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Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Mariupol appeared on the verge of falling to the Russians on Tuesday as Ukraine moved to abandon the steel plant where hundreds of its fighters had held out for months under relentless bombardment in the last bastion of resistanc
Closer travel spots gain appeal as average gas price tops $2 a litre for first time

Closer travel spots gain appeal as average gas price tops $2 a litre for first time

Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre for the first time, upping the appeal of getaway spots closer to home.
Nielsen list illustrates power of franchises for networks

Nielsen list illustrates power of franchises for networks

NEW YORK (AP) — With the broadcast television season winding down and most scripted series about to go into hibernation for the summer, it's instructive to look at the power of network franchises.

Judge: Regulators wrong to ban beer label that had naked man

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators were wrong to reject a beer label that featured a silhouette of a naked man standing next to a campfire, a federal judge has ruled.
Musk wars with Twitter over his buyout deal - on Twitter

Musk wars with Twitter over his buyout deal - on Twitter

LONDON — Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised that taking over Twitter would enable him to rid the social media platform of its annoying “spam bots.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,491.01, up 284.60 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 54 cents, or 2.4 per cent, to $23.04 on 25.
North American stock markets rally as strong U.S. retail sales offset inflation angst

North American stock markets rally as strong U.S. retail sales offset inflation angst

TORONTO — North American stock markets powered higher Tuesday as strong U.S. economic data including retail sales showed that high inflation isn't restricting spending. Consumer retail spending increased 0.
Powell: Fed to keep hiking rates until it controls inflation

Powell: Fed to keep hiking rates until it controls inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday underscored the Federal Reserve's determination to keep raising interest rates until there is clear evidence inflation is steadily falling — a high-stakes effort that carries the risk of causing an eve
N.S. failing to properly monitor people serving community sentences: auditor general

N.S. failing to properly monitor people serving community sentences: auditor general

HALIFAX — The company contracted by Nova Scotia to monitor convicts serving community sentences isn't fulfilling its responsibilities, and probation officers aren't fully complying with corrections policies, the province's auditor general said Tuesda
Trevali reports no survivors found in refuge chamber after Burkina Faso mine flood

Trevali reports no survivors found in refuge chamber after Burkina Faso mine flood

VANCOUVER — Trevali Mining Corp. says none of the eight workers missing since the Perkoa Mine in Burkina Faso flooded a month ago were able to reach an underground refuge chamber.