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 2021-07-29 21:03 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 29 at 3:03PM MDT until July 29 at 3:45PM MDT by NWS Phoenix AZ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Gila, AZ; Pinal, AZ until Jul 29 at 9:26 PM...

 2021-07-29 20:28 

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Family: Police force caused Black man's death in Mississippi...

BRAXTON, Miss. (AP) — Relatives of a Black Mississippi man who died in police custody are blaming his death on alleged excessive force by deputies. News outlets report the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of Damien Camer...

 2021-07-29 20:27 

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FDA allows automatic 'generic' swap for brand-name insulin...

U.S. regulators have taken action that will make it easier to get a cheaper and similar version of a brand-name insulin at the drugstore. Doctors now have to specifically prescribe what's called a biosimilar or OK substituting it for a more expensive ...

 2021-07-29 20:24 

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Special Weather Statement issued July 29 at 2:24PM MDT by NWS Phoenix AZ...

Special Weather Statement: Pinal/Superstition Mountains; Globe/Miami until Jul 29 at 8:26 PM...

 2021-07-29 20:22 

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Sheriff: 3 dead at Wisconsin quarry were shot over $600 debt...

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say three men who were found dead at the entrance of a quarry in western Wisconsin were forced to kneel on the ground and shot multiple times over a $600 debt. La Crosse County Sheriff Jeff Wolf said Thursday that ...

 2021-07-29 20:20 

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Biden pushes federal workers — hard — to get vaccinated...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is announcing new requirements for federal workers and some contractors. It is requiring that any federal civilian worker who does not verify being fully vaccinated will be subject to universal masking, get...

 2021-07-29 20:20 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 29 at 2:20PM MDT until July 29 at 3:00PM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pima, AZ until Jul 29 at 8:21 PM...

 2021-07-29 20:19 

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Jill Biden gets medical procedure on foot after Hawaii visit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden is undergoing a medical procedure to remove an object that became lodged in her foot while walking on a beach in Hawaii last weekend. Spokesperson Michael LaRosa says President Joe Biden is joining her Thursda...

 2021-07-29 19:35 

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Arizona Lottery opens 1st lottery drive-thru in Tucson...

Arizona Lottery opened its first lottery drive-thru in Tucson....

 2021-07-29 19:27 

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FBI joins hunt for killer who stabbed woman in Atlanta park...

ATLANTA (AP) — Investigators sought video from homes and businesses near a popular Atlanta park as divers searched a pond in their quest to solve the stabbing death of a parkgoer who was walking her dog. Forty-year-old Katherine Janness was found de...

 2021-07-29 19:26 

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Families of 9 troops killed in amphibious vehicle to sue...

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The families of eight Marines and one sailor who died when their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the Southern California coast last summer say they plan to sue the manufacturer. Their lawyer told reporters Thursday that ...

 2021-07-29 19:26 

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Quail Creek Veterans Municipal Park in Sahuarita closed for repairs...

Quail Creek Veterans Municipal Park in Sahuarita is closed due to the recent storms....

 2021-07-29 19:24 

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James' unique style took him on Hall of Fame journey...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Edgerrin James took pride in exceeding his standards — and ignoring everyone else's. It made him a perfect complementary piece to Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison in Indianapolis. The man drafted ahead of Heisman Trop...

 2021-07-29 19:22 

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Texas voting standoff jeopardizes pay for up to 2K workers...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than 2,000 Texas legislative staffers are caught in the political crossfire in the standoff over voting restrictions. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed the Legislature's $400 million section of the budget after Democra...

 2021-07-29 19:21 

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UAE sends 6 Gitmo detainees to Yemen amid concerns...

CAIRO (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has sent six Yemeni detainees who were first held at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and then in the Gulf Arab federation, to their home nation of Yemen. The families of the six and a Yemeni government of...

 2021-07-29 18:29 

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UN demands Turkey, Turkish Cypriots reverse Varosha action...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is again demanding that Turkey and Turkish Cypriots immediately reverse all actions to reopen the abandoned resort of Varosha. It also backed further talks "in the near future" on reunifying th...

 2021-07-29 18:29 

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Ruling upholds dismissal of charges against former sheriff...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state appeals court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of charges accusing a former Torrance County sheriff of embezzlement, fraud and other financial crimes. A Court of Appeals panel disagreed with parts of a trial judge's...

