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US jobless claims drop to pandemic low of 281,000

US jobless claims drop to pandemic low of 281,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a pandemic low last week as the job market continues to recover from last year's coronavirus recession.
Bombardier reports US$377-million Q3 loss, revenue up from year ago

Bombardier reports US$377-million Q3 loss, revenue up from year ago

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. reported a third-quarter loss of US$377 million compared with a profit of US$192 million a year ago. The business jet maker, which keeps its books in U.S.
Bollywood superstar's son gets bail in drugs case

Bollywood superstar's son gets bail in drugs case

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Thursday granted bail to Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan’s son in a high-profile drug case that led to the actor finding himself at the center of a boycott campaign on social media.
Crescent Point Energy reports Q3 profit up from year ago as energy prices surge

Crescent Point Energy reports Q3 profit up from year ago as energy prices surge

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. reported a third-quarter profit of $77.5 million, up from $500,000 a year earlier, helped by higher energy prices and increased production.
Gordon Ramsay's social media project culminates in cookbook

Gordon Ramsay's social media project culminates in cookbook

NEW YORK (AP) — How did Gordon Ramsay spend his pandemic lockdown? Getting frenetic in a kitchen, of course.
European Central Bank leaves pandemic stimulus unchanged

European Central Bank leaves pandemic stimulus unchanged

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank decided Thursday to keep its pandemic stimulus efforts unchanged even as consumer prices spike and central banks in other parts of the world look to dial back support as their economies bounce back
California high court won't hear Brad Pitt divorce appeal

California high court won't hear Brad Pitt divorce appeal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to consider Brad Pitt's appeal of a court ruling that disqualified the judge in his custody battle with Angelina Jolie.
United States issues its 1st passport with 'X' gender marker

United States issues its 1st passport with 'X' gender marker

DENVER (AP) — The United States has issued its first passport with an “X” gender designation, marking a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who do not identify as male or female, and expects to be able to offer the option more broadl
Sheriff: Movie set showed 'some complacency' with weapons

Sheriff: Movie set showed 'some complacency' with weapons

SANTA FE, N.M.
Saskatchewan premier cancels outdoor ceremony at legislature due to 'recent threats'

Saskatchewan premier cancels outdoor ceremony at legislature due to 'recent threats'

REGINA — Presenting a message of optimism, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the province's best days are coming as his government laid out its agenda for the fall session of the legislature. In the throne speech Wednesday, Lt.-Gov.