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North American stock markets get boost from infrastructure deal and Fed remarks

North American stock markets get boost from infrastructure deal and Fed remarks

TORONTO — North American stock markets got a boost from a bipartisan U.S. infrastructure spending deal and overhang from Federal Reserve comments about interest rates.

FedEx posts profit as online shopping boom continues

NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx reported a nearly $2 billion profit in its most recent quarter, after reporting a loss the year before, helped by a surge in online shopping and the growth of its business-to-business shipping services.

Longtime Havasupai leader was staunch advocate for his tribe

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A longtime leader of the Havasupai Tribe who fought to protect its resources by lobbying against mining around the Grand Canyon and snowmaking at an Arizona ski resort has died.
The Latest: US to send Afghanistan 3 million vaccine doses

The Latest: US to send Afghanistan 3 million vaccine doses

WASHINGTON — The White House says it will provide Afghanistan with 3 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine to help with a coronavirus outbreak fueled by the delta variant.

Streets renamed for Isley Brothers in 2 New Jersey towns

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Ontario outlines Step 2 reopening roadmap for outdoor live events and films

Ontario outlines Step 2 reopening roadmap for outdoor live events and films

TORONTO — Outdoor movie screens, open-air concerts and performing arts shows are getting the greenlight in Ontario starting next Wednesday as the province moves forward with a reopening plan that hinges on strict capacity limits.
Affidavit: FBI feared Pennsylvania would seize fabled gold

Affidavit: FBI feared Pennsylvania would seize fabled gold

An FBI agent applied for a federal warrant in 2018 to seize a cache of gold that he said had been “stolen during the Civil War” while en route to the U.S.

Holy cow, not again! More bovines get loose in a US town

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The revenge of the cows heated up Thursday with yet another instance of a herd getting loose in a U.S. community.
Biden vows to evacuate thousands of Afghans who helped US

Biden vows to evacuate thousands of Afghans who helped US

President Joe Biden vowed on Thursday that Afghans who helped the U.S. military “are not going to be left behind" as his administration stepped up planning to evacuate thousands of Afghan interpreters while their applications for U.S.
Soderbergh, Cheadle return to Detroit in 'No Sudden Move'

Soderbergh, Cheadle return to Detroit in 'No Sudden Move'

NEW YORK (AP) — During the pandemic, Steven Soderbergh has shot two feature films, released a pair of movies, written a sequel to his first film (1989's “Sex, Lies and Videotape”), re-edited some of his older movies (mostly for fun) and co-produced t