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 2021-09-28 11:00 

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Millennial Money: Do you want that sweater, or are you sad?...

Emotions influence our decisions, including whether or not we should buy something. And these are emotional times, given the prolonged pandemic and upcoming holidays. To manage your feelings while shopping, financial therapists recommend spending time awa...

 2021-09-28 10:27 

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Hurricane Sam swirling over Atlantic with Category 4 winds...

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Sam has strengthened again to a powerful Category 4 storm. It's centered well offshore in the Atlantic Ocean but could still send dangerous swells and rip currents later this week to the Bahamas, Bermuda and eventually the...

 2021-09-28 10:18 

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Texas inmate faces execution for fatally stabbing 2 brothers...

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas inmate is facing execution for fatally stabbing two Houston-area brothers during a robbery in their home more than 30 years ago. Rick Rhoades was condemned for the September 1991 killings of 31-year-old Charles Allen and 33-ye...

 2021-09-28 10:16 

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France: Man who threw egg at Macron in psychiatric treatment...

PARIS (AP) — A 19-year-old student who threw an egg at French President Emmanuel Macron has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital. The egg hit Macron on the shoulder as he milled with a crowd at an international food fair in Lyon on Monday. The ma...

 2021-09-28 10:11 

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EU adopts 5 billion-euro Brexit reserve to help businesses...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Council has adopted a 5 billion-euro ($5.8 billion) reserve aimed at helping businesses tackle the short-term effects of Brexit. The council represents the national government of every EU member nation. It said on Tuesda...

 2021-09-28 10:09 

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EXPLAINER: Why Facebook is holding off on kids' Instagram...

Bowing — if only for a moment — to pressure from lawmakers, critics, the media and child development experts, Facebook said Monday it will "pause" its work on a kids' version of its photo-oriented Instagram app. The move follows an...

 2021-09-28 10:06 

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Macron wants Europeans to boost defense, be 'respected'...

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says Europeans must boost their defense plans and make themselves "respected," as France opens talks with the United States to try to restore confidence after a submarine dispute led to a major d...

 2021-09-28 10:02 

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Man injured in Beirut port explosion dies, 14 months later...

BEIRUT (AP) — The family of a Lebanese man who was critically injured in last year's massive explosion at Beirut's port say he has died, nearly 14 months after the blast. The family says the 35-year-old Ibrahim Harb was in his downtown offic...

 2021-09-28 10:00 

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Jan. 6 trials slowed by mounting evidence in US Capitol riot...

Nearly nine months have passed since the riot at the U.S. Capitol, and federal agents have arrested more than 600 people across the country believed to have joined in the Jan. 6 attack. Getting those cases swiftly to trial is turning out to be an even mor...

 2021-09-28 09:57 

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#Arab_lives_matter sparks calls for more policing in Israel...

ABU SNAN, Israel (AP) — Arab citizens of Israel are seeking to raise awareness about the spiraling rate of violent crime in their communities under the hashtag "Arab lives matter." But unlike a similar campaign in the U.S., they are calling ...

 2021-09-28 09:31 

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Hundreds of migrants arrive in Lampedusa amid steep influx...

LAMPEDUSA, Sicily (AP) — A rusty and overloaded fishing boat carrying 686 migrants has arrived at an Italian island port. Italian coast guard ships escorted the boat to port at Lampedusa in Sicily late Monday. Most of those onboard were young men. L...

 2021-09-28 09:25 

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Japan to lift all coronavirus emergency steps nationwide...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government says the coronavirus state of emergency will end Thursday so the economy can be reactivated as infections slow. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that virus restrictions will be eased gradually. With the lif...

 2021-09-28 09:22 

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Biden nominates 9 candidates for federal prosecutor posts...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is nominating nine lawyers to run U.S. attorney's offices across the country. It's a diverse group of candidates in the latest round of picks for the top law enforcement positions. The nominations are an...

 2021-09-28 09:08 

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Guinea's junta releases transition charter toward elections...

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea's military junta has released a transitional charter that outlines the missions and duties of the transitional government and bars any members of the junta from running in elections that will eventually return the W...

 2021-09-28 09:00 

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Lava from Spanish island volcano quickens pace toward sea...

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Canary Islands (AP) — Lava flowing from an erupting volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma has picked up pace on its way to the sea. Officials say it is now within about 800 meters (875 yards) of the shoreline. While one of...

 2021-09-28 08:55 

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China plans to unveil drones, moon rocket at air show...

ZHUHAI, China (AP) — A military drone whose manufacturer says it can cruise for 20 hours at 15,000 meters (50,000 feet) is among Chinese warplanes, missiles and other weapons technology shown in public for the first time at the country's biggest...

 2021-09-28 08:53 

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France, Greece sign defense deal; Athens to buy 3 warships...

