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Pop diva collaborator David Foster headed into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Pop diva collaborator David Foster headed into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

TORONTO — Music producer David Foster is being inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Spain and Portugal reject EU plan to limit natural gas use

Spain and Portugal reject EU plan to limit natural gas use

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The European Union’s plan to reduce the bloc’s natural gas use by 15% to prepare for a potential cutoff by Russia this winter received sharp skepticism Thursday from the governments of Spain and Portugal, which are usually big

Cyprus expects gas field development plan by end of year

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A plan to develop a sizeable natural gas field off Cyprus that could help the European Union find alternative energy sources to Russia will be ready by the end of the year, the east Mediterranean island nation's energy minister
Quebec comedian Philippe Bond to stop performing amid sexual misconduct allegations

Quebec comedian Philippe Bond to stop performing amid sexual misconduct allegations

MONTREAL — Quebec comedian and radio host Philippe Bond says he's withdrawing from public life after the publication of an article today featuring women who accused him of sexual misconduct.
Europe's central bank backs larger-than-expected rate hike

Europe's central bank backs larger-than-expected rate hike

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank raised interest rates Thursday for the first time in 11 years by a larger-than-expected amount, joining steps already taken by the U.S.
Discovery's 'Shark Week' hopes to enchant and thrill viewers

Discovery's 'Shark Week' hopes to enchant and thrill viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — If you think you're safe avoiding sharks by simply staying out of the water, think again.
Rogers names new chief technology officer just weeks after massive outage

Rogers names new chief technology officer just weeks after massive outage

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. has a new chief technology officer just weeks after a service outage that crippled the company's networks and affected millions of customers across Canada.
WHO moves to roll out first malaria vaccine in Africa

WHO moves to roll out first malaria vaccine in Africa

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — As the World Health Organization announces the next step in its rollout of the world’s first authorized malaria vaccine in three African countries, concerns about its value have come from an unlikely source: the Bill and Melin
Consumers lean on loyalty programs to help manage runaway inflation

Consumers lean on loyalty programs to help manage runaway inflation

Natasha Macmillan had a stack of loyalty program cards in her wallet before COVID-19.
What to watch as Jan. 6 panel returns to prime time

What to watch as Jan. 6 panel returns to prime time

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee is headed back to prime time for its eighth hearing — potentially the final time this summer that lawmakers will lay out evidence about the U.S.