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Canada's last intact ice shelf collapses due to warming

Much of Canada's remaining intact ice shelf has broken apart into hulking iceberg islands thanks to a hot summer and global warming, scientists said. Canada's 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf on...
Aug. 7, 2020

Giants' Baker charged in robbery; Dunbar won't be prosecuted

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker was formally charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm in connection with a fight at a cookout...
Aug. 7, 2020

Q&A: What's up with Trump's orders on TikTok and WeChat?

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat, saying they are a threat...
Aug. 7, 2020

The Latest: Arizona has 1,400 new cases, adds 79 deaths

PHOENIX — Arizona health officials have reported more than 1,400 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 79 more deaths. The latest figures released Friday by the Department of Health Services increased...
Aug. 7, 2020

Judge rejects pharmacy chains' bid to toss opioid suits

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lawsuits filed by two Ohio counties against retail pharmacy chains claiming their opioid dispensing practices flooded communities with pain pills and were a a public nuisance can...
Aug. 7, 2020

The Latest: Ship owner 1st to sue over Beirut port explosion

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Lebanon’s state-run National News agency says a Lebanese businessman whose cruise ship was destroyed and...
Aug. 7, 2020

Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, prosecutors...
Aug. 7, 2020

US consumers increased borrowing in June by 2.6% after big declines in prior months

WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increased borrowing in June by 2.6% after big declines in prior months.
Aug. 7, 2020

State chief justice blasts small-time thief's life sentence

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man caught with stolen hedge clippers decades ago must continue to serve his life sentence, despite a stinging dissent from the chief justice of Louisiana’s...
Aug. 7, 2020

AP Explains: 5 key takeaways from the July jobs report

WASHINGTON (AP) — A resurgence in COVID-19 cases didn’t shut off the American job creation machine last month — but it did slow it down. Employers added 1.8 million jobs...
Aug. 7, 2020

S&P 500 stalls as tech slides, threatens 5-day win streak

NEW YORK (AP) — A slide for technology stocks on Friday is helping to halt Wall Street's big rally from earlier this week, after President Donald Trump unveiled his latest...
Aug. 7, 2020

Mauritius asks France for help as stranded ship leaks oil

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The prime minister of Mauritius says the government is appealing to France for help with a brewing environmental disaster after a ship that ran aground days ago...
Aug. 7, 2020

Herman Cain is mourned, celebrated at his funeral in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Herman Cain, the former Republican presidential candidate, businessman and close ally of President Donald Trump, was guided by his Christian faith in politics, business and his personal...
Aug. 7, 2020

The Latest: Lebanon customs chief arrested in Beirut blast

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Lebanon's state news agency says the chief of the customs department has been questioned by...
Aug. 7, 2020

Judge: Prosecutor will stay on ex-cop's case in Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge overseeing the cases against the four former officers charged in the death of George Floyd has denied a request to have a local prosecutor removed...
Aug. 7, 2020

US intelligence says Russia is using a range of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — US intelligence says Russia is using a range of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Aug. 7, 2020

US intelligence warns about election interference by China, Russia, Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — US intelligence warns about election interference by China, Russia, Iran.
Aug. 7, 2020

Louisiana man serving life for $30 drug sale set to be freed

ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — Prosecutors in Louisiana have agreed to release a Black veteran serving a life sentence in prison without parole over a $30 marijuana sale, according to his...
Aug. 7, 2020

Europeans urge fair election in Belarus, criticize run-up

BERLIN (AP) — Top European officials urged Belarusian authorities Friday to ensure a free and fair presidential election this weekend and denounced “unacceptable” restrictions ahead of the vote. President Alexander...
Aug. 7, 2020

US reports show racial disparities in kids with COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP) — Racial disparities in the the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday. One of the Centers for Disease Control...
Aug. 7, 2020

Court lifts ruling against 4 Arkansas abortion restrictions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday lifted a judge's ruling blocking four Arkansas abortion restrictions, including a ban on a common second trimester procedure and...
Aug. 7, 2020

Ohio governor’s COVID-19 results show tests imperfections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's positive-then-negative test results for the coronavirus are a reminder that no test is definitive. The governor tested positive using a rapid test Thursday,...
Aug. 7, 2020

The Latest: UN releases $6M, assesses shelter need in Beirut

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The United Nations official in charge of emergency relief has released $6 million for the...
Aug. 7, 2020

American oil execs, held 2 years, go to trial in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuela court has launched the trial of six American oil executives jailed well over two years after being lured to the South American nation and...
Aug. 7, 2020

Autopsies determine 2 Tulsa children accidentally drowned

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two Tulsa children whose bodies were found in waterways in May accidentally drowned, the Oklahoma medical examiner's office ruled Friday. Autopsy reports say both 3-year-old Miracle...
Aug. 7, 2020

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