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After vandalism, NYC George Floyd statue cleaned, will move

After vandalism, NYC George Floyd statue cleaned, will move

NEW YORK (AP) — A statue of George Floyd that was defaced in Brooklyn has been cleaned and is headed for Manhattan's Union Square. The artwork was unveiled on the Juneteenth holiday in a spot on Flatbush Avenue.
China's Tencent ordered to end exclusive music contracts

China's Tencent ordered to end exclusive music contracts

BEIJING (AP) — Internet giant Tencent was ordered by regulators to end exclusive contracts with music copyright holders, adding to increased enforcement of anti-monopoly and other rules as Beijing tightens control over booming online industries.

Luke Hughes picked by Devils, joins brother Jack with Jersey

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — When the New Jersey Devils took Luke Hughes with the fourth pick in the NHL draft, brother Jack jumped up off the couch next to him and was shaking with excitement while giving a big bear hug.
Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit

Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Congress on Friday that she will start taking emergency measures next week to keep the government from an unprecedented default on the national debt, warning that a default would cause “irreparab

Dealership apologizes for derogatory term for Black customer

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina car dealership has apologized for a derogatory term posted to its social media to identify a Black woman who bought a car from the business.
Family of James Brown settles 15-year battle over his estate

Family of James Brown settles 15-year battle over his estate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of entertainer James Brown has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer’s estate, an attorney involved in the mediation said Friday.
Jolie-Pitt divorce judge disqualified by appeals court

Jolie-Pitt divorce judge disqualified by appeals court

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie scored a major victory Friday in her divorce with Brad Pitt when a California appeals court agreed with her that the private judge deciding who gets custody of their children should be disqualified.
Court unblocks order lifting CDC virus rules on cruise ships

Court unblocks order lifting CDC virus rules on cruise ships

MIAMI (AP) — Pandemic restrictions on Florida-based cruise ships are no longer in place under a Friday ruling by a federal appeals court, while the U.S.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Preempted by coverage of the Tokyo Olympics. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo; former U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,188.43, up 90.91 points.) Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Financials. Down $0.54, or 0.43 per cent, to $125.32 on 6.8 million shares.