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Eye drops recalled after US drug-resistant bacteria outbreak

Eye drops recalled after US drug-resistant bacteria outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials said Thursday a company is recalling its over-the-counter eye drops that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections.
'Made-in-Canada system' keeps egg supply stable. But is it also keeping prices high?

'Made-in-Canada system' keeps egg supply stable. But is it also keeping prices high?

Canada's egg industry appears to be quietly sidestepping widespread shortages and wildly spiking prices affecting other countries, and some say supply management is to thank.
Q&A: Shania Twain talks rebuilding confidence with new album

Q&A: Shania Twain talks rebuilding confidence with new album

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shania Twain felt the need on her new album to empower herself the same way she has uplifted listeners with hits like “Man! I Feel Like a Woman” and “She’s Not Just a Pretty Face.
Taseko in talks regarding potential deal to up stake in Gibraltar copper mine

Taseko in talks regarding potential deal to up stake in Gibraltar copper mine

VANCOUVER — Taseko Mines Ltd. says it is in talks regarding a potential deal to increase its stake in its Gibraltar copper mine in B.C. The company says it has been in confidential discussions with Sojitz Corp.
Dr Dre, Missy Elliott, Lil Wayne honored at pre-Grammy event

Dr Dre, Missy Elliott, Lil Wayne honored at pre-Grammy event

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Lil Wayne was honored for his musical achievements, the rapper opened up about the little he has been recognized previously in his career during a pre-Grammy event that also paid homage to Dr. Dre and Missy Elliott.
Ex-pop star Gary Glitter freed from UK prison

Ex-pop star Gary Glitter freed from UK prison

LONDON (AP) — Former pop star Gary Glitter was released from prison in England on Friday after serving half of a 16-year prison sentence for sexually abusing three young girls in the 1970s.

Reports: 8 migrants' bodies recovered by Italian coast guard

MILAN (AP) — The bodies of eight migrants have been recovered by Italy's coast guard during an operation overnight that also rescued 42 survivors in the central Mediterranean off the island of Lampedusa, Italian news agency ANSA reported Friday.
Belgian carnival town celebrates again after COVID hiatus

Belgian carnival town celebrates again after COVID hiatus

BINCHE, Belgium (AP) — On a sunny winter morning heralding a radiant Mardi Gras, Beatrice and Karl Kersten don’t have a minute to spare. In their warm workshop decorated with ancestral photos, the couple bend over their sewing machines.
Hasty Pudding fetes Bob Odenkirk as its 2023 Man of the Year

Hasty Pudding fetes Bob Odenkirk as its 2023 Man of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Award-winning actor and bestselling author Bob Odenkirk was feted Thursday as 2023 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals, which included a roast during which he donned a pink dress over his clothes.

OpenText Corp. sees revenues rise 2.4 per cent in latest financial quarter

WATERLOO, ONTARIO — OpenText Corp. reported revenues for the most recent quarter were up 2.4 per cent year over year, with cloud revenues rising 12 per cent. Net income for their second quarter ended Dec. 31 amounted to US$258.5 million, up 192.
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