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Jon Batiste leaves Stephen Colbert's 'The Late Show'

Jon Batiste leaves Stephen Colbert's 'The Late Show'

NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Batiste, his career soaring after winning multiple Grammys this year, is leaving his perch as bandleader of “The Late Show” after a seven-year run backing up host Stephen Colbert.
Investment in residential construction falls for first time in nine months: StatCan

Investment in residential construction falls for first time in nine months: StatCan

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says investment in residential construction declined for the first time in nine months in June, as gains in the non-residential sector helped push overall construction investment up 0.3 per cent to $20.8 billion.
Aimia reports net loss in second quarter partly due to decline in equity values

Aimia reports net loss in second quarter partly due to decline in equity values

TORONTO — Aimia Inc. reported a net loss of $35.2 million in its second quarter, compared with a profit of $3.1 million in the same quarter last year.
Rogers, Shaw, Quebecor sign definitive agreement on planned sale of Freedom Mobile

Rogers, Shaw, Quebecor sign definitive agreement on planned sale of Freedom Mobile

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. have signed a definitive agreement with Quebecor Inc. that will see the Montreal-based telecom company acquire wireless carrier Freedom Mobile Inc.
Amsterdam's Schiphol compensating air travelers hit by chaos

Amsterdam's Schiphol compensating air travelers hit by chaos

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport has launched a compensation program for travelers who missed their flights because of lengthy delays that have plagued the busy European hub for months.
Anne Heche on life support, survival of crash 'not expected'

Anne Heche on life support, survival of crash 'not expected'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Heche is on life support after suffering a brain injury in a fiery crash a week ago and her survival isn't expected, according to a statement from a representative.
Getty Museum in LA to return illegally exported art to Italy

Getty Museum in LA to return illegally exported art to Italy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is returning ancient sculptures and other works of art that were illegally exported from Italy, the museum announced Thursday.
Review: Jamie Foxx hunts vampires in comedy 'Day Shift'

Review: Jamie Foxx hunts vampires in comedy 'Day Shift'

This year marks the centennial anniversary of F. W. Murnau's “Nosferatu,” a long time for us humans but only a blip for vampires.
Gas prices dip just below $4 for the first time in 5 months

Gas prices dip just below $4 for the first time in 5 months

DALLAS (AP) — Gasoline prices have dipped under $4 for the first time in more than five months — good news for consumers who are struggling with high prices for many other essentials. AAA said the national average for a gallon of regular was $3.

Explainer: Why gas prices are falling

U.S. consumers are breathing a bit easier now that gasoline prices have come down from record levels, but pump prices are still high, and the two-month slide could be nearing an end. The nationwide average price for a gallon of gas dropped to $3.