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2022 best cities for freelancers

The pandemic has created more opportunities for remote, self-directed and freelance work than ever. Today, around 10 million Americans say they’re working for themselves in some capacity.
Inflation hits record high of 7.5% in countries using euro

Inflation hits record high of 7.5% in countries using euro

BRUSSELS (AP) — Inflation hit a new record for the 19 countries that use the euro as skyrocketing fuel prices boosted by the war in Ukraine add new burdens to household finances and weigh on a slowing economic recovery from the latest outbreaks of CO
Canadian former contestants on the science of 'Jeopardy!' bets

Canadian former contestants on the science of 'Jeopardy!' bets

TORONTO — Canadian “Jeopardy!” champ Mattea Roach extended an impressive win streak Thursday with her 18th consecutive triumph.
Jury begins deliberating in Blac Chyna v. Kardashians trial

Jury begins deliberating in Blac Chyna v. Kardashians trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors began deliberations Thursday in a trial over former reality television star Blac Chyna's lawsuit against Kim Kardashian , Kris Jenner , Khloé Kardashian and Kylie Jenner, whom she alleges spread false stories of abuse to rui
Bidens show 'The Survivor' for Holocaust Remembrance Week

Bidens show 'The Survivor' for Holocaust Remembrance Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden hosted their first official film screening at the White House on Thursday.
Explosions rock Kyiv again as Russians rain fire on Ukraine

Explosions rock Kyiv again as Russians rain fire on Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded targets from practically one end of Ukraine to the other Thursday, including Kyiv, bombarding the city while the head of the United Nations was visiting in the boldest attack on the capital since Moscow's forces re
Vancouver council will hike empty homes tax to 5 per cent of assessed value in 2023

Vancouver council will hike empty homes tax to 5 per cent of assessed value in 2023

Vancouver is raising the empty homes tax that is designed to ease vacancy rates in the city, from three per cent to five per cent of the property's value.
'Carpool Karaoke' king James Corden leaving late-night show

'Carpool Karaoke' king James Corden leaving late-night show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Corden said he will be bowing out of his late-night CBS TV show next year, calling it a “good time to move on and see what else might be out there.
Rounding life's second curve a hard road of self discovery

Rounding life's second curve a hard road of self discovery

NEW YORK (AP) — It took Jack Craven 20 years to grasp that running his family's wholesale business selling goods to discount stores wasn't how he wanted to spend the second half of his life.
Canadian companies expected to uphold ethical standards abroad under new strategy

Canadian companies expected to uphold ethical standards abroad under new strategy

OTTAWA — Canada has announced a new responsible businessstrategy to ensure companies prevent or ease negative effects to human rights and the environment in their operations overseas.