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 2021-09-21 16:02 

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Lawmakers attempt to revive nationwide eviction moratorium...

Several progressive lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a bill that would reimpose a nationwide eviction moratorium at a time when deaths from COVID-19 are running at their highest levels since early M......

 2021-09-21 16:01 

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UN agencies want access to asylum-seekers stuck at EU border...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two United Nations agencies requested access Tuesday to asylum-seekers stranded at Belarus's border with Poland and Lithuania, after four migrants were found dead in the area.......

 2021-09-21 15:59 

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Alitalia's final weeks flying marked by protests, apologies...

ROME (AP) — Italy's failing national airline Alitalia told passengers on Tuesday to just bring a single piece of hand luggage when travelling, given the intensifying strikes and labor protests that......

 2021-09-21 15:55 

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Mayor of small coastal Georgia town dies from COVID-19...

RICEBORO, Ga. (AP) — The mayor of a small coastal Georgia town has died from complications due to COVID-19Riceboro Mayor Joe Harris died Tuesday, Pearlie Axson, the town's mayor pro tem, told local......

 2021-09-21 15:54 

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Texans rookie Mills to start at QB Thursday against Panthers...

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Davis Mills will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers with Tyrod Taylor out with a hamstring injury.Coach David Culley anno......

 2021-09-21 15:51 

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Workers reinstall Wisconsin statues downed in 2020 protest...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin workers reinstalled two statues Tuesday on the state Capitol grounds that protesters ripped down during a demonstration last year in the wake of George Floyd's death.......

 2021-09-21 15:48 

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MLB Calendar...

Oct. 5-6 — Wild card games.Oct. 7 — Division Series start.Oct. 15 — League Championship Series start....

 2021-09-21 15:43 

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Market debut of Universal Music Group is a smash hit...

The market debut of Universal Music Group was a hit with investors Tuesday with optimism about the future of steaming music running high. Shares jumped nearly 40% to almost $26 per share in trading......

 2021-09-21 15:42 

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Amazon, Chobani and others vow to hire Afghan refugees...

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, Chobani, UPS and more than 30 other companies have vowed to hire and train refugees fleeing Afghanistan for the U.S. The companies said Tuesday that they want to help the te......

 2021-09-21 15:37 

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Toyota scraps V8 in Tundra redesign, adds hybrid powertrain...

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is dumping the big V8 engine in the latest redesign of its Tundra full-size pickup truck, a bold move in a market that likes big, powerful engines.The 381 horsepower, 5.7-lite......

 2021-09-21 15:29 

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Investigation finds no residency violation by Walker's wife...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia election investigators found that U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker's wife did not commit any residency violation by voting in Georgia in the 2020 general election after ......

 2021-09-21 15:19 

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Rapid City establishes rules for medical marijuana sellers...

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Rapid City Council has approved an ordinance which establishes rules for medical marijuana dispensaries in the community. The rules go into effect Oct. 2 after legal pub......

 2021-09-21 15:18 

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Dakota Access asks high court to reverse pipeline decision...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The company that operates the Dakota Access oil pipeline is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse an appellate ruling ordering additional environmental review, saying it pu......

 2021-09-21 15:12 

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Albuquerque OKs no-fares pilot program for city buses...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque's public transit system won't charge fares for riding buses during a 12-month experiment starting Jan. 1.The City Council voted Monday night to approve the pilo......

 2021-09-21 15:09 

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Puerto Rico to raise minimum wage for 1st time in 12 years...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor signed a bill Tuesday to increase the U.S. territory's minimum wage for the first time in more than 12 years.The current minimum pay of $7.25 an ......

 2021-09-21 15:06 

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GPS for defendants in Bernalillo County to be monitored 24-7...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Defendants awaiting trial in Bernalillo County who wear GPS devices will be monitored more closely from now on.The New Mexico Judiciary has announced the implementation of a p......

 2021-09-21 15:05 

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Google to spend $2.1 billion on Manhattan campus acquisition...

Google is planning to buy St. John's Terminal in New York City for $2.1 billion, making it the anchor of its Hudson Square campus.The announcement Tuesday arrives with the city buffeted by the pand......

