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Slightly fewer Americans apply for jobless aid last week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for jobless benefits fell slightly last week with the U.S. job market remaining resilient in the face of rising interest rates and persistent inflation. Unemployment claims for the week ending Oct.
Barrick reports Q3 profit and gold production down from year ago

Barrick reports Q3 profit and gold production down from year ago

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. reported its third-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as it faced higher costs and its gold production fell compared with the same quarter last year. The gold miner, which keeps its books in U.S.
Russians try to subdue Ukrainian towns by seizing mayors

Russians try to subdue Ukrainian towns by seizing mayors

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Not long after Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, soldiers broke down the office door of Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov.
Prince William's Earthshot Prize ceremony to air on PBS, BBC

Prince William's Earthshot Prize ceremony to air on PBS, BBC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Earthshot Prize , founded by Britain’s Prince William to honor groundbreaking solutions to environmental issues, will broadcast its second ceremony on PBS and the BBC.
Bono opens book tour before adoring fans at Beacon Theatre

Bono opens book tour before adoring fans at Beacon Theatre

NEW YORK (AP) — Bono opened his book tour Wednesday night in what he called a “transgressive” mood, a little bit guilty for appearing on stage with three musicians who were not his fellow members of U2 and otherwise singing, joking and shouting out h
Former CTV anchor Lisa LaFlamme among luminaries to be invested into Order of Canada

Former CTV anchor Lisa LaFlamme among luminaries to be invested into Order of Canada

OTTAWA — Former CTV national news anchor Lisa LaFlamme is among the luminaries set to be invested into the Order of Canada. Gov. Gen. Mary Simon will decorate 44 appointees at a ceremony at Rideau Hall this morning.
Employers concerned about worker burnout, retention amid tight job market: survey

Employers concerned about worker burnout, retention amid tight job market: survey

TORONTO — A new survey says Canadian employers are concerned about employee burnout and high turnover amid the ongoing labour shortage.
P.E.I. carpenter Nicholas Herring wins Writers' Trust fiction prize

P.E.I. carpenter Nicholas Herring wins Writers' Trust fiction prize

TORONTO — Debut novelist Nicholas Herring took home the top fiction prize at the Writers’ Trust Awards Wednesday evening for his tale of a lobster fisher whose unhappily monotonous life is upended by a series of unexpected events.
Asia stocks fall after Fed says more US rate hikes likely

Asia stocks fall after Fed says more US rate hikes likely

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets tumbled Thursday after the Federal Reserve added to recession fears by saying it wasn't finished raising U.S. interest rates to cool inflation. Hong Kong's benchmark lost 3.1%.
'Manifest' takes off on Netflix for fourth and final season

'Manifest' takes off on Netflix for fourth and final season

When NBC canceled the sci-fi family drama “Manifest” last year after three seasons, fans were devastated: The central mystery about a commercial plane that disappeared for more than five years — only to land with crew and passengers that hadn't aged
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