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 2020-07-08 14:39 

ESPN

Djokovic bemoans 'witch hunt' over Serbia event...

Novak Djokovic has accused critics of subjecting him to a "witch hunt" after his regional Adria Tour tennis event ended in a novel coronavirus fiasco....

 2020-07-08 14:27 

New Haven Register

Renters face financial cliff ahead; limited help available...

Renters are nearing the end of their financial rope. People who rent have largely been able to survive the initial months of the pandemic helped by unemployment and federal relief checks. But the extra $600 in unemployment benefits ceases at the end of Ju...

 2020-07-08 14:27 

New Haven Register

Mexico's Lpez Obrador sees Lincoln Memorial, Juarez statue...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mexico's Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador began his trip to the United States - his first foreign trip as president - with visits Wednesday to the Lincoln Memorial and the statue of Benito Juarez, a former president and national hero in Mex...

 2020-07-08 14:23 

New Haven Register

Justice Department plows ahead with execution plan next week...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department is plowing ahead with its plan to resume federal executions next week for the first time in more than 15 years, despite the coronavirus pandemic raging both inside and outside prisons and stagnating national suppor...

 2020-07-08 14:23 

New Haven Register

Supreme Court sides with Catholic schools in employment suit...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is siding with two Catholic schools in a ruling that underscores that certain employees of religious schools, hospitals and social service centers can't sue for employment discrimination. The high court's ruling...

 2020-07-08 14:21 

New Haven Register

Supreme Court sides with Trump in birth control opt-out case...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration in its effort to allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the Affordable Care Act. The high court on Wednesday said 7-2 the admin...

 2020-07-08 14:19 

New Haven Register

Alert: Trump threatens to withhold federal funds from schools that don't reopen, lashes out at health officials over guidelines...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Trump threatens to withhold federal funds from schools that don't reopen, lashes out at health officials over guidelines....

 2020-07-08 14:18 

New Haven Register

Ducey orders flag honor for pilot killed in wildfire fight...

PHOENIX (AP) - Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff Wednesday for a pilot killed in a helicopter crash while helping fight a wildfire. The crash that killed Bryan Boatman of Glendale occurred Tuesday under unkno...

 2020-07-08 14:15 

New Haven Register

Alert: Supreme Court sides with Trump effort to let more employers out of healthcare law's no-cost birth control requirement....

WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court sides with Trump effort to let more employers out of healthcare law's no-cost birth control requirement....

 2020-07-08 14:15 

New Haven Register

Attorney: Man was shot in back by Los Angeles County deputy...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer for the family of a young man killed by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy said Wednesday that an independent autopsy revealed 18-year-old Andres Guardado was shot five times in the back. The autopsy was performed by the...

 2020-07-08 14:13 

New Haven Register

Labrador helps Colombian store to keep distancing measures...

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) - Eight-year-old Eros trots through the streets of this hilly city several times a day with a straw basket in his jaws, taking vegetables, fruit and packaged foods to customers of the El Porvenir mini-market. The chocolate Labrador...

 2020-07-08 14:12 

New Haven Register

Wall Street abre con leve alza...

NUEVA YORK (AP) - Los precios de las acciones suban levemente el mircoles por la maana al inicio de transacciones en la Bolsa de Valores de Nueva York, ante el buen desempeo de las compaas energticas y de salud. El ndice S&P 500 recuperaba algo del terren...

 2020-07-08 14:12 

New Haven Register

1st of 3 Massachusetts casinos reopens to gamblers...

BOSTON (AP) - Plainridge Park Casino reopened on Wednesday, the first of Massachusetts' three casinos to start accepting wagers again under the third phase of Gov. Charlie Baker's coronavirus economic recovery plan. The slots parlor in Plainville ...

 2020-07-08 14:12 

New Haven Register

Oglala Sioux Tribe locks down reservation for three days...

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) - The Oglala Sioux Tribe has locked down its South Dakota reservation for three days to stop the potential spread of COVID-19. Tribal President Julian Bear Runner ordered the 72-hour lockdown prohibiting nonessential travel to or fro...

 2020-07-08 14:10 

New Haven Register

Murphy: If you can't distance outside, you must wear mask...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday face masks will now be required outdoors when social distancing is not possible in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Speaking on MSNBC's...

 2020-07-08 14:08 

New Haven Register

US: Ex-Nissan boss wired money to man who helped him flee...

Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn wired more than $860,000 to a company linked to one of the men accused of helping smuggle him out of Japan in a box last year, prosecutors said in a new court filing. Prosecutors filed documents Tuesday detail...

