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Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41

NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Virgil Abloh, a leading fashion executive hailed as the Karl Lagerfeld of his generation, has died of cancer. He was 41.
In omicron hot spot, somber mood as S Africa faces variant

In omicron hot spot, somber mood as S Africa faces variant

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The overcast, drizzly skies match the somber mood at the Tshwane University of Technology, a hot spot in South Africa’s latest surge of COVID-19 cases, apparently driven by the new omicron variant that is leading countri
'Encanto,' 'House of Gucci' fuel Thanksgiving box office

'Encanto,' 'House of Gucci' fuel Thanksgiving box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving weekend moviegoing was still far from the feast it normally is, but Disney's “Encanto” and the Lady Gaga-led “House of Gucci” both gave a lift to two genres that have been particularly battered by the pandemic : family mo
EXPLAINER: What we know and don't know on new COVID variant

EXPLAINER: What we know and don't know on new COVID variant

LONDON (AP) — South African scientists identified a new version of the coronavirus that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country’s most populous province.

Quebec police investigating violent arrest involving Black teenagers

MONTREAL — Quebec City police say they're investigating a violent arrest involving Black teenagers after videos of the event began circulating on social media on Saturday.
Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn?

Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn?

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies' pension funds and died mysteriously.
Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn?

Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn?

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies' pension funds before dying a mysterious death.
'For the greater good:' Indigenous financial advisor works to empower others

'For the greater good:' Indigenous financial advisor works to empower others

CALGARY — It's often said that every name tells a story. For Theodora Warrior, that couldn't be more true. "My name doesn't lie," says Warrior, a Blackfoot member of the Piikani Nation in southern Alberta.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Bank earnings: Canada’s big banks are set to report earnings this week, with Scotiabank kicking things off on Tuesday, followed by RBC and National Bank on Wednesda
Banking's shift to cloud gathers steam as pandemic and fintechs spur faster adoption

Banking's shift to cloud gathers steam as pandemic and fintechs spur faster adoption

TORONTO — Canada's big banks are undergoing a migration.