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Omicron and delta spell return of unpopular restrictions

By LORI HINNANT PARIS (AP) — Greeks who are over age 60 and refuse coronavirus vaccinations could be hit with monthly fines of more than one-quarter of their pensions — a get-tough policy that the country’s politicians…
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Abortion rights at stake in historic Supreme Court arguments

By MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights are on the line at the Supreme Court in historic arguments over the landmark ruling nearly 50 years ago that declared a nationwide right to end a pregnancy. The…
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New info shows omicron spread wider earlier than thought

By RAF CASERT BRUSSELS (AP) — New findings about the coronavirus’s omicron variant made it clear Tuesday that the emerging threat slipped into countries well before their defenses were up, as two distant nations announced…
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Wary, weary world slams doors shut, fearing omicron variant

By RAF CASERT and MARI YAMAGUCHI BRUSSELS (AP) — Nations around the world sought Monday to keep the new omicron variant at bay with travel bans and further restrictions, even as it remains unclear what…
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World takes action as new variant emerges in southern Africa

By RAF CASERT BRUSSELS (AP) — A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa on Friday, and stocks plunged in Asia and Europe in reaction to news of a new, potentially…
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On the road again: Travelers emerge in time for Thanksgiving

By DAVID KOENIG DALLAS (AP) — Determined to reclaim Thanksgiving traditions that were put on pause last year by the pandemic, millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to…
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US to release 50 million barrels of oil to ease energy costs

By JOSH BOAK and COLLEEN LONG WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered 50 million barrels of oil released from the strategic reserve to help bring down energy costs, in coordination with other…
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Investigators look at if parade crash driver fleeing crime

By SCOTT BAUER, MIKE BALSAMO and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Investigators are examining whether the person who drove an SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee may have been fleeing from a…
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US expands COVID boosters to all adults, final hurdle ahead

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Friday moved to open up COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, expanding the government’s campaign to shore up protection and get ahead of…
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Rittenhouse jury to resume after fresh mistrial request

By MICHAEL TARM, SCOTT BAUER and AMY FORLITI KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The jury in Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial was to move into a third day of deliberations Thursday, even as its request to re-watch video…
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