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 2021-09-20 12:32 

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Biden launches response to health harms from extreme heat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is moving to protect workers and communities from extreme heat after a dangerously hot summer that spurred an onslaught of drought-worsened wildfires and caused hundreds of deaths from the Pacific Northwest...

 2021-09-20 12:05 

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Canadians vote in pandemic election that could cost Trudeau...

TORONTO (AP) — Canadians began voting Monday in an election that that threatens to knock Justin Trudeau from power. Trudeau gambled on an early election in a bid to win a majority of seats in Parliament. Polls indicate Trudeau's Liberal Party is...

 2021-09-20 11:29 

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Man who inspired 'Hotel Rwanda' convicted of terror charges...

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A court in Rwanda says the man who inspired "Hotel Rwanda," Paul Rusesabagina, has been found guilty of terror-related offenses. Rusesabagina boycotted Monday's announcement after declaring he didn't expect just...

 2021-09-20 10:51 

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11...

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon -- a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech...

 2021-09-20 08:58 

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Search for Gabby Petito boyfriend continues after body found...

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities said a body discovered in northern Wyoming was believed to be that of a 22-year-old woman who disappeared while on a cross-country trek with a boyfriend now the subject of an intense search in a Florida nature preserve...

 2021-09-20 07:52 

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Shooting in Russian university leaves 5 dead, more wounded...

MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman opened fire in a university in the Russian city of Perm on Monday morning, leaving five people dead and six wounded, according to Russia's Investigative Committee. The Health Ministry of the Perm region reported 14 people ...

 2021-09-20 07:47 

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Two votes and coalition talks: How the German election works...

BERLIN (AP) — German voters elect a new parliament on Sept. 26, a vote that will determine who succeeds Chancellor Angela Merkel after her 16 years in power. While it should be clear within hours of the polls closing how the parties fared, it may ta...

 2021-09-20 07:20 

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Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in parliament...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's dominant Kremlin-backed party appeared set to retain the two-thirds majority in the parliament that allows it to change the constitution, results from 85% of the country's polling stations showed on Monday morning. The...

 2021-09-20 07:09 

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UN to world leaders: To curtail warming, you must do more...

Pressure keeps building on increasingly anxious world leaders to ratchet up efforts to fight climate change. There's more of it coming this week in one of the highest-profile forums of all — the United Nations. For the second time in four days, ...

 2021-09-20 06:30 

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'I just cry': Dying of hunger in Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In parts of Ethiopia's Tigray region, people now eat only green leaves for days. At a health center last week, a mother and her newborn weighing just 1.7 pounds died from hunger. In every district of the more than 20 where ...

 2021-09-20 06:13 

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Trump endorses 'big lie' proponents for state election posts...

NEW YORK (AP) — Before winning Donald Trump's coveted endorsement in his race to become Arizona's top election official, Mark Finchem received several calls from people close to the former president making clear they approved of the work he ...

 2021-09-20 05:08 

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AP Interview: UN chief warns China, US to avoid new Cold War...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Warning of a potential new Cold War, the head of the United Nations implored China and the United States to repair their "completely dysfunctional" relationship before problems between the two large and deeply influenti...

 2021-09-20 04:56 

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Biden pitching partnership after tough stretch with allies...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week eager to make the case for the world to act with haste against the coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses. His pitch for greater global partnership comes at ...

 2021-09-20 04:20 

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US launches mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico in a massive show of force that signals the beginning of what could be one of America'...

 2021-09-20 04:14 

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Senate parliamentarian deals blow to Dems' immigration push...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats can't use their $3.5 trillion package bolstering social and climate programs for their plan to give millions of immigrants a chance to become citizens, the Senate's parliamentarian said, a crushing blow to what wa...

 2021-09-20 00:29 

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Senate parliamentarian deals blow to Dems' immigration push...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats can't use their $3.5 trillion package bolstering social and climate programs to give millions of immigrants a chance to become citizens, the Senate's parliamentarian said late Sunday, a crushing blow to what was t...

 2021-09-20 00:17 

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Emmys Latest: Supporting 'Mare of Easttown' actors win...

The Latest on The Emmy Awards in Los Angeles (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The sidekick and best friend of Easttown have each won an Emmy. Evan Peters won best supporting actor in a limited series or TV movie for HBO's "Mare of Easttown" on Sun...

 2021-09-19 23:43 

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Body found in Wyoming believed to be Gabby Petito...

