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Airlines pull Boeing Max jets to inspect electrical systems

Airlines pull Boeing Max jets to inspect electrical systems

Airlines pulled dozens of Boeing Max 737s out of service for inspections after the aircraft maker told them about a possible electrical problem, the latest setback for the plane. Boeing said Friday that the issue affected planes used by 16 airlines.

Mrs. World gives up crown after onstage melee in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The reigning Mrs. World on Friday relinquished her title while defending her decision to pull the crown off the head of this year's Mrs.
Study: Facebook delivers biased job ads, skewed by gender

Study: Facebook delivers biased job ads, skewed by gender

Facebook is showing different job ads to women and men in a way that might run afoul of anti-discrimination laws, according to a new study.
Ontario retailers adjust to new rules, non-essential goods off-limits to shoppers

Ontario retailers adjust to new rules, non-essential goods off-limits to shoppers

Retailers in Ontario are adjusting to new lockdown restrictions with stores like grocers, discount and big box chains roping off non-essential items from underwear to calculators.
How an Irish town became home for an animation powerhouse

How an Irish town became home for an animation powerhouse

NEW YORK — The medieval town of Kilkenny in the southeast of Ireland is an unlikely home for a perennial Oscar contender.
Promote Indigenous access to disability tax credit, advisory committee recommends

Promote Indigenous access to disability tax credit, advisory committee recommends

OTTAWA — An advisory committee is calling on the Canada Revenue Agency to promote access to the disability tax credit in Indigenous communities.
Children less likely than adults to transmit COVID-19 virus: Canadian study

Children less likely than adults to transmit COVID-19 virus: Canadian study

Canadian researchers say children may be less infectious than adults with the COVID-19 virus, suggesting daycares, schools and extracurricular activities could continue with appropriate precautions in place. Lead investigator Dr.
Modernizer and protector of the Royal Family: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, dead at 99

Modernizer and protector of the Royal Family: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, dead at 99

LONDON — Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died at age 99, Buckingham Palace said Friday. The Queen's husband was admitted to a London hospital on Feb. 17 after feeling unwell.
Economy adds 303,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls, Statistics Canada says

Economy adds 303,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Canada's economy added more than 300,000 jobs in March, once again outpacing expectations and putting the labour market on track to recoup all that was lost one year ago even before a federal budget rolls out with its promise of billions in
Virus knocks 80% off Atlantic City casino profits in 2020

Virus knocks 80% off Atlantic City casino profits in 2020

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The coronavirus outbreak sent profits plunging at Atlantic City's casinos by more than 80% last year, according to figures released Friday by New Jersey gambling regulators.