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May consumer spending flat; incomes fall and prices jump

May consumer spending flat; incomes fall and prices jump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending was flat in May with incomes dropping for a second month as the impact of the government's pandemic stimulus payments waned.
Future condos being designed with Zoom rooms, balconies and touchless tech

Future condos being designed with Zoom rooms, balconies and touchless tech

TORONTO — When Adèle Rankin envisions condos of the future, she sees people exercising on balconies, booking "Zoom rooms" or using coworking spaces within their buildings.

University: Allegations against ex prof will be investigated

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Ousted Grammys CEO, Recording Academy reach settlement

Ousted Grammys CEO, Recording Academy reach settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Ousted Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan and the Recording Academy have reached a confidential settlement over why the former leader was let go from the organization.
Widow says antivirus pioneer John McAfee was not suicidal

Widow says antivirus pioneer John McAfee was not suicidal

SANT ESTEVE SESROVIRES, Spain (AP) — The widow of John McAfee, the British-American tycoon who died in a Spanish prison this week while awaiting extradition to the United States, said Friday that her husband was not suicidal when she last spoke to hi
Songwriter Diane Warren saves escaped cow from slaughter

Songwriter Diane Warren saves escaped cow from slaughter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Songwriter Diane Warren stepped in Thursday to save the life of cow that eluded capture for more than a day after a herd escaped from a Southern California slaughterhouse and stampeded through a suburb.

Holy cow, not again! More bovines get loose in a US town

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The revenge of the cows heated up Thursday with yet another instance of a herd getting loose in a U.S. community.
BC Ferries now allowing people to book walk-on tickets online

BC Ferries now allowing people to book walk-on tickets online

VICTORIA — Passengers walking on to BC Ferries vessels operating between Vancouver Island and the mainland will now be able to book their trip.

BlackBerry trims Q1 loss to US$62 million despite nearly 16 per cent drop in revenues

WATERLOO, ONTARIO — BlackBerry Ltd. trimmed its net loss to US$62 million in the first quarter of its fiscal year despite lower revenues. The Waterloo, Ont., based company, which reports in U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,215.12, up 50.73 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up six cents, or 5.17 per cent, to $1.22 on 8.6 million shares.