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Fed survey says economy has picked up but outlook cloudy

Fed survey says economy has picked up but outlook cloudy

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve says economic activity has picked up in most regions of the country but still remains well below pre-pandemic levels with the country facing high levels of uncertainty.
Ex-CFL player gets 3 months for college admissions scam in United States

Ex-CFL player gets 3 months for college admissions scam in United States

A former Canadian Football League player was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for hiring someone take the SATs in place of his two sons. David Sidoo, who played professional football for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and B.C.
2021 Rose Parade cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

2021 Rose Parade cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

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Democrat Gideon wins primary, will face GOP Sen Collins

Democrat Gideon wins primary, will face GOP Sen Collins

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon beat two other Democrats on Tuesday for the right to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in a race that’s critical to the battle for control of the Senate.
Ethiopia denies reports government has started filling dam

Ethiopia denies reports government has started filling dam

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s water minister denied reports Wednesday that the government had begun filling a massive hydroelectric dam that has caused severe tensions with Egypt and led some to fear military conflict.
Apple wins big EU court case over $15 billion in taxes

Apple wins big EU court case over $15 billion in taxes

BRUSSELS — A European Union court on Wednesday delivered a hammer blow to the bloc’s attempts to rein in multinationals' ability to strike special tax deals with individual EU countries when it ruled that Apple does not have to pay 13 billion euros (
US industrial production surges 5.4% in June

US industrial production surges 5.4% in June

WASHINGTON — Production at America's factories, utilities and mines surged last month, but remained well below pre-pandemic levels. The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that U.S. industrial production rose 5.
Trump trades arenas for Rose Garden in attack on Biden

Trump trades arenas for Rose Garden in attack on Biden

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump transformed an event that was supposed to highlight his China policy into an impromptu campaign rally, delivering an expansive and often meandering broadside against Democratic rival Joe Biden on trade, policing an
Tyra Banks waltzing in as new 'Dancing With the Stars' host

Tyra Banks waltzing in as new 'Dancing With the Stars' host

LOS ANGELES — Tyra Banks will be showing off her moves as solo host of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.
Autopsy confirms Naya Rivera's death was accidental drowning

Autopsy confirms Naya Rivera's death was accidental drowning

LOS ANGELES — An autopsy confirmed Tuesday that “Glee'' star Naya Rivera died from accidental drowning, officials said, while her family released a statement honouring her ”everlasting legacy and magnetic spirit.
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