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  • Zimbabwe's older people often sent to homes amid pandemic

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Banana bread was served at a recent birthday party at Melfort Old People’s home, where a group of residents mustered a raspy happy birthday tune.
  • Trump Organization, CFO indicted on tax fraud charges

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s company and its longtime finance chief were charged Thursday in what prosecutors called a “sweeping and audacious” tax fraud scheme in which the executive collected more than $1.7 million in off-the-books compensation, including apartment rent, car payments and school tuition.
  • Michigan responds on Line 5: 'This case is a state-law action through and through'

    WASHINGTON - The dispute over the cross-border Line 5 pipeline is entirely for Michigan to deal with, the state's attorney general argues in a legal brief released Wednesday that flatly rejects Canada's depiction of a foreign-policy matter that Ottawa and the White House must resolve.
  • William, Harry condemn BBC over 'deceitful' Diana interview

    LONDON (AP) — Prince William and his brother Prince Harry on Thursday issued strongly worded statements criticizing the BBC and British media for unethical practices after an investigation concluded that one of the broadcaster's journalists used “deceitful behavior” to secure Princess Diana's most explosive TV interview in 1995.
  • Suze Orman on women, money and surviving the pandemic

    Women are bearing a tremendous financial burden during the pandemic, primarily because of leaving the workforce, by choice or by force.
  • Lost in fog: Kobe copter crash highlights danger for pilots

    The federal investigation into the helicopter crash that killed former NBA star Kobe Bryant and eight others has put a renewed spotlight on a long-known danger of flying: Pilots who become disoriented when they can't see their surroundings.
  • Need to think longer-term on debts, finances as downturn set to linger: experts

    TORONTO - The initial economic shock from the COVID-19 outbreak may start to ease as provinces reopen, but experts say it's important for those struggling with debt to think about the longer haul since there's still little clarity as to how long the effects will linger.
  • Garneau revises speed-limit rules for trains carrying dangerous goods

    OTTAWA - Transport Minister Marc Garneau is entrenching lower speed limits for trains hauling large amounts of crude oil or liquefied gas through urban areas, but relaxing the definition of "higher risk" trains that are subject to the stricter rules.
  • Vietnam vows 'maximum level' security for Trump-Kim summit

    HANOI, Vietnam - With North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on an armoured train barrelling through China toward Vietnam's capital, and U.S. President Donald Trump en route to Hanoi, Vietnamese officials scrambled Monday to finish preparations for a rushed summit that will capture global attention.
  • US sportswear traced to factory in China's internment camps

    HOTAN, China - Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitories, schools, warehouses and workshops in China's far west. Dozens of armed officers and a growling Doberman stand guard outside.

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