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With European economy in record drop, central bank gives aid

With European economy in record drop, central bank gives aid

FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank is stepping up its efforts to cushion the economy against a record downturn that the bank's president, Christine Lagarde, said was “of a magnitude and speed that are unprecedented in peacetime.
Virus leaves New York City artists in a 'tailspin'

Virus leaves New York City artists in a 'tailspin'

NEW YORK — Dancer and choreographer Netta Yerushalmy has built a career in movement and community. Both are gone now. Her world is still, isolated — and fearful.
John Bolton book again delayed, this time to June 23

John Bolton book again delayed, this time to June 23

NEW YORK — John Bolton's book has again been delayed, according to listings on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble, both of which say “What Happened In the Room” has been pushed back from May 12 to June 23.
'Trolls' went straight to homes. Movie theatres are fuming.

'Trolls' went straight to homes. Movie theatres are fuming.

NEW YORK — The most controversial movie of the year is ...
Netflix’s ‘The Half of It’ wins Tribeca Film Festival honour

Netflix’s ‘The Half of It’ wins Tribeca Film Festival honour

LOS ANGELES — Alice Wu’s “The Half of It,” a teenage spin on Cyrano de Bergerac, has won the top award from the Tribeca Film Festival.
Harrison Ford piloting plane that wrongly crosses runway

Harrison Ford piloting plane that wrongly crosses runway

HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Harrison Ford was piloting a plane that wrongly crossed a runway where another plane was landing, and federal authorities are investigating, officials and a representative for the actor said Wednesday.

Georgia city councilman accused of stealing beef

FRANKLIN, Ga. — A Georgia city councilman was charged after he allegedly stole a beef tenderloin from a grocery store.
Knowledge about North Korea's Kim is limited, but crucial

Knowledge about North Korea's Kim is limited, but crucial

TOKYO — New rumours about Kim Jong Un pour in daily. The North Korean leader is dead. Or he’s very ill. Or maybe he’s just recuperating in his luxury compound, or isolating himself from the coronavirus.
Court: Kansas can't require voters to show citizenship proof

Court: Kansas can't require voters to show citizenship proof

BELLE PLAINE, Kan.
New Navy carrier inquiry suggests tough scrutiny of admirals

New Navy carrier inquiry suggests tough scrutiny of admirals

WASHINGTON — The Navy is launching a wider investigation of the coronavirus crisis aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, suggesting closer and deeper scrutiny of actions and decisions by senior admirals in the Pacific that led to the co