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An inauguration unlike any other amid a pandemic, unrest

An inauguration unlike any other amid a pandemic, unrest

WASHINGTON — Inauguration Day for President-elect Joe Biden will look unlike anything the nation has seen before as the scars of COVID-19 and the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S.

Jack's back: Chinese e-tycoon ends silence with online video

BEIJING — China’s highest-profile entrepreneur, Jack Ma, appeared Wednesday in an online video, ending a 2 1/2-month absence from public view that prompted speculation about the future of the e-commerce billionaire and his Alibaba Group.
Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a flurry of clemency action in the final hours of his White House term that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress
Hollywood returns: Gaga, J. Lo headline Biden inauguration

Hollywood returns: Gaga, J. Lo headline Biden inauguration

Gaga. J. Lo. Hanks. Legend. Miranda. Bruuuuuce. It’s a far cry from a normal inauguration, with Washington locked down due to security concerns, and most inaugural events gone virtual because of the raging coronavirus pandemic.
Bank of Canada to update economic outlook with first rate announcement of 2021

Bank of Canada to update economic outlook with first rate announcement of 2021

OTTAWA — Canada's central bank will update its economic forecast for the country Wednesday when it announces its interest-rate decision, offering a glimpse into its outlook for COVID-19 recovery.
Buy America: How Biden's Made-in-America plan could impact Canadian companies

Buy America: How Biden's Made-in-America plan could impact Canadian companies

Canadian companies that bid on American government contracts could be cut out of the procurement process if Joe Biden follows through on his Buy American plan after he becomes U.S. president today, according to business and trade experts.
Experts say pandemic fuelling apparent spike in eating disorders among adolescents

Experts say pandemic fuelling apparent spike in eating disorders among adolescents

TORONTO — Pediatric and mental health experts say pandemic stress is driving a spike in eating disorders among adolescents and teens, pointing to school disruptions, social isolation and infection fears as destabilizing factors that could have long-t

Bail hearing continues for fashion mogul Peter Nygard on U.S. sex charges

WINNIPEG — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard is to be back in court today for the second day of a bail hearing on charges of sex trafficking and racketeering that he faces in the United States.
Fierce California winds fan fires, topple trees and trucks

Fierce California winds fan fires, topple trees and trucks

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Months-old embers from a deadly California fire were blown back to life Tuesday by powerful winds that raked the state and prompted safety blackouts to tens of thousands of people.
From Gaga to Garth, Miranda to Moreno: Celebs join inaugural

From Gaga to Garth, Miranda to Moreno: Celebs join inaugural

Like so much this past year, the inaugural celebration will be like no other: pared down, distanced, much of it virtual.