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They Both Found Their Jukebox Hero

If it wasn’t for a blowup with one of her three children, Kirsten Wazalis might never have called a friend to come over and commiserate one July evening in 2012. And if the friend hadn’t suggested that the two go out and listen to music, she might have never met Glenn Leader. Ms. Wazalis, 50, shook off her gloom at Stevenson’s Place, a bar with a jukebox, up the street from her Philadelphia apartment. There, the two friends listened to Lionel ... Full story

Holyfield open to third Tyson fight for charity

FILE PHOTO: WBA Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield (R) connects to the jaw of challenger Mike Tyson in the first round of their title fight June 28. Evander Holyfied retained his World Boxing Association heavyweight title on Saturday night when Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting Holyfield twice in the third round. (Reuters) - Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has said he is open to facing one-time rival Mike Tyson in a ... Full story

Oil climbs as suppliers stick to output cuts, coronavirus lockdowns ease

FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind an oil pump outside Saint-Fiacre, near Paris, France September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann. MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Tuesday on clear signs that producers are sticking to commitments to cut crude supply as more cars get back on the road with coronavirus lockdowns easing around the world. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 futures gained 2.3%, or 75 cents, to $34.00 as of 0057 ... Full story

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world

(Reuters) - Major sports events around the world that are in the process of re-starting or which have been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic:. FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks past the Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympics Museum, in Tokyo, Japan March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo. SOCCER. For an overview of the state of play in ... Full story

Australia to outline economic recovery plans as lockdowns ease

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Tuesday outline his government’s plans to revive the sputtering economy, but is expected to warn a recovery will take between three to five years. FILE PHOTO: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a joint press conference held with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at Admiralty House in Sydney, Australia, February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Loren Elliott. ... Full story

Study shows 8,000 additional deaths in Mexican capital as coronavirus rages

The coffin of Horacio Servando Parada, 65, who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is carried to a grave during his burial according to indigenous Mazahua tradition, in San Antonio Pueblo Nuevo, in the state of Mexico, Mexico May 21, 2020. Picture taken May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s capital registered 8,072 more deaths in the first five months this year than the average from the same period over ... Full story

Michelin says its Mexican plants have resumed operations

FILE PHOTO: The logo of French tyre maker Michelin is seen on a Formula E racing car during a news conference to present the partnership between Enel Group and FIA Formula E Championship at the MAXXI National Museum in Rome, Italy May 17, 2016 REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - French tire maker Michelin resumed operations at its two plants in Mexico on Monday, saying that activity will be staggered at first. The Mexican ... Full story

Greece reopens cafes, restaurants as summer season nears

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece allowed cafes and restaurants to reopen on Monday as part of a gradual lifting of its coronavirus restrictions to reboot its tourism-dependent economy and help draw in foreign visitors ahead of the summer season. The country, which has emerged from a decade-long financial crisis in the last couple of years, is relying on tourism to help it recover from a nationwide lockdown that brought its economy to a near ... Full story

Call for clear face masks to be 'the norm'

Image caption Kelly Morellon (right) and her mother Sylvie have designed a face mask with a transparent window. It's now part of daily life now for many of us - struggling to work out what someone in a supermarket or at work is saying when they're wearing a face mask. But for people who are deaf or have hearing loss, masks can prevent them understanding anything at all. "You might as well be speaking in French," says Fizz Izagaren, a paediatric ... Full story

Toyota, Nissan and Honda gear up for Mexico reboot after COVID-19 lockdowns

FILE PHOTO: Employees walk at the Toyota Motor Corp new plant in Apaseo El Grande in Mexico's central state of Guanajuato, Mexico February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Maldonado. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Japanese automakers Toyota, Nissan and Honda said they are gradually restarting in Mexico as the nation’s automotive industry reboots in line with a broader economic reopening, despite still-high numbers of new coronavirus cases. Mexican officials in ... Full story