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Trapped Paraglider Rescued From Power Lines In Northern California

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OLIVEHURST, Calif. (AP) — A paraglider spent three hours trapped in power lines before being rescued in northern California.
Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during his campaign launch of "Mike for Black America," at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Wounded But Defiant, Bloomberg Promises To Keep Fighting

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By STEVE PEOPLES and LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — His aura suddenly shattered, a...
A bus carrying the passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship prepares to leave a port in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. The cruise ship started letting passengers who tested negative for the virus leave the ship Wednesday. Test results are still pending for some people on board. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

4 Coronavirus Patients From Cruise Ship Moving To Washington State

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By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer SEATTLE (AP) — Four Americans who tested positive for the new...
From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Infighting And Online Hoaxes Mar Democrats’ Campaign

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By DAVID KLEPPER and AMANDA SEITZ Associated Press RINDGE, N.H. (AP) — A group of Los Angeles artists...
In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo, a woman walks below a Google sign on the campus in Mountain View, Calif. New Mexico is suing Google over allegations that the tech company is illegally collecting personal data generated by children in violation of federal and state laws. The state attorney general's office filed a lawsuit Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in U.S. District Court claiming that Google is using its education suite that is marketed to school districts, teachers and parents as a way to spy on children and their families. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

New Mexico Sues California Based Google Over Collection Of Children’s Data

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By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivers his State of the State address to a joint session of the legislature at the Capitol, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California Governor Makes Homelessness Top Issue In 2020

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By ADAM BEAM and DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tossing aside tradition, California's governor on...
Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan court as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 in New York.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Weinstein Jurors Focus On Sciorra As Deliberations Continue

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By MICHAEL R. SISAK and TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Deliberating for a third day,...
Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant against the new coronavirus in front of a church in Daegu, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. The mayor of the South Korean city of Daegu urged its 2.5 million people on Thursday to refrain from going outside as cases of the new virus spike. (Kim Jun-beom/Yonhap via AP)

New Threats Emerge In CoronaVirus Outbreak While China Voices Optimism

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By KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health officials expressed new optimism Thursday over a deadly...
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

At Arizona Rally, Trump Trolls Democrats Debating In Nevada

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By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump trolled his political enemies Wednesday in the...
Pixelated Sex - Photographer: Descrier

LA Man Charged With Killing Ex, Prominent Sex Therapist

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend, a prominent family therapist and the former fiancee of...
In this March 12, 2019 file photo, people pose for photos in front of the iconic Tommy Trojan statue on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. USC will phase in free tuition for students from families with an annual income of $80,000 or less, USC President Carol L. Folt announced Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. As part of the initiative, ownership of a home will not be counted in determining a student's financial need. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Free USC Tuition To Students With $80K Or Less Family Income

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California will phase in free tuition for students from families with an annual income...
In this, Jan. 25, 2019, file photo, former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone walks out of the federal courthouse following a hearing, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, faces sentencing Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Trump Ally Roger Stone Sentenced To Over 3 Years In Prison

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By ASHRAF KHALIL, MARK SHERMAN and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump loyalist and ally Roger...
In this Nov. 8, 2018, file photo model Devon Windsor walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 in New York. Victoria's Secret's owner, L Brands, said that the private-equity firm Sycamore Brands will buy 55% of Victoria's Secret for about $525 million. Victoria's Secret will become a private company. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

A Diminished Victoria’s Secret Sold As Women Look Elsewhere

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BY MICHELLE CHAPMAN AND ANNE D'INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Victoria's Secret, which once defined sexy with its...
A car that was damaged in a shooting is covered in thermo foil is parked in front of a bar at the scene in Hanau, Germany early Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. German police say several people were shot to death in the city of Hanau on Wednesday evening. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)

Police Say 8 Killed In Shootings In The German City Of Hanau

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HANAU, Germany (AP) — Eight people were killed in shootings in the German city of Hanau on Wednesday evening, authorities said. Two...
In this Sept. 9, 2010, file photo, a massive fire following a pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. A federal judge repeatedly ripped into Pacific Gas & Electric, saying its executives have put greed before safety. U.S. District Judge William Alsup told the utility at a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, that it should plan to have at least 1,100 more tree trimmers to reduce the chances that it will cause even more devastation. The harsh rebuke came in a hearing as part of PG&E's criminal probation imposed after its natural gas lines blew up a San Bruno, California, neighborhood and killed eight people. Since its probation, poorly maintained power lines have been blamed for igniting wildfires that killed nearly 130 people and destroyed thousands of homes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Judge Rips PG&E For Poor Safety Record Leading To Wildfires

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By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge ripped into Pacific Gas &...

