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 2021-09-17 18:37 

AP

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking removal of DNR chairman...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Friday rejected a lawsuit seeking to remove the state Department of Natural Resources policy board's leader from his post even though his term has ended.D......

 2021-09-17 18:36 

Reuters

Wall Street slides, ending seesaw week in a risk-off mood...

Wall Street slid on Friday in a broad sell-off, rounding out a topsy-turvy week in which investors juggled signs of economic strength with concerns over corporate tax increases, stress from the Delta COVID variant, and possible shifts in the U.S. Federal ...

 2021-09-17 18:34 

AP

Start of school year fuels California job growth in August...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Public school teachers and staff returning to the classroom in August fueled another impressive month of job gains in California as officials said Friday that the state ad......

 2021-09-17 18:29 

UPI

Sotheby's to auction only remaining first-run, private copy of U.S. Constitution...

The only remaining copy of the original printing of the U.S. Constitution in private hands is expected to fetch up to $20 million when it heads to auction in November, Sotheby's announced Friday....

 2021-09-17 18:29 

Reuters

R. Kelly witness says she saw singer's sexual activity, was pressed to write apology letter...

A former assistant to R. Kelly testified on Friday she once saw him engage in sexual activity with one of the women he is charged with abusing, as prosecutors neared the end of presenting their sex trafficking case against the R&B singer....

 2021-09-17 18:26 

Reuters

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Verizon sweetens subsidies on iPhones to match competition | Reuters...

Verizon Communications said on Friday it is increasing its subsidies on offer for Apple Inc's newly launched iPhone 13, in a bid to attract more customers to the U.S. carrier's network....

 2021-09-17 18:23 

Reuters

Soccer Brazil legend Pele re-enters ICU, ESPN Brasil reports...

Brazil soccer legend Pele has re-entered an intensive care unit at Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein Hospital, ESPN Brasil reported on Friday....

 2021-09-17 18:23 

Reuters

COVID-19 victims remembered on Washington's National Mall with 650,000 white flags...

An exhibition of white flags representing Americans who have died of COVID-19 opened on Friday, covering more than 20 acres of the National Mall in Washington....

 2021-09-17 18:23 

AP

Packers placing OLB Za'Darius Smith on IR due to back issue...

The back issue that bothered Green Bay outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith throughout the preseason will now force the Packers to play without their Pro Bowl pass rusher for the next few weeks.Packe......

 2021-09-17 18:22 

Reuters

Week Ahead in Insurance: Sept. 20, 2021...

Here are some events of interest to the Insurance Law community this week. All times are local unless otherwise noted....

 2021-09-17 18:22 

Reuters

State Street-Invesco deal may leave both in limbo...

Mergers between asset managers are a pit stop in the race to the bottom. Fund manager Invesco is in talks to merge with State Street's asset management arm, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. A tie-up looks valuable on paper, but still leav...

 2021-09-17 18:22 

AP

Q&A: Jeff Ament feels alive again with Pearl Jam's return...

Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament came out of the band's pandemic sabbatical — which he spent recording a solo album, painting and he dabbled in Olympics analysis with his friend Kenny Mayne — to catch ......

 2021-09-17 18:20 

Reuters

Walgreens Boots heaps bonuses, rewards for pharmacists amid labor shortage...

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will give a one-time bonus of $1,250 to its full-time pharmacists and a $1,000 payment to part-time pharmacists, the drugstore chain said on Friday, as major retailers try to retain people amid intense labor shortage....

 2021-09-17 18:20 

Reuters

Bills' Cole Beasley, Reid Ferguson offer to buy road tickets for unvaccinated fans...

Buffalo Bills receiver Cole Beasley remains defiant in his stance against the COVID-19 vaccination....

 2021-09-17 18:20 

AP

St. Louis Blues to require COVID-19 vaccinations or testing...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues will require fans and visitors who are 12 and over to show proof they have had a COVID-19 vaccine or a recent negative test before entering the Enterprise Cente......

 2021-09-17 18:16 

AP

Chargers place OL Bulaga on injured reserve, sign Schofield...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Starting offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga was placed on injured reserve by the Los Angeles Chargers on Friday.Bulaga was battling groin and back injuries throughout training ......

 2021-09-17 18:15 

UPI

Watch: Florida deputies chase down runaway boat off popular beach...

Sheriff's deputies in Florida said it took some "teamwork by land, air and sea" to stop a runaway boat off the coast of a popular beach....

 2021-09-17 18:11 

Reuters

Study rewrites understanding of modern Japan's genetic ancestry...

An analysis of ancient DNA is transforming the understanding of the genetic ancestry of Japan's modern-day population, identifying a crucial contribution from people who arrived about 1,700 years ago and helped revolutionize Japanese culture....

 2021-09-17 18:07 

Reuters

Ukraine to sanction participants in Russian vote in separatist-held area...

Ukraine will impose sanctions against dozens of organisers and participants in Russian parliamentary elections taking place in occupied territories in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, a top Ukrainian security official said on Friday....

 2021-09-17 18:05 

AP

Kane says he didn't know in 2010 about assault allegations...

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks star Patrick Kane said Friday he has participated in the investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010, adding that he ......

 2021-09-17 18:04 

AP

Colorado panel recommends tribal name change for mountain...

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado state panel has recommended that a mountain peak west of Denver be renamed in honor of a Native American woman who acted as a translator for tribes and white settlers in th......

 2021-09-17 18:02 

UPI

Watch: Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett sing side-by-side in 'Love for Sale' music video...

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are back together again in the new music video for their latest single, "Love for Sale."...

 2021-09-17 18:01 

AP

North Carolina judges strike down state's voter ID law...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina judges struck down the state's latest photo voter identification law on Friday, agreeing with minority voters that Republicans rammed through rules tainted by ra......

 2021-09-17 17:58 

AP

Mail-in ballots going out in campaign for NJ governor...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The first ballots in this year's contest for governor must start to go out to voters by Saturday.The return of the ballots will kick off voting in the Nov. 2 race between Democ......

 2021-09-17 17:58 

AP

Maskless San Francisco mayor bucks health order at nightclub...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco was spotted dancing and singing along to live music without a mask at an indoor nightclub, despite a strict order by her public health department tha......

 2021-09-17 17:56 

AP

MacKenzie Scott dominates donations to racial equity...

Shock. That's what Ruth Simmons, the president of a historically Black university in Texas, felt in December when she received a call informing her that the school would be gifted $50 million — man......

 2021-09-17 17:53 

Reuters

UNHCR chief says 'space for discussion' with Taliban over human rights...

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi said on Friday he found that the Taliban have space for discussion and engagement on human rights issues, including women and minorities rights....

 2021-09-17 17:52 

AP

Unemployment in Maine holds at a little less than 5%...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The jobs picture held steady in Maine through the summer, as the state's unemployment rate held at 4.9% last month, officials said Friday.The Maine Department of Labor said th......

 2021-09-17 17:50 

UPI

Iran blasts 'unilateralism' as it joins group headed by China, Russia...

Iran became a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Friday as its new President Ebrahim Raisi blasted the United States and "unilateralism."...

 2021-09-17 17:48 

Reuters

Cuba struggles to keep the lights on given decrepit grid...

Cuban state media said on Friday that the intermittent blackouts that have plagued the island since June are caused by an aging power infrastructure and lack of proper maintenance and cautioned that residents should be prepared for more in the coming mont...

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