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Networks get through first weekend with taped programming

Networks get through first weekend with taped programming

Scott Van Pelt was supposed to be breaking down the NCAA Tournament bracket on a busy Sunday night on ESPN's “SportsCenter.
Australian TV journalist who met with Rita Wilson has virus

Australian TV journalist who met with Rita Wilson has virus

CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian television journalist said Monday he has the new coronavirus and assumes he contracted it while meeting with actress-singer Rita Wilson in Sydney.
The secret to a great Irish Coffee isn't what you'd expect

The secret to a great Irish Coffee isn't what you'd expect

Last summer, I travelled to Ireland to learn about Irish whiskey, a spirit I knew relatively little about. The Irish drink I knew better was Guinness, which I enjoyed occasionally and use to make my favourite Chocolate Chocolate Cake.
Liz Weston: Tax traps that side hustlers should avoid

Liz Weston: Tax traps that side hustlers should avoid

Millions of Americans earn extra money outside their regular jobs — as ride-hailing drivers, Airbnb hosts, eBay sellers and freelancers of all kinds. Their side hustle income may help make ends meet, but it also can create tax traps.
Spanish King renounces inheritance from father amid scandal

Spanish King renounces inheritance from father amid scandal

MADRID — Spain's King Felipe VI has renounced any future personal inheritance he could receive from his father, King Emerit Juan Carlos I, over the alleged financial irregularities involving the former monarch, the country's royal house announced Sun
Spanish King renounces inheritance of father amid scandal

Spanish King renounces inheritance of father amid scandal

MADRID — Spain’s royal house said Sunday that King Felipe VI has renounced any future personal inheritance he could receive from his father, King Emerit Juan Carlos I, over the alleged financial irregularities involving the former monarch.
Paris without its cafes? Virus shutdown hits France's core

Paris without its cafes? Virus shutdown hits France's core

PARIS — What's it like in France after government orders restaurants and bistros to close to contain the spreading coronavirus? Eerily quiet. No one drinking coffee in sidewalk cafes. A punch in the gut to France's well-known joie de vivre.
Paris without its cafes? Virus shutdown hits France's core

Paris without its cafes? Virus shutdown hits France's core

PARIS — What's it like in France after government orders restaurants and bistros to close to contain the spreading coronavirus? Eerily quiet. No one drinking coffee in sidewalk cafes. A punch in the gut to France's well-known joie de vivre.
When market drops, play long game with retirement savings

When market drops, play long game with retirement savings

The stock market has been on a punishing roller coaster ride this week, suffering its largest one-day drop in more than 30 years Thursday, on concerns that the spread of COVID-19 will hit the global economy hard.
Ticket sales dive at box office; lowest turnout in 20 years

Ticket sales dive at box office; lowest turnout in 20 years

NEW YORK — Ticket sales plunged to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theatres as the coronavirus pandemic led to one of Hollywood's worst weekends at the box office. Receipts totalled about $56 million in U.S.