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Sun, Apr 18th, 2021
Fashion industry evolves, as virus forces a rethink

PARIS (AP) — The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.

Cuomo retreats from open news briefings that made him a star

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor gained national attention last spring, and won an International Emmy, for daily, televised news briefings at which he answered barrages of questions from journalists...

The Latest: Vaccines to be made available at Alaska airports

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1.

LLY : 189.25 (+1.79%)
JNJ : 162.24 (+1.15%)
CBS names two executives to lead news, local stations

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it is combining its network news division and troubled group of 28 owned stations across the country into one unit, hiring two outside executives to run the expanded operation....

Equal pay bill passed by House but faces long odds in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved legislation Thursday that they say would help close the gap between what men and women are paid in the workplace, though the measure faces little chance of...

Mideast's largest mall operator to expand amid vaccine hopes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East's largest operator of malls expects revenue and earnings to climb back to pre-pandemic levels by the end of next year and is moving full steam ahead...

CRRFY : 3.6800 (+1.66%)
EU top court backs bloc in ban on electric pulse fishing

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s highest court on Thursday backed the bloc’s decision to ban as of July the practice of using electric shocks to stun fish before scooping them up in nets.

Epic drought means water crisis on Oregon-California border

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of farmers who rely on a massive irrigation project that spans the Oregon-California border learned Wednesday they will get a tiny fraction of the water they need amid...

Big-business pushback against voting measures gains momentum

Big business has ratcheted up its objections to proposals that would make it harder to vote, with several hundred companies and executives signing a new statement opposing “any discriminatory legislation."...

DAL : 46.64 (-0.38%)
JBLU : 20.30 (-1.88%)
GM : 58.71 (+0.17%)
WMT : 140.61 (+0.32%)
New Zealand bans live cow exports due to welfare concerns

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand announced Wednesday it is banning the export of live cows and other farm animals by sea due to welfare concerns.

"Sour Grapes" wine fraud con man deported to Indonesia

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A one-time California man who bilked wine collectors out of millions by selling cheaper booze he rebottled in his kitchen has been deported to his native Indonesia, U.S. immigration...

Czechs reject mandatory quotas on local food in stores

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech lawmakers have rejected a proposed bill to reduce dependency on food imports by imposing a quota of locally-produced food to be sold in supermarkets.

Dutch govt says it's too early to start easing the lockdown

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government on Tuesday presented a roadmap for relaxing coronavirus lockdown measures, but caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte stressed that it is still too early...

Iowa lawmakers pass bill seeking to stop farm investigations

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers for the fourth time have approved restrictions aimed at stopping animal welfare activists from documenting animal abuse at livestock farms.

The Latest: Australia has 2nd likely Astra-Zeneca clot case

CANBERRA, Australia — Australian authorities have identified a second case of a rare blot clot likely linked to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.

JNJ : 162.24 (+1.15%)
Tensions rise in water battle along Oregon-California line

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One of the worst droughts in memory in a massive agricultural region straddling the California-Oregon border could mean steep cuts to irrigation water for hundreds of farmers this...

Drivers wanted: Record demand at Uber as vaccinations rise

Uber is offering sign-up bonuses and other incentives for drivers as it faces record demand for rides and meal delivery.

LYFT : 63.40 (-1.61%)
UBER : 60.35 (-0.64%)
Chilly weather doesn't dampen UK joy at lockdown easing

LONDON (AP) — People across Britain flocked to shed shaggy locks and browse for clothes, books and other “non-essential” items as shops, gyms, hairdressers, restaurant patios and beer gardens reopened...

Tokyo adopts tougher virus rules, starts vaccinating elders

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo adopted tougher measures against the coronavirus Monday as Japanese authorities struggle to curb the spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Olympics in a country where less...

Germany's Bild newspaper to launch television channel

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest-selling daily newspaper, Bild, plans to launch a television channel that will go on air before the country's election in late September, its publisher said Monday.

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