PARIS (AP) — France and Greece have announced a major, multibillion-euro defense deal including Athens' decision to buy three French warships. French President Emmanuel Macron and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a defense and ...

 2021-09-28 08:21 

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Far-right cryptocurrency follows ideology across borders...

BRUSSELS (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has found that far-right provocateurs are raising millions in cryptocurrency from around the world. Among the most active is the founder of the Daily Stormer website, Andrew Anglin, who has tapped a ...

 2021-09-28 08:19 

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German lawmakers meet to mull fallout from election...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's newly elected lawmakers are holding their first meetings as their parties digest the fallout of the election that reduced outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's bloc to its worst-ever result. The lawmakers on Tuesday wil...

 2021-09-28 08:14 

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American siblings return home after China lifts exit ban...

BEIJING (AP) — A pair of American siblings have returned home after China lifted an exit ban following Canada's release of a top Chinese tech executive wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges. A State Department spokesperson said Cynthia and Victor ...

 2021-09-28 08:13 

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Apartment block explosion in Sweden injures some 20 people...

The Swedish news agency TT says an explosion in an apartment building in central Goteborg in Sweden has injured up to 20 people. The explosion took place in the early hours of the morning, and rescue services are still working to extinguish fires that spr...

 2021-09-28 08:06 

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Going Dutch: Look out, German coalition talks could be long...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — As Europe's economic powerhouse Germany embarks on the task of piecing together a new ruling coalition after Sunday's knife-edge election, observers need only look to its neighbors, Belgium and the Netherlands, ...

 2021-09-28 08:04 

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North Korea launches missile as diplomat decries US policy...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea at nearly the same moment its U.N. diplomat was decrying the U.S.'s "hostile policy" against it. The actions were an apparent return to its pattern of mixing ...

 2021-09-28 07:54 

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The Latest: Pakistan to begin vaccinating children 12 and up...

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's planning minister says the government will begin a drive to vaccinate children aged 12 or above to protect them from coronavirus. The announcement on Tuesday by Asad Umar comes amid a steady decline in fatalities from coro...

 2021-09-28 07:38 

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S. Korean leader's review of ban on eating dog meat welcomed...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Animal rights groups have welcomed the South Korean president's offer to look into banning consumption of dog meat. Eating dog meat is neither legal nor explicitly banned in South Korea. Restaurants that serve it are a ...

 2021-09-28 07:23 

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'The Big Delete:' Inside Facebook's crackdown in Germany...

Days before Germany's federal elections, Facebook removed a network of accounts that it said had spread COVID-19 misinformation and encouraged violent responses to COVID restrictions. The network was linked to the Querdenken movement, a loose coalitio...

 2021-09-28 07:20 

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Webb expected to start for the Giants against the Diamondbacks...

Arizona Diamondbacks (50-106, fifth in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (102-54, first in the NL West) San Francisco; Tuesday, 9:45 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Luke Weaver (3-6, 4.38 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 56 strikeouts) Giants: Logan Webb (1...

 2021-09-28 07:08 

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Reparations draw UN scrutiny, but those who'd pay say little...

More than a year after Black Lives Matter protests launched a worldwide reckoning about the centuries of racism that Black people continue to face, reparations emerged — unevenly — as a high-profile issue at this year's largest gathering o...

 2021-09-28 07:06 

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Two Europes: Low vaccine rates in east overwhelm ICUs...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The vaccination situation in Europe is a story of two regions. In some European Union countries like France, Spain, Denmark and Portugal, high acceptance of the benefits of vaccines has prompted many to get the shots and ha...

 2021-09-28 07:05 

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Japan's next PM must work quickly on virus, economy, China...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's governing party chooses a new leader on Wednesday to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. They'll have to turn around the country's pandemic-hit economy, shape a newly empowered military and face security ...

 2021-09-28 07:02 

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Asia shares mostly fall on China energy, Evergrande worries...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are mostly lower as concerns about China chip away at investor optimism after a mixed finish on Wall Street. Benchmarks fell in Japan, Australia and South Korea, but rose in Hong Kong and Shanghai. A power crunch in some ar...

 2021-09-28 06:48 

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Strong aftershock strikes Greek island of Crete...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A strong aftershock with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck the southern Greek island of Crete, a day after a prolonged earthquake there left one man dead and injured several people. The Athens Geodynamic Institute said ...

 2021-09-28 06:43 

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China, NATO officials discuss Afghanistan, regional tensions...

BEIJING (AP) — China's top diplomat has held a virtual meeting with NATO's chief to discuss the situation in Afghanistan, amid longstanding disagreements between Beijing and the U.S.-led alliance over regional policies. The Chinese Foreign M...

