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United States issues its 1st passport with 'X' gender marker

United States issues its 1st passport with 'X' gender marker

DENVER (AP) — The United States has issued its first passport with an “X” gender designation — a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who don’t identify as male or female — and expects to be able to offer the option more broadly next

Young women boycott UK nightclubs over 'spiking' concerns

LONDON (AP) — Young women across the U.K.
Fears of rising baguette prices pose crunch for the French

Fears of rising baguette prices pose crunch for the French

PARIS (AP) — A hike in the cost of wheat is alarming French households who fear a possible rise in the price of the prized baguette, seen by many as a barometer of the country's economic health.
Fleming, Nézet-Séguin release recording on climate change

Fleming, Nézet-Séguin release recording on climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Their travel and performance limited during the pandemic, soprano Renée Fleming and Yannick Nézet-Séguin brainstormed on songs they could perform together at a piano and concluded on a theme of climate change.
Teck Resources Q3 profit up as commodity prices climb, beats expectations

Teck Resources Q3 profit up as commodity prices climb, beats expectations

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. beat expectations as it reported a third-quarter profit of $816 million, up from $61 million in the same quarter last year, helped by strong commodity prices. The Vancouver-based miner says the profit amounted to $1.

Survey suggests staff worried about bias toward on-site workers if working remotely

As an executive with the city of Toronto, Lawrence Eta now makes a point of not coming into the office every day.

4 ways to sustain savings habits from the pandemic

Whether out of choice or necessity, many people spent less money in the last year and a half on things like entertainment, clothes and furniture. For some, that meant holding on to more of their income.
Iran's president says cyberattack meant to create 'disorder'

Iran's president says cyberattack meant to create 'disorder'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president said Wednesday that a cyberattack which paralyzed every gas station in the Islamic Republic was designed to get “people angry by creating disorder and disruption,” as long lines still snaked around
Chappelle special spurs Netflix walkout and counter protests

Chappelle special spurs Netflix walkout and counter protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix employees who walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle's special and its anti-transgender comments were joined by allies who chanted “Trans lives matter,” getting pushback from counterprotesters who also showed up.
Chappelle special spurs Netflix walkout and counter protests

Chappelle special spurs Netflix walkout and counter protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix employees who walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle's special and its anti-transgender comments were joined by allies who chanted “Trans lives matter,” getting pushback from counterprotesters who also showed up.