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Biden administration seeks to wipe consumer medical debt off most credit reports with proposed rule

Biden administration seeks to wipe consumer medical debt off most credit reports with proposed rule

The Biden administration is pushing to prevent medical debt from being considered in most decisions made over whether someone qualifies to rent an apartment, buy a car or take on a mortgage.
ATV crash in B.C. kills 15-year-old boy, passenger suffers minor injuries

ATV crash in B.C. kills 15-year-old boy, passenger suffers minor injuries

BARRIÈRE, B.C. — A 15-year-old has died when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving overturned near Barriere, B.C. Mounties say the crash north of Kamloops happened Sunday near the two-kilometre mark of the Darlington Creek Forest Service Road.
A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents

A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents

MINEOLA, N.Y.
FBI data show sharp drop in violent crime but steepness is questioned

FBI data show sharp drop in violent crime but steepness is questioned

The Biden administration is taking credit for a sharp drop in violent crime nationwide earlier this year but one expert cautions that the declines in FBI data are preliminary and likely overstated.
Real-life brothers-in-law Jake Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard are adversaries in 'Presumed Innocent'

Real-life brothers-in-law Jake Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard are adversaries in 'Presumed Innocent'

Occasionally, while filming an intense courtroom scene for his new series, Jake Gyllenhaal would catch his “Presumed Innocent” co-star Peter Sarsgaard glaring at him from across the room.
P.E.I. kiteboarder who lost leg in shark attack faces long road to recovery

P.E.I. kiteboarder who lost leg in shark attack faces long road to recovery

A professional kiteboarder from Prince Edward Island faces a long road to recovery after he lost his leg in a shark attack while snorkelling in the Turks and Caicos Islands in late May.
Bell closes deal to buy Outfront Media's Canadian business, must sell 669 ad spaces

Bell closes deal to buy Outfront Media's Canadian business, must sell 669 ad spaces

The Competition Bureau says Bell Media must sell nearly 700 advertising displays in Ontario and Quebec as a condition of its $410-million acquisition of outdoor advertising company Outfront Media Inc.'s Canadian operations.
With 100M birds dead, poultry industry could serve as example as dairy farmers confront bird flu

With 100M birds dead, poultry industry could serve as example as dairy farmers confront bird flu

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As the U.S.
Cameroon or Canada? Poorly paid doctors and nurses are choosing to leave. That's common in Africa

Cameroon or Canada? Poorly paid doctors and nurses are choosing to leave. That's common in Africa

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — After training as a nurse, Nevielle Leinyuy spent almost a decade in Cameroon working as a front desk receptionist because he was unable to find a decent paying job in the medical field. Last year, he gave up looking.
Families of victims of serial killer push for landfill search as trial concludes

Families of victims of serial killer push for landfill search as trial concludes

WINNIPEG — Dozens of people, many clad in red, held hands as they formed a round dance on the streets outside of Winnipeg's law courts on the concluding day of the trial of an admitted serial killer.