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 2021-07-27 21:18 

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Brazil landscape garden earns UNESCO world heritage status...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro has received a new recognition of its natural beauty as UNESCO added landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx's former home to its list of World Heritage sites. It features more than 3,500 species of plants nat...

 2021-07-27 21:15 

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Wreckage of plane crash that killed 2, including former NWFD chief to be further examined...

One of those men was 62-year-old Jeff Piechura, a former chief for Northwest Fire District. The other man who died in the crash was identified as 48-year-old Matthew Miller, who was the pilot....

 2021-07-27 20:23 

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Biden says requiring all federal workers to get coranavirus vaccine is 'under consideration' as delta variant surges...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden says requiring all federal workers to get coranavirus vaccine is 'under consideration' as delta variant surges....

 2021-07-27 20:17 

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Rolovich laments distraction created by his vaccine decision...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Washington State coach Nick Rolovich has lamented that his decision to not get the COVID-19 vaccine has created a distraction for his program, though he reiterated that he would keep his reasons why private. Rolovich made his comm...

 2021-07-27 20:15 

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Men involved in armed standoff sue state police, judge...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Several members of the group arrested after an armed standoff along a Massachusetts highway earlier this month have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that state courts have no jurisdiction over the case. The suit filed by Rise...

 2021-07-27 20:14 

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Jones in, Fitzgerald out at first day of Cardinals camp...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Chandler Jones was present at the first day of the Arizona Cardinals' training camp on Tuesday. Larry Fitzgerald was not. Both developments were expected as the Cardinals opened their preseason at State Farm Stadium. They ...

 2021-07-27 20:10 

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UN says closing Darfur peacekeeping operation has hiccups...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. logistics chief says closing down the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping operation in Sudan's western Darfur region is proceeding on schedule, though with some hiccups. Atul Khare said Tuesday that troops sought...

 2021-07-27 20:05 

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Louisiana millionaire pleads guilty in wife's kidnapping...

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana millionaire businessman has pleaded guilty to having his estranged wife kidnapped in a scheme that ended when the suspected kidnappers drowned while trying to flee from an officer. The Advocate reports that 53-year-...

 2021-07-27 20:03 

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Jill Biden's chief of staff nominated for Spain ambassador...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated Julissa Reynoso, the chief of staff to first lady Jill Biden and a former ambassador, to serve as his ambassador to Spain and Andorra. Reynoso has also served as the co-chair of the White House Gen...

 2021-07-27 19:17 

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Woman killed, 2 cops hurt in Chicago-area drive-thru clash...

DOLTON, Ill. (AP) — Police say two suburban Chicago police officers were seriously injured and a 19-year-old woman died after one of the officers shot her when she drove away from a restaurant following a disturbance. Dolton police were called to a ...

 2021-07-27 19:17 

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Hearing exposes TV viewers to blunt language, racial slurs...

NEW YORK (AP) — The first day of the House investigation into the Jan. 6 uprising at the U.S. Capitol exposed daytime television viewers to profane language and racial slurs. The emotional testimony by four police officers was accompanied by video c...

 2021-07-27 19:15 

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Biles withdraws from gymnastics final to protect team, self...

TOKYO (AP) — American star Simone Biles withdrew from the women's gymnastics team final competition following one rotation on Tuesday night, opening the door for the team of Russian athletes to win gold for the first time in nearly three decades...

 2021-07-27 19:14 

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2 Colorado officers under investigation after violent arrest...

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado police officer faces felony charges after he allegedly used a pistol to beat a man, choked him and threatened to kill him while attempting an arrest. The incident happened Friday in the Denver suburb of Aurora, whose police ...

 2021-07-27 19:10 

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Georgia 15-year-old collapses, dies after football practice...

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A 15-year-old high school football player died after collapsing at the first day of practice in middle Georgia. Bibb County school district officials say Joshua Ivory of Macon's Southwest High School went into distress Monday, ...

 2021-07-27 19:09 

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Old bugaboo complicates US-Russia search for new arms deal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their search for a new approach to arms control, Moscow and Washington are likely to soon encounter an old bugaboo: Russia's demand that the U.S. stop resisting limits on its missile defenses. The Russians view U.S. missile ...

 2021-07-27 19:06 

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Alabama police officer fatally shot; woman wounded...

