 2%, ending double-dip recession...

Europe's economy has rebounded into growth in the second quarter...

 2021-07-30 09:04 

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Official figures show European economy grew 2% in second quarter, ending double-dip recession...

Official figures show European economy grew 2% in second quarter, ending double-dip recession...

 2021-07-30 09:00 

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Former Olympians react to Simone Biles having the decision to withdraw...

Former Olympic gymnasts were heartened to see Simone Biles could make the decision to withdraw from competition in the first place....

 2021-07-30 09:00 

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Why some states are pushing back on masks amid delta variant surge...

Here's why some states are fighting the CDC's recommendation that those in areas of high transmission, regardless of their vaccination status, return to wearing a mask....

 2021-07-30 08:46 

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Thai media restrictions raise freedom of expression concerns...

Thailand implemented have new regulations that appear to broaden the government's ability to restrict media reports and social media posts about the coronavirus pandemic, raising immediate concerns that authorities will seek to stifle criticism...

 2021-07-30 08:41 

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Death toll in wildfires that hit southern Turkey rises to 4...

Turkish fire crews are continuing to fight blazes in southern Turkey that burned down homes and forced evacuations while the death toll in the wildfires rose to four...

 2021-07-30 08:22 

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Pakistan attackers throw grenade at police van, kill officer...

Pakistan's police say attackers threw a hand grenade at a police van in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing a policeman and wounding two others before fleeing the scene...

 2021-07-30 08:19 

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Japan expands state of emergency to 4 more areas after record spikes in coronavirus cases amid Olympics...

Japan expands state of emergency to 4 more areas after record spikes in coronavirus cases amid Olympics...

 2021-07-30 08:18 

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German economy rebounds in 2nd quarter but short of forecast...

Germany's economy grew by 1.5% in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period...

 2021-07-30 08:06 

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Czechs approve help for Afghan interpreters, families...

The Czech government has approved a program of help for Afghans who worked with Czech troops during their deployment in NATO missions...

 2021-07-30 07:47 

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Greece: Boat carrying migrants sinks; 3 missing, 10 rescued...

Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation for missing migrants is underway near the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos along the maritime border with Turkey...

 2021-07-30 07:38 

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U.S. warns China is building more nuclear missile silos...

The U.S. military is warning about what analysts have described as a major expansion of China's nuclear missile silo fields...

 2021-07-30 07:23 

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Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case...

A Hong Kong protester has been sentenced to nine years in prison in the closely watched first case under Hong Kong's national security law as Beijing tightens control over the territory...

 2021-07-30 07:19 

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Hong Kong protester sentenced to 9 years in national security law's first case as Beijing tightens control...

Hong Kong protester sentenced to 9 years in national security law's first case as Beijing tightens control...

 2021-07-30 07:19 

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United Kingdom's Defense Ministry says Israeli-owned merchant ship targeted in reported attack off Oman in Arabian Sea...

United Kingdom's Defense Ministry says Israeli-owned merchant ship targeted in reported attack off Oman in Arabian Sea...

 2021-07-30 07:16 

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Pandemic weighs down German beer sales again in 1st half...

German beer sales in this year's first half were 2.7% lower than a year earlier...

 2021-07-30 06:47 

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The Latest: Saudi Arabia will reopen to tourists on Sunday...

Saudi Arabia will reopen its borders to tourists on Sunday for the first time in 18 months...

 2021-07-30 06:34 

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Air France-KLM reports huge Q2 loss, sees signs of recovery...

French-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM says that the "first signs of recovery are visible" in bookings amid easing pandemic travel restrictions...

 2021-07-30 06:30 

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Biden's COVID plan: Federal workers must report shot status...

President Joe Biden's plan to stem the increase in coronavirus cases around the country requires federal employees to attest to their vaccination status...

 2021-07-30 06:20 

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa...

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa between July 23 and July 29, 2021.It was a week in which wildfires raged across Europe and President Joe Biden's Special ...

 2021-07-30 06:19 

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa...

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa between July 23 and July 29, 2021.It was a week in which wildfires raged across Europe and President Joe Biden's Special ...

