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Coast Guard Academy settles suit over cadets-with-kids ban

Coast Guard Academy settles suit over cadets-with-kids ban

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadet who was expelled for becoming a father will get his degree as part of a legal settlement, his attorneys said Thursday.
Judy Tenuta, brash 'Goddess of Love' comedian, dies at 72

Judy Tenuta, brash 'Goddess of Love' comedian, dies at 72

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judy Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the "Goddess of Love” and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, died Thursday. She was 72.
Yellowknife pub heads to trial to fight fine for breaking COVID-19 rules

Yellowknife pub heads to trial to fight fine for breaking COVID-19 rules

YELLOWKNIFE — The owners of a Yellowknife pub headed to trial Thursday to fight a charge of violating Northwest Territories COVID-19 public health orders. Public health officers issued a ticket to The Monkey Tree Pub in December 2020.

'Queen of the House' singer Jody Miller dies at age 80

BLANCHARD, Okla. (AP) — Jody Miller, whose “Queen of the House” won the 1966 Grammy Award for best country performance by a woman, died Thursday at age 80.
New survey suggests little progress against U.S. teen vaping

New survey suggests little progress against U.S. teen vaping

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest government study on teen vaping suggests there's been little progress in keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of kids.
Judge delays Twitter trial, gives Musk time to seal buyout

Judge delays Twitter trial, gives Musk time to seal buyout

NEW YORK — A judge has delayed a looming trial between Twitter and Elon Musk, giving the Tesla CEO more time to close his $44 billion deal to buy the company after months spent fighting to get out of it.
Lawyer: Pitt will keep responses to abuse account in court

Lawyer: Pitt will keep responses to abuse account in court

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Pitt's lawyer said Thursday that he will continue to respond in court to allegations from ex-wife Angelina Jolie that he abused her and choked one of their children on a flight in 2016, saying he has taken responsibility for h
Kevin Spacey faces New York jury in sexual assault lawsuit

Kevin Spacey faces New York jury in sexual assault lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey's lawyer told a jury Thursday that a sexual misconduct allegation that derailed his theatrical career was the product of a young actor's inability to tell the difference between real life and a scene he played on Broadway
Biden offers pardons for pot possession, signals deeper reform for U.S. cannabis laws

Biden offers pardons for pot possession, signals deeper reform for U.S. cannabis laws

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is pardoning people convicted under federal law of possessing marijuana — and signalling that he's willing to revisit whether cannabis should remain a controlled substance in the United States.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,979.01, down 256.08 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 88 cents, or 1.99 per cent, to $45.11 on 11.6 million shares.