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German-Australian author Walter Kaufmann dies at 97

BERLIN — German-Australian author Walter Kaufmann, who survived the Nazi persecution of Jews and later played a prominent role in the literary scene of Communist East Germany, has died at the age of 97.
Princely letter: Philip apologized to Nixon for 'lame' toast

Princely letter: Philip apologized to Nixon for 'lame' toast

WASHINGTON — Throughout his decades in public life, Prince Philip was known for putting his royal foot in his mouth with occasional off-the-cuff remarks that could be embarrassing.
Publisher won't distribute book by officer from Taylor raid

Publisher won't distribute book by officer from Taylor raid

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot during the deadly raid on Taylor's apartment is writing a book, but it won't be distributed as planned by publishing giant Simon & Schuster. Sgt.
Statistics Canada says wholesale sales fell 0.7 per cent in February

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales fell 0.7 per cent in February

OTTAWA — Canadian wholesale sales fell 0.7 per cent in February to $68.8 billion as the building material and supplies sector and auto industry moved lower.
The pandemic has upended the Oscars. Good, producers say

The pandemic has upended the Oscars. Good, producers say

NEW YORK — Ninety seconds. That’s how quickly Steven Soderbergh believes the Academy Awards will convince viewers that this year’s telecast is different.
Singer with disability shines in Ali Stroker's new kids book

Singer with disability shines in Ali Stroker's new kids book

NEW YORK — Broadway star Ali Stroker says she always felt like her “most powerful self” when onstage, and now as the co-author of a new book for kids, she’s trying to empower others.
List of mourners attending the funeral of Prince Philip

List of mourners attending the funeral of Prince Philip

LONDON — Here is the full list of mourners who will attend the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle: 1. Queen Elizabeth II 2. Prince Charles, eldest child of the queen and Prince Philip 3.
Vote by Tilray shareholders on Aphria merger deal delayed until April 30

Vote by Tilray shareholders on Aphria merger deal delayed until April 30

NANAIMO, B.C. — A vote by Tilray Inc. shareholders on the cannabis company's deal to merge with Aphria Inc. has been delayed, allowing shareholders more time. The vote had been scheduled for today, but shareholders will now vote on April 30.
SKorean steelmaker to end partnership with Myanmar military

SKorean steelmaker to end partnership with Myanmar military

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — A South Korean steelmaker on Friday said it plans to end a joint venture with a military-controlled firm in Myanmar following criticism that its business has benefited military leaders who have violently suppressed pro-dem
China's growth surges to 18.3% but rebound levelling off

China's growth surges to 18.3% but rebound levelling off

BEIJING — China’s economy grew by double digits in the latest quarter but an explosive rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is slowing abruptly as manufacturing and consumer spending return to normal. The economy grew by 18.