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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2007 file photo, actor Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on "The Andy Griffith Show," pauses at a statue of Andy and Opie Taylor in Mount Airy, N.C. Lynn died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, after a brief illness, The Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy announced in a statement. She was 95. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ has died

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — Betty Lynn, the film and television actor…

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2007 file photo, actor Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on "The Andy Griffith Show," pauses at a statue of Andy and Opie Taylor in Mount Airy, N.C. Lynn died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, after a brief illness, The Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy announced in a statement. She was 95. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2004, file photo, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.'s headquarters stands in Hunt Valley, Md. Sinclair Broadcast Group said Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, that it's suffered a data breach and is still working to determine what information the data contained. The Baltimore company owns and/or operates 21 regional sports network and owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets.(AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)

Sinclair Broadcast Group identifies data breach

Sinclair Broadcast Group said Monday that it’s suffered a data breach and…

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2004, file photo, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.'s headquarters stands in Hunt Valley, Md. Sinclair Broadcast Group said Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, that it's suffered a data breach and is still working to determine what information the data contained. The Baltimore company owns and/or operates 21 regional sports network and owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets.(AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)
IOC President Thomas Bach delivers a speech before the lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southwestern Greece, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Feb. 4-20, 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Protestors disrupt flame lighting for Beijing Winter Games

ANCIENT OLYMPIA. Greece (AP) — Three activists protesting human rights abuses in…

IOC President Thomas Bach delivers a speech before the lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southwestern Greece, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Feb. 4-20, 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Matthew Wright (15), right, kicks a field goal to win the match during the second half of an NFL football game between the Miami Dolphins and the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, England, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Dunhan)

NFL loaded with mediocre, poor teams 6 weeks into season

Six weeks into the NFL season and each conference has only six…

Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Matthew Wright (15), right, kicks a field goal to win the match during the second half of an NFL football game between the Miami Dolphins and the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, England, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Dunhan)
A forensic police officer works inside the Belfairs Methodist Church where British lawmaker David Amess was killed Friday during a meeting with constituents, in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. Amess, a long-serving lawmaker, was attacked during a regular meeting with his constituents at a church in Leigh-on-Sea, a town about 40 miles (62 kilometers) east of London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

UK prime minister to lead tributes to slain lawmaker Amess

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will lead a special…

A forensic police officer works inside the Belfairs Methodist Church where British lawmaker David Amess was killed Friday during a meeting with constituents, in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. Amess, a long-serving lawmaker, was attacked during a regular meeting with his constituents at a church in Leigh-on-Sea, a town about 40 miles (62 kilometers) east of London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2001 file photo, Secretary of State Colin Powell looks on as President Bush addresses State Department employees at the State Department in Washington. Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Kenneth Lambert)

Colin Powell, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims, dies

WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in…

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2001 file photo, Secretary of State Colin Powell looks on as President Bush addresses State Department employees at the State Department in Washington. Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Kenneth Lambert)
FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2021 file photo, Druse supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad wave Syrian flags during a rally close to the Syrian border demanding the return of the Golan Heights, captured by Israel in 1967, in Majdal Shams, Golan Heights. The death of Midhat Saleh, a former Syrian Druse lawmaker, allegedly by Israeli sniper fire on Saturday, Oct. 16, 202, could mark a new phase in Israel’s war against Iranian entrenchment in neighboring Syria. Saleh was born in Majdal Shams, in the Israeli-controlled side of the Golan, and was jailed several times by Israel, most recently for 12 years until 1997. He later moved to Syria. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

Shooting in Syria could mark new phase in Israeli campaign

JERUSALEM — The death of a former Syrian Druse lawmaker, allegedly by…

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2021 file photo, Druse supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad wave Syrian flags during a rally close to the Syrian border demanding the return of the Golan Heights, captured by Israel in 1967, in Majdal Shams, Golan Heights. The death of Midhat Saleh, a former Syrian Druse lawmaker, allegedly by Israeli sniper fire on Saturday, Oct. 16, 202, could mark a new phase in Israel’s war against Iranian entrenchment in neighboring Syria. Saleh was born in Majdal Shams, in the Israeli-controlled side of the Golan, and was jailed several times by Israel, most recently for 12 years until 1997. He later moved to Syria. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
FILE - A view of the densely populated Jalousie neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children was kidnapped by a gang in Haiti on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, file)

US religious group says 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A group of 17 missionaries including children…

FILE - A view of the densely populated Jalousie neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children was kidnapped by a gang in Haiti on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, file)
Matthew Loeb, president of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), poses for a portrait at IATSE offices in Burbank, Calif., Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. The union says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

LOS ANGELES — An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike…

Matthew Loeb, president of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), poses for a portrait at IATSE offices in Burbank, Calif., Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. The union says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2019, file photo, Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers performs at a concert in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Flea turned 59 on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, and his Silverlake Conservatory of Music turned 20, and they celebrated with a joint party in the parking lot for the Los Angeles school that often serves as a de facto performance space for its faculty and students. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)

A funky Flea celebrates his birthday, his school’s founding

LOS ANGELES — Flea had a funky birthday. So did the music…

FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2019, file photo, Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers performs at a concert in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Flea turned 59 on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, and his Silverlake Conservatory of Music turned 20, and they celebrated with a joint party in the parking lot for the Los Angeles school that often serves as a de facto performance space for its faculty and students. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)
The University of California Irvine Medical Center is seen in Orange, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. A spokesman says former president Bill Clinton will spend one more night at the hospital where he is recovering from an infection. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Bill Clinton released from Southern California hospital

