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Once, twice, sold? Rome villa with Caravaggio up for auction

Once, twice, sold? Rome villa with Caravaggio up for auction

ROME (AP) — A Rome villa containing the only known ceiling painted by Caravaggio is set to go on a court-ordered auction block Tuesday, thanks to an inheritance dispute pitting the heirs of one of the Italian capital's aristocratic families against t
Recipe: Crispy chicken tingles with Sichuan pepper

Recipe: Crispy chicken tingles with Sichuan pepper

In restaurants across Chengdu, China, there is a singular dish the evokes a tingling response — crispy stir-fried chicken on a plate piled high with thin red chilis.

Restaurant company MTY Food Group raising quarterly dividend to 21 cents per share

MONTREAL — MTY Food Group Inc. is raising its quarterly dividend. The franchisor and operator of restaurants says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 21 cents per share on Feb. 15 to shareholders of record on Feb. 3.

Millennial Money: What to do if you buy now, can't pay later

Buy now, pay later” can be a convenient payment method. But if you don’t factor the recurring payments into your budget, it can get messy. This is especially true if you’re juggling multiple buy now, pay later plans on top of other debts.
Malta legislator becomes 3rd female EU Parliament president

Malta legislator becomes 3rd female EU Parliament president

BRUSSELS (AP) — Roberta Metsola, a Christian Democrat from Malta, was elected president of the European Union’s parliament Tuesday, putting women in three of the four biggest jobs in the 27-nation bloc.
Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters as some test COVID-positive

Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters as some test COVID-positive

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will cull some 2,000 hamsters after several of the rodents tested positive for the virus at a pet store where an infected employee was working.
Documents give glimpse of Finance Department's outlook, warnings on inflation

Documents give glimpse of Finance Department's outlook, warnings on inflation

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show the Finance Department last year warned that the pace of price increases could gain speed, even as the Liberal government and central bank maintained that inflationary pressures were temporary.
How high will you go? Netflix price hike renews questions for streaming subscribers

How high will you go? Netflix price hike renews questions for streaming subscribers

TORONTO — Another year, another Netflix price increase.
'Congratulations, it's a girl': Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

'Congratulations, it's a girl': Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

TORONTO — Dr. Aisha Khatib was hoping to catch some shut-eye on the final leg of her multi-stop plane voyage from Toronto to Entebbe, Uganda.
K-Way windbreaker brand taps hip new market with R&D line

K-Way windbreaker brand taps hip new market with R&D line

MILAN (AP) — K-way, the Franco-Italian brand synonymous with windbreakers, is stepping into luxury fashion with its first live runway show ever on the closing day of Milan Fashion Week.