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ZoomerMedia buys digital media publisher Curiocity for $5 million

ZoomerMedia buys digital media publisher Curiocity for $5 million

TORONTO — ZoomerMedia Ltd. has announced the acquisition of Curiocity Group Inc. as it seeks to bolster its digital presence in Canada.
Divorce of Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner is finalized, officially ending their marriage

Divorce of Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner is finalized, officially ending their marriage

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A judge has declared that Kevin Costner and his wife of nearly two decades, Christine Baumgartner, are now legally divorced, according to court records filed Tuesday.
YouTube mom Ruby Franke apologizes at sentencing in child abuse case

YouTube mom Ruby Franke apologizes at sentencing in child abuse case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ruby Franke, a Utah mother of six who gave parenting advice to millions via a once-popular a YouTube channel, shared a tearful apology to her children for physically and emotionally abusing them before a judge delivered a senten
First Quantum reports US$1.45-billion Q4 loss on Panama issues

First Quantum reports US$1.45-billion Q4 loss on Panama issues

TORONTO — First Quantum Minerals Ltd. says it lost US$1.
American Airlines is raising bag fees and changing how customers earn frequent-flyer points

American Airlines is raising bag fees and changing how customers earn frequent-flyer points

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is raising the cost of checking bags and it is making other changes to push customers to buy tickets directly from the airline if they want to earn frequent-flyer points.
'We're focused on ending this war': PM on long-term plan for Ukrainians in Canada

'We're focused on ending this war': PM on long-term plan for Ukrainians in Canada

OTTAWA — As the second anniversary of the war in Ukraine looms, war-displaced Ukrainians looking to make Canada their permanent home have few answers about what the government will do to allow them to stay.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesdayon the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,217.53, down 38.08): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 46 cents, or 1.03 per cent, to $44.12 on 15.2 million shares.
Ex-gang leader's murder trial in Tupac Shakur killing pushed back to November

Ex-gang leader's murder trial in Tupac Shakur killing pushed back to November

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trial for a former Los Angeles-area gang leader accused of killing of hip-hop music icon Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas in 1996 has been pushed back several months, a judge said Tuesday.
S&P/TSX composite down slightly, U.S. stock markets slide after holiday Monday

S&P/TSX composite down slightly, U.S. stock markets slide after holiday Monday

Canada’s main stock index was down slightly Tuesday and U.S. markets also fell, as investors continue to make guesses about when central banks on either side of the border will start cutting interest rates.
Review: Choreographer Twyla Tharp, still inventing at 82, displays her latest creations

Review: Choreographer Twyla Tharp, still inventing at 82, displays her latest creations

NEW YORK (AP) — There are many adjectives one might use to describe the force of nature that is Twyla Tharp. “Shy” is not one. This includes at curtain calls.