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Uber Canada signs deal with union offering workers dispute representation

Uber Canada signs deal with union offering workers dispute representation

TORONTO — Uber Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement with a private sector union that will provide representation to Canadian drivers and couriers, but does not unionize workers.
Study: Gas stoves worse for climate than previously thought

Study: Gas stoves worse for climate than previously thought

Gas stoves are contributing more to global warming than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks while they’re off, a new study found.
Jussie Smollett to be sentenced March 10 for lying to police

Jussie Smollett to be sentenced March 10 for lying to police

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett, who was convicted last month for lying to police about a racist, homophobic attack that authorities said he staged, will return to court for sentencing March 10, a judge said Thursday.

'Pam & Tommy' recaps sex tape drama through a #MeToo lens

NEW YORK (AP) — An impactful, if not cringe-worthy moment in the new Hulu series, “ Pam & Tommy, ” is when Lily James as Pamela Anderson is interviewed by Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show” and he asks her about her sex tape with then-husband Tommy L

EU regulator recommends Pfizer's COVID pill be authorized

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Medicines Agency has recommended that Pfizer's coronavirus antiviral drug be authorized for use in the 27-nation European Union, the first time the agency has recommended a pill for treating COVID-19.
In one small prairie town, two warring visions of America

In one small prairie town, two warring visions of America

BENSON, Minn. (AP) — The newspaper hit the front porches of the wind-scarred prairie town on a Thursday afternoon: Coronavirus numbers were spiking in the farming communities of western Minnesota.

'Micro weddings' give couples the chance to splurge on what matters to them

CALGARY — Eryn and Chris Lucas didn't set out to have a small wedding. The Toronto couple had been planning and budgeting for the wedding of their dreams, with 120 invited guests, when the COVID-19 pandemic derailed their plans.
US economy grew 5.7% in 2021 in rebound from 2020 recession

US economy grew 5.7% in 2021 in rebound from 2020 recession

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew last year at the fastest pace since Ronald Reagan's presidency, bouncing back with resilience from 2020's brief but devastating coronavirus recession.
US weekly jobless claims fall for the first time in a month

US weekly jobless claims fall for the first time in a month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week following three straight increases amid a surge in cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19.

Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo lead iHeartRadio nominations

NASHVILLE, Tenn.