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Chicago 7-year-old raises money for hospital's pandemic gear

Chicago 7-year-old raises money for hospital's pandemic gear

CHICAGO — Hayley Orlinsky has made so many bracelets, looping colorful rubber bands over her thumb and index finger again and again, that she no longer must watch her hands.
US productivity increased at 4.6% rate in third quarter

US productivity increased at 4.6% rate in third quarter

WASHINGTON — U.S. productivity increased at a solid 4.6% pace in the July-September quarter, slightly below the initial estimate, while labour costs fell at a slower pace.
UAE owner of Israeli club says 'door open' to Arab players

UAE owner of Israeli club says 'door open' to Arab players

JERUSALEM — The Emirati businessman who has bought a stake in the controversial Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem said on Tuesday that “the door is open” to adding Arab players to its roster, a step that would make the team the last in Israel to i
'B.A.P.S.' star Natalie Desselle Reid dies at 53

'B.A.P.S.' star Natalie Desselle Reid dies at 53

LOS ANGELES — Natalie Desselle Reid, who starred alongside Halle Berry in the 1997 film “B.A.P.S.” and on the sitcom “Eve,” has died. She was 53.
Christopher Nolan calls Warner's streaming plan ‘a mess’

Christopher Nolan calls Warner's streaming plan ‘a mess’

Christopher Nolan, one of Warner Bros.’ most important filmmakers, has come out strongly against the company’s decision to debut its films on HBO Max and in theatres in 2021.
Clooney honoured by MoMA as actor, director and humanitarian

Clooney honoured by MoMA as actor, director and humanitarian

George Clooney’s co-stars, friends and collaborators gathered virtually to share anecdotes and praise his contributions as actor, director, humanitarian and colleague -- not to mention Sexiest Man Alive twice over.
California releases smartphone virus tool as cases soar

California releases smartphone virus tool as cases soar

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov.
Sister of missing Thai dissident meets with Cambodian judge

Sister of missing Thai dissident meets with Cambodian judge

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The sister of an exiled Thai dissident who was reportedly abducted in Cambodia earlier this year appeared before a judge in Cambodia's capital on Tuesday to offer evidence that she hopes will lead to an official investigation i

Lawyers seek bail for British socialite and ex-Epstein pal

NEW YORK — A lawyer for the onetime girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein said Monday that her client, who again seeks release on bail, has lost weight and hair as she suffers under onerous jail conditions imposed in part because Epstein killed himself last

Polish state oil refiner buying key private media company

WARSAW, Poland — Poland's state-run oil company, PKN Orlen, announced Monday that it was buying Polska Press, a large private media group currently under German control that owns a wide swath of daily and weekly newspapers in the country.