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Police in Europe bust gang hijacking celeb phones, arrest 10

LONDON — Police have arrested 10 people in the U.K., Belgium and Malta for allegedly hijacking mobile phones belonging to U.S.

South Africa scraps AstraZeneca vaccine, will give J&J jabs

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa will give the unapproved Johnson & Johnson vaccine to its front-line health workers beginning next week as a study to see what protection it provides from COVID-19, particularly against the variant dominant there, the
Two of Premier Kenney's caucus members join coalition fighting COVID-19 restrictions

Two of Premier Kenney's caucus members join coalition fighting COVID-19 restrictions

EDMONTON — Two members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s caucus are challenging the province's COVID-19 economic restrictions and have joined a national coalition pushing against lockdowns.
Two of Premier Kenney's caucus members join coalition fighting COVID-19 restrictions

Two of Premier Kenney's caucus members join coalition fighting COVID-19 restrictions

EDMONTON — Two members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s caucus are challenging the province's COVID-19 economic restrictions and have joined a national coalition pushing against lockdowns.

Lost in fog: Kobe copter crash highlights danger for pilots

The federal investigation into the helicopter crash that killed former NBA star Kobe Bryant and eight others has put a renewed spotlight on a long-known danger of flying: Pilots who become disoriented when they can't see their surroundings.
'Wizard of Oz' remake planned with 'Watchmen' director

'Wizard of Oz' remake planned with 'Watchmen' director

NEW YORK — Are we off to see the wizard, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz — again? New Line Cinema is making a new adaptation of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” L.
'Super Bowl,' Queen Latifah's 'Equalizer' top weekly ratings

'Super Bowl,' Queen Latifah's 'Equalizer' top weekly ratings

For the week of Feb. 1 to Feb. 7, the 20 most-watched programs in prime time, their networks and viewership, according to Nielsen figures released Tuesday: 1. Super Bowl LV, CBS, 91.6 million. 2. Super Bowl LV Post-game, CBS, 51.5 million. 3.

United Way Worldwide CEO Gallagher resigns amid turmoil

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Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,408.62, up 78.36 points.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Up 12.5 cents, or 40.98 per cent, to 43 cents on 53.
SNC-Lavalin shares spike after announcing sale of resources oil and gas business

SNC-Lavalin shares spike after announcing sale of resources oil and gas business

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. shares surged more than 11 per cent after the company took steps to reduce risks by moving away from construction and oil to focus on its engineering services business. The shares gained $2.52 to $25.