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Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post

Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post

Twitter has suspended rapper Ye after he tweeted a picture of a swastika merged with the Star of David. It is the second time this year that Ye has been suspended from the platform over antisemitic posts.
Parkland to double size of announced EV charging network in western Canada

Parkland to double size of announced EV charging network in western Canada

CALGARY — Parkland Corp. says it is doubling the size of its previously announced electric vehicle charging network in western Canada.
New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'

New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.
EU reaches deal for $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

EU reaches deal for $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union reached a deal Friday for a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil, a key step as Western sanctions aim to reorder the global oil market to prevent price spikes and starve President Vladimir Putin of funding for hi
Infowars host Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy

Infowars host Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy

HOUSTON — Infowars host Alex Jones filed for personal bankruptcy protection Friday in Texas, citing debts that include nearly $1.
Unemployment rate drops slightly to 5.1% in November, labour market still hot

Unemployment rate drops slightly to 5.1% in November, labour market still hot

OTTAWA — Canada's unemployment rate is still holding near historical lows even as the Bank of Canada cranks up interest rates to slow the economy and stifle inflation.
US hiring stays strong, complicating Fed's inflation fight

US hiring stays strong, complicating Fed's inflation fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s employers kept hiring briskly in November despite high inflation and a slow-growing economy — a sign of resilience in the face of the Federal Reserve’s aggressive interest rate hikes .
Vancouver's November home sales fell 53% from a year ago, 15% from October: board

Vancouver's November home sales fell 53% from a year ago, 15% from October: board

VANCOUVER — The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the typically slow conditions it sees in November were even more sluggish last month as home sales dropped 53 per cent from a year ago and 15 per cent from October. The B.C.
BoC expected to end year off with one more rate increase, likely to pause hikes soon

BoC expected to end year off with one more rate increase, likely to pause hikes soon

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is expected to conclude a historic year marked by high inflation and aggressive monetary policy tightening with one more interest rate hike on Wednesday.
S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also lower

S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down in late-morning trading, weighed down by losses in the industrial and telecommunication sectors, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 39.21 points at 20,486.24.