 2020-07-08 14:07 

New Haven Register

Exnovia de Epstein comparecer por video...

NUEVA YORK (AP) - La exnovia de Jeffrey Epstein comparecer por video el 14 de julio en una audiencia judicial para responder a cargos de que reclut a jovencitas para que el multimillonario financista pudiera abusar sexualmente de ellas. La jueza federal A...

 2020-07-08 14:07 

NBC Sports

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Titans would "absolutely" consider Stephen Gostkowski...

Veteran kicker Stephen Gostkowski said in May that he expects to get a chance to make a team in training camp this summer and there may be an opportunity with a team coached by one of his former teammates.....

 2020-07-08 14:07 

New Haven Register

5 killed, 9 injured by wildfires in Ukraine...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - At least five people have been killed and another nine have been injured by wildfires raging in Ukraine's east, officials said Wednesday. The wildfires triggered by extreme heat and fanned by strong winds have destroyed about 100 ...

 2020-07-08 14:06 

New Haven Register

Ataques matan a 6 policas en Afganistn...

KABUL (AP) - Tres policas murieron el mircoles en un ataque suicida con camin bomba a la jefatura distrital de polica en la provincia surea de Kandahar, Afganistn, dijo un funcionario. Otros tres, incluido un jefe distrital, murieron al estallar una bomba...

 2020-07-08 14:02 

New Haven Register

Violence in St. Louis: 2 dead, 8 wounded in 6 1/2 hours...

ST. LOUIS (AP) - An already-violent summer in St. Louis took a turn for the worse after shootings left two people dead and eight others wounded over a 6 1/2-hour period. The rash of shootings began around 8 p.m. Tuesday and continued until 2:30 a.m. Wedne...

 2020-07-08 14:01 

New Haven Register

Coppola and Henson companies get loans for winery, puppetry...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - From a godfather of cinema to Kermit the Frog, the U.S. government's small-business lending program sent money into unexpected corners of the entertainment industry. While legendary names like Francis Ford Coppola and Jim Henson har...

 2020-07-08 14:00 

NBC Sports

Weekend schedule for Kentucky Speedway...

There will be five races this week at Kentucky Speedway, including four NASCAR events. Here's when and where to watch each race....

 2020-07-08 14:00 

TheHour

COVID case suspends in-person summer school at Norwalk High...
 2020-07-08 13:52 

New Haven Register

Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students...

BOSTON (AP) - Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the Trump administration's decision to bar international students from staying in the U.S. if they take classes entirely onlin...

 2020-07-08 13:51 

New Haven Register

Nueve desaparecidos en alud en el centro de China...

BEIJING (AP) - Socorristas en el centro de China buscaban el mircoles a nueve personas desaparecidas en un alud, en medio de inundaciones en gran parte del pas. El desastre azot el condado de Huangmei en la provincia de Hubei alrededor de las 4 a.m., de a...

 2020-07-08 13:50 

ESPN

Green flag: Johnson gets OK after negative tests...

Jimmie Johnson, who missed Sunday's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after testing positive for the coronavirus, has had two negative tests and will return to the No. 48 car for Sunday's race at Kentucky Speedway....

 2020-07-08 13:49 

New Haven Register

Duque rechaza propuesta de cese bilateral del fuego del ELN...

BOGOT (AP) - El presidente colombiano Ivn Duque rechaz la propuesta del grupo guerrillero Ejrcito de Liberacin Nacional de un cese bilateral del fuego de 90 das y exigi a la organizacin que libere de inmediato a todos los secuestrados, cese las acciones t...

 2020-07-08 13:47 

WFSB

Gov. to make announcement about 2020 U.S. Census...

Connecticut's governor and lieutenant governor will be making an announcement about the 2020 U.S. census....

 2020-07-08 13:46 

ESPN

Johnson cleared to race after 2 negative tests...

Jimmie Johnson, who missed Sunday's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after testing positive for coronavirus, has had two negative tests and will return to the No. 48 car for Sunday's race at Kentucky Speedway....

 2020-07-08 13:46 

New Haven Register

Alert: Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students that would prevent many from staying in the US...

BOSTON (AP) - Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students that would prevent many from staying in the US....

 2020-07-08 13:46 

ctpost.com

New Haven downtown promotion features discounts on Saturday food, buys...

Take your mask into downtown New Haven for lunch, discounts on purchases and some music Saturday afternoons through July July 25....

 2020-07-08 13:42 

New Haven Register

Gran Bretaa anuncia medidas de estmulo econmico...

