Friday, November 27, 2020


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Updated 1 week, 1 day ago

FAA OKs 737 MAX to return to the skies

SEATTLE — The Federal Aviation Administration has approved a series of repairs and upgrades that will allow the ...

Updated 7 hours ago
Issa Rae urges participation in Small Business Saturday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With many small businesses struggling to hold on during the coronavirus pandemic, Issa Rae believes now is the time to support independent stores more than ever.

Updated 7 hours ago
Pandemic pushes Peru's vital peasant farmers to the brink

PISAC, Peru (AP) — Under a punishing Andean sun, Nazario Quispe digs his plow into the soil where he is growing dozens of different potato varieties — uncertain when he will be able to afford the seeds and suppli...

Updated 7 hours ago
Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

NEW YORK (AP) — The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, but a surge in online shopping offered a beacon of hope for struggling retailers after mont...

Updated 7 hours, 56 minutes ago
The Latest: UK: Virus outbreak apparently stopped growing

LONDON (AP) — British health officials say the country’s coronavirus outbreak may have stopped growing for the first time in three months.

Updated 8 hours, 20 minutes ago
India's economy contracts by 7.5%, enters its 1st recession

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s economy contracted by 7.5% in the July-September quarter following a record slump of 23.9% in the previous three months, pushing the country into a recession for the first time in its his...

Updated 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid virus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ani Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients at a Portland, Oregon, hospital, and she's only getting busier as infections — and hospitalizations — surge ...

Updated 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
Minnesota tribes file to halt pipeline approval due to virus

ST. PAUL, Minn (AP) — Two Native American tribes in northern Minnesota are asking state regulators to stop the imminent construction of Enbridge Energy's Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement, saying it would inc...

Updated 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
Stocks rise on Wall Street, headed for solid weekly gain

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose on Wall Street Friday during a shortened trading session, led by gains in technology companies.

Updated 9 hours, 24 minutes ago
UK retail empire of billionaire Philip Green teeters on edge

LONDON (AP) — The retail empire of tycoon Philip Green, which owns well-known British fashion chains like Topshop, appears to be on the brink of collapse following the economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic.

Updated 9 hours, 53 minutes ago
Indian police agree to allow protesting farmers into capital

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of angry Indian farmers protesting against new agricultural laws were allowed to enter the national capital late Friday after they clashed with police who had blocked them at the outski...

Updated 10 hours, 21 minutes ago
For Big Tech, Biden brings a new era but no ease in scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama-Biden administration was a charmed era for America's tech companies — a moment when they were lionized as innovators, hailed as job creators and largely left alone.

Updated 11 hours ago
The Latest: Portugal leader rejects elderly wait for vaccine

LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal’s prime minister is repudiating a report saying that elderly people could be put at the back of the line when COVID-19 vaccinations become available.

Updated 11 hours, 18 minutes ago
US agency investigating Tesla front suspension failures

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that suspensions can fail on nearly 115,000 Tesla electric vehicles.

Updated 11 hours, 18 minutes ago
15,000 UK jobs in peril as retailer Arcadia weighs future

LONDON (AP) — Another 15,000 retailing jobs in Britain are in peril after Arcadia Group, owner of some the country's best-known fashion chains like Topshop, confirmed Friday that it is in talks about its future.

Updated 11 hours, 44 minutes ago
The Latest: Russia reports record daily spike in virus cases

MOSCOW -- Russia has reported a sharp daily spike in coronavirus cases. Officials reported 27,543 new confirmed infections Friday, over 2,000 more than the day before.