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    You need to see these 10 special Amazon deals only Prime members can get Paraguay vs. Brazil Live Stream: Watch World Cup Qualifying Online, Time NEW YORK (AP) — Color. Dance. Music. Joy. An all Latino cast! © Provided by Associated Press Film In the Heights The hype for “In the Heights” has brought great expectation for Latinos in...
    10 Foolproof Sneaker + Dress Combo Templates To Copy Heat assistant Caron Butler trying to end prison solitary confinement in Connecticut NEW YORK (AP) — As a student as Wesleyan, Lin-Manuel Miranda began writing what would become “In the Heights,” the musical that would launch him as a playwright and performer and that would lead, two decades later, to...
    A video has emerged showing a man slapping French President Emmanuel Macron across the face during a visit to a town in the country’s Southeast on Tuesday.  The footage – which has been confirmed by Macron’s office as authentic – begins with the French leader walking toward a crowd lined up at barriers in Tain-l’Hermitage, offering his greetings.  He then leans in and...
    The Sleek New Hydro Flask Dinnerware at Nordstrom Is the Perfect Fathers Day Gift for Your Outdoorsy Dad Numbers inside Japans efforts to host the Olympics amid COVID-19 NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost time for all those famous Kardashians to shuffle off to Hulu and new projects as their 20-season reality TV mainstay comes to an end. ©...
                         Presented by Citizens' Climate Lobby     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Wednesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger...
    Anti-Asian hate crime legislation passes House vote, will head to Bidens desk Islamic State remains potent force in Afghanistan, says US envoy After more than a year of benching its biggest spectacles, Hollywood is ready to dazzle again. © Provided by Associated Press This combination photo shows poster art for upcoming summer films, top row from left, "A Quiet...
    Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) slammed the Associated Press (AP) on Tuesday for allegedly sharing a building with the Palestinian Hamas terrorist organization. As Breitbart News reported on Saturday, Israel destroyed the Jala Tower in Gaza, which housed several international organizations — and also, allegedly, facilities used by Hamas. There was an outcry from press freedom organizations, and the Biden administration...
    Republican Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton has taken aim at the Associated Press for allegedly sharing the same building as Hamas. The revelation was made after the Israeli Defense Force operated a military strike against a building in Gaza which Israel claimed also housed offices for the terrorist organization. There was outcry from journalists over the weekend after the strike blew...
    The Associated Press has been accused of lying about whether it knew Hamas maintained a military presence in its Gaza headquarters. Israeli forces destroyed Jala Tower which had been the AP's headquarters in the Palestinian territory for 15 years, and was also where Al Jazeera was based. Politicians and journalists in the United States rushed to condemn the bombing, claiming...
    Cities are getting a windfall from Bidens COVID relief bill. Now how are they going to spend it? City of Columbus, Ohio, and Andre Hills family agree to $10 million settlement over his death © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo It has been a decade since the hit comedy film Bridesmaids was released in theaters.  And Melissa McCarthy...
    A Tuesday poll indicated that most unvaccinated Americans are not planning to take the vaccine due to doubts on the overall safety of the shots as well as the potential side effects. An Associated Press-NORC poll released said that 11% of the unvaccinated respondents asked would “definitely” get the coronavirus vaccine, with 34% saying they “definitely won’t,” The Associated Press...
    Kansas high school baseball coach suspended over racial slur NYC federal jails are run by ‘morons,’ says judge after inmate describes horrors LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden, Prince Harry and Jennifer Lopez are among the big names advocating the importance of vaccine equity during the Global Citizen fundraising concert airing Saturday. © Provided by Associated Press APTOPIX...
    Severe weather continued to sweep across the South on Tuesday following two days of storms that have left the area damaged. Tornadoes touched down in Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina and Texas over the past two days, the New York Times reported. The damage from the storms and tornadoes left more than 100,000 homes without power early Tuesday morning, according...
    A new World War I Memorial opened to the public Saturday in Washington, D.C. -- one day after a dedication ceremony that included a military-jet flyover that caught some in the capital off guard.  The memorial to "The Great War" of 1914-1918 honors the 4.7 million who served in the fighting, and the 116,516 Americans who died during the conflict....
