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Sundance Film Festival unveils slate for 1st virtual edition

Sundance Film Festival unveils slate for 1st virtual edition

A Questlove-directed documentary about the other major music event of the summer of 1969 and documentaries about the creators of Sesame Street and the coronavirus pandemic in China are among the 72 feature films debuting at the 2021 Sundance Film Fes
Feds to delay seeking legal protection for monarch butterfly

Feds to delay seeking legal protection for monarch butterfly

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Federal officials on Tuesday declared the monarch butterfly “a candidate” for threatened or endangered status, but said no action would be taken for several years because of the many other species awaiting that designation.
EU unveils plan to toughen rules for tech giants

EU unveils plan to toughen rules for tech giants

LONDON — Big tech companies face hefty fines in the European Union and Britain if they treat rivals unfairly or fail to protect users on their platforms, in proposed regulations unveiled Tuesday by officials in Brussels and London.

Virus resurgence hits H&M sales, cuts promising recovery

STOCKHOLM — Swedish fashion retailer H&M says its sales fell 10% in the fourth quarter as the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic stalled consumer spending, cutting short a promising recovery seen in the third quarter.

Electoral College makes it official: Biden won, Trump lost

WASHINGTON — The Electoral College decisively confirmed Joe Biden as the nation’s next president, ratifying his November victory in an authoritative state-by-state repudiation of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede he had lost.
US agencies, companies secure networks after huge hack

US agencies, companies secure networks after huge hack

WASHINGTON — U.S. government agencies and private companies rushed Monday to secure their computer networks following the disclosure of a sophisticated and long-running cyber-espionage intrusion suspected of being carried out by Russian hackers.

Australian actor Craig McLachlan cleared of stage indecency

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian actor Craig McLachlan was cleared in court Tuesday of allegations he indecently assaulted his stage co-stars in 2014.
Electoral College makes it official: Biden won, Trump lost

Electoral College makes it official: Biden won, Trump lost

WASHINGTON — The Electoral College decisively confirmed Joe Biden on Monday as the nation’s next president, ratifying his November victory in an authoritative state-by-state repudiation of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede he had lost.
AP Interview: Indians owner says name won't change in 2021

AP Interview: Indians owner says name won't change in 2021

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians are changing their name — they just don't know to what or when.
US blames Iran in abduction, death of ex-FBI agent Levinson

US blames Iran in abduction, death of ex-FBI agent Levinson

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration for the first time on Monday formally blamed Iran for the presumed death of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson, publicly identifying two Iranian intelligence officers believed responsible for his abduction and imp