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Lennon interview to schoolboys, songs, to auction in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Half a century ago, four Danish teenagers interviewed John Lennon for their school paper.
Sand, Catan, piñatas lead Toy Hall of Fame finalists

Sand, Catan, piñatas lead Toy Hall of Fame finalists

ROCHESTER, N.Y.
CREA lowers home sales forecast, but nudges average price higher

CREA lowers home sales forecast, but nudges average price higher

Tight supply conditions and increasing home prices pushed the Canadian Real Estate Association to forecast the country will wrap the year with fewer home sales than it previously predicted.
CP to acquire Kansas City Southern in US$31B deal after CN drops bid

CP to acquire Kansas City Southern in US$31B deal after CN drops bid

MONTREAL — The battle between rival Canadian railways over Kansas City Southern is over. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. said Wednesday it has reached a deal to acquire KCS for approximately US$31 billion, after Canadian National Railway Co.

Chair of Prince Charles' charity quits amid donor scandal

LONDON (AP) — The chairman of Prince Charles’ charitable foundation has resigned after reports the organization was offered a donation of more than 500,000 pounds ($692,000) from a Russian banker seeking British citizenship.
August industrial output slows to 0.4% gain after Ida hits

August industrial output slows to 0.4% gain after Ida hits

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production slowed to a 0.4% gain in August as shutdowns of petroleum refineries and petrochemical plants caused by Hurricane Ida curbed manufacturing activity.

The freelancing boom may change how you buy life insurance

Younger generations seem to have a knack for disrupting the status quo, and life insurance may be next on the list.

Here's a list of August inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 4.1 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list August inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 4.1 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 4.8 per cent (4.4) — Prince Edward Island: 6.

Fall décor gets personal: `Your house becomes your story'

As fall nesting season returns, home décor retailers are presenting collections that reflect the idea that home is where our hearts and heads are.