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 2021-09-21 22:31 

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Fairfax Co. students offered livestream learning during COVID-19 quarantine...

Students in Fairfax County, Virginia, public schools who are quarantined or isolated due to COVID-19 exposure will be offered livestream instruction starting no later than Sept. 27, the school system said Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 22:23 

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Blue Jackets sign G Merzlikins to $27M contract extension...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year, $27 million contract extension, the......

 2021-09-21 22:20 

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Philippines' Duterte blasts 'selfish' nations over vaccines...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte criticized rich nations at the U.N. General Assembly for hoarding COVID-19 vaccines......

 2021-09-21 22:20 

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Gabby Petito story boosted by social media, true-crime craze...

MIAMI (AP) — The disappearance and death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a......

 2021-09-21 22:19 

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Tight job market is causing costs to rise at FedEx...

NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx is getting hurt by the tight job market. The package delivery company said Tuesday that......

 2021-09-21 22:16 

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Second accuser joins lawsuit against billionaire Leon Black...

NEW YORK (AP) — A second woman has accused billionaire Leon Black of rape in claims lawyers are seeking to......

 2021-09-21 22:14 

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You bet: New golf cart motivates Carolina's Burns, Reddick...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Brian Burns envisions himself riding around the Wofford College campus next summer......

 2021-09-21 22:09 

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White House blacklists Russian ransomware payment 'enabler'...

The Biden administration sought Tuesday to choke the finances of criminal ransomware gangs, announcing sanctions against a Russia-based virtual currency brokerage that officials say helped at least eight ransomware gangs launder virtual currency....

 2021-09-21 22:08 

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US govt to probe Zoom's $14.7B Five9 deal for natsec risks...

A U.S. government committee that reviews foreign investment in telecom is probing videoconferencing company Zoom's $14.7 billion deal for cloud......

 2021-09-21 22:07 

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Canelo lvarez, Caleb Plant trade blows at news conference...

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Canelo lvarez and Caleb Plant traded blows at their news conference Tuesday to promote their......

 2021-09-21 21:32 

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Inter extends unbeaten start with 3-1 win at Fiorentina...

ROME (AP) — Inter Milan's attack might be better off without Romelu Lukaku. The Nerazzurri are spreading the scoring around......

 2021-09-21 21:32 

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

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose State University has agreed to pay $1.6 million to 13 female student-athletes whose......

 2021-09-21 21:31 

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After Ida outages, utility proposals include city takeover...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid calls for investigations following major power losses during Hurricane Ida, the power company subsidiary that......

 2021-09-21 21:25 

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Oregon redistricting talks adjourn early over COVID case...

One day after the Democratic speaker of the Oregon House rescinded a power-sharing deal she made with Republicans to redraw......

 2021-09-21 21:23 

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German police arrest suspect after highway bus incident...

BERLIN (AP) — A Serbian man was arrested in southern Germany on Tuesday after an altercation on board a Serbia-bound......

 2021-09-21 21:19 

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At UN, Moon pushes peace with NKorea after missile tests...

Never once mentioning missiles, South Korean President Moon Jae-in again pushed for peace and reconciliation with North Korea at the......

 2021-09-21 21:18 

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Rikers Island should close, say 4 House Democrats from NY...

NEW YORK (AP) — Four members of Congress from New York demanded the release of inmates and closure of New......

 2021-09-21 21:16 

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The United Nations says Afghanistan's Taliban are asking to speak at the U.N.'s high-level meeting of world leaders...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says Afghanistan's Taliban are asking to speak at the U.N.'s high-level meeting of......

 2021-09-21 21:16 

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Packers' defense takes step forward, but concerns remain...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers know what they have on offense with reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers......

 2021-09-21 21:16 

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Iowa's offense builds confidence with Goodson's career game...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tyler Goodson's emergence as Iowa's main running back started early in his career, but it......

 2021-09-21 20:47 

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Teichmann beats Kerber to advance at Ostrava Open...

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Unseeded Jil Teichmann of Switzerland upset sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-2, 6-3 to advance......

 2021-09-21 20:43 

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Correction: Oklahoma Executions story...

In a story published Sept. 20, 2021, about executions in Oklahoma, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of the......

 2021-09-21 20:41 

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Fairfax Co. police chief warns of deadly drugs after 6 people overdose in Falls Church...

Fairfax County, Virginia, Police Chief Kevin Davis on Tuesday said six people overdosed in the predawn hours in Falls Church, and warned that a potentially fatal batch of cocaine laced with fentanyl might still be circulating in the area....

 2021-09-21 20:40 

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Weeks into school year, DC parents voice frustration about safety protocols, lack of flexibility...

The lack of COVID testing, unclear quarantine protocols and communication, and the lack of a virtual option were consistent themes among the few dozen parents who testified Tuesday as part of a D.C. Council roundtable on how schools have handled in-person...

