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 2020-07-05 02:36 

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Asia Today: Australia's Victoria state reports 74 new cases...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded 74 new coronavirus cases after announcing a record 108 new infections on Saturday.The Saturday increase......

 2020-07-05 02:12 

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Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city's Inner Harbor on Saturday night.Demonstrators used ropes to topple the......

 2020-07-05 02:05 

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Protesters in Baltimore pull down statue of Christopher Columbus, throw it into harbor...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters in Baltimore pull down statue of Christopher Columbus, throw it into harbor....

 2020-07-05 01:59 

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Armed protesters march through Georgia's Stone Mountain Park...

A large group of armed protesters on Saturday marched through Georgia's Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park's massive Confederate carving to be removed.The predominantly Black......

 2020-07-05 01:37 

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GOP-ers possibly exposed to virus by Trump Jr. girlfriend...

BOZEMAN,Mont. (AP) — The wife and the running mate of Republican governor candidate Greg Gianforte, as well as several other top GOP officials, were possibly exposed to the coronavirus after......

 2020-07-05 01:13 

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Agent: Cambage expected out; severe risk if she gets virus...

NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas Aces All-Star center Liz Cambage is expected to miss the upcoming WNBA season for health reasons, according to her agent."In the evaluation of Liz Cambage's health......

 2020-07-05 00:53 

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California firm's rocket fails in launch from New Zealand...

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rocket Lab, which specializes in putting small satellites into orbit, failed to deploy a payload of seven satellites during its 13th launch, the Long Beach, California,......

 2020-07-04 23:55 

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Earl Cameron, pioneering British film actor, dies at 102...

Earl Cameron, who was one of the first Black actors to perform in mainstream British films and played supporting roles to enduring entertainment icons such as James Bond and the title character in......

 2020-07-04 23:08 

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Determined Ohtani charging back into 2-way role for Angels...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani is doing twice as much work as his Los Angeles Angels teammates again, and he's thrilled about it.The majors' first serious two-way player in decades is......

 2020-07-04 22:56 

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Tough day for MLB: Price out, Freeman positive, Tanaka hurt...

Freddie Freeman tests positive for COVID-19. Masahiro Tanaka gets hit in the head by a line drive. David Price announces he won't play this season.On this Fourth of July, even the return of......

 2020-07-04 22:41 

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Noose found at Johns Hopkins University construction site...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University is investigating the discovery of a rope tied into a noose at a construction site in a building it owns off its Baltimore campus.Johns Hopkins......

 2020-07-04 22:37 

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Matthew Wolff shoots 64 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead...

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a three-shot lead in the Rocket Mortgage Classic.Wolff shot his second straight 8-under 64......

 2020-07-04 22:12 

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Eyeing social change, Pirates star Josh Bell finds his voice...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell wanted to make a statement with his actions, a way to channel the disgust the Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman felt in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of......

 2020-07-04 21:47 

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Dodgers pitcher Price won't play this year because of virus...

Dodgers pitcher David Price will not play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, delaying his Los Angeles debut until next year.The five-time All-Star became the......

 2020-07-04 21:38 

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Texas reports record number of new COVID-19 cases with 8,258...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas reported its highest daily increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases Saturday with 8,258, as hospitalizations continued to climb.Much of Texas began......

 2020-07-04 21:37 

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Eastern equine encephalitis virus confirmed in Massachusetts...

BOSTON (AP) — The eastern equine encephalitis virus has been discovered in mosquitoes for the first time this year in Massachusetts, health officials said.EEE was confirmed by the......

 2020-07-04 21:36 

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Briscoe wins 2nd straight to complete dream weekend at Indy...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chase Briscoe put on four new tires during a late pit-stop Saturday, then held off AJ Allmendinger and Austin Cindric over the final five laps to win the first Xfinity Series......

 2020-07-04 21:30 

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Youngsters justifying the faith of top Premier League teams...

Some of the top Premier League teams are putting their faith in youth in the high-stakes finale to the longest-ever soccer season in England.Two 18-year-old English players justified that......

 2020-07-04 21:11 

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Feds: Friend supplied bottles to NYPD fire bomb suspect...

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities arrested a man Saturday they say supplied glass bottles to a woman charged with hurling a Molotov cocktail at an occupied New York City police vehicle during......

 2020-07-04 21:09 

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Police: Texas officers fatally shoot man who shot his wife...

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Police in a Dallas suburb shot and killed a man Saturday after he reportedly shot his wife and opened fire on the officers, a police spokeswoman said.Officers in......

 2020-07-04 20:41 

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Relative: Parents, 2 children among 5 killed in car crashes...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina couple and their two daughters were among five people killed in a chain of car crashes started by a speeding driver, according to police and a newspaper......

 2020-07-04 20:39 

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Illinois sees 862 more virus cases and 10 more deaths...

CHICAGO (AP) — Health officials in Illinois announced on Saturday that the number of new confirmed coronavirus cases has climbed by 862 and that the virus had killed 10 more people.The......

 2020-07-04 20:29 

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Kansas newspaper's post equates mask mandate with Holocaust...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A weekly Kansas newspaper whose publisher is a county Republican Party chairman posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the Democratic governor's order requiring people......

