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Speedway loses partnerships after 'Bubba rope' post

Jun. 27, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

PINE HALL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina racetrack has lost some partnerships after its owner advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale online days after NASCAR said a noose had been found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, the top series’ only Black driver. A concrete company and a driver...

European Council President Charles Michel, right, and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen participate in a media conference at the conclusion of an EU-China summit, in video conference format, at the European Council in Brussels, Monday, June 22, 2020. Top European Union officials held talks Monday with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang at a time of rising tensions between two major trading partners over the fallout from the coronavirus crisis and Beijing's increasing control over Hong Kong. (Yves Herman, Pool Photo via AP)

EU urges China to move on trade, back off in Hong Kong

Jun. 22, 2020 1:06 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union officials on Monday pressed China’s leaders to open the country’s markets further to European companies, show stronger leadership in reforming world trade’s governing body and step back from the brink in Hong Kong. With criticism mounting that the EU...

Public hearing scheduled for work plans after dock collapse

Jun. 15, 2020 10:03 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — State officials are expected to hear public comment about a company’s plan for shoreline work following a dock collapse and spill along the Detroit River in Detroit. Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has scheduled an online public hearing Tuesday...

Editorial Roundup: US

Jun. 10, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 10 The Los Angles Times on the crack epidemic in the 1980s, harsh prison sentences disproportionately against black men and the lasting effect in black neighborhoods: What if the nation had met the crack epidemic of the 1980s with...

Long-delayed Greenville County bridge finally completed

May. 18, 2020 12:21 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — An upstate South Carolina highway bridge has reopened after long delays in replacing it. The Greenville News reports the State Road 20 bridge reopened Thursday in Greenville County after it was replaced. The South Carolina Department of Transportation had planned for the bridge to...