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DJ trio Swedish House Mafia reunite with new music, tour

By KRISTIN M. HALL - AP Entertainment Writer

Ready to party again, DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia are back with a new collab with The Weeknd and a world tour on the horizon. The trio dropped a new song “Moth To a Flame” melding their thumping beats with The Weeknd’s dark cinematic vocals. Next year will mark their return to world touring with 44 dates in arenas across North America and Europe. After announcing their reunion in 2018, the DJs who helped bring house music to a global audience have been working on a new album in Sweden. Steve Angello said “time was the best thing that could happen,” giving them much needed space to regroup for a new chapter.

AP FACT CHECK: Biden overstates his record on COVID vaccine

By AMANDA SEITZ and CALVIN WOODWARD - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden botched the numbers behind the COVID-19 vaccine rollout Thursday as he stretched to take all the credit for the surge of shots once he was in office. A look at his remarks during a CNN town hall event: COVID BIDEN: “When I first was elected, there were only 2 million people who had COVID…

AP FACT CHECK: Biden overstates his record on COVID vaccine

By AMANDA SEITZ and CALVIN WOODWARD - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden botched the numbers behind the COVID-19 vaccine rollout Thursday as he stretched to take all the credit for the surge of shots once he was in office. A look at his remarks during a CNN town hall event: COVID BIDEN: “When I first was elected, there were only 2 million people who had COVID…

12 pounds of fentanyl seized in San Francisco drug bust

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Federal and San Francisco authorities say they seized more than 12 pounds of the deadly narcotic fentanyl in what they characterized as a major drug bust. Authorities announced federal conspiracy charges against eight people suspected of supplying drug operations in the city’s troubled Tenderloin neighborhood. The Tenderloin is a diverse district which is home to government buildings, theater venues, families with children living in apartments and homeless people. It’s also a neighborhood where dealers sell drugs in the open and users shoot up drugs in public. San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott on Tuesday called overdose deaths fueled by cheap and potent fentanyl a public health calamity.