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 2021-07-23 13:36 

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El Salvador seeks arrest of former president for corruption...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador have issued an arrest warrant for former president Salvador Snchez Cern on charges of embezzlement and money laundering. The crimes were allegedly committed when Snchez Cern was vice-presid...

 2021-07-23 13:31 

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European agency is 1st to approve Moderna jab for children...

LONDON (AP) — The European Medicines Agency has recommended approving Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 17, the first time the shot has been authorized for people under 18. In a decision on Friday, the EU drug regulator said res...

 2021-07-23 12:44 

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Judge: 'Plausible' N Ireland bombing could have been stopped...

LONDON (AP) — A judge in Northern Ireland says there is plausible evidence that authorities could have prevented the worst single atrocity of the Troubles. High Court Justice Mark Horner recommend Friday that authorities in the U.K. and the Republic...

 2021-07-23 12:36 

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Small flotilla leaves Miami to show support for Cuban people...

MIAMI (AP) — A small group of Cuban Americans launched motorboats from Miami to their homeland to show support for people experiencing hardships on the island. Five boats left the Bayside marina just before 8 a.m. Friday. They plan to refuel in Key ...

 2021-07-23 12:31 

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Free money for all? Mayors hope local tests bring big change...

Dozens of cities and counties and the state of California are experimenting with giving some low-income residents a guaranteed income of $500 to $1,000 each month to do with as they please, and tracking what happens. A coalition known as Mayors for a Guar...

 2021-07-23 12:31 

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Bridge collapse halts traffic on Trans-Siberian Railway...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged officials to quickly restore service on the Trans-Siberian Railway that was halted by a bridge collapse following heavy rains. Dozens of trains remain stuck on the 5,772-mile railroad line. Sp...

 2021-07-23 12:22 

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Flash flooding and flooding likely through tomorrow!...

Flooding and flash flooding is likely over the next couple of days as rounds of heavy rain slam Southern Arizona! A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 11 PM Saturday so stay weather AWARE! Over the last 24 hours, the Tucson International Airport pi...

 2021-07-23 12:21 

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France starts supply bridge to help Tunisia cope with virus...

PARIS (AP) — France has established a "maritime bridge" to provide COVID-19 vaccines and medical oxygen to Tunisia. The North African nation is in the midst of one of Africa's worst coronavirus outbreaks. France's tourism minister to...

 2021-07-23 11:59 

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Opening ceremony shines light on video game music...

TOKYO (AP) — The athletes of the Tokyo Olympics were greeted by a few familiar notes at the opening ceremony. An orchestral medley of songs from iconic Japanese video games served as the soundtrack for the parade of countries. The arrangement includ...

 2021-07-23 11:55 

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Haitian president's hometown holds funeral amid violence...

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — The hometown of slain President Jovenel Mose has received his body for a private funeral amid heavy security following violent demonstrations in the area. White T-shirts and caps emblazoned with his picture were distributed...

 2021-07-23 11:48 

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Engineer: Avenue next to collapsed Florida condo could fail...

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — An engineer hired to help figure out why a South Florida condominium collapsed last month is warning officials that it still might not be safe enough to reopen the avenue out front. Structural engineer Allyn Kilsheimer warned o...

 2021-07-23 11:43 

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Trump's sway tested in race for open mid-Ohio US House seat...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The crowded Republican primary for an open U.S. House seat in central Ohio is testing the ongoing political sway of former President Donald Trump. He has backed a longtime coal lobbyist over the picks of the seat's former o...

 2021-07-23 11:40 

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Athletes from more than 200 nations begin the Olympic parade at Japan's empty national stadium...

TOKYO (AP) — Athletes from more than 200 nations begin the Olympic parade at Japan's empty national stadium....

 2021-07-23 11:39 

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Turkey: Boat carrying 45 migrants sinks in Aegean Sea...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's defense ministry says a boat carrying 45 migrants has sunk in the southeastern Aegean Sea and rescue units have been deployed. The ministry tweeted Friday that the boat sunk about 60 miles (nearly 100 kilometers) south o...

 2021-07-23 11:31 

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Top international official in Bosnia bans denial of genocide...

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The top international official in Bosnia has banned denial of genocide in the Balkan country. The decision was made to counter attempts by Bosnia's Serbs to acknowledge the rulings of two U.N. courts on the sc...

