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Philip Roth biography, pulled last month, has new publisher

Philip Roth biography, pulled last month, has new publisher

NEW YORK (AP) — A long-awaited book about Philip Roth that was pulled last month amid allegations of sexual assault and harassment against biographer Blake Bailey has a new publisher.
Transit providers say Greyhound's pullout could present expansion opportunities

Transit providers say Greyhound's pullout could present expansion opportunities

Intercity transit providers say they're looking at opportunities for expansion in the wake of Greyhound Canada's decision to cease operations last week.
CREA says April home sales down 12.5 per cent from record high set in March

CREA says April home sales down 12.5 per cent from record high set in March

The furious pace of home sales that kicked off the year started to slow in April as the number of homes sold that month fell by 12.5 per cent compared with the all-time record high set in March, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday.
Gaetz associate pleads guilty to sex trafficking charges

Gaetz associate pleads guilty to sex trafficking charges

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida politician who emerged as a central figure in the Justice Department’s sex trafficking investigation into Rep.
Porter Airlines pushes back date for flights to begin again to July 20

Porter Airlines pushes back date for flights to begin again to July 20

TORONTO — Porter Airlines is again pushing back the date it plans to restart flying. The regional airline says it now plans to resume flights on July 20. Porter suspended operations on March 21, 2020, due to the pandemic.
Whitecap Resources shares rise on dividend bump, buyback renewal, acquisition close

Whitecap Resources shares rise on dividend bump, buyback renewal, acquisition close

CALGARY — Shares in oilpatch consolidator Whitecap Resources Inc. are on the rise after it closed its acquisition of Kicking Horse Oil & Gas earlier than expected and raised its dividend by eight per cent.
Hexo to buy 48North in deal valued at $50 million

Hexo to buy 48North in deal valued at $50 million

Hexo Corp. will try to boost its market share with a $50-million deal to buy 48North Cannabis Corp.

Blinken hasn't seen any evidence on AP Gaza building strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday he hasn't yet seen any evidence supporting Israel's claim that Hamas operated in a Gaza building housing The Associated Press and other media outlets that was destroyed by an Israeli air
CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in April

CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in April

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts fell nearly 20 per cent in April as the pace of multiple-unit housing projects slowed.
AT&T, Discovery join media houses as cord-cutting encroaches

AT&T, Discovery join media houses as cord-cutting encroaches

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T will combine its massive media operations that include CNN HBO, TNT and TBS in a $43 billion deal with Discovery, the owner of lifestyle networks including the Food Network and HGTV.