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Ontario premier announces plan to extend provincial gas tax cut for one year

Ontario premier announces plan to extend provincial gas tax cut for one year

TORONTO — A temporary tax cut intended to help Ontario residents save money at the pumps will be extended for another year, the province's premier announced on Sunday.
French border checks in force over Italy's migrant policy

French border checks in force over Italy's migrant policy

ROME (AP) — Lines formed Sunday at Italy’s northern border crossings with France following Paris’ decision to reinforce border controls over a diplomatic row with Italy about migration policy and humanitarian rescue ships that shows no end in sight.
Slovenia elects first woman president in a runoff vote

Slovenia elects first woman president in a runoff vote

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Liberal rights advocate Natasa Pirc Musar won a runoff Sunday to become Slovenia's first female head of state, and said she will seek to bridge the deep left-right divide in the Alpine nation of 2 million.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford urges masking, stops short of imposing mandate

Ontario Premier Doug Ford urges masking, stops short of imposing mandate

TORONTO — As pediatric hospitals across Ontario deal with an unprecedented surge of very sick children, Premier Doug Ford asked residents to mask up on Sunday but stopped short of mandating the practice. Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr.
Moldova anti-govt protesters return amid energy crisis

Moldova anti-govt protesters return amid energy crisis

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Thousands of anti-government protesters returned to the streets of Moldova’s capital Sunday to express their dismay over alleged government failings amid an acute winter energy crisis and skyrocketing inflation.
Abortion rights wins in Kentucky, elsewhere stoke supporters

Abortion rights wins in Kentucky, elsewhere stoke supporters

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lexie Overstreet logged plenty of miles on foot, knocking on doors to try to persuade Kentuckians not to take away one of the last legal paths to restoring abortion rights in the state.
Election Day saw few major problems, despite new voting laws

Election Day saw few major problems, despite new voting laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into this year’s midterms, voting rights groups were concerned that restrictions in Republican-leaning states triggered by false claims surrounding the 2020 election might jeopardize access to the ballot box for many voters.
UN probes Egypt police misconduct claims at climate talks

UN probes Egypt police misconduct claims at climate talks

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The United Nations says it is investigating allegations of misconduct by Egyptian police officers providing security at this year's international climate talks.
Biden-Xi summit: What Biden wants, what Xi wants

Biden-Xi summit: What Biden wants, what Xi wants

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — There won’t be concessions from the U.S. side. No real deliverables, which is government-speak for specific achievements. Don’t expect a cheery joint statement, either.
UK’s self-billed 'Scrooge' promises tax rises, spending cuts

UK’s self-billed 'Scrooge' promises tax rises, spending cuts

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Treasury chief warned Sunday of a coming spending crunch and tax increases for cash-strapped Britons as he bids to fill the “black hole” in the country’s finances.
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