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Mayor of North Carolina's capital city won't seek reelection this fall

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mayor of North Carolina’s capital city announced on Tuesday that she wouldn’t seek reelection this fall, citing in part health challenges and mentioning a new job.
Liberals raise capital gains tax on wealthiest Canadians to pay for agenda

Liberals raise capital gains tax on wealthiest Canadians to pay for agenda

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered a federal budget Tuesday that keeps the deficit capped at $40 billion, thanks to higher-than-expected government revenues and new taxes that largely offset billions in new spending.
House Republicans send Mayorkas impeachment articles to the Senate, forcing a trial

House Republicans send Mayorkas impeachment articles to the Senate, forcing a trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House sent two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate on Tuesday, forcing a trial on allegations that he has “willfully and systematically” refused to enforce immigration law
Former Michigan House leader and wife charged with misusing political funds

Former Michigan House leader and wife charged with misusing political funds

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Supreme Court questions obstruction charges brought against Jan. 6 rioters and Trump

Supreme Court questions obstruction charges brought against Jan. 6 rioters and Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned whether federal prosecutors went too far in bringing obstruction charges against hundreds of participants in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot.
Edmonton doctors say too few neonatal beds, staff endangering babies

Edmonton doctors say too few neonatal beds, staff endangering babies

EDMONTON — A doctors' group says neonatal intensive care units in Edmonton have been too full and it's putting vulnerable babies at risk.
$535B budget projects $39.8B deficit, aims to restore economic fairness

$535B budget projects $39.8B deficit, aims to restore economic fairness

OTTAWA — The 2024 federal budget will provide "generational fairness" to younger Canadians by raising taxes on those who have already capitalized on Canada's economic strengths, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday as she tabled the docume
Government documents confirm coal lobbying on Rockies mining, show months of planning

Government documents confirm coal lobbying on Rockies mining, show months of planning

EDMONTON — Documents released under Alberta Freedom of Information laws confirm the United Conservative Party government was talking with the coal industry about relaxing a policy that protected the Rocky Mountains from open-pit mines long before mak
Microsoft invests $1.5 billion in AI firm G42, overseen by UAE's national security adviser

Microsoft invests $1.5 billion in AI firm G42, overseen by UAE's national security adviser

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft is investing $1.5 billion in a technology firm based in the United Arab Emirates and overseen by the country’s powerful national security adviser.
In federal budget, Ottawa looks to Canada Post land for building housing supply

In federal budget, Ottawa looks to Canada Post land for building housing supply

OTTAWA — The federal government is eyeing underutilized Canada Post and National Defence properties as a way to deliver affordability and supply to the country's housing market.
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