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 2021-09-20 11:11 

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New Hong Kong electors chosen, with only 1 opposition member...

HONG KONG (AP) — The 1,500-member panel that picks Hong Kong's next leader will have only one opposition-leaning member, according to results from a tightly controlled selection process amid a crackdown on dissent in the city. On Sunday, select ...

 2021-09-20 11:10 

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Cleveland mayor's grandson slain in shooting; suspect sought...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities were seeking a suspect in a shooting that claimed the life of the grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson, police said. Police found the body of Frank Q. Jackson, 24, near a public-housing project in the city on Sun...

 2021-09-20 11:06 

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4 men charged for shouting antisemitic abuse in London...

LONDON (AP) — Four men were charged Monday for allegedly shouting antisemitic abuse while driving around in a convoy in north London. The suspects, all from the northwest English town of Blackburn, are accused of using threatening, abusive or insult...

 2021-09-20 11:04 

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Women in Afghanistan protest, demand equal rights...

Afghan women bravely took to the streets to demand equal rights from the Taliban....

 2021-09-20 11:00 

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Liz Weston: Don't let Social Security steer you wrong...

Deciding when to take Social Security benefits can make a huge difference in the amount of money you'll have in retirement. But depending on the information you get from Social Security employees can be a costly mistake. Decisions are complex because ...

 2021-09-20 10:58 

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Poland sending 500 more troops to insulate Belarus border...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's government says it is sending 500 additional troops and special vehicles to the border with Belarus to strengthen it against increasing migrant pressure that it says is orchestrated by Belarus and Russia. Officials...

 2021-09-20 10:51 

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The Latest: Czech Republic begins giving 3rd vaccine doses...

PRAGUE — The Czech Republic is expanding its vaccination program to offer a third dose of a vaccine amid rising infections. The Health Ministry has recommended the booster shot for anyone older than 60, health workers and other vulnerable groups. On...

 2021-09-20 10:47 

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11...

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11. The vaccine maker said Monday it plans to seek authorization for this age group soon in the U.S., Britain and Europe — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters. The vac...

 2021-09-20 10:10 

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UK government holds emergency talks to bolster energy firms...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's business secretary will hold emergency talks with industry leaders and consumer groups as the government looks for ways to support energy companies threatened by soaring natural gas prices. Kwasi Kwarteng says that Britai...

 2021-09-20 10:08 

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After delay, Lebanese lawmakers convene to approve Cabinet...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese lawmakers have convened to confirm the country's new government, following a power outage and a broken generator that briefly delayed the start of the parliament session. It took some 40 minutes before electricity came bac...

 2021-09-20 09:43 

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France, Australia agree submarine row won't stop trade deal...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — French and Australian officials say France's anger over a canceled submarine contract will not derail negotiations on an Australia-European Union free trade deal. France withdrew its ambassadors to the United States an...

 2021-09-20 09:34 

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Kosovo deploys police, Serbs protest amid border tension...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Tensions have soared on the border between Kosovo and Serbia as Pristina authorities on Monday started implementing a rule to remove Serbian license plates from cars entering Kosovo. Kosovo special police with armored vehicle...

 2021-09-20 09:30 

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US launches mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and trying to block others from crossing the border from Mexico. It's a massive show of force that signals the beginning of what could be one ...

 2021-09-20 09:18 

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UK says relations with France strong despite sub deal anger...

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted that Britain's relationship with France is "ineradicable," despite fury in Paris over a U.S.-U.K.-Australia submarine deal. A meeting between French Defense Minister Florence Parly ...

 2021-09-20 08:53 

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Search for Gabby Petito boyfriend continues after body found...

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities are continuing to look for a Florida man following the apparent discovery of his girlfriend's body in Wyoming after she went missing on a cross country trip. An FBI agent says the body discovered Sunday is believed...

 2021-09-20 08:53 

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Two votes and coalition talks: How the German election works...

BERLIN (AP) — German voters elect a new parliament on Sept. 26 in a vote that will determine who succeeds Chancellor Angela Merkel after her 16 years in power. It should be clear within hours of the polls closing how the parties fared. But it may ta...

 2021-09-20 08:33 

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Indonesia says no evidence of alleged Chinese intel hack...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities say they have found no evidence that the country's main intelligence service's computers were hacked, after a U.S.-based private cybersecurity company alerted them of a suspected breach of its...

