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 2021-09-13 14:30 

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Tony Awards land hosts Leslie Odom Jr. and Audra McDonald...

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-delayed Tony Awards have landed two impressive master of ceremonies — Tony- and Grammy-winning singer and actor Leslie Odom Jr. will host a splashy TV special and the awards will be hosted by Tony-, Grammy- and Emmy Aw...

 2021-09-13 14:23 

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No survivors in small plane crash at Lake Havasu airport...

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — At least one person has died after a small airplane crashed at the Lake Havasu City Airport and burst into flames. Lake Havasu City officials say police first received reports of a crash around 4:10 p.m. Sunday. Upon t...

 2021-09-13 14:13 

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Navajo Nation finds 35 new COVID-19 cases but no new deaths...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has reported 35 additional COVID-19 cases and no deaths as of Sunday. The tribe has seen 33,234 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 1,419 deaths from the virus since the pandemic began. Navajo officials are urgin...

 2021-09-13 13:51 

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UK OKs vaccines for 12 year olds, aims to avoid lockdowns...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's chief medical officers say children aged 12 to 15 should be vaccinated against the coronavirus. The decision comes despite a ruling by the government's vaccine advisors that the step would have only marginal health be...

 2021-09-13 13:44 

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Whitehead's 'Harlem Shuffle' among Kirkus Prize nominees...

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest novels from Colson Whitehead and Joy Williams, and Honore Fanonne Jeffers' debut work "The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois" are among this year's finalists for the Kirkus Prize. The $50,000 awards are presente...

 2021-09-13 13:43 

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Company looking to pay someone $1,300 to watch 13 scary movies in October...

A finance company is calling all...

 2021-09-13 13:41 

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Sept. 11 monument is defaced by vandals in South Carolina...

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a large granite monument honoring 9-11 victims was defaced by vandals who spray-painted "Taliban" on it in two places. WYFF-TV reports that the granite statue is made of two towers, e...

 2021-09-13 13:40 

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The Latest: Italy students return; teachers need green pass...

ROME — Some 4 million students in Italy have returned to the classroom after summer break, with the Italian government determined to avoid any replay of remote learning. Schools in 10 of the nation's 20 regions began the academic year on Monday....

 2021-09-13 13:40 

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Second lawsuit alleges abuse at New Hampshire youth center...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who alleges that he was raped by multiple staffers at New Hampshire's youth detention center in the 1990s has filed the first lawsuit against the state, the facility and former workers since a judge dismissed a class a...

 2021-09-13 13:38 

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Report: Climate change could move 200 million people by 2050...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Climate change could push more than 200 million people to move within their own countries in the next three decades and create migration hotspots unless urgent action is taken in the coming years to reduce global emissions an...

 2021-09-13 13:18 

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Holocaust survivor, scholar awarded $815,000 Balzan Prize...

MILAN (AP) — An Israeli-French-American Holocaust survivor and historian and a U.S. scientist specializing in gut bacteria were among the recipients this year's Balzan Prizes, recognizing scholarly and scientific achievements. The prizes were an...

 2021-09-13 13:17 

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Judge to consider challenge to Arizona school masks ban...

The coalition of educators, parents and children's advocacy groups argue that the provisions were unconstitutionally tucked into unrelated budget bills....

 2021-09-13 12:41 

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Egypt says Israeli prime minister to visit, hold talks...

CAIRO (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is to visit Egypt for talks with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Egypt's office of the presidency says the visit will take place on Monday. Th...

 2021-09-13 12:34 

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Jhumpa Lahiri book on translation to come out in the spring...

NEW YORK (AP) — The next book from Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer Jhumpa Lahiri will highlight her work as a translator. Princeton University Press announced Monday that Lahiri's "Translating Myself and Others" will come out in Ma...

 2021-09-13 11:42 

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Excessive Heat Warning until 8 PM tonight......

High pressure remains in control and that means we're staying dry and temperatures will remain several degrees above average. We'll warm into the low 100s this afternoon in Tucson but to the west and northwest, temperatures will climb closer to 11...

 2021-09-13 11:36 

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Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain...

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas is strengthening just off the Gulf Coast and could make landfall in Texas as a hurricane as it brings heavy rain and floods to coastal areas from Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana. Forecasters at the National ...

 2021-09-13 11:29 

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Dutch court: Uber drivers covered by taxi labor agreement...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A court in Amsterdam has ruled that Uber drivers fall under the Dutch taxi drivers' collective labor agreement. That means they are entitled to the same employment benefits as taxi drivers. Uber said it would appeal...

 2021-09-13 11:00 

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Liz Weston: How to negotiate your way to a richer life...

