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Newspaper's lawyer: Meghan knew letter to father might leak

Newspaper's lawyer: Meghan knew letter to father might leak

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for a British newspaper publisher said Wednesday that the Duchess of Sussex crafted a letter to her estranged father so it would “pull at the heartstrings” if leaked to the public.
Counting down in style: What's new in Advent calendars

Counting down in style: What's new in Advent calendars

For lovers of Advent calendars, there are lots of new, fun and unusual ways to count down to Christmas.

From cryptocurrency to cash: Ways to bank your digital coin

Cryptocurrency, the blockchain-based digital currency that has captured the interest of investors and financial service firms alike, has a challenging problem. It can be hard to actually spend this currency like you would regular money.
Edmunds compares the Tesla Model 3 and Volkswagen ID.4

Edmunds compares the Tesla Model 3 and Volkswagen ID.4

Introduced for 2021, the Volkswagen ID.4 is the German automaker’s first all-electric SUV and part of a new wave of electric vehicles for American consumers. It boasts a spacious interior and styling that’s futuristic but not too futuristic. The ID.

EU regulator evaluating Moderna shot for children ages 5-11

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Union's drug regulator said Wednesday that it has started evaluating whether to authorize Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, a decision that could significantly open up COVID-19 vaccination across the
WHO: Coronavirus cases declining everywhere except Europe

WHO: Coronavirus cases declining everywhere except Europe

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization reported Wednesday that coronavirus deaths rose by 10% in Europe in the past week, making it the only world region where both COVID-19 cases and deaths are steadily increasing.
Vietnamese oil tanker seized by Iran now free in open waters

Vietnamese oil tanker seized by Iran now free in open waters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Vietnamese oil tanker earlier seized by Iran was free in open water Wednesday, ending the latest maritime confrontation involving Tehran amid stalled negotiations over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers.
Canadian Afghanistan war veteran finds music helps soothe battle with PTSD

Canadian Afghanistan war veteran finds music helps soothe battle with PTSD

HALIFAX — Despite dabbling in music since he was a teenager, it was only recently that Afghanistan war veteran Dennis MacKenzie came to appreciate its power to ease the mental turmoil he has struggled with since returning to Canada.
Christmas en Massey: Andy Kim books yearly star-studded fundraiser at Toronto venue

Christmas en Massey: Andy Kim books yearly star-studded fundraiser at Toronto venue

TORONTO — Andy Kim will be decking Massey Hall with familiar Canadian musicians next month as he plans the in-person return of his annual Christmas charity concert. The “Rock Me Gently” singer has marked Dec.
US-funded child care aid nearing reality with Biden bill

US-funded child care aid nearing reality with Biden bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Women — and some men — in Congress have been fighting for government child care assistance for almost 80 years. With President Joe Biden's $1.85 trillion social services package, they are as close as they have ever been to winning.