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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 upstate New York.
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.

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.
Josh Green wins Hawaii's Democratic primary for governor

Josh Green wins Hawaii's Democratic primary for governor

HONOLULU (AP) — Lt. Gov. Josh Green on Saturday won the Democratic primary for Hawaii governor, defeating U.S. Rep. Kaiali’i Kahele and former Hawaii first lady Vicky Cayetano. Green has served as second-in-command to Hawaii Gov.
LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department has ended its investigation into Anne Heche's car accident, when the actor crashed into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5.