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 2021-07-21 11:38 

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War's trauma apparent in portraits of Gazan children...

Altogether, 66 children were killed in the fourth war on the Gaza Strip. And then there are countless others who bear the scars.. With schools shuttered due to the war, the coronavirus and the summer hiatus, Gaza's children have little to keep them oc...

 2021-07-21 11:34 

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Japan, US, South Korea reaffirm cooperation on North Korea...

TOKYO (AP) — The United States, Japan and South Korea have reaffirmed their commitment to work together on North Korea's denuclearization and other regional threats but made no progress in bringing the two U.S. allies closer together. U.S. Deput...

 2021-07-21 11:03 

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Grueling itinerary set for pope's first post-surgery trip...

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis' first foreign trip after undergoing intestinal surgery is going to be a grueling one. The Vatican on Wednesday released the trip itinerary for Francis' Sept. 12-15 visit to Hungary and Slovakia and it includes aroun...

 2021-07-21 11:00 

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Fury cross the Mersey: Liverpool loses world heritage status...

LONDON (AP) — Civic leaders in Liverpool are expressing outrage after the English port city was stripped of its World Heritage status by the United Nations' culture organization. NESCO's World Heritage Committee voted to remove the designati...

 2021-07-21 11:00 

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How to be a frugal traveler and still have fun...

Airfare, hotels and rental cars are what most people think about when they begin to price out the cost of travel, but other expenses add up, too. Tourist attractions, guided tours, cab fare, meals and souvenirs can quickly blow your budget. That doesn'...

 2021-07-21 10:59 

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No. 2 US diplomat Sherman to visit China as tensions soar...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. officials say Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will travel to China this weekend on a visit that comes as tensions between Washington and Beijing soar on multiple fronts. Sherman will be the highest-ranking U.S. ...

 2021-07-21 10:54 

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Biden's 3rd trip to reddish Ohio pushes his economic agenda...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden just can't quit Ohio — even if it rejected him in last year's election. The president travels to Cincinnati on Wednesday to push his economic policies. It's the third visit of his presidency to...

 2021-07-21 10:44 

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Shootings during Milwaukee NBA Finals celebrations wound 3...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police say two shootings in downtown Milwaukee early Wednesday as crowds celebrated the Milwaukee Bucks first NBA championship in 50 years left three people wounded. The shootings both happened about 12:42 a.m. at two locations near...

 2021-07-21 09:56 

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Hong Kong police arrest former Apple Daily senior editor...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong national security police have arrested a former editor at the now-defunct Apple Daily pro-democracy newspaper, weeks after the paper was forced to close after authorities froze its assets. Lam Man-chung, who was the execut...

 2021-07-21 09:55 

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Team USA chiropractor sorry for COVID protocol-Nazi post...

TOKYO (AP) — The chiropractor for the American women's wrestling team has apologized after comparing Olympic COVID-19 protocols to Nazi Germany in a social media post. Rosie Gallegos-Main has been a chiropractor for women's wrestling since 2...

 2021-07-21 09:50 

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Report: U.K. border officers to stop routine COVID checks...

LONDON (AP) — U.K. border officers have reportedly been directed to stop routinely checking whether travelers from many countries have tested negative for COVID-19. The Guardian newspaper reported Wednesday that the change is designed to reduce wait...

 2021-07-21 09:50 

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Tokyo virus cases hit 6-month high 2 days before Games open...

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo's COVID-19 infections have surged to a six-month high with the Olympic host city logging 1,832 new cases just two days before the Games open. Tokyo is currently under its fourth state of emergency, which will last until Aug. 2...

 2021-07-21 09:44 

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China fines tech giants for content exploiting children...

HONG KONG (AP) — China's internet watchdog says it has fined technology platforms operated by e-commerce company Alibaba and gaming firm Tencent for spreading sexually suggestive content involving children, as regulators seek to clean up content...

 2021-07-21 09:29 

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Number of undocumented migrants into UK surpasses 2020 total...

LONDON (AP) — The number of undocumented migrants reaching Britain in small boats this year has surpassed the total for all of 2020 as people smugglers take advantage of good weather to cross the English Channel from France. As of Tuesday, at least ...

 2021-07-21 09:28 

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The Latest: Australia wants to change AstraZeneca advice...

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's prime minister says he's urging the government's adviser on vaccines to change its advice against adults under age 60 taking the AstraZeneca shot. More than half the nation is locked down because of grow...

 2021-07-21 08:56 

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Global stock markets mostly higher after Wall Street rebound...

