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Investigators have discovered the 1974 Pinto a 22-year-old student was driving on his way back to Auburn University from Georgia when he disappeared more than 45 years ago, sheriff's officials announced Wednesday. Kyle Wade Clinkscales' car was pulled from a creek around Cusseta, Alabama, on Tuesday after a man called 911 to say he believed he had spotted a vehicle. Inside the car, investigators found what they think are human bones along with identification and credit cards belonging to Clinkscales, Troup County, Georgia, Sheriff James Woodruff said at a news conference.
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A Harvard-educated epidemiologist with a penchant for red bow ties, Karl Lauterbach became a household name in Germany during the pandemic by using Twitter and television appearances to urge fast implementation of novel ideas to fight the coronavirus. As Germany's new health minister, the 57-year-old Social Democratic (SPD) lawmaker will have to deliver more than words to a frustrated public expecting the new government of Chancellor Olaf Scholz to carve a way out of the pandemic. Germany, praised during the first COVID-19 wave for keeping both deaths and infections relatively low, recorded 527 deaths on Wednesday in a fourth wave that has strained hospitals and forced authorities to restrict the unvaccinated.
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Canadian Pacific's $31 billion plan to acquire Kansas City Southern cleared one of its final hurdles Wednesday when CP shareholders overwhelmingly approved the deal that would create the first railroad connecting the United States, Canada and Mexico. Ownership of the railroad, based in Missouri, is expected to change next Tuesday as long as Kansas City Southern shareholders endorse the deal later this week. Kansas City Southern won't see any major changes immediately because it will be held by a voting trust for the next year while the U.S. Surface Transportation Board scrutinizes the deal.
TORONTO — An Ontario judge has upheld the province's restrictions on third-party election advertising, ruling the measures do not infringe on voters' right to meaningfully participate in the election process. In a decision issued last week, Ontario Superior Court Justice Ed Morgan threw out the challenge brought forward by a group of labour organizations calling itself the Working Families Coalition. The coalition challenged the election advertising rules on grounds that they infringe on the rig
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Trying to defuse large protests by environmentalists, Serbia's populist government decided Wednesday to suspend two key laws that would help mining giant Rio Tinto launch a lithium mine in western Serbia. For two consecutive weekends, thousands of protesters in Belgrade and other Serbian towns have blocked main roads and bridges to decry the planned lithium mine despite an intimidation campaign launched by authorities against the demonstrators. The protests are the bigges
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered citizens to work from home if possible, made masks mandatory in certain indoor venues and is introducing “Covid passports” as a form of entry. Delivering a press conference in the last few minutes, Johnson said the dangerous Omicron variant is doubling infections every two-to-three days, while there are […]
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday Canada will join a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics. He said the country is "extremely concerned" about China's human rights abuses and has been discussing the matter with allies. "That is why we are announcing today that we will not be sending any diplomatic representation to the Beijing Olympic, Paralympic Games this winter," Trudeau said. The United States was first to announce a diplomatic boycott Monday, meaning American a
Who will play quarterback for LSU against K-State at the Texas Bowl? It won’t be normal starter Max Johnson.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Cleveland Indians outfielder and commentator Jack Graney has won the Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting. Graney, who died in 1978, will be honored during the Hall's induction weekend from July 22-25. Graney first played for Cleveland, then known as the Naps, as a pitcher for two games in 1908. He returned as an outfielder in 1910 and played through 1922, a time when the team became known as the Indians. The team's nickname changed to the Gu
OTTAWA — Canada's telecommunications regulator says Gap Inc. has agreed to pay $200,000 for allegedly violating Canada's anti-spam legislation. The CRTC says it sent a warning letter to the U.S.-based clothing retailer in December 2018 to tell it that it had received complaints about its electronic messaging practices. The agency's chief compliance and enforcement officer opened a formal investigation last June following continued public complaints. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunic
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After a year of shutdowns and cancellations, 2021 brought rebirth and revival to the entertainment industry. Glamour made a big comeback on runways and red carpets in Europe and the U.S., which saw the return of the Met Gala and major film festivals and award shows. Photographers for The Associated Press captured major moments in another topsy-turvy year of change and adaptability for the entertainment world. Events turned more intimate, whether it was the Grammys where Beyoncé triumphed or at t
Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Doha on Wednesday on his first visit since Riyadh and several Arab allies imposed an embargo on Qatar in mid-2017 and set off a bitter dispute that was resolved only in January. Prince Mohammed was received on arrival by emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamed al-Thani and a Gulf official with knowledge of the visit told Reuters the two leaders were due to hold meetings. Qatar is the third stop on a tour of Gulf Arab states by Prince Mohammed ahead of a Gulf summit later this month.
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Black Americans are deleting Facebook, some to join TikTok. One reason: Facebook has made too little progress in combating racism and violent threats.
OTTAWA — Canada's central bank has sent a warning that increases in the cost of living would continue into next year, but signalled it wasn't yet prepared to pull its key lever to rein in inflation. The annual pace of inflation in October rose to 4.7 per cent, a pandemic-era high and the fastest year-over-year gain in the consumer price index in 18 years. The Bank of Canada said high inflation rates will continue through the first half of next year, but should by the second half of 2022 fall bac
WASHINGTON (AP) — The CEO of Facebook’s Instagram is facing lawmakers angry over revelations of how the popular photo-sharing platform can harm some young users and demanding that the company commit to making changes. Adam Mosseri is testifying Wednesday at a Senate hearing as Facebook, whose parent now is named Meta Platforms, has been roiled by public and political outrage over the disclosures by former Facebook employee Frances Haugen. She has made the case before lawmakers in the U.S., Brita