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'Lost Daughter,' 'Licorice Pizza' top AP's best 2021 films

'Lost Daughter,' 'Licorice Pizza' top AP's best 2021 films

The Associated Press' film writers picks for best movies of 2021: LINDSEY BAHR: 1.
Kenney touts 'Alberta is back' in first speech to Calgary Chamber since 2019

Kenney touts 'Alberta is back' in first speech to Calgary Chamber since 2019

CALGARY — Premier Jason Kenney used his first address to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce since the start of the pandemic to tout the recovery of Alberta's economy amid high energy prices.
'Dune,' 'CODA,' 'West Side Story' make AFI's 2021 top 10

'Dune,' 'CODA,' 'West Side Story' make AFI's 2021 top 10

The American Film Institute lined up behind many of the end-of-year Oscar contenders, naming Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story,” Jane Campion's “The Power of the Dog” and Adam McKay's “Don't Look Up” among the year's 10 best films.
For food lovers, stocking stuffers begin in the kitchen

For food lovers, stocking stuffers begin in the kitchen

It's one of my favorite parts of the holiday season: thinking of all the people I’d like to give a little package to, mulling over what that right present should be.
Vaccine protection against Omicron variant still largely unknown: experts

Vaccine protection against Omicron variant still largely unknown: experts

Experts and global health leaders say it's still too soon to tell whether the Omicron variant will significantly threaten immunity gained from current COVID-19 vaccines as calls grow in some corners for expanded booster shots.
Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25 per cent

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25 per cent

OTTAWA — Canada's central bank has sent a warning that increases in the cost of living would continue into next year, but signalled it wasn't yet prepared to pull its key lever to rein in inflation. The annual pace of inflation in October rose to 4.
'To Die For' inspiration Pamela Smart asks chance at freedom

'To Die For' inspiration Pamela Smart asks chance at freedom

CONCORD, N.H.

Lawyer: Flavor Flav aims for sobriety, battery case closed

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for entertainer Flavor Flav said Wednesday he’s working to stay sober following dismissal of a misdemeanor domestic battery charge stemming from a scuffle with his girlfriend at home in suburban Las Vegas.
Mirvish opens ticket sales for pandemic-delayed Toronto run of musical 'Room'

Mirvish opens ticket sales for pandemic-delayed Toronto run of musical 'Room'

TORONTO — Mirvish Productions is welcoming audiences back to "Room," nearly two years after pandemic-related delays. Tickets go on sale on Saturday for the Toronto run, set for the CAA Theatre from Feb. 6 to April 10.
'Jeopardy!' stays with hosts Bialik, Jennings for the season

'Jeopardy!' stays with hosts Bialik, Jennings for the season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will continue as tag-team hosts of “Jeopardy!” through the rest of this season.