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June 1, 2020 1 a.m.

Letters to the editor June 1

In December 2018 I received an email from Dr. Heather Estrada, agriculture program director at Flathead Valley Community College, informing me she had chosen an intern to help us with our ranch work. I politely explained that we didn’t have time for an intern, thank you but no thank you. She politely corrected me and Courtney Mitchell came into our lives. For that we are grateful.

June 1, 2020 1 a.m.

Births KRMC

Castiel Rectenwald, son of Brieanna White and Justin Rectenwald of Columbia Falls, was born April 23, 2020, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

June 1, 2020 1 a.m.

Whitefish council to discuss developing ‘Snow Lot’

The Whitefish City Council will look at donating the “Snow Lot” to the Whitefish Housing Authority for new housing at its remote meeting this evening at 6 p.m.

June 1, 2020 1 a.m.

C-Falls to open city pool in mid-June

The city of Columbia Falls plans to open Pinewood Park pool June 15, though there will likely be some changes to ensure at least some social distancing at the facility due to coronavirus.

June 1, 2020 1 a.m.

Kalispell council resumes in-person meetings

The Kalispell City Council opens its chambers to the public for the first time in about two months for tonight’s meeting.

June 1, 2020 1 a.m.

Senior Meals

Lake City Center

June 1, 2020 1 a.m.

Yes, things are about to warm up

We had a taste of summer on Friday and Saturday as temperatures soared into the mid-80s across the region. Cliff reported 85 degrees on Friday with 86 degrees on Saturday. We believe that Coeur d’Alene would have seen its first 90-degree day of the 2020 season on Saturday if the high clouds hadn’t moved in and held the temperature down a bit.

June 1, 2020 12:27 a.m.

The Latest: California closes all downtown state buildings

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Georgia St plans to reopen athletic facilities

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

49ers edge rusher Dee Ford aims for healthy second season

San Francisco edge rusher Dee Ford had an “extensive cleanup” operation for the tendinitis in his left knee that limited his effectiveness in his first season with the 49ers.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Greece clarifies policy, to allow tourists from all nations

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek officials said Saturday that the country will not limit arriving airline passengers next month to people coming from 29 countries but that travelers who departed from places that aren't on the initial list will be subject to mandatory testing for the coronavirus upon arrival and a quarantine period of one or two weeks.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Downtown storefront smashed in Seattle George Floyd protest

SEATTLE (AP) — Dozens of people gathered in downtown Seattle Friday night to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody and some black-clad anarchists smashed up a storefront window.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

In staff memo, NBA's Adam Silver addresses racial tensions

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league’s staffers Sunday night to address the latest racial tensions in the country, sparked most recently by the death last week of a black man who was in handcuffs when a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into his neck as he pleaded that he couldn’t breathe.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

College Football Hall of Fame damaged in Atlanta protests

ATLANTA (AP) — The College Football Hall of Fame is boarded up and assessing damage from a destructive night of protests in downtown Atlanta.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bayern beats Fortuna 5-0 to take 10-point Bundesliga lead

MUNICH (AP) — Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich took a confident step closer to an eighth straight German title with a 5-0 demolition of Fortuna Düsseldorf in an empty stadium on Saturday.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

While asking for more, states are slow to spend virus aid

Many states have yet to spend the federal funding they received more than a month ago to help with soaring costs related to the coronavirus crisis, complicating governors' arguments that they need hundreds of billions more from U.S. taxpayers.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Multiple fires set near the White House as protests in Washington escalate ahead of curfew

WASHINGTON (AP) — Multiple fires set near the White House as protests in Washington escalate ahead of curfew.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

'Back in the game': SpaceX ship blasts off with 2 astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A rocket ship built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era in commercial space travel and putting the United States back in the business of launching astronauts into orbit from home soil for the first time in nearly a decade.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MLS players agree to salary cuts, possible tournament

The Major League Soccer Players Association voted to approve economic concessions for this season, including across-the-board salary cuts, while also agreeing to play in a proposed summer tournament in Orlando, Florida.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Deadly police raid fuels call to end 'no knock' warrants

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It’s the stuff of nightmares: Breonna Taylor and her boyfriend were in bed when a trio of armed men smashed through the front door. Gunfire erupted, killing the 26-year-old black woman.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

'We Grieve': Community project unites neighbors in healing

LONDON (AP) — It’s nothing flashy. But then, it’s not supposed to be.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: India reports over 8,000 new virus cases

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported more than 8,000 new cases of the coronavirus in a single day, another record high that topped the deadliest week in the country.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Interview: Floyd's death opens old wounds for Sefolosha

Thabo Sefolosha knows what it’s like to be a black man, on the ground, surrounded by police officers.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hawkeyes add Troy to 2024 nonconference football schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has added Troy to its nonconference football schedule in four years.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

