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Make the most of loyalty programs by timing purchases, combining offers: expert

Make the most of loyalty programs by timing purchases, combining offers: expert

TORONTO — Diana Skakavac is so serious about deal hunting, she considers saving one of her love languages.
Banking sector worries ease ahead of Q1 results, but relief still a ways off

Banking sector worries ease ahead of Q1 results, but relief still a ways off

TORONTO — Stock markets may be hovering around record highs internationally, but Canadian bank shares haven't seen as much momentum as they head into first-quarter earnings results this week.
'Rewarding you for the stuff you buy': How personalized offers shape grocery shopping

'Rewarding you for the stuff you buy': How personalized offers shape grocery shopping

TORONTO — When Diana Skakavac scrolls grocery store loyalty apps, she's always looking for her "unicorn": personalized offers for Tide laundry powder. "My grandma is a very strict user of the Tide powder.
'Oppenheimer' keeps devouring awards with top prize at Producers Guild, with Oscars up next

'Oppenheimer' keeps devouring awards with top prize at Producers Guild, with Oscars up next

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With two weeks to go before the Oscars, “Oppenheimer” looks unstoppable. Director and producer Christopher Nolan’s tale of the life of J.
'Peetah' Morgan, lead singer of family reggae band Morgan Heritage, dies at 46

'Peetah' Morgan, lead singer of family reggae band Morgan Heritage, dies at 46

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Peter Anthony Morgan, lead singer of the popular reggae band Morgan Heritage that he founded with four siblings, died Sunday at 46, his family said.
Dragons and dancers parade through Manhattan's Chinatown for Lunar New Year

Dragons and dancers parade through Manhattan's Chinatown for Lunar New Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Dragons took a starring role at the Lunar New Year parade in Manhattan’s historic Chinatown on Sunday — it’s the Year of the Dragon, after all — as hundreds of revelers filled the cold clear air with the sound of drums, cymbals and pu
'Past Lives,' 'American Fiction' and 'The Holdovers' are big winners at Independent Spirit Awards

'Past Lives,' 'American Fiction' and 'The Holdovers' are big winners at Independent Spirit Awards

Celine Song’s quiet romance “Past Lives” won two of the biggest awards at the Film Independent Spirit Awards Sunday afternoon, including best feature and best director.
'One Love' receives more love at the box office, claiming No. 1 spot for second straight week

'One Love' receives more love at the box office, claiming No. 1 spot for second straight week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a second straight week, biopic “ Bob Marley: One Love ” continues to exceed expectations by claiming the No. 1 spot at the box office, overcoming two debut films and Sony's “Madame Web” that's still producing subpar numbers.
What would happen without a Leap Day? More than you might think

What would happen without a Leap Day? More than you might think

NEW YORK (AP) — Leap year. It's a delight for the calendar and math nerds among us. So how did it all begin and why? Have a look at some of the numbers, history and lore behind the (not quite) every four year phenom that adds a 29th day to February.
What killed Flaco the owl? New York zoologists testing for toxins, disease as contributing factors

What killed Flaco the owl? New York zoologists testing for toxins, disease as contributing factors

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s celebrity owl Flaco died from a traumatic impact, zoologists confirmed a day after he reportedly flew into a building, with further testing planned to determine if the Eurasian eagle-owl may have been sick.
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