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Quincy bar owner charged in attack on university student

Apr. 15, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — An aggravated battery charge has been filed against a Quincy, Illinois, bar owner in connection with an attack on a Black suburban Chicago college student. The Adams County state’s attorney’s office on Wednesday accused Steven Homan, 47, of...

New York bars, restaurants can soon stay open 'til midnight

Apr. 14, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will push back its curfew for bars and restaurants an hour to midnight, starting Monday, as the state continues to relax coronavirus-related restrictions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. The governor also announced during a telephone briefing...

Belgium eases lockdown, plans to open terraces in May

Apr. 14, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium is planning to reopen restaurants and bars for outdoor service next month and to lift a night-time curfew as new COVID-19 cases continue to go down in the country. Prime Minister Alexander De Croo made the announcement on Wednesday following a...

Wisconsin high court: Governor can't limit business capacity

Apr. 14, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other businesses without the Legislature's approval, a ruling that comes two weeks after the...

Pubs, hairdressers set to reopen as UK eases virus lockdown

Apr. 11, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Millions of people in Britain will get their first chance in months for haircuts, casual shopping and restaurant meals on Monday, as the government takes the next step on its lockdown-lifting road map. Nationwide restrictions have been in place in England...

Family struggles as $60M judgment after crash remains unpaid

Apr. 11, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Joan Antonuccio begged God not to take her daughter as she rushed to Naples Community Hospital from her home in Golden Gate Estates. Antonuccio found herself screaming that she would do whatever it took for her daughter, Angela Crowe, to survive the...

AP PHOTOS: Greek cafes still shuttered by COVID-19 measures

Apr. 04, 2021 02:46 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Silence has replaced the low hum of conversation and the clink of glasses that pervaded the sidewalk cafes across Athens. Their chairs and tables, once occupied throughout the day and deep into the night, stand stacked in empty piles, some secured by chains. ...

Ducey blasts Phoenix for park restrictions on Easter weekend

Apr. 02, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey escalated a long-simmering fight with Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego on Friday by demanding the city drop its plans to close parking lots and grills at city parks to limit the spread of COVID-19 on Easter weekend. The Republican...

March hiring accelerated to 916K, yet many jobs remain lost

Apr. 02, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy and businesses increasingly reopen. ...

Russian entrepreneurs adapt to virus lockdown challenges

Apr. 02, 2021 03:40 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Valentina Konstantinova remembers well when Russia locked down for the coronavirus a year ago. Her 18-room boutique hotel, called Skazka, or “Fairytale,” was full, and within a couple of days, it had only one guest left. “I still don’t understand...