 2021-09-21 14:55 

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Questions continue on $16B back bay flood plan in NJ...

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — Federal officials are trying to explain a proposed $16 billion billion plan to address back bay flooding, one of the major sources of storm damage at the Jersey Shore, b......

 2021-09-21 14:51 

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'Dear Evan Hansen' filmmakers refine a hit Broadway musical...

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of people will get a chance to get to know the shy, teenager Evan Hansen this month, but Ben Platt is waving farewell.The actor and singer is intimately intertwined with Ev......

 2021-09-21 14:48 

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Ohio Rep. Bob Latta contracts COVID-19 after vaccination...

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Bob Latta became the second member of Congress from Ohio to test positive this week for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated against the virus.The Republican lawma......

 2021-09-21 14:43 

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Jo Lasorda, widow of Los Angeles Dodgers manager, dies at 91...

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Jo Lasorda, the widow of Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, has died. She was 91.She died Monday night at her home in Fullerton, the team said Tuesday. No cause of ......

 2021-09-21 14:38 

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Ida recovery meeting Thursday for agricultural producers...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The LSU AgCenter is holding an in-person and online meeting Thursday morning for southeastern Louisiana producers who suffered agricultural losses from Hurricane Ida. AgCenter ag......

 2021-09-21 14:36 

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Biden administration targets ransomware payment 'enablers'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration took aim Tuesday at the financial marketplace for criminal ransomware gangs, announcing sanctions against a Russia-based virtual currency brokerage that o......

 2021-09-21 14:29 

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School administrators covering for staff out with COVID...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Administrators in the Weare, New Hampshire, school district are covering for school staff members who contracted COVID-19 Superintendent Jacqueline Coe on Monday cited two clus......

 2021-09-21 14:24 

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Hungary gets 1-match fan ban, $217,000 FIFA fine for racism...

LONDON (AP) — Hungary was ordered by FIFA on Tuesday to play its next World Cup qualifier without spectators as punishment for the latest racial abuse by its supporters when England played in Budap......

 2021-09-21 14:17 

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Defense official defends French submarine-making capability...

PARIS (AP) — The spokesperson for France's Defense Ministry used Twitter to offer a robust defense of the country's submarine-making capabilities and to criticize Australia's decision to choose the......

 2021-09-21 14:14 

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Questions on $16B plan to ease back bay flooding at NJ shore...

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — A proposed $16 billion billion plan to address back bay flooding, one of the major sources of storm damage at the Jersey Shore, is raising concerns about where water wou......

 2021-09-21 14:03 

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Sarah Dash who sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, dies...

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit "Lady Marmalade" — has died. She was 76.Patti Labelle and Nona Hendryx completed......

 2021-09-21 14:02 

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The Latest: UN chief warns the world 'on edge of an abyss'...

The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly:___UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations chief is warning global leaders that the world has never been more threatened and divided and "we face the greatest c......

 2021-09-21 14:00 

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Psychologist indicted for $100,000 in false Medicaid claims...

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A northeast Georgia psychologist has been indicted for allegedly billing Medicaid for almost $100,000 in false claims.The Times of Gainesville reports that Dr. Guy Jordan w......

 2021-09-21 14:00 

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NFL to hold international combine in October in London...

LONDON (AP) — The NFL will stage an international combine for 50 athletes from 15 countries next month in London.The invitational scouting showcase is mirrored after the annual NFL combine usually ......

 2021-09-21 14:00 

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AP Sportlight...

Sept. 221905 — Willie Anderson wins the U.S. Open for the fourth time in five years, beating Alex Smith with a 314-total at the Myopia Hunt Club in South Hamilton, Mass.1927 — Gene Tunney wins a un......

 2021-09-21 14:00 

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This Date in Baseball...

Sept. 221911 — Cy Young, 44, beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 for his 511th and final major league victory.1936 — The Detroit Tigers swept the St. Louis Browns 12-0 and 14-0 to record the biggest do......

 2021-09-21 13:55 

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Massachusetts community colleges to require vaccinations...

