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Corruption trial of young ex-Massachusetts mayor begins

Corruption trial of young ex-Massachusetts mayor begins

BOSTON — Adult entertainment. A personal trainer. A helicopter tour of historic mansions in Newport, Rhode Island.
Pilot training, spare part shortages among challenges military facing from COVID-19

Pilot training, spare part shortages among challenges military facing from COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada’s military pilots are in danger of losing their edge as COVID-19-related restrictions curtail their ability to train at home and abroad, according to a senior Royal Canadian Air Force commander.
Minority legislators sense moment to pass 'bold' legislation

Minority legislators sense moment to pass 'bold' legislation

In July after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, Black and Latino members of the Connecticut General Assembly worked to enact sweeping changes to policing in the state, and since, have continue to flex their collective muscles.
French protesters demand trial for Jewish woman's killer

French protesters demand trial for Jewish woman's killer

PARIS — Protesters in Paris and other French cities on Sunday denounced a ruling by France’s highest court that the killer of Jewish woman Sarah Halimi was not criminally responsible and therefore could not go on trial.
Democrat Troy Carter wins New Orleans-based US House seat

Democrat Troy Carter wins New Orleans-based US House seat

BATON ROUGE, La. — Democrat Troy Carter won Saturday’s special election for Louisiana's vacant U.S. House seat, defeating his state Senate colleague and ending an acrimonious, intraparty clash that divided politicians across New Orleans.

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US to resume J&J COVID vaccinations despite rare clot risk U.S.
Canada's proposed sports betting law could generate taxes, protect consumers: experts

Canada's proposed sports betting law could generate taxes, protect consumers: experts

Canadians should soon be able to place a wager on the outcome of an NHL game thanks to what experts say is an overdue change to the country's laws on sports betting.

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___ America’s gas-fueled vehicles imperil Biden’s climate goals DETROIT (AP) — For President Joe Biden to reach his ambitious goal of slashing America’s greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, huge reductions would have to come from somewhere other
North American stock markets recover from tax-hike fears, end week near record closes

North American stock markets recover from tax-hike fears, end week near record closes

TORONTO — Investors shook off U.S. tax hike concerns as strong economic data pushed North American stock markets to end the week hovering around record territory. Markets were rattled Thursday following a report that U.S.
Steelers CB Layne arrested on gun charge after traffic stop

Steelers CB Layne arrested on gun charge after traffic stop

WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio — Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Layne was arrested Friday in Ohio after police said they found a loaded gun in his car during an early morning traffic stop.