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Mark Lazarus, the president and owner of Lazarus Entertainment Group, poses for a picture, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Businesses in beach communities and mountain getaways up and down the East Coast are fretting about a shortage of workers as the summer season picks up ste…

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Mark Lazarus, the president and owner of Lazarus Entertainment Group, poses for a picture, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Businesses in beach communities and mountain getaways up and down the East Coast are fretting about a shortage of workers as the summer season picks up ste…

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Mark Lazarus, the president and owner of Lazarus Entertainment Group, poses for a picture, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Businesses in beach communities and mountain getaways up and down the East Coast are fretting about a shortage of workers as the summer season picks up ste…

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TOKYO (AP) — The governor of Japan's Okinawa island demanded a top U.S. military commander take tougher prevention measures and more transparency hours after officials were told that more than 60 Marines at two bases have been infected over the past few days.

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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden pulls down his mask as he makes an unannounced stop at his childhood home on North Washington Avenue in the Green Ridge section of Scranton, Pa., to visit the current homeowner, Anne Kearns, Thursday, July 9, 2020.

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President Donald Trump gestures as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, July 11, 2020. Trump was returning from a visit to nearby Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of “paramount importance” and asserting that a Trump ally, Roger…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel co…

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council was voting Saturday on a resolution that would extend humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest from Turkey through just one crossing point, as Russia has insisted.

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The interior of the San Gabriel Mission is damaged following a morning fire, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in San Gabriel, Calif. The fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of the nearly 250-year-old California church that was undergoing renovation.

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Curious onlookers stand outside the San Gabriel Mission in the aftermath of a morning fire, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in San Gabriel, Calif. The fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of the nearly 250-year-old California church that was undergoing renovation.

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A firefighter stands outside the San Gabriel Mission in the aftermath of a fire, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in San Gabriel, Calif. The fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of the nearly 250-year-old California church that was undergoing renovation.

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Curious onlookers stand outside the San Gabriel Mission in the aftermath of a morning fire Saturday, July 11, 2020, in San Gabriel, Calif. The fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of the 249-year-old church that was undergoing renovation.

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Selena Quezada, right, and her mother Cathy stand outside the fire-damaged San Gabriel Mission, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in San Gabriel, Calif. A fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of the nearly 250-year-old California church that was undergoing renovation. Selena, who went …

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Selena Quezada, left, is hugged by her mother Cathy in the aftermath of a morning fire at the San Gabriel Mission, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in San Gabriel, Calif. The fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of the nearly 250-year-old California church that was undergoing renovati…

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A woman wears a mask with a religious figure as she prays the rosary in the aftermath of a morning fire at the San Gabriel Mission, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in San Gabriel, Calif. The fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of the nearly 250-year-old California church that was un…

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A woman prays the rosary in the aftermath of a morning fire at the San Gabriel Mission, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in San Gabriel, Calif. The fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of the nearly 250-year-old California church that was undergoing renovation.

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SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — A fire early Saturday destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of a California church that was undergoing renovation to mark its upcoming 250th anniversary celebration.

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President Donald Trump waves to members of the media while walking across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 10, 2020, as he returns from a trip to Florida. President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just…

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President Donald Trump looks at a smartphone while sitting aboard Marine One as it lands on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 10, 2020, after a trip to Florida. Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s intervention into a criminal case connected to his own conduct drew fierce rebukes Saturday from Democrats and a few lonely Republicans, with calls for investigations and legislation.

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FILE - In this Oct. 31 1997 file photo Danny Lee waits for his arraignment hearing for murder in the Pope County Detention Center in Russellville, Ark. A federal judge in Indiana on Friday, July, 10, 2020, halted the first federal execution planned in 17 years scheduled three days from now o…

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FILE - In this June 11, 2001 file photo, an aerial view of the execution facility at the United States Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., is shown. After the latest 17-year hiatus, the Trump administration wants to restart federal executions this month at the Terre Haute, prison. Four men ar…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department filed an emergency motion with a federal appeals court on Saturday seeking to move forward with the first federal execution in nearly two decades.

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DALLAS (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has taken away another summertime tradition in the U.S.: There will be no free Slurpees at 7-Elevens on Saturday — July 11 — to hail a date that doubles as an abbreviation of the convenience store chain's name.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the Trump administration's decision to make international students leave the U.S. if they intend to take classes entirely online starting this fall.

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A bee rests on a yellow sign that reads "Bees on Board" on beekeeper Sean Kennedy's truck as he helps capture a swarm of honey bees and relocate them to a bee hive, Friday, May 1, 2020, in Washington. The District of Columbia has declared beekeepers as essential workers during the coronaviru…

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Homeowner Tom Patton, bottom right, stands next to rock climber Paul Stanton, left, as he belays his beekeeper friend Erin Gleeson, top left, as she works with fellow beekeeper Sean Kennedy, right, to try to find a swarm of honey bees that has gone into an attic space, Saturday, April 25, 20…

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Beekeepers Sean Kennedy, right, and Erin Gleeson, left, pack up a bee box full of honeybees they removed from a fence line in a neighborhood in Anacostia, Monday, April 20, 2020, in Washington. Over the last year, beekeepers in the U.S. lost 43.7% of their honeybee colonies, according to the…

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Beekeepers Sean Kennedy, right, and Erin Gleeson, left, pack up as they finish removing a swarm of honeybees from a fence line in a neighborhood in Anacostia, Monday, April 20, 2020, in Washington. The District of Columbia has declared beekeepers as essential workers during the coronavirus o…

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Beekeeper Erin Gleeson takes a deep breath as she takes off her mask after capturing a swarm of honey bees to relocate them to a bee hive, Friday, May 1, 2020, in Washington. The District of Columbia has declared beekeepers as essential workers during the coronavirus outbreak. If the swarm i…