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More testing sites are operating, but most require a doctor's order and an appointment. [...]
Mon, May 03, 2021
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The Yale-trained actor, 27, who plays the role of Jolene in the Netflix series, pursued her dream with the support of family and a committed student adviser. [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - At least 70% of Minnesotans age 65 and older will get at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine before the state moves on to the next phase of vaccinations, according to Gov. Tim Walz. The governor is expected to announce the next phase of the [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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LONDON (AP) - Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi has lost his bid to avoid extradition from Britain to India to face allegations he was involved in a $1.8 billion bank fraud. District Judge Samuel Goozee ruled in London on Thursday that the jeweler has a case to answer before the Indian [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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Students are expected to take the exams, whether they learn virtually or in person. [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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LONDON (AP) - British television presenter and writer David Walliams and “Doc Martin” star Martin Clunes were among several actors who formally settled damages Thursday with a newspaper publisher over phone hacking claims. Walliams, a judge on “Britain’s Got Talent,” and several others including Clunes sued Mirror Group Newspapers, publisher [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Bahrain’s crown prince spoke with the Israeli prime minister on Thursday about the return to nuclear talks with Iran, Bahrain’s state-run news agency reported, as the U.S. administration tries to revive the tattered 2015 nuclear accord. Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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Facebook announced Thursday that it is removing all remaining Myanmar military and military-controlled pages from its site and from Instagram, which it also owns. It said it will also block advertising from military-linked businesses. The decision follows a Feb. 1 coup in which the military removed elected leaders from [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - It may be no surprise that outdoor activity in Wisconsin increased last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but a new report Thursday from the Wisconsin Policy Forum attempts to quantify just how much more state residents were getting out of the house. Park visits, sporting goods [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt. The leaders will meet via videoconference from 1400 GMT (9 a.m. EST). They’ll debate ways [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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JERUSALEM (AP) - When it comes to obtaining hard-to-get coronavirus vaccines, Israel’s friends are discovering the road appears to run through Jerusalem. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday acknowledged sharing coronavirus vaccines with a number of friendly countries that have given favors to Israel in the past. Although he [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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Sunday is probably the rainier of the weekend days [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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BEIJING (AP) - The ruling Communist Party is celebrating the official end of extreme poverty in China with a propaganda campaign that praises President Xi Jinping’s role, part of efforts to cement his image as a history-making leader who is reclaiming his country’s rightful place as a global power. The [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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BEIJING (AP) - China on Thursday denied subjecting U.S. diplomats to COVID-19 anal tests following reports from Washington that some of its personnel were being made to undergo the procedure. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters at a daily briefing that “China has never asked U.S. diplomats [...]
Thu, Feb 25, 2021
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“They influenced history. That marker, that iron sign, is going to outlast my lifetime and these kids’, too.” [...]
Wed, Feb 24, 2021
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Maryland became the first state to enact such a ban last year. [...]
Wed, Feb 24, 2021
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In a compromise, Metro committed to speeding up construction of an entrance and to post signs to point travelers to Capital One Hall. [...]
Wed, Feb 24, 2021
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This year’s race for Virginia governor is more crowded than any other in modern history, perhaps ever. [...]
Wed, Feb 24, 2021
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What you need to know about what you can do safely in Virginia as coronavirus cases rise. [...]
Wed, Feb 24, 2021
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It was some of the most severe cold in decades, with record-setting duration in some areas. [...]
Wed, Feb 24, 2021
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