Understanding how to negotiate can lead to all sorts of good things: a higher salary, better deals on major purchases and even more harmony with your partner over money choices. Expert negotiator Kwame Christian shares best practices and pitfalls to avoid...

 2021-09-13 10:54 

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Elysee Palace intrigue: ex-Macron security aide on trial...

PARIS (AP) — A former security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron who triggered a political crisis when he was identified as having beaten up a protester during a 2018 May Day demonstration goes on trial Monday on a dozen charges, including vo...

 2021-09-13 10:49 

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Guinea opposition leader urges junta to hold vote soon...

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea's longtime opposition leader says he welcomes the coup that deposed President Alpha Conde. But Cellou Dalein Diallo is calling on the junta leaders to create a transitional government and a timeline for elections as...

 2021-09-13 10:46 

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Excessive Heat Warning issued September 13 at 3:46AM MST until September 13 at 8:00PM MST by NWS Phoenix AZ...

Excessive Heat Warning: Northwest Valley, Buckeye/Avondale, Cave Creek/New River and 11 more areas until Sep 13 at 11:11 AM...

 2021-09-13 10:43 

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The Latest: UN official slams Taliban over reprisal killings...

GENEVA — The U.N. human rights chief says her office has received credible allegations of reprisal killings by the Taliban of former Afghan security forces, as well as instances in which officials in the previous government and their relatives were ...

 2021-09-13 10:42 

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Authorities: 5 dead, 4 injured in northern Ohio house fire...

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Five people died and four were injured in an early morning fire Monday in northern Ohio, authorities said. According to WJW-TV, Akron firefighters arrived on the scene and found relatives and neighbors trying to get family members...

 2021-09-13 10:36 

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Murray gets 5 TDs, Jones 5 sacks as Cards rout Titans 38-13...

Kyler Murray had five touchdowns and Chandler Jones had five sacks in Arizona's opening day win...

 2021-09-13 10:20 

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Crews in southern Spain face 'complex' wildfire for 5th day...

MADRID (AP) — Firefighting crews in southern Spain are looking at the sky for much-needed rainfall they hope can help extinguish a major wildfire that has ravaged 7,700 hectares (19,000 acres) in five days and displaced some 2,600 people from their ...

 2021-09-13 10:00 

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House Democrats post record August fundraising ahead of 2022...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The campaign organization aiming to maintain Democratic control of the House in the 2022 midterm races raised $10 million last month. The figure marked its best August haul ever during a year without a national election. The Democr...

 2021-09-13 09:50 

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Militia leader to be sentenced in Minnesota mosque bombing...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group who authorities say was the mastermind behind the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque is scheduled to be sentenced Monday on several civil rights and hate crimes for an at...

 2021-09-13 09:38 

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Biden to survey wildfire damage, make case for spending plan...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden will promote his administration's use of the Defense Production Act to aid in wildfire preparedness during a western swing in which he'll survey wildfire damage in Idaho and California. Biden is ai...

 2021-09-13 09:26 

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Manchin nixes Biden's $3.5T budget plan, urges $1.5T instead...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator vital to the fate of President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion plan for social and environmental spending says he won't support even half that amount or the ambitious timetable envisioned for passing it. The ...

 2021-09-13 09:26 

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Japan warns citizens of possible attack in Southeast Asia...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Foreign Ministry is urging its citizens to stay away from religious facilities and crowds in six Southeast Asian nations, warning of a possible attack. The ministry says it issued the warning after obtaining information that...

 2021-09-13 09:10 

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Excessive Heat Warning issued September 13 at 2:10AM MST until September 13 at 8:00PM MST by NWS Tucson AZ...

Excessive Heat Warning: Western Pima County Including Ajo/Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument; Tohono O'odham Nation including Sells until Sep 13 at 9:16 AM...

 2021-09-13 09:01 

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UN seeks $606 million for Afghanistan after Taliban takeover...

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations is hosting a high-level donors conference to drum up emergency funds for Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover of the country. There are concerns that instability and upended humanitarian efforts, compounded by an o...

 2021-09-13 09:01 

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Greece launches mandatory testing for unvaccinated workers...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has introduced mandatory weekly testing for all unvaccinated workers as it struggles to boost vaccination rates that are lagging the European Union average. Public and private sector employees will have to pay for weekly...

 2021-09-13 08:54 

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Suu Kyi illness causes Myanmar court to postpone her hearing...

BANGKOK (AP) — Lawyers for Myanmar's detained former leader say she was unable to attend a scheduled court hearing because she felt ill. Aung San Suu Kyi is being tried in the capital on charges including sedition and flouting COVID-19 pandemic ...

