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'Naked Gun' reboot set for 2025, with Liam Neeson to star

'Naked Gun' reboot set for 2025, with Liam Neeson to star

NEW YORK (AP) — Lt. Frank Drebin is back on the case. Paramount Pictures is moving ahead with a long-gestating remake of “Naked Gun,” the studio announced Wednesday.
Flu shots are doing OK vs. virus, US numbers indicate

Flu shots are doing OK vs. virus, US numbers indicate

NEW YORK (AP) — Early estimates suggest flu shots are performing OK in the current U.S. winter flu season.
Movie Review: An Iranian woman and her daughter flee abuse in moving indie ‘Shayda’

Movie Review: An Iranian woman and her daughter flee abuse in moving indie ‘Shayda’

Noora Niasari’s delicately moving “ Shayda ” puts the viewer in the shoes of an Iranian woman in Australia living in a women’s shelter with her 6-year-old daughter.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesdayon the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,243.77, down 75.13 points): Bitfarms Ltd. (TSX:BTF). Finance. Down 52 cents, or 10.81 per cent, to $4.29 on 13.1 million shares.
TSX moves lower Wednesday, U.S. stock markets continue to pare back from record highs

TSX moves lower Wednesday, U.S. stock markets continue to pare back from record highs

TORONTO — Canada's main index moved lower Wednesday, led by weakness in base metals, while U.S. markets also continued to move down from last week's highs. U.S.
Humorously morose comedian Richard Lewis, who recently starred on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' dies at 76

Humorously morose comedian Richard Lewis, who recently starred on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Lewis, an acclaimed comedian known for exploring his neuroses in frantic, stream-of-consciousness diatribes while dressed in all-black, leading to his nickname “The Prince of Pain,” has died. He was 76.
National Bank's shares close at record high as it reports $922M Q1 profit

National Bank's shares close at record high as it reports $922M Q1 profit

MONTREAL — Shares of National Bank of Canada pushed to an all-time high Wednesday as the bank delivered positive results that surprised to the upside. The bank's shares closed up $2.40, or 2.32 per cent, at $106.
Poll says more Canadian parents are against childhood vaccinations, worrying others

Poll says more Canadian parents are against childhood vaccinations, worrying others

A new Angus Reid poll suggests the number of parents opposed to vaccinating their children has grown over the last five yearsin Canada.
Do you want AI with that? Fast food chains go digital with dynamic pricing, bots

Do you want AI with that? Fast food chains go digital with dynamic pricing, bots

Fast food restaurants are diving deeper into the digital realm, adopting strategies that range from dynamic pricing to drive-thru voice bots and weather-based menu boards.
Fast-food wrappers that contain PFAS are no longer sold in the US, the FDA says

Fast-food wrappers that contain PFAS are no longer sold in the US, the FDA says

Fast-food wrappers and packaging that contain so-called forever chemicals are no longer being sold in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. It's the result of a voluntary effort with U.S.