 2020-07-04 20:03 

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Arkansas reports 587 more COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas on Saturday reported 587 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and five additional deaths.The Arkansas Department of Health said the state's total number......

 2020-07-04 20:00 

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Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive...

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening scene during the......

 2020-07-04 19:57 

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Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors...

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak moved the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest from the Coney Island boardwalk to an undisclosed indoor location but the results were familiar: Joey......

 2020-07-04 19:10 

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Amid furor over monuments, Trump seeks 'garden' of US heroes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a vision for his second term, if he wins one, of establishing a "National Garden of American Heroes" that will pay tribute to some of the most......

 2020-07-04 19:01 

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Michigan reports 398 new coronavirus cases, 3 new deaths...

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan reported 398 new coronavirus cases and three more deaths on Saturday.According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, there have been 65,533......

 2020-07-04 18:58 

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Dixon breaks through at Indianapolis with victory in GP...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon finally made his second trip to Indianapolis Motor Speedway's victory lane.Twelve years after winning his only Indianapolis 500 on the Brickyard's historic......

 2020-07-04 18:47 

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Oklahoma reports 580 more COVID-19 cases...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma on Saturday reported an additional 580 cases of the coronavirus.The Oklahoma State Department of Health said that the additional cases bring the state's total......

 2020-07-04 18:29 

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Atlanta Braves give no indication of considering name change...

ATLANTA (AP) — With teams in two sports taking a second look at names deemed offensive to Native Americans, the Atlanta Braves on Saturday gave no indication they are willing to consider a similar......

 2020-07-04 18:10 

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New Mexico establishes finally alternative fuel corridors...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials have announced that the Federal Highway Administration has designated the state's first alternative fuel corridors.The Las Cruces Sun-News......

 2020-07-04 18:08 

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Judge extends hospitalization of truck attack plot suspect...

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has extended the court-ordered hospitalization of a Maryland man deemed mentally unfit for trial on charges he planned an Islamic State-inspired attack at a......

 2020-07-04 18:01 

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Indiana reports 522 new coronavirus cases, 6 more deaths...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has reported 522 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 47,432, state health officials said on Saturday.In a news release, the state's health......

 2020-07-04 17:48 

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Inmate death at federal jail in Los Angeles ruled a homicide...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The death of an inmate at a federal jail in Los Angeles this past week has been ruled a homicide, resulting from stab wounds and strangulation, according to records obtained by......

 2020-07-04 17:32 

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Knocked out of Brickyard, Johnson copes at home with virus...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid coronavirus.They washed their hands frequently, diligently followed the face-mask guidelines and even left......

 2020-07-04 17:01 

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US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts grow...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida reported a record number of coronavirus cases on Saturday, the latest sign that the virus is surging in many parts of the United States, casting a pall over......

 2020-07-04 16:43 

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Bellagio error may be biggest past post loss for Vegas...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets made after an......

 2020-07-04 16:35 

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Serpentine wins English Derby in bizarre fashion...

EPSOM, England (AP) — The first English Derby to take place without spectators took a surreal turn as 25-1 shot Serpentine went out as the pacemaker and was never caught for an unlikely six-length......

 2020-07-04 16:34 

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NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR's extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue — has been rocked by its......

 2020-07-04 16:14 

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South Dakota officials confirm 50 new coronavirus cases...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Health officials in South Dakota have confirmed 50 new coronavirus cases.As of Saturday morning, the state has seen 7,028 cases and 97 deaths. The state has 869 active......

 2020-07-04 16:09 

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Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus...

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus.Manager Brian Snitker said Saturday the four......

 2020-07-04 16:05 

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North Dakota reports nearly 60 new coronavirus cases...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota health officials say they've confirmed nearly 60 new cases of the coronavirus.The state health department said Saturday that as of Friday the state has......

 2020-07-04 15:38 

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UK judge says Amber Heard can be in court for Depp testimony...

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp's lawyers have failed to stop the American actor's ex-wife, Amber Heard, from attending his libel trial against the British tabloid newspaper The Sun until she is called......

 2020-07-04 15:14 

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The Latest: Tiafoe tests positive, exits tennis tournament...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Frances Tiafoe has tested positive for the coronavirus and withdrawn from the All-American Team......

 2020-07-04 15:11 

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Amazon homeless shelter boosts unique program for sick kids...

SEATTLE (AP) — After becoming homeless, Connie Wade realized she'd be missing something critical to care for her daughter.She and 12-year-old Emilyanne couldn't camp in a car or on the......

 2020-07-04 14:59 

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NBA emphasizes mental health as teams await Disney 'bubble'...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jrue Holiday expects basketball to be the easy part.The Pelicans guard will be living in the NBA's "bubble" when 22 teams gather near Orlando, Florida, this month to......

 2020-07-04 14:48 

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Louisiana aid paying for student computers, internet access...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards is using much of the $50 million in discretionary education aid awarded to Louisiana to help with the coronavirus response to buy computers and expand......

 2020-07-04 14:36 

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18 Miami-Dade County residents contract West Nile Virus...

MIAMI (AP) — Miami-Dade County health officials have confirmed four more local cases of West Nile virus, bringing the county total to 18 residents.The Miami Herald reports the county's......

 2020-07-04 14:25 

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Trump signs extension of COVID-relief fund for businesses...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus,The legislation extends the......

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