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Airbus reports new pandemic losses, but stops bleeding cash

PARIS — Struggling plane maker Airbus says new European virus lockdown measures are making its life “a bit more difficult,” as it announced 1 billion euros ($1.
Asia Today: Virus arrives in once-clear Marshall Islands

Asia Today: Virus arrives in once-clear Marshall Islands

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Marshall Islands has reported its first cases of the coronavirus after two people who flew from Hawaii to a U.S. military base tested positive.
India's coronavirus cases cross 8 million, behind US

India's coronavirus cases cross 8 million, behind US

NEW DELHI — India’s confirmed coronavirus caseload surpassed 8 million on Thursday with daily infections dipping to the lowest level this week, as concerns grew over a major Hindu festival season and winter setting in.
US vetted stars' politics to showcase Trump virus response

US vetted stars' politics to showcase Trump virus response

WASHINGTON — Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted political views of hundreds of celebrities for a planned $250 million ad blitz aimed at portraying President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus ou
Judge grants 9-month delay to Meghan's lawsuit against paper

Judge grants 9-month delay to Meghan's lawsuit against paper

LONDON — A British judge on Thursday granted a request by the Duchess of Sussex to postpone the trial of her invasion of privacy lawsuit against the publisher of a British newspaper that published portions of a private letter she wrote to her father.

Porn star Ron Jeremy pleads not guilty to new rape charges

Adult film star Ron Jeremy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges of rape and sexual assault involving six victims, including a teenage girl, prosecutors said.
Jobless claims fall to 751,000, but new infections a threat

Jobless claims fall to 751,000, but new infections a threat

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March, but it's still historically high and indicates the viral pandemic is forcing many employers to cut jobs.
Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81

Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81

NASHVILLE — Outlaw country singer songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who wrote songs like “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train” and “Old Five and Dimers Like Me,” has died He was 81.
Khloe Kardashian confirms she had coronavirus in video

Khloe Kardashian confirms she had coronavirus in video

LOS ANGELES — Khloe Kardashian says she had tested positive for the coronavirus. The reality star confirmed her previous diagnosis in a Wednesday sneak peek clip of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

Saudi man arrested after stabbing guard at French Consulate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Saudi man stabbed and slightly wounded a guard at the French Consulate in the city of Jiddah on Thursday, authorities said, as France urged its citizens in the kingdom to be “on maximum alert.