California Governor: Lower Bar For Forced Mental Health Care

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By ADAM BEAM and DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California should lower the legal bar...
In this Feb. 12, 2020, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its January meeting. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Fed Seems Inclined To Keep Rates Low As Coronavirus Poses Risks

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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials were mostly optimistic about the U.S....
A police officer guards outside a Hollywood Hills home where a fatal shooting occurred on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Label: Rapper Pop Smoke Slain In Hollywood Hills Shooting

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By ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper known as Pop Smoke was...
In this Feb. 18, 2020, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, workers go door to door to check the temperature of residents during a health screening campaign in the Qingheju Community, Qingshan District of Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. Protective suit-clad inspectors in the epicenter of China's viral outbreak went door-to-door to find every infected person in the central city suffering most from an epidemic that is showing signs of waning as new cases fell for a second day. (Cheng Min/Xinhua via AP)

Iran State News Agency Says Coronavirus Has Killed 2 Citizens

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By AMIR VAHDAT Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The new virus has killed two elderly Iranian citizens,...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bernie Sanders’ Campaign To Request Recount Of Iowa Caucuses

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By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign plans to ask for a partial...
Harvey Weinstein leaves a Manhattan courthouse during his rape trial, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Understanding Weinstein’s Charges And Potential Punishment

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By MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the charges against Harvey Weinstein,...
In this Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, photo, a nurse prepares medicines for patients at Jinyintan Hospital designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. China reported thousands new virus cases and more deaths in its update Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 on a disease outbreak that has caused milder illness in most people, an assessment that promoted guarded optimism from global health authorities. (Chinatopix via AP)

Is The Coronavirus More ‘Deadly’ Than Flu? Not Exactly

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By The Associated Press What's more deadly — the flu, SARS or the new coronavirus discovered in China?
In this Dec. 16, 2019, file photo, a sign to a Pacific Gas & Electric building is shown in San Francisco. Pacific Gas & Electric is assuring a federal judge Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, it will meet a June 30 deadline for getting out of bankruptcy, as California Gov. Gavin Newsom signaled his intent to follow through on his threat to attempt a government takeover of the nation's largest utility. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

California PG&E Banking On Big Profits After Utility Leaves Bankruptcy

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By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer Pacific Gas and Electric says it expects to become more profitable than...
In this Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, photo, a medical worker records down a patient's condition at Jinyintan Hospital designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. China reported thousands new virus cases and more deaths in its update Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 on a disease outbreak that has caused milder illness in most people, an assessment that promoted guarded optimism from global health authorities. (Chinatopix via AP)

Russia To Ban Entry Of Chinese Nationals To Halt Virus

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BERLIN (AP) — Russia will temporarily ban Chinese nationals from entering the country due to the virus outbreak centered in China that...
Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during his campaign launch of "Mike for Black America," at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Bloomberg Makes Debate Stage, Facing Dem Rivals For 1st Time

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By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate, marking the...
In this March 14, 2012, file photo, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich speaks to the media outside his home in Chicago as his wife, Patti, wipes away tears a day before reporting to prison after his conviction on corruption charges. President Donald Trump is expected to commute the 14-year prison sentence of Blagojevich. The 63-year-old Democrat is expected to walk out of prison later Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Trump Commutes Blagojevich Sentence, Pardons Others

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By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and MICHAEL TARM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has gone...
Medical workers check on the conditions of patients in Jinyintan Hospital, designated for critical COVID-19 patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. China on Thursday reported 254 new deaths and a spike in virus cases of 15,152, after the hardest-hit province of Hubei applied a new classification system that broadens the scope of diagnoses for the outbreak, which has spread to more than 20 countries. (Chinatopix Via AP)

Coronavirus Claims Life Of Hospital Director In Hard-Hit Wuhan

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By YANAN WANG Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — As a mysterious new virus enveloped central China's Wuhan early...
Specialist Anthony Rinaldi, left, and trader Michael Milano work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street after Apple said it would fail to meet its revenue forecast for the current quarter due to the impact of the virus outbreak in China. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks Fall As Apple Warning Raises China Coronavirus Concerns

