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Today in History

Apr. 10, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 10, the 100th day of 2021. There are 265 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 10, 1947, Brooklyn Dodgers President Branch Rickey purchased the contract of...

UK mourns Prince Philip; leaders honor his service to queen

Apr. 09, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — World leaders and people on the street honored Prince Philip’s life of service to his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, and the British nation Friday after hearing of the death of a man who had been at the center of public life longer than most of them have been alive. ...

Toronto schools shutdown amid third wave of infections

Apr. 07, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Schools in Canada’s largest city will shut down Wednesday and move to online learning because of a third surge of coronavirus infections fueled by more-contagious virus variants. Toronto Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa said in a statement...

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...

China's Huawei says 2020 sales rose despite US sanctions

Mar. 31, 2021 06:19 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it eked out higher sales and profit last year but growth plunged after its smartphone unit was hammered by U.S. sanctions imposed in a fight with Beijing over technology and security. China’s first global tech...

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...

UN, Canada, Jamaica spearhead action to prevent debt crisis

Mar. 29, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. chief and the prime ministers of Canada and Jamaica urged far bolder action Monday to prevent a debt crisis, including extending the moratorium on debt repayments and providing urgent cash liquidity to developing countries to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic...

Canada pauses AstraZeneca vaccine for under 55

Mar. 29, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada on Monday suspended the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for people under age 55 following concerns it might be linked to rare blood clots. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization had recommended the pause for safety...

China sanctions US, Canadian officials over Xinjiang

Mar. 27, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China announced new sanctions against U.S. and Canadian officials in a growing political and economic feud over its policies in the traditionally Muslim region of Xinjiang. A statement from the Foreign Ministry on Saturday said the head of the U.S....

Canada's Supreme Court says carbon price is constitutional

Mar. 25, 2021 11:02 AM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national carbon price is entirely constitutional. The decision upholds a pivotal part of Trudeau’s climate change plan. In 2019, the federal government set a...