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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

CLEVELAND — A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The man walked into Nighttown on Sunday in Cleveland, ordered the beer and asked for the check, which came to $7.
Google faces UK scrutiny over new advertising data revamp

Google faces UK scrutiny over new advertising data revamp

LONDON — Google faces fresh regulatory scrutiny in Britain over plans to revamp its ad data system, after an industry lobbying group complained to the competition watchdog that the changes would cement the U.S. tech giant's online dominance.
Bruce, the last ‘Jaws’ shark, docks at the Academy Museum

Bruce, the last ‘Jaws’ shark, docks at the Academy Museum

Bruce, the fiberglass shark made from the “Jaws” mould , is ready for his close-up.

Cineworld secures financial help until hoped-for reopening

LONDON — Cineworld, which last month closed its cinemas in the U.S. and the U.K., has secured more than $750 million of new financing that it hopes will see it through the coronavirus pandemic.

Reggaeton star Bad Bunny tests positive for coronavirus

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Reggaeton superstar Bad Bunny has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his representative said Monday.
Rights experts: Japan's handling of Carlos Ghosn was wrong

Rights experts: Japan's handling of Carlos Ghosn was wrong

GENEVA — A panel of human rights experts working with the United Nations said Monday that former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was wrongly detained in Japan and has urged “compensation” for him from the Japanese government.
French ex-President Sarkozy's trial for corruption suspended

French ex-President Sarkozy's trial for corruption suspended

PARIS — The trial of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy for corruption and influence peddling was suspended Monday less than two hours after it started, to allow a medical report on one of the defendants.
Artists sing social anthems for United Nations anniversary

Artists sing social anthems for United Nations anniversary

NASHVILLE — For Grammy-winning international star Angelique Kidjo, her artistry and her activism inform each other because music has the power to connect beyond skin colour , language or countries.
In Italy, theatre reopens in town devastated by COVID

In Italy, theatre reopens in town devastated by COVID

MILAN — In a signal of rebirth, the Donizetti theatre in the northern Italian city of Bergamo, devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, reopened this weekend after three years of renovations.

Reports: Israeli PM flew to Saudi Arabia, met crown prince

JERUSALEM — Israeli media reported Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for a clandestine meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, which would mark the first known encounter between senior Israeli and Saudi officia