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Nova Scotia's finance minister ruling out cut to gasoline taxes as prices rise

Nova Scotia's finance minister ruling out cut to gasoline taxes as prices rise

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s finance minister says that as gas and food prices continue to soar, the province is working on another targeted package of relief for those with lower incomes.
Bono cheers papal program for "inclusivity," educating girls

Bono cheers papal program for "inclusivity," educating girls

VATICAN CITY (AP) — U2 frontman Bono hailed Pope Francis for promoting “inclusivity” on Thursday as he met with the pontiff in Rome alongside students attending an educational program launched by the pope.
Navy ship to be named for Filipino sailor Telesforo Trinidad

Navy ship to be named for Filipino sailor Telesforo Trinidad

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S.
Ukrainian troops surrendering at Mariupol registered as POWs

Ukrainian troops surrendering at Mariupol registered as POWs

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds more Ukrainian fighters who made their stand inside Mariupol's bombed-out steel plant surrendered, bringing the total to over 1,700, Russia said Thursday, amid international fears the Kremlin will take reprisals against
Vangelis, the Greek 'Chariots of Fire' composer, dies at 79

Vangelis, the Greek 'Chariots of Fire' composer, dies at 79

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Vangelis, the Greek electronic composer who wrote the unforgettable Academy Award-winning score for the film “Chariots of Fire” and music for dozens of other movies, documentaries and TV series, has died at 79.
Scandal-hit former king returns to Spain after 2 years

Scandal-hit former king returns to Spain after 2 years

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former king returned to the country Thursday for his first visit since leaving nearly two years ago amid a cloud of financial scandals.
European formula not yet on store shelves despite temporary Health Canada allowance

European formula not yet on store shelves despite temporary Health Canada allowance

TORONTO — Measures to keep Canada's stretched baby formula supplies from spiraling into a widespread shortage like that seen in the United States are unlikely to offer immediate relief, and even then may be short-lived, experts say.
Rosmarie Trapp, whose family inspired 'Sound of Music,' dies

Rosmarie Trapp, whose family inspired 'Sound of Music,' dies

Rosmarie Trapp, whose Austrian family the von Trapps was made famous in the musical and beloved movie “The Sound of Music,” has died. She died Friday at the age of 93 at a nursing home in Morrisville, Vermont, Trapp Family Lodge announced.

Cancer deaths in Black people drop; still higher than others

Cancer death rates have steadily declined among Black people but remain higher than in other racial and ethnic groups, a U.S. government study released Thursday shows.
Review: Harry Styles is fully at home in 'Harry's House'

Review: Harry Styles is fully at home in 'Harry's House'

Harry Styles, “Harry's House” (Columbia Records) If the 13 tracks of Harry Styles’ third LP are the walls in which he lives, “Harry’s House” is a place of self-expression, happiness and healing.