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North American markets gain on positive earnings from industrials, technology sectors

North American markets gain on positive earnings from industrials, technology sectors

TORONTO — Stock markets in Canada and the U.S. closed higher Friday after a day of small gains for multiple sectors, including industrials and technology.

Relatives: Cubans arrested after protests face summary trial

HAVANA (AP) — Relatives and friends of Cubans arrested during the unprecedented recent protests on the island said authorities are carrying out summary trials at a time when Cuba's government is receiving criticism from international groups and gover
After little rain, California tourist town runs low on water

After little rain, California tourist town runs low on water

MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California coastal town popular with tourists is running low on water after two years of little rainfall during a drought in the U.S. West, forcing residents and business owners to truck in water from elsewhere.
Symmetry not guaranteed on border policy: envoy

Symmetry not guaranteed on border policy: envoy

WASHINGTON — Just because Canada and the United States worked closely together to restrict travel across their shared border doesn't mean they were always going to move in lockstep when the time came to reopen it, Ottawa's envoy to Washington said Fr

As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges

ATLANTA (AP) — A homegrown football hero and businessman supported by his longtime friend Donald Trump, Herschel Walker has an attractive profile for Republicans looking to reclaim a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia.
Retail sells fell by 2.1% in May, but will likely to climb further in June: StatCan

Retail sells fell by 2.1% in May, but will likely to climb further in June: StatCan

OTTAWA — Retail sales in Canada stumbled for the second month in a row after two straight months of gains, a sign of the rocky road ahead as Canada staggers out of the pandemic's economic recession. The 2.

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

Landscaping was hardly his lifelong dream. As a teenager, Alton Lucas believed basketball or music would pluck him out of North Carolina and take him around the world.
LeVar Burton: 'Jeopardy!' host gig began 'scary,' ended fun

LeVar Burton: 'Jeopardy!' host gig began 'scary,' ended fun

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeVar Burton’s quest to become the new host of “Jeopardy!” has been a confident, upbeat effort by the actor and those who rooted him on with a petition drive.

Talk radio host with COVID regrets vaccine hesitancy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A conservative talk radio host from Tennessee who had been a vaccine skeptic until he was hospitalized from COVID-19 now says his listeners should get vaccinated.