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S&P/TSX composite closes down after bumpy day of trading, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite closes down after bumpy day of trading, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down Friday while U.S. markets were mixed after a bumpy day of trading following job reports that came in stronger than expected.
Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post

Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post

Twitter has suspended rapper Ye after he tweeted a picture of a swastika merged with the Star of David. It is the second time this year that Ye has been suspended from the platform over antisemitic posts.
Free, ad-supported service Pluto TV joins Canada's streaming landscape

Free, ad-supported service Pluto TV joins Canada's streaming landscape

TORONTO — The executive in charge of Pluto TV says Canada's newest ad-supported streaming service appeals to viewers looking for "simplicity" in TV.
Parkland to double size of announced EV charging network in western Canada

Parkland to double size of announced EV charging network in western Canada

CALGARY — Parkland Corp. is doubling the size of its previously announced electric vehicle charging network with a focus on British Columbia, which leads the country in EV adoption.
Wall Street ends mixed following strong data on wages, jobs

Wall Street ends mixed following strong data on wages, jobs

NEW YORK — Worries about inflation weighed on Wall Street, leaving major indexes mixed after another bumpy day of trading. The S&P 500 ended down 0.1% and the Nasdaq lost 0.2% after being down even more earlier in the day.
Review: Adeem the Artist’s album is engaging, topical, funny

Review: Adeem the Artist’s album is engaging, topical, funny

“White Trash Revelry,” Adeem the Artist (Four Quarters/Thirty Tigers) “Going to Hell,” a banjo-driven romp on the new album “White Trash Revelry,” explains in jest the cause of Adeem the Artist's unspecified musical limitations.
Flu season worsens as 44 states report high activity

Flu season worsens as 44 states report high activity

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. flu season keeps getting worse. Health officials said Friday that 7.5% of outpatient medical visits last week were due to flu-like illnesses.

Germany: Kandinsky sale on hold after Poland alleges theft

BERLIN (AP) — A German auction house said Friday that the recent sale of a watercolor by Wassily Kandinsky has been put on hold in response to the Polish government's claim that the painting is stolen .
New York Film Critics Circle names ‘Tár’ best picture

New York Film Critics Circle names ‘Tár’ best picture

The New York Film Critics Circle has named “ Tár ” as its best picture of the year, with Todd Field’s contemporary drama about a renowned conductor and composer also nabbing best actress for Cate Blanchett’s leading performance .
Voice actor Eric Bauza casts a critical lens on beloved cartoons in 'Stay Tooned'

Voice actor Eric Bauza casts a critical lens on beloved cartoons in 'Stay Tooned'

Toronto voice actor Eric Bauza can’t think of a cartoon he adored as a child that wasn’t also culturally inappropriate in some way.
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