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Jimmy Cobb, 'Kind of Blue' drummer for Miles Davis, dies

Jimmy Cobb, 'Kind of Blue' drummer for Miles Davis, dies

Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died Sunday.
Biden marks Memorial Day at veterans park near Delaware home

Biden marks Memorial Day at veterans park near Delaware home

NEW CASTLE, Del. — Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home.
Trump honours fallen soldiers as nation battles against virus

Trump honours fallen soldiers as nation battles against virus

BALTIMORE — President Donald Trump honoured America’s war dead in back-to-back Memorial Day appearances colored by an epic struggle off the battlefield, against the coronavirus.
German court ruling clears the way to settle VW diesel cases

German court ruling clears the way to settle VW diesel cases

KARLSRUHE, Germany — A German court has ruled that Volkswagen must buy back cars from owners of its diesel cars equipped with software that evaded emissions testing — but consumers must accept the current value of the car based on the mileage they dr
Brian May reveals recent heart attack, says he's good now

Brian May reveals recent heart attack, says he's good now

LONDON — Queen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack.
UK leader's aide says he won't quit over lockdown road trip

UK leader's aide says he won't quit over lockdown road trip

LONDON — British leader Boris Johnson’s powerful chief aide insisted Monday that he wouldn't resign for driving the length of England while the country was under strict lockdown — a trip he made without informing the prime minister first.
Asia Today: South Korea to require masks on transit, flights

Asia Today: South Korea to require masks on transit, flights

BANGKOK — South Koreans will be required to wear masks when using public transportation and taxis nationwide starting Tuesday as authorities look for more ways to slow the spread of the coronavirus as people increase their public activities.
US communities face tough choices on opening public pools

US communities face tough choices on opening public pools

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Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.
Indonesian choreographers provide digital stage for dancers

Indonesian choreographers provide digital stage for dancers

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Before the coronavirus pandemic arrived, 2020 seemed fated to be a great year for Siko Setyanto’s dance career: touring Germany and South Korea, performances in Indonesia, classes and more classes.