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Ontario to limit outdoor gatherings amid wave of infections

Apr. 16, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s most populous province is limiting outdoor gatherings to those in the same household and will close playgrounds and golf courses amid a record wave of coronavirus infections fueled by variants, Ontario's premier announced Friday. The decision sparked widespread...

The Latest: Vaccines to be made available at Alaska airports

Apr. 16, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1. He made the announcement Friday, as he unveiled plans aimed at bolstering Alaska’s pandemic-battered tourist industry. ...

Canadian lawmaker caught naked during video conference

Apr. 15, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian Parliament member was caught stark naked in a virtual meeting of the House of Commons. William Amos, who has represented the Quebec district of Pontiac since 2015, appeared on the screens of his fellow lawmakers completely naked...

The Latest: Governor bans vaccine passports for Montana

Apr. 13, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has issued an executive order banning the development or use of vaccine passports in Montana. Vaccine passports are documents that could be used to verify coronavirus immunization status and allow inoculated people to more...

Air Canada, Canadian government agree on pandemic bailout

Apr. 12, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Air Canada and the Canadian government agreed Monday on financing that will allow the airline to access as much as $5.9 billion Canadian (US$4.7 billion) to help it recover from the economic damage caused by the pandemic. Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia...

Angels win 7-5 in home opener for Florida-based Blue Jays

Apr. 09, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — The nomadic Toronto Blue Jays came up just short in their latest home opener location. David Fletcher had a two-run single in the 11th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Toronto 7-5 on Thursday night in the first regular-season game played at...

LEADING OFF: Blue Jays play home opener in new Florida nest

Apr. 08, 2021 03:03 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: WELCOME HOME, SORT OF The Toronto Blue Jays become the first team in Major League Baseball history to play home openers in three different cities over three consecutive seasons. Bo Bichette,...

Ukraine says 24 soldiers killed in country's east this year

Apr. 06, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Tuesday that 24 of the country's soldiers have been killed so far this year in eastern regions where cease-fire violations have escalated in recent weeks. The conflict with Russia-backed separatists in...

The Latest: Wyoming governor sticks with ending mask mandate

Mar. 30, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s governor is rejecting a call by President Joe Biden for states to reimpose mask orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic. A spokesman said Tuesday that Gov. Mark Gordon has no plans to reimpose Wyoming’s statewide mandate, which he...

AP source: Canadian government panel on immunization recommends pause on AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 55

Mar. 29, 2021 13:58 PM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — AP source: Canadian government panel on immunization recommends pause on AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 55.