 2021-07-29 18:24 

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US average mortgage rates mixed; 30-year loan rises to 2.80%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage rates were mixed last week. The key 30-year home loan remained below 3% for the fifth straight week amid continued concern over the surging delta coronavirus variant and the progress of economic recovery. Mortgage buyer Fr...

 2021-07-29 18:23 

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Senate OKs bill to secure Capitol, help Afghans with visas...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An emergency spending bill passed by the Senate 98-0 would bolster security at the Capitol and repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6 insurrection. It would also increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside America...

 2021-07-29 18:21 

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Senate passes $2.1B bill to bolster Capitol security after Jan. 6 insurrection, adds visas for Afghans who helped US...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes $2.1B bill to bolster Capitol security after Jan. 6 insurrection, adds visas for Afghans who helped US....

 2021-07-29 17:42 

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Some city facilities in Arizona to again have mask mandates...

PHOENIX (AP) — As the number of new COVID-19 cases in Arizona grows, worried officials in several cities are reinstituting mask requirements in response to new federal guidelines. The Tucson mayor directed the city manager on Wednesday to require ma...

 2021-07-29 17:42 

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$1M settlement after 2 patients drowned in transport van...

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A company that builds cages for inmate transport vans will pay $1 million to the family of a woman who drowned in floodwaters while trapped inside a sheriff's department van outfitted by the company. WBTW-TV reports a court h...

 2021-07-29 17:33 

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New Yorkers say they've been ignored in stop-and-frisk fight...

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight years after a judge ruled New York City police violated the constitution by stopping and frisking mostly Black and Hispanic people on the street en masse, people in communities most affected by such tactics say they've been...

 2021-07-29 17:21 

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Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy looks back on a special career...

NEW YORK (AP) — Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy has influenced some of the greatest guitarists of all time, including Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Gary Clarke Jr. to name a few. But the factors that led to his inspiration may not have happened if Guy ...

 2021-07-29 16:45 

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American gymnast Sunisa Lee takes Olympic gold...

TOKYO (AP) — Sunisa Lee is an Olympic champion. The 18-year-old gymnast from Minnesota edged Rebeca Andrade of Brazil for gold in the women's Olympic all-around final. Lee's total of 57.433 points was just enough to slip by Andrade. The Braz...

 2021-07-29 16:42 

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World pledges $4B in push to repair COVID's education damage...

LONDON (AP) — International governments and companies have pledged more than $4 billion to educate 175 million children around the world and prevent a generation's chances being blighted by the coronavirus pandemic. The commitments came Thursday...

 2021-07-29 16:35 

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US genocide expert to press Ethiopia on Tigray aid blockade...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. official who wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning book on genocide is visiting Ethiopia next week to press the government to lift what the U.S. calls a blockade on humanitarian aid to the conflict-hit Tigray region. Hundreds...

 2021-07-29 16:33 

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Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teen...

BOSTON (AP) — Court records show that former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a wedding reception in the 1970s. Court documents obtained by The Boston Globe shows that McCarrick is charged wi...

 2021-07-29 16:30 

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Israeli health provider to offer 3rd COVID shot to elderly...

JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading Israeli health provider says it will soon begin offering a third, booster COVID-19 shot to patients over the age of 60 who have already been vaccinated against the coronavirus. Maccabi, one of Israel's four publicly fu...

 2021-07-29 16:29 

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Robinhood, which brought millions to Wall Street with commission-free trades, begins trading, dips from IPO price...

NEW YORK (AP) — Robinhood, which brought millions to Wall Street with commission-free trades, begins trading, dips from IPO price....

 2021-07-29 15:44 

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Guatemalans protest president, attorney general...

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Thousands of Guatemalans have taken to the streets in protest, blocking highways and calling for a national strike over the government's apparent unwillingness to tackle corruption. Pressure has been building since Attorney...

 2021-07-29 15:44 

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Report: Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick charged in 1970s sexual assault of teen; 1st US cardinal charged with abusing minor...

BOSTON (AP) — Report: Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick charged in 1970s sexual assault of teen; 1st US cardinal charged with abusing minor....

 2021-07-29 15:43 

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Spanish judge tosses out suit against Polisario Front leader...

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has thrown out a lawsuit against the leader of a movement seeking independence of Western Sahara from Morocco that accused him of torture, genocide and other crimes. The judge says that the 20-year statute of limitation...