Agents are expected to give an updated Sunday evening on the search for missing YouTuber Gabby Petito after a body was found in Wyoming....

 2021-09-19 18:58 

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Military training jet crashes in Texas, injuring both pilots...

LAKE WORTH, Texas (AP) — A military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes. Both pilots managed to eject from the plane before it crashed in Lake Worth, which is just we...

 2021-09-19 18:10 

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As leaders reconvene at UN, climate and COVID top the list...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Last year, no leaders came at all. This year will be quite different — sort of. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging in many parts of the world, leaders from more than 100 nations are heading to New York this week f...

 2021-09-19 18:10 

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California firefighters scramble to protect sequoia groves...

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Hot, dry weather on Sunday added to the challenges facing California firefighters who are battling to keep flames from driving further into a grove of ancient sequoias, where the base of the world's tallest tree has b...

 2021-09-19 17:28 

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The Latest: Health official: Booster use may be expanded...

WASHINGTON -- The National Institutes of Health director says a government advisory panel's decision to limit Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to Americans 65 and older as well as those at high risk of severe disease is a preliminary step and predicts br...

 2021-09-19 16:04 

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'Un(re)solved' exhibit focuses on civil rights-era killings...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An interactive exhibit in Mississippi prompts visitors to speak aloud the names of people who were killed in acts of racist violence in the United States during the civil rights era — incantations in a darkened room to ho...

 2021-09-19 15:34 

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Recall vote highlights California's geopolitical divisions...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California recall election was a blowout win for Gov. Gavin Newsom that reinforced the state's political divisions: The Democratic governor won big support in coastal areas and urban centers, while the rural north a...

 2021-09-19 14:54 

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US may fly Haitian migrants home from Texas starting Sunday...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The United States could begin flying some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have crossed from Mexico into a Texas border camp back to their poverty-stricken homeland on Sunday, hoping to deter others from crossing into t...

 2021-09-19 14:48 

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Reported voting violations mar Russia's parliamentary ballot...

MOSCOW (AP) — From the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, Russians across eleven time zones voted Sunday on the third and final day of a national election for a new parliament, a ballot in which the pro-Kremlin ruling party is largely expected to reta...

 2021-09-19 14:42 

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Volcano erupts on Spanish island in the Atlantic Ocean...

MADRID (AP) — Spanish scientists said Sunday that the volcano on the Atlantic island of La Palma has started to erupt after a week of building seismic activity. Spanish state broadcaster TVE shows plumes of black and white smoke shooting up from a p...

 2021-09-19 14:36 

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UK's Johnson to urge climate action over 4-day trip to US...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was travelling to the United States on Sunday with senior Cabinet officials to urge world leaders attending the U.N. General Assembly to take urgent action on climate change ahead of this fall's...

 2021-09-19 14:19 

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Dutch king unveils Holocaust name monument in Amsterdam...

AMSTERDAM (AP) — King Willem-Alexander officially unveiled a new memorial in the heart of Amsterdam's historic Jewish Quarter on Sunday honoring more than 102,000 Dutch victims of the Holocaust, and the Dutch prime minister vowed that it would r...

 2021-09-19 14:19 

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Search resumes for man whose girlfriend disappeared on trip...

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — More than 50 law enforcement officers on Sunday started a second day of searching in a vast wildlife area near Florida's Gulf Coast for a 23-year-old man that authorities consider a person of interest in the disappearance...

 2021-09-19 13:00 

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Probe of Southern Baptist sex abuse response moves forward...

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The Rev. Marshall Blalock feels the weight of his new responsibility. The South Carolina pastor serves as vice chair of a recently formed Southern Baptist Convention task force charged with overseeing an investigation int...

 2021-09-19 12:38 

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Capsized river boat leaves 10 dead in southwest China...

BEIJING (AP) — A boat that capsized on a river in southwest China has left at least 10 people dead, with another five still missing, according to state media on Sunday. CCTV said that the ship overturned shortly after it departed Saturday evening in...

 2021-09-19 12:37 

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France's Macron to talk to Biden amid crisis over submarines...

PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron will speak in the coming days with President Joe Biden in what will be their first contact since a major diplomatic crisis erupted between France and the United States over a submarine deal with Australia, an o...

 2021-09-19 12:03 

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Biden pitching partnership after tough stretch with allies...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week eager to make the case for the world to act with haste against the coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses. His pitch for greater global partnership comes at ...