BOSTON (AP) — Students, faculty and staff at all 15 Massachusetts state community colleges will be required to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by January, the schools' presidents said."......

 2021-09-21 13:50 

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'It's time': After 15 NBA seasons, guard JJ Redick retires...

J.J. Redick, the sharpshooter who was The Associated Press college player of the year at Duke before embarking on a 15-season NBA career, announced his retirement Tuesday.The 37-year-old Redick pla......

 2021-09-21 13:34 

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Croatia police trying to identify woman with memory loss...

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police said Tuesday they are still working to establish the identity of a woman with no recollection of who she is or where she came from before she ended up on a no......

 2021-09-21 13:32 

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Global Citizen's Hugh Evans hoping music can mobilize world...

Hugh Evans started his fight against extreme poverty by mobilizing his friends when he was growing up in Australia.On Saturday, Evans will try to mobilize the world to tackle poverty and COVID-19 w......

 2021-09-21 13:31 

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OECD urges rich nations to share vaccines to even-up growth...

PARIS (AP) — A leading international economic watchdog urged developed countries to put more effort into providing low-income countries with coronavirus vaccines in order to ensure that the global ......

 2021-09-21 13:29 

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Officer accompanying CIA chief develops 'Havana' symptoms...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. intelligence officer suffered symptoms linked to a series of suspected directed-energy attacks known as "Havana syndrome" while traveling with CIA Director William Burns in......

 2021-09-21 13:28 

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Carmaker Stellantis loses former FCA CEO Manley...

MILAN (AP) — PSA Peugeot's takeover of Fiat Chrysler to form the world's fourth-largest carmaker has had its first executive casualty, with former Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley stepping down as his......

 2021-09-21 13:27 

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Kentucky elementary suffers third COVID-19 death among staff...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An elementary school in eastern Kentucky suffered its third coronavirus-related death among its staff since the school year began, the district's superintendent said Tuesday.L......

 2021-09-21 13:26 

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Americans try to win back the Ryder Cup in Wisconsin...

By The Associated Press (AP) — PGA OF AMERICARYDER CUPSite: Sheboygan, Wisconsin....

 2021-09-21 13:22 

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Mayorkas chief says images from border 'horrified' him...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas said Tuesday images of what appeared to be Border Patrol agents on horseback rounding up migrants trying to cross the southern border "h......

 2021-09-21 13:21 

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Ex-South African president absent at corruption trial...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma did not attend a hearing in his corruption trial Tuesday, prompting prosecutors to question his absence and ask the judge to examine hi......

 2021-09-21 13:16 

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Mask mandate goes into effect for Rutland city employees...

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — City employees in Rutland, Vermont, are now required to wear masks. The mask mandate went into effect on Tuesday, after the Board of Aldermen rejected a proposal to ban such man......

 2021-09-21 13:15 

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Maine tops 1,000 deaths as delta variant fills hospitals...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine has topped 1,000 COVID-19 deaths as the delta variant fills hospital beds, officials said Tuesday. There have been 18 deaths since Saturday — bringing the total to 1,00......

 2021-09-21 13:10 

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Spain's new volcano attracts visitors, destroys banana crops...

LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Traffic jams pack the winding narrow roads of La Palma at dusk as curious residents and visitors flock to snap photos as the Spanish island's new volcano furiously ejects ma......

 2021-09-21 13:07 

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Biden bets on rapid COVID tests but they can be hard to find...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is betting on millions more rapid, at-home tests to help curb the latest deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is overloading hospitals and threatening t......

 2021-09-21 13:06 

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Russia suspends 8 handball players in betting investigation...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia suspended eight players from its men's national junior handball team on Tuesday for behavior likened to "treason" after alleging they had been in contact with bookmakers.The Ru......

 2021-09-21 13:00 

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Gillian Flynn, Lena Waithe to head their own book imprints...

NEW YORK (AP) — "Gone Girl" author Gillian Flynn is a familiar name on bestseller lists, but her personal reading tastes run to books most haven't heard about. "I start every conversation about boo......

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