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Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler is embarking on his first tour of Europe

Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler is embarking on his first tour of Europe

MADRID (AP) — Capitalizing on an impressive moment in Spanish-language music, Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler is embarking on his first tour of Europe.
House passes reauthorization of key US surveillance program after days of upheaval over changes

House passes reauthorization of key US surveillance program after days of upheaval over changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Friday to reauthorize and reform a key U.S. government surveillance tool following a dramatic showdown on the floor over whether the FBI should be restricted from using the program to search for Americans’ data.
No link between Ozempic, Wegovy and suicide, EU drug regulators say

No link between Ozempic, Wegovy and suicide, EU drug regulators say

Drug regulators in Europe have found no evidence that popular diabetes and weight-loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy are linked to a higher risk of suicidal thoughts or actions.
Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
Liberals say their plan to 'solve the housing crisis' will build 3.9M homes by 2031

Liberals say their plan to 'solve the housing crisis' will build 3.9M homes by 2031

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have unveiled their plan to solve the housing crisis, building on recent announcements with new tax incentives, more than a billion dollars for homelessness and a country-wide effort to build more housing on public lands
Home prices expected to climb 4.9% in 2024 as sales rise last month: CREA

Home prices expected to climb 4.9% in 2024 as sales rise last month: CREA

The Canadian Real Estate Association says it's now expecting the national average home price to climb 4.9 per cent on an annual basis to $710,468, more than double the hike it had predicted at the start of 2024.
Regulator limiting leverage in bank mortgage portfolios

Regulator limiting leverage in bank mortgage portfolios

OTTAWA — Canada's banking regulator says it will be putting limits on how much leverage banks allow in their uninsured mortgage portfolios.
Corus CEO hopeful TV advertisers will return as company posts $9.8M Q2 loss

Corus CEO hopeful TV advertisers will return as company posts $9.8M Q2 loss

TORONTO — Despite a drop in advertising revenue, the chief executive of Corus Entertainment Inc. says he is confident the television and radio broadcaster can draw advertisers back as it focuses more on growing digital and streaming audiences.
Toronto airports authority announces 'decade-long investment' in Pearson Airport

Toronto airports authority announces 'decade-long investment' in Pearson Airport

Toronto’s airports authority has announced a multibillion-dollar plan to update and modernize Toronto Pearson Airport.
US consumer sentiment falls slightly as outlook for inflation worsens

US consumer sentiment falls slightly as outlook for inflation worsens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer sentiment about the U.S. economy has ticked down but remains near a recent high, with Americans' outlook largely unchanged this year.