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Georgia town bets on giant bushy chicken to attract tourists

FITZGERALD, Ga. — Why did the tourists cross the road? One south Georgia town hopes it will be to see a giant bushy chicken statue.
Japan's Emperor Naruhito hosts tea party for foreign royals

Japan's Emperor Naruhito hosts tea party for foreign royals

TOKYO — Japanese Emperor Naruhito hosted a tea party Wednesday at his residence for royals from other countries, thanking them for celebrating his enthronement at a palace ceremony the day before.
Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

HOUSTON — Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals quickly derailed the Cole Express.
2 guilty in $1B fraud as feds auction Burt Reynolds Trans Am

2 guilty in $1B fraud as feds auction Burt Reynolds Trans Am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two employees of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion.
Lori Loughlin, other parents charged again in college scheme

Lori Loughlin, other parents charged again in college scheme

BOSTON — "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband and nine other parents faced new federal charges Tuesday in a scandal involving dozens of wealthy parents accused of bribing their children's way into elite universities or che
Autoworkers from closed plants fight new GM contract

Autoworkers from closed plants fight new GM contract

DETROIT — If they can close our plant, they can close yours, too.
Boeing replaces executive who oversaw 737 Max, other planes

Boeing replaces executive who oversaw 737 Max, other planes

Boeing is replacing the head of its commercial-airplanes division as it struggles with a crisis created by two deadly crashes of its newest airliner. Boeing said Tuesday that Kevin McAllister is out as chief executive of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes

WASHINGTON — For the first time, U.S. health regulators have judged a type of smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigarettes, a decision that could open the door to other less risky options for smokers.
Boris Johnson inches toward securing Brexit but delay likely

Boris Johnson inches toward securing Brexit but delay likely

LONDON — For a brief moment Tuesday, Brexit was within a British prime minister's grasp.
Facebook says Libra won't launch without US approval

Facebook says Libra won't launch without US approval

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg aims to reassure Congress on Wednesday that his company won't try to evade financial regulators as it prepares its planned digital currency Libra.