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 2021-10-13 09:23 

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Supreme Court considers Boston Marathon bomber death sentence as Biden halts executions...

The Justice Department is asking the Supreme Court to reinstate the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, despite a Biden moratorium....

 2021-10-13 08:13 

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Spain evacuates 160 more Afghans via Pakistan...

Spain's defense ministry has completed the evacuation of another 160 Afghans who had initially been left behind following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan...

 2021-10-13 07:58 

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British economic recovery falters during the summer...

Britain's economic recovery has lost momentum during the summer despite the widespread lifting of coronavirus restrictions as supply chain issues took their toll...

 2021-10-13 07:48 

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Holocaust forum focuses on social media role in antisemitism...

A one-day conference will focus on the receding memory of the Holocaust as Sweden marks the 20th anniversary of a conference on remembering the genocide...

 2021-10-13 07:07 

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More migrants reach Germany via 'Belarus route'...

German authorities say that the number of migrants arriving in the country via Poland and Belarus has gone up quickly during recent months...

 2021-10-13 06:34 

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The AP Interview: James Shaw wants climate talks to deliver...

The coronavirus pandemic has shown that humans are very good at responding to an immediate crisis, says New Zealand's Climate Change Minister James Shaw...

 2021-10-13 06:25 

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Energy agency urges bigger global push to cut emissions...

The International Energy Agency is urging governments to make stronger commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions at an upcoming U.N. climate summit...

 2021-10-13 06:06 

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Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention...

Migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea have told The Associated Press they were tortured and their families extorted for ransoms while they were held in Libya's government detention centers...

 2021-10-13 06:04 

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Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention...

Migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea have told The Associated Press they were tortured and their families extorted for ransoms while they were held in Libya's government detention centers...

 2021-10-13 05:56 

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China: Military drills, flights were needed to defend Taiwan...

A Chinese official says China's recent increase in military exercises and warplane missions near Taiwan were necessary to defend the nation's sovereignty and territory...

 2021-10-13 05:15 

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Typhoon prompts Hong Kong to close schools, stock market...

Hong Kong has suspended schools, stock market trading and government services as a typhoon passes to the south...

 2021-10-13 04:30 

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Court rejects fired physicist's intellectual freedom claim...

Australia's High Court has dismissed an intellectual freedom claim by a university physicist who was fired in part over his public statements that scientists exaggerated damage to the Great Barrier Reef caused by climate change...

 2021-10-13 04:01 

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Pamela could be hurricane again as it makes Mexico landfall...

Tropical Storm Pamela is picking up forward momentum in the Pacific off Mexico and forecasters say it should be back to hurricane strength again before striking the coast north of the port of Mazatlan on Wednesday morning...

 2021-10-13 03:55 

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China reports its exports jumped 28% in September, imports up nearly 18%, while surplus with U.S. rose to $42 billion...

China reports its exports jumped 28% in September, imports up nearly 18%, while surplus with U.S. rose to $42 billion...

 2021-10-13 03:20 

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Biden appoints Debra Shore to lead EPA Midwestern office...

President Joe Biden has appointed Chicago wastewater official Debra Shore to direct the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Midwestern office...

 2021-10-13 00:23 

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3 USPS workers, including suspect, dead after shooting at facility...

Two U.S. Postal Service workers and the suspect are dead after a shooting at a facility in Memphis, authorities said....

 2021-10-13 00:14 

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Feds OK Colorado plan to cover gender-affirming care...

Colorado state and federal officials announced Tuesday that the state will include gender confirmation care in individual and small group health insurance...

 2021-10-12 23:40 

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Scientists discover another way modern-day farming practices are killing bees...

Scientists have discovered another way modern-day farming techniques are killing off bee populations....

 2021-10-12 23:08 

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US investigating reported cases of 'Havana syndrome' in Colombia ahead of Blinken visit...

The reports are particularly notable because Secretary of State Antony Blinken is heading to Bogot this month, the Colombian Foreign Ministry announced last week....

 2021-10-12 22:56 

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WATCH: Northern Utah covered in autumn leaves...

A stunning blanket of autumn leaves covered the landscape in northern Utah as captured in drone footage....

 2021-10-12 22:55 

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Boeing tells workers they must get COVID-19 vaccine...

The Boeing Co. has told employees they must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or possibly be fired...

 2021-10-12 22:51 

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WATCH: Stunning aurora borealis lights up North Dakota sky...

The green shimmering lights of the aurora borealis lit up the night sky over North Dakota....

 2021-10-12 21:42 

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Puerto Rico to lift pandemic curfew, ban on alcohol sales...

Puerto Rico's governor has announced that he will be lifting a curfew and a ban on alcohol sales as the U.S. territory reports a drop in the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths...

 2021-10-12 21:28 

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Fire erupts on 20th floor of London high-rise, injuring 1...

Authorities in London say a fire erupted on the 20th floor of an apartment building in the city's southwest, causing dozens of residents, including children in pyjamas, to flee the tower and injuring one woman...

 2021-10-12 21:06 

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White House tells governors: Get ready to start vaccinating kids...

The White House told governors on Tuesday to prepare their states to begin vaccinating elementary-aged kids against COVID-19 starting in early November....

 2021-10-12 20:49 

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In Brazil, Catholic pilgrims defy COVID to celebrate saint...