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By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell in midday trading Tuesday...
In this Nov. 7, 2019 file photo, the first panels of levee border wall are seen at a construction site along the U.S.-Mexico border, in Donna, Texas. The Trump administration said Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, that it will waive federal contracting laws to speed construction of the border wall with Mexico. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Homeland Security Waives Contracting Laws For Border Wall

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By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will waive...
Harvey Weinstein arrives at court in his rape trial, in New York, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Jury Begins Deliberating In Harvey Weinstein’s Rape Trial

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By TOM HAYS and MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape...
In this Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, photo, medical workers move a person who died from COVID-19 at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Chinese authorities on Monday reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and hundred more deaths for a total of thousands since the outbreak began two months ago. (Chinatopix via AP)

China Reports 1,886 New Virus Cases, Death Toll Up By 98

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Mainland China reported 1,886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths for a total of 1,868 in its update Tuesday, following a...
In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, photo, a statue stands outside the Boys Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection as it faces a barrage of new sex-abuse lawsuits. The filing Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Wilmington, Delaware, is an attempt to work out a potentially mammoth compensation plan for abuse victims that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Boy Scouts’ Future Uncertain After Bankruptcy Filing

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By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Barraged with sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy...
In this Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, photo, medical workers move a person who died from COVID-19 at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Chinese authorities on Monday reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and hundred more deaths for a total of thousands since the outbreak began two months ago. (Chinatopix via AP)

Chinese Health Report Says 80% Of Virus Cases Have Been “Mild”

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By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer Health officials in China have published the first details on nearly...
In a Feb. 14, 2020 file photo, employees wear face masks as they stand in a reopened Apple Store in Beijing. Apple Inc. is warning investors that it won't meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones. The Cupertino, California-based company said Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 that all of its iPhone manufacturing facilities are outside Hubei province, and all have been reopened, but production is ramping up slowly. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

Apple Warns China Coronavirus Will Cut iPhone Production, Sales

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CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple Inc. is warning investors that it won't meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in...
Pier 1 Imports- Photographer: Mike Mozart

Pier 1 Files For Bankruptcy Protection Amid Online Challenge

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By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business Writer Pier 1 Imports Inc. — the once-trendy supplier of home goods like...
People walk past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Markets are mixed in Asia, with Japan's benchmark slipping 0.8% after the government reported the economy contracted in the last quarter. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Stocks Mostly Rise But Japan Skids On Stark Economic Data

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By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday, with Shanghai's benchmark jumping...
In this July 30, 2018, file photo, firefighters control the Tollgate Canyon fire as it burns near Wanship, Utah. The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to fund 11,000 miles (17,703 kilometers) of strategic fuel breaks in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Utah in an effort to help control wildfires. The fuel breaks are intended to prop up fire mitigation efforts and help protect firefighters, communities and natural resources, The Oregonian reported Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)

US BLM Agency To Pay For 11,000 miles Of Fuel Breaks In 6 States

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to fund 11,000 miles (17,703 kilometers) of strategic fuel breaks...
In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, Robert Durst sits in a courtroom in Los Angeles. Durst faces trial in the slaying of his best friend 20 years ago. Jury selection begins Wednesday, Jan.19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File)

Eccentric Millionaire Durst Faces Trial In Friend’s Los Angeles Killing

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By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — There is almost no physical evidence connecting New York...
In this Oct. 9, 2019, file photo, Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon celebrates in the dugout after scoring on a single by Juan Soto during the sixth inning in Game 5 of the baseball team's National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Angels paired Rendon, the best hitter on the free agent market, and Mike Trout, their three-time AL MVP, this winter at the heart of a lineup stocked with an array of tested veterans and promising youngsters. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Mike Trout Rips Cheating Astros, Calls For Bigger Punishment

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By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Trout thinks the Houston Astros should pay...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders I-Vt., smiles during his campaign event in Carson City, Nev., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

One Thing Unites Establishment Democrats: Fear Of Sanders

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By STEVE PEOPLES and ALAN FRAM Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — A growing number of Democratic lawmakers,...
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, center, speaks during a media conference after a meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is on a one day visit to Brussels to meet with leaders of the EU and NATO. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

