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US House data not ready until April, states' data after July

US House data not ready until April, states' data after July

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In duel with small investors over GameStop, big funds blink

In duel with small investors over GameStop, big funds blink

Across most of America, GameStop is just a place to buy a video game. On Wall Street, though, it's become a battleground where swarms of smaller investors see themselves making an epic stand against the 1%.
Man pleads guilty in conspiracy to kidnap Michigan governor

Man pleads guilty in conspiracy to kidnap Michigan governor

DETROIT — One of six men charged in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov.
Racial profiling by French police challenged in class action

Racial profiling by French police challenged in class action

PARIS — Three leading rights organizations joined with grassroots groups Wednesday to launch France’s first class action suit targeting the country’s massive police machine, contending that it lawfully propagates a culture leading to systemic discrim
Cannes Film Festival, cancelled in 2020, is postponed to July

Cannes Film Festival, cancelled in 2020, is postponed to July

NEW YORK — The Cannes Film Festival, cancelled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year's edition from May to July in hopes of having an in-person festival.

GM, Navistar team up to build hydrogen powered heavy trucks

DETROIT — In about three years, Navistar plans to start selling low-emission hydrogen-powered heavy trucks under a partnership with General Motors and a small distribution company called OneH2.
AP Interview: All 33 sports 'unanimously' want Tokyo Games

AP Interview: All 33 sports 'unanimously' want Tokyo Games

ROME — The IOC is adamant the Tokyo Olympics will be held this year despite the pandemic. So, too, are Japanese organizers.

IOC, Tokyo Olympics to unveil rule book for beating pandemic

TOKYO — Remember the word: Playbook.
US durable goods orders show modest 0.2% December gain

US durable goods orders show modest 0.2% December gain

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a modest 0.2% in December, held back by a big drop in the volatile aircraft sector. A key category that tracks business investment decisions slowed.

Germany compensates heirs for Nazi-looted Liszt scores

BERLIN — A German classical music foundation says it has found the rightful heirs of a Jewish woman who was forced by the Nazis to sell two scores by composer Franz Liszt before being deported to a concentration camp.