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The Latest: US advises Americans to reconsider travel

The Latest: US advises Americans to reconsider travel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the harrowing fighting between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers (all times local): WASHINGTON - The State Department is advising Americans to reconsider any travel they may have planned to Israel and the Palestin

Alaska bill would bar transgender girls from female sports

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A bill introduced in the waning days of this year's legislative session in Alaska would require schools to designate school-sponsored athletic teams or sports as male, female or co-ed and require participation in a female sport
Airbnb reports 1Q loss of nearly $1.2 billion, revenue rises

Airbnb reports 1Q loss of nearly $1.2 billion, revenue rises

Airbnb reported Thursday that its first-quarter loss more than tripled, to $1.17 billion, as travel remained depressed by the pandemic and the company was weighed down by costs from past borrowing.
Federal judge delivers new blow to foes of Twin Metals mine

Federal judge delivers new blow to foes of Twin Metals mine

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday rejected a second attempt by opponents of the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota to invalidate the mineral rights leases needed for the project. U.S.
Spain's La Liga moves to ESPN with 8-year agreement

Spain's La Liga moves to ESPN with 8-year agreement

ESPN is taking over U.S. English- and Spanish-language rights to Spain’s La Liga next season as part of an eight-year agreement, ending the run of BeIN Sport's hyperbolic color commentator Ray Hudson.
Lawyer: 'Tiger King's' Jeff Lowe willing to give up big cats

Lawyer: 'Tiger King's' Jeff Lowe willing to give up big cats

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Netflix’s “Tiger King” star Jeff Lowe and his wife are willing to give up their big cats to resolve a Justice Department civil complaint against them over the animals' care, their attorney told a federal judge.
Inside one network cashing in on vaccine disinformation

Inside one network cashing in on vaccine disinformation

The couple in the website videos could be hawking any number of products. “You’re going to love owning the platinum package,” Charlene Bollinger tells viewers, as a picture of a DVD set, booklets and other products flashes on screen.
Harvey Mason jr. becomes official CEO of Recording Academy

Harvey Mason jr. becomes official CEO of Recording Academy

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Mason jr., can drop the interim from his title: He's now the official president and CEO of The Recording Academy. The academy, which produces the Grammy Awards annually, made the announcement Thursday.
Locked out stagehands protest outside Metropolitan Opera

Locked out stagehands protest outside Metropolitan Opera

NEW YORK (AP) — Locked out Metropolitan Opera stagehands protested the use of nonunion shops to construct sets for the company's upcoming season, attracting a crowd of roughly 1,000 people outside Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Thursday.
Disney Q2 revenue drops on continued weakness in parks

Disney Q2 revenue drops on continued weakness in parks

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney second-quarter revenue dropped as the pandemic continued to weigh on its parks and theme parks. Disney+ subscriptions continued to surge but missed some analyst expectations.