LONDRES (AP) - El gobierno britnico anunci el mircoles una serie de medidas de estmulo econmico a fin de limitar el drstico aumento del desempleo previsto a raz de la pandemia del coronavirus. El jefe del Tesoro Rishi Sunak deline una serie de incentivos ...

 2020-07-08 13:40 

New Haven Register

Philippines virus cases soar past 50,000 as lockdown eases...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Confirmed coronavirus infections in the Philippines soared past 50,000 on Wednesday in a troubling milestone for a country that has reopened an economy on the brink of recession while still struggling to combat the pandemic. The...

 2020-07-08 13:39 

New Haven Register

Suggestions sought as district moves to rename school...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia school district that decided to remove Confederate Gen. Thomas...

 2020-07-08 13:37 

New Haven Register

Maryland murder suspect apprehended in Rhode Island...

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - A suspect in a Maryland homicide has been apprehended in Rhode Island, state and federal officials say. Diantae Williams, 22, was arrested in Newport at about 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to a statement from Rhode Island State Police and...

 2020-07-08 13:36 

New Haven Register

Hawaii Foodbank partners with private firms for virus relief...

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's largest food distribution charity is working with private partners to support families who are facing food insecurity resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. The Hawaii Foodbank has teamed with companies from the construction...

 2020-07-08 13:35 

New Haven Register

Turkey: Rescuers find wreck of missing migrant boat in lake...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish search-and-rescue teams on Wednesday located the wreck of a boat that was reported missing in a lake in eastern Turkey with up to 60 migrants on board, officials said. The boat was reported missing in Lake Van in stormy weath...

 2020-07-08 13:34 

WFSB

'American Idol' finalist Chris Sligh reveals he is battling Covid-19 and pneumonia...
 2020-07-08 13:34 

ESPN

How two former Dayton players plan to use TBT to make up for a lost NCAA tournament...

The Flyers didn't get a shot at a national title because of the coronavirus pandemic, but two of their 2019-20 men's basketball players have a chance at glory in The Basketball Tournament....

 2020-07-08 13:33 

New Haven Register

Hawaii Legislature passes bill to name suspended police...

HONOLULU (AP) - The Hawaii Legislature passed a police reform bill that would reveal the identities of police officers who have been suspended or discharged. The bill passed Monday would subject police to the same disclosure rules used for other public ag...

 2020-07-08 13:31 

ESPN

The true story of Nintendo's most coveted game...

How did Stadium Events, a boring Nintendo game from 1987, become the most coveted cartridge ever? It's a bit of a mystery....

 2020-07-08 13:30 

The CT Mirror

The cranky commuter...

Why is it so hard for train and subway passengers to wear a face mask? Does the MTA really need to do a PSA campaign (with pictures!) showing that a mask around your neck or not covering your nose and mouth isn't protecting anyone? Apparently so. Non-...

 2020-07-08 13:30 

New Haven Register

Germany's Merkel: Pandemic highlights limits of populism...

BRUSSELS (AP) - The coronavirus pandemic is showing the limits of...

 2020-07-08 13:28 

WFSB

Amy Schumer takes viewers behind the scenes of her difficult pregnancy in 'Expecting Amy'...
 2020-07-08 13:26 

New Haven Register

Raleigh to cancel, postpone 5 events amid virus outbreak...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The city council of North Carolina's capital city has voted to cancel or postpone parades, road races and festivals that were scheduled to be held in the city through October due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Raleigh City Counc...

 2020-07-08 13:25 

New Haven Register

Alaska city approves draft of wide-ranging equal rights law...

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska city council approved a draft ordinance to protect equal rights for residents covering a range of personal, cultural and social circumstances. The first reading of an equal rights ordinance that passed last Thursday woul...

 2020-07-08 13:23 

New Haven Register

State chamber renews call not to name businesses with virus...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The president of Wisconsin's chamber of commerce on Wednesday repeated his call for the state Department of Health Services not to publish the names of businesses traced to two or more positive cases of COVID-19. Wisconsin Manufac...

 2020-07-08 13:22 

New Haven Register

JMU is renaming halls that bear names of Confederate leaders...

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia's James Madison University is renaming three buildings that bear the names of Confederate leaders. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that university's board of visitors voted to change the names of three halls f...

 2020-07-08 13:22 

New Haven Register

How to organize important documents simply and safely...

Tax filing deadlines inspire many of us to vow that we're finally going to organize our papers. Start with understanding what should be kept, in what format and for how long. Then, set up a system to organize your records. It doesn't have to be al...

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