 2021-09-20 08:31 

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German election front-runner faces questioning over searches...

BERLIN (AP) — Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, the frontrunner in Germany's upcoming election, faces questions from lawmakers over an investigation of a unit of the country's customs service that resulted in a recent police search at his minist...

 2021-09-20 08:23 

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World shares, US futures sink on jitters over Fed moves...

World shares and U.S. futures have fallen after Wall Street ended last week with another decline. Many markets in Asia were closed for holidays and analysts said the thin trading accentuated volatility. Shares dropped more than 2% in Paris and Frankfurt, ...

 2021-09-20 08:19 

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Lava from Spanish volcano heads toward sea; no injuries...

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Spain (AP) — Lava continues to flow slowly from a volcano that erupted in Spain's Canary Islands off northwest Africa. The head of the islands' regional government says Monday he expects no injuries to people in the ar...

 2021-09-20 08:09 

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The Latest: Islamic State militants claim attacks on Taliban...

CAIRO — The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly bombings targeting Taliban vehicles in eastern Afghanistan. The claim, published late Sunday on the militant group's media arm, the Aamaq news agency, si...

 2021-09-20 08:01 

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Universal Studios opens Beijing park under anti-virus curbs...

BEIJING (AP) — Harry Potter fans came dressed as wizards as Universal Studios opened its first theme park in China under anti-virus controls. The Hollywood studio's "Jurassic Park," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Harry Potter" film...

 2021-09-20 07:53 

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NKorea slams US over submarine deal, warns countermeasures...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has criticized a U.S. decision to provide nuclear-powered submarines to Australia and threatened unspecified countermeasures if it finds the deal affects its security. State media on Monday published comments fr...

 2021-09-20 07:48 

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The AP Interview: UN chief warns China, US to avoid Cold War...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the United Nations is warning of a potential new Cold War if the United States and China don't repair their relationship. He calls that relationship between the two large and deeply influential countries "co...

 2021-09-20 07:46 

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Russia's Investigative Committee says 5 people died in a shooting at a university in Perm...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Investigative Committee says 5 people died in a shooting at a university in Perm....

 2021-09-20 07:25 

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Shooting in Russian university leaves 4 wounded...

MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman has opened fire in a university in the Russian city of Perm, leaving at least four people wounded, the university's spokespeople says. The unidentified perpetrator used a non-lethal gun, according to the Perm State Univers...

 2021-09-20 07:20 

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Mejia expected to start as Diamondbacks host the Braves...

Atlanta Braves (77-70, first in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (48-101, fifth in the NL West) Phoenix; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Huascar Ynoa (4-5, 3.26 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 86 strikeouts) Diamondbacks: Humberto Mejia (0-1, 4.91 ...

 2021-09-20 07:17 

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Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in parliament...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's dominant Kremlin-backed party appears set to retain the two-thirds majority in the parliament that allows it to change the constitution, according to preliminary results on Monday morning. The election is seen as an import...

 2021-09-20 07:08 

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Emmy Moments: Not the Pandemmys — but hardly normal, either...

It definitely wasn't the Pandemmys, or the Zoomemmys, or whatever you want to call last year's virtual Emmy ceremony. This time people were together, and not even in masks (except during commercial breaks.) There were plenty of hugs and kisses. Bu...

 2021-09-20 07:03 

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UN to world leaders: To curtail warming, you must do more...

Pressure is building on world leaders to increase their efforts to fight global warming. It's coming to a boil this week at the United Nations. U.N. officials are corralling 35 to 40 world leaders behind closed doors to coax them to do more. There'...

 2021-09-20 06:58 

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Two votes and coalition talks: How the German election works...

BERLIN (AP) — German voters elect a new parliament on Sept. 26 in a vote that will determine who succeeds Chancellor Angela Merkel after her 16 years in power. It should be clear within hours of the polls closing how the parties fared. But it may ta...

 2021-09-20 06:51 

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The Latest: Islamic State militants claim attacks on Taliban...

CAIRO — The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly bombings targeting Taliban vehicles in eastern Afghanistan. The claim, published late Sunday on the militant group's media arm, the Aamaq news agency, si...

 2021-09-20 06:48 

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Cardinals win thriller after Vikings miss last-second FG...

Minnesota's Greg Joseph missed a 37-yard field goal wide right in the final seconds to push Arizona to 2-0...