 2021-09-19 11:58 

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Boxer-senator Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine boxing icon and senator Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president in the 2022 elections. Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party at its national convention on Sunday, pledging to honestly ser...

 2021-09-19 11:39 

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Democrats push to retool health care programs for millions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dental work for seniors on Medicare. An end to sky's-the-limit pricing on prescription drugs. New options for long-term care at home. Coverage for low-income people locked out of Medicaid by ideological battles. Those are just ...

 2021-09-19 11:29 

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Two Afghans who trekked to France have lessons for evacuees...

PARIS (AP) — One slept on the streets of Paris, the other in a massive makeshift migrant camp in northern France. Nassrullah Youssoufi and Abdul Wali were among more than 1 million refugees and migrants who reached Europe in 2015. The two Afghans do...

 2021-09-19 10:32 

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Gunmen release 10 Nigerian students after collecting ransom...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen in northern Nigeria have released 10 more students after a ransom was paid, but 21 others remain in captivity despite a pledge to release them all, officials said Sunday. The Rev. John Hayab, the chairman of the local Ch...

 2021-09-19 10:26 

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Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws...

HONG KONG (AP) — Select Hong Kong residents voted for members of the Election Committee that will choose the city's leader in the first polls Sunday following reforms meant to ensure candidates with Beijing loyalty. The Election Committee will s...

 2021-09-19 10:26 

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Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only allowed for those who cannot be replaced by men, the interim mayor of Afghanistan's capital said Sunday, detailing the latest res...

 2021-09-19 10:20 

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Australia says France knew of 'grave' submarine concerns...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — France would have known Australia had "deep and grave concerns" that a submarine fleet the French were building would not meet Australian needs, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Sunday after the contract's ca...

 2021-09-19 07:01 

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Indonesia retrieves most-wanted militant's body from jungle...

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The bodies of Indonesia's most wanted militant with ties to the Islamic State group and a follower, who were killed in a jungle shootout with security forces, were evacuated early Sunday to a police hospital for further in...

 2021-09-19 06:54 

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Israeli army arrests last 2 of 6 Palestinian prison escapees...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces on Sunday arrested the last two of six Palestinian prisoners who escaped a maximum-security Israeli prison two weeks ago, closing an intense, embarrassing episode that exposed deep security flaws in Israel and turned ...

 2021-09-19 06:33 

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Same goal, different paths: US, EU seek max vaccine rates...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian town of Aarschot has a vaccination rate of 94% of all adults, but Mayor Gwendolyn Rutten worries her town is too close for comfort to the capital of Brussels, where the rate stands at 63%. But there's not much she can...

 2021-09-19 00:25 

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7 people injured in Honolulu by falling branch of huge tree...

HONOLULU (AP) — At least seven people were injured Saturday in the collapse of a large tree branch in Honolulu's Waikiki neighborhood, Hawaii News Now reported. A large branch of a banyan tree came crashing down about 12:15 p.m. at the Hilton Ha...

 2021-09-18 23:49 

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Mourners in California honor 3 Marines killed in Afghanistan...

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Mourners in California said prayers and their final goodbyes Saturday to three Marines killed in last month's bombing in Afghanistan. Family and friends of Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui packed a church in Riverside to celebra...

 2021-09-18 21:49 

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SpaceX's 1st tourists homeward bound after 3 days in orbit...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX capsule carrying four space tourists aimed for a splashdown off the Florida coast Saturday evening. The first all-amateur flight to orbit Earth began three days ago with a launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Cen...

 2021-09-18 21:48 

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The barbecue king: British royals praise Philip's deft touch...

LONDON (AP) — When Prince Philip died nearly six months ago at 99, the tributes poured in from far and wide, praising him for his supportive role at the side of Queen Elizabeth II over her near 70-year reign. Now, it has emerged that Philip had anot...

 2021-09-18 21:22 

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Schools get the brunt of latest COVID wave in South Carolina...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the past few weeks, South Carolina has set records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and new cases have approached peak levels of last winter. Classes, schools and entire districts have gone virtual, leaving parents frustrated a...

 2021-09-18 20:09 

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US border agents get help on custody work, return to field...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dozens, even hundreds, of asylum-seeking migrants often wait hours to surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents, but the thousands of Haitians gathered at a bridge in the small Texas border town of Del Rio may be unprecedented and poin...

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