 2021-07-23 11:04 

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US seeks to drop Chinese researcher's visa fraud case...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking to drop their case against a Chinese researcher accused of concealing her ties to the Chinese military on a visa application so she could work in the U.S. Prosecutors asked a federal judge in...

 2021-07-23 11:00 

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Opening ceremony of virus-delayed Tokyo Olympics begins at a vast national stadium kept mostly empty by the pandemic...

TOKYO (AP) — Opening ceremony of virus-delayed Tokyo Olympics begins at a vast national stadium kept mostly empty by the pandemic....

 2021-07-23 11:00 

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Hittin' the Trails 4 You Dutch John Trail...

Located in Madera Canyon, this trail is less than 2 miles in length, but don't let that fool you. This hike gains almost 1,000 feet in that short amount of time!...

 2021-07-23 10:56 

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As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the funk?...

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Games are arriving at last, after a yearlong delay. They're a multinational showcase of the finest athletes of a world fragmented by disease. They're also steeped in the political and medical baggage of the relentless ...

 2021-07-23 10:41 

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The Latest: Portugal sees shortfall in Janssen vaccine...

LISBON, Portugal — The head of Portugal's vaccine rollout program says the country is experiencing steep shortfalls in expected deliveries of the Janssen COVID-19 jab. Rear Admiral Henrique Gouveia e Melo said in testimony to a parliamentary com...

 2021-07-23 10:17 

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Pelosi says 'deadly serious' Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection "will do the job it set out to do" whether Republicans participate or not. Pelosi calls the probe "deadly serious." House GOP...

 2021-07-23 10:17 

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Iran's top leader says understands protests over drought...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says he understands protesters' anger over a drought in the country's southwest, as a fourth death related to ongoing demonstrations there was reporte...

 2021-07-23 10:00 

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Noem to headline GOP event in early-voting South Carolina...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is making her debut in South Carolina next month, an initial step of introduction to the first southern state to cast Republican-primary votes for president. U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan tells The Associa...

 2021-07-23 09:51 

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GOP's vaccine push comes with strong words, few actions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers are under increasing pressure to persuade vaccine skeptics to roll up their sleeves and take the shots as a new, more contagious COVID-19 variant sends caseloads soaring. But it may be too late to change the mi...

 2021-07-23 09:48 

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England quarantine rules being relaxed to avoid shortages...

LONDON (AP) — The British government has sought to ease food supply pressures in England by exempting more than 10,000 workers from quarantine rules. The restrictions had led to staff shortages and empty shelves and fears of panic-buying. The govern...

 2021-07-23 09:36 

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Olympic Games, Tokyo-style: The pandemic era, in miniature...

TOKYO (AP) — The Olympics are often billed as a slice of the globalized 21st-century world in miniature. But for these weeks in Tokyo, they feel more like an industrial-strength clip reel of humanity's last 18 months, rendered in miniature. Ther...

 2021-07-23 09:32 

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Flood deaths in central Chinese city climb to 51...

BEIJING (AP) — State media say the death toll from catastrophic flooding in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou has risen to 51. The official China Daily newspaper and other media say the number included just Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan provin...

 2021-07-23 09:20 

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World markets mixed after modest gains on Wall St...

BANGKOK (AP) — European markets have opened higher after a mixed day of trading in Asia, amid persisting worries that the more contagious delta variant of COVID-19 will dent recoveries from the pandemic. Benchmarks advanced in Frankfurt, Paris and L...

 2021-07-23 09:13 

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Police: Armed person stole ambulance with patient inside...

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say an armed suspect stole an ambulance early Friday while a patient and a firefighter were inside. The department says in a series of tweets that a driver ran the ambulance off the road. Then, a firefighter behind the ...

 2021-07-23 09:13 

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Flood Warning issued July 23 at 3:13AM MDT until July 23 at 9:15AM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Flood Warning: Pima, AZ until Jul 23 at 9:16 AM...

 2021-07-23 08:48 

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Landslides in western India kill 32, while floods trap more...

NEW DELHI (AP) — A government official says landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains hit parts of western India, killing at least 32 people and leading to the overnight rescue of more than 1,000 other people trapped by floodwaters. The dead were ...

 2021-07-23 08:30 

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Typhoon to bring heavy rains to Taiwan, China over weekend...

BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon is forecast to bring heavy rains to Taiwan and coastal China over the weekend, days after the worst flooding on record in a central Chinese province caused at least 33 deaths. Typhoon In-fa is expected to make landfall in Zh...

