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Country band Lady A files suit against singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against singer with same name

NASHVILLE — Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed as Lady A for years.
NYC mayor unveils plan to reopen schools in fall

NYC mayor unveils plan to reopen schools in fall

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a hybrid back-to-school plan Wednesday with most students inside their physical schools just two or three days a week, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it's up to him to decide whether schools can open at all.
Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students

Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students

BOSTON — Colleges and universities pushed back Wednesday against the Trump administration’s decision to make international students leave the country if they plan on taking classes entirely online this fall, with Harvard University and the Massachuse
In UK court, Depp accuses Amber Heard of 'hoax' abuse claims

In UK court, Depp accuses Amber Heard of 'hoax' abuse claims

LONDON — Johnny Depp denied an allegation by ex-wife Amber Heard that he is a “Dr. Jekyll and Mr.
Kanye West breaks with Trump, claims 2020 run is not a stunt

Kanye West breaks with Trump, claims 2020 run is not a stunt

NEW YORK — Kanye West says he is no longer a Trump supporter.
With a satirical fictional memoir, Jim Carrey gets real

With a satirical fictional memoir, Jim Carrey gets real

NEW YORK — When Jim Carrey and Dana Vachon handed in the book they had toiled on for eight years -- a satirical “anti-memoir” about Carrey’s life but with increasingly extreme flights of absurdity -- to Sonny Mehta, the late Knopf publisher said he w
Network: Shepard Smith joins CNBC for weeknight news program

Network: Shepard Smith joins CNBC for weeknight news program

NEW YORK — Shepard Smith, who abruptly quit Fox News Channel last October amid the ascendancy of opinionated programming, will bring a nightly newscast to CNBC this fall.
Brooks Brothers, worn by Lincoln and Kennedy, goes bankrupt

Brooks Brothers, worn by Lincoln and Kennedy, goes bankrupt

NEW YORK — Brooks Brothers, the 200-year-old company that dressed nearly every U.S. president, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, the latest major clothing seller to be toppled by the coronavirus pandemic.
Crane collapses in east London, killing 1, injuring 4

Crane collapses in east London, killing 1, injuring 4

LONDON — A 20-meter (65-foot) crane collapsed onto a block of apartments under development and two houses in east London, killing one person and injuring four others, authorities said Wednesday.

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - in the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus outbreak is hurting the airline industry.