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Oil prices climbed on Tuesday, extending a rebound from last week's plunge on growing expectations major producers would pause plans to add crude supply in January amid uncertainty over the severity of the Omicron coronavirus variant. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures jumped 99 cents, or 1.4%, to $70.94 a barrel at 0105 GMT, adding to a 2.6% rise on Monday. Oil plunged around 12% on Friday along with other markets on fears the heavily mutated Omicron would spark fresh lockdowns and dent global growth.
Several large states and cities have exhausted their federal rental assistance, the Treasury Department said Monday, in a sign that spending on a massive program aimed at averting evictions has picked up speed. The federal government is forecasting that upwards of $30 billion or about two-thirds of money allocated for rental assistance will be disbursed or allocated by the end of the year. That is a dramatic change from this summer when housing advocates were complaining about the slow pace of d
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A conservative freshman state legislator announced plans Monday to run for governor in Alaska, joining a field that includes Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a former governor and a former state lawmaker. Rep. Christopher Kurka, a Wasilla Republican, announced his plans in a video on social media in which he levied criticisms at Dunleavy. “The dirty little secret of Juneau and Washington, D.C. is that while most conservative officials talk tough about Republican ideals, very
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Britney Spears got candid about her health in an Instagram post on Monday
The Los Angeles Rams didn’t win a game in November. To be fair to the Lions, they at least managed a tie among their three games this month, while the Rams went 0-3 after losing 36-28 to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. “We have guys that are way too good for us to be losing games like this and losing games in a row,” Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey said Sunday.
VANCOUVER — Yukon is reporting 32 new cases of COVID-19 over a three-day period, bringing the active case count to 69. Since the pandemic began, the territory has recorded 1,507 cases. Of those, the health authority says 1,429 have recovered. No new deaths have been reported in the three-day period since Friday, when the territory announced its 13th fatality from the virus. Last week, Yukon announced COVID-19 vaccinations for children between the ages of five and 11 will start on Dec. 6. The ter
China-Africa friendship is expected to continue to flourish as cooperation is further deepened in various areas after the ongoing 8th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) held in Dakar, Senegal.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Kyle Wiltjer's 25-point performance led Canada to a 113-77 win over the Bahamas on Monday in an Americas region qualifying game for the FIBA World Cup. Wiltjer added five rebounds and two assists for Canada (2-0), which also beat the Bahamas on Sunday. Wiltjer also led Canada in Sunday's 115-73 victory. Kassius Robertson had 15 points for the Canadians and Phil Scrubb had 13. Robertson and Scrubb had three three-pointers apiece. David Nesbitt led the Bahamas (
Lincoln Riley arrived at Southern California on Monday with a determination to restore the Trojans to their place atop the college football world. Riley landed in Los Angeles roughly 24 hours after he agreed to leave Oklahoma following five successful seasons in charge. “It was tough to leave the place I was,” Riley said.
More than $10,000 in new winter clothing was donated by the Prince Rupert Lions Club and delivered to the homelessness shelter in three pickup truck loads, on Nov. 29. “We’re getting to be cold and there’s a need for it,” Jim Martin, Prince Rupert Lions Club member who organized the donation, said. “We purchased coats and different clothing: coats, boots, rain gear, socks [and] all kinds of stuff that’s needed for homeless people.” The effort was funded by the federal government’s program Reachi
What happened Shares of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) declined on Monday after the social media company said that co-founder Jack Dorsey relinquished his role as chief executive officer. By the close of trading, Twitter's stock price was down 2.
BBC Sound Of runner-up Holly Humberstone, Bree Runway and Lola Young are tipped as ones-to-watch.
Right-hander Alex Cobb is close to finalizing an agreement with the San Francisco Giants, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Monday. A 34-year-old free agent, Cobb would give the reigning NL West champions a key veteran near the front of the rotation after the departure of All-Star righty Kevin Gausman to the Toronto Blue Jays on a $110 million, five-year contract. Cobb went 8-3 with a 3.76 ERA over 18 starts and 93 1/3 innings for the Los Angeles Angels this year.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett “is a real victim” of a “real crime,” his attorney said in opening statements at the ex-"Empire" actor's trial Monday, rejecting prosecutors’ allegation that he staged a homophobic and racist attack in Chicago after the television studio where he worked didn’t take hate mail he had received seriously. Defense attorney Nenye Uche said two brothers attacked Smollett in January 2019 because they didn't like him, and that a $3,500 check the actor paid the men was for t
Los Angeles Lakers provide injury updates on LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Avery Bradley for Tuesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings.
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TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tintina Mines Limited (“Tintina” or the “Company”) (TSXV: TTS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Juan Andres Morel, Min. Eng., MBA, as President, Chairman and Director with effect on November 29, 2021. The Company also announces that Mr. Juan Enrique Rassmuss, for personal reasons, has presented his resignation as President, Chairman and Director, effective November 29, 2021. “Juan Andres is a well-known and respected mining executive with a
Fresno State head coach Kalen Deboer is taking over at Washington.
CALGARY — A proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed by threeformer students of a Calgary junior high school alleging sexual misconduct by a teacher who died earlier this year. The statement of claim names the estate of Michael Gregory, who worked at John Ware Junior High School for 20 years, as well as the Calgary Board of Education. Gregory was charged in February with 17 counts of sexual assault and sexual exploitation. At the time, police said several former students had come forward wit