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April construction spending falls 2.9% as virus upends workU.S. construction spending fell 2.9% in April with broad declines across all building activity as shutdowns hobbled projects and workers were told to stay home
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Aircrafts of the German airline Lufthansa are parked at the airport in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Germany on Monday approved a 9 billion-euro ($9.8 billion) aid package for stricken airline Lufthansa to keep a major employer going through the turbulence of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Lufthansa board nods through $10 billion bailout planThe supervisory board of Lufthansa has given its blessing to a 9 billion-euro ($10 billion) government bailout plan thrashed out between the airline, the German government and the European Union
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 14, 2020, file photo security officers walk in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Supreme Court upholds Puerto Rico financial oversight boardThe Supreme Court says the oversight board established by Congress to help Puerto Rico out of a devastating financial crisis can continue its work
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Survey: US factories sink in May for third straight monthAmerican factories slowed for the third consecutive month in May as they continued to sustain economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 10, 2009, file photo, former financier Bernie Madoff exits federal court in Manhattan, in New York. The Supreme Court is leaving in place a lower court ruling that allows the trustee recovering money for investors in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme to pursue more than $4 billion that went to overseas investors. The high court on Monday, June 1, 2020, declined to take the case. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)
Supreme Court declines to take Bernard Madoff trustee caseThe Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling that allows the trustee recovering money for investors in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme to pursue more than $4 billion that went to overseas investors
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, smiles during a meeting via teleconference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 1, 2020. Putin set a nationwide vote on constitutional amendments allowing him to extend his rule for July 1. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin sets July 1 for vote to extend his rule for years Russian President Vladimir Putin says a nationwide vote on constitutional amendments that could allow him to further extend his rule will be held on July 1
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken from undated footage distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, an intercontinental ballistic missile lifts off from a truck-mounted launcher somewhere in Russia. The Russian military said the Avangard hypersonic weapon entered combat duty. Little on the Pentagon’s drawing board illustrates more clearly the Trump administration’s worry about China and Russia than its work on hypersonic weapons. These missiles and aerial vehicles fly at speeds of a mile a second or faster and maneuver in ways that make them extra difficult to detect and destroy in flight. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
Russian general chafes at "provocative" NATO drillsThe Russian military has accused the U.S. and its NATO allies of conducting provocative military drills near the nation’s borders, a statement that reflected simmering Russia-NATO tensions
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Publishers sue Internet Archive over scanning of booksFour of the country’s biggest publishers have sued a digital library for copyright infringement
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to supporters during a rally in New York. A federal appeals court gave the green light Tuesday, May 19, 2020 to New York state’s June 23 Democratic presidential primary.  The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court judge who ruled two weeks ago that the primary must include the contest over the state’s objections. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
High court declines to take up Sanders supporters' lawsuitThe Supreme Court is declining to revive a lawsuit by supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders who sued the Democratic National Committee in 2016 over claims officials improperly tipped the scales for Hillary Clinton during the nominating process
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Zimbabwe summons US envoy over White House adviser's commentZimbabwe has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Harare to a meeting over comments by a White House official suggesting Zimbabwe is among “foreign adversaries” that could face retaliation for trying to foment unrest in the U.S. over the death of  George Floyd, a black man who pleaded for air as an officer pressed a knee into his neck
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A liquor store is re-stocked Sunday May 31, 2020 in Johannesburg, as bottle stores prepare to reopen Monday after being closed for over two months under lockdown restrictions in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus. As the government lifts some of it's restrictions sales will be limited to certain days and hours. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
South Africa eases; liquor is sold, school openings delayedMany South Africans spent their Monday morning lining up outside liquor stores, as alcohol sales were allowed again after a two-month ban because of the coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Moenchengladbach's Marcus Thuram, second left, scores his side's second goal against Berlin keeper Rafal Gikiewicz during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and Union Berlin in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Sunday, May 31, 2020. The German Bundesliga becomes the world's first major soccer league to resume after a two-month suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Pool)
Fortunes of Berlin clubs changed by Bundesliga's virus breakThe Bundesliga’s break has changed the fortunes of the Berlin clubs
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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