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AP source: Biden to float windfall tax on energy producers

AP source: Biden to float windfall tax on energy producers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday will raise the possibility of imposing a ‘windfall tax’ on energy companies if they don't boost domestic production, as his administration aims to combat high gas prices just days before the midterm ele
Importance of understanding your travel insurance in post-COVID-19 era

Importance of understanding your travel insurance in post-COVID-19 era

TORONTO — TD Home and Auto Insurance Company, a subsidiary of TD Bank, has settled a class action lawsuit with Canadians whose trips were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and one expert says the situation reinforces the importance of understan
Musk tests waters on paid verification for Twitter accounts

Musk tests waters on paid verification for Twitter accounts

Billionaire Elon Musk is already floating major changes for Twitter as he begins his first week as owner of the social-media platform .
Saudi, UAE back OPEC cuts as US envoy warns of 'uncertainty'

Saudi, UAE back OPEC cuts as US envoy warns of 'uncertainty'

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates defended on Monday a decision by OPEC and its allies to cut oil production, even as an American envoy warned of “economic uncertainty” ahead for the world.
Wall Street opens lower, still headed for big monthly gains

Wall Street opens lower, still headed for big monthly gains

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, but with one day left in October major indexes are still headed for big gains for the month.
Inflation hits new record in Europe, slowing economy

Inflation hits new record in Europe, slowing economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation hit a new record in the 19 countries that use the euro currency, fueled by out-of-control prices for natural gas and electricity due to Russia's war in Ukraine.
Suspension bridge collapse kills at least 133 in India

Suspension bridge collapse kills at least 133 in India

MORBI, India (AP) — Military teams were searching Monday for people missing after a 143-year-old suspension bridge collapsed into a river Sunday in the western Indian state of Gujarat, sending hundreds plunging into the water and killing at least 133
Survey suggests 20 per cent of Canadians skipping meals to cut down on food costs

Survey suggests 20 per cent of Canadians skipping meals to cut down on food costs

SASKATOON — Laurie O'Connor says more people in Saskatoon are struggling to get food for themselves and their families as prices in grocery stores rise out of reach.
Suspension bridge collapse kills at least 132 in India

Suspension bridge collapse kills at least 132 in India

MORBI, India (AP) — Military teams were searching Monday for people missing after a century-old cable suspension bridge collapsed into a river Sunday in the western Indian state of Gujarat, sending hundreds plunging into the water and killing at leas
Women, kids detained in ISIS camps should be repatriated to Canada quickly: expert

Women, kids detained in ISIS camps should be repatriated to Canada quickly: expert

MONTREAL — A psychiatrist involved in efforts to support children of Canadian women detained in Syria after travelling to join the Islamic State is urging Ottawa to speed up repatriation efforts. Dr.