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Telus seeks to add charge credit card surcharge as restrictions set to lift

Telus seeks to add charge credit card surcharge as restrictions set to lift

TORONTO — Telus Corp. is trying to add a 1.5 per cent processing fee for customers who use a credit card after a class action settlement cleared the way for merchants to add the surcharge starting this fall.
Oscar winner Troy Kotsur awarded key to Arizona hometown

Oscar winner Troy Kotsur awarded key to Arizona hometown

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Troy Kotsur, who made history as the first deaf man to win an Academy Award, has been honored with a key to his Arizona hometown.
'South Park' enjoys a silver anniversary of satire

'South Park' enjoys a silver anniversary of satire

NEW YORK (AP) — Reaching the age of 25 is usually a sign of hitting adulthood, a signal to put away all childish things. Not for “South Park” and stars Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman.
WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox , after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations. In a statement Friday, the U.N.

LGBTQ groups denounce Florida plan to limit transgender care

MIAMI (AP) — LGBTQ and health groups have denounced a new rule by Florida health officials set to take effect later this month to restrict Medicaid insurance coverage for gender dysphoria treatments for transgender people.

California governor wants to extend nuclear plant's life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to extend the life of the state’s last operating nuclear power plant by at least five to 10 years to maintain reliable power supplies in the climate change era.
EXPLAINER: What to know about polio spreading in New York

EXPLAINER: What to know about polio spreading in New York

The polio virus has been found in New York City sewage, but officials are stressing that the highest risk is for people who haven’t been vaccinated.

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
In ‘The Princess,’ a documentary on Diana flips the focus

In ‘The Princess,’ a documentary on Diana flips the focus

The last thing the world needs, you might think, is another Princess Diana documentary. It’s a fair thought considering that almost 25 years after her death, her life and impact is still media fodder.
Hundreds of pot shops to receive deliveries after cyberattack on partner: OCS

Hundreds of pot shops to receive deliveries after cyberattack on partner: OCS

TORONTO — Ontario's cannabis wholesaler says hundreds of pot shops will start receiving product deliveries over the next few days as it restarts systems turned off because of a cyberattack on one of its logistics partners.