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Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died. He was 77.
Koreas restore communication channels, agree to improve ties

Koreas restore communication channels, agree to improve ties

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea restored suspended communication channels between them and agreed to improve ties, both governments said Tuesday, amid a 2 1/2 year-stalemate in U.S.
The Latest: Chinese city lists more cases in local outbreak

The Latest: Chinese city lists more cases in local outbreak

BEIJING — The major eastern Chinese city of Nanjing recorded another 31 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as authorities announced more than 1.5 billion doses of vaccine have been administered around the country.
Australian city Melbourne ends 5th COVID-19 lockdown

Australian city Melbourne ends 5th COVID-19 lockdown

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s second-most populous city Melbourne will end its fifth lockdown on Tuesday with the Victoria state government declaring it had beaten an outbreak of the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant for a second time
Kanye West living in Atlanta stadium to work on new album

Kanye West living in Atlanta stadium to work on new album

Kanye West has been living inside an Atlanta stadium while working on his new album.
Britney Spears' new lawyer files to remove father's control

Britney Spears' new lawyer files to remove father's control

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears’ new attorney petitioned Monday to oust her father from the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money for 13 years and replace him with a professional accountant.
With virus surge, US to keep travel restrictions for now

With virus surge, US to keep travel restrictions for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant.

Airlines cite concerns about fuel shortages at some airports

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The fuel needle is moving closer to “empty” at some U.S. airports.
WestJet signs code share agreement with Dutch airline KLM

WestJet signs code share agreement with Dutch airline KLM

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines has expanded an existing code-share agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
Ishiguro, Powers among contenders for fiction's Booker Prize

Ishiguro, Powers among contenders for fiction's Booker Prize

LONDON (AP) — Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers are among 13 authors in the running for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction.