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The pandemic, Karens, crypto craziness: We're over you, 2022

The pandemic, Karens, crypto craziness: We're over you, 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — The rudeness pandemic, the actual pandemic and all things gray. There's a lot to leave behind when 2022 comes to a close as uncertainty rules around the world.
WHO pleased to see China ease harsh zero COVID policies

WHO pleased to see China ease harsh zero COVID policies

LONDON (AP) — A top official at the World Health Organization said the U.N.
Harvard professor Tiya Miles wins Cundill History Prize for 'All That She Carried'

Harvard professor Tiya Miles wins Cundill History Prize for 'All That She Carried'

MONTREAL — Harvard professor Tiya Miles's book about the history of an enslaved mother and her daughter has won this year's US$75,000 Cundill History Prize.
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 in Texas on Friday as he faces nearly $1.5 billion in court judgments over conspiracy theories he spread about the Sandy Hook school massacre.
Stocks fall after gains for worker wages fan inflation fears

Stocks fall after gains for worker wages fan inflation fears

NEW YORK (AP) — Worries about inflation are hitting Wall Street Friday after a report showed wages for U.S. workers are accelerating, which is good news for them but could feed into even higher inflation for the nation.
'Fashion doesn't stop at handbags:' Resurrected Bentley changes stores, plots growth

'Fashion doesn't stop at handbags:' Resurrected Bentley changes stores, plots growth

A luggage and bag store isn't exactly top of mind during lockdowns. So Bentley & Co. Ltd. quietly tightened operations and positioned itself for a post-pandemic comeback. The retailer's predecessor, Bentley Leathers Inc.
Prince William, like his father, prioritizes the environment

Prince William, like his father, prioritizes the environment

BOSTON (AP) — Prince William became heir apparent less than three months ago, but he has already been crowned Britain’s chief environmentalist.
US hiring stayed strong in November despite Fed rate hikes

US hiring stayed strong in November despite Fed rate hikes

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.
Camel pageant among attractions on World Cup sidelines

Camel pageant among attractions on World Cup sidelines

ASH-SHHANIYA, Qatar (AP) — Like all good pageant contestants, Nazaa'a displayed not only dazzling beauty but also poise and grace.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for November, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 per cent in November. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.
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