Tens of thousands of Brazilian worshippers have braved the pandemic to make a pilgrimage to the vast Aparecida basilica in the interior of Sao Paulo state...

 2021-10-12 20:25 

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Biden immigration authorities to end workplace raids...

The Biden administration on Tuesday announced it would end workplace raids....

 2021-10-12 20:11 

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Prosecutors say nuclear engineer for Navy, wife accused of 'espionage-related' crime, pose flight risk...

A nuclear engineer for the U.S. Navy and his wife, accused of 'espionage-related crime,' appeared in court Tuesday....

 2021-10-12 20:02 

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FDA authorizes first e-cigarettes, cites benefit for smokers...

Heath officials have authorized the first electronic cigarettes in the U.S., saying the R...

 2021-10-12 20:02 

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Alisal Fire in California shuts down Highway 101, prompts evacuations in Santa Barbara County...

The Alisal Fire in Southern California has already exploded to about 6,000 acres....

 2021-10-12 19:44 

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FDA authorizes the first electronic cigarettes in the U.S., saying the R.J. Reynolds products could help smokers quit...

FDA authorizes the first electronic cigarettes in the U.S., saying the R.J. Reynolds products could help smokers quit...

 2021-10-12 19:39 

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Senate committee questions TikTok in Jan. 6 Capitol attack investigation...

The Senate Homeland Security Committee on Tuesday sent a letter to TikTok regarding its Jan. 6 Capitol attack investigation....

 2021-10-12 19:38 

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Iran arrests 10 it says spied for foreign intel agencies...

The official IRNA news agency says Iran has arrested 10 people in a southern province linked to foreign intelligence services...

 2021-10-12 19:19 

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Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility...

With the governor of Texas leading the charge, conservative Republicans in several states are moving to block or undercut President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers before the regulations are even issued...

 2021-10-12 19:15 

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Florida fines key county $3.5 million for mandating vaccines...

The county government that's home to Florida's capital has been fined $3.5 million by state health officials for requiring its employees to get COVID-19 vaccines and for firing 14 workers who failed to get the shots...

 2021-10-12 19:11 

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Pre-Hispanic woman sculpture replaces Columbus in Mexico...

A replica of a mysterious pre-Hispanic sculpture of an Indigenous woman has been chosen to replace a statue of Christopher Columbus on Mexico City's most prominent boulevard...

 2021-10-12 18:46 

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House to vote Tuesday to temporarily raise debt limit...

The House is expected to vote Tuesday on a bill that will temporarily raise the debt ceiling by $480 billion through early December....

 2021-10-12 17:32 

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Trial starting for Giuliani associate, Lev Parnas, in campaign finances case...

Lev Parnas and Andrey Kukushkin have each pleaded not guilty....

 2021-10-12 17:00 

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Puerto Rico aims to cut bureaucracy with new online system...

Puerto Rico's governor is promising less bureaucracy and fewer lines at government offices after unveiling an online system to digitally connect various state agencies...

 2021-10-12 16:32 

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Germany's WPD to build wind farm in North Macedonia...

North Macedonia's government says the German renewable energy company WPD will build a 500 million euro ($580 million) wind farm in the northeastern part of the small Balkan country...

 2021-10-12 16:26 

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EU's first green bond issuance raises 12 billion euros...

The European Commission says it has issued its inaugural green bonds, raising 12 billion euros ($13.8 billion) from a sale that attracted strong demand from investors...

 2021-10-12 16:19 

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UNC Chapel Hill cancels classes for 'Wellness Day' amid suicide investigations...

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill canceled classes and declared Tuesday a...

 2021-10-12 16:13 

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Serbia's leader defends right to buy weapons where he wants...

Serbia's president says his country will continue arming itself with Russian, Chinese and other weapons despite fears that the Balkan country's recent military buildup could lead to more tensions in the region...

 2021-10-12 16:09 

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Nobel Prize Foundation under fire for rejecting ethnic, gender quotas...

The vice chairman of the Nobel Foundation's Board of Directors is facing controversy over his comments that the academy won't have gender, ethnicity quotas....

 2021-10-12 15:56 

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Hubert Germain, French Resistance fighter, dies at 101...

Hubert Germain, the last of an elite group of decorated French Resistance fighters who helped liberate France from Nazi control in World War II, has died at 101...

 2021-10-12 15:04 

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Advice shifting on aspirin use for preventing heart attacks...

Older adults without heart disease shouldn't take daily aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke...

 2021-10-12 14:47 

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Czech PM says president ready to ask him to form government...

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his country's president told him he was ready to give Babis a chance to form another government even though Babis' party placed second in a parliamentary election last week...

 2021-10-12 14:45 

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EU pledges 1 billion euros for Afghan people at virtual G-20...

The European Union warned that humanitarian aid for Afghans won't suffice in itself to keep hunger at bay as winter approaches after the bloc announced a support package worth 1 billion euros ($1.15 billion)...

 2021-10-12 14:44 

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Qatar diplomat emphasizes engagement with Taliban at forum...

Qatar's diplomatic point man for talks with the Taliban says countries should engage Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers, warning that isolation could lead to a scenario similar to when al-Qaida used the country as a base to plot the 9/11 attacks...

 2021-10-12 14:42 

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Gunmen abduct 3 Catholic seminarians in Nigeria's northwest...

Nigerian police and school officials say that gunmen seized three student priests from a Catholic seminary in Nigeria's northwest Kaduna state...

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