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US newspapers continuing to die at rate of 2 each week

US newspapers continuing to die at rate of 2 each week

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a growing recognition of the problem, the United States continues to see newspapers die at the rate of two per week, according to a report issued Wednesday on the state of local news.
Zoroastrians confront depletion of their ancient faith

Zoroastrians confront depletion of their ancient faith

NEW YORK (AP) — Among the world’s present-day religions, Zoroastrianism, founded more than 3,000 years ago, is one of the most ancient and historically influential.
COVID cases up by more than 30% in Britain last week

COVID cases up by more than 30% in Britain last week

LONDON (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases across Britain has surged by more than 30% in the last week, new data showed Friday, with cases largely driven by the super infectious omicron variants.
'Summer of recovery': Pandemic-stricken tourism industry sees signs of optimism

'Summer of recovery': Pandemic-stricken tourism industry sees signs of optimism

TORONTO — Canada Day has kicked off the unofficial start of summer, and the tourism sector is hopeful the first season in three years largely free of COVID-19 restrictions will marshal a much-needed boost for a pandemic-stricken industry.
Ukraine protests Russian film screening at Czech film fest

Ukraine protests Russian film screening at Czech film fest

PRAGUE (AP) — An international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary kicked off Friday amid controversy following a protest by Ukraine over the screening of a Russian film alongside Ukrainian-made movies.
Inflation hits record 8.6% for 19 countries using the euro

Inflation hits record 8.6% for 19 countries using the euro

Inflation in countries using the euro set another eye-watering record, pushed higher by a huge increase in energy costs fueled partly by Russia’s war in Ukraine
EXPLAINER: How will R. Kelly sentence impact other trials?

EXPLAINER: How will R. Kelly sentence impact other trials?

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly could be in his 80s before the singer is free again, based on a 30-year prison term imposed this week by a New York federal judge for parlaying his fame to sexually abuse young fans, including some who were children.
After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce - and chaos

After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce - and chaos

JERUSALEM (AP) — At a tourism conference in Phuket last month, Thailand’s prime minister looked out at attendees and posed a question with a predictable answer.

CFIA says several Enjoy Life brand bakery products may contain pieces of plastic

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling a number of different Enjoy Life brand bakery products because they may contain pieces of plastic.

CFIA says RemarkaBall brand Crunchy Energy Balls may contain undeclared milk

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for two flavours of RemarkaBall brand Crunchy Energy Balls because they may contain milk which is not declared on the label.