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On a quiet weekend, ‘Old’ tops, ‘Snake Eyes’ sinks

On a quiet weekend, ‘Old’ tops, ‘Snake Eyes’ sinks

M. Night Shyamalan’s “Old” easily won a slower weekend at the North American box office, while the G.I. Joe pic “Snake Eyes” lived up to its name.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: CannTrust court appearances: Former CannTrust leaders are scheduled to make their first court appearance in Toronto on Monday, roughly three years after the cannabi
Undrafted from small school, Harris makes hall with Cowboys

Undrafted from small school, Harris makes hall with Cowboys

DALLAS (AP) — Cliff Harris was preparing for one of his six Pro Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys in the 1970s when Minnesota coach Bud Grant went over the defensive signals for a game that's always been more exhibition than competition.
Madrid's Retiro park, Prado avenue join World Heritage list

Madrid's Retiro park, Prado avenue join World Heritage list

MADRID (AP) — Madrid’s tree-lined Paseo del Prado boulevard and the adjoining Retiro park have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

Gloria Ratti, a champion for women's running, dies at 90

BOSTON (AP) — Gloria Ratti, a champion of women's running who rose from a finish line volunteer at the Boston Marathon to vice president of the race's organizing body, has died at 90.
Hemp having a moment as farmers try to grow niche crop into $1-billion industry

Hemp having a moment as farmers try to grow niche crop into $1-billion industry

CALGARY — Not that long ago, Rod Lanier could count on an annual spring visit from the police.

Rio Tinto smelter workers go on strike in Kitimat, B.C.

KITIMAT, B.C. — Approximately 900 Rio Tinto workers at the company's aluminum smelting facilities in Kitimat, B.C. have gone on strike. The walkout began today at one minute after midnight.
Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

LONDON (AP) — Chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain new virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer for Europe’s battered tourism industry.
Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

NEW YORK (AP) — Jackie Mason, a rabbi-turned-comedian whose feisty brand of standup comedy led him to Catskills nightclubs, West Coast talk shows and Broadway stages, has died. He was 93. Mason died Saturday at 6 p.m. ET at Mt.
Leon Bridges shares his evolution to 'Gold-Diggers Sound'

Leon Bridges shares his evolution to 'Gold-Diggers Sound'

“Gold-Diggers Sound” is an apropos name for the third studio album of an artist who struck it rich six years ago with his debut LP. Leon Bridges’ music quickly earned him recognition.