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Sea of red takes over North American stock markets on negative sentiment

Sea of red takes over North American stock markets on negative sentiment

TORONTO — A sea of red swamped North American stock markets midweek as higher-than-expected inflation in Canada and cost pressures on large U.S. retailers soured sentiment and drove Canada's main stock index down by nearly 400 points.
Elton John doc ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ lands at Disney

Elton John doc ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ lands at Disney

Sir Elton John is preparing to say goodbye in fabulous splendor, with the help of a documentary crew and the Walt Disney Co.
Canadian pediatricians hold firm on stance against cow's milk despite U.S. advice

Canadian pediatricians hold firm on stance against cow's milk despite U.S. advice

The Canadian Paediatric Society says it's not changing its stance on cow's milk for babies after the American Academy of Pediatrics said it was an option in a feeding emergency. Dr.
2022 is the year of all-inclusive travel, and here’s why

2022 is the year of all-inclusive travel, and here’s why

The hotel name Zoetry (in Zoetry Montego Bay Jamaica) has an umlaut mark over the letter “e.
Deep beach holes are dangerous, Outer Banks town warns

Deep beach holes are dangerous, Outer Banks town warns

A town on North Carolina's Outer Banks issued a public plea to beachgoers about the dangers of digging holes on the oceanfront just hours before a man died at a New Jersey beach when a hole collapsed on him.
Heard's sister, friend back her assault claims against Depp

Heard's sister, friend back her assault claims against Depp

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Amber Heard's sister testified Wednesday that she found herself in the middle of fights — literally and figuratively — between her sister and Johnny Depp during their troubled relationship.
Happy is an Asian elephant. But is she also a person?

Happy is an Asian elephant. But is she also a person?

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — She has four limbs, expressive eyes and likes to stroll through greenery in New York City. Happy, by species, is an Asian elephant.

Big dreams for new Warner Bros. Discovery in ad presentation

In what was essentially a public debut on Wednesday, leaders of the new Warner Bros. Discovery portrayed the media giant as effectively a fifth U.S. broadcast television network, with even bigger aspirations.
Canada on 'upward trajectory' on NATO spending, modernizing Norad: defence minister

Canada on 'upward trajectory' on NATO spending, modernizing Norad: defence minister

WASHINGTON — The federal government is on an "upward trajectory" when it comes to meeting NATO spending targets and modernizing Norad, but Defence Minister Anita Anand stopped well short Wednesday of committing Canada to any firm timelines.
Taylor Swift gets honorary degree from New York University

Taylor Swift gets honorary degree from New York University

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has Grammys galore and now she has a new title — “doctor.