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Swimmer caught on video grabbing shark at Delaware beach

LEWES, Del. — A swimmer in Delaware was caught on camera prying a shark’s mouth open with his hands this weekend in an effort to free it from a fishing hook. The video shows the man grabbing onto the shark at a beach in Cape Henlopen State Park.
Unilever to drop terms like 'whitening' from beauty products

Unilever to drop terms like 'whitening' from beauty products

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Consumer products giant Unilever said Thursday it is aiming for a “more inclusive vision of beauty” in its skin care products and will remove words such as “fair,” “whitening” and “lightening” from its products, a move that c
Tabloid's lawyers seek to get Johnny Depp lawsuit thrown out

Tabloid's lawyers seek to get Johnny Depp lawsuit thrown out

LONDON — Lawyers for British tabloid The Sun urged a U.K. judge on Thursday to throw out Johnny Depp’s libel claim against the paper because the film star allegedly failed to disclose evidence relating to his drug use.
US GDP fell at 5.0% rate in Q1; worse is likely on the way

US GDP fell at 5.0% rate in Q1; worse is likely on the way

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy shrank at a 5.0% rate in the first quarter with a much worse decline expected in the current three-month economic period, which will show what happened when the pandemic began spread across the U.S.

Atlanta reality TV star charged with misusing relief funds

ATLANTA — A reality television star who appeared on the show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” was indicted Wednesday for allegedly using coronavirus relief funds intended to help small businesses survive to pay for luxuries such as a Rolls-Royce and cus

US GDP fell at 5.0% rate in Q1; worse is likely on the way

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy shrank at a 5.0% rate in the first quarter with a much worse decline expected in the current three-month economic period because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Indonesia surpasses 50,000 virus cases as business resumes

Indonesia surpasses 50,000 virus cases as business resumes

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The number of coronavirus cases in Indonesia surpassed 50,000 on Thursday, an increase that is worrying experts at a time when the government is allowing businesses to reopen amid increasing economic pressure.

Orders for US big-ticket factory goods surge 15.8% in May

WASHINGTON — Orders to American factories for big-ticket goods rebounded last month from a disastrous April as the U.S. economy began to slowly reopen.
Thiem apologizes for playing in Djokovic's tennis event

Thiem apologizes for playing in Djokovic's tennis event

VIENNA — Third-ranked tennis player Dominic Thiem apologized Thursday for taking part in an exhibition series hosted by Novak Djokovic in which four players tested positive for the coronavirus.
Congo announces end to 2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak ever

Congo announces end to 2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak ever

BENI, Congo — Eastern Congo marked an official end Thursday to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which killed 2,280 people over nearly two years, as armed rebels and community mistrust undermined the promise of new vaccines.