States, cities plead for virus aid as Congress faces crises

WASHINGTON (AP) — One small-town Oklahoma mayor testified before Congress she’s worried the city's 18-bed hospital can't handle a second

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Win for Life' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Win for Life" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: India to allow reopenings in some areas

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is extending its lockdown in containment zones until June 30 but will allow economic activities to restart outside these areas even though coronavirus cases continue to rise in major cities.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lincoln Center artistic director leaving during shutdown

NEW YORK (AP) — Lincoln Center artistic director Jane Moss is departing on Aug. 1 after 27 years, leaving the performing arts center without a key leader while it remains shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Cyprus to launch SMS campaign to stem migrant arrivals

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to head off more migrant arrivals by dispelling the mistaken belief the European Union member country is a gateway to the continent, the Cypriot interior minister said Sunday

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Confederate group HQ targeted during protest

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Unrest overshadows peaceful US protests for another night

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with peaceful demonstrations against police killings of black people overshadowed by unrest that ravaged cities from Philadelphia to Los Angeles and flared near the White House.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Pentagon ready to send troops to Minneapolis if state asks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Saturday it was ready to provide military help to authorities scrambling to contain unrest in Minneapolis, where George Floyd's death has sparked widespread protests, but Gov. Tim Walz has not requested federal troops.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Infected workers, parts shortages slow auto factory restarts

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. auto industry’s coronavirus comeback plan was pretty simple: restart factories gradually and push out trucks and other vehicles for waiting buyers in states left largely untouched by the virus outbreak.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Tight congressional races top Indiana's delayed primary

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The final votes will soon be cast for Indiana’s primary election after it was upended by the coronavirus outbreak amid aggressive campaigns for two congressional seats where incumbents are retiring.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No rodeo festival dashes Wyoming city's hopes amid COVID-19

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Just Dandy women's clothing store in downtown Cheyenne has endured fire, flooding, recessions and so far the coronavirus pandemic, but will this year's cancellation of the city's famous cowboy-and-rodeo festival, Cheyenne Frontier Days, be the daddy-of-'em-all disaster?

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

President Trump says he will postpone meeting of Group of 7 nations until fall, calls for expansion.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump says he will postpone meeting of Group of 7 nations until fall, calls for expansion.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Take 2 for SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch with more storms

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX pressed ahead with its second attempt to launch astronauts for NASA — a historic first for a private company — but more stormy weather threatened more delays.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Sen. Bernie Sanders decries 'police murder,' demands justice

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders told Maine Democrats on Sunday that “police murder is an outrage” and said that creating a system that values the dignity of all people “starts with justice for George Floyd.”

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

This Week: Construction spending, Gap earns, jobs data

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

DC mayor: We have to be concerned about virus rebound

MIAMI (AP) — In hindsight, Rosa Jimenez Cano realizes that attending a protest against police brutality was risky — and not just for the usual reasons.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Police: Tulane football player arrested after punching girl

ZACHARY, La. (AP) — A fight at a Waffle House in Louisiana landed a Tulane University football player in jail and a teenage girl in a hospital, police said.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little fighting cancer

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little, who starred in the NFL for the Denver Broncos, has been diagnosed with cancer, according to a former Syracuse Orange teammate who has set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for treatment costs.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Alaska has largest one-day increase of new coronavirus cases

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska on Sunday reported 27 new coronavirus cases, the largest one-day increase reported since the start of the pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asian stocks rebound after Trump avoids reigniting trade war

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong's stock market surged more than 3% and other Asian markets rebounded Monday after President Donald Trump avoided reigniting a trade war with China amid tension over Hong Kong and the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: US agency calls back drone it sent to Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck (all times local):

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lives Lost: A century of learning, bookended by pandemic

In her 80s, Phyllis Antonetz moved to a new state, quickly settling in and volunteering at a school. In her 90s, she was living on her own, keeping a busy calendar of classes and outings. In her 100s, still primly dressed and manicured, she held court as she made the rounds in her nursing home.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control

NEW YORK (AP) —

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus taking hold in rural, old plantation region of Alabama

HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Sparsely populated Lowndes County, deep in Alabama's old plantation country, has the sad distinction of having both the state’s highest rate of COVID-19 cases and its worst unemployment rate.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Icardi's arrival at PSG could push Cavani to look elsewhere

PARIS (AP) — Prolific striker Mauro Icardi's arrival at French champion Paris Saint-Germain on a four-year deal raises doubts as to record scorer Edinson Cavani's future at the club.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

State Patrol: Driver of semi that drove into Minneapolis highway march arrested, no protesters appear to have been hit

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — State Patrol: Driver of semi that drove into Minneapolis highway march arrested, no protesters appear to have been hit.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Atlanta mayor: 2 officers fired in 'excessive force' arrests

