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Asian shares slip after Wall Street retreat, bond yields dip

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Friday after stocks pulled back from their recent record highs on Wall Street as bond yields fell and investors turned cautious. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 lost nearly 2%. Shares fell in Seoul, Sydney and Shanghai but rose in Hong Kong. U.S. futures declined and the yield…

It’s cold, it’s dark, we’re tired. Canada, meet the COVID-19 wall

Friends pressed close together for a selfie. Groups out celebrating. People visiting each other’s homes. When scrolling through Instagram these days, Sukhmeet Singh Sachal sees what look like scenes from another era. “I think a lot of people have been feeling the COVID-19 fatigue, especially now; it’s almost been a year,” says Sachal, a medical…