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer was fatally shot and a woman was wounded in what a prosecutor is describing as an ambush. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says Selma Police Officer Marquis Moorer was on duty and went home...

 2021-07-27 18:35 

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Plane crashes near airport outside Tucson; 1 killed, 1 hurt...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed Tuesday near a runway at an airport outside Tucson, killing one of two people aboard and critically injuring the second. The Tucson Airport Authority said the single-engine, two-seat Long-EZ...

 2021-07-27 18:34 

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White House lauds end to Aon-Willis deal in antitrust push...

The White house is applauding the termination of a proposed $30 billion tie-up between Aon and Willis Towers Watson that would have created the largest insurance broker in the world. The Justice Department sued to block the deal, saying that it could elim...

 2021-07-27 18:29 

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Judge hears request for new trial in Mollie Tibbetts case...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The lead investigator in the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts says he's confident the right man was convicted of murder and rejects claims that her abduction could be tied to two other men. Division of C...

 2021-07-27 18:29 

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Man charged in death of Michigan woman missing since 2005...

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A man accused of killing two women in Pennsylvania has been charged with murder in the death of a pregnant Michigan woman. Ashley Parlier disappeared in 2005. Authorities say Harold Haulman III lived in the Battle Creek ar...

 2021-07-27 18:25 

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No charges filed against kayaker who was rescued after caught in Rillito River rapids...

That day, Pima County Sheriff's Department and firefighters were dispatched to the Rillito River in reference to a rescue in the Rillito River. Officials say the kayaker involved had to be airlifted out of the river by a PCSD helicopter....

 2021-07-27 17:38 

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Searchers carry GPS devices as they look for missing girl...

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are fitting ground crews with GPS tracking devices as they look for a 16-year-old Cottonwood girl missing since her car was stranded in a flood-swollen wash. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said searchers...

 2021-07-27 17:36 

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H2O for Heroes...

Firehouse Subs is gearing up for its 9th annual H2O for Heroes bottled water collection drive....

 2021-07-27 17:36 

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California state employees and health care workers will show proof they've gotten a COVID-19 vaccine or get tested weekly under a new mandate...

California state employees and health care workers will soon need to show proof they've gotten a COVID-19 vaccine or get tested weekly under a new mandate announced Monday....

 2021-07-27 17:32 

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Oregon picked by media to win 3rd straight Pac-12 title...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oregon is the preseason favorite to win its third straight Pac-12 title. The Ducks took an unusual route to the conference championship last season, beating Southern California after Washington couldn't participate in the titl...

 2021-07-27 17:32 

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APNewsBreak: Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step against climate change, President Joe Biden is proposing a return to aggressive Obama-era vehicle mileage standards over five years. He's then aiming for even tougher anti-pollution rules after that to forcefull...

 2021-07-27 17:29 

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AP Interview: Tunisia Islamist party counters president...

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The leader of Tunisia's Islamist party and speaker of parliament said Tuesday that his party is working to form a "national front." Ennahdha party head Rachid Ghannouchi said that the front would counter President K...

 2021-07-27 17:27 

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At least 14 interested in statues removed in Charlottesville...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville city documents show at least 14 entities have expressed interest in acquiring two statues of Confederate generals removed from downtown parks, including the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee that was the focus ...

 2021-07-27 17:22 

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Man honors 9/11 crews with Boston-New York drink cart push...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A former flight attendant who lost several colleagues when United Flight 175 was flown into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, is honoring his friends on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks by pushing an airl...

 2021-07-27 17:19 

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Alleged Epstein victim Sarah Ransome has memoir out in fall...

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell has a memoir coming out this fall. Sarah Ransome's "Silenced No More: Surviving My Journey to Hell and Back" is scheduled for Nov. 17. Ransome has said t...

 2021-07-27 16:39 

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Ex-Air Force intelligence analyst sentenced to 45 months in prison for leaking classified info about US drone program...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Ex-Air Force intelligence analyst sentenced to 45 months in prison for leaking classified info about US drone program....

 2021-07-27 16:30 

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Wisconsin GOP leader doesn't want another election probe...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The highest ranking Republican in the Wisconsin Assembly says he doesn't know what a forensic audit of the state's 2020 presidential election results would prove. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Tuesday that he thinks tw...

 2021-07-27 16:30 

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Sweden prosecutes Iranian man for 1980s war crimes at prison...