ATLANTA (AP) — Two police officers have been fired and three others placed on desk duty over excessive use of force during a protest arrest incident involving two college students, Atlanta's mayor said Sunday.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NCAA offers guidance for bringing athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Democrats to interview ousted State Department watchdog

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of three House and Senate committees will interview former State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Wednesday as part of an investigation by House Democrats into his abrupt firing by President Donald Trump.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

FDA finds contamination in several brands of diabetes drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of a widely used diabetes medication after laboratory tests found elevated levels of a contaminant linked to cancer.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Washington DC begins reopening in fits and starts

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the nation's capital took the first tiny steps toward reopening Friday, the continued threat of coronavirus was ever present.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Louisiana lawmakers near end of session, ready for another

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers worked through a final stack of bills Sunday as they neared the end of a regular session upended by the

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

'Never Have I Ever' brings rare voice, and a newcomer, to TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Mindy Kaling was growing up in the Boston area, few classmates looked like her, and her television choices ranged from angsty white teenagers to funny white teenagers.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Atlanta mayor Bottoms praised for response to unrest in city

ATLANTA (AP) — When the United States erupted in unrest following Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968, his hometown of Atlanta was one of the few major cities to maintain relative peace. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms invoked that history in a passionate and deeply personal plea for protesters to go home.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Michael Jordan: "Truly pained and plain angry”

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is “deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry.”

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AMERICAN DIARY: To be black and a journalist at this moment

For many Americans, “space” means leaving the Earth’s atmosphere and exploring the galaxy. They think of this weekend’s SpaceX launch. Or going where no one has gone before on “Star Trek.”

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Launch provides Trump moment to relish during difficult week

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated on Saturday the first launch of American astronauts from U.S. soil in nearly a decade, marveling at the power of the rocket ship and the danger faced by its passengers as they soared into the stratosphere and provided a moment of triumph as the country raged and mourned.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Primaries become test run for campaigning during coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Tuesday's primaries in eight states are the biggest test to date of campaigning during the coronavirus era, a way for parties to test-drive new ways of getting out the vote during a time when it can be dangerous to leave your home.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Israeli defense minister apologizes for Palestinian's death

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister apologized on Sunday for the Israeli police's deadly shooting of an unarmed Palestinian man who was autistic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Europe prepares post-corona, socially-distanced culture-fest

LE PECQ, France (AP) — You may need a face mask to see the Mona Lisa. You will have your temperature taken at the Colosseum in Rome. And to see views of Paris from the Eiffel Tower might require taking the stairs.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Weinstein raped me in 1994 at age 17, woman says in lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who says Harvey Weinstein raped her when she was 17 is among four plaintiffs in a new lawsuit against the imprisoned movie mogul, the latest

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: India reports 8,000 new cases; South Korea 27

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported more than 8,000 new cases of the coronavirus in a single day, another record high that topped the deadliest week in the country.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hello and welcome: Robot waiters to the rescue amid virus

RENESSE, Netherlands (AP) — You can always count on a robot for perfect timing.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Protesters converge on White House for second straight day

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police fired pepper spray at demonstrators near the White House and the D.C. National Guard was called in as pockets of violence and vandalism erupted during a second straight night of protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and President Donald Trump's response to it.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Alabama-Huntsville hockey gets another chance

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama-Huntsville’s hockey program has gotten a reprieve — for now.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Explains: Trump actions on Hong Kong just threats for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced what he said are “significant actions” regarding

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: South Korea reports 27 new virus cases

The Latest on the

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Parents balance risks, needs as child care centers reopen

SEATTLE (AP) — It’s the day care dilemma central to rebooting American life amid the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

For father battling cancer, a graduation to victory lane

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jacob Foxworthy and his parents waited patiently as their car crawled through pit road at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on this most unusual of graduation days.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says Attorney General Keith Ellison will take lead in any prosecutions in George Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says Attorney General Keith Ellison will take lead in any prosecutions in George Floyd case.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Former Fresno State baseball coach Bob Bennett dies at 86

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Bob Bennett, the winningest baseball coach in Fresno State history and a member of the College Baseball Hall of Fame, has died. He was 86.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: West Indies cricket cutting pay by 50%

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Analysis: Soccer out of touch suppressing on-field activism

To most watching Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho remove his jersey to reveal a handwritten “Justice for George Floyd” message on his undershirt, it was a powerful expression of activism on a soccer field.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Large cruises banned in Canada at least until Oct. 31

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Large cruise ships will continue to be prohibited from operating in Canadian waters until at least Oct. 31 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the country's transport minister announced Friday.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Protests, mayhem continue, lead to more California curfews

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Armed National Guard soldiers lined the steps of Los Angeles City Hall and cities across California declared curfews Sunday to head off more violence after unruly demonstrators at earlier protests burned police cars, broke into stores and skirmished with officers.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

