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 2020-11-27 13:03 

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Trump dice que se ir si Colegio Electoral ratifica a Biden...

WASHINGTON (AP) - El presidente Donald Trump asegur que dejar la Casa Blanca si el Colegio Electoral de Estados Unidos formaliza la victoria del presidente electo Joe Biden, aunque insisti que esa decisin sera un...

 2020-11-27 13:01 

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New quarter pays homage to a Kansas landmark...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The Flint Hills of Kansas are all abuzz over a new coin that pays homage to the state's Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. The Wichita Eagle reports that the U.S. Mint this month released the 55th installment in its America the ...

 2020-11-27 13:00 

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Navajo homes getting electricity with CARES Act funding...

SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah (AP) - Chastity De Guzman and her four children have lived in a home on the Navajo Nation without power since 2015. She said they had been on a waiting list for over two years when a crew finally showed up in September to connect the...

 2020-11-27 13:00 

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US-Pres-Sum,100...

169,788 of 170,228 precincts - 99 percent x-Biden 80,063,589 - 51 percent Has won 26 states including the District of Columbia with 306 ev. Leads in 0 states with 0 ev. Trump 73,904,195 - 47 percent Has won 25 states with 232 ev. Leads in 0 states with 0 ...

 2020-11-27 13:00 

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US-Pres-State-by-State,100...

States PRBiden-PTrump-PBiden-ETrump-E Ala. 100849,624-371,441,170-620W 9 Alaska 100153,502-43189,543-530W 3 Ariz. 1001,672,143-491,661,686-49W110 Ark. 100423,932-35760,647-620W 6 Calif. 9811,077,502-645,977,598-34W550 Colo. 991,804,196-551,364,471-42W 90 ...

 2020-11-27 13:00 

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Elected-Partial,400...

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 2020-11-27 12:53 

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A new doc peeks inside the USPS's Operation Santa program...

Filmmaker Dana Nachman wanted to make a documentary about the United States Postal Service's Operation Santa program for years, but it never seemed like the right time. Then in 2018 she got up some courage and decided to cold email the USPS press offi...

 2020-11-27 12:45 

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Reward offered in missing children case; mother charged...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information that would help find two young children from Kansas City, Missouri, who have been missing since Nov. 9. Meanwhile, their mother has been charged with kidnapping. WDAF-TV reports t...

 2020-11-27 12:45 

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Iran shuts gov't offices, tightening virus restrictions...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran on Friday announced that all government offices will effectively close and operate with only essential staff, further tightening coronavirus measures as the country struggles to contain its most widespread wave of infection yet. S...

 2020-11-27 12:41 

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New cardinals quarantine in pope's hotel ahead of consistory...

ROME (AP) - The Vatican's Santa Marta hotel was built to sequester cardinals during papal elections. It's now sequestering soon-to-be cardinals in town for this weekend's ceremony to get their red hats: A handful are in protective coronavirus ...

 2020-11-27 12:41 

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Candle wax in Oslo fjord puzzles Norwegian authorities...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Norwegian officials are asking the public for helping cleaning up and mapping...

 2020-11-27 12:38 

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For Big Tech, Biden brings a new era but no ease in scrutiny...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama-Biden administration was a charmed era for America's tech companies - a moment when they were lionized as innovators, hailed as job creators and largely left alone. Now Joe Biden is coming back, this time as president. But ...

 2020-11-27 12:36 

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Biden's win hides a dire warning for Democrats in rural U.S....

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democrats once dominated Koochiching County in the blue-collar Iron Range of northern Minnesota. But in this month's presidential election, President Donald Trump won it with 60% of the vote. That's not because voters there...

 2020-11-27 12:29 

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Debt collection firm ordered by FTC to pay $24 million...

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A suburban St. Louis-based debt collection company has been ordered by the Federal Trade Commission to pay more than $24 million for pursuing money that consumers didn't actually owe. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch cited court filings po...

 2020-11-27 12:19 

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15,000 UK jobs in peril as retailer Arcadia weighs future...

LONDON (AP) - Another 15,000 retailing jobs in Britain are in peril after Arcadia Group, owner of some the country's best-known fashion chains like Topshop, confirmed Friday that it is in talks about its future. Amid mounting speculation that the reta...

 2020-11-27 11:59 

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Cher in Pakistan to help 'world's loneliest elephant'...

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the...

 2020-11-27 11:46 

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Putin foe Navalny urges EU to be ready for Russian election...

BRUSSELS (AP) - Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny urged the European Union to reject the results of Russia's parliamentary election next year if any candidates are blocked from taking part and he called Friday on the EU to impose sanctions ...

 2020-11-27 11:45 

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Sel: Norcorea ejecut a gente, cerr capital por COVID-19...

