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The Who concert memorial fundraiser plays on, virtually

The Who concert memorial fundraiser plays on, virtually

CINCINNATI — For years, alumni of a Cincinnati-area high school have gathered to raise scholarship money in memory of three classmates killed in a crush of people at a 1979 concert by The Who.
Q&A: Christopher Nolan on ‘Tenet’ home release

Q&A: Christopher Nolan on ‘Tenet’ home release

Christopher Nolan movies almost demand another look and “ Tenet ” is no exception.
Lebanese judge charges caretaker PM in August port explosion

Lebanese judge charges caretaker PM in August port explosion

BEIRUT — The Lebanese prosecutor probing last summer’s port explosion in Beirut filed charges on Thursday against the caretaker prime minister and three former ministers, accusing them of negligence that led to the death of hundreds of people, Lebano
Pop Culture in (ugh) 2020, from the bizarre to the sublime

Pop Culture in (ugh) 2020, from the bizarre to the sublime

And now, for our annual look at the year in pop culture…. Oh, wait. This was 2020. The year everything stopped cold. Well, not really.
November consumer prices up 0.2% as energy costs rise

November consumer prices up 0.2% as energy costs rise

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices edged up 0.2% in November as a rise in the cost of energy and a number of other goods offset a drop in food costs. The gain in the consumer price index followed a flat reading in October and matched the 0.
Canada says 2 citizens held in China have not been tried

Canada says 2 citizens held in China have not been tried

BEIJING — Canada said Thursday that it has confirmed with China that two Canadians held for two years in China in a case linked to a Huawei executive have not been put on trial, contrary to remarks by a Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

Nestle to invest $550M to expand Georgia pet food factory

CITY OF HARTWELL, Ga. — Pet food manufacturer Nestle Purina will invest $550 million to expand a recently completed factory in northeast Georgia, with plans to expand its workforce to a total of 370.

Google, Amazon fined $163 million by French privacy watchdog

PARIS — France’s data privacy watchdog said Thursday it has fined Google 100 millions euros ($121 million) and Amazon 35 million euros ($42 million) for breaching the country’s rules on advertising cookies.
Biden taps Rice as domestic policy adviser, McDonough for VA

Biden taps Rice as domestic policy adviser, McDonough for VA

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is naming Susan Rice as director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, giving her broad sway over his administration’s approach to immigration, health care and racial inequality and elevating the prominenc

Dutch intelligence says it's uncovered 2 Russian spies

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch intelligence agency said Thursday that it has uncovered two Russian spies who were targeting the Netherlands’ science and technology sector, a move likely to further strain tense relations between the two countries.