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Russian oil price cap, EU ban aim to limit Kremlin war chest

Russian oil price cap, EU ban aim to limit Kremlin war chest

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Major Western measures to limit Russia's oil profits over the war in Ukraine took effect Monday, bringing with them uncertainty about how much crude could be lost to the world and whether they will unleash the hoped-for hit
B.C. property assessments higher, but market has changed: assessor

B.C. property assessments higher, but market has changed: assessor

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's property assessment agency is warning homeowners that figures released next month estimating the value of their home will likely be higher than the current market price.
Lawyer: Man charged in Takeoff killing says he's innocent

Lawyer: Man charged in Takeoff killing says he's innocent

HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for a man accused of fatally shooting rapper Takeoff last month said Monday that the musician’s death outside a Houston bowling alley was a tragedy but that her client says he's innocent of the crime.
WestJet announces new flights to Tokyo, Barcelona, and Edinburgh

WestJet announces new flights to Tokyo, Barcelona, and Edinburgh

CALGARY — WestJet marks its first non-stop flights to Asia from Calgary as it announced a new route to Japan. The Calgary-based airline said Monday that it will fly to Tokyo's Narita International Airport from Calgary this spring.
Review: The digital sleuths who demystified cryptocurrency

Review: The digital sleuths who demystified cryptocurrency

“Tracers In The Dark" by Andy Greenberg (Doubleday) The year was 2011. Cryptocurrency was a little-understood novelty, and Sen.
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2022

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2022

One would have to go back hundreds of years to find a monarch who reigned longer than Queen Elizabeth II.
Dominique Lapierre, French author and journalist, dies at 91

Dominique Lapierre, French author and journalist, dies at 91

NICE, France (AP) — French writer Dominique Lapierre, who was celebrated for his novels about the World War II struggle to liberate Paris and depicting a life of hardship in a Kolkata slum, has died. He was 91.
Knight, Clooney, Grant feted at Kennedy Center Honors

Knight, Clooney, Grant feted at Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — A heartfelt Patti LaBelle praised her lifelong friend Gladys Knight. Sean Penn called U2 “four scrappy Dublin punks.” Ballet dancers performed for conductor and composer Tania León.
'Coyote' takes home best feature, best performance awards at Whistler Film Festival

'Coyote' takes home best feature, best performance awards at Whistler Film Festival

WHISTLER, B.C. — Montreal-educated filmmaker Katherine Jerkovic's movie "Coyote" was the big winner at the Whistler Film Festival.
Oxford Dictionaries names 'goblin mode' its word of the year

Oxford Dictionaries names 'goblin mode' its word of the year

LONDON (AP) — Asked to sum up 2022 in a word, the public has chosen a phrase. Oxford Dictionaries said Monday that “goblin mode” has been selected by online vote as its word of the year.
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