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Glencore Will Pay $1.1 Billion to Settle Bribery and Price-Fixing Charges

U.S. prosecutors said the settlement followed “a multiyear scheme to manipulate benchmarks used to set prices for oil at two of our country’s busiest ports.”

Law Requiring French in Quebec Becomes Stricter

Quebec’s new law limits access to government services in languages other than French, requires small businesses to operate in it and caps enrollment at English-language junior colleges.

French Bank Will Study Role in Haiti After New York Times Report

The C.I.C. bank siphoned millions in fees and interest from the island’s treasury in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, an investigation found.

Philadelphia Schools Reinstate Mask Mandate

With cases rising again, the superintendent said that as the pandemic evolves, “so too will our response to it.”

Seeing Vancouver by Bike

Follow waterside paths around Stanley Park to the Granville Island market and, if you have the stamina, to the sandy stretches of Spanish Banks, snacking and sightseeing as you go.

Five Dead After Severe Thunderstorms Lash Parts of Canada

A line of thunderstorms brought violent winds that left a trail of damage across parts of Ontario and Quebec on Saturday, and hundreds of thousands without power.

Royal Visit to Canada Rife With Symbolism, But Little Substance

The often hectic royal tours, like this week’s by Prince Charles and Camilla, his wife, are short on substance if long on symbolism.

‘I Want to Reset My Brain’: Female Veterans Turn to Psychedelic Therapy

Traumatized by war and sexual assaults, some U.S. veterans and veterans’ spouses are seeking help in a Mexican clinic that treats depression and addiction with potent hallucinogens like toad poison.

The Ransom: A Look Under the Hood

Thousands of pages of original documents, and hundreds of books and articles. Here are the historians and researchers on which the Haiti project drew.

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Glencore Will Pay $1.1 Billion to Settle Bribery and Price-Fixing Charges

U.S. prosecutors said the settlement followed “a multiyear scheme to manipulate benchmarks used to set prices for oil at two of our country’s busiest ports.”

Law Requiring French in Quebec Becomes Stricter

Quebec’s new law limits access to government services in languages other than French, requires small businesses to operate in it and caps enrollment at English-language junior colleges.

After Fetterman’s Stroke, Doctors Look at Senate Campaign Prospects

The medical team for the Democratic nominee in Pennsylvania’s Senate race has not spoken about John Fetterman’s prognosis. But cardiac experts saw clues in campaign statements.
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