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Cuban prosecutors say 790 people charged for July protests

Jan. 25, 2022 15:12 PM EST

HAVANA (AP) — Some 790 people who participated in anti-government protests in Cuba last year face prosecution for sedition, violent attacks, public disorder, theft and other crimes, the attorney general’s office said Tuesday. The announcement was the first from prosecutors since...

Consumer goods giant Unilever cutting 1,500 management jobs

Jan. 25, 2022 08:43 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Unilever, which makes Vaseline skin care products and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, says it's laying off 1,500 staff as part of a company-wide restructuring. The proposed changes mean that senior management jobs will be cut by about 15% while junior management roles...

Review: A generic modern fairy tale in 'The Royal Treatment'

Jan. 20, 2022 07:18 AM EST

In the new Netflix movie “ The Royal Treatment,” the chief of staff for the prince of a fictional European country accidentally calls a run-down salon in the Bronx to schedule a haircut for His Royal Highness, Prince Thomas. Upon hearing who he says he works for, Izzy, the owner of said salon...

Ambulances wait hours with patients at California hospitals

Jan. 19, 2022 18:21 PM EST

Emergency health workers in California Wednesday blasted hours-long waits to transfer patients from ambulances to hospital emergency rooms in what they said were chronic delays worsened by the nearly two-year coronavirus pandemic. During a legislative hearing, first responders said...

Unilever won't top $68B bid for GSK consumer healthcare unit

Jan. 19, 2022 14:01 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Unilever, the maker of Vaseline skin care products and Dove soap, says it won’t increase a 50 billion-pound ($68.2 billion) offer for GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer healthcare unit that was rejected last week. London-based GSK said Saturday that the bid...

Dutch cultural sector protests pandemic lockdown measures

Jan. 19, 2022 08:14 AM EST

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam's Concertgebouw orchestra played second fiddle Wednesday to a pair of hairdressers. Vincent van Gogh's self-portraits were briefly upstaged by a nail salon and barber as civil disobedience to protest the Dutch coronavirus lockdown spread Wednesday to the cultural...

Poor People's Campaign hopes to draw big crowd to June march

Jan. 15, 2022 14:40 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The national Poor People's Campaign has kicked off a season of activism the group hopes will draw a huge crowd to march in the nation's capital in June to demand political reform. "We’re not begging the government. We’re trying to save the nation,” said...

Dutch government eases lockdown, but not for hospitality

Jan. 14, 2022 13:55 PM EST

VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government eased its coronavirus lockdown Friday, allowing non-essential stores, universities, sports clubs and “contact businesses” like hairdressers to reopen for the first time in nearly a month. But while many businesses can open...

Ground is broken on $100M indoor water park in Atlantic City

Jan. 12, 2022 12:53 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein broke ground Wednesday on a $100 million indoor water park on the Atlantic City Boardwalk that is designed to give families a year-round option in the seaside resort that doesn't involve gambling. The $100 million,...

N. Carolina physician indicted for altering medical devices

Jan. 06, 2022 16:55 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a North Carolina physician accused of altering medical devices for reuse and bilking Medicare out of more than $46 million, according to a federal prosecutor. U.S. Attorney Michael Easley said that according to a superseding...