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A key inflation gauge jumped 6.6% in March, most since 1982

A key inflation gauge jumped 6.6% in March, most since 1982

WASHINGTON (AP) — An inflation gauge closely tracked by the Federal Reserve surged 6.
'The Staircase' supplements case we all know and judge

'The Staircase' supplements case we all know and judge

NEW YORK (AP) — Many have heard of the murder case of Kathleen Peterson, a North Carolina woman found dead at the bottom of her staircase in 2001.
Willem Dafoe to receive honorary UW-Milwaukee doctorate

Willem Dafoe to receive honorary UW-Milwaukee doctorate

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Actor Willem Dafoe is set to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee next month. University officials announced Friday that Dafoe will receive the doctorate of arts on May 22.
Becker gets 2 1/2 years in prison for bankruptcy offenses

Becker gets 2 1/2 years in prison for bankruptcy offenses

LONDON (AP) — Tennis great Boris Becker was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison on Friday for illicitly transferring large amounts of money and hiding assets after he was declared bankrupt.
British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe rivals U.S. offers with late $5B bid for Chelsea

British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe rivals U.S. offers with late $5B bid for Chelsea

British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe launched a late bid on Friday to buy Chelsea for 4.25 billion pounds ($5.3 billion) as rival offers featuring American investors were already being assessed as the sale process nears a conclusion.

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.

NFI Group cuts earnings forecast — again — as supply snarls hit production line

WINNIPEG — Bus manufacturer NFI Group Inc. is cutting its revenue forecast for the second time in seven months, citing a global shortage of microprocessors.

Federal deficit $69.8B for April-to-February period of fiscal 2021-22

OTTAWA — The federal government posted a deficit of $69.8 billion for the April-to-February period of its 2021-22 fiscal year as revenue grew and expenses fell.
Economy gains momentum with 1.1% GDP growth in February, best month since March 2021

Economy gains momentum with 1.1% GDP growth in February, best month since March 2021

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy surged ahead in February as pandemic-related restrictions eased, fuelling expectations by economists that the Bank of Canada will opt for another oversized rate hike in June.
At ‘Macbeth,' Daniel Craig, Ruth Negga on the unspoken word

At ‘Macbeth,' Daniel Craig, Ruth Negga on the unspoken word

NEW YORK (AP) — The most commonly held taboo in the arts is uttering the word “Macbeth” inside a theater. Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga don't buy it. Shakespeare’s tragedy was said to be cursed before its first performance more than 500 years ago.