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish public prosecutors say they have charged an Iranian citizen with committing grave war crimes during the final phase of the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s. The Swedish Prosecution Authority said Tuesday that the suspect worked as ...

 2021-07-27 16:27 

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One dead, one injured in plane crash at Ryan Airfield...

One person is dead and another is injured after being involved in a crash at Ryan Airfield Tuesday morning....

 2021-07-27 16:17 

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Palestinians fire official who criticized activist's death...

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Mahmoud Abbas has fired the director of the Palestinian national library after he criticized the government over the death of an activist in the custody of Palestinian security forces. In a letter obtained by The Associate...

 2021-07-27 16:15 

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CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to backpedal on some of its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging. That's according to a federal...

 2021-07-27 16:11 

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UK spares key workers quarantine as staff shortages bite...

LONDON (AP) — Britain is easing coronavirus quarantine rules for essential workers including prison guards, veterinarians and garbage collectors in an attempt to end staff shortages that are hobbling parts of the economy. About 26 million Britons ha...

 2021-07-27 15:51 

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Tucson Airport: Incident reported at Ryan Airfield...

Tucson Airport Authority is reporting an incident at Ryan Airfield Tuesday morning....

 2021-07-27 15:49 

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Texas runoff to decide who fills GOP US Rep. Wright's seat...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A runoff for a U.S. House seat in Texas is deciding who will fill the remaining term of Rep. Ron Wright, who died in February after contracting COVID-19. Voters in Texas' 6th Congressional District on Tuesday were choosin...

 2021-07-27 15:49 

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NFL player's brother, 2nd man jailed in 2016 student slaying...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The brother of an NFL player has been arrested along with another man in the 2016 shooting death of a college student. Pinellas County jail records show that 25-year-old Donterio Rashad Fowler and 23-year-old Keondre Quam...

 2021-07-27 15:47 

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NY law has long let officials use campaign funds for defense...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some legislators want to change New York's campaign finance rules after Gov. Andrew Cuomo used $285,000 in political donations to pay lawyers representing him in sexual harassment and misconduct investigations. That kind of c...

 2021-07-27 15:46 

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UK inquiry: Children in care homes faced decades of abuse...

LONDON (AP) — A British public inquiry into child sexual abuse says hundreds of children in the care of a London authority faced "hard to comprehend" levels of abuse and neglect over several decades. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual...

 2021-07-27 15:45 

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Senators, White House in talks to finish infrastructure bill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators and the White House are locked in intense negotiations to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal. Pressure is mounting on all sides to wrap up talks and show progress on President Joe Biden's top priority. Despite we...

 2021-07-27 15:43 

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Prosecutors: South Carolina man killed Uber rider in 2019...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say a South Carolina man killed a college student in 2019 after she mistook his car for her Uber ride. The prosecution urged a jury in closing arguments Tuesday to convict Nathaniel Rowland on murder and kidnapping ...

 2021-07-27 14:47 

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UAW gets $1.1M for lake house built for former president...

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union says it got $1.1 million for a lakefront house in northern Michigan that was being built for a former president who was sentenced to prison in a federal corruption probe. Cabin 4 at a UAW conference cente...

 2021-07-27 14:45 

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IMF forecasts stronger rebound for Latin American economies...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has boosted its forecast for gross domestic product in Latin America and the Caribbean, fueled by stronger outlooks for its two largest economies. The IMF expects the region will grow 5.8% this y...

 2021-07-27 14:44 

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In reversal, US health officials to recommend masks for vaccinated people in some situations as COVID-19 surges again...

NEW YORK (AP) — In reversal, US health officials to recommend masks for vaccinated people in some situations as COVID-19 surges again....

 2021-07-27 14:44 

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City claims Black man pointed gun at officer who shot him...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia Beach say that a Black man who was fatally shot by police had pointed a gun at the officer who shot him. The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that the city's claim is made in a court filing that ...

 2021-07-27 14:19 

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Consumer confidence up slightly in July...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence was relatively unchanged from June to July, but remains at its highest level since February 2020, just before the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its con...

 2021-07-27 14:14 

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Huge hailstones force shut Italian highway in extreme storm...

MILAN (AP) — Hailstones the size of tennis balls temporarily closed a highway in northern Italy and damaged dozens of cars, in an extreme example of a weather phenomenon that the Coldiretti agricultural lobby said Tuesday has intensified in recent y...

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