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Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett is on trial this week on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former “Empire” actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack nearly three years ago.

German court OKs ban on Cyprus-based porn sites

BERLIN (AP) — A court has ruled that German authorities are justified in banning three pornographic websites based in Cyprus from operating in Germany due to rules intended to protect minors.
GM venture to build North American battery chemical plant

GM venture to build North American battery chemical plant

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is forming a joint venture with Posco Chemical of South Korea to build a North American battery materials plant as it brings more steps in the electric vehicle supply chain under its umbrella.
Energy and financial sectors help lift S&P/TSX composite, U.S. stock markets up

Energy and financial sectors help lift S&P/TSX composite, U.S. stock markets up

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained more than 300 points in late-morning trading led by gains in the energy and financial sectors as investors shook off worries about the latest COVID-19 variant and U.S. stock markets moved higher.
Omicron unravels travel industry's plans for a comeback

Omicron unravels travel industry's plans for a comeback

Tourism businesses that were just finding their footing after nearly two years of devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are being rattled again as countries throw up new barriers to travel in an effort to contain the omicron variant .
OSC failed to alert public to many potentially risky investments: auditor general

OSC failed to alert public to many potentially risky investments: auditor general

TORONTO — Ontario’s auditor general has found the province’s securities regulator has not alerted the public to many potentially risky investments and failed to collect the majority of fines it imposed over the last decade.
BRP reports $127.7M Q3 profit as supply chain disruptions hurt revenue

BRP reports $127.7M Q3 profit as supply chain disruptions hurt revenue

VALCOURT, Que. — BRP Inc. beat expectations as it reported a third-quarter profit of $127.7 million amid supply chain disruptions that caused a drop in product deliveries. The maker of Ski-Doos and Sea-Doos said Wednesday its profit amounted to $1.
CNN suspends Chris Cuomo for helping brother in scandal

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo for helping brother in scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN indefinitely suspended anchor Chris Cuomo on Tuesday after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to face charges of sexual harassment earlier this year.

Pizza Pizza signs master franchise agreement to expand into Mexico

TORONTO — Pizza Pizza Ltd. has signed a deal that will see the restaurant chain expand into Mexico next year. The company says it has signed a master franchise agreement with Guadalajara-based KSG/GrünCorp.
Dystopia, 'she-cession,' TikTok dances: We're over you, 2021

Dystopia, 'she-cession,' TikTok dances: We're over you, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic, politics, pervasive anxiety over the climate and the economy.