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Billboard Awards: Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Malone to perform

Billboard Awards: Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Malone to perform

NEW YORK — Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Luke Combs and leading nominee Post Malone will perform at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.
Reggaeton redemption: Balvin, Bunny top Latin Grammy nods

Reggaeton redemption: Balvin, Bunny top Latin Grammy nods

NEW YORK — At last year’s Latin Grammy Awards, popular reggaeton and Latin trap musicians such as J Balvin, Bad Bunny and Ozuna were dismissed in the show’s top categories. This year, they dominate.
UK, Canada impose sanctions on Belarus president, officials

UK, Canada impose sanctions on Belarus president, officials

LONDON — Britain and Canada imposed sanctions Tuesday on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and other senior government officials following the disputed presidential election and a crackdown on protesters in Belarus. U.K.
Consumer confidence posts solid gain to 101.8 in September

Consumer confidence posts solid gain to 101.8 in September

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence rebounded more quickly in September than most economists had expected though they remain far from levels that were the norm before the pandemic struck.
S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices rise 3.9% in July

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices rise 3.9% in July

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in July as the housing market continued to show strength in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, rose 3.
Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

NEW DELHI — The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way
US official: 2020 census to end Oct. 5 despite court order

US official: 2020 census to end Oct. 5 despite court order

ORLANDO, Fla. — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross says the 2020 census will end Oct. 5, despite a federal judge's ruling last week allowing the head count of every U.S.
Trump went even further than other uber-rich to shrink taxes

Trump went even further than other uber-rich to shrink taxes

WASHINGTON — The tax-avoidance strategies that President Donald Trump capitalized on to shrink his tax bill to essentially zero are surprisingly common among major real estate developers and other uber-wealthy Americans.
EU-UK spat over Brexit deal clouds key trade talks this week

EU-UK spat over Brexit deal clouds key trade talks this week

BRUSSELS — Britain entered a crucial week of post-Brexit talks with the European Union on Monday by rejecting the EU’s demand that it drop plans to breach the legally binding agreement it signed on its departure from the bloc.
Jury finds white nationalist guilty of rape threat

Jury finds white nationalist guilty of rape threat

A self-proclaimed white nationalist who rose to prominence during a deadly 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was found guilty Monday by a federal jury of threatening to rape the wife of a man who was part of a racist group he felt was harassin