Day: May 21, 2022

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Former King Juan Carlos returns to Spain for first time in 2 years amid controversy after exile

TOPSHOT – Spain’s former king Juan Carlos I waves from his boat ‘Bribon’ as he watches the InterRias Spanish Cup 6M Trophy regatta in the northwestern Galician town of Sanxenxo of Spain, May 21, 2022. – The former king of Spain returned to the country on May 19, 2022 for his first visit since leaving […]

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Australian PM concedes election defeat as Labor looks likely to form government

Prime Minister Scott Morrison conceded defeat on Saturday after a federal election in Australia, and the opposition Labor Party was set to end nearly a decade of Tory rule, possibly with backing from pro-environment independents. Morrison acted quickly after Saturday’s election, despite millions of votes still to be counted, as an Australian prime minister is […]

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HSBC banker’s remarks on climate risk inconsistent with strategy, CEO says

(Reuters) – HSBC Holdings CEO Noel Quinn said his bank would not be distracted from its ambition to lead the global economy in the transition to net zero, after a senior executive said banks power plants had exaggerated the financial risks of climate change. In a post on LinkedIn on Saturday, Quinn said the principal […]

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Delegates from the United States, Canada and other APEC delegates leave the Russian-speaking

Delegates from the United States, Canada and three other countries staged a walkout on Saturday when a Russian representative began his opening speech at a meeting of trade ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group. in the Thai capital, officials said. A Japanese official said Japanese Trade Minister Koichi Hagiuda and his counterparts from the […]

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CA

Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry explains how it spent $25.6 million so far

The joint federal-provincial investigation into the April 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia has released its cost breakdown to date, the first time it has provided insight into how it spent $25.6 million dollars over the past year and a half. The largest proportion of spending – about 42% – was spent on salaries and […]

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In Epic Games vs. Google, Epic takes a conditional victory in the App Store

Cary-based Epic Games and Google have reached a temporary armistice in their ongoing legal battle over Bandcamp – a digital music store known for its eclectic selection and direct-to-artist payment system. Epic Games, the company behind popular video games such as Fortnite and Rocket League, acquired Bandcamp in March. Epic is committed to maintaining the […]

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90 years after her transatlantic flight, Amelia Earhart celebrates as a pioneer

Kim Winsor is governor of the Eastern Canada chapter of the Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. (Katie Breen/CBC) Exactly 90 years after Amelia Earhart became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean solo, a group of female pilots celebrated her legacy in the Newfoundland and Labrador community where she began this journey. Kim […]

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Why Genius Brands Soared 24% This Week

What happened Shares of Marks of genius (GNUS -4.97%) have climbed 23.7% this week from their close last Friday, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Investors didn’t care so much that the children’s entertainment company reported earnings that showed a 35% increase in sales (though the stock was up nearly 10% on the […]

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Athletes call for an overhaul of sporting culture in Canada amid abuse allegations

Scales should be banned from children’s gyms. Parents must be allowed to watch. Rules of acceptable behavior should be posted on gym walls with a toll-free line to report violations. They may seem like basic safety precautions for children in sport, but they don’t exist on a large scale in Canada. Amid what Sports Minister […]

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Sri Lanka is facing a fuel crisis. But Canadian Tamil group says sanctions prevent it from helping

Sri Lanka’s consul general in Toronto is appealing for financial help as his country grapples with a severe fuel shortage, but a group that represents Canadian Tamils ​​says it cannot send the aid it needs he needs it so much because the Sri Lankan government has hit him with sanctions. “Sri Lanka is now in […]

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