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California late start law aims to make school less of a yawn

California late start law aims to make school less of a yawn

When Hansika Daggolu’s junior year of high school starts in the fall, she’ll be watching to see if a later first bell under a new California law means fewer classmates are heads-down on their desks for afternoon naps.
Air Canada to slash summer flight schedule as airports face lengthy delays

Air Canada to slash summer flight schedule as airports face lengthy delays

MONTREAL — Air Canada is cutting more than 15 per cent of its scheduled flights in July and August as airports face lengthy delays and cancellations amid an overwhelming travel resurgence.
Trial winds down in shooting death of rapper Nipsey Hussle

Trial winds down in shooting death of rapper Nipsey Hussle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Both sides rested their cases Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle after a day's delay because of an assault on the defendant by fellow jail inmates.
R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

NEW YORK (AP) — Disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for using his fame to sexually abuse young fans, including some who were just children, in a systematic scheme that went on for decades.
Corus CEO says company's portfolio designed to withstand recessionary pressures

Corus CEO says company's portfolio designed to withstand recessionary pressures

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc.'s chief executive said Wednesday that a recession is something he is "confident" the company can manage through.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,078.64, down 144.10 points.) Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSX:WCP). Energy. Down 63 cents, or 6.5 per cent, to $9.12 on 11.
Spike in domestic flight delays, cancellations as global gridlock continues

Spike in domestic flight delays, cancellations as global gridlock continues

MONTREAL — A majority of domestic flights to Canada's busiest airports were delayed or cancelled over the past week as the effects of an overloaded international network continue to ripple across the country.
S&P/TSX composite falls on fears that rising rates will reduce demand for oil

S&P/TSX composite falls on fears that rising rates will reduce demand for oil

TORONTO — Energy and technologies helped push Canada's main stock index lower as a shrunken U.S. economy last quarter and aggressive comments from Fed officials had investors worrying about weaker demand and a potential recession.
Elmo, 3, joins youngest Americans in getting vaccinated

Elmo, 3, joins youngest Americans in getting vaccinated

V is for vaccine. Elmo got a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, according to Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind “Sesame Street.
Review: In 'Rise of Gru,' Minion mayhem reigns

Review: In 'Rise of Gru,' Minion mayhem reigns

For a not small segment of the audience for “Minions: Rise of Gru,” only one thing really needs to be said. The Minions are in it. That's enough.