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Lebanon health minister: Cabinet resigns over Beirut blast

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Cabinet has resigned over last week's devastating blast at the Beirut port, the health minister said, a decision that was made under pressure as several ministers...
Aug. 10, 2020

Many landmark restaurants, bars won't reopen after virus

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — La Tropicana Cafe has been a cornerstone of Tampa’s historic Latin-influenced Ybor City neighborhood since the 1960s, well known as a gathering spot where movers and...
Aug. 10, 2020

Lebanon health minister: Cabinet resigned over Beirut blast

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s health minister says the government has resigned over last week’s devastating blast at the Beirut port. The minister, Hamad Hassan, spoke with reporters at the end...
Aug. 10, 2020

US employers post more jobs in June, pull back on hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised more jobs in June compared with the previous month, but overall hiring fell, painting a mixed picture of the job market. The number of...
Aug. 10, 2020

Lebanese health minister says the Cabinet has resigned over Beirut's deadly explosion last week

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese health minister says the Cabinet has resigned over Beirut's deadly explosion last week.
Aug. 10, 2020

Fire engulfs cooking show star Rachael Ray's home

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A massive fire was ignited at cooking show star Rachael Ray's New York home, authorities said. Firefighters responded to Ray's home in Lake Luzerne, New York,...
Aug. 10, 2020

Treasure-hunter finds 3,000-year-old hoard in Scotland

LONDON (AP) — An amateur treasure-hunter has uncovered one of the most significant Bronze Age hoards ever found in Scotland, including jewelry and a 3,000-year-old sword, authorities said Monday. Metal...
Aug. 10, 2020

German finance minister to lead center left into 2021 vote

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party named Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Monday as its candidate to become chancellor in the country's national election next year. Scholz, 62,...
Aug. 10, 2020

The Latest: 4th family sues Tyson Foods over Iowa outbreak

WATERLOO, Iowa — The family of a fourth worker who died from the coronavirus during an outbreak at Tyson Foods’ largest pork processing plant is suing the company over his...
Aug. 10, 2020

Stocks drift on Wall Street; S&P 500 within 1% of record

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is drifting in early trading on Monday after President Donald Trump announced several stopgap moves to aid the economy, following the collapse of talks...
Aug. 10, 2020

California's top public health director out, no reason given

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's top public health official has resigned, just days after the state announced a fix for a glitch that caused a lag in reporting coronavirus test...
Aug. 10, 2020

Born with 1 hand, she's an inspiration in virus fight

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two years out of medical school, respiratory therapist Savannah Stuard is on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 in New Orleans, operating ventilator equipment...
Aug. 10, 2020

Gandhi's glasses go under the hammer in southwestern England

LONDON (AP) — A pair of eyeglasses that are believed to have once belonged to Mohandas Gandhi are being auctioned, decades after the independence leader gave them as an impromptu...
Aug. 10, 2020

Extreme poverty rises and a generation sees future slip away

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — As a domestic worker, Amsale Hailemariam knew from the inside out the luxury villas that had grown up around her simple shelter of raw metal...
Aug. 10, 2020

Stocks rise, pushing the S&P 500 closer to its record high

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, pushing the S&P 500 closer to the record high it reached back in February. The benchmark index was up...
Aug. 10, 2020

More than 100 arrests, 13 officers hurt amid Chicago looting

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police commissioner says more than 100 people were arrested following a night of looting and unrest that left 13 officers injured and caused damage in the...
Aug. 10, 2020

US investigates electrical fires in 2014 Chrysler minivans

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints of fires in a power and charging port in some Chrysler Town and Country minivans. The National Highway...
Aug. 10, 2020

Greece: Missing man's body found after deadly storm; 8 dead

BOURTZI, Greece (AP) — The body of a man missing after a storm sparked flash floods on the Greek island of Evia over the weekend was recovered Monday near the...
Aug. 10, 2020

Germany's Maas calls Pompeo over pipeline sanctions threat

BERLIN (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Monday he personally reached out to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express “dismay” over a warning by three Republican...
Aug. 10, 2020

Police: More than 100 arrests made in Chicago after night of looting and unrest, 13 officers injured

CHICAGO (AP) — Police: More than 100 arrests made in Chicago after night of looting and unrest, 13 officers injured.
Aug. 10, 2020

Fire engulfs celebrity chef Rachael Ray's home

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A massive fire was ignited at celebrity chef Rachael Ray's New York home, authorities said. Firefighters responded to Ray's home in Lake Luzerne, New York, on...
Aug. 10, 2020

Virus-linked border moves raise fears on free travel in EU

BRUSSELS (AP) — As European countries struggle to manage spikes in coronavirus cases, concern is mounting about a “second wave” of uncoordinated border restrictions within Europe that threatens the free...
Aug. 10, 2020

Face masks now required outdoors at crowded Paris locations

PARIS (AP) — From the most romantic spots along the Seine to popular shopping streets, residents and visitors in Paris were required to wear face masks in some outdoor areas...
Aug. 10, 2020

McDonald's sues ousted CEO, alleging employee relationships

McDonald’s says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up relationships with other employees and...
Aug. 10, 2020

McDonald's says it's suing ousted CEO, alleging multiple relationships with employees and destruction of evidence

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it's suing ousted CEO, alleging multiple relationships with employees and destruction of evidence.
Aug. 10, 2020

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