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 2021-09-16 21:37 

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Florida to fine businesses for requiring customers to show proof of COVID vaccine...

On Thursday, the State of Florida began issuing $5,000 fines to businesses, schools and government agencies that require people to show proof of the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-09-16 21:20 

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Judge invites Prince Andrew to request unsealing of records...

A U.S. judge says Prince Andrew can request the unsealing of a 2009 settlement agreement that a lawyer claims protects him from a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted a girl two decades ago...

 2021-09-16 21:15 

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McConnell unmoved on debt limit, risking turmoil for Biden...

The Biden administration has been enlisting one emissary after another to convince Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell to help raise the federal debt limit...

 2021-09-16 21:13 

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Jacksonville police: 4 teens accused of burglarizing cars linked to Labor Day standoff...

Four teens are facing charges, accused of breaking into a deputy's patrol car and stealing a gun....

 2021-09-16 21:02 

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Another one! Jacksonville man wins $1 million from Florida Lottery scratch-off...

The Florida Lottery announced yet another Jacksonville lottery winner. Yes, again!...

 2021-09-16 21:00 

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Lawyer charged in probe of Trump-Russia investigation...

A prominent cybersecurity lawyer has been charged in the special counsel's probe of the U.S. government's investigation into Russian election interference...

 2021-09-16 21:00 

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Biden angers France, EU with new Australia, UK initiative...

President Joe Biden's decision to form a strategic Indo-Pacific alliance with Australia and Britain has angered France and the European Union with a go-it-alone move they see as a return to the Trump era...

 2021-09-16 20:46 

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I-295 near I-95 in North Jacksonville shut down due to flooding, mud on road...

Part of Interstate 295 near Interstate 95 just south of the Jacksonville International Airport is shut down right now due to flooding and mud on the roadway....

 2021-09-16 20:45 

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Stocks end lower after a brief afternoon recovery fades...

Stocks couldn't hold on to a brief afternoon gain and wound up ending mostly lower...

 2021-09-16 20:45 

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GOP Senate candidate: US should not accept Afghan refugees...

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Lamon says the United States should not accept Afghan refugees, including translators and others who helped the American military during the 20-year war...

 2021-09-16 20:45 

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Lawyer charged in Durham probe with making false statement...

A prominent cybersecurity lawyer has been charged in the special counsel's probe of the U.S. government's investigation into Russian election interference The lawyer is accused of making false statements to the FBI...

 2021-09-16 20:40 

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Court halts use of health order to expel migrant families...

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government must stop using a public health order to quickly expel migrants with children who are apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border...

 2021-09-16 20:38 

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Family pleads for information in Gabby Petito’s disappearance...

The family of a missing Florida woman who vanished during a cross-country road trip with her fianc pleaded Thursday for information on the 22-year-old's whereabouts....

 2021-09-16 20:35 

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California wildfires threaten famous giant sequoia trees...

Forest fires are threatening groves of gigantic sequoias in California's Sierra Nevada mountains that are home to some of the world's largest trees...

 2021-09-16 20:30 

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Ford adding 450 jobs to meet demand for new electric truck...

Ford plans to spend $250 million and add 450 jobs at three Michigan plants to meet demand for the new F-150 Lightning...

 2021-09-16 20:26 

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Rally organizer says crowd will be “completely peaceful” to support suspects behind Jan. 6 attack...

The U.S. Capitol is once again surrounded by a security fence and this time it was put up in anticipation of Saturday's rally in support of the people arrested in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack....

 2021-09-16 20:25 

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Latest: GOP AGs threaten legal action over vaccine mandate...

Two dozen Republican attorneys general are warning the White House of impending legal action if a proposed coronavirus vaccine requirement for as many as 100 million Americans goes into effect...

 2021-09-16 20:15 

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MassMutual fined for failing to monitor GameStop saga star...

Massachusetts is fining MassMutual $4 million after accusing the company of failing to supervise an employee whose online cheerleading of GameStop's stock helped launch the frenzy that shook Wall Street earlier this year...

 2021-09-16 20:14 

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St. Augustine Beach suspends recycling program until further notice...

A shortage in the workforce has forced the City of St. Augustine Beach to suspend recycling services starting Monday, Oct. 4....

 2021-09-16 20:10 

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NYC's Rikers Island jail spirals into chaos amid pandemic...

New York City's Rikers Island jail complex has been troubled by years of neglect and now has spiraled into turmoil during the coronavirus pandemic...

 2021-09-16 20:10 

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Italy requires COVID-19 pass for all workers from Oct. 15...

Italian workers in both the public and private sectors will be obliged to provide a health pass to access the workplace from Oct. 15 under a decree that has been approved by Premier Mario Draghi's broad-based coalition government...

 2021-09-16 20:07 

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Jacksonville police: Kids found with rotten teeth, bite marks; couple charged with child neglect...

A young couple was arrested and charged with several counts of child neglect. A police report from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, obtained by Action News Jax, said the three children were living in deplorable conditions inside a home in the Long B...

 2021-09-16 20:05 

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Covered California director to step down in February...

The director of Covered California says he will step down early next year...

 2021-09-16 20:05 

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GOP prosecutors threaten lawsuits over vaccine requirement...

Two dozen Republican attorneys general are warning the White House of impending legal action if a proposed coronavirus vaccine requirement for as many as 100 million Americans goes into effect...

 2021-09-16 19:50 

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UN: Tens of thousands await help 1 month after Haiti quake...

A U.N. official says tens of thousands of Haitians are still awaiting help more than a month after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the country's southern region...