 2021-07-29 15:40 

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Ravages of COVID surge evident inside Missouri hospital...

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri hospital that had no people hospitalized with COVID-19 just two months ago is now dealing with an onslaught of patients. Among them is Daryl Barker, who was passionately against a COVID-19 vaccination. He and sever...

 2021-07-29 15:35 

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Who's next? Jodie Whittaker to leave 'Doctor Who' in 2022...

LONDON (AP) — The BBC says "Doctor Who" star Jodie Whittaker will leave the venerable science fiction series next year, along with showrunner Chris Chibnall. Whittaker will bow out after a new six-episode series later this year and three spe...

 2021-07-29 15:32 

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Robinhood CEO tells AP it's eyeing expansion beyond trading...

NEW YORK (AP) — Robinhood has already changed how and which people trade stocks. Now its sights are on the rest of the financial industry. CEO Vlad Tenev says he wants Robinhood to be the only app that people use on their phones for money. That cove...

 2021-07-29 15:00 

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Nikola founder Milton to face securities fraud charges...

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of Nikola Corp. has been arrested on securities fraud charges alleging he made false and misleading statements to investors about the electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup. Trevor Milton surrendered Thursday. A Manh...

 2021-07-29 14:57 

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Severe weather in Wisconsin causes widespread damage...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Strong thunderstorms caused widespread damage across Wisconsin, left tens of thousands without power and triggered tornado warnings. The severe weather stretched from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan and began Wednesday evenin...

 2021-07-29 14:56 

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Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday...

As of July 5, roughly 3.6 million people in the U.S. said they faced eviction in the next two months, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Household Pulse Survey....

 2021-07-29 14:55 

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With turmoil at home, more Nicaraguans flee to the U.S....

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. government has encountered thousands of Nicaraguans at the border over the last few months. Customs and Border Protection figures show a big jump in arrivals from the Central American country, which is in turmoil and the focus ...

 2021-07-29 14:50 

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Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday...

BOSTON (AP) — The Biden administration will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday. The end of the moratorium comes as advocates and some lawmakers call for it to be extended in the face of rising coronavirus cases and the sluggish p...

 2021-07-29 14:47 

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Inquiry into Malta journalist's slaying blames state...

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — An independent inquiry into the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has found that the Maltese state "has to bear responsibility" for the assassination due the culture of impunity emanating from t...

 2021-07-29 14:47 

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3 New Orleans clubs require vaccination, negative COVID test...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three New Orleans music venues are going to require proof of coronavirus vaccination or a negative test to listen to music inside. The clubs are Tipitina's, the Maple Leaf Bar and d.b.a. They said in a news release that the ne...

 2021-07-29 14:46 

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IOC: No link between Japan virus record and Olympics...

The International Olympic Committee said Thursday that it saw no connection between the current rise of COVID-19 cases in Japan and the Tokyo Games....

 2021-07-29 14:44 

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Biden will allow eviction moratorium to expire, calls on Congress to extend it 'without delay'...

BOSTON (AP) — Biden will allow eviction moratorium to expire, calls on Congress to extend it 'without delay.'...

 2021-07-29 13:59 

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EU calls for action to beef up Lithuania's Belarus border...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top migration official is urging member nations to help Lithuania boost surveillance on its border with Belarus and not to give in to political pressure from Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Movemen...

 2021-07-29 13:58 

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Drought persists but recent rain has impact across Arizona...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Drought conditions still exist across Arizona but recent monsoon rain has had a significant impact for the better. The National Weather Service office in Phoenix said Thursday the latest drought monitor now has 52% of Arizona in...

 2021-07-29 13:55 

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Balkan leaders agree to open borders between nations in 2023...

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Three Balkan leaders have signed agreements to open their national borders to each other's citizens and products in 2023 without restrictions. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and the prime ministers of Albania a...

 2021-07-29 13:51 

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Russian lab module docks with space station after 8-day trip...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's long-delayed lab module has successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, eight days after it was launched from the Russian space launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The 20-metric-ton (22-ton) ...

 2021-07-29 13:46 

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Ex-police chief who rescued baby pleads guilty to assault...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former suburban Kansas City police chief who helped rescue a baby from an icy pond and later assaulted the man accused of trying to kill the infant has pleaded guilty in the case. The Kansas City Star reports that Greg Hall...

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