Canada to scrap mask mandate on planes, joining Japan, Hong Kong and U.A.E. in lifting COVID restrictions

The Canadian government announced on Monday that it will no longer require people to wear masks on planes to guard against COVID-19, the Associated Press reported. The rules will be lifted on October 1. Government officials have also confirmed that Canada is dropping the vaccine requirement for people entering the country at the end of … Read more

Ken Paxton tried to avoid being served with subpoena, court record says

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fled his home in a truck driven by his wife, State Senator Angela Paxton, to avoid receiving a subpoena on Monday, according to an affidavit filed in federal court. … Read more

Virtually all abortions in Arizona are now illegal, judge rules

Virtually all abortions in Arizona are now illegal. Late Friday, Pima County Superior Court Judge Kellie Johnson rejected arguments by Planned Parenthood of Arizona that a law, in effect since Arizona’s territorial days, was superseded when lawmakers earlier this year approved a ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The Territorial-era law, a version … Read more

These 20 stocks in the S&P skidded as much as 21.5% during another brutal week for the market

Another tough week for US equities ended with oil producer stocks falling and Ford Motor Co. falling on concerns about supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX fell 1.7% on Friday for a 4.6% drop over the week as investors continued to worry about interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve to temper inflation. Among the … Read more

Dade Phelan says Texas Legislature will not pass gun safety laws

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan said the state legislature will not pass meaningful gun safety legislation in its next session, but signaled an openness to creating limited exceptions to the state abortion ban. Families … Read more

So You’re Coming To Canada, Eh? An Overview Of Canada’s Laws Affecting The Medical Device Industry (Video) – Healthcare

The Canadian medical device market is highly diverse and mature, providing excellent opportunities for manufacturers wishing to enter it. However, Canada also has some of the strictest medical device laws in the world. In this video, Grant Worden, Teresa Reguly, and Albert Chan explain key differences between Canadian medical device laws and those of other … Read more

Alkaline or black water trending as fitness drink among celebrities | Lifestyle Health

New Delhi: Since the outbreak, people have become more concerned with maintaining a fit and toned body, which has improved dietary practices. Hydration is the easiest and most effective way to maintain healthy, glowing skin. Black water is one of the fanciest trends currently sweeping celebrities. Black water is ideal because it provides the skin … Read more

How the iPhone 14 Could Upend the High-End Camera Market

Do you remember 2008? George W. Bush completed his last year in office, Beyonce and Jay Z to have married, Britney Spears made a comeback after a tumultuous public crisis, and companies that made compact cameras had a banner year for sales, peddling more than 110 million consumer cameras that year. Fast forward to today, … Read more

Woman arrested for allegedly calling in hoax bomb threat to Boston Children’s Hospital

A woman has been arrested after calling Boston Children’s Hospital and saying a bomb was on the way. The threat was later determined to be a hoax. Catherine Leavy, of Westfield, Massachusetts, was taken into custody without incident at her home on Thursday morning, officials said at a news conference. The 37-year-old was charged with … Read more

Justin Bieber suspends tour to take care of his health

CNN — Justin Bieber announced on Tuesday that he was to take another hiatus from touring, following a health crisis he suffered earlier this year. The singer, who suspended his tour in June after being diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt syndrome, made the announcement on the stories section of his verified Instagram account. Bieber, who resumed … Read more