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Boeing capsule lands back on Earth after space shakedown

Boeing capsule lands back on Earth after space shakedown

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing’s crew taxi returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Wednesday, completing a repeat test flight before NASA astronauts climb aboard.
COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As the nation marked 1 million deaths from COVID-19 last week, the milestone was bookended by mass shootings that killed people simply living their lives: grocery shopping, going to church, or attending the fourth grade.
Reality TV’s Josh Duggar gets 12 years in child porn case

Reality TV’s Josh Duggar gets 12 years in child porn case

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving child pornography . Duggar was also convicted of possessing child pornography in December, but U.
Indigenous leaders say Quebec language law damages reconciliation efforts

Indigenous leaders say Quebec language law damages reconciliation efforts

MONTREAL — Indigenous communities in Quebec say the language law passed Tuesday will harm the education prospects of their youth and undermine reconciliation in the province.

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 (20,383.75, up 97.55 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 25 cents, or 1.1 per cent, to $22.
Scotiabank, BMO report higher loan growth while ramping up stress-test scenarios

Scotiabank, BMO report higher loan growth while ramping up stress-test scenarios

TORONTO — BMO and Scotiabank both reported higher loan growth and profits in the last quarter from a year ago and said commercial and consumer demand remains strong despite growing worries about the economy.
North American stock markets rise in response to Fed rate increase outlook

North American stock markets rise in response to Fed rate increase outlook

TORONTO — North American stock markets climbed after minutes from the last Federal Reserve meeting suggested the central bank won't be any more hawkish in aggressively raising interest rates in the months to come.
Depp retakes witness stand, calls Heard's allegations insane

Depp retakes witness stand, calls Heard's allegations insane

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Johnny Depp called his ex-wife's accusations of sexual and physical abuse “insane” Wednesday as he returned to the witness stand in his libel suit against Amber Heard.
OSC withdraws some charges against former CannTrust leaders at pretrial hearing

OSC withdraws some charges against former CannTrust leaders at pretrial hearing

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Three former CannTrust Holdings Inc. leaders accused of securities offences have had some charges dropped, the Ontario Securities Commission said Tuesday, though the fraud charges remain.
Prosecutors suggest Hedley frontman lied about having consensual sex with teen, woman

Prosecutors suggest Hedley frontman lied about having consensual sex with teen, woman

TORONTO — Prosecutors in Jacob Hoggard's sexual assault trial suggested Wednesday that the Hedley frontman lied about his encounters with a teenage fan and a young woman, pointing to several other instances in which he lied to get out of "difficult s