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AI companies make fresh safety promise at Seoul summit, nations agree to align work on risks

AI companies make fresh safety promise at Seoul summit, nations agree to align work on risks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Leading artificial intelligence companies made a fresh pledge at a mini-summit Tuesday to develop AI safely, while world leaders agreed to build a network of publicly backed safety institutes to advance research and testing
Food driving inflation lower, but groceries much more costly than a few years ago

Food driving inflation lower, but groceries much more costly than a few years ago

Food inflation may be down from its highs, but prices at the grocery store are still significantly higher than they were just a few years ago. Statistics Canada reminded consumers that grocery prices are up 21.
Meta's news ban in Canada: screenshots win, local news loses, study shows

Meta's news ban in Canada: screenshots win, local news loses, study shows

OTTAWA — The time, money and effort Iain Burns put into growing an audience on Facebook for several local news outlets in British Columbia felt like it disappeared in a single day. Facebook pages for Now Media Group, which publishes news in B.C.
Music Review: Twenty One Pilots' concept album 'Clancy' is an energizing end of an era

Music Review: Twenty One Pilots' concept album 'Clancy' is an energizing end of an era

The end of an era has come for Twenty One Pilots , and what an ending it is.
What to stream this week: 'Dune 2' adds spice, J.Lo heads to space, Lenny Kravitz rocks

What to stream this week: 'Dune 2' adds spice, J.Lo heads to space, Lenny Kravitz rocks

“Dune: Part 2,” Jennifer Lopez in the sci-fi action pic “Atlas” and a “South Park” episode skewering weight loss drugs are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you.
PHOTOS: At the Pet Gala, fashion goes to the dogs

PHOTOS: At the Pet Gala, fashion goes to the dogs

NEW YORK (AP) — They may call it a catwalk, but the Pet Gala is the dogs' time to shine. Designer Anthony Rubio threw the now-annual fashion fete Monday night, sending 18 dogs down the red carpet at New York's American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog.
Book Review: 'Ascent to Power' studies how Harry Truman overcame lack of preparation in transition

Book Review: 'Ascent to Power' studies how Harry Truman overcame lack of preparation in transition

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Harry Truman's ascension to the presidency after Franklin Roosevelt's death was a rocky one, and it came at a pivotal time in the nation's history.
Short on cash? Tips on how to plan a getaway on the cheap

Short on cash? Tips on how to plan a getaway on the cheap

With summer fast approaching, some may be hoping to get away on the cheap as the higher cost of living takes a bigger bite out of household budgets.
Innergex says battery energy storage facility in northern Chile begins operations

Innergex says battery energy storage facility in northern Chile begins operations

MONTREAL — Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. says its San Andrés battery energy storage facility in northern Chile has started operations. The company says it is located on the site of its existing San Andrés solar facility.
Patrick deWitt among three authors shortlisted for Leacock Medal for Humour

Patrick deWitt among three authors shortlisted for Leacock Medal for Humour

TORONTO — Internationally bestselling author Patrick deWitt is among the three finalists for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. The $25,000 award goes to the best Canadian book of literary humour published in the previous year.