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Susan Unterberg honored by MacDowell for her arts advocacy

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of a leading grant program for women's artists will be honored by the MacDowell artists' retreat this fall.
Salman Rushdie 'on the road to recovery,' agent says

Salman Rushdie 'on the road to recovery,' agent says

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie is “on the road to recovery,” his agent confirmed Sunday, two days after the author of “The Satanic Verses” suffered serious injuries in a stabbing at a lecture in New York.
'Bullet Train' repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' flies back up ranks

'Bullet Train' repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' flies back up ranks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brad Pitt action film “Bullet Train” led all movies in ticket sales for a second straight weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, while a quiet spell in theaters and incredible staying power allowed “Top Gun: Maverick” to r
Experts weigh in on what tech companies can do to grow amid downturn

Experts weigh in on what tech companies can do to grow amid downturn

One of the best-performing sectors during the pandemic, the technology sector is now facing a challenging time as a reversal in fortunes has companies tightening their belts. Shopify Inc.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Home sales As the country's real estate market cools, the Canadian Real Estate Association is expected to release home sales figures for July on Monday.

Svika Pick, prolific Israeli singer-songwriter, dies at 72

JERUSALEM (AP) — Svika Pick, a pillar of Israel's music industry who gained international attention after his song won the Eurovision Song Contest, has died. He was 72.
Ottawa should offer Indigenous-language training, exemptions to public servants: memo

Ottawa should offer Indigenous-language training, exemptions to public servants: memo

OTTAWA — Senior civil servants explored offering Indigenous-language training to federal employees and possible exemptions to those who already speak one from requiring fluency in both English and French, newly released documents show.
Quebec towns protecting right to serve residents in English after new language law

Quebec towns protecting right to serve residents in English after new language law

MONTREAL — Quebec's new language law has dozens of municipalities in the province shoring up their bilingual status, with few considering giving up the right to serve their citizens in both English and French.

Strong explosion hits market in Armenia's capital

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A strong explosion hit a large market in Armenia's capital on Sunday, setting off a fire and reportedly trapping people under rubble.
Saudi Aramco's profits already $88B as oil prices stay high

Saudi Aramco's profits already $88B as oil prices stay high

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi oil company Aramco’s half-year profits peaked just shy of $88 billion for the first half of the year as oil prices remain high globally, the company said Sunday.