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Clint Eastwood sues CBD sellers over use of his name, image

Clint Eastwood sues CBD sellers over use of his name, image

LOS ANGELES — Clint Eastwood sued several companies that sell CBD supplements on Wednesday, alleging that they are falsely using his name and image to push products he would never agree to endorse.
Annie Ross, jazz singer turned actor, dies at 89 in New York

Annie Ross, jazz singer turned actor, dies at 89 in New York

LOS ANGELES — Annie Ross, a popular jazz singer in the 1950s before crossing over into a successful film career, has died. She was 89.
New literary prize is $50,000 honour for best New York story

New literary prize is $50,000 honour for best New York story

NEW YORK — A new literary award with a $50,000 cash prize will honour those best at telling a New York story.
Saudi king, 84, undergoes surgery to remove gallbladder

Saudi king, 84, undergoes surgery to remove gallbladder

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia's King Salman underwent a successful surgery that removed his gallbladder, the kingdom said Thursday, just days after being admitted to hospital over an inflammation of the organ.

Witnesses: Afghan government airstrike kills at least 14

KABUL — A government airstrike killed at least 14 people in Afghanistan’s western Herat province, many of them women and children, witnesses said Thursday.
Kuwait emir, 91, flies to US for medical care after surgery

Kuwait emir, 91, flies to US for medical care after surgery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Kuwait's 91-year-old ruling emir left Thursday morning for the United States to seek further medical care after recently undergoing surgery, its state-run news agency reported.
AP-NORC poll: Very few Americans back full school reopening

AP-NORC poll: Very few Americans back full school reopening

BOSTON — Virtual instruction. Mandated masks. Physical distancing. The start of school will look very different this year because of the coronavirus — and that’s OK with the vast majority of Americans.
California moves past NY, now tops in nation for virus cases

California moves past NY, now tops in nation for virus cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A record one-day total of newly confirmed coronavirus cases gave California more than 415,000 since the pandemic began, sending it past New York for the most in the country, data from Wednesday showed.
Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest auto assembly plant employing at least 5,000 workers. The new factory will build Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck pickup and will be a second U.S.
DC mayor orders mandatory masks as infections rise again

DC mayor orders mandatory masks as infections rise again

WASHINGTON — With coronavirus cases rising, Mayor Muriel Bowser issued an executive order Wednesday making face masks mandatory outside homes — an unprecedented step in the nation's capital.