NEW YORK — Messages about America, inclusiveness ‚Äî and, yes, even “four years of awful hair” ‚Äî kept bubbling up in Super Bowl 51 ads from Airbnb, the NFL and a line of personal care products. But there was still plenty of escapism and light humour for those who weren’t into the politics.
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SEATTLE — Dozens of tech companies, including behemoths like Apple, Google, and Facebook, are siding with Washington state and Minnesota as they fight President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar Airways has launched the world’s longest scheduled commercial airline route with the arrival of its flight from Doha to Auckland, New Zealand.
The Gulf carrier said flight QR920 touched down in Auckland early on Monday after covering a distance of 14,535 kilometres, or 9,032 miles.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Pork industry experts say U.S. consumers shouldn’t worry about a bacon shortage.
The reassurance comes amid news that demand for bacon depleted frozen pork belly supplies in the U.S. to a record low for December. Pork bellies are the cut of the hog from which bacon is derived.
NEW YORK—The St. Louis Cardinals yesterday were stripped of their top two picks in this year's amateur draft and ordered to give them to Houston, along with $2 million as compensation, for hacking the Astros' e-mail system and scouting database.
It was the final and unprecedented step in an unusual case of cybercrime involving two Major League Baseball teams.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — A 7-month-old boy from Ohio is the new face of Gerber baby products.
Though he probably won’t be saying much anytime soon, the spokesbaby named Riley has an “infectious laugh and big, gummy smile,” according to his mom, Kristen Shines.
NEW YORK—Lady Gaga reportedly is entertaining an unusual twist on her Super Bowl halftime show, which—though it's not confirmed—she could perform from the roof of the stadium.
If that comes to pass, she won't be the only one making a big play for attention this year.
TORONTO — The company behind the Keystone XL pipeline submitted a new presidential permit application to the U.S. Department of State for approval on Thursday.
The project would move 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta to refineries along the U.S. Gulf Coast.
NEW YORK — Lady Gaga is reportedly entertaining an unusual twist on her Super Bowl halftime show, which though it’s not confirmed she could perform from the roof of the stadium. If that comes to pass, she won’t be the only one making a big play for attention this year.
TORONTO — Canadians hankering for a breakfast sandwich in the evening will soon be able to satisfy that craving at most McDonald’s and A&W restaurants later next month, as the fast-food chains concede to growing consumer demand to have their signature morning staples served throughout the day.