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US warns against all travel to Japan as Olympics loom

US warns against all travel to Japan as Olympics loom

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the State Department are warning Americans against all travel to Japan because of a surge in coronavirus cases in the country as it prepares to host the Olympics in just two months.
Stocks climb on Wall Street as appetite for risk returns

Stocks climb on Wall Street as appetite for risk returns

TOKYO — Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street as investors regained an appetite for risk following two straight weeks of losses. The S&P 500 rose 1% Monday, with technology stocks leading the gains.
South Dakota's Noem launches legal strategy to take on Biden

South Dakota's Noem launches legal strategy to take on Biden

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem catapulted onto the list of conservative politicians favored by former President Donald Trump with her libertarian approach to the pandemic.
Italy's Eurovision song winner tests negative for drugs

Italy's Eurovision song winner tests negative for drugs

ROME (AP) — Eurovision Song Contest organizers said Monday that the lead singer of Italian glam rock band Maneskin tested negative for drug use, putting to an end speculation that had tarnished the band’s victory.
Max Mosley, racing boss who took on UK tabloids, dies at 81

Max Mosley, racing boss who took on UK tabloids, dies at 81

LONDON (AP) — Max Mosley, who shook off the stigma of his family’s links to fascism to become international motorsport’s top administrator and later made a stand as a privacy campaigner in response to tabloid stories about his sex life, has died.
Iran agrees to extend deal on cameras at its nuclear sites

Iran agrees to extend deal on cameras at its nuclear sites

VIENNA (AP) — Iran and the U.N.
NYC mayor: Public schools will be all in person this fall

NYC mayor: Public schools will be all in person this fall

New York City schools will be all in person this fall with no remote options, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
Blinken off to Mideast to push peace talks after Gaza truce

Blinken off to Mideast to push peace talks after Gaza truce

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken is heading to the Middle East to press the Israelis, Palestinians and regional players to build on last week’s Gaza cease-fire by laying the groundwork for an eventual resumption in long-stalled pea
India virus death toll passes 300,000, 3rd highest in world

India virus death toll passes 300,000, 3rd highest in world

NEW DELHI (AP) — India crossed another grim milestone Monday of more than 300,000 people lost to the coronavirus as a devastating surge of infections appeared to be easing in big cities but was swamping the poorer countryside.
Drake, Pink, The Weeknd win big at Billboard Music Awards

Drake, Pink, The Weeknd win big at Billboard Music Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a family affair at the Billboard Music Awards: Pink twirled in the air in a powerful performance with her daughter, and Drake was named artist of the decade, accepting the honor alongside his 3-year-old son.