$10 billion bailout for Germany's Lufthansa passes hurdle

BERLIN (AP) — German flagship airline Lufthansa agreed Saturday to a compromise worked out between the government and the European Union, overcoming a major hurdle toward final approval of a 9 billion-euro ($10 billion) bailout from Berlin.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP sources: No consensus yet on NBA return-to-play plan

The NBA Board of Governors met again without a consensus opinion emerging on how many teams should be back on the floor for the planned late-July resumption of the pandemic-interrupted season, three people familiar with details of the call said Friday.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Liga to resume with Real Madrid playing at training center

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league is resuming in less than two weeks with Real Madrid playing its games at the club's training center.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose $1.78 to settle at $35.49 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for July delivery rose 4 cents to $35.33 a barrel.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Italy court rules Uber food delivery riders were exploited

ROME (AP) — A court in Milan has ordered the appointment of a judicial administrator to oversee Uber Italy for one year after determining the company's food delivery service exploited workers, according to Italian news reports.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

New York City eyes June 8 for first phase of reopening

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York City is on track to begin reopening June 8 as the state gradually loosens restrictions put in place during the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Probe blames safety lapses for deadly India gas leak

NEW DELHI (AP) — A committee appointed by India’s top environmental court has blamed “gross human failure” and lack of basic safety norms for a gas leak in a South Korean-owned chemical factory that killed 12 people and sickened hundreds.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ricky Martin makes 'Pausa' to channel newly found anxiety

NEW YORK (AP) — The world paused and for the first time in his life Ricky Martin felt anxiety.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Spanish soccer league to resume full team training

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league says full team training sessions will resume Monday, ahead of the first match to be played following the coronavirus stoppage.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Review: Pop star Gaga is back, but where’s the art or spark?

Lady Gaga, “Chromatica” (Interscope)

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 4PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 4PM" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles, with police cars set ablaze and reports of injuries mounting on all sides as the country convulsed through another night of unrest after months of coronavirus lockdowns.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Luminaries Lost: A look at some of the artists lost to virus

A comedian whose faces made generations laugh. The cinematographer behind E.T’s glowing finger and moonlight flight. A jazz guitarist of legendary poise and precision. In the third installment in a series, The Associated Press takes a look at prominent figures in arts, entertainment and culture who have died after contracting the coronavirus in a global pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Kylie Jenner, Forbes spar over story on billionaire status

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forbes magazine, which once declared Kylie Jenner a billionaire on its cover, says she no longer deserves the title, but Jenner is pushing back.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

New Mexico News Digest

Good afternoon. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Mexico.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bills aimed at easing reentry sent to Louisiana governor

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Legislation pitched as easing the ability for people convicted of crimes in Louisiana to search for jobs is headed to Gov. John Bel Edwards' desk.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

List of college teams cut because of coronavirus pandemic

Four-year college athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to Associated Press research through Friday, May 29 (x-denotes school closure) :

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Rioting after protest leads to curfews for Seattle, Portland

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced a 5 p.m. curfew for the entire city Saturday and Washingon Gov. Jay Inslee activated the National Guard after rioters torched police vehicles and spilled onto Interstate 5, forcing the freeway’s temporary closure through the central part of the Northwest’s largest city.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

RNC sets Wednesday deadline for response on NC convention

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican National Committee says it wants to hear from North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper by Wednesday on whether the state can fully accommodate the party's national convention in August this summer.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

World Bank: Palestinian economy could shrink by 11%

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian economy could shrink by as much as 11% in the coming year as the coronavirus pandemic inflicts yet another blow to the Palestinian Authority's already shaky finances, the World Bank said Monday.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

India's cautious states open up even as virus cases rise

NEW DELHI (AP) — More states opened up and crowds of commuters trickled onto the roads in many of India's cities on Monday as a three-phase plan to lift the nationwide coronavirus lockdown started despite an upward trend in new infections.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Democrats fight for chance to take on GOP Sen. Ernst in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Four relatively unknown Iowa Democrats are competing in a primary Tuesday to take on Republican Sen. Joni Ernst, an endeavor viewed as a long shot when better-known prospects last year took a pass on running.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Fox News reporter attacked, chased from demonstration

NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: More than 15 arrested during Charlotte protests

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

History, right now: Echoes of 1968, and other American years

The streets were on fire as National Guard troops streamed into American cities. The shouts were soaked in anger and anguish: “We’re sick of it!”