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets have advanced after Wall Street rebounded and Japan reported stronger exports than expected. Investors were trying to figure out how increasing coronavirus cases will affect the global economy. London and Frankfur...

 2021-07-21 08:56 

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Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid...

TOKYO (AP) — Brisbane has been picked to host the 2032 Olympics. The Australian city was the inevitable winner of a one-candidate race steered by the IOC to avoid rival bids. The Games will go back to Australia 32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney...

 2021-07-21 08:48 

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Memorial divides survivors 10 years after Norway massacre...

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — A memorial to the victims remains a construction site on the 10th anniversary of the July 22 attack that killed 77 people in Norway. The process has been beset by changing plans, delays and court interventions. It has pit be...

 2021-07-21 08:37 

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Olympics, pandemic and politics: There's no separating them...

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are going ahead despite opposition from many quarters inside Japan, and politics are everywhere. The Japanese medical community is largely against holding the Games. The government's main medical adviser has said ...

 2021-07-21 08:36 

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UK set to irk EU with bid to change post-Brexit trade rules...

LONDON (AP) — Tense post-Brexit relations between Britain and the European Union are facing further strain. The U.K. will call on Wednesday for major changes to trade rules agreed on by both sides. Brexit minister David Frost will set out proposals ...

 2021-07-21 08:30 

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The International Olympic Committee has officially chosen Brisbane, Australia, to host the 2032 Summer Olympics....

TOKYO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has officially chosen Brisbane, Australia, to host the 2032 Summer Olympics....

 2021-07-21 08:22 

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Giannis' biggest fans watch, celebrate title a world away...

SEPOLIA, Greece (AP) — In Giannis Antetokounmpo's old neighborhood in Athens, Greece, local fans watched Game 6 of the NBA Finals at a small cafe, following the progress of the Milwaukee Bucks against the Phoenix Suns. It's where Antetokounm...

 2021-07-21 08:18 

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Japan's Toyota adds 'kei' makers to technology partnership...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top automaker Toyota is adding two companies specializing in tiny "kei" cars, Daihatsu and Suzuki, to a partnership in commercial vehicles set up with Hino and Isuzu earlier this year. In announcing the deal, Toyota ...

 2021-07-21 08:13 

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The Latest: US beach volleyball player quarantining in Japan...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: An American beach volleyball player is in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 upo...

 2021-07-21 07:54 

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German Cabinet meets to approve financial aid after flooding...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet is meeting to decide on a package of immediate aid for victims of last week's floods and consider longer-term plans to rebuild devastated areas. Chancellor Angela Merkel and ministers are expected to approve a...

 2021-07-21 07:27 

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Japan tops Australia in softball as delayed Tokyo Games open...

FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Host Japan got off to a winning start when the Tokyo Olympics got underway after a one-year delay. The Japanese beat Australia 8-1 in softball behind Yukiko Ueno. The 39-year-old pitcher won the 2008 gold medal game against t...

 2021-07-21 07:20 

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Bumgarner expected to start as Diamondbacks host the Pirates...

Pittsburgh Pirates (36-59, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (29-68, fifth in the NL West) Phoenix; Wednesday, 3:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Chad Kuhl (3-5, 4.31 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 45 strikeouts) Diamondbacks: Madison Bumgarner (...

 2021-07-21 07:09 

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Duke Slater, NFL's 1st Black lineman, is now Hall of Famer...

Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn't keep him out. And now he's going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The pioneering two-way lineman was part of the centennial class announced in 2020 to celebrate the NFL's 100th season. He will be inc...

 2021-07-21 07:02 

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Daimler: $4.3 billion quarterly profit despite chip shortage...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Luxury cars are good business even during the pandemic. Germany's Daimler is reporting that profit margins on its Mercedes-Benz cars and SUVs hit double digits again for the third straight quarter. The company is now si...

 2021-07-21 06:57 

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Tokyo's drinkers drown frustrations over virus limits, Games...

TOKYO (AP) — On the eve of the Tokyo Olympics, the government's attempt to curb a coronavirus surge by targeting drinkers is drowning in liquor, frustration and indifference. Japan has asked the city's restaurants and bars to close by 8 p.m....

 2021-07-21 06:53 

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Memorial divides survivors 10 years after Norway massacre...

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — A memorial to the victims remains a construction site on the 10th anniversary of the July 22 attack that killed 77 people in Norway. The process has been beset by changing plans, delays and court interventions. It has pit be...

