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Malta legislator becomes 3rd female EU Parliament president

Malta legislator becomes 3rd female EU Parliament president

BRUSSELS (AP) — Roberta Metsola, a Christian Democrat from Malta, was elected president of the European Union’s parliament Tuesday, putting women in three of the four biggest jobs in the 27-nation bloc.
Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters as some test COVID-positive

Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters as some test COVID-positive

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will cull some 2,000 hamsters after several of the rodents tested positive for the virus at a pet store where an infected employee was working.
'Congratulations, it's a girl': Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

'Congratulations, it's a girl': Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

TORONTO — Dr. Aisha Khatib was hoping to catch some shut-eye on the final leg of her multi-stop plane voyage from Toronto to Entebbe, Uganda.
K-Way windbreaker brand taps hip new market with R&D line

K-Way windbreaker brand taps hip new market with R&D line

MILAN (AP) — K-way, the Franco-Italian brand synonymous with windbreakers, is stepping into luxury fashion with its first live runway show ever on the closing day of Milan Fashion Week.

Pharrell Williams calls for economic equity during MLK event

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Singer and music producer Pharrell Williams is challenging corporate America to “do more" by supporting entrepreneurs of color and adopting economic equity measures.
Colombian author García Márquez had secret Mexican daughter

Colombian author García Márquez had secret Mexican daughter

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For decades renowned Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez kept the public from knowing about an intimate aspect of his life: He had a daughter with a Mexican writer, with whom he had an extramarital affair in the early 1990

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 (21,537.45, up 179.89 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Up 49 cents, or 0.78 per cent, to $63.29 on 7.3 million shares.
Energy sector helps lift S&P/TSX composite to triple-digit gains

Energy sector helps lift S&P/TSX composite to triple-digit gains

Strength in the energy sector combined with some positive economic news to kick off the trading week helped Canada's main stock index achieve triple-digit gains Monday. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 179.89 points at 21,537.45.

Regulators looking for ways to tackle increase of online securities fraud: report

TORONTO — The increase in online marketing and distribution of stocks and other securities is creating more potential for fraud and new challenges for regulators, says a new report.
Bank of Canada survey suggests businesses, consumers expect high inflation for longer

Bank of Canada survey suggests businesses, consumers expect high inflation for longer

OTTAWA — Canada's central bank says businesses and consumers are increasingly convinced that the pace of price increases will continue for the foreseeable future.