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Ye no longer buying Parler app, Twitter account suspended

Ye no longer buying Parler app, Twitter account suspended

The rapper Ye is no longer buying right-leaning social media site Parler, the company said Thursday. Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, had offered to buy Parler in October .
Asian shares sink on revived worries over recession, China

Asian shares sink on revived worries over recession, China

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Friday after a mixed day on Wall Street as optimism over signs the Federal Reserve may temper its aggressive interest rate hikes was replaced by worries the economy might be headed for a recession. A U.S.
Bidens entertain more than 330 guests at 1st state dinner

Bidens entertain more than 330 guests at 1st state dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first White House state dinner of President Joe Biden's administration drew big names Thursday from fashion, entertainment, politics and business who turned out to help celebrate French President Emmanuel Macron and the return o
'Regret is not rape,' Weinstein lawyer says in closing

'Regret is not rape,' Weinstein lawyer says in closing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for Harvey Weinstein at his Los Angeles rape and sexual assault trial told jurors Thursday that prosecutors' case relies entirely on asking them to trust women whose testimony showed they were untrustworthy.
B.C. Nisga'a totem on display at Scotland museum since 1930 is heading home

B.C. Nisga'a totem on display at Scotland museum since 1930 is heading home

VICTORIA — Nisga'a Nation Chief Earl Stephens says he shook with emotion when he saw for the first time a memorial totem pole with deep ties to his family and spiritual significance to the Indigenous people of British Columbia's Nass Valley on displa
Marie Brassard wins $100,000 Siminovitch Prize for theatre directing

Marie Brassard wins $100,000 Siminovitch Prize for theatre directing

Experimental theatre director Marie Brassard says winning this year's Siminovitch Prize serves as a sign to keep following her instincts.
Royals tour US green tech incubator, meet at-risk youth

Royals tour US green tech incubator, meet at-risk youth

BOSTON (AP) — The Prince and Princess of Wales on Thursday heard about solar-powered autonomous boats and low-carbon cement at a green technology startup incubator in suburban Boston before learning how a nonprofit gives young people the tools to sta
B.C.'s Medical Services Commission accuses Telus LifePlus program of extra-billing

B.C.'s Medical Services Commission accuses Telus LifePlus program of extra-billing

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Medical Services Commission has applied for a court injunction against a Telus Health program alleging it is extra-billing for health services. In documents filed in the B.C.
Review: Julia Bullock walks her own path in solo album debut

Review: Julia Bullock walks her own path in solo album debut

NEW YORK (AP) — “Walking in the Dark,” Julia Bullock (Nonesuch) No one who has followed Julia Bullock’s career will be surprised that her first solo album is made up of unconventional and deeply personal choices.
Aline Kominsky-Crumb, underground cartoonist, dies at 74

Aline Kominsky-Crumb, underground cartoonist, dies at 74

Aline Kominsky-Crumb, an American cartoonist known for her feminist themes and often brutally frank, highly personal and self-critical work, has died at the age of 74.
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