June 4, 2021

Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein reach trade deal with UK

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Norway and two other non-EU European nations on Friday reached a trade deal with Britain following the country’s departure from the bloc […]
June 4, 2021

St. Anthony: Aeon, St. Olaf Catholic Church join on largest affordable-housing project in downtown Mpls.

Alan Arthur, chief executive of the nonprofit developer Aeon, is retiring after more than 30 years leading an outfit created to replace some of the […]
June 4, 2021

ASEAN representatives meet Myanmar junta leader

BANGKOK — Representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations met with Myanmar’s junta leader on Friday, six weeks after an emergency regional summit on […]
June 4, 2021

Universal Music attracts the attention of US billionaire

Universal Music Group is in talks to sell a 10% stake in a deal that would value the record label at about $40 billion. Confirmation […]
June 4, 2021

Stocks rise on Wall Street as jobs report calms Fed fears

Stocks are pushing higher on Wall Street Friday after a lukewarm report on the job market raised hopes the Federal Reserve will keep the accelerator […]
June 4, 2021

US adds 559K jobs as firms still struggle to fill positions

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a modest 559,000 jobs in May, an improvement from April’s sluggish gain but still evidence that many companies are struggling […]
June 4, 2021

New Glensheen exhibit shows off Congdon family’s mysterious papers and morbid inkwell

Five years ago, Glensheen’s keepers conducted a full inventory of the Congdon collection — a first true look at everything in their 30 years of […]
June 4, 2021

Reports: Facebook to end rule exemptions for politicians

Facebook plans to end a contentious policy championed by CEO Mark Zuckerberg that exempted politicians from certain moderation rules on its site, according to several […]
June 4, 2021

Asian shares slip, dragged lower by Wall Street tech fall

TOKYO — Asian shares mostly slipped Friday, dragged lower by a decline in technology stocks on Wall Street. Benchmarks fell in Japan, South Korea and […]
June 4, 2021

Most vaccinated California workers must keep masks on

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Conflicted California workplace regulators approved controversial rules that allow workers to go maskless only if every employee in a room is fully […]