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Throne speech outlines Liberal agenda, no bones thrown to opposition parties

Throne speech outlines Liberal agenda, no bones thrown to opposition parties

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threw few bones to opposition parties Tuesday in a throne speech that recapped the election platform that produced a second consecutive Liberal minority government.

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The Santa experience this year is a mix of laps, distancing

The Santa experience this year is a mix of laps, distancing

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa is back this year, but he pleads caution as he continues to tiptoe through the pandemic. “Be smart. Be caring.
Telus says Rogers takeover of Shaw would harm competition, urges CRTC to reject

Telus says Rogers takeover of Shaw would harm competition, urges CRTC to reject

A Telus Corp. executive told a CRTC hearing Tuesday that Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. is dangerous for the same reason that Rogers is pursuing it — scale.
Bank of Canada deputy says households may be more impacted by rise in interest rates

Bank of Canada deputy says households may be more impacted by rise in interest rates

OTTAWA — A senior official at the Bank of Canada says the number of highly indebted households appears to be back on the rise as pandemic aid from governments winds down.
Chile court raises sentence in torture-killing of singer

Chile court raises sentence in torture-killing of singer

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean court on Tuesday increased the prison sentence for six former soldiers convicted in one of the most notorious killings by the former military dictatorship — the kidnapping, torture and murder of folk singer Víctor Jar
AstraZeneca opens research center as UK builds science hub

AstraZeneca opens research center as UK builds science hub

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles praised Cambridge as a center of scientific collaboration Tuesday as the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca opened a 1 billion-pound ($1.
Jury holds pharmacies responsible for role in opioid crisis

Jury holds pharmacies responsible for role in opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three retail pharmacy chains recklessly distributed massive amounts of pain pills in two Ohio counties, a federal jury said Tuesday in a verdict that could set the tone for U.S.
Musician Jon Batiste leads Grammy Award nominations with 11

Musician Jon Batiste leads Grammy Award nominations with 11

LOS ANGELES — Jon Batiste might be the Grammys biggest surprise: The multi-genre performer and recent Oscar winner made such an impression on voters that he scored the most nominations with 11 on Tuesday.
Grammy facts: Blurred genre lines and a retiree revolution

Grammy facts: Blurred genre lines and a retiree revolution

With new rules in place this year and a promise to regain trust among its members, the Recording Academy released its nominations on Tuesday for its 64th Grammy Awards .