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'Suspicious' blackout strikes Iran's Natanz nuclear site

'Suspicious' blackout strikes Iran's Natanz nuclear site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's underground Natanz nuclear facility lost power Sunday just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges capable of enriching uranium faster, the latest incident to strike the site amid negotiations over the ta
Increased office vacancies offer chance for growing companies to expand

Increased office vacancies offer chance for growing companies to expand

TORONTO — When COVID-19 began spreading across Canada, the newly formed Broken Heart Love Affair creative agency had set up in a Toronto lightbulb plant-turned office building originally built in 1908.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Outlook survey The Bank of Canada will release its business outlook survey and Canadian survey of consumer expectations on Monday.
Son says Philip's death has left 'huge void' in queen's life

Son says Philip's death has left 'huge void' in queen's life

LONDON — The death of Prince Philip has left a “huge void” in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday, as well-wishers continued to leave floral tributes outside the gates of royal residences in memory of the monarch's husband.
Chloé Zhao becomes 1st woman of colour to win top DGA honour

Chloé Zhao becomes 1st woman of colour to win top DGA honour

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” continued its tour of dominance through awards season Saturday night, when Zhao took top honours at the 73rd annual Directors Guild Association Awards.
Religious leaders recall Prince Philip's spiritual curiosity

Religious leaders recall Prince Philip's spiritual curiosity

LONDON — Churches in Britain held services Sunday to remember Prince Philip as people of many religions reflected on a man whose gruff exterior hid a strong personal faith and deep curiosity about others’ beliefs.
Anne Beatts, groundbreaking comedy writer, dead at 74

Anne Beatts, groundbreaking comedy writer, dead at 74

NEW YORK — Anne Beatts, a groundbreaking comedy writer with a taste for sweetness and the macabre who was on the original staff of “Saturday Night Live” and later created the cult sitcom “Square Pegs,” has died. She was 74.

John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

BERLIN — The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book “Megatrends” was published in dozens of countries, has died. He was 92.
Bouquet-bearing public honours Philip, ignoring COVID warning

Bouquet-bearing public honours Philip, ignoring COVID warning

LONDON — British authorities have implored people to stay away from royal palaces as they mourn the death of Prince Philip in this time of COVID-19, but they keep coming.
IMF: Vaccine inequity threatens Mideast's economic recovery

IMF: Vaccine inequity threatens Mideast's economic recovery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Middle East economies are recovering from the coronavirus pandemic faster than anticipated, largely due to the acceleration of mass inoculation campaigns and an increase in oil prices.