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Fri, Jul 30th, 2021
Deliveroo eyes Spain exit amid legal changes for its workers

MADRID (AP) — Food delivery platform Deliveroo says it is considering shuttering its operations in Spain, ahead of a deadline to comply with a new law that requires it to hire workers who are freelancing...

Pandemic weighs down German beer sales again in 1st half

BERLIN (AP) — German beer sales in this year's first half were 2.7% lower than a year earlier, dragged lower by closures of bars and restaurants that stretched through winter and into spring, official...

The Latest: US health officials to release new COVID-19 data

NEW YORK -- U.S. health officials are expected to release new data about the spread of COVID-19 on Friday that led to their decision to recommend that vaccinated people wear masks in some situations, a...

JNJ : 172.20 (+0.01%)
ADBE : 621.63 (-0.01%)
KR : 40.70 (-0.05%)
Homes lose water as wells run dry in drought-ravaged basin

MALIN, Ore. (AP) — Judy and Jim Shanks know the exact date their home’s well went dry — June 24.

US economy surpasses pre-pandemic size with 6.5% Q2 growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fueled by vaccinations and government aid, the U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5% annual rate last quarter in another sign that the nation has achieved a sustained recovery from the...

Emergent: FDA letting troubled COVID vaccine factory restart

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is allowing the problem-plagued factory of contract manufacturer Emergent BioSolutions to resume production of COVID-19 vaccine, the company said Thursday.

JNJ : 172.20 (+0.01%)
Portugal eases virus limits, takes aim at ‘total freedom’

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is beginning its journey to what the country’s prime minister calls “total freedom,” with a government decision Thursday to start winding down COVID-19 pandemic...

Forgotten oil and gas wells linger, leaking toxic chemicals

CRANE, Texas (AP) — Rusted pipes litter the sandy fields of Ashley Williams Watt’s cattle ranch in windswept West Texas. The corroded skeletons are all that remain of hundreds of abandoned oil wells...

CVX : 101.81 (-0.74%)
Hog dealer fires Iowa-based employees over buying violations

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An influential hog dealer for defrauding pork producers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars says it has fired employees responsible for its latest violations and paid restitution...

Forgotten oil and gas wells linger, leaking toxic chemicals

CRANE, Texas (AP) — Rusted pipes litter the sandy fields of Ashley Williams Watt’s cattle ranch in windswept West Texas. Corroded skeletons are all that remain of hundreds of abandoned oil wells. Unable...

CVX : 101.81 (-0.74%)
Designer who won't make same-sex wedding websites loses case

DENVER (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has ruled against a web designer who didn’t want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples and sued to challenge Colorado’s anti-discrimination law, another...

McCormick recalls some seasonings due to salmonella concern

McCormick & Co. is voluntarily recalling some seasonings due to possible salmonella contamination.

Chinese farmer who praised lawyers sentenced to 18 years

BEIJING (AP) — A prominent Chinese pig farmer who was detained after praising lawyers during a crackdown on legal activists by President Xi Jinping’s government was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in...

Warming rivers in US West killing fish, imperiling industry

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another. Fishermen who make their living off adult salmon,...

Cambodia seizes virus-contaminated meat imported from India

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian authorities have stopped five large containers of water buffalo meat imported from India after determining the shipment was tainted with the coronavirus, officials...

The Latest: Chinese city lists more cases in local outbreak

BEIJING — The major eastern Chinese city of Nanjing recorded another 31 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as authorities announced more than 1.5 billion doses of vaccine have been administered...

PFE : 42.81 (+0.05%)
Australian city Melbourne ends 5th COVID-19 lockdown

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s second-most populous city Melbourne will end its fifth lockdown on Tuesday with the Victoria state government declaring it had beaten an outbreak of the highly...

PFE : 42.81 (+0.05%)
Pope to UN forum: Hunger is 'crime' violating basic rights

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday decried as criminal the existence of hunger in a world which can produce enough food for all, building on a warning from U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that...

Singer Keating accepts damages in tabloid phone hacking case

LONDON (AP) — Irish singer Ronan Keating on Monday accepted “substantial damages” from a British tabloid newspaper publisher over phone hacking.

$1M in fines after nitrogen kills 6 at Georgia poultry plant

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal workplace safety officials are proposing nearly $1 million in fines against four companies following a January liquid nitrogen leak that killed six workers at a Georgia poultry...

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