Friday July 3rd, 2020 1:42PM
More fireworks in Americans' hands for July 4 raises risks
For many Americans, the Fourth of July won't be about big festivities but setting off fireworks themselves
1:05PM ( 15 minutes ago )
The Latest: Florida reports nearly 9,500 new virus cases
Florida reported 9,488 new confirmed cases and 67 deaths, a day after setting a new daily record with more than 10,000 cases
1:02PM ( 17 minutes ago )
July Fourth weekend will test Americans' discipline
The U.S. is heading into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans’ self-control
1:01PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Turkey: pilots on trial over Ghosn escape released from jail
A Turkish court has released four pilots and a private airline official from jail, pending the outcome of their trial on charges of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan to Lebanon, via Turkey
12:59PM ( 20 minutes ago )
UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen
Britain is scrapping a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals from 73 countries and territories deemed “low risk” for the coronavirus, including Japan, Australia, France, Spain, Germany and Italy
12:50PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Iran will not disclose cause of mysterious nuclear site fire
A top Iranian security spokesman says the cause of a fire at the Natanz nuclear site is known, but will not be made public at this time due to “security reasons.”
12:48PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Leadership changes coming to Gainesville First UMC
After serving four years as the Senior Pastor of Gainesville First United Methodist Church, Rev. Scott Hearn has a new assignment.
2:39PM ( 22 hours ago )
Georgia road construction suspended starting Thursday for July 4 weekend
In an effort to alleviate Fourth of July holiday traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will suspend construction-related lane closures on interstate highways starting Thursday, July 2.
7:26AM ( 2 days ago )
Kemp extends executive orders related to COVID-19
With coronavirus cases on the rise in Georgia in recent weeks, Gov. Brian Kemp has signed two executive orders extending the Public Health State of Emergency and existing COVID-19 safety measures.
6:18AM ( 3 days ago )
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Submitted News
World stocks mostly dip with US closed for holiday
World stock markets dipped in Europe after gains in Asia
12:47PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Reopening strategist Castex named new French prime minister
France’s new prime minister says he feels ready to face the key challenge of reviving France's economy from the coronavirus pandemic and a months-long nationwide lockdown
11:53AM ( 1 hour ago )
Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear
Germany lawmakers have passed new legislation finalizing the country’s long-awaited phase-out of coal, over objections from environmental groups the plan is not ambitious enough
11:53AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP Business - Economy Archive
The Economy
The Latest: South Korea has 63 newly confirmed virus cases
South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilize public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than 50 people were found sickened over the past week
10:56PM ( 14 hours ago )
The Latest: North Korea's Kim urges 'maximum alert' on virus
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is urging officials to maintain “maximum alert” against the coronavirus pandemic as he criticized unspecified complacencies in his country’s anti-virus campaign
10:25PM ( 14 hours ago )
Sponsor FedEx asks Redskins to change their name
The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins’ stadium wants the NFL team to change its name
10:13PM ( 15 hours ago )
AP Business - Corporate News Archive
Corporate News
Patriots owner's prostitution case heads to appellate court
Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with buying sex from massage parlor prostitutes are trying to save their case
8:54AM ( 4 days ago )
Bar owners worry as virus surges in their workplaces
A Houston bar owner who believed he could no longer provide a safe environment for his staff, customers and himself felt he had no choice but to shut down his business
12:17PM ( 6 days ago )
US shoppers returned with vigor in May in partial rebound
American shoppers ramped up their spending on store purchases by a record 17.7% from April to May, delivering a dose of energy for retailers that have been reeling since the coronavirus shut down businesses, flattened the economy and paralyzed consumers during the previous two months
1:46PM ( 2 weeks ago )
AP Business - Consumer News Archive
Consumer News
The Latest: 371 test positive at Missouri chicken plant
Tyson Foods says 371 employees at its chicken processing plant in the far southwestern corner of Missouri have tested positive for COVID-19
6:46PM ( 5 days ago )
Families of 3 deceased workers sue Tyson over Iowa outbreak
The families of three workers who died after contracting coronavirus in an Iowa meat plant outbreak are suing Tyson Foods and its top executives, saying the company knowingly put employees at risk and lied to keep them on the job
6:38PM ( 1 week ago )
The Latest: SKorea continues upward trend in new infections
South Korea has reported 51 additional cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, a continuation of an upward trend in new infections
10:23PM ( 1 week ago )
AP Business - Poultry & Egg Archive
Poultry & Egg Industry
Zooming in to start unprecedented MLB summer camp amid virus
Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward was meeting with his entire team before the start of MLB's unprecedented summer training camp
11:13PM ( 14 hours ago )