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State-All

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Sunday:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

What Would Have Been: Triple Crown finale and French finals

The final leg of horse racing's Triple Crown would have been set and the French Open finals would have been contested this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic. While NASCAR is staying busy on the track, and there are signals that other sports could be working toward a return, The Associated Press looks at some other sporting events that had been scheduled the week of June 1-7:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Weekend Sports in Brief

BASEBALL

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Match 4' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Match 4" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Megabucks" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Unrest devastates a city's landmark street of diversity

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Along the miles-long Minneapolis street where more than a century of migrants have found their American footholds -- Germans, Swedes, Vietnamese, Somalis, Mexicans -- a new history can be traced.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Inslee orders statewide Guard activation following unrest

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee late Sunday ordered a statewide activation of the National Guard following vandalism and thefts in stores and shopping malls in multiple cities following protests over the killing of George Floyd.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Grand' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Weekly Grand" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ukraine's soccer restart disrupted by positive tests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian Premier League restarted Saturday but one game was called off when an unspecified number of soccer players and staff tested positive for the coronavirus.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Protesting lawyers detained in Moscow for violating lockdown

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police on Sunday detained demonstrators who were holding one-person pickets outside the headquarters of Russia’s main criminal investigative agency.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Havertz scores again as Leverkusen beats Freiburg in Germany

FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — Kai Havertz scored his fifth goal since the Bundesliga restart to lift Bayer Leverkusen to a 1-0 win over Freiburg and back into the thick of the Champions League qualifying fight on Friday.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Minnesota governor apologizes for arrest of CNN crew

NEW YORK (AP) — Following the arrest of a CNN crew on live television by police on Friday, an apologetic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz promised that journalists would not be interfered with in reporting on violent protests following the death of George Floyd.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Roosevelt Taylor, 82, safety on Bears' 1963 title team, dies

Roosevelt Taylor, a star safety on the Chicago Bears' 1963 NFL championship team, has died. He was 82.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: S. Korea pushes QR registration for risky venues

The Latest on the

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bazaar swabbed, tables spaced as Turkey eases restrictions

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Workers in white coveralls and face masks swept Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar with disinfectant Saturday as Turkey prepared to lift many remaining coronavirus restrictions, including the suspension of domestic flights.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP PHOTOS: Street art offers beauty, a laugh, some hope

Scrawled or masterfully crafted on walls and roads are messages of hope and warning.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Officials blame differing groups of 'outsiders' for violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — As protests over the death of George Floyd grow in cities across the U.S., government officials have been warning of the “outsiders” -- groups of organized rioters they say are flooding into major cities not to call for justice but to cause destruction.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Aldon Smith says he's better man, seeks revival with Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith had already been suspended from the NFL several years when his ailing grandmother implored him to change his life before she died of complications from Lou Gehrig's disease.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Stocks erase a loss as worries over China tensions fizzle

Stocks closed out a solid week on Wall Street Friday with a late-afternoon rebound after worries that President Donald Trump would reignite a costly trade war with China faded.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Alec Baldwin on pandemic life and why he worries for kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether he’s playing President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” or hosting a new season of “Match Game,” Alec Baldwin prefers working close to home.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

As Minneapolis burns, mayor takes heat for the response

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First-term Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey appeared to be doing everything right.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Associated Press tally shows at least 4,100 people arrested over days of protests since killing of George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Associated Press tally shows at least 4,100 people arrested over days of protests since killing of George Floyd.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Key developments on the restart of European soccer leagues

Developments Saturday on the resumption of European soccer's major leagues during the coronavirus pandemic:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Top opposition figure detained in Belarus

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A human rights group in Belarus said Sunday that more than 30 people have been detained amid demonstrations against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, who is running for another term.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Twitter and Trump: A feud years in the making finally erupts

On one side of this fraught moment: the president of the United States, facing multiple crises less than six months before the election. On the other: Twitter, the social media giant, which has grappled for years with how to handle its most prominent — and divisive — user. Caught in the middle: reality itself, and whose version gets heard over all the noise.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

World alarmed by violence in US; thousands march in London

LONDON (AP) — Nations around the world have watched in horror at the

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Idaho Cash' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Idaho Cash" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Turkey opens new hospitals as daily coronavirus cases drop

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two hospitals for coronavirus patients were opened in Istanbul on Sunday as Turkey’s daily number of new cases fell to its lowest since the peak of the outbreak.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Lines' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Lucky Lines" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Muzzle Mr. Met? Mascots wonder why they're banned from MLB

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillie Phanatic had stories of his favorite adventures -- from the Galapagos Islands to the cobblestone streets of Philadelphia -- read to him most weeks from his very best buds. The Philly furball was tucked in with a bedtime story from

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Protests force Target, CVS and Walmart to close some stores

U.S. retailers large and small have closed some of their stores across the country because of disruptions caused by the widespread street protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Christo, artist known alongside late wife Jeanne-Claude for massive, fleeting displays, dies at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Christo, artist known alongside late wife Jeanne-Claude for massive, fleeting displays, dies at 84.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Valencia 'surprised' at Atalanta coach's virus revelation

When Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini was struggling with the coronavirus in mid-March, the prospect of entering Bergamo’s hospital — which was overflowing with COVID-19 patients at the time — made him fear for his life.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

India expels 2 Pakistani embassy officials on spying charges

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Sunday said it caught two Pakistan High Commission officials in the Indian capital spying and ordered them to leave the country within 24 hours.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Semi rolls into Minneapolis protesters; no apparent injuries

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of people marching on a closed Minneapolis freeway on Sunday over the death of George Floyd ducked for their lives when a semitrailer rolled into their midst. Authorities said it appeared no one was hurt.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Walz: Minnesota attorney general to take lead in Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said Sunday that the state's attorney general — and not the county prosecutor — will take the lead in any prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in handcuffs when a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into his neck as he pleaded that he couldn't breathe.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Hit 5' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Hit 5" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Florida G Nembhard withdraws from NBA draft, transfers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is removing his name from the NBA draft and returning to school — just not in Gainesville.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

This Date in Baseball

May 31

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Slaughterhouses reopen but farmers still euthanizing pigs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Meatpacking plants that had to briefly close due to coronavirus outbreaks

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

PawSox offer taste of baseball with 'Dining on the Diamond'

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The Pawtucket Red Sox are going from “Play Ball” to “Bon Appetit.”

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Protests spark virus fears in US; South Korea sees new cases

MIAMI (AP) — Protests around the U.S. against police brutality have sparked fears of a further spread of the coronavirus, while South Korea is reporting a steady rise in cases around the capital after appearing to bring the outbreak under control.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Lotto" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

At least 13 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers

NEW YORK (AP) — At least 13 major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball’s policy guarantying those players $400 per week.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

After downtown Chicago protests, unrest spreads to suburbs

CHICAGO (AP) — While Chicago officials took extraordinary steps Sunday to patrol and restrict access to downtown in the hopes of preventing further chaos after tense weekend protests over the death of George Floyd, destruction and unrest spread to the city's neighborhoods and suburbs.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Sunday:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US food prices see historic jump and are likely to stay high

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As if trips to the grocery store weren’t nerve-wracking enough, U.S. shoppers lately have seen the costs of meat, eggs and even potatoes soar as the coronavirus has disrupted processing plants and distribution networks.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 1PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 1PM" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Master of cargo ship charged over Australia container spill

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The ship master of a Singapore-registered vessel that spilled some of its cargo off the Australian east coast has been charged with damage of the marine environment and pollution.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Future of stadiums, arenas promises high tech, low capacity

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic that brought sports to a standstill for months has everyone wondering what games will be like when spectators are finally allowed back in. It will almost surely be different in ways big and small.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

WA Lottery

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ These Washington lotteries were drawn Saturday:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hood River COVID-19 outbreak linked to Duckwall Fruit

HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials disclosed Friday that a Hood River County pear-packing company is the site of the latest COVID-19 outbreak connected to the agriculture industry.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

UN forced to cut aid to Yemen, even as virus increases need

CAIRO (AP) — Aid organizations are making an urgent plea for funding to shore up their operations in war-torn Yemen, saying they have already been forced to stop some of their work even as the coronavirus rips through the country.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US sends Brazil malaria drug unproven for COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has sent to Brazil more than 2 million doses of a malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as potentially protecting against and treating the coronavirus, even though scientific evidence has not backed up those uses.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Average US gas price up 8 cents over 2 weeks to $2.05

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline rose 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $2.05 per gallon.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for virus

Officials across the U.S. South are still scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans to the coronavirus. The big unknown: Where will people fleeing storms go?

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No Eiffel, Mona Lisa or Versailles: Iconic sites stay closed

LE PECQ, France (AP) — Hold that smile, Mona Lisa. The Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles will remain off-limits for the immediate future, too.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus-proofing sports facilities presents a big challenge

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The jersey-wearing camaraderie. The scent of sizzling sausages. The buzz before a big game.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Nevada News Digest

Good afternoon. Here’s a new, updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Young players call for 'Justice for George Floyd' in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Four young soccer players in Germany’s Bundesliga addressed the death of George Floyd in the United States with protests against police brutality and calls for justice over the weekend.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MLB teams cut hundreds with minor league season in doubt

NEW YORK (AP) — Major league teams have released hundreds of young players with the minor league season in doubt due to the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

More journalists injured covering George Floyd protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first time officers shot rubber bullets at MSNBC host Ali Velshi and his crew Saturday night in Minneapolis, he was willing to believe that the officials didn’t know they were press. The second time, Velshi said, they knew and shot anyway.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump took shelter in White House bunker as protests raged

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service agents rushed President Donald Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion, some of them throwing rocks and tugging at police barricades.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Shortened MLB amateur draft to remain at New Jersey studio

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s shortened amateur draft will remain at the MLB Network studios in Secaucus, New Jersey, for the first round on June 10.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Coronavirus protest concert blocked by Utah judge

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge blocked a concert protesting coronavirus restrictions Friday, siding with county health officials who said the event expected to attract thousands of people could worsen the pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Business Highlights

