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Not a toddler, not a parent, but still love 'Bluey'? You're not alone

Not a toddler, not a parent, but still love 'Bluey'? You're not alone

PHOENIX (AP) — A small blue dog with an Australian accent has captured the hearts of people across the world. She's the title character of “Bluey,” a kids' program consisting of seven-minute episodes that have enraptured children and adults alike.
Apple pulls WhatsApp and Threads from App Store on Beijing's orders

Apple pulls WhatsApp and Threads from App Store on Beijing's orders

HONG KONG (AP) — Apple said it had removed Meta’s WhatsApp messaging app and its Threads social media app from the App Store in China to comply with orders from Chinese authorities.
Province calls Gate Gourmet, striking airline catering workers back to bargaining

Province calls Gate Gourmet, striking airline catering workers back to bargaining

Ontario mediators have called striking airline catering workers back to the table for talks with employer Gate Gourmet, Teamsters Canada said Friday.
Firefighters douse a blaze at a historic Oregon hotel famously featured in 'The Shining'

Firefighters douse a blaze at a historic Oregon hotel famously featured in 'The Shining'

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters doused a late-night fire at Oregon's historic Timberline Lodge — featured in Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film “The Shining” — before it caused significant damage.
Kit Harington leans into playing a bad guy in 'Blood for Dust'

Kit Harington leans into playing a bad guy in 'Blood for Dust'

NEW YORK (AP) — Kit Harington jumped at the chance to sport what he calls a “proper porn ‘stache" to play a drug-running killer in “Blood for Dust.
Rock trailblazer Heart reunites for a world tour and a new song

Rock trailblazer Heart reunites for a world tour and a new song

NEW YORK (AP) — Heart — the pioneering band that melds Nancy Wilson’s shredding guitar with her sister Ann’s powerhouse vocals — is hitting the road this spring and fall for a world tour that Nancy Wilson describes as “the full-on rocker size.
CFIA monitoring for avian flu in Canadian dairy cattle after U.S. discoveries

CFIA monitoring for avian flu in Canadian dairy cattle after U.S. discoveries

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is encouraging veterinarians to keep an eye out for signs of avian influenza in dairy cattle following recent discoveries of cases of the disease in U.S. cow herds.
Quebec follows Ottawa and raises amount of capital gains subject to tax

Quebec follows Ottawa and raises amount of capital gains subject to tax

Quebec says it will align its tax system with the federal government by increasing the percentage of capital gains subject to taxation.
Dick Van Dyke earns historic Daytime Emmy nomination at age 98

Dick Van Dyke earns historic Daytime Emmy nomination at age 98

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Van Dyke is vying for a historic Daytime Emmy at age 98. The actor was nominated Friday as guest performer in a daytime drama series for his part as amnesiac Timothy Robicheaux on Peacock’s “Days of Our Lives.
Pennsylvania board's cancellation of gay actor's school visit ill-advised, education leaders say

Pennsylvania board's cancellation of gay actor's school visit ill-advised, education leaders say

MECHANICSBURG, Pa.