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Neighbourly Pharmacy acquires six pharmacies across Canada

Neighbourly Pharmacy acquires six pharmacies across Canada

TORONTO — Neighbourly Pharmacy Inc. says it has acquired six pharmacies across Canada. Financial terms of the deals were not immediately available.
EU criticizes France for excessive debt, putting pressure on Macron during election campaign

EU criticizes France for excessive debt, putting pressure on Macron during election campaign

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm on Wednesday criticized France for running up excessive debt, a stinging rebuke at the height of an election campaign where President Emmanuel Macron is facing a strong challenge from the extreme rig
Caitlin Clark and the WNBA are getting a lot of attention. It's about far more than basketball

Caitlin Clark and the WNBA are getting a lot of attention. It's about far more than basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — Oh, you thought going to a WNBA basketball game might be an escape from the arguments and polarization that are so common in American life these days? Ha, good one.
Reporterbot in space: Game developer uses journalism background as inspiration

Reporterbot in space: Game developer uses journalism background as inspiration

EDMONTON — Journalism isn't the most glamorous job. It can be thankless work and involve shoddy coffee-shop Wi-Fi, makeshift lunches low in nutritional value and long stretches of sedentariness.
Quavo hosts summit against gun violence featuring VP Kamala Harris on late rapper Takeoff's birthday

Quavo hosts summit against gun violence featuring VP Kamala Harris on late rapper Takeoff's birthday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Migos rapper Quavo's quest to transform his nephew Takeoff's tragic shooting into a force for change convened with a summit against gun violence on what would have been the late rapper’s 30th birthday.
Japan's 'beat poet' Kazuko Shiraishi, pioneer of modern performance poetry, dies at 93

Japan's 'beat poet' Kazuko Shiraishi, pioneer of modern performance poetry, dies at 93

TOKYO (AP) — Kazuko Shiraishi, a leading name in modern Japanese “beat” poetry , known for her dramatic readings, at times with jazz music, has died. She was 93.
Clinical care back to normal levels after water main break: CHEO

Clinical care back to normal levels after water main break: CHEO

OTTAWA — The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario says a code grey issued Tuesday due to a water main break near its facility has now ended.
Singer Justin Timberlake charged with driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons

Singer Justin Timberlake charged with driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons

SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — Pop star Justin Timberlake was charged early Tuesday with drunken driving in a village in New York's Hamptons, after police said he ran a stop sign and veered out of his lane in the posh seaside summer retreat.
Luxury sales are flattening amid a self-inflicted creativity crisis and price hikes, study finds

Luxury sales are flattening amid a self-inflicted creativity crisis and price hikes, study finds

MILAN (AP) — The post-pandemic surge in global sales of luxury handbags, shoes and apparel is set to stall this year amid a creativity crisis and price hikes as brands shift focus to the biggest spending customers, a new study by the Bain consultancy
B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

VICTORIA — Old-growth forests that were environmental and Indigenous rights battlegrounds over clearcut logging in the 1980s and 1990s during British Columbia's "war in the woods" are set to receive permanent protections in a land and forest manageme