Saturday, October 23, 2021

Saudi Arabia pledges 2060 target of net-zero emissions

October 23, 2021 4:21 am DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of the world's largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, announced Saturday it aims to reach “net zero” greenhouse gas...

Child tax credit tussle reflects debate over work incentives

October 22, 2021 11:56 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — To supporters of the child tax credit, there has always been an "aha moment" — the recognition that as little as a...

FDA says Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids

October 22, 2021 9:36 pm Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and...

Amid the Capitol riot, Facebook faced its own insurrection

October 22, 2021 8:36 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — As supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, battling police and forcing lawmakers into hiding, an insurrection of...

Aromatherapy spray linked to US deaths faces recall

October 22, 2021 5:21 pm NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials may have solved the mystery of how four people in different states came down with a serious tropical...

Climate change disrupting natural cycles at drier Lake Tahoe

October 22, 2021 4:46 pm Drought fueled by climate change has dropped Lake Tahoe below its natural rim and halted flows into the Truckee River, an historically cyclical event that’s...

S&P/TSX composite up slightly as tech sector pulls back, energy makes gains

October 22, 2021 4:06 pm CALGARY — Canada's main stock index eked out another record high on Friday as losses in the technology sector were offset by gains in the...

Stocks end mixed on Wall Street, still notch weekly gains

October 22, 2021 3:11 pm Stocks ended up with a mixed finish on Wall Street Friday after another choppy day of trading, but major indexes still marked their third weekly...

Giuliani associate convicted of campaign finance crimes

October 22, 2021 2:21 pm NEW YORK (AP) — A New York jury convicted a former associate of Rudy Giuliani on Friday of charges that he made illegal campaign contributions...

Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary-based AltaGas

October 22, 2021 1:46 pm HALIFAX — Alberta-based AltaGas has abandoned its plan to create huge salt caverns north of Halifax to store natural gas, saying the Alton Gas storage...

Stay connected


Latest article

Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...

Wilson’s overhead kick earns Newcastle draw at Palace in EPL

October 23, 2021 12:16 pm LONDON (AP) — Callum Wilson’s goal from an overhead kick rescued a 1-1 draw for Newcastle at Crystal Palace but...