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Marchers protest Romania's virus restrictions as cases soar

Apr. 10, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

BUCHAREST (AP) — Marchers took to the streets Saturday in the Romanian capital of Bucharest to protest restrictive measures to fight the spread of COVID-19 even as new daily infections and deaths rose in the European Union nation. About 1,000 people converged on Victory...

Haniger, Mariners win 4-3 as Twins' trouble in 10th persists

Apr. 10, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Haniger homered and hit the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, giving the Seattle Mariners a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. All three of Minnesota's losses this season have come in the 10th, with the bullpen struggling...

The Latest: NHL's Canucks get OK to reopen team facilities

Apr. 10, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL says the Vancouver Canucks will reopen team facilities Sunday and resume play Friday after a COVID-19 outbreak in which 21 players and four staff members...

New Arkansas virus cases, per capita, lowest in the nation

Apr. 10, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases per capita in Arkansas during the past two weeks was the lowest in the nation, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Arkansas had 72.6 new cases per 100,000 residents to rank 52nd in the U.S. in...

Nevada reports 752 additional COVID cases; delays cited

Apr. 10, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada on Saturday reported 752 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases but a regional health agency said for the second straight day that hundreds of the cases were delayed from previous months. The state' also reported nine additional virus-caused deaths...

Navajo president vetoes reopening tribal roads to visitors

Apr. 10, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez has vetoed a resolution to reopen tribal roads on the Navajo reservation to tourists and other visitors amid the continuing pandemic. Nez said Friday in a statement that he vetoed the resolution approved...

Nearly one-third of Texans have received virus vaccine

Apr. 10, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The percentage of Texans who have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine is nearing one-third, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control on Saturday. The CDC reported 30.6% of the state's residents, more than 8.8 million...

The Latest: Romanians protest restrictions as cases top 1M

Apr. 10, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

BUCHAREST — Marchers have taken to the streets of the Romanian capital of Bucharest to protest restrictive measures to fight the spread of COVID-19 even as new daily infections and deaths rise in the European Union nation. About 1,000 people converged Saturday on...

Ash-covered St. Vincent braces for more volcanic eruptions

Apr. 10, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent raced to get clear Saturday, a day after it erupted with an explosion that shook the ground, spewed ash skyward and blanketed the...

Lafayette beats Lehigh 20-13 in the series' 156th game

Apr. 10, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Cole Northrup threw a pair of touchdown passes to tight end Steven Stilianos and Lafayette beat Leigh 20-13 on Saturday. Northrup connected with Stilianos for a 34-yard touchdown in the first quarter and a 30-yard TD early in the fourth to cap the...