 2021-07-23 08:28 

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Search continues off Greek island for missing migrants...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a search and rescue operation is continuing off the coast of the southern island of Crete for several people believed missing a day after a boat carrying dozens of migrants sank in high winds. Greece's...

 2021-07-23 08:24 

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Myanmar prisoners protest military with chants, songs...

BANGKOK (AP) — Prisoners inside Myanmar's most notorious jail have reportedly held a protest, singing popular songs opposing the military government and chanting political slogans. One video posted to social media showed a street close to Insein...

 2021-07-23 08:17 

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US diplomat worried about pandemic, food supply in N Korea...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — America's No. 2 diplomat has expressed sympathy for North Koreans facing hardships and food shortage linked to the pandemic, and renewed calls for the North to return to talks over its nuclear program. North Korean lead...

 2021-07-23 08:15 

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Study: Chinese COVID shot may offer elderly poor protection...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among the elderly. That raises questions for dozens of countries that have given the Chinese company's shots to their most vulnerable pop...

 2021-07-23 08:04 

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Eritrean refugees under attack in Ethiopia's Tigray war...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Thousands of Eritrean refugees are increasingly caught in the middle of the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region. Witnesses and U.N. officials say forces have attacked their camps, abducted or killed some of the residents, ...

 2021-07-23 08:03 

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German railway: floods caused $1.5 billion damage to network...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's national railway operator has estimated that last week's flooding caused 1.3 billion euros' ($1.5 billion) worth of damage to its network, offering another glimpse of the extent of the devastation. Authorities are...

 2021-07-23 07:59 

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Bangkok closes public spaces as virus surges in Thailand...

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's already locked down capital shut parks and the few remaining public places available to residents Friday, as the country registered a new high of coronavirus infections. The near-total restriction on movements in the ca...

 2021-07-23 07:54 

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Flash Flood Warning issued July 23 at 1:54AM MDT until July 23 at 4:15AM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Flash Flood Warning: Pima, AZ until Jul 23 at 8:26 AM...

 2021-07-23 07:51 

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Flash Flood Warning issued July 23 at 1:51AM MDT until July 23 at 5:00AM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Flash Flood Warning: Pima, AZ until Jul 23 at 8:01 AM...

 2021-07-23 07:29 

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Gold medal v. golden arches: Olympian's hopes nearly quashed...

TOKYO (AP) — Brady Ellison is the top-ranked archer in the the world and the favorite at the Tokyo Games. A few years ago, he wasn't sure if he would ever shoot another arrow. He was dealing with nerve pain down his arm each time he released an ...

 2021-07-23 07:20 

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Davies scheduled to start as Chicago hosts Arizona...

Arizona Diamondbacks (30-68, fifth in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (47-50, fourth in the NL Central) Chicago; Friday, 2:20 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (1-4, 3.86 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 56 strikeouts) Cubs: Zach Davies (5-6, 4.35 ERA, 1...

 2021-07-23 07:20 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 23 at 1:20AM MDT until July 23 at 1:45AM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pima, AZ until Jul 23 at 7:31 AM...

 2021-07-23 07:17 

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The Latest: South Korea's An San sets Olympic archery record...

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ South Korea's An San has broken the women's Olympic archery record with a score of 680 in the quali...

 2021-07-23 07:07 

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Flood Advisory issued July 23 at 1:07AM MDT until July 23 at 1:15AM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Flood Advisory: Pinal, AZ until Jul 23 at 7:11 AM...

 2021-07-23 07:07 

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Flash Flood Warning issued July 23 at 1:07AM MDT until July 23 at 4:15AM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Flash Flood Warning: Pima, AZ until Jul 23 at 7:11 AM...

 2021-07-23 07:05 

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Flood Advisory issued July 23 at 1:05AM MDT until July 23 at 1:15AM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Flood Advisory: Pima, AZ until Jul 23 at 7:11 AM...

 2021-07-23 06:20 

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In venue fit for head of state, Japan PM seeks Pfizer doses...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister met with Pfizer's CEO in an unusually high-profile setting to make sure the drugmaker would deliver COVID-19 vaccine it has promised to the nation. CEO Albert Bourla is in Tokyo to attend the opening cerem...

 2021-07-23 06:17 

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As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the funk?...

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Games are arriving at last, after a yearlong delay. They're a multinational showcase of the finest athletes of a world fragmented by disease. They're also steeped in the political and medical baggage of the relentless ...

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