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Some Mystery Seeds Mailed to Americans IdentifiedSome of the mystery seeds appearing in packages sent to Americans from China have been identified by botanists at a federal agency, but officials still say you shouldn't plant the seeds if you received them. The US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service says it has identified...
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FILE – This April 4, 2017, file photo shows the entrance to FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. A nuclear plant bailout law should be repealed immediately, Democratic members of the Ohio House announced Wednesday, July 22, 2020, as a bribery scandal involving one of the state’s most powerful lawmakers unfolded over the law’s passage. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
Nuclear bailout tied to bribery scandal was years in makingOhio lawmakers are facing calls to repeal a $1 billion nuclear plant bailout that’s now entangled in a state bribery scandal
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Judge decries shooting that killed son, injured husbandA federal judge from New Jersey is publicly speaking out about a shooting at her New Jersey home last month when authorities say a disgruntled lawyer killed her son and seriously wounded her husband
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In this photo made on July 29, 2020, Dion Green stands outside his home in Dayton, Ohio. Green whose father died in a mass shooting on a night out together, spoke about the book he wrote about surviving that shooting as the anniversary of the 2019 shooting approaches. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)
One year after mass shooting, frustration in Ohio cityTormented by mind-scarring memories and questions without answers, Dion Green has dedicated his life after the death of his father and eight other people in a mass shooting to memorializing them and trying to bring helpful change
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As US milk sales rise amid pandemic, "Got milk?" ads returnThe dairy industry has a familiar question for you: “Got milk?”
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Rosa Parks letter on Martin Luther King Jr. on sale for $54KA handwritten letter written by Rosa Parks recalling Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work in the civil rights movement is on sale for $54,000
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China accuses US of harassing Chinese students, researchersChina is accusing the U.S. of “monitoring, harassing and willfully detaining" Chinese students and researchers in the country
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2015, file photo, people walk past a branch of HSBC bank in London. Europe’s biggest bank, HSBC, has reported Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, its net profit plummeted 96% in the second quarter of this year as lower interest rates combined with the downturn due to the coronavirus pandemic stunted business activity.  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
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A firefighter runs as the wind blows at the Apple Fire in Banning, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Thousands remain evacuated from Southern California wildfireThousands of people remain under evacuation orders early Monday after a wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles exploded in size and forced crews to battle flames in triple-digit heat
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People wearing face masks walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Asian shares were mixed on Monday, as investors watched surging numbers of new coronavirus cases in the region, including in Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Stocks up on signs of industrial recovery, eyes on US talksGlobal shares are edging up as investors weigh risks from rising coronavirus cases against hopes for a recovery in some places like China and Europe
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, women peer in the front door of Lord & Taylor's flagship Fifth Avenue store which closed for good in New York. New York landmark retailer Lord & Taylor has filed for bankruptcy, joining a growing list of retailers flummoxed by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
Retail rout goes on, Lord & Taylor, Tailored Brands, falterLord & Taylor, America’s oldest retailer, is seeking bankruptcy protection, as is the owner of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos
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Party Boat With 170 Guests Leads to Arrests in NYCA party boat allegedly cruised around New York City on Saturday night with more than 170 guests, leading to three arrests amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The four-story Liberty Belle riverboat has four bars, three outdoor decks, and can fit as many as 600; people complained to authorities about it...
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