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Atlantic City casinos reopen in a changed pandemic world

Atlantic City casinos reopen in a changed pandemic world

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eager to hit the slot machines and table games after a 108-day absence, gamblers wore face masks and did without smoking and drinking Thursday as Atlantic City’s casinos reopened amid the coronavirus pandemic that has drastically changed things both inside and outside the casino walls.Compliance with a series of anti-virus…
FDA approves video game for treating ADHD in kids

FDA approves video game for treating ADHD in kids

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has for the first time approved a video game for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.The FDA said Monday the game built by Boston-based Akili Interactive Labs can improve attention function. The game, called EndeavorRx, requires a prescription and is designed for children ages 8…
California Capitol closing after Assembly member gets virus

California Capitol closing after Assembly member gets virus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A coronavirus outbreak is closing California’s Capitol and forcing the Assembly to put off its return to work as infection and hospitalization rates soar across the state.Assemblywoman Autumn Burke, a Democrat from Inglewood, tweeted Monday that she was exposed to COVID-19 by someone when the Assembly met on June 26 to…
Virus response, reopen fights mark N.C. legislative session

Virus response, reopen fights mark N.C. legislative session

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers finished most of their work for the year early Friday, setting another Medicaid overhaul date, funding a monument to honor African Americans and attempting to reopen businesses shuttered by Gov. Roy Cooper due to COVID-19. House and Senate members negotiated and voted on scores of bills over a…
Pussy Riot member sentenced to 15 days in Russia

Pussy Riot member sentenced to 15 days in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Pytor Verzilov, a Russian political activist and member of the Pussy Riot protest group, has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for swearing in public.A court on Monday found him guilty of using foul language after being released from more than 12 hours of police questioning on the previous day. Verzilov…
UK’s Cineworld terminates takeover of Canada’s Cineplex

UK’s Cineworld terminates takeover of Canada’s Cineplex

TORONTO (AP) — British-based Cineworld said Friday it has terminated its takeover of Canada’s Cineplex.Cineworld PLC said the $2.8 billion Canadian (US$2 billion) was dropped after “certain breaches” of the acquisition deal. The takeover would have created North America’s largest chain of movie theaters to better compete with AMC Entertainment. It would have added 165…
Scottsdale bars close, 1 charged with safety rule violation

Scottsdale bars close, 1 charged with safety rule violation

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Some bars and nightclubs in suburban Phoenix have temporarily closed — and one was charged — after receiving notices ordering them to comply with social distancing and facial covering requirements as Arizona reports increasing confirmed coronavirus cases.Scottsdale establishments El Hefe, Riot House and Whiskey Row closed Thursday and will stay closed…
Amusement parks won’t reopen next week in Virginia

Amusement parks won’t reopen next week in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kings Dominion and Busch Gardens Williamsburg will not reopen next week when Virginia further eases restrictions on businesses and public gatherings put in place earlier this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.The amusement parks say reopening is not economically feasible if only 1,000 people can be allowed in at…
The Latest: Patients filling beds in India’s largest cities

The Latest: Patients filling beds in India’s largest cities

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has assigned a top military leader to oversee the nation’s border quarantine measures after what she described as an “unacceptable failure” by health officials in allowing two women who had recently returned from London to leave quarantine before they had been tested for the virus.…
Union files complaint against NBC, ‘America’s Got Talent’

Union files complaint against NBC, ‘America’s Got Talent’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gabrielle Union filed a complaint Thursday with the state of California against NBC and the producers of “America’s Got Talent,” the latest move in a fight over her allegations that she was fired for objecting to an on-set environment that tolerated racism. The complaint filed with the Department of Fair Employment…

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