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Art Basel cancels annual Miami event due to virus

Art Basel cancels annual Miami event due to virus

MIAMI — The high brow Art Basel fair, known for glamorous parties and celebrity sightings, on Wednesday announced the cancellation of its annual Miami event amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Italian premier Berlusconi tests positive for COVID

Former Italian premier Berlusconi tests positive for COVID

ROME — Italy’s former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has tested positive for COVID-19 after a precautionary check and will quarantine at home, his press office said on Wednesday.
US suspends some aid to Ethiopia over dam dispute with Egypt

US suspends some aid to Ethiopia over dam dispute with Egypt

JOHANNESBURG — On the guidance of President Donald Trump, the State Department said Wednesday the U.S.
Fox, C-SPAN, NBC moderators for upcoming Trump-Biden debates

Fox, C-SPAN, NBC moderators for upcoming Trump-Biden debates

WASHINGTON — Representatives from Fox News, C-SPAN and NBC will moderate the upcoming debates between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
What’s bigger than an event film? ‘Tenet’ might just be

What’s bigger than an event film? ‘Tenet’ might just be

Christopher Nolan movies are always events. Larger-than-life, action-packed, ideas-driven and (mostly) original, they're created to be big screen spectacles that awe mass audiences and drive hefty returns.
Prince Harry and Meghan sign production deal with Netflix

Prince Harry and Meghan sign production deal with Netflix

NEW YORK — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have a new home: Netflix.
Survey: US companies added just 428,000 jobs last month

Survey: US companies added just 428,000 jobs last month

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies added jobs at a modest pace last month, a private survey found, a sign that while hiring continues, it is only soaking up a relatively small proportion of the unemployed.
Mercedes-Benz unveils new flagship S-Class sedan

Mercedes-Benz unveils new flagship S-Class sedan

FRANKFURT — Daimler AG on Wednesday unveiled the new version of its Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedan, the company's most important model and one it hopes will generate fat profits to help the Stuttgart-based automaker through the COVID-19 recession
Charlie Hebdo terror attack suspects go on trial in Paris

Charlie Hebdo terror attack suspects go on trial in Paris

PARIS — Thirteen men and a woman went on trial Wednesday in the 2015 attacks against the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper and a kosher supermarket in Paris that marked the beginning of a wave of violence by the Islamic State group in Europe.
Blanchett on Venice, virus and why lessons weren't learned

Blanchett on Venice, virus and why lessons weren't learned

VENICE, Italy — Australian actress Cate Blanchett said Wednesday she is baffled that other countries didn’t learn from Italy’s pain to be better prepared to fight the coronavirus outbreak when it spread.