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French Quarter Festival unveils lineup for 40th anniversary

French Quarter Festival unveils lineup for 40th anniversary

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Organizers on Tuesday announced a lineup of more than 270 acts for New Orleans' 40th annual French Quarter Festival , billed as Louisiana's largest free showcase of music, food and culture.
Child welfare algorithm faces Justice Department scrutiny

Child welfare algorithm faces Justice Department scrutiny

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Justice Department has been scrutinizing a controversial artificial intelligence tool used by a Pittsburgh-area child protective services agency following concerns that the tool could lead to discrimination against families with
Percival Everett, Ling Ma among nominees for critics prizes

Percival Everett, Ling Ma among nominees for critics prizes

NEW YORK (AP) — Fiction by Percival Everett and Ling Ma, nonfiction by Annie Proulx and biographies of George Balanchine and J. Edgar Hoover are among the finalists for National Book Critics Circle awards. Former U.S.
Manslaughter charge for Alec Baldwin in 'Rust' set shooting

Manslaughter charge for Alec Baldwin in 'Rust' set shooting

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CP Rail hires thousands as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for KCS merger

CP Rail hires thousands as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for KCS merger

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is on a hiring spree as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for its acquisition of Kansas City Southern.
After academy review, Riseborough will keep Oscar nomination

After academy review, Riseborough will keep Oscar nomination

NEW YORK (AP) — After a review of the awards campaign for the indie drama “To Leslie," the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said Tuesday that Andrea Riseborough will not be stripped of her Oscar nomination for best actress.
Toronto pop star the Weeknd tops Juno Awards nominations with six nods

Toronto pop star the Weeknd tops Juno Awards nominations with six nods

TORONTO — The Weeknd is back atop the nominees at this year's Juno Awards while newcomer Tate McRae and pop-punk favourite Avril Lavigne trail close behind.
S&P/TSX composite gains 200 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also up

S&P/TSX composite gains 200 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also up

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained almost 200 points Tuesday with broad-based strength across sectors while U.S. markets also rose, erasing Monday's losses. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 195.27 points at 20,767.38.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,767.38, up 195.27): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 21 cents, or 0.39 per cent, to $54.48 on 19 million shares.
Milk shakeup: U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel in dairy battle with Canada

Milk shakeup: U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel in dairy battle with Canada

WASHINGTON — The United States doubled down Tuesday in its ongoing dispute with Canada over dairy imports, accusing one of its closest trading partners of shirking its responsibilities under the terms of North America's three-year-old trade agreement