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No shirts, pants or undies needed on bike ride, just a mask

No shirts, pants or undies needed on bike ride, just a mask

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia bike riders won’t need their shirts, pants, skirts or even underwear — just a mask. Organizers of the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride say this year’s event will take place Aug.
G-7 back steps to deter tax dodging by multinational firms

G-7 back steps to deter tax dodging by multinational firms

LONDON (AP) — The Group of Seven wealthy democracies agreed Saturday to support a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15% in order to deter multinational companies from avoiding taxes by stashing profits in low-rate countries.
D-Day spirit of remembrance lives on, despite pandemic

D-Day spirit of remembrance lives on, despite pandemic

CARENTAN, France (AP) — In a small Normandy town where paratroopers landed in the early hours of D-Day, applause broke the silence to honor Charles Shay.
Ex-child actor Drake Bell accused of child endangerment

Ex-child actor Drake Bell accused of child endangerment

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the stars of the popular Nickelodeon children's show “Drake & Josh” faces criminal charges regarding a girl he had met online and who attended his 2017 concert in Ohio when she was 15.
Fisher-Price recalls baby soothers after 4 infant deaths

Fisher-Price recalls baby soothers after 4 infant deaths

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Fisher-Price says it is recalling a model of its baby soothers after the deaths of four infants who were placed on their backs unrestrained in the devices and later found on their stomachs.
Publisher removes Anne Frank passage from Hilderbrand novel

Publisher removes Anne Frank passage from Hilderbrand novel

NEW YORK (AP) — Elin Hilderbrand has asked that a reference to Anne Frank in her new novel be taken out after numerous online readers alleged the passage was insensitive and anti-Semitic.
US adds 559K jobs as firms still struggle to fill positions

US adds 559K jobs as firms still struggle to fill positions

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a modest 559,000 jobs in May, an improvement from April’s sluggish gain but still evidence that many companies are struggling to find enough workers as the economy rapidly recovers from the pandemic recession.
Universal Music attracts the attention of US billionaire

Universal Music attracts the attention of US billionaire

Universal Music Group is in talks to sell a 10% stake in a deal that would value the record label at about $40 billion.
EU bans overflight of its territory by Belarus airlines

EU bans overflight of its territory by Belarus airlines

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has slapped a ban on the overflight of the 27-nation bloc’s airspace and the use of its airports by Belarus airlines, in the wake of Minsk’s decision to divert a Ryanair passenger plane to arrest a dissident journal
EU, UK investigate Facebook over classified ad competition

EU, UK investigate Facebook over classified ad competition

LONDON (AP) — European Union and British regulators opened dual antitrust investigations Friday into whether Facebook distorts competition in the classified advertising market by using data to compete unfairly against rival services.
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