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BOSTON (AP) — For several years, the Miami-Dade County Pubic Schools had toyed with replacing some of its 1,000 diesel buses with cleaner electric vehicles. But school leaders said the change would be too costly.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, one of the country’s once-prominent female leaders — a former parliament member, candidate for president and a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize — is visiting the United Nations, not as a representative of her governme…

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The boss of a notorious Haitian gang accused of kidnapping 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group last weekend is warning that the hostages will be killed if his demands aren't met.

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People who were marching to the prime minister's residence to demand justice for the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise run from tear gas fired by police in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.

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White scarves representing people who have died of COVID-19 in Brazil are hung over a field to protest the government's health policies outside Congress in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The scarves will be given to members of the Senate Parliamentary Inquiry Commission who are inv…

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is starring and producing a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the director Thursday at the movie set outside Santa Fe, the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office said.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil and gas drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health in what would be the nation's largest buffer zone between oil wells and communities.

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MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — The narrative that passengers watched a man rape a woman on a train in suburban Philadelphia last week and “filmed it for their own gratification instead of calling the police” is false, the prosecutor handling the case said Thursday as he asked witnesses to come forward.

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Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, stands by an information booth collecting signatures across the street from an Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. A bid to unionize Amazon workers at the distribution center in New Y…

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Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, sets up an information booth to collect signatures across the street from an Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. A bid to unionize Amazon workers at the distribution center in New Yor…

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Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, talks to people at the bus stop across the street from an Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. A bid to unionize Amazon workers at the distribution center in New York City neared an im…

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Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, sets up an information booth to collect signatures across the street from an Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. A bid to unionize Amazon workers at the distribution center in New Yor…

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Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, talks on his phone across the street from an Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. A bid to unionize Amazon workers at the distribution center in New York City neared an important miles…

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Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, talks on his phone while an Amazon truck passes by in the Staten Island borough of New York, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. A bid to unionize Amazon workers at the distribution center in New York City neared an important milestone, as organizers p…

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The conservative Texas Republican leader who pledged bounties to those who prove fraud at the polls has paid a liberal Democratic poll watcher who reported illegal voting by a Pennsylvania Republican.

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FILE - In this April 10, 2021 file photo, a man waits to unload bags of basic food staples, such as pasta, sugar, flour, and kitchen oil, provided residents through the CLAP government food assistance program in the Santa Rosalia neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela. Criminal charges were file…

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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2021 file photo, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., speaks during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic Arizona Sen. Sinema faced more defections Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, from the broad base of support she built to win her seat in 2018 when five mem…

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Chinese broadcaster and NBA partner Tencent is not showing current or archived Boston Celtics games on its platforms, in apparent response to comments that Celtics center Enes Kanter made to advocate Tibetan independence.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Some investors aren’t waiting to see if former President Donald Trump’s plans for a media company to challenge the likes of Facebook, Twitter and even Disney can actually become reality — they’re all in.

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FILE- In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo, a voter makes their choice from a vehicle outside the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, picked John Scott, an attorney who briefly joined former President Donald Trump's legal team last y…

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Tens of billions of dollars for U.S. environmental justice initiatives originally proposed in a $3.5 trillion domestic spending package now hang in the balance as Democrats decide how to trim the bill down to $2 trillion.

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FILE - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, Federal Trade Commission commissioner Rohit Chopra testifies during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate narrowly approved Chopra, President Biden's pick to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bur…

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SEATTLE (AP) — Isaiah Obet was behaving erratically and in mental distress in 2017 when Auburn police officer Jeff Nelson ordered his police dog to attack and then shot Obet in the torso. Obet fell to the ground and Nelson fired again, fatally shooting Obet in the head. Police said the offic…

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at the Doral Academy Preparatory School in Doral, Fla. Florida filed suit against President Joe Biden's administration Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, claiming his immigration policy is illegal, and DeSantis signed…

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening behind her home was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison — the maximum allowed for manslaughter after his murder conviction was overturned i…

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ANDREWS, N.C. (AP) — A private pilot and a passenger were killed earlier this month when the small plane they were in collided with pine trees in North Carolina, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its preliminary report.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania House Republicans are hoping a rarely used procedure will halt a statewide school masking order Thursday when a special panel will consider whether it should be formally adopted as a regulation rather than simply as an order by the acting Health secretary.

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Former President Bill Clinton released a video on Wednesday, saying he is on the road to recovery, glad to be back home, and that he was "so touched by the outpouring of support" he received while hospitalized in Southern California last week.

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TROY — Visitors of Alparon Park will have better illumination along the walkways going forward.

TOWANDA – During the Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency’s meeting on Monday, Executive Director Robyn Cummings gave an update on a cooperative project to bring a bike-packing trail to the region.

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Dr. Scott Jensen, shown at his Watertown, Minn., clinic on Sept. 22, 2021, is a family physician now running for governor. He's become the frontrunner for the GOP nomination on a platform of vaccine skepticism and opposition to the restrictions that Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and President Joe…

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Dr. Scott Jensen, poses in one of his exam rooms that features a MASH television show theme at his Watertown, Minn., clinic, on Sept. 22, 2021. Jensen is a family physician now running for governor. He's become the frontrunner for the GOP nomination on a platform of vaccine skepticism and op…

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Dr. Scott Jensen, shown at his Watertown, Minn., clinic on Sept. 22, 2021, is a family physician now running for governor. He's become the frontrunner for the GOP nomination on a platform of vaccine skepticism and opposition to the restrictions that Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and President Joe…

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Dr. Scott Jensen, shown at his Watertown, Minn., clinic, on Sept. 22, 2021, is a family physician now running for governor. He's become the frontrunner for the GOP nomination on a platform of vaccine skepticism and opposition to the restrictions that Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and President Jo…

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NEW YORK (AP) — A neurologist already facing charges that he raped patients in New York and New Jersey was arrested on new federal charges Wednesday alleging that he was a serial, sexual abuser of women who went to him for help with debilitating chronic pain.

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A Pennsylvania appeals court heard arguments Wednesday on whether the Wolf administration had the legal right to impose a mask mandate on K-12 schools and child care facilities to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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The entrance to Trump National Golf Club is seen in Briarcliff Manor, NY., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Former President Donald Trump's company is under criminal investigation by a district attorney in the New York City suburb into whether it misled officials to cut taxes for a golf course ther…

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A golfer plays at Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor, NY., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Former President Donald Trump's company is under criminal investigation by a district attorney in the New York City suburb into whether it misled officials to cut taxes for a golf course there, acc…

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This aerial image taken with a drone, shows Trump National Golf Club is seen in Briarcliff Manor, NY., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Former President Donald Trump's company is under criminal investigation by a district attorney in the New York City suburb into whether it misled officials to cut …

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This aerial image taken with a drone, shows Trump National Golf Club is seen in Briarcliff Manor, NY., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Former President Donald Trump's company is under criminal investigation by a district attorney in the New York City suburb into whether it misled officials to cut …

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This aerial image taken with a drone, shows Trump National Golf Club is seen in Briarcliff Manor, NY., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Former President Donald Trump's company is under criminal investigation by a district attorney in the New York City suburb into whether it misled officials to cut …