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  • Olympics Latest: Ross, Klineman move on to knockout round

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    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Americans April Ross and Alix Klineman have moved on to the Olympic beach volleyball ...

  • Fire erupts at warehouse of Brazil's national film institute

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    (AP) BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A government warehouse storing movies, documents and antique projectors from Brazil's film industry caught fire Thursday night in Sao Paulo. The fire department said 15 fire vehicles and 50 firefighters were at the site trying to ...

  • Crawford back with 2-run double as Giants blank Dodgers 5-0

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    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford doubled home two runs in his first at-bat after coming back from a left oblique strain and the majors-leading San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Thursday in the rubber match of ...

  • Indians' Francona steps down for rest of season, surgeries

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    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona pushed his battered body to its absolute limit, doing even more damage. He needs to give himself a break — and time to heal. Cleveland's popular manager is stepping down for the remainder of this ...

  • AP Top U.S. News at 8:55 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teen Ravages of COVID surge evident inside Missouri hospital Homes lose water as wells run dry in drought-ravaged basin Wisconsin storms bring 3 tornados; 1 man ...

  • Tribes seek order banning digging at Nevada lithium mine

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    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two tribes that joined a legal battle over plans to build a mine at the largest known U.S. deposit of lithium urged a judge Thursday to temporarily ban digging for an archaeological survey that they say ...

  • Olympics Latest: New Zealand's Twigg wins single sculls gold

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    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT New Zealand’s Emma Twigg has won gold in the women's single sculls ...

  • AP Top U.S. News at 8:48 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teen Ravages of COVID surge evident inside Missouri hospital Homes lose water as wells run dry in drought-ravaged basin Wisconsin storms bring 3 tornados; 1 man ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 8:48 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) The Biden administration has announced sweeping new pandemic rules for federal workers and some contractors Simone Biles’ sponsors including Athleta and Visa are lauding her decision to put her mental health first and withdraw from the gymnastics team competition during ...

  • AP Top News at 8:48 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers Olympic sponsors praise Simone Biles after withdrawal Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teen Group: Jailed Belarus journalist needs urgent hospital care Robinhood CEO tells AP it's eyeing expansion beyond trading ...

  • Detroit Pistons grab Cade Cunningham at No. 1 in NBA draft

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    (AP) The Detroit Pistons selected Oklahoma State’s Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. Cunningham had been widely expected to be the first name called in New York, though Pistons general manager Troy Weaver wouldn’t ...

  • UN extends CAR arms embargo despite China appeal to lift it

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    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council extended the arms embargo against the Central African Republic for a year on Thursday despite an appeal from China to lift it, saying the government hasn’t met U.N. benchmarks including ensuring the ...

  • Most of Nevada under flood watch into Friday night

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    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The heaviest rain moved out of parts of eastern and south-central Nevada Thursday but most of the state remains under a flash flood watch into Friday night and more rain is expected through the weekend. The ...

  • AP Top U.S. News at 8:33 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teen Ravages of COVID surge evident inside Missouri hospital Homes lose water as wells run dry in drought-ravaged basin Wisconsin storms bring 3 tornados; 1 man ...

  • AP Top News at 8:33 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new pandemic requirements aimed at boosting vaccination rates for millions of federal workers and contractors as he lamented the “American tragedy” ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 8:33 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) The Biden administration has announced sweeping new pandemic rules for federal workers and some contractors Simone Biles’ sponsors including Athleta and Visa are lauding her decision to put her mental health first and withdraw from the gymnastics team competition during ...

  • Mariners' Santiago banned 80 games for positive drug test

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Turns out Héctor Santiago was using more than sticky stuff. The Seattle Mariners pitcher was suspended for 80 games Thursday by Major League Baseball following a positive test for external testosterone, exactly one month after he ...

  • Ex-CIA officer accused of spying for China has memory issues

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    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — A former CIA officer accused of spying for China is asking for a mental competency evaluation after telling his attorney he believes he is suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and is having trouble remembering ...

  • AP Top U.S. News at 8:23 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teen Ravages of COVID surge evident inside Missouri hospital Homes lose water as wells run dry in drought-ravaged basin Wisconsin storms bring 3 tornados; 1 man ...

  • AP Top News at 8:23 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new pandemic requirements aimed at boosting vaccination rates for millions of federal workers and contractors as he lamented the “American tragedy” ...

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