 2021-09-16 19:50 

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Lawyer: Arizona Senate's 2020 election review out next week...

An attorney representing the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate says the long-delayed review of 2020 election results in the state's most populous county will be released next week...

 2021-09-16 19:39 

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1 arrested, 1 at large after 4 found dead in Wisconsin cornfield...

Authorities in Minnesota have arrested a man in connection with the deaths of four people found shot in an abandoned SUV in a Wisconsin cornfield....

 2021-09-16 19:35 

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Biden's 'summer of love' with Europe hits an abrupt break-up...

President Joe Biden's summer of love with Europe appears to have come to an abrupt end...

 2021-09-16 19:29 

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Woman found bound, naked in Florida storm drain...

Police in Fort Myers, Florida, are investigating how a woman became trapped in a storm drain, legs bound and naked....

 2021-09-16 19:25 

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Latest: Cuba begins vaccinating children as young as 2...

Cuba has begun a COVID-19 vaccination campaign for children between the ages of 2 and 10, saying it was necessary to curb the spread of the delta variant...

 2021-09-16 19:20 

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Man arrested in fatal shootings of 4 found in Wisconsin SUV...

Sheriff's officials say one suspect has been arrested and a second suspect is being sought in connection with the fatal shootings of four people found in an abandoned SUV in western Wisconsin...

 2021-09-16 19:20 

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US stock indexes recover from a midday slump and turn higher...

Stocks recovered from a midday slump and were edging higher in late afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday, keeping major indexes in the green for the week...

 2021-09-16 19:18 

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Coronavirus: Inseparable Jacksonville mother-daughter teaching duo die days apart from COVID-19...

A mother-daughter teaching duo in Jacksonville died days apart from COVID-19 complications. Marilyn Foshee and her daughter Julie Foshee-Knowell were both teachers at Trinity Christian Academy on Jacksonville's Westside for many years....

 2021-09-16 19:15 

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Louis Menand among nonfiction National Book Award nominees...

Louis Menand's Cold War cultural history "The Free World" and Hanif Abdurraqib's meditation on Black artistry "A Little Devil in America" are among the works on the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards...

 2021-09-16 19:10 

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Angels' Ohtani has sore arm, may not pitch again this season...

Two-way star Shohei Ohtani won't pitch Friday for the Los Angeles Angels because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season...

 2021-09-16 18:53 

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At least 15 teachers, staff from Jacksonville area have died of COVID-19 since July...

More than 15 Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia teachers and staff members have died of COVID-19 since July, Action News Jax has learned....

 2021-09-16 18:40 

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Hundreds of migrating songbirds crash into NYC skyscrapers...

Hundreds of birds migrating through New York City this week have died after crashing into the city's glass towers...

 2021-09-16 18:40 

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Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic...

A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an "alarming" increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers...

 2021-09-16 18:40 

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New justice minister takes over as Haiti's instability grows...

Haiti's new justice minister is pledging to find those responsible for high-profile killings as he spoke publicly for the first time since taking over from his predecessor fired by Prime Minister Ariel Henry, who recently dismissed officials seeking t...

 2021-09-16 18:40 

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The Latest: Dutch foreign minister resigns over Afghanistan...

The Dutch foreign minister has resigned after the lower house of parliament passed a motion of censure against the government over its handling of evacuations from Afghanistan amid the Taliban takeover of the country...

 2021-09-16 18:40 

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US targets 5 al-Qaida operatives in Turkey with sanctions...

The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions Thursday against five men in Turkey suspected of providing financial and travel services to al-Qaida...

 2021-09-16 18:35 

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UN rule may be hurdle for Brazil vaccine skeptic Bolsonaro...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's reluctance to get a vaccine is a rarity in his country — and may complicate his plans to attend the U.N.'s General Assembly next week...

 2021-09-16 18:30 

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Tarp or tossed? Ump says he didn't 'eject' O's grounds crew...

Even for baseball fans who've seen everything, this was a bizarre sight: The entire Baltimore Orioles' grounds crew, perched behind the tarp and poised to spring into action as a storm approached, suddenly got told by an umpire to scram...

 2021-09-16 18:25 

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Dutch foreign minister quits over Afghanistan evacuations...

The Dutch foreign minister has resigned after the lower house of parliament passed a motion of censure against the government over its handling of evacuations from Afghanistan amid the Taliban takeover...

 2021-09-16 18:10 

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Mortgage rates dip lower this week; 30-year loan at 2.86%...

Average long-term mortgage rates dipped lower this week as economic prospects continued muted amid a wave of new delta variant coronavirus cases...

 2021-09-16 17:55 

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Mexico highlights Cuban leader's visit on Independence Day...

The big highlight of Mexico's Independence Day has been the visit by Cuban President Miguel Daz-Canel...

 2021-09-16 17:45 

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EXPLAINER: What are current COVID-19 guidelines for schools?...

Schools have opened nationwide this fall only to find thousands of students and teachers sickened by COVID-19 in what many officials had hoped would be a year that saw a return to "normal" in-person instruction...

 2021-09-16 17:45 

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US stocks fall as technology companies lead a broad slide...

Stocks fell broadly in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday and pared weekly gains for the major indexes...

 2021-09-16 17:35 

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Three Iranian dissidents to be honored by PEN America...

Three imprisoned Iranian dissidents will be honored next month at Pen America's annual gala...

 2021-09-16 17:35 

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US faith leaders recall Sikh's bias killing post Sept. 11...

Balbir Singh Sodhi is being remembered as the first person to die in the bias attacks unleashed after hijackers crashed airplanes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on 9/11...

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