SEL, Corea del Sur (AP) - El lder de Corea del Norte, Kim Jong Un, orden la ejecucin de al menos dos personas, prohibi pescar en el mar y aisl la capital, Pyongyang, como parte de los frenticos esfuerzos para proteger al pas de la pandemia del coronavirus...

 2020-11-27 11:39 

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US agency investigating Tesla front suspension failures...

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that suspensions can fail on nearly 115,000 Tesla electric vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has 43 complaints that linkages near th...

 2020-11-27 11:16 

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Keep cool: Germany preps vaccine drive as COVID cases hit 1M...

TUTTLINGEN, Germany (AP) - Hulking gray boxes are rolling off the production line at a factory in the southern town of Tuttlingen, ready to be shipped to the front in the next phase of Germany's battle against the coronavirus as it became the latest c...

 2020-11-27 11:11 

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Indonesian police move transgender celebrity to private cell...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesian police have moved a female transgender Instagram celebrity, Millen Cyrus, to a special cell following public outrage over her initial placement in a male detention cell after she was arrested as a suspect in a drug cas...

 2020-11-27 11:05 

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France, UN to host new Lebanon aid conference amid deadlock...

PARIS (AP) - France and the U.N. will host a new conference next week about aid to Beirut after its devastating port explosion in August, amid political deadlock and a worsening economic crisis in Lebanon, the French presidency said Friday. Thousands of L...

 2020-11-27 11:02 

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Papa respalda a argentinas contrarias a legalizar el aborto...

ROMA (AP) - El papa Francisco anim a las mujeres argentinas que protestan contra un proyecto de ley para la legalizacin del aborto en el pas, sealando que la proteccin de la vida es ante todo una cuestin de tica humana. En la carta a las mujeres, fechada ...

 2020-11-27 10:52 

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Xinyuan: 3Q Earnings Snapshot...

BEIJING (AP) _ Xinyuan Real Estate Co. (XIN) on Friday reported third-quarter earnings of $23.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Beijing-based company said it had profit of 46 cents. The real estate company posted revenue of $655.4 million in the period...

 2020-11-27 10:44 

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Turkey probes German navy's search of Libya-bound freighter...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Friday into the search of a Turkish commercial freighter by the crew of a German frigate participating in a European Union mission to enforce an arms embargo on Libya. Turkey has proteste...

 2020-11-27 10:41 

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Tokyo Olympic organizers plan to host 18 test events...

TOKYO (AP) - The postponed Tokyo Olympics are getting a kickstart. Local organizers on Friday announced a series of 18 test events set to begin in March and run into May. The Tokyo Olympics are set to open on July 23, 2021, after being postponed eight mon...

 2020-11-27 10:33 

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Thailand signs supply deals for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine...

BANGKOK (AP) - Thailand on Friday signed a deal to procure 26 million doses of the trial coronavirus vaccine developed by pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca in collaboration with Oxford University. It is expected to be delivered in mid-2021. The doses would ...

 2020-11-27 10:32 

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Pope backs Argentine women's opposition to abortion bill...

ROME (AP) - Pope Francis is encouraging Argentine women who are protesting a proposed new law to legalize abortion, saying the protection of life is above all a matter of human ethics. In the letter to the women dated Nov. 22, the Argentine pope wrote:...

 2020-11-27 10:31 

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Alemania supera el milln de contagios de COVID-19...

BERLN (AP) - Alemania super el viernes otra sombra marca en la pandemia: suma ms de 1 milln de casos confirmados de coronavirus. Los 16 estados alemanes reportaron 22.806 nuevas infecciones en el ultimo da, para un total nacional de 1.006.394 desde el ini...

 2020-11-27 10:31 

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Another week gone, Brexit trade talks remain stuck...

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union said Friday that another week of talks with Britain on a new trade deal has gone with barely any progress. Its chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, is heading to London for ever-more pressing weekend negotiations to avoid c...

 2020-11-27 10:26 

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Facing terror charges, Iran diplomat skips trial opening day...

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) - An Iranian diplomat suspected of masterminding a thwarted bomb attack against an exiled Iranian opposition group in France did not show up at the courthouse Friday on the opening day of his trial on terror charges in Belgium. More ...

 2020-11-27 10:14 

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British bike maker pedals on, with Brexit deal up in the air...

LONDON (AP) - The team at Brompton Bicycle Ltd. thought they were prepared for Brexit. Bosses at the British firm, which exports hand-made folding bikes to 47 countries, looked at the uncertainty swirling around the U.K.'s decision to leave the Europe...

 2020-11-27 10:10 

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India: Pakistan shelling kills 3 Indian soldiers in Kashmir...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) - At least three Indian soldiers were killed in a barrage of mortar shelling and gunfire by Pakistani soldiers along the highly militarized frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir, an official said Friday. Indian army spokesman Lt. Col....