 2021-09-20 06:25 

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'I just cry': Dying of hunger in Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In parts of Ethiopia's Tigray region, people now eat only green leaves for days. At one health center last week, a mother and her newborn weighing just 1.7 pounds died from hunger. In every district of the more than 20 wher...

 2021-09-20 06:19 

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'I just cry': Dying of hunger in Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In parts of Ethiopia's Tigray region, people now eat only green leaves for days. At a health center last week, a mother and her newborn weighing just 1.7 pounds died from hunger. In every district of the more than 20 where ...

 2021-09-20 06:16 

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Documents, witness accounts reveal people starving to death under government blockade of Ethiopia's Tigray region...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Documents, witness accounts reveal people starving to death under government blockade of Ethiopia's Tigray region....

 2021-09-20 05:37 

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The Latest: New Zealand's largest city to remain locked down...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand's largest city will remain in lockdown for at least two more weeks, although some restrictions will be eased from Tuesday. Auckland has been in the strictest form of lockdown for just over a month, the longe...

 2021-09-20 05:14 

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AP Interview: UN chief warns China, US to avoid new Cold War...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the United Nations is warning of a potential new Cold War if the United States and China don't repair their relationship. He calls that relationship between the two large and deeply influential countries "co...

 2021-09-20 04:54 

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Biden pitching partnership after tough stretch with allies...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week to address the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and human rights abuses. He's eager to make a pitch for greater global partnership at a time when allies are becom...

 2021-09-20 04:46 

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Hong Kong shares lead Asia lower; Tokyo and Shanghai closed...

Shares have fallen nearly 4% in Hong Kong in holiday-thinned trading in Asia, with both Tokyo and Shanghai closed. Other regional benchmarks also fell Monday after Wall Street wrapped up last week with another decline. Investors are watching to see whethe...

 2021-09-20 04:10 

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US launches mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and trying to block others from crossing the border from Mexico. It's a massive show of force that signals the beginning of what could be one ...

 2021-09-20 04:07 

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Search for Gabby Petito boyfriend continues after body found...

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities are continuing to look for a Florida man following the apparent discovery of his girlfriend's body in Wyoming after she went missing on a cross country trip. An FBI agent says the body discovered Sunday is believed...

 2021-09-20 04:07 

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Senate parliamentarian deals blow to Dems' immigration push...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's nonpartisan parliamentarian says Democrats can't use their $3.5 trillion package bolstering social and climate programs to give millions of immigrants a chance to become citizens. The decision by the parliament...

 2021-09-20 04:05 

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Trump endorses 'big lie' proponents for state election posts...

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is aiming to exert his influence at all levels of the Republican Party as he considers another presidential run. That includes down-ballot races that typically receive little attention from national poli...

 2021-09-20 04:01 

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Canada votes in pandemic election that could cost Trudeau...

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gambled on an early election in a bid to win a majority of seats in Parliament. But he now faces the threat of being knocked from power in Monday's election. Polls indicate Trudeau's Libe...

 2021-09-20 03:51 

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Parents laud Chinese rules aimed at kids' 'unhealthy' gaming...

China has set new rules limiting the amount of time kids can spend playing online games. The new rules are part of a campaign to ensure that youths are not spending too much time on entertainment that could potentially be unhealthy. Parents have welcomed ...

 2021-09-20 03:48 

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New Hong Kong electors decided with only 1 opposition member...

HONG KONG (AP) — Results for the vote for members of Hong Kong's Election Committee have been finalized after hours of delays, with just one opposition-leaning candidate elected to the 1,500-strong committee. On Sunday, select Hong Kong resident...

 2021-09-20 03:32 

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Hong Kong shares lead Asia lower; Tokyo and Shanghai closed...

Shares have fallen more than 3% in Hong Kong in holiday-thinned trading in Asia, with both Tokyo and Shanghai closed. Other regional benchmarks also fell Monday after Wall Street wrapped up last week with another decline. Investors are watching to see whe...

 2021-09-20 03:13 

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'The Queen's Gambit' wins best limited series Emmy Award, capping a sweep of the show's top honors by streaming services...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'The Queen's Gambit' wins best limited series Emmy Award, capping a sweep of the show's top honors by streaming services....

 2021-09-20 03:07 

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'The Crown' wins best drama series Emmy Award, the first time Netflix has earned television's top honor...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'The Crown' wins best drama series Emmy Award, the first time Netflix has earned television's top honor....

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