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June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Biden ally sees Klobuchar as less likely Biden running mate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar seems a less likely choice to become Joe Biden's running mate on his presidential ticket following this week's death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis, a key ally of the former vice president said.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Nepal volunteers become local heroes during virus pandemic

BHAKTAPUR, Nepal (AP) — When the new mother died in the hospital last month — the first person to succumb to COVID-19 in Nepal — her days-old baby was moved to an isolation ward.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Vanderbilt defensive analyst Osia Lewis, 57, dies of cancer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt senior defensive analyst Osia Lewis died Sunday following a lengthy battle with cancer, the school announced. He was 57.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Portland police arrest more than 30

SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Northwest sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis (all times local):

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: 400 German managers, workers returning to China

The Latest on the

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Parents hoping to get back to work face a child care crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — A single father in New Jersey is taking unpaid leave from his job as a baker because he has no one to look after his son. A university employee in New York realizes she may never return to the office after her autistic daughter's child care center closed for good. A new mother in Utah uses vacation time to take two hours off from work each day.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

D-backs cut about quarter of staff with layoffs, furloughs

The Arizona Diamondbacks have laid off or furloughed about one-quarter of the team’s employees because of lost revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

More GOP women seeking office, but winning still in question

CHICAGO (AP) — More Republican women than ever are seeking House seats this year thanks to a reenergized recruitment effort after their limited ranks in Congress diminished even further in the 2018 election. But any gains in November could be modest.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Sportlight

June 1

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US Forecast

US Forecast for Monday, June 1, 2020

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

Unrest overshadows peaceful US protests for another night

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump spars with Twitter on voting, protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Twitter tangled over truth and consequences this past week as the social media giant flagged the president's tweets for spreading false information and potentially inciting violence.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Serie A to restart in June with 4 catchup matches

MILAN (AP) — The Serie A will resume with four catchup matches that were postponed as Italian sports shut down in the coronavirus outbreak.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP source: MLB players offer 114-game season, no more $ cuts

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and a commit to a longer schedule as part of a counteroffer to start the coronavirus-delayed season.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: India climbs to 7th biggest outbreak in world

The Latest on the

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Premier League cleared by government to pursue June restart

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Premier League was given government approval on Saturday to press ahead with its June 17 restart although players will have to stay apart during goal celebrations and disputes to maintain social distancing.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

OR Lottery

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ These Oregon lotteries were drawn Saturday:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Game' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Daily Game" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Keno' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Keno" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Analysis: Louisiana Legislature asserting its independence

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Pressing to assert their constitutional independence, Louisiana's Republican legislative leaders are doing something Monday their predecessors have only done once before: convening a special session that they called themselves.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Day of peaceful NYC marches gives way to chaos after dark

NEW YORK (AP) — A fourth day of protests against police brutality kept New York City on edge Sunday, as thousands of people marched and many protesters and officers tried to keep the peace after days of unrest that left police cars burned and hundreds of people under arrest.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Flooded Michigan city is midcentury architecture mecca

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Christopher Jue knew he was home the moment he and his wife stepped inside the sprawling 62-year-old ranch with brick floors, a sunken living room and built-in desks, shelves and bureaus — hallmarks of an Alden B. Dow original.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Atalanta coach says virus was life-threatening.

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Nations ease more restrictions, air travel opening up more

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Brown fires director of Employment Department over delays

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Governor Kate Brown has fired the head of the Oregon Employment Department after long delays in delivering benefits to people who have lost jobs during the coronavirus outbreak.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Civil unrest could influence Biden's search for running mate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden’s search for a running mate could be reshaped by the police killing of George Floyd and the unrest it has ignited across the country, raising questions about contenders with law and order backgrounds and intensifying pressure on the presumptive Democratic nominee to select a black woman.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Twitter obscures, warns on Trump tweet 'glorifying violence'

Twitter escalated tensions with President Donald Trump on Friday, adding a warning to one of his tweets for the first time and saying he violated the platform’s rules by glorifying violence when he suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: Philippines sees traffic jams as lockdown eases

BANGKOK (AP) — Traffic jams and crowds of commuters returned to the Philippine capital on Monday, as the metropolis relaxed antivirus measures in a high-stakes gamble to slowly reopen the economy while fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Herbert Stempel, TV quiz show whistleblower, dies at 93

NEW YORK (AP) — Herbert Stempel, a fall guy and whistleblower of early television whose confession to deliberately losing on a 1950s quiz show helped drive a national scandal and join his name in history to winning contestant Charles Van Doren, has died age 93.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Big 12 revenue distribution down only slightly amid pandemic

The Big 12's revenue distribution to its 10 schools decreased only slightly because of the pandemic that led to the cancellation of spring sports, though there is still plenty of uncertainty ahead.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Goodell: 'Tragic events' call for 'urgent need for action'

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says “there remains an urgent need for action” following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the protests around the country that have followed.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto America' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Lotto America" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Dodgers' David Price throws money toward minor leaguers' pay