US House Speaker Pelosi Warns Allies Against Using Huawei

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BRUSSELS (AP) — No NATO ally should succumb to the temptation of letting Chinese tech giant Huawei into their next-generation cellular networks,...
In this Feb. 15, 2004, file photo, Air Force One rises above the packed grand stands along the super stretch at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Bush arrived before the race, talked with drivers along pit road and gave the command for drivers to start their engines. President Donald Trump will look to rev up his appeal with a key voting demographic Sunday — NASCAR fans — as he takes in the Daytona 500. (Jim Tiller/Daytona Beach News-Journal Pool via AP)

Trump Revs Up His Base At Daytona 500

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump revved up his appeal with a key voting demographic — NASCAR fans — as he took...
In this image from a video taken on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, Paul Molesky, right, and Cheryl Molesky, who evacuated off the quarantined cruise ship the Diamond Princess, film selfie video aboard a Kalitta Air plane bound for the U.S., at Haneda airport in Tokyo.(Cheryl and Paul Molesky via AP)

Trading Quarantines, Americans From Cruise Land in US

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TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Two charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California...
In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, Les Ouchida holds a 1943 photo of himself, front row, center, and his siblings taken at the internment camp his family was moved to, as he poses at the permanent exhibit titled "UpRooted Japanese Americans in World War II" at the California Museum in Sacramento, Calif. Ochida, who is a docent for the exhibit, and his family were forced to move in 1942 from their home near Sacramento to a camp in Jerome, Arkansas. Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, D-Torrence has introduced a resolution to apologize for the state's role in carrying out the federal government's internment of Japanese-Americans. A similar resolution will be brought up before the state Senate by Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California to Apologize for Internment of Japanese Americans

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By CUNEYT DIL Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Les Ouchida was born an American just outside California's capital...
In this Aug. 12, 2013 file photo, plaintiff in the stop and frisk case David Ourlicht, seated left, is comforted by Merault Almonar, standing at right, father of plaintiff Devin Almonar, standing center, during a news conference at the Center for Constitutional Rights, in New York, after . U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that the New York Police Department deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its contentious stop-and-frisk policy. Standing at left is plaintiff Leroy Downes while attorney Jenn Borchetta listens, seated right. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Stop and Frisk Gets Renewed Attention in Bloomberg Candidacy

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By REGINA GARCIA CANO and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — David Ourlicht was a college...

California Death Row Inmate Dies; Prisoner Killed in Attack

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SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — A death row inmate died Saturday at a hospital, while the previous day another prisoner was killed...
FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2019, file photo, Michelle Steel, candidate for the 48th Congressional District speaks during the California GOP fall convention in Indian Wells, Calif. Republicans are eager to recapture a string of California U.S. House seats a that the party lost in a 2018 rout, but the job is looking tougher: The numbers are running against them. State voter registration statistics show Democrats gaining ground in key battleground districts that the party seized two years ago, on its way to regaining control of the House. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Democrats Gaining Voter Edge in California House Battles

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By MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republicans hope to recapture seven California U.S. House...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the ​U.S. Conference of Mayors' Winter Meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

De Blasio Endorses Former 2020 Rival Sanders For President

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By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is endorsing...
In this Feb. 13, 2020 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, nurses in protective suits treat a patient in the intensive care unit at Ditan Hospital in Beijing, one of the hospitals in China's capital that are receiving COVID-19 patients. China on Friday reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new virus, as the death toll neared 1,400. (Zhang Yuwei/Xinhua via AP)

China Reports Major Drop In Coronavirus Cases; 143 New Deaths

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By YANAN WANG Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China reported Saturday a figure of 2,641 new virus cases,...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks via teleconference to the LULAC Presidential Town Hall, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Go West: 2020 Democrats Seek Their Fortunes In Nevada

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By MICHELLE L. PRICE Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the Democratic presidential race hurtles toward Nevada,...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during a town hall, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

In Interview, Klobuchar, Steyer Can’t Name Mexican President

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By The Associated Press Democratic presidential hopefuls Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer were stumped when asked during a...
In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, Hamid Hayat, right, is welcomed by the community after making his first public appearance at a news conference that coincided with Eid al-Adha, also called the "Festival of the Sacrifice," an Islamic holiday, in Sacramento, Calif. Federal prosecutors in California on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, ended what once was among the nation's highest profile anti-terrorism cases, after a judge earlier overturned Hayat's conviction that grew from conspiracy allegations in the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks. (Daniel Kim/The Sacramento Bee via AP, File)

US Prosecutors End Old Terror Case Against California Man

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By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) — Federal prosecutors in California on Friday ended what once...