 2021-09-13 08:51 

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EXPLAINER: Missile tests renew North Korea's regional threat...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it successfully tested what it described as new long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, renewing concerns that its nuclear-armed leadership is building its capacity to deliver strikes against U.S. alli...

 2021-09-13 08:51 

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Britain ends contract with French startup for vaccines...

PARIS (AP) — A French pharmaceutical startup says the British government has abruptly terminated an agreement for it to supply tens of millions of COVID-19 vaccines. Britain alleged that Valneva was in breach of its obligations under the supply agre...

 2021-09-13 08:49 

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Allegations fly as recall vote looms for California's Newsom...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a blitz of TV ads and a last-minute rally, California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom urged voters to defeat a looming recall that could remove him from office. Meanwhile, leading Republican Larry Elder broadly criticized the medi...

 2021-09-13 08:37 

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Pope in Slovakia to honor Holocaust dead on Day 2 of tour...

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Pope Francis is opening his visit to Slovakia by meeting with the president ahead of an encounter with the country's Jewish community. Francis was meeting Monday with Zuzana Caputova, the first female president of Slo...

 2021-09-13 08:29 

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World shares meander after Wall St ends with weekly loss...

World shares and U.S. futures are mostly higher, bouncing back from losses last week on Wall Street. Stocks rose in London, Paris, Tokyo and Shanghai but fell in Hong Kong. Japan reported its wholesale prices were near a 13-year high in August, adding to ...

 2021-09-13 08:04 

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Israeli firm unveils armed robot to patrol volatile borders...

LOD, Israel (AP) — An Israeli defense contractor has unveiled a remote-controlled armed robot it says can patrol battle zones, track infiltrators and open fire. The unmanned vehicle is the latest addition to the world of drone technology, which is r...

 2021-09-13 08:00 

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Shanghai cuts transport as Typhoon Chanthu moves up coast...

BEIJING (AP) — Flights and train service are being canceled in the Chinese city of Shanghai, as Typhoon Chanthu approaches the mainland. Local media reported all flights would be suspended from Shanghai's two airports as of Monday afternoon. The...

 2021-09-13 07:53 

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Fire damages Thai nightclub popular with Indian tourists...

BANGKOK (AP) — A fire in in the famous Thai resort city of Pattaya has badly damaged a large nightclub catering to Indian tourists. A city official said there were no deaths or injuries from the Sunday night blaze at the Nashaa Club on the city'...

 2021-09-13 07:49 

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Merkel's party ahead in local votes in northern German state...

BERLIN (AP) — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party has maintained its position as the strongest party in a northern German state. The elections in Lower Saxony took place two weeks before a national election in which the party ...

 2021-09-13 07:43 

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Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft have struck targets in the Gaza Strip in response to a series of rocket launches out of the Hamas-ruled territory. It's the third consecutive night of fighting between the enemies. Tensions increased after last ...

 2021-09-13 07:20 

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Kershaw expected to start for Los Angeles against Arizona...

Arizona Diamondbacks (47-96, fifth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (91-53, second in the NL West) Los Angeles; Monday, 10:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (2-9, 4.32 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 114 strikeouts) Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw ...

 2021-09-13 07:18 

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Vietnam speeds up Hanoi vaccine drive; 1M jabs over weekend...

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam is speeding up its vaccination program in an effort to loosen coronavirus lockdown restrictions in major cities by the end of the month. Health workers administered vaccines throughout the night and into Monday morning ...

 2021-09-13 07:11 

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Malaysia PM wins opposition support as Parliament resumes...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Barely a month in office, Malaysia's new leader has won opposition support to shore up his fragile government in exchange for a slew of reforms as Parliament reopens. Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob will sign an ...

 2021-09-13 07:08 

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Adapt or else: Downtown businesses cope with new reality...

NEW YORK (AP) — As the resilient coronavirus keeps offices closed and workers at home, some are adapting while others are trying to hang on. Many business owners had looked forward to a return toward normalcy this month as offices reopened. But now ...

 2021-09-13 07:00 

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Met Gala returns Monday with star power after pandemic delay...

NEW YORK (AP) — The first of this year's two-part Met Gala kicks off Monday night with a more intimate affair. Organizers haven't said exactly how intimate but promise no less the star power after the celebrity-splashed party was canceled la...

 2021-09-13 06:38 

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3 contrasting candidates seek chancellery in German election...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is seeing its first three-way contest for the chancellery, with the environmentalist Greens joining the country's two traditional big parties in fielding a candidate for the top job. Chancellor Angela Merkel said nearly thr...

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