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 2021-09-28 13:47 

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Russia opens extremism probe against Navalny and his allies...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities have opened a criminal case against imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his closest allies, accusing them of forming an extremist group and being involved in one. This is the latest in a series of steps ...

 2021-09-28 13:46 

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Yellen: Oct. 18 is point-of-no-return to deal with US debt...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary Janet Yellen is telling Congress that the Treasury Department will likely exhaust all of its "extraordinary measures" to avoid an unprecedented default on the government's obligations by Oct. 18. Yellen warned...

 2021-09-28 13:46 

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Latin Grammys: Camilo is top contender with 10 nominations...

NEW YORK (AP) — Camilo won his first Latin Grammy Award last year and could soon have many more in his hands. The Colombian singer-songwriter of hits like "Tutu" and "Favorito" received a leading 10 nominations Tuesday, including son...

 2021-09-28 13:46 

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Atlanta spa-shooting suspect pleads not guilty in 4 killings...

ATLANTA (AP) — A man already sentenced to life in prison for killing four people at a massage business outside Atlanta pleaded not guilty to shooting four others at two spas inside the city. Robert Aaron Long appeared Tuesday in Fulton County Superi...

 2021-09-28 13:45 

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No indictments for 4 Texas officers who shot man in crisis...

HOUSTON (AP) — A grand jury has declined to indict four Houston police officers who fatally shot a man more than 20 times while he was in the midst of a mental health crisis. The grand jury chose not to indict the officers, who had been fired after ...

 2021-09-28 13:00 

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OPEC: Oil will be world's No. 1 energy source for decades...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The OPEC cartel is laying out the future of oil _ and saying crude will still be the world's leading source of energy for decades to come. The Vienna-based organization said that it inherently supports efforts to reduce...

 2021-09-28 12:58 

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After 5 years, Obamas to break ground on Presidential Center...

CHICAGO (AP) — Barack and Michelle Obama are expected to attend a celebratory groundbreaking on Chicago's South Side for the Obama Presidential Center. Tuesday's event follows years of legal battles, concerns about gentrification and a feder...

 2021-09-28 12:54 

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Belarus leader announces vote on a new constitution in 2022...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The authoritarian leader of Belarus has announced a referendum on a new constitution to be held in February 2022 and promised not to let the opposition come to power. President Alexander Lukashenko told a government meeting Tues...

 2021-09-28 12:52 

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Panel finds 80 alleged abuse cases tied to WHO's Congo work...

BENI, Congo (AP) — A panel commissioned by the World Health Organization has identified more than 80 alleged cases of sex abuse during the U.N. health agency's response to an Ebola outbreak in Congo. The cases include allegations implicating 20 ...

 2021-09-28 12:46 

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TRAFFIC: Crash closes I-19 SB south of Green Valley...

There is no estimated time for reopening the highway....

 2021-09-28 12:43 

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In rural Montana, it was all-hands-on-deck after derailment...

CHESTER, Mont. (AP) — A 911 call over the weekend about an Amtrak train that derailed in rural Montana, killing three people and injuring dozens of others, set off a chain reaction of help from residents in nearby towns. People jumped into action to...

 2021-09-28 12:41 

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Man charged with London teacher's murder to plead not guilty...

LONDON (AP) — A defense lawyer says a man charged with the murder of a 28-year-old school teacher in London plans to plead not guilty. Delivery driver Koci Selamaj is accused of killing Sabina Nessa, who disappeared while walking to meet a friend at...

 2021-09-28 12:17 

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Powerball jackpot reaches $570 million...

No winning ticket was sold for Monday's $545 million Powerball jackpot....

 2021-09-28 12:13 

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Toyota banks on mobility technology for future growth...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota is revving up acquisitions in mobility technology, adding Renovo Motors, a Silicon Valley software developer, to its Woven Planet team, which is working on automated driving. Earlier, Toyota bought CARMERA Inc....

 2021-09-28 12:10 

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Welcome to your new home: Style-savvy housewarming gifts...

Fall is a busy time for moving and changing homes. And many people have relocated because of pandemic-related changes in work, school and home life. Over the centuries, traditional housewarming gifts have included bread and salt or wine or honey. Some sug...

 2021-09-28 12:10 

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Sanofi drops plans for messenger RNA vaccine against virus...

PARIS (AP) — French drugmaker Sanofi says it is shelving plans for a COVID-19 vaccine based on messenger RNA despite positive results from early stage testing. The Paris-based company said it will continue to develop another vaccine candidate that i...

 2021-09-28 12:04 

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39 workers trapped in Canadian mine...

Thirty-nine workers are trapped underground at a mine in northern Ontario, following an incident that occurred Sunday afternoon....

 2021-09-28 12:04 

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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 12:02 

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Oil tanker operator protests Indonesia's detention of crew...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The operator of an oil tanker seized by Indonesian authorities at the request of Cambodia is protesting the detention of its crew, calling it a human rights violation. World Tankers Management, the Singapore-based operator ...

 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...

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