Extract link from Apple News URL

Scrapes the original URL from a given apple.news link by loading the redirect and pulling the first link off the page.

Actions Used

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Copy to Clipboard
Copies the result of the last action to the clipboard.
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Get Contents of URL
Gets the contents of URLs passed into the action. Useful for downloading files and web content, or for making API requests. Includes GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, DELETE methods, and options to add headers. To make a multipart HTTP request, choose “Form” as the request body type and add files as field values.
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Get URLs from Input
Returns any links found in the output from the previous action.
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Get Item from List
Returns one or more items from the list passed as input. You can get the first item, the last item, a random item, the item at a particular index, or items in a range of indexes.
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Stop and Output
Stops execution of the current shortcut, and outputs content. This action is useful when: • Running a shortcut from another shortcut (using the Run Shortcut action). The output will be used as the output of the Run Shortcut action. • Running a shortcut from Quick Actions in Finder on macOS. The output will be saved as a file alongside the files selected in Finder. • Running a shortcut from Services on macOS. The output will replace the selected content, if applicable. • Or, when running a shortcut from another location that supports output, like the command-line or the Shortcuts URL scheme. No more actions will be run after this action.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Extract%20link%20from%20Apple%20News%20URL
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Extract%20link%20from%20Apple%20News%20URL
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Extract link from Apple News URL” end tell

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