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Kinross distances itself from deadly Ghana explosion, says it's supporting victims

TORONTO — Kinross Gold Corp. says it didn't own or operate the truck involved in a deadly explosion in Ghana Thursday that was carrying supplies to the company's mine.

Weber Grills apologizes for ill-timed meatloaf recipe email

NEW YORK (AP) — Weber picked the wrong day to suggest grilling meatloaf. The outdoor grill maker apologized on Friday for sending a recipe-of-the-week email earlier that day featuring instructions on how to prepare “BBQ Meat Loaf.
Canadian cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

Canadian cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

CALGARY — If the train that Leighton Kolk has been waiting on doesn't arrive by noon Sunday, the Iron Springs, Alta.-area feedlot operator says he won't be able to feed his cattle. Kolk has been waiting for days for Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
Truckers should have done more to prepare for vaccine mandate, experts say

Truckers should have done more to prepare for vaccine mandate, experts say

MONTREAL — The trucking industry's hardline stance against the vaccine mandate for drivers marks a wrong turn, experts say, arguing the sector should have been better prepared for the January deadline.
'SNL' comics Jost, Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

'SNL' comics Jost, Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” comics Colin Jost and Pete Davidson have purchased a decommissioned Staten Island Ferry boat for $280,100 with plans to turn it into New York's hottest club.
Giuliani associate gets year in prison in foreign donor case

Giuliani associate gets year in prison in foreign donor case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who helped Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information against Joe Biden in Ukraine faced was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and fined $10,000 Friday in an unrelated campaign finance case.
Yemeni rebels say Saudi-led airstrike on prison killed 70

Yemeni rebels say Saudi-led airstrike on prison killed 70

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led airstrike targeting a prison run by Yemen's Houthi rebels killed at least 70 detainees and wounded dozens Friday, a rebel minister said.
Retail sales climbed 0.7 per cent in November to $58.1B, Statistics Canada says

Retail sales climbed 0.7 per cent in November to $58.1B, Statistics Canada says

Retail sales rose for the second month in a row in November as Canadian consumers spent more on gasoline, building materials as well as food and beverages, Statistics Canada said Friday. Yet the uptick in retail sales of 0.7 per cent to $58.
S&P/TSX composite down as energy sector posts losses, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite down as energy sector posts losses, U.S. stock markets mixed

Canada's main stock index slid in late-morning trading, dragged down by losses in the energy and base metal sectors, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 185.64 points at 20,872.54.
Chevron, Total exit Myanmar over deteriorating human rights

Chevron, Total exit Myanmar over deteriorating human rights

PARIS (AP) — TotalEnergies and Chevron, two of the world's largest energy conglomerates, said Friday they were stopping all operations in Myanmar, citing rampant human rights abuses and deteriorating rule of law since the country's military overthrew