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Prince Charles denies any wrongdoing in bags-of-cash scandal – National

Prince Charles’ office has denied there was any wrongdoing in the heir to the British throne accepting bags full of cash as charity donations from a Qatari politician. The Sunday Times said the prince was given a total of 3 million euros ($3.2 million) by Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the former …

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Record players and not-so-smart phones: What the rise of retro tech says about us

Colin Ellis prefers to carry his Razr flip phone when he goes out for walks instead of his smart phone. It lets him disconnect but still be reachable in case of emergency.JENNA MARIE WAKANI/The Globe and Mail Recently, when my partner and I were shopping around for bookshelves, it was hard not to notice that …

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Celsius Network ‘will take time’ to restore transactions, as several US states launch investigations into crypto firm amid industry tailspin

Cryptocurrency company Celsius Network says it will take time to normalize operations after suspending customer withdrawals and transfers a week ago.DADO RUVIC/Reuters Regulators in several US jurisdictions are investigating Celsius Network Ltd., which last week halted all transactions and withdrawals for its nearly two million customers, sending cryptocurrencies into a global tailspin. In a blog …

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Europe heat wave: Firefighters in Spain, Germany struggle to contain wildfires – National

Firefighters in Spain and Germany struggled to contain wildfires on Sunday amid an unusual heat wave in Western Europe for this time of year. The worst damage in Spain has been in the northwest province of Zamora where over 25,000 hectares (61,000 acres) have been consumed, regional authorities said, while German officials said that residents …

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Joe Biden falls off bike near Delaware beach home, says, ‘I’m good’ – National

By Aamer Madhani The Associated Press Posted June 18, 2022 10:57 am Updated June 18, 2022 11:46 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ President Joe Biden fell when he tried to get off his bike at the end of a ride Saturday at Cape Henlopen State …

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