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Church helps mining community evolve in dark, warming Arctic

Church helps mining community evolve in dark, warming Arctic

LONGYEARBYEN, Norway (AP) — The warm glow of Svalbard Kirke’s lights gleams on the snow-covered mountain slope from where the church stands like a beacon over this remote Norwegian Arctic village, cloaked in the polar night’s constant darkness.
Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda to step aside, become chairman

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda to step aside, become chairman

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota set up a new leadership team Thursday in what the Japanese automaker said was a move to stay abreast of social changes like electrification and becoming a wider “mobility company.
BBC film on Indian PM Modi, 2002 riots draws government ire

BBC film on Indian PM Modi, 2002 riots draws government ire

NEW DELHI (AP) — Days after India blocked a BBC documentary that examines Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s role during 2002 anti-Muslim riots and banned people from sharing it online, authorities were scrambling to halt screenings of the program at col
Montreal 'smart factory' aims to demonstrate potential of warehouse automation

Montreal 'smart factory' aims to demonstrate potential of warehouse automation

MONTREAL — As a robotic arm at a Montreal demonstration facility attempts to pick up a small box, it senses that it doesn't have a good grip, puts the package down, adjusts and tries again.
Elle King settles in Nashville as a mom and country singer

Elle King settles in Nashville as a mom and country singer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Elle King has never fit neatly into any one box.
Donald Trump to be allowed back on Facebook after 2-year ban

Donald Trump to be allowed back on Facebook after 2-year ban

Facebook parent Meta said Wednesday it will restore former President Donald Trump 's personal account in the coming weeks, ending a two-year suspension it imposed in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Sawmill permanently closing as Canfor restructures B.C. operations

Sawmill permanently closing as Canfor restructures B.C. operations

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corporation says it is "restructuring" its operations in British Columbia, permanently closing one sawmill and shuttering another for an extended period amid plans to build a new wood manufacturing facility.
Coastal GasLink fined again for sediment, erosion in pipeline work

Coastal GasLink fined again for sediment, erosion in pipeline work

VICTORIA — The company that is building a natural gas pipeline across northern British Columbia has been fined for a third time as a result of failure to comply with the requirements of its environmental assessment certificate. The B.C.
Jill Biden donates inaugural wear, face masks to Smithsonian

Jill Biden donates inaugural wear, face masks to Smithsonian

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden says her Inauguration Day outfits, now featured in a Smithsonian museum exhibit about first ladies , were a “voice for me on one of the most important days of my life.
Official: Australia could deny Ye entry over antisemitism

Official: Australia could deny Ye entry over antisemitism

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A senior Australian government minister said Wednesday that rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, could be refused a visa due to antisemitic comments if he attempts to visit Australia.
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