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Minor league players in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization will be getting something extra in their paychecks courtesy of star pitcher David Price.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Unrest demonstrates Biden's challenge in breaking through

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent much of Sunday using Twitter as a bullhorn to urge “law and order” and tougher action by police against protesters around the country. Joe Biden quietly visited the site of protests in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, and talked to some of the demonstrators. Earlier, he wrote a post on Medium expressing empathy for those despairing about the killing of George Floyd.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

ID Lottery

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ These Idaho lotteries were drawn Sunday:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Column: A college hockey program worth saving in Alabama

They've always been an outlier, a major college hockey program in the Deep South.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Floyd protesters set fires in Portland, police declare riot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters broke into the police headquarters in Portland, Oregon, Friday night and authorities said they lit a fire inside as a rally over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis turned violent.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The stock market erased an early drop and ended mixed Friday, capping a strong week and month.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: No positive results in EPL latest testing round

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

French clubs can play friendlies in July before new Ligue 1

PARIS (AP) — French clubs can play friendlies in July with a view to starting the new soccer season in August, the league said on Friday.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Online divisions: Twitter, Facebook diverge on Trump's words

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump posted identical messages on Twitter and Facebook this week. But while the two social platforms have very similar policies on voter misinformation and glorifying violence, they dealt with Trump’s posts very differently, proof that Silicon Valley is far from a united front when it comes to political decisions

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

VIRUS DIARY: For boy with Down syndrome, new path of therapy

PHOENIX (AP) — The speech therapist held up a book of animals. Our 4-year-old looked curiously at her across the Zoom call screen.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

Unrest overshadows peaceful US protests for another night

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ai Weiwei says new security law is the end of Hong Kong

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei believes the newly passed national security law for Hong Kong augurs the end for the semi-autonomous city.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump takes aim at WHO as US economic outlook worsens

WASHINGTON (AP) — With new U.S. economic numbers highlighting the rough road ahead for a hoped-for rebound, President Donald Trump on Friday took aim at the World Health Organization and China, blaming both for their roles in the pandemic's devastation.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

FBI says its top lawyer is leaving the bureau

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's top lawyer, Dana Boente, who has spent nearly 40 years with the Justice Department but has been targeted for criticism over the last year by some conservative commentators and supporters of President Donald Trump for his role in the Russia investigation, is leaving the bureau.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

China's manufacturing still sluggish as virus hits exports

BEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing activity expanded in May but at a sluggish pace for the second straight month as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on the global economy.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP PHOTOS: Thailand's reopening is 'same-same but different'

BANGKOK (AP) — As Thailand’s daily tally of new COVID-19 cases has fallen to single digits most days over the past two weeks, authorities continue to ease restrictions put in place to combat the pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 7PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 7PM" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Mets' Alonso: 'I will not remain silent' on racial injustice

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Police in New Jersey praised for marching in Floyd protests

Police officers in one of New Jersey's largest and most violent cities were praised on social media for marching alongside protesters in rallies held this weekend over George Floyd's death.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

In virus-hit South Korea, AI monitors lonely elders

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a cramped office in eastern Seoul, Hwang Seungwon points a remote control toward a huge NASA-like overhead screen stretching across one of the walls.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Review: The Archives pay inspired tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

The Archives, “Carry Me Home. A Reggae Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson” (Montserrat House)

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced that he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization, end Hong Kong’s special trade status and suspend visas of Chinese graduate students suspected of conducting research on behalf of their government, escalating tensions with China that have surged during the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Power Five leagues ask Congress for athlete compensation law

The Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Dell, Williams-Sonoma rise; Nordstrom, Salesforce fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: One dead in Indianapolis shootings amid protests

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Top 25 Podcast: Looking for 2020's Burrow or Baylor

Baylor and Minnesota went from unranked to conference title contenders in 2019.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Officials see extremist groups, disinformation in protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials sought to determine Sunday whether extremist groups had infiltrated police brutality protests across the country and deliberately tipped largely peaceful demonstrations toward violence — and if foreign adversaries were behind a burgeoning disinformation campaign on social media.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 10PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 10PM" game were:

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Friday's Sports in Brief

PRO BASKETBALL

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume

Nick Foligno watches Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s coronavirus briefings and appreciates the value of the information.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Universal Orlando plans to reopen resort hotels on June 2

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando plans to reopen its hotels to guests on June 2, more than two months after they were closed to help prevent the spread of the

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Number of eliminated college sports programs nearing 100

Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls stemming from the pandemic are approaching an unwelcome milestone: In coming days, the number of eliminated sports programs will almost surely pass 100.

June 1, 2020 12:03 a.m.

QB Daniels heading to Georgia after leaving Southern Cal

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has picked up another high-profile transfer quarterback, landing former Southern California starter JT Daniels.