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BEIRUT (AP) — Nationwide protests paralyzed Lebanon on Friday as demonstrators blocked major roads in a second day of rallies against the government's handling of a severe economic crisis and the entire country's political class.

The protests were the

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ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola is reporting strong third quarter sales as it makes strides with new drinks like Coca-Cola Plus Coffee and no-sugar drinks.

Revenue jumped 8% to $9.51 billion, edging out Wall Street expectations for $9.48 billion, according to a

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WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — John McAnear, a 77-year-old Air Force veteran, stood in an audience of hundreds in suburban Des Moines with an oxygen tank at his side, wheezing as he implored Pete Buttigieg to protect the Veterans Administration.

The Democratic

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's northeastern Catalonia region and its riot-swept regional capital, Barcelona, were paralyzed Friday by a mix of strikes and marches as it faced its fifth day of protests over the conviction of independence leaders.

Spain's

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Catalonia (all times local):

12:05 p.m.

The Spanish soccer federation has postponed next week's marquee game between Barcelona and Real Madrid due to a fear of more street violence

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have approved the appointment of Christine Lagarde as the next president of the European Central Bank.

The former International Monetary Fund managing director will replace Mario Draghi, who has served as ECB president

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The city of New Orleans is preparing to explode two giant, badly damaged construction cranes that are towering over a partially collapsed hotel project at the edge of the French Quarter, bringing them down Friday just ahead of tropical weather that could

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BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in the latest quarter as a trade war with Washington deepened a slump that is weighing on the global economy.

Growth in the world's second-largest economy slipped to 6% in the three months

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The city of New Orleans is preparing to explode two giant, badly damaged construction cranes that are towering over a partially collapsed hotel project. They hope to demolish the cranes Friday with a series of controlled explosions that would drop them

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CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The NFL says team owners have given the OK to invest up to $10 million in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village in Canton.

A spokesman for the league says the decision came at the NFL owners' meetings this week in Florida.

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