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US wholesale inflation accelerated in January in latest sign that prices picked up last month

US wholesale inflation accelerated in January in latest sign that prices picked up last month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wholesale prices in the United States picked up in January, the latest sign that some inflation pressures in the economy remain elevated.
Personal and household goods help boost December wholesale sales: Statistics Canada

Personal and household goods help boost December wholesale sales: Statistics Canada

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales excluding petroleum, petroleum products, and other hydrocarbons and excluding oilseed and grain rose 0.3 per cent to $82.9 billion in December.

Prince Harry says he jumped on a plane to London after learning of King Charles III's cancer

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry said Friday that he immediately arranged to go to London after his father, King Charles III, called to tell him he had cancer .
Greece just legalized same-sex marriage. Will other Orthodox countries join them any time soon?

Greece just legalized same-sex marriage. Will other Orthodox countries join them any time soon?

Greece has become the first majority-Orthodox Christian nation to legalize same-sex marriage under civil law. At least for the near future, it will almost certainly be the only one.
Mithaq lets Aimia takeover offer expire after not enough shares tendered

Mithaq lets Aimia takeover offer expire after not enough shares tendered

TORONTO — Mithaq Capital SPC says it's dropping its hostile takeover offer for Aimia Inc. after not enough shares were tendered before the bid expired on Thursday.
Migrant's 3 brutal years trying to reach Italy inspired the Oscar-nominated film 'Io Capitano'

Migrant's 3 brutal years trying to reach Italy inspired the Oscar-nominated film 'Io Capitano'

CASTEL VOLTURNO, Italy (AP) — Mamadou Kouassi’s searing, epic journey over African deserts, through illegal prisons and across the Mediterranean Sea in a smugglers’ boat informed Italian director Matteo Garrone’s Oscar-nominated film “Io Capitano.
Beyond the shelf: How grocers decide what gets donated and what gets dumped

Beyond the shelf: How grocers decide what gets donated and what gets dumped

TORONTO — On a cool-but-sunny February day in Toronto’s west end, a temperature-controlled truck pulls up at the rear of a Metro grocery store, where pallets of food about to reach their sell-by date sit waiting.
Southern Israel was filled with blood and death. Brilliant red wildflowers now bloom among the ashes

Southern Israel was filled with blood and death. Brilliant red wildflowers now bloom among the ashes

REIM, Southern Israel (AP) — Each year as spring approaches, wildflowers erupt across Israel, a splash of color before the punishing Middle Eastern summer.
Review: 'Bob Marley: One Love' doesn't stir

Review: 'Bob Marley: One Love' doesn't stir

Bob Marley was born in 1945, the son of an 18-year-old mother and a much older white man who had nothing to do with his son. As a boy raised in poverty, he often slept on the cold ground.
WestJet CEO apologizes for accessibility failures, defends airline's record

WestJet CEO apologizes for accessibility failures, defends airline's record

WestJet chief executive Alexis von Hoensbroech apologized for incidents where the airline failed to accommodate people living with disabilities, saying he hopes to improve travel accessibility.