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Uneasy witness testifies against R. Kelly at federal trial

Uneasy witness testifies against R. Kelly at federal trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman reluctantly took the witness stand against R. Kelly on Thursday to recount how he struck up a relationship with her in 2006 when she was 15, but dodged a prosecutor’s questions about when they first had sex.
Electric boats making waves without the noise

Electric boats making waves without the noise

The auto industry has raced ahead on an electric wave with more manufacturers joining the race seemingly every day. The boating industry has sputtered far behind, bogged down by low-horsepower engines and batteries that take up nearly half the boat.
Fisk Jubilee Singers get $1.5M gift to start endowment

Fisk Jubilee Singers get $1.5M gift to start endowment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Fisk Jubilee Singers, a vocal group at Fisk University whose tradition dates back 150 years, received a $1.5 million anonymous donation to establish a permanent endowment.
Stocks shake off an afternoon stumble to end modestly higher

Stocks shake off an afternoon stumble to end modestly higher

BEIJING — The stock market recovered from an afternoon stumble Thursday and ended with some modest gains, enough to mark more record highs for the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq composite.
Judge OKs settlement with US Steel over 2017 Indiana spill

Judge OKs settlement with US Steel over 2017 Indiana spill

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has approved a revised settlement with U.S.
Restaurateurs concerned that vaccine certificate plan could worsen labour crunch

Restaurateurs concerned that vaccine certificate plan could worsen labour crunch

Ontario restaurant operators say they are hopeful vaccine passports will help them remain open for business this fall, but are concerned about interpreting proof-of-vaccination certificates and enforcing the rules.
Stream like the stars: Keep on subscribing, maybe watching

Stream like the stars: Keep on subscribing, maybe watching

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ask Cedric the Entertainer how many streaming subscriptions he shells out for, and he can't resist riffing. “My accountant’s not on here, is he? I think we’ve got them all, Netflix, Hulu. I think I still get Quibi.
West Virginia cash-for-worker program seeks more applicants

West Virginia cash-for-worker program seeks more applicants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A program offering $20,000 in cash and incentives for remote workers to move to West Virginia has drawn dozens of newcomers and is now taking applications for a second host city.
German train operator fails to get injunction to end strike

German train operator fails to get injunction to end strike

BERLIN (AP) — A court on Thursday rejected a bid by German train operator Deutsche Bahn for an emergency injunction to stop a strike by many train drivers that has disrupted rail traffic in the country for a third time this summer.
Gwendoline Christie does audio for Brian Selznick novel

Gwendoline Christie does audio for Brian Selznick novel

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest adventure for “Game of Thrones” actor Gwendoline Christie is the audiobook for one of publishing's most imaginative storytellers, Brian Selznick.
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