Facebook Reverses On Paid Influencers After Bloomberg Memes

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By BARBARA ORTUTAY and AMANDA SEITZ The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook decided Friday to allow...
In this July 23, 2019, file photo, California attorney Michael Avenatti walks from a courthouse in New York, after facing charges. A Los Angeles amateur basketball league's founder told jurors Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, that Avenatti betrayed him when the lawyer threatened to make his complaints against Nike public. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

Michael Avenatti Is Convicted Of Trying To Extort Nike

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By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing...
Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for his rape trial in New York, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Prosecutor: Weinstein Saw Victims As ‘Complete Disposables’

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By MICHAEL R. SISAK and TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein believed he was...
In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, Wendy Kerley gives Ethan Getman, 15, a shot of the flu vaccine at the Cordova Shot Nurse clinic in Memphis, Tenn. A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest flu seasons for children in a decade. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian via AP, File)

Amid Coronavirus Fears, A Second Wave Of Flu Hits US Kids

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By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A second wave of flu is hitting the...
In this Feb. 6, 2020, file photo specialist John O'Hara, left, and trader Philip Powers work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 14. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

US Stocks Edge Higher In Midday, Head For Weekly Gains

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By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in midday trading...
A woman wears safety goggles, a face mask, and rubber gloves as she rides a nearly empty subway train in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. China on Friday reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new virus, as the death toll neared 1,400. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Coronavirus Infects More Than 1,700 Health Workers In China, 6 Die

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By KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — More than 1,700 Chinese medical workers have been infected by...
Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

2020 Democrats Step Up Attacks To Blunt Bloomberg’s Rise

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By WILL WEISSERT and ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates hoping to revive their...
Kathleen Ready, of Hinsdale, N.H., heads over to the box to submit her ballot at the Millstream Community Center in Hinsdale, N.H., during the New Hampshire presidential primary elections, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)

AP VoteCast: Democrats Still Seeking Candidate To Unite Them

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By JOSH BOAK and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are still searching for a presidential...
El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson displays a generic genetic DNA ribbon as he discusses how new DNA evidence was used to help exonerate a man who spent about 15 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of killing his housemate, during a news conference in Placerville, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Ricky Davis was convicted in 2004 of second degree murder in the stabbing death of a newspaper columnist. But the conviction was thrown out after new evidence was found implicating another person. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California Man Free After DNA Site Leads To New Arrest In Murder

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By DON THOMPSON Associated Press PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California authorities used recently developed DNA techniques to free...
This March 27, 2008, aerial file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. A Federal court has ordered the Pentagon to temporarily halt work with Microsoft on its $10 billion military cloud contract, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, after Amazon sued alleging that President Donald Trump's bias against the company hurt its chances to win the project. Amazon requested the court issue the injunction last month. Both the documents requesting the block and the judge's decision to issue the temporary injunction are sealed by the court. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

In Win For Amazon, Judge Freezes Work On Pentagon Contract

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By JOSEPH PISANI and RACHEL LERMAN AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — A federal court has ordered...
President Donald Trump smiles during a meeting with Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP Exclusive: Pro-Trump Effort Raises Over $60M In January

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By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Pro-Donald Trump groups raised more than $60 million in January...
This April 13, 2019, file photo, shows homes in suburban Salt Lake City. Americans shopping for a home this spring may face more competition than they have in years. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

US Buyers Face More Competition Amid Shortage Of Home Listings

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By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Americans shopping for a home this spring may...
In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, a man uses his smartphone as he stands near a billboard for Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. The Justice Department has added new criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei and two of its United States subsidiaries, accusing the company in a plot to steal trade secrets. The indictment from federal prosecutors was announced Thursday by federal prosecutors in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

US Brings New Charges Against Chinese Tech Giant Huawei

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ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has added new criminal charges against Chinese tech...
A doctor checks the conditions of a patient in Jinyintan Hospital, designated for critical COVID-19 patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. China on Thursday reported 254 new deaths and a spike in virus cases of 15,152, after the hardest-hit province of Hubei applied a new classification system that broadens the scope of diagnoses for the outbreak, which has spread to more than 20 countries. (Chinatopix Via AP)

