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India celebrates 1B vaccine doses, hopes to speed 2nd shots

NEW DELHI (AP) — India celebrated giving its billionth COVID-19 vaccine dose on Thursday, a hopeful milestone for the South Asian...
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San Joaquin County Politician Speaks Out In Support Of In-N-Out’s Refusal To Check Vaccine Cards At 2 Bay Area Locations

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13/AP) – A San Joaquin County supervisor is speaking out in support of In-N-Out Burger after the chain was fined by the Contra Costa County government for not verifying customers’ vaccination cards. “We stand with In-N-Out Burger. We are proud of you for standing up and fighting against bullies and we respect a person’s choice of what they want and what they do not want in their bodies,” said San Joaquin County District 3 Supervisor Tom Patti in a video he tweeted from his...
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AP PHOTOS: Blue Ridge Parkway Offers Colorful Fall Vistas

Each autumn, as if on a pilgrimage, people visit the Appalachian Mountains to witness the splendor that only Mother Nature can provide. The fall vistas of the Blue Ridge Parkway never disappoint, though they are sometimes unpredictable. Beauty can be found everywhere, regardless of the weather.
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AP Sources: 6 C-USA Schools Apply for AAC Membership

Six schools from Conference USA, including UAB, Texas-San Antonio and Florida Atlantic, have applied for membership to the American Athletic Conference and are expected to be accepted by the end of the week.
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Adam Schiff says he 'vehemently disagrees' with AG Merrick Garland's reticence to investigate Trump

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., pauses as he speaks during the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP Rep. Adam Schiff sounded off on AG Merrick Garland's approach to former president Donald Trump. "There's a real desire on the part of the attorney general not to look backward," Schiff told Yahoo News. Schiff said that in regards to the 2018 Mueller report and the Jan. 6 riot, Trump is liable. ...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Russia, Trends, Georgia, Ap, United States, House, Capitol Hill, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Calif, Donald J Trump, Adam Schiff


IA--Iowa Digest, 1:30pm Update, IA

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select Iowa stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of Iowa and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org
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Navy Report Obtained by AP Finds Sweeping Failures by Commanders, Crew in 2020 Fire That Destroyed Warship

Navy report obtained by AP finds sweeping failures by commanders, crew in 2020 fire that destroyed warship.
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Russia is still being ravaged by COVID-19, with 1,000 deaths a day and only 33% vaccinated

A man carries boxes in front of a screen showing President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 4. AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky Russia is reporting record high death tolls from COVID-19 as the coronavirus rages. The country has only vaccinated about a third of its population. Many Russians are skeptical of the country's home-grown shots, hampering vaccine rollouts. Russia's COVID-19 death toll reached record highs this week, starkly illustrating how the nation has struggl...
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State-Run Pesticide Program Partly Violates California Law, Court Rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state-run pest prevention program partly violates California’s landmark environmental protection law with its approach to spraying pesticides, a state appeals court has ruled. The ruling centers on a pest prevention and management program run by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The court found the program violates the California Environmental Quality Act by failing to conduct site-specific environmental reviews and notify the public before sprays. Th...
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At least 5 Capitol riot defendants are representing themselves, including one who sent a billing schedule to the court

Brandon Fellows in the US Capitol on January 6. Fellows is representing himself. The US Department of Justice. At least five Capitol riot defendants are representing themselves, despite no legal training. One New York man who is defending himself admitted to two new felonies while testifying last week. Judges have offered warnings to those requesting to represent themselves about possible consequences. Several Capitol riot defendants are betting on themselves as they head to trial, despit...
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A New York power plant that mines bitcoin faces big test in governor's office

Cryptocurrency mining machines. FEDERICO PARRA / Getty Images Greenidge Generation has drawn the ire of several environmental organizations for its massive energy consumption. The groups called on NY Gov. Kathy Hochul to block its permit to operate. The signatories highlighted how this will jeopardize the state's progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Greenidge Generation's power plant in New York t...
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Water Street Reboot Revitalizes Downtown Henderson

