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Quebec financial regulator says Apple agrees to pay $175,000 penalty

Quebec financial regulator says Apple agrees to pay $175,000 penalty

MONTREAL — Quebec's financial regulator says Apple Canada Inc. has agreed to pay a penalty of $175,000 after an investigation into the company's AppleCare+ Plan.
Supreme Court strikes down Trump-era ban on rapid-fire rifle bump stocks, reopening political fight

Supreme Court strikes down Trump-era ban on rapid-fire rifle bump stocks, reopening political fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks , the rapid-fire gun accessories used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.

FAA investigating how titanium parts with falsified records wound up in Boeing and Airbus planes

Federal regulators are investigating how parts made with titanium that was sold with falsified quality documentation wound up in Boeing and Airbus passenger jets that were built in recent years.
Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Ron Simons dies at 63

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Ron Simons dies at 63

NEW YORK (AP) — Ron Simons, an actor who turned into a formidable screen and stage producer, winning four Tony Awards and having several films selected at the Sundance Film Festival, has died. He was 63.
Red Lobster Canada to ask court to recognize stalking horse bid, OK sales process

Red Lobster Canada to ask court to recognize stalking horse bid, OK sales process

TORONTO — Red Lobster Canada will ask an Ontario court next week to recognize a stalking horse bid from its lenders and approve a sales process for its assets.
Anxiety over persistent inflation helps drive down US consumer sentiment for third consecutive month

Anxiety over persistent inflation helps drive down US consumer sentiment for third consecutive month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment fell in June for the third straight month as Americans took a dimmer view of their own finances and worried about persistent inflation.
High orange juice prices may be on the table for a while due to disease and extreme weather

High orange juice prices may be on the table for a while due to disease and extreme weather

MOGI GUACU, Brazil (AP) — Orange juice prices have always been volatile , falling when bumper harvests create an oversupply of oranges and rising when frost or a hurricane knocks out fruit trees.
Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodríguez, icon of the revolution, dwells on island's troubles in new album

Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodríguez, icon of the revolution, dwells on island's troubles in new album

HAVANA (AP) — He was the poetic voice of the Cuban Revolution, an inspiration for millions of Latin Americans living under dictatorships throughout the 1960s and 1970s who dreamt of the ideal Cuba that he — and his guitar — helped to evoke.
As the number of displaced people surges, an 'Inflatable Refugee' in Barcelona sparks questions

As the number of displaced people surges, an 'Inflatable Refugee' in Barcelona sparks questions

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Hugging his knees and clad in a bright orange life vest, the giant “Inflatable Refugee” looks vulnerable as he sits alone in a sea of empty red velvet chairs.
AI startup Perplexity wants to upend search business. News outlet Forbes says it's ripping them off

AI startup Perplexity wants to upend search business. News outlet Forbes says it's ripping them off

The artificial intelligence startup Perplexity AI has raised tens of millions of dollars from the likes of Jeff Bezos and other prominent tech investors for its mission to rival Google in the business of searching for information.