 2021-09-28 06:37 

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Two Europes: Low vaccine rates in east overwhelm ICUs...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The vaccination situation in Europe is a story of two regions. In some European Union countries like France, Spain, Denmark and Portugal, high acceptance of the benefits of vaccines has prompted many to get the shots and ha...

 2021-09-28 06:33 

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Pick-Six: Returning NFL stars and how they fared...

Sometimes, the abdicating king, or the deposed one, returns to his kingdom. It happens often enough in the NFL, yet rarely is as newsworthy as Tom Brady, who led the Patriots to six Super Bowl titles, going back to New England. He'll do that on Sunday...

 2021-09-28 06:11 

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Dubai to find out if pandemic-delayed Expo 2020 will pay off...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's Expo 2020 opens this week, after being delayed for a year over the coronavirus pandemic. It will put this city-state all-in on its bet of billions of dollars that the world's fair will boost its eco...

 2021-09-28 06:05 

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Where women took shelter from abuse, Taliban now in control...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban are trying to figure out, now that they are back in power in Afghanistan, how to handle some of the country's most vulnerable women — those in shelters. Over the past 20 years, activists created dozens...

 2021-09-28 05:32 

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In R. Kelly verdict, Black women see long-overdue justice...

NEW YORK (AP) — Accusers and others demanding accountability for R&B superstar R. Kelly over allegations that he was abusing young women and girls for decades say it took so long to get to a guilty verdict in part because his targets were Black. Kel...

 2021-09-28 05:25 

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McAuliffe, Youngkin to meet for debate in northern Virginia...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are set to meet for the second and final debate in Virginia's closely watched gubernatorial election. Tuesday's night's hourlong debate will be held at a norther...

 2021-09-28 05:25 

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Met returns with 1st work by a Black composer in its history...

NEW YORK (AP) — "Fire Shut Up in My Bones" became the first work by a Black composer in the 138-year history of the Metropolitan Opera as the company presented its first staged performance since March 2020 following a gap caused by the coron...

 2021-09-28 05:23 

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Atlanta spa-shooting suspect to enter plea in 4 killings...

ATLANTA (AP) — A man already sentenced to life in prison for killing four people at a massage business outside Atlanta is set to enter a plea to shooting four others at two massage centers inside the city. Robert Aaron Long is scheduled to appear Tu...

 2021-09-28 05:13 

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Vandalized proposition signs in Vail prompts investigation...

Last Friday, Vail residents said several Proposition 487 signs were vandalized and it was all caught on camera by someone in the community....

 2021-09-28 05:11 

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Maryland newspaper gunman who killed 5 to be sentenced...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper more than three years ago is scheduled to be sentenced for the crimes. Prosecutors are seeking five life terms in prison without the possibility of parole for Jarrod Ramos at...

 2021-09-28 05:02 

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Yaquis/Naranjeros train in Tucson: Games at Kino Stadium...

The Mexican Baseball Fiesta returns to Tucson this Thursday as the Obregon Yaquis will play the Mexicali Aguilas in the early matchup, and the Naranjeros of Obregon will take on the Navojoa Mayos in the later game....

 2021-09-28 05:00 

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N4T Investigators: Tucson yet to fulfill 17-year-old agreement with low-income community...

Tenants of a low-income housing community in Tucson were made a promise nearly two decades ago by the city. The promise would allow them to become home owners at a low price....

 2021-09-28 04:57 

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World Bank cuts Asia growth outlook, calls for virus action...

BEIJING (AP) — The World Bank has cut its economic growth forecast for developing countries in East Asia due to the impact of the coronavirus's delta variant. In a report Tuesday, it called on governments to help the poor and small businesses av...

 2021-09-28 04:48 

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Man involved in 2019 fatal midtown crash pleads guilty to negligent homicide...

TUCSON (KVOA) - The man who was driving under the influence and killed another man in December of 2019, pleaded guilty to negligent homicide. According to Tucson police, on Dec. 4, 52-year-old Dale Foxworthy was on his motorcycle turning west on Laguna St...

 2021-09-28 04:39 

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In Murdaugh family scandal, tiny South Carolina town shaken...

HAMPTON, S.C. (AP) — The influential Murdaugh family is at the center of an unfolding drama in the tiny South Carolina town of Hampton. For a century, the Murdaughs have quietly steered much of the legal world in this corner of the state, by running...

 2021-09-28 04:17 

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Rare orange lobster saved and donated to an Arizona aquarium...

PHOENIX (AP) — A rare orange lobster has found a home at an Arizona aquarium instead of becoming someone's dinner. Phoenix TV station ABC15 reports that the unique lobster was discovered over the summer by staff at the Japanese restaurant Nobu i...

 2021-09-28 04:13 

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Pentagon leaders to face Congress on Afghan pullout decision...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Pentagon leaders are set to appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee amid sharp criticism of the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan and the failure to anticipate the Taliban's rapid takeover of the country. Tuesda...

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