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A few weeks into setting up shop at the farmers market outside the recently renovated Henderson City Hall, Rose Nixon is seeing community form from the booth where she sells handmade soaps.
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Farmington Exhibition Focusing on Birth of Energy Industry

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A new exhibition at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park will mark the 100th anniversary of an event that changed the character of Farmington, transforming it from a small, agricultural community into a regional energy center.
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Protests Pay Off: Students Win Long Climate Change Campaign

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After years of pressure from student groups and numerous resolutions passed within the University of Minnesota’s Minnesota Student Association (MSA), the University recently announced plans to fully divest from fossil fuels in the next five to seven years.
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More Women _ and Girls _ Set Sights on Owning the Farm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It’s an industry that’s been seeing rapid advancements in technology, and new numbers also indicate that more and more women are taking ownership in family farms.
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Some of Wisconsin's Wild Turkeys Loving Life in Suburbs

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — One of Wisconsin’s greatest wildlife management success stories has been the restoration of turkeys in the state, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
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Zoo Regroups Following Leopard's Death, Possibly From COVID

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Great Plains Zoo announced that one of their snow leopards, Baya, died of a respiratory illness, possibly COVID-19, last week.
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NC Actor Has Lead Role in Lifetime’s ‘Switched Before Birth’

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Bo Yokely, a resident of Kernersville, says he is extremely happy about his performance in his most notable role to date in the Lifetime movie “Switched Before Birth.”
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Animal Shelters in SC Swamped With Strays, Surrendered Pets

ABBEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Not all pandemic victims walk on two legs. Four-legged victims are flooding area animal shelters.
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AP Top 25: Cincinnati up to No. 2; Purdue Snaps Poll Drought

Cincinnati has moved up to No. 2 behind Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll for the best ranking for a team from outside the traditional power conferences since 2010.
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Groups: New Mexico Needs to Fund More Conservation Projects

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Land of Enchantment is home to vast forests and deserts, meandering rivers and streams and a variety of wildlife.
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State's Attorney's Office Gets New Program Associate

FREDERICK (AP) — For the newest member of the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office, sentencing can actually be a positive start to the day.
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Owner of Chop Suey Books Selling the Shop and WonTon the Cat

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Chop Suey Books, the Carytown bookstore that has been written about by The New York Times and ranked the best bookstore in the state, is being sold by owner Ward Tefft. Tefft has owned the store for nearly 20 years.
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Mini Grocer Opens in Norfolk’s Olde Huntersville

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — After over a year without a neighborhood grocery store, Norfolk residents in Olde Huntersville now have a place to buy fresh produce, meat, dairy and other food essentials.
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At 105, Lily Julian Can Still Throw a Party

PLEASANT VALLEY, WV (AP) — Renata “Lily” Julian celebrated her 105th birthday Saturday with a somewhat boisterous crowd at her residence at Conchetta’s Home Care Suites on Davis Street.
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3 Years After Hurricane, Regeneration, a Possible New Beach

ALLIGATOR POINT, Fla. (AP) — Three years after Hurricane Michael left a path of destruction spanning hundreds of miles along the Forgotten Coast, Tonya McNabb decided to move to Alligator Point permanently.
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Illinois Shelter Partners With Health Groups to Build Trust

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Ahead of colder weather, when shelter becomes more of a necessity, Helping Hands of Springfield is partnering with healthcare organizations to build trust with local residents experiencing homelessness.
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These Drag Queens Are Creating a Community in Middle Georgia

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Before she became one of Macon’s most popular drag queens, the host and show director of The Tribe didn’t want to do drag.
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Tribes Ask Univ. of Alabama to Return Moundville Artifacts

MOUNDVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Seven tribes are asking the University of Alabama to return 5,892 human remains and the artifacts buried with them at Moundville, an archaeological park in Alabama and a major center of Native American culture from 1020 to 1650.
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Mississippi WWII Veteran Awarded Medal of a Liberated France

COLLINS, Miss. (AP) — One memory Henry “Howard” Bennett has held on to for over 70 years is when his B-24 bomber flew low over Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy. He’ll never forget how the waters were red with the blood of his fellow servicemen.
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