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Bosch opens $1.2B semiconductor factory in eastern Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German technology company Bosch on Monday opened a 1 billion euro ($1.2 billion) chip factory in the eastern city of Dresden to help meet the growing demand...
Jun. 7, 2021

Water polo players get $14 million in sex abuse settlement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A dozen female water polo players who accused their coach of sexual abuse will split nearly $14 million after settling a lawsuit against USA Water Polo...
Jun. 7, 2021

Auditor: EU's Frontex border agency can't fulfill its duties

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s border and coast guard agency is being given additional tasks, like playing a greater role in the deportation of migrants, at a time when...
Jun. 7, 2021

South Carolina court weighs pausing new death penalty law

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina judge heard arguments Monday on whether to temporarily halt a new law effectively forcing death row prisoners to choose to die by either...
Jun. 7, 2021

Pastor seeks revival of suit challenging virus restrictions

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — About 100 supporters of a Louisiana minister gathered outside a federal appeals court in New Orleans on Monday to show support as his lawyers asked to...
Jun. 7, 2021

UK parliament won't get immediate vote on foreign aid cut

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers failed to force a vote Monday on the government's cut to foreign aid spending, but may get a chance to debate the contentious decision on...
Jun. 7, 2021

Stocks slip on Wall Street, pulling back from record highs

Stocks edged lower in midday trading Monday after briefly approaching the record highs they reached a month ago. The quiet opening to the week follows several choppy weeks as investors...
Jun. 7, 2021

Journalists who fled Myanmar find third-country refuge

BANGKOK (AP) — Three journalists from military-ruled Myanmar who were convicted of illegal entry after they fled to Thailand have been sent to a third country where they are safe,...
Jun. 7, 2021

Troopers: Man drags pedestrian with car, then hides body

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused of dragging the body of a pedestrian that he struck with his car, and then leaving most of the body behind...
Jun. 7, 2021

Police: 4 people fatally shot in home in Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon, said four people were fatally shot over the weekend at a home in the city. fficers responded to reports of a shooting...
Jun. 7, 2021

AP Interview: State AG pushes accountability in opioid cases

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has been a leader in the legal push to hold companies and individuals accountable for the U.S. opioid addiction and overdose epidemic, which has been...
Jun. 7, 2021

Vote on new Israeli government to be held in coming week

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's parliament speaker said Monday that a vote to approve a new government that would end Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year rule will be held in the...
Jun. 7, 2021

Death toll rises after Burkina Faso village attack

GAO, Mali (AP) — The death toll from the deadliest attack in Burkina Faso in years has risen to at least 132 people and countless others wounded, security officials said...
Jun. 7, 2021

FDA approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug panned by experts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t...
Jun. 7, 2021

Supreme Court agrees to hear 2nd 'state secrets' case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether a lawsuit can go forward in which a group of Muslim residents of California allege the FBI targeted...
Jun. 7, 2021

U.S. regulators OK first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years, against the advice of their own outside experts

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators OK first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years, against the advice of their own outside experts.
Jun. 7, 2021

Donkey on the run in same town that dealt with runaway steer

JOHNSTON, R.I. (AP) — The same Rhode Island town that had to deal with a runaway steer earlier this year is now investigating reports of a donkey on the loose...
Jun. 7, 2021

Train barrels into another in Pakistan, killing at least 45

GHOTKI, Pakistan (AP) — An express train barreled into another that had derailed in Pakistan before dawn Monday, killing at least 45 people, authorities said. More than 100 were injured,...
Jun. 7, 2021

Greece says many migrants in Turkey could seek asylum there

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece on Monday designated neighboring Turkey as a safe country in which to seek international protection for the majority of asylum-seekers departing its shores for Greece...
Jun. 7, 2021

Austria's far-right Freedom Party chooses new leader

BERLIN (AP) — Austria's far-right Freedom Party on Monday nominated Herbert Kickl, the country's combative former interior minister, as its new leader. The opposition party's leadership chose Kickl for the...
Jun. 7, 2021

Stocks wobble in early trading, pull back from record highs

Stocks were listless in early trading Monday after briefly approaching the record highs they reached a month ago. The quiet opening to the week follows several choppy weeks as investors...
Jun. 7, 2021

France fines Google for abusing “dominant" ads position

PARIS (AP) — Google is being fined 220 million euros ($268 million) by France’s antitrust watchdog for abusing its “dominant" position in online advertising. Practices used by the search engine...
Jun. 7, 2021

2 arrested in California road rage killing of 6-year-old

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with a road rage shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy last month on a Southern...
Jun. 7, 2021

Probe: Cyprus wrongly issued passports despite warnings

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cyprus government continued for at least four years to unlawfully issue passports to relatives of wealthy investors under an investment-for-citizenship program, despite warnings by the...
Jun. 7, 2021

Jeff Bezos riding his own rocket in July, joining 1st crew

Jeff Bezos will ride his own rocket into space next month, joining the first crew to fly in a Blue Origin capsule. The Amazon founder announced Monday he will launch...
Jun. 7, 2021

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