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As Montreal nightlife begins to return, promoters hope to reverse pre-COVID decline

As Montreal nightlife begins to return, promoters hope to reverse pre-COVID decline

MONTREAL — Downtown Montreal bar and music venue Turbo Haus has begun to reopen after one of Canada’s longest COVID-19 lockdowns, but remaining restrictions mean last call is at midnight, patrons must remain seated and dancing is forbidden.
Partygoers, police injured at curfew-busting rave in France

Partygoers, police injured at curfew-busting rave in France

PARIS (AP) — French police clashed with party-goers as they tried to break up an unauthorized rave in western France, authorities said Saturday. A 22-year-old man lost his hand and several others were injured amid the violence, including police.

Tropical Storm Claudette brings rain, floods to Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A weekend that was supposed to be filled with celebrations of Juneteenth and Father’s Day has turned dreary in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi, where Tropical Storm Claudette has brought wind, heavy rain and flooding to a region
Tropical weather lashes Gulf Coast with brisk winds, rain

Tropical weather lashes Gulf Coast with brisk winds, rain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High winds and heavy rains buffeted coastal Louisiana and Mississippi on Friday as a disorganized and unpredictable tropical weather system churned through the Gulf of Mexico, forcing cancellation of Juneteenth celebrations in Miss
OJ Simpson keeps fighting in Vegas against Goldman judgments

OJ Simpson keeps fighting in Vegas against Goldman judgments

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson will keep fighting recent court orders in Nevada that he owes at least $60 million in judgments stemming from the 1994 killings of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman, his lawyer said Friday.
Declaration of Juneteenth holiday sparks scramble in states

Declaration of Juneteenth holiday sparks scramble in states

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Congress and President Joe Biden acted with unusual swiftness this week in approving Juneteenth as a national holiday. That shifted the battle to the states, where the holiday faces a far less enthusiastic response.
Rabid dog imported into US sparks multi-state investigation

Rabid dog imported into US sparks multi-state investigation

NEW YORK (AP) — A rabid dog imported into the United States this month has sparked a public health investigation across several states. Health officials say a dog brought to the U.S.
'No more limits': Alberta to lift all remaining COVID-19 public health restrictions

'No more limits': Alberta to lift all remaining COVID-19 public health restrictions

EDMONTON — Alberta will become the first province or territory to remove all COVID-19 restrictions when it lifts its remaining public health measures on July 1.
NSA to NSO: NY filmmakers explore circles of surveillance

NSA to NSO: NY filmmakers explore circles of surveillance

BERLIN (AP) — American filmmaker Laura Poitras, known for her award-winning 2014 documentary on former U.S.
Leaders of Germany, France urge vigilance over virus variant

Leaders of Germany, France urge vigilance over virus variant

BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany and France called for vigilance Friday to prevent the spread of a coronavirus variant that this week prompted Britain to delay the planned relaxation of pandemic restrictions in England.