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ANALYSIS: China extends control with online gaming crackdown

ANALYSIS: China extends control with online gaming crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — Hugely popular online games and celebrity culture in China are the latest targets in the ruling Communist Party’s campaign to encourage the public to fall in line with its vision for a powerful, more wholesome country.
Estonia elects museum director as president in 2nd try

Estonia elects museum director as president in 2nd try

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia’s Parliament has elected the chief of a major national museum as the Baltic country’s new president in a second round of voting after he was rejected by lawmakers in Monday's first voting round.
Taliban declare victory from Kabul airport, promise security

Taliban declare victory from Kabul airport, promise security

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban triumphantly marched into Kabul's international airport on Tuesday, hours after the final U.S. troop withdrawal that ended America's longest war.
Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid

Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rescuers in boats, helicopters and high-water trucks brought hundreds of people trapped by Hurricane Ida's floodwaters to safety Monday and utility repair crews rushed in, after the furious storm swamped the Louisiana coast and rav
No reason to fear Quebec's interests in N.L. hydroelectric potential, says Furey

No reason to fear Quebec's interests in N.L. hydroelectric potential, says Furey

MONTREAL — Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey tried to calm anxieties on Monday about Quebec's potential interests in his province's hydroelectric resources.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,594.97, down 49.67 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 30 cents, or 1.24 per cent, to $23.90 on 20 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite dips from record close, two U.S. markets set new highs

S&P/TSX composite dips from record close, two U.S. markets set new highs

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index dipped from Friday's record high despite increased oil prices while a defensive move toward technology pushed two U.S. stock markets into record territory on the lingering impact of a dovish Fed outlook.
GOP's Larry Elder looks for shock win in California recall

GOP's Larry Elder looks for shock win in California recall

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s next governor could be a Black conservative who would erase state vaccine and mask mandates, is critical of gun control, disputes the notion of systemic racism in America and opposes the minimum wage because he says it
Uber shares more details around labour model pitch, gig worker group concerned

Uber shares more details around labour model pitch, gig worker group concerned

TORONTO — Uber Technologies Inc. revealed more details Monday of a labour model it’s pitching Canadian provinces and territories, a model that has drawn opposition from some worker groups.
Wildfire forces thousands from popular Lake Tahoe resort

Wildfire forces thousands from popular Lake Tahoe resort

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of people rushed to leave South Lake Tahoe as the entire resort city came under evacuation orders and wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a large freshwater lake straddling California and Nevada.
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