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2021 box office closes with more fireworks for 'Spider-Man'

NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood closed out 2021 with more fireworks at the box office for “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” which topped all films for the third straight week and already charts among the highest grossing films ever.
Twitter bans personal Greene account for COVID-19 misinfo

Twitter bans personal Greene account for COVID-19 misinfo

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter on Sunday banned the personal account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for multiple violations of its COVID-19 misinformation policy, according to a statement from the company.
Officials: Nearly 1K structures destroyed in Colorado fire

Officials: Nearly 1K structures destroyed in Colorado fire

SUPERIOR, Colo.
Tech firms slowly moving into Calgary's hollowed out downtown core

Tech firms slowly moving into Calgary's hollowed out downtown core

CALGARY — In the nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic forced workers out of Calgary's downtown towers and into home offices, the city's core has changed. Many of the changes are subtle.
B.C. implements more paid sick day policy on Saturday

B.C. implements more paid sick day policy on Saturday

VICTORIA — Workers in British Columbia are now eligible for five paid sick days as the provincial government brings in changes to the policy affecting workers.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,222.84, down 71.80 points.) Village Farms International Inc. (TSX:VFF). Consumer goods. Up seven cents, or 0.87 per cent, to $8.
TSX up 21.7% for the year; moves lower on the day in step with U.S. markets

TSX up 21.7% for the year; moves lower on the day in step with U.S. markets

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended the year up almost 22 per cent for its second straight year of double-digit gains, even as it ended the last day of 2021 in the red. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 71.80 points at 21,222.
'The worst scenario:' Restaurants brace for dim New Year's Eve — again

'The worst scenario:' Restaurants brace for dim New Year's Eve — again

HALIFAX — Restaurants in Canada are once again scaling back New Year's Eve plans or shutting their doors altogether amid climbing COVID-19 cases and renewed public health measures across the country.
Wildfires burn hundreds of homes in Colorado, thousands flee

Wildfires burn hundreds of homes in Colorado, thousands flee

SUPERIOR, Colo. (AP) — At least 500 homes likely destroyed, no known deaths in wind-fueled wildfire outside Denver, Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said Friday.
Colorado governor shortens trucker's prison term to 10 years

Colorado governor shortens trucker's prison term to 10 years

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has shortened the prison sentence of a truck driver convicted in a deadly crash to 10 years, drastically reducing his original 110-year term that drew widespread outrage.
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