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Canadian cinemas brace for film release slowdown as Hollywood strikes continue

Canadian cinemas brace for film release slowdown as Hollywood strikes continue

Canadian movie theatre owners say they're nervously watching for developments in dual Hollywood strikes and plan to show more classics, cult favourites and live events if the labour disruptions stretch on.
Civil rights groups sue Florida officials over new immigration law

Civil rights groups sue Florida officials over new immigration law

MIAMI (AP) — Several civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Monday challenging Florida's new immigration law.
Turkish President Erdogan visits Gulf Arab states, seeking funds for ailing economy

Turkish President Erdogan visits Gulf Arab states, seeking funds for ailing economy

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan traveled to Saudi Arabia on Monday in a three-stop tour of Persian Gulf states to seek trade and investment opportunities for Turkey’s floundering economy.
As UK housing costs soar, anxiety grips homeowners and renters: 'I'm in meltdown'

As UK housing costs soar, anxiety grips homeowners and renters: 'I'm in meltdown'

LONDON (AP) — For Sadie James, the cost-of-living crisis in Britain just never seems to ease. First, it was skyrocketing energy and food costs stemming from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Stock market today: Asian shares extend losses after China reports lower growth than expected

Stock market today: Asian shares extend losses after China reports lower growth than expected

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower Tuesday in Asia as optimism over a Wall Street rally was countered by worries about the Chinese economy. Shares edged higher in Tokyo but fell in most other regional markets.
House Republicans propose planting a trillion trees as they move away from climate change denial

House Republicans propose planting a trillion trees as they move away from climate change denial

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Speaker Kevin McCarthy visited a natural gas drilling site in northeast Ohio to promote House Republicans' plan to sharply increase domestic production of energy from fossil fuels last month, the signs of rising global temperatur
Plane hits hangar where people were sheltering in storm in Poland. Pilot and 4 others die and 8 hurt

Plane hits hangar where people were sheltering in storm in Poland. Pilot and 4 others die and 8 hurt

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Five people were killed and eight others were injured Monday when a Cessna 208 plane crashed into a hangar at a sky diving center during bad weather, authorities said.
9th Circuit denies bid by environmentalists and tribes to block Nevada lithium mine

9th Circuit denies bid by environmentalists and tribes to block Nevada lithium mine

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The latest bid by conservationists and tribal leaders to block construction of a huge lithium mine already in the works along the Nevada-Oregon line was denied by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday.
After years of delay, Western Balkans hope for progress on joining the EU - and financial support

After years of delay, Western Balkans hope for progress on joining the EU - and financial support

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The leaders of several Western Balkan countries that want to join the European Union met informally Monday in Albania's capital, Tirana, to prepare for a summit on their progress in preparing for future membership.
Several top editors at Penguin Random House accept buyout offers, layoffs also underway

Several top editors at Penguin Random House accept buyout offers, layoffs also underway

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of publishing's most celebrated and enduring editors are leaving Penguin Random House after accepting buyout packages. Meanwhile, an undetermined number of company-wide layoffs has begun, according to publishing officials.
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