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No summer break: 35 million can't pay for holiday in the EU

BRUSSELS (AP) — The majority of low-income families in the European Union can't afford a summer holiday, according to a study by the the European Trade Union Confederation.
Montreal investment fund sued over use of founder's great-great-grandfather's name

Montreal investment fund sued over use of founder's great-great-grandfather's name

MONTREAL — Brendan Holt Dunn said he wanted to invoke the legacy of his great-great-grandfather, pioneering Quebec industrialist Sir Herbert Holt, in the name of his Montreal-based venture capital fund.
Mad to glad: Cowboys' 'original 88' Pearson savors hall nod

Mad to glad: Cowboys' 'original 88' Pearson savors hall nod

DALLAS (AP) — Drew Pearson celebrated his entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame with all three first-ballot members of the class of 2021: Peyton Manning, Calvin Johnson and Charles Woodson.
A year ago: Death and birth at hospital hit by Beirut blast

A year ago: Death and birth at hospital hit by Beirut blast

BEIRUT (AP) — Emmanuelle Khnaisser had been in labor all day, and now it was in the last stages. Her baby — her first — was crowning. Five floors below, Jessica Bezdjian was just coming in through the entrance of Beirut’s St. George Hospital.
Birth and death at a Beirut hospital hit in blast a year ago

Birth and death at a Beirut hospital hit in blast a year ago

BEIRUT (AP) — Emmanuelle Khnaisser had been in labor all day, and now it was in the last stages. Her baby — her first — was crowning. Five floors below, Jessica Bezdjian was just entering Beirut’s St. George Hospital.
Hong Kong pop singer, activist arrested on corruption charge

Hong Kong pop singer, activist arrested on corruption charge

HONG KONG (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong singer and pro-democracy activist was arrested by the city’s anti-corruption watchdog Monday over accusations that he broke the law by singing at a political rally three years ago.

Charles Connor, drummer for Little Richard, dies at age 86

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Connor, known for being Little Richard’s drummer who performed with other music greats including James Brown and Sam Cooke, has died. He was 86.
MTV marks 40th anniversary with a new 'Moon Person' design

MTV marks 40th anniversary with a new 'Moon Person' design

MTV is marking its 40th anniversary with a relaunch of its iconic image of an astronaut on the moon, with an MTV flag planted nearby.
‘Jungle Cruise’ sails atop box office despite COVID concerns

‘Jungle Cruise’ sails atop box office despite COVID concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, “Jungle Cruise” still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film’s opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office.
Quebec provincial police is searching for two men missing since Friday in Outaouais

Quebec provincial police is searching for two men missing since Friday in Outaouais

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say they are searching for two hunters in the Outaouais region who have been missing since Friday.