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Sturgeon: Scotland independence vote matter of when, not if

Sturgeon: Scotland independence vote matter of when, not if

LONDON — Scotland's leader told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Sunday that a second Scottish independence referendum is “a matter of when, not if," after her party won its fourth straight parliamentary election.
Queen's cousin accused of willingness to sell Kremlin access

Queen's cousin accused of willingness to sell Kremlin access

LONDON — An investigative report by British media said Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was willing to use his royal status for personal profit and to seek favours from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Companies offer vaccinated customers freebies and discounts in marketing push

Companies offer vaccinated customers freebies and discounts in marketing push

TORONTO — Canadian companies are trying to move the needle on COVID-19 vaccinations with discounts and freebies for customers who show proof they've received their first dose.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Canada Goose earnings Canada Goose will release Q4 results on Thursday.
After court nixes eviction ban, race is on for federal help

After court nixes eviction ban, race is on for federal help

BOSTON — The recent court ruling striking down a national eviction moratorium has heightened concerns that tenants won't receive tens of billions of dollars in promised federal aid in time to avoid getting kicked out of their homes.
Eyeing reelection bid, Macron looks to repair French economy

Eyeing reelection bid, Macron looks to repair French economy

PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron’s plans for bringing France out of the pandemic aren't just about resuscitating long-closed restaurants, boutiques and museums. They are also about preparing his possible campaign for a second term.
Two-year EI review needed to buy time for needed tech upgrades, Qualtrough says

Two-year EI review needed to buy time for needed tech upgrades, Qualtrough says

OTTAWA — Canada's employment minister says a budgetary pledge for funding to study changes to the employment insurance system reflects realities that improvements to the safety net can't happen overnight.
Long-haul carrier Emirates to ship aid for free into India

Long-haul carrier Emirates to ship aid for free into India

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates will begin shipping aid from the World Health Organization and other groups into India for free to help fight a crushing outbreak of the coronavirus, the airline said Sunday.
Vax Live concert raises $302 million, exceeds vaccine goal

Vax Live concert raises $302 million, exceeds vaccine goal

LOS ANGELES — The Global Citizen fundraising concert advocating the importance of vaccine equity has pulled in $302 million, exceeding the goal for the organization’s campaign.
Elon Musk shows humility and hubris as 'SNL' host

Elon Musk shows humility and hubris as 'SNL' host

Elon Musk showed a combination of humility and hubris as he opened his highly anticipated hosting gig on “Saturday Night Live.