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Maxwell moved to NY for Epstein-related sex abuse charges

Maxwell moved to NY for Epstein-related sex abuse charges

NEW YORK — Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell was transferred Monday to a New York City jail plagued by coronavirus concerns and other problems as she faces charges that she recruited girls, one as young as 14, for him to sexuall
Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

ROME — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchab
White woman charged after racist Central Park confrontation

White woman charged after racist Central Park confrontation

NEW YORK — A white woman who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man over her walking her dog without a leash in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false police report.
California Assembly delays session after virus outbreak

California Assembly delays session after virus outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday that she had tested positive for COVID-19. The 50-year-old Democrat is among the women named as a potential vice-presidential running mate for presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden.
Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.
Uber buys Postmates, ups delivery game in $2.65 billion deal

Uber buys Postmates, ups delivery game in $2.65 billion deal

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Uber has widened its reach in the fiercely competitive delivery market by acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the company said Monday.
Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

WASHINGTON — The government on Monday identified roughly 650,000 mostly small businesses and nonprofits that received taxpayer money from a federal program that probably softened job losses from the coronavirus but also benefited some politically con
Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Wallace over flag and noose

Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Wallace over flag and noose

WASHINGTON — NASCAR’s layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump blasted the racing organization for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport’s only full-time Black driver of perpetrating “a
Trump criticizes Redskins, Indians for weighing name changes

Trump criticizes Redskins, Indians for weighing name changes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday criticized a pair of pro sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality.