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Keisha Lance Bottoms Tests Positive for VirusAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has tested positive for COVID-19, the day after hosting an in-person press conference regarding the death of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner. "COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted Monday. She later told MSNBC that the test results...
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Two women with face masks and protective gloves wait for a Metro Rail train Monday, July 6, 2020, in Los Angeles during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
California Capitol closing after Assembly member gets virusA coronavirus outbreak is closing California’s Capitol and forcing the Assembly to put off its return to work as infection and hospitalization rates soar across the state
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Man held in California attacks that killed 1, wounded 2Authorities say they've arrested a man suspected of killing a doctor on an off-road trip and wounding two other people in rural California attacks
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Rickey Smiley's daughter injured after being shot in TexasAtlanta-based radio host and comedian Rickey Smiley says his daughter was hospitalized after being shot in Houston while on her way to Whataburger to get something to eat
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Mellisa Mendoza places white roses at a mural for Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen in Austin, Texas, on Monday July 6, 2020. Guillen went missing from Fort Hood in April, and is believed to have been killed by another soldier. The mural was created Saturday and Sunday by artists Fili Mendieta and Arturo Silva. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Army identifies buried remains as missing Texas soldierAn Army commander has confirmed that the remains found last week buried near Fort Hood belonged to a 20-year-old soldier who vanished more than two months ago from the Texas base
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Judge blocks auction of so-called Hawaiian princess' thingsA judge is blocking an auction of items belonging to a Native Hawaiian heiress some consider a princess
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. North Korea on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, repeated it has no immediate intent to resume dialogue with the United States hours before U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun was to arrive in South Korea for discussions on the stalled nuclear diplomacy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
N. Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul North Korea is again saying it has no immediate intent to resume dialogue with the United States hours before a U.S. representative arrives in South Korea for discussions on the stalled diplomacy
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Nevada court considering Wynn defamation claim against APThe Nevada Supreme Court is being asked to reinstate a defamation lawsuit against The Associated Press based on a story about accounts to Las Vegas police from two women who alleged sexual misconduct by former casino mogul Steve Wynn
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UN chief warns COVID-19 provides opportunity for terroristsThe United Nations secretary-general is warning that COVID-19 provides new opportunities for the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and their affiliates as well as neo-Nazis, white supremacists and hate groups
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, a campaign poster for Seattle City Council incumbent candidate Kshama Sawant is posted outside her campaign headquarters in Seattle. The City Council on Monday, July 6, 2020, approved a new tax on big businesses two years after the council repealed a similar tax amid pressure from corporations such as Amazon. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Seattle City Council approves new tax on big businessThe Seattle City Council has approved adopting a new tax on big businesses, two years after the council repealed a similar tax amid pressure from corporations such as Amazon and the prospect of a voter referendum
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Protesters back Indiana pastor who called activists maggotsSupporters of an Indiana minister who was suspended for calling organizers of the Black Lives Matter movement “maggots and parasites” walked out of a service and shouted at a bishop who ended his remarks with the words, “Black lives matter.”
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Appeals court deals 2nd blow to Trump asylum policyA federal appeals court has blocked a key U.S. policy to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country without first seeking protection there, dealing it a second blow in less than a week
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