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Argentina reports its first single-digit inflation in 6 months as markets swoon and costs hit home

Argentina reports its first single-digit inflation in 6 months as markets swoon and costs hit home

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s monthly inflation rate eased sharply to a single-digit rate in April for the first time in half a year, data released Tuesday showed, a closely watched indicator that bolsters President Javier Milei’s severe
As his star rises, Canadian country singer Owen Riegling returns to his roots

As his star rises, Canadian country singer Owen Riegling returns to his roots

TORONTO — Owen Riegling wants to savour this fleeting small-town Canadian moment. Not every day is a rising country music star afforded the chance to rewind their career just as it’s picking up speed.
Will AI replace doctors who read X-rays, or just make them better than ever?

Will AI replace doctors who read X-rays, or just make them better than ever?

WASHINGTON (AP) — How good would an algorithm have to be to take over your job? It’s a new question for many workers amid the rise of ChatGPT and other AI programs that can hold conversations , write stories and even generate songs and images within
Westminster dog show has its first mixed-breed agility winner, and her name is Nimble

Westminster dog show has its first mixed-breed agility winner, and her name is Nimble

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Westminster Kennel Club dog show added an agility competition a decade ago, it opened U.S. dogdom's most elite door to mixed breeds for the first time since the late 1800s.
Alice Munro, Nobel literature winner revered as short story master, dead at 92

Alice Munro, Nobel literature winner revered as short story master, dead at 92

Nobel laureate Alice Munro, the Canadian literary giant who became one of the world’s most esteemed contemporary authors and one of history's most honored short story writers, has died at age 92.

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Federal Tory Leader Poilievre targets illicit drugs in B.C. hospitals

Federal Tory Leader Poilievre targets illicit drugs in B.C. hospitals

VANCOUVER — Federal Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre says the Conservatives will put forward legislation that would forbid Ottawa from "ever" granting provinces exemptions to allow illicit drug use in hospitals.
'National treasure': Canada's short story master, Nobel winner Alice Munro dead at 92

'National treasure': Canada's short story master, Nobel winner Alice Munro dead at 92

Short story legend Alice Munro, whose intricate tales depicting small-town southwestern Ontario earned her an international fanbase and the Nobel Prize in literature, has died at age 92.
Movie Review: Amy Winehouse story flattened in frustrating biopic ‘Back to Black’

Movie Review: Amy Winehouse story flattened in frustrating biopic ‘Back to Black’

“ Back to Black ” as a movie is a tame and mediocre affair. A conventionally told biopic about a talented artist who became famous, struggled with drugs, depression and bulimia, and died early.
$1.6B parts plant for Honda electric vehicle batteries coming to Niagara Region

$1.6B parts plant for Honda electric vehicle batteries coming to Niagara Region

A Japanese company is building an approximately $1.6-billion plant in Ontario's Niagara Region that will make a key electric vehicle battery component as part of Honda's supply chain in the province.