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Shell profit doubles to record as war drives up energy costs

Shell profit doubles to record as war drives up energy costs

LONDON (AP) — Global energy giant Shell said Thursday that its annual profits doubled to a record high last year as oil and natural gas prices soared after Russia's invasion of Ukraine . London-based Shell Plc posted adjusted earnings of $39.
Phil’s Groundhog Day prediction: 6 more weeks of winter

Phil’s Groundhog Day prediction: 6 more weeks of winter

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — A furry critter in a western Pennsylvania town has predicted six more weeks of winter during an annual Groundhog Day celebration.
European Central Bank hikes rates, vows 'we are not done'

European Central Bank hikes rates, vows 'we are not done'

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank chugged ahead with another outsized interest rate hike Thursday and vowed more will follow, underlining its drive to subdue inflation even as the economy slows and the U.S.
How (and where) to watch Oscar-nominated films online

How (and where) to watch Oscar-nominated films online

Replete with spellbinding multiverses, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” topped the 95th Academy Awards nominations with 11 nods.
'Daily Show's' Roy Wood to headline White House press dinner

'Daily Show's' Roy Wood to headline White House press dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — Real and fake news will collide again at this year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Roy Wood Jr.
DesRosiers says January auto sales up 7.5 per cent from a year earlier

DesRosiers says January auto sales up 7.5 per cent from a year earlier

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. (DAC) says light vehicle sales in Canada in January were up 7.5 per cent compared with the first month of 2022.
Started a side hustle? Seek expert advice to avoid tax season headaches

Started a side hustle? Seek expert advice to avoid tax season headaches

Fletcher Gailey-Snell likes to draw t-rexes and triceratops, hammerhead sharks and belugas. He doesn't particularly enjoy thinking about taxes.
In Greece, artists’ strike closes theaters, music schools

In Greece, artists’ strike closes theaters, music schools

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Performing artists and art students ‒ some banging drums, playing trumpets and dressed in clown outfits ‒ gathered outside Greece’s parliament Thursday during a strike that closed theaters, halted TV shoots and disrupted art sch
Iranian film director goes on hunger strike in prison

Iranian film director goes on hunger strike in prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian director who was arrested last summer, weeks before his latest film was released to widespread acclaim, has gone on hunger strike to protest his continued detention amid more than four months of anti-gove
Rogers Q4 earnings of $508M boosted by roaming, sports revenue

Rogers Q4 earnings of $508M boosted by roaming, sports revenue

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc.
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