 2020-11-27 10:04 

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Etopes huyen de capital de Tigray por miedo a un asalto...

NAIROBI, Kenia (AP) - La poblacin segua abandonando el viernes la asediada capital de la regin de Tigray, en el norte de Etiopa, por temor a un inminente asalto luego de que el primer ministro, Abiy Ahmed, dijo que el ejrcito recibi la orden de avanzar pa...

 2020-11-27 10:03 

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Yirendai: 3Q Earnings Snapshot...

BEIJING (AP) _ Yirendai Ltd. (YRD) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $11.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Beijing-based company said it had profit of 13 cents. The online consumer finance marketplace posted revenue of $150.6 million in ...

 2020-11-27 10:00 

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Lawmakers throw pig guts, punches on Taiwan parliament floor...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef. Premier Su Tseng-chang was due to give a regularly scheduled policy re...

 2020-11-27 09:59 

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Students in Burkina Faso fear extremists more than COVID-19...

DORI, Burkina Faso (AP) - Balkissa Barro's been waiting for months to go back to school, but now that she has, the 10-year-old fears classes might once again stop. Children returning to school in Burkina Faso's volatile Sahel region have to practi...

 2020-11-27 09:52 

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North Carolina deputy shot; suspect in custody...

WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina sheriff's deputy was shot Thursday night while responding to a domestic call. Lt. Kevin Suthard of the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office told news outlets that the deputy was taken to a local hospital. An u...

 2020-11-27 09:44 

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Magnitude 4.7 quake hits eastern Turkey, no damage reported...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - An earthquake with a 4.7 magnitude shook Malatya province in eastern Turkey on Friday, sending people pouring out into the streets in fear. There was however, no immediate report of any damage or casualties. The quake, which was cent...

 2020-11-27 09:40 

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Japan spacecraft carrying asteroid soil samples nears home...

TOKYO (AP) - A Japanese spacecraft is nearing Earth after a yearlong journey home from a distant asteroid with soil samples and data that could provide clues to the origins of the solar system, a space agency official said Friday. The Hayabusa2 spacecraft...

 2020-11-27 09:35 

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AP Week in Pictures, Europe and Africa...

NOV. 20 - 26, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the Europe and Africa regions. The gallery was curated by AP photographer Pavel Golovkin in Moscow. Follow AP visual...

 2020-11-27 09:30 

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The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Friday, November 27, 2020 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY The bulk of the unsettled weather today will extend from central Texas eastward to along much of the upper Gulf coast and into northeastern Florida, southern Georgia and the imm...

 2020-11-27 09:26 

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Black Friday, un rayo de esperanza para tiendas en problemas...

NUEVA YORK (AP) - Tras meses de cadas en las ventas y de negocios declarndose en bancarrota, el Black Friday ofrece un pequeo rayo de esperanza. Antes, el Black Friday era el da de mayor actividad comercial del ao y atraa a millones de clientes ansiosos p...

 2020-11-27 09:18 

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Rabbi attacked at knifepoint by woman assailant in Vienna...

BERLIN (AP) - A rabbi was attacked at knifepoint in Vienna by a woman who ripped the Jewish skullcap from his head and yelled an anti-Semitic threat before fleeing, police in the Austrian capital said Friday. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon when ...

 2020-11-27 08:59 

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Sakamoto dominates women's short program at NHK Trophy...

OSAKA, Japan (AP) - Kaori Sakamoto dominated the women's short program Friday at the NHK Trophy, the final event of a figure skating Grand Prix series that has been shortened because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 2018 Four Continents champion opene...

 2020-11-27 08:24 

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Academic detained in Iran for 2 years returns to Australia...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert arrived back in Australia on Friday and will soon reunite with her family after more than two years in an Iranian prison. Moore-Gilbert was met by public health officials and membe...

 2020-11-27 08:21 

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Ethiopians flee Tigray capital in fear of imminent assault...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - People continued to flee the capital of Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region in fear of an imminent assault after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the army had been ordered to move in for the...

 2020-11-27 08:04 

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Unfazed Indian farmers press on protests against new laws...

NEW DELHI (AP) - Thousands of agitated farmers in India faced tear gas and baton charge from police on Friday as they resumed their march to the capital to protest new laws that they fear will give more power to corporations and reduce their earnings. Hea...

 2020-11-27 07:57 

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Cher to visit Pakistan to help 'world's loneliest elephant'...

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Iconic singer and actress Cher was set to visit Pakistan on Friday to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the...

 2020-11-27 07:53 

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AP PHOTOS: Greece puts faith in online schooling...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - There's just 10 minutes left to come up with a story using items scattered on the prep table: Leaves and ferns from the schoolyard, scissor-cut scraps of colored paper, a glue stick, and two hand puppets - a long-tailed squirrel ...

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