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S&P/TSX composite edges higher Monday with help from commodities stocks

Gains in the energy and mining sectors helped Canada's main stock index edge slightly higher on Monday against the backdrop of rising prices for commodities like oil, natural gas and gold.

Murder charge tossed under Alabama 'Stand Your Ground' law

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama judge has dismissed a capital murder charge, ruling that a man acted under the state's Stand Your Ground law, which allows people to use deadly force in self-defense.

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Russia bears down on Mariupol, strikes other Ukraine cities KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces pummeled a hulking steel plant that held the last pocket of resistance Sunday in Mariupol, a southern Ukraine city that has suffered under siege for six w

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

Russia renews strikes on Ukraine capital, hits other cities KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces accelerated scattered attacks on Kyiv, western Ukraine and beyond Saturday in an explosive reminder to Ukrainians and their Western supporters that the wh
WNBA players say life in Russia was lucrative but lonely

WNBA players say life in Russia was lucrative but lonely

For the elite athletes in the WNBA, spending the offseason playing in Russia can mean earning more money than they can make back home — sometimes even two or three times as much.