China Reports Spike In Coronavirus Cases With New Way Of Counting

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By YANAN WANG Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday reported a sharp spike in deaths and...
In this April 23, 2018, file photo, the logo for General Motors appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Despite a 40-day strike by factory workers and slumping sales in the U.S. and China, General Motors still made money in 2019. The company posted a $6.58 billion profit for the year, but that was down almost 17% from 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

401(k)s Hit Records As Workers Sock Away More, Stocks Jump

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By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — How's your 401(k) doing? President...
Harvey Weinstein arrives at court in his rape trial, in New York, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Weinstein Lawyer: Prosecutors Have A ‘Tale,’ Not A Case

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By TOM HAYS, JENNIFER PELTZ and MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer...
In this Feb. 2, 2020 file photograph, the company logo sits on an unsold 2020 Model X at a Tesla dealership in Littleton, Colo. Shares of Tesla Inc. fell 4% in early trading Thursday, Feb. 13, after the electric vehicle and solar panel maker said it would sell more than $2 billion worth of additional shares. The move comes just two weeks after CEO Elon Musk said the company had enough cash to fund its capital programs and it didn't need to raise any more money. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Tesla Offers $2B In Added Shares, Discloses SEC Subpoena

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By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Tesla said that is selling $2 billion worth of...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives to speak to supporters at a primary night election rally in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Some Democrats Fear Fallout From Sanders Atop The Ticket

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By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and ALAN FRAM Associated Press DENVER (AP) — The resurgence of Sen. Bernie Sanders in...
White Bullet Train

Over Budget: Proposed California Bullet Train Costs Skyrocket To $80.3 Billion To Complete Project

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SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) - The California High-Speed Rail Authority on Wednesday bumped its overall cost estimate for completing the rail line between San Francisco...
Iowa Democratic Party chairman Troy Price speaks to members of the media during a news conference, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Resigns After Caucus Chaos

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By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party announced his resignation...
In a Wednesday, July 24, 2019 file photo, U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham testifies before the House Oversight subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham is going to Capitol Hill Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 to update lawmakers about the agency's readiness for the federal government’s largest peacetime operation. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Report: Census Bureau At Risk Of Not Being Ready For Count

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By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most...
In this March 2, 2019, file photo Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. A public memorial service for Bryant, Gianna and seven others killed in a helicopter crash is planned for Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, at Staples Center in Los Angeles, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Kobe Bryant, Daughter Buried In Southern California Cemetery

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By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were buried...
In this Oct. 20, 2019, file photo, the company logo stands over a long row of unsold vehicles at a Ford dealership in Littleton, Colo. Ford is recalling over 240,000 SUVs and cars worldwide because a suspension part can fracture and increase the risk of a crash. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Ford Recalls Over 240K Vehicles To Fix Suspension Problem

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DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is recalling over 240,000 SUVs and cars worldwide because a suspension part can fracture and increase the...
In this Feb. 6, 2020, file photo trader Craig Spector works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Solid Earnings Send Stock Indexes To Record High On Wall Street

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By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Stocks moved higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday, hitting a...
In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, the logos of Huawei are displayed at its retail shop window reflecting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei has accused U.S. phone carrier Verizon of violating its patents in a lawsuit, broadening efforts to defend its business in the United States amid government sanctions. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

White House Claims Huawei Equipment Has Backdoor For Spying

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chinese company Huawei can secretly tap into communications through the networking equipment it sells globally, a U.S. official...
In this Nov. 18, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks to local residents during a stop at the Sykora Bakery, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Patrick has ended his campaign for president after his late bid failed to gain traction in the race. Patrick was the last remaining African American candidate in a Democratic presidential field once defined by its diversity.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Deval Patrick, Last Black Candidate In 2020 Race, Drops Out

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By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, the last remaining African American...
Security guards hold the curtain for a cyclist to past through a disinfectant spray in order to return home at a residential complex in northern China's Tianjin Municipality Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. China's daily death toll from a new virus topped 100 for the first time and pushed the total past 1,000 dead, authorities said Tuesday after leader Xi Jinping visited a health center to rally public morale amid little sign the contagion is abating. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT

Fall In New Cases Raises Hope In Coronavirus Outbreak In China

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By KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The number of new cases of the coronavirus in China...
This combination of Jan. 26, 2020, photos shows at left, Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Jan. 26, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa; and at right Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in Sioux City, Iowa. After a daylong delay, partial results from Iowa's Democratic caucuses showed Buttigieg and Sanders ahead of the pack. (AP Photo)

Sanders Edges Buttigieg in NH, Giving Dems 2 Front-Runners

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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary Tuesday night, edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first...
Dr. Nancy Knight, center, of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention talks to reporters, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. Nearly 200 evacuees are ending a two-week quarantine at the Southern California military base, where they have been living since flying out of China in the wake of a deadly viral outbreak. None have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, which has claimed more than 1,000 lives worldwide. Hundreds of evacuees remain under quarantine at other bases in California, Texas and Nebraska. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)

CDC Cites Label Error In Mixup Involving Coronavirus Patient

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By AMY TAXIN, JOHN ANTCZAK and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A labeling error caused...
In this Feb. 7, 2020, photo, Democratic presidential candidate entrepreneur Andrew Yang speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Yang Yanks; Ends 2020 Presidential Bid

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By SARA BURNETT Associated Press Democrat Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur who created buzz for his presidential campaign by...
In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo, a cleaner walks through a deserted compound of a commercial office building in Beijing. Chinese authorities are struggling to strike a delicate balance between containing a deadly viral outbreak and restarting the world’s second-biggest economy after weeks of paralysis. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Businesses Struggle To Fix Supply Chains Disrupted By Coronavirus

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By PAUL WISEMAN, ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and DAVID KOENIG AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese authorities are struggling...
New Hampshire's Democratic voters identify the issue they see as most important in the country today, according to AP VoteCast.;

Dems Look For New Hampshire Results To Clarify Muddled Race

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By STEVE PEOPLES, KATHLEEN RONAYNE and HUNTER WOODALL Associated Press MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Fiery progressive Bernie Sanders...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during a campaign event at Exeter Town Hall, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Exeter, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Klobuchar Faces Tough Questioning In Case Of African-American Juvenile Lifer After Flawed Police Investigation

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By MICHAEL REZENDES and ROBIN McDOWELL Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — As voters made their way to...
This Nov. 1, 2019, file photo shows flames from a backfire on a hillside as firefighters battle the Maria Fire in Santa Paula, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging a federal judge to reject Pacific Gas and Electric's blueprint for getting out of bankruptcy and renewing his threat to lead a bid to turn the beleaguered utility into a government-run operation. PG&E is trying to dig out of a financial hole created by more than $50 billion in claims stemming from a series of catastrophic wildfires that have been blamed on the San Francisco company. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)

California Governor Wants To Grill PG&E About Financing Plan

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By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric's plan to emerge from...
In this July 9, 2019, file photo a Lyft ride-share car waits at a stoplight in Sacramento, Calif. Ride-hailing service Lyft's annual loss more than doubled last year to over $2.6 billion, but the company claimed progress as revenue jumped 68% and ridership grew. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

San Francisco Based Lyft: Annual Loss More Than Doubles, But Revenue Keeps Rising

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By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer Ride-hailing service Lyft's annual loss more than doubled last year to over...
In this March 26, 2019 file photo, actor Jussie Smollett gestures as he leaves Cook County Court after his charges were dropped in Chicago. Smollett faces new charges for reporting an attack that Chicago authorities contend was staged to garner publicity, according to media reports Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. The charges include disorderly conduct counts, according to the reports that cite unidentified sources. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

Actor Jussie Smollett Faces 6 New Charges In Chicago

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By DON BABWIN and HERB McCANN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A grand jury returned a six-count indictment...
Dr. Nancy Knight, center, of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention talks to reporters, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. Nearly 200 evacuees are ending a two-week quarantine at the Southern California military base, where they have been living since flying out of China in the wake of a deadly viral outbreak. None have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, which has claimed more than 1,000 lives worldwide. Hundreds of evacuees remain under quarantine at other bases in California, Texas and Nebraska. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)

Riverside Evacuee Group Cleared To Leave Coronavirus Quarantine In US

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A group of 195 evacuees was cleared Tuesday to end a two-week quarantine at a Southern California military...
In this Dec. 9, 2002, file photo, a security guard patrols near the main entrance of Alvarado Hospital, in San Diego, which is owned by Tenet Healthcare Corporation. Tenet Healthcare Corporation and its Southern California hospital Desert Regional Medical Center will pay $1.41 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly charged Medicare for implanting unnecessary cardiac monitors in patients, federal prosecutors said Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Fred Greaves, File)

