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March 25, 2020 - 12:30 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canada imposes mandatory self-isolation for those returning to Canada under Quarantine Act.
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An Apple logo adorns the facade of the downtown Brooklyn Apple store in New York on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Apple has said it would close most of its retail stores outside mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan for two weeks. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
March 16, 2020 - 8:06 am
PARIS (AP) — French regulators fined Apple 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Monday for striking deals to keep prices high, in the biggest-ever such sanction by France’s Competition Authority. The agency said Apple and top re-sellers agreed to align prices with Apple’s own pricing for its iPads...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2015 file photo, South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho,left, smiles after being named the winner of the 17th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland. Culture authorities in Poland said Monday, March 9, 2020 that the 18th edition of the international Frederic Chopin Piano Competition will take place Oct. 2-23 in Warsaw with a large participation of pianists from Asia. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski/file)
March 11, 2020 - 6:14 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Culture authorities in Poland said Monday that the 18th edition of the international Frederic Chopin piano competition will take place Oct. 2-23 in Warsaw. Eliminations for the competition, which is famous for launching world careers for its laureates, will be held April 17-28...
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Graphic to be used as a reminder to turn the clocks forward one hour Sunday March 8 at 2 a.m.;
March 06, 2020 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Like clockwork, daylight saving time strikes again this weekend. Watch for it at 2 a.m. local time Sunday in most of the United States. Don't forget to set your clocks an hour ahead, usually before bed Saturday night, to avoid being late for Sunday morning activities. With the...
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In this Thursday, March 5, 2020 photo, Christian Schmutz, of the Swiss Cheesemakers Association, hoists a 77-pound wheel of the Best of Show winner in the World Championship Cheese Contest at Monona Terrace in Madison, Wi.. The cheese, Gourmino Le Gruyere, is made by Michael Spycher of Mountain Dairy Fritzenhaus for Gourmino AG. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
March 06, 2020 - 12:49 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A gruyere from Switzerland has been named the world's best cheese, chosen from a record number of entrants from 26 nations in the World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin. The cheese from Bern, Switzerland made its maker, Michael Spycher of Mountain Dairy Fritzenhaus, a...
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March 04, 2020 - 9:05 am
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An accent mark of the official seal of the capital city of the nation's most Hispanic state is in the wrong spot. The misplaced accent mark at the top of the city of Santa Fe, New Mexico's website was recently spotted by a reporter who uses an accent in his name, the Santa Fe...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 photo, members of the first Moroccan female fishing cooperative go out to sea in a fishing boat, in the village of Belyounech on the coast of the Mediterranean, northern Morocco. Fisherwomen in Moroccan coastal villages are breaking through boundaries into the male-dominated world of fishing. The North African country's first female fishing cooperative, will after two years of training, hope to earn money from the fish for the first time. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
March 03, 2020 - 5:04 am
BELYOUNECH, Morocco (AP) — Fatima Mekhnas’ boots sink into the golden sand as she surveys the last beach in Morocco’s north. Optimism glows from her eyes, a reflection of a dream fulfilled after decades of yearning for a spot on a fishing boat in the Mediterranean. Behind her, the members of the...
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FILE - This May 5, 2019 file photo shows Lifetime achievement award winner Judge Judy Sheindlin in the press room at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. The tough-talking former New York family court judge has ruled her television courtroom since 1996 and her popularity made her the highest-paid personality in TV. She announced on “Ellen” that next season will be her 25th and last making original episodes of “Judge Judy.” After that, the 77-year-old mediator will be making a new show called “Judy Justice” that will debut in fall 2021. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 02, 2020 - 1:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — “Judge Judy” will be ending, but Judge Judy isn't going anywhere. Confused? Judy Sheindlin's announcement Monday that her popular syndicated courtroom show will end production in 2021 sets the stage for her return in a different format even as her old show may not really go anywhere...
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In this photo taken Sunday, Feb, 9, 2020, Catherine Amidu shows her protective alarm inside her home in Machinga, Malawi. People with albinism in several African countries live in fear of being abducted and killed in the mistaken belief that their body parts carry special powers and can be sold for thousands of dollars. 17-year-old Amidu survived an attempt on her life in 2017. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi)
March 02, 2020 - 4:20 am
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — On a sunny February day, Catherine Amidu looked downcast. The protective alarm she received in October had not been working for close to two weeks, she said. The 17-year-old with albinism survived an attempt on her life in 2017 when unknown attackers whisked her from her...
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FILE -In this Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds wave from the steps of number 10 Downing Street in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 he and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds are expecting a baby in the early summer and are planning to get married. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
February 29, 2020 - 1:50 pm
LONDON (AP) — The patter of tiny feet is coming to Downing Street. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed Saturday that he and his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, are engaged to be married and expecting a baby in the early summer. A wedding date wasn't announced. Johnson, 55, and Symonds, 31,...
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