 2021-07-30 06:08 

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Rights groups warn assaults on women on the rise in Pakistan...

The beheading of a young woman in an upscale neighborhood of Pakistan's capital has shone a spotlight on the relentless violence against women in the country...

 2021-07-30 06:02 

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Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers...

The Biden administration has announced sweeping new pandemic rules for federal workers and some contractors...

 2021-07-30 05:07 

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AP Week in Pictures: Asia...

JULY 23-29, 2021This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific.The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Toru Takahashi in Tokyo.Follow AP visual journalism:Instagr...

 2021-07-30 05:05 

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States race to use COVID-19 vaccines before they expire...

Hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been saved from the trash after U.S. regulators extended their expiration date for a second time...

 2021-07-30 04:41 

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Activists allege Myanmar leaders are 'weaponizing' COVID-19...

As COVID-19 deaths rise in Myanmar, allegations are growing that the military government is using the coronavirus pandemic to consolidate power and crush opposition...

 2021-07-30 04:30 

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Do I need to get tested for COVID-19 if I'm vaccinated?...

U.S. health officials say people who are fully vaccinated should get tested if they've been around someone who has COVID-19...

 2021-07-30 04:15 

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Simone Biles explains all-around withdrawal at Olympics: 'My mind and body are simply not in sync'...

Simone Biles spoke out for the first time since she shocked the world by dropping out of the women's individual all-around final at the Tokyo Games....

 2021-07-30 04:11 

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After mudslide, priest gets narcos' help to build new town...

A Honduran town was hammered by two consecutive hurricanes and then obliterated by a mudslide...

 2021-07-30 04:07 

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Japan to widen virus emergency after record spike amid Games...

Japan is set to expand the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo to neighboring areas and the western city of Osaka in the wake of record-breaking surge in infections while the capital hosts the Olympics...

 2021-07-30 04:05 

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Colombia coastal city crowded with African, Haitian migrants...

A small city on Colombia's Caribbean shore is being crowded with migrants from Haiti and Africa making what they hope will be a journey toward the United States...

 2021-07-30 04:01 

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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean...

July 23 - 29, 2021This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP Photo Editor for Latin America & Caribbean Anita Baca in Mexico...

 2021-07-30 03:14 

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Philippine leader recalls decision to void US security pact...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has reversed his termination of a key defense pact with the United States that allows large-scale combat exercises between U.S. and Philippine forces...

 2021-07-30 02:59 

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Kim stresses military preparations ahead of US-SKorea drills...

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has called for stronger capability to cope with any foreign provocation as he presided over a meeting of military and political leaders...

 2021-07-30 02:54 

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Philippine officials say Duterte recalls termination of security pact that allows large combat exercises with US forces...

Philippine officials say Duterte recalls termination of security pact that allows large combat exercises with US forces...

 2021-07-30 02:54 

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WATCH: Footage shows buildings destroyed after tornado reported near Philadelphia...

Aerial footage showed structures destroyed after a tornado was reported in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. There were dozens of severe weather reports on Thursday, from Illinois to New Jersey....

 2021-07-30 02:46 

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British military group: Ship reportedly attacked off Oman...

A group overseen by the British military says it has received a report of a ship being attacked off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea...

 2021-07-30 02:42 

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Group overseen by British military says it has received report of ship being attacked off coast of Oman in Arabian Sea...

Group overseen by British military says it has received report of ship being attacked off coast of Oman in Arabian Sea...

 2021-07-29 23:07 

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Husband surprises wife with long-lost wedding video on 14-year anniversary...

Drew Gottfried received a call from their church saying that an old VHS tape had been found in the basement....

 2021-07-29 22:33 

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[ International ]

US to study internet access for Cubans; more sanctions...

U.S. President Joe Biden will meet on Friday with Cuban-American leaders to discuss the recent social protests in Cuba, the possibility of new sanctions on its government and options for providing internet access to the island's population...

 2021-07-29 22:10 

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Boeing's Starliner launch delayed after Space Station incident...

The Starliner's shot at redemption after its 2019 flop has been postponed....

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