 2021-09-21 20:36 

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Troubled Nielsen to update measurements for local television...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company, increasingly under fire from the television industry, on Tuesday said it would soon......

 2021-09-21 20:36 

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South Carolina to start Doty at quarterback against Kentucky...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina sophomore Luke Doty will get his first start of the season at quarterback. Gamecocks......

 2021-09-21 20:34 

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Wray: Afghanistan unrest could inspire extremism inside US...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The possibility of a 9/11-type attack has diminished over the last 20 years, but the Taliban victory......

 2021-09-21 20:34 

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Pass-happy no more: Big 12 teams content to run, run, run...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The Big 12 is no longer considered a prolific passing league, replaced for now by a......

 2021-09-21 20:33 

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Comical, topical? Party bus saves day for school field trip...

BOSTON (AP) — A group of high school students in Massachusetts had to ride on a party bus complete with......

 2021-09-21 20:33 

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1 of 2 pilots in military jet crash in Texas out of hospital...

LAKE WORTH, Texas (AP) — One of the two pilots injured when their military training jet crashed into a suburban......

 2021-09-21 20:31 

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Late Surez double gives Atltico 2-1 win at Getafe in Spain...

MADRID (AP) — Luis Surez scored two late goals to give Atltico Madrid a 2-1 win at Getafe in the......

 2021-09-21 19:41 

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Chinese leader emphasizes multilateralism, says disputes among countries "need to be handled through dialogue."...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Chinese leader emphasizes multilateralism, says disputes among countries "need to be handled through dialogue."...

 2021-09-21 19:37 

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Allmendinger and Cindric primed for NASCAR title fight...

The dramatic close to the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular season showed just how far AJ Allmendinger will go to win......

 2021-09-21 19:32 

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Qu es exactamente Aukus, el nuevo pacto defensivo entre Australia, Reino Unido y Estados Unidos?...

(CNN Espaol) — "Y as, amigos mos, nace Aukus", dijo Scott Morrison, primer ministro de Australia, invocando el extrao nuevo......

 2021-09-21 19:29 

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Post-Trump, Democrats push to curb presidential powers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats say they will vote on legislation this fall to curb the power of the president,......

 2021-09-21 19:28 

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Flyers' Hayes has abdominal surgery, to miss start of season...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers center Kevin Hayes will miss four to six weeks after he had abdominal surgery Tuesday.......

 2021-09-21 19:28 

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Dollar mixed...

The U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading. It's worth 1.28 Canadian dollars, unchanged......

 2021-09-21 19:27 

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Crude rises...

Crude oil futures prices ended higher on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade rose......

 2021-09-21 19:25 

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Gold and silver finish higher...

The September gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1776.00 an ounce up $14.20. The......

 2021-09-21 19:20 

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San Francisco mandates vaccines for all airport workers...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is requiring all workers at San Francisco International Airport to get vaccinated against COVID-19......

 2021-09-21 19:19 

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Despite being new, Truist leads the way with diversity, equity and inclusion...

While Truist is a relatively new company, it has wasted no time embracing a culture that enthusiastically emphasizes the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion....

 2021-09-21 18:56 

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DC police sergeant who entered force 'to make a difference' pulls older man from burning building...

The teamwork of police officers noticing something was wrong, investigating, calling for help and then springing into action resulted in two older D.C. residents being removed from a burning home in Northwest D.C....

 2021-09-21 18:51 

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Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest unscathed by wildfire...

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — The ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park's famed Giant Forest were unscathed Tuesday even......

 2021-09-21 18:49 

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Ex-mayor, elected at age 23, gets 6 years in corruption case...

BOSTON (AP) — A former Massachusetts mayor, once a rising Democratic star after being elected at just 23 years old,......

 2021-09-21 18:47 

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Column: Handling friction at Ryder Cup a European specialty...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Friction within the team is nothing new at the Ryder Cup. Except for the Americans. Europe......

 2021-09-21 18:44 

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Training camps opening after NHL's shortest offseason...

Every offseason feels short to Philipp Grubauer, though this one was a doozy. After playing the most games of his......

 2021-09-21 18:41 

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No. 11 Florida finds success despite dumping pass-happy ways...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Later, Gators. Chameleons might be a better team name for Florida this season. Coach Dan Mullen......

 2021-09-21 18:40 

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Iran's president, criticizing US, likens sanctions to 'war'...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's new president slammed U.S. sanctions imposed on his nation as a mechanism of......

 2021-09-21 18:39 

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US probes Takata air bags in 200 models from 20 automakers...

DETROIT (AP) — Over 30 million air bags in more than 200 models from 20 car and truck makers are......

 2021-09-21 18:39 

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Flames pour from section of Superdome roof in New Orleans...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Smoke and flames shot through the side of the Superdome's roof on Tuesday as crews worked......

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