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Wisconsin governor restricts public indoor gatherings

Wisconsin governor restricts public indoor gatherings

MADISON, Wis. — Gov.
3 scientists win Nobel physics prize for black hole research

3 scientists win Nobel physics prize for black hole research

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for establishing the all-too-weird reality of black holes — the straight-out-of-science-fiction cosmic monsters that suck up light and time and will eventually swallow us, too.
US judge points Ronaldo rape case in Las Vegas toward trial

US judge points Ronaldo rape case in Las Vegas toward trial

LAS VEGAS — Cristiano Ronaldo’s legal fight with a woman who accuses the international soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort more than 10 years ago is heading toward a trial before a federal judge in Nevada.
US trade deficit up to $67.1 billion in August, 14-year high

US trade deficit up to $67.1 billion in August, 14-year high

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit rose in August to the highest level in 14 years. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that the gap between the goods and services the United States sells and what it buys abroad climbed 5.9% in August to $67.
18 killed in bombing in Turkish-controlled Syrian town

18 killed in bombing in Turkish-controlled Syrian town

ANKARA, Turkey — An explosives-laden truck ignited Tuesday on a busy street in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters, killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens, Syrian opposition activists reported.
IMF head says global economy facing long climb to recovery

IMF head says global economy facing long climb to recovery

WASHINGTON — The head of the International Monetary Fund says that the global economy has started on a long climb to stronger growth with prospects looking a little better than four months ago.
UK's hospitality sector sounds alarm on jobs amid curfew

UK's hospitality sector sounds alarm on jobs amid curfew

LONDON — The U.K.'s pubs and restaurants could see well over 500,000 job losses by the end of 2020 as a result of new coronavirus restrictions, including the requirement they shut their doors at 10 p.m.
Fed's Powell: Lack of further stimulus imperils recovery

Fed's Powell: Lack of further stimulus imperils recovery

WASHINGTON — Strong financial support from the government and the Federal Reserve have spurred a solid recovery from the pandemic recession, but the rebound may falter without further aid, Fed Chair Jerome Powell warned Tuesday.
US job postings edge lower, to 6.49 million

US job postings edge lower, to 6.49 million

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in August as hiring ticked up modestly. The number of U.S. job postings on the last business day of August dipped to 6.49 million, down from 6.
Anchorage theatres to shut as chain closes down nationwide

Anchorage theatres to shut as chain closes down nationwide

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The temporary closure of a nationwide movie theatre chain is expected to result in the indefinite closure of three theatres in Alaska's largest city.