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Canadians to get biggest drop in gasoline prices since 2009 over COVID variant fears

Canadians to get biggest drop in gasoline prices since 2009 over COVID variant fears

Canadians should experience the fastest drop in gasoline prices in nearly 13 years on Sunday as fears about a virulent new COVID-19 variant are expected to provide a break of 11 cents per litre at the pumps.
'Gifts from the Heart' is Biden White House Christmas theme

'Gifts from the Heart' is Biden White House Christmas theme

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Gifts from the Heart” is the theme of President Joe Biden's first White House Christmas.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11: Dec. 5: Actor Jeroen Krabbe (“The Fugitive”) is 77. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 75. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is 74. Actor Morgan Brittany (“Dallas”) is 70.
Food, gas prices pinch families as inflation surges globally

Food, gas prices pinch families as inflation surges globally

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — From appliance stores in the United States to food markets in Hungary and gas stations in Poland, rising consumer prices fueled by high energy costs and supply chain disruptions are putting a pinch on households and businesse

Famed Australian Indigenous actor David Gulpilil dies at 68

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s most acclaimed Indigenous actor and dancer, David Gulpilil, has died of lung cancer, a government leader said on Monday. He was 68 years old.
At Jussie Smollett trial, Osundairo brothers at center stage

At Jussie Smollett trial, Osundairo brothers at center stage

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers stand at the center of the case that prosecutors will lay before jurors when the trial of Jussie Smollett begins this week.
CCMA Awards converge on London after going virtual last year, head to Calgary in 2022

CCMA Awards converge on London after going virtual last year, head to Calgary in 2022

Cowboy boots are hitting the southern Ontario streets of London as the Canadian Country Music Association kicks off its annual awards show tonight — this time in person.
Vermilion Energy ups stake in Corrib natural gas project off the coast of Ireland

Vermilion Energy ups stake in Corrib natural gas project off the coast of Ireland

CALGARY — Vermilion Energy Inc. says it has signed a deal to increase its stake in the Corrib natural gas project off the coast of Ireland.

Miss Universe contestant in Israel has COVID-19

JERUSALEM (AP) — Organizers of next month's Miss Universe pageant say one of the contestants has tested positive for COVID-19. It was not immediately clear if she had tested positive for the newly detected omicron variant.
Aromatic spice paste enlivens Balinese pork

Aromatic spice paste enlivens Balinese pork

Whether it’s an entire spit-roasted pig or the more accessible skillet-braised shoulder, pork frequently is the focus of feasts during religious festivals in Bali, a pocket of Hindu tradition in majority-Muslim Indonesia.