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Explosion damages Polish store near Amsterdam, 3rd in 2 days

Explosion damages Polish store near Amsterdam, 3rd in 2 days

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — An explosion damaged a Polish supermarket in a Dutch town near Amsterdam early Wednesday morning, the third such blast in two days.
Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97

Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. — Retired Air Force Brig. Gen.

Competitive CNN shows post-election surge in viewership

NEW YORK — Since the presidential election, CNN has been on one of its best competitive rolls in almost two decades, enough that it is taking out newspaper ads touting its success. Between Nov. 4 and Sunday, CNN has averaged 1.
Consumer rights advocates call for airline refunds in Parliament hearing

Consumer rights advocates call for airline refunds in Parliament hearing

Representatives from consumer advocacy groups blasted the federal government on Tuesday, accusing it of putting the interests of airlines above those of consumers by allowing carriers to issue vouchers for cancelled flights rather than full refunds.

Pandemic highlights need for internet equality, First Nations chief says

TORONTO — The pandemic's widespread impact on Canadian business has made it easier to illustrate how important it is for Indigenous communities to have access to good high-speed communications, a First Nations chief from British Columbia's Interior r
UK starts virus campaign with a shot watched round the world

UK starts virus campaign with a shot watched round the world

LONDON — A nurse rolled up 90-year-old Margaret Keenan’s sleeve and administered a shot watched round the world -– the first jab in the U.K.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,639.00, up 56.65 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 49 cents, or 2.14 per cent, to $23.37 on 14.9 million shares.
North American stock markets edge higher on hopes of U.S. stimulus deal

North American stock markets edge higher on hopes of U.S. stimulus deal

TORONTO — North American stock markets edged higher Tuesday as hopes of a new U.S. stimulus deal offset concerns about mounting COVID-19 infections and new lockdowns.
Air Canada to cut more routes in Atlantic provinces amid rising COVID-19 cases

Air Canada to cut more routes in Atlantic provinces amid rising COVID-19 cases

Air Canada will be cutting more routes in Atlantic Canada starting in the new year because of a second wave of COVID-19 infections. Effective Jan. 11, the airline says it will be suspending until further notice all flights in Sydney, N.S.
Canadian families will pay nearly $700 more for groceries in 2021, report says

Canadian families will pay nearly $700 more for groceries in 2021, report says

The average Canadian family will pay up to an extra $695 for food next year, as the pandemic, wildfires and changing consumer habits drive up grocery bills to the highest increase ever predicted by an annual food price report.