    Atlanta Braves (5-8) vs. Chicago Cubs (5-7) Chicago; Friday, 2:20 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Drew Smyly (0-0, 5.73 ERA, .91 WHIP, 11 strikeouts) Cubs: TBD FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cubs +116, Braves -134; over/under is 8 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Cubs host the Atlanta Braves on Friday. The Cubs went 19-14 at home in 2020. Chicago hit .220...
    Like his future wife, Prince Philip was born into royalty and a great-great-grandchild of Queen Victoria. He spent most of his life in the spotlight after marrying into an even-more high-profile royal family. From his first appearances at the side of the young Princess Elizabeth to his departure from a hospital in London last month, Associated Press photographers documented the...
    In this Oct. 17, 2010 file photo, San Francisco 49ers cornerback Phillip Adams (35) sits on the sideline during the first quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco. AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File Five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina were killed in a shooting on Wednesday.  An AP source said the gunman was former...
    The U.S. military is concerned that an attack on Taiwan by Chinese forces is imminent, which could trigger a significant increase in tensions between the two countries. Military officials are suspecting that China’s government is accelerating a timetable for attacking and possibly seizing control of the island following years of building tensions and disputes over sovereignty, The Associated Press reported...
    St. Louis Cardinals (1-2) vs. Miami Marlins (1-2) Miami; Monday, 6:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: TBD Marlins: Trevor Rogers (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts) LINE: Cardinals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals play the Miami Marlins on Monday. The Marlins went 11-15 on their home field in 2020....
    Atlanta Braves (0-2) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (2-0) Philadelphia; Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Ian Anderson (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts) Phillies: TBD LINE: Braves favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies play the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. The Phillies finished 21-19 against NL East Division opponents in 2020. Philadelphia...
    CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes hit a two-run homer and Pittsburgh’s relievers dominated in a two-hitter, helping the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on a chilly opening day. The game time temperature at Wrigley Field was 36 degrees, and the flags at the iconic ballpark rippled in the breeze for much of the sunny afternoon. READ MORE: Were Just...
    Official White House photo Media critics found the perfect metaphor Wednesday when reporters began filing updates on a specimen of alleged dog excrement that was spotted on a floor at the White House. On a day that began with a major cable news host joking for several consecutive minutes about euthanizing one of the First Dogs, Major Biden and his...
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — UConn’s Paige Bueckers becomes the first freshman to be named The Associated Press women’s basketball player of the year. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    SAN ANTONIO (AP/WJZ) — Maryland’s Brenda Frese named The Associated Press women’s basketball coach of the year for second time in her career. She also was voted the Big Ten’s Coach of the Year for the fourth time after leading the team to their sixth Big Ten title this season. READ MORE: Watch The Derek Chauvin Trial Live Frese locked...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A new report obtained by the Associated Press is detailing where experts believe the spread of COVID-19 began. According to the report, a joint World Health Organization and China study says the virus most likely came from bats to humans through another animal. The report says it’s extremely unlikely a lab leak is the origin. The Associated...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Access to government-run facilities housing young immigrants on the border with Mexico has caused one of the first tussles between news organizations and the two-month-old administration of Joe Biden. Before the doors opened slightly this week, the media was limited in depicting how people in U.S. custody were being treated, and how that compared to what...
    Cheap Amazon products that make your home look expensive America’s tournament is back once again © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Westlife have announced they will hit the stage at Wembley Stadium this summer - making them the first major act to perform at the iconic venue in two years.  The four-piece, comprising Shane Filan, Mark Feehily, Kian...
    By FARNOUSH AMIRI and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Report for America/Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Casey Goodson Jr., a Black man, was shot five times in the back by a white Ohio sheriff’s deputy last December, according to a final coroner’s report released Thursday. The final autopsy confirmed statements previously made by Goodson's family that the 23-year-old died after former Franklin...
    NEW YORK (AP) — UConn’s Paige Bueckers becomes just the third freshman named to The Associated Press women’s All-America team. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    The Associated Press All-America men’s basketball team with statistics through regular-season and conference tournaments: First Team Luka Garza, Iowa, 6-11, 265, senior, Washington, D.C., 23.7 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 1.7 bpg (63 of 63 first-place votes, 315 points) Jared Butler, Baylor, 6-3, 195, junior, Reserve, Louisiana, 17.1 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 3.8 apg (60, 309) Ayo Dosunmu, Illinois, 6-5, 200, junior, Chicago,...
    NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: UConn finishes at No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll for 16th time. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Sussexes hire Hollywood producer to help with £70m Netflix deal Reward increased to $25,000 in murder of Cody Pitts six years after he was gunned down on Ohio street Two years ago, I wrote a column that UCLA should hire Rick Pitino, who at the time was in the middle of his Grecian exile, practically begging to be considered...
    The games have changed. The rules are largely the same. Everything else is different. Many stadiums and arenas are empty, or at least largely empty. Sports at all levels, in basically every corner of the world, began stopping on March 11, 2020. Virtually every professional sports league halted play for several months. Most are back, though the feel, the sounds,...
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    NEW YORK (AP) — Norton Juster, the celebrated children's author who fashioned a world of his own in the classic “The Phantom Tollbooth” and went on to write such favorites as “The Dot and the Line” and “Stark Naked,” has died at 91. Juster's death was confirmed Tuesday by a spokesperson for Random House Children's Books, who did not immediately...
    By The Associated Press To look at year-old photographs is to revisit a world divided. There were places where life had already been short-circuited by a raging plague -- and others where it was just becoming apparent that the monster was in the house. In Madrid, store shelves are empty as residents prepare for a lockdown. The gates are locked...
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The oldest pier on the Portland waterfront is for sale. Built in 1793, Union Wharf dates to the golden era of sail when it hosted clipper ships and other sailing vessels from around the world. The family that owns the property said it'll continue to be a working waterfront. The wharf’s 4.3 acres on Commercial Street...
    GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Campgrounds, environmental education facilities and welcome stations are reopening at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee. The Energy Lake Campground and Hillman Ferry Campground have already reopened. Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, North and South Welcome Stations and Woodlands Nature Station are open Wednesdays through Sundays. They will be open daily...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off the Senate’s passage of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue package, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was back in New York on Sunday to promote what he said would be the plan’s $100 billion impact on his home state. “I say to beleaguered New Yorkers, help is on the way,” the Democrat said, detailing aid...
    Box Office Enjoys Biggest Weekend Since Pandemic Shut Down Theaters Jaw-Dropping Stats About the State of Retirement in America It's the first weekend of March, and Houston is already letting everyone know it's time for the madness to begin. NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch: Does Duke have a chance to make the field? USA TODAY SPORTS See more videos SHARE...
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    LOUISA, Va. (AP) — A 1,500 square foot Confederate flag visible from a major Virginia highway will soon be flying from a diminished flagpole. A building permit issued by Louisa County shows that the flag's owners plan to reduce the current 120-foot flagpole down to 60 feet to bring it in compliance with county regulations. The flag has been a...
    Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Several hundred protesters marched Saturday in Barcelona against a Spanish government crackdown following a violent outcry over the imprisonment of Pablo Hasél, an anti-establishment artist. Saturday's march took place amid a heavy police presence, winding through several avenues of the Catalan regional capital. Protesters walked behind a banner that called for the release of...
    PLAINS OF UR, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq, aimed at rallying the country's dwindling Christian community after decades of war and unrest (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Pope Francis has arrived in the ancient city of Ur for an interfaith meeting aimed at urging Iraq’s Muslims, Christians and other believers to put aside...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — One year after the discovery of the first coronavirus case in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday that it has been a tough and trying year, but there is hope and a light at the end of the tunnel with the growing availability of vaccines. Wolf, speaking at a news conference outside a Rite Aid pharmacy...
    BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq to deliver a message of hope to the country's dwindling Christian community following years of unrest and amid a devastating pandemic (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Dozens of Christians are gathering at the Church of the Virgin Mary in Baghdad hours before Pope Francis was due to land...
    By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and SOPHIA EPPOLITO, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Legislature is wrapping up its business for the year Friday. Lawmakers have already tackled a number of issues this year during a session that was conducted partially remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a look at some of the big issues this year: CONCEALED...
    BOSTON (AP) — The Prince of Darkness is apparently looking for a date on the Boston subway system. A 20-year-old woman approached transit police at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Forest Hills station at about 10:45 p.m. Monday to complain about an encounter with a man dressed all in black, including a mask covering his entire face and his hood...
    By The Associated Press The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The International Ice Hockey Federation has tentatively scheduled the women’s world championships for mid-May after canceling the 2020 tournament because of the coronavirus pandemic. The IIHF pushed back the 10-team women’s worlds from April 7-17 to May 6-16 in Halifax and...