Tenet Healthcare To Pay $1.4M To Settle Cardiac Lawsuit

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tenet Healthcare Corporation and its Southern California hospital Desert Regional Medical Center will pay $1.41 million to resolve...
Personnels wearing protective suits wait near an entrance at the Cheung Hong Estate, a public housing estate during evacuation of residents in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health evacuated some residents from the public housing estate after two cases of novel coronavirus infection to stop the potential risk of further spread of the virus. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

China Still Mostly Closed Down As Virus Deaths Pass 1,000

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By JOE McDONALD Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The daily death toll in China from a new virus...
This Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, photo shows the S20 series of phones, the South Korean tech company’s latest flagship smartphone, on display in London during a preview for reporters ahead of the official launch on Tuesday, Feb. 11. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan)

Samsung Unveils Its New Foldable Phone, The Galaxy Z Flip

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By RACHEL LERMAN and KELVIN CHAN AP Technology Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung on Tuesday unveiled a...
In this March 23, 2018, file photo provided by KTVU, emergency personnel work a the scene where a Tesla electric SUV crashed into a barrier on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, Calif. The Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model X crashed into the concrete barrier complained before his death that the SUV’s Autopilot system would malfunction in the area where the crash happened. The complaints were detailed in a trove of documents released Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the March, 2018 crash that killed engineer Walter Huang. (KTVU-TV via AP, File)

Man Killed In Tesla Crash In Silicon Valley Had Complained About Autopilot

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By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — An Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model...
In this July 23, 2019, file photo, California attorney Michael Avenatti walks from a courthouse in New York, after facing charges. A Los Angeles amateur basketball league's founder told jurors Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, that Avenatti betrayed him when the lawyer threatened to make his complaints against Nike public. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

Tapes Of Avenatti Threats Highlight Extortion Trial Closings

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By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti's recorded threats to reduce the value of...
In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, a plane carrying evacuees from the virus zone in China lands at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego. An evacuee from China has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been isolated at a San Diego hospital, a person with direct knowledge of the matter tells The Associated Press, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

First New Virus Case Found Among Evacuatees From China To US, San Diego Confirms

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By ELLIOT SPAGAT SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first confirmed case of novel coronavirus has been found among...
Harvey Weinstein arrives for his rape trial, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Defense Rests Without Weinstein Testifying At Rape Trial

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By MICHAEL R. SISAK and TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The defense rested its case...
In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to supporters, in Detroit. Bloomberg won the votes of New Hampshire's Dixville Notch community, hanging onto its tradition of being among the first to cast ballots in the presidential primary, early Tuesday, Feb. 11. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

In 2015 Audio, Bloomberg Advocates Targeting Minorities

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By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Bloomberg is under fire for resurfaced comments in which...
In this Jan. 29, 2020 file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. The Federal Reserve believes that downside risks to the U.S. economy have lessened with the easing of trade tensions and better prospects for global growth. But officials note a concern that possible spillovers from a deadly virus in China represent a new threat. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell: Economy Looks Resilient Despite Risk Of Coronavirus

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By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday the U.S....
In this Feb. 13, 2019, file photo Sprint Corporation Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure, left, speaks with T-Mobile US CEO and President John Legere during the House Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A federal judge has removed a major obstacle to T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint, as he rejected claims by a group of states that the deal would mean less competition and higher phone bills. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Judge Clears A Major Path To T-Mobile’s $26.5B Sprint Bid

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By TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has cleared a major path...
In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, photo taken by the passenger, medical workers in protective suits talk togther on the cruise ship Diamond Princess anchored off Yokohama, south of Tokyo. The 3,700 people on board faced a two-week quarantine in their cabins. Health workers said Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, 10 more people from the Diamond Princess were confirmed sickened with the virus, in addition to 10 others who tested positive on Wednesday. The 10 were dropped off as the ship docks and transferred to nearby hospitals for further test and treatment. (@daxa_tw via AP)

‘A Floating Prison’: Cruise of Asia Ends in Coronavirus Quarantine – Updated

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UPDATE 2-11-20: A group of Japanese passengers on board a quarantined cruise ship have asked the country's health ministry to improve...

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