ORANGE, Calif. — Bill Clinton was released Sunday from the Southern California…

The University of California Irvine Medical Center is seen in Orange, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. A spokesman says former president Bill Clinton will spend one more night at the hospital where he is recovering from an infection. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) runs up the court during the first half of the team's preseason NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Giannis vows to get better, no telling how good he can be

Giannis Antetokounmpo sometimes looks like he might dunk from the foul line.…

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) runs up the court during the first half of the team's preseason NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou, playing the role of the High Priestess, holds up the torch during the final rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southwestern Greece, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Feb. 4-20, 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Weather, protest cloud Beijing flame-lighting rehearsal

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece — A sunburst at the overcast birthplace of the…

Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou, playing the role of the High Priestess, holds up the torch during the final rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southwestern Greece, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Feb. 4-20, 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Dave Chappelle poses in the press room with the best comedy album award for "The Age of Spin" and "Deep in the Heart of Texas" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York. Netflix said Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 that it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what it paid for Dave Chappelle’s comedy special “The Closer," which some condemned as being transphobic. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Netflix employee fired in wake of Chappelle special furor

LOS ANGELES — Netflix said Friday that it had fired an employee…

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Dave Chappelle poses in the press room with the best comedy album award for "The Age of Spin" and "Deep in the Heart of Texas" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York. Netflix said Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 that it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what it paid for Dave Chappelle’s comedy special “The Closer," which some condemned as being transphobic. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Medical workers carry a patient suspected of having coronavirus on a stretcher at a hospital in Kommunarka, outside Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. Russia's daily death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 1000 for the first time as the country faces a sustained wave of rising infections. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Russia’s daily COVID-19 deaths top 1,000 for first time

MOSCOW — Russia’s daily death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 1,000 for…

Medical workers carry a patient suspected of having coronavirus on a stretcher at a hospital in Kommunarka, outside Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. Russia's daily death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 1000 for the first time as the country faces a sustained wave of rising infections. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
FILE - In this June 10, 2020 file photo, cattle occupy a feedlot in Columbus, Neb. Frustrated with persistently low prices, ranchers and others in the beef industry are moving to reverse decades of consolidation and planning to open new slaughterhouses. The plants will be smaller than those owned by the four beef company giants that now slaughter over 80% of the nation's cattle. That has led to some skepticism about whether the new plants will succeed. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Unhappy with prices, U.S. ranchers look to build own meat plants

DES MOINES, Iowa — Like other ranchers across the country, Rusty Kemp…

FILE - In this June 10, 2020 file photo, cattle occupy a feedlot in Columbus, Neb. Frustrated with persistently low prices, ranchers and others in the beef industry are moving to reverse decades of consolidation and planning to open new slaughterhouses. The plants will be smaller than those owned by the four beef company giants that now slaughter over 80% of the nation's cattle. That has led to some skepticism about whether the new plants will succeed. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
Smokestacks from the Greenridge Generation power plant tower above nearby homes, Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, in Dresden, N.Y. One Bitcoin mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution in finding cheap energy to run the power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency: It took over Greenidge Generation which now produces about 44 megawatts to run 15,300 computer servers, plus additional electricity it sends into the state's power grid. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to…

Smokestacks from the Greenridge Generation power plant tower above nearby homes, Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, in Dresden, N.Y. One Bitcoin mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution in finding cheap energy to run the power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency: It took over Greenidge Generation which now produces about 44 megawatts to run 15,300 computer servers, plus additional electricity it sends into the state's power grid. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2021, file photo, a syringe of of ivermectin — a drug used to kill worms and other parasites — intended for use in horses only, rests on the box it was packaged in, in Olympia, Wash. At least two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the U.S., many in recent weeks, by people seeking to force hospitals to give their COVID-stricken loved ones ivermectin, a drug for parasites that has been promoted by conservative commentators as a treatment despite a lack of evidence that it helps people with the virus. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Lawsuits demand unproven ivermectin for COVID patients

NEW YORK — Mask rules, vaccination mandates and business shutdowns have all…

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2021, file photo, a syringe of of ivermectin — a drug used to kill worms and other parasites — intended for use in horses only, rests on the box it was packaged in, in Olympia, Wash. At least two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the U.S., many in recent weeks, by people seeking to force hospitals to give their COVID-stricken loved ones ivermectin, a drug for parasites that has been promoted by conservative commentators as a treatment despite a lack of evidence that it helps people with the virus. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
In this photo released by NASA, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with the Lucy spacecraft stands ready to launch from Space Launch Complex 41, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Lucy will be the first spacecraft to study Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids. Like the mission's namesake – the fossilized human ancestor, "Lucy," whose skeleton provided unique insight into humanity's evolution – Lucy will revolutionize our knowledge of planetary origins and the formation of the solar system. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)

NASA’s asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A NASA spacecraft named Lucy rocketed into the…

In this photo released by NASA, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with the Lucy spacecraft stands ready to launch from Space Launch Complex 41, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Lucy will be the first spacecraft to study Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids. Like the mission's namesake – the fossilized human ancestor, "Lucy," whose skeleton provided unique insight into humanity's evolution – Lucy will revolutionize our knowledge of planetary origins and the formation of the solar system. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)
Minnesota Wild left wing Kevin Fiala (22) is congratulated by the bench after scoring a goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/John McCoy)

Foligno’s late goal gives Wild 2-1 win over Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Marcus Foligno scored with 7.2 seconds remaining in regulation…

Minnesota Wild left wing Kevin Fiala (22) is congratulated by the bench after scoring a goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/John McCoy)