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Germany lifts more Limitations, Merkel urges caution

Visitors of Europa-Park walk through an avenue at the entrance of the park while employees of the park stand guard and confetti rains down from confetti cannons in Rust, Germany, Friday, May 21, 2021. Europa-Park is one of the first major theme parks in Germany to reopen its doors to visitors. The park in Rust…

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Baseball lifts San Diego’s spirits. Can it revive a pandemic-stricken U.S. economy?

By Daniel Trotta, Howard Schneider and Chris CanipeSAN DIEGO (Reuters) – It was Saturday night in downtown San Diego, and J Street near the Petco Park baseball stadium was bustling.Fans of the hometown Padres, many decked out in team gear, packed the bars and restaurants with more waiting in line and happy to do so…

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UPDATE 1-DSM lifts 2021 outlook as industrial materials demand recovers

(Adds more details throughout, co-CEOs quote)AMSTERDAM, May 5 (Reuters) – Dutch speciality chemicals company DSM on Wednesday raised its outlook for 2021, as a strong recovery of demand for its industrial materials helped its first-quarter results beat expectations.Restocking by car makers and electronics producers boosted demand for DSM’s plastics, the company said, while the easing…

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Michigan lifts Outside mask Demand for crowds under 100

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan late Tuesday lifted an outdoor mask requirement except in gatherings of at least 100 people and in organized contact sports, and said teen athletes no longer must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if they are fully vaccinated. Under a revised pandemic order that takes effect Thursday, the state health department also…

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Tapia’s solo HR in 9th lifts Rockies over Phillies 5-4

DENVER (AP) — Raimel Tapia hit a solo home run with one out in the ninth inning and Colorado Rockies rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Friday night.Trevor Story, C.J. Cron and Garrett Hampson also homered for Colorado, which has won three straight.The Rockies trailed by two runs twice before Tapia ended it with…

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Texas Lifts Its State-Wide Mask Mandate, Some Businesses Disagree

Business may now operate at full capacity. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Sarah Self-Walbrick of Texas Tech Public Media and Arnoldo Richards, a restaurant owner in Houston, about mandates being lifted.

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Defense lifts No. 1 UConn to Big East title over Marquette

Mar. 9—MOHEGAN — The offense in the form of Paige Bueckers’ team-high 23 points and the defense, Christyn Williams’ stranglehold on Marquette leading scorer Selena Lott, were among the highlights Monday night as the top-seeded UConn women’s basketball team won its 19th Big East Conference tournament championship. One of the things UConn coach Geno Auriemma…

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Facebook lifts ban on US political advertisements

Social media behemoth had been under pressure to rescind post-election moratorium.

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Weathers lifts Duquesne past Rhode Island 86-75

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marcus Weathers scored 28 points plus 14 rebounds as Duquesne defeated Rhode Island 86-75 to end the regular season on Saturday night.

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Lockdown lifts interest in home-cooking: 91 percent of Brits plan to cook’as much, or more’ this year

The closure of out-of-home foodservice channels and having more time on our hands during lockdown has raised interest in home-cooking and, new research suggests, this trend could have sticking power when restrictions ease.