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US consumer confidence slumps to lowest level in 16 months

US consumer confidence slumps to lowest level in 16 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence slipped to its lowest level in 16 months as persistent inflation and rising interest rates have Americans as pessimistic as they've been about the future in almost a decade.
Kinross Gold making progress at Great Bear project in Ontario

Kinross Gold making progress at Great Bear project in Ontario

TORONTO — Kinross Gold Corp. said Tuesday it is making progress at its Great Bear project in Ontario and expects to declare an initial mineral resource as part of its 2022 year-end results. In an update on the project and others in the U.S.
Alternatives to store-bought fertilizer are all around you

Alternatives to store-bought fertilizer are all around you

The cost of everything from gas to burgers may be rising, but home gardeners growing produce have found a way at least to avoid paying $4 for a pound of tomatoes.
G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Leaders of the world’s biggest developed economies said Tuesday they would explore far-reaching steps to cap Russia's income from oil sales that are financing its invasion of Ukraine and struck a united stance to support Kyiv fo
Attending lots of weddings this year? Here's how to budget

Attending lots of weddings this year? Here's how to budget

Talia Pankewycz, a 33-year-old living in Toronto, once received seven wedding invitations in one year.
Bonnaroo, a leader in green fests, faces climate change risk

Bonnaroo, a leader in green fests, faces climate change risk

MANCHESTER, Tenn.
Alberta finance minister to announce fourth quarter results on budget

Alberta finance minister to announce fourth quarter results on budget

EDMONTON — Alberta Finance Minister Jason Nixon is to deliver today the final numbers on the 2021-22 budget amid higher than expected oil prices. The budget, which ended on March 31, was last forecast to come in at a $3.2 billion deficit.
Ludacris' manager and 2 others shot, 1 fatally, in Georgia

Ludacris' manager and 2 others shot, 1 fatally, in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — A man was killed and two others were injured, including rap star Ludacris' manager, in a parking lot shooting in an upscale neighborhood north of downtown Atlanta on Sunday night.
Britney Spears' ex ordered to trial on stalking charge

Britney Spears' ex ordered to trial on stalking charge

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A California judge found Monday that there is enough evidence against a man once briefly married to Britney Spears who showed up uninvited at the pop star's wedding to go to trial on a felony stalking charge.
‘Tiger King’ star Doc Antle set to be released on bond

‘Tiger King’ star Doc Antle set to be released on bond

Bond has been set for “Tiger King” star Bhagavan “Doc” Antle on charges he laundered more than half a million dollars, money federal prosecutors have said that he believed to be the proceeds of an operation to smuggle people across the Mexican border