Expect to pay more at Balloon Fiesta due to inflation
Expect to pay more at Balloon Fiesta due to inflation
OAKVILLE, Ont. — Rachel Homan is off to a winning start at the Grand Slam of Curling's Masters event. Homan's Ottawa rink opened the event with an 8-7 win over Sweden's Isabella Wrana on Tuesday afternoon. Homan, a three-time Masters champion, scored three in the sixth end. Wrana responded with a single in the seventh, then stole one in the eighth in falling just short. In other Draw 3 results, South Korea's Gim Eun-Ji defeated Lethbridge, Alta.-based Team Scheidegger 9-3, Calgary's Chelsea Care
BOSTON, Dec. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- X4 Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: XFOR), a leader in the discovery and development of novel small-molecule therapeutics to benefit people with diseases of the immune system, announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock (or pre-funded warrants to purchase its common stock in lieu thereof) and accompanying warrants to purchase shares of its common stock (or pre-funded warrants). In addition, X4 expects
The Honduran government mobilized thousands of police officers on Tuesday to areas controlled by criminal groups, marking the beginning of a partial state of emergency across parts of two of the country's largest cities. The decision is part of leftist President Xiomara Castro's crackdown on gangs such as Mara Salvatrucha and Barrio 18. Gangs have torched buses and killed drivers who did not pay up.
As good as GM Brian Cashman is at this card game, Aaron Judge has proven himself a shark – leaving the New York Yankees guessing if he'd really bolt.
DENVER (AP) — The Oakland Athletics picked up right-handed reliever Chad Smith in a trade with the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday. The Rockies acquired minor league pitcher Jeff Criswell in the deal. Smith made 15 appearances for the Rockies last season, going 0-1 with a 7.50 ERA. The 27-year-old Smith spent a chunk of the 2022 season at Albuquerque, where he had 12 saves for the Rockies' Triple-A affiliate. Criswell worked his way through the Athletics' minor-league system last season. He went a c
The “Avatar” star also said that when she was in acting school, she was told to settle for “fat girl” roles.
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo was a solitary figure as he walked off the field following a World Cup match in which he was not the center of attention. He’d come off the bench in a 6-1 victory over Switzerland on Tuesday that moved Portugal into the quarterfinals. Ronaldo's 21-year-old replacement scored a hat trick in the win — a performance sure to raise questions over Ronaldo's future with his national team. Ronaldo congratulated Gonçalo Ramos at midfield at the end of the game, then
Pinterest on Tuesday said it reached a deal with Elliott Management, the activist investment firm that has offered up ideas on how to improve operations at the image sharing and social media service company. Marc Steinberg, a portfolio manager at Elliott, will join the board on Dec. 16, Pinterest said. Pinterest CEO Bill Ready, who took the job in June, called the deal with Elliott a "one-of-a-kind agreement" and said the company "appreciates the perspective" Steinberg, Jesse Cohn, a managing partner at Elliott, and others at the firm bring.
Departing U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina has been told to pay over $14,000 to charity after the House Ethics Committee found he financially benefited while purchasing a cryptocurrency that he was promoting and violated conflict of interest rules. The investigation examined the one-term Republican's purchase of LGB Coin, named for the chant “Let’s Go Brandon” mocking Democratic President Joe Biden. The committee found Cawthorn, who lost his reelection bid in May's primary, “acted in a manner that did not reflect creditably upon the House” based on his total conduct, according to the panel’s report and admonishment released Tuesday.
OTTAWA — Murray Sinclair, a former senator and commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will help the Assembly of First Nations with conflict resolution in 2023, national chief RoseAnne Archibald said Tuesday. Archibald made the announcement in her opening remarks to chiefs gathered in Ottawa for a three-day special assembly. The organization, which serves as the national advocacy voice for more than 600 First Nations, has spent months dealing with infighting in its highest ranks
Shares of the DIY website services company fell by nearly 5% in price as it was revealed that a prominent institutional investor had trimmed its stake. After market hours on Monday, Starboard Value updated its Wix.com holding in a regulatory document. Starboard Value frequently enters a company as an activist investor, aiming to change the strategy, culture, and/or management team of an investment once it builds up an anchor holding.
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A barrage of fundraising emails from high-profile Republicans has some sneaky fine print: Some or even most of the money will never go to Walker.
Georgia voters are left with the final say in how Congress will look as the Senate runoff race between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker unfolds.
OTTAWA — The daughters of an Indigenous woman police believe to have been the victim of a serial killer urged the federal government on Tuesday to act on what they call an ongoing genocide. Police believe Morgan Harris was one of four victims of an alleged serial killer in Winnipeg, but her body has not been found. Harris's daughters, Cambria and Kera Harris, told a news conference in Ottawa the government needs to do more to end violence against Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people. Fl
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge ordered a Wisconsin company that cleans hundreds of slaughterhouses nationwide to ensure it is complying with child labor laws after investigators identified at least 50 minors scrubbing and sanitizing dangerous equipment on overnight shifts at five different meatpacking plants in three states. As part of an agreement with the Labor Department that was announced along with Tuesday’s court ruling in Nebraska, Packers Sanitation Services Inc. also promised to hir
A Port Coquitlam employee has won his wrongful dismissal suit against the city after being fired for washing his personal vehicle at a municipal wash facility. Marco Stevens, a supervisor in the public works department, was awarded nearly $58,000 in damages for wrongful dismissal in B.C. Supreme Court on Dec. 1. “While Mr. Stevens breached the policy and his conduct reflected poorly on his leadership skills, it did not justify his summary dismissal for cause,” ruled Justice Bruce Elwood. “His mi
BROOKINGS, S.D., Dec. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daktronics Inc (Nasdaq – DAKT) announced today that in light of the Company’s announcement in its Current Report on Form 8-K filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it has changed the date and time of its previously announced earnings release and conference call and webcast for its second quarter fiscal 2023 financial results. The Company will now release the second quarter fiscal 2023 financial results on Monday, December 12, 2
Atatiana Jefferson’s neighbor and the woman who answered his call to the police also testified.
“We have to start speaking more assertively against the forces of hate and religious theocracy. Speak up.”