 2021-07-21 06:33 

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German Cabinet meets to approve financial aid after flooding...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet is meeting to decide on a package of immediate aid for victims of last week's floods and consider longer-term plans to rebuild devastated areas. Chancellor Angela Merkel and ministers are expected to approve a...

 2021-07-21 06:18 

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Belgrade residents tell rights court of bar noise 'torture'...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's capital is vibrating with nightlife again after over a year of pandemic restrictions. Cafes, bars and fun-hungry customers are celebrating a summer boom in business and entertainment options. But the accompanying...

 2021-07-21 06:04 

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Japan, US, S Korea reaffirm cooperation on N Korea...

TOKYO (AP) — The United States, Japan and South Korea have reaffirmed their commitment to work together on North Korea's denuclearization and other regional threats but made no progress in bringing closer together the two U.S. allies. U.S. Deput...

 2021-07-21 05:59 

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Two UArizona softball players face off as USA beats Italy in Olympic...

After a 13-year hiatus in the Olympics, softball is back at the summer games....

 2021-07-21 05:51 

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Bucks' 50-year wait ends with a title behind 50 from Giannis...

Giannis Antetokounmpo capped one of the greatest NBA Finals ever with 50 points as the Milwaukee Bucks won their first championship in 50 years....

 2021-07-21 05:48 

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TUSD recommends COVID-19 protocols, procedures for upcoming school year...

The first day of school for Tucson Unified School District is August 5th, however, as COVID-19 cases rise in Arizona, the school board made it clear that the pandemic is not over....

 2021-07-21 05:47 

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Iran says police officer killed in unrest amid water protest...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian police officer has been killed during unrest in the country's restive southwest amid ongoing demonstrations over water shortages. That's according to a state media report Wednesday, which raises ...

 2021-07-21 05:46 

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Michael Avenatti faces embezzlement trial in California...

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Lawyer Michael Avenatti is expected in court in California for a trial on charges he embezzled millions of dollars from his clients. Opening statements are scheduled Wednesday in Santa Ana. He is charged with 10 counts of wi...

 2021-07-21 05:42 

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50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans...

Fifty years ago this summer, President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs. Today, with the U.S. mired in a deadly opioid epidemic that did not abate during the coronavirus pandemic's worst days, it is questionable whether anyone won the war. Yet th...

 2021-07-21 05:34 

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Residents trapped in apartment complex on northside after tree taken out by lightning...

Northwest Fire crews responded to an incident regarding a tipped tree at an apartment complex on Tucson's northside Tuesday....

 2021-07-21 05:29 

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Giannis' biggest fans watch, celebrate title a world away...

SEPOLIA, Greece (AP) — In Giannis Antetokounmpo's old neighborhood in Athens, Greece, local fans watched Game 6 of the NBA Finals at a small cafe, following the progress of the Milwaukee Bucks against the Phoenix Suns. It's where Antetokounm...

 2021-07-21 05:28 

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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street rebounded and Japanese exports surged. Investors are trying to figure out how rising coronavirus infections will affect the global economy. Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney advanced. Hong Kong...

 2021-07-21 05:21 

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D'backs win 3rd straight, score 8 in 7th to top Pirates 11-6...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have their first three-game winning streak since late April. Josh Reddick's two-out, two-run single broke a tie in the seventh and Arizona scored eight times in the inning for an 11-6 victory over the Pitt...

 2021-07-21 05:17 

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Japanese envoy says Tokyo 'struggles every day' with China...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Japan's ambassador to Australia says Tokyo's relationship with China is no better than notoriously strained Sino-Australian relations. Japan's ties with China are often held up as an example to Australia of how...

 2021-07-21 05:15 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 20 at 11:15PM MDT until July 20 at 11:45PM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pinal, AZ until Jul 21 at 5:36 AM...

 2021-07-21 05:07 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 20 at 11:07PM MDT until July 20 at 11:15PM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pima, AZ; Pinal, AZ until Jul 21 at 5:11 AM...

 2021-07-21 04:33 

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Antetokounmpo caps extraordinary postseason as Finals MVP...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named NBA Finals MVP. He was an easy choiceafter collecting 50 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks in a 105-98 Game 6 victory over Phoenix that clinched the championship for the Buck...

 2021-07-21 04:26 

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Suns lose NBA Final; Bucks win 105 to 98...

Its game six and the Milwaukee Bucks have won the NBA Finals Tuesday against the Phoenix Suns....

 2021-07-21 04:24 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 20 at 10:24PM MDT until July 20 at 11:15PM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pima, AZ; Pinal, AZ until Jul 21 at 4:26 AM...

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